Last week, I embarked on a journey to Cabo San Lucas, and the timing couldn’t have been better as I had just received this vibey guest mix from our homie, SNBRN aka Kevin Chapman. With a slew of remixes recently topping the Hype Machine charts, this LA native is enjoying a breakout Summer, and he’s expected to continue on his ascent as he performs alongside other world-class artists at events like Splash House, while producing more crowd-favorite tracks. Now SNBRN has delivered a fantastic mix featuring a plethora of poolside jams that are to be enjoyed well-chilled, whether you’re in a place like Cabo or not.
It’s another tight & crispy dark raver from our man Clancy on his remix of “Float Away” by Yousef and The Angel. Nobody does a big, deep, rumbling bass better than Clancy. Ominous vocals cascading over a pulsating, trance-like beat, this one has all the makings of a throwback rave in the middle of a forest. Rave away.
Todd Terje‘s Inspector Norse is one of the most fun dance records we’ve heard in recent years, and Little Boots is back to bring this track back into the limelight with her sugary vocal rendition. The UK darling reigned supreme in the glory days of
bloghaus, and after releasing an album called Nocturnes in May this year, it would appear that we can hope to hear her velvet vocal chords to cut through some more tracks in the back half of 2014.
New Jersey’s emerging producer/DJ, Bender, has been building a catalog of fresh deep house remixes, and in celebration of hitting 10K “Likes” on Facebook this week, he has brought us his take on Zhu’s “Cocaine Model.” He’s taken elements of the original chilled-out house track, and crafted his own piano-laden groove around them for a more of a daytime vibe fit for rooftop pool parties and the like. Listen/download below!
The deep sounds of Copenhagen’s KANT have landed our favorite remix on Blonde‘s new Higher Ground EP. The uplifting melodic original has summer written all over it, but KANT’s version unleashes all the feels – so much that it landed ‘Pete Tong’s Essential New Tune’ this month on BBC Radio 1. If you don’t already know his production, this track is like the the lovechild of Mark Knight and The Magician. Listen below, and grab it when itdrops on August 3rd.
After releasing his outstanding single, “Questions,” and performing at The Hudson Project earlier this month, the NYC transplant, Panic Bomber, continues to build upon his budding career as he readies a slew of releases across house-related genres, while focusing on a new hybrid DJ/live performance incorporating live production. As a collaborator with our own Troy Kurtz on the Kurtz & Bomber project, and resident for the famed Slap & Tickle party in Miami, this dance music aficionado flexes his refined taste for a captivating hour of deep grooves on this week’s guest mix. Keep an eye on Panic Bomber as he makes his ascent in the dance music world.
We kick off your Tuesday with an exclusive premiere to a newer face of Tittwsorth. The DC to LA transplant takes things into deeper territory, casting a remix for Killa Theory’s single ‘Tatum’ on his own imprint T&A Records. This one sends you straight into after hours, perfect for your late nights and/or early mornings. Listen below and get lost in this one…
11 11 rules. We’ve eagerly anticipated (read: tried hard not to give up on ever hearing) more from the duo that is Guy Gerber and Diddy. We’ll never forget their groundbreaking first “Tourist Trap“, and of course, the Jamie Jones ‘Miss X’ remix of it. This little diddy is currently trending its way up the Boomrat charts right up to the top.
Beautiful, haunting electronic music for “demented after hours minds” as Diddy once affectionately stated. At one point he wanted to name the album Ketamine. Never do ketamine. The full length debut is slated for free release this summer.
At once a meeting of two worlds, and yet also a dismissal of those signifiers, 11 11 inverts the recent dialogue between the worlds of hip-hop and electronic music, eschewing simple radio friendly factory fare, for darker, richer, deeper soundscapes. 11 11 is not a project aimed at main-stages and masses, but outliers and after-hours.
Deep and garagey, but still funky with all the feels – the easiest way to describe the production of the Denver based Option4. Following up remixes for Elizabeth Rose, Donell Jones and releases on Nurvous and Night Suppy, Option4 delivers a stellar take on James Curd & Luke Million’s new single with Nah Man! (of Parachute Youth) ‘Say The Words To You’. With accompaniment from Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP on the remix duty, our Denver boy held is own in delivering vibes fit for 2am. Listen below and pick it up today on Beatport!
Right in time for the weekend is 71 minutes of pure vibes, cooked up fresh by Poupon. He’s recently relocated to Amsterdam, and the warmer Summer months must be treating him nicely. This mix is packed full of goodies, and it also includes a couple unreleased tracks by the man himself. Grab the free download & full tracklist below.