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Ashlee Burke

Music

Dannic x IHeartRaves Exclusive Interview- Fonk Labelhead Talks Signing with Spinnin’ and performing STORM Festival Changsha in China

Dannic’s DJ career started at the tender age of 17 years old, playing in a bar in his hometown Breda and has held his place within DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs Poll 4 years in a row as of 2016. Delivering big-room and grooving house, Dannic has debuted releases on world-class labels including Toolroom, a longstanding relationship with Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings, as well as having launched his own imprint ‘Fonk Recordings’ in October 2015.

“Dannic is such a technically gifted DJ, his mixing and selection skills are second to none. When I see one of his new tracks land in my inbox I can barely contain my excitement, he is one of the best up and coming producers in the scene.”- Hardwell (Jan 2013)

I had the chance to speak with the Dutch producer and label head about his recent record deal with Spinnin’ Records as well as his appearance at STORM Festival in Changsha, China.

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Festival News

MOTION NOTION PHASE 2 LINE UP IS HERE!

Bountiful basslines and tantalizing drops will echo throughout the picturesque Rocky Mountains of Golden, BC as the 18th annual Motion Notion Festival takes over this summer, August 24th ⬝ 28th, 2017. Having already unveiled an impressive Phase I lineup, the masterminds behind Motion Notion have dreamt up a visionary Phase II, showcasing the elite of rising talent from Western North America to compliment headliners Datsik, Avalon, Dirtyphonics, Koan Sound, The M Machine and Minnesota alongside a diverse mix of international legends and underground acts — totaling over 100! Continue Reading

Music

ETC! ETC! x iHeartRaves Exclusive Playlist & Interview

LA native born and raised producer/DJ ETC!ETC! has built a reputation as one of the leaders in trap and Moombahton productions. Recently I got a chance to catch up with the hard working Dad and ask him about what his production process, his work on Dim Mak, and his opinion on the age old question of pizza toppings! Check out the interview below and enjoy and an exclusive playlist made to help get all our unicorns ready to headbang at their upcoming show at Avalon Hollywood’s CONTROL presents this Friday night! I’ll be there on behalf of all the hood rat bass heads and Studio 240! Hope you see a few of you there! Continue Reading

Music

Cash Cash x iHeartRaves Exclusive Playlist and Interview!

Recently I got the chance to catch up with one of my favorite music trio’s Cash Cash ahead of their upcoming appearance for Life In Color San Diego where the producers are sure to bring their signature blend of powerhouse pop ballads and killer drops for some emotional healing and bootie shaking. The trio seems to have taken on the task of building a bridge between pop and dance music fan bases in recent years which isn’t an easy task when dealing with a community of fans that can be dismissive of all things “Pop” music. Never the less Cash Cash have used their popularity and deft production skills to gain a cult following as well as given themselves a platform to help up and coming artists. They were kind enough to make me an exclusive playlist to share as well as answer a couple of questions! 

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