Iggy Azalea announces that Iggy season is in full swing on the new single 'Iggy SZN' from her latest project Reclassified. The Aussie rapper spits bragadocious rhymes aimed to discredit critics who question her credibility as a hip hop artist over a groovy clap, whistle and drum synthesized beat, produced by The Invisible Men.
Seemingly, the criticism that Iggy has garnered from veteran emcees, Rah Digga and Snoop Dogg regarding her misrepresentation of hip hop culture has struck a chord given that the incorporation of pop influenced production and hooks
heavily incorporated in her previous musical works are absent on the new cut.
Celebrating its 8th anniversary, The BPM Festival will make its return to Playa del Carmen, Mexico on January 9-18, 2015. Since its inception, BPM has grown each year with an astounding roster of global talent, quickly establishing itself as an essential stop on the festival circuit for all underground dance music aficionados and as an essential winter holiday destination. The 10-day festival provides a distinctive opportunity for attendees to enjoy the beauty of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in an idyllic beach setting – and dance around-the-clock.
Fans have been anxiously awaiting the Phase 1 artist lineup for the eighth edition which brings a mix of BPM veterans and exciting new talent that does not disappoint. BPM artists will be performing at both day and night events with over 75 events to choose from over the 10-day festival and many of the world's leading record labels will be hosting showcases for their esteemed artists.
It’s been almost 80 years since San Francisco’s venerated Treasure Island was erected for the Golden Gate International Exposition. Today, the 576.7 acres tucked halfway between Chinatown and Oakland plays home to a winery, multiple businesses, 2,500 permanent residents and of course our beloved Treasure Island Music Festival. The official California Historical Landmark opened its doors for the eighth annual edition of the genre-bending festival last weekend, this year helmed by heavy-hitting acts like Outkast, Massive Attack, Washed Out, Zedd and Alt-J to name a few.
Stockholm’s HNNY continues to kill it with his sweet djing skills. He’s gained popularity and attention with his chilled-out, soulful house style. We know he will continue to captivate the rest of the world with his new remix of Flight Facilities’ “Two Bodies” featuring Emma Louise. HNNY always brings a special vibe to his productions and this is certainly not an exception.
He has skillfully crafted a smooth house number around the gorgeous vocals of Emma Louise to induce an immersive dream-like state in the listener.
DJ Arty has officially released the music video to his remix for OneRepublic's 'I Lived.' The visual showcases the height of the Russian DJ's international Up-All-Night Tour as he is seen working behind the scenes in one take and playing a set before a crowd of supportive fans, alongside the band on their Native Summer Tour in another. Check out the new project below and be sure to follow Arty as he continues touring worldwide. Purchase the tune here.
Having announced they had signed to Flux Pavilion and Doctor P’s Circus Records just over a month ago, UK producer duo Diskord cement their status as artists to keep an eye on with their new single, released on 27th October.
Merging bass and trap in what is becoming their signature sound, Diskord has put something special together in the form of “Tell Me Why.” It’s a great combination of sounds and influences, and all washed down with a lashing of bass. With the vocal sample
In lieu of the upcoming release of the 2014 Jamie Foxx/Cameron Diaz vehicle Annie, a highly reworked rendering of the classic musical, the soundtrack for the film will be released November 17th.
One of the most interesting aspects of the film is the modern spin on the original songs. For example, Sia does a rendition of "You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile," one of three tracks she has on the album. The soundtrack also features original songs by Sia and Beck, as well as actors Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, and Rose Byrne.
Tropical house is where it’s at these days. One of the newcomers of the fast emerging sub-genre is Norwegian native, Bearson. Bearson has worked on hit remixes in the past but his new spin on James Bay's, Let It Go is by far the best work of his yet, showing some melodious poise over laidback percussion. James Bay’s vocals are the perfect complement to what Bearson constructs with his talent.
Cazzette, The Swedish electronic music duo who rocked the Swedish charts with their certified-gold "Sleepless" earlier this year strike once again with their new single "Blind Heart", set for release next Monday, October 27th.
Cazzette have made a name for themselves in the dance world, paving the way for dance music artists using streaming to reach the masses. The duo have been well-received in the industry, with sold-out shows around the world, including live shows alongside fellow Swede DJ Avicii.
The duo departed from their dub house sound with "Sleepless," and continue to explore new regions with "Blind Heart".
As usual, the 2014 Soul Train Awards is shaping up to be a ceremony you won't want to miss out on. Centric has confirmed its list of performers and presenters for this year's show. Grammy Award R&B superstar, Chris Brown will lead the ceremony with seven nominations followed by the long awaited reunion and performance from veteran R&B band, Jodeci.
For those who don’t know about Duvoh, it seems it’s the time to get to know. The Los Angeles-based pair, who has recently provided show support for Deorro, has now secured a release on his own Panda Funk Records.
The order of the day is electro-fuelled progressive house, and delivered in highly notable style. With fiery drum patterns, fast-moving synth chords and an infectious melody driven by Adrian Delgado’s vocals, there is no doubt that "Darkness I Needed" will cause a stir on the dance floor.