With a fusion of hip hop, Jamaican dub and dancehall driven beats Balkan Beat Box debuted their high-energy live show last week in Tel Aviv, Israel. The ensemble performance leads to the group’s U.S. tour in support of their new album GIVE, out Tuesday, March 6 on Nat Geo Music. The headlining tour launches week of release, Thursday, March 8 in Baltimore before stopping in BBB’s second home and birthplace, New York City on Friday, March 9 at Irving Plaza. From there the socially conscious, ethno-electro trio heads west for shows in Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland and San Francisco before wrapping up with two SXSW appearances in Austin March 16 at Speakeasy and March 17 at The Stage on Sixth Patio.
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The first installment of The Cosmic Opera (Act I) opened to a two 2-night sold out show held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City last week. Friday’s event brought attendee’s in full party mode with a line stretching down 34th street, anxiously waiting to begin the 6 hour musical journey. Conceptualized as an “extrasensory experience” blending electronic dance music with interpretive live performance and character storyline, Cosmic Opera has made it’s first attempt to bring forth a fresh new perspective within the EDM genre.
As the dance music movement continues to explode at a pace nobody could have predicted, UMF Films in association with Final Kid will release ‘CAN YOU FEEL IT’ —THE UMF EXPERIENCE in over 400 theatres nationwide on March 22. Tickets for the nationwide theatrical event can be purchased via As the dance music movement continues to explode at a pace nobody could have predicted, UMF Films in association with Final Kid will release ‘CAN U FEEL IT’—THE UMF EXPERIENCE in over 400 theatres nationwide on March 22. Tickets for the nationwide theatrical event can be purchased via Fathom Events this Friday, February 24.
After an 8 year long hiatus, electro-ambient pioneers Paul and Phil Hartnoll of Orbital return with their 9th and most anticipated album to date entitled Wonky set to release this April 3, 2012. The song “Never” is one of the tracks listed as part of the new album, featuring a recognizable arrangement from the duo that is nothing short of euphoric. It’s good feeling melody is craft fully filled with layered arrangements-
Arguably no producer has done more to raise the international profile of Los Angeles in underground electronic music circles than STEVE AOKI. Now, Wonderland Avenue, the infamous street high up in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Hills, may soon gain notoriety for something new: the world’s most unlikely road where some of America’s most beloved recent electronic music has been made thanks to the producer and DJ
Known for their adrenaline infused break beat style, electronic music pioneers The Chemical Brothers chronicle one of their live concert experiences in Japan, headlining the Glastonbury Fujirock Festival last July 31st. Presented in full Dolby 7:1 surround sound, British duo Tom Rollands and Ed Simmons take fans into a roller coaster for of the senses. Beginning January 26th the anticipated Don’t Think film directed by long time collaborator Adam Smith will hit select cinemas in 20 cities worldwide. To learn more take a read below.
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LMFAO return just in time for this summer season with their second album entitled “Sorry For Party Rocking” that feature 9 new songs with guest artists that include Natalia Kills and Busta Rhymes to name a few. Their party rock invasion and tour will include scheduled autograph signing and meet and greet session with fans at select FYE’s and Tilly’s outlets with the purchase of their new album.
Since returning back from Miami we’ve been doing a bit of catch up and preparing some event filled delights for the upcoming summer season. Trust us, you won’t want to miss out. With what seems to be a questionable year for the WMC on it’s own, the staple luxury apparel brand Guess pulled off an evening to remember, teaming up with the good folks over at OM Records and dubFrequency,