Pulse Music News Minute: Week of May 1, 2015

Tired of combing through blog after blog to stay up-to-date on all things dance music? Stay in the know by tuning in to to Pulse 96.7 FM in Vegas and Pulse 87 NY online, or check out the tidbits below.

EDX brings his “Want You” tour to Las Vegas and the Foxtail pool at SLS on May 8 as well as Marquee New York on May 29.
Penguin Prison debuted his new album Lost in New York on Yahoo! Music. The album is now out via Downtown Records.

RL Grime is set to drop the Void Remixes on May 12 via WeDidIt featuring takes from Salva, DJ Sliink, Wuki and more.
Ultra Music Festival finally drops its ticket prices down from $299.95 to $249.95 for tier 1 early bird tickets, but you must register in advanced.
Zeds Dead announces a new song called “Collapes 2.0” on their Somewhere Else EP out May 12 via Mad Decent that also includes a VIP version of “Hadouken” and new remixes from Valentino Kahn, Sleepy Tom, Hunter Siegel and more.

Well, looks like Simon Cowell’s “Ultimate DJ” competition is one step closer to fruition as Ultra Records and Yahoo Live partner on the show. So far only Steve Aoki has signed on as a judge. Fatboy Slim was approacted and told them to “Fuck off.”
Coachella’s Disco Shark artist Kevin McHugh launches a fundraiser for shark conservation on GoFundMe to raise $20,000 with a portion going to conservation organizations Oceana and Shark Team One.
Leroy Styles & Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano collaborate on a party banger “Karussell” with support from Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Steve Angello, Avicii and more.

Underworld will return to the Hollywood Bowl on June 21 for their only US appearance of 2014. General sale tickets start May 3.
Mysteryland announces a Collaborate with Bro Safari contest for aspiring producers to take a crack at a Bro Safari work in progress. The winner finishes the track with Bro Safari and also gets flown to Mysteryland with 5 friends via helicopter to play the opening slot at the Boat Stage. To get started, download the stems from Splice.
Hardwell releases the music video for “Echo” featuring Jonathan Mendelsohn.
Your Shot, the DJ competition from Australia is making its US debut this year on Vevo. Joining forces with 7-Up, they’ll run a six-week competition to discover and train America’s next wave of DJs, with no experience required to enter. Visit yourshotusa.com/register to enter.
Hot Since 82 will be bringing his new party concept “Taken” to Los Angeles on May 23 and an unknown New York City warehouse on June 20. In New York, attendees will board a bus and be blindfolded as they’re transported to their destinations.
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