Tag: Twitter

Underground Community Reacts on US Elections

The underground dance music community has something to say about the outcome of the US Elections and believe us, it’s not going to be nice. What a night, what an outcome! Even if the full results are not out yet, the mouth is choking to say that name next to the “The Next President of the United States”. So while the world is in a shock awe, just like after Brexit, all we are left with is to speculate, whether Trump victory brings the end to the American hegemony, would bring politics back to the basics, as the modern thinker and ... Read more

Why You Need To Follow The “Paradise Garage Bot” Twitter Account

Fans of disco, early house and synth funk need not look further to get their groove on , as there’s a now a twitter account,  that posts tracks known from the hay day of legendary Manhatten nightclub Paradise Garage. The Paradise Garage Bot, which is linked to a mysterious online Japanese publication named Drummatrix, posts tracks every half hour on a daily basis, with the latest tweets linking to gems such as Curtis Mayfield – What Is My Woman For?, Sheila & B. Devotion – Spacer, Loose Joints – Tell You (Today), Cerrone – Take Me, and of course Emergency’s classic and Garage anthem Chemise – She ... Read more

Elastic Artists Social Media Hacked By Unpaid Artists

Last week it was reported that Elastic Artsists, booking agency to the likes of Âme and Dixon, was holding back payments to its artists under terms they describe as ‘financial difficulties”. In a statement reported by RA that states, “the company is currently experiencing financial difficulties which have meant we are unable to release monies to clients for shows that have already taken place.” It adds: “We are exploring options to restore the company’s liquidity and to transfer the ownership of the business to a new team.” Though taking the necessary publicity steps, it seems that the company has started ... Read more

Would You Vote For An Artist On RA If They Gave You Free Drugs?

Trading free drugs for votes. Is this the new strategy artists are employing to get their rapid fanbases to engage in annual popularity contests? It should be noted that, as of publishing time, the tweets have been deleted, Instagram account suspended, as well as explaining himself* but Hotflush‘s Scuba has still ruffled a few feathers since posting the original image (see our featured one) of a handful of lines on an iPad with the RA Poll landing page clearly visible. In a series of social media posts that celebrate his 12 week XOYO residency, as well as his (potential) RA Poll placement, ... Read more

Share Music On Instagram And Snapchat With ‘Sounds’

A French startup has recently developed a new app for music discovery, which also allows its users to share content via social networks, including Instagram. Now, one of the image centered social networks most used apps, SOUNDS has capitalized on the popularity of Instagram’s recent video sharing capabilities. By allowing users to share 15 second audio previews, SOUNDS provides the receiver album artwork, watermarked with a “Made with Sounds app” (eliminated for partnered organisations, like The Fader and Ed Banger Records). SOUNDs is available for sharing on other apps too, like Tinder, Snapchat and Facebook Messenger, but Instagram seems to ... Read more