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James Kabat

Senior Staff Writer 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.

[POP] Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson Join Forces On Future Global Smash “Symphony”

Just as last year’s huge worldwide hit Rockabye reaches new heights on the Billboard Hot 100 this week sitting pretty at number 9, British trio Clean Bandit release another stellar collaboration, this time with Swedish pop phenom Zara Larsson. The dance-pop composition keeps in line with Clean Bandit’s signature sound comprised of soft and controlled verses that build […]

[DEEP HOUSE] KATO and Sigala Team Up with Hailee Steinfeld On Killer Club Cut “Show You Love”

Love is powerful. Love is transformative. Love is amazing! We all want love in one way or another, but in order to receive love we have to be open to it. This often means that we have to let go of what we know and trust the unknown because how can we experience something new […]

[POP] The Chainsmokers and Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” Is The Best Of Both Worlds

Just moments after debuting the track live at the 2017 Brit Awards, GRAMMY Award-winning duo The Chainsmokers released their highly anticipated collaboration with Coldplay, Something Just Like This. The surprising single is taken off the duo’s upcoming full length LP entitled Memories…Do Not Open, out on April 7th, and is the second offering from the album after Paris. Sonically, […]

[TROPICAL HOUSE] Kygo & Selena Gomez Collaborate On Instant Hit “It Ain’t Me”

It’s never really been a shocker that poppet Selena Gomez was headed for superstardom. The former Disney star and Instagram’s most followed person has pretty much sealed the deal with 2015’s well received album Revival and it’s numerous megahits including Good For You, Same Old Love, and Hands to Myself. She looks to increase her […]

[POP] Rising Superstar Anne-Marie Releases “Ciao Adios”

    British singer Anne-Marie, has been gaining steady momentum since her break out 2016 single Alarm (it has garnered over 180 million streams on Spotify and counting) and past guest vocal spots on tracks by Rudimental, Magnetic Man, and Gorgon City. You may have also heard her singing on Clean Bandit‘s massive hit Rockabye […]