Spotify introduces a free and direct importing service for indie artists

As of at this time, Spotify is permitting a choose group of impartial artists to add their music to the huge streaming platform straight. Using the platform’s new Spotify for Artists characteristic, the beta program plans to ask “a number of hundred U.S.-based impartial artists,” to check out the brand …

Vietnam Bans Festivals After 7 Deaths and 5 Comas at VEW

Promo Poster for Vietnam Electronic Weekend. Photo cred: Loopcentral Seven folks died and 5 persons are in comas as a consequence of suspected drug overdoses after the music pageant Vietnam Electronic Weekend (VEW), occurred this previous Sunday in Hanoi, Vietnam. Thousands attended the occasion, which was dubbed the most important …

BREAKING: Daft Punk & The Weekend Sued for $5 Million for Allegedly Stealing "Starboy"

Here’s some rather unfortunate breaking news: a singer-songwriter is suing Daft Punk and The Weeknd for allegedly stealing “Starboy.” , singer-songwriter Yasminah has sued Daft Punk and The Weeknd for $5 million. The lawsuit claims the artists stole from her song “Hooyo,” which she co-wrote and sang and released in 2009. …

Daft Punk and The Weeknd are being sued for alleged plagiarism on 'Starboy'

Daft Punk and The Weeknd are being sued for allegedly plagiarizing material on their collaborative track ‘Starboy’. The Weeknd collaborated with Daft Punk on the 2016 hit track ‘Starboy’, which was the lead single from The Weeknd’s album of the same name. The track peaked at number one on the …

Jackmaster Issues Follow Up Apology For Inappropriate Behavior, Has Tour Dates Cancelled

This week, techno and house DJ Jackmaster for inappropriate behavior while playing Britstol music festival Love Saves the Day. The apology itself was vague, and comments and rumors (including that the DJ took a sh*t in a tea kettle) made light the situation. Jackmaster, along with an unnamed Love Saves …

Major International DJ Caught On Camera Sh*tting In Festival Staff's Coffee Pot

As a DJ, it’s ten important to express self-control when you basically have all the alcohol at your disposal. Between your own rider, maybe your friends’ riders, drink tickets, and open bars, it’s very easy to become overly intoxicated during sets. For legendary techno/tech house DJ Jackmaster, he learned his …

Oliver Heldens Becomes Ambassador For An Anti-Plastic Pollution Foundation Called Plastic Soup

Oliver Heldens, the Dutch superstar DJ, is known for many things. He is an excellent producer and DJ, the head successful record label Heldeep and now a public advocate for a cleaner ocean. As one the newest ambassadors for the Plastic Soup Foundation, Heldens will bring his international popularity to …

Deadmau5 Made A Promise To Produce This Artist's Debut Album & Has Ignored Him Since

In what ended up being a year-long tale, the story Bo Mason and deadmau5 should have been one inspiration and hope. Beginning January 2017, deadmau5 and fell in love with it, eventually issuing a promise that if he reached one million total plays across all his songs, he would fly …

New Senate Proposal Will Send Emergency Alerts Via Streaming Services

New US Senate Proposal Would Send Emergency Alerts Through Netflix, Spotify, and More In a bill introduced by Senators Brian Schatz and John Thune, the US Senate is now focusing emergency alert message right to the new age source – streaming portals for video and audio. Following the footsteps the …

Ethan Kath of Crystal Castles is officially being investigated for sex crimes

Earlier this year, the many ways Kath abused her sexually, emotionally and physically throughout her time as part the band as the singer Crystal Castles. Following the account, dozens Crystal Castles show were cancelled and Kath retaliated by suing Alice Glass for , also TDB further confirmed being in contact …

NP Exclusive Interview: Uncle Meg Talks Meaningful Hip-Hop, Gender Transition & More

Uncle Meg is the newest artist to be taking the world hip-hop by storm. The West Virginia-born, Brooklyn-based transgender rapper has an impressive set talents that have received features in Paper Magazine, New York Magazine and more. Since Uncle Meg’s 15-track album Bug in 2015, he began going by his/him pronouns, beginning an inspiring personal exploration with gender expression. …

The Gaslamp Killer Sues Rape Accusers for Defamation

Experimental hip-hop producer and DJ, The Gaslamp Killer, was recently , and now he is filing a suit against the accusers for defamation. The DJ, real name William Bensussen, was exposed by Twitter user  for allegedly drugging and raping her and her friend four years ago in a post that went …

Ethan Kath Suing Alice Glass For Defamation Over Rape Allegations

Ethan Kath has made a public announcement proclaiming his intent to sue Alice Glass for defamation. The former lead singer Crystal Castles, Alice Glass, She also stated that Kath’s mistreatment her, starting in her teenage years and persisting throughout her entire career with Crystal Castles, left her suicidal. The abuse …