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“Being jaded is lame,” The Black Madonna comments on her experience on Holy Ship!

The Black Madonna might be a little more of a believer in EDM after her experience on the most recent sailing of Holy Ship!. The floating festival, which just anchored its 12th and 13th editions, booked its annual lineup of dance and hip-hop’s best for two weekends of cruise ship revelry. The lineup featured The […]

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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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Solumun, Dixon, The Black Madonna, and Tale Of Us tease a special collaboration

Four legends have began teasing at a summer collaboration that is sure to cause a stir among the house and tech realm. Solomun, Dixon, The Black Madonna, and Tale Of Us all posted a mysterious promo poster on their respective social media pages, with not much information other than “summer 2018” and “Los Santos.” The […]

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Flying Lotus 3D show added last minute to FORM Arcosanti lineup, festival drops new compilation ahead of fifth installment

As FORM Arcosanti nears its fifth annual installment, the festival is gearing up to host its largest edition yet with Skrillex, Charli XCX, Fleet Foxes, Hundred Waters and more heading to the Arizona desert over Mother’s Day weekend. Unfortunately, just ahead of the event, Chance The Rapper has been forced to cancel his FORM debut, […]

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Beyond the headliners: DA presents the top 10 must-see acts of Coachella 2018

America’s cornerstone music festival is fast approaching its Empire Polo Club descent. As Coachella Music Valley Music & Arts Festival enters its 19th annual celebration, the festival reflects on music’s past, relishes in its present, and amplifies its future. It’s an exuberant apex promising the land of milk and honey for its frenzied fashion frolickers […]

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Creamfields announces unmissable 2018 lineup

Creamfields announced their 2018 lineup and it’s looking to be behemoth year for the Cheshire-based extravaganza. Rich in both depth and considerable breadth, the festival will bring together 300 artists across 30 stages from August 23–26. Techno don Carl Cox will be making his return to the festival for the first time in over a decade, where […]

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FORM Arcosanti delivers impeccably curated lineup including Chance The Rapper, Skrillex, Charli XCX and more for fifth annual installment

It has been half a decade since Hundred Waters began bringing their creative friends to Arizona’s high desert, micro-city, Arocosanti. Now, the OWSLA-championed trio have curated their finest lineup yet ahead of the fifth installment of FORM Arcosanti. The model-challenging festival alternative is gearing up for its biggest edition in yet, with a bill topped by newcomers […]

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Groove & love are at a high in The Black Madonna’s second BBC Radio 1 residency installment

The Black Madonna — or as many know her, “the riot girrrl” of dance music — has dropped by the BBC Radio 1 decks and served up her second residency installment. In just over an hour Marea Stamper delights in a beautiful amalgamation of funk, disco, soul, electro, and Italo. Stamper’s in excellent form behind the decks, hinting […]

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Panorama unveils 2018 lineup featuring Janet Jackson, ODESZA, Floating Points and more

Panorama has unveiled their 2018 lineup. In its third edition, the Randall’s Island Park festival offers up a powerful headlining trio in The Weeknd, Janet Jackson and The Killers.Undercard acts on the bill include ODESZA, new wave techno auteur Floating Points, Chicago house legend The Black Madonna, Detroit techno pioneer Moodymann, Bicep, Yaeji and Mike […]

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Primavera Sound drops spectacular 2018 lineup

The vibrant affair Primavera Sound has announced a stunning 2018 lineup. Over 200 artists across a bevy of genres front the eighteenth edition set for May 28–June 3 in Barcelona.Primavera Sound lends a glimpse into generational references with a pulse on contemporary music. The bill presents a push towards comprehensiveness, grrrl power, and once in a […]

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Morocco’s 2018 Oasis Festival boasts Carl Cox, Derrick Carter, The Black Madonna & more

Morocco’s exotic destination festival Oasis has announced the first wave of acts for 2018.Held September 14–16, 2018 on the outskirts of Marrakech, industry heavyweights like Carl Cox, The Black Madonna, Derrick Cater, and the underground head honcho Rødhåd front the bill are all set to make appearances. Oasis’ fourth edition will also see Lanza, Mount Kimbie, […]

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Lightning in a Bottle drops off diverse 2018 lineup

Bradley, California’s uniquely immersive festival, Lightning in a Bottle, has revealed the first phase of its 2018 musical line-up, set to take place May 23–28.In an increasingly monotonous festival market, LiB defines itself in defying the norm. The festival’s forward-thinking curation has presently landed a diverse array of acts from Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals, to Zhu, GriZ, Fever […]

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MUST LISTEN: The Black Madonna makes her stunning BBC Radio 1 residency debut

The “riot girrrl” of dance music, The Black Madonna, has made her 2018 BBC Radio 1 residency debut.Marea Stamper kicked off her residency with zeal, digging into the crates and serving up an archetypically Black Madonna array of deeper cuts from the likes of Talamanca System, Detroit’s Parliament, and the groove-God Kiki Gyan.It’s going to be a […]

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DA Presents: 15 artists that rocked the underground in 2017

 1DA Presents: 15 artists that rocked the underground in 2017Dance music’s second wind persists at a seemingly endless rate. In fact, its current boom has resulted in a complete infusion of the genre and into the fabric of the mainstream; megastars like Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, and Kygo have helped shepherd in a new age […]

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BBC Radio 1 announces 2018 residencies will include The Black Madonna, TOKiMONSTA, Mura Masa & more

BBC Radio 1 has officially announced its 2018 weekly residency line-up, boasting some of dance music’s most sought-after acts “from the underground to the arena.”Radio 1’s Residency programming includes two shows each Thursday evening. In 2017, deadmau5, Eats Everything, Kölsch, Ninjatune’s Helena Hauff, Jessy Lanza, Metrik, and Will Atkinson dominated the airwaves.This coming year’s selects include The […]

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The Black Madonna confirms debut album

Dance music enthusiasts rejoice, as The Black Madonna is working on her debut album.In a recent New York Times story, Marea Stamper unveiled she’s working on a new collection of music that serves as a navigational-venture between the “push-and-pull between clubbing’s opposite impulses.”Stamper continues, “When you look at dance music’s core canon, there’s always been a tension between […]

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Sónar Festival is attempting to contact alien life with music for its 25th anniversary

Barcelona’s Sónar Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary next year in extraterrestrial fashion by attempting to contact intelligent life with a musical transmission. “Sónar Calling GJ273b,” as it has been dubbed, marks the first communication ever to be sent to a nearby potentially habitable exoplanet.33 10-second pieces of music have been specially curated for Sónar’s transmission […]

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Colby J drops a history lesson with funky new ‘Disco Demolition’ mixtape

Disco sucks. Or does it? Ask emerging Los Angeles-based selector Colby J., and you might find yourself in for a much-needed house history lesson.Embracing the sonic sensibilities of the seventies and eighties, Colby J. offers up a flawless, ultra-funky hour-long mix cleverly titled “Disco Demolition” as his first major solo project since his former group, The Interns’, recent disbandment. […]

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The Black Madonna delves into how misogyny operates amid Konstantin controversy

Giegling co-founder and artist Konstantin has been embroiled in controversy over the past day after German outlet Groove published a profile on the imprint which detailed a number of sexist beliefs held by the artist. In the article, journalist Laura Aha writes (in German), “He considers it unfair that female DJs are supported so much at the moment, although they, […]

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