Billboard Album Chart-notering voor Hardwell

Hardwell Revealed Album Billboard 2013 Dancefreax
Het mix-album Hardwell presents Revealed Vol.4 komt deze week binnen in de meest prestigieuze hitlijst van Amerika. Hardwell presents Revealed Vol. 4 was slechts drie dagen verkrijgbaar in Amerika toen het album al The Billboard Top 200 binnen kwam op #191. The Billboard Top 200 is wereldwijd één van de meest toonaangevende hitlijsten. Naar verwachting zal Hardwells mix-album de komende week verder doorstijgen, omdat de verkopen dan de verkoopcijfers van een volledige week beslaan. Behalve in The Billboard Top 200 staat het album in Amerika sinds de release in de Top 3 bij iTunes Dance en in de Top 100 van de gewone iTunes album chart.

Hardwell scoort goed in Amerika. Niet alleen zijn album behaalt charts noteringen, zijn vorige single ‘Apollo’ – Hardwell feat. Amba Shepard is inmiddels 6656 keer gedraaid op Amerikaanse radiostations Zijn nieuwe single ‘Never Say Goodbye’ met Dyro en Bright Lights is inmiddels ook al terug te vinden in de US ITunes dance-chart. Afgelopen maand stond Hardwell op de mainstage bij EDC Vegas voor 100.000 fans.

Hardwell presents Revealed Vol.4  is de vierde editie uit de immens populaire reeks Hardwell presents Revealed in release. Het album bevat niet alleen de typische Hardwell knallers; het is bovendien een perfecte reflectie van zijn energieke live sets. Naast de grootste Hardwell Mash Ups, staan er acht nog niet eerder uitgebrachte tracks op dit album inclusief tracks van de nieuwe generatie Revealed producers Dyro, Dannic, Mightyfools, Alvaro, Kill The Buzz. Tenslotte staan Hardwells laatste twee # 1 Beatport hits ‘Krewella – Alive’  (Hardwell Remix) en ‘Never Say Goodbye’  op ‘Hardwell presents Revealed Volume 4’ .

Hardwell is als DJ en producer niet meer weg te denken uit de internationale Dance scene. Tijdens het Winter Music Conference  in Miami won hij twee IDMA’s (International Dance Music Awards) en draaide hij voor een uitzinnig publiek. Deze live set is binnen twee maanden ruim 6 miljoen keer bekeken op YouTube. De live set van zijn optreden tijdens Tomorrowland 2012 is ruim 17 miljoen keer bekeken. Hardwell bewijst hiermee dat hij veruit de populairste electronic dance music artiest is op het gebied van live music sets. Het album ‘Hardwell presents Revealed Volume 4’ brengt deze ultieme festivalvibe rechtstreeks de huiskamers in.

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Martin Garrix: jongste artiest ooit op nummer 1 in belangrijkste dance chart

Martin Garrix DJ Dancefreax 2013
Een van de meest gehypte en besproken teasers van mei 2013 was de teaser voor het nummer ‘Animals’. De naam van de DJ werd van te voren niet genoemd en vanaf dat moment raakten fans en bloggers in verhitte discussies over welke producer hier achter zou kunnen zitten. Het bleek de zeventienjarige Nederlandse Martin Garrix te zijn, officieel door het populaire magazine Billboard aangekondigd.

Na het stijgen in de hitlijsten de afgelopen week, bereikte ‘Animals’ de veelgeprezen nummer 1 plek op de belangrijkste dance chart op het web: Beatport.

Martin Garrix Animals Spinnin' Records Dancefreax 2013
Martin Garrix’ naam gonst nu al een tijdje in de internationale dance scene.
Omdat hij met ’s werelds grootste dance label Spinnin’ Records en boekingskantoor ‘Ace Agency’ werkt, die ook DJ sterren als Afrojack, Sander van Doorn, Quintino en Rehab vertegenwoordigen, is Martin’s ster rijzende. Online magazine Dancing Astronaut benoemde Martin vorige week nog tot een van de vijf ‘Breakthrough Artists Summer 2013’

Martin Garrix over zijn eerste # 1 hit: “Ik ben zo blij …. Ik kan nog steeds niet geloven dat dit gebeurt!”

“Animals” krijgt de support van de grootste DJ’s ter wereld, zoals David Guetta, Afrojack, Sander van Doorn, Chuckie, Tommy Trash en Danny Howard. Steve Aoki bestempelde de track als ‘HUGE!’ en Fedde Le Grand draaide “Animals” onlangs in zijn radioshow. Het was ook een van de meest gespeelde nummers op Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas.

Al deze belangrijke verwezenlijkingen in zo’n korte tijd, zorgen ervoor dat Martin Garrix goed op weg is om de hotste EDM act ter wereld te worden, dus houd je ogen en oren open!

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Tiësto’s Club Life – Vol 3 Stockholm

Tiësto's Club Life - Vol 3 Stockholm
After months of anticipation the day has arrived – Tiësto’s new mix album Club Life – Volume Three Stockholm is here! Grab it today from your favorite digital retailer and next Tuesday, June 25 via CD in your local store.

Tiësto’s latest mix album is the biggest dance release of the summer for good reason – it was created with tons of exclusive new Tiësto original productions, collaborations and remixes with a few of his personal favorites sprinkled in.

The buzz for all the new singles from the album is electric. You’ve likely been partying hard to Tiësto ft. Kyler England “Take Me”, Tiësto and MOTi “Back To The Acid”, Tiësto and DJ Punish “Shocker”, Tiësto and Dyro “Paradise”, and of course, Tiësto’s own exclusive remix of Icona Pop’s smash “I Love It” – but this is just a start. Wait until you hear all the great music expertly mixed together by Tiësto.

Club Life – Volume Three Stockholm is the perfect companion to seeing the world’s greatest DJ live this summer!

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Toolroom Knights Ibiza 2012

Currently heading up Toolroom Knights second year as residents at the world’s number 1 club, Space Ibiza, Toolroom head-honcho and internationally acclaimed electronic music master Mark Knight returns to the Toolroom Knights album series with two tailored mixes of the hottest House music shaking the Balearic Isle right now. ‘Toolroom Knights Ibiza 2012 Mixed By Mark Knight’ blends 36 scorching summer cuts personally selected by the Toolroom label boss to bring the ultimate Ibiza experience to your sound system.Setting the scene for those chilled sessions, ‘El Salon’ captures the vibe, building from the organic sounds of Karol XVII & MB Valence, Wehbba & Antonio Eudi and Gorge’s remix of Lovebirds ‘This Time’, through to the groove laden beats of Chus & Ceballos and Juan Sanchez before finishing with his own production ‘Alright’.

Continuing the journey, Mark’s ‘La Terraza’ mix encapsulates the essence of Toolroom Knights parties on the infamous Space terrace, blending 3 upfront exclusives from Ahmet Sendil, Tocadisco & Koen Groeneveld, Mihalis Safras & Siwell and Adrian Hour with underground beats from production heavyweights Miguel Campbell, Nic Fanciulli, Gary Beck, Nicole Moudaber and more! Escape to Ibiza with ‘Toolroom Knights Ibiza 2012 Mixed By Mark Knight’; your personal Mark Knight guide to the freshest flavours that are shaking this Ibiza season from sundown to sunrise.

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New release: Markus Schulz – Scream

Back in June 2010 one of the world’s most inventive electronic music minds released the artist album odyssey that was ‘Do You Dream?’ Fan applause, cross-genre DJ support and dance press acclaim greeted one chart-scaling, master-blasting single after another.

From ‘Do You Dream’s day of release though, Markus Schulz had already begun imagining and conceiving the sound designs that would go to make up his next long-playing excursion.

Now, comprising a 19-track packed collection of ear catching, floor quenching, seismic audio, his ‘Dream’ is about to turn into a mighty ‘Scream’!

“When you’re in the studio, deep in production mode on an album, your mind’s eye is forever picturing the reactions tracks, and moments in tracks, are going to generate”, says Markus. So in many respects the title ‘Scream’ is also the album’s mission statement. It’s that response, that surge of feeling and emotion I want to come back up off the floor when one of its tracks goes on. When it happens, you know all the late hours in the studio, putting the pieces in place, have been worth it!”

With a single-minded quality-meets-quantity credo, Markus has made judicious use of known vocal talent and new singer/songwriter blood on the album. These include US-based sensations Jaren and Aruna, as well as Paper Aeroplanes front-woman Sarah Howells. Also front-and-centre are precocious newer talents, with the likes of Seri and new Schulz discovery-cum-protégée, Adina Butar joining ‘Scream’s vocal cast.

Giving the album a strong song-edged bias has resulted in one with productions that span EDM’s spectrum.

For every daytime radio inciting number (‘Until It’s Gone’, ‘Love Rain Down On Me’ and current single ‘Caught’ to tag but a few), there’s also the more underground themes of tracks like ‘Deep In The Night’, ‘Absolution’ and the album’s thrilling title track. During the final weeks of ‘Scream’s production Schulz commented:“one of the side-effects of producing instrumental long-players like my Dakota ‘Thoughts Become Things’ series is that you keenly feel how much you miss working with lyrics and vocals. ‘Scream’ will be my most vocal-oriented album yet and I believe that the singer-song-writing talent I’ve collaborated with, it will also make for my most accomplished”.

‘Scream’ isn’t exclusively about the vocal though. Building the consummate 360° electronic music album requires contrast and that comes firmly into focus with its heart-of-the-dancefloor seeking instrumentals. From the scene-setting beat-free overture of ‘Our Moment’ to the serrated synthery of floor-ammo like ‘Triotronic’, ‘Soul Seeking’ and ‘Loops n Things’ (with Ferry Corsten) it delivers a comprehensive, panoramic, day-or-night-time listening experience.

Through it Schulz has once again demonstrated that the production side of his mind is alive, kicking and quite literally screaming to be turned loose. And on August 31st that’s exactly what will happen.

Planet EDM will never be quite the same again.

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Paul Oakenfold – We Are Planet Perfecto, Vol. 2

There are new stars emerging from the electronic scene all the time but there is one uber star – whose illustrious career spans the genre’s entire history and who has consistently been at the cutting edge since day one.

Paul Oakenfold’s contribution to the birth, growth and evolution of EDM is an epic story of legendary proportions and his extensive discography documents each stage of this incredible journey.

One of the new highly acclaimed annual contributors to that discography is Paul’s exciting We Are Planet Perfecto compilation series and this year’s release sees a focus on the sound Paul Oakenfold plays at his live shows stateside.

Being the first international DJ to have “broken America” Paul has toured the length and breadth of the country continuously for the last twenty years. Moving to Los Angeles in the early 00′s Paul made the US his home and focus of his career both as a DJ and film score producer.

Featuring smokin’ hot tracks and remixes from Nicky Romero, Hardwell, Tommy Trash, John Dahlback, Richard Beynon and of course Paul himself – We Are Planet Perfecto Vol. 2 gives listeners and fans worldwide a taste of what US clubbers experience at a Paul Oakenfold live show today.

This is Paul Oakenfold in America… bringing US together.

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Radio 538: Turn Up the Beach 2012

Voor wie nog niet genoeg heeft van Turn Up The Beach of het strandfestival moest missen, is de CD overal verkrijgbaar. De dubbelaar staat vol met de beste tracks die vandaag te horen waren, waaronder de laatste hits van Afrojack, Hardwell, Tiësto, Quintino, Bingo Players, Nicky Romero, Sidney Samson en vele anderen. De CD is onder andere te koop bij Free Record Shop, Bol.com en iTunes.

CD 1
1 Afrojack & Shermanology – Can’t Stop Me (Tiësto Mix)
2 Quintino & MOTI – Circuits
3 Sebastian Ingrosso & Alesso – Calling
4 Bingo Players – Rattle
5 Swedish House Mafia Vs. Knife Party – Antidote
6 Tiësto – Maximal Crazy (R3hab & Swanky Tunes Remix)
7 Gregor Salto – Damelo (You Got What I Want)
8 Chocolate Puma & Firebeatz – Just One More Time Baby
9 Hardwell & Nicky Romero – Bèta
10 Firebeatz – Miniman
11 Basto & Yves V – CloudBreaker
12 Sander van Doorn – Chasin’
13 Fedde Le Grand – So Much Love
14 Nicky Romero – Generation 303
15 Mat Zo & Arty – Mozart
16 Firebeatz & JOEYSUKI – Reckless
17 Sandro Silva – Core
18 Vato Gonzalez – Blow Ya Stereo
19 Sidney Samson – Get Low
20 La Fuente – Dounia
21 Martin Solveig – The Night Out (A-Trak Remix)
22 Laidback Luke feat. Chuckie & Martin Solveig – 1234
23 Michael Calfan – Resurrection
24 Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike & Regi – Momentum
25 Afrojack – Fatility

CD 2 Mix
1 Sander van Doorn – Chasin’
2 Firebeatz – Miniman
3 Sebastian Ingrosso & Alesso – Calling
4 Michael Calfan – Resurrection
5 Afrojack & Shermanology – Can’t Stop Me (Tiësto Remix)
6 Martin Solveig – The Night Out (A-Trak Remix)
7 Swedish House Mafia Vs. Knife Party – Antidote
8 Bingo Players – Rattle
9 Chocolate Puma & Firebeatz – Just One More Time Baby
10 Gregor Salto – Damelo (You Got What I Want)
11 Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike & Regi – Momentum
12 Hardwell & Nicky Romero – Bèta
13 Mat Zo & Arty – Mozart
14 Firebeatz & JOEYSUKI – Reckless
15 Vato Gonzalez – Blow Ya Stereo
16 Basto & Yves V – CloudBreaker
17 Quintino & MOTI – Circuits
18 Tiësto – Maximal Crazy (R3hab & Swanky Tunes Remix)
19 Fedde Le Grand – So Much Love
20 Nicky Romero – Generation 303
21 Sidney Samson – Get Low
22 La Fuente – Dounia
23 Laidback Luke feat. Chuckie & Martin Solveig – 1234
24 Afrojack – Fatility
25 Sandro Silva – Core