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Martin Garrix Launches Book “LIFE = CRAZY” At X BANK In Amsterdam

Martin Garrix's book LIFE = CRAZY is officially on sale, which was celebrated with the book launch at X BANK in Amsterdam yesterday. In honor of Amsterdam Dance Event and to celebrate the book launch, the ground floor of the concept store of W ...

James Arena: Writing at the Discotheque

James Arena is New York based published author, freelance writer, host and commentator who has been featured on MSNBC, FOX, SiriusXM, Clear Channel, Sky News (London) and other major communications networks. Arena is the creator of the books STARS ...

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 ...

James Arena “Stars of 21st Century Dance Pop and EDM” Excerpt Series Part 1: Dave Audé

Producer and remixer Dave Audé has reached the top of the Billboard dance chart well over a dozen times, and in 2016 he earned a Grammy for his remix of the megahit “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars. James Arena: Take a song ...

James Arena’s Latest Book ‘Stars of 21st Century Dance Pop and EDM’ Gets Worldwide Release

The new book/e-book STARS OF 21st CENTURY DANCE POP AND EDM (McFarland Publishing) by James Arena has officially been released worldwide. It is the only published book to focus on the creative lives of contemporary dance pop and EDM artists and has ...