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As a quickly emerging artist and OWSLA’s latest signee, YOGI is making it clear that his world-class ability should not be overlooked. After amassing over 200,000 plays on his remix of Zedd’s “Stay The Night,” the London-based collaborative act follows up with an inventive original production. In “Christian Bale,” he artfully unifies new-age hip-hop elements, layered melodies, and industrial sounds with a refreshing and unconventional style that is sure to garner worldwide attention. Stay tuned for YOGI‘s GDD™ Guest Mix next week and his forthcoming debut EP that is expected in early 2014, which is rumored to feature collabs with various high profile hip-hop artists.
Watch the lyric video after the jump…
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• Watch John Talabot Perform Live in Budapest
• Stream a new Todd Terje single, ‘Spiral’ / ‘Q’
After recently landing the #9 spot on Billboard’s Next Big Sound, Prep School Recordings chief Dr. Fresch has just released his self-titled EP today for FREE! The 4-track EP features blends of deep disco, garage, funky and infectious basslines with 100% vibes all the way through. Our favorite track on the release “Float” is a stand-out single for sure, with hard hitting bass and dark deep tones that make this a favorite to the likes of Justin Jay, Azari & III, Tensnake, and Hot Natured.
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Remix royalty, MK (aka Marc Kinchen), is back with another strong showing today for Food Music boss, Shadow Child‘s, latest single “Friday” featuring vocals from Takura. Filled to the brim with piano and quick vocal cuts, MK stays true to the definitive House vibe from Shadow Child’s original while stripping away his bouncing bassline. In my opinion, you’d have to make a very strong argument to make me believe that anyone is nailing remixes like Marc Kinchen right now. √+
Alex Metric and Destructo have been working together in the studio as of late for a single due out on OWSLA in early January, and complementing the new release will be a number of shows kicking off in Miami just before Holy Ship! and culminating in Los Angeles at Exchange in DTLA on the first of February. Keep up with tour info and tickets on the tour website — theUK2LAtour.com.
Our friend, Christian Karlsson of Miike Snow, and more importantly Galantis, just dropped off the brand new official video for the smashing single, ‘Smile’ produced by himself & Linus Eklow AKA Style of Eye. The video is clean in simplicity, yet suggestive, and builds in tension, matching the energy of the tune perfectly. We can’t wait to see where this project heads next, but we know it will be out of this world.
A new fixtape and quite a different vibe than that of what we’ve been expecting from the incredible series strung together by our friends at Solé Bicycle Co. Coming at you live from a sweaty, dark basement somewhere in the heart of Venice, CA, this one is sure to burn some nostalgia into your holidays. No one is doing it better than the Bixel Boys right now.
From Bixel themselves: “We wanted to make a tape that was less dance oriented and brought you back. Nostalgic vibes on this one. Enjoy.”
Tracklisting can be found HERE
The homie Rynecologist revealed his latest track, “B.A.N.,” today; releasing it as part of the Dance Mania tribute compilation on Boys Noize Records that we mentioned last week. Ryne’s offering features some jackin’ Ghetto Tech bass ready for the club, sticking with the overarching direction of the compilation that pays respects to the longtime Chicago imprint run by DJ Funk. Listen below and snag the compilation today on Beatport.
After introducing his metal-influenced side project, Gathering Darkness, with a new single, ”Serpent Of Old” featuring Ciscandra from Nostalghia, and releasing a Thump mini-documentary, Seven Lions follows up with his long-awaited remix of Royksopp’s “Running To The Sea” feat. Susanne Sundfør. In his remix, he takes listeners through an otherworldly journey lead by his deeply emotional and thematic production that draws more similarities to a movie score than a typical dance track. Seven Lions maintains his unwavering artistic integrity and continues to produce outstanding music. Listen to the remix after the jump.