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Nicolas Jaar – Essential Mix


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Category: DJ Mix

May 19, 2012

Download Nicolas Jaar’s eclectic, 2-hour long BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix (featuring: Jay-Z, Jonny Greenwood, Aphex Twin, Feist, NSYNC, The Field and many, many more)

M83 @ The Sound Academy 05.06.2012 [show review]

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Category: Concert Footage, Show Review

May 9, 2012

My recollection of M83‘s sold-out performance at the Sound Academy this past Sunday is somewhat of a hazy blur, thanks in part to a wisdom teeth operation I underwent the […]

Download Major Lazer’s brand new single – “Get Free”

get free

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Category: Audio

Apr 16, 2012

featuring the lovely Amber Coffman on vocals

Drake working with Jamie xx extensively on third studio album


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Category: News

Mar 29, 2012

Drake is in London right now, and took some time yesterday to speak with Kiss FM. In the chat he revealed some interesting insights about what he’s working on right […]

Live streaming on SalaciousSound: The Roots & more perform for in-person and internet audience [SXSW2012]

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Category: News, SXSW2012

Mar 15, 2012

This coming Saturday, March 17th from 12-6pm SalaciousSound will be taking part in a live-streaming webcasted showcase at SXSW 2012. The event, presented by MOG and Inspired by Intel, will […]

Show preview: MOG at the Mohawk featuring The Roots [SXSW2012]


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Category: News, SXSW2012

Mar 14, 2012

The opportunities at SXSW 2012 are plentiful – so many such that you just can’t take it all in. So it’s with care and excitement that I’ve chosen to check […]

Why do you fail to recognize beauty?



Category: Music Commentary

Feb 20, 2012

A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold January morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was calculated that 1,100 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work.

Watch YACHT’s latest [music video]


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Category: Music Videos

Feb 17, 2012

It’s been my experience that everything YACHT puts out is something like a universe unto its own. So like ‘See Mystery Lights’, Shangri-LA, their latest work is visual, audible, and […]

Bonnaroo headliners and first round line-up announced


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Category: News

Feb 14, 2012

The 2012 Bonnaroo festival, taking place June 7-10 2012 in Manchester, Tennessee will feature the following lineup as announced at this time:

Watch OK Go play over 1000 instruments in their new music video



Category: Music Videos

Feb 6, 2012

To execute this monumental and frankly insane video, OK Go set up over 1000 instruments over two miles of desert outside Los Angeles. It took 4 months of preparation and […]

Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” remixed by Mr. Charlton


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Category: Audio

Feb 1, 2012

Yesterday, Mr. Charlton released this remix for Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” on his Soundcloud His rendition brings the emotion of the original onto the dancefloor. Check it out […]

James Blake – A Case of You [Music Video]



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Dec 20, 2011

I’m staying with my mummy for Christmas and despite the fact that she crept up behind me and said “I LOVE THIS SONG” while I was watching this video, shot […]

Glitch Mob Remixes White Stripes


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Category: Audio, Video

Dec 17, 2011

  The Glitch Mob, the massive Electro House and Dubstep group, remixes the The White Stripes’ classic “Seven Nation Army”. Done for the new G.I. Joe Movie “Retaliation” trailer, they […]

Grammy Predictions: The Year of Skrillex


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Category: Concert Footage, Features, News, Show Preview

Dec 16, 2011

Some people watch the Grammys to see who’s receiving one of the most prestigious recognitions of musical talent, some for Lady Gaga’s outfit, but this year I’ll be watching to […]

Subversive Azealia Banks House Rap


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Category: Audio, Music Videos

Dec 13, 2011

Originally from Harlem, NY, this very talented (and classically trained) performer, Azealia Banks, has made it big in the UK. Her single “212″ has earned more than 1 million hits […]

Mickey Moonlight and the Time Axis Manipulation Corporation – Review


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Category: Album Review, Audio, Music Commentary

Dec 13, 2011

Mickey Moonlight is one of today’s most eccentric Electro producers. The British Ed Banger constituent has released two EPs to date, and likes to describe his music as ‘Science Fiction […]

Re:mix Lab Update – Kickoff and RE:Generation ft Skrillex, DJ Premier, Erykah Badu, Crystal Method


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Category: Music Commentary, Re:mix Lab, Show Review

Dec 9, 2011

So Re:mix Lab is half over, and I am half dead from the series of open-bar x no-cover parties that have been running this week down at 401 S. Main […]

Re:mix Lab Los Angeles December 6-11


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Category: News, Re:mix Lab, Show Preview

Dec 6, 2011

At the time of publication, your faithful Salacious Sound editor in chief is on a jet plane running up in the sky so deep it be cryin’. I’m on my […]

Low Tide for Chill Wave?


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Category: Music Commentary, Show Review

Nov 28, 2011

Sorry about making you spit your vodka-redbull all over your macbook, but Salacious (an electronic music blog) is totally about to write about Neon Indian (an alleged rock band). Bizarre, […]

Theophilus London in Chicago November 19

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Category: Music Videos, Re:mix Lab, Show Preview

Nov 10, 2011

After releasing his debut full-length album earlier this year on Warner Brothers to critical acclaim, Brooklyn-dwelling Theophilus London has spent the balance of his year performing to sell-out crowds preceding […]

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