Beatrice Dillon, Juliana Huxtable and more confirmed for Somerset House Studios

Somerset House StudiosSomerset House Studios has announced five new bursaries for artists, along with a range of events including live performances, talks, film screenings and a dinner, all taking place over the course of the spring/summer 2020 season. The five new bursary opportunities are for early and mid-career artists with …

MJ Cole is releasing a classical-influenced album next month

MJ Cole will release a new LP titled ‘MJ Cole presents Madrugada’ on April 3. The title is a Spanish word that translates as “the period between midnight and sunrise”. The 12-track outing sees MJ Cole move away from his dance-focused origins to classical-informed, piano-led ambience. Read this next: Ambient …

Montreal label NAFF launch Garmo, a new techno-focused sub-label

Montreal label NAFF is set to launch Garmo, a new sub-label focused on dance floor-ready techno cuts. To launch Garmo, label bosses Priori and Ex-Terrestrial will release a new collaborative EP ‘Dilution Effect’ under the new alias Ntel. The EP will be released on March 6. Read this next: How …

Matt Lender Wants Us All To "Just Smile" On 1st Official Single

‘Just Smile’ is Matt Lender‘s first release under his new artist name. It’s a sweet blend pop music and disco, with vocals by Ralph Larenzo. The reason this song ended up getting released was because Luca Pretolesi (Grammy nominated Mix Engineer, Mi Gente) and Maarten Vorwerk (World renowned ghost producer) …

Hide&Seek Festival returns to Cheshire, announces 2020 line-up

Hide&Seek Festival returns to Cheshire this year and has announced its line-up. Jeremy Underground, Sonja Moonear (pictured), Raresh, Apollonia, French producer Sweely, Ingi Visions (Samuel Deep & Julian Alexander), Detroit Swindle, VOIGT.MAS (Voigtmann & John Dimas), Tristan da Cunha, Gene On Earth and more play Hide&Seek on September 5. Read …

DJ Koze, Avalon Emerson and Roi Perez are playing Madrid's Paraiso Festival

Paraiso Festival is returning to Madrid’s Universidad Complutense across June 12 to 13 this summer. FKA twigs, Mura Masa, Kaytranada, Denis Sulta, Dixon, Låpsley, Apparat, Princess Nokia and back-to-back session between Avalon Emerson and Roi Perez (pictured) are among the artists locked in to play. Read this next: “Original and …

Calvin Harris has just dropped a new EP as Love Regenerator

Love Regenerator, the new alias adopted by Calvin Harris to showcase his ravey, warehouse side, has just dropped a new two-track EP. Aptly released on Valentine’s Day, the ‘Love Regenerator 2’ EP includes the tracks ‘The Power of Love II’ and ‘Regenerate Love and it follows ‘Love Regenerator 1’ which …

Ultra Music Festival Phase 2 Lineup Drops, Adding More Live Performances

Ultra Music Festival has revealed its phase 2 lineup, and it does not disappoint! Besides the typical DJ lineup, this year’s lineup seems to have a little more focus towards the live performance side things. Those performances include fan favorites like Gryffin’s live set, Gareth Emery’s Lazerface, , ’s custom-designed …

Heels & Souls exceeds target to raise £8,175 for MAP Charity

Heels & Souls has revealed its 2019 fundraising total hit £8,175.01, exceeding the not-for-profit party collective’s initial target for the year of £7,500. The money, which was raised through a series of club nights, DJ bookings and external donations, has been donated to MAP Charity. The Leeds-based organisation, which is …

Carnage Drops Massive Collab with Tyga, Ohgeesy & Takeoff

Carnage just dropped “Hella Neck,” a brand new, heavy-hitting hip hop cut featuring Tyga, Ohgeesy and Takef. Sometimes less is more and Carnage demonstrates that here with a triumphant yet tasteful beat that backs each rapper’s bars to sheer perfection. Though the DJ/producer is known for in-your-face productions, some his …

Instagram Spices Up Boomerang Feature with New Effects & Editing

Instagram is stepping up its Boomerang game with some brand new effects. As TikTok, Snapchat, and other social media platforms compete for our attention with filters and meme-style content sharing, Instagram is putting its focus on the Boomerang. Surprisingly, there hasn’t been an update to the feature since launching Boomerang …

Three Dead At Sunburn Festival Of Suspected Drug Overdoses After #BanSunburn Hashtag Goes Viral

The death three Sunburn Goa attendees has heightened the concern about drugs at EDM festivals in India. On Friday the festival, two tourists from Andhra Pradesh became unwell outside the venue and collapsed. They were rushed to a hospital where they were declared dead, according to police. On Sunday night, …

Whethan Teases New Album & Returns To Doing Shows

Whethan dropped his project Life a Wallflower Vol. 1 back in 2018, spanning 8 wonderful tracks including “Good Nights” with Mascolo and “Be Like You” with Broods. The press materials for the project deliberately avoided calling it an “album” at the time, as it sort skirted that in between space between an …

Nora En Pure Announces She's Cutting Back On Touring To Focus On Her "Mind & Body"

Nora En Pure is shifting her focus in the new year and putting music first. After pushing through a rather ambitious touring schedule, the worldwide DJ/producer had decided to cut down on shows moving forward. This is actually a great thing for fans, because this means even more studio time …

Headhunterz Extends Break from Touring To Protect His Mental Health

Earlier this month, Headhunterz made a statement to fans announcing that he was cancelling all his shows in December, with the exception two shows in his native Netherlands. “The coming weeks will be spent to rest, recharge and focus on his health,” the statement read. “By limiting the stress that …

Ja Rule Speaks Out On What Happened At Fyre Festival In New Single “Fyre” [LISTEN +LYRICS]

With so much the media focusing on Billy McFarland, Ja Rule’s involvement in Fyre Festival has been mostly downplayed. However, the rapper/mogul was a partner in the festival and his role remains the same, even after McFarland’s time in court. Now, it seems Ja Rule is looking to clear up …