VIEW OUR PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT HERE . On Wednesday night, Los Angeles housed the biggest birthday party of the year for the Dim Mak king Steve Aoki . Alongside him was a special supporting cast featuring one-of-a-kind sets from Dim Mak favorites Dan Sena, Autoerotique , and Dirtyphonics , as well as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike . The night was highlighted by crazy stage antics like robot performers, crowd-rafting, and multiple instances of his signature caking. [...]
Our boy Richard over at AOOA.TV, has been on the road with Steve Aoki for the last couple of months. He’s been filming Aoki’s adventures throughout his current tours in Europe & Asia. If you do’t know who AOOA (An Overdose of Awesomeness) is, you’re in for a treat. Richard & his team are probably the best video crew in the business. They just uploaded Chapter #39 from the On The Road series, which happened in Japan earlier this month.
Cold Blank offers up 60 minutes of bangin' tunes with their 'Fall 2012 Mixtape'. Grab the FREE download just in time for the weekend and kick things off with a hit-list of smashers from Chuckie, Showtek, John Dahlback, Benny Benassi and featuring Cold Blank's very own remix of 'Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas VS Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike - Phat Brahms' . Turn up the volume to 11.5 (that's louder than 11) press play and RAGE safely this weekend! Tracklist after the jump. [...]
Start your New Years celebrations early with Steve Aoki and NERVO as they plan to invade Pier 94 on Thursday, December 27th to 'Aokify NYC.' Presale tickets are on sale now for $43.00 + fees and will jump to $53.00 when the official sale begins on Monday, November 19th at Noon EST. Be sure to grab your tickets now to see the cake smashing, crowd rafting Steve Aoki and the latest additions to the Covergirl family, Liv and Mim Nervo. Purchase Tickets Here. [...]
We got a tweet today from someone that entered the Steve Aoki contest we had going on. She wanted to know if we actually read each entry or just picked folks all willy-nilly at ramdom. We read them all and we find some pleasure in it too. That said, here are some of the reason why Magnetic readers wanted to win the Aoki prize pack so bad. There are a lot of typos going on below and less than perfect grammer, but we figured we'd share these with you as they were sent to us. If you were us, [...]
Winnipeg’s 18-year-old champion of emotion and chill out embarks on another voyage of oceanic presence and cloud-surfing camaraderie. Hosting a radio show on UMFM at the home of the University Of Mantioba, Beyond Theory merges his mental picture for the future with his own inward take of intelligently thread melodies and pumping-coated basslines to perfection. ‘Touch Life’ is one of those tracks that highlights this vision on a grand scale. Taking a Balearic and slightly progressive excursion with the man they call Beyond Theory , there is also a gentle stop over journey of hip-hop elements in ‘Cowboy’ [...]
Feed Me and Kill The Noise Teaming up for a killer track... Not to sound like Siskel but I give it two Thumbs Up! it's a free for download on Feed Me's soundcloud. In honor of my undying suspicion that Daft Punk will be releasing a new album soon (their site was recently under construction... hmmm). Here's a recently dropped remix of Superheroes by Solidisco. Steve Aoki, Lil Jon & Chidy Bang... This remix by the Villains [...]
We've got a real treat for all the Steve Aoki fans out there! On November 21st he's celebrating his birthday with his largest show in LA to date at The Shrine Auditorium , and he's bringing some big friends: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike , Dirtyphonics , and Autoerotique . With cake and champagne always flying around at his events, you're not going to want to miss this epic party ( Tickets Here ). To celebrate we're giving away a hefty prize package for all the die hard [...]
Nemo Junglist (huge WFGC supporter, just check his profile pic) just dropped this on the DJ Boards . Peep game.
From the ruins of the Soviet empire emerges sound assassin Proxy. In 1997 he attended the legendary Prodigy concert at Moscow's Red Square and was determined ever since to make people go crazy to aggressive beats. 2007 welcomed the release of his breakthrough dance floor hit "Raven". Since then he has been playing gigs and [...]
The backlash of the tragedy at Steve Aoki's show is now becoming more visible with Boys Noize cancelling his Live up coming show in Madrid that was meant to go ahead on December 8th. As a sign of respect the German techno producer and BNR owner released a statement via his Facebook feed. "Dear friends in Madrid, it is with very heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of the Boys Noize show in Madrid on November 8th. Due to the terrible circumstances [...]
Finland’s finest closes out his year in style with 4 slices of melodic gold. From Never Say Die Records , bring in 501 . After starting 2012 with his huge single ‘Headrush,’ 501’s sound has gone from strength to strength with genre bending originals and some killer remixes for the likes of Nelly Furtado, Drumsound & Bassline and Fabio Lendrum. Smash EP draws upon sounds known to dance floors from different eras, new and old - fusing them into that refreshingly diverse production that 501 has become known for. From the [...]
At least three people have died during Steve Aoki 's DJ set yesterday at Thriller Music Park in Madrid. According to reports, the deaths at the Halloween party that drew over 20,000 happened when a tightly packed dance floor turned into a dangerous crowd crush. According to witnesses quoted in El País (via LA Weekly ) passages and exits became overwhelmed during Aoki's set as people tried to move on and off the dance floor. A similar tragedy happened in 2010 at Love Parade in Duisburg, Germany, a city of roughly 500,00 people just [...]
Steve Aoki hasn't done an essential mix since 092, and it's about time. He's been making tidal waves across the world ever since dropping his debut album Wonderland album on top of countless headline performances at music festivals filled with crowd surfing and slamming cakes into fans worldwide. This 2 hour mix is one of the best I've heard in months featuring some of his newest unreleased tracks like "Singularity (Ft. Angger Dimas)" and his new collaboration with Knife Party "Pile drive" and even more unreleased ones. The rest of [...]
Over the last few years, Toronto-based Azari & III have been making major waves in the Electronic music scene. In a genre where countless records are purely studio endeavors with little thought given to actual live performance, Azari & III are certainly the total package. Comprised of two producers, Dinamo ...
Now here's something you don't see everyday. An interesting match up of artists to say the least. But hey, at the end of the day it works. It really really works.
Steve Hiroyuki Aoki (born November 30, 1977) is a Los Angeles based DJ, music producer and founder of Dim Mak Records. He released his debut studio album ‘Wonderland’ in January 2012 and has collaborated with Tiesto, Afrojack, LMFAO and Nervo amongst others. Steve Aoki – Come With Me (Jidax Remix) [ULtra/Dim Mak] Steve Aoki – Singularity [Dim Mak] Peace Treaty – In Time [Dim Mak] Steve Aoki – Ooh (Gigi Barocca Remix) [Ultra/Dim Mak] Steve Aoki – Livin’ My Love (Deorro Remix) [white label] Dzeko & Torres – [...]
Earlier this week, when this year's DJ Mag Top 100 rankings were released, I have to say I was pretty excited. Not because I was curious to see the rankings of 20122s explosive newcomers like Hardwell and Skrillex , not to know whether the initial leaked rankings matched up to the real ones, and no, not to find out if Armin Van Buuren surpassed David Guetta to regain his [...]