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Parisian producer Yasin has them swooning in San Francisco

by Editor | 19th January 2018

A Parisian producer now based in California, Yasin was formally trained in classical music. Strongly influenced by the underground dance music scene of his hometown, he debuted in the USA a couple of years ago via San Francisco label / radio show Lips & Rhythms. His swooning house tracks and deep edits of artists such […]

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Lulu Be.

by Editor | 10th January 2018

Whether you’re suffering from the post-Christmas blues or you have started the new year with a bang, Lulu Be.‘s music is an energy-boosting breath of fresh air. Her afrohop beats and raw vocals showcase both her Ethiopian heritage and her experience as studio manager at Chicago’s Classick Studios. She’s already collaborated with brands such as Urban Outfitters and adidas, hopefully […]

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New York

by Editor | 7th June 2016

New York state is committed to music, from iconic music festivals like Woodstock and a string of modern day festivals that bring huge names and break new artists, to Brooklyn’s hip-hop and Harlem’s jazz scene. However, from 1999 to 2014 New York’s share of top albums fell from 24% to 12% and the state’s union of […]

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It’s extremely refreshing to hear this new generation of rappers and singers coming out of the United States of America. Thanks to the Internet, the technological democratisation of music production and the fact that it’s the biggest music market in the world, the USA is producing countless artists that are expressing themselves creatively with total freedom and reaching audiences from all over the world. Khalid is the perfect example of how a 19-year-old with only one album release can be stacking over 300 million plays across Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud. His talent and personal take on music truly connects with an audience that is musically more open than ever and at the same time has infinite choice. Hip-Hop and R&B lovers are now living a new golden era in music, we hope you can enjoy it as much as we do.

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When much focus is often spent on New Jersey’s neighbour, it’s easy to miss some gems from the ‘Garden State’. However it was difficult for us to ignore Angelo Mota’s upbeat production and intriguing lyrics. Still in his early twenties, …

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Briana Cheng

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Our music scouts help us keep on top of the most exciting music scenes in the world. In this post, we meet our NY guru, Briana Cheng. Keep up to date on her activities on Twitter.  Tell us a little about yourself I work as an A&R consultant at an indie label two days a week …

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yasin san francisco paris

Parisian producer Yasin has them swooning in San Francisco

by Editor | 19th January 2018

A Parisian producer now based in California, Yasin was formally trained in classical music. Strongly influenced by the underground dance music scene of his hometown, he debuted in the USA a couple of years ago via San Francisco label / radio show Lips & Rhythms. His swooning house tracks and deep edits of artists such […]

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Soundscape 005: Mess Kid (New York)

by Editor | 22nd March 2017

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every couple of weeks we visit a different country and ask a local artist to serve up a mix of the best new …

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