Another month, and another fixtape from our friends over at Solé Bicycles. This time they chose French Horn Rebellion to head the tape. They are two brothers that were born in Milwaukee & currently reside in Brooklyn. When Robert told the Chicago Civic Orchestra to F off, he created French Horn Rebellion and decided to lay down his own funky beats instead. It was a great move, as the sounds speak for themselves. This tape is very intricate & lively. There is never a dull moment, nor an instrument forgotten. We can’t wait to see what the boys come up with next. Now speed off into the future and get immersed in the weird, weird world around you.
The young LA based label Prep School Recordings have delivered a summer-solid release to carry through this seasons warmer climate. Young guns SNBRN (formerly of No Body) and Mossberg Pump (LED) have cultivated a deeper disco vibe in this 2-track EP, capturing the sound of their Southern California-based origins and as they put are “As fresh as a poolside mojito.” The release just dropped today on Beatport and iTunes, and fans of French Express, Eskimo, and Future Boogie will be all over these tracks. Have a listen below and support these fresh faces!
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In honor of their upcoming show at Camp Bisco on Saturday, our buds from Auto Body recently tried their hands at remixing one of the great classics, Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams.” The result is this shining melodic nu disco take with just a flavor of indie dance. Grab the DL on their Facebook page and make sure to check them out this weekend at Camp Bisco’s Label Tent at 6:15pm!
Artwork by Jason Slade
Summer is in full swing, and after a huge 4th of July weekend what better than to keep the vibes rolling along with a new one from our GDD fav Viceroy! This time, the SF-based wonder churns out an official remix for Maroon 5‘s new single “Love Somebody.” This one reminds me of earlier indie-dance tracks we used to love from the likes of Grum and Fred Falke. Get your hands on it below!
While it’s tough to beat the Breakbot remix of Phoenix‘s second single from their new album, Bankrupt!, this new one from Edwin Van Cleef sure puts up a fight. Adding in a rolling bassline and some actual ocean wave samples, Edwin Van Cleef provides another rendition of the popular tune to play out at your next sunny daytime event. Download below.
“Cocktail Skies” by Real Nice is a song that’s been in heavy rotation this past month & today the song is being released digitally, exclusively via Beatport. There’s so much attitude in this song & so many emotions that it conjures up, I want to say perfect things to describe what a fantastic tune it is. But it looks like Love Not Money Records already took the liberty of doing so:
“…Now they’re back and kicking off the festival season with their latest single ‘Cocktail Skies’. Serving up a sublime slice of Nu Disco with stacks of attitude. A spacey rhodes synth swirl’s and cascade’s in and around the drops paving the way for the unforgettable melodic piano riff that will be echoing across parties worldwide throughout the summer months!”
Yes indeed. The only thing they didn’t mention: the Tupac sample! Tupac does deep disco – it probably shouldn’t work…but it most certainly does.
Released June 24th exclusively via Beatport
Released July 8th worldwide.
Power duo, Peter (aka Yuksek) & The Magician, are back with a new EP released today on the new label run by Yuksek called Partyfine. Following up their previous two EPs, Twist in 2011 and Memory in 2012, On My Brain once again shows the studio synergy between the two producers. Featuring two originals and a dub version of the title track, On My Brain makes me wish these guys released more than one EP a year. Preview the title track here, stream the EP on Spotify, and pick it up on iTunes.
Last year, the Norwegian sultan of swing Todd Terje put out one of my favorite releases that was the euphoric behemoth Inspector Norse. Terje’s follow-up this year comes in the form of Strandbar, which in Norwegian translates to ‘beach bar’. Strandbar dropped today on his Olsen imprint with three versions – Samba, Disko, and Bonus. Stream the full ‘Disko Version’ below.
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?
Tracklisting After the Jump
Premiering here on GDD™ this morning is DC trio, Volta Bureau‘s, remix of our mate Goldroom‘s springtime tune featuring Mereki titled “Only You Can Show Me.” The original saw its release back in March on Vitalic Noise, and Volta Bureau have put together a great, funky rendition to switch up your tracklist for the summer. Grab it for free below.
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