Just about all dance music fans are familiar with Salvatore Ganacci after his antics over the past few years. Whether it be is near iconic “try to relax your anus” moment from last year or his over the top dance moves from weekend one. While his set this last weekend was a bit more subdued
In 2016, Sebastian Ingrosso posted a behind-the-scenes video of his tour with Axwell. The short, 14-second video was an on-brand goof off between gigs in Mexico City, along with the witty back-and-forth expected from the two Swedish artists after their years of friendship and working together as Swedish House Mafia and now Axwell / Ingrosso. The clip feels insignificant, as a view into the day to day life of the artists, but has an Easter egg hidden in its content.
In the end, Axwell ends up clarifying his new nickname as “Aguelando,” which at the time feels like an innocuous claim of the moment. That is, until Aguelando released a remix of Shapov‘s “Belong” on Axwell’s label, Axtone, later that year.
Since then, we haven’t heard much from Aguelando, until a new remix EP appeared featuring the artist. This time it’s from Vargas & Lagola — also known as Salem Al Fakir and Vincent Pontare — a duo of seasoned experience in the electronic world, and especially in the Swedish music scene. The remix is of their latest release, “Roads,” and features an uplifting, nostalgic pop vocal from the original, and a stripped-down, deeper production style that we saw on Aguelando’s first remix.
This year’s Tomorrowland marked the first year since Avicii’s untimely passing. Even though Avicii passed away on April 20th, the DJ and producer still remains in our hearts. To celebrate his life and pay tribute to the late artist, Axwell / Ingrosso took the main stage to play a mashup of “Don’t You Worry Child”
For those that we’re able to make the pilgrimage to Croatia this year for the 2018 installment of Ultra Europe, fear not, a major festival highlight is now available for your viewing pleasure. The festival took place from July 6 to July 8, and, aside from trance king Armin Van Buuren, featured headliners such as Axwell / Ingrosso, DJ Snake, Galantis, The Chainsmokers, and more. Now, Armin fans can enjoy his full 93-minute live set from Ultra Europe on YouTube.
Attendees can relive the riveting experience while others are guaranteed a deserved dose of delayed FOMO, as the video captures everything from the suspenseful intro to Armin’s stunning visual effects. And, let’s face it, the veteran DJ icon’s signature full extension of his arms atop the stage is one of the most entertaining things to watch, it never gets old. Armin Van Buuren recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of his label Armada Music and he’s maintained a packed summer itinerary, heading to Belgium for Tomorrowland on July 21 and the UK for Creamfields on August 24.
Many DJ’s played the first day of Ultra Europe yesterday in Croatia. DJ’s like DJ Snake, AFROJACK and more performed on the main stage late into the night. But, Axwell / Ingrosso stuck out with their touching tribute to Avicii. During their set, Axwell / Ingrosso asked audience members to pull out whatever type of light
For the 20th edition of Ultra Music Festival, the event’s organizers surprised the world by brining back Swedish House Mafia for the first time since their retirement as a group. Despite what seemed like just a one-off performance, Steve Angello revealed that “In 2019, We’re Back [Swedish House Mafia].” Just recently, Axwell / Ingrosso released
Since the reunion of Swedish House Mafia at Ultra 2018, all eyes have been on the trio. While Axwell and Ingrosso have been hard at work finishing out a worldwide tour, and Steve has celebrated the release of his magnum opus work Human, fans have been patiently waiting for new developments on the guys. Steve
It has been over two months since Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso and Axwell took the stage at Ultra Music Festival to reunite as Swedish House Mafia. The set was legendary. Not only did they play all the hits, but they also debuted new music. Some of which would be featured on Steve Angello’s magus opus,
One of the biggest storylines of 2018 has been the return of Swedish House Mafia. The trio reunited at Ultra Miami and immediately the world went crazy with Swedish fever. It was only this past weekend that we finally got the news that Swedish House Mafia would be officially touring in 2019…until then we have
Over Memorial Day Weekend, Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso played New York City’s Brooklyn Mirage. The Swedish superstar duo, who formed their joint Axwell Λ Ingrosso venture upon Swedish House Mafia‘s split in 2014, played to a sold-out crowd packed to the brim with plenty of Swedish House Mafia diehards.
During the set’s closing moments, Axwell took to the microphone to hype the crowd over a Swedish House Mafia tour planned for 2019. The pair then went on to play “Save The World” to cap off their set.
“What do we do now? This is a big move. This has never happened before. Should we cancel the Swedish House Mafia gig we’re planning next year? We are not sure they are ready for Swedish House Mafia in 2019.”
Axwell’s statement over the mic as of now remains a tantalizing tease, though even just a small taste of Swedish House hype satiated the roaring crowd. Following the trio’s historic reunion at Ultra Music Festival in March, a full fledged reassembly with Steve Angello may be imminent.