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Fuzipop: Lowering the Age to Rage

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Business, EDM News | 0 comments

Fuzipop: Lowering the Age to Rage

A new company called Fuzipop works to bring the Electronic Dance Music lifestyle to kids ages 6-12 and their parents. Through putting together dance parties once a month at major nightclubs around Manhattan, New York the company hopes to “inspire the next generation of DJs, music producers, artists, dancers, and music business moguls.” The company’s interesting approach takes advantage of EDM’s meteoric rise in popularity in the United States through providing an age appropriate version of the partygoer lifestyle so prevalent in...

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Mega To Be Listed On New Zealand’s Stock Exchange

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in Business, EDM News | 0 comments

Mega To Be Listed On New Zealand’s Stock Exchange

We all know and love the commonly used Megaupload file storage website, right? Well for the first time the company ltd. Mega, will be listed on the New Zealand stock exchange valued at $180 million USD. The website’s founder Kim Dotcom is currently facing extradition charges filed by the United States on chargers of illegal distribution of FBI protected songs and movies; among the various other possible files found on the website. Kim Dotcom claims that he cannot be held responsible for what files people hold on his website, which...

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Pacha Atlantic City Was a FAKE

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Business, EDM News | 0 comments

Pacha Atlantic City Was a FAKE

A few days ago a suspicious page appeared on the greater Philadelphia area craigslist. The page was a help wanted ad supposedly for a Pacha nightclub that was to be opened in Atlantic City NJ. Since having reported on the development the good people at Pacha NY spoke with Ibiza and have found the ad to be fake. So if there are any craigslist ads for Pacha Atlantic City please ignore them. The company will always officially announce employment oppurtunities for new venues through either their webpage or social media. For now South Jersey...

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Wu-Tang Clan Will Only Sell One Copy Of Their Special Album

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014 in Business, Hip Hop | 0 comments

Wu-Tang Clan Will Only Sell One Copy Of Their Special Album

The production of special edition forms of media and art are not uncommon today; from special edition video game consoles to collectible magazine covers, various groups attempt to differentiate their products to promote the idea of a unique and rare item. The hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan is set on selling only a single copy of their special album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin with the central notion that music is a form of art. This album, not the same one as their 20th anniversary album, will tour the world from art galleries to music events just...

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The Pacha Empire Could Be Expanding to New Jersey

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Business, EDM News | 0 comments

The Pacha Empire Could Be Expanding to New Jersey

It should be noted up front that no official word has been released by the legendary Ibiza based brand on expanding their dance empire. That being said, 5 hours ago a page was put up on the ‘Greater Philadelphia Area’ Craigslist in the help wanted section. The ad claims that Pacha is opening up a new nightclub in Atlantic City and is looking for positions from management to bartenders. Almost every nightclub in AC is associated with a hotel/casino so it will be interesting to see if Pacha decides to partner with another brand...

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Razer Releases ‘Afrojack Production Studio’

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Business, DJ Equipment | 0 comments

Razer Releases ‘Afrojack Production Studio’

Razer, the company that is famous for its online and PC gaming laptops, are continuing a serious push to become a major competitor in the DJ/Producer laptop market. The release of several different instruments, interfaces and computers have made it clear that they are gunning for Apple, who is the current top dog of the production market in terms of computing. For their latest release Razer teamed up with ten foot tall Afrojack to release the ‘Afrojack Production Studio’ app. The app has its stipulations of course, as it is only...

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Deadmau5 closes his Soundcloud

Posted by on Jan 11, 2014 in Business, EDM News | 0 comments

Deadmau5 closes his Soundcloud

Breaking news from “way too early this morning” – Deadmau5 has decided to close down his soundcloud account. Some (not all) of the tracks will be available on his website, but not all of those will be available for free streaming. It’s a deeply depressing move for those who us soundcloud as a streaming service or for keeping updated on all the artists’ new releases. While he didn’t state any reason for the shutdown, unquestionably this is a business move that was done to increase the revenue$. Subscribers...

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SFX Entertainment Signs Deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Business, EDM News, Featured | 0 comments

SFX Entertainment Signs Deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev

The New York Times has reported that SFX Entertainment has just entered into a sponsorship deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev. The terms of the deal are still unknown but analyst at Stifel Nicolaus states that it’s “estimated that Anheuser-Busch’s sponsorship could be worth as much as $25 million next year and $35 million in 2015, as SFX’s events grow.” This deal signifies that big sponsors may be willing to enter the dance music business and that we should expect more sponsorship deals in 2014 as EDM continues to grow....

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Pandora Advertising and Vehicle Drivers Collide

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Business, Editorial, EDM News | 0 comments

Pandora Advertising and Vehicle Drivers Collide

So it is pretty easy to say that almost all of us music goers enjoy Pandora, it keeps our old tracks an artists that we love readily available and introduces new music and genres we never could have imagined or even would have considered for that matter. An now a handful of cars, actually nine out of the ten top selling passenger vehicles provide the option to have Pandora in your car. Sounds great, right? But the perk of a no commercial radio station is coming to an end. Pandora has announced that they will now allow advertising in all these...

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SFX To Acquire Remaining Portion of B2S

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in Business, EDM News | 0 comments

SFX To Acquire Remaining Portion of B2S

Robert Sillerman has been making the news on recent acquisitions ever since going public with SFX Entertainment (SFXE). Today we find out from the Business Wire that Robert Sillerman and SFX Entertainment plan to acquire the rest of B2S. B2S is an event organizer that specializes in hard electronic dance music that has well established brands, such as Thrillology, Knock Out and Decibel. Back in October, SFX acquired 50% of B2S due to their partnership with ID&T, but now they have agreed to purchase the remaining 50% for $14.3 million in...

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