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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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Zeds Dead give Gorgon City’s ‘Go Deep’ a melodic rework

Zeds Dead have spent the past two years exploring a variety of production styles, from their drum & bass collaboration with Jauz to their future bass work on “Blood Brothers” with Diskord & Reija Lee. The duo have now released a remix of Gorgon City‘s “Go Deep,” which reaches back to the melodic dubstep roots […]

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Listen to Nine Inch Nails’ severely danceable new LP, ‘Bad Witch’

Nine Inch Nails shared very few details in the lead up to their new album, Bad Witch. But with a legacy that dates back 30 plus years, it’s an absence that’s certainly warranted, even by today’s standards of cultural ubiquity, considering the group’s continued wane into cult-like status. Originally believed to have been the final installment in the […]

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Pantera Co-Founder Vinnie Paul Has Passed Away

Vinnie Paul, co-founder and former drummer of legendary thrash metal band Pantera, has passed away. The cause of death has not yet been made public. A statement on Pantera’s Facebook page reads: “Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 44

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA music editor and staff writer Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. This is […]

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Marshmello releases highly-anticipated sophomore album ‘Joytime II’

Marshmello‘s positive energy and love everything aesthetic has yielded the producer one of the steepest ascensions to fame in the industry. On top of his own accomplishments, Marshmello has largely aided in EDM’s marriage to pop culture at large with genre-hopping collaborations that feature some of the world’s top pop stars matched with impeccable brand exposure […]

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Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner to Release Collaborative Album This Summer

As part of their newly-launched streaming platform PEOPLE, founders Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner of The National will come together as Big Red Machine to release a collaborative album later this summer. In a recent interview, Vernon opened up about the forthcoming LP: “We have a 10-song record that we’ll be spraying out […]

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The O’My’s Debut Lush New Single “Starship”

Chicago duo The O’My’s have released a trippy new single called “Starship.”  Utilizing lush sounds and crisp percussions, the indie hip hop outfit balances its experimental approach with a soulful vocal delivery. The track follows a long list of past collaborations, which includes artists such as Chance the Rapper, The Cool Kids, and more with promises of more new music on […]

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Zaytoven Encourages Young Producers to Create Their Own Sound

For the latest entry in our Conversations With interview series, HYPEBEAST linked up with rising Atlanta superproducer Zaytoven to talk about longevity, working with younger artists, and advice he would give to younger beatsmiths. When asked about the new generation of producers and what advice you would share with them about success, Zaytoven says the […]

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NMF Roundup: Gryffin pairs up with Iselin, Hardwell ‘shines a light,’ Two Friends ramp up for summer, and many more

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed. Gryffin pairs up with the lovely Iselin, and takes listeners on an emotional journey through “Just For A Moment.” Hardwell combines […]

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Best New Tracks: Playboi Carti, Death Grips, Juice WRLD, Skepta, Westside Gunn and More

For the latest in our best new music series, we go over another incredible week in tunes that was not only filled with feel-good summer anthems but also a week of mourning for thousands. On Monday afternoon, 20-year-old rapper XXXtentacion was fatally gunned down in Florida’s Deerfield Beach area moments after leaving a dealership he was shopping […]

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