Paralyzed with confusion at the amount of startling news going around today, we figured the most professional thing to do is just to play it safe, treat it all as fact, and report everything. With that said, here is the staggering rundown of announcements and developments that transpired April 1, 2014, a day that changed electronic music culture forever.
1. Seven Lions To Release Collab With Miley Cyrus and Eminem
2. Mad Decent Block Party 2014: Pink b2b Kesha, Michelle Branch, N’SYNC feat. Disclosure & More
“PS DRAKE IF YOU SEE THIS YOU’RE FOR REALS INVITED”
3. Selfie Bot… The Selfie-Taking Robot
Reserve yours here.
4. Dash Berlin To Play An Alien In Star Wars: Episode VII
Dash Berlin World reports that international trance icon Dash Berlin will be immortalized in film as an intergalactic alien in his role in the Disney-produced Star Wars: Episode VII.
According to the BBC, Barbara Gamlen – Publicist for Lucasfilm -, [Dash Berlin] impressed Lucas with crying real tears on cue at a recent casting event in Bristol.
More details here.
5. deadmau5 Hacked By Cyber-Activist Group Anonymous
The chat room on deadmau5′ dedicated fan site, in addition to his Twitter account and eventually Facebook page, were hacked today, likely on a contract job paid for by Tiesto and Martin Garrix to exact revenge for his trolling at Ultra..
Full story from YourEDM here.
6. Speaking of Martin Garrix…
Uh oh… looks like Old Mau5donald could lose the farm in c-o-u-r-t. The tweet has since been deleted… still not completely sure what the big deal over this is. We loved the remix.
7. Monstercat Launches Dating Service
8. Steve Aoki Collabs With Taylor Swift On ‘Cake’
The above leads to a promo link on Dim Mak’s site, linking to the new track’s official video.
We did find it strange that Taylor Swift cut her hair so short for the video though… and Aoki looks really… black.
9. A New Diet For Dada Life
After careful consideration, we've decided to retire our classic bananas and champagne logo for a more updated look: http://t.co/EqouqxbVvC— Dada Life (@dadalife) March 31, 2014
Apples & Beer? Silly citizens, APRIL FOOLS! We’d never imagine abandoning bananas and champagne! http://t.co/EqouqxbVvC— Dada Life (@dadalife) April 1, 2014
10. Paris X Paris Collab En Route
11. Avicii’s Gallbladder Surfaces On Ebay
After having pulled out of UMF due to health issues, Avicii’s emergency gallbladder surgery was no surprise, but seeing the slimy discarded organ show up on Ebay was. Full story from the YourEDM crew.