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LISTEN: Zedd Remixes MAGIC!’s Radio Hit, “Rude”

It’s safe to say that anything EDM Producer/DJ Zedd puts his hands has the potential to make you love his version a little more than the original.

This most recent remix sure makes it seem like it, at least. Millions of people across the globe have been listening to Canadian reggae fusion outfit MAGIC!’s radio hit, “Rude,” and it’s pretty catchy. As every song being aired a hundred times a day, however, it eventually gets old and the desire to listen to the same track once more declines to a zero. This is where Zedd swoops in and gives the …

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Puff Daddy And Guy Gerber Release ’11 11′ Album (For Free)

There was a rumor not too long ago that Puff Daddy and producer/DJ Guy Gerber were working on an album together. The story quickly spread around the net, but when no music surfaced in the immediate future people moved on. To be perfectly honest, we even thought the whole thing was a hoax, as our tiny critic minds could never imagine what would happen when those two creative minds got together.

Turns out, the album is very real. In fact, it’s complete and ready to be added to your music collection, for free, today.

Yesterday (August 21), Puff Daddy turned …

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Listen To DJ Shadow’s New EP, ‘Liquid Amber’

DJ Shadow recently decided to treat his fans to some new music that he’s been working on, and released it as a short three track EP titled Liquid Amber. You can listen to all eleven minutes of it by taking a look below the break.

According to the artist, this is the first of what he hopes to be many releases through his label. You can also read a few details about each of the tracks on the EP as well as some of his future plans below.

If you like what you hear, the track “Ghost Town” is …

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What You Didn’t Know: LUMBERJVCK

Starting this month, staff writer Michael Giegerich will begin bringing readers a brand new feature to feast on. Focusing on lesser known aspects of artists, What You Didn’t Know looks to help people gain a better understanding of their favorite musicians from all levels of the music scene.

Today’s inaugural edition of the column features LUMBERJVCK, a genre-smashing producer hailing from Los Angeles, California. With plans to release the Jvckwood EP on August 25 via Rottun Records, he took some time away from crafting monster tunes and spinning on the decks to tell us five facts his average fan …

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REVIEW: HELENA – ‘Levity Remixes’ EP (feat. Shawnee Taylor)

Artist: HELENA (feat. Shawnee Taylor)
Album: Levity Remixes EP
Genre: Electro house
Label: Ultra Music

After having the chance to speak with HELENA at the time of the release of her collaboration with vocalist Shawnee Taylor, “Levity,” there was little doubt the Australian electro house producer would make her presence felt throughout the music scene, whether it be through her nonstop international touring or festival-ready anthems. With the release of the Levity Remixes EP, she has taken yet another step in the right direction by teaming up with a collection of fellow rising musicians and allowing them to put their …

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THE HUDSON PROJECT: Bro Safari On Growing Up Punk And Performing Drunk

“Growing up, personally I was a full on punk kid; the leather jacket, the boots, bracelets and everything. The first band I ever listened to, period, was the Dead Kennedys.”

If you’re a fan of trappy, bass-driven hip-hop and electronic music, chances are good that you’ve heard of Bro Safari. If you’re fortunate, you’ve been able to witness him perform live. Also known as one third of the drum ‘n’ bass group Evol Intent, Nick Weiller has taken stage all around the world.

At Day 1 of the inaugural Hudson Project in Saugerties, NY, we sat down with …

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Hudson Mohawke Chimes In On New Single

Due to receiving stamps of approval ranging from hoards of trap music fans all the way up to our lord and savior Kanye West, expectations are always high for Hudson Mohawke’s newest releases, whether they be for collaborations with Lunice under the now defunct TNGHT banner, or in the case of a brand new cut entitled “Chimes,” his solo work. Fortunately for the bass pounding producer, most listeners will surely be pleased with his latest effort. Featuring bare-bones percussion and bass kicks sounding more akin to Death Grips than Mohawke, floaty synths swirl about before sinking into a slow-burning beatdown …

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THE HUDSON PROJECT: Savoy On Lasers, Biggie Smalls And New Tunes

Savoy isn’t a typical electronic group. The trio resides in Brooklyn, NY, although a piece of the group will always live in Colorado.

When the DJ duo and drummer took stage at The Hudson Project in Saugerties, NY, the vibe was slow and steady. By the time the set was underway, the mud-filled tent was uncontrollable. Smoke streams and laser beams were the theme of the evening, as will be the theme of Savoy’s upcoming ‘Mo Lasers Mo Problems Tour.’ If you catch them at Terminal 5 in New York City, expect to see Heather Bright take stage for vocals …

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REVIEW: Dark Model – ‘Dark Model’

Artist: Dark Model
Album: Dark Model
Genre: EDM, Orchestral

In the overly homogenized genre that EDM has become in recent years, it takes a lot to truly stand out and grab one’s attention. This obviously goes for any genre of music, truly, but electronic dance music seems to have fallen victim to over-saturation and timeworn ideas even more so than others as of late. With what has appeared to be the death of dubstep–which ironically lived as a whole with a shortlived but steady buildup before its drop–producers that were comfortable within those chaotically robotic sounds have found themselves exploring …

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Rusko Abandons Dubstep On New Single, “Sunshower”

They say all good things must eventually come to an end, and it seems we may have finally reached the point where Rusko and dubstep go their separate ways.

Rolling Stone premiered a new single from Rusko this morning titled “Sunshower.” The track marks a clear departure from the world of dubstep that first launched Rusko into the national spotlight, but that in no way means it is a bad song. In fact, I would wager the opposite is true. The playful synth and laid back groove allows Rusko to showcase a whole new set of skills, each better than …

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Man Dies At Electric Forest Festival In Michigan

Another week, another tale of a young person losing their life while enjoying EDM.

Police in Michigan are investigating the death of a young man at last weekend’s Electric Forest Festival.

According to reports, Brian Brockette was a 20-year-old volunteer from nearby Caledonia, Michigan. He passed away on Sunday, the last night of the weekend-long festival, but at this time no cause of death has been determined. The Oceana County Medical Examiner’s Office will complete its investigation after receiving the final autopsy report. Michigan State Police released the following statement about the death:

“The Michigan State Police Hart Post and

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SINGLE REVIEW: Sem Thomasson – “Heart Attack” (Feat. Elisabeth Stone)

Artist: Sem Thomasson Feat. Elisabeth Stone
Track: “Heart Attack”
Label: Mutants Records

After having the chance to review electronic cornerstone John Dahlback’s massive collaboration with Benny Benassi earlier this year, it’s now time to switch gears and focus in on Sem Thomasson, one of the rising stars from Dahlback’s label, Mutants Records. Hailing from Hasselt, Belgium, the young producer has already found his own within the electro house genre between original material and remixes for household names ranging from Steve Aoki to Jennifer Lopez, thus making it more of “when” he will become a festival headliner staple rather than “if.”…