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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.

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: CiCi Hunter – “Bodies EP”

We are very proud to bring you an exclusive premiere of Bodies, by Scotland-born and UK-based vocalist and songwriter CiCi Hunter released on Chicago’s very own Vested Recordings! The label’s sixth offering Bodies¬†is comprised of two striking mixes The first by label head RJ Pickens, whose Early Morning Reconstruction comes with a deep, pulsating bass […]

Ten Acts We Can’t Wait To See at Movement 2018!

For fans of quality dance music in North America, there really is no better option other than Detroit’s Movement Music Festival during Memorial Day Weekend. Back this year with a little something for everyone, the event will host over 85 artists over the course of three days. With so much talent and so many artists […]

Miami Music Week Preview: An Interview With Dee Montero

Dee Montero has been perfecting his craft for quite some time. Although audiences worldwide are just beginning to recognize his name through excellent releases such as Into The Wild/Polaris (out on Anjunabeat) or last year’s Halcyon (which earned the title of Pete Tong‘s Essential Tune of the Year 2017). The Belfast-born veteran DJ and producer, […]

Join Us For The Stereo Productions Sunset Yacht Party In Miami With Chus & Ceballos, Dee Montero, And More!

To most fans of dance music, Miami Music Week needs no introduction. The annual gathering of hundreds of thousands of club music lovers and hundreds of artists and DJ’s has become somewhat of a ritual and a must-go event on the global dance music scene over the course of the last decade. It should be […]

Kylie Minogue’s “Dancing” is a Country-Flavored Dance Pop Banger!

Aside from 2015’s seasonal album Kylie Christmas, fans of Australian pop diva extraordinaire Kylie Minogue, have waited close to four years for new music from the ageless 49-year old. Dancing, her brand-new single taken from her forthcoming album Golden, arrived today, exactly thirty years after she first hit number one in the UK with her […]