Fresh off their releases on Get Physical and Nervous just over a week ago, Thee Cool Cats show no sign of slowing down releasing another 2 track EP off of Get Twisted Records. The Got Body E.P. features two tracks showcasing the deeper/funk side of Thee Cool Cats signature style. Give the E.P. a listen below and grab a copy here. As always, keep it locked on these guys!
Catch their exclusive mix for Get Twisted Records after the jump!
It’s official! Eight weeks have passed and I have finally finished my Abelton Live course with Point Blank Online. These past two months have been packed with fundamentals and techniques that will be utilized every time I open up a session in Abelton Live. For the final recap of this course I have uploaded my final review video, reflected back on the goals set in week #1, and finally provided my favorite parts about this course.
Fresh off his stint of California shows from Avalon to Lightning in a Bottle, Aaron Snapes has shared some previews of his upcoming summer releases. His new Drum Beats EP off Perfect Driver Music features an original from Snapes and a remix from our friend Kirin Rider. Drum Beats delivers a heavy 4X4 Booty/Tech groove while Kirin’s remix twists up the original to fit her own San Fran flavor. Give the tracks a listen and mark your calendars for its August 23rd release!
Heading into the second to last week in my course with Point Blank Online we begin to discuss the final stages of finishing a track. At this point we’ve covered everything from composing to arranging the elements of a song. This week we delve deeper into mixing and the various aspects and techniques that apply to this topic.
Check out last week’s post HERE and catch the full review after the jump!
After a successful series of our artist collaboration Dirts, we’re back to our original format of free tracks & Dirt babes! Did ya miss us?
What better way to start your weekend early than with 11 hand picked tunes, zipped for your convenience? As far as music goes, we’re extremely pleased with our selections of disco, house, and cosmic bass… topped off with a supremely cosmic dirt babe’s ___ !
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Last week a free EP made its way through my soundcloud stream perking my ears up to some fresh faces on the ever growing Booty/Tech House scene. The Phoenix based producer, Ballast, has curated this 4 tack EP with two originals and two remixes. With support coming from Lux Groove and Jayko on the remixes this whole releases delivers some serious 808 driven heaters! Keep it locked on these guys and download the EP here.
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I am now reaching the tail end of my course with Point Blank Online. The past 2 weeks of lessons have focused on recording and editing arrangements (Song Structure). This stage in the creative process of making music is easily one of the most important steps for any style. Because of the emphasis on understanding the details of this critical phase the course dedicates 2 weeks to the concept.
Check out last week’s post HERE and read the full week 5+6 review after the jump!
• Brodinski teams with OWSLA to form US based imprint
• Watch retro video for the XX remixed by Jamie XX
• J:Kenzo tapped for Dubstep Allstars Vol. 11
The Italian producer Whitesquare has been on my radar for quite sometime with his array of releases and an awesome catalogue of free remixes on his soundcloud. Today he released another classic gem by remixing the infamous Trinidad James track, All Gold Everything. This remix delivers a classic upbeat house feel while seamlessly incorporating the vocals of Trinidad James. Download and enjoy!