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Shambhala Music Festival reveals its 2019 lineup, featuring Silk City, GRiZ, Zeds Dead, and more

Shambhala Music Festival is recognized as the longest-running music festival in Canada. It is known for its eccentric art installations, educational workshops, and unique blissful experiences that soothe the soul. The wait for the 2019 lineup is over, and Shambhala has delivered a promising set of talent for their 22nd anniversary, returning to the Salmo […]

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Justice, Silk City bring home 2019 Grammy Awards [Updated Live]

There is perhaps no better reflection of the character of a given year in music than the Grammy Awards. Poised to chart its 61st annual ceremony this evening at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, “the biggest night in music” will bear witness to performances from some of the largest acts in the industry, while duly […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top Tracks of 2018

Paring down an entire year’s worth of songs is no easy feat. 2018 saw the explosion of songs like ZEDD‘s “The Middle” and Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa‘s “One Kiss,” dominating both the dance music charts and the radio airwaves. Ear-catching tracks like these, along with fan favorites like FISHER‘s persuasive “Losing It” and Anti Up‘s […]

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10 songs to listen for during Diplo’s Belly Up Aspen extravaganza

Belly Up Aspen is none of Colorado’s premier winter music festivals, showcasing a diverse range of genres and artists of every caliber. Their calendar was stacked high in 2018 with memorable performances by Keys N Krates, Nora En Pure, Lost Kings, and Cold War Kids taking the same stage as superstars like Marshmello, The Chainsmokers, […]

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The Black Madonna drops smooth remix of Silk City’s ‘Electricity’

The Black Madonna is the embodiment of the busy DJ and producer lifestyle found in the world of house and techno. Somehow, between constantly touring and bringing justice to ticket scammers, the Smartbar resident-turned-international phenomenon has time to produce some of the grooviest house music around. Her latest offering comes in the form of a […]

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Dua Lipa announces release date for Silk City collaboration

Dua Lipa‘s feature on the ’90s house homage “One Kiss” back in April with Calvin Harris was an apt brush with the danceable potential of the singer-songwriter’s vocal talent. Since the world was introduced to Silk City with “Only Can Getter Better,” back in May, a collaboration between Lipa and the Mark Ronson/Diplo duo seemed inevitable. […]

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Slip into Silk City’s ‘Especially 4 U Vol 2’ mix [Stream]

Listeners looking to let their ears slip into something silky can look no further than Diplo and Mark Ronson‘s second volume of Silk City‘s Especially 4 U mix series. The Silk City constituents flaunt the finesse of their disco house domination in the one-hour mix,  a cool caboodle of Silk City edits of recent releases from Drake, […]

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Dua Lipa discusses forthcoming Silk City collaboration in new interview [Watch]

Dua Lipa paused the production of her second album to speak with Rolling Stone about what is sure to be an album standout: a collaboration with Diplo and Mark Ronson crafted under the duo’s Silk City alias. “It’s something different, but it does lead into some of the new music that I’m going to bring in […]

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It really could only get better: Silk City enlists Mapei for summery new single, ‘Feel About You’

Silk City wasn’t lying with the release of the group’s debut single, “It Can Only Get Better.” It could only appreciate from there, and unsurprisingly, on the heels of an already delightful summery tune, it has. The delectable duo’s done the lord’s work on their new single “Feel About You,” tapping early Major Lazer affiliate and sultry songstress Mapei […]

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Mark Ronson shares details on new Silk City mega-collab, studio process, & more

Mark Ronson is everywhere, it feels like. The producer’s collaborated with an impressive array of A-list artists over the years, laying the foundation for a number of projects.  Not to mention, he’s also largely altering the surrounding discourse of a number of musical genres along the way. From the recent Queens of the Stone Age album to Amy […]

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These are 10 hype-building songs to listen to ahead for Moonrise Festival 2018

Moonrise Festival 2018 is shaping out to be one of Baltimore’s most exciting events of the year. The two-day festival — held at the Pimlico Race Course – is preparing for its 5th installment, which will feature a wide and diverse range of artists, catering toward fans of almost any dance music sub-genre. Performers include Kaskade, Zeds Dead, […]

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8 facts we learned in Diplo’s interview with Oxford Union

DJ, producer, songwriter, and entrepreneur, it’s no question that Thomas Wesley Pentz, aka Diplo, has risen to A-list status in the music and entertainment industry. So, it’s only fair that The Oxford Union — one of the world’s most prestigious debating societies — welcomes him as a guest on their Q&A series. Oxford Union has […]

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Diplo & Mark Ronson share groovy new Silk City music video for ‘Only Can Get Better’

Diplo and Mark Ronson have delivered the first official music video for their new collaborative project, Silk City. Considering the careers of the two were largely birthed on the dance floor and in dapper dance clubs, “Only Can Get Better” was a logical homage to kick off the new disco-driven project, and its new video […]

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Welcome to Silk City: Diplo and Mark Ronson debut new disco project with ‘Only Can Get Better’

Imagine if Michael Jordan and LeBron James got the chance to play on the same team in their primes. That’s essentially what we’re looking at with the union of Mark Ronson and Diplo and the launch of their new vintage club fare-inspired collaboration, Silk City. We’re experiencing a team up of epic proportions — two […]

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Diplo and Mark Ronson to debut disco oriented ‘Silk City’ project at Governor’s Ball Music Festival

The fabric of Diplo’s next endeavor is that of a ‘silken’ kind.Diplo’s to go disco is hardly a secret — the electronic veteran disclosed in a GQ interview earlier in the year that he and youth pal, Mark Ronson were engaged on a collaborative disco flavored effort. “…me and Mark are doing a collab album,” Diplo […]

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