Pulse Music News Minute: Week of May 18, 2015

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Skrillex and Diplo’s Jack Ü join the Gumball 3000’s Las Vegas festival lineup, along with Deadmau5, The Alchemist and DJ Muggs of Cypress Hill, Eve and more May 29-30.
The Glitch Mob have released an official remix of Metallica’s “Lord of Summer” as the anthem of the X Games in Austin, where both will headline June 4-7.

TomorrowWorld announces Hardwell as the first headliner for the 2015 festival, followed by Armin van Buuren.
Crookers releases the remixes for “I Just Can’t” with offerings from Chris Lorenzo, Panic City, Stabber and Tazer out now on Dim Mak.

Swedish artist Otto Knows releases a new video for the track “Next to Me” for his debut Big Beat single out now.
25-year veteran Brazillian drum ‘n bass pioneer DJ Marky will release his long-awaited debut artist album, My Heroes, scheduled for release June 15.
Corona Beach presents Electric Beach at Encore Beach Club in Las Vegas with Skrillex on May 29.
Dutch duos Firebeatz & Dubvision team up to release the track “Invincible” featuring Ruby Prophet.

Oliver Heldens drops a new single called “Bunnydance” out May 18 via Spinnin Records

Dubstep pioneer Skream continues his evolution as a UK producer and delves into hard techno for the track “Littler.” Says Skream, “It’s not for the faint-hearted.”

In case you missed it, Funny or Die spoofs crime dramas with NCIS Ibiza. The video features cameos from Steve Aoki, R3hab, Destructo, Borgore, Martin Garrix playing with glowsticks in a lab, Moby as the ultimate partier and more.

Wannabe bedroom producers, now it’s even easier to make beats as a web program called Typedrummer for those that give no effs about musicality.
Penguin Prison premieres the video for the lead single “Never Gets Old” from the album Lost in New York for a bit of electron pop happiness as he kicks it with his real grandpa.
Former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy is opening his own wine bar in Williamsburg in early June called The Four Horsemen.
Above & Beyond remixes Jean-Michel Jarre & Tangerine Dream’s track “Zero Gravity.”

Insomniac Events teams up with the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas for its third year and will include and Insomniac-themed stage.
Don’t miss Danny Tenaglia for Sundown at Daylight in Vegas on May 24. All the cool kids will be there.
Catch Freddy Be in Vegas at Drai’s Afterhours on May 24 and Sundown at Daylight on May 31.
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