Donald Glover and Chance among Time's 100 most influential people of 2017

Common and Tina Fey write tributes to the artists. Chance the Rapper and Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) are among those named in Time’s list the 100 most influential people 2017. Common and Tina Fey were picked to write tributes to Chance and Glover, because, according to Time, “some challenges are best explained by those who have shared them.” In […]

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Laurel Halo returns with new album, Dust

The LP is a collection “loose and languid” songs. Laurel Halo will release her next album on Hyperdub in June. According to the label, Dust sees the artist return to songwriting after the abstract electronic sounds her last few releases, such as 2015’s In Situ. The album features a collection “loose and languid” songs, “sun-filled, melted and at times, heavy-hearted and obscure”. While […]

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Prominent Music Publicist: F*&k Press Releases – Digital Music News

This past Friday I moderated the How To Make It in the New Music Business panel at the ASCAP Expo. One the panelists was the co-founder LaFamos PR and Branding, Hunter Scott.  He is one the few publicists out there who won’t take your money if he doesn’t think he can help you.  If your music simply is not at […]

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Music Industry Jobs: Who's Getting Hired, Promoted, Fired, and Retired

In top music industry jobs, who got hired, fired, promoted, and retired? In music industry jobs, ASCAP released the results its biennial election for the board directors. They named Michelle Williams, Desmond Child, Marilyn Bergman, Richard Bellis, Bruce Broughton, Dan Foliart, Alf Clausen, Marcus Miller, Jimmy Webb, and Doug Wood. These members will serve as writers and publisher members on […]

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Guys Eats Vinyl Record After Losing Kendrick Lamar Bet (Watch)

Rumors were spreading that Kendrick Lamar was dropping an album on Easter.  Here’s the fan that fered to eat his hat vinyl if that didn’t happen. Please note: we apologize in advance for writing this post.   Would you eat vinyl for the right artist?  Of course you wouldn’t.  But this guy did.  Here’s his story. The whole thing started […]

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Breathe Carolina Talks About Their Past, Present, & Future

Electronicore Band turned DJs Breath Carolina has been busy over the past few years releasing music through Spinnin’ Records. The took a moment to discuss their craziest experience and their transition from a live act to DJs during Miami Music Week. Where could we have seen Breathe Carolina during Miami Music Week? We were allover! We played a multitude amazing parties […]

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Aphex Twin's 'Avril 14th': How Drukqs' piano lullaby became a runaway pop culture hit

April 14th is an unficial day celebration for Aphex Twin worshippers, thanks to 2001 album Drukqs. That record spawned an unlikely crossover triumph for the Warp master – ‘Avril 14th’, a dreamy piece piano fantasia that felt removed from his trademark electronic pandemonium and has since become a pop culture staple, seeping into a world mainstream film and TV to which AFX was never expected to belong. Al Horner delves into the story  a […]

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Original Jamiroquai keyboard player Toby Smith has died aged 46

Smith was a member the UK band for ten years. Toby Smith, the original keyboard player for Jamiroquai, has died aged 46. Jamiroquai fan site Funkin announced the news yesterday (April 12). “It is with great sadness to hear and relay the news that original Jamiroquai keyboard player Toby Smith died on 11th April 2017,” reads the statement. Smith was […]

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EDMTunes Icebreakers #8: What Is The Best Set You've Ever Seen Live And Why?

For many our writers, joining the family has been a life-changing experience. Even though we all love our job, that doesn’t mean there aren’t aspects it that sometimes get under our skin. One the biggest issues is that we don’t ten get the chance to voice our true opinions, which is why we have come up with a new series called ‘EDMTunes Icebreakers’. […]

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Exclusive: Five Questions With Reggae Artist Baby Cham

Dancehall Artist Talks New Music, How He Got Started In The Biz & His Breakout Hit “Ghetto Story” With Alicia Keys Baby Cham is back with a new single and a new album, but he’s still playing it close to his dancehall roots. The reggae artist sat down with Bossip recently to talk about his new album, “Lawless,” the moment […]

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