Earth Trax to release debut album ‘LP1’ on Shall Not Fade

Earth Trax’s debut full-length ‘LP1’ is coming out Shall Not Fade on March 6, following a series of well-received EPs across labels such as Rhythm Section, Phonica and Les Yeux Orange. The 10-track record will be available as a 2×12” vinyl release, while the digital version includes three further bonus …

Hungarian beach festival Balaton Sound reveals first wave line-up for 2020

Hungarian beach festival Balaton Sound has revealed the first wave line-up for this year. Heading to the idyllic Lake Balaton from July 8 to 12, the festival will feature the likes of Loco Dice (pictured), Ilario Alicante, Danny Tenaglia, Modestep (live) and more, with elrow hosting a stage. Read this …

One of the Longest Running Music Streaming Platforms Is Shutting Down

It’s the end an era as music streaming service 8tracks announces its difficult decision to shut down after 11 years running. The platform, which centers around user-generated playlists consisting at least 8 tracks, has released an ficial statement. 8tracks takes us through the platform’s history, from early beginnings to its imminent …

Live Nation Settles with Justice Department Outside Court & That’s Not Good for Music

At the end last week, the US Department Justice was preparing legal action against Live Nation for violating its consent decree established when the company bought Ticketmaster in 2010. Now, the DOJ and Live Nation have come to a settlement that does little to address the concert promoter’s alleged violations …

Spotify Finally Launches Its Long-Awaited “Friend” Feature

Spotify is changing the way we interact with friends on the platform. A new feature called “Tastebuds” allows users to explore the musical tastes their friends. Until this point, Spotify has seriously lacked on features to allow friends to interact the platform. “Friend Activity” has been available for quite some time, …

$61 Million Worth of MDMA Smuggled In BBQ Grills Seized In Massive Drug Bust

A multinational drug bust has resulted in the seizure a massive amount drugs — street valued at $61 million. The Australian Border Force (ABF) announced Tuesday that two men were arrested for allegedly smuggling 645 kilograms MDMA inside hundreds  aluminum barbecues. The first, a 33-year-old Canadian suspect and the other, a 30-year-old …

Nastia launches new label NECHTO with an EP from an unknown artist

Nastia‘s launched her new label NECHTO with an EP from an unknown artist. ‘NECHTO 001’ showcases Ukrainian techno, with an acid influence on tracks ‘N1 and ‘N4’. Read this next: Nastia: A new star rises ‘NECHTO’ is a direct translation from Ukrainian to English for ‘something’ and is usually used …

Kaytranada announces second album, 'BUBBA'

Following up from his extremely well-received debut album, ‘99.9%’, Kaytranada is set to release his long-anticipated sophomore album this Friday, December 13 RCA. ‘BUBBA’ will feature a variety of collaborations with artists including Pharrell, Mick Jenkins, Tinashe, Estelle, Charlotte Day Wilson, Goldlink and more. Back in 2016, ‘99.9%’ put former …

Illenium, The Chainsmokers & More Rank on Forbes Prestigious 30 Under 30

Forbes just released its 30 Under 30 list for 2020. “Spin masters” The Chainsmokers grace the cover Forbes‘ annual 30 Under 30 issue, one five. Other covers feature under-30 all-stars, Kevin Durant, Melanie Perkins, Rachel Carlson, and 21 Savage. Making the 30 Under 30 music list this year are Illenium, Jon Bellion, …

Tomorrowland Just Blacked Out All of Their Social Media Accounts

Tomorrowland is experiencing a blackout on social media and that probably means a huge announce is coming! The iconic music festival just went black on socials — prile photos, cover photos, and with its most recent post. Using the same tactic we’ve seen with Swedish House Mafia, Fyre Festival, etc., …

WATCH: Gorillaz Reveal Trailer for Documentary Film 'Reject False Icons'

Gorillaz have ficially announced their forthcoming documentary, Reject False Icons. The movie is the first-ever, all-access, immersive journey into the world Gorillaz and the band’s extended family. Gorillaz promise never-before-seen-footage where “the virtual meets the real,” as their music project tends to do. In his debut feature, director Denholm Hewlett …

Amazon Music Massively Upgrades Its Streaming Catalogue With New Partnership

Amazon Music HD just upgraded. A new partnership with Dolby Atmos now includes the entire and quite massive catalog Warner Music Group. Available for streaming on Amazon Music HD. Dolby’s Senior Vice President Commercial Partnerships, John Couling said the new initiative: Artists are excited to work in Dolby Atmos because it …

REPORT: Another EDC Attendee Caught Stealing Phones, This Time Over 100

Phone theft was a major problem at Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando this year. In one sweep, Palm Beach County deputies recovered 106 mobile phones reportedly stolen at the music festival over the weekend. The suspect, 25-year-old Adeson Ortega-Rodriguez was caught with the phones, as well as stolen credit cards. He wasn’t …

Flume Goes Live On The Saxophone for Incredible Acoustic Version of "Rushing Back"

MEUTE is a group eleven horn players and drummers from Germany who have become a worldwide sensation. They gained notoriety in the EDM sphere after their cover “You & Me” by Flume, and just released a cover his song “Rushing Back” last Thursday, November 7. At the Studio Brussel Showcase …

ATLiens Flash "Epstein Didn't Kill Himself" Visuals At EDC Orlando

The “Epstein didn’t kill himself” meme has been making its rounds online — and even made its way onto a festival stage over the weekend. On Saturday, ATLiens flashed the controversial phrase during their set at EDC Orlando. Whether the mystery DJ duo believes in the conspiracy or just enjoy sparking …