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R.I.P. Avicii

Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was found dead today in Oman, according to an announcement made by the DJ's publicist. It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given. This doesn't come as a surprise for those following his career closely - he has been diagnosed with pancreatitis years ago, a condition due at least in part

Steve Aoki, Morten, Garmiani and Others @ Sziget 2017

Steve Aoki

A surprise announcement this evening from the Sziget 2017 crew: multiple performers of the DIM MAK label will take the stage of the Telekom Electronic Beats Arena on the 13th of August. The names announced today: Steve Aoki MORTEN Garmiani Matroda Boehm DIM MAK Records is an independent record label based in Los Angeles, California. It has released materials in a variety of genres, like indie rock, punk rock, hardcore, and hip-hop but it's probably best-known for its electronic labels today. Among others, DIM MAK has promoted performers like The Chainsmokers, Datsik, The Bloody Beetroots, Bloc Party, and several others. The label's

EVO-K and Dansor at Sziget 2014

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Two more names for Sziget 2014 in the DJ department. Dansor and EVO-K will be playing Sziget 2014, according to their Facebook page and, respectively, website. Dansor will be playing Sziget August 12, according to her Facebook page. As for EVO-K, she lists the Island of Freedom in Budapest and 11 August on her website. We know what that island is!  

Igor Do’urden at Sziget 2014

Igor Do'urden

Igor Do'urden is the latest name to self-confirm a presence at Sziget 2014. The DJ has confirmed the date on his official Facebook page. The quoted source mentions August 15 as the performance date. In other news, the Sziget official website says that what's been announced so far only represents 7.44% of the whole program. A meter has been put in place, which shows the percentage of the Sziget program already unveiled. So there's a whole lot to look forward to!

Nina Kraviz @ Sziget 2013

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The latest name to grace the Sziget 2013 bill is Nina Kraviz, which is announced on the official Sziget site. Nina Kraviz is described as “one of the most exciting female DJs”, and one that has played Balaton Sound last year. She mixes techno, house, acid and hip-hop. (Thanks, adam clark)

Hot X @ Sziget 2012

Another day, another Hungarian name for Sziget Festival 2012. Hungarian DJ Tibor Horvath (a.k.a. Hot X) is playing Sziget Festival this year. The date is confirmed on his official website.(thanks, Rascal) We’re still waiting for Metal Day names, which are supposed to be coming in the next few days.

Blooni @ Sziget 2012

Another artist has self-confirmed his presence at Sziget 2012. Blooni will be playing Sziget 2012. It’s actually his third time playing Sziget, but the first time he will play under the name Blooni, according to his Facebook page. He describes himself as a Romanian DJ playing techno / twisted house / electronica / dub.

Timo Maas replaces Deadmau5

Deadmau5 had to cancel Sziget and a few other shows because he collapsed on stage during a performance. Everybody was curious to see who Sziget will get to play instead of him. Well, the answer is already in the Sziget schedule on the official website. It's Timo Maas. Timo Maas will play Sziget 2010 on August 15, at 01:30.