Pulse Music News Minute Featuring New Tunes From Tiga, Huxley, Groove Armada and Serge Devant

Pulse bannerKeep up-to-date with all the headlines in electronic music this week, all in one place. Tune in to Pulse 96.7 FM in Vegas and Pulse 87 NY online, or check out the tidbits below.

David Bowie is dead and my heart is still broken. You may not think Bowie was electronic, but he started delving into experimenting with the sound in the ‘70s and even went DnB on the album Earthling. Brush up on your music history and pay homage to a genius.

Belgian producer Lost Frequencies blew up the radio with his single “Are You With Me” and “Reality.” Now he’s playing his first US shows starting January 29 in New York at Webster Hall and Los Angeles February 2 at Sound Nightclub, plus both Saturdays at Coachella.
Bassnectar announces Bass Center 2016 in Colorado July 29 & 30 with Flux Pavilion, Wu-Tang Clan, Flying Lotus, Porter Robinson and more, plus camping.

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If you win a special Golden ticket to Bassnectar’s Bass Center camping festival, don’t scalp it, duh. One of five winners tried to do just that and got busted by Bassnectar, who promptly canceled the ticket code.
Armada Deep celebrates 100 releases since its launch in September 2014. Numero 100 is the Groove Armada Remix of DrewXHill’s “Talk To You.”

Annie Mac names the first “Hottest Record in the World” for 2016 as Eric Prydz featuring Rob Swire, “Breathe.”

If your New Year’s resolution was to read more, and that’s a good one, well Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics has a new memoir called Sweet Dreams are Made of This: A Life in Music out on February 9.
Tomorrowland unveils its theme for this year, calling it “The Elixir of Life.” Our money is on something Harry Potter would like to party at.
Ookay has flipped Duke Dumont’s hit “Need You (100%)” and in celebration of Ookay’s birthday, you can get it as a free download on his SoundCloud.

govballGovernors Ball  announces its 2016 lineup that includes a medley of rock, electronic and hip-hop. The diverse lineup includes Beck, Death Cab for Cutie, M83, Jamie XX, Duke Dumont, Galantis, Bob Moses and many more June 2-5 at Randall’s Island Park in NYC.
According to DJ stalkers on the Internet, rumor has it that the mysterious producer Malaa may not be a he but a they, and signs point to Tachimi and DJ Snake.
Drumcode’s new package is called A-Sides Volume 4 with nine tracks, including releases from Adam Beyer, Nicole Moudaber, Alan Fitzpatrick and more.

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Deanna Rilling has been involved in the music scene for over 20 years. She turned that love of music into a full-time career in 2007, writing for publications such as DJ Mag, DJ Times, Las Vegas Weekly, Las Vegas Sun, Smash Magazine, Vegas Seven, Billboard, Beatport, Insomniac and many more.
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