IMS Engage 2016: Marc Geiger In Conversation with John MacFarlane

IMS Asia-Pacific 2016: Meet Team Skrillex


Interview: Swizz Beatz Talks Art And Why He’s Bringing His No Commission Showcase To London


On Dec. 8, legendary hip-hop producer, rapper and art collector, Swizz Beatz will be bringing No Commission, the art and music showcase, to London. The idea behind the project, which is a collaboration between Swizz Beatz’s The Dean Collection and rum brand, BACARDÍ, is to give upcoming and emerging visual artists the opportunity to display and sell their…

Smirnoff Sound Collective Aims to Tackle Dance Music’s Diversity Problem, Launches Program With Live Stream


  Dance music’s diversity problem is, at this point, well-documented. While the genre started as a haven for gay minorities, the modern scene has been taken over by mainly white suburban youth or affluent Europeans. Smirnoff, the vodka company, has thought a lot about this and discovered that 1 percent of all DJs and producers make 77…

OTHERtone on Beats 1 – DJ Khaled and Aziz Ansari

John Legend | Full Interview

ASAP Rocky – ASVP C4 Documentary (FULL) HD

Chart Beat Podcast: Alex Da Kid on Writing & Producing for Dr. Dre, Bono, Eminem & More


  “The way I create is based around me making fictitious partnerships up in my mind,” says Alex Da Kid. “Like, what would happen if Wu-Tang Clan and Kings of Leon made a song together? I love the idea of mixing things that haven’t been mixed before. That, to me, is the fun part of making…

FEATURES The Untold Story of Ableton Live—the Program That Transformed Electronic Music Performance Forever


  The history of Ableton usually starts in 2001, when the Berlin-based software company released their first product, Ableton Live—a digital audio workstation and audio sequencer that, among its many functions, allows musicians to easily store and trigger samples during their shows so audiences can watch them build songs in real time. This game-changing software made it…

Spotify Crunches User Data in Fun Ways for This New Global Outdoor Ad Campaign Music service gives thanks for a ‘weird’ 2016


Spotify puts its vast trove of listener data to playful use in a new global out-of-home ad campaign—its largest OOH effort to date—with executions that playfully highlight some of the more bizarre user habits it noticed throughout 2016. The work, developed by Spotify’s internal creative team, began rolling out Monday in the U.S., the U.K.,…