Mixathon48 brings hackathons’ competitive spirit to music world

Take the rushed ingenuity of software engineers hustling to debug some code at a hackathon, throw that onto the mixing boards at your nearest rave, and you’ve got Mixathon48, a competition billed as the world’s first online music production marathon. Commencing Friday at 12 p.m. PST, participating music producers and
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Playlist of the week: EDC jams

This Friday marks the start of The Electric Daisy Carnival festival in Las Vegas, where more than 300,000 electronic dance music enthusiasts will gather to rave in Sin City. Even if you couldn’t make it this year to see big names like Avicii, Hardwell, Calvin Harris and Knife Party perform
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Photo Gallery: Treasure Island 2012

The 6th annual Treasure Island Music Festival took place on October 13th and 14th. The headliners this year were Girl Talk and The xx. Other big names, such as, M83, Public Enemy, Gossip and Grimes graced the two stages on the island.

Treasure Island 2012 Playlist

With the Treasure Island Music Festival fast approaching this weekend (Oct. 13 and 14), Chad Heimann at Noise Pop has compiled a definitive playlist for this year’s many artists. See his picks below. 1. Tycho – Adrift 2. Youth Lagoon – Daydream 3. Grimes – Eight 4. Porter Robinson – Unison
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