Music industry revenue grew by a cool $1.4 billion in 2017
Apr26

Music industry revenue grew by a cool $1.4 billion in 2017

A fresh report shows that worldwide music revenue grew by a mouth-watering $1.4 billion dollars in 2017 with a total annual growth rate of 8.5%. These epic figures well and truly put to bed the many misconceptions that the music industry has been rapidly declining for over a decade. A significant portion of this growth may be attributed to companies such as Spotify and Apple Music, whose paid subscription services totalled $7.4...

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BAD DECISIONS RE-INVENT VOCALS IN LATEST RELEASE!
Apr26

BAD DECISIONS RE-INVENT VOCALS IN LATEST RELEASE!

Australian duo Bad Decisions – Cameron Breen and Andrew Ghisoni – are known for their ground shaking sound that pushes the boundaries in the EDM world, and their latest release is no exception. Out now on Tiësto’s label, Musical Freedom, Too High, is an addictive cocktail of trap, future bass and hip-hop; a dynamic banger set to take over this summer. The duo are pioneering a new wave in the industry, inspiring producers to...

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Lost Lake Festival returns to Phoenix with impeccably curated sophomore lineup
Apr25

Lost Lake Festival returns to Phoenix with impeccably curated sophomore lineup

Phoenix is quickly becoming an enticing west coast festival market. Last year found Superfly, the events powerhouse behind Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, planting their flag in the desert with the inaugural Lost Lake Festival in the heart of Phoenix’s downtown district. Now, Lost Lake is back for a second edition in 2018, led by a stacked talent roster topped by Future, The Chainsmokers, rap’s current lead female SZA, and...

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Heir to the throne: Who will inherit dance music’s biggest empires?
Apr25

Heir to the throne: Who will inherit dance music’s biggest empires?

What does it take to build an empire? For a DJ, it’s buckets of experience, unrivaled musical taste and hard-earned industry nous — but rulers rarely build their kingdoms alone. A strong leader can make or break an empire, with many lucrative, multifaceted brands built off the profile of a single legendary artist. There are countless big brands that have exploited this tried and tested model, with label-cum-party-promoters like...

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Cheeky Bubblers: 10 acts you need to hear this month
Apr25

Cheeky Bubblers: 10 acts you need to hear this month

TERR FOR FANS OF: Laurie Anderson, John Talabot, Marvin & Guy A release on Permanent Vacation is a landmark in any artist’s career; take the pinnacle moments of Tensnake, Todd Terje and Azari & III as a ne example. Welcome Daniela Caldellas, aka TERR, the label’s latest star in the making. Brazilian-born and Barcelona-based, she once toured the world as one half of electro-pop act Digitaria. In 2016 she became known as a solo...

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