[Dubstep] Tucker Kreway – Alone

Tucker Kreway

This young dubstep phenom is beginning to flourish right in front of our eyes. Shortly after hearing Tucker Kreway’s music for the first time a few weeks ago, I got the sense that this Canadian kid’s future was brighter than a that of a Rhodes Scholar! Backing up my perhaps not-so-wild theory, Mr. Kreway has […]

[CHILL/TRAP] Duke Dumont – “Need U (100%)” (Black Boots Remix) [Free Download]

[CHILL/TRAP] Duke Dumont - "Need U (100%)" (Black Boots Remix) [Free Download]

British producer/DJ Duke Dumont will be making a much anticipated stop in Chicago this weekend as he rounds out the rest of his North American tour. Probably best known for his hit single “Need U (100%)” featuring A*M*E – which was released more than a year ago, but which just peaked at the top of […]

[INDIE/ROCK] Portugal. The Man – “Endangered Song”

[INDIE/ROCK] Portugal. The Man - "Endangered Song"

As someone who works in the creative advertising field on a daily basis, I truly appreciate groups that can take a fresh, unique approach to marketing their music, especially when it’s attached to a cause that affects the future of the world we live in. In honor of Earth Day today, indie-rock troupe Portugal. The […]

[QUICK MIX - DISCO/HOUSE] Zimmer – ‘Teenage Tunnel | April Tape’

Parisian-based producer/DJ Zimmer takes over this Quick Mix with his self proclaimed ‘Horizontal disco & feel good house’ in Teenage Tunnel: April Tape. “This could be the soundtrack of a coming-of-age road movie.” – Zimmer     Tracklist: 01. SOS Band – The Finest (Groove Motion Re-Edit) 02. Truls – Out Of Yourself (ROOSEVELT Remix) […]

[BASS/TRAP] Flosstradamus – ‘Wake & Bake’ EP [Free Download]

[BASS/TRAP] Flosstradamus - 'Wake & Bake' EP [Free Download]

For those of you who celebrated two holidays this past weekend, Chicago duo Flosstradamus has an extra special batch of baked goods for you this week. Yes, stoners and potheads, I’m talking to you. It’s 4/20, and it’s a magical day that comes once a year when even your mom decides to jump in the […]

[QUICK MIX - ELECTRONIC] Louis The Child – ‘Love This Moment Essential Mix 2′

Enjoy the electronic summer vibes as Chicago duo Louis The Child take over this Quick Mix with their ‘Love This Moment Essential Mix 2′. “We’ve been hard at work in the studio lately making a bunch of new originals and remixes that we’re super excited to be releasing soon! …We start it off with our […]

[FESTIVAL PLAYLIST] Lightning In A Bottle 2014 Ft. Little Dragon, Gramatik, Lucent Dossier Experience, Baauer, & More!

[FESTIVAL PLAYLIST] Lightning In A Bottle 2014 Ft. Little Dragon, Gramatik, Lucent Dossier Experience, Bauuer, & More!

What started in 2000 as a back yard birthday party, Lightning in a Bottle has transformed over the years into not only a music festival but an introduction into a new way of thinking and a new way of living. With an equal balance of music, art, yoga, workshops, and educational speakers, LIB goes beyond […]

[ELECTRONIC/MINIMAL] Hauschka – ‘Abandoned City’ Album Review

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I’m going to go out on a limb and trust that you, The Sights and Sounds reader, are going to be more than a little into Hauschka’s Abandoned City. Its scratchy, muted piano keys and barely-detectable production are probably not what your senses are accustomed to confronting. And musically Hauschka takes as much from classical-cum-experimental […]

[DARK ELECTRO/POP] Lady Gaga- G.U.Y. (Lovelife Remix)

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Power Bottom Anthem.  If you’re like me, the first time you realized that “G.U.Y”. was one, you spit out everything in your mouth and then had a hard time controlling what was going on in your pants. And by that, I mean the way I was tapping my third–shit, I mean, two legs— in nervous excitement, looking […]



Kylie Minogue‘s I Was Gonna Cancel is one of the standout tracks off of her 12th studio effort Kiss Me Once that combines the best of Pharrell‘s production genius and all things Kylie. On the other hand, the album’s second single and one of the year’s most joyous and uplifting pop releases, thus far, has […]