Brave! Factory returns in Kyiv with Model 500, Marcel Dettmann and Jane Fitz

Brave! Factory, the out-of-house festival from Kyiv’s revered Closer club, is back with another impressive line-up for its third edition. International stars like Model 500, Marcel Dettmann, Dubfire, Pender Street Steppers, Zenker Brothers, Carlos Souffront, Evan Baggs, Rhadoo, Jane Fitz and Solar all feature on the bill, alongside Ukrainian greats …

New Artist Profile: The Cool Moonmist Mountain Band Creates Ambient Moods With 'Fire Sign'

With a name like “The Cool Moonmist Mountain Band,” one could be forgiven for thinking this project, dreamed up by producer Jared Sand, is actually some sort indie folk on par with Mumford and Sons. The truth is it’s as far from folk or anything the sort as can be. …

Martin Garrix Wants To Collab with Skrillex

Martin Garrix has had many massive collaborations at this point in his career, but they’ve all been basically within the same realm. As yet, he hasn’t particularly branched out beyond house/electro and indie. But, what would happen if he were to collaborate with someone like… Skrillex? There’s nothing confirmed on …

Your EDM Video Premiere: Dirty Chime's Stark '5150' Brings Awareness to Mental Health With a Comedic Twist

Dirty Chime is an LA-based artist whose unique fusion chill, jazzy R&B with even chiller EDM beats is just starting to crack the surface both the indie and EDM worlds. With his first three singles “Sleepover” (featured on the 2019 Miami Beats compilation), “Halo” and “Fragile Beings”, Dirty Chime has explored …

The Guy Behind The Area51 Raid Wants To Turn It Into An EDM Festival

If you haven’t heard about millions people planning to storm Area 51 in Nevada on September 20, you’ve probably been living under a rock… or you just don’t have social media. Either way, as this moment, over 3 million people have RSVP’d either “going” or “interested” to the event. But …

Monstercat Celebrates 8th Anniversary with Stacked New Compilation, Comic Book and More

Monstercat has traditionally been known to go all out for their birthday, and they are well within their right to do so. With every passing year, Monstercat (the Canadian label that started out as a small platform for independent EDM artists to get their music out into the world) continues …

REPORT: Artists & Labels Are Losing Out On $300 Million In Streaming Money A Year

In the grand scheme things, music streaming is still relatively new. Legislation is still catching up, and lord knows the labels are far behind. But technology waits for no one, and platforms keep making advancements that both benefit and, inadvertently, end up harming artists. A new report from Rolling Stone suggests …

Maya Jane Coles shares a vivacious remix of Gold Fields' 'Cocoon'

Back in April, the fantastic Australian electro-indie band Gold Fields made their exciting return with a brand new album, ‘Dalawa‘ – a nine-track LP that sees the group take a step back from their typical indie-pop sounds and dive headfirst into a more vintage, psychedelic and electronic sound. Following the …

Indie Week returns to NYC to celebrate the independent music industry

The American Association of Independent Music is returning to New York City for their 10th Annual A2IM Indie Week, June 17-20. This international conference aims to explore the global scope of the independent music industry. The four-day event will be held at New York Law School in Tribeca, featuring keynotes, …

Gather Outdoors Inaugural Edition Rocks The Catskills [Event Review]

This past Memorial Day weekend TekSupport took over Holiday Moutain in the Catskills just a few hours north New York City for Gather Outdoors. Gather Outdoors boasted a star-studded techno and house lineup including Amelie Lens, , Victor Calderone, Jamie XX, Mr. G, Desert Hearts Crew, & many, many more. While …