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Fall Pop Preview: Does 2016 Have Any Blockbusters Left In It?

In 2016, a new event album seems to materialize out of nowhere every few weeks, seizing the zeitgeist for a few precious weeks (or days!)…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2016 - 3:26 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Bro-Country Is Temporary, But Luke Bryan Is Forever

Two seemingly contradictory reports from Billboard this week: Bro-country is over and Luke Bryan has another #1 album. Bro-country, as coined by Jody Rosen (then…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2015 - 2:54 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: From The Earliest MP3 To The Latest Britney Spears, A Pop History Of Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner”

"Tom's Diner" is one of those songs you know even if you don't realize it. Suzanne Vega's signature song -- written about the same NYC…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 12:54 pm

More Steve Aoki stories

Cryonics Client Steve Aoki Plans To Keep Doing His Thing 200 Years From Now

I hope that big brand EDM is still inexplicably popular in 2216, because Steve Aoki -- the fourth highest-paid DJ in the world -- is…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 24, 2016 - 11:37 am

Ceiling Collapses At Steve Aoki Concert

How is it possible for so much calamity to follow one man? The EDM DJ Steve Aoki is famous for presiding over wild parties, but…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2016 - 10:56 am

Steve Aoki Apologizes For Breaking Fan’s Neck

Steve Aoki concerts are wild places full of cake-throwing and inflatable life raft-surfing. During a 2013 concert at San Diego's Hard Rock Hotel, Aoki threw…
Peter Helman | August 18, 2016 - 9:29 pm

Here’s What Michael Phelps Was Listening To Before Those Historic Olympic Wins

As you might have heard, Michael Phelps is a swimmer, and a pretty good one at that! This past week at the Olympic Games in…
James Rettig | August 16, 2016 - 4:36 pm

Uh… Soundgarden Just Released An EDM Remix Of “Spoonman”

Hmm... Soundgarden have just released an official remix of their classic 1994 Superunknown track "Spoonman," done by none other than EDM lowlife and professional cake-thrower
James Rettig | August 8, 2016 - 12:54 pm

Another Injured Fan Sues Cake-Thrower Steve Aoki

Throwing cake at his fans is kind of Steve Aoki's thing. In fact, the popular DJ recently decided to stop throwing cakes at musical festivals,…
Peter Helman | February 22, 2016 - 6:59 pm

No Surprises Among Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs 2015

Forbes released its list of the world's highest-paid DJs this morning, and it looks mightily similar to the ones from the last two years. As…
James Rettig | August 24, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Steve Aoki Sued For Breaking Audience Member’s Neck During Concert

ABC 10 reports that popular DJ Steve Aoki is being sued for accidentally breaking an audience member's neck during a concert at the Hard Rock…
James Rettig | May 18, 2015 - 7:39 pm

Watch Ryan Hemsworth, Moby, Nile Rodgers, & Some EDM Guys We Don’t Recognize In NCIS: Ibiza

Funny Or Die rounded up a few notable people for a parody of NCIS located in the rave hotspot of Ibiza. Ryan Hemsworth is a…
James Rettig | May 14, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Sorry Festival-Goers, Steve Aoki Is Only Throwing Cake At His Real Fans Now

We've previously chronicled much-impersonated celebrity DJ Steve Aoki's cherished and/or controversial tradition of throwing cake at his fans. Now it looks like Aoki is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2015 - 1:07 pm

Watch This Guy Impersonate Steve Aoki At An EDM Festival And Become A Magnet For Selfies

Superstar DJ and notorious cake-thrower Steve Aoki is a music festival all-star. So when YouTube user Jarrad Seng dressed up as Aoki and walked around…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2014 - 1:51 pm

Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs 2014 Is Pretty Similar To 2013

Last summer Forbes released a list of the world's highest-paid DJs topped off by Calvin Harris, Tiesto, and David Guetta. This year's list is out,…
Chris DeVille | August 19, 2014 - 4:38 pm

Steve Aoki Defends Throwing Cake At His Fans

DJ Steve Aoki is well-known for throwing cake at the audience during his shows, well-known here meaning that it's notable enough to warrant a mention…
James Rettig | August 10, 2014 - 6:37 pm

Diplo, Steve Aoki, & Deorro – “Freak” (Feat. Steve Bays) Video (NSFW)

Next month, Diplo will release a new compilation of recent tracks called Random White Dude Be Everywhere. One of those tracks is "Freak," a full-on…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2014 - 3:18 pm

Sasquatch! 2013 Monday: The Postal Service, Ariel Pink, Death Grips, & More

If there was one constant during the Monday at Sasquatch! it might as well have been "failure." The rainy final day, riddled with many sound…
Miles Bowe | May 28, 2013 - 5:42 pm

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80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm

Coachella 2009: Moz, Macca, Cohen Lead Friday’s Nostalgia Parade

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy Our trek into Indio went so smoothly this year that we've both become paranoid about something going incredibly wrong…
Brandon Stosuy | April 18, 2009 - 1:33 pm
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