Deadmau5' 'Avaritia' Gets a Facelift From Australian Army Band

Always with a flair for the theatrical, the enigmatic Deadmau5 never has a shortage people wanting to cover his songs. Joel’s iconic track ‘Avaritia‘ was recently performed live by the Band the 1st Regiment Royal Australian Artillery. This small performance came at the Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall in Australia. ‘Avaritia‘ was …

Wireless Festival Withheld Critical Information About DJ Khaled for Months

  Wireless Festival was held on July 6 to 7, 2018 in Finsbury Park, United Kingdom. Although the lineup looked promising, with acts like Rick Ross, Rae Sremmurd, Lil Pump, Migos, Belly, French Montana, Big Sean among many more, there was one headliner that was missing from the picture. Fans were left …

Polarizing EU Copyright Directive Fails On First Vote

Article 13 Voted Down In Plenary Vote, But Is This What’s Best For Everyone? The EU Parliament voted yesterday on the controversial “Copyright Directive,” including the “upload filter” Article 13. With 318 against and only 278 in favor, the directive was rejected. Following intense lobbying efforts by Google, reported at …

Dillon Francis Shares "Like & Subscribe" Spoilers On Comedy Podcast

New details have emerged surrounding funnyman Dillon Francis‘s new comedy series “Like & .” He recently sat down with his “like and sub” co-stars Brandon Wardell and Jack Wagner (also hosts the comedy podcast “Yeah, But Still“) to engage in hilarious banter and share the inside scoop on their new show. …

Axwell Ingrosso Billboard Teases Swedish House Mafia

Now that Swedish House Mafia has actually reunited once, any subtle teasing or hint is taken very seriously. Case in point, the latest billboard advertising Axwell Ingrosso‘s latest single ‘Dancing Alone‘. was quick to discovery a very subtle and revealing tease about the legendary group. The designer the Axwell Ingrosso …

Ekali Uploaded His 2018 Do LaB Set Onto PornHub

You read that right. LA’s party makers Brownies and Lemonade attempted to post Ekali’s epic Do LaB set from Coachella onto YouTube, however, the platform immediately took it down due to audio strikes. It can be very tricky to upload live performances if you don’t play 100% your own music during your set, because you risk …

Björk details her "aesthetic connection" with Jesse Kanda in new documentary

In the first episode WeTransfer’s new documentary series ‘Work In Progress’, Icelandic music mystic talks about her collaborative efforts with vanguard visual artist Jesse Kanda. Working together to create Björk’s visceral and ten unsettling visual story for her latest album ‘’, the artist talks about how when it comes to …

Breaking Bad-inspired students made over £800k running dark web drugs ring

FourstudentsfromtheUniversityManchestermadeover£800,000whilstrunningtheirowninternationaldrugsdistributioncentrefromaflatinthecityacrossMay2011toOctober2013. TheywereinspiredbyTVseriesBreakingBadandusedthedarkwebsiteSilkRoadtooperatethebusiness,supplyingecstasy,ketamine,2CBandLSDtocustomersacrossEurope,USA,AustraliaandNewZealand. Whileoperating,thestudentsdidn’tskimponluxuryandtravelledtotheBahamas,AmsterdamandJamaicaforholidays.Onetheindividualsevenboughtaflatandpaidforhisuniversitytuition. ThegroupwerebustedbytheFBIaftertheUSintelligenceagencyshutdownSIlkRoadandseizeditsserversinIceland. PaymentforthedrugswastakeninBitcoin,thecryptocurrencywhichsoaredinvalueby1,000percentin2017,meaningthetotalpritwilllikelybemorevaluablethantheinitialestimation.Thedigitalfortunehasnotyetbeentracedbyprosecutors. ComputersciencestudentJamesRodenandpharmacologystudentJaikishenPatelwerealsoinvolvedinthedrugoperation.GeologystudentElliotHyams,afellowschoolmateAssaf’satDrChalloner’sGrammarinBuckinghamshire,wasinitiallyinvolved,untilAssaf”lostpatience”withhimandcuthimoutthegroup.MarketingstudentJoshuaMorganhadminorinvolvement,occasionallypackagingandsendingoutdrugparcels. Hyams’barristerJamesPickupQCaccusedAssafexploitinghisschoolfriend,whohesaidhadsufferedbullyingatschoolandwas”naive”and”weakwilled”.

This year artists will receive pre-Grammy counterterrorism training

Thisyear,forthefirsttimeever,attendingartistswillbetrainedincounterterrorismandemergencysituationsaheadthisSunday’sGrammyAwards. TheUSStateDepartmentandEuropeanUnionficialswillgiveall-daytrainingthedaybeforetheshowtohigh-prilemusicians. Thepivotaldecisiontotakesuchmeasurescomesinlightrecentattacksonlarge-scalemusicevents.Althoughvenuesandawardshowstypicallyprovidestandardemergencyresponseguidelines,Saturday’sf-sitesessionswillmarktheonlytimeStateDepartmentandEuropeanUnionficialshavegivennon-event-specificeducationstraighttoartists. AttendeesincludingPink,LittleBigTown,RuntheJewelsandYoungThugwillreceivespecializedbriefsonsituationalawareness,identifyingvulnerablepointsandtimesincreasedrisk,avoidingtimeandplacepredictabilityandcreatingcontingencyplans. ISISexpertandformerUSStateDepartmentDirectorAnalytics,Dr.AmirBagherpour,speaksonthematter:”Behindarms,musicandentertainmentarethelargestWesternexports,andmusiciansandentertainersserveasambassadorsaroundtheworld.Attacksagainstthemgeneratealotcoverageandsendapowerfulmessage.Itmakessensethattheywouldbetargeted”. Via:] SydneyisMixmag’sUSDigitalContentEditor.FollowheronTwitter

Join a dark and strange world with Solstis latest release !

Chicago natives Brandon and Andy are making their names known in the ever-growing Electronic Music industry with their unique sound and innovative production skills. The duo, also known as Solstis, began their journey after winning the Discovery Project for Electric Forest in 2015 with their original song “Forever In Silence”. …

James Blake has released his first solo original since 2016

Despite releasing a studio version a cover at the end 2017, original productions from James Blake have been scarce since his 2016 album ‘The Colour In Anything’. Premiered tonight during his most recent episode his BBC Radio 1 residency, the first play Blake’s ‘If the Car Beside You Moves Ahead’ …

New book explores UK club culture's most iconic graphic design

A book cataloging graphic design in UK club culture titled Clubbed: a visual history UK club culture has recently launched a . This printed collection various artwork showcases some the most the iconic contributions to nightlife branding. Featuring a litany designs from the past 35 years, the 350-page book includes …

​Police found 745 kilos of cocaine stashed inside fresh pineapples

Portuguese and Spanish authorities have seized 745 kilograms cocaine that a Colombian drug ring was attempting to smuggle inside pineapples. In order to disguise the drugs as fruit, the smugglers packaged the cocaine in yellow wax that was then covered in hollowed out pineapple skins. According to BBC News, the …

Kala Festival is Albania's first ever international music festival

New festival Kala is set to launch on the coast Albania this summer. The country’s first ever international music festival, Kala promises “open-air dancing, music and escapism” from June 20 to June 27. The festival is set on an undiscovered coastline that is only accessible by boat. The location claims …

Björk, Gorillaz and The xx have been nominated for Brit Awards

The Brit Awards has unveiled its nominees for the 2018 ceremony, set to take place on February 21 in London. Representing electronic music’s international presence, Björk and LCD Soundsystem received nods in their respective categories, joined by the likes Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Haim and Childish Gambino. The British Male Solo …

CULPRATE RELEASES PART 3 OF HIS UNITY PROJECT, HIGHLIGHTS UNITY WITHIN TWITCH COMMUNITY!

Over the last few months, Culprate has been treating us to a special series EPs with a twist. Stemming from his ever-thriving Twitch channel – on which he discusses music production and tips – the producer has already put out two bodies work, which he created alongside members the online …

Fan Fakes Wedding to Go to RL Grime Show

In RL Grime’s video coverage his Nova tour, footage included flashing lights covering those working on the show, scenes Grime and friends relaxing and eating, and little snippets from fans as well. The funniest story included a follower who faked an entire wedding. He created invitations, a registry, and rented …

Flume shares new music with a Greenpeace campaign for the Great Barrier Reef

Australian native Flume has teamed up with environmental protection organization Greenpeace for a new video focusing on the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef f the coast Queensland. Recent reports suggest that the natural treasure has been deeply affected by global warming – specifically, overheated sea water – …

Jeff Mills scores Japanese murder drama 'And Then There Was Light'

And Then There Was Light follows protagonist Nobuyuki, who as a teen murders his girlfriend’s other love interest after wrongfully believing an affair was an act sexual assault. 10 years following the crime’s cover-up, the deceased reappears to blackmail Nobuyuki. Listen to the ten tracks from the film below.

Five pristine copies of Prince's rarest and "most expensive album of all time" have been found

Back in 1987, late icon Prince was preparing to release his 16th studio album dubbed ‘The Black Album’ thanks to its nondescript, entirely black sleeve. However, just ahead its intended release date, the singer experienced a “spiritual epiphany” that led him to believe that the album was evil. He immediately …