Why Is Tiesto Smiling? Could It Be His $250,000 Paycheck – For One Night?

Why is Tiesto so happy? Here’s one reason – his one-night paycheck, which was noted in a lawsuit over a concert that was cancelled by the City of Las Angeles. According to an LA Weekly report: Tiesto, by the way, was guaranteed $250,000 for his appearance, according to court papers. The promoter’s profit was projected… Read More Why Is Tiesto Smiling? Could It Be His $250,000 Paycheck – For One Night?

The Mixmag Podcast

The Mixmag podcast features new tracks and interviews with DJs and producers. Recent episodes have featured Tiesto, The Prodigy and Depeche Mode. You can preview the Mixmag podcast below, or subscribe to it by adding this podcast feed to iTunes or other podcast client: http://mixmags.podbean.com/feed/

DJs On Twitter

Here’s a list of some of the top DJs on Twitter, via genxglow: Axwell Armin Van Buuren Ferry Corsten John Digweed Sander Van Doorn Paul Van Dyk David Guetta Eddie Halliwell Richie Hawtin Andy Moor Paul Oakenfold Markus Schulz Tiesto James Zabiela This is a good start, but if you’re a DJ and you’re using… Read More DJs On Twitter

Tiësto’s Adagio For Strings

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O666kGBEvF0 From Samuel Barber’s String Quartet No. 1, Op. 11, composed in 1936, and orchestrated as the Adagio For Strings, remixed by Tiësto, via  William Orbit.  Do you think Tiësto’s take on the Adagio For Strings would have Barber rolling over in his grave, or going clubbing?

Celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day!

Ahoy, me hearty! It’s International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Every Sept 19th, you’ve got license to unleash your inner buccaneer. You can be forgiven for thinking we’d have trouble working out an electronic music angle for this…but we really didn’t have to work too hard.  Here’s a little pirating music, courtesy of DJ Tiësto:

Tiesto and Bjork Start Olympics With An Electronica Beat

Electronica music played a major role in the opening of the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. Top Dutch DJ Tiësto performed during the parade of athletes, while Icelandic singer Björk‘s stunning performance proved to be one of the highlights of the event. Tiësto, twice voted the top DJ in the world, made Olympic history as… Read More Tiesto and Bjork Start Olympics With An Electronica Beat