Jesse Rose releases a LOT of music. Between his 12×12 series of last year, an LP and remix LP in early 2014, he’s pushed through the summer (pun about to be intended) with his summer single “Fly Tonight” as well as viral remixes of Rufus, The Acid, and of course, Oliver Dollar’s hit of the season, “Pushing On.”

Well, he’s back with another single this time, where he’s joined forces with the new and somewhat mysterious identity that is Trozé. It comes as very little of a shock that Jesse jumped on this tune – an infectiously simple and extraordinarily tongue-in-cheek rap about chocolate? How could one resist? Jesse lends his finely-tuned knowledge of bumping house vibes to the catchy vocal and there you have it. An absolute smash and a real stand-out house tune amongst the masses and masses of bassline house tunes that you can’t tell apart.

I dare you to not get this stuck in your head. It’s out on Monday on Jesse’s label Play It Down – which recently did a takeover of Radio1 (you can listen HERE) and just launched their DripFM channel “Community” which you can likely access the full download of “Chocolate” and other upcoming label gems.


Stockholm’s HNNY has been a favorite for quite sometime now, and he has yet to disappoint. With his chilled-out, soulful house style, he’s been garnering the attention of the masses, and now he’s really taking off after creating this outstanding remix of Flight Facilities’ “Two Bodies” featuring Emma Louise. HNNY always brings a specific vibe to his productions, and this remix is no exception. He has crafted a silky house number around the gorgeous Emma Louise vocals to induce an immersive dream-like state in the listener, so check it out to see what it’s all about.

Main Course

We’ve teamed up with ToneDen, Main Course, and iZotope to reward producers who are down for an extra special challenge!

We’re asking you to create your best interpretation of ‘Monky Man’ by Main Course main-man BOT. All genres are welcome, we just want to see you give the track your best creative twist!

Prizes

- Your remix, officially released on Main Course on an upcoming Remixes compilation
- One complete copy of iZotope’s Ozone 6
- A Main Course shirt, shopping bag & prize pack
- A post on GottaDanceDirty
- A life-time ToneDen premium account

To enter:

Step 1: Create a free ToneDen account
Step 2: Download the stems here
Step 3: Upload your song to SoundCloud as a public track and tag @Maincoursemedia and @gottadancedirty (no DL’s for now please)
Step 4: Submit your final entry here – during the process you’ll be prompted to make a ToneDen account if you haven’t yet

Deadline:

All entries must be uploaded and successfully submitted by 11:59pm PST on November 6th, 2014.

Contest Guidelines:

· The Work must be entrant’s own original work using the provided stems, created solely by entrant; must not have been previously published, released or distributed in any form.
· Participants should retain high quality version of their remix should the participant be chosen as the winner.
· Limit one entry per person. We encourage entrants to spend time on quality rather than quantity.

We look forward to seeing what you come up with!

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The grand prize is the latest (and unreleased) addition to iZotope’s family, Ozone 6:

Ozone 6, the latest version of iZotope’s complete mastering system, has a workflow centered around creativity: A redesigned, modern interface guides and inspires users of all experience levels at every step, so you can freely experiment with ease.

Reinvent timeless sounds by harnessing the sonic texture of classic analog gear, then tweak with the surgical precision of digital software. An intuitive display and robust visual feedback let you dial in your signature sound in just a few clicks.

Whether you’re a professional engineer or a home studio producer, Ozone 6 gives you everything you need to effortlessly produce professional-sounding masters in one elegant package.

Get a free upgrade to Ozone 6 when you buy Ozone 5!


Mysterious producers, The Rooftop Boys, are on a steady ascent, bringing their catchy pool party-ready remixes to the blogosphere with great success. Now they add to their catalog by taking on Nico & Vinz’ “Am I Wrong.” The Rooftop Boys have applied their own touch to the recognizable tune for yet another crowd-pleasing remix with a strong groove and feel-good vibe.

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The Venezuelan duo Fur Coat have spent the last few years climbing the rungs of the underground ladder and are firmly planted at the top. Since the release of their 2012 anthem ‘You & I‘, the duo has shifted gears from sing-along deep house tunes to chugging, techno burners as reflected by their most recent Crosstown Rebels release, U Turn. After a strong summer touring clubs like DC10 in Ibiza and Treehouse in Miami, Fur Coat gave our friends over at Boomrat an inside look into their secret weapons. Stream the entire playlist below.

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One of our favorite things is exposing fresh talent to the blogosphere by way of our ears to yours. Today we’re happy to introduce to you to Small Talk, a young producer out of Northern California. He’s already championed remixes for Jamie XX and Pablo Nouvelle, bringing a jazzy, dark and techy feel to his house origins. Fans of Detroit Swindle, Four Tet and Kidnap Kid will be really into this sound. Listen and grab it for FREE below!

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Bearson must be feelin sprung lately with these sensual edits and originals. This time James Bay receives the remix treatment to his tune, “Let It Go” that features some healing harpsichord and finger snapping to compliment the delicate cymbals. Next Wave Records is on a melodic tear lately, stay tuned for what’s to come!

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It’s safe to say anytime one of the visionary Solé bicycles is yours for the taking, you go on and give it the ol’ college try.. and to ring true to their radical ways – our good friends have also put together a vibe to catch as you picture yourself cruisin’ on that Custom Designed Boomrat two wheeler. So take a sonic vacation via Solé and win that bike!

Stream HERE!