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#tbt Music Playlist: 2001

1. The Strokes - Last Nite

2. The White Stripes - Fell in Love With a Girl

3. Aerosmith - Jaded

4. U2 - Beautiful Day

5. Kylie Minogue - Can't Get You Outta My Head

6. Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood

7. Nelly - Ride Wit Me

8. Incubus - Drive

9. Three Doors Down - Kryptonie

10. Train - Drops of Jupiter

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Kid Arkade Set To Drop New Single

There’s not much known about Kid Arkade. A seemingly new and anonymous proposition to the world of electro, whoever they might be, clearly the folks over at Ultra Music seem to have faith in their rugged, riff heavy beats.

A sound reminiscent of acts like Justice and SebAstian, “Atlas Run” opens with thumping kicks, synths and piercing strings before it bumps with hard riffs and crunching, distorted bass. Whoever Kid Arkade may be…. They’re clearly here to make some noise.

Take a listen to the track down below, and don't blame us if you can't stop dancing!

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The Magician Unveils New Music Video For 'Sunlight'

Sun, sand, girls in skimpy clothing. Sounds like your typical EDM music video. But of course, nothing is ever ordinary with The Magician. 'Sunlight' is the newest song from The Magician and features the always incredible indie-electro-pop band, Years & Years. The name The Magician may not immediately jump out at you, but the Belgian producer was responsible for that Lykke Li remix of 'I Follow You,' that was endlessly played in clubs and DJ sets around the globe a few summers ago. Years & Years may be fairly new to the music scene, but they are definitely one of the most promising indie electronic acts we've ever seen, so be sure to check them out!

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Tiesto Takes On The Star Studded Collab 'Gold Skies'

Sander van Doorn, Martin Garrix, DVBBS, and now Tiesto. Four of the biggest names in EDM all put together into one remix, and the outcome is, of course, incredible. Tiesto puts a completely new spin on the chart topping, summertime festival hit, taking the remix in a direction we never would have really expected from Tiesto.

The remix premiered last night on BBC Radio 1 with Pete Tong, and has already managed to get nearly 100,000 played on Souncloud in one day. The Dutch producer has decided to take on some aspects of Melbourne bounce to deliver a remix that is sure to kill dancefloors all over the globe, and just proves that you don't become the third highest paid DJ in the entire world for nothing.

All of the remixes for 'Gold Skies' will be out via Spinnin' Records on September 8th. Check out the progressive version of the song with the Dubvision remix, which aired on Danny Howard's radio show on BBC Radio 1 last night.

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Ariana Grande Premieres Four More Songs From 'My Everything'

When Ariana Grande announced her star studded album lineup, fans everywhere rejoiced while some critics still remained unable to take the former Nickolodean star seriously as more than just a simple tween pop star. We won't lie, even after hearing two different songs, 'Problems,' 'Best Mistake,' and 'Break Free,' we were pleasantly surprised but by no means excessively impressed....until now.

Ariana Grande has just premiered an additional four songs from upcoming sophomore album, My Everything, and they are all incredibly well-done pieces of music that we will certainly be keeping on repeat for the next weeks to come. The four tracks all feature Grande's stunning vocals and showcase her versatility of style, proving to haters everywhere that she has certainly matured into a serious musician. From the sultry 'Love Me Harder,' featuring R&B singer The Weeknd, to the two beautiful ballads 'A Little Bit Of Your Heart,' and 'Why Try,' we have officially become obsessed with Ariana Grande. 'Be My Baby' is definitely our favorite so far, with Grande taking Cashmere Cat's slightly unconventional electronic style and giving it her catchy pop flair.

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Erasure Announces New Single and Tour With A BT Remix

After an impressive twenty-nine years of making music, and fifteen studio albums, Erasure is back with their sixteenth album, The Violet Fame. The English synthpop duo has also decided to release their first single, 'Elevation,' on September 15th, just one week before the album itself. The nine track 'Elevation' single will feature remixes from Grammy nominee and Guiness World Record holder, BT, as well as from producer/singer/songwriter Cutmore in addition to the various extended and live versions from Erasure themselves.

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Charli XCX Announces Sophomore Album!

From her work on Icona Pop's hit, 'I Love It,' and the endlessly played 'Fancy' with Iggy Azalea, to her latest world wide sensation, 'Boom Clap,' Charli XCX has certainly been making a name for herself at the young age of 22. In her next step, the electro pop diva has revealed plans for a second album alongside the release of a new edgy single, 'Break The Rules.'

The album is called Sucker and if the title and her newest track, 'Break The Rules,' are any indication, the album is certainly just going to be absolutely filled with her cheeky, 'don't give a f*ck' attitude, all set with incredibly catchy pop hooks and an electronic flair. 'Break The Rules' manages to perfectly capture a great balance of all three, and will definitely be another song to add to her long list of chart toppers.

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RAC and The Knocks Team Up For Double Release and Tour

The second we heard rumors of The Knocks and RAC coming together for a joint announcement, it immediately struck us how brilliant of a collaboration this could be. Both The Knocks and RAC each deliver some delicious remixes on two of our favorite songs of the entire summer. The Knocks put a grittier spin on 'Cheap Sunglasses' adding in some deep basslines to give us something that kind of reminds us of 'Comfortable,' one of our all time favorites from the NYC duo. RAC also decided to take a similar route, transforming the super upbeat disco single into a mellowed out groove.

But the news doesn't stop there! The Knocks will be joining RAC for most of the dates on their 'Something Classic' tour, with the NYC native Penguin Prison also making a few appearances.

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Weekend Pick: Sean Tyas at Phonic

A newcomer to the Trance and EDM world will be hitting the stage this Friday night at Phonic in DC. Of course we’re talking about producer and DJ Sean Tyas!

An original New Yorker currently living in Switzerland, Sean Tyas didn’t make his debut until 2006, but ever since then he has won titles such as a DJ to watch and a best new DJ. He has continued to grow and gain more fans around the world each year with his best charting singles, ‘Lose My Logic’ and ‘Now You See.’

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Weekend Pick: Feed Me's Psychedelic Journey at Aragon Ballroom

If you love ground-breaking psychedelic music and spectacular, unforgettable lightshows, you can't miss Feed Me's Psychedelic Journey when it hits Chicago this Saturday.

Taking over the Aragon Ballroom, the show will feature the "teeth" installation, a set of enormous LED screens designed as an art installation, as well as the incredible light show that surrounds them. Of course the sonic side of the event will be completely on par with the stunning visuals. The music will be 100% fresh for the Psychedelic Journey tour, and you might even get to hear tracks off his latest album which has yet to drop.

What: Feed Me’s Psychedelic Journey Tour

When: Saturday, August 23rd, 8pm

Where: Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL