Pulse Music News Minute: Week of Oct. 14, 2014

Need to keep up with all your favorite DJs? Not only can you do that via their DJ pages on DJOYbeat, but we’ve scoured the web to give you all the headlines in EDM news you’re gonna need to know to keep up-to-date with the scene. Just tune in to Pulse 96.7 FM in Vegas and Pulse 87 NY online, or get in-the-know with the tidbits below!

Alesso will release a collaboration with Tove Lo called “Heroes (We Could Be)” on November 16 and you can catch the video now on Vevo. It’s pretty cinematic and slightly scary.

Ookay releases his new EP called Ghost November 10 on Dim Mak Records.
Martin Garrix and MOTi release their collaboration “Virus” out now via Beatport to infect your ears. Garrix also announced he will ring in the new year at a secret location in NYC.
Pretty Lights will headline two nights of Sea of Dreams December 30 and 31 in San Francisco, plus has some sweet merch and vinyl up on his site.
Not only does Deadmau5 have the 5 Years of Mau5 retrospective double album slated for November 25, but look out for The Reward is Cheese Remix EP with new takes on the fan favorite, out October 20.

Armin van Buuren’s A State Of Trance will be going worldwide in 2015 as a traveling international festival. Watch the trailer at festival.astateoftrance.com.
SoundCloud posted a $29 million dollar loss in 2013 as the platform’s costs grow beyond its revenue.
Vinyl collectors! Here’s a fun one for you. In honor of it’s 30th anniversary, the Ghostbusters theme song is going to be reissued as a marshmallow-scented record.
ghostbusters record“Who’s Afraid of 138?!” may have started as a joke made by Armin van Buuren, but the concept has grown into a battle cry for the #TranceFamily, and now fans can get the official Who’s Afraid of 138 album mixed by Simon Patterson and Photographer via Armada.

Crizzly releases “Certified Gz” for a free download on SoundCloud featuring Southern trill rapper Slim Thug so you can get your crunkstep on.

Buygore releases its Fresh Blood compilation for free with eight tracks featuring up-and-coming artists on the label. Hit up the label’s official SoundCloud for your copy.

For retro technophiles, if you want to learn to scratch via cassette tapes, look up “TheScrubBoard” on YouTube to DYI your own.
Famed and notorious photographer Terry Richardson profiles Tiësto in a new series of portraits for a relaxed, more natural take on the famed DJ (i.e. the pics aren’t Photoshopped to death like many of his promo shots).


In case you missed it, look up the recent South Park episode spoofing electronic music production.

Don’t forget, we’ve got some free stuff and show tickets for you on our giveaways page!

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