• Disclosure set the date for hyped debut album
• Sebastian Ingrosso and Axwell announce Departures project
• New Order lay out plans for first new material in eight years
• Thundercat Announces New Album Executive Produced by Flying Lotus, Listen to New Single
Two bouncy Holland duos, Chocolate Puma & Firebeatz, have joined forces for a new single due out on Spinnin’ Records July 16th, and it’s already gained massive support and attention from some of the world’s tops including Pete Tong, Axwell, Diplo, and Fatboy Slim. Everyone seems to be begging to get this track to play this summer, but it looks like we’ll have to wait until next month for its release. For now, this great music video will do.
After an epic saga of a weekend @ Coachella Music Festival, the GDD™ crew return from the desert with a battered brain of new music to better prepare for the massive summer to come. This week, our very own Bones and Toks have answered the call to serving you with a dirty bundle of tunes fit for the festival-goer in all of us. Whether from artists that played Coachella, or just some of the key sounds that embody the stages, this team has it down for you and each specific playlist. Get your sweaty wristbands on them and let a’ rip.
Today marks the exclusive Beatport release of the first single, ‘Hook,’ from Joachim Garraud & Alesia‘s new collaborative EP, Hillside West, due out on Dim Mak next month. Teaming up with the fresh new French trio, Alesia, has proven to be a great influence on this new single from Joachim. Utilizing his mastery of Electro and Techno, Joachim also developed new Progressive and Dubstep influences into Hillside West, and the anthemic synths married with grungy, almost Skrillex-esque womps deliver a side of Joachim’s production that has never been heard before. With support already in from Axwell, Bingo Players, Angger Dimas and more, I’m sure that we’ll be hearing this a fair amount during festival season. Pick up ‘Hook’ on Beatport today and click on after the jump for the preview. Continue Reading
Good morning! I have some news and videos to welcome you into the weekend. Today’s update includes the Cosmic Opera with Axwell, Tiesto playing the first ever live Twitter concert, Sebastien Tellier’s new album, the Brit Awards, and LCD Soundsystem’s documentary. Please read on after the jump.
Good morning and happy Monday! We’re just another week closer to the end of the year and I have another GDD™ Morning Update to kick off your week. Today’s news includes SnowGlobe Music Festival, Swedish House Mafia, Laidback Luke, & Justice. Read up and watch videos after the jump! Continue Reading
TRACKLISTING: 01. Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso feat. Michael Feiner – Together (The Attic Intro) w/ Bart B More, Nom de Strip & Little Bastard – Jailbait w/ Swedish House Mafia feat. Tinie Tempah – Miami 2 Ibiza (Intro)
02. Alesso – Nillionaire
03. Matt Caseli & Danny Freakazoid – Raise Your Hands
04. Angger Dimas – Are You Ready (Mahesa Utara)
05. David Tort feat. Gosha – One Look (Axwell vs. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike)
06. Nari & Milani – Kendo (Steve Angello)
07. Swanky Tunes vs. Deadmau5 – Together Strobe (Axwell)
08. Marco V – Reaver
09. Steve Angello & Laidback Luke vs. Axwell – Be Knas
10. Who’s Who – Yeah
11. Axwell – Heart Is King
12. Alex Metric & Steve Angello – Open Your Eyes (Tim Mason) w/ Depeche Mode – Personal Jesus (Acapella)
13. Axwell feat. Errol Reid – Nothing But Love
14. Pendulum – The Island Part 1 (Steve Angello & AN21 & Max Vangeli) [Rob Swire Live]
15. Hard Rock Sofa & St. Brothers – Blow Up (Thomas Gold & Axwell) w/ Adele – Rolling In The Deep (Acapella)
16. Arno Cost – Lise
17. Funkerman feat. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Otherside 2010
18. Adrian Lux – Teenage Crime (Axwell & Henrik B Remode)
19. Carl Louis & Martin Danielle vs. Axwell & Dirty South feat. Rudy – Open The Message (Axwell) w/ Green Velvet – Flash (Nicky Romero)
20. Tim Berg vs. Kings Of Leon – Abow vs. Sex Is On Fire (Avicii)
21. Tim Berg vs. Michael Woods – Bromance Dynamik (Axwell)
22. Tim Mason – The Moment (Steve Angello) w/ Justice vs. Simian – We Are Your Friends (Acapella)
23. Alesso – Dynamite w/ Sebastian Ingrosso feat. MGMT – Kidsos 24.Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin – Save The World
25. The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition (Axwell & Dirty South)
26. Daft Punk – One More Time
27. Swedish House Mafia – One w/ Swedish House Mafia – One (Congorock) w/ Swedish House Mafia feat. Pharrell – One (Your Name) [Pharrell Live]
28. Laidback Luke & Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso & Steve Angello feat. Deborah Cox – Leave The World Behind w/ Moguai – We Want Your Soul (Sebjak) [Encore Edit]
TAKE ONE:“Turn off your brain, turn on your heart.”
2010 has proved to be a monumental year for electronic music, with the light casting down on the colossal force of the Swedish House Mafia. With the explosive success of their single ‘ONE’ earlier this year, the infamous trio have been spreading their noise and their name across the globe. The recent release of their documentary, Take One, is a culmination of the rise of SHM as a massive house movement and experience that covers 285 gigs in only 2 years across over 15 countries.
We were lucky enough to be sent an advance copy of the film from our good friends over @ EMI Records, and we couldn’t of been more elated. Thinking we would only watch it once or twice before this 45 minute documentary would be out of our system, we underestimated the power of our own love. We literally have watched it at least 10 times now, addicted to the hedonistic journey through the nu-rockstar lives of Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello. It reminds us so much of how happy we are to be a part of this rapidly growing music industry. For you devoted electronic music enthusiasts and dirty dancers alike out there, this is a film NOT TO MISS.
From the on-stage euphoria of playing to entranced clubbers, to the buzz of realising a track in intimate creative sessions, to the inevitable bickering between the guys, TAKE ONE goes beyond the music to show what binds together three friends, three artists, three pioneers, and three total individuals on an emotional ride to success as a group.
UNTIL ONE:“Goosebumps never lie.”
For all those who have witnessed the performance of epic proportions that is a Swedish House Mafia set, you would imagine that their would somehow be a way to capture the energy and feeling you get while living the moment in the crowd. Finally, that prayer has been answered. With the premiere of the new film, SHM have released a soundtrack to the documentary called Until One, which really is a studio mastered version of their live dj set they’ve been showcasing this past year. If you’ve seen them live before then you’ll know that their quote rings true with every heartbeat you feel during their performance … “Goosebumps never lie.” [Pick up the release here]
TUNAGE: Miami 2 Ibiza (Static Revenger Mixes)
The most recent SHM, Miami 2 Ibiza, is featured in the beginning of the Until One album and is following graciously in the footsteps of the mega anthem, ‘ONE.’ I personally didn’t care too much for it until it was used to capture the immense feelings of house music sweeping across our country in the documentary. And it wasn’t until we received the official remixes of the track by Static Revenger that I realized it was a version that could most certainly be added to any dirty electro big room set. Dirty dancers – grab these for sure.
Wow! We offered you up some free Swedish House Mafia treats and what a ridiculously overwhelming response we got from all of you dirty dancers. Through a scientifically proven randomization process (close eyes, scroll up and down frantically, write down first name on top) our winners are officially Caroline from California, Michael from Connecticut, and Alberto from Texas … Congrats!
Michael was actually rewarded for being the first responder and coincidentally you long-time dirty dancers may have seen his name on GDD™ before. That’s right, he’s 1/2 of the duo Bastille that made that magical ‘Cold As Ice’ remix that lit your pants on fire in late summer ’09. Bonus reward for Michael: another hand-crafted stomper up on his favorite blog.
I also threw in the newest Jokers Of The Scene goth-house/demon-step/horror-dub epic, just cause I like y’all so much.
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