It has been quite the year thus far for electronic synth-rock trio, The Glitch Mob. The group's sophomore full-length album, Love Death Immortality, debuted at #13 and was named the #1 Independent Album + Dance/Electronic Album on Billboard's Top 200. Featuring vicious hits like 'Mind of a Beast,' 'Can't Kill Us,' which was recently included in the Sin City 2 trailer, and 'Our Demons' featuring Aja Volkman, Love Death Immortality stands out as one of the most unique and intriguing albums of the year, much like The Glitch Mob themselves, who exist in their own specific niche within the electronic music community as a result of their immensely creative approaches to both producing and performing.
Did you know that in 2012, 29.1 million Americans were fighting against diabetes? Since then, the numbers have fluctuated in different directions as new strides have been taken to monitor and fight this condition. Now, because of how huge of a role technology takes in bettering the lifestyles of people with this diagnosis, it’s only natural that an app would pop up to be used by patients, as well. Introducing ShugaTrak, the newest app available which is sure to effortlessly work its way into our hearts before we know it.
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.
Hitting the scene over two years ago with their own remixes of Zedd's "Clarity", Adele's "Someone Like You", and Flo Rida's "Whistle", Vicetone wrap up 2014 with a breakthrough year that’s taken the dance music world by storm. It doesn't hurt that they've recently dropped a song with Nicky Romero called, "Let Me Feel"!
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.
TBT: Halloween Edition. Take a look at the most popular costumes over the past 5 years. See if one of your made the list.
2013- Miley Cyrus
with her intense growth spurt, she gained an ample amount of fans who decided to show their support by dressing up in one of her many elaborate get-ups. Many people were able to create a perfect costume by simply using pieces from their closet, which is always a great way to preserve money.
In honor of World AIDS Day on December 1st, some of the biggest names in the music and media industry are partnering with Lifebeat, Music Fights HIV/AIDS to draw urgent attention to the dramatic rise in HIV among young people ages 13-24.
On November 26th, Lifebeat will kick-off #MusicFightsAIDS, a multi-faceted campaign that will bring together a coalition of major media outlets, celebrities, DJs, music venues, and online music distributors to support Lifebeat’s efforts to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS among youth. Partners will feature PSAs, print and banner ads, editorial content on websites, and targeted messages on social media platforms. Visual messages in support of #MusicFightsAIDS will be displayed every two minutes on nine jumbo screens in the heart of Times Square reaching more than 2 million people daily. Venues and nightclubs will distribute HIV prevention materials, activate their promotional and social media channels, and encourage their audiences to share a unified message.
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.
Signed to Axtone Records, Feenixpawl has collaborated with Netherland's DubVision on a brand new track called "Destination".
DubVision is red‐hot following their Beatport No.1 "Backlash" and their Michael Brun collaboration "Sun InYour Eyes". 2014 has seen much success for Feenixpawl as well, with such releases as "I Won’t Break" alongside Trevor Simpson, and reuniting with Ivan Gough for "Hear Me", Ft. Christine Hoberg-- a signature record in Axwell’s sets this summer.