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Dawn Runge

AKA Dawn Runge

Birthday March 27


The cat that curiosity hasn't killed... yet. House music is her gospel. Veteran of dance floors across the world.


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'Equalizing Music' Campaign Launches: “We’ve been here the whole damn time!”

Smirnoff teams with DJ Rachael and Black Madonna launch the Equalizing Music campaign, garnering pledges to double female headliner bookings by 2020.
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 2 weeks ago

SXM Festival Preview: Lee K Interview; Festival Reminders

SXM Festival is approaching fast- here we give a few reminders. We chat with artist Lee K, who also offers up a playlist to get you in the SXM mood.
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 2 weeks ago

Mid-Week Dance Party: Dawn's Picks 3/8/2017

Only The Beat's Southwest Editor, Dawn Runge, brings together some recent tracks for a mid-week dance party the week of March 8, 2017.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 2 weeks ago

Three Major Festival Announcements: Desert Hearts, Secret Solstice, Oregon Eclipse

Three major festival announcements: Desert Hearts, Secret Solstice, and Oregon Eclipse. Each has something different and incredible to offer.
Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 3 weeks ago

SXM Festival Top 5 Sets to See

SXM Festival comes up this month in St. Martin. The boutique festival offers top deep house and techno picks - here are Only The Beat's Top 5 sets to see.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 3 weeks ago

CIty Hearts LA Stokes Up Energy For Desert Hearts Festival

City Hearts LA- a tour of Desert Hearts Festival- brings excitement for the upcoming big event at the end of March, focusing on deep house and good vibes.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 1 month ago

Exclusive mix: Samuel "Surreal" Sorrels

Samuel Sorrels, aka Surreal, is an LA stylist and DJ. OTB interviews him to see what he predicts for 2017 trends in music and fashion, and his influences.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2 months ago

Industry Insider: Defected Records's Adrienne Bookbinder

Defected's Adrienne Bookbinder discusses her role at the label, how she came to house music, her passion for the industry, and some of her favorite tracks.
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2 months ago

LA's Minimal Effort At Maximum Capacity NYE

Minimal Effort always brings top talent. Sadly, the missteps of NYE caused many to not be able to enjoy the stellar lineup. Read more on
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 2 months ago

Get to Know: Tom Breu - Sound Nightclub's Newest Resident

Interview with Tom Breu, Sound Nightclub's newest resident. Originally from Germany, where he hosted several TV and radio shows, Tom brings his sound to LA.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 2 months ago

All Day I Dream LA Sets Perfect Intentions for 2017

All Day I Dream wowed Los Angeles for their New Year's Day 2017 party, bringing perfectly dreamy and dance-filled vibes to Chinatown's Gin Ling Way.
Monday, January 09, 2017 - 2 months ago

Day For Night Excels In Light; Still Some Work Needed in Darkness

Day For Night offers incredible light installations and unique acts. Some work still needs to be done for this unique and growing multi-genre festival.
Friday, December 30, 2016 - 2 months ago