Category Archives: Articles

Tiga: Charts from the Past (August 2002)

“The citizen may take a bride, but it is the rifleman who takes a lover. Ultimately we all must choose either the myth or the mountain.” Bolstered by the international reputation of his über cool record label Turbo, Tiga is … Continue reading

Deepchord’s “Aurotones” LP drops this week on Soma Records

DeepChord is releasing his fifth LP on Soma Records titled Auratones, set for release on October 20th. The ambient dub techno specialist’s album released by Soma Records will be available on double-vinyl and digital formats, while the CD version contains a continuous mix of the … Continue reading

Sleeveface – Get Creative with all those LPs that have been collecting dust in your closet

The term sleeveface refers to an internet phenomenon which appeared five years ago, which consists of one or more persons being photographed by posing with a vinyl record sleeve representing parts of the body (typically a face) so as to extend … Continue reading

Spongebob Squarepants tracks the history of every Radiohead album in video shared by Jonny Greenwood

Jonny Greenwood shared this week on Twitter, a video featuring SpongeBob Squarepants, a cartoon character created by the cartoonist and marine biologist Stephen Hillenburg. The video, published by a user on the Youtube Heliophobia page and now viral, tracks the … Continue reading

Laurie Anderson, and hundreds of artists and activists launch The Federation.

Today, 11th of October New York time, hundreds of artists and activists will launch The Federation. Formed by artist Laurie Anderson, television producer Laura Michalchyshyn, and writer Tanya Selvaratnam, The Federation is an unprecedented coalition of individuals and organizations that … Continue reading

Electronic Dance Music Experiencing Fast Growth in China

With online music platforms playing an increasingly important role in both popularizing electronic dance music and shaping the accompanying culture, China has seen explosive growth  in electronic dance music listeners, of 45.2% according to the 2016-2017 China Electronic Music Market Research … Continue reading

SoundCloud Unveils New Playlist Stats

Music streaming platform SoundCloud recently introduce a new playlist stat, which offers all creators even more ways to understand where their plays are coming from and the people behind them. The new playlist stat, available on the web and on SoundCloud Pulse, show’s … Continue reading

Got 30 mins to make a new song – play this procedural music generator  Abundant Music

Welcome to  Abundant Music! “Abundant Music” is a procedural music generator that doesn’t require any musical knowledge to generate music. You can generate new songs by pressing just a few buttons. When using Abundant Music, you have a lot of options for … Continue reading

Inside Pussy Riot – a story that needs to be experienced to be understood.

From Les Enfants Terribles theatre company, comes Inside Pussy Riot – a story that needs to be experienced to be understood. Coinciding with the Saatchi Gallery’s Art Riot: Post Soviet Actionism exhibition and presented in association with The Tsukanov Family … Continue reading

Genres vs. social channels. What should we focus on?

Should metal bands be on Facebook? Which genres dominate on Instagram? Is Twitter popular among Latin music fans? Viberate, latest insights have it all. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Spotify. These are the must-haves for most of the artists out there. You … Continue reading