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Charli XCX Slams the Gas on Hyperkinetic ‘Vroom Vroom’

October 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Charli XCX speeds into the sunset on her hyperkinetic new track, “Vroom Vroom,” which she debuted on Beats 1 radio while filling in for DJ Julie Adenuga. Sidebar 20 Best Pop Albums of 2014: Charli XCX, ‘Sucker’ » Produced by hotshot PC Music associate Sophie, “Vroom Vroom” offers an array of ear candy: Bounding synths reminiscent of Giorgio [...]

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How a 20-Year-Old Producer Turned ‘Cheerleader’ Into a Global Smash

August 8th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

At only 20 years old, German producer Felix Jaehn has the Number One song in America — but the track, his remix of Omi’s “Cheerleader,” also went Number One in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, South Africa and well near the entire world. Jaehn was already gaining attention in the electronic-music world with various bootlegs and remixes, [...]

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Hear Giorgio Moroder’s Catchy Charli XCX, Mikky Ekko Collaborations

May 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Dance-music legend Giorgio Moroder has released two new tracks, which will both appear on his upcoming comeback record Déjà Vu. The bouncy pop track “Diamonds” features Charli XCX singing about “a girl’s best friend” between fuzzy synth bass and Moroder’s Vocodered-voice singing “Diamonds!” while “Don’t Let Go” plays out more like an EDM-tinged pop ballad [...]

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Hear Britney Spears Take ‘Tom’s Diner’ to the Club

April 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

As fans await Britney Spears‘ recently announced new single “Pretty Girls,” the pop star’s throwback collaboration with Italian disco pioneer Giorgio Moroder has leaked. For Déjà Vu, the producer’s first album in 30 years, Spears covers Suzanne Vega’s 1987 a cappella hit “Tom’s Diner.” Listen to it here. Sidebar Giorgio Moroder Taps Britney Spears for ‘Tom’s Diner’ Cover [...]

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Hear Giorgio Moroder and Sia’s Bubbly Dance-Pop Track ‘Deja Vu’

April 17th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Disco pioneer Giorgio Moroder has offered up the track list and title track for his forthcoming album, Déjà Vu, which arrives June 12th and features an all-star supporting cast that includes Sia, Charli XCX and Britney Spears. Sidebar Inside Giorgio Moroder’s Star-Packed Comeback Album » The track list’s most exciting detail is Spears’ upcoming cover of [...]

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Charli XCX Turns Taylor Swift Punk With Raucous ‘Shake It Off’ Cover

February 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

While Charli XCX looks likely to break out as the pop world’s edgier, gloomier Katy Perry, the British singer melded her Top 40 sensibilities with a flash of fiery punk for a unique take on Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.” Sidebar Charli XCX: Up All Night With 2014′s Breakout Pop Star » The wiry, blistering cover was recorded during [...]

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Adult Swim Singles Scores New Tracks from Giorgio Moroder, Mastodon

June 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Giorgio Moroder is going from collaborating with two robots to creating music for Cartoon Network. After Daft Punk introduced the dance music legend to a whole new generation, Moroder will deliver that audience some fresh music via Adult Swim Singles. Future, Deafheaven, Run the Jewels, Flying Lotus alter ego Captain Murphy [...]

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Adult Swim Singles Scores New Tracks from Giorgio Moroder, Mastodon

June 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Giorgio Moroder is going from collaborating with two robots to creating music for Cartoon Network. After Daft Punk introduced the dance music legend to a whole new generation, Moroder will deliver that audience some fresh music via Adult Swim Singles. Future, Deafheaven, Run the Jewels, Flying Lotus alter ego Captain Murphy [...]

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Stream Coldplay’s Moody, Heartfelt ‘Ghost Stories’ Album

May 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Coldplay‘s sixth album, Ghost Stories, is now streaming on iTunes, one week before its release date, with a full-length animation of Mila Fürstová’s album art. Over the past few months, the group has teased the album by releasing the single and magician-themed video for “Magic,” the mournful and moody “Oceans,” the [...]

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Coldplay Share Two More ‘Ghost Stories’ Tales, Including Avicii Duet

April 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Even though the release date for Coldplay‘s next album Ghost Stories is still three weeks away, the group has released two more tracks from the album, the thumping “A Sky Full of Stars” – which the group cowrote with EDM artist Avicii – and the more laid-back “Always in My Head.” [...]

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