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Hear Max Porcelli’s Latest Single ‘Rebirth’

Sat, 05/30/2020 - 22:17

‘Rebirth’ is the closing track on Italian DJ/Producer, Max Porcelli’s, track-titled LP. Following the lines of a modern jazz production, ‘Rebirth’ finds rhythm with a low, rumbling bassline followed by snares and cymbals that bring a melody to life. It’s a tune to turn on when you want to dance alone in the dark. The song serves as the perfect closer to Porcelli’s ground breaking album.

Max Porcelli currently operates his own record label, 989 Records, that has put out releases for the better part of a decade. In addition to his own label, Porcelli has put out tracks on Pacha Recordings, Streetlab, and Rise Records. His achievements in music have many aspiring and veteran musicians in Italy giving nods to accolades.

Check out ‘Rebirth’ down below!

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Tchami Drops Two More Singles from Forthcoming Debut Album: ‘Born Again’ and ‘Buenos Aires’

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 15:38

Paris-born DJ and producer Tchami has unveiled his second double-single release of 2020, composed of tracks ‘Born Again’ and ‘Buenos Aires’, out 29th May via his imprint CONFESSION.

Kicking things off, ‘Born Again’ is a deep, groove-laden floor-filler that skillfully makes use of euphoric, hands-in-the-air piano keys. Similarly dancefloor-focused, ‘Buenos Aires’ is an irresistible slice of fresh, carefree filter house – strung together by an infectious looped vocal sample. It follows February’s double-single release of ‘Proud’ and ‘Ghosts’, with all four of the tracks set to feature on Tchami’s debut album Year Zero, out later this year.

Coining the term future house, and widely recognized as it’s creator, the French producer has since toured with Skrillex, Diplo, and DJ Snake whilst collaborating with the likes of Martin Garrix, Jack Ü, and AC Slater. As a member of the DJ quartet ‘Pardon My French’ and founder of his own label CONFESSION, his expertise and breadth as a producer and songwriter remain unrivaled. His label has seen him foster and develop artists such as Malaa, Mercer, AC Slater, Dusty Cloud, Loge21, and numerous others independently on a global scale.

His versatile fusion of UK bass, EDM, future house, and everything in between renders him a truly electrifying, world-leading DJ and visceral showman. Globally, this has seen him perform at the likes of Creamfields, Tomorrowland, SW4, Mysteryland, and Dreamland.

Another captivating double-single offering from Tchami, ‘Born Again’ / ‘Buenos Aires’ sees the Parisian drop two dancefloor bombs ahead of the full album release.

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Diplo Plays An Unreleased Major Lazer, Mr Eazi, & Nicki Minaj Collab And It Sounds Fire ????

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 20:18

Nikki Minaj and Mr. Eazi’s voice popped up in the middle of Diplo’s Quarantine stream this week, and she was singing lyrics we’ve never heard. A keen fan on Twitter NMLite grabbed a half-minute of the action and posted it on his own page, announcing that this was in fact an upcoming Major Lazer single featuring Minaj and Mr. Eazi. Check the quick clip below and say tuned for a longer preview soon.


— NMLite (@NMLite_) May 24, 2020

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Digital Mirage 2.0 Virtual Music Fest w/ A-Trak, Kaskade, Chromeo, Anna Lunoe, ZHU,& More

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 14:58

Following the enormous success of the first Digital Mirage Festival, Los Angeles based independent electronic music brands Proximity and Brownies & Lemonade today announced their return to the virtual festival community with Digital Mirage 2, slated to take place June 5-7, 2020.

Over the span of three days in April, Digital Mirage made its mark as one of the first major live-streamed music festivals, drawing in over one million attendees across the weekend. The event raised over $300,000 to benefit Sweet Musicians Relief Fund, a charity committed to supporting musicians and music industry professionals whose primary income source has been severely affected due to the effects of Covid-19. Audience members were graced with fifty performances from artists like Alison Wonderland, SOFI TUKKER, Valentino Khan, TOKiMONSTA, Louis the Child, Chet Porter, Mija, Ghastly, Keys N Krates and more.

As part of the June event, streamers that tune in can once again expect a heavy hitting lineup with artists and producers representing all walks of the electronic music industry. Performances will include a live loop set from turntablist extraordinaire A-Trak, bass legend Baauer, hard-edged label boss Boys Noize, electro-pop selector Elohim, saxophone wielding GRiZ and a Redux set from renowned house veteran Kaskade. Further streams will be provided by leading Aussie export and Beats1 broadcaster Anna Lunoe, GUD VIBRATIONS leader NGHTMRE, a unique Concertgebouw Set from Oliver Heldens, pristine future bass from San Holo, melodic mastery by SG Lewis, genre blending by Two Feet, a singular set from electronic powerhouse ZHU, and dramatic alt-pop from breakout star EVAN GIIA amongst many others.

Digital Mirage was one of the pioneering digital music festivals that shaped the direction of the live music industry at the start of the covid-19 shelter-in-place order. All proceeds will be donated to Plus1’s Fund for COVID-19 relief and artists performing the festival. The festival, completely free of charge, generates funds through participant donations.

With a prior reputation for fostering dedicated internet-based communities, Proximity, Brownies & Lemonade and Keel represent the next wave in music entrepreneurs aimed to foster the future of the global music industry.

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Coachella Promoters Are Asking 2020 Acts to Play Next Year’s 2021 Festival Instead

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 20:23

The first half of 2020 saw music festivals and concerts getting canceled left and right as the country and the world shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, even though some states are beginning to reopen, the future of mass events – such as music festivals and concerts – is still uncertain.

At the beginning of the pandemic, some festivals postponed or canceled their event until 2021, while others postponed it to the fall, hoping that things would turn around. Coachella, one of the biggest festivals in the world, postponed until October. While people are hoping that a festival such as Coachella could happen by then, it seems to be less and less plausible as time goes by.

Today, according to sources in contact with Bloomberg, the organizers of Coachella are asking the artists on the lineup for this year to play 2021 instead. The sources asked to remain anonymous because the plans have not been firmed up and confirmed. Coachella in the past has only made announcements when things are certain. The decision to cancel or postpone to 2021 has a lot of moving parts. Issues such as insurance, finances, and working with local health and governing authorities all need to happen. As a result, Goldenvoice has not responded to a request for comment or said anything regarding the matter since the October postponement announcement in March.

This year’s Coachella had a stellar lineup – with Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, and Rage Against the Machine headlining. According to Bloomberg’s sources, some artists have confirmed they can play next year.

When the original postponement was announced, Goldenvoice gave the option for ticket holders to get a refund or hold their ticket for the Fall. If it does get moved to 2021, the hope is that the same offer would be given again. The music and entertainment industry is suffering. Goldenvoice is owned by AEG, the second-largest presenter of live music and entertainment events after Live Nation, which has helped keep them afloat.

Predictions from health authorities and entertainment companies believe that we won’t be able to get back to events until summer 2021. All we can do is wait and see.


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RL Grime Announces First-Ever Sable Valley Livestream Party Going Down THIS Weekend

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 16:46

Out of context, one might be really confused about an elderly man announcing a livestream in front of several VHS backgrounds…but any fan of RL Grime’s Sable Valley imprint knows exactly what’s about to go down. The artist plans his label’s first live stream this Saturday, SV__Stream001: High Octane. This is a nod to label mate Juelz’s latest EP release of the same name. We’re excited to see who else may be joining him and can’t wait for this fashionably late entry into the streaming world.

Tune in via the link in the tweet below.

Introducing Sable Valley’s first ever livestream – SV_Stream001: High Octane


— SABLE VALLEY (@sable_valley) May 26, 2020

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A-Trak & Dave1 Debut First Single Together As The Brothers Macklovitch

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:30

The Brothers Macklovitch, better known by their individual stage names A-trak and Dave1 (Chromeo), are finally releasing new music together. They both champion their respective bases in dance music, A-Trak a DMC world champion and Dave1 co-sharing the title of king of Funk with his Chromeo partner P-Thugg. Their first release was an edit of Rafael Saadiq’s ‘So Ready’ single showcasing the duo’s talents of mixing R&B, house, and funk.

Their official release just dropped today, Give Love To Get Some, which took us back in time with feels of 90’s house and R&B vibes with a contemporary flair. Dutch singer Levan Kali lends his amazing vocals to the song, chanting repeatedly the single’s title throughout the track.

We absolutely can not wait for the brothers to do some show dates as the Brothers Macklovitch. Maybe they’ll do a livestream in the meantime?

Check out ‘Give Love to Get Some’ down below!


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Dreamstate Announce Satellite Series Livestream Debut Coming to YOU This Saturday

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 17:11

“All systems are a go!” This Saturday, May 29th Dreamstate will be taking over the Insomniac live stream channels for the Dreamstate Satellite Series debut. On the lineup, we have artist after artist of incredible talent. Not only do we love a beautiful lineup but can we take some a moment to appreciate it ending at 2am instead of midnight?

In alphabetical order we have Alexander Popov, Andrew Rayel, Captain Hook, Cosmic Gate, Ilan Bluestone, Liquid Soul, Marco V, The Space Brothers, and Tempo Giusto. Tune in from 8pm – 2am PST. The longer we stay socially distanced the faster we will be close together again on the dance floor. Stay safe and see you on the live stream!

All systems go! ????

Join us THIS SATURDAY for the #Dreamstate #SatelliteSeries live stream debut w/ @popovmusic, @Andrew_Rayel, @TrueCaptainHook, @cosmicgate, @iBluestone, @LiquidSouliboga, @MARCOV, @t_spacebrothers, & @TempoGiusto.

Tune in at 8pm PT→

— Dreamstate (@DreamstateUSA) May 26, 2020

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Kaskade Announces Pool Side Livestream Party Going Down TODAY

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 18:26

Quarantine three day weekend here we come! The suns out, it’s getting warmer and people are ready after some cold shut-in months to be out and have some fun. Although staying safe is the number #1 priority you can still kick off this “three” day weekend with another Kaskade live stream! Going from the jaw-dropping beauty of the Grand Canyon to the comfort and relaxed atmosphere of his own backyard. Kaskade will be going live Friday, May 22 at 7pm PST. Throw your white claws in the cooler and let’s channel our Vegas pool vibes.

Tomorrow I’ll be starting Memorial Day weekend a lil early with a pool side set from the back yard @ 7 PM PST. It ain’t Las Vegas but Isla is lending me her goggles and Pepperoni said he would roll through. ????????????

— Kaskade (@kaskade) May 21, 2020 Massive Memorial Day Wknd Pool Party happening TONIGHT!!
Ladies watch for free! All u can eat from your own fridge! Men watch for free! Nobody has urinated in the pool! 2020 really shaping up to be the best ever!!
7 PM Pacific @twitch
???? ???? ????‍♀️ ????

— Kaskade (@kaskade) May 21, 2020

This will NOT be us at 7PM on the livestream BUT we still having some fun….. and making some new memories.

— Kaskade (@kaskade) May 21, 2020

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Disclosure Announce New Album “ENERGY” Dropping This Summer, Share New Single

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 17:54

August 2020 is bringing with it a new album release from Disclosure. The duo announced that on August 28, their third studio album, ENERGY, is going to be released. The album is going to consist of 11 tracks, with a titular track included. In addition to the album announcement, the “ENERGY” track itself was also released.

ENERGY brings with it collaborations left and right. There are appearances from a variety of artists, some who have worked with the duo before and are well-known and others who have not. Kelis opens up the album, and other artists to make an appearance include Channel Tres, Aminé, slowthai, Mick Jenkins, Mali Mali, Fatoumata Diawara, Blik Bassy, Kehlani, Syd, and Common.

Disclosure speaks about the album as one that emanated from the singular word – energy.

The thing that decided which songs made it and which songs didn’t was that one word: energy. Every track was written really quickly. That’s why we had to write so many songs because those ones don’t come up every day. Or every week. Or every month.

The titular song, and in a domino effect, the album, is built around cut-up samples of Eric Thomas. Thomas is a motivational speaker who appeared in Disclosure’s 2013, “When a Fire Starts to Burn.” Disclosure explains that they, “…cut up various speeches to make something that makes sense. What he says is basically the whole concept for the record, that’s why it became the title track.”

The tracklist for ENERGY  is as follows:

  1. Watch Your Step (Kelis)
  2. Lavender (Channel Tres)
  3. My High (Aminé, slowthai)
  4. Who Knew? (Mick Jenkins)
  5. Douha (Mali Mali) (Fatoumata Diawara)
  6. Fractal (Interlude)
  7. Ce N’est Pas (Blik Bassy)
  9. Thinking ‘Bout You (Interlude)
  10. Birthday (Kehlani, Syd)
  11. Reverie (Common)

Disclosure seems excited for what they have created and are releasing this summer. Guy Lawrence spoke a bit about the album, stating:

It’s such a privileged lane that we’ve found ourselves in. It’s great that we can play to 20,000 people and then go and play a dark, sweaty rave. We just want the most amount of people to have the most amount of enjoyment. We can’t wait to do it again and again when the time comes.

You can pre-order ENERGY on vinyl, CD, and cassette here, and if you do, you will instantly receive a digital download of the title track. You can also give a listen to the title track below. It is a single that gets us hype, filled with Brazilian beats and, well, energy. Let us know your thoughts!

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Watch David Guetta Throw Down His EDC Rave-A-Thon Set At Miami’s LIV Nightclub

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 16:25

David Guetta played the massive LIV nightclub in Miami to celebrate EDC Las Vegas’ Virtual Rave-A-Thon. in the 50 minutes he had, the dropped a slew of remixes and originals from himself and MORTEN. As sad as it was to see a club going all out with nobody in it, we’ll never get to see a club’s visuals like this again.

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The Weeknd Officially Rescheduled’s His “AFTER HOURS” Tour to 2021

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 17:35

The pandemic brought many show cancellations and postponements, and The Weeknd as included in the casualty crossfire of COVID-19. 2020 was the year that The Weeknd was releasing a new album and going on a global tour. The album was thankfully still able to be released. “After Hours came out on March 20, 2020, the fourth studio album by the Canadian singer. The tour, however, had to be postponed.

When the announcement was made back in March after realizing that the pandemic was here to stay for a while, The Weeknd stressed that it was not a cancellation, but a postponement. “The tour is still happening – we’re not canceling,” the singer told Variety, “We just have to rearrange the dates, which is unfortunate but certainly understandable.”

Today, the new dates have been revealed. The tour has been pushed pretty much to a year later, starting on June 12, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada. It carries on worldwide and wraps up in Berlin, Germany that November. The artists opening for The Weekend – Sabrino Claudio, Don Toliver, and Black Atlass – are going to be joining the tour in parts or its entirety throughout North America and the EU.

For those who had tickets for the 2020 tour, the tickets are transferable to the newly scheduled dates. Every city except New Orleans was rescheduled. While the tour asked concert-goer to hold on to their tickets if possible, if you cannot make it to the new show, you can request a refund after receiving the email with instructions on how to do so.

See the new 2021 tour dates below:

  • Sat Jun 12 2021, Vancouver, BC, Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena (Original Date: Thu Jun 11 2020)


  • Sun Jun 13 2021, Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena (Original Date: Fri Jun 12 2020)


  • Tue Jun 15 2021, Edmonton Rogers Place (Original Date: Sun Jun 14 2020)


  • Thu Jun 17 2021, Winnipeg Bell MTS Place (Original Date: Wed Jun 17 2020)


  • Sat Jun 19 2021, St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center (Original Date: Mon Jun 22 2020)


  • Mon Jun 21 2021, Chicago, IL United Center (Original Date: Wed Jun 24 2020)


  • Thu Jun 24 2021, Detroit, MI Little Caesar’s Arena** (Original Date: Sat Jun 27 2020)


  • Fri Jun 25 2021, Pittsburgh, PA PPG Paints Arena (Original Date: Fri Jun 26 2020)


  • Sun Jun 27 2021, Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena (Original Date: Mon Jun 29 2020)


  • Mon Jun 28 2021, Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena (Original Date: Tue Jun 30 2020)


  • Wed Jun 30 2021, Montreal Centre Bell (Original Date: Thu Jul 02 2020)


  • Fri Jul 02 2021, Boston, MA TD Garden (Original Date: Sat Jul 11 2020)


  • Sun Jul 04 2021, Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena (Original Date: Sat Jul 04 2020)


  • Tue Jul 06 2021, Newark, NJ Prudential Center (Original Date: Tue Jul 07 2020)


  • Wed Jul 07 2021, Washington, DC Capital One Arena (Original Date: Mon Jul 13 2020)


  • Fri Jul 09 2021, Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center (Original Date: Wed Jul 08 2020)


  • Mon Jul 12 2021, Charlotte, NC Spectrum Center (Original Date: Wed Jul 15 2020)


  • Tue Jul 13 2021, Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena (Original Date: Thu Jul 16 2020)


  • Thu Jul 15 2021, Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena (Original Date: Sat Jul 18 2020)


  • Fri Jul 16 2021, Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena (Original Date: Sun Jul 19 2020)


  • Mon Jul 19 2021, Orlando, FL Amway Center (Original Date: Tue Jul 21 2020)


  • Thu Jul 22 2021, Houston, TX Toyota Center (Original Date: Fri Jul 24 2020)


  • Fri Jul 23 2021, Dallas, TX American Airlines Center (Original Date: Sat Jul 25 2020)


  • Sun Jul 25 2021, Denver, CO Pepsi Center (Original Date: Mon Jul 27 2020)


  • Tue Jul 27 2021, Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena (Original Date: Wed Jul 29 2020)


  • Thu Jul 29 2021, Portland, OR Moda Center (Original Date: Fri Jul 31 2020)


  • Fri Jul 30 2021, Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome (Original Date: Sat Aug 01 2020)


  • Sun Aug 01 2021, Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center (Original Date: Thu Aug 06 2020)


  • Tue Aug 03 2021, Oakland, CA Oakland Arena (Original Date: Mon Aug 03 2020)


  • Wed Aug 04 2021, San Jose, CA SAP Center (Original Date: Tue Aug 04 2020)


  • Fri Aug 06 2021, Anaheim, CA Honda Center (Original Date: Sat Aug 08 2020)


  • Sun Aug 08 2021, Glendale, AZ Gila River Arena (Original Date: Tue Aug 11 2020)


  • Tue Aug 10 2021, San Diego, CA Pechanga Arena (Original Date: Sun Aug 09 2020)


  • Fri Aug 13 2021, Los Angeles, CA Staples Center (Original Date: Fri Aug 14 2020)


  • Sat Aug 14 2021, Los Angeles, CA Staples Center (Original Date: Sat Aug 15 2020)


  • Sun Aug 15 2021, Los Angeles, CA Staples Center (Original Date: Sun Aug 16 2020)


  • Wed Aug 18 2021, San Antonio, TX AT&T Center (Original Date: Wed Aug 19 2020)


  • Thu Aug 19 2021, Ft. Worth, TX Dickies Arena (Original Date: Thu Aug 20 2020)


  • Sat Aug 21 2021, Tulsa, OK BOK Center (Original Date: Sat Aug 22 2020)


  • Sun Aug 22 2021, Omaha, NE CHI Health Center Omaha (Original Date: Sun Aug 23 2020)


  • Tue Aug 24 2021, St. Louis, MO Enterprise Center (Original Date: Tue Aug 25 2020)


  • Wed Aug 25 2021, Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena (Original Date: Wed Aug 26 2020)


  • Sat Aug 28 2021, Cleveland, OH Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse (Original Date: Fri Aug 28 2020)


  • Sun Aug 29 2021, Buffalo, NY KeyBank Center (Original Date: Tue Sep 01 2020)


  • Tue Aug 31 2021, Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena (Original Date: Mon Aug 31 2020)


  • Thu Sep 02 2021, New York, NY Madison Square Garden (Original Date: Thu Sep 03 2020)


  • Mon Oct 04 2021, Stockholm, Sweden Ericcson Globe (Original Date: Wed Nov 04 2020)


  • Wed Oct 06 2021, Copenhagen, Denmark Royal Arena (Original Date: Tue Nov 03 2020)


  • Sat Oct 09 2021, Oslo, Norway Telenor Arena (Original Date: Fri Nov 06 2020)


  • Mon Oct 11, 2021 – Hamburg, Germany – Barclaycard Arena (Original Date: Sun Nov 08, 2020)


  • Wed Oct 13 2021, Antwerp, Belgium Sportpaleis (Original Date: Mon Oct 26 2020)


  • Fri Oct 15 2021, France, Paris Accorhotels Arena (Original Date: Thu Nov 12 2020)


  • Sat Oct 16 2021, France, Paris Accorhotels Arena (Original Date: Wed Nov 11 2020)


  • Sun Oct 17 2021, France, Paris Accorhotels Arena (Original Date: Fri Nov 13 2020)


  • Tue Oct 19 2021, Amsterdam, Holland Ziggo Dome (Original Date: Tue Oct 27 2020)


  • Fri Oct 22 2021, Birmingham, UK Arena (Original Date: Fri Oct 16 2020)


  • Sun Oct 24 2021, Manchester, UK Arena (Original Date: Mon Oct 19 2020)


  • Mon Oct 25 2021, London, UK The O2 (Original Date: Sun Oct 11 2020)


  • Fri Oct 29 2021, London, UK The O2 (Original Date: Tue Oct 13 2020)


  • Sat Oct 30 2021, London, UK The O2 (Original Date: Fri Oct 23 2020)


  • Sun Oct 31 2021, London, UK The O2 (Original Date: Mon Oct 12 2020)


  • Wed Nov 03 2021, Newcastle, UK Utilita Arena (Original Date: Thu Oct 15 2020)


  • Fri Nov 05 2021, Cologne, Germany Lanxess Arena (Original Date: Mon Nov 09 2020)


  • TBD Glasgow, UK SSE Hydro (Original Date: Sun Oct 18 2020)


  • Mon Nov 08 2021, Czech Republic, Prague O2 Arena (Original Date: Sun Nov 01 2020)


  • Tue Nov 09 2021, Munich, Germany Olympiahalle (Original Date: Sat Oct 31 2020)


  • Thu Nov 11 2021, Berlin, Germany Mercedes-Benz Arena (Original Date: Thu Oct 29 2020)

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Deadmau5 Teams Up with The Neptunes For New Summer Song, ‘Pomegranate’ (LISTEN)

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 16:16

In early December 2019 just as the creative world was invading Miami for Art Basel, deadmau5 joined The Neptunes at North Miami’s Criteria Recording Studios for a secret studio session laying the groundwork for the new single “Pomegranate.” Released today, May 20 on mau5trap, deadmau5 & The Neptunes “Pomegranate” takes Joel Zimmerman, Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo into a new plane of sweet-jam R&B with electro-pop panache.

The luscious “Pomegranate” straddles remarkably well between the two worlds of deadmau5 and The Neptunes. Heavy electronic basslines, shimmering tones and sensual lyrics delivered by The Neptunes’ Pharrell Williams combine for a breezy collaboration ready to dominate radio waves and playlists this spring.

Look for “Pomegranate” to appear on deadmau5’ next artist album.

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Future of Nightclubs in Las Vegas Uncertain If They Don’t Adapt, Industry Insiders Say

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 22:27

Nevada’s mega clubs are facing more issues than typical businesses on the Las Vegas Strip. As states begin phased reopening of all of their businesses, bars and nightlife venues will have an extremely difficult time adhering to new social distancing guidelines. The American Nightlife Association and the International Nightlife Association are brainstorming ways to effectively hold their events, but packed crowds are a necessity for businesses to make enough money.

With most venues around the country scrambling to sell tickets for less than half a potential venue capacity, this will be a serious challenge. “A landowner will not take 25 percent of the rent. Utility companies will not take 25 percent of the cost to operate. A venue that sells just alcohol cannot generate revenue. If they sell food, they can have some revenue,” said American Nightlife Association president JC Diaz. “A lot of countries are looking at [Vegas] to take the lead– what the quality and standards should be.” At the moment, venues like Marquee Nightclub, Hakassan, XS, and Omnia may be closed until next year.

At the time of this post, Nevada governor Steve Sisolak has not announced guidelines for the reopening of bars or nightlife. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is urging the reopening of the city, but said she wants to leave the specific social distancing and safety guidelines up to each individual business.


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The Do Lab Announce Lineup For Lightning in a Bottle Virtual Livestream Festival Going Down This Weekend

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 18:49

In the wake of the 2020 cancellation of Lightning in a Bottle due to the effects of COVID-19, Do LaB, one of North America’s premier independent music and arts festival promoters, today revealed the lineup and more for the first-ever DGTL LIB livestream music festival, taking place Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-24. By combining all of the musical curation, whimsy and wackiness, cause-driven educational programming and centering wellness offerings that create the lasting memories Lightning in a Bottle attendees are so fond of, the DoLaB will once again bring their community together, despite the distance.

As we continue to adjust to new forms of entertainment during covid-19, DGTL LIB sets itself apart as a digital festival as it welcomes performances from class industry selectors and LIB veterans alike, from Glitch Mob to the first-ever live streamed performance from urban beatsmith Kaytranada, to TOKiMONSTA, Shiba San, CloZee, Beats Antique, Mr. Carmack, Opiuo, Justin Jay, Funk Hunters, Monolink, Rinzen, Elephant Heart, Dirtwire, Patricio, Jeremy Sole, Antennae, and many more.

Not only will performers curate one-of-a-kind sets for guests to enjoy, but select artists will perform in favorite LIB stages, redesigned as digital environments by Vita Motus Design Studio to create a full immersive experience. From the colourful tendrils of the Woogie to the striking bass-heavy temple of Thunder Stage, there’ll be a musical home for everyone. By utilizing Unreal Engine technology and leveraging live production expertise, all elements of a real production are able to seamlessly integrate and bring an engaging broadcast to life from various remote locations, including set design, lighting design, video mapped content, embedded performances, camera capture, and more.

“For the first time ever, a branded festival environment has been recreated in a gaming engine to be used for live broadcast,” said Heather Shaw, CEO of Vita Motus Design Studio. “We at Vita Motus think that Lightning in a Bottle is an ideal environment to showcase our realtime rendering capabilities because of its completely unique architecture, iconic design, and immersive content.”

“Here at Do LaB, we’ve always been forward-thinking and our longtime partnership with Vita Motus has helped us bring our insane visions to life,” said Jesse Flemming, President of Do LaB, Inc. “We are excited to be pushing the envelope with them again, but this time in the digital world.”

DGTL LIB attendees can expect to reconnect with the same dedicated community of adventurers, educators, and visual artists that have made up the festival’s programming since the early 2000s. The educational haven of The Compass will offer viewers with classes on Water Color Painting with Coffee, Aphrodisiac Chocolates, and making Sourdough Bread along with in-depth discussions on Aliens & ExtraTerrestrials with film producer Alan Steinfeld and a special Kiss the Ground presentation from actress Nat Kelly.

No LIB is complete without the discovery of wacky activities and independent entertainment collectives that really give the festival its ability to surprise and delight. The vintage Frontierville of The Grand Artique will return to DGTL LIB to offer a live talent and variety show, in addition, to live interactive art, improv theater, open mic’ and more from The Jive Joint and The Fungineers.

DoLaB fans and the LIB community is known for its resilience and its ability to adapt, and the introduction of DGTL LIB will be no different. 2020 attendees can expect the experience of a lifetime guided by forward-thinking musical curation, immersive art installations, and cause-driven educational programming that has come to define the brand and can tune in by following DGTL LIB on Twitch at

Presenting the musicians, performers, artists, yogis, thinkers, and visionaries that'll be participating in the first ever DGTL LIB this weekend! ⚡ Follow us on Twitch to join the fun:

— Lightning in a Bottle (@LIBfestival) May 19, 2020

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Duke Dumont Says His Smash Hit “Ocean Drive” Was Originally Offered to The Weeknd

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 16:36
Duke Dumont and The Weeknd could have been a legendary pairing on a single we’ve all loved for a while. In response to a fan suggesting the two get together, Dumont revealed he already reached out to the artist to work on “Ocean Drive,” but went to Boy Matthews who sung the entire song beautifully. The song ended up becoming one of Dumon’s most iconic, topping worldwide charts and lasting in numerous DJ sets for the five years its been around. Needless to say, fans were shocked at the news. Do you think The Weeknd missed out? Let us know on Twitter @GlobalDanceGDE.

Ocean Drive was offered.

— DukeDumont (@DukeDumont) May 18, 2020

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Dillon Francis Announces IDGAFOS Weekend Virtual Livestream Festival w. Four Loko As Sponsors

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 03:07

Dillon Francis announces IDGAFOS Weekend — a 3-day music special taking place this Memorial Day weekend May 23, 24 & 25 streaming live via Dillon Francis’s YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, Twitter, and VK, and broadcast live via SiriusXM.

Dillon Francis Presents: IDGAFOS Weekend features a genre-spanning lineup of more than 20 artists including Dillon Francis, Diplo, Sofi Tukker, Flosstradamus, Aluna (Aluna Francis of AlunaGeorge), Party Favor, YAWNS of GBC, Valentino Khan, Phantoms, Dillon’s piñata friend Gerald, a vinyl only disco set by Chrome Sparks, painting with actor Billy Zane (with vinyl set by Part Time Punks ft. Rick Barzell), and more. Full Lineup Below.

Produced by Push Live and tmwrk in partnership with Four Loko, Dancing Astronaut & Goldenvoice, Dillon Francis Presents: IDGAFOS Weekend will also feature giveaways and grand prizes by Dillon Francis, Four Loko, Dancing Astronaut, and more.

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MOUNT & Emdey Deliver Club Remake Of ‘Venus’

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 21:31

Creative drive brought producers MOUNT & Emdey together to recreate a stellar classic, ‘Venus’. The club ready remake pays homage to the 60s anthem with a contemporary twist. If you weren’t screaming the lyrics in your lovely singing voice, you might want to turn your speakers up and give it another listen.

“Creativity for me is the most important aspect of music, in order to constantly redefine myself. I became aware of Marvin’s work (Emdey), while searching for new creative input and people to work with. After numerous conversations we realised relatively quickly, that we were vibing extremely well – personally as well as musically. It was only a matter of time before we began working on our first project. And that’s how ‘Venus’ was being created – the first result, and one out of many ideas.” -Mount

The collaboration also showcases a new direction for both artists of what lies ahead in their respective careers. Emdey (formerly MD Electro) has been producing dance music since the age of 17, catching the attention of veteran producers such as Armin van Burren.

Check out their incredible remake down below!

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Mohamed Assani Drops One Of A Kind Album ‘Wayfinder’

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 21:11

This artist’s music takes me back to the massive Oregon Eclipse Festival in 2017. Described by his peers as one of the most innovated artists of our times, Mohamed Assani’s latest album is a surefire way to back up that claim. ‘Wayfinder’ is a 7 track album that provides new listeners a little audio snack of South East Asian/Pakistani influences melding with electronic music elements.

‘Black Sugar’ is my personal favorite as it gives listeners a vibe similar to Flying Lotus and the ethereal sounds of the Brainfeeder label. You find that Mohamed is an exceptional sitar player as the instrument is found in every track on ‘Wayfinder’. ‘Lullaby for Guli’ pushes the envelop even more by adding basslines and synthesizers akin to that of modern bass music and dubstep

‘Wayfinder’ found huge support at the Indian Summer Festival streaming event this past April, where several hundred listeners tuned in to feel the music.

Give the album a listen down below!

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Deadmau5 Announces HUGE Collaboration with Legendary Producers The Neptunes

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 18:20

A new collaboration is coming our way and while it is slightly unexpected, we are all excited about it. This morning, deadmau5 announced that he is collaborating with The Neptunes. The Canadian DJ joining forces with the hip-hop/R&B duo that is Pharell Williams and Chad Hugo is about to be a blending of talent that we cannot wait to hear.

While we don’t have a timeline on any releases dates, we do know the name of the collaboration album is “Pomegranate.” Hopefully, we’ll get some singles that are released before the album is that will hold us over as we wait.

See the announcement below.

— Goat lord (@deadmau5) May 18, 2020

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