Top EDM News And Club Music Stories For Jan. 4, 2017


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Miami’s EONS bring a breath of fresh air to electronic dance music

Check out ‘See You Soon’ below

Listen to A-Trak drop 54 tracks in 74 minutes… um, this is how we did it back in the day here in Chicago

Just like the old two-sided cassettes, A-Trak drops 54 tracks in 74 minutes here with tracklist.

1. Jean-Luc Ponty x Kanye West – Don’t Let The World Tell You Nothing
2. 1991 – Bohemian
3. Soulja Boy – Birdwalk (Zora Jones & Sinjin Hawke Bootleg)
4. DROELOE – Make My Day
5. Treez Lowkey x Take A Daytrip – Listen
6. Sunni (Colón) – Black Hole Sun
7. Larry June – The P
8. Fatima Yamaha – Love Invaders (Redinho Remix)
9. Lucas – Okaytho
10. 24hrs ft. Dwn2Earth – Madonna
11. Deeb – Theme From Endless Sunset
12. Chrome Sparks – Marijuana
13. Mura Masa ft. Riko Dan & ASAP Rocky – Lovesick (Mumdance Remix)
14. LH4L ft. Billion Dollars – Neoprene
15. Laura Nyro – I Am The Blues
16. Madeaux – To See Her Dance
17. The Futures – Ain’t No Time Fa Nothing
18. Bejo – Mucho
19. Dabrye – Air
20. Leon Else – Dance (Oliver Remix)
21. Sorcerer – Chemise
22. The Blackbyrds – Mysterious Vibez (Sam Von Horn’s Vibey Edit)
23. Justin Timberlake – Like I Love You (Vandalized Edit)
24. Misiu – All A Dream
25. Detroit Swindle – Figure Of Speech
26. Afriquoi – Mwana Wa
27. Adesse Versions – Pride
28. Mason – To The Rhythm
29. Cassius ft. Ryan Tedder – The Missing (Metronomy’s EDM Remix)
30. Ruckazoid – Too Bad
31. MyStro Quarters – Jheri Curl
32. Belly Squad – Moves
33. $uicideboy$ – Antarctica
34. Paul Simon x Nico Segal & Nate Fox – Stranger
35. Promnite – Cruisin’ USA
36. Audio Push – Reppin
37. Nine Inch Nails x Danny Brown x A-Trak – Becoming A Blunt
38. Deftones – Bored
39. Rage Against The Machine – Freedom
40. Eagles Of Death Metal – Cherry Cola
41. Korn – Twist
42. deadmau5 – 2448
43. Jacques Lu Cont – In The Night
44. Punky Blasterr – Swoop (A-Trak’s “where’s the downbeat” Edit)
45. Chrissy Edits – Discoglide
46. Rogerseventytwo – You Take Me Higher (NT89 Remix)
47. Herbert – Moving Like A Train (Smith N Hack Remix)
48. Yung Nation – Diabetic
49. Plump DJs – Gobstopper
50. Hasse de Moor & GLD – Work
51. Dombresky – Utopia (Born Ready Remix)
52. Koreless – TT
53. Vince Staples – Big Time
54. A Tribe Called Quest – Solid Wall Of Sound

Another person who ‘thinks’ they’re a DJ

This is pathetic. See if you can catch all the clues that give away this is NOT a DJ but a recording with some girl excising.

Chicago gets ready to celebrate Frankie Knuckles birthday

In what’s now become an annual tradition here in Chicago, The Frankie Knuckles Birthday Tribute, For Frankie happens on Jan.. 15th at Smartbar. This year’s line-up is a shift from the Kings of House Music of previous years (and his last birthday party before he passed away). On the bill this year is Ralphi Rosario, an original member of the U.S. Dance Music Hall of Fame DJ crew, The Hot Mix 5. The Hot Mix 5 got their start on our sister network over 35 years ago at WBMX.

All proceeds go to the Frankie Knuckles Foundation. Tickets are available now for $15 and will probably sell out. Click here for tickets.

Check out one of Frankie’s last performances below and then click here for more details on the party coming up at Smartbar courtesy of 5Chicago Magazine.

This year’s line-up is a shift from the Kings of House Music of previous years (and his last birthday party before he passed away). On the bill this year is Ralphi Rosario. Frankie often spoke of the massive respect he had for Ralphi – back in 2009, Red Bull gave him his choice of anyone in Chicago to play with:

Big Gigantic announces Brighter Future tour 2017

Alison Wonderland welcomes the new year in with a mix

Check out ‘Welcome 2017’ mix for Beats 1 Radio mix with tracklist below.

BeauDamian – Sign Waves
Moonbase Commander – Greyhound
GTA & What So Not ft. Tunji Ige – Feel It (TWERLFlip)
With You ft. Vince Staples – Ghost (Major Lazer Remix)
Alison Wonderland – Run
Blesses – ID [I Told You] Alison Wonderland ft. Djemba Djemba – I Want U
Alison Wonderland ft. Djemba Djemba – I Want U (GANZ Flip)
Boombox Cartel & QUIX ft. Anjulie – Supernatural
D.R.A.M.ft. Lil Yachty – Broccoli
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – Castle Byers (Stranger Things OST)
Boombox Cartel – ID
21 Savage ft. Future – X (Prod. by Metro Boomin)
Kanye West ft. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz – Famous (Lido Remix)
RL Grime & What So Not & Skrillex – Waiting
Kiiara – Gold
Mura Masa ft. A$AP Rocky – Love$ick
Lido – Crazy (Alison Wonderland Remix)
Kanye West ft. Post Malone & Ty Dolla $ign – Fade
Dance Cult – Anything Tonight
Alison Wonderland ft. Safia-Take It To Reality (Justin Jay Remix Feat. Benny Bridges)
MadeinTYO ft. 2 Chainz-I Want (Remix)
Bang La Decks – Utopia (CRNKN Remix)
RÜFÜS-Innerbloom (What So Not Remix)
Benny Benassi & Skrillex vs. Rustie & Flume – Cinema Slasherr (Benzi & Elephante2k17 Edit)
Devola – Ain’t No Teardrop
Alison Wonderland & M-Phazes – Messiah
TNGHT – Goooo
Alison Wonderland ft. Wayne Coyne – U Don’t Know (VincentRemix)

2016 was an amazing year of change for the DJ with technology

The past 12 months saw lots of new hardware, software, collaborations and integrations in the world of DJing, many of which point to exciting things to come in 2017. Today, we take a look back at the important developments from 2016 that you need to know about, and make a few predictions as to what 2017 might bring. Click here for the entire story.

Google rumor says they’re looking to buy SoundCloud

First it was Spotify now it’s Google… or so the rumors say. With over 175 million users, it would be a nice addition to Google’s world domination. Question is, how much more do you want one company to have dominion over products in your life? One billion dollars was the price tag before, now it’s believed the price to be closer to 500 million.

The official Coachella 2017 lineup

Governors Ball 2017 announces lineup

Go back to the days of disco with new book featuring amazing pictures

Bill Bernstein’s exuberant black-and-white photographs from that time—a selection of which are currently on display in the exhibit “Night Fever: New York Disco 1977-1979,” at the Museum of Sex, in Manhattan—feature scenes from the city’s most beloved clubs, including Studio 54, GG Barnum’s, Le Cirque, Paradise Garage, Electric Circus, and Hurrah, among others. Click here for the entire story.

iHeart Radio Music Awards nominees include multiple nods for DJ Snake, Sia, Rihanna, Calvin Harris, Mike Posner, The Chainsmokers and more

The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards air March 5 on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST

Song of the Year:
“Can’t Stop The Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Stressed Out” – twenty one pilots

Female Artist of the Year:
Adele
Ariana Grande
Rihanna
Selena Gomez
Sia

Male Artist of the Year:
Drake
Justin Bieber
Luke Bryan
Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

Best Duo/Group of the Year:
Coldplay
DNCE
Florida Georgia Line
The Chainsmokers
twenty one pilots

Alternative Rock Song of the Year:
“Bored to Death” – blink-182
“Dark Necessities” – Red Hot Chili Peppers
“Heathens” – twenty one pilots
“Ride” – twenty one pilots
“Trouble” – Cage The Elephant

Alternative Rock Artist of the Year:
blink-182
Cage The Elephant
Coldplay
The Strumbellas
twenty one pilots

Rock Song of the Year:
“Bang Bang” – Green Day
“Dark Necessities” – Red Hot Chili Peppers
“Take Me Down” – The Pretty Reckless
“The Devil’s Bleeding Crown” – Volbeat
“The Sound Of Silence” – Disturbed

Rock Artist of the Year:
Disturbed
Five Finger Death Punch
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Shinedown
Volbeat

Country Song of the Year:
“Church Bells” – Carrie Underwood
“Snapback” – Old Dominion
“Somewhere On A Beach” – Dierks Bentley
“T-Shirt” – Thomas Rhett
“You Should Be Here” – Cole Swindell

Country Artist of the Year:
Carrie Underwood
Jason Aldean
Keith Urban
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett

Dance Song of the Year:
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Cold Water” – Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber and MØ
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“I Took A Pill In Ibiza” – Mike Posner
“Let Me Love You” – DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber

Dance Artist of the Year:
Calvin Harris
DJ Snake
Flume
Major Lazer
The Chainsmokers

Hip-Hop Song of the Year:
“All The Way Up” – Fat Joe and Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Infrared
“Controlla” – Drake
“For Free” – DJ Khaled featuring Drake
“One Dance” – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“Panda” – Desiigner

Hip-Hop Artist of the Year:
Desiigner
DJ Khaled
Drake
Future
J. Cole

R&B Song of the Year:
“Exchange” – Bryson Tiller
“Needed Me” – Rihanna
“No Limit” – Usher featuring Young Thug
“Sorry” – Beyoncé
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

R&B Artist of the Year:
Beyoncé
Bryson Tiller
Rihanna
The Weeknd
Usher

Latin Song of the Year:
“Ay Mi Dios” – IAmChino featuring Pitbull, Yandel and El Chacal
“De Pies A Cabeza” – Mana featuring Nicky Jam
“Duele El Corazon” – Enrique Iglesias featuring Wisin
“La Carretera” – Prince Royce
“Ya Me Enteré” – Reik featuring Nicky Jam

Latin Artist of the Year:
Enrique Iglesias
J Balvin
Nicky Jam
Prince Royce
Yandel

Regional Mexican Song of the Year:
“Amor Del Bueno” – Calibre 50
“Cicatrices” – Regulo Caro
“Me Está Gustando” – Banda Los Recoditos
“¿Por Qué Terminamos?” – Gerardo Ortiz
“Solo Con Verte” – Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Regional Mexican Artist of the Year:
Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizárraga
Banda Los Recoditos
Calibre 50
Gerardo Ortiz
Remmy Valenzuela

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist: (New Category)
Foals
Kaleo
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Red Sun Rising
The Strumbellas

Best New Country Artist: (New Category)
Chris Lane
Chris Stapleton
Granger Smith
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris

Best New Hip-Hop Artist: (New Category)
Chance The Rapper
Desiigner
D.R.A.M.
Kent Jones
Kevin Gates

Best New Latin Artist: (New Category)
Carlos Rivera
Christian Daniel
CNCO
IAmChino
Sofia Reyes

Best New R&B Artist: (New Category)
Belly
Bryson Tiller
Dreezy
Kayla Brianna
Ro James

Best New Regional Mexican Artist: (New Category)
Adriel Favela
Banda Los Sebastianes
Cheyo Carrillo
Joss Favela
La Séptima Banda

Best New Pop Artist: (New Category)
Alessia Cara
Daya
Lukas Graham
The Chainsmokers
ZAYN

Producer of the Year: (New Category)
Benny Blanco
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin
Mike Elizondo
The Chainsmokers

Best Lyrics:
“7 Years” – Lukas Graham
“Came Here to Forget” – Blake Shelton
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Heathens” – twenty one pilots
“Love Yourself” – Justin Bieber
“Scars To Your Beautiful” – Alessia Cara
“Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” – Adele
“Too Good” – Drake featuring Rihanna
“You Should Be Here” – Cole Swindell

Best Collaboration:
“Cheap Thrills” – Sia featuring Sean Paul
“Closer” – The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake

Best Cover Song:
“All I Ask” – Bruno Mars
“Ex’s and Oh’s” – Fifth Harmony
“Fast Car” – Justin Bieber
“Hands to Myself” – DNCE
“Here” – Shawn Mendes
“How Will I Know” – Ariana Grande
“Love on the Brain” – Kelly Clarkson
“Purple Rain” – Jennifer Hudson and the cast of The Color Purple
“Sound of Silence” – Disturbed
“Too Good” – Zara Larsson

Best Song from a Movie:
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake (Trolls)
“Falling for You” – Ellie Goulding (Bridget Jones’s Baby)
“Girls Talk Boys” – 5 Seconds of Summer (Ghostbusters)
“Heathens” – twenty one pilots (Suicide Squad)
“Just Like Fire” – P!nk (Alice Through the Looking Glass)

Best Music Video:
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
“Don’t Let Me Down” – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
“Formation” – Beyoncé
“Hasta El Amanecer” – Nicky Jam
“Heathens” – twenty one pilots
“Hymn for the Weekend” – Coldplay
“I Took A Pill In Ibiza” – Mike Posner
“Pillowtalk” – ZAYN
“Side to Side” – Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj
“This Is What You Came For” – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
“Work” – Rihanna featuring Drake
“Work From Home” – Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign

Best Underground Alternative Band:
Hey Violet
Pierce the Veil
PVRIS
Sleeping With Sirens
Tonight Alive

Social Star Award:
Alex Aiono from YouTube
Baby Ariel from Musical.ly
Emma McGann from YouNow
Hailey Knox from YouNow
Jack and Jack from Snapchat
Jacob Satorius from Musical.ly
Marcus Perez from Facebook
Steph Clavin from Instagram
Todrick Hall from YouTube
Xyego from Smule

Best Fan Army presented by Taco Bell:
5 Seconds of Summer – 5SOSFam
Ariana Grande – Arianators
Beyoncé – Beyhive
Britney Spears – Britney Army
Demi Lovato – Lovatics
Fifth Harmony – Harmonizers
Justin Bieber – Beliebers
Katy Perry – KatyCats
Lady Gaga – Little Monsters
Rihanna – Rihanna Navy
Selena Gomez – Selenators
Shawn Mendes – Mendes Army
twenty one pilots – #twentyonepilots

Watch the new video from Major Lazer Ft. Showtek for ‘Believer’

Pre-registration for TomorrowLand 2017 begins Jan. 10th of this month

Tomorrowland’s two weekend event in Belgium will take place from July 21 – July23 then again on July 28 – July 30

For more details CLICK HERE.

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