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    Spotify in Financial Distress
    by: Paulina Pachel , Posted on May 11, 2015 | 7 views | comments
    SPOTIFY, THE MUSIC LOVER’S DREAM, IN FINANCIAL DISTRESS The coming months will prove challenging to the streaming service which, even though it is leaps ahead of other streaming competitors, contin...
    When Do We Stop Keeping Up With Popular Music?
    by: ajaymkalia , Posted on May 10, 2015 | 2 views | comments
    “Music was better back then”: When do we stop keeping up with popular music? Personified, “music was better in my day” is a battle being fought between 35-year old fathers and teen girls — with sin...
    SHAZAM! The Art of Predicting #1 Songs
    by: Lizzie Renck , Posted on May 7, 2015 | 5 views | comments
    Shazam toots its own horn: ‘We can predict 33 days out what song will go to #1 in the Billboard charts in the US’ Lizzie Renck Shazam VP Cait O’Riordan made the grandiose claim that the company “Ca...
    AC Slater: "Between Crazy EDM Festivals & Purist House Music"
    by: Megan Buerger , Posted on May 6, 2015 | 4 views | comments
    The L.A. producer's Night Bass Tour is for those bored of EDM shows that put lasers and mic-happy DJs ahead of the music. “Sometimes you don’t want someone screaming at you to throw your hands up ev...
    On Your Game, Part III: Kissy Sell Out
    by: Beachmonkey Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on May 5, 2015 | 13 views | comments
    He has a tattoo on his ankle that says "Geezer," a strange thing for a man who is not even in his mid-thirties. ("Geezer" is slang for "gangster" where he's from.) While we were sitting in the lob...
    Interview with Maurizio Colella aka EDX
    by: Nick Blasing beachmonkey.com , Posted on May 3, 2015 | 13 views | comments
    Interview with Maurizio Colella aka EDX. Maurizio was performing in Austin Texas at Euphoria music festival. Enjoy! Special thanks to Beachmonkey.com for lining up the interview.
    Kaskade Hospitalised After Attempting To Play Marathon Two Hour Set
    by: WonderGround , Posted on April 29, 2015 | 6 views | comments
    “He seemed to be enjoying the first hour and was really energetic, jumping up and down with his arms outstretched and smiling,” claimed one witness who didn’t want to be named lest people know he went...
    On Your Game, Part I: Rod Carrillo and Carrillo Music
    by: Beachmonkey Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on April 26, 2015 | 20 views | comments
    This is Part I of a three-part Beachmonkey series on Rod Carrillo, owner of Carrillo Music, and two of his clients, singer Eric Redd and DJ/producer Kissy. It is based upon a sit-down interview I di...
    On Your Game, Part II: Eric Redd
    by: Beachmonkey Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on April 22, 2015 | 11 views | comments
    Singer Eric Redd cuts an imposing figure: tall, impeccably dressed, dreads. Five minutes of conversation, and it's clear the man has depth. And if you've ever seen him dance, you know he can cut a r...
    Interview With DJ Stryke
    by: Beachmonkey Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on April 21, 2015 | 25 views | comments
    It was the first official night of the Winter Music Conference (WMC). We walked into Haven, a decent-sized club in SOBE, for the Typ3 Records Showcase. The walls on three sides were wrapped in video...
    Europe's First Techno Museum to Open in Frankfurt
    by: Thomas Gorton , Posted on April 20, 2015 | 5 views | comments
    Calling all ravers! Europe's first techno museum is opening in Frankfurt, meaning that soon you'll be able to combine clubbing with a cultural day out. The Museum of Modern Electronic Music (MOMEM) ...
    The Truth About EDM Culture Beyond All Those Drug Use Statistics
    by: Lauren Duca , Posted on April 13, 2015 | 6 views | comments
    Electronic dance music (EDM) culture is stigmatized by substance abuse and escapism. The festivals around which it is centered -- like Electric Zoo, Ultra or Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) -- are les...
    Fearless: DJ Alex Ariete
    by: Beachmonkey Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on April 12, 2015 | 22 views | comments
    "He brought us into this world." Rose Popovics was sitting with her husband, Viktor and her future EDM superstar son, twelve-year-old Alex. This was their first time experiencing the glam and hustl...
    DJs Who Werq: Hip-Swaying Versus Fist-Pumping
    by: Beachmonkey Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on April 8, 2015 | 42 views | comments
    In an interview that Starkillers did for Beachmonkey, Nick Terranova said he would rather make hips sway side-to-side than fists pump in the air. He made an interesting point: some DJs make a crowd ...
    EDM and Fashion: Interview with DJ Xenia Ghali
    by: Beachmonkey Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on April 6, 2015 | 17 views | comments
    From the Dance Floor to the Runway: Fashion & Music was one of the forums during Winter Music Conference 2015. Ria Michelle and Xenia Ghali led a lively conversation on the importance of style for E...
    Beachmonkey's Best of WMC
    by: Beachmonkey's Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on April 4, 2015 | 25 views | comments
    There is nothing like heading to Miami for the Winter Music Conference every March. This year was the thirtieth anniversary, and the WMC staff outdid themselves to commemorate the milestone. Here ar...
    Seth Troxler: Food for Thought
    by: Paul Clarke , Posted on April 3, 2015 | 9 views | comments
    With his recent outspoken comments on everything from the state of electronic music to climate change and race relations, Seth has become a polarising figure. There are those cheering him on as he s...
    Gigonomics: What DJs Really Earn
    by: Peter Walker , Posted on April 2, 2015 | 7 views | comments
    As dance music’s worldwide popularity soars, being a DJ is fast becoming an attractive career choice. Play your records right and you could be working your way up the greasy pole to stardom – though...
    World, Put Your Hands Up! Interview With DJ Serafin
    by: Beachmonkey Editor Mickey Weems , Posted on April 2, 2015 | 40 views | comments
    Jésus Jeremy Ponciano Serafin Jimenez (a.k.a. DJ Serafin) is all about mixing it up. Beachmonkey.com spent time with him at Winter Music Conference 2015 in Miami. We sat down for a chat in the lobby...
    Life In Color 2015: NEW PAINT
    by: Eric Fuller , Posted on April 1, 2015 | 19 views | comments
    Life In Color, Denver 2/07/15 Photo: Beachmonkey LIC Family: we are proud to announce our NEW & IMPROVED Life In Color Paint! After 8 months of Research & Development our team is excited to introdu...