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Feel Heartbreak And Insanity With Dirty Chime – ‘Fifty One Fifty’

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 21:55

Californians may be a little too familiar with the term fifty one fifty. It’s used to detained a person involuntarily when they’ve been reported as clinically insane or perhaps will knowingly self-inflict bodily harm to themselves or others. Singer and songwriter Dirty Chime has gone and flipped the term into a song that does a deep dive into relationships that deteriorate because your significant other might be a little ‘crazy’. Or perhaps, maybe you were the crazy one after all?

“Lovers call each other crazy all the time. But what if you’re actually crazy? And were you crazy to begin with, or did something drive you into the madness? Fifty One Fifty is meant to be an exploration of insanity, both fancied and real.”

The LA-based musician is no stranger to the world of EDM. He’s opened for the legendary Bingo Players and his projects have garnered support for plenty of DJs, dance music press, and you can hear his music in other art projects as well. This latest release is aimed at taking an artistic approach to interpret human psychology and mental health.

Listen to ‘Fifty One Fifty’ down below!

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Jespère Reworks Annamay ‘Grab The Moon’

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 21:41

Annamay has had quite the eventful year. She released her debut album ‘Fuck You’ properly titled for her badass attitude that navigates the world around us. Her album is composed of 10 track and makes a huge statement as a woman in a man dominated music industry that beginning to change. All her happenings in music does not completely consumer her life, she brought a child into the world during all the madness behind producing music.

“My biggest music achievement is my first 3 singles, my debut album that’s just out now, and managing making them and at the same time working as an engineer on an expert level in infrastructure and during this time bringing my lovely child to this earth. I’m proud of being a driven woman, in a man’s world, with all that comes with it. Not saying it’s been easy, but I’m never given up, nor should you, don’t matter where you’re from or who you are. We are all the same but unique and it’s time to really cherish one another.”

One track from her debut entitled ‘Grab The Moon’ was one that professed encouragement and achieving your dreams. Nearly all her music shares similar themes, and this received the royal treatment by the way of a standout remix from Jespère , who provides a dancing element to the single. We hope this track encourages to live life to the fullest with what little time we have on earth.

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Skrillex Drops Surprise EP ‘Show Tracks’ (LISTEN)

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 17:40

About 2 hours into the day and several people (us included) have already played Skrillex’s new two track EP more than 7 times. We came to a hard fought conclusion about the meaning of the EP’s title after that two hours: Show Tracks is an EP of tracks Skrillex made for his shows.

All joking aside, the cool thing about this new brief EP is the way Skrillex framed the songs before putting the first of several releases out. On Twitter, he said he’d be pumping out “DJ Tools” that is, music he made specifically for the monstrous run of festival stops this year. Both of the two releases reflect the relentless energy he’s been known to bring to DJ sets for years. Fuji Opener, a collaboration with Alvin Risk, boasts a plethora of hard hitting basslines and elegant melodies working well in tandem, with an eclectic sequence of drum sounds to keep the party going. The second of the two tracks “Mumbai Power” with Beam, is more akin to the OWSLA boss’s more groovy side, boasting a consistently chill vibe for an arena of thousands to enjoy.

Skrillex has been contributing to the careers of several artists by giving his own spin on their styles over the last year. As awesome as it ahas been to hear his influence in the music world, this new EP feels like Skrillex at his core, as it employs his signature musical approach to new and exciting sounds. The beautiful thing about this release is that it only opens the floodgates to more. While the dates of the several other mysterious IDs aren’t in the public eye yet, anyone who’s made it out to his sets knows they’re coming sooner than later. We don’t know exactly for how long, but it’s clear the Skrillex we know and love is back for a while.

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Diplo Hints At New Jack Ü Music – Could We See A Reunion Soon?

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:19

Diplo’s just started a buzz via social media for fans who miss his latest and greatest collaborative effort in the Bass Music sphere. The Floridian super-producer had some fun with Skrillex a few years ago and struck up the up the epic collaboration known to the world as Jack Ü. The duo toured the world and created several hit singles with acts like Justin Bieber, Kieza, and AlunaGeorge. Though they split a short few years after they started, they never said there wouldn’t be a second round of their escapades. Today, Diplo reminded us of the Jack Ü phenomenon with this post on Instagram:


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Comment a ???? if we should release some more jack ü

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This could easily be a post to get people excited for an indefinite possibility. But we should never underestimate the productivity of artists like Diplo and Skrillex, both of whom seem to put out music at a cheetah’s pace. Skrillex is on the heels of releasing the music he’s been working on by himself and has more collaborations complete with vocalists and rappers than we could have ever imagined. with the gears switched and with Diplo tying the bow on his Major Lazer project, we could see more music from both sooner than later.

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Knife Party Unleash First EP in 4 Years ‘Lost Souls’ (STREAM)

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:49

With over a BILLION streams and downloads to date the devilish duo of Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen who brought you the likes of ‘BONFIRE’, ‘CENTIPEDE’ & ‘INTERNET FRIENDS’ are BACK with an EP of epic proportions! It’s no surprise that the new EP has received strong support from DJs all across the globe, with everyone from Martin Garrix to Alesso happy to have new Knife Party music to play in their sets again.

With ‘Death & Desire’ ft. Harrison being featured as Zane Lowe’s official HOTTEST RECORD IN THE WORLD on BEATS 1 tonight, you can now stream the whole EP.

Combining Knife Party’s intense and uncompromising fusion style: The fully independent EP released on EARSTORM includes; big room house banger ‘NO SAINT’, dubstep monster ‘LOST SOULS’, EDM anthem ‘DEATH & DESIRE’ (Feat. Harrison), and even some gruesome techno in ‘GHOST TRAIN’.

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OWSLA Confirms New Skrillex EP to Drop TONIGHT

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:19

If you’re still wondering about the “DJ Tools” Skrillex plans on finishing and releasing soon, you’ve received a golden answer in the form of a cryptic tweet. A crafty screenshot of Ableton shows regions filled in to form the OWSLA Symbol. This is a clear sign something special is cooking, but the proof is outside of the window. Two files “Fuji Opener” and “Mumbai Power” are located above the window…and by the look of it, the tracks are dated to release midnight this Friday.


— OWSLA (@OWSLA) July 17, 2019

The image below, which features an OWSLA symbol written in Ableton Live, also has a deeper meaning if you look at the project files. The same tracks — “Fuji Opener” and “Mumbai Power” are reiterated.


— OWSLA (@OWSLA) July 17, 2019

This has all but been confirmed to be the first of hopefully SEVERAL releases from his studio. We know for a fact there’s more than two exciting new IDs he’s been cooking up.

Stay tuned for the expected release tonight at 12PM est / 9PM pst!

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‘Figure It Out’ The New Dreamy Pop Single By Teddi Gold

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 21:24

It can be quite daunting to break into the world of pop music. With so much of industry on a ‘who do you know’ basis, real talent can sometimes be swept under the rug. That never seemed to be the case with the young, prolific singer and songwriter, Teddi Gold. Raised in the remote islands of the Caribbeans, Teddi’s upbringing was quite a unique experience to those of us born stateside. Unclouded by the all the social media happenings and usual childhood lifestyle in the United States, Teddi was able to develop a strong senses of self-identity as well as the type of music and her stage persona.

‘Figure It Out’ is one of 4 tracks on her debut EP and she’s set to take on the the world (or at least collaborate with some of the world’s most sought after artists and musicians). The track is a fresh new take in the world of pop music with Teddi’s voice bouncing joyfully throughout the track, giving listeners a very pleasant audio experience.

Check out ‘Figure It Out’ down below!

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DJ Snake Shares Release Date & Title for 2019 Album, ‘Carte Blanche’

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:31

‘Carte Blanche’ is the album title people have been waiting for. DJ Snake’s latest LP is long overdue, with three years between it and his previous album ‘Encore’ that shook the EDM world with countless Summer and Festival bangers. The official artwork excited fans, as the back cover with tracklist attached is bound to arrive right after it. Rumors show an extensive list collaborators including Zhu, Gashi, Majid Jordan, Bryson Tiller, Zomboy, and “Made in France” with Tchami, Mercer, and Malaa. No word yet if his new dance-floor banger ‘Loco Contigo’ with Tyga & J Balvin will be featured on the album but I wouldn’t surprised considering how well it’s been doing around the globe.

Fans don’t have to wait too long to find out either, as the album will be out next Friday, July 26th. And for those in SoCal, DJ Snake is set to headline Nocturnal Wonderland 2019 so Buy Your Tickets now so you can hear the new album live.

Carte Blanche ~ July 26th

— DJ SNAKE (@djsnake) July 16, 2019

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Jauz Dives Into Tech-House As He Debuts His New Single ‘Don’t Leave Me’ (LISTEN)

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:35

Fresh off the announcement of his compilation LP “Jauz Presents: This Is Off The Deep End”, American DJ and producer Jauz debuts the first single from the LP ‘Don’t Leave Me’ now out via his label Bite This! ‘Don’t Leave Me’ marks the first tech/house single Jauz has ever released as he lends his productions skills to this fiery track.

Jauz dives into the underground with his latest track ‘Don’t Leave Me’, a vibrant tech/house heater that will be setting fire to dance floors across the globe. Filled with funky chord patterns and an atmospheric vocal sample, ‘Don’t Leave Me’ is an intoxicating track infused with Jauz’s signature bumping basslines. ‘Don’t Leave Me’ will be the first single released from Jauz’s upcoming house and tech/house compilation LP “Jauz Presents: This Is Off The Deep End” out on July 26th via Bite This.

A 10-track LP featuring new music from Jauz and a wealth of his contemporaries, This Is Off The Deep End sees the Californian artist take an experimental step into underground electronic music – chiefly house and tech house.

The compilation marks the first Jauz release since his collaboration with UK bass producer Axel Boy on “I Dare You”, and prior remix of Pinkfong’s ‘Baby Shark’. Known as one of the world’s most recognizable children’s songs, Jauz flipped the single into a high-energy, electronic hit. After an onslaught of requests from fans to remix the viral sensation, the Bite This! label boss succumbed to the demands of his fans, premiering the hotly-anticipated ‘Baby Shark’ remix at his Coachella slot earlier this year.

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Insomniac to Debut Escape Psycho Circus in Korea This Halloween Weekend 2019

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 20:51

Insomniac has announced the return of the West Coast’s largest and most frightening two-day dance music festival as the 9th annual Escape Psycho Circus 2019 – Escape Halloween 2019 transforms the NOS Events Center for two monstrous nights of festive frights and spine-tingling fun. But that’s not the only major Halloween announcement Insomniac have up their sleeves as they just revealed Escape Psycho Circus Korea 2019.

For the first time, Escape Psycho Circus heads to Korea! Join thousands of ravers for 2 nights of Halloween festivities alongside the world’s top dance music artists. This is massive news as they’re taking one of California’s hottest Halloween festival overseas for Korean fans can experience what we California ravers look forward to every Halloween season.

The inaugural Escape Psycho Circus Korea 2019 will feature none other than top talent in true Insomniac fashion as Kaskade, Seven Lions, Kungs, Jauz, Galantis, Slushii, and Marshmello will lead the soundtrack for the weekend as Escape takes over Seoul Grand Park on October 25th & 26th, and yes, this is the same weekend as Escape SoCal.

Tickets Go On Sale July 18th, 2019 @ 2PM KT



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Swedish House Mafia Premiere New A$AP Rocky Collab at Ultra Europe (LISTEN)

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:14

The world waited for official new music from Swedish House Mafia, and the recent drama over their new tour Merch only fueled that fire. Today we got one answer to our questions, and it’s a shocker. The globetrotting trio’s newest single, as of now an untitled ID features A$ap Rocky. In the video revealing the song, they play the track asking Ultra Europe to form a mosh pit…which we feel like is a big first.

Sadly enough, A$AP is still in custody for an incident that caused him to cancel a several shows on his European tour, including shows he may have shown up to premiere the song with them. This is likely what lead to the three displaying #JusticveforASAP, in place of what could have been a surprise appearance. The track doesn’t even try to sound like anything the three have ever made: with dark melody, aggressive kick, and A$AP Rocky in a Swedish House Mafia song. We said that already, but we’re really surprised and curious to hear what you think of the track.

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Find Your Zen In Mathias D. & Al Sharif’s ‘Inner Peace’ EP

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:07

Summer time just got a little more special with this brand new collaboration between French DJ/Producer Mathias D. and California DJ/Producer, Al Sharif. You recognize Al Sharif from his collaboration House 4 Life that made waves on funky house circuit. Well the two producers have come together through the forces of the US record label Zensa Records to produce this two track EP, ‘Inner Peace’.

The self titled track includes a mesmerizing Buddhist chant that guides your ear buds into the tropical, deep house breakdown creating a zen like feel and experience. It’s definitely a song you’ll want to hear at Burning Man or a transformation festival, where you can broaden your horizons and open your mind. ‘Disciples’ closes out the EP providing listeners with a more club focused deep house tracks. Groovy straight from the get go, the song provides similar emotions as the self-titled track with the dance floor in mind.

Listen to the ‘Inner Peace’ EP down below!

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Electric Daisy Carnival Has Become The Best Weekend for Las Vegas Marijuana Sales

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 18:39

This year’s EDC Las Vegas inspired a load of deals on Weedmaps related to the festival, with the only condition that customers show their wristband at checkout. This clearly worked in their favor, because marijuana sales skyrocketed beyond belief. Bob Groesbeck, CEO of the world’s largest dispensary Planet 13, expressed his shock at the figures to The Reno Gazette. “We are trying to get a feel of the various events that have come through town and lean more heavily toward cannabis vs. other venues and EDC just blew the doors off,” he says.

The Electric Daisy Carnival, the world’s largest electronic dance music festival, is held annually at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Earlier this year, the three-day event attracted 465,000 fans and many apparently like marijuana.

“We thought we would have a positive response and they would like the facility and like the products we had to offer, but we really underestimated just how excited they were to be part of it,” he told host Sam Shad.

While Marijuana was legalized in 2016 for recreational use in Nevada, there was no telling what shows would gain the most traction. Luckily the 400k+ attendees of EDC had a wave of interested customers at Nevada’s several pot shops. Better still, the vibes they brought into the speedway spread across town. “I have to say, that as a group, they were very well behaved,” he said. “No issues whatsoever. Just a real fun loving crowd.”


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Lady Gaga Teams Up With Tchami & Boys Noize For New Promo Video (WATCH)

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 15:29

Lady Gaga courted Boys Noize and Tchami to soundtrack an ad for her debut Makeup line HAUS. Despite nerves potentially being tweaked at the news, the song’s one minute preview slaps. On top of that, the VO From Gaga herself is actually a cool addition to the edgy beat- she talks about the standards of beauty, syncing her words with the several images of a diverse cast of models flashing by. While we’ll definitely be waiting to bump the full release, this little ad isn’t so bad to put on repeat. Check the full thing out below.


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Rezz Announces Debut BBC Essential Mix with 2 Hours of Original Music

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 19:01

International phenom Rezz hopped on twitter to share exiting news; she’s working on putting together 2 hours of original music for BBC Radio 1’s essential mix. Pete Tong’s legendary radio time slot is where numerous top DJs have shared music that has been most influential in their lives, including music they’ve released(or have yet to release). In her tweet announcing the news, she indicated that hers will be 100% the latter with both new and old originals. The essential mix will be out around the time of her coming release “Beyond the Senses,” meaning not too far beyond the later half of the month. Needless to say, the Mau5trap Queen’s BBC debut will be one to remember.

I’m Working on a 2 hr BBC radio mix with all original music

Both old stuff & new

— Rezz (@OfficialRezz) July 8, 2019

Around the time of the ep release ,>:D

— Rezz (@OfficialRezz) July 8, 2019

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An Afrofuturist Music Festival In Detroit Charged White People Twice As Much For Tickets

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 15:35

A Detroit festival called Afro Future made a bold move in regards to their ticket prices. In an effort to promote more people of color (POC) have access to the event, its tickets are cheaper for those individuals at 50% the price of a ticket for those who are “Non-POC.” One can immediately see where one may raise a red flag, even though these practices are widely accepted and commonplace for gender in Las Vegas and even Miami.

The pricing offers lower rates for tickets purchased by “people of color” than it does for “non-people of color.” Early bird tickets for “POC” are $10 and $20 for “Non POC.” Later date pricing tiers offers “POC” tickets for $20 and “Non POC” tickets for $40.

The organization saw this coming, though, and put this message in the FAQ:

“Why do we have POC (people of color) and NONPOC (white people) tickets? I’m glad you asked! Equality means treating everyone the same. Equity is insuring [sic] everyone has what they need to be successful. Our ticket structure was built to insure [sic] that the most marginalized communities (people of color) are provided with an equitable chance at enjoying events in their own community (black Detroit).”

This is bound to cause a wider discussion around the country, and it has already caused an act in the festival to drop out. Tiny Jag, a local rapper, pulled her name from the bill upon hearing of this practice.

“I was immediately enraged just because I am biracial,” she told the Detroit Metro Times. I have family members that would have, under those circumstances, been subjected to something that I would not ever want them to be in … especially not because of anything that I have going on. “It’s non-progressive and it’s not solution-focused in my eyes. It seems almost like it has spite, and unfortunately with spite comes hate, and that’s just not obviously going to be a good direction for us to go if we’re looking for positive change.”

On Sunday, the group tweeted that ticket prices for the two-day festival were reversed after they “received threats from white supremacists” and children were “subjected to seeing racist comments” on social media.

For the safety of our community, family, elders who received threats from white supremacists,& youth who were subjected to seeing racist comments on our IG pg,Afrofuture Fest has changed our ticketing model to $20 General Admission & suggested donation for nonPOC on @eventbrite

You can learn more about AfroFuture via their website.

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Eric Prydz Teases Behind the Scenes of EPIC 6.0 Holosphere Stage at Tomorrowland (VIDEO)

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 19:34

Eric Prydz’s upcoming tour is so epic that Tech publication The Verge got first access to the dirty details. The legendary producer’s Twitter revealed an intense sneak preview at a gargantuan sphere with yet another set of jaw dropping visuals to come. The video doesn’t show it, but this structure is a whopping two stories high. THat’s not even the thick of it; the magazine reveals these facts:

Eric Prydz’s Holosphere by the numbers

8 meters wide
72 panels
2.4 million LEDs
223 different lengths of LED strips
301 square meters of LED panels
17,840 LED strips
16 millimeter pixel pitch
5 tons of weight
150 individual laser diodes
545 lighting fixtures

Prydz explains in a Verge exclusive: “Ever since we started doing EPIC our goal has always been to try and blow people away, but in a way that they haven’t been blown away before at an electronic dance music event.”

He adds: “Huge confetti cannons and flamethrowers are very primitive. I thought, we can do better than this. We can do something different and more exciting.”

In the interview, they show multiple diagrams and still images of how the structure will look alongside the insane video screen behind it. “Sometimes I wish I was in the crowd,” Prydz says. Check out the full coverage via The Verge.

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Pasquale Rotella Says Today’s Events Would Not Exist On The Level That They Exist Without the Rave Scene

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 16:43

Pasquale Rotella had a lot of good stuff to say about the success of his events to Forbes this week. The interview centered around his reasoning for starting Insomniac and the impact his festivals had on worldwide events as a whole. “At my first party I wasn’t looking at spreadsheets trying to make a buck or anything like that, he says. I was okay being broke cause I was very social and loving the music and excited about what I had experienced years prior going to some underground parties before they all crashed and burned.“ He says the underground scene dissipated in 1993 when insomniac was founded, and provided thoughtful insight as to why his events steadily gained the traction they did.

“I built these events for me and others of course with them in mind. But because I’m a fan I build them how I’d want them to be if I was able to just attend as an attendee. And I’m someone who gets bored with the same thing over and over again,” he says. So pushing the festival by using the latest technology, art, new music, new ideas, what my feeling is at the time, tapping into what the energy is in the culture, all those things push me forward cause I’m really just a raver from the dance floor that’s excited to go out.” One can easily see the proof in these words based on the imaginative vibes ever present at his Wonderlands and EDCs around the world, not to mention the several club events that take California by storm.

In terms of Coachella, undoubtably the festival that caused the country to step up their game, he explains his hand: “Maybe it would have existed in a different form, but I was right there when Coachella first started. I helped him cause I started opening a bunch of my raves and [Paul Tollett] was involved in some of my raves. And Coachella was a product of that. And how many festivals did Coachella inspire? So many. And it started from the Southern California rave scene. That’s what happened. I know cause I was there. This is not me hearing it from anyone else. I witnessed it and was fortunate enough to be part of it.” His thoughts may be seen as a humble brag, but they’re the facts. Though Coachella inevitably won out in terms of diversity in attendance thanks to their musical lineup, Insomniac’s events demonstrate a rising success in organizing large crowds of people.

I remember the day when there was no events. It’s beautiful to look around and see there all kinds of events going on. I look at Coachella and Lolla and I see how much the rave scene has impacted those events. Those events would not exist on the level that they exist without the rave scene. There were no festivals before raves, not in America. There had been touring shed events and arenas and stuff like that, but there was not a festival scene.

He explains how festivals really weren’t a thing:

I remember people trying to organize a festival and people would be like, “You mean like Woodstock? We don’t want that around here. There’s no way we’re having that around here.” It just wasn’t a thing, where Europe had festivals. The first spark of mass gatherings where there was a party going on was raves. There were no festivals.

And touches on the current state of dance music and events:

The music right now is the best it’s been in many years. I’m loving it. The events that we’re doing continue to grow and the people that are out there are really, really into it. There was a burst where dance music crossed over and became very trendy. And that’s passed. I thought the dip was gonna be bigger where it wasn’t so trendy and people were looking for something else. I expected, because I had been through this three or four times, where you see the popularity of dance music spike, and I thought there would be a much bigger dip. What’s so strange is it hasn’t gotten smaller for us, it’s gotten bigger. I expected it to get smaller, but it’s gotten bigger. There are less people involved in the industry. It’s strange that it’s gotten less popular commercially but we’re doing better than ever.

There are plenty of other insights in this long talk; check out the full thing on

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Dance In Your Dreams With Soul Bandit’s Latest – ‘Sleeping 2 Dream’

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 00:30

Her first release in almost 10 months, Los Angeles electronic music producer, Soul Bandit, is back with a brand new track. ‘Sleeping 2 Dream’ is the latest production to come from one of LA’s most talented beatmaker. We first connected with her back in 2017 when she dropped her tribute to dancing queen. Since then she’s put a handful of other tracks that span across genres of electronic music and has even had her sound design used for a the horror film, The Curse of La Llorona.

As with all of her music, ‘Sleeping 2 Dream’ is production that opens another door to Soul Bandit’s past life experiences. The lyrics provide context of how introverted minds would act (or not) on feelings when love is in the air. Did you muster up the courage to talk to your crush? Probably not. As beautiful as life is, insecurities and imagination can some times get the better of us. Beyond the track’s message, Soul Bandit has nailed it with this release. It’s fun, it pops, if it doesn’t make you want to dance right away, there might be something wrong with your dancing shoes.

To all those missed connections out there, this one’s of you!


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Swedish House Mafia Drop New Merch Designs And Fans Are Trashing The Hell Out of It

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 16:48

Even the biggest of bands typically bank more off of their Merch sales at shows, and Swedish House Mafia is no exception. To get people hyped about their world tour, they released previews of their tour exclusive merchandise. One example shows the three in front of what looks like a column of fire, with their name in an retro metal-like font much different than their usual clean, classy style . Their Save the World t-shirt continues this trend, with two palms carrying a burning globe that matches the color of blocky text above. All in all, the designs are a dramatic shift from their usual image…and as you may have guessed, it’s thrown the fans into a backlash:

— Swedish House Mafia (@swedishousemfia) July 6, 2019

@alvarogmz @hop_hof_it

— Ross Goldenberg (@rsg1294) July 6, 2019

It looks like knockoff merch that some homeless guy would try selling outside the venue

— Ross Goldenberg (@rsg1294) July 6, 2019

This is the shit you walk past at a street market, without even looking at it!

— Grov (@treeckortreat) July 6, 2019

Can you guys just try to release some music? Thanks.

— Steve Angello TR. (@AngelloTR) July 6, 2019

Fire whoever said these shirts looked good

— Alex (@lexdsny) July 6, 2019

Those designs are ugly as fuck

— 。 (@Ashmydz) July 6, 2019

Not only do the designs seem to dissatisfy fans, but the elephant in the room lies in the fact that the three are still sitting on the new material we’ve all been waiting for. A Save the World shirt would be nice, but Merch representing the music released at the time of the tour would be so much sweeter.

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