Porter Robinson nearly broke the internet earlier this month with the release of “Sea of Voices,” which comes as the first single from his much-discussed, DJ-defying album, Worlds, seeing release this spring on Astralwerks. It’s no secret, Porter’s creative process has changed with the production of the new record; producing and composing music that accurately illuminates his personal musicianship and taste rather than fitting the mold, so to speak, and making a record for the big room.
Remixes of the album, however, will surely tell a different story, and today, we’ve been given a listen to the maiden remix from Worlds from buzzing Interscope artist, RAC. Lending his signature Pop-infused sound, RAC uses light, bubbly synths and inviting guitar strums to carry “Sea Of Voices,” removing the M83-esque anticipatory build from Porter’s original while maintaining the integrity of the airy vocal. Listen to the beautiful remix below and pick it up on iTunes today.
Curtis Jones aka Green Velvet aka Cajmere released the 36-track Cajual vs. Relief Compilation today, boasting dozens of remixes, originals, and collaborations including this one from our pal Doorly who teamed up with the 2x label boss for a House heater titled “Money.” With vocals from Green Velvet, the 7-minute tune is a low-slung, late night groover, reminiscent of dark warehouses and bad decisions. Have a listen to “Money” below and check the entire compilation on Beatport. √+
Hard to believe we’re on the 150th Dirt, and with that in mind BONES dug up a nice #tbt photo of me and my girl Laura. As per usual, we’ve put together a 10-pack of tunes all for free (and legal) download, spanning across all sorts of genres and vibes. All 10 tunes are available to stream via Soundcloud playlist below, and if you feel like adding them all to your library, you can download Laura’s and my picks individually via the Zippyshare links below. Biggup yourself.
Laura’s Zip (5 tracks, 35MB)
Jonah’s Zip (5 tracks, 45MB)
Underground royalty will be present at Exchange in Downtown Los Angeles this Saturday, as Seth Troxler will be headlining Inception along with supporting sets from Fabric resident and UK legend, Craig Richards, and Culprit label bosses, Droog. As usual, doors will open at 10PM and the party will go into the early morning hours, so expect some extended sets from this trio of seasoned DJs.
Pre-sale tix are available HERE.
More event info HERE.
Additionally, GDD will be hosting the gallery room downstairs, with GDD friends and family selecting tunes all night with sets from Troy Kurtz, Kevin Anderson, Grand Prix, and The Interns.
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Crookers‘ “Heavy” has been on serious rotation since Phra unleashed it last month. Aptly named, the single due out March 23rd hits some lower than low spots, with an undeniable, eclectic Crookers bounce and NSFW second build. Prior to the release, Crookers has called upon Parisian producer, Donovans, for a remix of the bass-heavy tune, and he’s stuck with the #HEAVY vibe while adding some new flavor in as well. This isn’t the first time Crookers and Donovans have linked up either, as you might remember Donovans reworked Crookers’ “Hummus” back in 2011 for the Mad Decent release. Have a listen to the new one below. √+
BIG 1 this Saturday as Shadow Child makes his debut Los Angeles performance along with UMEK and Groovebox at Exchange in DTLA and our very own BONES opening up the room. The night should be filled with all the House, Techno, and Bassline you can handle, and we’re happy to announce that we will be giving away an UMEK package including tickets, CD, merch, and a meet&greet with the stalwart producer.
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After giving us the stream a few weeks back to his title track for the Stronger EP released last week on Black Butter Records, Kidnap Kid has posted up the B-side titled “Like You Used To” to the A+ release. Vocal-laden and emotional, “Like You Used To” is a beautiful production from the UK producer, leaving the dance floor behind and including all of the qualities of a top notch headphone song. Check out “Stronger” here and stream this easy listening jam below. √+
Here we are in the 3rd week of WUKILEAKS — the 9 part bootleg download series brought to you by the talented and oh-so creative, Wuki. After setting his sights on Mystikal and Telefon Tel Aviv the past 2 weeks, the Colorado-based producer has now drifted into the Pop realm for his third giveaway, adding a booty-shaking, breaks vibe to Mariah Carey’s 2005 jam with Jermaine Dupri, “Shake It Off.” To be honest, I hadn’t heard the original from Mariah in years and this revamp from Wuki is currently bringing back some sweet, sweet high school memories for me. Download here and stream below! √+
This Saturday, the legend known as Danny Tenaglia will be playing an extended set at Exchange in Downtown Los Angeles. With 30 years of DJing under his belt, Tenaglia is one of the most preeminent working DJs of all time, and we’re excited to see what he has selected to play for us this weekend.
PRE-SALE TIX HERE
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And have a listen to this Boiler Room mix from Danny originally broadcasted from his loft in Long Island!
Brighton’s aashton has solidified himself on my personal ‘ones to watch’ list as of late, boasting official remixes in 2013 for top labels Get Physical and Kitsuné along with an EP on the tasteful Body Work imprint. Next up in his release schedule is the Show You EP forthcoming on Loungin’ Recordings which puts aashton’s deeper House and Garage talents on display, with 2 originals and 2 remixes that round out one hell of a vibe.
Today we’re excited to share the second original from the release, “If I’d Known,” which teeters gracefully along the lines of deep and nu disco, with lighthearted synth work skipping nimbly underneath sexy sax riffs and emotive vocals that flip pitches for an effect that’s producing many feels over here. Have a listen below and check the rest of the EP & pre-order the 12″ here. √+