It’s been about two years since Annie Mac performed on this side of the Atlantic, which makes her upcoming North American tour that much more special. Some of you may know her as the world renowned host for her award winning radio show, BBC Radio 1, and others may have even heard her voice countless times before and don’t even know it.
Well, she’s importing her talents back over this month and she's bringing some companions along with her to furnish the dance vibes. Kicking off her tour in a week’s time at Output in Brooklyn, Annie will make her way across the states on her nine-date tour ending in Miami on Friday, March 28 at LMNT for this year’s Miami Music Week.
Boston continues to shovel out impeccable performances of DJs from all walks of life. Boston is beaming into the EDM world that transfixes crowds in a beat stomping frenzy. Get ready for another night on the town as Royale Nightclub welcomes Cazzette, the Swedish DJ duo masters, consisting of 19 year old Sebastian Furrer and 23 year old Alexander Björklund. Their music brings in crowds, illuminating electrifying beats as this unstoppable duo continues to make a name for themselves, touring clubs and venues worldwide. With tracks like “Beam me up”, and their remix of Avicii’s “Sweet Dreams” and remix of Swedish House Mafia’s “Save the World”, Cazzette turns out all the stops, creating electric punches in each new age track they produce. Get ready to dance into the morning as Cazzette stomps into Royale this Thursday March 6th. Doors open at 10pm and the party doesn’t stop till 2am. It’s a 21+ event so come prepared to dive into the colossal craziness of Cazzette.
Tom Swoon and Lush & Simon have teamed up to produce 'Ahead Of Us,' a gorgeous new tune due out March 10th on Ultra Music. The track is beautifully composed of soft violins and a gently strumming guitar underneath seductively raspy male vocals that tug directly on the heart strings as they sings of better days that are yet to come. When the beat finally hits, the melody washes over you with such powerful care-free happiness, the exhilarating rush will give you goosebumps.
Known for their grimey beats and filthy sound, Jacuzzi and Mr. Carmack team up to bring us the first part of their Seppuku EP. Made up of two tracks titled “Torture” and “Twilight,” Seppuku couldn’t be any more of an appropriate title. Seppuku is also known as the ritualistic form of Japanese suicide by disembowelment. Gross, right? Get ready because these tracks are equivalently as nasty.
After four years of exceedingly quiet contemplation, with the exception of 'Atlas' for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Soundtrack, Coldplay has re-emerged with the announcement of their sixth album, Ghost Stories. The announcement for the album's May 19th release date came a week after the unveiling of 'Midnight,' the first single from the album and the first taste of the brooding, introspective sound Coldplay has been crafting.
Jack Beats make sure not to leave out any of their friends in their new "Beatbox" music video, released today through Thump. Who knew the music industry was made up of so professional beatboxers? Of the many people who make an appearance to show off their lip syncing abilities, included are Diplo, Dave Nada, Skrillex, Benga, Annie Mac, Flux Pavilion, and many more. The catchy track is made up of the duo's signature beats and proves to be quite the monster.
"Beatbox" will be released via OWSLA on Jack Beats’ Beatbox EP March 18. The track is also found on the duo’s FABRICLIVE 74 compilation that is to be released on the same day.
In the meantime, happy beatboxing!
Saturday nights at Webster Hall are Brite Nites, and Brite Nites are not just your run of the mill dance parties. Brite Nites are not just a horse of a different color, but every color of the rainbow in stunning, vibrant clarity and set to the sounds of electronic dance music's best and brightest. This past Saturday, Webster Hall played host to GTA's Death To Genres Tour, the tour's name a fitting motto for the anything goes attitude that both the headlining duo and supporting act, What So Not, rocked all night long.
As we entered the venue up the initial two flights of stairs, a trio of beautiful, exotic, provocatively dressed girls were urging all to get into the spirit & check their pants, jeans, skirts, leggings--whatever they happened to be wearing to cover up their legs at the door.