North Coast boasts diverse 2018 lineup featuring Miguel, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, Jamiroquai & more
May15

North Coast boasts diverse 2018 lineup featuring Miguel, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, Jamiroquai & more

Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival unveiled the diverse lineup for its ninth edition, returning to Union Park August 31–September 2. This year’s headliners include Jamiroquai, Miguel, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, DJ Snake, The Revivalists, and Yellow Claw. Additional artists performing at “Summer’s Last Stand” include Vulfpeck, Snails, RL Grime, Gramatik, and more. This year, North Coast will also debut all-new...

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Frank Ocean's music gets broken down in new Spotify Studios' Dissect podcast
May15

Frank Ocean's music gets broken down in new Spotify Studios' Dissect podcast

Over the course of two seasons, Spotify’s award-winning Dissect podcast broke down Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly with the hopes to develop a deeper understanding of the artists and what their music conveys about the human experience. Accordingly, Frank Ocean’s Blonde is the new subject for Dissect’s third season. Season three of Dissect will see the host, Cole Cuchna, spending...

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All eyes on Spotify: The music streaming giant is called to continue removing artists accused of sexual misconduct – EDM All Day
May15

All eyes on Spotify: The music streaming giant is called to continue removing artists accused of sexual misconduct – EDM All Day

Following last week’s removal of R. Kelly and XXXTentacion from Spotify‘s “editorial or algorithmic playlists,” as part of the platform’s new Hate Content & Hateful Conduct policy, many voices have sprouted up in response to the controversial move. To some, the move seems altruistic and honorable. In an age of conscious consumerism, media companies have not only the right, but a duty to uphold the values...

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Wax on 05: SHMLSS
May15

Wax on 05: SHMLSS

Dutch duo SHMLSS will play Mick’s Garage in Hackney Wick, London this Saturday 19th May for Cadillac Soundsystem’s fourth birthday party. Regulars in Amsterdam and Utrecht’s finest clubs, the pair also produced and have had strings of dazzling releases on labels including Disco Dence, Oye Records, Eskimo Recordings, Nein Records, To Rack & Ruin, Paper Disco, Special Edition and Giant Cuts Presents, as well as their own XXX...

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Lil Wayne Cancels Rolling Loud Minutes Before Hitting the Stage
May15

Lil Wayne Cancels Rolling Loud Minutes Before Hitting the Stage

Lil Wayne was supposed to rock the mic at the 2018 Rolling Loud Festival in Miami on Sunday (May 13), but for some reason, he didn’t show up. According to Pitchfork, Wayne’s cancellation was announced to the crowd just minutes before he was to hit the stage. However, festival reps have now issued a statement explaining Weezy’s absence. It partially reads: Lil Wayne fell unexpectedly ill ahead of his set time and...

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