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    [DARK INDIETRONICA] Angus and Julia Stone-A Heartbreak (ODESZA Remix)

    [At The Sights and Sounds we like to bring humanity back to music reviewing, so sometimes reviews  like this are all about the  journey we were on that a song completed for us. We hope you enjoy the change from your usual format.] I spent two days punching the streets of Bangkok with my feet […]

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    [STATE OF SOUND] New Artists Soundcast #5: Retro Culture, Scholar, SOS, Carmella

    STATE OF SOUND is a feature on The Sights and Sounds where we select new electronically focused bands/artists (Either Soundcloud/Facebook followers < 3000) and bring their best songs to light. Getting traction on blogs can be a pain in the ass if you don’t already have a connection in, but we happen to think there’s […]

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    [SHORT SHOTS OF SOUND/MUSIC VIDEO] FKA Twigs: tw-ache

    Short Shots of Sound is a new series on the Sights and Sounds seeking the way music videos shock our mind, shoving us out of the safe spaces that we shield ourselves in. We will explore the deeper emotional threads of truly critically curious, artistic videos by stellar artists. Periodically check in for a new […]

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  • [FESTIVAL RECAP] North Coast Closes Out The 2014 Chicago Festival Season With a Bang!

    [FESTIVAL RECAP] North Coast Closes Out The 2014 Chicago Festival Season With a Bang!

    Labor Day weekend is most often associated with end of summer, but for the fifth year in a row Chicago’s best consolation has been North Coast Music Festival located in the west loop’s Union Park. Characterized by veteran hip-hop acts, EDM superstars and a plethora of indie acts and jam bands this year has not […]

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[DARK INDIETRONICA] Angus and Julia Stone-A Heartbreak (ODESZA Remix)

[At The Sights and Sounds we like to bring humanity back to music reviewing, so sometimes reviews  like this are all about the  journey we were on that a song completed for us. We hope you enjoy the change from your usual format.] I spent two days punching the streets of Bangkok with my feet […]

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[Dubstep] Wobad – Game Of Wonks EP

Had Habstrakt & Megalodon not put out The Storm EP just last week, Wobad’s Game of Wonks EP would be the clear cut #1 contender for dubstep EP of the year. For you individuals that prefer your bass music extra heavy – and with a proper twist of grime – Octane Audio should become a […]

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[Drum & Bass/Dubstep] Rameses B – Dream Catcher EP

Very few people would dispute that 2014 has been a ridiculously busy year for Rameses B. After releasing a full-length album (Reborn) and a handful of additional tunes in connection with Liquicity (one of YouTube’s largest drum & bass channels), the master of meaningful vibrations has swiftly returned for more action with his two-track Dream […]

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[QUICK MIX - DOWNTEMPO DISCO] Face To Face With Todd Edwards – Guest Mix by Ruckus Roboticus

Pulse. It’s the tempo of our life. The speed of our lifestyle. It’s the colors of our glimmering cities at night. It occurs as the seasons change. It’s movement, up and down, side by side. We’re all set in our own rhythm and pace, though it’s not just ours, it is also a part of the […]

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[ELECTRONIC/DEEP HOUSE] Big Data - "Dangerous" (ASTR Remix)

[ELECTRONIC/DEEP HOUSE] Big Data – “Dangerous” (ASTR Remix)

I have a love/hate relationship with Big Data. I recently got done with a 5-month long battle trying to create a brand campaign out of that vaguest of umbrella terms. After much headbanging, long nights, and gallons of coffee consumed we came out victorious, and through the process I become an unofficial “Big Data Visualization […]

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[ELECTRO] Axen & Invalyd – “Marauder”

Easily one of the most intense pieces of electro-house to come from two pretty much-unknown producers is the new single from Axen & Invalyd, titled “Marauder.” Out now via Australian dance label Basik Rkrds; this single certainly packs quite a few punches. With Invalyd hailing from San Francisco and Axen a Melbourne resident, “Marauder” combines sheer […]

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[Dubstep] Steve Aoki (Ft. Waka Flocka Flame) – Rage The Night Away (Barely Alive & Getter Remix)

Part of me felt like I was dreaming when I first noticed this Barely Alive & Getter collaboration. Even more surprisingly, a Barely Alive & Getter remix of Steve Aoki & Waka Flocka Flame’s popular “Rage The Night Away.” No, how could this be? I refused to believe it. But regardless of whether or not […]

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[STATE OF SOUND] New Artists Soundcast #5: Retro Culture, Scholar, SOS, Carmella

STATE OF SOUND is a feature on The Sights and Sounds where we select new electronically focused bands/artists (Either Soundcloud/Facebook followers < 3000) and bring their best songs to light. Getting traction on blogs can be a pain in the ass if you don’t already have a connection in, but we happen to think there’s […]

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