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The Sound Of Avicii: Our Playlist Tribute


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It's going to take the world of house music a long time to get over the death of one of their young greats; Avicii was a genius in producing seriously addictive club classics, and will forever be remembered so. Here's our ultimate playlist in tribute to the Swedish genius, Tim Bergling.

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1. Levels - Literally the sound of summer 2011 and probably the UK's first taste of what Avicii was all about. For house music lovers, Avicii wasn't unfamiliar at this point, but this is the song which pushed him into household-name territory. It samples the vocals of Etta James from the 1962 gospel song 'Something's Got a Hold on Me'.

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New Statement From Family Implies Avicii May Have Taken His Own Life


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The family of the late musician Avicii, whose sudden death at the age of just 28 years old shocked the world last week, has made a second statement implying that the DJ took his own life.

The Swedish EDM artist, real name Tim Bergling, was found dead on Friday (April 20th) in his hotel room in the Middle Eastern country of Oman. The official cause of his death has not yet been announced.

However, almost a week later, and three days after Bergling’s family broke their silence on the tragedy, another statement on Thursday (April 26th) from his relatives implies – but doesn’t explicitly state – that he may have committed suicide.

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Tributes Continue Following The Tragic Death Of Avicii At 28


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Tragedy shocked the music world over the weekend over the revelation that young Swedish DJ Avicii passed away from as yet unknown causes. Tributes are still coming in from fans, peers and fellow celebrities, and the dance world will be forever reeling from such a loss.

Avicii at the 2015 Capital FM Summertime BallAvicii at the 2015 Capital FM Summertime Ball

The 28-years-old, whose real name was Tim Bergling, died on Friday (April 20th 2018) in Muscat, Oman. Police have ruled out foul-play, though reports suggest that his passing could be related to his health issues. A huge crowd of fans gathered in a square in Stockholm on Saturday for a special memorial.

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Mike Posner Causes Ibiza Upset


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Mike Posner has upset the Ibiza Tourist Board.

The 29-year-old singer admits the island is unhappy about his song 'I Took a Pill in Ibiza' because of its apparent promotion of drug use at a time they are trying to shake off their reputation for being a party hotspot, and though he seems to understand their objections, he insists it's all just based on personal experience.

He told TMZ: ''I portrayed their island as this party culture, which is part of it, but I'm sure there's much more and I don't know about it -- it's just what happened to me when I was there, I did when I was there.''

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Avicii's Next Album Will Be 'best'


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Avicii is adamant his next album will be the ''best'' one of his career.

The 27-year-old record producer - whose real name is Tim Bergling - found last year to be pretty ''rough'' for him but he's adamant the next 12 months of his life will be the best one yet because he's planning to release a new LP before the year's out.

Taking to his Twitter account, the 'Wake Me Up' hirmaker uploaded a picture of last year and this year in number alongside a pause, fast forward and play symbol.

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Avicii - Avicii performs live at Rock in Rio festival in Lisboa at Rock in Rio Lisboa - Lisboa, Portugal - Sunday 29th May 2016

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Avicii Announces Retirement From Touring Via Open Letter To Fans


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Swedish DJ and producer Avicii has announced he is retiring from touring once his remaining 2016 shows are finished. Avicii made the announcement in a heartfelt open letter to fans on his website, saying he has “too little left for the life of a real person behind the artist.”

AviciiAvicii has announced he’s retiring from touring.

“Thank you for letting me fulfill so many of my dreams. I will be forever grateful to have experienced and accomplished all that I have with the help of the team around me and my beloved fans,” he wrote.

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Faithless - 2.0 Album Review


If you didn't think Faithless could get any more big room with their music, then think again. They just did. Regarded as producing some of the biggest nights in electronica before the recent revolution and dominance of EDM, Faithless are back to celebrate 20 years since their nascent, now allowing the names in the industry to remix their classics into the songs that will satisfy the biggest electronic festivals around the planet.

Faithless - 2.0 Album Review

Calling in A list names such as Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Above And Beyond, Eric Prydz and Axwell among others, the album has been given a contemporary make over, using the highest quality DJ's from house, trance and dnb to return Faithless to the masses.

The album at first seems to be about the numbers. The group are celebrating 20 years, the album is entitled 2.0. It's 2 CDs long - one remix album, one greatest hits. And all the remixed tracks are considered second generation, entitled 'insomnia 2.0' for example.

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Avicii - Rita Ora concert at the El Rey Theatre - Arrivals at El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 26th August 2015

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Wireless Festival - July 3-5 2015 - Finsbury Park, London Live Review


New Look Wireless Festival drew to a close last weekend, with over 70 acts performing across 3 stages, all in celebration of their 10th birthday.

Wireless Festival 2015 - Live Review

Kicking off proceedings on the Friday was ASAP Rocky, who performed tracks including Goldie and Excuse Me. The performance was uninspiring and lacked engagement with the audience, leaving festival goers in anticipation for headliner Drake

Drake took to the stage, after cancelling last year's headline appearance due to illness, and was definitely worth the wait being a standout 90 minute performance.  The Canadian rapper was appreciative of the Wireless crowd claiming London was his 'second home' before being joined by local MC Skepta for track Shutdown.

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Avicii and Tim Bergling - Wireless Festival 2015 - Week 2 - Day 2 - Performances at Wireless Festival - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 4th July 2015

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Get Wired For Wireless 2015! London To Explode With Pop Favourites This Weekend


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New Look Wireless Festival is returning to Finsbury Park, following last year's success at the North London venue, celebrating its 10th birthday this year. The 2015 line-up is set to be the biggest yet with headliners Drake, Avicii and David Guetta playing to the 40,000 a day capacity festival.

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For the first time, Wireless festival goers expect to see karaoke, a tone 'n' tweak area and plenty of choice in the food court. In celebration of their 10th birthday though, here are Wireless' best acts to see across the line up from this weekend.

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One Direction Aren't Splitting, Says Liam


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"Let's go crazy, crazy, crazy..." because Liam Payne says One Direction are here to stay. Speaking backstage at Capital's Summertime Ball with Vodafone at London's Wembley Stadium yesterday (June 6), Liam addressed rumours of the phenomenally successful boy band's imminent split, saying, "We don't know where that came from because we've got loads of stuff going on."

Liam Payne at the BBC Music AwardsRight direction: Liam says the band aren't going anywhere

"We have just started the process for recording the new album, we've got a whole new tour going on, there are some really good songs so I don't think we are going anywhere for a while."

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Aviici - Swedish DJ, remixer and record producer, Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii arrives at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 9th December 2013

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Rebecca & Fiona - Rebecca & Fiona at EDX at Avicii House of Hunger - Miami, Florida, United States - Thursday 21st March 2013

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Avicii

Date of birth

8th September, 1989

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.80




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