NEWSFLASH #6: The Latest Buzz on EXIT Festival Stars!

The upcoming EXIT Festival is ramping up with an electrifying boost to its electronic and rock lineups, and now, the weekly news series on festival stars is also getting an upgrade. Tom Morello announces a European tour, Gucci Mane has a new feature, Kenya Grace bags an award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, Ian Asher launches his label with a new single, and Barry Can’t Swim lands the cover of the iconic Rolling Stone!

5. April 2024. — Author: EXIT

John Newman, KlangKuenstler, Sara Landry, and I Hate Models are kicking off their spring tours. Carlita, Yotto, and Henry Saiz are dropping fresh tracks. Francis Mercier is hosting a panel on Afro-house, Mose unveils a new Grounding Flow session, and Villagers of Ioannina City are celebrating a decade since the release of their album “Riza”! 

Tom Morello Announces Dates for Upcoming European Tour

“All RATM fans! Audioslave fans! Prophets of Rage fans! Nightwatchman fans! Atlas Underground fans! Street Sweeper Social Club fans! Yes, even E Street Band fans – THE TIME HAS COME!” With these words on his Instagram, Tom Morello excitedly announced his forthcoming European tour, kicking off on June 15. Joining the multifaceted musician, renowned as one of the most innovative guitarists in the world, will be the band Smashing Pumpkins. The tour will run until July 18.

Gucci Mane features on J. Cole’s New Album

American rapper J. Cole dropped a surprise new album titled ‘Might Delete Later,’ and on the track ‘Pricey,’ which kicks off the LP, he’s joined by this year’s EXIT Festival headliner and pioneer of the global trap sound, Gucci Mane!

Kenya Grace: “Strangers” Crowned Dance Song of the Year at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Leading a new wave of artists, Kenya Grace clinched the Dance Song of the Year award at this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards with her global hit single “Strangers.” Fans worldwide rejoiced last month as Kenya dropped her highly anticipated debut EP, The After Taste, featuring the award-winning track.


Iniko Teases New Music, Embarks on The Awakening World Tour

Iniko, the mastermind behind global hitsJericho and The King’s Affirmation,” teased new tunes on Instagram: “Star children, I got news for you – listen to this loop until Beyonce’s label gives me a release date for this song,” they shared. Starting next week, they embark on a grand world tour, touching down in the United States, Canada, Europe, Britain, and Australia, and will continue through July 20.

Ian Asher Launches Label with Single “Touch Me”

California-based producer and DJ Ian Asher has officially launched his own label, Just A Feeling Records, with the single “Touch Me,” a remix of the track “In the Morning.” The talented young musician has also started Just a Feeling Radio, where he showcases new sets bi-weekly.

Barry Can’t Swim Graces the Cover of Rolling Stone UK

Rising DJ sensation Barry Can’t Swim has landed on the cover of the famed Rolling Stone, featured in the exclusive digital edition on the Future of Music. In the interview, he shares his vision for the future of dance music and his journey to authenticity and originality. A behind-the-scenes video from the cover shoot is also unveiled.

KlangKuenstler: All Night Long World Tour

Berlin’s most in-demand producer and DJ, KlangKuenstler, is setting off this weekend on a grand world tour, which will span 16 countries across five continents and run until December 12. Ahead of the first date, he released the first part of a vlog providing insights into his journey to success and the magnitude of this tour.

Sara Landry: DJ Mag Cover and Spring Tour with Over 20 Dates

Dubbed the “High frequency priestess” by DJ Mag, California’s producer and DJ Sara Landry has hit the cover of the magazine’s April issue!  The relentless hard techno diva kicked off her spring tour at the start of the month – a series of over 20 dates across Europe, North, and South America, wrapping up on May 31. Fans can look forward to catching her live at the EXIT Festival a little over a month later!

I Hate Models Hits the Road for Spring Tour

French producer and DJ I Hate Models also announced a slew of dates across Europe, South, and North America starting today. His spring tour will conclude on May 31, as well.

Carlita Drops New Track “Time”

Turkish producer, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist with an international career, Carlita, has unveiled her new single “Time.” She celebrated its release with three pop-up shows within 24 hours, spanning two continents — two in London and one in New York!

Yotto Releases New Single “Forget”

Finnish producer, songwriter, and DJ Yotto has released a new, emotionally charged, and atmospheric single, “Forget,” on his label Odd One Out, featuring Avira and Also Astir.

Henry Saiz Unveils “Mantra” EP with Moonlight Wolves

Spanish producer and DJ Henry Saiz has introduced the “Mantra” EP, bridging his two musical projects—the solo Henry Saiz, and Moonlight Wolves, where he is joined by Luis M. Deltell and Eloy Serrano.

Francis Mercier Hosts Panel on Afro House

Haitian producer and DJ Francis Mercier hosted a panel discussion on Afro House, a genre he actively incorporates into his sets. The full recording is available on his official YouTube channel. “Check it out to hear some rich and diverse perspectives on this growing genre, and for how we as a community can better help it reach more ears around the globe,” Mercier wrote in an Instagram post.

Mose: Grounding Flow Session feat. Praful

Leading world music DJ Mose, known for his multicultural sound, has presented a new, entirely improvised “Grounding Flow” session with Praful. “We tuned into the moment and let the sound flow through. Only focusing on being present, we weaved in and out with each other. When we quiet the mind we open ourselves to receive and to be guided. So take a moment to breathe, and trust your inner voice,” the musician shared on Instagram.

Villagers of Ioannina City: A Decade of “Riza”

Greek stoner rock band Villagers of Ioannina City celebrated a decade since the release of their debut album “Riza” this week. To mark the occasion, they announced via Instagram that a vinyl reissue is in the works.