Nest HQ Presents Durante's 'Slow Burn'

It isn’t surprising that OWSLA‘s Nest HQ rising talent, Durante, has produced a track based off pure originality. “Slow Burn” officially released on Nest HQ September 15th combines sensual and bouncy beats that is sure to ignite therapeutic remedy or add serious flare to your grind playlist. Either which way, this track, featuring the melodic vocals of Chuck Ellis, is one sweet serenade that proves outright addicting.

Durante, fairly new to the L.A. scene, is without a question an artist to keep an eye on. Although “Slow Burn” may be the first of his productions to attract real credibility, Durante is no “noob” to creating masterpiece House tunes. The 21-year-old producer may be a rookie to Nest but has been producing tracks for years, leaving college in Florida to pursue his dream of music and produce full-time.

Listen here and prepare to be marveled at Durante’s rendition of what good love really is, a “slow burn.”

ES.P Goes Deeper

Earlier this year, Dude Skywalker released “Let’s Get It Perculatin,” a track that pays homage to the classic sounds of old school hip hop and 90s house, and immediately takes us back to the vibe of the notorious warehouse parties of yesteryear. Now, Dude Skywalker’s frontman Sam Plessett dons his ES.P alias and gives this nostalgic track a deeper twist.

Stevie Wonder Takes Songs In The Key Of Life On Tour

Get ready to go see Stevie Wonder perform all of your favorite hits from his 1976 Motown classic album, Songs in the Key of Life, on his upcoming 'Songs in the Key of Life Tour,' set to commence on November 6th in New York's MSG, and, conclude in Oakland, Calif.'s Oracle Arena on December 5th.

The tour will not mark the first time that the iconic singer and pianist has re-enacted tunes from his signature double-album before an audience. In 2013, Wonder performed the entire Songs in the Key of Life project on his 18th annual 'House Full of Toys' holiday benefit live at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre.

Weekend Pick: Danny Tenaglia at Spybar

DJ Danny Tenaglia has been in the game for more than thirty years, meaning that he’s been spinning for longer than some of his fans have been alive. With a deep bench of soul, house, disco, and R&B music that he’s collected and been inspired by, his sets are always innovative and engaging. Tenaglia has topped the Billboard Dance Charts and been nominated for a Grammy, and he’s built up a reputation as the DJ that other DJs listen to.

This is your chance to see him perform at Spybar, one of Chicago’s smaller and more intimate clubs where that’s about the joy of music and dancing above all else. This is sure to be an unforgettable night for any fan of genre-bending EDM.

Tickets are currently at an early bird price and will go up in price closer to the show.

What: Danny Tenaglia at Spybar

When: Saturday, September 6th, 10pm

Where: Spybar, 646 N Franklin St., Chicago, IL

Cash Money/Young Money Teams Up With Funkmaster Flex

HOT 97 Kingpin, Funk Flex and the #1 Stunna aka Bryan "Birdman," Williams, the CEO of Cash Money/Young Money Records, have joined forces to launch and the Stunnalife App. The Stunnalife destinations will be the official home of everything related to Cash Money/Young Money, including the mega label’s biggest artists like, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil' Wayne, PJ Morton and, Tyga.

Besides all artists on the roster; the app will also feature music, company information, news, and sports; which will be made easily accessible and available in one place for anticipated fans. "We have moved more than 500 million records worldwide since 1998, and we have decided to partner with Flex to move the company further in the digital arena," said Birdman concerning the partnership. Since the launch of his website in 2010, Flex, who is also the Creative Director of Digital of Emmis Communications, the owner of HOT 97, has constructed the site to accumulate three million visitors each month.

FREQUENCY Matthew Dear
Matthew Dear Teams With GE For New Single

General Electric and super-producer Matthew Dear have teamed up to show off the limitlessness of music. The collaboration, which finds Dear exploring the GE labs and sampling over 1000 sounds around the facility, then displays Dear’s mastery, as he turns the collection of sounds into one full length single. The song, “Drop Science,” is a full-fledged electronic masterpiece, with all the makings of a club-ready hit record. The song is a wonder from every standpoint, displaying the hyper creativity of Dear, while experiencing the unconventional sounds which mesh perfectly together.

Check out the video below, and watch the process along with the electric final product of the creative collaboration.

Gearing Up for an Ezoo Filled Weekend with Nicky Romero

Dutch superstar in the making, Nicky Romero, has DJ'd his way to the some of highest places in the EDM realm, breaking out with the viral hit "Toulouse," developing close knit associations with some of the biggest names of the moment from Avicii to Rihanna, & is set to rock the house at the main stage at the mega fest Electric Zoo, Friday, August 29th. We recently caught up with Nicky to talk about his process as a producer/DJ, playing drums at a young age, Chris Martin, as well as what the future has in store for him.

Weekend Pick: EDM Playground at Prime

Boston’s weekly EDM Playground is happening again this Friday night! You won’t want to miss it since there is only one more EDM Playground happening before the summer ends!

Prime is located in the heart of downtown Boston, and since it’s renovations it has become one of Boston’s best weekend party spots. If you’re looking for a good time, Prime has a three story mega club club with a vodka bar, fine wines, beer, liquor, two large dance floors, and more.

With some of the hottest DJs and Producers gracing the stage at Prime, these last few weeks will be more exciting than ever at EDM Playground!

What: EDM Playground at Prime

When: Friday, August 29th, 10pm

Where: Prime, 295 Franklin St., Boston, MA

Weekend Pick: Knife Party at Royale

If you’re ready to hear some great EDM and you’re in Boston, then you will want to check out Knife Party this Thursday at Royale!

Knife Party is an Australian EDM duo, including Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen. They have been performing together since 2002, but really broke into the music world in 2011, with their EP ‘100% No Modern Talking.’ Now known as one of my best upcoming artists, Knife Party is working on their next album that will be release later this year.

Weekend Pick: Trillectro Music Festival at RFK Stadium Festival Grounds

The party of your life is officially happening this Saturday in DC; so if you don’t live in DC, but you’re living somewhat close to the area then make sure you make the trip to the Trillectro Music Festival because this is one event you won't want to miss!

It happens every year, but the Trillectro Music Festival is the premier hip hop and electronic music experience that hosts popular artist and emerging new talent. Literally, the best of both worlds, hip hop and EDM, and it has been described as gold grills meets glowsticks!