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    Armin Van Buuren Breaks Spotify Record

    December 20th, 2014 | Blog | Connor Nackley | No Comments

    After breaking the 200,000 playlist followers benchmark, Armin Van Buuren just broke a new record! Trailing closely behind super pop boy band, One Direction, Van Buuren’s “A State of Trance” playlist is officially the second most streamed on Spotify and he is also the first EDM act to break the 200,000 milestone! For those unaware of Armin’s legendary [...]

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    Flashback Friday : The Many Sides of Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart”

    December 19th, 2014 | Concert Reviews, Dance Music News Review, Flashback Friday, Live, Performances, Press, PRO MOTION, Video | Zachery | No Comments

      A recent study of popular music revealed that many of the most enduring songs over the past 70 years have been compositions of sadness. Surprisingly, titles pertaining to love gone lost, heartbreak, and death have trumped tunes about happier subjects. And, one of the most popular singles of this ilk, addressed in this study, [...]

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    Billboard Dance Chart Update [1.03.15]

    December 19th, 2014 | Billboard Dance Chart Update, Blog | PRO MOTION | No Comments

    All of us at PRO MOTION The Brad LeBeau Company. Inc want to wish you and yours a Merry Chanukah! And as we glide into the heart of the holiday season, Billboard DJ gifts abound with this week’s #1* chart position for Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson (#3) Kwanza Jones (#14*) Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars (#28* [...]

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    Rolling Stone’s 20 Best EDM + Dance Albums of 2014

    December 18th, 2014 | Blog | Connor Nackley | No Comments

    Just in time for the new year, Rolling Stone magazine just released their list of 20 best EDM and Dance music albums of 2014. From the jaw dropping, bass wobbling Skrillex and Bassnectar, to the more ethereal and glitchy IDM (intellectual dance music) of Aphex Twin and Flying Lotus, this year was full of mind [...]

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    #RealDjing Made Easy … Not!

    December 17th, 2014 | Blog | Connor Nackley | No Comments

    In a world where pre-recorded DJ sets have, of times, become the industry standard, the modern turntablist is now under scrutiny about their craft. With a huge array of DJ equipment systems on the market, it seems that almost anyone can try their hand at “spinning records” as a hobby. Famous Comedy Central Comedian Daniel [...]

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    Nicki Minaj Promotes New Album On ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon

    December 17th, 2014 | Blog | PRO MOTION | No Comments

    Concurrent with the release of ‘The Pinkprint’ Nicki Minaj dropped by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to promote her third  studio album. Ms. Minaj executed an extra-special performance of her latest single, “Bed of Lies”, assisted by Skylar Grey on piano and the Young Money/Republic/Universal Records rapper also spent time in Fallon’s hot seat, answering questions [...]

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    Fashion Forward Retrospective : Ben Sherman

    December 17th, 2014 | Blog | PRO MOTION | No Comments

    The famous British fashion line Ben Sherman was born in 1963 by Arthur Benjaman Sugarman. In 1946 Mr. Sugarman moved to the United States, married the daughter of a clothes producer and subsequently moved  back to Brighton, England where he opened a shirt manufacturing factory. As the 1960′s London jazz movement progressed, Sugarman noticed the likes [...]

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    Tuesday Tunes : New Mixes + Masters

    December 16th, 2014 | Blog | Connor Nackley | No Comments

      Prepare to broaden your musical horizons as this week’s edition of #TuesdayTunes features a selection of artistic DJ’s from around the globe! From Brixton, London, PRO MOTION clients, Basement Jaxx are one of Britain’s iconic house music duo’s. Celebrating last week’s Grammy Award nomination for ‘Best Dance Recording’ for their #1* Billboard Hot Dance Club [...]

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    Jonny Greenwood Scores Thomas Pynchon’s “Inherent Vice”

    December 16th, 2014 | Blog | Zachery | No Comments

    Though he’s widely known as the guitarist with the emperors of UK progressive indie rock,  Radiohead,  Jonny Greenwood is also a highly respected composer.  Nonesuch Records will release Greenwood’s soundtrack to the Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Paul Thomas Anderson’s new feature, “Inherent Vice,” on December 15, 2014, with the vinyl to follow March 3. An adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel [...]

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    Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith Will Perform At 2015 BRIT Awards

    December 16th, 2014 | Blog | PRO MOTION | No Comments

    Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran are the first three acts confirmed to perform ‘live’ at the upcoming 2015 BRIT Awards at The O2 in London on Wednesday February, 25th. Not the first time at The BRIT’s for any of these amazing acts, Smith picked up last year’s BRITs Critics’ Choice Award, Sheeran won 2012′s ‘British Breakthrough Solo Male [...]

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