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Flying Lotus drops new material during Warp Records’ 30th anniversary

Few current music labels have their roots as deeply ingrained in the history of their scene as Warp Records does. The artist collective, which has a penchant for highlighting visionary, yet off-kilter acts including everyone from Autechre to Boards of Canada, celebrated their 30th anniversary this past week with a takeover of NTS Radio. Feeling […]

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Yotto breathes his atmospheric reverie into Diplo’s ‘Win Win’ [Review]

In recent years, Yotto‘s earmark has become synonymous with dreamily danceable aural world building. The Finnish DJ/producer’s expansive tenure on the auspicious deep/tech house Anjunabeats subsidiary, Anjunadeep, has yielded eons of ethereal, journey-like experimentation in and around his chosen realm of cerebral electronica. The latest notch on his effervescent catalog is a reverie-soaked remix of […]

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Jauz’s Bite This! label releases HYPRESSION’s ‘Cold Blood EP’

Bass boss Jauz’s fledgling label Bite This! is coming out swinging with a new 3-track EP courtesy of 20 year old Russian phenom HYPRESSION. The “Cold Blood EP,” isn’t HYPRESSION’s first time in Jauz’s orbit, the pair collaborated in 2018 on “On Fire,” featured on Jauz’s album “The Wise and the Wicked.” This EP, his […]

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Nicky Romero, Stadiumx and Sam Martin – Love You Forever

Nicky Romero teams up with Hungarian producer duo, Stadiumx and Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Sam Martin for an anthemic and heartfelt throwback to the glory days of EDM. On “Love You Forever” Romero and fellow Protocol signees, Stadiumx, deliver cinematic progressive builds while Martin cues up the serious feels with his emotive vocals. It’s classic progressive […]

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Dr. Fresch and Volac offer up commanding new collaboration, ‘Filthy’

Dr. Fresch and Volac have proven their sonic union an incontrovertibly “Filthy” one. The aptly titled new number brings hip-hop-inflected house finesse to the underground. With Dread MC on the mic, the grating bass line gains a vigorous vocal overlay that can rightly assume credit for much of the track’s aural audacity. The cut’s gritty […]

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Tiësto reimagines Martin Garrix, Macklemore, and Patrick Stump’s ‘Summer Days’

Martin Garrix surprised fans by teaming up with Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy and Macklemore for “Summer Days.” Given the star studded list of collaborators, the song has unsurprisingly become a global hit, reaching the 18th slot on the Spotify Global Top 50. “Summer Days” is catchy to its core with a groovy production […]

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Excision and Dion Timmer release collaborative ‘Breaking Through’ EP for a headbanger’s paradise

Bass music behemoth Excision teamed up with fellow-producer Dion Timmer to finally release their collaborative EP, Breaking Through. The project is one they’ve been pushing publicly since last year. “Time Stood Still” was released to whet the appetites from the highly anticipated joint project with a more soothing melodic bass yawn. “Breaking Through” is a […]

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Cassius release their final album, ‘Dreems’ [Stream]

French house icons, Hubert Blanc-Francard, and the late Philippe Zdar, known to fans as Cassius, have released their fifth and final album in Dreems. The LP features heavy-hitters from across the musical spectrum like Portugal. the Man’s John Gourle and Mike D of Beastie Boys infamy, but ultimately represents more than two decades of musical […]

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The Warehouse Project 2019 lineup to include Aphex Twin, Annie Mac, Skepta, and more

The Warehouse Project (WHP), one of the UK’s most legendary parties, is back and bigger than ever. This year the event will christen a new venue called The Depot; a 10,000 person capacity creative space within Manchester’s historic former train station, Mayfield. And of course, the lineups for each of the party’s seven iterations throughout […]

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First Listen: Moody Good makes lurid Deadbeats debut with ‘Bite Your Lip’

Moody Good (real name Eddie Jefferys) has spent the better part of the last decade coming up with deliciously wicked ways to approach dubstep, to considerable avail. After stepping outside his tenure with his former duo, 16bit, in 2014, he soon found a new home for his pernicious productions with the likes of OWSLA, wherein […]

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Gryffin hits the road for Gravity II Tour

Gryffin has been a true juggernaut in 2019. The rising bass star kicked off his year with a successful round of The Gravity Tour, an album announcement, and a subsequent, crossover-ready single with Aloe Bacc. On the side of all this, he’s managed to release a few standalone works too, like his festival-ready SLANDER collaboration […]

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Good Morning Mix: listen to Dubfire ignite Sound Club before he returns to the LA Viaduct

SCI + TEC owner Dubfire has had a heavy 2019 on the tour front. He’s already traveled around half the globe it seems, with recent stops in Jamaica, Canada, and Lebanon. On top of all of that, he made waves with former collaborator Sharam in reviving their legendary Deep Dish project for a one-off gig […]

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GRiZ releases three-track EP and extends Ride Waves Tour

It’s been nearly three months since GRiZ released his sixth studio album, Ride Waves, which saw the producer branch out into new creative territory. The 14-track compilation featured collaborators such as Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg, blending GRiZ’s distinctive funk and bass style with high-profile artists. Now, just a few months after the full Ride […]

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Man arrested for drunk streaking at Firefly Music Festival

Firefly Music Festival may be an all-ages event, but one attendee’s behavior was certainly not PG. The Delaware camping festival had its eighth iteration June 21-23 in the Woodlands with headliners Kygo, Zedd, Tyler, the Creator, Louis the Child, Alison Wonderland, DJ Snake, and more. On day two of Firefly, a 21-year old festival-goer stripped […]

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Kaskade cancels forthcoming iteration of SunSoaked festival

Less than a month before the would-be third edition of SunSoaked music festival, Kaskade has confirmed that his beachfront brainchild will not be returning to Long Beach for its scheduled two-day run mid-July. “…At a little less than three weeks out, it’s become obvious to me that we are falling short, and I’ve been left […]

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Axwell goes deeper with twofold release, ‘Don’t Worry’

As the return of Swedish House Mafia continues to dominate headlines, one member of the Scandinavian trio in particular is still hard at work on his own solo productions. Indeed, Axwell—real name Axel Christofer Hedfors — is back in the fold to prove he’s still firing on the release front, delivering his first cut of […]

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