Recently, Montreal-based producer Kaytranada went on Soundcloud to upload three brand new tracks. The songs don’t appear to be linked to any projects, but their disco-influenced demeanor suggest they could’ve been lifted directly from his stellar 2016 album, 99.9%. 2017 07 04 is a dreamy disco
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If you’re a fan of the UK based group Glass Animals, you’ve probably heard that one line off their song Pork Soda. It embeds itself in your brain and can’t be rooted out, like a beautiful weed: “Pineapples are in my head…” Well, after the success of
Kaytranada is back once again with his take on the Gorillaz’s song Strobelite (feat. Peven Everett) off their latest album, Humanz. Kaytranada released his magnificent debut album 99.9% in May of last year. Since then, he has made headlines by sporadically posting remixes of popular tracks and
Just in time for 808 day, Roland shocked the world by announcing a revival of their renowned TR-808 drum machine. Roland introduced the original TR-808 in 1980 and produced it until early 1984. Since then, it’s been called one of the most influential electronic music
Bellingham local Metsä is back once again with some exciting news. After opening for Louis Futon and others at The Crocodile in the spring, the artist announced a release date for his first EP The Flowers In Our Hearts. We were lucky enough to get a sneak
The sky opened up and the sun smiled at us this past weekend in Capitol Hill. The streets filled with fresh, excited faces, running from stage to stage in a blind attempt to catch shows by their favorite local and national artists. Capitol Hill residents
Late last week, Capitol Hill Block Party released a detailed lineup of orators for their annual panel series. Participants this year will include KEXP, DJ Troy Nelson, Emily Nokes from Seattle band Tacocat, Legendary DJ Marco Collins, and more. “Our 2017 panel series will feature two
The internet's biggest user-generated streaming service is facing some tough cuts, but can it survive?
Back up your stuff, because the internet’s premier source of unofficial remixes, bedroom recordings and basement DJ sets might be going under. In a blog post last week, SoundCloud co-founder Alex Ljung announced the decision to lay off 173 staff members—40% of their current workforce—and
The market is the biggest it’s been in decades, but why now?
A few weeks ago, I went to a house party in my mid-sized college town. I took a seat on the couch and looked to my left where not one, not two, but three copies of Flume’s second LP Skin sat prominently on the window sill. Immediately, my mind
Although it feels like a lifetime waiting for the September 8th release of Odesza’s new album A Moment Apart, the local heroes continually add more for us to look forward to. The duo posted to Facebook Thursday afternoon to announce the release of a new NO.SLEEP mix,
A few days ago, What So Not released a string of remixes off his latest album, Divide & Conquer. Near the top of that list is a remix by Slow Hours that’s been making waves across the web lately, and with good reason: it’s fantastic. The
Early last Friday, tickets went on sale for the Seattle stop of singer-producer Washed Out’s nationwide tour. The tour will complement the release of his upcoming album Mister Mellow, which released June 30th on Stones Throw Records. Over the last few weeks, the artist released a string
Earlier this week, west coast native KRANE teamed up with Alexander Lewis to bring us their take on Sinjin Hawke’s Onset. The result, as you might expect, is fantastic. The remix is a cocktail of each artist’s own unique style. From KRANE comes big, gritty synth
Why no one wants a robot controlling the radio
There was a time, long ago, when music was a thing you held in your hand before putting in your ears. It was a tangible thing, something warranting a trip to the store. Actual buildings existed to house all this music, and people frequented them—record
On Thursday, the artist released two new tracks. Together, they give us a bit of insight on the direction the upcoming album might take.
Mura Masa, a young producer based out of the UK, has been receiving a steady stream of hype out of the underground and into the limelight. His debut EP Someday Somewhere landed him a record deal with Interscope, and the lead track “Lovesick” shot to #1 on
It’s been a big month for Odesza. Just last week, the Seattle-native duo announced the release of their first full-length album in years, A Moment Apart, with a worldwide tour to follow. Now, they’re back with an official video for their latest big single Line Of Sight.
RL Grime’s Nova Tour will kick off with a string of three shows in the Pacific Northwest, starting in Vancouver on October 12th, working its way down through Seattle on the 13th, and Portland the night after that. The young DJ has been garnering attention lately,
In a Facebook post Monday morning, Odesza released dates for an upcoming world tour. The duo also announced plans for the release of their first full-length album since In Return in 2014. The A Moment Apart Tour will kick off June 23rd at the Electric
It’s a rare occurrence these days for an artist to be prolific. In the past, we took it for granted as artists showered us with new music every chance they got—The Beatles released The White Album and Yellow Submarine just two months apart. Nowadays, all too often we face
Seattle’s Capitol Hill Block Party announced over 60 additions to its lineup this Tuesday at 9 a.m. It was the first major lineup release since a partial one in March, and it comes just six weeks before doors plan to open. The festival, which will run from July 21-23, is one
A few weeks ago, Odesza asked fans to submit footage of their recent road trips so they could cut it all together into a music video for Late Night, one of two new singles they dropped last month. After receiving over 1,000 submissions, the video is finally
Electronic music is a genre that brings people of all types and ages together. Fans of the genre feel a strong sense of community between themselves and other fans. As these communities merge by the thousands to watch their favorite artists perform, a central identity begins to take
Festival season is in full swing. With Sasquatch wrapped up, and Pemberton out of the picture, Paradiso 2017 isn’t too far down the road. Still, even the most patient festival goers are dragging their feet, counting the days until gates open on June 23, and music
Thousands of festival goers are furious following the news of Pemberton’s bankruptcy and subsequent cancellation of their music festival in July. There’s no automatic refunds at the moment, leaving ticket holders wondering where their money’s at and what they can do to get it back. Ernst & Young, the
Louis Futon has been doing something extremely cool. The producer’s been asking fans to suggest songs for his “beat challenge,” and working the best suggestions into a full-length remix that’s all his own. The result? A pair of fantastic takes on the year’s hottest songs. Don’t
Life is hard. It’s even harder when your plate is full, and you find yourself with an entire days worth of work to do. That’s why sometimes, we think the best solution is to sit back, throw on some headphones, and bust it all out—one after
Frank Ocean cancels performance three weeks before the festival, and LCD Soundsystem takes the key lineup spot
Frank Ocean will not perform at Sasquatch! Music Festival as planned this year, citing “production delays beyond his control” as the main cause. Instead, three time Grammy nominee LCD Soundsystem will take the stage on May 26. It’s still unclear whether Ocean will perform at