From Lollapalooza unveiling the 2023 edition line-up featuring Odesza, Afrojack, and Gorgon City, to Armin van Buuren sharing a mini-documentary to celebrate 10 years of ‘This Is What It Feels Like,’ here’s this week in electronic music –
Tiësto Announces Ushuaïa Ibiza Residency
Tiësto returns to Ibiza for his first Ushuaïa Ibiza residency in ten years! The Dutch DJ/producer will play at the iconic outdoor club every Tuesday in July and August this year. His residency at Ushuaïa Ibiza begins on July 4 and concludes on August 29. The special guests at these shows will be announced soon!
“I am returning to Ibiza after 10 years. Catch me at Ushuaïa Ibiza every Tuesday in July and August. I can’t wait to be back!” Tiësto announced on Instagram. His latest release ‘All Nighter’ was rolled out earlier this month. He is also set to release a new alum titled ‘Drive’ on April 21. It will include the tracks ‘10:35’ with Canadian singer-songwriter Tate McRae, a collaboration with Black Eyed Peas ‘Pump It Louder,’ ‘Don’t Be Shy’ – his 2021 single with Colombian singer-songwriter Karol G, and ‘Hot It In’ with Charli XCX.
David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, and Martin Garrix are Confirmed for UNTOLD Festival
English DJ/producer duo Camelphat, Alesso, and Bosnian-Swedish DJ/producer Salvatore Ganacci, and more are set to take the Untold Festival stage this year. The biggest electronic music festival in Romania will be held from August 3 – 6 this year. Armin van Buuren and Martin Garrix will play on the Main Stage at this festival, while German DJ/producer Boris Brejcha, Amelie Lens, and Dixon will get behind the deck on the Galaxy Stage.
“UNTOLDERS, this year we’ll be rewriting history. It will feel totally different, totally out of this world,” UNTOLD wrote on Instagram. “🔮These are some of the best DJs, alongside one of the best LIVE ACT performances. Wait for the rest of 200+ artists. It will be the best edition yet.” Untold has announced that Imagine Dragons will perform live at the 2023 music event. David Guetta, Marco Carola, KSHMR, and Bedouin are also on the line-up.
Carl Cox to Perform at The Great Pyramids of Giza
Carl Cox took to Instagram to announce that he will be playing at the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. The legendary artist’s headline show in Egypt will be held on May 19. Phillip Straub and Gawdat are also set to perform at this event. “MAY 19th, 2023. EGYPT. THE GREAT PYRAMIDS OF GIZA. OH YES!!!!” Carl Cox wrote on Instagram.
He shared a remix of Lebanese/British DJ/producer Nicole Moudaber’s ‘Intentionally’ earlier this month. In 2022, the star released a full-length album titled ‘Electronic Generations,’ his first record in over a decade.
Gorgon City, Odesza, and Afrojack to Play at Lollapalooza
One of the most popular music festivals in the world, Lollapalooza, returns to the US in Chicago at Grant Park for its 2023 edition. The four-day event will be held from August 3 – 6 this year and will see thousands of people in attendance. Electronic music duo Odesza will headline the festival alongside Lana Del Rey, Kendrick Lamar, and pop star Billie Eilish, among others.
Dance music acts Louis The Child, British-Norwegian DJ/producer Alan Walker, Fred Again.., Afrojack, and Solardo, Subtronics, Sofi Tukker, and Gorgon City have also been tapped for Lollapalooza 2023.
Armin van Buuren Shares Mini-Documentary to Celebrate 10 Years of ‘This Is What It Feels Like’
Armin van Buuren rolled out ‘This Is What It Feels Like’ in 2013 and to celebrate its 10-year anniversary, the Dutch DJ/producer has rolled out a mini-documentary. “Get ready to feel the nostalgia! The 10-year anniversary video of ‘This Is What It Feels Like’ with @trevorguthrie is out now on my YouTube channel, and it’s better than ever before: new shots, improved quality, and more fun, you won’t want to miss this trip down memory lane. Let’s celebrate 10 years of ‘This is What It Feels Like’,” he wrote on Instagram.
The track has amassed over 262 million streams on Spotify and is among his popular songs on the platform. There’s more in store for this dance music star’s fans, as Armin revealed the release date of his upcoming album ‘Feel Again’ via social media earlier this month. The first two parts of the album have already been released.
“The album is very personal to me; it’s a journey about finding myself again and reconnecting with friends, family and, of course, all of you,” Armin shared on Instagram. His eighth studio album ‘Feel Again’ will be out next week on March 31.