Mr Mitch releases remix EP featuring Murlo and Mechatok

Releasing in April last year, the album was a hit thanks to a fusion pop imaginings, soulful club sounds and emotionally charged instrumentals. And with tracks such as ‘VPN’, ‘Fate’ and ‘Priority’ receiving rewind-worthy reworks from the likes Murlo, Tarquin, Silk Road Assassins, Mark Force and μ-Ziq, the new project …

Naoka Foreman – The Majority | Issue No. 3

Conveying her thoughts on the latest social media controversy, Naoka Foreman delivers a powerful article this month addressing H&M’s contentious ad. In the article, Foreman ties in song lyrics from a Kendrick Lamar verse with the contextual differences in using the term “monkey.” In the verse Kendrick recites, “I want …

Boys Noize collaborates with Virgil Abloh on his first ever music release

In the spring 2017, Boys Noize around his ‘Mayday’ release. Now, the pair have turned the tables on a new project, this time turning to Boys Noize’s specialty in the studio. Brought to life in Boys Noize’s Berlin studio last year, the two have released ‘Orvnge’. Though Virgil has been …

Moderat and Monkeytown reveal film score for ‘A Thought of Ecstacy’

Monkeytown Records artists , Gajek, Plaid and Anstam have joined forces in creating an ethereal score for the erotic German arthouse film A Thought Ecstacy. Curated by Szary and Matti Gajek, the soundtrack features poetic spoken word moments from actress Deborah Kara Unger and numerous dramatic soundscapes from these cutting-edge …

Steve Aoki announces the artists that will be joining him on his forthcoming Kolony tour!

In December, Steve Aoki announced that he was getting ready to embark on a supporting tour for his latest album, “Kolony”, which he released back in July 2017. The tour is set to kick f in February and will see the music producer perform in venues from Philadelphia, Las Vegas, …

David Guetta and Afrojack join forces with Sia for their new single, called “Helium”!

David Guetta and Afrojack have joined forces once again. This time around, they’ve also teamed up with Sia and together they released “Helium”. This track is surely an instant favorite and you will most definitely love it from the first moment you hear it. So, with that being said, listen …

Raiden Teams Up With K-Pop Sensation YURI of Girls’ Generation for “Always Find You”, Out Now on Protocol Recordings!

Some things are worth chasing, and a true love is one them. Raiden conveys the message beautifully in his newest track “Always Find You” together with singer YURI  the k-pop group Girls’ Generation. With the combination  Raiden‘s energetic, diverse and cinematic productions and YURI‘s undeniably angelic vocals, “Always Find You” delivers both dreamy melodies and …

BT delivers a brand new single, called “Yahweh”!

Captivating listeners with a mere flick the wrist, BT knows how to get his audience enthralled. With “Yahweh”, the American award-winning producer and composer fers a well-balanced cut that’s as capable performing wonders as its atmosphere is divine. Sent down from above, this Armind release is sure to get Trance …

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’ …

​Carnaval de Bahidorá unveils lineup with Jayda G, Axel Boman, Mount Kimbie

Mexico’s leading underground music festival Carnaval de Bahidorá has released a stacked lineup for its 2018 edition with Jayda G, Axel Boman, Mount Kimbie and more. Set to take place just outside Mexico City at Las Estacas, Morelos, Mexico on February 17 and 18, the unique setting the festival features …

DJ Koze links with Bon Iver, Mano Le Tough and more on forthcoming album

Pampa Records boss is back with a new album titled ‘Knock Knock’. The 16-track LP includes collaborations with the likes Jose Gonzalez, Bon Iver, Mano Le Tough and more. The highly-anticipated album will drop on May 4 the artist’s imprint. DJ Koze teased the forthcoming album back in October after …

France is considering decriminalising all drug use

AnewparliamentaryreportinFrancehasrecommendeddecriminalisingalldruguse.TheFrenchgovernmentisconsideringactingontherecommendation,buthasn’tannounceditsdecisioneitherway. TwomembersFrance’sNationalAssembly,EricPoulliatAMfromthegoverningcentristpartyEnMarcheandRobinRedaAMfromthecentre-rightRepublicansparty,werecommissionedbytheNationalAssemblyLawsCommissionwingthegovernmenttoinvestigatethecountry’sdruglawsandfindmethodstolessenthestrainonitspenalsystem. Despiteworkingonthereporttogether,thetwopoliticiansreacheddifferentconclusionsonhowbesttoaddresstheissue,andprovidedthegovernmentwithtwooptions. Poulliatrecommendedafixedfinebetween150to200Eurosshouldbeimposeduponpeoplefoundinpossessionillegaldrugs,andthatcriminalprosecutionshouldfollowiftheydonotpaythisfineinanspecifiedtimeperiod. Redaproposedthatdrugpossessionshouldbedecriminalised,sothatpeoplecannotbecriminallyprosecutedforthefence.Herecommendedafineshouldstillbeimposed,whichwouldincreaseifleftinarrears,butthiswouldneverescalatetobeingacriminalfence. Currently,Frenchlawstatesillicitdrugpossessioncanbepunishedbyupto10yearsinprisonandamaximumfine€7.5million.Itisraretoseethesemaximumpunishmentscarriedout,andfencesareusuallytreatedwithsmallerfinesorcautions. However,Frenchficersaregivensignificantpersonaldiscretion,andhavebeenandotherdiscriminatorybehaviour.Eachthenewrecommendationsallowssimilarlevelspersonaldiscretion,solooktobeineffectiveintacklingthisissue.TheyaremoregearedtowardsreducingcongestioninFrance’scriminaljusticesystemthanalletingtheharminstitutionaldiscrimination. BenaminJeanroy,theco-founderandheaddrugpolicyatFrench“actiontank”reformgroup,toldthatPoulliat’srecommendationparticularlyriskscontinuing“thediscriminationinthecriminaljusticesystem,becausethesamepeoplewillcontinuetobearrestedandharassedbecausedrugconsumptionandpossession–particularlyyouthfromimpoverishedneighbourhoods.Poulliat’sproposal]willinitiatearenewaltensionsbetweenthesepopulationsandthepoliceforces”. Headdedthattoeffectivelytackletheissuedrugs,ficialsmust“searchforalldistributionchannels:fromthesmallstreetdealertotheheadthenetwork”andbringthemtojustice. PresidentEmmanuelMacronhaspreviouslybackedcannabisdecriminalisationpriortohiselectionwin,buthisstanceonwiderdrugpolicyisnotclear. TheParliamentaryreviewwhichmaybringeitherthereports’recommondationsintolawisscheduledtotakeplacethisSpring. Via:] PatrickHintonisMixmag’sDigitalStaffWriter,followhimon

Tomorrowland continues to unveil the artists that will be performing at this year’s edition!

Tomorrowland started announcing its lineup on Monday. We’ve already told you about the artists that were unveiled at the beginning the week, but the organizers have continued to add new acts to the lineup as the days went by. After unveiling on Monday that Axwell // Ingrosso, Hardwell, Armin Van …

AFSHEEN & REBECCA FERGUSON DELIVER AN IMPACTFUL ACOUSTIC EDITION OF ‘UNCRAZY’!

AFSHeeN and Rebecca Ferguson’s late 2017 collaborative success ‘Uncrazy’ has received the full span attention it deserves, experiencing massive success upon the release the original mix followed up by an emotional lyric video. It’s only natural given Ferguson’s longstanding status as a successful singer songwriter that the track receives the …