Pulse Music News Minute: Week of Jan. 21, 2015

So much music, so little time. That’s why we’ve got all the headlines you need to know, plus four new tracks to check out this week. Get in the know with the tidbits below, or tune in to Pulse 96.7 FM in Vegas and Pulse 87 NY online.

The forthcoming Omnia Nightclub in Caesars Palace in Las Vegas announced its resident DJ roster that includes Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Chuckie, Martin Garrix, Oliver Heldens, Krewella, Nervo, Nicky Romero and Showtek.
Light nightclub adds Disclosure, DJ Mustard, Fatboy Slim, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Morgan Page and will.i.am, plus Alesso, A-Trak, Axwell, Baauer, Carl Cox and Ingrosso return for 2015.
Madeon’s debut album Adventure will be released March 30 via Columbia Records with 18 tracks, including collaborations with Bastille, Passion Pit and Mark Foster of Foster the People.
Happy anniversary to the crew with After. The underground party people celebrate their first year at Body English in Las Vegas for afterhours on February 7 with headliner Max Graham on his Cycles 6 tour.
Laidback Luke and Tujamo’s track “S.A.X.” was disqualified on Beatport for manipulating the charts by offering fans refunds for buying the track in order to drive sales.
Check out the video of Kygo performing “Firestorm” live on piano on a Norwegian talk show.
Hardwell drops his latest single “Sally” featuring Harrison Sally from his forthcoming debut album United We Are.

Artist Trevor Jackson will release his first album in 15 years in February called Format, with each track on a different format, i.e. 12, 10 and 7 inch vinyl, CD, mini CD, cassette, USB, VHS, MiniDisc, DAT, 8 track and reel-to-reel.


Borgore teams up with Riggi & Piros for the track “D.A.R.E.” and a healthy dose of mainstage beats.

Lane 8 remixes Odesza’s “Bloom” which will be released February 9 via Anjunadeep, but you can stream it now via Lane 8’s SoundCloud.

David Guetta and Las Vegas’ own Ne-Yo team up again for the singer’s latest single, “Who’s Taking You Home.”
Gramatik gets down with more free music for fans, or #digitalfreedom as he calls it, with he and his Lowtemp crew releasing a new compilation through BitTorrent called Lowtemporary Vol. 1.
Dirtyphonics give away their track “Power Now” in advance of the Write Your Future EP.

The Pegboard Nerds poke fun at the generation of kids that don’t know their music history with a new track called “Who the Fuck is Paul McCartney?!” piecing together Jennifer Garner singing in the Hunger Games and a reimagined verse from Kanye’s “Diamonds from Sierra Leone” available for free download.

Kygo signs on with Joel Zimmerman, no not deadmau5’s real name, but the agent behind deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Kaskade and Afrojack.
Pretty Lights uploaded 10 tracks on to the hard drive of a fan from his gig at Jam Cruise 2013. The fan then uploaded them to mediafire.

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