Wolfgang Gartner & k?d – 'Banshee'

Wolfgang Gartner & k?d – ‘Banshee’ When producers “randomly” post a photo alongside another talented artist, fans realize that this act is ten not so coincidental. It’s always done with a specific purpose in mind. Last week, Patrick Cybulski, better known as k?d, teased his fans by stating “new music coming soon” and removed the

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FACT mix 640: DJ Taye

One Teklife’s youngest members pushes footwork forward on an electrifying FACT mix. DJ Taye is one the youngest members the Teklife crew, but he’s already got more experience under his belt than a lot musicians twice his age. Born in 1994 and raised in Chicago’s South Side on a musical diet ’70s jazz, house, Jay-Z,

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Headhunterz Releases Official Date For New Album

Willem Rebergen, better known by his stage name Headhunterz, has always been one the most hardworking artists in the world electronic dance music. Showcasing his prominent mixing skills and love for hardstyle, the Dutch DJ has continuously captivated his fans attention since he launched his career back in 2005. Today, the ‘‘ musician continues to

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Yuzo Koshiro and Motohiro Kawashima’s Streets of Rage 3 OST is a valuable slice of techno history

Released this month on vinyl for the first time by Data Discs, Yuzo Koshiro and Motohiro Kawashima’s Streets Rage 3 soundtrack blends innovative generative programming with serious techno innovation and accidentally pre-empted trance. But in a world endless reissues, John Twells wonders if video game soundtracks can ever be more than nostalgia. It’s easy to

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Headhunterz Releases Official Date For New Album

Willem Rebergen, better known by his stage name Headhunterz, has always been one the most hardworking artists in the world electronic dance music. Showcasing his prominent mixing skills and love for hardstyle, the Dutch DJ has continuously captivated his fans attention since he launched his career back in 2005. Today, the ‘‘ musician continues to

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Marshmello Finds Love For Valentine's Day

Another year has gone by which means another Valentine’s Day without a date for me, but surprisingly this is not the case for one our beloved DJs. This weekend at Redfest, Marshmello finally met somebody (or something). During an interview with 104.4 Radio, the interviewer brought out an unlikely guest that seemed to immediately spark

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Skrillex And Chance The Rapper's Managers Release New Wine Company

Pat Corcoran and Tim Smith, managers for Skrillex and Chance The Rapper have united to create an affordable, yet sophisticated wine company. The brand titled No Fine Print strives to provide a cultivated wine flavor for wine connoisseurs, as well as those who love drinking wine, yet aren’t as experienced. Corcoran and Smith were joined by Ryan Arnold, wine director for the

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Seven Lions Announces New Label: Ophelia

Coming right after the announcement the first chapter his own , Jeff Montalvo AKA Seven Lions has just announced a new addition to his expanding career – the launch his record label Ophelia. The label ficially launches today with the release his own track ‘Calling You Home’ featuring Runn. Ophelia will now serve as the

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Seven Lions Announces New Label: Ophelia

Coming right after the announcement his own , Jeff Montalvo AKA Seven Lions has just announced a new addition to his expanding career – the launch his record label Ophelia. The label will be launching with Seven Lions feat. Runn ‘Calling You Home’ this Friday and Ophelia will now serve as the home base for

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Listen to Frank Ocean's dreamy cover of 'Moon River'

“In the late nite.” Frank Ocean has shared a cover the Breakfast at Tiffany’s favorite ‘Moon River’. Originally composed by Henry Mancini and performed by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 movie, Ocean’s gorgeous, stripped-back version marks his first release 2018. Last month, the US star teased the arrival new music on his Tumblr page, posting a cryptic

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Les Hay Babies' Six Favourite Places in Moncton

Les Hay Babies are a folk trio based in Moncton, New Brunswick. Their most recent album, La 4ième dimension (version longue), came out in 2016 on Simone Records. They gave us a tour their hometown highlights. Location photos by Matt Williams. SDV Vintage (327 Mountain Rd.) The only one its kind in the region, SDV

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Justice Discusses Their Ever-Evolving Iconic Logo

Justice, the French duo consisting Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay, is one electronic music’s most legendary acts. Their unique and funky sound has shined for generations music lovers. However, the duo is also famous for one other thing. Their logo, which is a version the holy cross, has evolved in style across their three albums.

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Spring Awakening Phase 2 Rounds Out Impressive Lineup

Following last week’s Phase One announcement, Spring Awakening has finally released the Second Phase their lineup. In addition to some new names, it also features the roster for this year’s six Branded Stage showcases. The already stacked bill features performances from Kaskade, Tiesto, deadmau5, and Virtual Self. This is looking like a festival you won’t want

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Step into the cult of Nilüfer Yanya

FACT Rated is our series digging into the sounds and stories the most vital breaking artists around right now. This week, London singer-songwriter Nilüfer Yanya takes us inside her sparse, guitar-driven R&B pop. Her songs’ stories may be hard to grasp but the most affecting ones always are, she tells Al Horner. Love is a

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Cœur de pirate Discusses Her New Album and How Losing Herself Helped Her Find Inspiration Again

Béatrice Martin has just returned to Montreal from France, where the artist known as Cœur de pirate has been recording her fourth album. Despite nagging jet lag, she is content — considering the year she’s had, a notable achievement.   What happened? Everything started crumbling around her. After Martin released her last effort, 2015’s Roses, she toured relentlessly

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U.S. Girls Achieve Balance Between Pissed Off and Buoyant on 'In a Poem Unlimited'

On her last album as U.S. Girls, 2015’s Polaris Music Prize-shortlisted Half Free, Meg Remy’s sample-based songwriting reached storytelling heights only previously hinted at by turning a spotlight on women’s lives. She used each song to explore “a different female character that was expressing some sort inner narrative,” she told Impose magazine that year. But

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Black Panther director Ryan Coogler had his "mind blown" by Kendrick Lamar's all-star soundtrack

Anticipation was already high for new Marvel movie Black Panther. Then Kendrick Lamar announced he was readying a tie-in album, featuring Vince Staples, James Blake, SZA and more, and excitement tipped into hysteria. The film’s director Ryan Coogler tells Al Horner how the soundtrack came to be and why it’s an important appendage to a culturally crucial

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