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Deep in the heart of Summer 2K14 – The Interns were born…

Non-Classically trained by the affected minds over at Gotta Dance Dirty, the Los Angeles-based duo, The Interns, took the season by storm lighting up EDC Las Vegas, Hollywood Pool Parties, San Francisco Nightlife, and the High Seas of Californ-i-a.

Now they launch ‘The Interns Present:’ a bi-monthly mix series that takes on the plight of the 9-5. Their debut “Day Off” mixtape features an eclectic array of soulful House music and playful bass-lines that give way to interstellar sonic escapism.

What you’re about to hear are the tunes that carried The Interns to their true calling – behind the decks…#FuckDesks.

Tracklist coming soon…

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After becoming the most talked about party in Los Angeles, AC Slater‘s NIGHT BASS movement set out on a 12 dates in 12 days tour with bass house heavyweights Jack Beats, Hannah Wants, Kry Wolf and the man himself. The tour was a success in every city they invaded, but something special was planned for its LA date this past Friday, October 10th. AC Slater teamed up with HARD to bring together one massive event in the warehouse district of downtown Los Angeles, where the infamous Lot 613 was set to play home to the festivities. With the help of Gary Richards and the HARD team, NIGHT BASS quickly became the hype of the weekend and sold out before the night even started.

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Room 1 featured the tour lineup, along with NIGHT BASS residents BONES & Petey Clicks. They got things started quickly, as the room filled up and packed out within the first hour. The much anticipated Hannah Wants came after with a huge set, followed by the chief AC Slater bringing it heavy and Jack Beats keeping the energy so alive it was literally spilling out of the room. Capping off the night was a secret set from Kry Wolf, who let his jackin vibes speak for themselves as the night went into the early morning.

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Along with the tour lineup, AC brought in friends to take care of room 2: Anna Lunoe, Treasure Fingers, Amtrac, Light Year and Jen Lasher to the rescue. Room 2 was equally slammed, a wider room layout but just as crazy as it’s heavier neighbor. Only in LA can so many incredible artists happen to be in the same town on multiple tour schedules that culminate to one massive experience. The hype was so real that other big names in dance music couldn’t stay away. The likes of Boys Noize, Nadastrom, Kaskade, GTA, Destructo, Jauz, Brazzabelle, and even Valentino Khan‘s mustache we’re all in attendance.

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The NIGHT BASS movement proved that it’s hear to stay, and its home is in Los Angeles. The tour dominated its 12 show routing across the US, and looks forward to continuing its monthly series here in LA along with new tours and festival stages in the works… be on the lookout for live set recordings from the whole night and more info on upcoming events!

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Aussie to LA transplant Wax Motif and Toronto-based Hunter Siegel have been making some serious waves lately, both in the scene and in the studio. What comes next? Of course you join forces and collab on a track for FREE download. Their new one “All Night Man” samples a famous Big Boi lyric while beefing it with a fat low end that fits perfectly into the blooming bass house category… grab it below for FREE and keep your eye on these two as big things are in sight for 2015!

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Xinobi, for me, was/is the master of synthesized sounds strung together in unusual and masterful fashions. No two songs really ever sound the same with him, a testament to his creative will at work. All of the above come together in full force for his first ever full length LP, 1975, with one added element: a bit of live instrumentation. Prolific guitar strums, punchy drum kits, and wandering vocals, fused with the familiar warps and wonks that make Xinobi the master of other worldly vibes, make this one of my stand out LP’s of the year. Personal standouts for me were “1975″ and it’s vivacious guitar vibes, “Radio Radio” and it’s electronic arpeggio explosions, and “People” for it’s sonic oddities that stay true to the Xinobi way. A lot of western vibes emanate from this project as well as a bit of MGMT peeking in and out of hooks. It’s weird and wonderful and a major accomplishment for the Portuguese producer.. stream after the jump! Continue Reading

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What more can we say about our man Figgy?  We’re on board with everything he does, so not only are we thrilled that his new EP “Missing You” came out this week, we’re also proud of & happy for the man himself for releasing the EP on his very own label, Cut & Dry.  The EP is everything we’ve come to expect (and love) from Figgy.  It’s four wonderful tracks filled with his trademark sound: multi-layered, rich, soulful tracks at a cruising speed no higher than 115bpm.

Get on board with the “Missing You” EP.

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Main stage maniacs – your prayers to the ZHU craze have been answered. The mysterious producer’s hit “Faded” has gotten the big room treatment from Miami mover Damaged Goods, giving it all the beef it needs for the festival circuit. The groove of the original lies within, while a tremendous kick and hard hitting lead bassline carry this remix all the way through. Fans of Oliver Heldens, Nari & Milani and Nom De Strip will be all over this one… listen below and download it for FREE!

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Infectious vocals, full-bodied basslines, and mesmerising hooks is the POOLCLVB way of business. Riding off a recent huge GDD guest mix, it’s dancefloor-primed house music has already been showcased on remixes for Motez, Kilter, Tube & Berger and Micky Kojak. Backed by the nostalgic and carefree inspiration from the 90′s, POOLCLVB keep it fresh & fruity, every time.

On their first journey off the back streets of Bondi Beach, POOLCLVB enlist the vocal prowess of Erin Marshall who delivers the word, some real warm love, to this bumping hooked-up instrumental. Here You’re Mine is a classic slice for the future sound of house music…already backed by, we warmly welcome them to the floor.

Listen below, and grab this when it drops on Halloween!

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Full disclosure: Simian Mobile Disco might be my favorite band.  Who can really ever say?

I can say, however, that their live show included moments of sheer elation matched by dizzying confusion.  How these two I’ve seen and heard so many times could produce an array of sounds so diverse and surprising is beyond my humble ears.  And I’ve heard some things in my day.  We were recently treated to the full-spectrum experience one night in Los Angeles: electronic soundscape meets very respectful krautrock turns all-out, churning analog techno filth.

I can also say that you, dear reader, owe it to yourself to go listen to their album and go see their live show, and I don’t say that about many acts.  We can begin, for now, by reading more…

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