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At least 8 dead and many injured at Astroworld Festival in Houston!

By EDM Nations – November 6, 2021 90 0

At least eight people were killed and scores injured when a crowd surged toward a stage at a Houston music festival on Friday night, squeezing audience members who had nowhere to escape, officials said. Same official said he was about 50 feet from the stage when “everyone just started pushing to the front.”

See also  How EDM Has Been Used Successfully in Video Games !“It was so hard to breathe up there; you just have to wait until it pushes back, because if it (the crowd) gets pushed forward, it’s likely going to get pushed back, when you get pushed back, people always fall over,” he said. In a statement on Twitter Saturday morning, festival organizers said “our hearts are with the Astroworld Festival family tonight — especially those we lost and their loved ones,” and that they “are focused on supporting local officials however we can.”

pic.twitter.com/ucljeOiMRn— ASTROWORLD FEST (@astroworldfest) November 6, 2021

The crowd got increasingly packed over a long period, an official said, who added eventually “you just feel like there’s a weighted blanket on you. Video from the event showed the performer on stage — rapper and event organizer Travis Scott — pause and look on in confusion as an ambulance with flashing lights moved into the densely packed crowd. About 50,000 people were at the sold-out outdoor Astroworld Festival at NRG Park — the stadium complex where the Astrodome and the NRG Stadium stand — when the incident happened just after 9 p.m. CT, officials said. Follow us on socials “I started screaming for help … I felt so scared, like I was going to die.”

“The amount of people I saw get hurt, passed out, bleeding, crying is crazy,” Munguia said. People there described being increasingly squeezed as Scott’s performance approached, and then feeling crushed and seeing others pass out and scream in terror when the performance began. “The crowd was squishing me so much that I felt like I couldn’t breathe,” Emily Munguia, 22, told CNN.

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Tiësto & Ava Max released ‘The Motto’!

See also  D.Russo teamed up with Robbie Rosen to release a stunning mainstage banger! Preceding “Don’t Be Shy”  was Tiësto’s massive hit “The Business,” which certified Platinum in the US and has garnered over 1.1 Billion streams to date. ‘The  Motto’ is the party anthem keeping us dancing into 2022 as we close out a  crazy year!” says Tiësto. The song was released alongside a music video directed  by Christian Breslauer and features both Tiësto and Ava Max time  traveling and partying in the 1920s. “Ava is such an exciting young talent and her beautiful voice adds such  depth to the song – I cannot wait for the world to hear our collaboration. This new track follows the release of Tiësto’s collaboration with  multiplatinum superstar Karol G on “Don’t Be Shy,” which has garnered  over 203 Million streams to date. GRAMMY® Award-winning, platinum-certified,  international icon Tiësto has joined forces with pop powerhouse Ava  Max on “The Motto,” a fast-paced dance banger that will get everyone  back on their feet as the world opens up and the party begins again! The music video made its broadcast premiere on MTV Live, MTVU and on the Viacom CBS Times Square billboard. Tiësto will be  broadcasting the live performance event from Resorts World Las Vegas  tomorrow, exclusively on TikTok. “When Tiesto shared this record with me, I fell in love and couldn’t stop  playing it. The Motto is empowering – it’s about not caring, doing you, having a good time, and letting the world know!” says Ava Max. The song is the 3rd single from Tiësto’s upcoming album on Atlantic Records. Tiësto recently hosted a star-studded VIP event at the new Resorts World  Las Vegas in partnership with Atlantic Records, TikTok and Zouk  Group. The song debuted in the  top 10 in 10 countries upon release, reaching #1 on the US Dance Charts. Follow us on socials “Evening With Tiësto” brought out guests such as Dylan Minette, Rickey Thompson, Harley Quinn Smith, Zack Lugo and Charly  Jordan for a special performance by the legendary DJ.

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ALOK & JOHN MARTIN JOIN FORCES FOR ‘WHEREVER YOU GO’ !

By EDM Nations – November 6, 2021 97 0

Come the chorus, rising tempos help the message to ring further true, as bold strokes of piano are introduced to add a further depth, synth lines further then rise to cut through the deeper elements bubbling through. See also  The Chainsmokers Tease At EDC Their Next Release! Speaking on the collaboration, ALOK said: “It was great to be able to have John jump on the track, the production was something I’d been wanting to release for a while and to have him elevate the song with his amazing voice, recognisable to so many of us in the scene, meant we were then able to create something truly unique with each of our styles incorporated. “If the world was ending/ you know I’d carry you home/ I’d go wherever you go” shines the topline out of the speakers, effervescent and warm in its delivery making for a concoction of a sparkling omission from both artists. We´re so happy to be a part of this Brazilian-meets-Swedish all-star team!” John is no stranger to the scene, having hypnotized audiences with his spellbinding sound, ever since his breakthrough a decade ago with co-writing and vocal accolades alongside Swedish House Mafia (‘Save The World’/ ‘Don’t You Worry Child’), Avicii (‘Fade Into Darkness’), Martin Garrix (‘Now That I’ve Found You’ / ‘Higher Ground’) and more! Commencing with a tropical-leaning flavor, elevated by panpipes and a house-edged melody, John’s vocal soars “I’ll be the last man standing/ to keep you safe from the storm”, drawing in the listener with a message of beauty that elevates Alok’s sunshine-flecked production to new heights. ‘Wherever You Go’ brings a radio-ready, dance-sprinkled sound to the fore that will have fans beaming with delight. (VIDEO)

Follow us on socials Entering into the Autumn in fine style, ALOK’s status as the biggest Brazilian artist has continued to excel; from his rising position in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s poll to #4 for 2021, 20 million monthly global listeners, a collaboration with superstar John Legend and more – he now joins forces with John Martin on ‘Wherever You Go’! I’m excited to release this and bring some sunshine and emotion to the Autumn months!”

As John Martin spoke similarly, stating: “As an admirer of his work, we felt honored and excited when Alok reach out and asked us to contribute to a track he was working on.