On-Demand Streaming Passes 1 Trillion Mark In US for First Time In One Year

For the first time ever, combined on-demand audio and video streams in the US have surpassed one trillion in a calendar year, with 1.002 trillion streams currently. It’s expected to reach as high as 1.2 trillion by the end 2019. An on-demand stream refers to any digital audio/video downloaded by request and …

Squarepusher's first album in five years to come via Warp

English electronic musician Tom Jenkinson, better known as Squarepusher, will be releasing his first album since 2015, ‘Be Up A Hello’ Warp Records on January 31. The new record, influenced by the DIY Es rave scene, features the textures of both analogue and digital hardware. Read this next: Squarepusher and …

Sonic video game soundtrack to be released on vinyl

Data Discs has joined forces with Sega to remaster the Sonic CD soundtrack and give it a limited-edition release on triple vinyl. Read this next: Video games are influencing a generation of electronic music innovators Originally released by Sega in 1993, the fast-paced soundtrack follows Sonic’s thrilling adventure through time …

Nina Kraviz drops a "happy" remix of Charli XCX and Christine and The Queens

Just released today, ‘Gone’ is the teaser track of an impending remix series by Nina Kraviz, slotted for a full release next week. Remixed from the original Charli XCX and Christine and The Queens version, this take has been dubbed the ‘Happy Nina Kraviz Mix’. The track brings a clever …

Uncut Gems, scored by Oneohtrix Point Never, has its first trailer

The first trailer for Adam Sandler’s new film Uncut Gems has been released and is already causing major buzz within the film community. Featuring an original soundtrack composed by experimental producer Oneohtrix Point Never, Uncut Gems was directed by the Safdie brothers, Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie. Along with Adam …

​Björk is re-releasing her 'Vulnicura' LP as a VR experience

Björk has announced that she will be re-releasing her 2015 album ‘Vulnicura‘ as a VR experience. The visual remake of her celebrated eighth album has been touring museums around the world as part of the Björk Digital exhibition. Using a 360º camera, the Icelandic superstar started the project in 2014 …

America’s Got Talent Challenges Swedish House Mafia To Appear After Kid’s Incredible Cover

Swedish House Mafia, though they may be trying to drum up a resurgence in EDM right now, have already established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the pop culture world, as well. With songs like “Save The World” and “Don’t You Worry Child,” their music has transcended …

Nicolas Cage searched for the Holy Grail at Glastonbury

Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage recently dove deep into the fables that surround his magnetic and unconventional persona during a recent in-depth interview with David Marchese for New York Times. With his flip-flopping reputation as one of Hollywood’s worst and best actors, it’s hard to pin down what this intense …

CRXSSINGS is a new compilation that's raising money for a hotel that houses refugees

A new charity collaboration, CRXSSINGS, has been announced that will raise money for City Plaza Hotel, an ex-hotel turned squat in Athens that houses refugees. Featuring tracks from Mira Calix (pictured above), Jan Jelinek, Lucrecia Dalt and Lawrence English, amongst many others, the compilation is intended as a collaborative effort, …

​Hudson Mohawke drops an hour of unreleased music on NTS

As part of Warp Records’ three-day NTS takeover to celebrate the label’s 30th anniversary, Hudson Mohawke decided to play out a full hour of unreleased material. The tracklist the famed Scottish DJ-producer provided with his mix includes collaborations with Stargate, Neyo, Gammer and Ducky as well as a “reflip” of …

New report finds ecstasy and cocaine less harmful than alcohol and tobacco

A report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy has found that illegal substances like ecstasy and cocaine can have less damaging effects on individuals and communities than tobacco and alcohol. As a result, they have called for a reclassification of certain drugs that reflects their actual social risk. The …

Clark announces new album ‘Kiri Variations’

Clark has announced a new album, ‘Kiri Variations’. ‘Cannibal Homecoming’ is the first single from the album, released his label Throttle Records, and features eerily brilliant sounds from the piano, strings and woodwind alongside electronics, as well as Clark’s own vocals. The music from the album originally started as the …

One of Dance Music’s Biggest Legends To Soundtrack “Ibiza” Feature Film

Ibiza‘s history is about to unfold right before our very eyes with Ibiza: The Silent Movie — and the soundtrack is locked in. Filmmakers have enlisted in Fatboy Slim to score the island’s untold story, which releases June 26. Since the dawn time, people from all walks life have joined together …

These Two Ultra Sets Are Among The Most Watched Facebook Live Streams

Billboard has unleashed its list Top 10 Facebook Live Videos — because apparently that’s actually a thing?? — for April 2019 and Oliver Heldens is king. The producer took the stage at Ultra Miami this year and live streamed the performance the massive social media platform. His set was obviously well …

Watch episode one of the animated gabber sci-fi series 'CULTURESPORT'

A new animated web series titled CULTURESPORT has aired its first episode and launched a Kickstarter to fund a full narrative arc to the series’ science fiction and rave-inspired storyline. Developed in “relative secrecy” over the past five years, episode one of CULTURESPORT can now be watched for free on …

Brian Eno to release an extended remaster of ‘Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks’ in July

This July, ambient maestro Brian Eno will release a remastered and extended edition of his 1983 album, ‘Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks’, featuring an additional disc of new material. The original album was recorded for the Al Reinert-directed, feature-length documentary ‘For All Mankind’, which pieced together 35mm footage, and real time …