Fresh off the success of his long awaited track “Excommunication”, Erkka returns with a remix of fellow countryman Lucky Stripes. 18-year old Finnish producer Lucky Stripes gets the remix treatment from Erkka on his new track “You Take Me Dancing”. While the whole tropical disco fad seems to have died down, Erkka adds in a new twist of club-friendly tropical flair on his remix of “You Take Me Dancing”. The outcome is a disco-electro dance floor scorcher.
The boys over at Solé have taken us on yet another musical journey. If Lionel Richie was fueled by propane, sported reebok pumps and night crawled the mean streets of Venice, you’d end up with something that sounded a little bit like, well… let’s just say we were lucky enough to capture the radness in this month’s Fixtape. Solé Bicycle Co. is pleased to present this month’s Fixtape, from LA’s own,Oliver, the electro-funk super group of Oliver Goldstein & Vaughn Oliver. They’ve been making waves with their deep undertones, infectiously funky riffs, and intergalactic space beats, sure to make your mother shutter. Whether you prowl dark alleys hanging out in various voodoo circles or spend your free time spreading funky mayo on your friend’s sandwiches, this Fixtape is for you. Strap on your helmet and chuck the deuce, because you’re on the highway to hell.
Download it HERE
This fixtape series presented by Solé Bicycles is really turning into, well, my monthly fix. Always curated by inspirational artists with the idea of motion in mind, these tapes are always green-lit to GO. This month’s tape comes from Minnesota’s finest and GDD favorite, Gigamesh. So smash your foot against the gas, or pump the petals, because wherever you’re off to you’ll, arrive in style with quite the pep in your step.
Exclusive Download & tracklisting HERE
That’s right, the Waves ≠ Raves compilation is back. Grab a cocktail with Poseidon and let these tropical and smooth selections warm your soul.
“The waves ≠ raves consists of hand-picked gems that inspire us, tickling and tempting our creative juices. Some are old, some are new, but it is what we are listening to now. They are groovey, flowing, and sun-kissed just like that perfect wave. They are uplifting and guaranteed to put a smile on your face. They sound the best with a babe in one hand, a cold brewski in the other, and the sand beneath your feet. Stay Dreamy.”
Tracklisting & Zip After the Jump
Our boy, Viceroy, still refuses to believe there are seasons other than summer and its quite an awesome way to live. His new single entitled ‘While We’re In Love’ features vocals by Ghost Beach and was just released on Heavy Roc Music. It’s an electric euphoric anthem guaranteed to get you up, and out of your seat.
With the sudden heatwave in the fall, we couldn’t have been more blessed with the timely fashion of a new & highly anticipated mix by Gotta Dance Dirty’s own, Tropicool. Drenched and dripping, this sun-laced mix filled with euphoric highs & deep and sexy undertones sure to set the mood for your elevated state of mind. Guard your daughters, sisters, and be sure to toss a cocktail straw in your Mai Tai.
Australian producers & musicians, Rufus, have just released an exclusive mixtape in honor of their visit to the United States for CMJ. They’ll be playing a number of showcases out in New York, but definitely be sure to check out their live performance at the Vitalic Noise showcase Thursday night at the DL. The mixtape is filled with deep and disco grooves perfect for fall, with that australian flavor we all love.
Viceroy’s at it again, sticking to his “Summertime, All the Time” mantra on his brand new remix of Washington, DC indie electronic band Brett. Viceroy takes the funky feel of the original and splashes it with his trademark summer colors. Sunny piano, sweet, bouncy lyrics and frolicking disco vibes make Brett + Viceroy the perfect fit to keep those dark days full of light.
Out October 30th on iTunes!
“Make Believe” is the latest release from Binary family member Andrew Verner, aka Touch Tone. While Touch Tone’s fantastic first single, “Home Away From Home”, oozed with late night Summer flair, “Make Believe” offers up a more moody & dramatic Autumn feel. The drum pattern & percussion mixed with the piano & synths give the song a tropical dreamwave vibe while Alex Koons’ vocals set the mood, conjuring up a climactic, cinematic feel. SO Binary & SO GOOD.
“Make Believe” is out NOW & available in all online stores…
Cheers to our man Viceroy for putting just the right touch on his edit of the 1983 Talking Heads classic “This Must Be The Place”. Beefing up a classic can be tricky business. But Viceroy gives this edit the proper modern retouch with redone drums, redone bassline, added percussion and two new instrument lines (one guitar and one synth). Viceroy gives new life to a classic tune & introduces it to a new audience with his chic + contemporary edit.