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Be Svendsen – Getula [EP Review]

Be Svendsen ended his year on a sensual note via “Getula.” Through jazzy keyboard riffs, Eastern-inspired instrumentation, and carnal rhythms embedded in a mid-tempo foundation, the Danish producer proves once more that electronica doesn’t need to be pounding and high-charged to create an irresistibly move-able atmosphere. Its hypnotizing layers serve as tentacles that keep the listener hooked until the […]

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Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis – Hope

Matthias Meyer’s affinity for lush, rhythmic deep house rears its head once more in his sweeping new single “Hope.” Written alongside Ryan Davis, the mellow, yet grooving cut strikes listeners with poignant string melodies whose ethereal nature is amplified by clever chime placement. Intricate drum patterns complete “Hope,” adding depth while making it a tantalizing […]

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STREAM: Carl Cox’s Burning Man set

Now in it’s 21st year, the mystique surrounding Burning Man and its ability to draw in the biggest names in electronic music have shown now signs of abating. This year was no exception, with contributions from Diplo, Skrillex, and a Burning Man favorite — Tycho’s sunrise set.One particular guest to Black Rock City that has until now remained rather elusive has been […]

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Lost Desert – Hunter [EP Review]

Lee Burridge has a keen sense for artistry. When he began pushing Belgian talent Lost Desert as a prime new addition to the All Day I Dream family, lovers of his ethereal brand of music automatically knew it came with good reason. They predicted correctly — by 2016, Lee paired up with Lost Desert and vocalist […]

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The 2017 Oregon Eclipse Gathering: An event in totality [Event Review]

As thick dust clouds covered the secluded desert terrain of Big Summit Prairie, Oregon, flocks of eclipse chasers converged onto Ochoco National Forest with its 360 degree views of mountainous pines for the Oregon Eclipse festival that would soon unfold. Their ultimate mission was to view the magic of totality, which occurred between 9-10am on Aug. 21, 2017, among thirty […]

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The Radar 89: Mixed by David Hôhme

David Hôhme has become a fixture of sorts on the Brooklyn transformational circuit, delivering desert-friendly sets to the masses whose soundscapes are lush, melodic, and filled with intricate instrumentation. Additionally, his releases have been rinsed quite a bit by his peers; notably, his single “Fear Less,” which received remixes by Martin Roth, Jody Wisternoff, and more.A […]

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