IROCKE Best of 2013

Best of 2013

Live streaming music took one giant leap for mankind in 2013 To honor the successes of artists, brands, venues, producers, and tech geeks that are making this revolution possible, we present you with IROCKE Best of 2013.

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Latest News | Thump to stream Pittsburgh VIA Festival this weekend

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Thump, the elecrontic music and culture arm of VICE, has announced that they’ll be curing (almost) all cases of FOMO this weekend for those who can’t make the VIA Festival in Pittsburgh with a live stream.

On Friday, tune in for some techno at the Hot Mass Special Edition presented by Detour at 11 p.m. ET. Then on Saturday, catch VIA Festival’s main event – the A/V showcase hosted inside of a historical building at 8 p.m. ET.

For more information, see the official announcement via Thump right here

Latest News | Time Warp USA announce star-studded lineup

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Fans of techno music here in the USA had plenty reason to celebrate when the Time Warp organizers announced the festival would be headed to the states. Now those fans have even more reason to celebrate as the star-studded lineup begins to unfold, featuring Richie Hawtin, Sven Vath, DJ Tennis and more.

Time Warp USA takes place Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29 at Kingsbridge Armory in New York. For tickets and more information, head to the festival’s official website.

Can’t make it to NYC? We’ll keep our fingers crossed for a live webcast.

Latest News | Rock In Rio USA announce first round of artists and pre-sales

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Born originally in Rio de Janeiro, the Rock In Rio music festival has not only conquered Brazil, but also Portugal and Spain.  Now the festival has it’s sights set on Las Vegas for two weekends in May 2015, and the first round of artists were announced last week in New York City for the inaugural Rock In Rio USA.

Featuring over 100 performances on 6 stages across what’s dubbed as ‘The City of Rock’, the festival will feature a Rock Weekend (May 8-9) and a Pop Weekend (May 15-16).  So far, the first names to join the lineup that fans can get excited about are Metallica, No Doubt, Linkin Park, Taylor Swift, John Legend and Deftones.

Organizers will be announcing more headliners, attractions and news in the coming weeks.  For those who want to make sure they don’t miss Rock In Rio USA, pre-sale tickets are on sale now at rockinrio.com.

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Spotlight | TomorrowWorld @ TomorrowWorld TV 09.26

twNo need to suffer FOMO on this one as the Fairy Tale is about to begin. TomorrowWorld is coming to you, allowing dreamers from around the globe the opportunity to witness Chapter 2 in “The Arising Of Life” from deep in the Chattahoochee Hills. Don’t miss a minute of TomorrowWorld TV streaming live September 26-28 from 7:00p – 1:00a ET daily via YouTube.

Source: TomorrowWorld TV, September 26-28 4:00pm PT daily

Spotlight | Fortunate Youth @ Audiotree Live 09.27

Fortunate YouthCombining rootsy vibes and unique bass lines, this 6-piece reggae outfit from the South Bay of LA currently on their Fall With Friends tour continuously set out with one goal in mind: to leave you feeling euphoric and curious of what might happen at the next show. Get on the good vibes train, live from Audiotree in Chicago as the group stops by for an afternoon set at 2pm PT on Saturday.

Source: Audiotree on Saturday, September 27, 2:00pm PT

Spotlight | Global Citizen Festival @ MSNBC 09.27

gcfJAY Z, Sting, Alicia Keys, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, fun., The Roots and Tiësto are expected to draw 60,000 people to Central Park’s Great Lawn on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 2p ET for the 2014 Global Citizen Festival.  For Global Citizens without tickets, the concert will live stream via NBC News and TODAY. Join us in taking action as a Global Citizen. Together we can change the world.

Source: MSNBC on Saturday, September 27, 2:00pm EDT

Spotlight | Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters @ NPR Music 09.28

robertplantNPR Music cordially invites fans from around the world to join them at 8pm ET on Sunday, Sept. 28, for a live video webcast featuring rock ‘n’ roll legend Robert Plant and his band, The Sensational Space Shifters. Live from Nonesuch At BAM music festival in Brooklyn, the former Led Zeppelin singer and co. will wow you with their latest psychedlic rock compositions.  Mark your calendars today!

Source: NPR Music on Sunday, September 28, 5pm PT

Spotlight | Gaslamp Killer Presents ‘Break Stuff’ @ Boiler Room London 09.30

glkIt’s going down in London as Boiler Room is set to broadcast the debut of Gaslamp Killer’s brand new project with Serato called “Break Stuff” – a set of records made for DJs, with GLK’s own beats and sounds. The record will officially be out in late October, and William himself heads to London to give a global sneak peek at the new album and sounds he’s working on alongside Kutmah and Cherrystones.

Source: Boiler Room on Tuesday, September 30, 11am PT

Top 10 Most Watched | iHeartRadio Music Festival, Ryan Adams, Grace Potter, DJ Awards and more

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iheartradiofestiHeartRadio Music Festival @ Yahoo Screen

 

SBTRKT1410911755SBTRKT @ iTunes Festival

 

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

Grace Potter and The Nocturals @ Nugs TV

 

Jessie WareJessie Ware @ iTunes Festival 

 

srl5Virgin Mobile Presents Urban Session Vol. 5 @ SkyRoomLive

 

ryan adamsRyan Adams @ iTunes Festival

 

dj awards2014 DJ Awards @ BE-AT.TV 

 

Headline-of-sunset-strip-music-festival-by-Jane’s-addiction_FISunset Strip Music Festival @ SureToneLIVE 

 

big-dataBig Data @ Red Bull SoundSpace at KROQ

 

Tweedy's new album, Sukierae, comes out Sept. 23Tweedy live from BAM @ Tweedy (YouTube)

Latest News | Austin City Limits Music Festival to live stream on Red Bull TV

 

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Can’t make it to Austin City Limits Music Festival?  Fear not.  Red Bull TV announced via this YouTube video that they’re headed deep into the heart of Texas to live streaming the annual festival’s second weekend (October 10-12) live from Zilker Park in Austin.

Hosted by Ted Stryker and Sal Masekela, the live stream will bring fans with FOMO three days and nights of their favorite artists across two live channels – plus unprecedented behind-the-scenes access, interviews, and exclusive coverage daily at 2 p.m. CDT at aclfest.redbull.tv.

Since launching in 2002, ACL Festival has grown to two weekends, featuring eight stages and over 130 bands that span a diverse range of genres from pop, rock, folk, alt-country, blues, gospel, R&B and EDM. This year’s lineup includes Eminem, Pearl Jam, OutKast, Skrillex, Beck, Jimmy Cliff, The Glitch Mob, Sam Smith and many more.

One question remains… which artists will participate in the live stream?  Will Em sit this one out as he did the Lollapalooza live stream?  There’s only one way to find out.  We’ll keep you posted on the live stream lineup as it’s announced.

For the complete lineup, tickets and more, visit aclfestival.com.

Latest News | 2014 DJ Award winners announced in Ibiza

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Des Paul and Lucy Horobin presented the 17th edition DJ Awards in Ibiza on Monday.  With a global industry that is worth an estimated $6.2 billion annually, this was all about spotlighting those artists who have made major impacts on the electronic music scene.  The public voted on 11 categories that ranged from Trance to Techno, Tech House to Deep House and 11 Special Awards that were judged by an independent music panel, including Media, International Festival and Ibiza Live Performance.

The awards were live streamed by BE-AT.TV, who had all the reason to celebrate just as much as anybody as the company took home the Special Award for Media.  See below for a full list of categories and winners from the 17th edition of the DJ Awards.  Congratulations to all nominees and winners!

Winners & Nominees

ELECTRO HOUSE

  • HARDWELL
  • ALESSO
  • AVICII
  • CALVIN HARRIS
  • DAVID GUETTA
  • DIMITRI VEGAS & LIKE MIKE
  • NERVO
  • NICKY ROMERO
  • STEVE AOKI
  • ZEDD

TECHNO

  • CARL COX
  • ADAM BEYER
  • CHRIS LIEBING
  • NICOLE MOUDABER
  • PACO OSUNA
  • RICARDO VILLALOBOS
  • RICHIE HAWTIN
  • SVEN VÄTH

TRANCE

  • ARMIN VAN BUUREN
  • ABOVE & BEYOND
  • ALY & FILA
  • DASH BERLIN
  • FERRY CORSTEN
  • MARKUS SCHULZ
  • PAUL VAN DYK
  • W&W

TECH HOUSE

  • LUCIANO
  • EATS EVERYTHING
  • HOT SINCE 82
  • JORIS VOORN
  • LOCO DICE
  • MACEO PLEX
  • NINA KRAVIZ
  • SETH TROXLER
  • UNER

DEEP HOUSE

  • JAMIE JONES
  • APOLLONIA
  • ART DEPARTMENT
  • DIXON
  • MAYA JANE COLES
  • NICK CURLY
  • SOLOMUN
  • TALE OF US

NEWCOMER

  • PATRICK TOPPING
  • BELLA SARRIS
  • CITIZEN
  • JACKMASTER
  • KOVE
  • MIND AGAINST
  • MY NU LENG
  • SIDNEY CHARLES

BREAKTHROUGH

  • MANO LE TOUGH
  • BREACH
  • DANNIC
  • DUSKY
  • KREWELLA
  • MARTIN GARRIX
  • OLIVER HELDENS
  • OLIVER $
  • SHOWTEK
  • TEN WALLS

DRUM & BASS / DUBSTEP

  • SKRILLEX
  • ANDY C
  • CHASE & STATUS
  • KNIFE PARTY
  • NERO
  • NETSKY
  • SUB FOCUS

ELECTRONIC LIVE PERFORMANCE

  • DISCLOSURE
  • ÂME
  • BONOBO
  • DARKSIDE
  • GUTI
  • KINK
  • MATADOR
  • RECONDITE

ELECTRONICA

  • DIPLO
  • HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR
  • JAMIE XX
  • JOHN TALABOT
  • PRETTY LIGHTS
  • TODD TERJE
  • TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS
  • NIGHTMARES ON WAX

INTERNATIONAL DJ

  • CARL COX
  • ARMIN VAN BUUREN
  • AVICII
  • CALVIN HARRIS
  • DAVID GUETTA
  • FATBOY SLIM
  • HARDWELL
  • SKRILLEX
  • STEVE AOKI
  • TIESTO

Special Awards

Special Awards – winners are chosen by a panel of judges.

  • IBIZA DJ – IBÁN MENDOZA
  • IBIZA LIVE PERFORMANCE – MATADOR
  • IBIZA NIGHT – FLOWER POWER
  • TRACK OF THE SEASON – FORGET- PATRICK TOPPING
  • PRODUCER – MK
  • RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR – INNERVISIONS
  • INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL – CREAMFIELDS UK
  • DANCE NATION OF THE YEAR – CROATIA
  • MEDIA – BE-AT.TV
  • CUTTING EDGE – NATIVE INSTRUMENTS
  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION – DJ HARVEY

Source:  www.djawards.com

Latest News | TomorrowWorld announces 2014 live stream

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TomorrowWorld organizers have announced a secondary option for those unable to make it to Chattahoochee Hills on September 26-28.  TomorrowWorld TV will return to laptops and smart devices around the globe for a weekend-long live stream that’s sure to end all FOMO.

For six hours each day, revelers will be taken on a live stream adventure that will last from 7pm – 1am EST (plus replays).

TomorrowWorld’s largest stage – the ‘volcano’ structure – will host EDM superstars like David Guetta, Zedd, Nicky Romero and Martin Garrix throughout the weekend.  The recent set times announcement indicate that Tiësto, Skrillex and Kaskade will close it out on Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Check out the live stream trailer and mark your calendars for TomorrowWorld 2014.