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Lee Burridge, Lost Desert, and Junior return with a follow-up EP to ‘Lingala’ [EP Review]

Everything seemed to fall perfectly into place when Lee Burridge, his longtime collaborator Lost Desert, and Broadway vocalist Junior met together in the studio for the first time. Their collective chemistry and knack for ear-catching arrangement with tasteful use of ethnocentric elements translated into an instant classic: “Lingala.” Junior’s vocals, sung in the language the […]

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PREMIERE | Gramatik Shares New Multimedia Project For “Future Crypto” Following Up GRMTK Crypto-Coin Release

Although we’ve seen numerous industries adopt cryptocurrencies, we were incredibly surprised to hear that Gramatik had found a way to work the blockchain-based technology into his artistic endeavors. With a total ecosystem worth $9 million, Gramatik’s crypto-token, GRMTK, may have effectively created a new model for fan-artist funding. Today, Gramatik has shed some light on […]

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PREMIERE | Gramatik Shares New Multimedia Project For “Future Crypto” Following Up GRMTK Crypto-Coin Release

Although we’ve seen numerous industries adopt cryptocurrencies, we were incredibly surprised to hear that Gramatik had found a way to work the blockchain-based technology into his artistic endeavors. With a total ecosystem worth $9 million, Gramatik’s crypto-token, GRMTK, may have effectively created a new model for fan-artist funding. Today, Gramatik has shed some light on […]

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YouTube will soon allow creators to play pre-recorded videos during live streams

Online video conference VidCon descended upon Anaheim, California from June 20-23, bringing with it a thrilling set of announcements to communities like YouTube. Perhaps one of the biggest pieces of news to come out of the event is the introduction of YouTube Premieres, revealed during a keynote address from YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan. YouTube […]

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Duke & Jones strike with their debut EP, ‘Eclipse’ via Circus Records

Duke & Jones have officially planted their flag with the release of their debut four-track EP, Eclipse. The new collection is the culmination of the duo’s steep upward trajectory over the course of the last year, eventually catching the ears of Doctor P and Flux Pavilion for a Circus Records co-sign. Duke & Jones’ first […]

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Good Morning Mix: Goldroom returns with hour-long Saguaro mix

Any mix from Goldroom makes for the perfect wake-up soundtrack. The L.A. producer just released a beautifully arranged Saguaro mix — his first since his Verano mix last July. Goldroom masterfully sprinkles in tracks from Point Point, Oliver, Yolanda Be Cool, kicking the session off with an unreleased original of his own, “Girl.” In this latest […]

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Yellow Claw explore breadth of their sound ‘New Blood’ LP [Stream]

Bass heavyweights Yellow Claw had an interesting concept in mind when announcing their third album, New Blood: “Rather than trying to make some grand statement,” they began, the duo instead are using the body of work as an expression of their life on the road. Doing so allows the Dutch outfit to venture out beyond […]

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Freddie Gibbs Drops New Album “Freddie” And It May Be His Hardest Album Yet

Freddie Gibbs may be the best actual “gangsta” rapper in hip hop right now. There’s no doubt that he deserves to be named alongside some of best current best MCs. Freddie Gibbs first really stepped into the limelight in 2014 when he dropped his critically acclaimed collaborative album “Pinata,” which was produced entirely by the […]

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Zedd announced as support for Katy Perry on final WITNESS Tour performances

Two of pop music’s most venerable forces are teaming up for a short run of shows, as Zedd joins Katy Perry‘s final shows on WITNESS: The Tour. Zedd, who’s commanded his own international touring itinerary, often times with multiple supporting acts billed beneath him, joins Perry as a special opening guest as her tour reaches […]

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Producer Sessions 002: Movement 2018 Sounds of Detroit

Producer Sessions is a series from Dancing Astronaut meant to shine a brighter light on the producer community. Each volume will guide producers towards some of the freshest sample packs, plugins, FX, and presets out there. Today’s session: Movement Sample Pack.  This week, Splice celebrated Detroit’s rich history in techno music with a series of sample packs, contests, interviews, […]

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Dillon Francis gives Cardi B’s ‘I Like It’ an EDM revamp ahead of his new album

While chronic jokester, Dillon Francis, has had the EDM world’s ribs tickling as he claimed his prank-fueled vengeance against DJ Snake earlier this week, he’s turned right around and shown he hasn’t skipped a beat in the studio. A celebrated remixer, Francis is known for trying his hand at widely popular tracks like Passion Pit‘s […]

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Rick Ross – Green Gucci Suit ft Future

Maybach Music founder Rick Ross has linked up with longtime friend and collaborator Future on a new track, “Green Gucci Suit.” The two internationally revered rappers have appeared on a multitude of singles together, whether featured on tracks like those on DJ Khaled‘s albums Grateful and Major Key, on tracks like Ace Hood’s “Bugatti,” or supporting one another on […]

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Joris Voorn announces fourth studio album with ‘District Seven’

Electronic artist Joris Voorn‘s latest track, “District Seven,” premiered as the coveted Pete Tong‘s Essential New Tune this week. During the appearance on the weekly BBC Radio 1 show, Voorn also announced that “District Seven” will be the lead single off of a forthcoming, unnamed album to come out sometime in 2018. “District Seven” has […]

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Joris Voorn announces fourth studio album with ‘District Seven’

Electronic artist Joris Voorn‘s latest track, “District Seven,” premiered as the coveted Pete Tong‘s Essential New Tune this week. During the appearance on the weekly BBC Radio 1 show, Voorn also announced that “District Seven” will be the lead single off of a forthcoming, unnamed album to come out sometime in 2018. “District Seven” has […]

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How Leon Vynehall defies expectations on new LP, ‘Nothing Is Still’

British deep house and downtempo producer Leon Vynehall released a brand new album, Nothing Is Still, that sees him delve deeper into the function of genres and LPs than ever before, out now through the storied UK label, Ninja Tune. Dedicated to Vynehall’s grandparents and largely contextualizing their move to America, Nothing Is Still is an album of immense […]

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