The Weeknd previews two new songs on his ‘Memento Mori’ radio show [Stream]

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That The Weeknd has some new music to share is hardly a surprise, given the My Dear Melancholy crooner’s confirmation earlier this month that he was once again rubbing elbows in the studio with Gesaffelstein, a key figure in the 2018 album’s production.

While The Weeknd assisted on two of the year’s most noteworthy releases in the rap ring–Nicki Minaj‘s Queen, and Travis Scott‘s Astroworld–the R&B vocalist certainly isn’t neglecting his own projects, as the second episode of The Weeknd’s Beats 1 radio show, “Memento Mori” evinced.

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The Weeknd treated listeners to previews of two new tracks that currently remain unreleased, including a remix of My Dear Melancholy constituent, “Try Me,” that features hip hop heavyweights Quavo, Trouble, and Swae Lee.

Those who missed “Memento Mori’s” live broadcast can stream the newly debuted material, here.

H/T: Consequence of Sound 

The most famous recording studios in the world

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most famous recording studios in the world

As a producer, it can be difficult creating a home studio. In an ideal world, a musician or producer would have a recording studio in their own living space. The goal is to get authentic, amazing sounding audio and minimize travel time. Looking at layouts for some of the most famous recording studios in the world might help. The infographic below shows the floor plans of studios responsible for recording some of the all-time greats: Nat King Cole, The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Tina Turner, The Beatles, Adele, Amy Winehouse, Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson, Queen, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash.

It also contains techniques to create a recording studio at home, the sound science behind recording music, and some of the best albums recorded at home.

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Unlike Pluto launches new side project alongside Why Mona, releases cover of “We Will Rock You”

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Unlike Pluto has launched a new side project called Why Mona alongside frequent collaborator Joanna Jones. The tandem has been responsible for the hit “Waiting For You,” and more recently the team that brought us a popular rework of TLC’s “No Scrubs” two months ago. Now they cover another throwback — Queen’s classic 1977 masterpiece “We Will Rock You”

You can catch Unlike Pluto’s ascent through the ranks at this year’s Nocturnal Wonderland in San Bernadino and his latest original called “Let It Bleed” with Christina Gatti which dropped last month.

Listen to “We Will Rock You” below.

Calvin Harris and The Chainsmokers will headline the 2017 Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix

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The Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix will return to Marina Bay Street this September, and The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris have been named as headliners for the entertainment portion of the event. This is the 10th iteration of the Singapore Grand Prix, and The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris will join the ranks of many high profile artists who have previously performed at the event such as Queen, Katy Perry, and Rihanna.

Harris is the last headlining artist to be announced, alongside 2017 performers OneRepublic, Duran Duran, Ariana Grande, and Seal. The Chainsmokers will headline the Padang stage on September 16, while Harris will headline the Padang stage on the 17th. The event is set to take place September 15-17. Tickets are available here.

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