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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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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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The Meadows joins the festival graveyard – for now

After months of speculation, the founders of New York’s Meadows Music and Arts Festival have confirmed rumors that the festival will not be returning in 2018. Founders Entertainment, the company behind festivals like Governor’s Ball, created the event in 2016, and it took place near Citi Field in 2016 and 2017, boasting headliners like Kanye West […]

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The Meadows joins the festival graveyard – for now

After months of speculation, the founders of New York’s Meadows Music and Arts Festival have confirmed rumors that the festival will not be returning in 2018. Founders Entertainment, the company behind festivals like Governor’s Ball, created the event in 2016, and it took place near Citi Field in 2016 and 2017, boasting headliners like Kanye West […]

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The Meadows joins the festival graveyard – for now

After months of speculation, the founders of New York’s Meadows Music and Arts Festival have confirmed rumors that the festival will not be returning in 2018. Founders Entertainment, the company behind festivals like Governor’s Ball, created the event in 2016, and it took place near Citi Field in 2016 and 2017, boasting headliners like Kanye West […]

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Emerging producer Fluencee delivers pristine original work on, ‘Foxgloves’

DJ and producer Fluencee has broken through at a rate most artists would envy — and for good reason. The Los Angeles-based artist has caught the electronic crossover world’s attention with his music and its inspiration, largely derived from overcoming childhood bullying due to a lifelong stutter. After landing remixes with artists like The Chainsmokers […]

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Emerging producer Fluencee delivers pristine original work on, ‘Foxgloves’

DJ and producer Fluencee has broken through at a rate most artists would envy — and for good reason. The Los Angeles-based artist has caught the electronic crossover world’s attention with his music and its inspiration, largely derived from overcoming childhood bullying due to a lifelong stutter. After landing remixes with artists like The Chainsmokers […]

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Emerging producer Fluencee delivers pristine original work on, ‘Foxgloves’

DJ and producer Fluencee has broken through at a rate most artists would envy — and for good reason. The Los Angeles-based artist has caught the electronic crossover world’s attention with his music and its inspiration, largely derived from overcoming childhood bullying due to a lifelong stutter. After landing remixes with artists like The Chainsmokers […]

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Don Diablo pumps up the energy in new remix of Martin Garrix and Khalid’s hit, ‘Oceans’

Dutch super producer Don Diablo is the latest heavy hitter to try his hand at remixing Martin Garrix‘s hit collaboration with R&B crooner Khalid, “Oceans.” Adding his signature upbeat flair to the track, Don Diablo undoubtedly extends the shelf life of Garrix and Khalid’s infectious crossover cut, with a remix effort that stands head and shoulders […]

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Kanye West surprise releases new single, ‘XTCY’ with DJ Clark Kent

Kanye West kicked off the weekend with a new track entitled “XTCY.” After spending his Friday night in the studio with DJ Clark Kent – venerated hip-hop producer with Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt among his Hall of Fame-worthy credits – the pair decided to release their new piece of work nearly immediately. Sitting in the studio […]

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Venezuelan vocalist Danny Ocean links with Skrillex for soca-inspired “Epa Wei”

Venezuelan singer, Danny Ocean, releases a new music video for his single “Epa Wei.” The viewer is immediately introduced to three-screens and warm synths; Ocean’s vocals and a sharp Purpose-reminiscent production effort from Skrillex do the rest. With a variety of characters and scenes the video creates an expressive narrative that accents the new tune perfectly. […]

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Kayzo and Gammer link up for new release ‘Forever’

KAYZO and Gammer are have teamed up for a new track titled “Forever,” and the result is is as gargantuan as one might expect from a collaboration between these two powerhouses. It starts off in a deceptively melodic way, but this peace is only temporary. Soon, the beautiful opening falls into bouncy chords and an enchanting vocals […]

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Spank Rock reinvents himself as Naeem, delivers new music on Boys Noize Records

After over ten years and a multitude of releases under the Spank Rock moniker, Naeem Juwan has decided to make a change. The artist has now revealed his new alias, choosing to go by Naeem and rest the Spank Rock banner for the foreseeable future. Under his own first name, the now mononymous artist has released […]

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DROELOE returns with extensive ‘The Choices We Face’ EP

DROELOE has a lot to reflect on in 2018. Since their debut in 2016, the Dutch electronic duo has been a shining star on San Holo’s bitbird label. Following their 2017 hits “Sunburn” and “Lines of the Broken,” DROELOE — pronounced “drooloo” — kicked off the year with the release of “BACKBONE,” followed by a string of […]

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Send noods: Irish DJ jailed after being caught smuggling MDMA in noodle packets

Cooking pasta involves “rolling” boil. It seems one Irish DJ named Stephen Donnelly has really taken these instructions a little too close to heart, and has gotten himself embroiled in a scandal that saw him getting arrested for smuggling MDMA via noodles containers. He also smuggled cocaine using the same means. Donnelly was initially caught […]

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Illenium parts ways with Seeking Blue and strikes deal with Astralwerks/Capitol Records

A watershed moment in the swiftly rising dance act’s still-incipient career, Illenium has parted ways with his longtime label, Seeking Blue, and has secured a momentous contract with industry giant, Astralwerks. In addition to housing his wildly successful first two albums, Seeking Blue also released Illenium’s breakthrough single, atmospheric chillstep track, “Afterlife,” featuring Echos. Word […]

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