Disclosure premiere three new tracks from EP out tomorrow

During their Wild Life festival this weekend, the Disclosure brothers premiered a new track, “Boss.” When iPhone footage surfaced of the funky track, the duo unleashed two more new songs, “Moog For Love,” and “Feel Like I Do,” followed by the news of a new EP.  The new EP, presumably titled Moog For Love, is slated for release tomorrow, June 15. Each… Read More »

The Stories Behind The Youngest Victims Of The Orlando Shooting Will Break Your Heart

Sunday’s Orlando mass shooting at Pulse nightclub took the lives of many men and women who were just out trying to enjoy themselves. But the two youngest victims of the massacre were only teenagers with bright futures ahead of them. Jason Benjamin Josaphat was a 19-year-old computer savvy young man who loved to work out and had an interest in photography. Like many… Read More »

Jukely Sound Projects announce free Knife Party show in Brooklyn – Dancing Astronaut

Australian dance music duo Knife Party are set to return to New York City for a free* show on July 30 in conjunction with Jukely Sound Projects, a new event series curated by the concert subscription service. Best known for producing tongue-in-cheek festival anthems including “EDM Trend Machine” and “PLUR Police,” Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen’s project last… Read More »

Vinyl sales grow, spur new production methods

The way in which we consume music is changing rapidly. Streaming is king, growing at a voracious rate, but there is another sector of sonic consumption experiencing growth. Vinyl is the only other music format that continues to generate revenue; streaming royalties are not enough to form an artist’s income, leaving vinyl as one of the few lucrative platforms for artists… Read More »

Streaming services and major labels join initiative to streamline royalties – Dancing Astronaut

A new initiative led by Berklee College of Music’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) may finally spur tangible improvements in the way that rights-holders are paid for music. The three major labels (Universal, Sony, and Warner) have joined forces with streaming services including Spotify, YouTube, Pandora, Netflix, SoundCloud and SiriusXM to update and streamline digital music distribution… Read More »

What’s Happening In Hip-Pop: Nick Young Calls Out Bandwagon Golden State Fans, & More

Are you one of the few Golden State Warriors fans who hopped on the team’s bandwagon? Well, Nick Young, thinks you don’t know anything about basketball. The LA Lakers player was tweeting during Game 4 of the NBA Finals, when he began to get irritated. All this passing getting me mad — Nick Young (@NickSwagyPYoung) June 11,… Read More »