Tag Archives: Nero

Summer Heat: The Return Of IDentity Festival

ID The last couple of years have been huge for EDM here in the States. It seems like records are being broken left and right. Last year’s IDentity Festival made a big statement for being North America’s first traveling electronic music festival. If you missed out on the merrymaking the first time around, the festival returns this year in July and August and will hit fifteen major Amphitheaters by the time all is said and done. Surely one of those venues will be close to you. See dates below. The 2012 line-up so far includes the...

Nero: Coachella’s Loudest Act

nero.main “Our show is very reliant on it being dark at the start. But it got dark fairly quickly after we started so all the visuals looked right.” UK electronic sensation Nero’s music, to be honest, was earsplitting in the Sahara tent at Coachella Music and Arts Festival 2012. Trust us, there’s nothing more satisfying than heart-pounding, bass-dropping electro matched with sexy vocals and a light show to blow your mind. It works well as the sun falls on a sizzling hot day (104 degrees) in the desert. But this was L-O-U-D. Nero...

Syndicate Taps Nero, Flux Pavillion, Skrillex and Digitalism—Free Download

syndicate Starbreeze Studios is stepping up their game with the use of Nero, Flux Pavillion, Skrillex and Digitalism as the key heavy weights in the upcoming video game Syndicate. Look for it on February 21 via EA. Free Download: Digitalism "Syndicate" Electronic music and video games have been getting it on for a little while now. It has a way of enhancing the level of intensity as you slash all the enemies in your path. Syndicate—set in 2069—takes you into a dark world where corporations are vying for market dominance. With no government...

It’s Time To Get Tricky, Again: Win A Copy Of SSX!

SSX My love affair with SSX goes back to the first release in the franchise. If I were to calculate the amount of hours spent playing SSX over the years it would be damn embarrassing. It’s pretty much the ultimate snowboarding game. Ever. I imagine this new chapter dubbed Deadly Descents, launching February 28 in North America, will be all consuming as well. As with previous SSX titles the soundtrack is one of the highlights. The new one runs the gamut from established and upcoming artists covering indie rock, dubstep, hip-hop, drum + bass...

Stuck In Our Head: Feed Me, Jasper Forks, Amber Davis, Justice and Nero

stuck-in-our-head Here’s round two of “Stuck In Our Head.” With so much music coming and going it’s hard to stay on top of it all. Even if you’re spending most of your day (as we typically do) filtering through bytes and bytes of sonic detritus, it’s nigh impossible. Without further ado, here are a few tunes that are currently igniting our synapses. The songs that are currently stuck in our head. Feed Me “One Click Headshot” Feed Me never disappoints us, at least not me yet. His newest release, “One Click Headshot,” is such an...

Delta Heavy Flip Nero’s “Must Be The Feeling” Into A Heaving Monster

Delta-Heavy-MAIN-PRESS-SHOT Here’s a big tune from one of the biggest acts in dance music at the moment. The original “Must Be The Feeling” will drop as a double A side with “Innocence” on March 5th via MTA Records. These two tunes make up the fifth single release taken off Nero’s album Welcome Reality. Because everyone love free music, Nero called in Ram Records duo Delta Heavy to provide a little remix treatment to offer up to fans. They go big, but keep the 80s vibe alive. Nero “Must Be The Feeling” (Delta Heavy Remix)...

Insults To The Industry

dubstep After online Christmas shopping I came across something on Amazon.com. It was associated with the music section and more specifically it was featured with the “Now” music CDs, you remember these right?  The compiling of all of the years hits all on one CD which started with artists like N*Sync and Britney Spears. Anyways, the product I found immediately made me mad. That’s What I Call Dubstep. To give it a fair chance and redeem itself in my personal opinion, I clicked on it to see what artists were featured. There was none. Just...

Dubstep Duo Nero Readies Debut Album—Plus North American Tour

nero.4 I wouldn’t be surprised if music journalists across the globe are running out of positive things to say about the indescribable dubstep duo Nero. I say this as a compliment. It’s a shocker that Dan Stephens and Joe Ray are just now getting ready to release their debut album, Welcome Reality, in the States on December 13 via Cherry Tree and Interscope Records. Nero becoming a household name isn’t far off. They continue to receive outstanding support from artists far and wide and their fan base is damn huge! Welcome Reality,...

New York: Nero @ Webster Hall

nero.main Say hello to Magnetic friend and contributor Brandon Haynes. Brandon is a New York based photographer and DJ whom presently calls Brooklyn home. He’ll be covering events for Magnetic from time to time—like this Girls and Boys show at Webster Hall with Nero. Girls and Boys goes down every Friday in the Grand Ballroom at Webster Hall. If you like the idea of a packed room of electro kids with a hands-in-the-air vibe this is one NYC...

One Of The Newest And Biggest You-Need-To-know Dance Artists—Alvin Risk

alvin_risk What I instantly noticed with Alvin Risk's music is he doesn’t stick with just one type of dance music or one type of remix. There’s an array of style in each of his works. In just a few short months, Risk has obtained the attention of big name artists like Skrillex, Kaskade, Nero, Chuckie, Pendulum and Steve Aoki (just to name a few). Speaking of Aoki, Alvin and Steve have become good friends…they were even in a car accident together! No worries, it was a minor one. Read on for Alvin’s take on the situation: “He’d just played...

Fatboy Slim Is Bringing Back The Big Beach Bootique

BBB5_poster I’ve been listening to EDM long enough, but given the fact that Brighton is pretty far from Los Angeles (and expensive to get to too), I never had the opportunity to hit up Mr. Cook’s get together. Bummer. It always sounded like a good one. For those closer, or if you have deeper pockets than I, the Big Beach Bootique is back and it’s going down at the Amex Stadium on the 1st and 2nd of June in 2012. The idea for the event is to showcase the evolution of electronic music from its inception right up to what’s happening today....

Nero Live. The Tour Starts Next Week—Plus New EP Set For US Release

nero.3 Joe Ray and Dan Stephen, the guys behind the heavy hitting Nero, have announced that they are heading back to the US for a tour. And for those of you wondering, yes, Alana will join the guys on the upcoming dates. In addition to the tour, Nero is getting ready to release their “Me and You” EP on November 1. The EP will feature a remixed version of “Me and Your” by Swedish House Mafia’s Steve Angello, and a Skrillex remix of “Promises.” And of course the original. In a short period of time, Nero has managed to receive the...