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The EDM rave scene in Lagos, Nigeria is a queer safe space
The EDM rave scene in Lagos, Nigeria is a queer safe space
Welcome to Scene Report, where we highlight emerging, underground scenes and subcultures across the globe. When Samuel first found himself at Sweat it Out Lagos, an EDM event that happens once a month where different DJs play electronic music and house tracks, what he immediately noticed were bodies pressed together against the wall of the warehouse. For the first time...
12 new collabs your favorite musicians have made with rising artists
12 new collabs your favorite musicians have made with rising artists
2021 has already started out as a strong year for music, with artists expanding their pool of collaborations more than ever. After the train wreck that was 2020, musicians seem to be experimenting more often—spanning genres with collaborations and, in some cases, helping up-and-coming artists receive some limelight by featuring them on tracks.  Re...
10 musicians who are shaping the underground scene on SoundCloud
10 musicians who are shaping the underground scene on SoundCloud
You may discover these artists listed in movements ranging anywhere from trap and emo rap to hyperpop, hexD/surge and glitchcore. But we recognize a scene kid when we see one. Check out these artists who are changing the game in SoundCloud’s trap/emo-rap underground by throwing it back to the 2000s Myspace era in unique and new ways. H...
10 alternative covers by K-pop and K-rock artists that you need to hear
10 alternative covers by K-pop and K-rock artists that you need to hear
In the past few years, Korean music, such as K-pop and K-rock, has completely taken over the mainstream music scene. The music, and the scene, are seemingly inescapable. Aside from K-pop tracks topping global charts, the fandom has an overwhelming internet presence, and many Western artists, such as Halsey and Lady Gaga, have teamed up with groups for record-breaking collabs...
10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound
10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound
The incorporation of electronic sounds into alternative music is hardly a new phenomenon. In the mid-2000s, bands such as Cobra Starship and 3OH!3 made names for themselves in the scene with their synth-heavy infusions. And while the resulting "neon" era seemed to be short-lived, these artists were largely ahead of their time...
Here are 10 of the most unexpected collabs to come from 2020
Here are 10 of the most unexpected collabs to come from 2020
What's better than a new track by one of your favorite artists? That's easy: a collaboration between multiple favorites. Despite all odds, 2020 has proven to be the year of collabs. From MGK and Halsey's shared pop-punk debut to FEVER 333 and Run-DMC's "ANIMAL" remix and merch line, we've been consistently surprised by some great team-ups. Re...
How Josh Dun gave Frank Zummo the courage to make his own music
How Josh Dun gave Frank Zummo the courage to make his own music
Frank Zummo’s storied career behind the drums has taken him places he never expected. He’s created regimented percussion ensembles, played with bona fide rock stars and currently keeps the machine moving in Sum 41. But it was the encouragement of twenty one pilots’ Josh Dun that gave him the momentum to make the step toward making his own music. How many drum...

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