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Deadmau5 Bashes Paris Hilton, Calls Her Presence In EDM 'Insulting'

Oct 2014 17:31PM EDT

Deadmau5 isn't too stoked about Paris Hilton's new gig as a DJ.READ MORE

Freddie Mercury

Five Iranian Expatriates Worth Listening To: Deep Dish, The Yellow Dogs, Laleh and More

Oct 2014 14:24PM EDT

If Iranian-born performers thought they were going to get the same treatment as Queen and Freddie Mercury...dream on. It's still not the best place to launch a music career. Well, perhaps "launch," but not continue. That's why some of the country's best performers have now set up shop in nations outside of their homeland. Check out some examples of Iran's diverse musical output.READ MORE


Skrillex Show at Chicago's Navy Pier Leads to 16 Hospitalizations, EMT Service Pushes for Higher Age Limits

Oct 2014 09:49AM EDT

We were at Skrillex's headlining set on the last day of Lollapalooza this year when the DJ declared that Chicago may be the most "turned up" city in the world. That might have been an exaggeration but a few concertgoers were a little too turned-up for his most recent gig in the Windy City. New reports from his show at Navy Pier last weekend indicate that at least 16 attendees were transported to local hospitals on Saturday.READ MORE

Beethoven: probably knows his stuff.

Are Beethoven Fans Smarter? Are Lil Wayne Fans Dumber? Music Times Offers Insights to Rankings of Performers and Colleges That Listen to Them

Oct 2014 15:59PM EDT

According to musicthatmakesyoudumb.com, the brightest of us listen to Beethoven and Radio head while the dumber prefer to take in Lil Wayne and...jazz music? We offer some insights and just general thoughts about the findings.READ MORE

Brian Eno Reissue Album Covers

Brian Eno To Reissue Four Albums Along with Unreleased, Rare Material [TRACKLIST]

Oct 2014 15:14PM EDT

Brian Eno has announced he'll be dropping four albums worth of unreleased or rare music via All Saints Records on December 2. Nerve Net (1992), The Shutov Assembly (1992), Neroli (1993), and The Drop (1997) will all be reissued and will come with a bonus disc featuring the previously unreleased material. The project is part of a new archival campaign, which revisits ambient works from the '90s, Consequence of Sound reports.READ MORE

Mary J. Blige - "Right Now" music video

Mary J. Blige Shares Second Music Video for 'Right Now' Featuring Disclosure [WATCH]

Oct 2014 14:16PM EDT

A few weeks ago, Mary J. Blige shared a music video of her new single "Right Now," featuring footage of the R&B legend working in the studio with British electronic duo Disclosure, who produced the track. Today, Blige has shared yet another music video for this track, this time taking a more traditional route.READ MORE

Chvrches - "Under The Tide" music video

Chvrches Share Animated Sci-Fi Music Video For "Under The Tide" [WATCH]

Oct 2014 13:34PM EDT

Scottish synthpop trio Chvrches have shared the music video for their latest single “Under The Tide,” which you can check out below. The Sing J. Lee-directed video uses animation and psychedelic visuals to tell some sort of sci-fi story while synth-player Martin Doherty sings along the track. The band’s other two members, Lauren Mayberry and Iain Cook, show up as well towards the video’s end.READ MORE


SFX Buys Listn (via Beatport) and Immediately Shuts It Down, Acquires Staff

Oct 2014 11:42AM EDT

Beatport is the biggest outlet in the world for electronic music fans to buy their wares, as well as a go-to source for news on the EDM industry. Therefore it seemed somewhat strange that the company would buy Listn, a "social listening app," and immediately announce that it was shutting its new possession down later this year, according to Digital Music News.READ MORE

Panda Bear - "Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper"

Panda Bear Releases New EP 'Mr. Noah,' Announces New Album 'Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper,' Shares Music Video [WATCH]

Oct 2014 11:14AM EDT

This is a pretty exciting morning for fans of Animal Collective and Panda Bear. The 36-year-old psych-pop musician, whose real name is Noah Lennox, has shared a new four-song EP called "Mr. Noah," which is currently available on iTunes. In addition to this new EP, he has also released a music video for the EP's title track, which will also be included on his upcoming album "Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper," the cover of which is above.READ MORE


Amsterdam Dance Event Experiences Four Deaths Over Weekend

Oct 2014 09:40AM EDT

The Amsterdam Dance Event became yet another electronic dance music staple that's been left with the unfortunate stigma of drug overdose deaths. Four people were reported dead over the course of the five day event and authorities are fairly certain that at least three were tied to substances.READ MORE

J. Cole

J. Cole Drops a New Verse on Remix of Jessie Ware's 'Kind of ... Sometimes ... Maybe' [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 17:21PM EDT

English pop singer Jessie Ware has shared a remix of her Tough Love track "Kind of ... Sometimes ... Maybe" featuring a new verse from rapper J. Cole. According to "Pitchfork," the track premiered earlier today on BBC Radio 1, and came about after Ware and Cole met in Los Angeles while Ware was recording with producer BenZel.READ MORE


Drake, Avicii, 2 Chainz and More Headlining Australia's Future Music Festival for 2015

Oct 2014 08:58AM EDT

Australian hip-hop fans will get a treat as Drake will go on tour in the smallest of continents and, according to Billboard, it will be his first stop ever in the land down under. He'll be the primary headliner for the Future Music Festival. Among the other acts included on the bill will be Avicii, The Prodigy and 2 Chainz.READ MORE

Simple Minds - "Big Music" (2014)

Simple Minds Share New Song "Midnight Walking" From Upcoming Album 'Big Music' [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 17:24PM EDT

Classic new wave group Simple Minds, best known for their 1985 hit “Don’t You (Forget About Me),” has shared a new single “Midnight Walking” from their upcoming album Big Music, which you can check out over at Consequence of Sound. The dancey track features some delicious synths that wouldn’t be out of place on an Aphex Twin song, so these guys definitely don’t sound like they’re stuck in the past.READ MORE


Orbital Breaks Up for Second Time, Paul Hartnoll Announces New Project 8:58

Oct 2014 16:58PM EDT

In a statement posted to their official website, influential British electronic duo Orbital announced they have broken up for a second time. No reason has been given for their split, other than "it's time to stop," though the break-up seems amicable. Paul Hartnoll has also announced a new project he's working on: 8:58.READ MORE

Charli XCX

Charli XCX Shares Colorful 'London Queen' Lyric Video

Oct 2014 12:27PM EDT

Two weeks ago, British synthpop singer Charli XCX shared her punky new single "London Queen," and today she has premiered the song's lyric video over at "Nylon." The video's cheap, colorful animation is reminiscent of those old point-and-click computer games from the late 1990s like "Backyard Baseball," but it fits in well with the song's hyperactive melody. The lyrics are pretty confusing, though, so if someone can explain what it means to "feel like J.F.K." for "driving on the wrong side of the road," it would be greatly appreciated.READ MORE

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