Seismic Dance Event Allegedly Locks Out Attendees Using The Bathroom After Drastically Over-Selling Festival

Seismic Dance Event experienced a logistical nightmare last night, causing many fans to miss out on seeing headlining act Testpilot (aka deadmau5). It seems the music festival in Austin, Texas oversold tickets by a long shot, resulting in devastatingly long lines for re-entry. According to the many attendees who got locked out, it was almost impossible to get back inside after using the restrooms, which were located outside the venue. Once the event hit capacity (or well over it), people were reportedly “screaming and fighting and demanding refunds.” The negative…

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Hannibal Buress Fools Crowd As MF Doom Imposter At Adult Swim Festival

Flying Lotus performed at this weekend’s Adult Swim Festival in downtown Los Angeles and during his set, the electronic producer brought out MF Doom to join him for a few songs. Or at least, that’s what fans thought; soon enough, the man behind the mask was revealed instead to be a Doom imposter by the name of Hannibal Buress, as Pitchfork points out. “I know y’all know about my man MF Doom, right?” FlyLo said as the masked figure joined him onstage. After rapping along to the Madvillany track “Accordion”…

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10 Years Later, A-Trak Reveals How He Made His Iconic “Heads Will Roll” Remix

Ten years after A-Trak‘s iconic remix of “Heads Will Roll” came out, the producer reveals how the remix came to be. Not only the moment he knew he had to make a remix, but how he actually made it! Below, A-Trak details when he came to be a fan of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. He saw them performing at Coachella and immediately requested to remix their massive hit song “Heads Will Roll.” Little did A-Trak know at the time how impactful his own remix would be. In the series of…

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20 under-the-radar club tracks you need to hear: November 2019

For Club Use Only is your one-stop guide to the best underground dance music from across the world. Each month, The Astral Plane’s Gabe Meier forecasts the next wave of sounds due to break through into the mainstream. In an era where down-the-middle house and techno dominates clubland and has seeped into normie culture, this column performs the uneasy role of agglomerating disparate global club sounds in one place. Most months, we’re concerned with what’s emerging from non-traditional centers, both social and geographic, and what’s pushing boundaries. Every once in…

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Slushii Taps Kaivon For Future Bass Banger “Sober”

Slushii has been on fire this year. Following a string of hyperactive originals, Slushii has banded together with rising producer Kaivon for another impressive single “Sober.” Rushing with wondrous future bass melodies, Slushii and Kaivon’s new collaboration sounds like the type of anthem that would be played during a video game battle. Riveting and twisting at every turn, “Sober” will keep you on your toes. Stream “Sober” below. Slushii & Kaivon – Sober | Stream STAY IN THE KNOW! FOLLOW US ON SPOTIFY ▲ ▲ Read More About Slushii Here ▲ ▲  Read…

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Watch Julia Jacklin Cover Avril Lavigne’s “I’m With You”

For the last few weeks, Australian musician Julia Jacklin has been on a North American tour in support of her latest album Crushing. While she’s been stateside, Jacklin was even brought out by Lana Del Rey at a recent Norman Fucking Rockwell! show. At her own concerts, Jacklin has taken to performing a great cover of Avril Lavigne’s “I’m With You,” from the Canadian’s 2002 album Let Go. She did it a couple nights ago with opener Christian Lee Hutson, and she also did it when she rolled through Brooklyn…

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Donald Trump hosts screening of Joker at the White House

With a global box office grossing over $1 billion dollars, Joker has been seen by a whole lot of people. You can count Donald Trump among them. A senior White House official confirmed to Yahoo News that Trump screened Joker at the White House on Saturday night. He reportedly “liked it.” Though Joker co-stars one of Trump’s arch-nemeses, Robert De Niro, past comments from the film’s director, Todd Phillips, likely resonated with the president. In particular, Phillips lashed out against the “far left” and “woke culture” for the negative discourse surrounding the film’s release. Already…

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JAY-Z “disappointed” with Colin Kaepernick over NFL workout: Report

JAY-Z is reportedly “disappointed” with Colin Kaepernick over his decision to skip a NFL tryout in Atlanta on Saturday. Kaepernick scrapped plans to participate in the officially sanctioned event, following a disagreement with the league over a liability waiver and media availability. Instead, the quarterback held his own workout at a nearby high school without the league’s involvement. Though Kaepernick’s event was open to the public and the media, representatives of only eight NFL teams ended up attending, according to ESPN. JAY-Z, who pushed the NFL into giving Kaepernick the…

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Nitti Gritti & SHAQ Unleash Heavy-Hitter “Takin’ Over”

Nitti Gritti has soared to new heights this year. The up-and-coming bass producer has collaborated alongside Dillon Francis, Gammer, TYNAN, YOOKiE, and Hoodlit and scored releases on Mad Decent, CONFESSION, Quality Goods Records, and Kannibalen Records. Continuing to turn up the heat with another vivacious collaboration, Nitti Gritti has enlisted Shaquille O’Neal a.k.a. DJ Diesel for “Takin’ Over” out via Thrive Music. Hardy with heavy, anthemic sounds and headbanging basslines, “Takin’ Over” just hits different. “Takin’ Over” is the first single off Nitti Gritti’s upcoming What A Time To Be…

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R3hab Teams Up with ZAYN and Jungleboi for Incredible New Single “Flames”

There are certain songs that when you hear them the first time, they just affect you. You know you listened to something special and you say to yourself, I’m definitely going to hear that song a lot. I feel like that’s the case for R3hab’s latest single “Flames” where he teams up with ZAYN (yep, that’s Zayn Malik from One Direction) and UK-based producer Jungleboi, to deliver a tour de force of a song that’s both powerful and emotional. “Flames” sees R3hab venture even further into mainstream territory, but this…

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