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Getting To Know Marcus Knight

The Melbourne, Australia musician Marcus Knight is ready to build on an incredibly successful 2017 with another busy twelve months. The dance music veteran has a plethora of experience in production and DJing, and is a must-see on the festival ...

Aria Nichols: The Adele of Trap Music

Dubbed the "Adele of Trap music," Aria Nichols is an exciting up-and-coming artist, ready to take the Electronic music world by storm. Raised in New Zealand, but based in Dubai, Aria kick-started her musical career during her final year at medical ...

Introducing Stefanie Black: “The Girl With The Golden Voice”

Described as "The Girl with the Golden Voice,"  Stefanie Black has captivated audiences with her mature singing voice, specializing in musicals, power ballads and soft Pop in her own concerts. Stefanie is rapidly making a huge name for herself ...

Music Producer Convention Paris 2017 Set To Premiere October 14 & 15

The world as we know it has changed greatly since the arrival of internet and the evolution of technology. And music is no different. The era of big major label dominion, expensive studios and record deal monopoly has shifted to a direct to fan, do ...

James Arena “Stars of 21st Century Dance Pop and EDM” Excerpt Series Part 7: Darude

Finland’s Ville Virtanen (better known as Darude, a moniker that first evolved in his youth after playing Leila K.’s 1996 hit “Rude Boy” numerous times at a friend’s party) set the success bar almost impossibly high at the dawn of the ...

James Arena “Stars of 21st Century Dance Pop and EDM” Excerpt Series Part 6: Ferry Corsten

The trance-fused hit dance tracks of Moonman, System F and Gouryella, released in the late ’90s and throughout the 2000s, share one thing in common—the progressive, creative vision of Dutch producer and DJ Ferry Corsten. His early worldwide ...

James Arena “Stars of 21st Century Dance Pop and EDM” Excerpt Series Part 5: Harrison

It all started with his self-penned track, “Take Me Home,” a song elevated by the artist’s stirring vocals, thoughtful lyrics and an inspiriting EDM beat. It cleared the way for him to be acknowledged by such notables as David Guetta, Avicii, ...

James Arena “Stars of 21st Century Dance Pop and EDM” Excerpt Series Part 4: Paul Oakenfold

It’s extremely difficult to summarize the magnitude of Paul Oakenfold’s career and influence upon dance music. He is considered a true icon and pioneer of DJ culture. Following early work as a promoter in the ’80s for the Beastie Boys and ...

James Arena “Stars of 21st Century Dance Pop and EDM” Excerpt Series Part 3: Gryffin

Whether serving as a producer, musician or DJ, Gryffin (a classically trained pianist from New York) says he is determined to produce music that, first and foremost, touches his own heart. That focus has led to a string of universally popular hits, ...

James Arena “Stars of 21st Century Dance Pop and EDM” Excerpt Series Part 2: Xenia Ghali

Aside from being one of today’s few prominent female DJs (playing parties, clubs and festivals from Athens to Miami), Xenia Ghali’s ability to deftly produce and remix an electronic dance track to pulsating perfection became crystal clear with ...