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Ardency – Bloom

Ardency has released their newest single “Bloom.” The mysterious group is self described as “a work in progress by Christian Gomez and Daniel Noguera – for as long as it takes.”Alluring synths and haunting vocal tenors of the group sound like sonic liquid washing over a roof during a rainstorm: brooding, yet oddly satisfying. The […]

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Jimmy Edgar to release unknown electro artist’s tapes as an Ultramajic EP

Berlin’s Ultramajic record label is set to release a rare collection of late-90’s electro tracks from an unknown Detroit artist named Ashtar Lavanda.Not much is known about Ashtar Lavanda, whose tapes Jimmy Edgar — the founder of the label —  found after receiving a tip about a storage unit being auctioned off in East Detroit that contained […]

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Sonos and Ikea to collaborate on home listening products

Sonos and Ikea have just announced what can easily be considered as one of the hottest tech collaboration of the year.Details on the partnership remain sparse, but their work is reportedly apart of a new joint effort to “create future home sound experiences” bringing “music and sound” into all aspects of the home. Ikea calls this the third step for its Ikea […]

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Henry Saiz – The Golden Cage (Sebastien Léger remix)

French producer Sebastien Léger is definitely an electronic music veteran in his own right, with almost 20 years of experience under his belt. interestingly, throughout the duration of his lasting career, Leger has stayed true to his experimental style— a trend that a worrying number veteran DJs tend to shun in modern times.His latest remix of Henry […]

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Henry Saiz debuts first track off of forthcoming album

Spanish progressive & electronica star Henry Saiz has released the first taste of his forthcoming Kickstarter-funded album Human, which he will be releasing as Henry Saiz & Band. He raised over €73,000 for the project, which saw him travel to different corners of the earth to record in unusual natural settings and with unexpected local collaborators.“The Golden Cage,” is an […]

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Michael Mason – Evil Presence ft Sophie Meiers

New York-based Michael Mason has just released a refreshingly distinct collaboration with rising singer-songwriter Sophie Meiers.“Evil Presence” is far removed from its name in its immensely immersive and delicate indie R&B style. Meiers’ voice does have a hauntingly evocative appeal to it, but rather than being an off-putting eerie tune or brimming with monstrous future […]

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Check out Tyler, The Creator’s first ever NPR Tiny Desk concert

2017 was arguably Tyler, the Creator’s biggest year yet. The OFWGKTA founder released his fourth studio album Flower Boy back in July to widespread critical acclaim. It saw Tyler hit lyrical stride at the peak of his career through a journey of introspective, self defining tracks.Tyler, the Creator’s debut Tiny Desk performance was the first time NPR […]

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Never Say Die releases Vol. 5 compilation

Never Say Die has released volume 5 of their annual year-end mix. The Oslo, Norway-based label, founded in 2009, is home to such bass heavy artists as Skism, Zomboy, Eptic, and Must Die!. The recent compilation features tracks from Trampa, Trolley Snatcha, Spag Heddy, and more.Highlights from the compilation include label mainstay Must Die!’s “Kill it […]

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Is rap duo Rae Sremmurd switching to techno?

Most likely not, but it’s doubtful that anyone would be opposed if it did.Slim Jxmm and Swae Lee of rap duo Rae Sremmurd recently sat down to record a new installment in Noisey’s The People Vs. series. In characteristic People Vs. fashion, the episode follows Jxmm and Lee as the Rae Sremmurd members read aloud and then respond […]

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Insomniac releases Metronome #138 featuring Rickyxsan

Insomniac has released episode 138 of of their Metronome series. The series features “mixes from some of today’s fastest-rising electronic stars, as well as championed legends,” reads a statement from Insomniac. “It takes listeners deep across a wide range of genres, movements, cultures, producers, artists and sounds that make up the diverse world of electronic […]

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Garden City Movement – Slightly All The Time

Garden City Movement have officially signed to Night Time Stories, the sister label of Late Night Tales designed for original artist releases. Having opened for Bonobo, Caribou, and Alt-J in recent years, the group has garnered a substantial amount of attention for their unique sound.The trio of Roy Avital, Johnny Sharoni, and Yoav Saar is back with their newest single “Slightly […]

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Moby announces new album, shares lead single ‘Like A Motherless Child’

Moby just donated a quarter of a million dollars to animal rights.Of course, the political realm has long struck a personal chord for the artist. It is with his socio-political nature in mind that one can contextualize Moby’s announcement of a new album — Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt — due out next year.The new album is […]

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Pegboard Nerds – Just Dance (feat. Tia Simone)

One of Monstercat‘s most tried and tested acts, Pegboard Nerds, have released their newest explosive dance track, “Just Dance.” Since coalescing in 2012, the duo comprised of Alexander Odden and Michael Parsberg have garnered a cult-like following, to which they refer to as #NerdNation. Known for their pixelated counterparts often appearing in their music videos and […]

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Gift Guide: 10 artist merch items perfect for holiday gifting

110 Artist Merch Items perfect for Holiday Gifting Each year hundreds of artists go above and beyond in their merch releases, putting in creative efforts that offer their fans the opportunity to show their love in a vast variety of ways.This gift guide celebrates the unmissable, unique merch of 2017. From ‘Tweeter paper’ to a limited-run comic book, this […]

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Watch James Blake debut three new songs live

James Blake has taken a trifecta of new tracks on tour with him. The singer/songwriter surprised San Francisco and Los Angeles audiences by previewing three unheard songs, “I Can’t Believe That We Float,” “Asking For A Friend,” and “Black Lung” during his recent performances.Blake released his last album, The Colour in Everything, back in 2016. While […]

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Gorillaz – Andromeda (DRAM Special)

Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith has had arguably one of the largest breakout years of any artist in 2017. Known by his stage name DRAM, the American R&B and hip hop virtuoso has humble beginnings in Hampton, Virginia and has since garnered more than 400 million streams for his track “Broccoli,” which features another breakout rapper by the name of Lil Yachty.DRAM originally […]

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Thirty Seconds to Mars – Walk on Water (R3HAB Remix)

Just days after the release of his collaboration with Krewella, R3HAB has released another huge track: a rework of Thirty Seconds to Mars‘ “Walk on Water.” The powerhouse producer has been on a roll lately, releasing his debut album in September and finishing up multiple originals and collaborations.His remix of “Walk on Water” adds a […]

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Zedd invites bullying victim on an all expenses paid trip to one of his shows

Industry sweetheart Zedd has extended an all inclusive invitation to bullying victim, Keaton Jones. Jones caught the Internet’s attention after his mother uploaded a brief video of Jones tearfully describing the bullying that he has been subjected to at school. Although heart wrenching, Jones’ statement is a courageous step against bullying that many celebrities and public […]

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