For this week’s Artist Collab series for The Dirt, I’m very excited to be teaming up with one of the baddest DJs on the planet, Anna Lunoe. Along with her sorcery on the decks, Anna is a phenomenal producer, she has series remix game, her apparel line rocks, she kills it all across social media & pretty much dominates at life.
Check out Anna’s picks of some of her hottest tunes of the moment and what she has to say about them. Together we bring you a 10-pack of ultra cool, hot new jams, a handful of which you can grab for FREE!
The Dirt #119: Anna Lunoe + aRod…
Future Classic‘s own, Touch Sensitive isn’t a sound, it’s a feeling. It’s served frothy, always smooth, and imported strait from down under. With a wardrobe only to match the intricacy of his sounds, a beautiful music mosaic is formed. Ascending and descending melodies paired with funky bass will have you cruising in the sun-kissed rays in no time. It’s time to eat some pizza, get sensitive, see sounds, and listen to colors because when this tape is over, you’ll swear you might have drank a little too much of that serotonin smoothie.
Oh, did i forget to mention this is the solo project of Mikey from Van She?
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Louis La Roche’s latest + greatest song is a rework of the 1985 classic “Say I’m Your No. 1″ by Princess. LLR takes the RnB jam from yesteryear and flips it into a peak time disco charger. It’s high energy, it’s highly addictive and it’s free!
Grab the free download below + boogie like you’re No. 1!
Our NYC brethren, The Knocks, just dropped off their newest mix just in time for all the debauchery I know you loyal readers have planned for this weekend. It has just the right amount of spirit and funk to keep ya dancing all day & night long. UHMERIKA NUMBER ONE!
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!
Sweet, Sweet, disco nectar delivered strait to your door. This sun-kissed ultra funky mix mutates & cultivates the vibes of Tropicool‘s essence in the South Bay. Everything is in full bloom, the birds, bees, and the myrts feel it. The sand is warm and the micheladas are frosty. Poseidon is holding a conch shell to his ear, and the vibration station is starting to reverberate. Perv and swerve, because for this one, you’re meant to loose control while on cruise control.
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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.
From the hills of Navarre, Spain, the Basque trio dubbed Crystal Fighters continuously releases quality , energetic folktronica, and the first taste of their forthcoming sophomore album enticingly wets the palate for what is to come. The single “You & I” came out a couple of weeks ago via the group’s Soundcloud. It’s a joyous production, heavily influenced by live instruments and flowing uptempo vocals, and undoubtedly provides that ever-approaching summertime feel. GDD™ favorite Gigamesh has tried his hand at remixing the fantastic original, adding in a flickering, Kavinsky-esque synth — giving the track a much more electronic feel. Download the remix below and keep an eye out for Crystal Fighters’ album, Cave Rave, out May 27th.
The power duo, Du Tonc, made up of Matt Van Schie (of Van She fame) and Mighty Mouse, have announced their sophomore single, “Surging Memories,” today, following up their extolled debut “Darkness,” which my good friend aRod spoke about a few months ago. It’s a melodic, vocal masterpiece, driven by Van Schie’s soothing voice with live guitar, drums, and, of course, synthesizers. Du Tonc seems to be a match made in heaven, and we’re excited for their debut tour here in the US this summer. Listen below and find tour schedule after the jump. √+
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.