Author Archives: Mathilde Riel Ciel

The Chainsmokers : World’s Highest Paid DJs

In Forbes’ annual list of “Electronic Cash Kings” for the year 2019, The Chainsmokers came out on top for having grossed a total of $46 million in earnings. Not surprising at all, since the year saw the dynamic pair of Alex Pall and Drew Taggart comprising The Chainsmokers EDm duo, swamped with festivals and private […]

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Pointers to Remember When Setting Up Business as a Live Sound Equipment Provider

Thinking of runniing one’s own live sound equipment company is a goal worth setting your sights on while living at the Gold Coast. After all, the city is alive 24/7 with Ozzie pubs, stylish cafes and bars where hipsters would just love to have Instagram photos taken. Those looking to experience sharing and jamming their […]

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Activist EDM D.J. Marea Stamper a.k.a.“The Black Madonna” Drops Out of Amazon-linked Intersect Festival

Marea Stamper, otherwise known in the EDM world as “The Black Madonna”, had her name and booking removed from the forthcoming Intersect music and art festival in Las Vegas, after learning of the event’s association with Amazon. Also, well-known in the music industry as a D.J. activist, Ms. Stamper explained via a published statement that […]

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Electronic Dance Music Parties Draw Further Attention as Popular Haunts for Opioid Users

Electronic Dance Music (EDM) parties have drawn attention as popular haunts of opioid users. So much so that a study conducted by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at the Meyers College of Nursing at NYU, suggests the need to focus on this increasingly popular scene as part of continuing efforts to […]

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Disc Jockeys are Just Like Any Hard Working Human, They Suffer from Back Pains Too

Disc jockeys of today are no longer the traditional broadcast personalities who played music selections over the air, most often unseen, seated and confined to radio booths. DJs or Deejays can now be seen performing anywhere, and for live audiences at dance clubs, night clubs, festivals, events, parties and online radios. In order to give […]

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Remembering Germany’s Studio for Electronic Music and Its Significant Contribution to the Music Industry

The Studio for Electronic Music (SEM) of the Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) a German public-broadcasting institution, is an important element in the development of electronic music. Founded in October 18, 1951, SEM was the first of its kind music facility, founded on the concept of mixing electronically synthesised sounds to introduce a new genre of music. […]

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Electronic Music : A Peek into Tomas Barfod’s Brand of Music

Electronic music is basically musical sound produced by electronically processing vibrations, like those created by electronic oscillators coming in waveforms. They are then recorded and edited and subsequently reproduced with the use of loudspeakers. Generally, electronic music is sound captured in tape, to be edited and recorded later into a more permanent form. This type […]

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