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Daniel Romano’s Ancient Shapes Shares New Video from ‘Silent Rave’ Tape

Daniel Romano’s Ancient Shapes Shares New Video from ‘Silent Rave’ Tape

Daniel Romano debuted his Ancient Shapes project last year with an LP the same name, and now he’s set to share a brand new album under that moniker at a string upcoming shows. The follow-up to Ancient Shapes is titled Silent Rave, and it will only be available to purchase on cassette at his fast-approaching Continue reading Daniel Romano’s Ancient Shapes Shares New Video from ‘Silent Rave’ Tape

Metric, the Sheepdogs, Bobby Bazini to Play 125th Stanley Cup Anniversary in Ottawa

Metric, the Sheepdogs, Bobby Bazini to Play 125th Stanley Cup Anniversary in Ottawa

The Stanley Cup turns 125 years old this year, and Ottawa is marking the milestone with an event that is sure to bring out hockey and music enthusiasts alike.   The Stanley Cup 125th Anniversary Tribute Concert is set to take place on March 17 at the Canadian Tire Centre, and will feature performances from Continue reading Metric, the Sheepdogs, Bobby Bazini to Play 125th Stanley Cup Anniversary in Ottawa

Master P, Logic & The 2017 Definition of Artistic Success  Article

Master P, Logic & The 2017 Definition of Artistic Success Article

Although it’s easy to take for granted, those us paying attention to the current landscape the music industry are being treated to an unparalleled shift in how it’s structured and what it means on a fundamental level. It might now seem commonplace for an artist like Ugly God to come out absolutely nowhere and garner tens Continue reading Master P, Logic & The 2017 Definition of Artistic Success Article

Bas’ Tour Documentary Highlights the Harsh Realities of Life on the Road Article

Bas may be the second biggest act on J. Cole’s Dreamville Records, but the grind isn’t always as glamorous as you might think. In a new TIDAL documentary called Too High To Riot, filmmaker Scott Lazer follows the Queens–Paris rapper on his headlining North American tour last summer, which also featured fellow Dreamville signee Cozz, Atlanta rap duo Continue reading Bas’ Tour Documentary Highlights the Harsh Realities of Life on the Road Article

Veteran A&R: “The Game Hasn’t Changed Much in the Era of Virality” Article

There isn't a day that goes by that I don't receive an e-mail from an independent artist looking for advice or help. I try to respond to as many e-mails as my schedule will allow, but I ten have to add them to the back burner an advice folder I created in my Gmail account. Over Continue reading Veteran A&R: “The Game Hasn’t Changed Much in the Era of Virality” Article

The Internet Made Me Do It: Comparing Peak Nelly vs. Peak Drake  Article

The Internet Made Me Do It: Comparing Peak Nelly vs. Peak Drake Article

Ahmad was onto something when he wished to be a kid again. The Los Angeles rapper made a timeless song about yearning for his past, a return to simpler times. I’ve reached the ripe age where my childhood is a distant memory, almost like a completely different lifetime. It takes an elementary school yearbook, an Continue reading The Internet Made Me Do It: Comparing Peak Nelly vs. Peak Drake Article

Here Are Exclaim!’s Best Concert Photos of 2016

Here Are Exclaim!’s Best Concert Photos of 2016

Live reviews can paint a picture artistic expression from any given event, but much like the saying goes, a picture alone can be worth 1,000 words. In looking back on another phenomenal year live music, Exclaim! has rounded up 50 our best concert photos from 2016. This year’s gallery runs deep with incredibly expressive artists. Continue reading Here Are Exclaim!’s Best Concert Photos of 2016

Beatport Releases Best-Selling Artist List From Every Genre & It's Definitely Surprising

Beatport Releases Best-Selling Artist List From Every Genre & It's Definitely Surprising

As 2016 winds down, everyone is releasing their end of the year lists and rankings. We’ve already done a few of our own, as have other blogs and even a bunch of curators on social media have done some, just for kicks. While a lot of these lists are subjective, there are a few that Continue reading Beatport Releases Best-Selling Artist List From Every Genre & It's Definitely Surprising

VOIA Releases End-Of-Year Album, "Futuresong" | Your EDM

VOIA Releases End-Of-Year Album, "Futuresong" | Your EDM

VOIA has been covered on Your EDM since 2014, so when something like a “legacy artist” finally releases his debut album, it’s a special moment for everyone involved. VOIA’s style has always been a little eclectic, if not future-leaning. With influences from Porter Robinson, sakuraburst and more, there’s a complexity to his production that’s accessible Continue reading VOIA Releases End-Of-Year Album, "Futuresong" | Your EDM