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Fresh off the release of their summer stunner “Soul Makossa (Money)”, the Sweat It Out chiefs Yolanda Be Cool have ventured back stateside for a full fledged tour of clubs, festivals and everything in-between. To roll it out right, they have delivered a 30 minute mini mix packed with a sampling of the house heat they’ll be cooking up all summer long – new tunes both Sweaty and supported from the likes of Rufus, Playmode, Dash Groove, Cassian, Worthy, and more. Get the vibes going and look out for when the YBC boys will ripping speakers near you!

Track Listing:
1. You Were Right – Rufus
2. Legs – Chuck Inglish feat. Chromeo (Yolanda Be Cool mix)
3. One Track Mind – Playmode
4. Wobble-dy – Dash Groove, illusionize
6. Define – Dom Dolla & Go Freek (Cassian mix)
8. Soul Makossa – Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP
9. Handle It – Worthy (Yolanda Be Cool’s Disco Knights mix)



After a quick west coast stint and big play at last months Bestival in Canada, the Toronto duo RYME have officially launched their label BADLQQK, kicking it off with an original from themselves – a chunky ghetto techno heater called ‘Cockfight’. We can’t wait to see who else joins the BADLQQK squad next! Listen below and grab this one when it drops August 18th on Beatport.



It seems that Wax Motif is on to something massive. His first single “Krush Groove” on his forthcoming TRUE JOY EP for Mad Decent hit the interwebz hard and is being supported by pretty much everybody – then today just dropped a VIP dub + instrumental of his next single “Your Eyes ft. Totem” ahead of it’s vocal driven release. The vibe on this one is way more hip hop spirited yet anthemic in strength, ringing true to the Mad Decent mantra. Grab the freebies below, and be on the lookout for the rest of the TRUE JOY EP dropping August 14th!

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The recent collab w/ London young guns Disciples proved to be a tally in the cool column for Calvin Harris, but the nail went in the coffin when Chris Lake delivered his piping energetic flip on the single – giving the deeper driven original a jacking appeal fit for the summer season. It just dropped today on Beatport and iTunes, listen below and scoop it up in time for the weekend festivities!

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Australian producer Danny Chien aka Wax Motif boasts a unique production style and fresh mixing skills that have kept this rising artist in high demand. His Mad Decent debut comes to us in the form of the much anticipated “Krush Groove,” the first single off of his brand new True Joy EP, dropping in August. The track breaks down into a war-cry of chords before building back up into an explosive synth lead and hard hitting low end, making for a colossal bass driven future house anthem. The forthcoming ‘True Joy EP’ also highlights Wax Motif’s perfected g-house sound (a movement he’s on the forefront of). Expect to hear Krush Groove roaring across the festival circuit this year, and look out for the rest of the True Joy EP in the coming weeks!


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Someone or something has been making a disturbance in the neighborhood… a STRANGER. In only the past few months, this mysterious producer has criminalized dance music as we know it, churning out severely low end driven house with elements of garage, bassline, breaks, fidget and ghetto tech. We finally caught the culprit, and sentenced him to the GDD™ Guest Mix, which he has delivered to us in the form of an hour packed with new originals and remixes and from himself and friends alike. Keep an out for Stranger, because you don’t know if he’s watching you.

1. Must Die – Imprint – Stranger & Petey Clicks Remix
2.Foamo – Without You
3.Skrillex & Millo & Otis – Stranger – Edit
4. Dusty Bits – Boss Bitch
5.Doctor Jeep & Tony Quattro -Torpedo
6.Stranger Ft Waka Flocka – House Party
7. RL Grime – Kingpin – Wuki Remix
8. Stranger & Bot – Lo Dat
9. My Nu Leng & Taki Nulight – BS3
10. Codes – HUSTLA
11. Mafia Kiss – It Began In Detroit
12. Stranger – ID
13. WUKI – Lip Pop
14. Stranger – Wait A Minute
15. Stranger – Shake Dat
16. Bor & Mar- Koma – Negative Remix
17. AC Slater – U Got 2
18. Chris Lake & Anna Luno – Stomper
19. NJOI- Anthem – Udachi Remix
20. Stranger – Then I Bounce
21. Petey Clicks – Trash
22. Stranger – Feel Like
23. Jack Beats – One Love – Got Some Remix
24. J Rabit – Give It To Me
25. Rico Tubs – Totem – Stranger & Petey Clicks Remix
26. Nause – The World I Know – UZ & Stranger Remix
27. 12th Planet & The Trickaz – Bless That – Stranger Remix
28. Dekline & Bad Zuke – My Desire – Dekline Remix
29. Stranger & Frank Royal – Get It
30. WUKI – ID

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Let the summer vibes rain down on your case of the Mondays… UK radio wizards Tough Love have given us the exclusive premiere of their newest release on their imprint Get Twisted – and a debut at that! Please welcome the hugely popular & immensely talented Purple Disco Machine. Having dominated Beatport Charts over the last year with a plethora of releases on every noteworthy underground label we are proud to have him join the family. ’Soul So Sweet’ is a summer anthem that is sure to stand the test of time form many years to come. Classic, uplifting, feel good are all words that could be used to describe the record, but we’ll let you listen close your eyes and imagine being on a sun lounger by the pool in ibiza & tell us if you’ve ever felt better!

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Friends and fam, buds and babes!

Summer is in full effect, so lets get on a hot one this Friday night in DTLA….

We invite you this Friday, July 24 to the Conga Room @ L.A. LIVE, where the GDD DJs will be taking over the decks of #CRLA, and blow it out to celebrate the birthday of our Miami boy Troy Kurtz aka TK TUNZ.

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The party is FREE, just mention our name at the door!



Are fam at Main Course just cannot turn down the heat. Their co-captain BOT brings you ‘PLATES’ (out August 14), an 8-track house compilation from the some of the most underrated producers doing it today and the package is straight fire from top to bottom. We’re lucky enough to premiere the collab from Smalltown DJs (Fools Gold, Main Course), Christian Martin (Dirtybird) & Sabo (Sol Selectas) called ‘Sandia’. The result is a jackin ghetto tech monster – riding a rolling bassline with bells and whistles dancing all the way through. Here’s what the boys had to say about it:

“This collaboration was written in a Ford F150 on the Mountain Magic Tour as we drove through the hills & forests of interior BC. A “Car-llabo”. Mountain Magic is a snowboard & dj tour we do every winter in Western Canada. We were testing the tunes at each show & tweaking the sessions as we drove from town to town, so we really feel like they are an awesome representation of the times we had on MM 2015.”

Listen below and pick it up for FREE DOWNLOAD!

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To get us hyped for their big show this Saturday night @ Exchange LA, I caught up with house music lords Chris Lake and Amtrac for another cheeky edition of our Quick-hitter interview series. The two have never met, but we found plenty to be sized up in their comparisons of Los Angeles and preparation for the gig. Let’s get to it!


1.) Whats your favorite track (original or remix) by Chris Lake?
Chris Lake – Chest (Original Mix)
Deadmau5 – Faxing Berlin (Chris Lake Edit)

2.) First memory of coming to LA?
I remember leaving my phone in a car when I went to a show in Hollywood. I ended up having to find my way to some party on Mulholland to retrieve it. Mulholland Drive is such a tight movie, so I didn’t mind the journey so much.

3.) You’re driving a convertible around LA, what song is playing?
CAN – Vitamin C

4.) Go-to spot to eat in LA?
The King of Grill in Hollywood / the fire walk up tacos

5.) What non-music celebrity would you go b2b with and why?
Shia LaBeouf, because I’m sure his tracks would “Do It”

6.) 1 thing you want Chris Lake to know before the show July 11 @ Exchange?
I probably won’t play any AC/DC


1.) If you weren’t making music / DJing what would your job be?
I’d probably be designing tall buildings like skyscrapers and bridges, things like that. It always fascinated me as a kid.

2.) First memory of coming to LA?
I played Monday Night Social 8 years ago so that would have been my first trip here. There was a heat wave and I thought I was going to die in that temperature. It did take me a few trips to get used to it here though, but now I love it and I’ve been living here for nearly 4 years.

3.) You’re driving a convertible around LA, what song is playing?
Anything by the beach boys

4.) Go-to spot to eat in LA
M cafe on Melrose

5.) What non-music celebrity would you go b2b with and why?
Idris Elba coaches a bad ass and he can also DJ (I know I kinda cheated)

6.) First thing that comes to mind when you think of the word ‘AMTRAC’?
Journeys with a view to San Diego (on a train, obviously)


Don’t miss Chris Lake and Amtrac alongside Satin Jackets, Mister Blaqk, and our very own BONES this Saturday, July 11 @ Exchange LA in downtown Los Angeles!