Welcome to nu-kawaii, a world inspired as much by Japanese pop culture as it is by art and the internet.
Born from working-class Egyptian DJs, electro chaabi—a combination of electronic beats, traditional chaabi music, and revolutionary undertones—blows most new music out of the water.
In Jones's own words, this new track embodies "the idea of growth and taking power in your own hands. There are people who complain about things. And then there are people who sit back, observe, and change what they don't like."
Booking agents dominate the electronic music industry and serve as the gatekeepers of any aspiring artist's career—and on average, women make up less than 8 percent of artists on agents' rosters.
It's been 14 years since "Because I Got High" became the marijuana anthem. Now, Afroman is releasing a new version—and it's about weed legalization.
Their music video has the country in an uproar.
Black Sabbath frontman and music legend Ozzy Osbourne sits down with his son, Jack Osbourne, for a chat. He says that his 20-year-old self shouldn't have done drugs and kids don't know what "jamming" is.
The Sugar Mountain curators talk about the lineup and new site for the 2015 festival.
The virtual musician's co-creator doesn't describe her as an icon, but rather "an event."
At one of the country's largest music festivals, only one artist could be classified in any way as a rapper, that one being said Arizona Iced Tea-loving Sad Boy.
A week after reports of stalled negotiations with major labels, SoundCloud's filings reveal a growing financial gap between its revenues and losses.
It got to the point where I asked, "What is life even about, man?" It got deep.
Gregg Michael Gillis, the man behind Girl Talk, is fighting the good fight for sample-based music. These days, he's trying to prove that you can make a truly original project that's based entirely off someone else's music.
"Can I be honest about what a train wreck I think this is?" said one American at the event. "It's a huge fucking train wreck."
The Creators Project took a trip to Tokyo to watch the musician's performance for a group of androids at Miraikan, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.
In the alternate cut of "Lo and Behold!" a 26-year-old Dylan lets loose in fits of uncontrollable laughter.
JNETT on iconic Melbourne club nights, record shops, and local legends.
"If you know anything about life, if you put a song on and you drive over any bridge in New York and it feels like you're in a video, that means that the song is a go."
SIYA is arguably the first out and proud lesbian rapper to reach a mainstream US audience. Her latest video for the song "Real MVP," which featured the MC serenading a thick hip-hop honey, made its nationwide debut on the Oxygen network.
In an era when illegal downloading is omnipresent, artists and distributors have found themselves radically reconstructing the music economy by necessity.
Every night, the frontman and a crew of replacement players go out onstage and play the now ten-years-old Let It Enfold You—a third-wave emo classic among kids who lived on MySpace and siphoned their allowance money directly into Hot Topic cash reg…
Welcome to Bedroom Producer's Bedrooms, a new THUMP series where we get to meet our favourite rising beatmakers in their natural environment, the bedroom.
Ten years ago, Def Jam released Utada Hikaru's Exodus. Expectations were high, but the album proceeded to confuse the hell out of nearly everyone who heard it.
I talked to the elusive and publicity-shy artist's friends, collaborators, and critics about D'Angelo the artist and D'Angelo the man.