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Daft Punk splits up after transformative 28-year run

Legendary French duo Daft Punk announced their split today. The news broke this morning alongside an 8-minute video titled “Epilogue,” featuring a clip taken from their 2006 film Electroma. Since its inception, the group consisting of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter has challenged the boundaries of electronic music with awe-inspiring mysticism and given the...

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Bad Bunny and Rosalía on SNL is living rent-free in my head

Last night, ’24/7 champion’ Bad Bunny made his first appearance as the musical guest on SNL, and it was everything. Spanish singer-songwriter Rosalía joined Benito for a steamy performance of their duet “La Noche de Anoche.” No doubt, it’ll be living rent-free in my head this week. He then returned for a mellow, rock-tinged cut...

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Peaches and Pussykrew unveil stunning, surreal video game

Spend the weekend getting lost in Peaches‘ stunning new video game! The sex-positive icon has collaborated with award-winning directors and digital artists, Pussykrew on a multi-dimensional gaming experience. Check it out here. CTM Festival Berlin supports the game as part of Cyberia Virtual Landscape, a virtual multiplayer festival environment and exhibition. Even if you aren’t a...

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You need to hear Art d’Ecco’s new single, “Head Rush”

“Head Rush” is off In Standard Definition, due 04/23 on Paper Bag Records While everyone this week is wondering whether there’s life on Mars, I’ll be kicking back to the Bowie-esque vibes of androgynous neo-glam artist Art d’Ecco and his sublime new song and video, “Head Rush.” Channeling the best of 70s glam rock, the song...

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Stream Dizzy Fae’s audacious new song, “360 Baby”

“360 Baby” is out on Downtown Records Dizzy Fae just easily dropped one of the week’s best bops – her new single, “360 Baby.” Complementing her entrancing, glitchy vocals is a relentless, bass-heavy melody that’ll have you craving vibey, carefree club nights. The self-proclaimed sex-pop artist shares, “‘360 Baby’ is about visualizing what you want...

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Julia Gargano Talks “You Don’t Get To” and American Idol

 “You Don’t Get To” is out via 19 Recordings Whether you watched Kelly Clarkson clinch the inaugural title or are tuning in for the show’s reboot twenty years later, there’s no denying American Idol continues to be a coveted launching pad for its standout talent. Now, up next is 2020 season three finalist Julia Gargano....

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Indie-pop trio AJR is feeling “Way Less Sad”

New AJR album, OK ORCHESTRA out March 26th Indie-pop trio AJR returns with their new single and video “Way Less Sad,” the latest glimpse into their highly-anticipated fourth album, OK ORCHESTRA, due for release March 26th on AJR Productions/BMG. Fueled by euphoric and bombastic instrumentation, the song radiates hopefulness for a brighter future. “So much...

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Sachi’s new song “Take Me Back” is a live music love letter

“Take Me Back” is out on Casablanca Records: Stream Warning: SACHI‘s latest single and video, “Take Me Back,” is going to give you major FOMO. Following a euphoric summer return to over 80,000 fans at COVID-free New Zealand festivals, the duo shares an irresistible love letter to live music. Experimenting with their signature blend of electropop,...

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Song of the Week: Gallant – “Relapse.”

“Relapse” is off the forthcoming project, Neptune. R&B showstopper Gallant returns today with an emotional new single, “Relapse.,” the second release from his forthcoming project, Neptune. A somber, delicate slow-burner, the track finds the Grammy-nominated visionary contemplative and deep-diving on visceral, soul-searching lyricism amidst subtle guitar plucks and hazy beats. A lo-fi visualizer capturing Gallant’s...

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