Method Man Finally Releases "Meth Lab Season 2: The Lithium"
"Tical... properly, you understand the remainder...
There was a slight delay, however, it's right here!
Method Man has lastly launched the second installment of his collaborative "Meth Lab" album sequence; Meth Lab Season 2: The Lithium.
Properly titled, this mission was recorded in Meth Lab Studios on Staten Island, in fact, and goals to empower the Staten Island Hip-Hop group by showcasing some up-and-coming rappers alongside the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Snoop Dogg, N.O.R.E., and others.
A great day for the tradition, certainly. Stream it under!
YouTube's 2018 Rewind Featuring Marshmello & More Is The Most Disliked Video Ever
Now matter how a lot you dislike a tune from an artist and need to present it by throwing it a thumbs down on YouTube, you’ll by no means get near how a lot the world hates this yr’s YouTube Rewind. As of at present, the video is formally essentially the most disliked video on the platform, taking the place of Justin Bieber’s “Baby.” At time of publishing, YouTube Rewind has 10.three million dislikes, whereas “Baby” now has 9.eight million. In truth, the quantity of dislikes on “Baby” has truly decreased for the reason that Rewind was printed, seemingly in an effort to get Rewind to the standing of “most disliked” much more rapidly. And whereas it took Bieber’s video roughly eight years to rack up that detest depend, YouTube Rewind beat it in nearer to eight days.
There are numerous points with the video, not least of all that it tried to fake like numerous the unhealthy moments of the yr by no means occurred; occasions with PewDiePie, Shane Dawson, and Logan Paul are essentially the most generally cited. Another difficulty was that it appeared to gloss over a few of the true creators on YouTube who've made an impression this yr, in favor of advertiser-friendly celebrities and artists who YouTube can pitch to companies.
A YouTube consultant issued the next assertion to The Verge, saying that “dethroning ‘Baby’ in dislikes wasn’t precisely our aim.”
“Honest suggestions can suck, however we're listening and we recognize how a lot folks care,” the consultant mentioned. “Trying to seize the magic of YouTube in a single single video is like attempting to seize lightning in a bottle. We additionally realized that creating content material might be actually onerous and this underscores our respect and admiration for YouTube creators doing it daily. Keep the suggestions coming and possibly we’ll launch a high 10 record of ‘Rewind dislike’ response movies.”
See what all of the fuss is about within the video under.
Skrillex Studio Session Notes Hint At Collabs with Three Major Artists
Much of what Skrillex does within the studio comes out in managed bursts, random Instagram tales or third celebration rumors. However, we’ve simply gotten a megadose of attainable collaborators due to a bio from Perfect Sound Studios in Los Angeles.
According to Perfect Sound, Skrillex spent over a month within the studio working with From First To Last. Whether he was simply serving to out with manufacturing or lending extra of his personal vocals stays a thriller.
The studio additionally revealed that visitors like Sean Mendez (We assume they imply Shawn Mendes?), Frank Dukes, and Ty Dolla $ign dropped in! Again, the extent to which they labored collectively is unclear.
Regardless, it’s clear that Skrillex has been holding busy, so we must always have a bunch of latest music to look ahead to in 2019! Fingers crossed it’s on his long-anticipated followup album to his debut Recess in 2014.
The World’s Hottest New Techno Venue Is Literally Underneath A Football Stadium
The Netherlands has an enormous new techno venue often known as the Music Dome. By the numbers — there are three flooring, as much as four,000 individual capability, and at the least six occasions deliberate for 2019.
It will get much more fascinating — the venue is situated beneath the Parkstad Limburg Stadion, the house discipline for soccer membership Roda JC Kerkrade. The location is about extra than simply sports activities now.
Several techno ideas can be delivered to the distinctive location this upcoming yr, and there are plans within the works for a summer season music pageant. The primary flooring, which holds roughly 2,500 individuals, has greater than sufficient area to accommodate in itself.
Roughly translated, the official Music Dome web site boasts — “The energy of this area lies within the presence of technologically superior, modular components that stimulate your senses.” In different phrases, it has a booming sound system perfect for dance music.
It seems, although, that the Music Dome has already been internet hosting quite a lot of occasions this yr. Although, it’s about to modify gears and go techno. Check out the upcoming Music Dome occasions, together with the Amelie Lens × Labyrinth Club takeover, proper right here.
Avicii Was The 2nd Most Googled Topic of 2018 In The Entire World
With all of the information surrounding the return of Swedish House Mafia, they've been the speak of the business this 12 months. The title on everybody’s lips and typed by everybody’s fingers.
According to Google, “Swedish House Mafia” was the highest trending digital music artist of 2018. With their return to Ultra, buzz a couple of world tour, and an general killer advertising technique, it makes complete sense. Let’s simply say — we're not stunned by this end result by any means, however that doesn’t make it any much less thrilling for Swedish House Mafia.
Sticking with their model, SHM didn’t give a lot as a “wow” or a “thanks” for the large nod, however as a substitute tagged Google 3 times within the description of their publish and added #YearInSearch. See — their on-line imprint is at all times on level.
And although Swedish House Mafia’s accolade is noteworthy, it’s nothing in comparison with one other dance music legend. The search engine’s Year In Search assessment has additionally revealed Avicii because the #2 most searched subject general on Google, and the #1 searched title associated to loss.
Clearly, Avicii’s loss of life in April of this 12 months had a profound affect on his followers. And, like many people, we rushed to Google once we first heard, unable to consider that it was actually true.
Read extra of Google’s Year In Search right here.
Deadmau5 Shows He’s One of The Best Gamers In The World with $20,000 Tournament Victory
In a particular fan occasion, movie star and influencer groups went face to face for charity, with deadmau5 profitable $20Ok to donate to Extra Life (extra-life.org). He defeated groups of followers captained by Cloud9, YouTube stars The Try Guys and streamer Jericho, popping out on high in three of the 4 scrimmage matches.
The OGN Super Arena launched this previous weekend to a sold-out crowd. The new enviornment is the most important eSports enviornment on the west coast, at 35,000 sq. ft and with greater than 400 viewers seats and a 100-player capability. It can be the one enviornment within the nation with a specialised stage set-up for battle royale format competitions.
The enviornment is totally modular, permitting it to be formed into any configuration primarily based on want, or want.
“With this occasion, our U.S. launch is now official and we're very excited to have the ability to unveil our new enviornment and studio for followers right here and all over the world,” mentioned CJ E&M America CEO DJ Lee. “We can’t wait to point out everybody the following part on this journey.”
REPORT: Ty Dolla $ign Could Face Up To 15 Years In Prison Following Drug Bust
Ty Dolla $ign may withstand 15 years in jail if convicted for the drug costs he’s been hit with…
Earlier this yr, the hip hop star was busted simply earlier than an Atlanta present. Drug canines reacted when sniffing outdoors the automobile he and his posse have been inside. The footage of Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, and others getting searched went viral following Ty’s arrest. He was the one one taken into custody.
According to reviews, Ty has been charged with felony possession of cocaine, felony possession of THC and a misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
Around the time of the incident, Ty’s legal professional Drew Findling spoke to Channel 2 Action News: “He had no medicine on his particular person in any respect. Apparently, there was a small quantity of some drug discovered within the automotive they usually let 5 individuals stroll away. And they let the worldwide celebrity go into custody.”
Fifteen years appears a bit of excessive.
Knife Party & Pegboard Nerds Have Another Collab Together And It Sounds Incredible
Knife Party and Pegboard Nerds‘ collaboration “Harpoon” is one in all our favourite releases of 2018, and the way might it not be? Between the high-pitched vox, addictive melody and that absolute beast of a bassline, there are quite a lot of causes to fall in love with it. And it appears the 2 duos aren’t accomplished but!
Fans recorded a brand new collab ID from Knife Party throughout their set in Amsterdam for ADE, although earlier variations of the ID have been dated way back to August. The staccato rhythm and wild bassline are pure electro home goodness and simply one more reason why these 4 within the studio collectively produce absolute warmth.
And past this recording, there’s nonetheless a lot room for modifications or one other drop earlier than it's ever formally launched, if it’s ever formally launched. But contemplating it’s been getting play from the Nerds and Knife Party dwell over the previous few months provides us cause to suppose it will likely be.
Check out the ID under, going by the WIP title “Jack” for now, till one thing extra concrete is revealed.
BREAKING: Legendary NYC Nightclub Output Announced It's Closing In 2019
Following rumors originally of this week, New York nightclub Output has formally revealed that it is going to be completely closing as of January 1, 2019. The closure comes as a shock to many as occasions had been listed as ongoing for subsequent 12 months.
Though, as Output describes of their assertion this morning, the writing has been on the wall “for a while.” It lists “quickly shifting social traits, unfavorable market situations and weakening monetary outlooks” among the many causes for the closure, in addition to “a number of existential challenges.”
Output opened its doorways in 2013 with a mission to carry home and techno to New York City with no fuss. The membership was well-known for its no phone-photography aesthetic and lifelike underground vibes. With its closure, underground genres will seemingly have a tougher time discovering acceptable venues to play within the metropolis.
Compounded with the closure of Webster Hall in 2017, this New York City’s venue choices proceed to dwindle.
Read Output’s official assertion under.
"You're A Pussy If You Don't Like House Music" – MUST DIE! Calls Out Narrow-Minded Fans
The subject of musical elitism has been tackled earlier than right here at Your EDM, nevertheless it’s all the time good to get a refresher each every so often, and it all the time helps if it’s from a brand new supply. The newest tongue lashing comes from Must Die!. At a glace, Must Die! is only a dubstep producer; however going deeper, his discography reveals a way more numerous assortment of genres and types than simply 140 BPM and wub wub.
So when followers complained to him that certainly one of his openers performed a “very nice home set,” he obtained on Twitter and talked some sense into them.
“People had been complaining to me, considering that I’d assume it’s cool to solely like dubstep,” he begins. “Here’s the factor… you’re a pussy if you happen to don’t like home music.”
He goes on to particularly tackle the unconventional fandoms who maybe cling too carefully to their favourite genres to the purpose of admonishing others. It’s tremendous to have a favourite style, or music, or artist, he explains, however if you grow to be a bully about it, you’re not doing all of your group or the group you’re rallying in opposition to any good.
Check out Must Die!’s full argument beneath.