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Diplo

As a producer and DJ, Diplo is revered for his prolific output and wildly diverse live sets. As founder and manager of the Mad Decent label, he showcases some of the edgiest artists in dance and electronic music. Starting this week, the Mad Decent Block Party tour brings various artists from the label (including Diplo himself) to festival settings throughout North America—check out the lineup of Windish artists playing MDBP here.

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Lollapalooza 2014

July 31, 2014 | Festivals

Selling out in a matter of hours, Lollapalooza has established itself not only as one of the biggest annual parties in Chicago, but one of the biggest music festivals in the world. Over 150,000 attendees take over Grant Park for three days of rock, EDM and hip-hop. In addition to the festival, dozens of after-shows take place at various Chicago venues throughout the weekend as well.

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Mad Decent Block Party

July 28, 2014 | Festivals

Spearheaded by Diplo, the Mad Decent Block Party has become one of the biggest annual touring festivals of the year. In addition to sets from Mad Decent’s fearless leader, artists at various dates on this year’s tour range from up-and-comers like Cashmere Cat, Elliphant and Flume to veteran headliners like Fatboy Slim, Laidback Luke and Outkast.

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Capitol Hill Block Party

July 24, 2014 | Festivals

The Capitol Hill Block Party has been a summer tradition in Seattle since 1997. Thousands of music fans take to the streets of the Capitol Hill neighborhood for a weekend of live music on both outdoor and indoor stages, where local favorites as well as big-name headliners perform throughout the day and late into the night at what has become a truly unique music festival.

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TWA welcomes several new agents

July 21, 2014 | News

The Windish Agency could not be more excited to welcome Erik Selz, Jay Moss, Holly Brennock and Ethan Berlin to the team.

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Pitchfork Music Festival

July 17, 2014 | Festivals

The Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Chicago this weekend for its ninth consecutive year in Union Park. At what has become one of the annual highlights of the Chicago summer, music fans are treated to three days of hip-hop, rock, electronic and experimental music on three different stages, featuring the most promising new up-and-comers as well as established stadium-fillers.

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Jessy Lanza Shortlisted for Polaris Prize

July 15, 2014 | Awards

The Windish Agency is thrilled for Jessy Lanza, who was announced today as one of the 10 nominees on the Polaris Music Prize shortlist for her 2013 album, Pull My Hair Back. The winner of the prize will be announced on September 22nd at the Polaris Gala. The Polaris Music Prize is one of the most esteemed awards in Canadian music, and we are so excited to see such high recognition paid to this very deserving artist. Congratulations on the nomination Jessy!

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R.I.P. Bobby Womack

June 30, 2014 | News

We at The Windish Agency are deeply saddened to hear of Bobby Womack's passing on June 27th, 2014. We began working with him in 2013, and it has been an honor to be a part of his storied legacy. Bobby Womack was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 and never stopped performing live--his final concert was at Bonnaroo just two weeks ago. Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family and friends. His death is a huge loss, and he will be dearly missed.

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Electric Forest Festival

June 25, 2014 | Festivals

True to its name, the Electric Forest Festival brings some of the biggest names in electronic music to a campground in Michigan. Thousands of music fans set up camp at the Double JJ Ranch for over 100 DJs, bands and electronic artists on five different stages from June 26th through 29th.

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Electric Daisy Carnival

June 19, 2014 | Festivals

One of the world's premiere EDM festivals, Electric Daisy Carnival will hit Las Vegas this weekend. Insomniac brings over 200 DJs to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a three-day dance party on eight different stages.

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Polaris Music Prize Long List

June 19, 2014 | Awards

Since 2006, the Polaris Music Prize has been celebrating the best albums in Canadian music. The Windish Agency is proud to already have three artists win the award: Godspeed You! Black Emperor in 2013, Caribou in 2008, and Patrick Watson in 2007). In 2014 the following five artists have been included in the Polaris Music Prize long list: Chromeo, Jessy Lanza, DIANA, Thus Owls and Austra. Congratulations to the nominees! The short list will be announced July 19th.

 

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