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New Star-Studded Calvin Harris Album Gets Major Heat

New Star-Studded Calvin Harris Album Gets Major Heat

There will be a host of top music guests on the new Calvin Harris album Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, which he has described in a February tweed as working “with the greatest artists of our generation!!!” The Scottish record producer, DJ, singer and songwriter will be dropping the new album come June 30th, where we will get to see everyone from Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, Kehlani, Future and Pharrell to Katy Perry, Big Sean, John Legend, Khalid, Migos, Schoolboy Q, Ariana Grande, Young Thug, D.R.A.M., Nicki Minaj, Lil Yachty, Jessie Reyez, PARTYNEXTDOOR, and Snoop Dogg. Of course, fans will be the deciding factor on who actually is the best from this mix, but all in all, there is major hype happening, with the release of “Slide” with Frank Ocean and Migos collaborations, and “Heatstroke” with Young Thug, Pharell, and Ariana Grande. Harris’ last album was 2014’s Motion and this new one is expected to be spectacular.

Shaun Frank Interview

Shaun Frank Interview

So I thought I would ask for an interview. I figured I would never get airtime with such an incredible star. But … that’s what makes EDM and its top talent so special: they haven’t forgotten their fans. Frank graciously accepted my request.

DJ Khaled and Son Combine Efforts on “I’m the One”

DJ Khaled and Son Combine Efforts on “I’m the One”

We have Chance the Rapper, Justin Bieber, Migos, Quavo and Lil Wayne enlisted. And then we have amazing single artwork featuring DJ Khaled’s son, Asahd Tuck. The singers have come together for a masterpiece of a song, released Friday, April 28. It is set to appear on his forthcoming album called Grateful and has the loveliest artwork ever, featuring his adorable baby floating on water on a blown up ring. The little one has also appeared on the artwork for “Shining” a track that saw cooperation with Beyoncé and Jay Z. All this, and he has not even completed his first year of life!

Vassy

Vassy

Vassy By Hazen Witemeyer @Hazengirl If you listen to EDM, even the mainstream stuff, you know the format: a DJ drops cool beats, punctuated with alluring vocals, delivered by a featured soprano with perfect pitch. The combination is fantastic: danceable, memorable,...

Codeko

Codeko

By Hazen Witmeyer @Hazengirl It wasn't the easiest setup: a small, slightly run down club in Atlanta (sorry Gold Room) on the day before Easter, and his set's start time pushed up to 7 PM. That's OK: he still killed it. He is Codeko: an up-and-coming electronic dance...

Chainsmokers

Chainsmokers

OK, so I realize that The Chainsmokers are a huge international act. Everybody and their teenage daughter loves Drew Taggart and Alex Pall. After all, they won a Grammy and Closer was THE song of 2016.

Major Lazer 2017 Album to Feature Top Names

Major Lazer 2017 Album to Feature Top Names

It has been confirmed! Diplo has stated that there will be quite a few big artists from the music industry in the coming year’s Major Lazer album, including Usher, Sam Hunt, Travi$ Scott; Ed Sheeran and Benny Blanco will be part of the “Cold Water” writing process for Diplo, but for the Major Lazer release, the voices of MØ, Sia, Tove Lo and Tinashe promise to make an appearance

Major Lazer Teams up with Justin Bieber and MØ for “Cold Water”

Major Lazer Teams up with Justin Bieber and MØ for “Cold Water”

It is expected that “Cold Water” will become the new song of the summer. The collaborations are a bit unexpected and while Danish singer MØ is certainly a good enough fit, the news headlining Justin Bieber is an interesting pick, particularly considering the success of Diplo’s former collaboration with the singer and “Where Are You Now” not too far back.

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