<![CDATA[DJ MAG MALAYSIA - FEATURES]]>Sat, 07 Mar 2020 03:42:55 +0100Weebly<![CDATA[Exclusive Interview With B-Goss]]>Thu, 05 Mar 2020 13:07:59 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/exclusive-interview-with-b-goss
B-Goss is the name that identifies the music producer, DJ Gigi Giangrossi. 

He began his career at the age of 13, first as public relations manager for the Clubs in Rome, then as Speaker and then disc jockey, achieving considerable success throughout Italy. His single "We Gon Ride", with Flo Rida and T-Pain, earned him worldwide fame, staying for more than two weeks in the top ranking iTunes Japan [Dance] Chart 2016, with great artists like Avicii, DJ Snake, David Guetta and many others.

The video clip of this song has been very successful on various U.S. music television channels such as MTV, with international viral interest.

Among the protagonists of the video clip are characters such as, the professional football player Keita Baldé paired with Mercedesz Henger, daughter of Eva Henger. 

In June 2016, immediately after the success of his single "We Gon Ride", in collaboration with rappers Flo Rida and T-Pain, B-Goss participates in the TV show Top DJ as a guest, playing the role of music expert, giving ratings and advice to contest participants.
                                                                                                                                                             
In October 2017 the track "Don Trap" is released, a single that will be successful a few months later on English soil. 2018 is the year of change for B-Goss. In May "Subura Su Sky" is released, a song in which B-Goss plays both music producer and rapper, proving to be a complete artist.  In June of the same year Sony Music Entertainment released the song "What's on My Mind" in collaboration with David Celine, an artist from Mauritius.

Both tracks drew particular media attention to B-Goss in anticipation of the release of her new album, scheduled for mid 2020.

We had the chance to sit down with him for an interview, this is what he told us:
- Hi! What do you think about the music industry in the last period? what's the strongest music genre in your opinion this year? 

 I think we've been going through a period of musical transactions lately.
The genre that in my opinion has been the most consistent and uprising is definitely rap/trap.

- Can you talk about your spring tour? Are you in the USA right now?

 I have planned, together with my management, to participate in various Edm events, starting first in Miami, then in Croatia, Asia and finally Holland.
It will be a year full of music, which is the thing I love the most.

- Are you planning to go back to Europe anytime soon? where you are going to perform? 

 I'm going back to Europe in April because I will be participating in the Spring Break Invasion festival that will be taking place in Croatia, which I really look forward to.

- What about your latest music release? can you tell us some details about it?

I am experimenting with new sounds, to find my own identity in the music industry. The track  I will be releasing soon  will be Dance. The acapella that I used, was recorded by a Spanish girl.

- What do you do besides music? We know you are also a great pilot! 

I’m not only a music producer, I’m also a professional helicopter pilot. The two things I love most in the world are music and flying.

- What do you think about Asia? Are you planning a tour here anytime soon?

Asia is a territory I've always wanted to visit. Thinking that my tour has dates there, fills my heart with joy.

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@2020 DJ Mag Malaysia
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<![CDATA[Spinnin Records Presents: Spinnin' Asia (Interview)]]>Thu, 05 Mar 2020 12:53:58 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/spinnin-records-presents-spinnin-asia-interview
Spinnin’ Records is expanding global impression with the launch of Spinnin’ Records Asia. The dance and electronic label is welcoming artists from young Asian heritage talents from the world to showcase their music to a global audience. Read below to see what Spinnin’ Records have to say.​


1.          Congratulations on the launch of Spinnin’Records Asia.  Can you give us a little introduction to it?
Asia is one of the most interesting regions for dance music, delivering lots of exciting new artists. This label is meant to introduce some of these artists (or artists with Asian roots) to the rest of the world. It’s also a place where artists from other regions can team up with Asian artists, resulting in unique new sounds and (hopefully) groundbreaking genres. 
Roger de Graaf (CEO)


2.          What do you think about the Asian market?
We feel this is up-and-coming. We initially noticed the rise of the Asian scene by our own artists receiving more bookings there. They came back with impressive experiences at wonderful festivals and events, with a huge, dedicated audience. We then saw more and more DJs and producers from the Asian countries emerge, the quality of the music was getting better. And now, it’s at a point where it could change the face of worldwide dance music with its unique artists and music. 
Roger de Graaf (CEO)


3.          What do you think Spinnin’Records Asia will bring to the Asian edm scene?
We hope to add even more fresh vibes to the scene :) But above all, we hope the Asian scene can bring us the best possible music, so we can promote this with the rest of the world!
Roger de Graaf (CEO)


4.          Who are some of the newer producers you are working with that you’re excited about? 
The first release on the label came from BEAUZ, two brothers who were born in Asia. They have a super cool fresh new sound, you can call it psy-pop, and they are finalizing their second single for us at the moment. We recently did a release with famous Indonesian actress and singer Prilly, together with the Brazilian duo Selva. We released a cool vocal future house track from Ken Takano, who teamed up with a fresh producer called Patrick Moreno, and now there’s a super cool new version/mix coming up from SHAUN and Advanced, titled ‘My Bad’(feat. Julie Bergan) which is an edit by KSHMR. We are talking to DJ Soda for a couple of single releases, plus we are working on a couple of other exciting projects – more news soon!
Jorn Heringa (Head A&R)​


5.          What kind of stuff do you look for in a producer? Are there tangibles that you can look for?
Most importantly, a producer needs to bring something fresh. There are a lot of DJs and producers who tend to imitate an already popular sound, but these kind of records often are not the most interesting for us. We look for someone who brings a completely unique sound, something that immediately attracts attention. This can be a certain electronic sound or genre, or a very cool pop hook. Melody is important here, you want something that’s unforgettable and immediately clicks with an audience.
Jorn Heringa (Head A&R)​


6.          Some labels sign an artist of that caliber just to have that artist on the roster. are you going for that kind of signing, or do you think he is capable of having a hit record?
We have always been about good music. As said, a great melody or groundbreaking new sound. That’s also why we sign a lot of young, unknown producers – if they bring something special, we want to sign them! Of course, we also work with major artists, but they have proven themselves as trendsetters already, so we don’t sign them just because of their name – we know they are capable of delivering something special.
Jorn Heringa (Head A&R)​


7.          Is Spinnin’Records Asia going to work with other genres in the future? For example techno?
We are interested in any kind of electronic music genre. From pop and hip hop to deep house and techno, we have released music in just about every style :) And yes, techno is also one of our loves, so anything’s possible.
Jorn Heringa (Head A&R)​



8.          What kind of strategy does the label use to promote their music?
First of all, let the music do its work. We pitch our releases with most of the biggest DJs in the world, in order to get their support. Once the club and festivals crowds are excited about a record, we promote it on a wider scale, from (specialist) radio and all the streaming portals to (dance) music media. We work with tailor made strategic marketing plans for each release. What works for one record definitely doesn’t mean it will work for another. We take a close look at both the track itself and the artist in order to lock in a solid plan which increases our chances of having the best possible outcome.
Susanne Hazendonk (Global Head Marketing/Records)
 

9.          What effects have social media and streaming services had on music sharing and consumption?
Spinnin’ has always been one of the frontrunners when it comes to social media, hence the brands’ enormous current reach. We were able to build a true, and still growing community which gives us the opportunity to talk to our fans directly. A huge advantage in this new era of music consumption. We are a household name, a quality mark, within the dance scene and this translates to the streaming services as well. We have a huge following on Spotify and it’s amazing to see that there is room for all (sub) genres to exist.  
Susanne Hazendonk (Global Head Marketing/Records)
 

10.    In the face of competition from other music records, what makes Spinnin’Records Asia stand out?
We believe it’s our 20 years long background in dance music and working with so many different artists that gives us an edge. We know our way in the global scene, are connected with the right people, and are able to pick up a great record anywhere in the world. Of course, being part of Warner Music Group also helps a lot – we have even more foothold in different parts of the world now. Warner is super helpful with enhancing our brand and discovering new artists.
Roger de Graaf (CEO)


11.    What’s next for Spinnin’Records Asia?
Lots of new music! Right now we are going strong with the new single from Prilly & Selva – ‘Shooting Stars’. But there’s also a Vietnames Nu Breed EP coming up, as well as a KSHMR edit of SHAUN and Advanced – ‘My Bad’ , bot scheduled for release in March. Our goal is to deliver some groundbreaking records from Asia this year, which we have already found many of since the launch of the label. Lots of good stuff coming up!
Roger de Graaf (CEO)


Source AsiaLive365 
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<![CDATA[Jean Marie Is Taking Over The USA With A Massive Tour]]>Wed, 04 Mar 2020 06:37:49 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/jean-marie-is-taking-over-the-usa-with-a-massive-tour
Italian DJ Jean Marie is brining you on a trip to USA for a massive tour powered by Ancestrale. Make sure to get your tickets before it's too late! 

03.03 Las Vegas - Techno Taco Tuesday

07.03 Hollywood - Avalon

13.03 Los Angeles - Death camp

17.03 Miami - Radio 105

18.03 South Beach - Nikki beach

19.03 South Beach - Nexus radio

19.03 Miami - T.B.A.

22.03 Fort Lauderdale - T.B.A.

23.03 Miami beach - Ancestrale

24.03 Miami Beach - Peter torre & friends

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<![CDATA[WIRED MUSIC WEEK SET TO ELECTRIFY MALAYSIA WITH FULL LINEUP REVEAL]]>Fri, 28 Feb 2020 01:34:08 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/wired-music-week-set-to-electrify-malaysia-with-full-lineup-revealCompleting the lineup with latest pillar, re:Wired, which bridges the music industry with the gaming industry
Kuala Lumpur, 28 February 2020 - The third installment of Asia’s Largest Electronic Music Conference & Festival, Wired Music Week (WMW) , is set to electrify Malaysia with the announcement of its full lineup featuring the addition of the new pillar, re:Wired . The conference takes place from 12th to 15th March 2020 against the sights and sounds of official venue partner, Zouk Genting .


re:Wired will see Wired Music Week partnering with Sync Summit to create a series of panels, keynotes and workshops focusing on the intersection of music, gaming and esports. The aim of this partnership is to provide attendees, including artists, and people from the music and game industries with practical information, intelligence, resources and networking opportunities in order to gain relevant resources and practical knowledge to succeed in getting their music into games.


Sync Summit CEO Mark Frieser says of the partnership, “We are delighted to partner with Wired Music Week to help provide attendees with the practical tools they need to succeed in sync and composition for games. As the premier event programming company, in sync and composition for all types of media, Sync Summit is committed to create and deliver content that will deliver to Wired Music Week’s attendees with insight, information, intelligence and access to the best practices and the people essential to doing business in music and games.”

At the heart of WMW is a passion-fueled movement with the focus of connecting creative individuals and changing attitudes toward the progressing music industry. This year is no different, with the main conference centered around the theme of Sustainability within all aspects of the global electronic music industry.

WMW2020 PASSES HERE
From industry trends to mental health, WMW will take a deep dive into various exciting topics and explore new methods to maintain the sustainability of electronic music in today’s modern world with the addition of speakers such as Olga Heijns (CEO Mixmash & Next Era Music Publishing ) and Robb Harker (CEO of Supermodified Agency) . Newly announced panels include Label’s Perspective: Merging East and West In The Artist’s Strategy , that aims to bridge both ends of the spectrum of the industry on a global level for maximum artist exposure, and The Evolving Relationship Between Artists & Managers , on what it means to be an artist manager in today’s modern context. 



Another highly anticipated addition to WMW is new pillar, Wired Black , which sheds light on the underground music scene to showcase an alternative side to electronic music. Leading this pillar will be the opening keynote, Evolving As An Asian DJ Into The International Circuit , delivered by Thai DJ, Nakadia , through her personal career journey in successfully breaking through to the Western market. Another highlight in this pillar will be the panel, The Evolution Of The Revolution , where four prominent movers and shakers of the nightlife and entertainment industry in Asia, including the likes of Paul Hugo (Country Director of Hakkasan Group Indonesia) , who will discuss the evolution of the clubbing and rave culture in Asia over the last 20 years and how it has affected the industry in general. Wired Black will also feature panels such as Sustainability & Underground Events , inspired by the conference theme and The Future Of Journalism: Borders & Beyond , which takes a look at modern day music journalism.

Further new additions to the full WMW lineup also includes workshops such as The Universal Music Production led by acclaimed house music tastemaker, Styline , and Frequency Lab Sessions by DJs Arkham Knights and Sihk ; as well as a slew of afterparties guaranteed to bring conference attendees to their feet in Zouk Genting featuring a lineup of international DJ acts.
#WMW2020 CONFERENCE PASSES HERE
WMW2020 PASSES SOLD HERE
ADDITIONAL
SIDE ACTIVITIES:
1. Wellness Sessions - April Kuan
2. Giant Beer Pong Challenge
3. Dance Music Trivia
4. Sunday Brunch Party
5. Pro-Networking Drinks Sessions
6. DJCity Malaysia Linkup (First Edition In Malaysia)
7. Gala Dinner
+ MANY MORE

AFTER PARTIES - (10PM till late)
1. Thursday 12.3 - WMW2020 Official Opening Party - Empire
2. Friday 13.3 - Wired Black After Party - Empire
3. Friday 13.3 - Connect Asia Opening Party - Zouk Genting
4. Saturday 14.3 - Markus Schulz & Arkham Knights - Zouk Genting
5. Saturday 14.3 - Siam Songkran Festival Takeover Party - Empire
6. Saturday 14.3 - Wired Black Pres. 10 Years of Ohrwurm - FuHu
7. Sunday 15.3 - Re:Wired Opening Party - Empire

Tickets are now available for sale at https://wmw2020.pouchnation.com/
For more information about Wired Music Week, head on to www.wmw.my or check out their social media platforms below:
Facebook  |  Instagram  |  LinkedIn
GET YOUR WMW2020 PASSES NOW
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<![CDATA[Interview With Vintage Culture]]>Fri, 21 Feb 2020 09:17:03 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/interview-with-vintage-culture
VINTAGE CULTURE INTERVIEW

1)You’ve just released your track Deep Inside Of Me what was your inspiration about?  

The vocal performance of MKLA  was an inspiration to create a sonic landscape that was equal to her passionate performance.  We needed an instrumental that was dramatic, cool and sexy. An instrumental which took the listeners on a journey. This was a big challenge and I think we’ve achieved our goal.  This Video for “Deep Inside of Me” is a work of Art. It’s available on Youtube today.
  
2)How did you get into music in the first place? 

It felt like a gravitational pull. Even at a young age I was drawn to music. When I was 18, away from home and attending school, I spent my spare time studying music production and learning everything I could using my tiny computer.  The way Depeche Mode or New Order combined electronic instrumentals with true songwriting caught my attention. That inspiration has stayed with me. This is how I approach each new song even today.

3)What artists are you inspired by?

Today, I’m inspired by great songs with creative productions. It doesn’t matter if it’s by a superstar artist, or a new talent. It’s the creativity that inspires me most and the passion that I recognize behind the music. I like to be surprised. If I can hear something new or unique in a production, that is always refreshing. 

4)This year you played major festivals like Lollapalooza, Tomorrowland, Rock n Rio  and many other clubs around the world. How has the experience of traveling non-stop been?   

Most importantly, walking on stage and seeing the fans, many whom have been with you for years is an indescribable feeling.  This is what it’s all about. I feel like I’m in a long term relationship with my fans and they keep inspiring me to do my best work. I’ll tell you,  in the beginning the constant traveling was strenuous. Being away from home all the time was not always easy. But I’ve built a strong team over the years and they are like family to me. Traveling with your best friends definitely makes being away from home easier. Knowing that I can rely on the people around me is something I appreciate everyday.


5)What was your most memorable festival or club experience this year?  

2020 is still young, but this past weekend 500,000 people filled the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil. A festival I headlined which included talented artists from all over the country. It was an amazing sight watching fans  dancing- as far as the eye can see- to the music I’ve created.  
 
6) Do you have any future plans we can be looking out for?  


As I write this, my previous single, “In The Dark” is Number #1 on the Billboard Dance Club charts in the USA.  This is a good beginning to 2020.
In 2020 I will being touring North America including New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami.  I will be on the Main Stage at Tomorrowland- the biggest festival in Europe- and I’m looking forward to seeing my fans in Europe again. I have a new release each month until the end of December. I’ve put my soul into each new song. I appreciate the dedication of my fans and want to give them my very best.

7) Communication with fans is essential. What is your relationship with social media?

Let’s be very clear about this. The posts on social media are directly from me. Yes, I share posts from promoters, record label and my colleagues - but my connection to the fans is very direct.  I’m allowing my fans to have a glimpse of my life… the same way they show me their lives. Something I enjoy most is sharing the posts my fans create when they are dancing to my tracks.


8)So what’s been on your spotify playlist and what have you been listening to?  


I find music from all over the world. Seriously, from Asia, Russia to Australia to Central Europe.  I will update my playlists on Spotify and you will see for yourself. 

9)Will you come to Malaysia soon?


Malaysia is a country that has been so supportive of dance music.  The world sees this and appreciates this. Performing in Malaysia and introducing fans to my songs is a big hope for 2020.

@2020 DJ Mag Malaysia - Simona Nardone



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<![CDATA[AUDIOTRICZ RELEASE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM,A NEW DAWN (Chapter 1), ON ‘ART OF CREATION’]]>Sat, 01 Feb 2020 04:26:48 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/audiotricz-release-their-debut-albuma-new-dawn-chapter-i-on-art-of-creation
Léon Benschop and Kenneth Kroes have turned their dreams into a daily reality. A friendship based on a shared passion and love for making music - mixed with a healthy dose of ambition - has since seen the pair rapidly grow into a leading hardstyle act, conquering mainstages all over the world.

Known for their strong melodic sound, Dutch duo Audiotricz have now finally debuted their debut album ‘A New Dawn’ on Art Of Creation. Proudly sharing their redefined sound within the hardstyle world, the duo’s mission of crafting music with a deeper meaning is emphasised by the album’s opening interlude; a guitar performance of ‘Shamed’ played live during the endshow of Defqon.1.

The performance - a career highlight for the pair - showcased Leon’s instrumental strength on electronic guitar, whilst Kenneth occupied the booth to mesmerise the crowd, with both citing the show as an inspiration for their consequential flow of fresh ideas in the studio.

Using this boost to enhance their production prowess, the pair set about creating their best work to date, with ’Skywards’ proving a particular album highlight, led by the incredible vocals of Micheal Jo. Explaining a period of time where the duo were searching for the next stage in their lives, the track is truly unique, but still offers an insight to their soul, which is powerfully heard throughout Combining a strong melody with such emotive lyrics is a sure-fire sign that Audiotricz have found the flame again.
Packing in more addictive melodies and guitar riffs across the release, including collaborations with Atmozfears, and 160 BPM dancefloor-killer with Darren Styles, the pair also work with melodic genius Demi Kanon, and E-Life on the album. With outstanding remixes by Code Black (‘Let The Be Light’) and highly talented duo Ecstatic (‘Alchemy Of Hardstyle’) also making the final cut, it’s safe to say that Audiotricz’ signature sound shines throughout.

Raising their musical bar, Chapter One of their musical story may be complete, but based on the impeccable quality of this release, fans from all across the globe will prove hopeful that further chapters are incoming during the near future.


‘A New Dawn’ full tracklist:

01. Shamed (Interlude)
02. Shamed 
03. Distance (feat. Nino Lucarelli)
04. Let There Be Light (Code Black Remix)
05. Supersonic (With E-Life)
06. Renegade (With Demi Kanon)
07. Skywards (feat. Michael Jo)
08. Don’t Say Goodbye (feat. Aloma)
09. A New Dawn (Interlude)
10. Different (With E-Life)
11. Way Of The Wicked (With Atmozfears)
12. Energy (With Darren Styles)
13. Alchemy Of Hardstyle (Ecstatic Remix)

 https://open.spotify.com/album/6rLCvkI1WfZ0j4X5QRCYy4?si=PXllf1q2RgCzgjVZLYX1kw

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 http://aoc.ffm.to/aocd002d



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<![CDATA[Mujuice unveils retro-futurist new album Regress (Interview)]]>Mon, 16 Dec 2019 07:47:24 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/mujuice-unveils-retro-futurist-new-album-regress-interview
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Mujuice has made a breakthrough with an album of extremely underground techno that has  the potential to excite and disturb the senses.   Throughout the album you feel that the punchy directness of each track leaves more than enough room for you to get lost in the intricacies of the sound design and construction.  

The resulting tracks, while undeniably booming and throbbing, felt slightly estranged from the dance-floor, like free-floating ideas in a constant state of becoming, not yet sure of what direction they were taking.
Underneath the layers of distorted circuitry and the frenzy at the heart of "Motherland", there are signs of Mujuice presence at the tiller in the form of a deep and hidden unconsciousness that drives the album along.

That's what makes Mujuice with  debut album  such a surprising and refreshing listen.

Tell us a little about your album, what inspired you how it was born?


Mostly I was thinking about role of rave culture as a reaction to darkest
moments of modern time. How it was perceived deconstructed and absorbed
all this militarist totalitarian toxic radioactive nuclear aesthetics. And the way it
confronted it. It was specific in every country but stood up as an international
movement.


When you're approaching a song in the studio, do you have a particular
meaning for it in mind?


Itʼs hard to tell, time to time. Usually I donʼt plan before record, but when I start
I have an image, something that describes concept of the record, can be sound
description or anything.
And at the end I always know the name, thereʼs no special moment for me
where I need to come up with title, I just know it.


Electronic music is generally instrumental. What do you think music
without vocals can convey?


I think that any music itself as a consequence of culture is structured and
driven by language.
Melodicism and basic forms are determined by language as far as I understand
it. So if youʼve got a feeling that you can sing it, even if thereʼs no words
literally, it still works this way somehow.


Your music has a lot of acid sounds, and techno in general has a lot of
darkness to it. These things often get interpreted as anger or adversarial
emotions, do you think that's fair?


I guess itʼs complicated connection. Tension and darkness in techno is more a
way of routing this aggression, in my opinion. And it feels different on the dance
floor, itʼs more a way to observe and then get rid of this darkness through
dancing it out.
The utilitarian aspect of a DJ set, you know you're trying to get people to
dance. Does the crowd's reaction influence you or do you have your own
vibe that you're trying to present and they can take it or leave it?
Performing my techno live and DJing is a bit different for me. As a Dj I do my
best to bring people together, have fun, itʼs still my favorite tracks, but itʼs not
about me personally, itʼs more about crowd and venue.
As an artist I perform more individualistic and personal and egoistic music in
some way.
But still I try to make this experience approachable as it possible, collective, like
a small trip, a journey we share together.
Which tracks should not miss in your spotify playlist?
21st Century Pop Song by Hymieʼs Basement
What do you want to say to the Malaysian public?
Unfortunately Iʼve never been to Malaysia yet, I hope Iʼll get there soon. Looking
forward to say hi personally."




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To find out more about Mujuice, go to:
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram



@2019 Simona Nardone

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<![CDATA[OUT NOW: MAGNIFICENCE & SHAPOV – UNBORING THE FUTURE]]>Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:42:36 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/out-now-magnificence-shapov-unboring-the-future

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Dutch powerhouse duo Magnificence have teamed up with Russian ace Shapov for their brand new collaborative release, ‘Unboring The Future’. With both acts cementing a soaring reputation as ‘the future of house music’, this dream collaboration has now transformed into a reality, with both acts delivering their distinct and unique sonic styles across the track.


Making their breakthrough in 2018 when Swedish House Mafia supported their EP during the tracklist of their reunion set at Ultra Miami, Magnificence have been creating a huge stir in the industry ever since, bringing that nostalgic ‘pure rave’ touch back to dancefloors worldwide. Further making saves as trendsetters with releases such as 'Fire', 'Closer', and 'Cobra', the pair also released their 2nd EP made up of 'Remember' and 'Control', and more recently, dropped 'The Drill'. Finding a home for their house-focused beats on Axwell’s iconic Axtone imprint, the duo have also branched out to releases on Martin Garrix’s STMPD RCRDS and Tiësto's Musical Freedom.


With Shapov joining Magnificence in the studio for ‘Unboring The Future’; the Russian continues to surge through the industry, carrying an impeccable reputation as one of the most influential producers in the global house scene up to now. Starting out as one half of hugely popular duo Hard Rock Sofa, the pair’s progressive hits ‘Here We Go’ (used as the soundtrack to blockbuster movie series ‘The Fast & The Furious’) and 2013’s ‘Rasputin’ soon became staple parts of Swedish House Mafia’s #OneLastTour set lists. Recently Shapov demonstrated his diversity with ‘The Last Dancer’, ‘Our Origin’ and now “La Résistance De L’amour” to complete the “Trilogy” EP alongside Dutch trance master Armin van Buuren.
 
First born at a DJ & writers camp with Peugeot in Amsterdam last October, Magnificence & Shapov’s ‘Unboring The Future’ has now been selected as the score to the legendary car manufacturer’s latest commercial campaign, with the track used in various advertisements. The decision highlights the truly global appeal of both Magnificence and Shapov, now both bonafide world stars in their own right, with the track set to drop on Epic247 Recordings in partnership with Universal Music Publishing, Amp.Amsterdam, Havas Lemz and Peugeot Netherlands.

Online & social links:
MAGNIFICENCE:
Website: http://www.magnificencemusic.com
IG: https://instagram.com/MagnificenceMusic
YT: https://youtube.com/Magnificence

FB: https://www.facebook.com/magnificence
TW: https://www.twitter.com/MagnificenceNL
SC: https://soundcloud.com/magnificence

SHAPOV:
Website: http://www.shapovmusic.com

IG: https://instagram.com/shapovmusic
YT: https://www.youtube.com/shapovmusic
FB: https://www.facebook.com/shapovmusic
TW: https://twitter.com/shapovmusic

SC: https://soundcloud.com/shapovmusi

EPIC247 RECORDINGS:
Website: https://www.epic247agency.com
IG: https://instagram.com/epic247agency
FB: https://www.facebook.com/epic247agency
YT: https://www.youtube.com/epic247agency
TW: https://twitter.com/epic247agency
SC: https://soundcloud.com/epic247

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<![CDATA[LaCrEme Unleashes Massive Single, “Bounce Back” [CYB3RPVNK]]]>Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:48:29 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/lacreme-unleashes-massive-single-bounce-back-cyb3rpvnk
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If there’s one artist that has been on fire, it’s LaCrème. Emerging from the drum & bass and UK garage scene in England in 2001, LaCrème quickly made a name for himself as one of Asia’s best hip-hop DJs. In 2013 he exploded onto the EDM scene, quickly gaining massive popularity and playing at the biggest clubs and festivals in cities across Asia and has showed no signs of slowing down.

2019 has been a great year for him so far, with his last single “Just A Dream” earning hundreds of thousands of streams along with support from Blasterjaxx, Justin Prime, and Bingo Players, to name a few. His latest single, “Bounce Back”, is equally impressive and also earned approval of R3hab, who signed it to his imprint CYB3RPVNK Records.
“Bounce Back” is another excellent showcase of LaCrème and his talent for crafting electrifying tracks. You feel the energy the minute you press play, as a house-y lead accompanies a deep vocal sample, building into a wild drop that is sure to light up dance floors. 

“Bounce Back” is out now worldwide !



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<![CDATA[ASOT950 completes massive lineup for highly anticipated edition]]>Sat, 09 Nov 2019 06:53:59 GMThttp://djmagmalaysia.my/features/asot950-completes-massive-lineup-for-highly-anticipated-edition
15 February 2020

Following the recent announcement of the ASOT950 theme ('Let The Music Guide You') at Amsterdam Dance Event, the full list of names set to join trance titan Armin van Buuren on 15 February has been revealed. With party-goers flocking to the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht for the main event, a special pre-party will also take place in Amsterdam on 14 February, headlined by Armin van Buuren himself, as trance lovers anticipate a full weekend of ASOT action. Growing meteorically as an annual celebration, A State of Trance has become one of the most iconic events on the dance music calendar, with fans from all across the world jetting in for the yearly revelry of all things trance. Led by Armin van Buuren, ASOT heralds a collection of the finest purveyors of the genre performing stunning sets to capacity crowds across various stages.

After the Phase One announcement had already confirmed Aly & Fila, Andrew Rayel, Giuseppe Ottaviani, Jorn van Deynhoven, Key4050 and Markus Schulz to play the event at the Jaarbeurs, the ASOT950 cast has now added a further array of the finest trance talent, with Anjuna superstar Ilan Bluestone set to join the celebrations, alongside Scottish prog-trance maestro Grum, and fast-rising psy-trance talent Simon Patterson.

Russian DJ and producer Alexander Popov will also play the all-night event, along with psy-trance duo Coming Soon!!!, Aria Digital founder David Forbes, and Ukranian pair DRYM. Firm ASOT fan favourite Estiva also joined the billing, along with explosive talent PROFF, Dutch maestro Richard Durand, and Armada regular Rodg. They'll be joined by the likes of Israeli craftsman Ace Ventura, Egyptian all-rounder Ahmed Helmy, Russian youngster Beatsole, forward-thinking producer Ben Gold, melodic master BLUUM, and psy superstar Captain Hook. The lineup is rounded off by Spin Twist pioneer Day.din, bass trance artist Elevven, tech-trance wizard Morten Granau,  a special b2b between Nifra and Fisherman, Dubi Dagan (aka RITMO), rave giants SkyPatrol (STANDERWICK + ReOrder), Moscow-born producer Sound Quelle, progressive trance legend Rub!k, flag-bearer of the 'Pure Trance' movement Solarstone, Finnish tech-trance hero Tempo Giusto, and the signature sounds of Brazilian wonderkid WAIO.

With Armin Van Buuren also headlining the Amsterdam pre-party on 14 February, the ASOT boss will be joined by a flurry of special guests, including ASOT radio regular Allen Watts, hugely popular German duo Cosmic Gate, explosive DJ/producer Luke Bond, and van Buuren's fellow ASOT radio host, Ruben de Ronde. Last year's edition of ASOT sold out six weeks in advance, and demand for the 2020 event has proven more insatiable than ever before, breaking records as the fastest selling ASOT event of all time! The last remaining tickets for the iconic event are available via festival.astateoftrance.com 

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