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    [MONTHLY] Ghost Heart Gets Bedroom Eyes: Best Sounds 04. 2015 [FREE DOWNLOAD]

      PLAYLIST DESCRIPTION: When you put yourself back together. What did you think would happen? When you hammered all those pieces back into place. Shot a nail through your heart to connect all the bits of your spine. Bled tears, memories for days to come. But at least you were able to face the world […]

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    [DARK DANCE] XYLØ – America (Vasta Remix) + Astrid – 2AM (Shagabond Remix)

      CANNOT RECOMMEND ALL THE OTHERS’ INSTAGRAM ENOUGH (PHOTO CREDIT). America, I’m never coming back. On a Delta flight to Tokyo, I paced my way up.down.around the sides of the body of the plane. Would have walked across tray tables like hands carrying me away from my seat. Locked myself in the bathroom instead. Over […]

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    [MEET THE CREW] Em Shawdy: House/Live Festival Correspondent

      WRITER: EM SHAWDY// HOUSE+LIVE FESTIVAL CORRESPONDENT SPECIAL NOTE: At The Sights and Sounds we take music at a deeper level. We just don’t live to tell you about music, we literally fucking live for music. It changes us. Defines us. And in the eternal words of Lana Del Rey, ‘helps us make our lives […]

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    [DARK POP] Sailor + I -Disorder

      PHOTO CREDIT// ALL THE OTHERS 5 years of touching. I felt nothing. Your hand dances on my nipple. To guide me. Not to the promise land. Heaven has taken up shop in an entirely different bathouse altogether. I was there once. I lost it all to a man with no face. Rebirthed, I was. […]

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[OPPOSING VIEW] Crystal Castles Is a Frail Imitation of Itself, On ‘Frail’

  BRING HER BACK. Crystal Castles fans are a passionate bunch. This coming from a superfan that cried for 3 hours in a Bangkok internet cafe when they broke up last October. Heartbroken was not the proper adjective. I wrote this. And then I felt like the world was saying ‘untrust us’ and a knifed […]

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[ELECTRONIC] Crystal Castles Without Alice Glass Is Anything But “Frail”

 Last fall, Alice Glass suddenly announced via twitter that she would be breaking up with Crystal Castles “for a multitude of reasons, both professional and personal” to branch out as a solo artist. She says “Although this is the end of the band, I hope my fans will embrace me as a solo artist in […]

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[CONCERT RECAP] The Abbey Hosts Kinetik Groove, Stylust Beats, Kaminanda & Vibesquad

  4/4/15 – It was my first time at The Abbey; don’t be fooled by the look of the Irish pub. I couldn’t fathom the idea of an electronic concert being held at this venue. Fuck was I wrong. Walking up to the entrance there was line of youngsters crowding into the street. Doors opened […]

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[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Experience Life In Color's 'Big Bang' with Bingo Players, DVBBS and 3LAU in Rosemont

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Experience Life In Color’s ‘Big Bang’ with Bingo Players, DVBBS and 3LAU in Rosemont

  ILLINOIS, ARE YOU READY?! Life In Color, touted as “The World’s Largest Paint Party”, is headed to the Donald E. Stephenson Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, and they are bringing a world-class group of DJs to add even more sensory overload to the colorful mix. Headlining the Rosemont stop of Life In Color’s The […]

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[FESTIVAL NEWS] Summerset Music Festival Leak Reveals Deadmau5, Bassnectar, Big Gigantic & More!

  As festival season dawns on the Americas, thousands of music lovers across the nation flock to social media for what is undoubtedly the most fun pre-festival ritual available: trying to guess the artists before any official lineup is released. Rumors and opinions abound online, and even if you aren’t betting the odds on headliners […]

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[ELECTRO/HOUSE] Henrix & Bream Ft. Zashanell - "Alright"

[ELECTRO/HOUSE] Henrix & Bream Ft. Zashanell – “Alright”

  “Alright”…no, literally, that’s the name of the newest festival-ready single from Henrix & Bream, featuring Zashanell’s soaring female vocals. This is the type of record I’d expect to see used in a big festival trailer to ramp the hype up, and I won’t be surprised in the slightest if that sees the light of day. […]

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[ELECTRO/HOUSE] Candyland – “Rage In Love” (Free Download)

  The afro-sporting Californian known as Candyland has been giving fans musical sugar highs since their formation in 2011. Life wasn’t all lollipops and rainbows for Josie while growing up in Santa Barbara, but four years after entering the EDM industry, she is going full speed ahead toward the Candy Castle.   Candyland’s latest release “Rage in […]

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[MONTHLY] Ghost Heart Gets Bedroom Eyes: Best Sounds 04. 2015 [FREE DOWNLOAD]

  PLAYLIST DESCRIPTION: When you put yourself back together. What did you think would happen? When you hammered all those pieces back into place. Shot a nail through your heart to connect all the bits of your spine. Bled tears, memories for days to come. But at least you were able to face the world […]

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