Aptly described as, “Garage Sex,” via their Soundcloud genre classification, WMNSTUDIES bring their spacey soundscapes to somewhat of a new sound. Usher’s voice gets chopped and screwed as WMNSTUDIES comes in with a springing garage-y bassline and some industrial echoey synths to complement. It’s a different kind of dance tune that makes you want to grab your partner and two-step around the dancefloor.
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Cashmere Cat has come to be known for his unique future pop sounds, and for good reason, being at the forefront of sound creation is no easy task. This Pat Lok edit fuses some of those futuristic sounds with the bouncing deep house synth bass lines that the internet is clamoring for at the moment, and the result is a pretty enticing edit.
There are some birds chirping overhead as kids run wild in the lively green field and playground, teenagers are walking hand in hand as adults rest up and take in the refreshing summer breeze on the park benches, and you are taking a stroll on the reflective concrete path with your earbuds in and arms gently swaying to the beat. Maybe it’s to clear your head, maybe it’s just to relax, either way, if you’re not playing this Jerome LOL remix to D33J’s, “Park,” the next time this scenario becomes available, you’re doing it wrong. Continue Reading
Watch out Madeon, the most recent prodigy to rise through the ranks from across the pond has been making huge waves at the innocent age of 15. Kyogi, a self-described bedroom producer, along with Applebottom and Carling Ruse, took on the task of remixing DE$iGNATED‘s most recent single, “Valentine,” for Shifting Peaks Records. The Kyogi remix features a bouncing indie dance beat while he chops up the illuminating vocals from Kyiki. When the chorus kicks in, a new drum kit pattern ensues with a hip-hop flair that gets your head bobbing in no time. No word yet on release date.
At the ripe age of 38, Parov Stelar‘s wisdom and experience have guided him to create some of the best sounds in the music industry. Electro swing is one of the more intoxicating genre’s in the electronic spectrum as the four on the floor beat intermixes with heavy syncopation and live instrumentation. As the industry progresses it’s almost inevitable for it to head in the electro swing direction. This Nico Pusch bootleg features pumping piano chords that preface the trumpet fanfare being belted out in the chorus as Nico Pusch puts his own original flair into the song.
Louis La Roche is not one to dabble in much popular music, so consider it a blessing he decided to funkify this huge single off Calvin Harris‘ most recent album. This dance floor classic was transformed into this french funk tune that is sure to take over your body. It honestly just sounds like he took the vocals and created his own new world for them. It has some nostalgic sounds intermixed with the future funk he’s putting out there as 80′s synths roll into some new vocoder vocals. You’ll be able to pick out a lot of different instruments strung together to complete this record as the attention to detail is impeccable.
With all the vitamin D fueled tracks coming out in time for the spring, it’s easy to forget about the downtempo genre and the existential soundscapes that come with it. Thankfully, Ghost Loft is here to sponsor your 3 a.m. music binge as the thoughts in your head get brought to life in the track, “So High.” The outpouring of emotion conveyed in this song creates this haunting chamber that plays host to the minimal piano chords and reverb drenched bass line. The panning of the vocals brings movement to the sound as you feel the kinetic energy of the song shift. Serving as an ode to a very important person, it’s relatable lyrics create a familiar environment for every listener to get lost in.
Yolanda Be Cool‘s massive rebranding effort from their 2010 hit single, “We No Speak Americano,” has proved to be very fruitful. Signing to Dim Mak Records for the U.S. release of their new album turned a lot of heads, and their mix for the label’s pool party in Miami stirred up a lot of passion. With many ID’s on their way according to some facebook activity, a new song and video titled, “A Baru In New York,” has come into being.
Cashmere Cat has made a name for himself in the DJ world at the DMC championships, but has recently started to acquire a following for his production abilities. His single, “Mirror Maru” did so well, in fact, that a remix EP is due out soon on Pelican Fly records. As an Easter goody, though, he has chosen to release a remix that Brodinski and Guillaume (of The Shoes) put together for him on Cashmere Cat‘s soundcloud. The comment, “This took the original and flipped it completely on its head,” from ohWut said it best, because very little of the original is left to be recognized. The dramatic strings put you on edge as the piano comes in to iron out any tension the climactic builds may have caused, as a completely new track rises to the surface.
Spring gets a little help from The Knocks in bringing the world back to life as their new remix for Goldroom‘s, “Only You Can Show Me,” illuminates the world with it’s babbling basslines and syncopated synth chords, taking your BPM up to that of its own. An essential for any spring time playlist, this track is sure to liven up your days at the pool, parties on the lawn, as well as any celebration you have planned in the coming warmed-up months.