Dynamic Duo RaeCola Reflect on Their Roots, Future of Ghetto Tech House

Electrifying the city of Chicago in the mid-1980s, the electronic genre “ghetto house” stylized an underground culture of club music that combined disco, synth music, 70s soul, and funk. The genre evolved to combine an impressive array of influences, eventually mixing techno and juke beats with heavy bass drops and the classic upbeat rhythms of […]

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A Look Back at the Careers of Tastemakers Walker & Royce

Stemming from a background of widespread styles in dance music and years of evolving their eccentric sound to support it, Walker & Royce have crafted a striking name for themselves within the music industry.  The dynamic duo recently delivered a summer season tune with a heavenly remix of Idris Muhammad’s 1977 disco classic, “Could Heaven […]

MLOTIK: From Humble Beginnings to Playing The Caverns

Polish Chicagoans Michal Mlot and Mariusz “Mario” Wac, better known as MLOTIK, come from a grungy background of underground UK dubstep and heavy metal. Being a part of Mind Warp Mgmt alongside Mersiv and Smoakland, it is evident that this duo is on the rise.  More recently, they have provided support for Liquid Stranger, and […]

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Skysia and illoh Release ‘Fragments,’ a Timeless Design of Ethereal Bass

Carrying the torch for the next generation of organic bass, Denver-based producers Skysia and illoh effortlessly fuse ethereal soundscapes in their latest release, “Fragments.” The single is a tasteful track composed of nature-inspired melodies and earthy-toned frequencies, popular amongst the modern downtempo electronic producer. Producer and composer Tanner Allen, Skysia, developed a harmonious production process, […]

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8 Items to Bring to Mulberry Mountain for WAKAAN Festival

After the inaugural year of WAKAAN Festival in 2019, fans have been itching to get back to Mulberry Mountain to experience round two of this unbelievable festival. The MP3 MAG team has traveled near and far to many festivals throughout the years, including WAKAAN Festival, so we decided to put together a list of essentials […]

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The Women of WAKAAN Festival 2022

The lack of representation for women DJs and producers in the EDM community has long been a topic of discussion, but it’s never been much of a debate. It’s a fact — the EDM genre is dominated by male musicians.  It’s more important than ever that our industry makes a conscious effort to shine a […]

Hocus Pocus Miami Presents Colossal Lineup for Halloween Weekend 2022

For the second year in a row, Link Miami Rebels are hosting their Halloween event and have curated a lineup that brings forth some of the hottest house DJs from around the globe!   Hocus Pocus Miami is set to have two stages with 12 hours of music from October 28 to October 30 at the […]

Photo Gallery: Elements Music & Arts Festival 2022

Elements Music & Arts Festival descended on its new home for 2022 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, featuring a star-studded, genre-diverse lineup, including Fisher, Rezz, Zeds Dead, Claude Vonstroke, Liquid Stranger, Kaskade, SOFI TUKKER, and dozens of other acts. Striking stage design and a wide array of music styles took Elements to the next level. Check […]

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skysia and illoh release artwork

Skysia and illoh Release ‘Fragments,’ a Timeless Design of Ethereal Bass

Carrying the torch for the next generation of organic bass, Denver-based producers Skysia and illoh effortlessly fuse ethereal soundscapes in their latest release, “Fragments.” The single is a tasteful track composed of nature-inspired melodies and earthy-toned frequencies, popular amongst the modern downtempo electronic producer. Producer and composer Tanner Allen, Skysia, developed a harmonious production process, […]

Viral Tech House Producer AYYBO Drops Latest Single ‘MOVE LIKE THIS’

Hailing from Anaheim, California, rising tech house DJ and producer AYYBO releases his latest single “MOVE LIKE THIS” on Zeds Dead’s sublabel, Altered States. Since his elementary school days, Aaron Bonnema has been involved with using his creativity to bring his cinematography and design skills to life. Utilizing his growing TikTok page of over 16K […]

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Claude VonStroke Reincarnates ‘Freaks & Beaks’ with Remix Album

DirtyBird Campout Counselor and record label boss man Claude VonStroke blesses the world of tech-funk house by releasing a special remix pack of the iconic Freaks & Beaks album that was released in 2020. Claude VonStroke selected these exciting new remixes himself and made sure to exemplify a fresh new approach to bass-driven funk from […]

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10 Undercard Acts to See at Sound Haven 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and no, I’m not talking about Christmas. Sound Haven Festival is now only days away. With an incredible lineup, an upgraded venue, and the promise of new experiences (did someone say kayak-friendly lake?), Tennessee’s wildest and weirdest bass music festival is set to return for perhaps its […]

Imagine Music Festival Touts Top Tier Lineup, Venue Switch Up in 2022

Following the pandemic induced cancellation in 2020 and a mother nature-caused one in 2021, Imagine Music Festival is triumphantly returning in 2022 — with a new venue at Kingston Downs in Rome, GA. Despite the numerous hurdles they’ve had to overcome in past years, IMF’s revival this Fall will feature its most familiar feature – […]

WAKAAN Music Festival Unveils Electrifying Year Two Lineup

After taking two years off, WAKAAN Music Festival is calling festival goers back to Mulberry Mountain from September 28 to October 1 after dropping an electric, alphabetically-organized lineup that shines from top to bottom. The brief hiatus has created an overwhelming level of excitement for fans all over as the anticipation for this lineup grew. […]