There’s a moment in the grainy trailer for Top Dawg Entertainment rapper Jay Rock’s new album Redemption, which is shot like a record label’s vintage VHS electronic press kit, that speaks plainly to the Watts rapper’s unusual role in his crew. “Rock went out there and took all the punches,” TDE’s in-house engineer MixedByAli says. […]

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Just two weeks after Beats by Dre launched the “Decades” collection to celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Beats Electronics, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are fighting a lawsuit for over $100 million. According to Billboard, entrepreneur Steven Lamar claims he created the idea of a celebrity-endorsed headphones line and brought it to Dre back in 2006. After having […]

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Following what has been a rough weekend for Hip Hop boy band BROCKHAMPTON, it has now been confirmed that G.O.O.D. Music president Pusha T will be replacing them on an already stacked lineup at the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York this Saturday (June 2). we are excited to announce that @PUSHA_T will now be playing […]

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Southern Charm Kat’s Got Your Tongue Season 5 Episode 7 Editor’s Rating 3 stars Prev Next Complete Series Coverage I had a really hard time with the “all male” dinner at Patricia’s house because, well, on the surface it seems like something I would enjoy immensely. Here are six handsome assholes all wearing suits — sorry, […]

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Stanley Kubrick died on March 7, 1999, shortly before the release of his final film, Eyes Wide Shut, but sometimes that’s easy to forget. Nineteen years later, Kubrick remains inescapable. He is the subject of museum exhibits (including a mammoth, career-spanning tribute at LACMA a few years ago and a just-opened look at his years […]

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It’s Eurovision night on Saturday which gives people the chance to party and sit through 26 songs full of camp, kitsch and cheese.  Whatever your tolerance or irony levels are towards the occasion, it’s fair to say that the mix of credible and novelty songs often aren’t representative of the countries involved or their respective […]

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This month The Jupiter Room welcomes Faded Gold onto the show to contribute the guest mix and what a mix it is, one of contrasts; of noise and ambience, of chaos and serenity. Stefanie Chew is the creative force behind Faded Gold weaving organic and textured ambient electronics. Her compositions play out like complete electronic […]

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This is nothing new. Say you are an old bunch of men who studied marketing in the 70s and you sell cars and washing powder…I won’t waste much time debating how out of order your sexist campaigns are and how belittling they are for women and your clientele. I’ll just wait for your breed to […]

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Here is a bit of contemporary Germany for you. This is Safi, a dark powerhouse and badass band I discovered at a show in Berlin some months ago. Safi is the lead singer, guitarist and electronic producer. Matthias Becker is on the bass and guitar and Frank Semmer is the drummer who came from the […]

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“Artists know all about rebirth and their many deaths. Art thrives and then reinvents. Sometimes we have a rebirth while only half finished with the canvas.” — The Artist D, Fourculture’s Executive Editor Issue 21 shines a spotlight on IAMX, MC LARS, Chelsea Wolfe, Boris Eldagsen, Dorian Dawes and the underground electronica scene in Liverpool.

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Parade Of Lights, the Los Angeles-based powerhouse electronic band, has a new single out, “Touch.” Known for combining heady synth-pop and epic stadium rock into a hook-filled alt-electro hybrid sound, the group first burst onto the scene with the release of their debut album, Feeling Electric, in 2015. “Touch” is the first new track from Parade […]

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We focus on London today and fortunately it’s not for general election reasons.  We have two soulful electronic slices from the capital which certainly get our vote. Check them out! Hugh – “Go” While Hugh is a four-piece, it’s the duel vocalists Joshua Idehen and Izzy Brooks who get the attention in the video for new single, “Go”.  Flitting between […]

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This might be the only review that talks about discovering an album called Neverland without using the title of a 2004 Johnny Depp film in its headline.  We could also have mentioned it with a knowing wink if we were to take literally the journey Sportsman (real name Per Magnusson) took in revisiting his past to produce an […]

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A couple of absolute belters for you today. Both great tunes, both from albums due for release and both created by two of the most exciting electronic producers plying their trade in the North West of England. Afternaut – “Glass” (from the album Balance out June 9th) Balance by Afternaut Afternaut is Adam Rowley a […]

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Thorsten Quaeschning and Ulrich Schnauss have teamed up to create a record of pure Berlin-school bliss which pays homage to the past while remaining fresh and relevant. Crisp, interlocking patterns are modulated and mutated with mathematical precision into eight pieces of pristine, post-kosmische sounds to float away to. Recorded over two intense weeks in Berlin, Quaeschning and Schnauss – […]

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Two more top-picks for you this week and they are nicely contrasting while still occupying the same rarefied space of electronics and atmosphere. Apollo is Joel Jasper, a Vancouver-based multi-instrumentalist and producer who is no newcomer to the music scene – his love of all things musical beginning when he first picked up a guitar at the […]

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Uber is definitely an app that’s transformed how we think about transportation. It was only a matter time before a car service would add bike services to their model. Uber announced a bike pilot program in San Francisco on Wednesday after partnering with New York-based bike sharing company Jump. These aren’t your average bikes either. According […]

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There are and always will be artists that just emerge out nowhere, and manage to become household names within just a couple years; whether it’s with strong marketing, good connections or something else that is highly important and makes the difference.  Medasin is a great example this; there’s undoubtedly something special about the American artist’s […]

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Illenium (Nick Miller) is a revolutionary, innovative genius who is taking the electronic dance music world by storm.  This melodic bass producer and DJ continues to push out singles, albums, and collaborations that take the breath away from listeners and even bring tears to their eyes.  Not to mention, his live shows are absolutely stunning and perfectly […]

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The 60th annual Grammy Awards kicked f tonight in Madison Square Garden, serving as the biggest music awards ceremony the year. We already reported on the winners in the dance/electronic categories, but we’ve taken the liberty recapping some the night’s most memorable moments for those who missed the ceremony. Bruno Mars was the clear winner […]

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National Association Music Merchants introduces new, exciting technology during 2018 show NAMM is an annual show that has been inviting music merchants around the globe to showcase their state–the-art technology since 1901. The show runs from January 25-28 at the Anaheim (California) Convention Center. In 2018, we’ve seen a slew exciting new technology come out, including […]

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