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A legendary debut: Relive Avicii’s incredible first Essential Mix

The electronic music world was blindsided April 20 upon learning that Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, was found dead in Muscat, Oman at just 28-years-old. Winner of two MTV Music Awards and recipient of multiple Grammy nominations, the Swedish DJ and producer left an indelible mark on dance music. In 2010, as a 21-year-old […]

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Jorja Smith Announces New Album ‘Lost & Found’

Fresh off a show-stealing Jimmy Kimmel performance, British singer-songwriter Jorja Smith has revealed plans for a new studio album. Following standout appearances on projects like Drake’s More Life and the high-profile Black Panther soundtrack, Smith will release a new LP titled Lost & Found The album will feature previously-released records like “Teenage Fantasy,” “Where I Did I […]

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DJs across the EDM spectrum pay their respects to Avicii

April 20, 2018 will forever be marked as a dark day in music history. One of the dance music’s biggest contemporary pioneers, Avicii, passed away at only 28 years-old following a prolific legacy that saw him help import the genre into the mainstream. He inspired a countless amount of artists throughout his career, many of […]

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Joey Bada$$ Joins Flatbush Zombies for “Vacation” Music Video

Brookyln-based rap trio Flatbush Zombies have released their music video for “Vacation”, the title track off their long-awaited album Vacation in Hell. Teasers for the upcoming album have been released in a series of short films and the vid follows up those vignettes. Featuring rapper Joey Bada$$, the music video follows the group hanging out on a […]

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Valee Drops “Skinny” Music Video

Valee, recent G.O.O.D. Music signee, drops the video for “Skinny,” a track off his debut EP for the label, GOOD Job, You Found Me, which was released back in March. The video for “Skinny” was directed by current go-to video director Cole Bennett and finds Valee rapping in contrasting settings, with one scene in a […]

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Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign Join Damien Marley & Stephen Marley On Reggae / Hip-Hop Hybrid “Medication”

Damien Marley just recruited a fresh new remix of his song “Medication” adding in Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign alongside his brother Stephen Marley to make for a fitting collaboration to drop on 4/20. The reggae-meets-rap song is actually a good fit as Wiz and Ty both fit into the song seamlessly. Ty really […]

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Gryffin Teams Up With Quinn XCII & Daniel Wilson On Uplifting, Bright New Song “Winnebago”

TSIS favorite Gryffin has linked up with another one of our favorites, Quinn XCII as well as Daniel Wilson on their new collaboration "Winnebago" and we're loving it. The laidback song brings a chilled out, almost reggae-inspired vibe throughout. Gryffin crafts a playful instrumental that hits just right with easygoing whistles and a gentle drop […]

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EDM Pioneer Avicii Has Died at the Age of 28

Renowned artist, DJ and producer Tim Bergling, otherwise known as Avicii, has reportedly passed away this afternoon in Muscat, Oman. He was only 28. No details surrounding his tragic death have been made public yet, however his team has released an official statement: “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim […]

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J. Cole Shares New Video for “ATM” Track

J. Cole has quickly followed up the launch of his K.O.D. project with a new video. The visual complements the “ATM” cut and is reminiscent of nostalgic visuals used by the likes of Busta Rhymes and Missy Elliott. The video captures the world’s obsession with money as Cole sprinkles in some comic relief throughout. Take a look at […]

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BREAKING: Avicii dead at 28

Tim Bergling, known globally as Avicii, has passed away on Friday, April 20, his publicist confirmed in a statement. He was 28 years old. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement. “He was found dead in Muscat, […]

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Liquid Stranger recruits heavy weight line-up for 23-track WAKAAN compilation, ‘Convoy’

By definition, “convoy” is an “escort for protection.” In other words, a resourceful, armed group of likeminded individuals who travel together and uphold the same values. This is a concept that Liquid Stranger’s WAKAAN imprint retains with it’s 23-track compilation, Convoy. The compilation features a variety of artists who share the same vision – from the bass scene’s biggest names […]

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Listen to Smoke DZA’s Gritty New Album ‘Not For Sale’

Harlem-born rapper Smoke DZA has just dropped his sixth album entitled Not For Sale. The 12-track body of work includes features from the likes of Joey Bada$$, Ty Dolla $ign, D.R.A.M., and Dom Kennedy. “I wanted to be stubborn but at the same time not compromise my sound,” the rapper explained in an interview with Billboard. Describing his creative process, […]

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The Chainsmokers Team Up With Drew Love Of THEY. For Chill New Single “Somebody”

If you're an electronic music fan or even a music fan in general, chances are you've heard of  The Chainsmokers.  From their breakout single “#SELFIE” to last year’s “Paris,” the duo have changed their sound immensely over the past few years and have taken the world by storm in the process, selling out shows for 20,000+ people and […]

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Get a look at Thom Yorke’s 360° audiovisual art installation, ‘City Rats’ [Watch]

Thom Yorke has transferred his talents to audiovisual art. Entitled “City Rats,” Yorke’s audiovisual art installation is a collaboration with composer Tarik Barri, and will open in Berlin on April 21. Yorke and Barri designed “City Rats” for the ISM Hexadrome, a structure outfitted with 54 speakers and six screens, and located in Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau […]

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