Did you miss out on some huge sets from these big names? Catch up with seven hours of musical greatness. The best sets include Diplo’s booty-bouncing hour, Hardwell’s heavy-hitting spotlight, and the hilarious yet danceable set from master troll Deadmau5.

Do You Wanna Know Just How Much Money I Make?

Exclusive: Nick Thayer Tells All About Money in the Industry

For producers, promoters and even fans: do you know how the EDM industry works in the year 2014? Read this article written by Nick Thayer about how much money he made (or spent) off of his debut EP.

Trap and Baes Live! Featuring Skellism on Mixify

Exlusive: Skellism Live on Mixify

It’s a Saturday afternoon and you’re probably in your room preparing for the rest of this awesome weekend— need a soundtrack? Listen to Skellism LIVE right now on Mixify! Follow the link above!

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About Surge

Surge was created in 2014 by a college student named Jordan Mafi. As a journalism student at San Diego State University, Jordan is bursting with love for the EDM community. Through Surge, Jordan plans on writing about awesome new tracks, creating playlists, and sharing events/news in EDM.

Playlist: Recess by Skrillex

Still lagging on checking out the new full-length from Skrillex? Look no further— Surge has you covered. If you thought that Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites would forever top anything else that Sonny Moore’s ever produced, you’ll probably change your mind once you press play. Some of the best tracks, including “Recess” and “Dirty Vibe,” will blow your mind (and your ears) away. Have a great ride.

Feature: Half Steppin by DJ Dan and Groovebox

For the fanatics of some good house music, Surge is looking at you. DJ Dan and Groovebox come together on this banging tech house track. “Half Steppin” will not fail to make your feet move. The upbeat vibes and vocals will move through your body effortlessly and keep you looking towards the weekend— you only have two more days!

Feature: Hero by Pegboard Nerds featuring Elizaveta

Ready for some new bass music? This original track by Pegboard Nerds is jam-packed with heavy hardstyle kicks and a high dose of bass. With vocalist Elizaveta on the track, the heavenly pipes in “Hero” will be echoing through your ears for days. It’s clear that hardstyle is making its way back into the music scene in the year 2014; the guys of Pegboard Nerds implement this trend into their usual hard-hitting dubstep persona. Surge absolutely agrees with a statement made by a commenter on the track: “Pegboard Nerds can make me appreciate all genres.”

Feature: Flickers (Zeds Dead Remix) by Son Lux

For those who love chill and ambient dubstep, this is the track for you. Even though the original song by Son Lux is a beauty, Zeds Dead have created a masterful and gorgeous remix to heighten your senses and bring you up beyond the atmosphere. With beautifully melodic chords and heavy bass, the track is the perfect balance between a filthy dubstep favorite and a calming wave of sound.

If you live on this planet, you’ve seen the Coachella 2014 lineup. Among all of the obscure artists, indie bands and teen pop stars, there’s a plethora of great electronic music for all three days of the festival. Take a listen to some of the great talent that will be taking the stage!

Feature: Hardcut (Grabbitz & Handles Remix) by Boombox Cartel

Your daily dose of bass music lies between the beats of this new track remixed by Grabbitz and Handles. With three over-the-top drops, this is a song that will surprise you from beginning to end. Although it seems as if the genre is making its way out in 2014, releases like this revive the once-popular dubstep phenomenon that blew up circa 2010. After you listen, it’s needless to say that this banger is like no other.