Pulse Music News Minute: Week of Aug. 24, 2015

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Deadmau5 makes a cameo in the Family Guy game The Quest for Stuff at Peterpalooza, voiced by Joel himself along with Snoop Dogg, Weird Al Yankovic, Rick Astley, Alice Cooper and more.
Dusky releases the video for the track “Skin Deep” from the Ordinary World EP out now. The duo will play at Nocturnal Wonderland in San Bernardino on September 6.

Darude’s eight-year album hiatus is over with Moments and you can stream the full thing online.
The Dirtybird Campout announces the games and activities lineup for the October 2-4 event in Silverado, CA that include archery, tug-o-war, horseshoes, slip and slide, kickball, sack races and more.
New York-based producer Tony Quattro enlists the vocals of Showtime Willy, a homeless man he found doing standup on the subway for the track “My House.”
Spotify is trying to compete with Apple music and they’re going to take away their freemium service in lieu of a gated-access model, which basically means they’ve figured out a way to squeeze more money out of you.
Major Lazer, DJ Snake and MO performed “Lean On” on Good Morning America with a supposedly live performance, though there’s doubts in the blogosphere about that.

In totally unrelated news, unless you count that it’s still music, there’s a metal band called Oakilly Doakilly devoted entirely to the Simpson’s character Ned Flanders. Hopefully that makes you smile today.
Eric Prydz has released volume 2 of his Pryda EP series. The Pryda Ten series will have him releasing an EP each month from July to September leading up to his second studio album in October.
Apple Music has racked up over 11 million subscribers already.
Kaskade releases “Call My Name,” a B-side from his forthcoming album entitled Automatic.
If you’re a surgeon, it’s a bad idea to play drum ‘n’ bass during an operation because it hampers communication and can potentially risk patient safety.
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