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REVIEW: Future Of What – ‘Pro Dreams’

Artist: Future Of What
Album: Pro Dreams
Genre: Indie, Electronic
Label: Feat. Drake Records

On paper I really should have no business with Future Of What‘s debut LP, Pro Dreams, but it’s 2015 and I am trying to delve deeper into the vast world of sonic expression. Finding myself proven for my excursion into the unknown, Pro Dreams is a beautiful record cultivated with care and style.

From the first sounds of “The Rainbowed Air,” I was taken elsewhere. Ethereal sounds lay the clouds that the vocals drag you across. Slow, caring, with a hint of depression, Future …

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Stream Enter Shikari’s New Album, ‘The Mindsweep,’ In Full Now

Slated for a January 19 release via Hopeless Records, Enter Shikari‘s The Mindsweep has been generating all sorts of talk across the internet. The much-anticipated record will be serving as the followup to their release from three years ago in A Flash Flood Of Colour. In conjunction with the record’s release, the band will be touring North America from March through April. You can find details about the tour here.

Lead singer, Rou Reynolds, recently commented on their new record at a show in Germany. He shares: “This limbo period… this purgatory… is finally over. We can present …

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Enter Shikari Release Music Video For “Anaesthetist”

In promotion of their upcoming album The Mindsweep, coming out on January 19 via Hopeless Records, Enter Shikari have unleashed another music video in anticipation of the release.

After releasing the bizarre yet comical video for “Slipshod,” the band has changed gears with their latest visual accompaniment for “Anaesthetist.” The video consists of live shots of the band and those of a man seeking help as he coughs up blood. Musically, there’s certainly a no holds barred mentality within “Anaesthetist” and it shakes up what the entire album may sound like.

Check out the music video for …

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Daft Punk Legos May Be On The Way

It looks like there will be more Daft Punk goodness in 2015 apart from a new documentary. The iconic electronic duo of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter may get turned into Lego figurines in the near future.

According to Radio.com, Lego’s Ideas page has a Daft Punk pitch with over 5,000 supporters. The idea includes a robot world of mini figurines, guitars, synths, mini pads, and a lighting rig (!), including sets inspired by their “Around The World” video and “ALIVE 2007″ stage. Best of all, Lego seems open to the idea. “This project is speeding and …

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Enter Shikari Release ‘Mindsweep’ Album Teaser

Electro-pop and post-hardcore group Enter Shikari‘s highly-anticipated album, The Mindsweep, is on its way to your ears with a January 19 release date. In the meantime, the band is building some additional hype through the release of a short teaser called “The Mindsneak.”

The 1.5-minute video features short clips from several of the album’s upcoming tracks including everything from spastic to subtle textures. There’s also a pretty recognizable clip from the album’s second single, “Never Let Go Of The Microscope,” as well.

You can place a pre-order for The Mindsweep on the band’s website, and check out …

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Stream Enter Shikari’s New Single, “Never Let Go Of The Microscope”

Now just two months away from the release of their fourth studio album, Enter Shikari are streaming the second single, titled “Never Let Go Of The Microscope.”

The song comes from the band’s upcoming record, The Mindsweep, which arrives on January 20 via Ambush Reality and Hopeless Records. Pre-orders for The Mindsweep can be found here.

You can stream “Never Let Go Over The Microscope” below the jump, and check out our staff review of Enter Shikari’s previous single, “The Last Garrison.”…

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Celldweller Releases Epic New Song, “Down To Earth”

Detroit, Michigan’s electronic rock heavyweight Celldweller is back in action with a hard-hitting new track from Love, the second installment of his End of an Empire record. The new release, End of an Empire (Chapter 02: Love), is due out on Dec. 5 via FiXT Music.

Celldweller’s new track, “Down To Earth,” which premiered earlier today via Loudwire, is one hell of a trip — clocking in at a runtime of roughly seven minutes. The track flourishes with heavy breakdowns, crazy electronic effects, and epic screams that make you feel like you’re literally riding a roller …

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James Blake’s New Album Will Drop in “About Five Months,” May Feature Kanye West

James Blake isn’t one to take a break. While the UK crooner and electronic producer’s last album, Overgrown, came out in 2012, he’s been hard at work since, touring the globe, DJing sets, and dropping new songs “200 Press” and “Building It Still.” Now, the singer-songwriter has announced his next album is on the way.

In an interview with the Miami New Times (via CoS), Blake said that the new album is “seventy percent done” and should drop in “about five months.” For those of you following his mini updates, the Kanye West rumors are …

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What You Didn’t Know: Jesse Voorn

Focusing on lesser known aspects of artists, resident staff writer Michael Giegerich’s column, What You Didn’t Know, looks to help people gain a better understanding of their favorite musicians from all levels of the music scene.

Signed to John Dahlbäck’s Mutants Records, it’s no surprise Jesse Voorn has the ability to crank out absolutely massive house tunes. His most recent effort, “Part of Me,” exemplifies this notion with a melodic progressive house climb before climaxing into an electro drop that commands listeners to be on their feet.

With this track currently dominating a certain staffer’s recent playlists, there seemed …

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What You Didn’t Know: Duvoh

Focusing on lesser known aspects of artists, resident staff writer Michael Giegerich’s column, What You Didn’t Know, looks to help people gain a better understanding of their favorite musicians from all levels of the music scene.

Signed to Panda Funk Records, progressive house duo Duvoh recently released a massive festival-ready cut that is begging to become one of the scene’s next anthems. With massive, pulsating chords and a powerful vocal performance courtesy of Adrian Delgado to match, “Darkness I Needed” is everything one could ask for in a singular uplifting soundtrack.

Thus, we decided there was no better time …

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STREAM: Enter Shikari – “The Last Garrison”

Our friends from across the pond, Enter Shikari, just unleashed the new track “The Last Garrison,” the first single off of their upcoming record, The Mindsweep. The track definitely is in a new distinct musical direction, with a heavier focus on the drum and bass and electronic elements. However, this is still Enter Shikari, so the grand scale and heavy hardcore-influenced sections are alive and well.

The thing I love about Enter Shikari is their ability to really push themselves in a wide variety of directions, exploring what it means to be a band. “The Last Garrison” is …

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PVRIS Stream New Album’s Title Track, “White Noise”

This morning, PVRIS, the electro-alternative rock band from Lowell, Massachusetts started streaming a brand new track from their upcoming debut album, White Noise.

PVRIS’s latest single, “White Noise,” is now the third track available from the album of the same name, which makes its arrival via Rise Records in just a few short weeks.

You can stream “White Noise” below the jump, and check out pre-orders for the album on the band’s website. White Noise, the album, comes out November 4.…