The idea that an experience as pure and carefree as attending a concert could be shaken by the unforgiving atrocities terrorists any kind is a sickening notion, and just yesterday (May 22) that notion was felt all over again in Manchester. According to the latest reports, two suicide bombs were detonated outside the Manchester venue […]

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Canada is mourning the loss rock icon Gord Downie — the face and voice Canadian hall–fame band The Tragically Hip. Downie passed away Wednesday (October 18) from an aggressive and incurable form brain cancer called glioblastoma. Along with countless others, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Toronto-born rapper Drake shared a tribute to the rocker his […]

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Post Malone has addressed the questions about the authenticity his first #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100. After multiple reports noted how a loop video for “Rockstar” on YouTube may have been used to game the system, Malone fired back by dismissing the controversy — specifically targeting a tweet and article by SPIN. “Well […]

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Thousands producers and electronic music industry executives will be descending on Amsterdam October 18 for , one  the industry’s biggest events the year. Each rendition ADE brings incredible performances as well as industry announcements and lectures. This year, ‘s imprint will be celebrating it’s fifth anniversary, and the label has a series  special releases to help  fans gear up […]

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Over the past two decades, dance music pioneer  has become one electronic music’s bonafide superstars, filling arenas with his live shows and headlining major festival’s worldwide. On Friday, November 3rd, the Berlin-based producer will venture to Los Angeles to deliver a singular journey through the history techno. The live show, titled “Back to the Future,” underscores a previous in which Kalkbrenner […]

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Young Dolph is revving up his promotional efforts ahead the release his new project, Thinking Out Loud. The self-described “King Memphis” has unveiled his new line Thinking Out Loud-themed merchandise. It includes an $85 bulletpro flak jacket, a clear nod to last month’s Hollywood shooting incident that left Dolph with multiple gunshot wounds. The jacket comes with a disclaimer […]

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The International Music Summit held a conference to discuss the global digital music explosion in the East on September 21 and 22, specifically the rise streaming and the scale future income as China and Asia fully expand their music markets. The panel consisted five keynote speakers and was moderated by Mark Lawrence who is the […]

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The idea that an experience as pure and carefree as attending a concert could be shaken by the unforgiving atrocities terrorists any kind is a sickening notion, and just yesterday (May 22) that notion was felt all over again in Manchester. According to the latest reports, two suicide bombs were detonated outside the Manchester venue […]

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In March, Spotify reached the 50 million paid subscriber plateau. Along with their unpaid user base, the most popular streaming platform in the world currently boasts over 100 million active users. Though a vast number hip-hop fans prefer competing subscription services like Apple Music (because its exclusives) and TIDAL (because Jay Z) over Spotify, not […]

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