Angel Olsen, the War on Drugs’ Adam Granduciel, and more appear in the trailer for Jelloman, if u will
Armada has a long-winded history of being one of Europe’s premiere dance labels with an all-star-stacked catalog of cuts from Armin Van Buuren, Lost Frequencies, Afrojack, Fedde le Grand, and more. With an impressive list of top-tier talent under the labels umbrella, Armada is also known for developing up-and-coming talent. Newest to release on the label is Mastrovita & Barkley with their single “Still Alive.” Smooth yet energetic, the young pair of producers balance silky synths, pumping percussions, and wonky horns to create an easy-going, lively piece of house.
2018 is checking out to be a year of surprises from Bonobo. In April, he was the final surprise DJ set at Coachella‘s Do LaB stage, closing out the festival with his notoriously eclectic and crowd-pleasing choices from house’s underground reaches.
This time, the treat comes courtesy of Melt! Festival, from its 2017 run in Germany’s Ferropolis open-air museum. Bonobo’s newly revealed set shows the British artist’s multi-faceted offering of talent as not only a DJ, but as a live electronic performer. The video of this live set from Melt! shows an extensive setup complete with live instruments and electronic elements that together bring an expansive soundscape to life.
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Miranda Winters currently fronts the chaotically good Chicago band Melkbelly, and before that she had her hand in a number of different projects, including Coffin Ships and a solo endeavor called Flowers Everywhere. Last week, she released the first tape under her own name, titled Xobeci, What Grows Here?. The … More »
MK is one of the rare producers who has made it big while staying in touch with the underground. Reaching this level of success, however, can afford an artist some special privileges. Pairing with David Luiz, Thibaut Courtois, and Antonio Rüdiger of England’s Chelsea Football Club, MK has put out a behind-the-scenes video of the creation of “Beat Ball,” a track sampling the sounds of the game of football.
Just in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the video shows MK discussing the ins and outs of music production with the footballers, as well as brainstorming the best ways to incorporate the sounds of the game into a forthcoming house track. From aiming shots at Courtois, the goalkeeper, to kicking the ball at a drum, MK’s creative sampling is shaping up to be a bouncy, beat-heavy house tune that sits at the perfect intersection of music and sport.
The best part of the trilogy is never the ending. For the past few years, the most famous and beloved couple in the recent history of American popular music have been telling us a story, and it’s been a riveting one. Two years ago, Beyoncé gave us Lemonade, an album of starting depth and … More »
Steve Aoki found himself in a bit of hot water over the weekend. The artist debuted a new remix with Italian duo Marnik of a classical Italian work ‘Bella Ciao’. The classical piece is instantly recognizable. It has been featured in many TV shows and movies over the years. Most recently it was in Money
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