Steve Aoki

Promoter Sentenced to Four Years Over Deadly Stampede at Steve Aoki Show

Miguel Ángel Flores, the Spanish promoter behind a 2012 Steve Aoki concert where five people died following a crowd stampede, has been sentenced to the maximum penalty…
Anna Gaca / September 28, 2016

Fifteen People Injured As Roof Collapses at Steve Aoki Concert

15 concert attendees were injured at Steve Aoki's show at the Sentrum Scene in Oslo, Norway over the weekend when part of the roof caved…
Ilana Kaplan / August 22, 2016

Michael Phelps Has Steve Aoki to Thank for All Those Medals

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has had a record-breaking time over there in Rio de Janeiro, winning his 13th individual gold medal, bringing that to a…
Rachel Brodsky / August 16, 2016

Soundgarden Just Released an EDM Remix of ‘Spoonman’ and It Really Sucks

For some reason, Chris Cornell's world-class vocal range just doesn't fit with postmodern production, as evidenced by his laughably bad Timbaland team-up album, Scream, in 2009, and now this…
Dan Weiss / August 8, 2016

Steve Aoki is a Cyborg in Fancy, Dystopian ‘Neon Future’ Music Video

Flashy dystopian societies with a massive gap between the über-wealthy and the masses are a popular setting for EDM music videos, so it's not surprising…
James Grebey / July 17, 2015

Q&A: Steve Aoki Talks ‘Neon Future II,’ Believes the Machines Won’t Turn Against Us

To finish Neon Future II, his third studio LP and the conceptual follow-up to last year's Neon Future I, Steve Aoki cut down his extraordinary touring load. "I…
Harley Brown / June 12, 2015

Steve Aoki Sued By Concertgoer After Ill-Fated Stage Jump

EDM superstar Steve Aoki has a history of leaping into the audience when performing, and, much like Miguel's improper landing at the 2013 Billboard Awards, he's…
Rachel Brodsky / May 18, 2015

Listen to Five New Bangers From Steve Aoki’s ‘Neon Future II’

Steve Aoki, the (now only sometimes) cake-throwing, champagne-spraying DJ extraordinaire, will unleash his third studio LP next week. Neon Future II  — the aptly-named follow-up to last year's Neon…
Harley Brown / May 5, 2015

Steve Aoki Will No Longer Throw Cakes at Festivalgoers

Steve Aoki is well known for his cake-throwing abilities. However, festivalgoers who were hoping to have the EDM musician hurl a baked dessert at their…
James Grebey / January 7, 2015

Lorde, Skrillex, Diplo, and More Try to Write a Jingle, Fight Instead

So 40 bands walk into a radio station... no, this surprisingly isn't the start of some dumb music joke. As part of a new a…
Rachel Brodsky / December 17, 2014

Calvin Harris Is, Yet Again, the Highest Paid DJ in the World

Tuesday morning Forbes released its annual "Electronic Cash Kings" list, which tallies up the annual earnings of all the major players in the EDM world,…
Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

Waka Flocka Takes the Bay Area (and Its Donuts) by Storm

Beloved rapper and all-around People's Champ Waka Flocka Flame remains one of our favorite cover stars ever, and so we were delighted to accompany him…
SPIN Staff / January 8, 2014

Hear Linkin Park and Steve Aoki’s ‘A Light That Never Comes’ on Facebook

Linkin Park are making their new collaborative single with Steve Aoki available online, but only after fans play the band's new 3D Facebook game LP…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2013

Steve Aoki Hits Wheelchair-Bound Fan in Face With Cake

Some days the universe just aligns perfectly, ya know?Last weekend during Steve Aoki's set at Toronto's Veld Music Festival, a wheelchair-bound dude named Ian McAdam…
Dan Reilly / August 7, 2013

Hangout Festival Announces 2013 Lineup: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, More

The sun-soaked, sand-storming Hangout Music Festival has announced the initial lineup for its fourth annual beach blanket blowout. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kings of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 13, 2013
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