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Dynamic Duos of K-pop
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Dynamic Duos of K-pop

January 23, 2015
As artists set their sights beyond Asia, K-pop is morphing into a borderless genre that incorporates the best elements of EDM, hip-hop, and pop. Here are 6 dynamic duos expanding K-pop outside the limits of formulaic pop songs.
The Next Wave of Queer Hip-Hop
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The Next Wave of Queer Hip-Hop

January 21, 2015
LGBT artists of all colors, shapes, and sizes have always made music and will continue to emerge in the hip-hop world. Now, we're looking at 12 up-and-coming acts finally getting the recognition they deserve.
10 Russian Acts that Thaw the Iciest Hearts
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10 Russian Acts that Thaw the Iciest Hearts

While no one genre defines Russia’s musical output, we’ve noticed that it's a bit more vibrant, the pop hooks are more barbed, the folk is sweeter, and the dance beats could trigger an earthquake.
2014: The Year Electronic Music Truly Bloomed
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2014: The Year Electronic Music Truly Bloomed

Yes, 'tis bold to proclaim electronic music underwent some grand blooming in 2014. And, if we're being historically accurate, most of its important evolutions occurred in the late '70s, '80s, and early...
Team Next: 10 Artists Set to Make 2015 Theirs
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Team Next: 10 Artists Set to Make 2015 Theirs

We’ve got a feeling about music in 2015. It’s going to be a good year for unlikely pop stars and iconoclastic artists making it big on their own terms. Partly that’s because 2014 was the year that an...
13 Women DJs You Didn’t Know Are #Killingit
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13 Women DJs You Didn’t Know Are #Killingit

EDM golden boy Deadmau5 caused a bit of controversy recently after he made some disparaging comments about Paris Hilton and her involvement with EDM culture. Miss Hilton's retort dodged feminist rhetoric...
5 Things to Know About CL Before 2015
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5 Things to Know About CL Before 2015

It seems like so much is written about 2NE1’s fierce leader CL nowadays, especially after she announced her much anticipated upcoming US solo debut. Whether we’re gawking at her most recent crazy fashions or rejoicing in the greatness of her latest...
14 for 2014: Vote for Song of the Year
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14 for 2014: Vote for Song of the Year

A banner year for global pop acts and innovative cross-genre concoctions, 2014 was nothing to sniff at. This year saw artists like branching out of their comfort zones and making eager fans question their own. This was also a fantastic year for...
14 Danish Bands We Just Can’t Get Enough Of
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14 Danish Bands We Just Can’t Get Enough Of

By now, we don’t have to tell you that Denmark is straight up awesome. Trentemøller, Mew, The Ravonettes, and Efterklang (just to name a few) have already done that for us. But what we can tell you is...