Derek Kademian

New York Contributor
Derek was somewhere between the synths and the hooks when the beat began to take ahold. A native of New Jersey and NYC, Derek is a recent Pace University graduate looking to break into the music industry, who jumped on the chance to write for the Daily Beat. His musical influences are in a constant state of expansion and include everything from Charlie Parker to Gesaffelstein.

The Latest: 

MSTRKRFT To Play 1st NYC Gig In Years At Webster Hall On Saturday

Performing their first show in NYC in 5 years, the legends of fist bumping analog, MSTRKRFT are returning to the Webster Hall stage. Presented by Webster’s successful new...

Kandy Dishes About DJ Shout Outs & Going Pop [Interview]

Ever since the dawn of Soundcloud, it has been used as an integral way that DJs of every tier are able to find the latest "fire" or "lit" track from an unknown producer that'll...

Panorama “East Coast Coachella” Announces Massive Lineup

New Yorkers can rest a little easier now that AEG Live has revealed their heavily anticipated lineup for Panorama, which they’ve teased for the past several months. Dubbed as...

Kandy Dishes Us A New Flavor On New Track

KANDY is back with a whole new flavor on his latest track, “Lick It.” Known for being an up and comer with some of the hardest hitting tracks around, he’s taken a minute to...

BangOn! NYC To Throw Legendary 2016 NYE + NYD Parties

Struggling over NYE plans? BangOn! has returned with the definitive NYC NYE that insures an incredible night you won't forget. Every year it seems as though BangOn! NYC becomes...

Diplo Approved 17-Year-Old Is Making Waves

Ever since the 6th grade, Mad Decent affiliate Kyle Hughes has known what he wants to do, create powerful music that will be timeless. At only age 17, Hughes has achieved major...

Rustie Reclaims the Trap Throne On ‘First Mythz’

Like a message from the Trap Lord himself, our Angel Rustie has returned with a new single, "First Mythz," from his forthcoming album. [soundcloud...

Josh Jacobson and Skela Prove They’re Not Alone On New Single

Josh Jacobson has spent the past year polishing his moniker and dropping incredibly heart felt tracks with the Moving Castle collective, which has led him to finally finding his...

Fight Clvb Proves Moombahton Is Still Cool On New EP

Back in 2009 Dave Nada coined the genre moombahton, a style of music that combined both Latin, dancehall and the rapidly growing EDM machine. Hitting its 'peak' shortly after its...

Win Tickets to Jauz’s First NYC Show This Friday!

Have something planned in NYC this Friday night? Cancel it. Jauz is making his NYC debut at Webster Hall and you'll have a life threatening case of fomo if you choose to skip...

Kandy and Juyen Sebulba Team Up On ‘Vogue’

Two up and coming forces of turn ups, Kandy and Juyen Sebulba have teamed up on their latest single, "Vogue." Brought to us by Brooklyn Fire these two artists have delivered a...

New Nicky Da B Track Released to Commemorate His Passing

Back in 2012, Diplo and New Orleans native Nicky Da B, shook the world's dance culture with their collaboration on, "Express Yourself." Even though the concept of twerking and the...

We Are Your Friends…Unless You’re A Woman

Emily Ratajkowski isn't shy to female empowering roles. Between the Academy Award-nominated Gone Girl and her full frontal debut in Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," director Max...

Nick AM Debuts Spine [Free Download]

Somewhere in the darkness between Daft Punk and Gesaffelstein, a new player has emerged under the named Nick AM. Based out of New York City, Nick AM ushers in his take on the...

Know Your Elements: Earth Stage [BangOn!NYC]

In correlation with our on going coverage of Elements, hosted by BangOn! NYC, we're moving onto the element that makes it possible for musicians to perform, Earth. Presented by...
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