Skrillex's Highly Underrated "Leaving" EP Just Turned 6-Years-Old [MUST LISTEN]
Fans wish to level to Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites, Bangarang, or Recess as a number of the biggest collections of Skrillex music, however one of many least talked about and most underappreciated is his Leaving EP from 2013. It supplied a extra experimental (on the time) aspect of Skrillex that quite a lot of followers hadn’t been uncovered to, and it persists as one among our favourite EPs in his discography.
With solely three songs, it’s not a very lengthy hear, but it surely’s eye-opening.
Leaving was launched proper across the finish of the electro-house period and towards the height of brostep, additionally across the time that lure was starting to actually rear its head. To that finish, every of the tracks incorporates a mix of sounds, types, and genres with out ever pigeon-holing themselves too onerous.
“The Reason” is impeccably onerous to pin down with its off-kilter drum beat and melody, at occasions leaning towards home, probably lure, perhaps even the beginnings of future bass. The bridge is certainly extra electro than anything, however as shortly because it seems, it flows seamlessly into that stunning melodic outro.
“Scary Bolly Dub” is the closest to brostep on the EP, clearly working off of “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,” however with a definite twist. Both the “bolly” and “dub” a part of the title work additional time to make this an Indian-leaning, dub-focused murals.
The closing monitor, “Leaving,” might be probably the most left area of the bunch. With a mix of storage, downtempo, and ambient with an ethereal vocal from Skrillex, pitched down and warped, this was the primary tune to actually exhibit Skrillex’s manufacturing prowess outdoors of excessive power productions. Yes, “With You Friends” and “All I Ask Of You” could possibly be grouped in, as effectively, however neither accomplish what “Leaving” does.
With a Skrillex album anticipated in 2019 (although we are saying this yearly), we glance again to 2013 and have fun the sixth anniversary of this basic. Listen once more under.
Denzel Curry Says He's Quitting Rap Indefinitely
Denzel Curry has taken leave from his music and public life, effective immediately. In a series cryptic posts on Twitter, Denzel took a slight step back, hitting at fickle friendships, self fulfillment, and most importantly to us at hnhh, the importance editorial integrity. Immediately following the announcement, he cleared his post count on IG, and edited his bio to read 'bye.'
He followed that statement with an ominous good 'bye.' Fans were quick to respond with genuine concern, a few taking the occasion to inform Curry the impact his music had played in their lives.
Unsurprisingly the announcement sparked major concerns among his fans. Denzel sensing panic, then climbed on Instagram to add further insight onto his condition. Denzel confessed that his heart was simply not in it at the moment, but that his fans are very much in his thoughts.
Denzel Curry made sure to leave on a graceful note, fering his fans a dedication his love. We sincerely hope this self-granted leave absence will work wonders on his psyche. Denzel is a rare specimen in the rap game. We should consider his privacy going forward.
Spotify's Tuma Bass, Curator Of RapCaviar, Parts Ways With Company
A day after Spotify went public with its intentions to fund an IPO, their curatorial team has taken a big hit with Tuma Basa exiting the company. Basa whose RapCar playlist has nearly 9 million followers, will be taking his talents elsewhere.
Spotify made the following statement regarding his impending departure:
"Tuma has been an incredible asset to the RapCar team, and we thank him for his contributions. The RapCar team, which is rapidly expanding with boots on the ground globally, is committed to building the brand and giving its users the best hip hop experience on the platform."
The nature his departure has not been disclosed as this writing. Basa has a long list accomplishment in the music biz, having joined Spotify after a string high prile directorial positions at Revolt, MTV, and BET. He is also credited with giving Cardi B and Desiigner their initial mainstream pushes his genre-specific playlists. Hopefully this major cabinet shuffle doesn't negatively effect the steady stream new artists finding their footing on Spotify.
Here's What's Coming & Leaving Netflix In March 2018
The end February is near, which means Netflix is readying its monthly purge cycling out series and movies to bring in fresh picks for members worldwide. February has given us Chris Rock's Valentine's stand-up special, the American Pie movies, Altered Carbon, Coach Snoop, Queer Eye but also said farewell to Family Guy seasons 1 to 8, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, The Benchwarmers and more.
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For March, the popular streaming platform has some exciting things lined up such as the upcoming crime-series based on the reality racial drama titled, Seven Seconds, the hip-hop docuseries Rapture, Jessica Jones season two, Love season three and more.
As for the shows that are set to leave the platform, say goodbye to Hot Rod and a more series.
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Check out the full list below. What are you guys excited for?
Available March 1
Cruel Intentions (1999)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Ghostbusters 2 (1989)
Up in the Air (2009)
Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
Available March 8
Marvel's Jessica Jones: Season 2 –NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Available March 9
Collateral: Limited Series–NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Love: Season 3–NETFLIX ORIGINAL
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Part 3–NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Nailed It: Season 1–NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Available March 13
Ricky Gervais: Humanity–NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Available March 16
On My Block: Season 1–NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Available March 23
Game Over, Man!–NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Available March 28
50 First Dates (2004)
Little Women (1994)
Available March 30
A Series Unfortunate Events: Season 2–NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley (Season 1)
Dirt Every Day (Season 1)
Epic Drives (Season 1)
Head 2 Head (Season 1)
Hot Rod Unlimited (Season 1)
Ignition (Season 1)
Mouk (Season 1)
NOVA: Treasures the Earth (Season 1)
Playful Kiss (Season 1)
Roadkill (Season 1)
Ruby’s Studio (Season 1)
Skinwalkers: The Navajo Mysteries (Season 1)
Lab Rats (4 Seasons)
What About Me? (02 shows same name both have one season)
Jimmy Iovine Denies Rumors That He’s Leaving Apple Music
For the past week or so, rumors have been circulating online that Jimmy Iovine is leaving Apple Music in August, but it turns out that’s not necessarily true. On Tuesday, Jimmy made a statement to Variety denying the rumors him leaving the conglomerate streaming service.
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"I am almost 65, have been with Apple for four years, and in two and a half years, the Apple Music] service has gotten to well over 30 million subscribers and Beats has continued its successful run," he said. "But there’s still a lot more we’d like to do. I am committed to doing whatever Eddy Cue], Tim Cook] and Apple need me to do, to help wherever and however I can, to take this all the way. I am in the band."
During a new interview with Scott Goldman, the Grammy Museum and Foundation executive director, Jimmy added, "All this stuff you’re seeing in the newspapers, let me tell you, my stock vested a long time ago. We need Donald Trump here to call it ‘fake news.’"
While Jimmy made it clear his run in the music industry is winding down, he said he’s still committed to working with the guys at Apple Music and getting Streaming to the masses.
"I don’t see myself at 75-years-old running around doing music. Eventually I’ll be slowing down. But right now, I’m committed to getting streaming right." Iovine added, "The next chapter, whatever intensity I’m working, will be to help streaming come to scale.”
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So for now, it doesn't look like Jimmy is leaving Apple Music, but we’ll be sure to let you know otherwise if something further develops or arises.