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starRo – Fantasy ft Bosco

StarRo, who is the first Japanese Grammy-nominated producer, has released a new single “Fantasy” and its accompanying music video.  The introduction of “Fantasy” is deceptively pop compared to its groovy house drops. Bosco’s radio-centric, high-pitched vocals give the track pop appeal throughout, but starRo has created an eclectic mixture of house chords, upbeat synths, and different […]

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Listen to S U R V I V E get ‘a bit darker and weirder’ on Stranger Things season two soundtrack

The Stranger Things cast sat down with Emmy Magazine after season one wrapped up, where they revealed that the next season would be “a lot more horror-oriented.” Season two of the Netflix hit show arrives on October 27, just in time for Halloween, and is set to consist of just 9 episodes.In anticipation of the impending […]

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DJ Snake, Major Lazer, and MØ’s ‘Lean On’ now #1 EDM music video of all time

Another record in the global dance phenomenon we know as EDM has been broken, this time by DJ Snake, Major Lazer, and MØ. It’s been known for a while that these acts were already in the “Billionaire’s Club (those who have achieved 1 billion views on a YouTube video)”  thanks to their mega-hit “Lean On,” but this […]

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Listen to Oregon Eclipse live sets from CloZee, Bassnectar, Minnesota, and more

A considerable amount of time has passed since the Oregon Eclipse Gathering,  but exclusive sets continue to appear online as artists upload their live acts or, in some cases, even go as far as to re-record their sets.Now former attendees and eclipse chasers from around the globe can now enjoy sets from the likes of Bassnectar, Minnesota, CloZee, and […]

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Beyond the Booth 006: rrotik dishes on love for minerals, incense, and good artistic omens

Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some self-introspection, each participant then returns to […]

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Idris Elba serves up two contrasting, tasty remixes of Shy FX’s new single ‘Chocolate’

Idris Elba is a man of many talents. Between being an award-winning actor — starring in American Gangster, Thor, Prometheus, Pacific Rim, Beasts of No Nation, Star Trek: Beyond and more — and an all around extremely dapper gentleman, he’s also ever-rising as a taste making DJ.Now, the vastly prolific Elba has stepped in to remix […]

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Gramatik releases versatile 6-track ‘Re:Coil Part I’ EP, announces launch of ‘GRMTK’ cryptocurrency token

Currently on his massive 26-date European “Re:Coil” tour, electro-funk pioneer Gramatik has returned with his highly-anticipated Re:Coil Part I EP. While on tour, Gramatik will also be launching his very own cryptocurrency coin — what he’s dubbing GRMTK — giving him complete control over the distribution of his media via a decentralized entertainment channel called Singular DTV. The GRMTK token will also make him the first “tokenized” […]

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Claude VonStroke lays down a crispy rework of the legendary Jesse Rose’s ‘Believe’

In this day and age of musical cross-pollination, the venerable Claude VonStroke oversees the nest of all that is funky, proper, and most importantly, fun.Now, fresh off dropping massive underground records at his annual Dirtybird Campout festival, VonStroke takes a trip to the home studio.VonStroke takes the underground house maestro Jesse Rose‘s disco-inspired classic house tune “Believe,” and gives […]

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Valentino Khan teams up with Sean Paul for ‘Gold’

For his latest heater, Valentino Khan has teamed up with iconic Jamaican vocalist Sean Paul. With Khan’s stellar, crisp production and Paul’s signature reggae-infused vocals, the duo bring an endless summer vibe with “Gold,” out now on OWSLA.For Khan, the moombahton beat of “Gold” takes him back to when he first started out in dance music.“I […]

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Fabric donates $80,000+ of ‘leftover fundraising cash’ to charity

Fabric is celebrating its 18-year anniversary this weekend, but this time around the London-based nightclub is giving rather than receiving.After the venue’s closure in September, Fabric fans made a collective effort to reboot the club, raising money to support Fabric’s then potential re-opening. Fabric owners would eventually strike a deal with Islington Council and police […]

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World’s Biggest Guestlist Festival releases complete lineup for December show

Guestlist 4 Good have just announced the second phase of artists added to the World’s Biggest Guestlist Festival, to be held in Mumbai from December 1-3. With over 250,000 registrations, the charitable festival aims to smash the world record for the Largest Guestlist, while also funding secondary education for over 100,000 underprivileged Indian children.The final night […]

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Candid new documentary examines the mental & physical tolls of a DJ’s lifestyle [WATCH]

A new documentary produced by DJsounds offers insight about the structure of a DJ’s life between the beat drops. Titled Why We DJ—Slaves to The Rhythm, the documentary is an exploration of the lifestyle of a DJ that paints a portrait of the personal sacrifices made by DJs in their effort to play a variety […]

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The Bloody Beetroots ruminate on the sustenance of EDM, challenge the industry with ‘The Great Electronic Swindle’ [Interview + Album Review]

The Sex Pistols are undeniably one of the greatest punk rock bands in history, as their influence on both contemporary music and pop culture is inarguably ubiquitous.While punk counterculture seeped into nearly every cultural crevice of the United Kingdom in the late sixties, it had yet to ooze into the streets of the United States for some time. Of course […]

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The Bloody Beetroots ruminate on the sustenance of EDM, challenge the industry with ‘The Great Electronic Swindle’ [Interview + Album Review]

The Sex Pistols are undeniably one of the greatest punk rock bands in history, as their influence on both contemporary music and pop culture is inarguably ubiquitous.While punk counterculture seeped into nearly every cultural crevice of the United Kingdom in the late sixties, it had yet to ooze into the streets of the United States for some time. Of course […]

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Nic Fanciulli delivers dynamically expanse, emotive debut LP, ‘My Heart’ [Interview + Album Review]

It’s incredibly exciting, and yet, surprising almost that UK house maestro Nic Fanciulli is just now releasing his debut record — especially after playing such a pivotal role in the UK underground scene over the years. Fans of the virtuoso are ensured that it is with his prolific touring life and keen propensity for considerate curation that the […]

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Zeds Dead deliver masterful Deadbeats 017: ‘Old School Dubstep Throwback Episode’

Zeds Dead have churned out another installment of their label mix series, Deadbeats Radio, which gives fans the chance to hear the latest tracks from the boys and their entourage. However, DEADBEATS RADIO #017 is not just any episode, as the duo behind Zeds Dead have cooked up a very special “Old School Dubstep Throwback” show to take listeners on a […]

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Max Styler’s remix of Prince Fox’s ‘Just Call’ stands out

Prince Fox has dropped a remix EP for one of his biggest hits to date, “Just Call.” The producer has been one of the most recognizable faces in future bass for a few years now, earning this spot through originals like “Space” and “Fragile.”After much buzz around “Just Call,” the Remix EP takes the soft and touching original […]

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Beijing nightclubs shut down in the midst of China’s Communist Party Congress

As more than 2,000 delegates begin to arrive in Beijing for China’s Communist Party Congress, country officials have called for the temporary closure of the nightclubs located in the capital as part of an effort to heighten security for the event. The meeting takes place every five years — it officially began on Wednesday, October […]

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Beijing nightclubs shut down in the midst of China’s Communist Party Congress

As more than 2,000 delegates begin to arrive in Beijing for China’s Communist Party Congress, country officials have called for the temporary closure of the nightclubs located in the capital as part of an effort to heighten security for the event. The meeting takes place every five years — it officially began on Wednesday, October […]

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Floating Points unveils remarkable new 19-minute ‘Ratio’

Earlier this month, the Sam Shepherd-fronted electronic music outfit Floating Points sampled a new track named “Ratio.” Now, the track’s available for listening in its entirety. Standing at nearly 19 minutes, “Ratio” is a number Shepherd’s been splicing into live shows for quite some time.Marking a stark departure into the sonic abyss, “Ratio” is a captivating tune. The track […]

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