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Deep Tropics 2024 Unveils Stellar Headliners SOFI TUKKER, PEEKABOO, and Eco-Conscious Initiatives

Deep Tropics Music Festival, celebrated as North America’s greenest festival, is gearing up for its most ambitious year yet. Set to transform Bicentennial Park on August 16-17, 2024, the festival […]

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MP3 SETS: Top 20 Live DJ Sets Shared On YouTube [FEBRUARY]

While Spotify, Apple Music, and SoundCloud are the primary platforms to share and listen to new music, YouTube is the most prominent source to discover captivating live performances from mainstream […]

Rewind: Catching up With Mary Droppinz on Authentic Vibes and Her Upcoming EP

From the quiet streets of a small town, where rhythm and nightlife seem worlds away, Mary Droppinz has established a love for music that goes beyond her geographical limitations. Now, […]

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MP3 SELECTS : Playlists & New Music from Stereoclip, Fairlane, FREAK ON, & More

In the modern era, distribution services push out over 60,000 new tracks every single day. How do you cut through all the noise, select what to listen to, and boost […]

Secret Dreams Delivers Dynamic First Lineup With Tipper, The Disco Biscuits, & Detox Unit

Since its inception, Secret Dreams Music & Arts Festival has garnered a respectable following of festival goers in the mid-west region and beyond. The multi-genre experience focuses on immersive art […]

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Deep Tropics 2024 Unveils Stellar Headliners SOFI TUKKER, PEEKABOO, and Eco-Conscious Initiatives

Deep Tropics Music Festival, celebrated as North America’s greenest festival, is gearing up for its most ambitious year yet. Set to transform Bicentennial Park on August 16-17, 2024, the festival […]

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MP3 SETS: Top 20 Live DJ Sets Shared On YouTube [FEBRUARY]

While Spotify, Apple Music, and SoundCloud are the primary platforms to share and listen to new music, YouTube is the most prominent source to discover captivating live performances from mainstream […]

RELEASES

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MP3 SELECTS : Playlists & New Music from Stereoclip, Fairlane, FREAK ON, & More

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MP3 SELECTS : Playlists & New Music From Smoakland, SIPPY, Alan Braxe, & More

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MP3 SELECTS : Playlists & New Music From Night Tales, Meduso, & More

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EVENTS

Secret Dreams Delivers Dynamic First Lineup With Tipper, The Disco Biscuits, & Detox Unit

Since its inception, Secret Dreams Music & Arts Festival has garnered a respectable following of…

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Deep Tropics 2024 Unveils Stellar Headliners SOFI TUKKER, PEEKABOO, and Eco-Conscious Initiatives

Deep Tropics Music Festival, celebrated as North America's greenest festival, is gearing up for its…

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MP3 PREP: BLNK CNVS is Throwing Miami Music Week’s Wildest Pool Parties — What You Need to Know

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Interviews

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Deep Tropics 2024 Unveils Stellar Headliners SOFI TUKKER, PEEKABOO, and Eco-Conscious Initiatives

Deep Tropics Music Festival, celebrated as North America’s greenest festival, is gearing up for its most ambitious year yet. Set to transform Bicentennial Park on August 16-17, 2024, the festival […]

MP3 SETS, February, YouTube live DJ sets

MP3 SETS: Top 20 Live DJ Sets Shared On YouTube [FEBRUARY]

While Spotify, Apple Music, and SoundCloud are the primary platforms to share and listen to new music, YouTube is the most prominent source to discover captivating live performances from mainstream […]

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Eliminate Sheds Light On His Debut Album, ‘Get Off The Internet’

In 2020, as the world paused, the LA-based, multi-faceted artist known as Eliminate embraced the digital frontier, captivating audiences by playfully manipulating peculiar samples into viral beats. The hit “Turning […]

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Option4: Godfather of Denver’s House Music Scene Talks Newfound Inspiration

House music may be a mainstream entity today, but twenty years ago, the genre was almost entirely absent from radio airwaves, and very few promoters booked house acts outside of […]

Rewind: Catching up With Mary Droppinz on Authentic Vibes and Her Upcoming EP

From the quiet streets of a small town, where rhythm and nightlife seem worlds away, Mary Droppinz has established a love for music that goes beyond her geographical limitations. Now, […]

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Bob Moses Shares Creative Process Behind Next Album, Embracing the Magic Onboard FriendShip 2024

Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance, the dynamic live house duo known as Bob Moses, have a lot going on: Just days before their interview with MP3 MAG, they wrapped up […]

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MP3 PREP: 5 Can’t Miss Activities Onboard The FriendShip 2024

As the festival season charges full steam ahead, the preparation for each event becomes a task in itself. Welcome to MP3 PREP, your ultimate guide to navigating the pulsating world […]

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Grooving in Harmony With MZG: Inside the Twin-Duo’s Quest to Release 23 Tracks in 2023

Two is better than one. This holds true for identical twin brothers Charles and Zach Weinert, better known as MZG. Their moniker stands for “monozygotic,” the scientific term for identical […]

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VEIL: Exploring Global Sounds & Battling the Patriarchy on ‘SURVEILLANCE’ 

The best producers represent a vision that runs deeper than the music they produce, but the sort of clarity that defines multi-faceted creative visions and fuses a wide range of […]

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The String Cheese Incident: Celebrating 30 Years of Music and Friendship on New Album ‘Lend Me a Hand’

Eight albums. Thirty years. Hundreds of songs. Thousands of smiling faces. These are the accolades that describe the current status of The String Cheese Incident, who have built a devoted […]

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MP3 TOURS: Maddy O’Neal’s ‘Mind Over Matter’ Tour

Welcome to MP3 TOURS: An inside look at dance music’s most exciting tours in real-time and exclusive interviews with EDM’s biggest superstars about life on the road, behind-the-scenes antics and […]

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Ternion Sound: Unveiling ‘Digital Artifice’ & the ‘Found Spaces’ Tour

There are a handful of artists that, when they come to mind, make listeners question the emotions behind the sounds we know and love. Meet Ternion Sound: the brilliant bass […]

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The Story Behind Yheti’s New Album, ‘Everything New Was Old’

In the ever-evolving realm of electronic music, change is not only expected — it’s celebrated. As a pioneer in the experimental bass community, Yheti has continuously taken his musical wizardry […]

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Joker’s Symphony: The Life and Release of Boris Brejcha

How Boris Brejcha’s love and validity have cemented his position as a musical maestro in the annals of high-tech minimal history. The masked marvel of high-tech minimal, Boris Brejcha, isn’t […]

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Pocket Full of Dreams: The Quest for Melancholy Sunshine with Late Night Radio

The electro-soul genre, which dances freely on a tightrope between funky bass music and glitch-hop instrumentation, has been having a great year. Pretty Lights is officially back after a five […]

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MP3 TOURS: Jauz’s ‘Wise Vs. Wicked’ Tour

Welcome to MP3 TOURS: An inside look at dance music’s most exciting tours in real-time. These exclusive interviews with EDM’s biggest superstars tackle life on the road, behind-the-scenes antics and […]

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Unveiling Modapit: Inspiration Behind His Debut Album, ‘Devotion’

With an enigmatic fusion of genres and an enthralling narrative, Modapit‘s inaugural album Devotion has set the music scene ablaze. Our conversation with the brain behind this captivating project revealed […]

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Below the Surface: Meduso’s Dive into Inspiration’s Abyss

It’s difficult to pin down exactly what drives inspiration and fuels a creative mind. There’s no right answer, either. Some artists seclude themselves in a vast forest to tap into […]

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Exploring Leah Culver’s Pioneering Career and Captivating Documentary

In the ever-evolving realm of electronic music, one name has been making waves and carving a distinct niche for herself: Leah Culver. The alternative-electronic producer sat down with MP3 MAG […]

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A Hundred Drums — Why Her Sophomore Album Will be Her “Greatest Work Yet”

We all know the feeling of waiting for our favorite artist to drop new music after an extended lapse in proper releases. As frustrating as that prolonged intermission often is, […]

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UPSAHL and Hoosh Talk Lollapalooza 2023 and Future Endeavors

Lollapalooza, Chicago’s biggest music festival, which engulfs the 319-acre Grant Park each August, brings the best names in music to the Midwest every year. This year, MP3 MAG had the […]

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Saka: Fusing the Soul of Hong Kong with Underground Electronic Music

Explore Saka’s fusion of Hong Kong’s spirit and underground electronic music in an exclusive MP3 MAG interview. Discover his influences, journey, and unique sound.

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Inside the VOYD: Exploring SVDDEN DEATH’s Dark Odyssey

Dive into the world of SVDDEN DEATH: From his roots in the underground scene to his ground-breaking VOYD project. Discover the man behind the music.

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Ganja White Night: Examining The Wobble Universe, Restoring Hope Through “Unity”

Explore Ganja White Night’s Wobble Universe and their journey to unity in their latest album. Delve into the narrative of Mr. Wobble and their triumphant performance at Electric Forest.

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Syntheism Unveiled: Exploring Eprom’s Musical Odyssey

Uncover the genius behind Eprom’s musical odyssey as we delve into his innovative album, Syntheism. Discover how Eprom blurs genre boundaries, harnesses the solitude of lockdown, and reshapes electronic music through creativity and experimentation. Experience the synergy of robotics and surrealism in his live shows, and journey through the labyrinth of his transformative soundscapes. Your exploration of the avant-garde starts here.

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Behind the Roar: Unmasking Black Tiger Sex Machine

Discover the unique universe of Black Tiger Sex Machine (BTSM), the pioneers of narrative electronic music, and their upcoming Portals Tour. Dive deep into their innovative performances combining stunning visuals, helmet lights, and immersive storylines, such as the fan-favorite Naomi. Learn about their record label Kannibalen, supporting emerging artists, and get a glimpse into the making of their forthcoming album ‘Portals’.

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MP3 VIDEO: N3ptune & Rusty Steve’s “Shadow” [Premiere]

In an exclusive video premiere by MP3 MAG, musical artists N3ptune and Rusty Steve delve into the inspirations behind their new hit “Shadow”, offer a glimpse into their upcoming Sophomore album, and share personal insights into their relationships with social media.

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From Istanbul to Stardom: The Rise of Bass Producer Tape B

Dive into the inspiring journey of Kemal Berk Alkanat, aka Tape B, from Istanbul to stardom. Discover how he transformed pressure to succeed into a thriving career as a fast-rising bass music producer. Learn about his unique approach to music, merging nostalgia with deep bass, and his collaborations with industry icons like Zeds Dead. Witness the birth of a new sound in bass music and follow Tape B’s unfolding story of fulfilling the American dream.

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LA’s Rising Star XIE: Poised to Dominate House Music and Beyond

Explore the journey of Los Angeles house music sensation DJ XIE, from her musical beginnings to her recent successful singles, “Birds in Paradise” and “C’est la Vie.” Discover how she draws from her Asian heritage and a wide array of musical influences to create an immersive sound that’s all set to captivate the global EDM scene.

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LYNY: Tapping into Intuition, Creating Sounds from Scratch and a ‘Thank You’ Note to Skrillex

Middle school may have been filled with awkward bus rides and terrible fashion choices, but it’s also when many of us first recognized the immeasurable power of music. That’s a […]

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Zen Selekta: Music is our Meditation, the Dancefloor is our Temple

Immerse yourself in the journey of Zen Selekta, a rising star in the world of electronic music. Explore how this DJ and producer weaves spirituality and powerful bass beats into a transformative dancefloor experience. Read about her upcoming performances and the unique ethos behind her music.

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N3ptune & Rusty Steve Tackle Duality, Spirituality & Social Issues Ahead of Sonic Bloom 2023

Denver-based artists N3ptune and Rusty Steve have mastered the art of duality. As creative partners since 2015, they blend their unique differences to create a powerful balance between yin and […]

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Alix Perez: Experimental Mastermind Talks Evolution & Sonic Bloom

Always experimenting yet never straying from his distinctive style, Alix Perez is a name that needs no introduction. Famed for his diverse discography and the 1985 Music label, this multigenre […]

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Someone You Can Count On: WHIPPED CREAM’s Journey of Resilience & Rediscovery

Being a renowned artist isn’t always as glamorous as it appears on social media. The demanding career comes with constant highs and lows. Caroline Cecil, the brilliant mind behind WHIPPED […]

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Crossing to the Dark Side: Australian Producer EDDIE Drops Nasty EP, Onzeker Kraft Vol. I

The Australian producer is skyrocketing to the top in bass music, but all he hopes is to enjoy the ride

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Mr. Bill’s Phantasmagoria: Exploring the Magic in Electronic Music

There are some artists who have the most powerful ability to transform the way listeners hear and perceive sounds. Their minds are beyond the norm, and they take in frequencies […]

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Reframing The Present With Frameworks’ New LP, REFLECTIONS 

“I’ve got to be more conscious of the person that I am and represent that. In the making of REFLECTIONS, I was doing a lot of self-reflection and looking within and realized that everything that I need, I already have.”

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Mary Droppinz: Making of A Star

In life, the saying “everything happens for a reason” is repeated time and again. You might hear it during your lowest moments or when you’ve overcome a hardship, leading to […]

Soki Teams Up with Zeds Dead on Altered States Imprint

Since the pandemic has died down, many industries have not only become fully operative again but have seen a massive resurgence as well. One of the recreational sectors that has […]

Get to Know Suray Sertin, Montreal’s Rising Electronic Producer

Suray Sertin has an aesthetic that’s easy to love and impossible to ignore. His unique blend of “house, soulful electronic, chillwave and pop” has garnered him a loyal following far […]

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Tech-House Sensation AYYBO Takes the Music World by Storm

Picture a jet-black dance floor glistening in technicolor red; this is the kind of immersive experience that tech-house sensation AYYBO curates with his sound. Aaron Bonnema, the up-and-coming producer behind […]

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The Glitch Mob on EDM’s Minimalism Movement Heading Into 2023

In recent years, EDM has enjoyed its own ‘Rock & Roll era’ — for better or for worse. Raves have become a performance of grand exhibition, where how many lasers […]

An-Ten-Nae: Finding the Space Beneath The Light

How many DJs or producers discovered their musical purpose while serving as a Recon Marine? Probably not many, but there’s at least one — An-Ten-Nae, the highly respected West-coast bass […]

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Josh Teed Dives Deep into Recurring Dreams

In a scene dominated by computers, software, and battery life, it can be refreshing to explore the realm of music that touches the soul in ways only live instruments can.  […]

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Welcome to Smoakland: Duo Talks Rise Amidst ‘Smoak Sesh’ Tour

The Oakland-proud duo known as Smoakland has exploded to the forefront of North America’s electronic music scene in 2022 — fueled by multiple national tours and festival appearances across the […]

Sacred Snow at WAKAAN Music Festival

Sacred Snow: Building A Safe Space Within The Music Community

While a young Sacred Snow was still in the womb, Jerry Garcia practically sang the song “Cassidy” to her parents. Now, named after the Grateful Dead track, Cassidy Garber, better […]

Super Future at WAKAAN Music Festival

Super Future on Finding the Flow State & Healing Through Music

Sound and movement play a crucial role in the healing process for music fans. In fact, Nick Rowland, better known as Super Future, considers music to be a universal healer.  […]

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TVBOO: How ‘Blue Collar Bass’ Is Changing the Culture

With PBR coursing through his veins, Mitch Draper, better known as TVBOO, has spent the majority of 2022 gearing up for the biggest moment in his career: releasing his full-length […]

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Who is Hello Yes? Eclectic Live Duo Open Up Ahead of New EP

The electronic outfit Hello Yes smashed their debut set at this year’s Lightning in a Bottle festival. The duo consists of Aaron Leibowitz on saxophone and Mitch Bell on guitar, […]

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STS9 Unveils Secrets Behind 25 Years of Success

Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9) is one of the most successful and decorated touring acts in North America today. Yet, the band admits to its unofficial title of being “The […]

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Maddy O’Neal Reflects on Transformational Sophomore Album, Ricochet

Music is a powerful form of expression and self-exploration. In times of struggle, music is a luminous lighthouse that guides us through the turbulent waters — a beacon guiding us […]

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SOFI TUKKER: Meaning Behind ‘WET TENNIS’ & How It Landed Them ESPN Fame

“What we really wanted to say with the album is that we always have a choice to look at the positive in every single scenario.” Those are the words of […]

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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 […]

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What So Not Reveals Why His New Album ‘Anomaly’ Might Be His Magnum Opus

By the time the internationally loved Australian producer Chris Emerson, better known as What So Not, was touring his 2018 debut album, Not All The Beautiful Things, he was already […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Inside the Hide & Seek Tour With PEEKABOO

In just a few short years, Matt Lucas, known by bass music fans and dubstep lovers around the world as PEEKABOO, went from an up and coming producer to a […]

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SunSquabi: The Healing Power of Music, Red Rocks

Whether you enjoy music in the background of mundane responsibilities or it exists at the forefront of your mind at all times, it serves a powerful purpose. This is a […]

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Ravenscoon’s Hard-Earned Journey to Sobriety, Inner Peace

As any person who has attained it will tell you, success does not come easily. This is certainly true for Paul Conversano, better known by his stage name Ravenscoon, who […]

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Nostalgix on Building a Universe in Music

Emerging house artist Nostalgix says her moniker chose her before she ever touched a DJ controller.  From a young age, she knew she wanted to sing, rap, and pursue music. […]

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