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Madeaux announces debut album, drops fiery single, ‘Run With It’

After a fiery performance at last week’s inaugural Electronic Music Award, the rising Madeaux announced his debut album on Fool’s Gold Records, aptly titled Burn.Madeaux’s 12-track LP draws on various elements of musical inspiration. Between thumping electronic bass and classical instrumentals, Madeaux’s new tunes can be expected to take listeners on an emotional rollercoaster. Burn also aims to be a […]

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Desert Hearts announces City Hearts Festival in downtown L.A.

“Take The Ride” tour, an event series created by Desert Hearts, has been a huge success in 2017. Instead of taking time off as the year winds down, the Desert Hearts crew is finishing the year with a bang, throwing a day-long festival in downtown L.A. branded as City Hearts Festival. The Nov. 12 event goes […]

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Australian festival to provide on-site pill testing for attendees

In what is being described as a “huge step forward in harm minimisation,” Australia’s Split Milk festival has been approved by the Australian Capitol Territory (ACT) to provide on-site testing for psychotropic substances brought to the venue by attendees.This announcement comes after the ACT decided to collaborate with the Safety Testing Advisory Service at Festivals […]

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Nine Inch Nails, Justice, Pretty Lights, Phantogram top Day For Night line-up

It’ll take more than the devastation of Hurricane Harvey to shut down Houston’s Day For Night festival. The three-day festival is set for December 15-17, 2017. Topping the lineup are Nine Inch Nails, Pretty Lights, Justice, Phantogram, Tyler, The Creator, and James Blake, along with 18 art installations and performances by internationally renowned visual artists such as Ryoji Ikeda and Matthew Schreiber.Day for Night has become […]

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Jukely alters subscription structure, caps number of monthly shows for subscribers

Change is on the horizon for Jukely subscribers. The concert membership service that proudly offered subscribers access to an unlimited number of shows per month has repealed its previous structure in favor of new guidelines that will go into effect on October 1st.Whereas Jukely’s prior organization allowed its members to pay a $25 monthly fee […]

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Emancipator announces new album ‘Baralku’ out in November, shares gorgeous new track ‘Goodness’

At the end of August, Portland-based producer Doug Appling, better known for his indie-electro intersection of artistry as Emancipator, had, at last, emerged from sonic seclusion. After hinting at a new album, Appling arrived in August to confirm the new LP — the first since 2015’s Seven Seas —was at last finished.Now, the artist’s announced […]

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ZHU unveils music video for Nero collab, ‘Dreams,’ announces San Francisco NYE Blacklizt event

The NSFW quality of ZHU & Nero’s music video for their collaboration, “Dreams,” has managed to match — and perhaps exceed — the track’s ominous tone.The music video for the track aligns with the single’s dark tone, showing piles of unclothed human bodies stacked in piles, or alternatively, suspended in air, rising and falling in […]

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Tchami and Malaa team up for 11-stop ‘No Redemption’ North American tour

Undoubtedly leading the current revival of French house tastemaking comes two producers who are quite literally writing the trends in deep pulsating, bass forward house music. Today Tchami took to Twitter today to announce to fans the “No Redemption” North American tour alongside enigmatic house producer and fellow CONFESSION confidant, Malaa to cap off 2017.The 11-city roll out will grace major Canadian markets […]

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Tchami and Malaa team up for 11-stop ‘No Redemption’ North American tour

Undoubtedly leading the current revival of French house tastemaking comes two producers who are quite literally writing the trends in deep pulsating, bass forward house music. Today Tchami took to Twitter today to announce to fans the “No Redemption” North American tour alongside enigmatic house producer and fellow CONFESSION confidant, Malaa to cap off 2017.The 11-city roll out will grace major Canadian markets […]

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Exclusive: Kill Frenzy announces North American tour

For five years now the Belgian born and Berlin-based producer Sébastien, better known as Kill Frenzy, has been slinging out undeniably infectious tunes by way of the Dirtybird label. Over the years as Kill Frenzy, the producer has created a seemingly infinite body of work radiating all that is crude, lewd, deep and dark— oftentimes insinuating insatiable […]

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The Prodigy announce new album is coming in 2018

The last few months of 2017 are looking to be huge for legendary group The Prodigy.The music pioneers signed a new recording deal with BMG Rights Management to release their seventh album, which they’ve announced will be out in early 2018. BMG, the fourth biggest publishing company in the world, currently manages frontman Liam Howlett’s song repertoire.Though The […]

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Ultra South Africa announces phase one lineup

In February 2018, Ultra South Africa will return for a fifth year to Cape Town and Johannesburg.Though it’s months away, the festival has already started the hype with the announcement of Hardwell and Armin Van Buuren as headliners. The two headlined the festival in 2015 and are bringing their musical mastery back to the iconic event.The […]

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Sacha Robotti announces North American SlothAcid Tour

Multi-national DJ and producer Sacha Robotti has embarked on his SlothAcid North American tour, which kicked off with an epic show in Kelowna, BC on September 8. The Italian-German, Los Angeles-dwelling producer has had a busy 2017 with the release of his brand-new EP “Melato Nina” come out via Dirtybird. Robotti is also part of the Birdhouse Radio Show team with Claude […]

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S U R V I V E wins Emmy for ‘Stranger Things’ theme

The 69th Annual Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television last night, honoring series that ran from June 1, 2016, through May 31, 2017. While it was expected Stranger Things was going to sweep its respective categories — the show was nominated for 18 awards — it, in turn, won five Creative Emmys.Among […]

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Flying Lotus scores forthcoming ‘Blade Runner’ prequel

Flying Lotus has scored a new animated short film preluding the forthcoming Blade Runner 2049 sequel. The new short film, Blade Runner Black Out 2022, was written and directed by Shinichiro Watanabe of Cowboy Bepop. The film is the third in a series of prequels taking place in the years between the original 1982 Blade Runner […]

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Jóhann Jóhannsson no longer scoring ‘Blade Runner 2049’

According to a report in an Icelandic newspaper, the Blade Runner 2049 sequel is no longer being scored by Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson. Composers Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch, who were both brought on to assist Jóhannsson on the film, are set to complete the music for Ridley Scott’s long-awaited sequel.Reports began to surface in […]

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Above & Beyond set to release new album in January

As Above & Beyond celebrate the 250th episode of their radio show, Above & Beyond Group Therapy, at The Gorge Amphitheater, the group took to social media for a rather special announcement regarding their highly anticipated sixth album.The British trio revealed that their sixth album, titled Common Ground, is indeed in the works and is scheduled for release […]

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Above & Beyond set to release new album in January

As Above & Beyond celebrate the 250th episode of their radio show, Above & Beyond Group Therapy, at The Gorge Amphitheater, the group took to social media for a rather special announcement regarding their highly anticipated sixth album.The British trio revealed that their sixth album, titled Common Ground, is indeed in the works and is scheduled for release […]

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Dillon Francis to produce Spanish-language EDM album

Yes, you read that correctly. Having already proved a master of electronic dance music engineered in the English language, Dillon Francis has confirmed that his next musical endeavor will be the production of a “Spanish-language EDM album.” Francis’ gravitation towards Latin-inspired music has been evidenced by his recent remix of J. Balvin and Willy William’s […]

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