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EventBrite Releases New Study on Top Music Festivals Trends

EventBrite Releases New Study on Top Music Festivals Trends

EventBrite, an online ticketing service, is leading the charge with insights on music festival popularity and trends from the past calendar year.  Not only did they provide us with the most buzzed-about music festival across the country, they also detail the ways in which people engage with the events before,...
Ticket Giveaway: Big Gigantic Returns to Red Rocks for Rowdytown III

Ticket Giveaway: Big Gigantic Returns to Red Rocks for Rowdytown III

Big Gigantic took Colorado by storm the past two years for their Red Rocks appearances dubbed “Rowdytown.” The past two Rowdytown shows have been hugely successful with both selling out well in advance. Big Gigantic’s 2012 Red Rocks debut marked the first time an act has utilized the venue’s iconic...
Festival Outlook: North Coast Music Festival 2014

Festival Outlook: North Coast Music Festival 2014

React Present’s and Silver Wrapper’s lovechild, North Coast Music Festival (NCMF), will be celebrating it’s fifth year anniversary with some of the best musical acts in the industry.  Located in Union Park in the near west community area of Chicago over labor day weekend, “Summer’s Last Stand” is a festival...
Win Tickets to North Coast Music Festival @ Union Park

Win Tickets to North Coast Music Festival @ Union Park

Ticket Giveaway We have teamed with React Presents and Silver Wrapper to giveaway ONE pair of tickets to: North Coast Music Festival @ Union Park 1501 W Randolph St Chicago, Illinois 60607 BUY TICKETS ENTER HERE Contest ends Friday, August 15, 2014 at 3pm. Good luck!  
CENCE - Hindu EP [EXCLUSIVE]

CENCE – Hindu EP [EXCLUSIVE]

Looking to put a little spark in your Thursday folks? Considering we have been fairly quite with the exclusive material over the last month we thought it would be great to get August started with a bang! Months ago we brought you a few flavors from a very talented Israeli...
Sunday Music Relief #39

Sunday Music Relief #39

Welcome ladies and gents to our weekly series titled Sunday Music Relief! We all know how fast the weekend can go by whether you spent the time hanging with friends, out partying or simply taking care of business. However, come Sunday most of us will be tired from the weekend past...
Flashback Friday #2

Flashback Friday #2

We’re back with our second installment of Flashback Friday.  If you are new to this, the idea of this weekly is to help us remember the forgotten tracks by artists who are still in the game.  We will be pairing these tracks up with a fresh tune that has recently...
Artist Spotlight: Zebra Safari [Q&A + Exclusive]

Artist Spotlight: Zebra Safari [Q&A + Exclusive]

Today bring you something special to kick off your week.  Zebra Safari first caught my eye a little while back with his masterfully crafted remixes as he is able to capture the essence of a tune while crafting something completely his own.  This year, Zebra Safari has begun to craft...
[STREAM] Digitaria - Night Falls Again LP

[STREAM] Digitaria – Night Falls Again LP

The long awaited freshman EP from Brazilian duo, Digitaria, is finally here! Showcasing their massively unique, and funky sound, I was first turned onto Digitaria from their Masochist EP, released a couple years back. Immediately, I knew that Hot Creations’ boss-man Jamie Jones had once again found an extremely creative...
Flashback Friday #1

Flashback Friday #1

In the music industry, especially in the electronic scene, when a song is popular it can be heard in several different sets by an array of artists.  The problem is, as soon as that track is not in the spotlight, it get’s thrown in the archives of forgotten electronic songs...
[STREAM] Ali Love - P.U.M.P. LP

[STREAM] Ali Love – P.U.M.P. LP

Infinity Ink‘s Ali Love released his highly anticipated solo album on Crosstown Rebels yesterday, and it is absolutely extraordinary. Weaving through deep house, disco, and even R&B, Ali exemplifies his range. What I really love about this album (other than its cover), is that it’s crafted to be listened to straight...
Artists Spotlight: E●Noon [Q&A + Exclusive]

Artists Spotlight: E●Noon [Q&A + Exclusive]

This week we are starting things off by bringing you something very special. With the reaches of the internet being so vast these days it isn’t uncommon for a talented artists to come out of the blue, with all pistons blazing. A little over a month ago we came across...
Artist Spotlight: Q&A with Dab City

Artist Spotlight: Q&A with Dab City

One thing we love about consistently bringing you new artists spotlight is that we can tap into talent from all realms of the music world. Today we have a new Q&A with Dab City, a bright young producer that is quickly making a new for himself. We won’t go into...
[EXCLUSIVE] Keese - Bonkers

[EXCLUSIVE] Keese – Bonkers

Hey folks, we have something special for those of you looking to get your weekend started early! MalLabel Music just dropped Keese’s new “Panamint Chalice EP” earlier this week and this is not a release you want to sleep on. This aspiring young producer is sure to be popping up...
[EXCLUSIVE] Nunca Duerma - Free

[EXCLUSIVE] Nunca Duerma – Free

This week we are getting the ball rolling with a special exclusive from Nunca Duerma‘s upcoming release presented by Eliot Lipp’s Old Tacoma Records and sound collective Young Heavy Souls. Residing in Chicago with an otherworldly style that combines elements of jazz, hip hop, and electronica we are sure you will be...
Q&A with #$ (Hash Money) + EP Release

Q&A with #$ (Hash Money) + EP Release

Photo by: Ahmed Klink With the mighty reaches of the internet it’s not uncommon for talented artists to collaborate and churn out a few tracks together these days. It’s far more uncommon to see artists from two different hemispheres of sound get together and start churning out a raucous new style...
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Stream Ryn Weaver's Debut EP, Promises

Stream Ryn Weaver’s Debut EP, Promises

Every once in a while we stumble across an artist who has a great team around them from the start, providing them with an early breakout in their career . Ryn Weaver is one of those artists. She actually reminds me a lot of Banks due to her works great producers right at the beginning...
Artist Spotlight: Q&A with SevnthWonder

Artist Spotlight: Q&A with SevnthWonder

With a catalogue of top-notch remixes under his belt, SevnthWonder’s rising star is one to keep an eye out for. His eclectic blend of R&B and hip-hop sounds over future beats have brought him major recognition, and his latest remix of Tinashe’s track “2 On” is sure to be the smash of the season. Read...
[STREAM] Kaytranada - Leave Me Alone (ft. Shay Lia)

[STREAM] Kaytranada – Leave Me Alone (ft. Shay Lia)

Kaytranada is a visionary when it comes to drum beats. “Leave Me Alone” demonstrates Kaytranada’s skillset with some syncopated jungle drums alongside a catchy, deep, driving bassline. This song serves as a single off Kaytranada’s next EP titled So Bad, being released via XL.  Shay Lia was a perfect match for this beat as her...
Win Tickets to North Coast Music Festival @ Union Park

Win Tickets to North Coast Music Festival @ Union Park

Ticket Giveaway We have teamed with React Presents and Silver Wrapper to giveaway ONE pair of tickets to: North Coast Music Festival @ Union Park 1501 W Randolph St Chicago, Illinois 60607 BUY TICKETS ENTER HERE Contest ends Friday, August 15, 2014 at 3pm. Good luck!  
LCAW Remixes Moon Boot's Track "Don't Ask Why" feat. Kyiki

LCAW Remixes Moon Boot’s Track “Don’t Ask Why” feat. Kyiki

19 year old producer from Munich Germany, LCAW, is quickly making a name for himself at young age.  Already having close to 57,000 likes on Facebook and 38,000 followers on SoundCloud, LCAW has gained popularity through his deep house and indie house remixes of “Run” by Daughter, “With Me” by Cashmere Cat and “Dirty Paws”...
[STREAM] Goldroom - Till Sunrise

[STREAM] Goldroom – Till Sunrise

Goldroom has been on fire this year with his releases. This young L.A. based producer has grown rapidly this past year as he has been busy in the studio cranking out tune after tune as well as playing some shows with a full live band. “Till Sunrise” enlists the vocal talents of Mammals, and matches...
[STREAM] Vic Mensa - Wimme Nah (Prod. By Kaytranada)

[STREAM] Vic Mensa – Wimme Nah (Prod. By Kaytranada)

We first heard this Kaytranada beat on his “Instrumental Hip Hop is Dead” mix released last December (read here.) Kaytranda has established himself as one of the best crossover producers out there right now as he showcases his abilities to craft some of the most stellar hip hop beats as well as cutting-edge remixes and...
CENCE - Hindu EP [EXCLUSIVE]

CENCE – Hindu EP [EXCLUSIVE]

Looking to put a little spark in your Thursday folks? Considering we have been fairly quite with the exclusive material over the last month we thought it would be great to get August started with a bang! Months ago we brought you a few flavors from a very talented Israeli producer by the name of...
[DOWNLOAD] Tinashe ft. Schoolboy Q - 2 On (LUCA LUSH Remix)

[DOWNLOAD] Tinashe ft. Schoolboy Q – 2 On (LUCA LUSH Remix)

Looking for some hella sexy vibes this week? LUCA LUSH has you covered with his remix of “2 On”. Adding a funk-fueled beat, LUCA LUSH turns up the bassline and tunes down Tinashe‘s vocals, making the remix a total floor-filler. Download it now and bump it at your next house party – it’s sure to be...
[STREAM] Zedd ft. Foxes - Clarity (Sackville's Cinematic Edit)

[STREAM] Zedd ft. Foxes – Clarity (Sackville’s Cinematic Edit)

Scottish wunderkind Sackville is never one to shy away from a challenge, creating unusual remixes to massive hits, such as Zedd‘s international phenomenon “Clarity”. Amping up the emotions in Foxes’ beautiful vocals, Sackville turns the progressive house anthem into a rich ballad, composing a brand new instrumental for the song. “Clarity” becomes an epic love...
[DOWNLOAD] Tiger Uppercut - "Saudade" Mix

[DOWNLOAD] Tiger Uppercut – “Saudade” Mix

There isn’t a direct English translation for the Portuguese word “Saudade”, but when I listened to Tiger Uppercut ’s mix bearing the title, I understood its meaning acutely. The word describes an elusive  nostalgia for an absent something or someone who may or may not have ever existed at all; the mix, a journey through...
[DOWNLOAD] MOA - Dance Tonight EP

[DOWNLOAD] MOA – Dance Tonight EP

If you haven’t heard of MOA, you may want to start and take notice. MOA is the moniker of Max Wild, a classically trained jazz instrumentalist that grew up in Zimbabwe. Initially performing and mastering Afro-pop, Wild moved to Berlin, and then the U.S., drawing influences from these vastly different areas. After making these moves,...
Win Tickets to Official Lolla After Show: Martin Garrix and Chromeo @ Aragon Ballroom

Win Tickets to Official Lolla After Show: Martin Garrix and Chromeo @ Aragon Ballroom

Chicago Ticket Giveaway We have teamed up with React Presents to giveaway TWO pairs of tickets to: Official Lollapalooza After Party w/ Martin Garrix and Chromeo Saturday, August 2, 2014 @ Aragon Ballroom 1106 W Lawrence Chicago, Illinois 60640 18+ BUY TICKETS ENTER HERE Martin Garrix Chromeo
[STREAM] Azealia Banks - Heavy Metal and Reflective

[STREAM] Azealia Banks – Heavy Metal and Reflective

Aside from her exceedingly hilarious Twitter beefs, we haven’t heard much from Ms. Azealia Banks in a minute. After a lengthy battle with Universal, the rapper has finally split with her record label, an action she appears to be ecstatic about. In a recent tweet she proclaimed “I’m feeling like miss celie at the end...
Sunday Music Relief #39

Sunday Music Relief #39

Welcome ladies and gents to our weekly series titled Sunday Music Relief! We all know how fast the weekend can go by whether you spent the time hanging with friends, out partying or simply taking care of business. However, come Sunday most of us will be tired from the weekend past and prefer to just settle...