Watch Dillon Francis + NGHTMRE Answer Your Questions Live!

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Dillon Francis and NGHTMRE just released their long awaited collaboration, "Need You" along with a wacky music video to go with it. To add to their already budding bromance, they took to reddit to participate in a fan fueled Q & A session - otherwise known as an AMA. They live streamed themselves answering the questions as well - below are some of the highlights of the … [Read more...]

Jack U Wins Big at 2016 Grammy Awards

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The 2016 Grammy Music Awards are finally here today, and before the main show kicks off in a couple of hours there is the 'pre-awards' for all the awards that could not fit in the 3.5 hour telecast of the awards. Amogst the awards given at this pre-main show ceremony include The Grammy Awards for "Best Dance/Electronic Recording" and "Best Dance/Electronic Album." Well the … [Read more...]

Benga’s Story: The UK Dubstep Pioneer on Mental Health, Ending Stigma, and Spreading Awareness

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A few weeks ago, a series of tweets from Adegbenga Adejumointe aka Benga served to open the dialogue about mental health issues that run rampant in the music industry. No one is safe from them, but a particularly at risk population are many artists, industry professionals, and fans, who quite often fall hard from the struggles of trying to keep up with a fast-paced, quick to … [Read more...]

swindail – chao (goodbye)

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Australian native Sid, or more commonly known as swindail, is an up-and-coming producer who already has a variety of both remixes and original tracks under his belt. Swindail is a young and multi-talented producer who's latest track entitled: "chao (goodbye)" truly demonstrates his musical capacity. This track blends intricate percussion patterns with calming guitar riffs and … [Read more...]

Instagram’s @music channel: a “home for artists big and small”

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Earlier today, Instagram revealed their all-new @music: the first ever music-specific internally-operated account that will be, "capturing and sharing the world's musical moments."   “Artists are using Instagram as a companion to the art that they’re making,” said Jonathan Hull, Instagram’s head of music partnerships, in an interview with BuzzFeed News. “Musicians lead … [Read more...]

Riverwest Music Festival Announces Debut Lineup

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Making its debut in Chicago over the fourth of July weekend is a new music festival, throwing their hat into the ring. Crowds will line the Chicago River at the corner of Division and Elston in Chicago and be greeted by a plethora of musical acts, ranging from Art Department to Excision. Riverwest Music Festival will run from Friday, July 4th to Sunday, July 6th. The deep … [Read more...]

Jump Smokers – We Ready (Swish)

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Jump Smokers made their name in Chicago by creating absolutely banging remixes of chart topping songs, most of the time leading to a breath of fresh air into otherwise stale songs.  This time they deliver an original trap single in celebration of the NBA playoffs starting up this past weekend. The track has a 'bouncy' feel and doesn't punch you in the face with snare and … [Read more...]

Summer Set Music & Camping Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

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Deep in the north of Wisconsin lies one of the midwest's newer premier music festivals. Summerset made a splash in 2012 with the debut of the new festival which included artist like Pretty Lights and Umphreys Mcgee. The extremely assorted lineup has returned for its third year, boasting an insane lineup. Atop the lineup sits king of bass music, Bassnectar, the legendary, … [Read more...]