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Microsoft to shut down Groove Music, partner with Spotify

Last week, Microsoft announced the demise of Groove Music. At the end of 2017, the Windows digital streaming service will merge with Spotify and cease to exist.Groove Music began in October 2012 but in recent years has struggled to keep up with competitors like Spotify and Apple Music.Microsoft explained the transition in a blog post, below.“With […]

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NFL Players Are Setting A Bad Example By Teaching Black People To Encourage Victimhood

Jimbo Jones recently outlined the growing dispute between President Trump and black NFL players who are kneeling during the national anthem. I support the players’ free speech rights to kneel, but I wish they wouldn’t do so because they are setting a bad example for young African Americans by promoting a victim mentality. This is […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Every Sperm is Sacred

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EDC Orlando Announces Boombox Artcar Lineup

Since sharing the initial lineup and curated playlist, EDC Orlando has announced the lineup for the Boombox Artcar stage. The Boombox Artcar typically features emerging artists in the scene, giving them the chance to amass their first real solid fanbase, if things go right. After the cancellation of EDC NYC and EDC UK, EDC LV […]

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EDC Orlando Announces Boombox Artcar Lineup

Since sharing the initial lineup and curated playlist, EDC Orlando has announced the lineup for the Boombox Artcar stage. The Boombox Artcar typically features emerging artists in the scene, giving them the chance to amass their first real solid fanbase, if things go right. After the cancellation of EDC NYC and EDC UK, EDC LV […]

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Want to smell like Hardwell? Now you can

Aspiring DJs and Producers can now mimic Hardwell’s smell in addition to his production style thanks to the launch of his new fragrance. Hardwell announced via social media that he will be releasing his own fragrance called Eclipse on October 20.  Between dropping a new EP, multiple singles, and previewing upcoming collaborations with the likes of […]

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Want to smell like Hardwell? Now you can

Aspiring DJs and Producers can now mimic Hardwell’s smell in addition to his production style thanks to the launch of his new fragrance. Hardwell announced via social media that he will be releasing his own fragrance called Eclipse on October 20.  Between dropping a new EP, multiple singles, and previewing upcoming collaborations with the likes of […]

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Slow Magic asserts clear artistic vision and transcends place in third studio album, ‘Float’ [Interview + Album Review]

Music lovers around the world are familiar with the legendary Colorado venue Red Rocks. Artists dream of playing the world-class outdoor venue for sometimes their entire careers.Slow Magic is one of the lucky ones chosen to share his music there as an opening act for ODESZA, and he vivdly recalls the myriad of emotions coursing through […]

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Slow Magic asserts clear artistic vision and transcends place in third studio album, ‘Float’ [Interview + Album Review]

Music lovers around the world are familiar with the legendary Colorado venue Red Rocks. Artists dream of playing the world-class outdoor venue for sometimes their entire careers.Slow Magic is one of the lucky ones chosen to share his music there as an opening act for ODESZA, and he vivdly recalls the myriad of emotions coursing through […]

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YouTube play counts will soon count towards Billboard’s Top 200 albums chart

Indications of the population’s interest in a given song and its accompanying music video make YouTube play counts a measure of that production’s overall popularity among listeners. If the rumors are true, YouTube play counts might soon prove even more influential within the world of chart rankings. Billboard is expected to implement YouTube plays in its […]

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YouTube play counts will soon count towards Billboard’s Top 200 albums chart

Indications of the population’s interest in a given song and its accompanying music video make YouTube play counts a measure of that production’s overall popularity among listeners. If the rumors are true, YouTube play counts might soon prove even more influential within the world of chart rankings. Billboard is expected to implement YouTube plays in its […]

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Marshmello To Sing On Newly Announced Single ‘Me & You’

After giving his condolences to hurricane victims with a donation of $100,000 to Red Cross, Marshmello has made it clear new music is on the horizon. He’s since announced through Twitter and other platforms that October 20 will be his next release. This particular track will be different than any other, however, and it will […]

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Nelly detained for alleged sexual assault

Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., better known as rapper Nelly, was detained early in the morning of Oct.7 while on tour in Washington state after a woman reported she was sexually assaulted by the artist on a tour bus, reports TMZ.Nelly is currently on tour with the country music group Florida Georgia Line. He was released early in […]

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Liberal Hollywood Had Decades To Expose Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Predation But Did Nothing

“It wasn’t a secret to the inner circle,” said Kathy DeClesis, Bob Weinstein’s assistant in the early 1990s. — The New York Times Covering countless topics from the benefits of socialism to the evils of “manspreading,” multimillionaire Hollywood stars and other celebrities have been moralizing to politicians and the general public for decades. On matters […]

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Deadmau5 cancels Toronto show, reschedules as TESTPILOT

From his two-part tour, marrying his fiancé, and revealing the latest multi-million dollar version of his legendary stage cube structure, Joel Zimmerman has had a busy year. Better recognized by his stage name, deadmau5, the Canadian producer has just embarked on the second leg of his Lots of Shows in a Row (Part 2) tour, playing his […]

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Sweden’s women-only music festival is a go for summer 2018

Girls around the world unite: Sweden is officially set to host the world’s largest women-only music festival next summer.After reaching its funding target of $61,000, the aptly-named Statement Festival and ‘man-free event’ is a go.The festival itself was originally proposed by Swedish comedian Emma Knyckare in response to the unfortunate rise of rapes and sexual […]

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Study: Young people vastly prefer going to concerts, listening to music alone

Having a “rave bae” seems to have fallen out of favor with music fans, according to a new report from DICE which determined that the majority of music lovers prefer to attend shows and listen to their tunes alone.The study centered on listeners from ages 18-24, and found that 65% of those surveyed already attend […]

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Google’s new Pixel Buds can translate 40 languages in real time

Google’s Pixel Buds are poised to shatter the concept of language barriers.The tech giant’s first attempt at wireless ear buds, the Pixel Buds will be compatible with Google’s not yet released Pixel 2 smartphone. But these ear buds aren’t just for music—the Pixel Buds will work in sync with Google Translate to allow users to […]

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Dirtybird collective announces brand new East Coast Campout slated for February

East Coast Dirtybird label enthusiasts have a reason to be pretty ‘flocking’ excited.The collective will host its annual Dirtybird Campout event in Bradley, California this weekend, offering all birds in attendance a weekend of tech house hustles and activities that shoot them right back to their childhoods. If the saying that the ‘early bird gets […]

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