Pulse Music News Minute: Week of Jan. 11, 2016

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Everyone is stoked about the return of LCD Soundsystem as they’ll be headlining Coachella this year. Also on the electronic front, Nicole Moudaber and Skin are scheduled, as well as Adam Beyer & Ida Engberg, Bob Moses, John Digweed, Major Lazer, Flume, Calvin Harris, Disclosure, Zedd and many more.
Justin Boreta of The Glitch Mob is part of the team behind Hyperspektiv, a photo/video app out in the iPhone app store January 19 for complex video effects and editing.
Armada Music and Max Vangeli launch a new imprint called NoFace Records, with his own track “Shine” as the first release.

Hacktavist group Anonymous has issued a warning to The Prodigy’s frontman Keith Flint for animal cruelty and friendliness with British conservatives, far from the rebelling against the establishment stance the group proclaimed to stand for. They’ve given him a year to clean up his act.

Martin Garrix and Spinnin’ Records are battling it out after Spinnin’ said Garrix breached his contract. Garrix says he granted Spinnin’ a seven year license on music previously released, and Garrix now feels freed.
Forbes puts out a list of the 30 under 30 musicians and Krewella and DJ Snake make the list.
Mat Zo’s sophomore album will be out in early February, but you can check out five demos that didn’t make the final cut on his SoundCloud now.

Another new album coming out in 2016 is Bonobo’s next offering sometime during the year according to his Twitter. Also with new material for 2016 are Justice, Gorillaz, a debut album from Baauer, and the highly anticipated Opus from Eric Prydz.
Berghain resident and German techno legend Ben Klock earns the honor from BBC1 as having the best Essential Mix of the year.
“Lean On” is out, “The Chainsmokers’ “Roses” is in—at least in terms of what’s topping the Billboard dance/electronic chart. The Major Lazer track was holding the No. 1 spot for 23 weeks.
Dillon Francis’ alter ego DJ Hanzel is always threatening to go “von deeper,” and now he’ll put that to the test with a DJ Hanzel and Drezo collaboration rumored to be called “Anxiety” and a snippet is on Dillon’s Instagram.

ONE FUCKING DEEPER (📹 by @splitviewstudios) song is unreleased by Dj Hanzel & @drezomusic

A video posted by Dillon Francis (@dillonfrancis) on

RIP To Guru Josh, aka Paul Walden, the man behind the anthem “Infinity.” He passed away in his home in Ibiza at age 51.

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Journalist/Marketing Director at DJOYbeat.com
As a self-proclaimed “pseudosocialite” who isn’t afraid to rock comfortable shoes or the same outfit twice at Vegas hot spots, Deanna Rilling has been involved in the electronic music scene for over 15 years. She turned that love of music into a full-time career in 2007, writing for publications such as DJ Times, Las Vegas Weekly, Las Vegas Sun, Smash Magazine, Vegas Seven, Nite Guide, Insomniac.com and many more. Deanna typically gets at least one drink spilled on her a night when out and about and usually gets her feet stepped on as well, but it’s all in a day’s work and she wouldn’t have it any other way.
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