For the 17th edition of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the premiere European dance music conference, the daytime program is being rebranded as ADE Pro with panels and roundtables taking place at the Felix Meritis and the Dylan Hotel.??? Recently announced panels inclide:? ‘Tapping Into the Power of Radio (and Beyond)’ featuring Carl Cox, Geronimo (Sirius XM,)? Gavin Kingsley (The Radio Department,) and Nikhil Shah (Mixcloud) about the streaming outlets – traditional radio, satellite, cloudcasting and TV melding together.? Josh Wink will be leading a panel on ‘Remaking the Remix for the Digital Age’ with Timo Maas, Boris D’lugosch, Adam Beyer and Martyn.? Tracing the history of the Dutch house sound, musicologist/blogger Wayne Marshall will relate the current sounds to their community roots with major moments in Dutch club culture.

Two influential lists will be presented this year at ADE.? The DJ Mag poll results will be announced again this year (click here for more information) as will the first EDM Brand Comparison list which will rank the brand equity of EDM companies based on their social media influence.

ADE Next, the program for the up and coming generation of EDM producers, will feature a workshop by Marc JB (Bimbo Jones) where he will show how to make a remix from scratch.? The master mind of dirty house, Vato Gonzalez, will also be presenting at ADE Next.

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DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll: Voting is now open

Voting is now open for the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll. While it’s being hyped as a three way race between last year’s winner David Guetta, 4-time winner Armin van Buuren and British super-trio Above and Beyond; we predict that a certain beloved mau5 from Canada will have a big impact as well.

You can cast your vote through August 29th via Facebook by going to

NEWS: Madonna and Nero to Tour the US together

Madonna has chosen dubstep duo (and Interscope label-mate) Nero to open for the US leg of her MDNA tour.? While Martin Solveig and Alesso are opening for dates on the European legs of the tour, look for Nero to launch the 28 stateside? shows with an electric DJ set featuring vocals from Alana.??? For more on Nero, check out our review of their phenomenal CD Welcome Reality.