TURN UP THE BASS – the home of EDM on the web – Part 6

EDC New York has come and gone and what a weekend it was! A little bout of rain didn’t keep headliners from the fun with insane sets from Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Tiesto, Afrojack, Sander van Doorn, Steve Angello, Bassjackers, Dannic, Yellow Claw, Thomas Gold, D-Wayne, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Quintino, GTA, Alvaro, Jay Hardway, Bobby Burns, and more.  Let’s relive the carnival craziness in photos! […]

Dutch DJ/vocalist trio Shermanology are joining forces with Protocol member John Christian and talented newcomer Oliver Rosa on the dance-floor destroyer “Pinball.”  The acid-house vibing banger is forthcoming on Wall Recordings and has already been supported by dance music titans Sander van Doorn, R3hab, and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike! […]

SNAPCHAT USERNAME: turnup_thebass Add us for exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of your favorite DJs, madness, & more! As many of you readers may know, TURN UP THE BASS is all about bringing you the latest & greatest from the dance music scene. We’re gonna give you guys even more. We’re launching our brand new Snapchat account so we can hit you guys up with all the behind-the-scenes dirt from the DJ world. Did we mention we’re gonna be sending our Snapchat friends exclusive content? Don’t be shy add our username turnup_thebass on Snapchat and snap with us! […]

Insomniac Events have revealed some of artists playing at EDC Vegas ahead of the full line-up announcement on May 27th.  They announced via Snapchat that Martin Garrix, Quintino, Andrew Rayel, GTA, Orjan Nilsen, Bassjackers, New World Punx, Alvaro and Hardwell are confirmed for the epic event taking place Friday June 20th, Saturday June 21st, and Sunday June 22nd. […]

Dutch dynamic duo W&W are on remix duties for “Eparrei,” the mega-collab from Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike, Diplo, & Fatboy Slim.  “Eparrei” is a slice of Brazilian electro mambo off of Fatboy Slim’s new album paying homage to Brasil ‘Bem Brasil.’  W&W took the remix to new heights with a towering drop successfully bringing the party anthem to the outdoor festival stage! […]

We now have more info about HBO’s new EDM sitcom executive produced by Calvin Harris, Jay Z, & Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith.  The show’s writer Irvine Welsh, best known for penning the novel Trainspotting, recently gave an update to In The Mix saying, […]

Belgium brothers Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike will be kicking off their residency at Amnesia Ibiza this summer on July 6th.  They will be hosting House Of Madness every Sunday with special friends Steve Aoki as 3 Are Legend, Afrojack, Fedde Le Grand, Diplo, Fatboy Slim, Martin Garrix, Wolfpack, Yves V, Deorro, DVBBS, Deniz Koyu, Steve Angello, Chuckie, Moguai, and more to be announced! […]

Jacked crew member D-Wayne is back with an uplifting vocal smash featuring talented British singer/songwriter Jack McManus.  D-Wayne & mentor Afrojack previously collaborated with Jack McManus on “Freedom” off of Afojack’s debut album ‘Forget The World.’  We caught up with D-Wayne for an interview recently where he walked us through the production process of the track saying, “What I want to do with my tracks right now is work towards my own sound.  I want to add a touch of organicness to my tracks so live instruments for example.  We had an electric guitarist write with us and Jack is singing on it.  Jack is an artist who comes from the […]

According to a new report issued at the International Music Summit in Ibiza May 21st, electronic dance music is now a $6.2 billion global industry. EDM trade group the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) compiled the figure to include revenue from festivals ($1.03 billion); Las Vegas club dates ($800 million) and other international club gigs ($2.4 billion); recorded music sales ($800 million) and streaming/video services ($600 million); sales of DJ software and hardware ($360 million); DJ earnings from other ventures ($60 million) and value from other platforms such as Soundcloud ($140 million).  […]

Former Swedish House Mafia members Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso will be releasing new music together without old pal Steve Angello.  The photo above what just posted to Axwell’s social media accounts with the text: “Finishing what we started – this time we can’t go home – Axwell /\ Ingrosso” & Seb’s socials with the text:  “New Music on the horizon- this time we can’t go home Axwell /\ Ingrosso.”  SHM famously disbanded in 2012, going on the world-wide One Last Tour, leading up to their final performance at Ultra Music Festival Miami. […]