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 …

Your EDM Premiere: New Duo Decline of Day Highlights the 'American Beauty' in DnB [Divinaion]

The pr for this new track from Southern California production duo Decline Day (Caelum and P-Wave) should begin with the old Monty Python sketch intro, “and now for something completely different). Decline Day’s first track together is called “American Beauty” and it’s due out on Divination Recordings this Thursday, June …

Mexican artist Debit marries tribal guarachero with techno and industrial on new EP

On June 20, Mexican label NAAFI will put out an EP from New York-based artist Debit, which deconstructs tribal guarachero music, combining it with elements of techno and industrial music. ‘SYSTEM’ focuses on the timbres and harmonics of the triplet-driven beats, eschewing the high-pitched melody lines and ‘prehispanic’ samples often …

Jungle Legends and a UK Upstart Descend on LA's Bass Scene at Xcellerated Saturday, 6/15

When they say “jungle is back” with the recent surge in general bass music’s love its progenitor, it’s quite amusing to those heads who know for certain it hasn’t gone anywhere lo these almost 30 years since it all kicked f. Nicky Blackmarket was one those kickf players way back …

Warp celebrates its 30th anniversary with three-day NTS takeover

Sheffield-born institution Warp Records will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a three-day takeover of NTS from June 21 to 23. Over 100 hours of exclusive mixes, live sessions, videos, unreleased music and curated archive recordings will be broadcasted as radio shows. Contributions will come from Aphex Twin (pictured), Autechre, Boards …

Island Records launches apparel collection

To celebrate sixty years of Island Records, the label have launched their clothing collection exclusively made-to-order platform Everpress. The 12-piece drop shines a light on the global impact that’s come from one of Great Britain’s original and enduring music brands, re-working label iconography from Island’s vast archive. Pieces include the …

Instagram Is Currently Down, It's Not Just You

Users this afternoon trying to access Instagram, or at least certain parts the service, likely experienced difficulty as it faced issues. Problems began around 11:30 PDT according to DownDetector, with over 10,000 reports logged. According to Gizmodo, “While an initial outage] was quickly fixed, a quick inspection by a number staffers …

Ryan Murgatroyd and Kostakis 'Wicked Eyes' remix is an emotive house anthem

To mark the launch of his new label Swoon Recordings, South African legend Ryan Murgatroyd delivers a cinematic, up-tempo composition titled ‘Wicked Eyes’. Ryan Murgatroyd recently played one of the first sessions at our new location for The Lab in Johannesburg, South Africa with BUDX. Watch here Swoon Recordings is …

Radiohead Releases 18 Hours Of Material After Hacker Demands $150,000 Ransom

Radiohead just uploaded approximately 18 hours worth material from the band’s OK Computer era — and the reasoning behind the unexpected release is quite interesting. Apparently a hacker got ahold some mini disc files recorded from 1995 – 1998 and demanded a ransom in the value $150,000, giving the iconic …

Hilarious New Dillon Francis Video Series Asks "What's In Dillon's Box?!"

When Dillon Francis has a new video upload, we can pretty much guarantee it’s going to be pure internet gold. His latest series, “What’s in Dillon’s Box?!” unboxes random things purchased f Amazon. Even in its first episode, we are thoroughly entertained. Meet Vector… A miniature home robot with a …

Antiserum, Definitive & Virus Syndicate Issue A 'Warning' For Heavy New Collab

Three ‘s powerhouses link up today with an unexpected – but very welcome – new collaboration, ‘Warning’. Dropping on NSD’s Black Label, ‘Warning’ is the brainchild renowned bass music producers Antiserum and Definitive, blended expertly with the masterful flow lyrical duo Virus Syndicate. With the weekend slowly creeping in to …

Glasgow label Party Chat release tees in celebration of extended nightclub hours

Glasgow-based brand Party Chat have released limited edition t-shirts inspired by the 12-month pilot of 4am licensed nightclubs around the city. As of 2019, a select number of Glasgow’s nightlife institutions have been granted the opportunity to demonstrate their deeply rooted dedication to the party with extended hours until 4am. …

DJ Khaled Throws Temper Tantrum At Label's Office After Album Misses #1 Spot

They don’t want DJ Khaled to be No. 1… Last month, DJ Khaled unleashed his album Father Of Asahd. It didn’t hit No. 1, which apparently set the producer and hitmaker f. Coming in at No. 2, the album gave into Tyler, The Creator‘s Igor. Tough break, but understandable given the timing …

STUCA's latest release on Jadū Dala hits like a 'Brick'

LA-based producer and rising bass act STUCA just released a brand new single “Brick” on the independent bass music label Jadū Dala. “Brick” comes after a collaborative release on G-Rex’s Requiem EP on Wakaan. STUCA’s brand new record is the 3rd release on Jadū Dala, where the producer has already aqquired the …

metsä Unveils “All Night” and “Like To Know,” Two-Part Lead Single to Forthcoming EP

Today is my first time hearing  metsä, but I’m already craving more. Born with the name Maxwell Prendergast, a bit much for the music world, he chose to go with metsä as his artist alias; it is the Finnish translation for forest, an ode to his outdoorsy upbringing. His love nature is …

Robert Miles' OpenLab radio and arts platform has relaunched

Ibiza-based radio station and arts platform OpenLab, founded in 2013 by the late Robert Miles, has relaunched. The programming temporarily went offline when the trance producer passed away in 2017. Quentin Chambers, Managing Director of OpenLab, explains, “We’re incredibly proud of what Robert created and to be taking his vision …