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James Kabat

Editor, based in Chicago specializing in pop, dance, and underground club culture. I have interviewed some of the world's biggest DJ's and I enjoy diving deep into the minds of my musical heroes.

Galantis Share Their “True Feeling” & Announce Sophomore Album

Galantis’ True Feeling comes out in euphoric new video. Just two weeks after dropping the trippy video for their single Hunter, Swedish duo Galantis return with True Feeling. Highlighted by tropical synths, the song starts out with a scaled-down intro and verse before it explodes into a euphoric house-influenced chorus. The song is a welcome […]

Alan Walker Discusses The Success of Faded, Superstardom at 19, and Helping Children Fight Cancer

If you aren’t at least somewhat familiar with Alan Walker‘s 2015 global smash Faded then you have probably been living under a rock. The overwhelmingly somber downtempo electro house track has gone to number one in over twenty countries, has garnered over 673 million streams on Spotify (and that’s not counting the remixes), and its music video […]

Kylie Minogue Readies Comeback, Appears on Zoot Woman Track

It’s been an exciting year for collaborations so far, with everyone from Kygo and Selena Gomez and Zedd and Alessia Cara releasing stellar dance pop fusions, to Jax Jones and Demi Lovato cranking out a huge summer banger with their freshly released jam Instruction, but things may get even more exciting as one of pop’s […]

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] Spring Awakening 2017: The Only Playlist You Need This Year

Our Spring Awakening 2017 playlist is here! It’s that time of the year again and one of Chicago’s biggest and most prolific festivals Spring Awakening Music Festival, is mere days away! Located at the Addams/Medill park for a second year in a row, the festival, now in its sixth year, will feature over a 120 acts […]

[FESTIVAL PREVIEW] Ten Must-See Acts at Movement

It’s Memorial Day weekend at last, known to many as the unofficial start of summer, but to fans of techno as the weekend of Movement Electronic Music Festival! Whether you’re lounging in your backyard, attending a rooftop party, or making your annual pilgrimage to the American birthplace of techno, here are ten acts we’ve chosen to […]