As part Pitchfork’s Over/Under series, Meek Mill spoke on the people, places, and things he finds overrated or underrated. Given that Meek hails from Philadelphia, former 76ers player Allen Iverson was thrown into the mix. The musician unsurprisingly labeled Iverson “underrated,” and added that the baller was one his biggest inspirations growing up. “Allen Iverson was […]

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Forget gold and platinum, Logic might the first rapper to go inter-galactic (at least since the Beastie Boys…). Rapper Logic appeared as himself on Sunday (August 13) night’s episode the beloved cartoon-for-grown-ups Rick and Morty, spitting bars specifically written for the show at a universe-wide party. Anyone who caught the episode, “Vindicators 3: The Return World-Ender,” […]

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‘s teamed up with New Zealand’s stware company again for two new hybrid DJ controllers. Following Roland’s release the boutique TR-808 retailing for $1,300 — which featured jog wheels, four channels, a sequencer, sample pads and Roland’s drum pad sounds — is two more meticulously crafted mechanisms, the DJ-505 and DJ-202 both out later this year. Joining […]

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Police in Northumbria — who specifically police the areas Northumberland, Tyne and Wear in northeast England — have issued a warning on blue Tesla pills being sold as ecstasy that they believe to be tainted. The pills called into question are believed to contain a combination meth and cocaine. As a result, police are asking anyone […]

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The management tides have changed once again for Tidal, bringing yet another new CEO for the streaming service in their flow. Former Sony Music executive and Kobalt Music Group president, Richard Sanders will now head the platform, surfacing as the fourth chief executive ficer to sit atop the company’s wave. Tidal aspires to compete more […]

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The days destination festival turned out to be unexpectedly numbered. The Mexican concert vacation, “Days Have No Numbers,” was announced by the indie folk band just last week, named after a lyric from the group’s most recent LP, 22, A Million. Slated for January 21st-25th 2018 at the Riviera Maya’s Hard Rock Hotel, news the event was […]

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Inspired by the illusion rapidly moving forward only to discover one’s stuck in the proverbial hamster wheel comes Hamster, Los Angeles’ newly rising mysteriously masked-producer. Debuting the solo moniker live just last month July 8 at LA’s Troubador alongside local collaborators Ari, Lee, LeyeT, and Serena Foster comes a electronic pop heavy masked figure who— here […]

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On Saturday afternoon August 12, the city Charlottesville, Virginia laid barren to a horrific tragedy. Governor Terry McAuliffe was forced to declare a state emergency after an anti-racist protest to a rally staged by white nationalists broke out into violence at the University Virginia campus. Alt-right wing activists and white supremacists were gathered at the rally […]

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When it comes to extended sets, it goes without saying that knows what he’s doing. The “I Need You” producer distinguishes his live sets by their respective lengths — whereas most DJs cap their sets at the one or two-hour mark, Van Buuren frequently tests the stamina his crowds by playing sets that extend to […]

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has been through one the biggest organizational roller coaster rides its tenure over the course its 2017 edition. With the McCormick Creek fire raging unhindered across the Salmo river and poisoning the air with smoke, the iconic festival decreed an early closure on Saturday after deliberation with county fire ficials. A last-minute change climate became its […]

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held a in Chicago last night, August 12, and during the show the hip-hop sweetheart was congratulated by another notable Chicago icon and Chance fan. After serving as the Grand Marshal for Chicago’s annual Bud Billiken parade— the largest and oldest celebratory African American parade in the U.S—former U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated Chano a recorded video appearance. […]

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Congratulations are in order for, with the producer having married his “big cheese” yesterday afternoon. The “Some Chords” engineer proposed to his fiancée, Kelly Fedoni, in 2016. Although deadmau5 checked out the Twitterverse for the weekend, notifying fans that he would be taking a brief two-day break from the platform in order to “entertain guests […]

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However surprising or unsurprising, vinyl records have persisted as a highly popular physical music format in the digital age. In accordance with vinyl’s continued prominence in music sales, a product younger generations’ fascination with the tangible music type, accustomed to digital files stored on a phone or computer, and duly, the result older generations’ tendency to […]

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The sun might not set on just yet. Located on the Salmo River Ranch, the festival closed early yesterday afternoon amid reports a nearby spreading wildfire. Although Shambhala was clear in its statement that the fire posed no immediate threat to ticket holders, festival organizers recognized that the festival’s cancellation would be in everyone’s best […]

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