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Pablo Nouvelle Drops Title Track Off of Upcoming Album, ‘Wired,’ Feat. Lulu James

This week, Swiss producer and live act Pablo Nouvelle has revealed the title track from his forthcoming album, Wired. Bringing together gentle atmospheres to support Lulu James’ soulful vocals, “Wired” is one of the reasons why his new album is so highly anticipated amongst his fans. Laced with brushing pads and precisely placed percussion, the song is a classic track we’ve grown to expect from Nouvelle, flawlessly enthralling from the first note till the last.

“Wired” is a strong statement ahead of Nouvelle’s album release, following the success of 2016’s ‘All I Need.’ Putting different facets and colors of his sound on display, ‘Wired’ showcases Nouvelle’s command over his production, and his ability to keep us enthralled and entertained with a wide variety of sounds.

“I think ‘Wired’ has become a very eclectic album with everything from dark club tunes to pop songs and more relaxed organic tracks”, says Pablo Nouvelle about the album. “The moment I finished ‘All I Need’, I had already began working on new songs that eventually became part of ‘Wired’. At that time, I had just moved to Zürich and dove into the vibrant club scene of the city. That certainly lets some traces on some of the album tracks, especially on ‘Wired’.”

Lulu James: “I remember quickly feeling completely sucked into this track. Pablo made it very easy for me to freely dance my words and emotion around the sounds he chose to work with, leading us down this hypnotic, sexy and moody journey. We paint this picture of colors pulsing out of darkness.”

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WICCID Announce North American Tour Dates with Lords of Acid, Combichrist, En Esch, Christian Death

Debut Album, By Design, out September 29th via Cleopatra Records

 WICCID, the newly formed Electro Industrial Dark Synth Pop band from Erie Loch (MinistryProngPigRevcoFront Line AssemblyLords of AcidPrimitive RaceVelvet Acid Christ) will be joining Lords of Acid, CombichristChristian Death, and En Esch (of KMFDM) in support of their upcoming, debut LP, By Design.

Due out September 29th, By Design is available via Cleopatra Records for pre-order NOW with immediate free download of “Torn” online HERE.

SEXTREME FEST ’17 – LORDS OF ACID, COMBICHRIST, CHRISTIAN DEATH, EN ESCH PLUS NIGHT CLUB / WICCID
09/23 @ BEAUTY BAR – LAS VEGAS, NV
09/26 @ GRANADA THEATER – LAWRENCE, KS
09/27 @ MERCURY BALLROOM – LOUISVILLE, KY
09/28 @ ST ANDREWS HALL – DETROIT, MI
09/29 @ AGORA THEATER – CLEVELAND, OH
09/30 @ THE RAVE – MILWAUKEE, WI
10/01 @ AMSTERDAM – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
10/03 @ GOTHIC THEATRE – DENVER, CO
10/04 @ METRO MUSIC HALL – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
10/05 @ KNITTING FACTORY – BOISE, ID
10/06 @ DANTE’S – PORTLAND, OR
10/07 @ SHOWBOX @ THE MARKET – SEATTLE, WA
10/08 @ RED ROOM – VANCOUVER, BC
10/10 @ SLIMS – SAN FRANCISCO, CA
10/11 @ OBSERVATORY – SANTA ANA, CA
10/12 @ FONDA THEATRE – LOS ANGELES, CA
10/13 @ BRICK BY BRICK – SAN DIEGO, CA
10/14 @ CLUB RED – PHOENIX, AZ
10/15 @ TRICKYFALLS – EL PASO, TX – TRICKYFALLS
10/16 @ TREES – DALLAS, TX
10/17 @ SCOUT BAR – HOUSTON, TX
10/18 @ ELYSIUM – AUSTIN, TX
10/19 @ VINYL MUSIC HALL – PENSACOLA, FL
10/20 @ STATE THEATRE – ST PETERSBURG, FL
10/21 @ RESPECTABLE STREET – WEST PALM BEACH, FL
10/22 @ MAVERICK’S LIVE – JACKSONVILLE, FL
10/23 @ MASQUERADE – ATLANTA, GA
10/24 @ BLIND TIGER – GREENSBORO, NC
10/25 @ SOUNDSTAGE – BALTIMORE, MD
10/26 @ GRAMERCY THEATER – NEW YORK, NY
10/27 @ TROCADERO – PHILADELPHIA, PA (NO EN ESCH) 
10/28 @ REX THEATRE – PITTSBURGH, PA
10/29 @ FRANKIE’S – TOLEDO, OH
10/30 @ OPERA HOUSE – TORONTO, ON
10/31 @ BOTTOM LOUNGE – CHICAGO, IL
11/01 @ VOGUE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN
11/02 @ READY ROOM – ST LOUIS, MO
11/03 @ DIAMOND BALLROOM – OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
11/04 @ SUNSHINE THEATER – ALBUQUERQUE, NM

WICCID Dates in Bold

Wiccid is an electro-industrial synth-pop/Futurepop project on Cleopatra Records from Erie Loch, known for his songwriting, video, remix and studio work with bands (and members of bands) like Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Rob ZombieScum of the Earth, Prong, Pig, PWEIFaith No MoreSkinny Puppy, Front Line Assembly, NIN, Marilyn Manson, Lords Of Acid, Primitive Race, Bells Into MachinesTweaker, Velvet Acid Christ, Gary NumanPeter MurphyMission UK and more.

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Warden Teams Up With Sisterwife on Bold and Bizarre New Single and Music Video, “Carpe The DMs”

Los Angeles, CA based electronic producer Warden once again shakes up expectations with his newest and most in your face release, “Carpe The DMs (Feat. Sisterwife),” and the duo further ramps up the audaciousness with a wildly outrageous music video. Originally premiered on The Music Ninja, the parody themed video was directed by Tim Hsiung and the multi-talented Sisterwife.

“‘Carpe The DMs’ was an interesting and confrontational concept I came up with with Sisterwife. The idea behind the song was to highlight the frivolousness of stereotypical party people you meet. The video addresses how easily it is to be influenced and sold useless things that are supposed to make you, ‘feel and look better and improve the value of your life!’ I end up in an infomercial nightmare where Sisterwife is trying to either sell me these products or kill me.” – Warden

“The lyrics to ‘Carpe the DMs’ are based on real life events pulled from drunk texts, and witnessing a girl outside the club. We tracked the vox in Warden’s closet…In 2017 social media ad targeting at times feels like a nightmare. You say “I want french fries” to your friend, open your phone, there’s an ad for french fries in your face. Also the accessibility people have to just contact anyone at any time of the day can be relentless and exhausting. We wanted to convey that feeling with the video in a different context. Hope you ENJOY! ‘CARPE THE DMs;’ — NOW!! … or else…” – Sisterwife

“The video parodies a few different things and is akin to the humor pushed by Tim & Eric. If you like the outrageous, then “Carpe the DMs” is right up your alley like it is ours. The song is a masterful bass track that shares the videos quirkiness. Together they’re a project unparalleled by most and we have the honor of sharing them with you first in this premiere!” – Tyler Trew – The Music Ninja

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Kai Straw – The Recipe

Toothpick was just the beginning of a new direction for Kai Straw. After the release of his LP, he didn’t waste any time getting started on the next album. The first single off the upcoming project is a Summer ready hit called “The Recipe.”

“The Recipe” sees Kai Straw expanding on his unique, unparalleled indie-pop style. Kai kicks up a raw, but catchy sound that slowly wraps itself around your heart and soul with its intimate mood. Kai’s humility seeps through the memorable lyrics and tasteful production for a timeless love song. All the ingredients come together for something truly extraordinary to set the tone for the rest of GUN.

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Kai Straw is the name of one of San Francisco’s best kept secrets.  The humble creative is known for a dynamic sound that has taken him from hip-hop producer, to emcee, to poet, to singer-songwriter, to one of the most unique R&B / soul vocalists on record.  Kai’s diversity in sound is matched only by his eclectic taste beyond the mic; as the director of his own videos, as a writer, musician and producer – he seems to be a modern renaissance man expressing panoramic talent across the arts in addition to his headlining forte.

Kai Straw is set to release his album, GUN, through his own imprint Tenth Gate Records. Complete with 10 songs, GUN sees Kai Straw levying his singing talent to new heights through a multitude of varied records; each possessing a kaleidoscopic range of influence across a broad spectrum of genres – from indie and soul, to funk and R&B, to EDM and hip-hop. Produced by James The Bear, this LP builds on the sound of Kai’s previous album Toothpick, but is characterized by a tone that is as eclectic as it is sure-footed.  If Toothpick can be considered Kai’s first step into the foray of the pop music landscape, then his newest record, aptly titled GUN, is his sonic boom.

In 2016, Kai Straw released his highly anticipated album Toothpick, whose sounds caught fans by surprise in the best way possible. His most successful album to date, Kai Straw reached fans around the world by locking in support from Spotify through their Best Fresh Finds of 2016, as well as seeing the single “Hurricane” reach #2 on their Global Viral Chart. The album received support from entertainment figures like Demi Lovato and MTV’s Khylin Rhambo, as well as tastemaking music blogs including Indie Shuffle, Music Ninja, Girl Underground Music and more.

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Kendrick Lamar – Humble (VenessaMichaels Remix)

Festival season craves big remixes, so VenessaMichaels decided to give crowds what they wanted. Enter Kendrick Lamar and his world-renowned single “Humble” that gets a tasty remix from one of LA’s finest females. Her hybrid style has her just as ready to take on the world as Kendrick did with his jaw-dropping original.

Taking on Kendrick is a daunting task, but Venessa flipped “Humble” from a cultural hip-hop anthem to a club-ready hit, straddling the fence between trap and jersey, with subtle nuances from other styles mixed in between. Her iconic sound has captivated audiences everywhere and will continue to do so, as she has several more remixes coming in the next months.

Download “Humble (VenessaMichaels Remix)” FREE HERE!

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Surprise! Enigmatic Electronic Producer SAVANT Ends 2 Year Hiatus In Spectacular Fashion

After a two year hiatus to refresh and refocus, electronic music scene iconoclast Savant returns with a mischievous gift box of musical originality, “Surprise.” A lighthearted, coming-of-age preview of what’s to come, “Surprise” takes all of the best elements of the last ten years of electronic dance music–House, Glitch, Dubstep, etc.–and melds them into a single masterpiece that will dominate both dancefloors and headphones.

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“I believe people want listening music – even on the dancefloor!”

Aleksander Vinter, the Norwegian artist who in the last 7 years has released over 20 recordings under different project titles like Savant, Vinter In Hollywood, and Blanco to name a few, is best known dance-music culture’s most unpredictable, impossible-to-pigeonhole enigma. With releases as diverse as they are experimental, that reputation has remained constant and well earned throughout a madly prolific career spanning numerous singles, remixes, nominations for Norwegian Grammys, and 11 (!) full-length albums.

On the one hand, Savant deploys the kind of speaker-shredding bangers that have made him one of dance music’s most popular rising stars: his dynamic live set drives crowds at mega-festivals like Electric Daisy Carnival into abandon, yet Savant refuses to conform to EDM genre demarcations – or any, for that matter.

“‘Electronic Dance Music’ is the most generic term, which doesn’t apply to what I do,” Vinter explains of the sound he’s dubbed “complextro.” “It’s all about putting everything into one pot of musical ether. I don’t have a rigid formula; my music manages to be comfortable and uncomfortable at the same time. I like breaking rules – that’s where new stuff emerges.” Indeed, this is not your grandmother’s moombahton: 8-bit videogame soundtracks, trap, disco, house, electro, classical, ‘90s big-beat electronica – even ‘70s glam rock and ‘80s new wave finds its way into his sonic odysseys. “I like how a group like Queen is very theatrical and harmonized,” Vinter says. “That epic feeling, plus the style of David Bowie, and the spunk of Prince – that’s what I’m going for, but via dance music.

His fan base is as religious as his music is diverse. His live act is a live interactive set of music of his own creation, peppered with favorites, that never repeats from show to show. Each show it truly unique but tied together by his tendency to share his newest music with his fans. Savant wants to create the same feelings that early DJ’s would evoke on their dance floors, that feeling of discovery and seeding the question, “WHAT SONG WAS THAT!? I NEED TO HAVE IT.”

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TSG Roster To Take Over Graveyard Tavern 10 Year Celebration Outdoor Festival Stage Alongside Styles & Complete

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The iconic Atlanta venue Graveyard Tavernhas announced the lineup of their October 8th 10 Year Celebration, including many of the hottest, emerging artists from the TSG Management roster. Headliners Electronic Hip Hop Duo Styles & Complete will be joined by CEDEK,Blaqout, Darku J, Mr. Kristopher, and Warden as well as Atlanta mainstaysJproppa, Mighty High Coup, and Sofa King Evil.

Get a taste of the TSG Graveyard Celebration below:

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