Anna Lunoe is dominating right now. The slick remixes for her hit single are out (featuring remixes by Treasure Fingers, Cosmos Midnight, Danny T, Sleepy Tom & Wordlife). Her clothing line is fly. Her artwork is dope (I obviously haven’t updated my vernacular since “In Living Color”). And her new video for “Breathe” is a smashing success.
Coming off of a big summer touring, Anabatic Records boss, Worthy, has put two tracks together for the Flashin EP that has been bumping across dancefloors for the past few months. The title track “Flashin” hits big with the 808s while the B-side, “Trinidad,” incorporates some steel drum vibes along with a sinister, deep bassline. The EP has already been biggup’d by an all-star crew including everyone from DJ Hell and Shadow Child to Brodinski and Zed’s Dead. Pick it up on Beatport today.
While I personally can’t stand to hear “Make That Booty Clap” one more time this year, there’s no denying the massive success it had across all genres of dance music in 2012. From Soul Clap to Skrillex, Kill Frenzy united the community with his rump-shaking masterpiece. Now, the Belgian follows up his debut EP on dirtybird with Go To The Mo — a 3-track EP which once again demonstrates Kill Frenzy’s ability to make dance music for all sorts. Bits of Breaks, Techno, Bass, and more can be heard throughout the 3 original productions, leading me to believe that Kill Frenzy has found a good home here in America with the eclectic dirtybird family. Go To The Mo is out today on Beatport and will be released worldwide on the 25th. √+Continue Reading
As with many profound experiences, words cannot express the thoughts, feelings, and emotions that culminated from the 3-day fantasy land, Lightning in a Bottle. After attending, I realized what it was that motivates a company to be committed to “the highest levels of art, production, and aesthetic to always challenge people’s preconceived notions of reality and what is possible.” (website) There are countless festivals and music events in the world, but it is clear that Lightning in a Bottle is in a class of it’s own because of The Do LaB‘s determination to create an event that encompasses music, art, spirituality, and culture.
The UK teen duo, Bondax, put their smooth, groovin’ sound to AlunaGeorge‘s “You Know You Like It.” They’ve added a fresh, more up-beat feel to the track, which is quite suitable for the start of the weekend. Even Annie Mac would agree since she featured it on her show last week. So forget about everyone at EDC, and enjoy the great tune (and free DL) after the jump.
Kastle is a big favorite of ours over here at GDD™, which is why I’m thrilled to announce that he has recently established his own label, Symbols Recordings, and will be releasing the first EP, Stay Forever, on June 5th. Four sundry originals make up the introductory release; topped off with an excellent Deep House remix from Maribou State – the duo out of London. The EP journeys from the 100BPM in the title track to club-ready ‘Can’t Explain’ and ‘Don’t Look Back’ to a bit of Breaks in ‘You Said.’ In my opinion, Stay Forever is a perfect way to kick off what I hope will be a long line of successful releases from Barrett Richards. Read on to stream the EP as well as download the first edition of the Symbols Mix Series. √+Continue Reading
Gigamesh brings the dopeness in his brand new video for the jam “Dream On”. ”Dream On” is the last track on his soon-to-be-released EP “All My Life”. The EP is out on May 28th via Kitsuné – if you haven’t already previewed it, check out the EP sampler HERE.
Peep the video and enjoy the fresh, funky moves from the world’s greatest dance trio Turbo, Kelly + Ozone, better known as TKO!
Keys N Krates are back at it yet again and this time around they remixed a tune by their fellow Toronto brethren, Zeds Dead. It’s no surprise that the KNK signature hip-hop/electronic fusion shines through better than ever in this “No Prayers” remix. They’ll be taking their live remixing sounds on the road this summer with a packed schedule complete with a number of festival dates including Wakarusa, Forecastle, Sonar (Barcelona), and Shambhala, among others. Check out the remix and see if they’ll be playing in a city near you after the jump.
Fresh ghetto funk and groovin’ jazz-infused beats are the specialties of Dads On Display, a duo out of Washington D.C. Drawing from a number of influences, specifically hip-hop, they bring a refreshing sound to the mid-tempo world of electronic music that makes me giddy with excitement. It had been a while since I found some excellent undiscovered talent, but Dads On Display were certainly worth the wait. √+
Matt Cutler, better known as Lone just released his first single for his forthcoming follow up to his 2010 smash LP, Emerald Fantasy Tracks. Crystal Caverns 1991 is a fast paced yet melodic track that reeks of early 90′s rave nostalgia. The EP’s B-Side, Vulcan Mill Acid is a bouncy and acidic track with percussion that is both well sequenced and complimentary. Both of these tracks will be featured on Lone’s upcoming album, Galaxy Gardens, which is slated to drop 05/07/12.