Governor’s Ball 2018 lineup

New York’s Governor’s Ball Music Festival will commemorate its eighth edition with a diverse lineup headed by Eminem, Jack White, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Travis Scott. The festival returns to its Randall’s Island stomping grounds June 1–3, characteristically representing a myriad of different musical genres, ranging from rock to reggae. The expansive 2018 lineup also enlists Third Eye Blind, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley, Post…

Spotify slammed with a $1.6 billion-dollar licensing lawsuit

A regular on the legal circuit of late, Spotify will see its court-related entanglements extend into 2018 as Wixen Music Publishing served the streaming giant with a $1.6-billion-dollar lawsuit. Notable for its licensure of music produced by more than 200 artists, including Tom Petty, Neil Young, Stevie Nicks and more, Wixen alleges that Spotify does not possess the proper…

AREA21 Returns With ‘Glad You Came’

AREA21 returns with their second release of 2017 on STMPD RCRDS. ‘Glad You Came‘ is available on all digital service providers now. This track is the fourth release for AREA21 since emerging on to the music scene in 2016. ‘Glad You Came‘ is following on from previous tracks ‘Girls,’ ‘Spaceships‘ and ‘We Did It‘ with which they became a…

Uppermost Releases ‘Step By Step’ FT. Sôra

Independent electronic music producer Uppermost releases his new single ‘Step By Step‘ featuring Sôra, on December 1st via Uppwind Records. His previous hit tracks ‘Flashback‘ and ‘Beautiful Light‘ have already generated more than 27 million combined streams, whilst his single ‘Disco Kids‘ was selected to be featured in Mercedes-Benz‘ Formula One campaign and his track ‘Flashback‘ was featured on Vivelle Dop‘s TV. Uppermost‘s ‘Step…

Most Searched for Music Genres in The US

British music streaming service Mixcloud has revealed the “most searched for” music genres in the United States during 2017, collecting the data from searches conducted on the Mixcloud platform. Identifying the dominant genres by individual state in a music map that denotes the given state’s preeminently searched genre, the findings account for more than ten different genres,…