*MYN Exclusive Mix* Back to the Underground | Episode 3 | WERK

*MYN Exclusive Mix* Back to the Underground | Episode 3 | WERK

Welcome, we are going back… back… #BacktotheUnderground Our mixmaster this week is our third Resident DJ of the podcast series; the dynamic duo known as WERK. Made up of bass heads Josh ‘SinSay’ Jacobs and Matt ‘Fahnix’ Richardson, WERK always brings a new flavor to each set. Playing out anything from...
*Remix Contest* Musical Noize | MB Sak - Liberation

*Remix Contest* Musical Noize | MB Sak – Liberation

Musical Noize proudly presents November 2013 EDM remix competition. Our new talent “MB Sak” makes his debut on Musical Noize with the massive summer influenced Liberation. Bonnie Legion adds a sprinkle of vocal goodness and together they bring us a progressive slice of heaven which will take you back to...
*MYN Premiere* Knobby Roots - Scatterbrain EP

*MYN Premiere* Knobby Roots – Scatterbrain EP

Featuring exclusively for Music You Need we have Knobby Roots experimental EP Scatterbrain for your enjoyment. Steve Irelan has been a Colorado native since a young boy and creating music since age 10, now Irelan creates fat beats and sick spacey endeavors on this 6 track adventure. ‘Aqueous Adaptations’ is...
*Event Spotlight* Doing Damage Tour w/ VNDMG, Indaskyes, & Le Moti

*Event Spotlight* Doing Damage Tour w/ VNDMG, Indaskyes, & Le Moti

The great trio of bass music artists; VNDMG, Indaskyes, and Le Moti are painting towns red on their Doing Damage Tour sponsored by Street Ritual. Tomorrow on October 16th you can catch them at HopMonk in Sebastopol, CA. I got a chance to interview all the artists and ask them a bit about...
*Track Preview* Luca Pink VS Masons & Luca T - Phenea (Original Mix)

*Track Preview* Luca Pink VS Masons & Luca T – Phenea (Original Mix)

Musical Noize presents the ultimate Italian collaboration with “Phenea”! Luca Pink, Masons & Luca T are all present on this EDM bomb to bring us an epic orchestral breakdown complete with swirling piano’s and rising undertones leading up to a monster drop that is becoming a trademark for these rising...
*Track Preview* Serif Chase - Endless (Original Mix)

*Track Preview* Serif Chase – Endless (Original Mix)

Serif Chase debuts on Musical Noize with our first Trance release “Endless”. Serif takes us on a musical journey with spine tingling melodies and epic hands in the air riffs that are sure to light up dancefloors across the globe. Connect with Musical Noize Official Site | Facebook | Youtube
*Event Spotlight* Bear Creek Music Festival

*Event Spotlight* Bear Creek Music Festival

Music You Need is proud to announce the upcoming full photo and in depth coverage of this year’s Bear Creek Music Festival. Writer Pockets and Photographer John Shippee will be reporting back from the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park all weekend November 14-17th, as well as giving an in depth...
*Artist of the Week* Rhythmstar

*Artist of the Week* Rhythmstar

This featured Artist of the Week is Rhythmstar. This L.A. born producer comes to the forefront with his debut release True Love. This full length album features some tribal world influence with liquid bass lines that flows seamlessly through all 15 tracks. Some salsa, moomba, and cumbia can be heard on...
*Event Review* EC Presents: Entheon | Random Rab | An-Ten-Nae | Alex Grey | 1015 Folsom | SF | Oct. 4

*Event Review* EC Presents: Entheon | Random Rab | An-Ten-Nae | Alex Grey | 1015 Folsom | SF | Oct. 4

Thursday at 1015 Folsom was like a dream. Tons of art and bass-lovers crowded the popular San Francisco club to be in the magical presence of artists Alex and Allyson Grey, as well as Random Rab, An-Ten-Nae, Thriftworks, and many others. When I got to 1015 a little past 10:30...
*Featured Bear Creek Artist Interview* Paul Levine

*Featured Bear Creek Artist Interview* Paul Levine

In preparation for Bear Creek Music Festival, I was given the opportunity to interview Paul Levine, the man behind Bear Creek. Read our interview below to get an inside scoop on the happenings Nov  14th-17th at The Spirit of The Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. Headliners include: The...
*Event Spotlight* A Far Out Halloween | Damian Lazarus | SPIN Nightclub | San Diego | October 26

*Event Spotlight* A Far Out Halloween | Damian Lazarus | SPIN Nightclub | San Diego | October 26

What is Far Out? Far Out is weird. Far Out is unconventional. Far Out is awesome and cool and totally tubular. Far Out is you in your most obscure and unique element. And Far Out is coming to you for its first edition ever… for a special Halloween event with...
*Event Spotlight* EC Presents: Entheon | Alex & Allyson Grey | Random Rab | An-Ten-Nae | 1015 Folsom | SF | Oct. 3

*Event Spotlight* EC Presents: Entheon | Alex & Allyson Grey | Random Rab | An-Ten-Nae | 1015 Folsom | SF | Oct. 3

This Thursday, October 4th, it’s time to head to 1015 Folsom for another amazing event: ENTHEON. For all of you festival-goers who attended Symbiosis, get ready for some deja-vu because artists such as Random Rab, Thriftworks, Kalya Scintilla, Bird of Prey, MiHKAL, Plantrae, and so many more will be at...
*Event Review* Symbiosis Gathering | September 19 - 23 | 2013

*Event Review* Symbiosis Gathering | September 19 – 23 | 2013

Symbiosis was one of Northern California’s last festivals of the summer, and it did nothing less than blow my mind and leave me with goosebumps. I had spent months keeping up with event updates: what workshops were being offered, which artists were scheduled, and what kind of delicious food I...
*MYN Exclusive Mix* Nemo Junglist - Bass Flavor

*MYN Exclusive Mix* Nemo Junglist – Bass Flavor

Get ready for the heavy. Nemo Junglist brings us his THIRD MYN Exclusive Mix, this time featuring a sprinkling of just about every bass oriented genre you can imagine. Trap, dubstep, dnb, future bass, and some electro all blended together to give you fatness throughout the mix. Featuring artists like...
*Event Spotlight* Hard Day of the Dead 2013

*Event Spotlight* Hard Day of the Dead 2013

And you thought you were gonna take a break after Hard Summer?! Well you were wrong and you should’ve known better (I’ll admit I was saying the same thing). As Gary Richards likes to say, “Trust Hard!” and with a lineup like this it’s hard not to. The lineup this...
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*Lineup Announcement* Lightning in a Bottle 2014 | Temple Music Lineup

*Lineup Announcement* Lightning in a Bottle 2014 | Temple Music Lineup

Once again the Temple of Consciousness will have its own musical experience with the world, devotional, and calming live music offering a soundtrack to the journeys within. Over 20 artists will be performing World Temple Music between classes and speakers, encompassing indigenous sounds from cultures around the world. Much of Lightning in a Bottle’s intimate singularity is expressed through The Lucent Temple...
*MYN Sponsored Event* BAKED: Rooftop Pool Party | Nadastrom | South Rakkas Crew | Congress Hotel | Miami | March 28

*MYN Sponsored Event* BAKED: Rooftop Pool Party | Nadastrom | South Rakkas Crew | Congress Hotel | Miami | March 28

Overcooked Records and Resource present: BAKED: A Rooftop Pool Party & Cookout

 Join us where the thundering bass of the tropics ripples the cool waters and entices us to dance. Atop the Iconic Congress hotel, the sun is hot, the drinks are frosty and paradise awaits. This party features sounds from around the world by...
*Ticket Giveaway* ABunDance of MAGIC! ROBOTIC PIRATE MONKEY | PUMPKIN | CHRISB. | March 29th

*Ticket Giveaway* ABunDance of MAGIC! ROBOTIC PIRATE MONKEY | PUMPKIN | CHRISB. | March 29th

AbunDance returns to LURE Hollywood with an Outdoor Wonderland of Magic on Saturday March 29 Click ATTENDING on Facebook HERE and SHARE this link via Facebook and tag @musicyouneed or via Twitter and tag @musicyouneed1 to be entered for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the show! Winners will be announced Thursday 3/27 at noon! Grateful Generation returns to...
*Lineup Announcement* Lightning in a Bottle 2014 | Yoga Lineup

*Lineup Announcement* Lightning in a Bottle 2014 | Yoga Lineup

Yoga continues to be an integral part of the Lightning in a Bottle experience. As the festival has grown, so has our roster of yoga teachers and practitioners. We are excited to provide our most varied and celebrated series of classes yet. Yoga classes will be happening from morning until evening throughout the weekend to...
Mayhem Mondays w/ Sub Focus, Chemical Surf & P.A.C.O., Jack Beats, & More

Mayhem Mondays w/ Sub Focus, Chemical Surf & P.A.C.O., Jack Beats, & More

Sub Focus Triple J Mix Haywyre – The Schism Amine Edge & DANCE @ Parker – Lucid Dreaming & Boomtick, Perth, AU Nicolas Matar – Robot Heart – Burning Man 2013 Foamo – Running Jack Beats – Ill Shit Chemical Surf & P.A.C.O. – Walking Back [Kittball] Richie Hawtin vs. deadmau5 (aka testpilot) – Live...
Mayhem Mondays w/ RL Grime, Gladkill, Thomas Jack, & More

Mayhem Mondays w/ RL Grime, Gladkill, Thomas Jack, & More

Tong & Spoon – Muchness( Kink Mix) T.Williams & Shadow Child – Want You To TreasureFingers & TheKnocks – DYWT (Ashley Scott dub mix) Adam Port – Black Noise (original mix) Chopstick & Johnjon – Listen Son Lux – Flickers (Zeds Dead Remix) The Shark by Dakota & Imagin8 Rinse FM – RL Grime Guest...
*Event Preview* Electric Paradise

*Event Preview* Electric Paradise

A common misconception is that EDM events only occur in major metropolitan areas; in the case of the Bay Area, it would be San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. And while they do take place in the city, especially in San Francisco, that’s not to say that other happenings occur elsewhere. Thus it’s with great pleasure...
*Music News* MYN & Audio Impact Entertainment Present: Back to the Underground | Weekly Podcast

*Music News* MYN & Audio Impact Entertainment Present: Back to the Underground | Weekly Podcast

Welp, we’ve been off the radar for long enough! MYN is teaming up with SD-based Audio Impact Entertainment to give you our new mix series titled ‘Back to the Underground!’ We’ve lined up TONS of our favorite local and underground DJ’s to bring you the freshest of the fresh in all genres of dance music....
*Music News* MYN Submission Instructions

*Music News* MYN Submission Instructions

Music You Need is changing how we accept music submissions! From now on, please use the email musicyouneedsubmissions@gmail.com and check below for specific instructions! _______________________________________________________________________________ Track Submissions -.wav file for MYN use only. MYN track releases can be requested as well. -All track details TAGGED including NAME and ARTIST (BPM and Key are optional) -Title of...
*Lineup Announcement* The DoLab Presents: Lightning in a Bottle 2014

*Lineup Announcement* The DoLab Presents: Lightning in a Bottle 2014

Wow wow wee wow. The DoLab, never failing to impress, has just dropped the LIB lineup for this year at Lake San Antonio! It is absolutely stacked with a sprinkling of nearly every genre we like. Check out a little from the press release below! Grab your tickets for this year in you haven’t yet HERE!...
Mayhem Mondays w/ Shadow Child, Popeska, AC Slater, & More

Mayhem Mondays w/ Shadow Child, Popeska, AC Slater, & More

Maya Jane Coles : Something In The Air – Bonobo Remix DJ Dan and WhiteNoize – Engine No. 9 Cherokee feat Darianna – Don’t matter (FKJ remix) Kiesza – Hideaway Tensnake & Jacques Lu Cont – Feel Of Love ft. Jamie Lidell Beyonce – Drunk In Love (Popeska Serfbort Remix) Popeska – Diamonds (Original Mix)...
*Track Review* Take Me Away

*Track Review* Take Me Away

Electronic music has a plethora of genres and subgenres, and tempo speed usually determines where certain categories fall under. At 145+ beats per minute, Hardstyle pumps up the club to fevered frenzy. Names like Headhunterz and Donkey Rollers come to mind. But in the underground Los Angeles EDM scene, Jerry Perales (Sinner)has been the name...