Unable to pay back ticket costs or honour its debts to the artists it booked to play, it's with great sadness that we read this just-released statement following Friday's night's closure of Bloc festival after advice from the London Metropolitan Police:
"It is with great sadness that we announce Baselogic Productions (who you all know as Bloc) has been placed into administration following the events of Friday evening. The team are working hard with the administrators to investigate the issues CONTINUE READING
Another year older for the great 50 states, and what better way to celebrate it than with some solid 4th of July mixes and one hell of a motivational speech. See you on the battlefield my fellow Americans!
INDIO — Promoters of the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, two of America's premier music events, are threatening to move the shows — possibly out of the Coachella Valley — if a proposed admissions tax is enacted by the host city.
Goldenvoice president Paul Tollett said next year's festivals would be the last in Indio.
The threat comes in response to a string of text messages obtained by The Desert Sun in which Goldenvoice vice president Skip Paige tells an Indio official CONTINUE READING
Deniz Kurtel on the making of club hit ‘The L Word'
Deniz Kurtel - The L Word (feat. Jada)
What inspired the track?
I had almost finished my album and was road-testing the tracks live when [Crosstown boss] Damian Lazarus suggested I make one more track. He just felt like I was going to write a hit. I definitely didn’t think I was going to make a hit, but I did feel that I gained some important knowledge in making a dance track from playing live because I was able test all my sounds CONTINUE READING
In an interview with Beatportal, Jamie Jones has discussed details surrounding the Hot Natured LP, which he says will probably see the light of day in early 2013 and is in fact a collaboration between himself and a few other friends of Hot Natured.
"The Hot Natured album is actually gonna be—it’s myself, Lee, Luca C, and Ali, basically Hot Natured and Infinity together," Jones explains.
"We’re moving away from calling anything—like the parties or anything—Hot Natured, because when CONTINUE READING
RA.317 Benoit and Sergio [direct download]
Benoit & Sergio are an electronic house and pop duo from Washington DC who have a knack for crafting earworms. Who else in recent memory had you idly humming a song about an apathetic ketamine addict? Or wailing cat-like to a track concerning principles? "Walk and Talk" and "Principles" made it to number #18 and #12 respectively in our 2011 singles poll, proof (if it were needed) that the dance floor will always cherish a chance to sing-along. CONTINUE READING
Do you remember when Kanye wore a woman’s blouse during his Coachella performance last year? Some called it the best pop-fashion moment of the century. Well, the guy that dressed Kanye for Coachella and keeps him fresh on a daily basis (leather kilt with black Jordan’s anyone?) is Virgil Abloh, Chicago native stylist/designer.
Virgil has just teamed up with Chicago boutique RSVP Gallery for an exclusive line of t-shirts that won’t hurt your pocket as much as a Givinchy T, but will still CONTINUE READING