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Premiere: Masaya – Picture (Petar Dundov Variation)

Masaya is the latest talent to join Chapter 24’s esteemed cast of producers. The Swiss Chilean talent delivered her album, Picking Up The Pieces, for the imprint in March, melding hypnotic drum grooves with beautiful atmospherics for a stunning 13-track debut on the label.Now Picking Up the Pieces has received an impressive second life in the form of an official […]

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Cashmere Cat invites fans to submit music for his next mix

Forget representation, social media following, or booking gigs. Garage, house, and future bass connoisseur Cashmere Cat has invited fans to submit their music to him so that he can feature it in his next mix. In his social media posts announcing the offer, the Norwegian artist states, “I am making a new mix. I want to make […]

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Cashmere Cat invites fans to submit music for his next mix

Forget representation, social media following, or booking gigs. Garage, house, and future bass connoisseur Cashmere Cat has invited fans to submit their music to him so that he can feature it in his next mix. In his social media posts announcing the offer, the Norwegian artist states, “I am making a new mix. I want to make […]

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Marshmello’s original alias, Dotcom, returns, announces new music on the way

There’s a new Dotcom boom on the way. Before the VC’s in Silicon Valley start rejoicing, however, let’s clarify: the producer born Chris Comstock has announced a revival of his old alias and unveiled the release of new music is imminent.On Twitter, Comstock revealed his return and promised the first new release under the Dotcom alias […]

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The Chainsmokers perform ‘Last Day Alive’ alongside Florida Georgia Line at the CMT Awards

Country and electronic music aren’t the first two genres we would think to combine…however, The Chainsmokers performance alongside Florida Georgia Line for their song “Last Day Alive” — off the EDM duo’s debut LP — is making us rethink whether this should be something we should be seeing more of. Drew Taggart sang alongside Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbarb […]

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Chance the Rapper announces audio-mastering classes for youths

A breath of fresh air in the hip-hop community, Chicago-native Chance the Rapper has continued on his goal of giving back to the community by announcing audio mastering classes for youth.Working with his nonprofit organization Social Works, in partnership with audio engineering startup LANDR, Chance has announced the collaboration with intentions of helping 75 kids. Speaking […]

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Fabric nightclub offers free entry for life in exchange for naming their office cat

Fabric nightclub has had an emotional roller-coaster of a journey in the past year, following its narrowly-escaped permanent and powerful re-opening.Making a comeback and proving to loyal weekend attendees that renowned nightclub is here to stay, the Fabric team has embarked on its next conquest: naming their office cat. Seeking the perfect moniker for their new furry friend, […]

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Pierce – Ducati (Original Mix)

Hailing from Scottsdale, Arizona, Pierce is a prodigious newcomer making waves in the dubstep scene. His style, characterized by intense, weighty bass progressions and dissonant, fragmented drops has made the young artist one to watch over the past several months.His latest, “Ducati,” has been released on Dim Mak and has garnered support from Steve Aoki, BIJOU, […]

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Blasterjaxx display their mastery of ‘festival sound’ with ‘Do or Die’

Continuing their strong run of releases in 2017, Blasterjaxx have just dropped a “festival edition” of their recent XX Files EP. In their new release, the duo revise the original EP – which dabbles in much deeper, bass oriented music – to become suited for large, open venues and powerful sound systems capable of doing the music justice.“Do […]

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Autograf – Nobody Knows ft. WYNNE (COFRESI Remix)

Autograf is one of the the most impressive live acts in electronic music today. It is only fitting that the trio has now been remixed by fellow Chicagoan drummer, producer and DJ COFRESI.While retaining some of WYNNE‘s vocals and Autograf’s piano, the up-and-comer proves he is not afraid to change things up with this fierce interpretation. The artist revamps the original […]

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Lee Burridge talks ‘spiritual botox’ and growing his culture ahead of new All Day I Dream tour [Interview]

Lee Burridge’s Burning Man-inspired brainchild, All Day I Dream, has become synonymous with infectiously positive energy, pleasurable aesthetics, and hypnotic, intricate music that keeps audiences fully engaged for hours at a time. The brand, which evolved from a Resident Advisor mix title into a small outdoor gathering on a Brooklyn rooftop, has since expanded into a transformational institution of sorts […]

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SAYMYNAME delivers heavy-handed new mix ahead of HARD Summer [Exclusive]

Giving SAYMYNAME a festival PA system may be a dangerous idea. The burgeoning Los Angeles beat-maker is lined up to play HARD Summer‘s tenth anniversary festival in August, and if his new mixtape serves as any indication, ear plugs will be an absolute necessity…for safety purposes. Producing behind a moniker that was inspired by a Headhunterz track, […]

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Mija releases the 8-bit inspired soundtrack to her forthcoming film, ‘Time Stops’

Amber Giles, better known as Mija, is slated to release a short animated film this upcoming fall in collaboration with David Dutton of 8-bit cinema, who describes the creative process as “making a full on point-n-click adventure game”. The self- funded, self-written project has been titled Time Stops, and is accompanied by a soundtrack of the […]

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Diplo explains why ‘Bank Roll’ was taken down, uploads new version with Rich Chigga

In May, Diplo made headlines when he crammed Justin Bieber, Young Thug, and Rich The Kid into “Bank Roll” – a single with enough star power to guarantee astronomical reach, but too many collaborators to realistically sound organized. In the following days, the Mad Decent label-head remained in the spotlight when the song was abruptly removed from SoundCloud.Today, June 7, Diplo shared a new […]

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Flying Lotus’ film debut ‘Kuso’ set for wide release in July

Flying Lotus’ polarizing feature film debut, Kuso will officially be available July 21, with the project’s wide release coming via newly established streaming service Shudder. The ultra-gory independent flick first was first revealed at the Sundance Film Festival where its graphic brutality triggered a mass walkout among the audience. Now, Kuso is ready to hit living rooms, along with theaters in Los […]

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AXIS 197: John Acquaviva’s ‘Road to Secret Solstice’ Mix

Techno pioneer John Acquaviva is an Italian-Canadian DJ, producer, artist, and musical entrepreneur. John began his international career in 1989 by founding one of the world’s best known and influential techno labels, Plus 8 Records, with Richie Hawtin. The creation of Plus 8 Records put Acquaviva and Richie Hawtin at the forefront of the emerging international electronic music […]

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Premiere: Tommy Trash celebrates EDC with gritty new original, ‘Hi Sound Lo Sound’

Summer festival season is arriving, and with it comes various compilations from record labels offering sounds that they feel embodies this time the most. Insomniac Records is naturally timing the release of their 40-tracker to EDC Las Vegas, covering virtually every corner of the dance spectrum in anticipation of the mayhem that will soon take […]

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Premiere: Zeds Dead enliven their ballad, ‘Slow Down,’ with a future house VIP mix

On Monday, June 5, Zeds Dead revealed their forthcoming Northern Lights remix EP with Delta Heavy’s formidable remix of “Lights Out.” The eight-track release, due this Friday, June 9, on their Deadbeats imprint, will feature eight revisions of songs from the duo’s debut album, with artists such as Bear Grillz and DNMO on the roster.Perhaps the most enticing selection from the […]

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The Chainsmokers attempt to clear the air with Lady Gaga

In an interview last year with Rolling Stone, Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers didn’t mince words when issuing his assessment of Lady Gaga‘s single, “Perfect Illusion.” “It sucks,” Pall bluntly stated. Even with the more diplomatic on of the two, Drew Taggart, stating “She’s a great artist,” the superstar EDM duo faced a firestorm of criticism, mostly […]

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