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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has passed away

Just months after the music world lost Chris Cornell as a result of suicide, another beloved figure in rock has reportedly also taken his own life.Chester Bennington, known for his role as the lead singer in Linkin Park, was found in the early hours on Thursday morning, July 20, in his Palos Verdes home. The […]

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FYF Fest to become first ever U.S. festival to Livestream via Twitter

Festival season is a magical time for many.For some, it feels as if the magic will never end, unfortunately for others, the FOMO can get uber real.Luckily, the folks over at FYF Festival understand and have decided this year to offer the very first livestream of the weekend’s star studded lineup. Available via Twitter, which also […]

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KSHMR unveils his own label, will release new music each Friday

 KSHMR has hardly kept quiet as of late, teaming up with Tiesto to release the duo’s celebrated and long awaited single, “Harder,” and likewise lending his skills to his “Game of Thrones” remix, created with support from The Golden Army. The Indo-American DJ additionally sparked speculation when he addressed DJ Snake on Twitter, writing “check […]

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Hip hop is now the most popular genre of music in the U.S.

Given the status of artists like Drake, Chance the Rapper, and Kendrick Lamar, to name but a few, it’s no surprise that hip hop is among the biggest influencers of the zeitgeist. That hip hop is now the undisputed most popular genre in the United States is perhaps more of a surprise, however, but nevertheless one backed by […]

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Pretty Lights opens new chapter with Pretty Lights Movement evolution

While fans wait patiently — sometimes very impatiently — for the next Pretty Lights album that is rumored to be dropping sometime this year, Derek Vincent Smith continues to distinguish himself as one of the most groundbreaking and inventive artists of this era. Whether it is adding new features to his ever transforming live performance set […]

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Black Coffee to perform New Year’s Eve set at one of the 7 Wonders of the World

Though 2017 is far from over, Black Coffee is already setting his sights on New Year’s Eve 2018. Despite his longstanding critical success, the artist has received more mainstream exposure than ever before in the past year, thanks to “Get It Together,” his collaboration with Drake from More Life.One does not transition into the next year without due planning, and Black […]

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Justin Bieber beats his own streaming record as ‘Despacito’ becomes the most streamed song of all time

‘Despacito’ is now the most streamed track of all time, having hit 4.6 billion streams yesterday. Justin Bieber’s remix of Daddy Yankee and and Luis Fonsi’s track was released in January and has been labeled as 2017’s ‘Summer Anthem’ by many. ‘Despacito’ supersedes ‘Sorry,’ also by Bieber, which was the previous record holder at 4.38 billion streams.‘Despacito’ […]

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Kygo announces “Stole the Show” documentary, sophomore album details

Multitalented genre pioneer Kygo has announced a personal documentary “Stole The Show.” The film will be released July 26 via Apple Music and chronicles Kygo’s journey from the early stages of his career to his career-defining performance at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in January 2016.Featuring testimonials from his manager, Myles Shear, and DJ friends Steve Aoki, Martin […]

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LCD Soundsystem expands North American tour dates alongside forthcoming record ‘American Dream’

Fresh off two riveting festival performances at Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival and Louisville’s Forecastle, LCD Soundsystem has announced they’ll be continuing the party, extending their assemblage of U.S. tour dates this fall.The band’s added five new dates to their extensive world tour in support of their follow-up record to 2010’s This Is Happening, titled American Dream. […]

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LCD Soundsystem expands North American tour dates alongside forthcoming record ‘American Dream’

Fresh off two riveting festival performances at Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival and Louisville’s Forecastle, LCD Soundsystem has announced they’ll be continuing the party, extending their assemblage of U.S. tour dates this fall.The band’s added five new dates to their extensive world tour in support of their follow-up record to 2010’s This Is Happening, titled American Dream. […]

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SoundCloud’s CEO releases statement regarding future of the struggling website

Over the past few days, SoundCloud’s future has been in serious doubt, with initial reports suggesting that the online platform only had enough cash to sustain itself until the start of Q4. This widespread speculation has prompted SoundCloud’s co-founder and CEO Alex Ljung to issue an official statement regarding the website’s future.The emphatic blog post, […]

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Ibiza tourism head seeks alcohol ban on flights to island

Those traveling to Ibiza may just have to settle for soda in the near future.As the Balearic island, a nightlife hub and dance music mecca, continues to attract tourists, authorities have moved forward in their design to block the sale of alcohol to those venturing to the Mediterranean hotspot.“We ask the central government and the […]

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Proximity has evolved from YouTube channel to label partner with Geffen Records, stream their first single

For virtually anyone who’s been keeping up with the current state of EDM, the name “Proximity” might ring a bell. It belongs of course to the beloved YouTube channel, which has since grown into a behemoth organization with over five million subscribers – easily one of the largest dance outlets in current history.Proximity has grown […]

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Proximity has evolved from YouTube channel to label partner with Geffen Records, stream their first single

For virtually anyone who’s been keeping up with the current state of EDM, the name “Proximity” might ring a bell. It belongs of course to the beloved YouTube channel, which has since grown into a behemoth organization with over five million subscribers – easily one of the largest dance outlets in current history.Proximity has grown […]

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LISTEN: Avicii teases music from forthcoming album

Just over a year after his retirement from live performances due to mental health issues, Avicii has fulfilled his promise to continue to produce new music. The producer posted a teaser for a track on Instagram along with a series of hashtags that read conspicuously like track titles. The video features a backdrop of Peru’s Machu […]

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SoundCloud may only have enough cash to stay afloat a mere 50 days more

SoundCloud now finds itself in major financial distress. After reports of the website running out of cash surfaced in January, the mood turned sour at streaming site’s Berlin headquarters. To make matters worse, the struggling juggernaut has shut down regional offices in London and the USA, letting go of 40% of their employees in the process.According to […]

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Deadmau5 unveils Cube 2.2, a compact replica of his original stage set-up

Following years of weaving in and out of the limelight with consistent music releases, exuberantly decorated cars, and his infamous mouse helmet, deadmau5 has finally revealed his latest of projects, the Cube 2.2. After bringing out the first of many designs, the Cube 2.1, back in April for the first leg of his nation-wide ‘Lots of Shows in a […]

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LISTEN: Galantis reveal new single ‘True Feeling,’ sophomore album details

Galantis dropped a huge announcement on fans this morning when they surprise released a new song “True Feeling” to go along with the announcement of their second studio album — to be called The Aviary. The music video is a montage of Galantis shows and fans talking about them around the world. “True Feeling” is an upbeat tune […]

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Alison Wonderland announces North American tour

Alison Wonderland continues her rise to the top with another massive announcement. After beginning the year with a bang, she has announced a North American tour. The tour is set to include a brand new production series, unreleased music from her forthcoming album, and support from Elohim on all dates. The FMUOASL (Fuck Me Up On A Spiritual […]

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Alison Wonderland announces North American tour

Alison Wonderland continues her rise to the top with another massive announcement. After beginning the year with a bang, she has announced a North American tour. The tour is set to include a brand new production series, unreleased music from her forthcoming album, and support from Elohim on all dates. The FMUOASL (Fuck Me Up On A Spiritual […]

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