One of my biggest delights in life is seeing a boss lady hold her own amongst a crew of dudes. Enter Louisahhh, the reigning queen of Bromance, a record label literally named with dudes in mind. After moving from down the street to the depths of Paris, I finally caught up with my fellow short-haired princess in Miami. After a lengthy and insightful lunch at The Standard, discussing the antics of the Bromance crew to the politics and progression of the industry, riding bikes and Avicii carts around South Beach, and an astoundingly ludicrous trip to Miami’s most infamous Hard 2 Leave strip club party, I left WMC as charmed as ever by one of the most soft-spoken yet commanding females I know. That could only mean one thing: get her on board for a LOLerview!
Check after the jump for a really delightful edition of For The LOLs, and make absolutely sure to check out her upcoming EP on Bromance, Transcend, out on the 22nd of April. It’s amazing.
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He’s back! Our favorite beefcake Nom De Strip has been slaving away in the studio and is back on the scene with a huge release on Mau5trap recordings. The triple track EP entitled Clouds features three massive punishers that are guaranteed to be slain across the festival circuit this year. Check out the mini-mix that NDS did below, and pick up the tunes right now (already climbing the charts) on Beatport!
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Aluna Francis and George Reid struck a chord when they released their heavily anticipated original production, “Attracting Flies,” under their moniker Aluna George. Lurking in the background of all the instantaneous hype for this new track was a remix from the Harlem Shake sensation, Bauuer. Looking to shed the stigma behind his internet craze, Baauer steps up to the plate with a huge edit to the English electronic groups new single.
My biggest worry when I saw Baauer‘s name on the remix bill was that the vocals were going to get drowned out with his signature trap sound. He dispels my preconceived notions, though, with a more sophisticated bass sound that still maintains the Bauuer bounce we all know and love. Also set to take on “Attracting Flies” with their own renditions are Jamie Jones and S-Type. You can purchase this Bauuer remix at midnight tonight on Beatport, but Aluna George‘s debut album isn’t expected to hit stores until July 1st.
Para One is a busy dude with many musical talents: from having dipped in the honey pot of the rap scene a variety of times (his work with French group TTC, production creds on A$AP Rocky’s “Wild For The Night”) to being a part of his own label (Marble, with Teki Latex and Bobmo). After a well-regarded release of his track “Passion” last year, Para One is back with a bigger, badder version thanks to the vocal talents of none other than Cam’Ron. As a sidenote, I can’t write or think about Cam’Ron without seeing this picture in my head, so here. #killuh
I spoke to Para One yesterday just before his trek to the US to tour starting in Miami, where I’m sure inevitably we’ll run into each other. Another sidenote, a definite party to check out that we’ll be at and Para One will be playing at is Lil Death’s NYC vs Paris this Friday. So read on about what Para One had to say after the jump, and as for myself I hope to see many of you out and about!
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This week’s Dirt comes courtesy of the lovely Laura D and myself, Toks. We’re here to bring you the latest and greatest in everything from NU-K Garage to Dubstep and everything in between. Load up on some fresh tracks for the weekend, you know you’ll need it.
Rolling along into March madness, the homie Valentino Khan brings forty ounces of hood-hopping bass into his new original for his #TrapThursdays giveaway series. This one starts spooky and then quickly sounds the alarm for all those in need of the festival trap wave. Enjoy!
In case you missed last week’s installment (because we did), heres the previous giveaway from VK called “Firepower” – this one is a rapid fire drum & bass influenced production, not for the slow…
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Our friends over at Shifty Rhythms have served up a huge find, giving us the premiere of LA native Valen‘s new original Get Low – a big room monster just in time for the Ultra/WMC week. Make no mistake, this one isn’t for the faint of ears – get ready for anthemic builds into a jaw breaking bassline. Grab it for FREE below!
LA! Make sure to catch the debut performance of Valen this Saturday @ The Central SAPC alongside Lazerdisk Party Sex our own BONES and the rest of the Get Shifty crew….
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