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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY : REMEMBERING THE KNIFE

    August 22nd, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    The music world was ‘abuzz’ this week with the news that experimental Swedish electronic band, The Knife. have decided to call it quits after their impending European tour. On August 21st, the act’s two principle members, siblings Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer,  posted the following message on their website: “A handfull elf pee That’s my soul Spray [...]

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    Basement Jaxx #3*, David Guetta #7* As Secondcity + Steve Angello/Dougy Debut Dance Chart Update [9/06]

    August 22nd, 2014 | Billboard Dance Chart Update, Blog, PRO MOTION, Remixes | | No Comments

    With Labor Day comes the unofficial end of summer and all PRO MOTION systems are ‘normal’ with two new  dance chart entries along side Basement Jaxx (#3*)  David Guetta ft Sam Martin (#7*) Secondcity (#43* debut) Steve Angello ft Dougy (#2 Breakout) and Scarlette Fever (former Breakout) as we prepare to launch the brand new Erasure release this week! And take a look at the entire Billboard Top 50 dance chart [...]

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    Throwback Thursday : Stephanie Mills

    August 21st, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    Despite her demure, 4′ 9″ stature, Stephanie Mills (born March 22, 1957) has one of the most powerful and recognizable voices in the dance, R&B, and pop music world! Stephanie Mills began her career appearing in her first play at the age of nine. Two years later, Mills won Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater [...]

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    DJ Tracy Young + Courtney Anderson Discuss Their Beyoncé Remixes

    August 21st, 2014 | Blog, Press, PRO MOTION, Video | | No Comments

    Club deejay and remix producer, Tracy Young, and Dance Music Curator, Courtney M. Anderson recently met at the Pro Motion Music News offices to discuss their mutual involvement in Beyoncé‘s latest #1* Billboard Hot Dance Club Play single, “Pretty Hurts”. With more than forty #1* Billboard dance chart singles to her credit – including Christina [...]

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    Fashion Forward Retrospective : Liberace

    August 20th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    A self described “One man Disneyland”, there’s been no entertainer, before or since, quite like Liberace. He was the original flamboyant piano man, paving the way for the glitter-drenched, keyboard-playing artists Elton John and Lady Gaga. His musical career spanned 50 years, and his spectacular live performances became the stuff of legend. A classical piano virtuoso, [...]

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    Flarup’s “Alive” Feat. Kris Bolvig : Official Music Video

    August 19th, 2014 | Blog, PRO MOTION, Remixes, Video | | No Comments

    Scandinavian DJ and producer Flarup, has joined forces with some the world’s biggest festival DJ’s including,  Porter Robinson, Dash Berlin, Feed Me, Showtek, Trentemöller, Marcel Woods, Headhunterz, Scooter, Bodyrox, and Rune RK. In addition, Thomas (though he’s much better known by this surname) is a a hometown favorite and headliner at the City Main Square [...]

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    Hessismore Release New Album + Launch A NY Residency

    August 19th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    Let’s get straight to the point! Last night, in the confines of the atmospheric club, Nublu, on Avenue C in Manhattan’s Alphabet City, we saw one of the most innovative, thought provoking, and danceable concerts we’ve come across in years. Pro Motion Music News witnessed the first night of NYC /Copenhagen based Disco/Krautrock/Jazz/Awesomely Weird band Hessismore‘s [...]

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    Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange) A Brooklyn Renaissance Man

    August 18th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    Is there anything that London-born, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Devonté Hynes can’t do? Under the name Blood Orange, his arty, synth heavy, rhythm ‘n blues-meets-selectro pop tunes have contributed to his standing as one of the best songwriters of his generation. Hynes’s songwriting chops, as well as his expressive lyrics and melodic sensibility, have garnered him success as [...]

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    Beyoncé Enjoys Her 21st #1 Billboard Dance Chart Single

    August 18th, 2014 | Billboard Dance Chart Update, Blog, PRO MOTION | | No Comments

    In a feat seldom accomplished by any artist, Beyonce secures her third #1 Billboard dance chart single from the same album. Subsequent to “Blow” and “Partition” that topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart earlier this year, “Pretty Hurts” is the latest #1 single from the artist’s current. self titled album, “Beyoncé”, all of which were independently marketed by [...]

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    The Ice Bucket Challenge

    August 17th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    For this week’s human interest piece, we bring you behind the scenes of the talked about, extremely successful ALS ” ice bucket challenge” … the new viral video craze that’s been sweeping the nation. The “challenge” consists of simply pouring a large bucket of ice water over someone’s head with the recipient subsequently nominating (or [...]

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