British duo, AlunaGeorge, have had an unbelievably impressive 2013 thus far, finding an alluring balance between vocal UK electronic subgenres and traditional R&B. In addition to their massive collaborative hit, “White Noise,” with fellow UK duo, Disclosure, Aluna Francis and George Reid have released multiple globally recognized singles like “Your Drums, Your Love” and “Attracting Flies,” which found their way into concert venues and clubs alike with a grip of dancefloor-ready remixes. Now, the time has come for their debut album, Body Music, to hit the shelves this 30th of July in the US via Vagrant Records, comprised of 14 original productions. Stream two new ones below and read on after for a music video for “You Know You Like It” as well as the album’s full tracklist and upcoming tour dates.
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Spring can now officially begin. The newaRod SpringGlo 2013 Mixis here to set the mood for the entire Spring season. From deep disco to indie-electro, from big disco to UK + deep house, this mix runs the gamut on all your favorite genres. Lustful, sleazy, bouncy vibes from the MASSIVE track list (incl. Villa, Kastle, Russ Chimes, Classixx, Ali Love & Breach, just to name a few of the fantastic many). ENJOY.
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Disclosure are very much unstoppable at this point. Their 2012 was undoubtedly one of the most successful in dance music, and they’re starting off 2013 strong with a new collaboration with fellow buzzing UK duo, AlunaGeorge, titled “White Noise.” The brothers have truly done it again with this one — perfectly balancing Aluna’s vocals atop their becomingly signature sound. Expect to hear this one out quite a bit to kick this year off. It’s due out February 17th on PMR Records. √++
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YEEEW! Dirt time & all I gotta say is I am very DTF with all of the songs so generously being put into the mix this week. Very much a theme again here, slowed UK vibes and really strongly percussion-based tracks in my picks, and a bit of everything from Jonah; ubiquitously groovy of course. Tons of free jams for everyone to enjoy, and we’re really stoked on all of the producers below & highly recommend checking more of their stuff out! Download all 11 tracks after the jump… Continue Reading
It’s time to set the mood for the upcoming months with the next installment of my bi-annual/seasonal mixtape series:aRod’s FallGaze 2012 Mix.The mixtape is chock full of lustful indie grooves, steamy disco + deep, sleazy house. Hot tracks from heavy hitters like Anna Lunoe, Disclosure and Van She along with some unreleased heaters from Benoit & Sergio, MANIK feat. Jeremy Glenn and Sure Thing…this mix should keep you warm and electrified from Fall all the way through Winter.