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@Dante_Swave – ” Vibes”

As Dante Swave prepares for the release of his upcoming EP, Take Your Soul, the introspective rapper delivers the lead single to the project dubbed, “Vibes” produced by Shhbang Records.   According to Dante the song is about energy, self love and the idea of being alive: “The way you can catch a vibe is through energy, any feeling that makes you feel good in any sort of way. Aesthetics within your visionary perception. Meeting people you connect with, having fun, and being comfortable with yourself is how you catch a vibe. It all starts with self-love and loving the idea of being alive,” Dante explained.  After taking his high more »

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Mark Mendy Enlist The Beamish Brothers For “Black Gasoline”

Mark Mendy doesn’t release many songs in a year, but when he does, they are certified hits. Even more so with “Black Gasoline”, a collaboration with Australian duo The Beamish Brothers, whose perfect harmonies make this song spin circles in your head. Leaning on a growling bass line, this radio-friendly pop song heats hearts and dancefloors alike. A remix EP will follow in March. Jeremy Beamish on the making of “Black Gasoline”: “Black Gasoline tells the story of temptation and is all about the feeling of doing something which feels wrong but not being able to stop yourself. The phrase, more »

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SLEEPYCATT’s Minecraft Birthday Party is the Music Festival 2018 Deserved

Soundcloud twitter is a universe crowded with memes and quotable tweets. Cartoonish personalities and characters that govern a community that feels cooler than the audio distribution platform itself. If you heard this past week that there was a “Minecraft Party” where Charli XCX showed up, you were correctly informed. For one night, Minecraft was the festival ground for a 13+ artist lineup that included Soundcloud favorites Y2K, Valentine, umru, William Crooks, Cavan Brady, Sadkey, Yitaku, Ramen Boy, and Gupi to celebrate SLEEPYCATT’s 21st Birthday. It’s as if Brownies and Lemonade was boxed in the 3-D space of Minecraft, or if Kaytranada’s more »

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Audiotistic Bay Area 2018 Looks to Make Bigger Splash With Stacked Lineup

After booking a stacked lineup of A-Class names that included Marshmello, Lil Uzi Vert, Ghastly, Playboi Carti, and Joyryde, flagship festival organization, Insomniac, returns to host Audiotistic with a lineup that is twice as big and full of promise. For two days, Audiotistic Bay Area will have appearances from Ekali, Medasin, Jai Wolf, K?D, and more looking to make a splash at this year’s festival grounds. Artists who have made strong campaigns this past year such as Whipped Cream and Judge will be taking center stage Saturday along with a superstar roster of earworm rap and electronic acts. Since 1996, more »

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After Two-Year Hiatus, Mark Redito Returns with Dreamy Follow-Up “Cloud Keep” with Abbi Press

Prolific electronic, Filipino producer, Mark Redito, returns to the fold with his vibrant new single, “Cloud Keep,” featuring Brooklyn Songstress and Producer, Abbi Press. Recovering from a lengthy writers block and subsequent disappearance, “Cloud Keep” is Redito’s first original follow-up since 2016’s “You’ll Only Love Me When I’m Gone.” Bounded by personal matters, Redito’s creative spirit hit a speed bump in 2016 – a fruitful year full of career accomplishments that included the successful debut of Likido, a concert series focusing on people of color, women and LGBTQ producers. “ “I felt burnt out and unmotivated,” Redito says of his more »

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Biggest hack in YouTube history?

As we are seeing now, Despacito has been taken down off of YouTube. Further info has shown has that the video post to this song has supposedly been hacked, by Kuroi’sh & Prosox, however information as to their motives is very little. “Free Palestine” among other comments were left under the video, and on top of this multiple other popular songs from the past two years have been hacked, most taken down already.   Tracks from Adele, Kaaris, Chris Brown, Katy Perry and more have all been affected as it seems, and of course, this is only the start.   more »

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