Pulse Music News Minute with New Tunes from Eagles & Butterflies, Far Too Loud, Riva Starr and Route 94

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Wolfgang Gartner finally released a second album on January 29. You can listen to  10 Ways to Steal Home Plate on his Facebook page or Spotify.

Write this down, there’s some good festivals in Southern California coming up: March 5-6 CRSSD returns to San Diego with headliners ODESZA, Chet Faker, Tale of Us, Jamie Jones, Gorgon City and more. April 1-4 Desert Hearts will bring 72 hours on non-stop house and techno on an Indian reservation outside of San Diego and LA. And then at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Valentine’s Day, Awakenings will see the Dutch techno brand bringing Adam Beyer, Ida Engberg, Pan Pot and more.
If you’re looking for something a bit more intelligent in your music, producer/DJ/film scorer/composer Kate Simko and London Electronic Orchestra will release a self-titled debut LP out May 6.
If you’ve got some air miles to burn, Armin van Buuren’s Embrace tour kicks off May 6 and 7 at Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome.
Underworld is back! They’ll not only be playing Coachella, but they’ve got a forthcoming album out March 18 called Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future. The official video for the first single “I Exhale” is out now
New York’s electronic music festival returns as Electric Zoo: Wild Island at Randall’s Island Park Labor Day Weekend.
Deadmau5 previews more new music for his Entrophy project with short clips on his Soundcloud.


So interestingly enough, when Kygo was in Chicago, he brought R. Kelly out on stage to sing “Sexual Healing” and “Ignition.” He previously brought out Shaggy during Kygo’s New York stop.
There’s allegedly something shady going in New York. AEG Live reportedly lobbied Mayro de Blasio so Panorama Festival could take place. The promoter allegedly paid de Blasio’s friend $150,000, who in turn donated $19,000 to the mayor’s reelection campaign.
In case you didn’t get the memo, Las Vegas locals are miffed at MGM Resorts. The 12 properties in town are going to start charging for parking. Add a cover charge and overpriced cocktails to your night, you may think twice where you party on the Strip in the near future.
SNBRN dropped a new single featuring previously unreleased Nate Dogg vocals on “Gangsta Walk.”


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Journalist/Marketing Director at JOYbeat.com
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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