Waves ≠ Raves


If you like your music toasty, funky, and feel-good, let me introduce to you Vitalic Noise’sZimmer.  Horizontal disco king & the sultan of smooth.  If you already know who he is, give yourself a pat on the back, you’re killing it.  His first EP entitled ‘Horizontal Disco’ came out on Discotexas a few months back and is nothing short of amazing.  His first remix ever he did for Moon boots of ‘Aretha’ is beyond amazing. Without further adu, here’s the tuneage.

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…

Goldroom – Angeles by Goldroom

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Our friends Pharao Black Magic just sent over their radical and quirky remix of Shindu’s new single, ‘All In My Fridge,’ and it has besides being on repeat, it’s found a spot in my newest Gooch Tape. If you are unfamiliar with Pharao Black Magic, clean out your ears and dive deep into their Soundcloud. You’ll thank me later. They could very well be the best thing to come from Switzerland since fondue. Their sound is deep, yet tropical & mysterious, laced with silky smooth vocals. Sounds like quite the recipe for a magical auditory love child.

Shindu – All In My Fridge (Pharao Black Magic Remix) by Pharao Black Magic

As an added bonus, check out the Wintermix. Beautiful vibes.
Pharao Black Magic – Winter Mix by Pharao Black Magic

 

Read on after the jump for my quickfire interview with Pharao Black Magic. Enjoi! Continue Reading


“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.”

Waves ≠ Raves Vol. 17
Salvatore Stallone – Heaven (Medellin Remix)
Miami Horror – Summersun (Cadillac Remix)
Jamiroquai – Runaway
Mickey Moonlight – Close to Everything
Zimmer – Looking At You
Gigamesh – Red Light (Goldroom Remix)
Anton Romezz – Marzipan World
Cadillac – Make You Feel ft. Tesla Boy
Yuksek – Always On the Run (Villa Remix)
Walter Sobcek – Miami (Pharao Black Magic)
Friendly Fires – Hurting (Tensnake Remix)
Ben Browning – I Can’t Stay (Juan Maclean Remix)
Late Nite Tuff Guy – Not In Love Anymore (LNTG Remix)
Lou Teti – Talk About It
Crazy P – Open For Service

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For all those that love getting a tan in the winter, thongs thinner than dental floss, and glistening bootay reflected off the Mediterranean Sea, this mix tape is for you. By our very own Tropicool, this tape will put the funk back in your step and make your day sparkle brighter than a disco ball at Studio 54. There are tons of exclusives littered in this mix tape and all for your aural pleasure. Enjoi, and let the Tropo-funk warm your soul.

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Track list + More after the jump
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Mickey is no stranger to dance music. Hailing from Belgium, he has residency at the infamous Libertine Supersport, surrounded by legends such as The Magician, Mustang, and Aeroplane. He’s definitely a contributing factor to Belgium’s musical excellence. I have seen his sets, and for lack of better words, I have been absolutely blown away. If you’re one of the lucky few that happens to catch one, be prepared to loose control of your extremities and burn holes in the soles of your Chuck Taylor’s. The sound mixes golden elements from the past, then spices them up into a perfect groove & funk, Mickey style. Flavours tease the pallet consisting of a strong drum kick, bouncy chords, and precision production. He’s done remixes for the likes of Tyson, Beni, Headman, Punks Jump Up, and Housse De Racket.

Mickey has graced us with his newest single from smile recordings ‘Love For Sale’ ft. vocals from Monarchy. It’s quite magical to say the least. Give her a listen!
Mickey feat. Monarchy “Love For Sale” by Smile Recordings

GDD :Where are you from & How has that influenced your music? How do you self-describe your musical style / taste?
I’m from Belgium more precisely from Brussels. Its where my studio is. The city influences me by feeling good and at home at the same time. We have a large musical culture over here.

When it comes to my music, i always try to combine big liner notes and a groove full of percussion, synth’s, piano’s and strings. Sometimes i even play extra guitar riffs on top. The goal for me is to make it the way i want to hear it myself on the radio.

GDD: How does your equipment differ from your onstage gear to what you use in the studio?
Very different! My studio gears are all instruments. On stage i’m playing live with Record Effects and 2 x CDJ 1000 & Mixing table.

GDD: Describe your perfect venue down, setting, and vibe down to the littlest detail.
I really enjoy playing close to the sea, what happened to me a couple of weeks ago in Australia, the response of the people is completely different. After your finished you can refresh yourself in the water en get a cool beer on top! These kind of venues are rare in Europe, especially in Belgium.

GDD: How do you go about picking tracks you’d like to remix?
Until now, it was always on request. But i need to chase more the tracks i like, i will try my luck in the coming weeks : )

GDD: What are your 5 favorite tracks play out right now?
Miguel Migs – Tonight (Fingerman Re-Poke)
Todd Terje – Snooze 4 Love (Original Mix)
Jonas Rathsman – Tobago
Maceo Plex – Falling (Original Mix)
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GDD: What are 5 artists we need to keep our ears open for? ( all from Belgium ).
Safari
Montevideo
ATTari
Mustang
Great Mountain fire

GDD: What does the year of 2012 hold for the great Mickey?
My new single featuring Monarchy on Smile Recordings, the release of some unreleased remixes and a bunch of new tracks and collaborations!

GDD: And finally, because everyone wants to know, when will we finally see ‘Punks jump Up – Mr Overtime (Mickey Remix)’?
They promised that it will see the daylight in march 2012 … But ask to the Punks buddy’s yourself : )


Let the tryptophan soak into your neurons and the music take hold. Take this lazy mixtape straight under the covers and let its funky smoothness warm your soul while you butter those buns. Silky-smooth transitions laced with euphoric tones and sexy vocals make this Gooch tape perfect for the season. Be easy and give thanks. Enjoy and happy thanksgiving.

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Gooch Tape Vol. 2 Tracklisting:
Psychemagik – Valley of Paradise
Quakers & Mormons – New York Town (The c90s Remix)
Chris Malinchak – No Secrets
Anton Romezz – Marzipan World
Tesla Boy – In Your Eyes (Satin Jackets Remix)
Walter Sobcek – Miami (Pharao Black Magic Remix)
Stacy Lattisaw – Dynamite (Breakbot Edit)
Sare Havlicek – Vibe on You
Niki & The Dove – Mother Protect (Goldroom Remix)
Drop Out Orchestra – It Will Never Be the Same Again
Jadoo ft. Hard Ton – Voodoo Love
Moby – The Right Thing ft. Inyang Bassey (Cosmonauts Remix)
Miguel Campbell – Baby I got It (Edit Murphy Remix)
Mario Basanov – Just Think About (Social Disco Club Remix)
Christophe – The Force (Julio Bashmore Piano Remix)
Alba – Only Music Survives

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Here we are with Viceroy AKA Austen Afridi AKA sun-kissed magician and panty soaker extraordinaire. He took some time to sit down with us and discuss the creative process behind “Viceroy” and give away his smashing new EP “Sunburn” for free. Needless to say, it’s incredible, sure to teleport you to your own island paradise. Drink it in, and clean out those ears, because we’re about to fill you up!

READ THE INTERVIEW + DOWNLOAD THE FULL EP AFTER THE JUMP!

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