If you produce music, sing, or consider yourself a maverick behind the decks and told yourself at the beginning of 2014 that this was going to be your year, then the fine folks at Red Bull might be able to help your dreams come to life. The Red Bull team is taking their roving Music Academy to Tokyo from October 12 – November 14 where selected applicants will be invited to an all expenses paid journey to Tokyo to enjoy recording sessions, lectures by some of the most respected talents in the industry, as well as nightly concerts. If you’re thinking that you wouldn’t mind spending a couple weeks in Tokyo surrounded by inspirational, like-minded artists, then all you have to do is head to Red Bull and fill out the RBMA application form before March 18.
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Toronto bass monsters, Zed’s Dead, will be releasing a new Hip-Hop influenced 4-track EP titled, The Living Dead, tomorrow via Ultra Records, and today they’ve premiered the “collection” on Red Bull’s US website. The EP features vocals from Toronto rapper, Omar LinX, and really blurs boundary lines between Bass, Dubstep, and Hip-Hop — creating a unique release from the duo. Stream below and pick it up tomorrow on Beatport. Continue Reading
This summer, Annie Mac and Red Bull are partnering up to bring you ‘The Adventures of Annie Mac’, a 5 episode series of webcasts featuring backstage interviews and footage from the various festivals and Ibiza shows that Annie Mac’s playing over the next couple months. Here’s the episode from Sonar in Barcelona, which includes some great clips of the festival, as well as a brief chat with Tiga and Boys Noize:
Schedule Episode 1 – Rockness / Parklife: Friday 24th June
Episode 2 – Sonar: Thursday 7th July
Episode 3 – Glastonbury: Monday 25th July
Episode 4 – Croatia: Thursday 4th August
Episode 5 – Ibiza: Thursday 18th July
And if you missed the GDD™ coverage from last month’s Sonar Festival, you can check it out here.
Seriously now does Dillon Francis ever sleep? Seems like every time I look he is giving away another free track. I guess the boy must not like money that much! This time he’s giving away his remix of Chris Brown‘s “Look At Me Now,” produced by Diplo and Afrojack. Head on over to his Facebook to snag it now!
If you’re in LA this Friday, come out and see Dillon spin in the Honey Lounge at CONTROL at the Avalon. In the mean time, check out the video of his set he did for Red Bull at the Boiler Room in London.