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Guy J on Tour: A retrospective of the progressive maestro ahead of his US jaunt [Exclusive Announcement]

Guy J is returning to the United States for a brief, yet expansive tour. An embodiment of the term “stalwart,” Guy J has been considered a leader in all things progressive since first being picked up by John Digweed over a decade ago. He worked closely with Bedrock for years as one of its most […]

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KLRX – outerspace love

Ahead of his debut album, Aris Infinity, New York-based producer KLRX unveiled its first single, “outerspace love,” via Sundae Sauuce. Processed vocals establish the track’s mood, grinning without taking itself too seriously, and announce the title’s double duty as the production’s hook. The energy almost immediately ramps up with percussive synths and a number of vocals […]

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KLRX – outerspace love

Ahead of his debut album, Aris Infinity, New York-based producer KLRX unveiled its first single, “outerspace love,” via Sundae Sauuce. Processed vocals establish the track’s mood, grinning without taking itself too seriously, and announce the title’s double duty as the production’s hook. The energy almost immediately ramps up with percussive synths and a number of vocals […]

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Premiere: Danny Howells – Earthlings (3D Debut)

3D is set to add a new dimension to dance music. Comprised of progressive icons Danny Howells, Dave Seaman, and Darren Emerson, the newly-minted trio is primed to make its mark within the underground. They’ll be showing their immense chemistry off in an upcoming tour, in which all three acts will be putting forth extended b3b sets […]

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Premiere: Danny Howells – Earthlings (3D Debut)

3D is set to add a new dimension to dance music. Comprised of progressive icons Danny Howells, Dave Seaman, and Darren Emerson, the newly-minted trio is primed to make its mark within the underground. They’ll be showing their immense chemistry off in an upcoming tour, in which all three acts will be putting forth extended b3b sets […]

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Bonnaroo announces ‘The Other’ lineup

Bonnaroo announced stage programming for The Other ahead of the festival’s 2018 edition. The newly added dance tent likely formed as Bonnaroo’s answer to Coachella‘s storied Sahara Tent. Last year, Bonnaroo debuted the new stage concept — which replaced the festival’s beloved Kalliope Stage — and featured a diverse range of EDM acts such as Claude Vonstroke, G Jones and Getter, […]

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Bassnectar brings Freestyle Sessions back to Colorado with The Widdler, Pendulum, Russ Liquid, and more

If last year’s experimental event was any indication, Freestyle Sessions proved to be Bassnectar‘s most authentic, under-the-radar event of 2017 among those in his cult family following. The specially-curated trilogy featured gobs of creative genre-mashing with countless throwbacks, rare Bassnectar live edits, and the perfect blend of old school and new school. Now Bassnectar’s Summer Gathering event returns to Broomfield, Colorado’s 1stBank […]

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Ultra Worldwide announces Resistance Mexico City 2018

Following its expansive debut at Ultra Mexico City last year, Ultra‘s Resistance production will return to Mexico City as a standalone festival from May 25 through May 27th at Club De Golf in Teotihuacán. The venue offers an open air atmosphere and panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. The event promises a colossal showing of techno, […]

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Nicky Romero will bring two lucky fans to Ultra’s 20th anniversary in epic flyaway contest

Dutch prodigy Nicky Romero hit some major milestones as of late, with his imprint Protocol Recordings putting out its 100th release — to say nothing of his latest release with Rozes, “Where Would We Be” — and, in just one month, he’ll head to the Main Stage for Ultra Music Festival‘s 20th anniversary. In honor of that celebration, Romero teamed up with leading audio loudspeaker […]

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‘Ketamine saved my life’: Users claim depression relief from the controversial drug

Ketamine is sweeping dance floors as the world’s fastest rising party drug, recently surpassing MDMA due to the drug’s explosion of popularity in the 2010s. Beyond its recreational use, however, the drug ketamine has undergone promising clinical trials in Australia and America to treat depression using IV drips with micro-doses of Ketamine. An anesthetic drug, Ketamine is now […]

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‘Ketamine saved my life’: Users claim depression relief from the controversial drug

Ketamine is sweeping dance floors as the world’s fastest rising party drug, recently surpassing MDMA due to the drug’s explosion of popularity in the 2010s. Beyond its recreational use, however, the drug ketamine has undergone promising clinical trials in Australia and America to treat depression using IV drips with micro-doses of Ketamine. An anesthetic drug, Ketamine is now […]

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Zedd reveals he’s working with Matt Belamy from Muse on upcoming album

One of electronic music’s biggest producers, Zedd, has been a bit distant from the public eye since the release of his sophomore studio effort, True Colors. The top-of-the-charts stalwart ramped things up a year ago with the release of “Stay” featuring Alessia Cara, which almost immediately rocketed to the number one spot on the Top 40. More recently, Zedd released a collaborative […]

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Zedd reveals he’s working with Matt Belamy from Muse on upcoming album

One of electronic music’s biggest producers, Zedd, has been a bit distant from the public eye since the release of his sophomore studio effort, True Colors. The top-of-the-charts stalwart ramped things up a year ago with the release of “Stay” featuring Alessia Cara, which almost immediately rocketed to the number one spot on the Top 40. More recently, Zedd released a collaborative […]

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The Glitch Mob are set to embark on a pretty insane world tour with The Blade 2.0

Following a prolonged hiatus, The Glitch Mob, LA-based trio Boreta (Justin Boreta), edIT (Edward Ma), and Ooah (Joshua Mayer), have returned refreshed and ready to take on a monumental 36-date world tour in 2018, including a slew of festival stops in North America. Coming off the success of their 2014-2015 tour, featuring the distinctive custom stage creation dubbed […]

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[EXCLUSIVE] Cristoph forges graceful progressive mix ahead of CRSSD Debut

Any fan of modern progressive has likely heard the name ‘Cristoph.’ The British producer has been amidst an avalanche of his success since the start of his career, breaking through officially in 2016 with a release on Hot Since 82‘s Knee Deep In Sound. Soonafter, he found himself not only working with the likes of Sasha […]

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Modestep and Dion Timmer team up on ‘Going Nowhere’

Modestep and Dion Timmer make their 2018 Monstercat debut with a cutthroat collaboration, “Going Nowhere.” They introduce their partnership with a build-up of emotive vocals, powerfully stating that “we ain’t going nowhere.” The anthemic build of the verse leads into an energetic, dubstep-packed chorus, complete with chopped vocals and pounding bass. The artists’ passion is crystal […]

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Old school meets new school as Wolfgang Gartner and k?d join forces on ‘Banshee’

Complextro house isn’t dead — not as long as Wolfgang Gartner is around. The veteran producer’s name is synonymous with the complextro movement that sparked around a decade ago and helped boost EDM into the mainstream. While Wolfgang’s style has evolved considerably since the “Space Junk” days, young, fresh talent like k?d seem to be keeping […]

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Premiere: Jeremy Olander – Shuttle (King Unique ’94 Remix)

King Unique sought to turn back the clock for a nostalgia-fueled re-work to Jeremy Olander‘s “Shuttle,” and it is safe to say that he succeeded in his mission to do so. Like a piece labeled “’94 Remix” might imply, this interpretation of “Shuttle” is rife with influences from the decade. The original track’s touching progression […]

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Chrome Sparks shares new single ‘Still Think,’ announces debut album & tour dates

Chrome Sparks fans just got a huge dose of upcoming content from the Brooklyn-based producer, with the announcement of his debut album (out April 13th via Counter Records), confirmed tour dates, and a new single, “Still Think.” Sparks (Jeremy Malvin) has reportedly been splitting his time between his Brooklyn studio and a secluded cabin in upstate New York. […]

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China’s ‘ban’ on hip-hop evidences music’s cultural permeability [Editorial]

Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff of Migos collectively brimmed with anticipation on January 26, 2017. Culture, the Atlanta hip hop trio’s second studio album, was scheduled to drop at midnight — a follow up to 2016’s EP, 3 Way. Its two lead singles, “Bad and Boujee” and “T-Shirt,” had catalyzed just the heavy anticipation for its release that Migos had sought: […]

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