The International Music Summit announces keynote speakers for 2019

The International Music Summit (IMS) has announced its keynote speakers for the 12th edition of the annual three-day forum. The 2019 program, hosted by shesaid.so, and keynote speakers will have a focus on mental health and diversity with an attempt to develop fresh strategies and lead direction for change. IMS …

Your EDM Premiere: Fetish Debuts First Original "Nothin' But Mammals" via Confession

Fetish has arrived with their first original track, one to provoke your most primal instinct — dancing. “Nothin’ But Mammals” finds a home with CONFESSION, a fitting placement for the dark, grimey house that ensues with this release. Until now, Fetish has put focus on releasing remixes. One for Edward Maya …

REPORT: Apple Is Breaking Down iTunes Into Multiple Apps

Apple is following through with its plans to completely phase out iTunes. According to two different sources, Apple’s sprawling catalog media will be broken down into standalone apps — Music, TV, Podcasts, and potentially Books. The biggest change as it concerns music lovers undoubtedly comes in the form the new …

Sónar Hong Kong returns this weekend with Anja Schneider and Bonobo

Sónar Hong Kong returns to Hong Kong Science Park this weekend for its third festival outing. Much like Sónar Barcelona, and the slew of other international Sónar events, this year’s Hong Kong edition will focus on music, creativity and technology on a global scale. The 2019 musical line-up features a …

REPORT: Record Labels Demanding "Hundreds of Millions" from TikTok

The big three labels — Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music — have reportedly demanded more money for songs played within TikTok, one the hottest new apps. Also, its Chinese counterpart Douyin. According to reports, TikTok and Douyin are two the fastest growing apps out there. They both focus a great deal on music, …

Grabbitz Releases Cover Of Nirvana's "All Apologies" On 25th Anniversary Of Kurt Kobain's Death

25 years ago today, Kurt Kobain took his own life. Tributes from around the world have poured in, including from Grabbitz who has released a cover Nirvana’s “All Apologies.” Grabbitz takes the wild punk original and transforms it into a more introspective and future-forward electronic journey a track with smooth, …

Bassnectar Drops New 7-Track EP with Peekaboo + More [MUST LISTEN]

In lieu proper albums, Bassnectar has been focusing on his new Reflective series since 2017. With 19 tracks already released between the first three installments, today’s Part 4 brings that total to 26, including new tracks with PEEKABOO, Jantsen, RD, and Born I. To put it bluntly, this EP absolutely slaps. It …

REPORT: Apple Music Officially Overtakes Spotify In Paid US Subscribers

Apple Music has reportedly gained the edge on Spotify for the most paid subscribers in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal first broke the news on Friday, announcing a shift that escalates the already stiff competition between streaming platforms. In February 2019, Apple Music locked in 28 million paid subscribers in the …

'Superdiscoteca' by Myd is the new soundtrack to your adventures in the sun

French mainstay Myd, of Club Cheval fame, has come full circle with his addition to Ed Banger Records. Busy P’s seminal imprint has welcomed Quentin Lepoutre with open arms and following on from two original EPs and a bunch of remixes, Myd returns with ‘Superdiscoteca’, the new soundtrack to your …

SHADES (Alix Perez + Eprom) Release New EP "Black Heart Communion" On Deadbeats

Any time Alix Perez and Eprom get in the studio together, magical things happen. Working together as the duo SHADES, these two are back now with their sixth EP, their first immediately following their debut album In Praise Of Darkness, released last year. SHADES is one the preeminent artists pushing experimental …

​Study finds that Skrillex's music can protect you from mosquitos

A new study published in the scientific journal Acta Tropica claims that the classic Skrillex track ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ can actually protect you from mosquito bites. The experiment focused on Aedes aegypti, aka the yellow fever mosquito, and how their typical activities changed when exposed to electronic music. …

WATCH THE 2019 ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL LIVE STREAM [DAY 1]

Ultra Music Festival finally begins today, after months waiting and lots press surrounding the festival and its new home on Virginia Key. What happens this weekend remains to be seen in terms logistics and attendee satisfaction, but, as always, the lineup is one thing fans never, ever have to worry …

Ultra Assures No Wildlife Will Be Harmed As Environmentalists Raise Concerns

Ultra Miami is about to go down this weekend at its new home on Virginia Key. Which also happens to be the same home for protected wildlife including manatees, birds, crocodiles, and more. Non-prit Miami Waterkeeper and other environmentalists have raised concerns, but the music festival insists it will do no harm …

Avicii's family set up the Tim Bergling Foundation

Avicii‘s family have set up the Tim Bergling Foundation. The DJ and producer died at the age of 28 last year. His family have launched the Tim Bergling Foundation to “focus on supporting people and organizations working in the field of mental illness and suicide prevention.” Climate change, development assistance, …

Avicii’s Family Announces The Tim Bergling Foundation [DETAILS HERE]

Avicii tragically took his own life in April last year. His legacy, however, lives on in the hearts and minds his friends, family, and fans the world over. Now, Avicii’s family are launching the Tim Bergling Foundation. According to Associated Press, the foundation will “initially focus on supporting people and organizations in …

Feed Me, Flux Pavilion & Kill The Noise Are Working On A Collab That'll Rock Your World

“Behind The Curve” is a documentary that examines conspiracy theories and puts a humanistic view on the individuals who feed into them. While it focuses on the Flat Earth theory, it can be equally applied to anti-vaccination supporters or any number other conspiracy theorists. Feed Me tweeted yesterday that after …