[PLAYLIST] – NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014 PREVIEW

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Crafted by James Kabat and Kavi S. Still nursing hangovers from Lolla, Chicago is about descend in droves upon West Loop’s Union Park. Well, maybe descend is too strong a verb. They’ll slink their way on the L, shushing teenagers for the temerity to raise their voice an octave above a whisper. That is until […]

[EVENT RECAP] You Take Xanax? I Take Trance: Future Sounds of Egypt 350 takes over New York City at historic Hammerstein Ballroom

[EVENT RECAP] You take Xanax? I take Trance: Future Sounds of Egypt 350 takes over New York City at historic Hammerstein Ballroom

What do you do when you have a bad week? Maybe you work out like a fiend, or perhaps you find your solace in the nearest pint of Häagen-Dazs. Or, maybe you just go straight for the vodka and call it a day. But if you’re on this site I’m guessing you are like me, […]

[ELECTRONIC/DARK POP] ANDREI EREMIN – GHOSTS (FEAT. FRACTURES) [FREE DOWNLOAD]

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Stream the debut single “Ghosts” from Andrei Eremin, the 22-year old Australian producer behind Chet Faker and Oscar Key Sung, to name a couple. The song gently punctures your soul with a moody, cinematic string section layered over colorful samples and subtle deep house beats. “Ghosts” serves as the perfect introduction to Andrei Eremin’s solo work. The […]

[DRUM N' BASS/ELECTRONIC] Cazzette – Sleepless (Count Ninjula Remix)

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As most of you can agree, life is quite the adventure. It includes the Yin and the Yang. It encompasses the beauty of a starry night and the extremities of nature. Each and every one of us wakes up every single day with an outlook on how we think the following day, week, month, year, […]

[ELECTRO HOUSE] Samual James – ‘Vita’

[ELECTRO HOUSE] Samual James - 'Vita'

Following in the footsteps of the effortlessly talented HELENA, Melbourne native Samual James is about to release a piece of storming electro house for Sony Australia and Jon Hanlon’s Basik Rkrds imprint. It’s always refreshing to see a home talent pushed to their best abilities, and Samual James is a young DJ and producer who […]

[STATE OF SOUND] New Artists Soundcast #3: White Hex, Yeo//Fossils, ObeyHim

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STATE OF SOUND is a feature on The Sights and Sounds where we select new electronically focused bands/artists (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 traction in, but we happen to think there’s a whole sea of bands […]

[STATE OF SOUND] New Artists Soundcast #2: YNGCULT, Papertwin, and Wonderful Humans

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STATE OF SOUND is a feature on The Sights and Sounds where we select new electronically focused bands/artists (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 traction in, but we happen to think there’s a whole sea of bands […]

[DARK POP] Porter Robinson- Lionhearted (Giraffage Remix)

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I’m never one for the big boom boom sounds that permeate the air in EDM clubs like Nyan Cat spliced with Molly and sent out via supposedly inescapable aural transmissions into your brain. The formula is formulaic at this point: the bigger the beat, the more we piss all over it with happiness, the more people […]

[STATE OF SOUND] New Artists Soundcast #1: Azura, Ark Patrol, and Cloudy Sun

State of Sound #1-Azura, Cloudy Sun, Ark Patrol

STATE OF SOUND is a feature on The Sights and Sounds where we select new electronically focused bands/artists (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 traction in, but we happen to think there’s a whole sea […]

[MONTHLY] Taking On Your Hero: Sounds of 06.2014 [FREE DL]

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June sent us a monsoon of tracks that flooded our spindly hearts and sent our ears awash in a torrent of massively awesome melodies. We just came off two weeks where some of the best music all year was subsequently released day after fucking day. Best two weeks that I can ever remember, in fact. […]