We Present Our Official Recap Video From Lunar Tide Music and Arts Festival 2019

Notion did it again and brought Chicago another top-shelf Bass event with this year's Lunar Tide Music and Arts Festival. Beloved DJs, VJs, and Live/Performance artists turned the Riverside Complex into a living, breathing, art exhibit. Hennessy sound systems provided fully dialed in bass weight at all three stages. The Slugwife crew, featuring Kursa, Seppa, … Continue reading We Present Our Official Recap Video From Lunar Tide Music and Arts Festival 2019

Exclusive HIHF Interview: We Chat With Desert Dwellers About Their Creative Process, Performing At The Lincoln Memorial, & Their New Album ‘Breath’

Desert Dwellers are making some of the most beautiful and intricate soundscapes out there. The two producers have been making 'Global Fusion'-style electronic music and are celebrating the twenty-year anniversary of the project this year. They've played shows alongside Clozee, Thriftworks, and are even providing direct support for Shpongle's final live performance, this Friday and … Continue reading Exclusive HIHF Interview: We Chat With Desert Dwellers About Their Creative Process, Performing At The Lincoln Memorial, & Their New Album ‘Breath’

Chainsmokers Release New Single “Do You Mean” Featuring Ty Dolla $ign and bülow

The Chainsmokers did it again. Shortly after announcing their headlining act at Lollapalooza in Chicago, the Chainsmokers, an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alex Pall and Drew Taggart, released yet another new single called “Do You Mean,” featuring rapper/singer Ty Dolla $ign and German singer/songwriter bülow. The Chainsmokers have recently worked with 5 … Continue reading Chainsmokers Release New Single “Do You Mean” Featuring Ty Dolla $ign and bülow

Party Favor Finally Releases Highly Anticipated LAYERS Album Ft. A$AP Ferg, Graves, GTA, and more

Yesterday, amidst his Layers Experience tour, Party Favor released his new 11 song sonically-charged debut album, Layers, illustrating the diversity and sophisticated production style of his recent work. The LA-based DJ, producer, and boundary-pushing artist proudly announced on twitter that the album took a year and a half to put together, and that it shows … Continue reading Party Favor Finally Releases Highly Anticipated LAYERS Album Ft. A$AP Ferg, Graves, GTA, and more

Watch Alison Wonderland’s Wild EDC Mexico 2019 Set Here

Alison Wonderland has been on a tear recently, releasing powerful new singles and touring the U.S. alongside Dillon Francis & Diablo. While having so much going on she still maintains her exceptional performances at festivals across the globe, bringing her massive fan army from the corners of the earth to catch her sets. She just played … Continue reading Watch Alison Wonderland’s Wild EDC Mexico 2019 Set Here

ZHU Drops Surprise Single “Festival Season SS19” (MUSIC VIDEO)

Zhu has been pretty quiet following the massive success of his RINGOS DESERT album. The only track we've seen out of him was his Sofi Tukker collab we posted earlier this year, "Mi Rumba". Hours ago, the mysterious producer took to Twitter to share that he "felt like uploading something today". Lucky for fans worldwide, the … Continue reading ZHU Drops Surprise Single “Festival Season SS19” (MUSIC VIDEO)

Stream Ultra Music Festival Sets from Deadmau5, Zedd, Illenium, Alesso, Marshmello, Carl Cox, Griz, Big Gigantic b2b NGHTMRE, Dog Blood and more!

Whether you watched Ultra from Virginia Key Park in Miami or, like many other fest-heads like myself, sat and raged from the comfort of your own home/couch and watched via Youtube, this year's Ultra Music Festival gave us tons of bangin' new sets. Enjoy sets below from Deadmau5, Armin Van Buuren, Dog Blood, Zedd, Illenium, … Continue reading Stream Ultra Music Festival Sets from Deadmau5, Zedd, Illenium, Alesso, Marshmello, Carl Cox, Griz, Big Gigantic b2b NGHTMRE, Dog Blood and more!

Illenium Recruits Kameron Alexander For “Pray”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4njyKs6bMs After teasing it on his social media pretty much all month long, Nick Miller aka Illenium is finally bringing us his new track, "Pray". On "Pray", Miller recruits the chilling vocals of Kameron Alexander. This track might have some radio potential, between the catchy vocals and blasting yet still comforting Future Bass vibes. Illenium … Continue reading Illenium Recruits Kameron Alexander For “Pray”

Galantis Teams Up with OneRepublic for Bones

With all this cold weather, I am seriously craving something that reminds me of Summer. And like usual, Swedish duo Galantis have answered my wish. Teaming up with American Rock group OneRepublic, they have released a tropical-tinged track capable of scaring off any of your polar vortex blues. This isn't OneRepublics' first stint on an EDM track, they've … Continue reading Galantis Teams Up with OneRepublic for Bones

Quix Brings Us New Track “Stronger” Ft. Elanese

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDAuJRJz2h8 Quix just played an epic b2b set with fellow Cardinal Artists producer Vincent at Wobbleland and they threw. The. Fuck. Down. His Illusions EP was one of HIHF's favorite projects of 2018 and the New Zealand Trap DJ is clearly cooking up more hits. His most recent work is titled "Stronger" and features chilling … Continue reading Quix Brings Us New Track “Stronger” Ft. Elanese

Heard It Here First’s Top Ten Must-See Acts at Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival

Boca Raton is hosting the first annual Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival and it's bringing some of the biggest names in dubstep for the inaugural two-day fest. This bass-heavy lineup brings a great mix of rising stars and legendary names down to Florida. Grab your tickets and check out the full lineup plus the official festival anthem … Continue reading Heard It Here First’s Top Ten Must-See Acts at Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival

Gammer Releases Long-Awaited “Zombie” Flip

https://soundcloud.com/ran-d-official/ran-d-zombie-gammer-flip It's really weird that this track wasn't already out...but today we finally get the CDQ of Gammer's massive remix of Ran-D's Cranberries Cover, "Zombie". I feel like in 2018 this song got rinsed so hard. It was played by likes of The Chainsmokers, RL Grime, Slander, NGHTMRE, Excision & Dion Timmer, EDM acts from … Continue reading Gammer Releases Long-Awaited “Zombie” Flip

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Armin Van Buuren, and W & W link up for “Repeat After Me” (Music Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwYl_H4_EW8 Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have crafted some of the most infectious big room bangers in EDM to date. Today, the Smash The House founders link up with two other legendary acts; W&W and Armin Van Buuren. The three acts come together for a brand new call and repeat anthem. "Repeat After Me" is … Continue reading Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Armin Van Buuren, and W & W link up for “Repeat After Me” (Music Video)

Event Review: Bassnectar’s 360 NYE Celebration in Greensboro, NC (TRACKLIST)

Raunchy rainbows, furry festival friends, and glitter gangs flooded the streets of Greensboro, North Carolina for the return of Bassnectar’s 360 NYE celebration. A record-breaking 22,300 Bassheads brought a wave of wubba lubba dub dub to the Greensboro Coliseum; the third highest attendance the Coliseum has ever seen! The Coliseum wasn't only home to Bassnectar … Continue reading Event Review: Bassnectar’s 360 NYE Celebration in Greensboro, NC (TRACKLIST)

Stream Full Sets From Countdown NYE Festival: Feat. Tiesto, Dillon Francis, k?d, Party Favor, Andrew Rayel, GG Magree, Hekler, CID, and More

Thank the Mixcloud gods, we have tons of sets for you today! The Insomniac Events run New Years Eve Day festival, Countdown, hosted some of the biggest names in dance music to end off 2018. The annual festival held at the NOS Events Center in San Bernadino formerly was a two-day event but was shortened … Continue reading Stream Full Sets From Countdown NYE Festival: Feat. Tiesto, Dillon Francis, k?d, Party Favor, Andrew Rayel, GG Magree, Hekler, CID, and More

Nitti Gritti Releases New Festival Anthem for Florida’s Forbidden Kingdom Fest

Forbidden Kingdom fest is approaching fest. The inaugural Florida Bass and Dubstep festival has successfully recruited some of the biggest names in EDM for the medieval-themed, two-day festival. It's not a massive lineup, but it for sure holds a ton of firepower throughout those five lines. Enter Nitti Gritti. Even though he's not even on … Continue reading Nitti Gritti Releases New Festival Anthem for Florida’s Forbidden Kingdom Fest

Alan Walker and Sophia Somajo Shine with “Diamond Heart”

https://soundcloud.com/alanwalker/diamond-heart If you like Alan Walker, you're going to love this next song. Featuring talented Swedish artist and clothing designer Sophia Somajo, this song brings us back to our favorite main stage memories with deeply layered synths and a restrained bassline. The angelic vocals cut through the buzz with ease, giving the track a sort of weightlessness … Continue reading Alan Walker and Sophia Somajo Shine with “Diamond Heart”

Action Bronson Releases Title Track “White Bronco” From Newly Announced Album

https://soundcloud.com/actionbronson/white-bronco Action Bronson has always been known for his lyrical originality and unique beats. "White Bronco", the first song off his newly announced album, also called White Bronco carries this on with hot bars and a rhythm driven by piano riffs and smooth saxophone. Definitely going to be listening to this one for a while! … Continue reading Action Bronson Releases Title Track “White Bronco” From Newly Announced Album

iii Points Music Festival Announces Lineup

iii Points Music Festival out of Miami dropped their beautifully curated lineup today. Featuring A$AP Rocky, Tyler, the Creator, SZA, and Erykah Badu as headliners, as well as countless other acts you won't see in the United States often like Pussy Riot, this is a can't miss festival. Whether you have to drive, walk, or crawl, you're going to want to be … Continue reading iii Points Music Festival Announces Lineup

Boombox Cartel and Flosstradamus Come Together for “ID”

https://soundcloud.com/boomboxcartel/boombox-cartel-x-flosstradamus-id Boombox Cartel is back, enlisting Chicago native Flosstradamus on the much anticipated single "ID". The song showcases Boombox Cartel's love of unique drum sounds, featuring a high tempo jungle inspired drop. Floss's style shines through as well with a heavy trap groove. Check it out below. https://open.spotify.com/track/3E1tT3qkd1wXEUtFLf6Nqd

Sikdope Unleashes “Lost In The Blue” Ft. Nevve

Polish producer and DJ Sikdope just released a brand new single called "Lost In The Blue". The mastermind behind the 2016 festival banger "Snakes", as well as his fire follow up "Bubblegum", this new track definitely has a lot of hype behind it. The new single features the amazingly talented Nevve, who consistently brings the heat … Continue reading Sikdope Unleashes “Lost In The Blue” Ft. Nevve

Excision announces “The Thunderdome” w/ Ghastly, Liquid Stranger, and More!

Because Bass Canyon just wasn't enough for all the dubstep enthusiasts in the Pacific NW, Excision just announced another wild headbanger gathering. X will be hosting "The Thunderdome" in Washington at the Tacoma Dome, right outside Seattle! With special guests Ghastly, Liquid Stranger, Dubloadz and more, this show will be an absolute heater. Those b2b sets look … Continue reading Excision announces “The Thunderdome” w/ Ghastly, Liquid Stranger, and More!

LZRD releases remix of David Guetta & Martin Garrix’s “Like I Do” — Check out our exclusive interview with the duo at Moonrise Festival

LZRD has been making their name in dance music through remixing some of the biggest tracks over the past few years, and turning up the heat on them a notch. With official remixes of Illenium, The Chainsmokers, Louis The Child, and many more, the East Coast up and comers are on pace to do very big things. Today, Thomas … Continue reading LZRD releases remix of David Guetta & Martin Garrix’s “Like I Do” — Check out our exclusive interview with the duo at Moonrise Festival

Carnage’s Rare Orlando adds Kodak Black, Wiz Khalifa, & Keyz N Krates to an already stacked lineup

The previously released lineup for Rare Orlando definitely packed a punch, but the newly announced artists are all HUGE additions. Kodak Black, Wiz Khalifa, and Keyz N Krates add some serious variety to the roster. This being Kodak's Homecoming performance after being released from prison only two days ago, that show should be insane. For anyone deciding whether … Continue reading Carnage’s Rare Orlando adds Kodak Black, Wiz Khalifa, & Keyz N Krates to an already stacked lineup

Watch Zomboy and Illenium Throw Down Their Hits @ Lollapalooza

Wanted to provide the readers with some of the footage from the Red Bull Live Streams from Lollapalooza Festival in Grant Park in Chicago. Two of my favorite electronic acts, Zomboy and Illenium, graced Perry's Dance Stage with the wubs and womps so I wanted to share that with our fans. These videos aren't very … Continue reading Watch Zomboy and Illenium Throw Down Their Hits @ Lollapalooza

HIHF Playlists: Best Of Moonrise (Playlist and Photos)

Pieced together a little playlist consisting of the best and biggest songs we heard this past weekend at Moonrise Festival in Baltimore. The festival honestly never handles weather concerns well, with multiple-hour long rain delays both days that lead to shorter sets and multiple acts canceling (RIP Rusko's set ://). https://www.instagram.com/p/Bmbiyc2A33C/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link The same thing happened … Continue reading HIHF Playlists: Best Of Moonrise (Playlist and Photos)

San Holo releases Two New Singles from Debut Album – “Worthy” & “Lift Me From the Ground”

Bitbird founder Sander Van Djick, aka San Holo, is rising to superstardom with every new release his label puts out. Late last night, the dutch producer/DJ/rockstar guitarist released a two sided single pack. One side including "Worthy", the other including "Lift Me From The Ground" feat. Sofie Winterson. We had a chance to see San this … Continue reading San Holo releases Two New Singles from Debut Album – “Worthy” & “Lift Me From the Ground”

Tomorrowland Weekend 2 2018: Stream Full Live Sets from Hardwell, Slushii, Don Diablo, Martin Garrix, Bloody Beetroots and More

Tomorrowland's live stream is a gift from the gods. So far Heard It Here First has posted two full Tomorrowland set vids to the blog, one from Alison Wonderland and  the other from Yellow Claw. Both absolutely fire sets. This Monday morning we are blessing y'all with HD videos of some of the biggest names in … Continue reading Tomorrowland Weekend 2 2018: Stream Full Live Sets from Hardwell, Slushii, Don Diablo, Martin Garrix, Bloody Beetroots and More