Some of the amazing songs that were released this week! Ellie Goulding beautifully covers Alt-J’s Tessellate. Disclosure (First album ‘Settle’ releasing June 3rd) continues to release songs that do not disappoint. You can now stream the entire album here. Toro y Moi has already remixed one of the song’s from Disclosure’s forthcoming … Read more
Zach Sobiech is a 17 year old who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, at the age of 14. When he was told that he has less than a few months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. Zach turned 18 years old on May 3rd, 2013 with a … Read more
As a long time fan of Daft Punk (who isn’t?), I am beyond ecstatic over the early stream of the long-overdue album Random Access Memories. However, we cannot overlook the other fantastic song and album releases that took place over the past week. From the jump-worthy sounds of Boys Noize and Baauer to the classic … Read more
DFA Records, the New York label that changed dance music as we know it, celebrates its 12th anniversary this year. The anniversary will be celebrated on May 25 with Red Bull Music Academy with a wild night at Grand Prospect Hall in NYC. Two days later, label founder James Murphy will host an in-depth conversation about the label’s … Read more
This morning (Tuesday, May 7), the infamous trance trio Above & Beyond posted the above photo to their Facebook page. Although no details provided, I must share my excitement. As a long-time enthusiast of electronic music, my enthusiasm is amplified infinitely when a respected electronic producer portrays their extensive musical ability by producing completely different … Read more
Since being named one of the breakout DJs of 2011, Maya Jane Coles has not slowed down. Even with 2 astounding Essential Mix releases in less than 2 years, the crowds are wanting more and more of Coles. The house front-runner made a throbbing return for the BBC Radio 1′s Essential Mix series with a … Read more
I can’t get enough of these things.
The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Preview and Full Tracks by The XX, Florence and the Machine and Lana Del Rey
iTunes is now streaming snippets of the tracks appearing on The Great Gatsby soundtrack. The soundtrack includes an original composition by Jay-Z called “100$ Bill,” a cover of Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” by Beyonce and Andre 3000, and singles by The xx, Florence and the Machine, Lana del Rey and more. Florence and the Machine – Over … Read more
“Around The Block” featuring Talib Kweli is just the right track to bring you into summer, with its breezy hip-hop jam. This tune is the first single from Pretty Light’s upcoming album “Color Map of the Sun,” which is set to be released on July 2, 2013. It’s all about slowing down and enjoying the … Read more
If you asked 100 different people what their favorite sets from Coachella 2013 were, I am positive that you would get different answers from each person. Each year there are so many unbelievable acts, that you can’t really go wrong in who you choose to see. The best part? After the festival, you can re-watch … Read more
So soothing. This track by Derrok, titled “Muelle” is a wonderful chill minimal track tied together with an awesome animated video by graphicxdesign. Enjoy.
As Coachella is approaching, I find myself daydreaming incessantly, procrastinating work more than ever before, and hunting down live sets or extended mixes to get me through the day. Below are live, mostly recent sets, by (almost) all of the electronic acts on the Coachella 2013 bill (in alphabetical order). Whether you are looking to … Read more