Author Archives: Colby Reis

When Sam Smith sings, the ladies swoon, and the homies catch some feels. Mix in Berlin’s Fabich & Ferdinand Weber‘s production alias, JUUN, and the recipe is a feel good anthem to quench the summer thirst. This is the first sound to surface for the new duo that is sure to take the airwaves by storm as their catalogue develops. Collaborating with the UK Songbird for their first run at it speaks leagues to their production chops and only time will tell what the industry has in store for these two. For now, have a listen, throw ‘em a follow, and let their story unravel.

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It’s going to be a long HARD Summer this year if Gary Richards and Co.’s new lineup trailer is any indication of the debauchery that will ensue come August 2 & 3. With Jack U (Skrillex + Diplo) as the main characters, the scene is set as the super duo set out to find their “schtick” with the help of Grandma Skrillex. It’s soon discovered that anything on top of your head goes as a motley crew of DJ’s assemble, including Richards, Justin Martin, and Kill The Noise. Everything turns sour, though, as Dillon Francis realizes his pals Diplo and Skrillex have stolen his Strawberry concept and only A-Trak can console… Peep the full video below and take a gander at a lineup that just about scratches any possible Electronic Music itch you might have. Continue Reading

Here for your listening pleasure is Gorgon City‘s latest production, “Here For You,” featuring that signature Gorgon thump and a garage-y bass synth line. They set the stage perfectly for an other worldly vocal performance from Welsh that brings about an air of summer versus their otherwise peak set club anthems. Available for pre-order, be sure to capture this pocket full of sunshine before the season enters full swing and be sure to bump on your way down to Indio this weekend.

This Friday, for those still around the Los Angeles area, Hospital Records heavyweight Netsky brings his highly anticipated live show to LA! One of the biggest dnb game-changers of the past year, Netsky Live incorporates live drums and an electric keyboard to enhance Netsky’s heavy-hitting tracks. Experience the highest caliber drum & bass with Netsky and see what it takes to make this heavy artillery come to life.

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So everyone’s back from Miami, that’s awesome. Even more awesome is the influx of music being released as festival season rounds third base. That means this Dirt is jam packed with some fresh mulch on top to keep things nice and lively as you start texting your Coachella homies to figure out what in the world you’re going to wear next weekend. While that worry might be top of mind, erase all the rest with this loaded tracklist from myself, Colby J., and Troy Kurtz.

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Australian natives, RÜFÜS, or RÜFÜS DU SOL (as copyright laws suggest they be known as in the U.S.), are an act to be reckoned with as they fuse an energetic live setup with intricate electronic components that radiate a universal feeling to their audience. With a sold out show their first night in LA and a second show added for a packed house at Bardot on a Monday, it’s safe to say that America is catching the drift as well. We got the chance to talk to RÜFÜS in between their crazy schedule at SXSW and got some insight into what it’s like leaving Australia, how they came to be, and what it’s like to have their debut LP signed to Columbia Records. Continue Reading

After a successful night with the Sweat It Out crew for our Miami party we’re excited to announce some new music featuring two young stunnas from the Sweat fam. Frames couldn’t make it to the show himself (someone needs to hold shit down for the Sweat crew in Syd while we’re all in Miami) but he’s blessed us with the perfect summer celebration of the perfect party – Pacifique, the lead track from his 3 track EP of the same name

A huge thanks to all that came out – We’ll be seeing you again next year 100%

My love for The Bloody Beetroots has blossomed yet again. I had the opportunity to catch an unplugged set the last time they were in Hollywood, and seeing this softer side to the musicians was pretty surreal. I mean, usually you have Sir Bob and co. rippin’ and tearin’ around on stage yellin’ god knows what and rockin’ that shit like it’s still the 80′s and metal is still cool as fuck. But beneath it all are some amazingly talented musicians (no surprise here), and this track with Theophilus London really hammers that point home. Jazz, hip-hop, rock drums, back up singers, WHAT IS THIS! I don’t know, but I’m into it. Rock on.

Copenhagen’s very own KANT inserts his own feels in last years summer anthem from French production duo, Klingande and their wildly popular single, “Jubel.” At first listen it’s hard to recognize the track that marked the best of times last year, but the ripened saxophone vibes render the dormant nostalgia. A heavy wobble accompanied by a punchy bass lead echoes melodically as virtually unrecognizable vocals belt out the verse. Warner Music has the hook on the official release come May 12th, consider yourself warned!

It’s heating up which means it’s extremely important to be able to cool down. Beat the heat with these aquatic speakers from AT&T that shoot water and light to the beat of your favorite tunes. We’ve got a punchtab setup below where we want to know which song you would bump on these bad boys…should you win!! Best answer will get shipped this box set after we announce the winner this Sunday at 5 PM. So what are you waiting for! Brainstorm away and choose wisely…