Who’s buying Pioneer?

Who is buying Pioneer DJ? No, not who’s buying Pioneer DJ gear – that’s you lot, in droves it seems – but Pioneer DJ itself. Yup, the Pioneer corporation – better known until the late 80s for its car stereos, before storming the DJ booth with the invention of the CDJ – is selling its DJ division […]

Australian festival in November: names and dates

Stereosonic has unveiled its stage names and line-ups for 2014, ahead of the huge Australian festival kicking off in November. Carl Cox , MK, Scuba and Nina Kraviz (pictured) will prove some of the highlights at the Awakenings arena, while Diplo, Disclosure, Duke Dumont and RL Grime will all be playing the Hard stage. The OWSLA arena will host Noisia, What So Not, Foreign Beggars and more, and trance fans […]

Beatport Reveals Last Decade’s Stats: Dubstep Is Officially Dead


Recently Beatport unveiled the charts ranking its selling articles between 2004-14. The charts, dependant on Beatport’s not-always-correct genre tagging system, are not the biggest indicators of popularity in music. Having said that, it does give one definitive answer: dubstep has come and gone.  Find the 3 graphs below with short comments.

TomorrowWorld 2014 release new trailer

As TomorrowWorld prepares to kick-off its second edition this September, one of the most anticipated music festival experiences in the country unveils the theme, “The Arising of Life,” alongside the Official 2014 TomorrowWorld trailer. Known for attention to detail and creating magical surroundings, this year’s TomorrowWorld journey of mystical landscapes and stages is no exception. Transforming the natural […]


Following his inclusion as part of Harbourlife Sydney’s line-up last week, Mark Farina has announced he’ll be playing an extended set in Melbourne later this year. Over the last ten years, the Mark Farina has built himself and up to become one of For the most sought-after DJs in are dance music today. Though he but is mostly […]