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 …

Exploring Nigeria's vibrant dance crew and DJ culture with BUDX

Nigeria’s vibrant dance crew Westsyde Lifestyle and leading tastemaker DJ Lambo speak to Mixmag’s own Harrison and Valerie on the latest On Rotation podcast, before focusing on the exciting music community of Lagos. Ahead of the BUDX Lagos event, here we cover everything from local venue staples, record shops, diverse …

New Dubstep Nursery Rhyme Album Aims To Protect Children from Mosquitos

Earlier this year, a study that found low frequency music, such as dubstep, disrupted normal mosquito behavior such as feeding and mating went absolutely viral. The study specifically used Skrillex’s EP Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites for the case study, making it go even more viral in the dance music community. …

Hi-Tec Japan presents a high-summer editorial entitled "Shibuya Crossover”

Hi-Tec’s latest editorial follows a Japanese resident on an urban hike from Yoyogi Uehara Subway Station to central Shibuya, embracing their Japanese-designed outdoor footwear in an urban environment. Highlighting their ability to be worn by those in the city or the trail, the different functional styles are available for various …

Major Lazer and Anitta team up with BACARDÍ to announce new single

Major Lazer and Brazilian artist Anitta have teamed up with Bacardi to announce their new single, ‘Make it Hot’. The track, announced after a video shoot last month with the artists in Costa Rica, fuses Spanish vocals with Major Lazer’s trademark dancehall tendencies to create a summer anthem. The collaboration …

Joe Biden Said He Wanted To Criminalize Raves & Lock Up Promoters In Unearthed Video

A video an old Senate hearing from 2001 has the rave community rallying against Presidential candidate, former Vice President, and former Senator Joe Biden, after he said he wanted to criminalize raves and lock up promoters. Biden has never been known to be a proponent raves in the first place, having introduced …

Dubstep nursery rhyme album created to protect kids from mosquitos

A Swedish pharmacy has created an album filled with walloping dubstep remixes of traditional nursery rhyme songs that are meant to ward off mosquitos. Earlier this year, a study published in the scientific journal Acta Tropica found that the classic Skrillex track ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ can protect you …

TYNAN Exposes His Dark House Side with "Diggid," Out Now via Musical Freedom

You may have heard the name TYNAN — but you’ve never heard him like this before. TYNAN, known for his jolting trap productions, taps into dark house with his latest release “Diggid.” And, damn, does he do it well. He’s already conquered the bass realm and now captures the attention Tiësto, …

Laurent Garnier is the focus of a new club culture documentary

French superstar DJ Laurent Garnier has launched a Kickstarter to help fund his new documentary, Laurent Garnier: Off the Record, about clubland culture and the artist’s 30-year career behind the decks. Directed by emerging director Gabin Rivoire, the film follows Laurent Garnier behind the scenes during his various touring dates …

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 …