Type of site
|Online music magazine|
Earmilk (sometimes stylized in all caps) is a North American online music publication. Launched in the late 2000s by Montrey Whittaker, Blake Edwards and Eric DeFazio, Earmilk publishes on a variety of music genres, often covering hip hop, electronica and pop music. 
EARMILK began as a small mp3 blog in April 2009.  In the following decade, EARMILK grew to its multinational status of today, with writers stationed across Canada and the United States. 
In 2013, Refinery29 included EARMILK on its list of "The Best Music Blogs That Aren't Pitchfork."  In 2017, the online electronica publication EDM Sauce featured EARMILK in its list of the seven best dubstep blogs on the internet.  EARMILK has a noted focus on underground music and their mission statement further specifies their interest in "underground discoveries across all musical genres."  In 2015, San Francisco music journalist David Sikorski  took over as Senior Editor of the site. Sikorski has since moved the site from its earlier blog era and into a global media publication with a writing staff of 75 contributors from 6 different countries at any given time throughout the year.
Similar to other online music publications, many EARMILK articles are focused on musical premieres of indie and major label artists.    In 2010, for instance, EARMILK premiered Baths' single "Maximalist," which was later featured on Pitchfork and other online music publications.  In addition to its music journalism content, EARMILK publishes articles on events, apparel, and art. 
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Valentino Khan is an American DJ and producer born and raised in Los Angeles. He is best known for releasing material through Diplo, Skrillex and Steve Aoki. His singles "Deep Down Low" and "Make Some Noise" peaked at number one and fifty respectively on the "Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists" chart.
Slander is an American DJ duo consisting of Derek Andersen and Scott Land based in Los Angeles. They are best known for their unique sound and subgenre "heaven trap". They attribute most of their success to their close friend Nathaniel Bates, who they say “single handedly gave them the inspiration and confidence to become full time DJ’s”.
Mustafa Alobaidi, better known by his stage name Muzz, is an Iraqi-English drum and bass producer and DJ. He first gained attention with his release on UKF, "X No Way Out" in 2010 and continues to release music, most predominantly on Monstercat. He has also worked with other labels, such as UKF Music and Liquicity.
NoCopyrightSounds (NCS) is a British record label that releases royalty-free electronic dance music. Starting as a YouTube channel, it reached 1 million paid downloads in 2017.
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