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The Roundup: Our 11 Favorite Things That Happened Last Week

Beats for Bernie, Simpsonwave, Drake jams, and more.

by Britt Julious
Jun 5 2016, 6:20pm

Photo courtesy of Rihanna's Twitter.

It's been a big week full of surprise EPs, new Drake singles, hot mixes and ... Simpsonwave. Get in the know with our picks for the best news to happen this week.

1. Simpsonwave is here and it's everything.

2. Drake premiered two new tracks and a remix with Justin Bieber to add to your playlists.

3. Red Bull Music Academy dives super duper deep into the origins of London acid techno.

4. Richie Hawtin is a stand-up guy for standing up for laptop DJing.

5. Beats for Bernie: EDM endorses Bernie Sanders via Tommy Sunshine-curated "Rave for Bernie" compilation.

6. Savile and Steve Mizek dropped this hot mix of everything from downtempo house to techno for i-D.

7. Ministry of Sound got a super minimalist new logo and it doesn't suck.

Photo from It's Nice That.

8. Rihanna dropped "Kiss it Better" and "Needed Me" remix EPs featuring Four Tet, Kaytranada, Salva and more.

9. Brilliant: The New York Public Library acquired Arthur Russell's archives.

10. Boys Noize is collaborating with Danny Brown.

11. Gold Panda dropped this great video for "Chiba Nights."

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