Manic Focus Talks Finding Magic in Music

From an early age, John “Jmac” McCarten, better known as Manic Focus, has had a love for music. As a child, he learned how to play the piano, which grew to be an extremely important part of his life. The knowledge of music theory that the instrument taught him, helped shape the funky and eclectic […]

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VNSSA: Tech House Sensation Opens Up About Time Off, New Music for Festival Season

The future of tech house is bright, partially thanks to the efforts of Vanessa Barnes, otherwise known as VNSSA. An artist who excels at meshing elements of synth-pop and disco wave, VNSSA used the first two months of 2022 in the studio working on new music. She spoke with MP3 MAG about upcoming tour stops, […]

Allen Stone’s Gratitude Graces Tampa Theatre

As soon as the house music paused, R&B and soul singer Allen Stone slickly hopped on stage in a red beanie hosting his shoulder length curls, a maroon sweater and gray slacks. He folded his hands together and bowed toward the cheering audience before he slung an acoustic guitar over his shoulder and launched into […]

Serbian Selector Mass Digital Reunites with All Day I Dream on Viaje De La Vida EP

Esteemed Serbian DJ/Producer Mass Digital is delivering the latest in his acclaimed, melancholy catalogue – dropping the Viaje De La Vida EP via All Day I Dream. Boris Mijolic—better known by his artist name Mass Digital—is native to Novi Sad, Serbia. This Serbian music producer is making huge waves in the house/electronic genres, and his […]

EAZYBAKED Drop First Single of 2021, “Letting Go”

While EAZYBAKED have remained relatively quiet in 2021, the Orlando bass duo is ready to come through the New Year swinging. Yesterday, the grassroots bass fan fav’s dropped their first single of 2021, “Letting Go,” which is the first offering off of their upcoming, debut album. Eric Ray and Andrew Principe’s bond dates back to […]

Review: Deadmau5 Revives the Hits, Helmet for 2-Night Run at Red Rocks

After an entire season of cancelled shows in 2020, Red Rocks triumphantly returned this past year – reviving one of the more hallowed grounds in all of live music. Nearly everyday of the week from April to July, shows grew from intimate, limited capacity events (ZHU, Kaytranada, Sunsquabi) to the packed out shows we’ve come […]

6 Undercard Acts You Don’t Want to Miss at Hula 2021

Located in Florida’s panhandle, Suwanee Hulaween offers an annual lineup that is amongst the richest in the festival scene. Jam, funk, house, and bass, paired with everything in between, can be expected when you wander into the woods of Suwannee Halloween. For 2021, Hulaween is dishing out possibly its most stacked lineup yet, headlined by […]

CHEE and Tsuruda Team Up for New Single, “Trailblazer”

Producers CHEE and Tsuruda have set themselves apart in the bass music scene as sonic innovators and expert tastemakers. Their latest collaboration falls in line with the type of sound production we’ve come to expect from them. The two have teamed up for an explosive new single called “Trailblazer.” Wrought with ominous bass swells and […]

Khiva: Getting Deep, Dark, & Dangerous With The Dubstep Diva

The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan once said, “Heavy metal is a universal energy… It’s earth shattering.” With that in mind, it’s no wonder international EDM producer Khiva found her way into dubstep via a passion for metal. Khiva—real name Jessie Le Couteur—was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, and would later settle with her family on […]

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Jungle Evolve & Explore On Third Album ‘Loving In Stereo,’ Their Most Evocative Yet

London based Jungle’s Loving In Stereo is a euphoric summer soundtrack for the ages, one that calls back to the disco just when its revival is most needed.  The album is the product of longtime friends Josh Lloyd-Watson and Tom McFarland, who quickly rose to prominence after their self titled and anonymous 2014 debut. The […]