COSMIC CONVERGENCE 2016

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29 December 2016 – 1 January 2017.

http://www.cosmicconvergencefestival.org/

Convergence of art, music, tribal technology, education for conscious living, and Mayan culture. The festival is a platform between cultures, individuals and social impact projects. A transformative cultural initiative designed to leave a positive social and local impact. A portal to the ancient future. This will be the 5th edition of Cosmic Convergence, with attendance from over 100 countries.

 

The BPM festival 10 year anniversary

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The BPM Festival is an annual world-class electronic music festival which takes place in idyllic Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, heralding in the new year. Originally designed as an elite dance music industry networking event, the festival has morphed into an international mélange of electronic music lovers, DJs, producers, revelers and partygoers.

The BPM Festival is proud to present the first phase of the 2017 artist lineup, featuring 150+ of the world’s best DJs and producers returning to the sunny shores of the Mayan Riviera for a blow-out tenth year anniversary.

2017 showcase:

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2017 artists:

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D.E.P Dj Mallorquin Carlos Gallardo

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La escena de la música electronica una vez mas esta de luto, Lamentamos mucho tener que publicar esta noticia, enviamos mucha fuerza para sus familiares y amigos.

DJ mallorquín Carlos Gallargo, de apenas 37 años de edad, ha fallecido esta mañana en Madrid. Se desconocen de momento las causas de este nefasto suceso.

«Gallardo era un DJ muy conocido y querido por el mundo de la noche mallorquina, y la noticia de su fallecimiento ha causado una gran consternación. Se disponía a emprender dentro de pocas semanas una nueva gira, en este caso por Colombia, y estaba próxima la publicación su nuevo disco. esto fue lo que el periódico ultima hora publico!

Nacido en Barcelona, pero llevaba muchos años afincado en la isla y ha crecido musical y personalmente en Mallorca. Se trataba se todo un referente en la escena house local y en la música electrónica en general, empezando como DJ de los 40 en Radio Mallorca, y actuando en los mejores clubs y para las mejores promotoras del mundo.

Actualmente era residente de Circuit Barcelona, aunque había pasado por escenarios como los de Space (Ibiza), Space of Sound (Madrid), Amnesia, Bora-Bora y Pacha Lounge (Ibiza), The Mansion (Miami), Colossus (San Francisco), Ministry of Sound / Fire / The Coronet Theatre (Londres), The Week (Sao Paulo), entre muchos otros.

Como productor dirigía un sello discográfico perteneciente a la compañía, GT2 Records (Blanco y Negro), y en su haber tiene destacadas remezclas».

Gracias por el legado musical que dejas y por hacer miles de almas vibrar en el dancefloor.

Storyland Cartagena

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Heineken Presents Storyland Music Festival 2017. La experiencia de música electrónica más importante de Latinoamérica para el mundo.

Storyland Music Festival tendrá lugar en Cartagena la semana del 02 al 08 de enero 2017, dentro del marco de Cartagena Music Week, en el mismo espacio donde se ha llevado a cabo en años anteriores.

Con un magnifico line up:

TIESTO, OLIVER HELDENS, NERVO, ART DEPARTMENT, LUCIANO, NIKOLE MOUDABER,EAGLES AND BUTTERFLIES, TOM & COLLINS y muchos mas!

 

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Para más información visita la página del Festival: www.storyland.com.co y www.tuticket.com.co

minimal effort new years eve

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Minimal Effort NYE

Saturday December 31st • 4pm to 4am • Downtown Los Angeles

3 indoor stages, 24 DJs and 10 hours of music in the heart of DTLA.

Los Angeles’ underground champion Minimal Effort has announced the lineup for its New Year’s Eve installment. Set within the sprawling three stage, indoor-outdoor LA Center Studios, Minimal Effort will return with a finely curated billing of live and DJ talent from across the international dance music community. Over the past 3 years, Minimal Effort has asserted itself as a forerunner in the busy Los Angeles market, cutting its teeth on forward thinking bookings with an ear turned perpetually towards the smarter and more authentic shades of electronic music. Riding on the energy of its expanded and refined Halloween event, Minimal Effort New Years Eve will see live sets from Techno greats Recondite, Stephan Bodzin, Audion, and Nicola Cruz, plus standout DJ performances from the likes of Simian Mobile Disco, &Me, Francesca Lombardo, Sacha Robotti, The Desert Hearts Crew, Amtrac, Chrome Sparks, Kastle and Human Resources, with more to be announced. Minimal Effort Halloween marked a pivotal moment for the brand as they moved to the expansive LA Center Studios. 3,800 dance music fans gathered before the idyllic backdrop of the Downtown Los Angeles skyline for one night of world-class music, ushering in a new contender for the city’s underground spotlight. It is with much momentum and the support of their ever-growing following of party-professionals that Minimal Effort turns towards its biggest event to date, a continuation of its efforts in helping to foster the international House and Techno community from their own backyard.

Minimal Effort NYE Lineup:
Recondite (Live)
Simian Mobile Disco (DJ Set)
Stephan Bodzin (Live)
Matthew Dear aka Audion (Live)
&ME
Francesca Lombardo
Sacha Robotti
Amtrac
Chrome Sparks (DJ Set)
Kastle
Nicola Cruz (Live)
Human Resources
The Desert Hearts Crew (Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, Marbs, and Porkchop)
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+ More TBA

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Tickets on sale Monday November 7th (GA + VIP)

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/minimal-effort-nye-tickets-28541641819?aff=JennyNegrete&afu=151180497130

 

Kiko Deal – Escalando al cielo

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El dia de hoy la escena de la música electronica en Mexico esta de luto, uno de los grandes productores abandona este mundo para pasar al descanso eterno.

“Kiko Deal” de “Climbers” nos deja un legado de muy buena música y sera recordado entre sus familiares y amigos como una gran persona con muchas metas.

enviamos nuestro mas sentido pésame para la familia y amigos.

#climbing2heaven

de igual manera nos gustaría compartir el link de ayuda para los gastos del funeral :

https://www.gofundme.com/kikodeal/donate

 

Turn down is actually a Turn on!

Looking for new labels in the music industry and we found a very interesting label full of new and some old talented producers, with a great selection of tracks that goes from dark to deep & minimal very cool sounds to take you to a trip out of this world..

TURN DOWN IS ACTUALLY A TURN ON!!

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With amazing producers such as: B-liv, Alyosha Barreiro, Infex, Alexx Rubio, Louie Fresco, Munfell, Stasik T & many more!

support their music:

beatport link :https://www.beatport.com/label/turndown/41957

traxsource link :http://www.traxsource.com/label/19057/turndown

DEEP pres: Remember ft. Mark Farina & Marques Wyatt

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***SATURDAY February 6th 2016***DEEP-LA presents “REMEMBER” ALL VINYL ALL NIGHT “SPECIAL EDITION” featuring
* MARK * FARINA * (Great Lakes Audio / Mushroom Jazz)
http://www.facebook.com/DJMarkFarina

Deep’s Own * M A R Q U E S * W Y A T T *
www.facebook.com/djmarqueswyatt
www.soundcloud.com/marques-wyatt

+21 & wiser / 9PM – 4AM***NO GUEST LIST***Limited $10, $15, $20 TICKETS AVAIL @ http://www.flavorus.com/REMEMBER15

Address: LOT 613 – 613 Imperial St, Los Angeles (DTLA)
Doors: 9pm-4am
Deep Links:
www.facebook.com/deepla
www.twitter.com/deeplosangeles
https://soundcloud.com/deep-radio-1

Sonic Bloom

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SONIC BLOOM is an annual electronic dance music festival held over the Summer Solstice near Denver, Colorado hosted by Zilla (band). It was started in 2006, unifying a cast of some of the world’s most electrifying musicians, performers, visionaries and artists. SONIC BLOOM is an inspiring showcase of the best of Colorado’s vibrant live and electronic music scene and is at the forefront of the transformative festival movement. In 2012, EDM publication Magnetic Magazine named the event “Colorado’s premiere electronic music festival.” DJs that year included Papadosio, Random Rab, Eskmo, etc.

SONIC BLOOM offers an array of daily classes and activities to educate people of all ages, packed with diverse speakers and workshops to enhance the creative and physical well-being of festival goers. Yoga, meditation, science, dance, massage, art, performance, sound healing and many more modalities expand the experience and practices of the participants, children and adults alike, in their daily lives. The festival features huge and awe-inspiring art installations, the largest Funktion-One sound system in Colorado, a kid zone, live painters, movement and yoga classes, guest speakers & workshops.

Sonic Bloom 2015 from Lindsay Young on Vimeo.

How much do musicians really make from Spotify, iTunes and YouTube?

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In 2010, data journalist and information designer David McCandless published an infographic on his Information is Beautiful website showing how much musicians earned online from sales and streams of their music.

It caused quite a stir within the music industry, which even then was debating what the emergence of streaming services like Spotify would mean for artists. In 2015, that debate is still going on, and it’s even more heated.

Now McCandless has created a new version of the infographic, updated for 2015.

As before, it digs in to stats from various digital music companies, from the likes of Bandcamp, iTunes and Amazon that sell music, to streaming services: Spotify, Deezer, Apple’s Beats Music, Rhapsody, YouTube and Tidal.

Besides calculations for how much an artist can expect to earn from a single sale or stream, the infographic shows how many of those sales or streams they’d need to earn the US monthly minimum wage of $1,260.

Some important caveats: these numbers apply to performing musicians, but they do not include publishing royalties for the songwriting. Plus, the most important factor in how much an artist signed to a label earns is the terms of their contract: some have good, fair deals. Others… less so.

Averaging that out is also the reason why the figures here may not match those announced by the streaming services.

For example, Spotify says that its average payout for a stream to labels and publishers is between $0.006 and $0.0084 but Information Is Beautiful suggests that the average payment to an artist from the label portion of that is $0.001128 – this being what a signed artist receives after the label’s share.

Finally, the per-play figures for streaming service can be misleading, as they depend on how many (or few) users the service has. Beats may pay more per-stream than Spotify, but that’s because it has relatively few users.

Artists will be making a lot more money in aggregate from Spotify, and if Beats’ user numbers grow, its per-stream payouts will come down. So this graphic isn’t proof that one service is better for artists than another, in that sense.

Information is Beautiful has included a metric of “users per play needed” – the little dots at the bottom right of each circle – to reflect this.

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