Interviews | A Conversation With Austin Staubus, Managing Director Of ItsNoRequests

Posted by on March 21, 2017

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Cutting through the noise online is hard work. In fact, it’s harder than it’s ever been for an artist to have their music heard and placed by the right blogs, curators, and streaming services. That’s why we recently sat down with Austin Staubus, the Managing Director of ItsNoRequests, who’s worked with countless labels, Grammy nominated artists, and management teams to create comprehensive strategies for their releases online. We caught Austin at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, where we talked the current music climate, streaming, and the importance of Soundcloud and Youtube curators.

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Albums | Swing Into Summer With Sun City’s, ‘Daytona’

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Summer in the middle of March? Yes please. Aussie duo, Sun City, bring the heat with the final installment on their debut Daytona EP. Sun City’s most recent track, also titled ‘Daytona’ is the perfect fun-filled addition to cap off an already jam-packed EP. Unforgettable Tropicana beats and light melodic lines make this one perfect to throw on when you’re trying to escape the grind and throw a few cold ones back on some white sandy beach. Catch this one on Spotify or iTunes now!

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Home, Progressive House | Corey James’ ‘With You’ on Size Records

Posted by on March 10, 2017

UK-based DJ/producer is viewed as a future headliner by many in the music industry. To date, his achievements include releases on Armada, NoFace, Protocol, Flamingo and many more. He is also set to perform at Ministry Of Sound, Summerburst Festival and Creamfields for 2017 too. Now, on March 10th, the talent is releasing ‘With You’ via Steve Angello’s ‘Size Reocrds’ imprint. A track which is built upon a progressive yet powerful vibe, which comes from a thumping bassline, fresh hi-hats and imposing synth patters. This release also marks a career debut release for Santez who also worked on the track with Corey James too.

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Events | SXSW Announces Industry Panel: ‘How to Develop an Electronic Artist: Matoma’

Posted by on March 6, 2017

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With SXSW just a few days away, we thought we’d bring to your attention a noteworthy industry panel that discusses a topic most electronic music fans would be curious to learn about: ‘How to Develop an Electronic Artist: Matoma‘. Over the past couple years, Matoma’s online and live presence has skyrocketed. The tropical house artist has garnered hundreds of millions of plays on Spotify and is one of the most streamed artists in the world. He recently sold out Terminal 5 in New York with support from Two Friends and Aston Shuffle.

On this SXSW panel are Billboard’s Senior Dance Editor Matt Medved, Matoma’s agent Ferry Rais-Shaghaghi from APA, Tom (Matoma) himself and more. The panel will be taking place on March 16 from 5pm to 6pm. Moreover, Matoma has recently announced a “Matoma & Friends” official SXSW showcase at Kingdom on March 17 that will go on from 9pm to 2am. This is not something you’ll want to miss!

Albums | POOLCLVB’s “Waiting For You” Gets Fresh Remixes from Flash ’89 + Walker & Royce

Posted by on March 2, 2017

Everyone’s favorite Aussie producer, POOLCLVB is back with more remixes from his debut You + Me EP. In this release, POOLCLVB’s summery original, ‘Waiting For You’ receives a fresh twist from Flash ’89 and Walker & Royce. Brooklyn-based producers, Walker & Royce  utilize their resolute background to lend a darker more tenacious sound to their remix. Similarly, Flash ’89 took what the POOLCLVB laid down, left the vocals unchanged and added a more progressive chord progression resulting in a truly unique vibe. Fans and newcomers alike can catch these remixes on SoundCloud.

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Albums | Jason Gaffner – ‘Phantom’

Posted by on February 27, 2017

LA Based Jason Gaffner brings the funk with his latest release, ‘Phantom’. The final installment of his upcoming EP album, Jason’s fourth single is sure to catch the attention of even the most dedicated Daft Punk and Stevie Wonder fans with his prodigious electro-soul style. Meaningful lyrics and a head-bopping chorus will have you wishing this bad boy was longer than just 4:18. Be sure to stream ‘Phantom’ on Spotify and check out the rest of Jason’s work on SoundCloud or iTunes.

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Albums | Daily Holla – Waves (feat. J Fitz)

Posted by on February 27, 2017

Late last week Australia’s Cold Coast producing phenom, Daily Holla introduced, ‘Waves (feat. J Fitz)’ in preparation of his forthcoming EP. Dynamic production and captivating vocals generate an unmistakable emotional pull that is mirrored in the track’s accompanying music video.  Waves chilled out vibe receives an atmospheric kick as J Fitz silky topline comes soaring over a gorgeous synth baseline. Be sure to check this one out and more on Spotify, iTunes, and SoundCloud!

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