Take a spin: August EDM calendar


Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include Porter Robinson, Kaskade, Slander and Flux Pavilion.

8.4 Dirty South

Serbian-born, Melbourne-based DJ/producer Dirty South (aka Dragan Roganovic) is known for his collaborations with the likes of David Guetta, Alesso, Axwell and others. He recently remixed his own 2016 single, I Swear, which features South Africa/California duo ANIMA!.


8.4 tyDi

This Australian DJ (Tyson Illingsworth) was signed to Armin van Buuren’s Armada label when he was just 17 years old. Now based in L.A., the songwriter and producer has already released four singles this year, including June’s Beautiful War featuring Lola Rhodes.

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8.4 Crizzly

Austin, Texas, DJ/producer Crizzly (Chris Marshall) released his latest single, Ice On My Grill, in April. But you can also pick up a free download of new track IMA GO HARD right now on his Soundcloud page.

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8.5 Jack Novak

Serving as Pharrell Williams’ touring DJ in 2013, the Chicago-born/L.A.-based producer released the single, Marquis, last October and heads home to take the stage at Lollapalooza this summer.


8.10 Julian Jordan

The Dutch DJ turns 22 this month and has already collaborated with EDM powerhouses like Martin Garrix and Sander van Doorn. He’s kept busy by releasing four new singles this year, including last month’s Chinook (and an accompanying extended mix) on his own GOLDKID Records.


8.11 Kaskade

Kaskade (aka Ryan Raddon) drew record numbers when he played Coachella a few years back, and he sold out the Mattress Firm Amphitheater when he was in town later with the same massive stage set. But, you know, he’s in town for a quick performance at Omnia.


8.12 Petit Biscuit

Petit Biscuit is 17-year-old French DJ/producer Mehdi Benjelloun. He is classically trained, plays piano, guitar, cello and more, and has already released his self-titled debut EP. One if its singles, Sunset Lover, has been streamed more than 300 million times and spawned an accompanying EP of remixes that was released in June. Not bad for a high school junior.

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8.12 Slander

Derek Andersen and Scott Land met while they were frat brothers at UC Irvine. They’ve gone on to work with the likes of Skrillex, DJ Snake, Diplo, and Bassnectar, and even created their own genre (Heaven Trap). They collaborated with French DJ Basstrick (aka Romain Atherton) on their latest single, Drop It.


8.17 Kraak & Smaak

Two names, three guys. The Dutch DJ/producer trio is made up of Oscar de Jong, Mark Kneppers and Wim Plug. The threesome released a remix companion album of their 2016 full-length, Juicy Fruit, at the end of June.

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8.17 Slushii

Twenty-year-old L.A.-based DJ/producer Slushii (aka Julian Scanlan) has worked with Skrillex, Jauz, Marshmello and Ookay. He’s also released five singles already in 2017, as well as a remix of Ariana Grande’s Side to Side.


8.18 Flux Pavilion

Flux Pavillion (aka Josh Steele) is a British DJ/producer who has played Coachella, Glastonbury, Reading and EDC Vegas. In February, Steele released a two-song single: Pull The Trigger featuring Cammie Robinson and Cut Me Out featuring Turin Breaks. Six-song remix EPs were released for each song in June.

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8.18 Markus Schulz

The German-born/Miami-based trance DJ is the host of the Global DJ Broadcast weekly radio show and the founder of Coldharbour Recordings. Schulz has released a few singles in 2017, including Mota-Mota featuring Dakota & Koen Groeneveld and Running Up That Hill featuring Bev Wild.


8.19 Feed Me

DJ Jon Gooch, aka British electro house/dubstep producer Feed Me, first performed under the moniker Spor. His latest EP, Feed Me’s Existential Crisis, was released in May and features a new collaboration with Kill the Noise and Anjulie titled Crazy Maybe.

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8.25 Michael Calfan

Twenty-six-year-old Parisian producer Michael Calfan was discovered by fellow countryman and French house vet Bob Sinclar nearly a decade ago. His latest single, Over Again, was released last October on Spinnin’ Records.

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8.25 Dirtyphonics

The French trap trio Dirty Phonics (Charly Barranger, Julien “PitchIn” Corrales, and Julien “Pho” Lignon) have release a slew of singles in 2017: Night Ride, Boombox, Got Your Love and Watch Out, the last of which features Ragga Twins and Bassnectar.

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8.25 Porter Robinson

The North Carolina-born wunderkind spent most of last year touring with French DJ and producer Madeon on their “Shelter” Live Tour - which was based on their collaborative single of the same name. The 24-year-old DJ and producer sold out the Valley View Casino Center when he was last in San Diego, but, like Kaskade, opts this time for the cozy confines of Omnia.


8.26 Vicetone

DJs Ruben Den Boer and Victor Pool comprise the Dutch production duo of Vicetone and spent last year remixing The Weeknd and Bob Marley, dropping a ton of new singles, as well as releasing their debut EP, Aurora. This year, the pair has put out a pair of new tracks, I Hear You, and Apex.

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