The saga of the legendary Solé Bicycles fixtape series lives on this time with our buddy Cassian at the helm comin’ in hot from down under. The tape is a constant flow of energy and is between 90bpm & 115bpm the entire time. Get ready for these creamy grooves!
Thicke x Bix = bootleg flair. Our LA brethren Bixel Boys continue to keep things haute on the RnB tip with their latest edit of “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke. The one characteristic that sets the Bixel Boys apart from many other producers is they simultaneously have their fingers on the pulse of mainstream America AND underground America & continue to combine the two seamlessly & effortlessly. Simply put, when you put those two things together properly, you get real shit that’s real fun.
Grab this delicious new bootleg + enjoy…
Hit up LA’s golden child & poseidon’s schooner navigating legend, Goldroom, to combine forces with on this weeks dirt duty. I can promise funky feel-good tunes perfect for this amazing weather we’ve been graced with on the west coast. Get the sand beneath your toes and a michelada dock-side, because we’ve got 10 hand-selected jams for your listening pleasure.
Hip house & programmed synth progressions equal success. No one could pull off this combo better than our buddy from belguim, A.N.D.Y. He gets help from Dominique Young Unique who sounds like a blend of Lisa Left Eye Lopes of TLC & Yolandi of Die Antword. Strange combo? Yes – But it works magically; give it a spin below.
Watch out Madeon, the most recent prodigy to rise through the ranks from across the pond has been making huge waves at the innocent age of 15. Kyogi, a self-described bedroom producer, along with Applebottom and Carling Ruse, took on the task of remixing DE$iGNATED‘s most recent single, “Valentine,” for Shifting Peaks Records. The Kyogi remix features a bouncing indie dance beat while he chops up the illuminating vocals from Kyiki. When the chorus kicks in, a new drum kit pattern ensues with a hip-hop flair that gets your head bobbing in no time. No word yet on release date.
Louis La Roche is not one to dabble in much popular music, so consider it a blessing he decided to funkify this huge single off Calvin Harris‘ most recent album. This dance floor classic was transformed into this french funk tune that is sure to take over your body. It honestly just sounds like he took the vocals and created his own new world for them. It has some nostalgic sounds intermixed with the future funk he’s putting out there as 80′s synths roll into some new vocoder vocals. You’ll be able to pick out a lot of different instruments strung together to complete this record as the attention to detail is impeccable.
We all know the beauty Toro Y Moi has constructed on his latest studio album “Anything In Return”, so now it’s time for a funky twist. Our LA based friends Richnuss have done just that. Richnuss is the playful project between cousins Peter Nussbaum, founder of Guns in the Sun Records, & Billy Scher of psych-rock legends, American Royalty. The infectious grooves of this song don’t deviate much from the original except for adding some funk and a dance kick. With the AR infusion expect to taste a little psyche-rock drizzled in. Its a beautiful mixture and take on an already beautiful song. Keep an eye on these cats in the future.
There is something very appealing about these new G-House tracks starting to surface. Deep house basslines and hip hop vocals blend together seamlessly, bringing a fresh new funk to the dance floor. Tapesh is on the front-lines of this new style and recently released his version of Tyga’s hit Rack City. As always…Listen. Download. Enjoy!
Bixel Boys are about to reach their first 1,000 FB likes, so as a thank you and after spending months in the vault, they have decided to do a 48-hour DL of their club edit of MJ’s classic “PYT”. Because you can never have too much Jackson in your life. So download it quick because it will be gone soon. #bixlife #freelife
This just in from OWSLA’s NEST: funky vocal samples with a futuristic deep groove and heart-palpitating drum patterns from the enigmatic LA duo Phantoms. We have the free download for you after the jump, as well as where to hear the entire EP first. ”Do Yer Thang” is reminiscent of TJR‘s dirty funk or maybe even Dirty Tennessee. Skrillex‘s OWSLA continues to reach– and deliver– for the future, with a range of talent that refreshes fans of bass, funk, and electro alike.