Blackout XL // 01.02.2019 // Utrecht

We’re hosting another Blackout XL in our hometown Utrecht!
2 rooms filled with the best drum & bass. Hope to see you there 🙂

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Noisia (DJ set)
Sub Focus (DJ set) & MC ID
Black Sun Empire
Calyx & Teebee
Agressor Bunx b2b RedPill
MC Dart
Multiplex MC

Culture Shock
Hybrid Minds
Eye-D & Hidden
MC Swift
Innate MC

Blackout XL
Vrijdag 2 februari 2019
TivoliVredenburg | Ronda + Pandora
23:00 – 06:00 | 18+

Tune ID: RedPill – Jealousy

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Chris Tomlin’s path from churches to streaming

(23 Oct 2018) Christian artist Chris Tomlin went from writing worship songs for churches to selling out arenas to now being a top streaming artist on Pandora. (Oct. 23)

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: VICE News Tonight Interview (HBO)

Seven years into his tenure as Apple CEO, Tim Cook remains a popular guy, especially in an Apple store in New York, where he recently waded through a sea of adoring Apple fans pleading for selfies before he sat down with VICE News Tonight for an interview.

This is partly because Cook’s competitors in Silicon Valley have set a low bar. Already under fire for being a tool for voter suppression and misinformation during the 2016 election, Facebook announced Friday that it had discovered the largest security breach in the company’s history, affecting 50 million users.

Cook said that kind of data breach won’t happen at Apple, because the personal data Apple collects stays locked on iPhones, and even Apple can’t access it. “We’re not in the business of building the detailed profile of you,” Cook said. “The way we go into product design, we challenge ourselves to collect as little as possible. And when we have it, we challenge ourselves to encrypt it in the end.”

That has come at a cost to Apple’s business. Apple Music, for example, could build detailed profiles of users and sell that to advertisers, as competitors Spotify, Pandora, and Google Music do. But Cook considers that an affront to the basic promise of the Apple brand. “We don’t read your messages,” he said. “These things, even in our heads, are offensive, right? To think about, these are private communications and intimate conversations that you are having. And so we wouldn’t even think about that.”

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Exept – Pandora

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Hailing from Rome, new production outfit Exept present their debut EP as the seventh release on MethLab’s BNKR imprint. Their ‘Stronger’ EP is made up of 4 dancefloor smashers, with Joanna Syze lending her vocals on the title track.

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How Grammy Nominee Brent Faiyaz Built His Music Career Off Streaming (HBO)

When Grammy nominee Brent Faiyaz and his manager, Ty Baisden, were offered a record deal with a quarter million dollar advance, they walked away. Instead, they opted to go independent.

New artists usually seek notoriety by signing with a major label. But the contracts often leave them with few rights to their music and little-to-no longterm earning power. In recent years, however, more and more artists have decided to buck signing with a label and pursue their independence, according to veteran music attorney Richard Grabel.

The best contract that Faiyaz and Baisden reviewed, for example, gave them 18 percent of the royalties — money paid by the record label to the artist for each time a song is played or purchased.

After scooping up a Grammy nomination for his performance on GoldLink’s “Crew,” Faiyaz and Baisden chose the indie route. They set up their own company, Lost Kids LLC, and invested $30,000 out of their own pockets for a debut album. Now, they use data from streaming platforms like Spotify, Pandora, and Apple Music to build their fan base. Knowing who plays Faiyaz’s music — and where — helped the duo sell out a tour across the United States and Europe.

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Hospital Podcast 176 LIVE! With London Elektricity

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1. Joe Syntax – Bassline Stinker
2. The Prototypes – Pandora
3. Halogenix – Reya
4. Netsky – Drawing Straws
5. Craggz & Parallel – Belong
6. LSB- All of My Love (Technicolour & Komatic Remix)
7. Netsky – Love Has Gone
8. Fracture – Get Busy
9. Calibre – Second Sun
10. Savage Rehab – The Drums
11. Dub Phizix – Lastic feat Skeptical
12. Cyantific & Kasra – Minerva
13. Joe Syntax – Modus Bass Fun
14. Blu Mar Ten – All Or Nothing – Ad Gannon Remix
15. Random Movement & JB – Lost In Lagardia
16. Spectrasoul – Away With Me – Calibre Remix
17. Calyx & Teebee – Stepping Stones

Hospital Podcast 176 will be streamed via YouTube live direct from Hospital HQ.
Tune in from 16:00 (BST) Tuesday 12th June for London Elektricity presenting the podcast live!
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The Prototypes – Pandora

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