Wynn joins forces with Ultra Music to shine brighter spotlight on EDM
Tue, Jun 12, 2012 (12:41 p.m.)
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Want to hear the electronic dance music being played by famous DJs at Wynn but can’t make it to the clubs? Now you don’t have to.
Ultra Music has partnered with the nightlife (and dayclub) venues at Wynn and Encore to create a series of full-length compilation CDs and new releases under the new label Ultra/Wynn.
“With their impressive line-up of resident DJs and truly world-class venues, Wynn Las Vegas has become the center of dance music in America,” said Patrick Moxey, Ultra Music founder and president. “This venture will bring the Wynn nightlife experience and EDM’s popularity into unprecedented new directions.”
The first compilation to be released digitally and at the resort’s retail outlets this month highlights the summer sounds at Encore Beach Club, including music from residents Afrojack, Avicii and Calvin Harris. The second release will focus on the energy at XS and will be available Sept. 1.
Ultra will be live streaming Wynn venue-branded DJ sets on its YouTube channel, and Wynn has launched a weekly segment titled The Wynn Nightlife Report to give followers an inside look at the EDM culture in the lavish clubs, including intimate interviews with featured.
“While nothing can compare to the sights and sounds of visiting our nightclubs in person, the partnership with Ultra will open the doors for music fans across the globe to peek into the Wynn Las Vegas nightlife experience,” said Jesse Waits, managing partner of XS and Tryst. “Creating signature mixes and streaming live content offers a new platform for our resident DJs and their fans.”