Category: Music

ATL Restaurateur William Platt, The B.A.N.K Foundation Team Up with The Georgia Department of Health & Charles Oakley For Massive Thanksgiving Giveaway

ATL Restaurateur William Platt, The B.A.N.K Foundation Team Up with The Georgia Department of Health & Charles Oakley For Massive Thanksgiving Giveaway

If it were up to top Atlanta Business executive and restaurateur, William Platt, no child or family would go without during the holidays. Platt and his wife, Ericka are the owners of Restaurant Ten and Rosie’s Coffee Café franchise. Platt recently opened a luxurious event space on the Westside of Atlanta entitled, The Bank. Beyond being Atlanta’s power business couple, the Platts live by their motto, “impact over income.” Therefore, the B.A.N.K is an acronym for “blessing all neighborhood kids.” During this holiday season, Platt ensure that all families on the West Side of Atlanta and the Metro...

Posthumous debut album from i_o with Lights comes two years after his untimely passing

Posthumous debut album from i_o with Lights comes two years after his untimely passing

Two years ago today, Garrett Lockhart, better known as i_o, passed away. Only 30 years old, his career was really just beginning, having graduated from Icon Collective under the name Fawks and transitioning to more techno-leaning productions under his new persona. Today, in remembrance, in honor, in memory of i_o and his legacy and work, comes an album of work from before his death with Lights. Warehouse Summer, what would technically be considered his debut album, spans 14 tracks, with many of the track titles, taking 20/20 hindsight into account, conveying particular emotions: “Don’t Let...

Family of i_o Announces Posthumous Full-Length Album – EDM.com

Family of i_o Announces Posthumous Full-Length Album – EDM.com

Two years after the tragic death of i_o, the family of the late electronic music producer has announced a posthumous album.The album, Warehouse Summer, will release tomorrow, November 23rd. Sources tell EDM.com the LP spans 14 tracks and each one features vocals from alt-pop star Lights, a frequent collaborator of the renowned DJ, whose real name was Garrett Lockhart."This is a body of work that I’m immensely proud of and am very emotionally connected to," Lights said in a statement. "Garrett was endlessly talented and he inspired me to give my all and be my...

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs & King Combs Make History as First Father-Son Duo to Reach No.1 on US Airplay Charts

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs & King Combs Make History as First Father-Son Duo to Reach No.1 on US Airplay Charts

Sean “Diddy” Combs and his son, Christian “King” Combs, each soared to the top of the charts with their new hit songs “Gotta Move On” featuring Bryson Tiller and “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop” featuring Kodak Black, respectively.  Diddy topped both the Billboard Adult R&B Airplay chart and the R&B Airplay Mediabase chart with “Gotta Move On” as Christian dominated the URBAN Airplay Mediabase chart with “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop.”  This is a proud moment for the legendary mogul, whose recent return to music has been met with nothing but love and to experience it...

Sullivan King & Wooli team up once again for next album single, “Let Me Go”

Sullivan King & Wooli team up once again for next album single, “Let Me Go”

Sullivan King’s next album, Thrones Of Blood, is officially due out March 2023, as announced with his first single, “The Dead March,” with Ray Volpe. Now, he’s back with the next single, teaming up once again with Wooli for “Let Me Go.” The two have paired up once before, releasing “Don’t Forget Me” on Monstercat. Sullivan King and Wooli seem to have found a formula that works in their releases, pairing Sully’s voice and an anthemic, melodic first section with a heavier drop, leading into another melodic outro. Speaking of the track, Sullivan King shares,...

A Solo Traveler’s Guide to London’s Dance Music Scene – EDM.com

A Solo Traveler’s Guide to London’s Dance Music Scene – EDM.com

London's electronic dance music scene is as vibrant as ever.If you’re traveling on your own, identifying the right place to party is paramount to the experience. In your search for affordable accommodation, look no further than St Christopher’s Inns, an international hostel group that offers a diverse range of accommodation options for backpackers.Belushi's London at St Christopher Inn London Bridge Village. Jarett LopezWhat makes them unique is Belushi’s, their in-house party bar brand, the perfect spot to meet new friends before exploring London's many large-scale clubs and intimate underground spaces. While booking your accommodation at...

The Source |Ye Returns To Twitter With ‘Shalom’ Tweet

The Source |Ye Returns To Twitter With ‘Shalom’ Tweet

As Twitter sees it’s demise at the hands of Elon Musk, the SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO began to reinstate banned Twitter users. Some of those users reinstated included kickboxer and social media personality Andrew Tate, former President of the United States Donald Trump, and even Kanye West. While Ye was not completely banned from the platform he was seemingly unable to use his account. On Sunday, Ye jokingly tweeted “Testing Testing Seeing if my Twitter is unblocked.” Testing Testing Seeing if my Twitter is unblocked— ye (@kanyewest) November 20, 2022 He then followed...

Indie Folk Remixed Into EDM? It Works, thanks for Eric Anders, Mark O’Bitz and Their Collaborators

Indie Folk Remixed Into EDM? It Works, thanks for Eric Anders, Mark O’Bitz and Their Collaborators

Eric Anders and Mark O’Bitz are a prolific indie folk/Americana duo who have produced some of the most interesting and beautiful work the genre has seen in the last four years. With the harmoizing aptitude of Fleet Foxes and the like but the post-punk grit of Tom Waits, these two artists are well-known by those of us at YEDM who follow such circles, but we never thought they’d end up featured on YEDM. We should never underestimate the innovation of a good artist, and the newly remixed versions of their haunting 2020 album American Bardo show Anders...

The Glitch Mob Reconnect With Early Rave Influences On Fourth Album, “CTRL ALT REALITY” – EDM.com

The Glitch Mob Reconnect With Early Rave Influences On Fourth Album, “CTRL ALT REALITY” – EDM.com

With their fourth studio album, CTRL ALT REALITY, The Glitch Mob are resetting expectations. The tenured electronic trio have always been very deliberate with their creative output. So when they returned with the announcement of their first album since 2018's See Without Eyes,  there was an immediate interest in how their latest chapter would unfold. The band spurred even more intrigue when they offered up a rather conceptual creative thesis. "This next chapter in our artistry is intended to get back to the music, the movement, the dance, the connection of body & sound," the group...

New School and Parsons School of Design Adjunct Professors Protest Wages

New School and Parsons School of Design Adjunct Professors Protest Wages

Parsons School of Design, part of Manhattan’s The New School, is under heat as several people, including students and part-time faculty, hit the front lines. Professors have gone on strike to protest unfair working wages. Staff objected to the fact that administrators’ salaries were high compared with faculty, many of whom are part-time. Numerous apprehensive students wonder, “Where does our tuition money actually go?” A.C.T.-U.A.W. Local 7902, the union organizing the strike, reported that a four-year period has passed since adjunct professors received a raise, and actual earnings are lagging behind inflation – down...