XVII Announces Tour with Exclusive RTT Interview + Too Future Guest Mix


LA producer and Canada native XVII has quickly emerged in the last few months as one of the leading innovators within the flourishing dance music scene, completely redefining genres through his hard hitting remixes and originals. Fusing melodic, orchestral, and trap influences the 20 year old classically trained musician’s “melodic turn up” music has garnered support from some … [Read more...]

Soulection Artist Spotlight – Chris McClenney

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Though it's been said that a solid piano player can play any instrument, Soulection's Chris McClenney also translates that skill to production, creating aurally pleasing tracks bolstered with the analog skills he brings to the table on keys and vocals. At age 21, McClenney's ascent as a producer stems from his command of the keys, both qwerty and piano. Check the … [Read more...]

8 Things We Learned from UZ’s Reddit AMA


The maestro behind the incredible Trap Shit series, ƱZ, has had a busy day. He uploaded a 45 song bundle to be downloaded by fans for free. The masked trap-star also took to Reddit to be a part of a question and answer session with his many fans on the electronic music subreddit. Besides the usual barrage of questions demanding for his identity to be confirmed, some good … [Read more...]

Aero Chord x Run The Trap Exclusive Interview

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Aero Chord quickly caught my attention in 2014 after I heard his Krewella Remix.  His aggressive, unique sounds immediately put him on a lot of radars. It took a while, but Aero Chord finally made his Chicago debut a few weeks ago at Spring Awakening Music Festival where he treated a much over capacity crowd to one of the craziest sets of the weekend. We were lucky enough to … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE: Brunch Bounce talks The Greatest Day Ever!, MLUSA, Diplo + more!


It was a rainy Tuesday afternoon, when part of Brunch Bounce met Run The Trap at the Scratch DJ Academy studios in New York City. Brunch Bounce, a collective of creative individuals that joined forces for one purpose (to throw great parties), was originally created in 2012 by the "half awesome, half awesomer"  industry-savvy Irvin Benitez. Irv, joined by Brunch Bounce's … [Read more...]

Diplo Announces Songs w/ Iggy Azalea, Tinashe, Jauz & More in Reddit AMA


Many artists nowadays are taking to public forums such as Reddit to be a part of crowd sourced interviews. Reddit's 'IAMA' subreddit is constantly a host to these question and answer sessions where artists invite users to 'Ask me anything.' This past week Diplo and Walshy Fire of Major Lazer took to Reddit to take part in one of these question and answer sessions in support … [Read more...]

Rick Rubin and Diplo Have A Little Chat


There is this sketch from the popular IFC television show, Portlandia, where a mock Pitchfork staff shuts down the site after some musical happening causes them to say everything that can, and will, ever be said about music. Ladies and Gentleman, this is that moment in real life. A summation of this article that hit the web yesterday would be completely unfair. Tidbits of … [Read more...]

Diplo & Gucci Mane Announce Collaborative Album

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Yes you read the title right. Diplo is teaming up with none other than Gucci Mane on a new collaborative LP due for release sometime in the near future. The Atlanta rapper took to twitter yesterday to jubilantly announce the 'EDM' album, with Diplo quickly correcting Gucci that EDM perhaps wasn't the best word choice for the project (phew). Regardless, one can only imagine what … [Read more...]