Sonic Bloom 2022: 5 Surprises From My First Camping Festival

Music festivals have always served as an escape from the daily stress of the real world. They tend to exist outside of time and space, embracing the weirdest, quirkiest elements of our semi-functioning society. I’ve always heard whispers, and sometimes shouts, of festival lore — the crazy pop-up renegade sets, outlandish antics, and ridiculous outfits […]

Liquid Stranger on Finding BALANCE in Life & Music

“Music has been a part of my life ever since I was born. I’ve even been told that I was crawling to the piano as a baby, before I could really talk or sit up.” While many artists can date their history with music back to their childhood, electronic music sensation and WAKAAN founder Martin […]

Kyral x Banko and Mport Release the Comedic “Brad” EP on WAKAAN

The electronic music industry is no stranger to quirky characters and zany antics. From Ganja White Night’s iconic “Mr. Wobbles” to the story behind TVBOO’s hit single “Skrawberries,” artists are always coming up with new ways to express their goofy personalities through ridiculous lyrics and silly animations. Rarely, though, do these ideas form the concept […]

Mirror Machines Tribute “Blade Runner” with Cover of “End Titles”

New York City-based duo Mirror Machines are serving the world of vocal electronica with a tastefully reimagined rendition of “End Titles”, a cinematic piece from the original “Blade Runner” soundtrack. The passing of the legendary Greek musician, Vangelis, on May 19th brings commemoration and honor to this recording of April 2022. With a background of […]

Mersiv Paves the Way on MorFlo Record’s Summer Compilation, Reverberate

For those looking to take a deep journey into the infinite possibilities of electronic sound, MorFlo Records is the place to look for some of the powerhouses in the beat-fueled bass scene. Leading this new subgenre is none other than freeform bass producer Anderson Gallegos, better known to many as Mersiv, who has created the […]

Drake Stuns Fans With Midnight Release and Dance Influence in Seventh Studio Album ‘Honestly, Nevermind’

It’s always exciting to see artists experiment with different sounds, and it seems that @champagnepapi, aka hip-hop artist Drake is no different. The Canadian rapper shocked both hip-hop and electronic music listeners alike with the midnight release of his seventh album, Honestly, Nevermind. The album (dedicated to the late fashion designer, founder of Off-White and […]

Colson XL Weave Romantic Acapella into Dark House with ‘Nothing Real’

Electronic duo Colson XL have epitomized the sound of expression to an emotional response and unleashed a dark house tune with their latest single release, “Nothing Real.” The track begins with feel-good vocals and slowly weaves into an echoed chord that gives off an intriguing and deep build-up. The vocal chops amongst the lyrics “something […]

III Points Miami Releases Outstanding 2022 Lineup, Including Flume, Porter Robinson, and More

III Points Miami has, yet again, unveiled a buzz-worthy lineup for this year’s two-day music and arts festival. This year’s lineup features a diverse array of acts. Latin GRAMMY award-winning artist, Rosalía, will be cranking up the heat. Attendees will get a taste of deep and moving vocals from British singer/songwriter James Blake. Notorious for […]

Spencer Brown: Leading Diviine Records into the Future

As record labels within the dance music industry continue to seek innovative and exciting new sounds from artists, the call for ingenuity and originality continues to flourish. American DJ and producer Spencer Brown is one of those artists who continuously strives to put out irresistible tunes that maintain his core value of creating dance music […]

QRTR’s Fresh, Ethereal Dive Into Dance Music

“Representation is everything. I would have not gotten into dance music if I didn’t see other women DJing and producing dance music.” These words come from electronic artist and soothing dance music extraordinaire, Meagan Rodriguez, otherwise known as QRTR. Music flows through Rodriguez figuratively, and quite literally. The Brooklyn-based artist noted that her half Puerto-Rican, […]