Everything that happened in dance music this weekend
EDM Producer, Kill Paris, Has Changing His Name In Respect Of Friday's Attacks
The dance music community, like the rest of the world, has united in support of France, after Paris was hit by the worst terrorist attack in Europe for over a decade. With messages of support coming from across the community, EDM producer Kill Paris took to Facebook to announce that he was changing his name as a mark or respect. He explained that he chose the name at the age of 16 after reading Romeo & Juliette, but felt that in the wake of the attacks the name was no longer appropriate. You can read his full statement here.
The Annual Reached The No.1 Spot
The 2016 edition of our iconic compilation, The Annual, topped the charts this weekend. Sitting pretty at the top of both the iTunes Chart and The Official UK Album Chart. If you want to see what all the fuss is about, you can pick up your own copy here.
Robot Chicken Has Lampooned Steve Aoki
Stop-motion wind-up merchants Robot Chicken have finally got around to lampooning everyone's favourite cake tosser, Steve Aoki. The skit involves a confused Aoki after a Major League Baseball scout tries to sign him up for the LA Dodgers. What follows is a riches-to-riches tale of a man finding his true calling.
Authorities Cease Search For Overboard Mother At Mad Decent Block Party
The searching Kaylyn Rose Sommer has reportedly been taken over by the US coast guard as the Norwegian Pearl has returned to Miami. The 24-year-old mother allegedly jumped off the ship, which was hosting the Mad Decent Boat Party, on Thursday evening. The Norwegian Pearl conducted its own search of over 1,000 nautical miles, but has since decided to return to port. When the ship arrived in Miami, it was met by FBI agents looking to begin their investigation into the tragedy.
16 Nov 2015