Pulse Music News Minute: Week of July 13, 2015

Pulse bannerKeep up-to-date with all the headlines in electronic music this week, all in one place. Tune into Pulse 96.7 FM in Vegas and Pulse 87 NY online, or check out the tidbits below.

Oliver Heldens launches Heldeep Records and reveals that he’s mysterious producer HI-LO.

Richie Hawtin, Pete Tong, Tiga, Steve Angello, Tiësto and more have invested in cloud-based mastering startup called LANDR.

Wanna know what songs Avicii is Shazaming? You can do that now with a new social feature installed when you update the app.

The sexy to everyone actress, model and DJ Ruby Rose from Orange is the New Black has signed on with Avicii’s manager and nabbed a residency at Wynn in Las Vegas, playing next on August 19.

Wanna peek into the home of a big-time DJ? Eric Prydz and his girlfriend were on the season premiere of the home renovation show Flipping Out.

The US Bureau of Land Management is a bunch of spoiled primodonnas and is demanding $1 million dollars VIP accommodations at Burning Man including ice cream and flushable toilets. Senate minority leader Harry Reid from Nevada calls it “outlandishly unnecessary facilities.”

Sorry to be the bearer of band news, but your favorite Las Vegas festivals will now be subject to a 9 percent tax starting in October, or about an extra $32 per EDC ticket as an example.

The Dirtybird Campout announces it will take place in Southern California October 2-4 with Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, J. Phlip, Kill Frenzy and Justin Jay spinning if you’re down for some awkward spin-the bottle, smores and tug of war.

In case you missed it, Major Lazer performed “Lean On” on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and included Diplo on the guitar and Walshy Fire on piano.

Skrillex sat down with Katie Couric and Yahoo News to chat about his childhood, drugs in dance music and how he doesn’t make music for “old people.”

My nightmares have come true and EDM-country is the next gimmick in electronic music. Jumping on the bandwagon is Nile Rodgers teaming up with Keith Urban for a track.

Kaskade fans: If you weren’t at EDC, he’s got a new track that he premiered there called “Disarm You” that he sings on as well.

Featured music:

Join the discussion

comments powered by Disqus