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Enter to win a VIP trip to Produktworld with flight and accommodations [Contest]

New City Gas has teamed up with Dancing Astronaut to provide one lucky winner with VIP passes to its Produktworld festival in Montreal, as well the ultimate fan experience. The 2018 edition of Produktworld will be headlined by EDM fan favorites like Yellow Claw, Galantis, and Virtual Self — just to name a few. In addition […]

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Zedd’s ‘The Middle’ smashes Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart record for most weeks at No. 1

Why don’t you just meet Zedd…at the top of Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart? He’s been there for awhile–28 weeks, to be exact. Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey‘s joint hit, “The Middle,” moved into its 27th week atop the Billboard chart, collecting a total of 10.3 million U.S. streams in the week ending August 9, as Nielsen Music […]

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Steve Aoki teams up with BAPE to release new merch line [See it]

New Steve Aoki merch will arrive just in time for fall. The “Lie To Me” producer’s latest merch release places Aoki in collaboration with BAPE, a Japanese streetwear brand founded in 1993 that offers items for men, women, and children. A nod to Aoki’s global tour, the line pairs a general neutral color palette with […]

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Get a sneak peek of Marshmello’s new Bastille feature, ‘Happier,’ dropping Friday [Stream]

Marshmello will put the “sweet” in “bittersweet” on his latest single, “Happier.” Slated for an August 17 release, the newest offering from EDM’s jet puffed beat breaker will feature British indie pop band, Bastille. Marshmello’s formal announcement of the single’s imminent release will hardly arrive as a surprise to some Mellogang members; Marshmello originally sparked […]

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Calvin Harris announces forthcoming Sam Smith collaboration, due Friday

The August 17 installment of New Music Friday will see Sam Smith re-enter the electronic release ring alongside dance floor dominator, Calvin Harris. Harris notified fans of the forthcoming single via Twitter, sharing a salmon snapshot of the collaboration’s artwork. CALVIN HARRIS // SAM SMITH // very excited about this one !!! @samsmithworld coming Friday […]

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California judge rejects joint plea deal for the two men charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter following 2016’s deadly Ghost Ship fire

California judge James Cramer rejected the plea deals of the two men charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter following the state’s “Ghost Ship” warehouse fire that claimed the lives of 36 in 2016 in what would become California’s “deadliest building fire since the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.” While the cause of the fire was […]

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‘Astroworld’ secures No. 1 seat, giving ‘Scorpion’ the boot after five weeks on top

Travis Scott‘s newest album, the long-anticipated, ASTROWORLD, has proven itself extraplanetary, indeed. After a little over a week since its release, the album has eclipsed the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart — beating out Drake‘s multiple-record-breaking double-sided album, Scorpion, which held a fierce five-week streak at the top. Somewhat ironically, Drake is among the flood […]

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Spotify is now testing unlimited ad skips for free-tier users

Spotify continues to tinker with its free-tier user experience by testing a new feature they’re calling “active media.” Non-premium members will be able to skip unlimited ads. The new feature would be rolled out with the aim of providing a more relevant experience for both users as advertisers. Users would effectively choose which ads appeal to […]

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Japanese Festival The Labyrinth is keeping its lineup a secret this year

With coarse hands born in industrial cities, techno has challenged and freed the minds of many and evolved in the process. Along with the growth of the dance scene, tech has reached the ears of many, now has developed a defined style — sleek, raw and effortlessly cool. Though tech has connected with the mainstream […]

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Herobust – WTF

Herobust releases a vocal-centric, hard-hitting dubstep pandemonium, “WTF,” letting fans know on SoundCloud, “WTF was kind of a challenge I made for myself. Almost all the sounds in the track were made from processing and flexing a recording of the phrase ‘WTF.’ The result is… well, shocking.” Haunting glass ballerina music box bells bells are […]

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Savi and DYSON team up for new electro-pop jam ‘Your Love’

Savi is capitalizing on a productive summer season, coming through with another playlist-primed original work, “Your Love,” this time alongside vocalist DYSON. The pair have joined up on Enhanced Recordings, which is quickly becoming a fitting home imprint for Savi’s growing catalog of bright electronic compositions. “Your Love” showcases Savi’s penchant for proctoring infectious electronic […]

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Deorro and D3FAI team up for big room ‘TITAN’

Deorro has teamed up with Argentinian up-and-comer D3FAI for new release “TITAN,” which has been released via Dim Mak. Deorro has been drifting between radio crossover hits and hardstyle as of late, but “TITAN” brings the producer back to the big room genre. D3FAI received early support from Tiësto and is now making a new name […]

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Calvin Harris and friends celebrate Labor Day weekend with Hakkasan

Las Vegas-based Hakkasan Group is known for its worldwide hospitality, five-star restaurants and top-of-the-line night clubs which span from the eponymous Hakkasan, Omnia, and beyond. The brand’s organizers have been hard at work preparing their institutions for Labor Day festivities around the corner, and are finally ready to reveal the supremely-stacked bill of guest talent […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says algorithms are ‘draining the humanity out of music’ in new interview

Apple CEO Tim Cook has expressed some thinly-veiled concern regarding his competitors. In a new interview with Fast Company, Cook highlighted the importance of human-curated music services. Though he didn’t call out Spotify by name, Cook did directly highlight the difference between Apple’s human-driven and Spotify’s algorithm-driven curation approaches, even going so far as to say ”We […]

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Boys Noize reveals first release as ELAX, ‘Reaktor’ on Solomun’s Diynamic imprint

Boys Noize is shaking things up a bit, debuting an intriguing new project known as ELAX. Side-stepping his signature brand of warehouse-ready industrial techno, Alex Ridha’s new ELAX moniker bears an immediate resemblance to Boys Noize’s unmistakable production acumen, while leaning in its own, different tech-inspired direction. Furthermore, the project’s first release comes by way […]

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Boys Noize reveals first release as ELAX, ‘Reaktor’ on Solomun’s Diynamic imprint

Boys Noize is shaking things up a bit, debuting an intriguing new project known as ELAX. Side-stepping his signature brand of warehouse-ready industrial techno, Alex Ridha’s new ELAX moniker bears an immediate resemblance to Boys Noize’s unmistakable production acumen, while leaning in its own, different tech-inspired direction. Furthermore, the project’s first release comes by way […]

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Boys Noize reveals first release as ELAX, ‘Reaktor’ on Solomun’s Diynamic imprint

Boys Noize is shaking things up a bit, debuting an intriguing new project known as ELAX. Side-stepping his signature brand of warehouse-ready industrial techno, Alex Ridha’s new ELAX moniker bears an immediate resemblance to Boys Noize’s unmistakable production acumen, while leaning in its own, different tech-inspired direction. Furthermore, the project’s first release comes by way […]

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Tom Morello, Big Boi, and Killer Mike speak out against police brutality on Bassnectar-produced ‘Rabbit’s Revenge’

In anticipation of his forthcoming solo album, The Atlas Underground, Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine, has aligned himself with hip-hop associates Big Boi and Killer Mike, as well as ubiquitous bass producer, Bassnectar, for “Rabbit’s Revenge.” The track takes a staunch look at an incredibly volatile topic as of late, addressing police brutality in its […]

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Tom Morello, Big Boi, and Killer Mike speak out against police brutality on Bassnectar-produced ‘Rabbit’s Revenge’

In anticipation of his forthcoming solo album, The Atlas Underground, Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine, has aligned himself with hip-hop associates Big Boi and Killer Mike, as well as ubiquitous bass producer, Bassnectar, for “Rabbit’s Revenge.” The track takes a staunch look at an incredibly volatile topic as of late, addressing police brutality in its […]

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