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There aren’t many artists in dance music right now who are consistently putting out as much diverse, quality work as our man Beni is at the moment.  His remix work over the last few months has been stellar.  He jazzed things up on his remix of “Two Way Street” by Kimbra.  His remix of “Friends” by Sneaky Sound System was a jackin’ house remix full of 90s flair.  And his remix of “The Edge” by Yuksek took the sound to the deepest, darkest corner of the club.  This is all proof of what a masterful maestro of house music Beni is.

Beni’s latest showpiece is his remix of “Trembling Hands” by The Temper Trap.  He flips the original on its head, chops up the vocals and turns everything inside out, combining the elements of all his most recent house remixes and making it into something that will indeed leave any dance floor trembling.

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After the release of Peter & The Magician‘s “Memory,” Pierre-Alexandre Busson is back at it under the Yuksek name. The Edge EP contains all of the great french disco flavor that we have come to expect from such a high-caliber artist. If that wasn’t enough, there are also a handful of awesome remixes from Panteros666, Aeroplane, Beni, and KIM to keep it a well-rounded release. Check out the previews after the jump.

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A few months ago, GDD launched the first Slap & Tickle at Miami’s favorite underground dance venue  The Electric Pickle. Every Tuesday, the lure of $2 tequila shots and deep grooves swept through the city and manifested itself into one steamy dance party. Tomorrow night, we pick up the pace with Australian headliner BENI. Affiliated with Modular and Bang Gang imprints, his unique brand of house and techno was a shoe-in for our debut headliner. We kick things off tomorrow at 10pm with residents Troy Kurtz, Pirate Stereo, and Santiago Cabellero. Tickets will be $10 at the door. Click here for more info.

Beni US Tour Mix by listentobeni

“I wish every remix I did was as fun as @sam_sparro Happiness”Beni via Twitter

Beni takes the feel good vibes of the Sam Sparro original to another level on his remix of the oh-so-fantastic “Happiness”.  The re-teaming of Beni + Sam Sparro is another winning formula (first heard HERE on the Beni track “Maximus”).  This time around it’s a modern twist on a classic sound.  It’s 70s soul, 80s funk and 90s house all wrapped up into an uplifting instant classic whose message evokes self-affirmation + assurance of one’s self that despite some tough times, everything is alriiiiight & that life, indeed, is full of happiness…

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Brodinski is an animal. Everything he touches seems to be the bounciest, dancey-ist tunes you can find — exemplified in his latest remix of Beni‘s ‘Last Night’ which premiered yesterday on RCRD LBL. ‘Last Night’ is the second track off of Beni’s amazing full length album, House of Beni, and it’s recently been given the remix treatment for an exciting EP release on Modular here in the US on May 1st, with remixes from Oliver $, Waifs & Strays, and this freebie from Brodi. Stream, download, and upcoming US tour dates below. √+ Continue Reading

The Dirt #61 is brought to you by Tropicool + aRod.  Expect a heavy dose of rooftop sunset vibes + beach haus grooves courtesy of Plastic Plates, Moon Boots, Gigamesh, Beni, Cosmic Kids and…Phil Collins (and many more!).  It’s a dozen disco-filled donuts, all available for your downloading pleasure (via the GDD™ Facebook page)!  Dig in…

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There’s just not much that needs to be said about this week’s CONTROL at the Avalon other than it’s going to be one of the best we’ve had in a while. We welcome the unbelievably catchy duo from Australia known as Yolanda Be Cool to headline the night, with additional sets from Dirtybird‘s Justin Martin and our good buds from Switzerland, Round Table Knights. Groovefest ’11 coming atcha!

Please RSVP names to BONES@GOTTADANCEDIRTY.COM to be on our discount list for the evening. All names must be submitted by 5:30PM on Friday.

Pricing:
$10 before 10PM
$15 before 11PM

Set Times:
9:30-11:00pm : Skyler Mendoza
11:00pm-1:00am : Justin Martin
1:00-2:30am : Yolanda Be Cool
2:30-4:30am : Round Table Knights

*Also, don’t miss our GDD Room (The Jerry Louis Room) this week, which will feature a very special intimate set @ midnight by Control resident BONES. Sounds will also be provided by local wizards Nick + Nite, Kenny Wilkins and Burn Unit. The Jerry Louis Room is the little room with the spiral staircase located in the back right corner of the avalon (to the right of the Main stage).
9:30-11:00pm : Nick + Nite
11:00-12:00am : Kenny Wilkins
12:00-1:00am : BONES
1:00-2:00am : Burn Unit

Tunage:
Yolanda Be Cool – Le Bump (Round Table Knights Remix) by Round Table Knights

Beni – It’s A Bubble (Round Table Knights Remix) by Round Table Knights

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DIRTY DANCERS! Go deep into the new season with my brand new Fall mix filled with bedroom bliss + dance floor delight.  Special attention goes to the back to back exclusives by MOON BOOTS and VICEROY – thank you gentlemen for hookin’ up GDD™ + me & allowing us to debut these two smokin’ hot new tracks.

aRod FallGaze 2011 by aRod | GottaDanceDirty™

• M83  – Midnight City (Christian Strobe Remix)
• Gigamesh feat. Nicole Godiva – People
• Beni feat. Mattie Safer – Someone Just Like You (VillA Remix)
• Body Language – Falling Out (Tiger & Woods Remix)
• Moon Boots – Off My Mind
• Viceroy – Unwind
• Beni feat. Nomi Ruiz – Sway
• The Magician – I Don’t Know What to Do (Fabian Remix)
• Sneaky Sound System – Big (Oliver Remix)
• The Whip – Secret Weapon (Alex Metric Remix)
• Katy B – Lights On (Gigamesh Remix)
• Fabian – This Night
• All The Lights – Chasing Colours (Plastic Plates Remix)
• Novika – Miss Mood (Hot Toddy Remix)
• Darren Hayes – Talk Talk Talk (Fred Falke Remix)
• Flight Facilities – Foreign Language (Will Saul & Tam Cooper Remix)
• Gotye feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used to Know (Compuphonic Remix)

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The Dirt is back in action again this week with submissions from the first 2 members of Gotta Dance Dirty, jonahberry and Tropicool (aka Dr. Schlongo, aka Daddy O’Climax, aka David LaMelza). We’ve put together 10 great tracks, new and old, for your listening pleasure, so kick back, relax, and enjoy these tasty tunes with a tall frosty IPA in one hand and a naughty school girl in the other.

DARK GROOVES
• Donovans – FX1 (Canblaster & Panteros666 Remix) √+
Parisian duo, Donovans, released their FX1 EP in early June on Cheap Thrills, equipped with a fantastic remix from Rynecologist and this one from Canblaster and Panteros666. I just can’t get enough of the unique sound of Canblaster. Make sure to pick up his Totem EP out on Marble now.

SEXY GROOVES
• Brenmar – Taking It Down (Original Mix) [Beatport] √++
Now this track was released at the end of last year, but its inclusion in ///BONES’ most recent Summer Mix has invoked a revival of this song for me. Brenmar is also one of my top producers, as his sound meshes the aggressiveness of hip hop with the smooth sensibilities of great House music. Big fan.

BANGING TECHNO
• Joachim Garraud – Bang Bang (Dalcan Rmx) √+
This is a throbbing remix from French producer, Dalcan, off of Joachim Garraud‘s most recent EP, Bang Bang. The legendary DJ/producer has had an extremely busy spring and summer, releasing a full lenth album, 3 EPs, a release on Toolroom‘s Ibiza 2011 compilation, and seminal sets at Ultra Music Festival and Coachella. The Frenchman will also be playing live at Lollapalooza in a collaborative set with the Jane’s Addiction rocker, Perry Farrell. Wow.

DISCO VIBES
• MyKill – Falling (Original Mix) √+
MyKill is a DJ from San Francisco that makes some fantastic funky ass disco. I actually found this track on our good friend Nate’s blog a while back and got into it again just in time for summer. Head on over to MyKill’s Soundcloud for some more great groovin’ goodies.

FUNKY ELECTRONICA
• The 2 Bears – In My Brain Is Like A Computer (Telling Me What To Do) (Original Mix) [Beatport] √++
Raf Rundell and Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard are The 2 Bears. They make music and they wear bear costumes. Both are fantastic. Give this one a listen from their latest EP, Bear Hug.

Jonah’s Zip

Foreword from Tropicool:
These tunes are meant to make you infectiously dance in a unstoppable sex-craved fashion. Handle with care; both your marbles and your lady friend(s).  Stay horny my friends. (all are check plusses DUH!)

Tribal Disco
• Shindu – Happy House (Herr Styler Remix)
I was first captivated by the original in the Magician’s Magic Tape 11, only to then learn about the stellar remix package.  Herr Styler adds a very tropicool vibe showcasing tribal drums, flutes, and cowbells nestled atop a funky keys riff.  This song never ceases to make me smile, take off my clothes, or eat raw meat.  It’s the opening tune to Tropicool’s “A Turd in the Punch Bowl” mix.

Tropical Disco Funk
• Beni – It’s a Bubble (Round Table Knights Remix)
Everything we love from Round Table Knights has been eclipsed by their newest remix of Beni‘s “It’s a Bubble”.  Steel drums, Funky bubble sounds, and an infectious rhythm disco that leads me to believe I have restless leg syndrome.  Get creepy, and don’t go home at night.  ”Hey street walker!”

Sexy Funky House
• Telonius – Last Night (Extended Club Version)
Telonius is a very sexual creature.  Listen to the lyrics; live the music video.  He has inseminated an incredible single here that’s dancefloor, afterhours, and bedroom ready, all hot and bothered.  Fucking element of sexy house, funk, and disco all in one has truly created an infectious, jean-tightening, jam!

Nudisco Glory
• Mighty Mouse – Between the Pavement and the Stars (Edwin Van Cleef Remix)
We can always expect pure genius when a song drops under the knife of Edwin Van Cleef or is presented live by the Mightiest of the Mouses.  These 2 juggernauts have come together to transform like Megatron and create one Decepticon ass-kicking tune. Euphoric yet groovy, very full bodied.  Includes lyrics.  Pregnant woman should not consume this beverage.

Sexy Feel-Good Funk
• Toro Y Moi – Still Sound (Voodoo Bear Remix)
I first heard this jam in the Mustang June Mix, and as the corners of my mouth began to curl up in utter happiness, the funky stings hit and I lifted out of my seat.  What a glorious feel-good song.  Summer daze, cold beers, and the hot curves of your buddy’s sister.  Truly a song of the senses; Get amongst it!

David’s Zip

jonahberry & Tropicool