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Calvin Harris celebrates 10th anniversary of ‘I’m Not Alone’ with set of remixes

Calvin Harris is celebrating the 10th birthday of his iconic “I’m Not Alone” from his second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, in fine fashion. He’s put together a four-track “repack” of the notable song, and released it via Sony Music. The compilation includes two fresh remixes from CamelPhat and Thomas Schumacher. CamelPhat puts a […]

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Shift K3Y’s ‘Entirety’ is deep-seated in 90s dance influence

Known for his lo-fi, UK garage brand of four-on-floor club fare, London-born Shift K3Y, lesser-known by Lewis Jankel, has again flexed his sonic dexterity with, “Entirety,” released through Sony Music. Part of what makes Jankel such a prolific producer is, indeed, his ability to hit shift, and switch up his style seemingly at will. Earlier […]

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Zhu officially confirms Tame Impala collaboration is underway, announces new label

Zhu confirmed a big collaboration and primed 2018 as another banner year the Mind of a Genius producer. Right as the calendar flipped, rumors of an impending collaboration with Aussie psychedelic rock luminaries Tame Impala began to circulate, with video clips capturing the alleged ID beginning to trickle in soon thereafter.During a recent performance in China, Zhu took […]

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YouTube seeks to debut a new paid streaming service by March

YouTube will look to launch its own music streaming service come March. Tentatively titled “Remix,” the paid service will offer video clips directly sourced from YouTube, as well as on-demand music streaming.Remix represents Google’s third attempt to introduce a music streaming platform that can contend with the likes of Apple Music and Spotify. Google released […]

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Alan Walker, Noah Cyrus & Juliander perform ‘All Falls Down’ live at YouTube [WATCH]

In celebration of hitting the 10 million subscriber mark, Alan Walker performed his new single, “All Falls Down,” alongside Noah Cyrus and Juliander live from YouTube. This marked the first time that the trio has performed the track live together. The performance featured Walker on a midi controller and pad and Juliander and Noah Cyrus singing,  […]

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Sony Music begins licensing stems with industry changing Remix Hits’ technology

Producers and DJs have likely find themselves having to deal with a SoundCloud copyright strike down or a YouTube copyright claim at some point or another due to their use of samples or stems to which they don’t have permission. Remix Hits and Sony Music have just inked a deal that may remedy the stress of the takedowns. One […]

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Alan Walker releases rework of 2015 single, ‘The Spectre’

Alan Walker has had no shortage of tracks lately, his clean sound alongside a strong vocalist — whether it be in remix or original form — has been his craft for years now.“The Spectre” is a single rooted in the sound on which Walker built his fan base. If the melody sounds similar, there’s a reason. […]

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Sony Music and Dubset strike groundbreaking deal legalizing unofficial remixes

With the popularity of streaming services skyrocketing in recent years, artists, record companies, and the services themselves have been playing a game of legal catch-up, trying to determine how much money everyone deserves. In a groundbreaking new deal, Sony Music has partnered with Dubset, a tech startup specializing in music identification software, to allow artists to […]

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L.A. Reid Accused Of Sexual Assault, Epic Records Departure Now Makes Sense

It didn’t make any sense when news broke that L.A. Reid, the kingpin of Epic Records, would be stepping down from his role. Especially during a time like this, when buzzing acts like DJ Khaled, Future, 21 Savage, Rick Ross and others on the imprint were pushing crazy numbers and always in everyone’s face. Looks […]

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Major music labels earning over $12.5 million from streaming everyday

While artists may not be cashing in a substantial amount of the revenue made from streaming, a study done by Music Business Worldwide found that music labels like Universal Music Group, Sony Music and Warner Music Group are taking an astronomically large portion, cashing in at $9,000 for every minute of streaming.Digging deeper into the […]

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Watch Big Boi & Adam Levine’s Hilarious New Video, “Mic Jack”

Big Boi‘s highly-anticipated upcoming album, ‘Boomiverse’ gets it’s first visual release with the Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine-featured single, “Mic Jack”. The funk sound clip shows the ATL icon and Adam hilarious adventure at the cleaners as Adam plays an annoyed cashier dealing with Big Boi, an equally annoyed customer. As mistakes and antics ensue, […]

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