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Woman gives DJ rimjob on air for Mysteryland tickets in response to radio station’s challenge

DJ Mag Canada Staff December 19, 2014 News

What would you do for free Mysteryland tickets? One radio station in Chile asked that very same question ahead of the festivals dates (Dec. 19-21) in the country and the response from a fan was exactly that, reports Gawker. But if you too…

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Ex-porn star Lupe Fuentes actually just dropped a really dope tech-house track

DJ Mag Canada Staff December 19, 2014 News

It’s easy to be critical of former porn star Lupe Fuente’s shift towards DJing and production. Nowadays it seems everybody’s looking for a slice of the EDM-revenue pie now that the genre’s had major mainstream success. Not only that, but…

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Check out Beatport’s top-selling tracks, artists, and genres for 2014

Amanda Murphy December 19, 2014 News

We present you with Beatport’s chart of all charts, listing the top-selling hits, artists, and genres for 2014. Here’s a roundup of your top 20: Beatport’s list of top 20 best-selling tracks of 2014 presents an interesting array of sounds, ranging from…

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Adult-film star Carter Cruise weighs in on Jahan Yousaf of Krewella’s ‘porn’ op-ed

DJ Mag Canada Staff December 19, 2014 News

Krewella’s Japan Yousaf recently made headlines for penning a cheekily titled op-ed piece for Billboard entitled “Deadmau5 Saved Me From Going Into Porn,” and not surprisingly, it ruffled a few feathers including a porn star’s. Adult film actress Carter Cruise recently…

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DJ Mag Canada’s tech wish list

Mason McDiarmid December 19, 2014 Features

With the weather dipping below freezing and snow starting to cover the streets, winter is now officially upon us, and that means it’s that time of the season to treat yourself or a loved one to some holiday presents.  Since…

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The CIA used disco to torture prisoners

DJ Mag Canada Staff December 18, 2014 News

Sure, disco’s not to everyone’s liking, but is listening to it really torture? The CIA thinks so. According to reports, the American intelligence agency used tracks from the seminal “Saturday Night Fever” soundtrack to torture detainees, including the Bee Gees’…

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The best misheard song lyrics of 2014, featuring Disclosure, DJ Snake and more

DJ Mag Canada Staff December 18, 2014 News

The people behind  the comedy site Pleated Jeans have come up with their annual best misheard song lyrics list for 2014. While pop stars dominate the roundup, there are a couple of EDM entries this year, with the lyrics for…

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Calvin Harris moonlights as model for Armani

DJ Mag Canada Staff December 18, 2014 News

Italian fashion house Armani have decided to bring on Calvin Harris as the face of a new ad campaign set to appear Spring 2015. Photographer boo George recently snapped black-and-white shots of the Scottish producer in Los Angeles, Calif., for…

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Heineken Inside the Green Room: The Creative

Adhish Bhargava November 25, 2014

Lending creativity and interpretation to the Heineken brand, visual and performing arts were a very important element to the Green Room series. Showcasing artistic discipline both on and off stage, teams from across the country brought the music to life.

Heineken Inside The Green Room: The Idea

Adhish Bhargava November 19, 2014

The Green Room was developed through the collective work of the brand and partner agencies. Watch as we follow the concept through the people and ideas that created this program.

Heineken Inside The Green Room: Wrongbar

James Ankrah November 12, 2014

Wrongbar was the first Canadian club many of the world’s most accomplished DJs started in and here is the team that helped to kick start those careers.

Heineken Inside The Green Room: Coda

Adhish Bhargava November 5, 2014

Watch the great Toronto techno brand develop and the hard work of Stephan Philion and Joel Smye evolve to become Coda.

Heineken Inside the Green Room: Taktics

Adhish Bhargava October 28, 2014

Originally a drummer from small town Alberta, Taktics began DJing after a skateboarding accident that he’d thought had ended his music career entirely. Now on the turntables, his punk-rock influenced, bass-heavy sound has shaped him as one of Calgary’s most…

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Exclusive Premiere: Durty Fresh’s ‘Cocaine Disco Shit’ will get you hooked

DJ Mag Canada Staff December 16, 2014

“This is grade-A, 100-per-cent-pure Colombian cocaine, ladies and gentleman – disco shit.” With that Johnny Depp spoken-word sample, swiped from the cult drug movie Blow, Durty Fresh’s “Cocaine Disco Shit” launches into six minutes of addictive nu-disco that’s anything but…

Brostep Breakdown: the 5 most face-melting brostep remixes you’ll ever hear

Gigen Mammoser December 12, 2014

It’s the genre you love to hate to love, but while you’re over there hating, your girlfriend is twerking in the DJ booth. Bros have been getting some flack lately, especially after a brawl at Stereosonic music festival in Australia….

Chill-out champ Shlohmo signs with True Panther, releases track and tour dates

Mason McDiarmid December 11, 2014

LA-based experimental bass, trap, and R&B producer Shlohmo has signed with New York based label True Panther Sounds and released a dark, atmospheric single “Emerge From Smoke,” along with the announcement of his 2015 North American tour dates with his first…

Carmada’s debut EP on OWSLA combines the best of Skrillex and Flume

Mason McDiarmid December 10, 2014

Carmada are an Australian duo of producers LDRU and Yahtzel, who have combined forces and just debuted their first work: the four-track Realise EP on Skrillex’s OWSLA label. They’re already getting nods from industry heavyweights, recently having performed a B2B set with Jack U,…

Exclusive Mix: Stefano Noferini gets deep and techy for 60 minutes ahead of Ontario dates

Roz Keefe December 4, 2014

Stefano Noferini is coming to Canada, and just in time for the holiday season, he’s come with a gift: an hour-long exclusive mix for DJ Mag Canada. He’ll be playing at Cobra this Friday (Dec. 5) in London, On., and…

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