Month: March 2017

Nelly Furtado ‘The Ride’ (album stream)

Canadian star Nelly Furtado has played with and found success with a variety musical styles — from folk to R&B to Latin pop — and her latest album is another step in her sonic evolution.   For The Ride, Furtado teamed up with alternative producer John Congelton (known for his work with acts like St. […]

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Porter Robinson, DJ Snake and more lead Something Wonderful 2017 lineup – Dancing Astronaut

For the third rendition the Something Wonderful music festival, event producers Disco Donnie Presents and Nightculture have released a stacked lineup performing April 23-24 in Fort Worth, Texas. This extensive list top dance music talent runs the gambit genres, styles, and themes. , , , and top the list as headliners, joined by , , , , , , to […]

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Freddie Gibbs ‘You Only Live 2wice’ (EP stream)

Having returned to home turf after being acquitted Austrian sexual assault charges in the fall last year, Freddie Gibbs is set to rise again with the arrival his latest project You Only Live 2wice, which you can hear below. Arriving through ESGN/Empire, the eight-track EP is Gibbs’s first proper recorded release since 2015’s Shadow a Doubt. A handful loosies followed before […]

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Jamiroquai ‘Automaton’ (album stream)

Groove-heavy future funk outfit Jamiroquai are finally marking their return with Automaton this week, and you can now fully dive into the UK group’s latest. The album marks Jamiroquai’s first full-length since 2010’s Rock Dust Light Star, and it was produced by the group’s own Jay Kay and Matt Johnson. In a previously released statement, […]

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Mastodon ‘Emperor of Sand’ (album stream)

Nearly three years on from taking us Once More ‘Round the Sun, Mastodon have delivered their seventh studio LP Emperor Sand, which you can hear below. Arriving today (March 31) through Reprise, the 11-track record finds the Atlanta metal outfit reunited with producer Brendan O’Brien, who manned the boards on their acclaimed 2009 LP Crack the Skye. Mastodon […]

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Jamiroquai Automaton

Jamiroquai could have been relegated to sheer ’90s nostalgia, but their 12-track Automaton shows that wasn’t meant to be. Known primarily for frontman Jay Kay’s penchant for funky hats, unreasonable vocal comparisons to Stevie Wonder and a propensity for catchy acid jazz and “future funk” grooves, Jamiroquai are back, and the end result is worth […]

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Calvin Harris Shares ‘Heatstroke’ with Young Thug, Pharrell and Ariana Grande

Here’s the Calvin Harris song you’ve been waiting for: “Heatstroke.” Yes, the producer’s anticipated track with Young Thug, Pharrell and Ariana Grande is here. After teasing the collaborative song earlier in the week, Harris’s latest superstar tagteam hit the streaming services this evening, marking his follow-up to the equally massive “Slide.” That older track, course, […]

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Here’s the New ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Soundtrack with Tricky, Johnny Jewel, Gary Numan and DJ Shadow

We learned earlier this month that the soundtrack to the live-action Ghost in the Shell remake thankfully encompasses more than the music Steve Aoki. Now, you can hear the full release with cuts from Tricky, DJ Shadow and more below. Arriving today (March 31) alongside the film through Paramount Pictures and Kobalt, the soundtrack features music from an eclectic group contributors. […]

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At the Drive-In Rebel, Toronto ON, March 29

At the Drive-In were not built to last. Watching old performance footage the El Paso, TX group, it’s a wonder they managed to make it through individual songs, let alone a highly influential career. So the question around their latest reunion wasn’t just whether they could reignite the old spark, but if they could keep […]

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