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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 henceforth limiting his deployment of projectile baked goods to his own headlining shows and for the most part won't be launching sugary carbohydrates skyward at music festivals anymore. More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 7, 2015

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 Perth, Australia's Stereosonic Festival for three hours, people wouldn't stop asking him to pose for photos. Apparently this happens to Seng even when he's not in disguise, as he… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 2, 2014

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, and guess what? It's topped by Calvin Harris, David Guetta, and (in a third-place tie with Avicii) Tiesto. Harris is pulling in $66 million, more than double his closest… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 19, 2014

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 within the first two sentences of his Wikipedia page, which I had to look up to see if he's ever had a hit song that I'd recognize. He wrote a… More »

By: James Rettig / August 10, 2014

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 EDM pounder that unites Diplo with a few guys who are, like him, very much of the Ultra Music Festival scene, Steve Aoki and Deorro, as well as Hot Hot… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 26, 2014

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 problems, cancellations, and absences, brought that word to mind in some context with nearly every set. Yet, in spite of this, band after band delivered their all and by the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 28, 2013

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 toes (ouch, sorry). The shoes which you can see here benefit the Socorro island Conservation Fund, and they are cruelty free, except to your eyes. I did some research,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 6, 2011

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 at any moment, but so far we've made it through without broken bones or spirits. In fact, even though the day started with extreme lines and heat, once we passed… More »

By: brandon / April 18, 2009

The ‘Gum Drop Volume XXIV: Hear New Telephone Jim Jesus, Win Paul Frank And Steve Aoki Swag

In this week's 'Gum Drop, we premiered a tune from Oakland's George Chadwick, aka Telephone Jim Jesus. The folks at anticon call his birthplace of New London, New Hampshire "snowy," and you could say the same for his lovely, Baudelaire-riffing sophomore solo album Anywhere Out Of The Everything. The record includes cameos from Pedestrian, Stereogum… More »

By: brandon / February 13, 2008

‘Gum Drop Giveaway #24

Win a Paul Frank bicycle, watch, and poster, plus an autographed copy of the new Steve Aoki CD. More »

By: brandon / February 12, 2008

Santogold @ MSG & Rebel, NYC 9/22/07 (& Afterparty Pics, Starring Spank Rock, Diplo, Amanda Blank & … Andrew WK?)

Expected to be blown away, by Björk on Monday at MSG, and of course we were blown away by Björk on Monday at MSG. But next to a bananas afterparty, the night offered much more than a chance to reaffirm our Björk worship: A chance to see our latest obsession, Brooklyn's Santogold. A lot… More »

By: Stereogum / September 27, 2007