David Guetta

Well, this blog’s faith has been well and truly lost! Faithless rinse yet another song from their back catalogue – by giving David Guetta the chance (and money) to remix their 1998 hit “God Is A DJ”…

Let's talk about Faithless. They created the since massively overplayed "Insomnia" back in 1994. Island Records were originally meant to release it, but they admitted several months after signing the contracts that they had absolutely no idea how they would promote it. So both sides walked away from the deal.…

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The double standards of Faith: Defected backed fanzine plug Carl Cox T-shirts on Instagram – whilst creator Terry Farley attacks Saudi festival Soundstorm… where Cox himself is playing!

It doesn't take long for people to reveal their true selves - in this day and age, it's simply a question of knowing exactly where to look. But even by the duplicitous standards of dance music, this one takes quite some beating. Last week, a furore started bubbling up online…

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Is there ANYONE left in dance music with any principles, part three: shameless David Guetta is playing MDL Beast Soundstorm – and not only has he been to Saudi Arabia before, but made a remix of a song praising their king!

On this Tuesday morning, the response from almost the entire fleet of DJs going to the MDL Beast Soundstorm festival next month is silence. They either think they can ride the storm out by saying nothing, or they genuinely think they're in the right. In which case, speak out and…

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As it’s revealed 66% of US music streaming is old material rather than new – does that mean my brand of “cheap house” has a bright future ahead for it?

Fresh from the revelation yesterday that I currently have a troll whose decided it wants to bore me to death, I noticed with interest the revelation that 66% of all audio streaming in the USA is of catalogue material, rather than new. For the purposes of this, anything released longer…

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If a Brass Eye episode about dance music existed, this would be it! About the time that David Guetta tried to sue Wunderground – only for Frankie Knuckles to also fail to see the joke

My post last Friday about a very shrewd business deal on the part of David Guetta, the piñata of EDM, making a nice $100million from a deal signing his old masters over to Warner Music reminded me of another episode in the life of Guetta. And it would be churlish…

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Not a bad old day in the office, Dave! Some French DJ you might never have heard of gets $100million in deal with Warner Music – so is David Guetta more shrewd than he gets credit for?

Many people in the dance music world are well into caricature territory, but they just don't know it. They still think they're private figures who nobody knows. This blog thoroughly enjoys mocking them for it - the fact they have absolutely no idea how to respond intrigues me. However, some…

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