GDD™ Morning Update: Tiesto, Deadmau5, A-Trak, Flying Lotus, Wolf + Lamb

Tiesto postpones US tour dates
Deadmau5 Calls New Album Title A ‘Joke That Went Bad’ and mentions big idea for a future release
A-Trak Is Going on a Tour of People’s Houses
Flying Lotus to Take Over New York, Los Angeles + Until The Quiet Comes Out on Warp Records Oct 2
Wolf + Lamb unveil Versus LP

 

Tiesto postpones US tour dates

Tiësto has been forced to reschedule his forthcoming US tour.

The DJ was due to hit the road Stateside next month for his Club Life College invasion tour plus his headline shows at Los Angeles Staples Centre and Calgary’s Big Four Building.

But due to a back injury, the DJ has been forced to pull the shows.

Tiësto is expected to make a full recovery and the dates have been rescheduled for December and February and March next year.

If you have tickets for the October tour but can’t make the rescheduled dates visit Tiësto’s website here for details on how to claim your refund.

Dec 6 – San Diego Sports Arena – San Diego, CA
Dec 7 – UIC – Chicago, IL
Dec 21 – BMO Centre – Calgary, AB
Feb 19 – OnCenter – Syracuse, NY
Feb 20 – Washington Avenue Armory – Albany, NY
Feb 21 – Mullins Center – Amherst, MA
Feb 22 – Whittemore Center – Durham, NH
Feb 25 – Sands Bethlehem Event Center – Bethlehem, PA
Feb 26 – Bryce Jordan Center – State College, PA
Feb 27 – EMU Convocation Center – Ypsilanti, MI
Feb 28 – Nationwide Arena – Columbus, OH
Mar 2 – Tiësto Club Life – STAPLES Center – Los Angeles, CA
Mar 5 – San Jose Event Center – San Jose, CA
Mar 6 – Save Mart Arena – Fresno, CA

(via Mixmag)

 

Deadmau5 Calls New Album Title A ‘Joke That Went Bad’ and mentions plans for a future release

At long last, deadmau5′s sixth studio album is upon us. Tuesday (September 25) marks the release of > album title goes here <, the latest entry in his already-storied EDM career.

MTV News caught up with the man behind the mouse head ahead of his appearance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival to discuss a few of the finer points of his process this time around, including the inspiration for the tongue-in-cheek title.

"I've been on this track record of not naming album titles with [actual] album titles, so it looked like a print error, and now it doesn't look like a print error, because that's what everyone's calling it," he said. "It's a good joke that went bad."

We then asked about the album's cover art, which features the face of a cat wearing the artist's signature mouse ears, and what double meaning or metaphor he might have been going with in selecting that image. Did it have anything to do with his girlfriend, "LA Ink" tattoo artist Kat Von D?

"Yeah, I didn't even think about that until after, and I was like, 'Ah, gah,' " he said, alluding to the unintentional link.

With regard to deadmau5's process on the new album, he explained that it came together in a slightly unconventional way, via limited amounts of spare time when he was at home. "[Making] the album was cool. It wasn't one of those albums where I did 'A, B, C, this is the way the album is going to go' with the tracks. It's more of a poster book of a year and a half because I had a big f---ing tour year, and if you're going to do an album, you have to be home and do an album, and then you're done like normal people. So yeah, as fate would have it, I would get home for a couple of weeks, and I would do that one song and people saw that, you stream it live and then I thought, 'Okay, I'll put it on the album.'"

"[> album title goes here <] is like a poster book of my year and the work I got done in the chaos kind of thing," he continued. "Hopefully next time, and I know I say this every f---ing time, that I'll have this year off of touring and put together something that's like [Pink Floyd's] The Wall. No, don't even compare me to that please ... something that tells a story and has a big package thing [around it]."

So speaking of this "break" he keeps saying he wants to take, when is it going to happen? "Oh, f--- a break," he said. "I just like working. It's fun."
(via MTV)

 

A-Trak Is Going on a Tour of People’s Houses

Fool’s Gold label head/DJ extraordinaire A-Trak is taking his party on the road for a U.S. mini tour of people’s houses and DIY spaces. Along with Flosstradamus and Donnis, he’ll hit a series of “secret locations” across the U.S. in October on the Fool’s Gold House Party Tour. Enter your email address here to get details of the events the week they happen. “Hide your mom’s vase collection,” A-Trak says in a press release. See the list of cities/dates below.

Fool’s Gold is also bringing its Day Off party to Los Angeles on October 7. (It has taken place on Labor Day in NYC the past three years; see photos from this year’s here.) The lineup will feature A-Trak along with Danny Brown, Chromeo, Cool Kids, Kingdom, Fool’s Gold co-founder Nick Catchdubs, Casey Veggies, Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, and more.

A-Trak/Flosstradamus/Donnis Fool’s Gold House Party Tour:

10-11 St. Louis, MO (no Flosstradamus)
10-13 Athens, GA
10-18 Denver, CO
10-19 Chicago, IL
10-21 Asbury Park, NJ

(via Pitchfork)

 

Flying Lotus to Take Over New York, Los Angeles + Until The Quiet Comes Out on Warp Records Oct 2

With his new record out in less than a week, Flying Lotus is ready to announce a month-long series of events in New York and Los Angeles during October. Throughout the month, Flying Lotus will play headlining shows, in-stores, record signings, radio takeovers, showcases, Q&As and much more. All of these live events — billed with the #UntilTheQuietComes hashtag— come in conjunction with the release of Until the Quiet Comes, Flying Lotus’ new album out on WARP on Oct. 2nd. Featuring guest appearances by Erykah Badu, Laura Darlington, Niki Randa, Thundercat & Thom Yorke, the album is FlyLo’s highly anticipated follow-up to 2010’s Cosmogramma. Fans can currently stream the album in its entirety at NPR Music.

Kicking off the month in Los Angeles, Amoeba Music Hollywood will host a Flying Lotus signing and DJ performance on Oct. 1st, with sets by Jeremiah Jae, Teebs, and Flying Lotus. The following day, Flying Lotus will lead a Low End Theory takeover of Boiler Room LA where he will be joined by DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown aka Erykah Badu, Daddy Kev, Nobody, The Gaslamp Killer, D-Styles, and Nocando with visuals by Strangeloop. The Boiler Room LA set will be streamed live at http://boilerroom.tv. For those who missed the stunning Hollywood Bowl performance, FlyLo will be capping the month off in LA at Club Nokia on 10/26.

On Oct. 6th, Flying Lotus will attend a record signing at The Brooklyn Flea’s Fifth Annual Record Fair at the Smorgasburg food market. This event will be followed by Flying Lotus’ headlining performance at Terminal 5 on Oct. 7th. The official kickoff of his world tour, Flying Lotus’ Terminal 5 show will be his biggest headlining gig to date and will feature Thundercat in addition to other Brainfeeder artists. On Oct. 8th, FlyLo will perform a live set as a part of Red Bull Music Academy’s Boiler Room NYC Takeover (http://boilerroom.tv). The artist’s second Boiler Room set of the month, the performance will find FlyLo sharing the stage with ?uestlove, Just Blaze, Joey Badass & Pro Era, and The Underachievers. On Oct. 9 th Flying Lotus will hold a very special in-store and Q&A at the Apple Store, SoHo. Part of Apple’s “Meet the Musician” series, the appearance will feature Flying Lotus and a moderated talk with Mike Rubin (NY Times/SPIN/Rolling Stone) about FlyLo’s music, an audience Q&A, and a short performance at the store.

And on Oct. 10th, Brainfeeder, Flying Lotus’ record label, will take over East Village Radio with a two-hour live stream of sets from The Gaslamp Killer, Martyn, Dorian Concept, Jeremiah Jae, Taylor McFerrin, The Underachievers, and special guest Flying Lotus (www.eastvillageradio.com). Brainfeeder’s takeover of EVR will be followed later that night by a unique Brainfeeder live show at Villain, a brand-new Williamsburg venue. Full details on each event can be found below.

Flying Lotus World Tour

10/07: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
10/13: Toronto, ON @ The Hoxton
10/15: Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
10/16: Chicago, IL @ Metro
10/18: Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
10/19: Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
10/22: Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
10/23: Seattle, WA @ Neptune
10/25: Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
10/26: Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia – NEW
11/03: London, UK @ Brixton Academy
11/04: Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
11/05: Leipzig, Germany @ Conne Island
11/06: Paris, France @ La Machine du Moulin Rouge
11/07: Fribourg, Switzerland @ Fri-Son
11/08: Berlin, Germany @ Gretchen
11/09: Manchester, UK @ Manchester Warehouse Project

 

Wolf + Lamb unveil Versus LP

Wolf + Lamb have unveiled details for their second LP, Versus.

Wolf + Lamb is Zev Eisenberg and Gadi Mizrahi, the Brooklyn duo behind all aspects of outfit’s numerous operations: production team, DJ duo and record label. The new album comes two years after their first full-length, Love Someone. It shows them teaming up with many of their label’s usual suspects: Voices of Black, Night Plane, PillowTalk, Greg Paulus of No Regular Play and their usual sparring partners, Soul Clap. Also included is Rap Lisa, who made her Wolf + Lamb debut last year on Voices of Black’s Her Flower EP. The album features all previously unreleased tracks. It’s due for release at the end of October on (naturally) Wolf + Lamb

Tracklist
01. Real Love feat. PillowTalk
02. Weekend Affair feat. Soul Clap
03. Fo Porter feat. Voices Of Black
04. World Turning feat. Casey Gibbs and Night Plane
05. In The Morning
06. Serpentine feat. Rap Lisa
07. Close To You feat. Greg Paulus

Wolf + Lamb will release Versus on October 22nd, 2012.

(via Resident Advisor)

 

 

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