** Swedish House Mafia announce first Australia shows… provide more details about upcoming album “One Night Stand.”
** Tiesto drew more than 26,000 peeps to Home Depot Center in LA Saturday night. Not a bad wrap to his College Invasion Tour… In fact it was historic.
** You know EDM is on fire when the LA Times calls Tiesto a “rock star for the digital age” and gives him major ink!
** Lady Gaga announces “Born This Way : The Remixes“… Will drop 11/21 & feature Foster the People, Michael Woods & more… A Monster Ball DVD is also coming soon.
** Skrillex is touring, blowing up his new OWSLA label AND just recorded a new track with the surviving members of the Doors. So cut him some slack if he doesn’t instantly respond to your tweet!
** Thomas Gold talks Adele remix and what he’s working on right now.
** Moby will be releasing a deluxe version of his latest project “Destroyed.” Also announces new Fall tour dates.
** The Fall Massive is coming to Washington, DC on Nov 26th… Martin Solveig, Moby, Diplo, Armand van Helden and many more will play Lot 8 @ RFK Stadium…
David Guetta‘s new album will be a double CD called “Nothing But The Beat“… drops 8/30. One disc electronic. . the other all vocals. Details here.
Get ready for the Electric Daisy Carnival Experience on the big screen! EDC hits the movies for a one – night only special on 8/4.
Adele reschedules North American tour dates / adds 6 new shows. Opening night will be 8/9 in Vancouver.
The Afrojack produced track “Give Me Everything” is #1 in the USA!! Congrats to one of EDM’s rising stars on his first US #1 . .
Rolling Stone crowns Lady Gaga this generation’s “Queen of Pop“. Let the debates begin!
Electric Daisy will return to Las Vegas in 2012. Planning meetings at Las Vegas Motor Speedway have already begun for next year!
Tiesto, Kaskade & Skrillex headline the 4-day Electric Forest which kicks off tonight in Rothbury, MI.
**News from the 4th annual Ibiza Music Summit. Awesome commentary on the state of EDM in the USA and the Swedish House Mafia.
**Robyn is having a blast on tour with Katy Perry. Laughs at the supposed “drama” between them.
**Deadmau5 is bringing a “technological orgy” to Las Vegas this September! Two new dates added to the North American tour… Labor Day Weekend.
**The rest of the world is waking up to what Dance fans have known for months - Martin Solveig’s “Hello” is a Smash!
**Diplo & Switch…A/K/A Major Lazer are getting ready to drop a new album. If it’s anything like their last one, get ready for some sick sick beats.
**Madonna will hit the studio in July – begin work on new album!
**Armin van Buuren will officially release “Mirage : The Remixes” on Friday. AvB will also premiere a brand new track – “Neon Hero” f. Christian Burns – during his weekly mixshow “A State of Trance” this week. (ASOT 513)
**Lady Gaga will world premiere the video for “Edge of Glory” tomorrow night on So You Think You Can Dance!
**Electric Area (CH 52) will debut a brand new monthly mixshow from Diplo this Friday night at 3A ET/12A PT… Live from Rain Nightclub at the Palms in Vegas.
**Electric Daisy Carnival coverage from Las Vegas kicks off next Friday night at11P ET/8P PT on Electric Area (CH 52)
**Is Las Vegas the new Ibiza?? Some people seem to think so . . Great quote from Pete Tong in this story – “Casinos used to use Sinatra / Dean Martin to get people in, it’s evolved and now dance music is the thing”
**Dirty South to mix new Strictly Rhythm compilation CD. A double CD set with classics and currents – details and tracklist here.
**NYC trying to get in on the DJ / Pool scene . . Gansevoort Park announces Sunday pool parties. Big kickoff this weekend features Paul Oakenfold!
**Lady Gaga has some pretty interesting thoughts regarding her recent 99 cent album promotion on Amazon.
**EDC Vegas us just 21 days away!! Win a trip for 4 to Vegas along with tix to Electric Daisy here. Contest ends June 10th.
**Hear my interview with Steve Aoki this afternoon at 5P ET on BPM! (Ch 51)
**Lady Gaga has biggest one – week debut since 2005! Born This Way is the #1 album in the USA.
**You know dance music is getting big when… TMZ is talking about Deadmau5!
**Coachella is expanding to two… WEEKENDS… in April 2012. $269 weekend passes go onsale this Friday.
**Paris Hilton planning a “dance” album for later this year – wants to work with David Guetta.
**Detroit’s EDM Festival “The Movement” sets attendance record. Skrillex a weekend highlight.
**New Electronic music cruise featuring Skrillex, Diplo, Laidback Luke, A-Trak and more will be called…. “Holy Ship!”. Leaves from Ft Lauderdale and sails to the Bahamas in January.
**Win a trip for 4 to Las Vegas and tickets to the Electric Daisy Carnival from
**Electric Daisy Orlando kicks off on Friday. The complete artist lineup from Tiesto and Paul van Dyk to Stevie B and Debbie Deb here. If you’re looking for official EDC after-parties, details here.
**Lady Gaga’s assault continues this week with a 2 hour MTV documentary. Lady Gaga : Inside the Outside airs Thursday – 9P ET/PT.
**Jes will be performing at the annual “Ooh La La” party at the Playboy Mansion this summer. $950 will get you in and ticket price includes “photo opportunities with the playmates”.
**The Movement Electronic Festival in Detroit kicks off on Saturday. Complete artist lineup is here. You can stream live from 5 stages all weekend here.
**Can Amazon make a dent in Apple‘s digital music empire? A 99 cent Lady Gaga album promo is nice, but they’ve got a long way to go. Interesting story in today’s Wall St Journal about their strategy.
**Listen for a special edition of BPM‘s Air Candy Top 25 countdown this weekend counting down the “Top 25 of 2011 – So Far“. Countdown airs Saturday at 6P ET on BPM 51.
**Just 30 days til Electric Daisy Vegas . . . .
David Guetta putting finishing touches on “futuristic” sounding new album. Promises August release.
Another corporate sponsorship for EDM! David Guetta hooks up with Orange and Sony Ericcson.
Pacha Ibiza announces Summer lineup! Swedish House Mafia and David Guetta return with weekly parties.
Iio release “Exit 110″ – a new album with tracks previously recorded with Nadia Ali! “It will probably be our last one together ever, but it is an amazing one!“
Identity Festival announces tour cities / dates. A second announcement is coming 5/12 – assuming this will include venue info.
Lady Gaga to release “The Edge of Glory” – 3rd single off Born This Way – at 4PM Eastern today! Song will be available on iTunes.
Video world-premiered tonight on American Idol and E! News . . Enjoy
Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto & David Guetta have been announced as headliners for Electric Daisy Las Vegas!
Armin Van Buuren announces a USA / Canada tour.
Lady Gaga reveals the cover of her upcoming “Born This Way” album. Here it is.
Major collabo between Tiesto and Deadmau5!
Afrojack gets Sir Paul McCartney & Usher to have a dance-off during his Coachella set.
Win tickets to see Axwell at Roseland Ballroom NYC on Saturday night here. Listen to BPM Saturday night at 11P EDT to hear a special set from Axwell BEFORE he takes the Roseland stage!
**Congrats to Armin van Buuren – winner of 6 awards at last night’s International Dance Music Awards! Show recap here.
**Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” stays at #1 for a 4th consecutive week. First song to debut at #1 and stay there for a month in 13 years!
**Kaskade will return to Encore Beach Club for a residency this summer – kicks off May 1st! Also announces appearance @ Mur Mur in Atlantic City, NJ on 4/11.
**The 2011 Love Festival is coming to Las Vegas Memorial Day Weekend! Paul Oakenfold will headline.
**Looks like Calvin Harris. . hooked up with Ke$ha?!
**Daylight Savings Time begins @ 2AM on Sunday. . Spring isn’t far behind
**Details on Electric Area’s Miami coverage during Ultra week will be announced next week . .