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Zeds Dead‘s ‘WE ARE DEADBEATS VOL. 4’ is an Auditory Extravaganza
1 day ago

Zeds Dead‘s ‘WE ARE DEADBEATS VOL. 4’ is an Auditory Extravaganza

It should come as no surprise that Zeds Dead have their fingers on the pulse of electronic music’s budding talent, and WE ARE DEADBEATS VOL. 4 is a 15-track, 55-minute indicator. This …
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Crywolf Breathes Life Into Latest Lullaby “beauty is not a need, it is an ecstasy [respirate]”
3 days ago

Crywolf Breathes Life Into Latest Lullaby “beauty is not a need, it is an ecstasy [respirate]”

Crywolf‘s latest tryst with songstress Charity, “beauty is not a need, she is an ecstasy [respirate],” is an angelic ode to heartbreak: a regular motif found in his …
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Zeds Dead Debuts REZZ Collab at Deadbeats Chicago + More
1 week ago

Zeds Dead Debuts REZZ Collab at Deadbeats Chicago + More

John Smith, the security guard, cocked his head to the right — decoding the chicken scratch legitimizing my press credentials. “OZ,” he said. “They must be tonight’s opener or maybe …
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Mau5trap Manifests ‘We Are Friends, Vol. 9’ With HVDES, C.H.A.Y. + More
1 month ago

Mau5trap Manifests ‘We Are Friends, Vol. 9’ With HVDES, C.H.A.Y. + More

On Friday the 13th, mau5trap blew the lid off its elusive, 23-track compilation: We Are Friends, Vol. 9. Since 2013, deadmau5‘s curated collection has been a catalyst for electro dynamos …
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GRiZ’s Ride Waves Tour Season Two [Event Recap]
2 months ago

GRiZ’s Ride Waves Tour Season Two [Event Recap]

A generous serving of drummers lined the stage at Chicago’s Navy Pier Festival Hall. Trumpeter Billy Aukstik, stage right. GRiZ‘s Grant Kwiecinski with his beloved sax, aloft. Kwiecinski’s psychedelic …
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UZ Brings the Heat With ‘Trapadelic Mix Vol. 2’
2 months ago

UZ Brings the Heat With ‘Trapadelic Mix Vol. 2’

Quality Goods Records top dawg UZ unleashed the second installment of Trapadelic—a curated mix with sugar, spice and everything trap/future bass nice; the 60-minute Trapadelic Mix Vol. 2 is comprised of 45 songs that …
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Noizu Prescribes Tech House Candy “For Your Soul”
2 months ago

Noizu Prescribes Tech House Candy “For Your Soul”

Los Angeles trailblazer Noizu—#HeatersOnly—finally trick-or-treated us to his 2019 EDC Las Vegas ID and Insomniac Records debut ditty “For Your Soul.” The single emanates the spirit animal of i_o‘s “Possession,” but …
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Ardalan’s ‘Mr. Good’ LP Turns the Tables on Tech House
2 months ago

Ardalan’s ‘Mr. Good’ LP Turns the Tables on Tech House

San Francisco and Tehran tunesmith Ardalan dropped his 11-track debut LP, Mr. Good, via Dirtybird. Mr. Good subsumes visionary tech house, minimal/deep tech and drum and bass; simultaneously, …
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The Alchemy Tour Charms Chicago Ft. NGHTMRE, SLANDER, The Glitch Mob + More
3 months ago

The Alchemy Tour Charms Chicago Ft. NGHTMRE, SLANDER, The Glitch Mob + More

Sans The Blade 2.0, The Glitch Mob‘s edIT, Boreta and Ooah transported me to an abstruse abyss. They executed “Mind of a Beast” from 2014’s Love Death Immortality in the front …
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NGHTMRE and Grabbitz Go Ham on New Banger “Bruises”
4 months ago

NGHTMRE and Grabbitz Go Ham on New Banger “Bruises”

Gud Vibrations co-founder NGHTMRE and Monstercat regular Grabbitz cast loose their electro-house/electro-funk track “Bruises” on Ultra Music. The introduction’s piano-driven melody overlays Grabbitz’s falsetto, which weeps affliction. Subsequently, its kick drum ramp-up …
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