We’ve got a frothy lineup for all of you in Los Angeles this Thursday at VS with Mighty Mouse coming all the way from London to headline alongside our buzzing buddy from San Francisco, Viceroy. Sun-kissed jams will also be provided by Waves≠Raves master, Tropicool, and an opening set by Surf Ambassador Hendo. If you’re not in Miami, you need to be here.
In 2004 I came across an amazing song called Silver Clouds by Photocall. The deep synth lines, breathy vocals, vocoder and retro-futuristic funky minimal bassline got me hooked! Looking for more, I was surprised it was the only single they had…until now. Continue Reading
Our good pal Josh Legg, aka Goldroom, continues to raise the bar with another fantastic remix. Goldroom, as well as the equally phenomenal Perseus, have zeroed in on the moodier side of tropical disco and have added a much sexier, dreamier vibe to the genre. Goldroom’s latest remix of Aussie band ALPINE is six minutes of pure bliss. Those moments in life when you first meet someone new and share a couple of glances and a cocktail or two…this is the soundtrack to that scene. Actually, this is the soundtrack to the scene right after that when you both walk out of the lounge hand in hand…
Synth-pop duo, Kids At Midnight, just released their latest EP, Let You Slide, on Monday on Braxe’s Vulture Music. Comprised of two originals, ‘Let You Slide’ and ‘No No Yeah,’ this EP caught the ear of the French Touch master, Alan Braxe, and it’s easy to see why. Light, sweeping synths and melodic vocals from KAM’s Jane Elizabeth Hanley are unbelievably pleasant — making me wish I was on the beach with a tropical drink in Southeastern Australia. Have a listen to my favorite track off of the EP below and grab the exclusive mix ‘Songs For Dancers & Lovers’ after the jump.
VIBES. If you’re looking for the good time kind, look no further. GDD’s very own Tropicool has teamed up with ZICO Latte to bring you 45 minutes of the finest current blissed-out, beachside classics around. The tracklist reads like a who’s who of tropical disco, slo-mo haus + deep indie dance. A little cocktailin’ on the beach, a session in the water or some frolicking under the bathing suit…whatever you desire under the sunshine, this mix has got you covered.
For those of you not making the trek out to SnowBall in Colorado this weekend, we highly suggest heading over to the V-Lounge in Santa Monica for a night of Nu Disco, Tropical vibes with the legendary Fred Falke and Poolside, with supporting sets from Orange County’s Kedd Cook and the untamable Warchild. Our good friends from Collaborative Media are putting this one on, so it’s bound to be a good one as always.
On the more experimental side of things, SriSri Means & FiFi Holly – aka FiFi Nasty – have created 5 new live productions – an explorative journey through disco, psychadelic, trance, lounge, breaks, industrial and glitch hop. The coolness however comes through the video capturing how each recording was made, pushing the limits of Ableton live w/ the Novation Launch Pad + APC40. Check out the visuals below, and download the tunes – perfect for groovin out on any level!
So many good things come in 3′s. Threesomes, Hanson, Lord Of The Rings, and The Dirt #62. This week, our weekly curation features submissions from 3 of us here at GDD™, including Troy Kurtz, burn unit, and yours truly. I’d say this might be my favorite Dirt in a while, but I’ll let you guys decide. Have a listen below and head over to the GDD™ Facebook page to download the .zip with all of the tracks! Continue Reading
I woke up to a rainy day in Los Angeles, and I couldn’t be happier to share Mr. Josh Legg’s newest jam with you guys. ’Angeles’ is full of feeling — taking me back to the NightWaves days and putting the emphasis on what Binary is, and who Goldroom is, down to the soul. The new jam is full of euphoric groove, and it’ll massage all the right places. As an added bonus, we did a little Q & A with the man so you guys can get some background on the project as a whole. Without further adieu…
This past Friday we had the whole Trouble & Bass crew take over CONTROL @ The Avalon, led by head honcho Luca Venezia aka Drop The Lime. If you missed this earlier this week like I did, Luca released a Winter Afterhours mixthats simply the cat’s meow. Packed with vintage styles of rock, electronic, blues, and reggae blended to create “house for the drive home.” Great for background music (when you wanna leave something on in your room, ya know) and definitely a cool change of pace for the Brooklyn badman.