Did Kanye Steal Plugins From Deadmau5?


Two of the most outspoken artists in the music industry have begun to battle it out on Twitter. Recently, Kanye West tweeted out an apparently innoculous photo of a Sufjan Stevens track playing on youtube; however, in doing so, he has essentially incriminated himself with the open tabs shown in his browser window. Immediately, fans took to social media to discuss these tabs – in particular, the photo provides three key pieces of indicting evidence. We can clearly see that he was viewing Serum on the Xfer Records’ page, and another tab reads “Pirate Bay Torrent Xfe…” Lastly, he was viewing a MusicRadar list of the top 50 VST/AU plugins, which, interestingly enough, features Serum, Xfer Records’ flagship synth as #1. Read more

CRSSD Festival Has Released WeTransfer Content Gift

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This coming weekend San Diego will play host to the return of CRSSD Festival and some amazing after-parties, following two successful editions in 2015.

The festival has partnered up with WeTransfer, a world’s leading file transfer platform, to give attendees a large gift of free content leading up to the Waterfront Park festival.

This amazing CRSSD media bundle features music from ODESZA, Jeremy Olander, Ryan Hemsworth, HI-LO, Gryffin, Sacha Robotti, Will Clarke, REZZ, Ardalan, Cassian, and Colour Vision’s Signature Pina Colada Recipe!

This week, the festival also released its grounds map and set times, allowing attendees to plan their weekend around their favorite artists.



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Weekend Passes for CRSSD are now sold out. Limited Sunday single day tickets remain on sale through the festival’s website.

CRSSD Festival Takes Place March 5 & 6 in San Diego’s Waterfront Park

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Breaking News: TomorrowWorld is Not Returning in 2016


Last year TomorrowWorld‘s organizers went through a mud-ridden weekend that not only highlighted serious lack of organization but ultimately resulted in thousands of attendee complaints and serious international negative media.

Due to TomorrowWorld’s parent company SFX Inc. failing, the festival has been put on hold for 2016. This comes after earlier speculations that the festival may not have been taking place this year due to last year’s short fallings. The short announcement released by TomorrowWorld includes a hint that the festival will be back in the future, and is accompanied by a video that covers the one-year hiatus.


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Drumcell & Surachai Present: New Surachai LP on “BL_K NOISE”


Although kept under the radar until now, Moe Espinosa (a.k.a. Drumcell or Hypoxia) teamed up with Chicago-based producer Surachai in 2014 to launch a new imprint, BL_K NOISE. Aimed to release noisy-industrial pieces, both producers have been using this platform to release a darker side of techno different than what Drumcell sees put out on his Droid label.

Surachai is now ready to introduce the world to his upcoming LP “Instinct and Memory” as the fifth release on the label. The album sees him diving into industrial modular sounds of noise and drum & bass broken rhythms to deliver the signature gothic vibes the label seeks to play homage to as its mission. Below you can watch a special teaser for the album.

BL_K NOISE & TRASH_AUDIO collective Alessandro Cortini, Richard Devine together with Surachai & Hypoxia/Drumcell have also been holding specially curated and vinyl oriented label events that focus on music creation through the use of modular hardware. Guests have included Vatican Shadow, Oliver Dodd, Baseck, Polyfuse/Justin McGrath, Mark Verbos and DJMREX just to name a few.

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“Instinct and Memory” is set to be released on BL_K NOISE  via vinyl, CD and digital platforms on April 29th, 2016.

Check out this exclusive footage from recent BL_K NOISE parties.

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