Chris Erickson

Chris Erickson

New York Contributor
I'm a Minnesota native who moved to NYC after college at Wisconsin to pursue marketing/advertising. After founding RawTracksMusic.com in 2010 and building it for 4 years, I joined the Daily Beat team as an all-genre writer keeping an ear out for anything awesome. songofthedaysotd.tumblr.com

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Chris’ 2015 MTV VMA Predictions

The 32nd MTV Video Music Awards are tonight in L.A. and hosted by Miley Cyrus--which should be not funny nor entertaining. Taylor Swift leads the nominations with a total of...

Chris’ 2015 Grammy Winner Predictions

The 57th Grammy Awards are here and this year's nominees are some of the best we've seen in recent years–from big names like Beyoncé and Taylor Swift to up-and-comers like Sia...

Chris’ 2014 MTV VMA Predictions

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards are right around the corner. And after attending the show last year in the pit with Miley twerking in my face, I  feel I've earned the right to...

The Knocks – Classic (Feat. Powers)

After only 14 Instagram teasers, The Knocks are on the verge of releasing their brand new single "Classic" featuring Crista of the duo Powers. "Classic" looks to be that track...

The Chainsmokers – Kanye (feat. Siren)

FINALLY! Now we can all move on from #Selfie and onto more important topics...Kanye. The Chainsmokers' recent success may seem like a flash in the pan, but they've actually been...

Bebe Rexha – Drinking About You (The Chainsmokers Remix)

Let's all just take a look back at the last year for The Chainsmokers really quickly. Last summer they were performing at Beekman Beer Garden for free in front of 15 people max...

Sander Van Doorn, Martin Garrix, DVBBS & Aleesia – Gold Skies (Elephante Remix)

Elephante has been a remix machine lately, releasing 6 in the past 2 months. When taking on a trio of massive producers, Elephante had this to say about remixing "Gold Skies:" So...

Radical Something – Cali Get Down

Radical Something has spurred a dedicated following across the country in just under 3 years, as their unique brand of hip hop, reggae, and soul continues to grow. Their latest...

Steve Angello – Wasted Love (Feat. Dougy From The Temper Tramp)

While Axwell Λ Ingrosso have been collaborating since the SHM split, the one-man wolfpack, Steve Angello,  won't be outdone. Today he releases a track from his upcoming that...

Benny Benassi – Kaleidoscope (Feat. Kerli)

The Italian Stallion, Benny Benassi, is back with another brand new song "Kaleidoscope" off his upcoming album. The song is a melodically-charged progressive house anthem...

The White Panda – Tremble (Ryan Tedder Vocal Mix)

The White Panda have been releasing songs each day this week. Day 2 picked up the tempo a bit when they released a track that's been played in their live shows recently. This...

Dada Life – One Smile

Dada Life has been busy over the past year putting on special Dada Land performances, being held by airport security and banned from leaving Sweden, a scary trip to the hospital...

Dada Life – Born To Rage (USA World Cup Edition)

World Cup fever has definitely spread throughout every nation over the past couple weeks. With the USMNT escaping the Group of Death, they now face Belgium in the round of 16...

The Floozies – Back On It (Ft. Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic)

For those not familiar, The Floozies are a musical duo from Lawrence, KS made up of Producer/Guitarist Matt Hill and drummer Mark Hill. Known for their honest electronic sound...

Dido – White Flag (Collin McLouhglin Remix)

Every few years a vocal comes along that is truly unique, capable of evoking powerful emotion and channeling an undeniable catchiness that imprints the song into the hearts and...
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