Out yesterday, this set of remixes from Botnek and NYMZ for DallasK‘s “Alienz” definitely caught our ear. In the first remix, Botnek takes the big room elements of the original and mixes it with an intense grimey breakdown that definitely adds some funk and flavor to the festival sound. NYMZ goes in a totally different direction with his mix, starting with some classical piano before dropping into a trap style groove. Each brings a new fresh feel to an already dope single, pick ‘em up on Beatport today! And make sure to catch DallasK at Avalon’s Control this Friday!
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The NY-based powerhouse collaboration of Tommie Sunshine and The Disco Fries along with the sexy vocals of Kid Sister may sound huge enough – but not if BOTNEK has anything to say about it. The Canadian Dim Mak duo have taken the anthemic chords of the original and have thrown their signature slimy synths into the mixture, creating a monster production guaranteed to scream across the festival circuit this year. Check it out below, and pick it up Feb 11th on Vicious Recordings!
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We’ve already seen some huge and long awaited releases drop this early in the year, but this EP is sure to take the taco. Our boy Clockwork is finally releasing his much anticipated Squad Up EP Tuesday, March 13th on Dim Mak Records – featuring the heavily supported ‘Squad Up,’ the techno darkside in ‘Hulk’ and the big room monster ‘Nox.’ If that wasn’t enough, the EP has also procured explosive remixes by Dillon Francis, Botnek, and Torro Torro, plus a special vocal edit of Squad Up. The self-titled tune is already receiving incredible support and is on target to be one of the top tunes of the year (not to mention a huge Beatport chart contender).
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Rising Canadian duo, Botnek, will be heading across the Atlantic this week for their 2nd European tour commencing this Friday, March 2nd at the famed Fabric London in Farringdon. The night features the Room One residency from UK wobblers, Jack Beats, and they have curated the full lineup for the other two rooms including B2B sets from Benga & Youngman as well as DJ Zinc & MC Script. Sounds like a pretty great night is in the works.
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Brooklyn Fire chief Tommie Sunshine and his NY familia The Disco Fries have been treating the soundcloud nation to a slew of free bootleg remixes and party edits for DJs and fans alike. At the end of last year they bundled them into a 2011 bootleg package, shortly after a remix EP for Katy Perry’s “One That Got Away” and their own widely supported original “Don’t Look Back.” Breaking into 2012, they released special bootleg for MLK day, taking the recent Wiz Khalifa anthem ‘Young, Wild, and Free” and concocting a club monster from body parts of Dirty Disco Youth and Botnek. Just last week, they followed up the free tunage with an extended DJ edit of “212,” in celebration of their forthcoming remix for Azalea Banks’ new jam “Shady Love.” Okay, enough talking – Grab these and rage.
Hot off the press, our Canadian buddies Botnek have sent us their newest remix, taking on the sounds of house mogul Tocadisco. These guys keep impressing me with their innovative directions on every remix, always testing the limits of the original tracks. This version goes from a hard hitting club bassline, to a almost glitch hop breakdown, and then resurrected back to its uptempo slimy techno. GET WEIRD.
Grab the FULL EP HERE - featuring remixes by Slap In The Bass, Oui’Wack, Stefano Noferini and Botnek.
To kick things off this year, our Canadian buddies Botnek have given us a new remix for their second exclusive download on GDD. This time the Montreal-based duo takes the tribal callings of “Up All Night” by Buraka Som Sistema and sets the lazer to rave mode. Grab this tune to help start your 2012 banger house playlist.
*Botnek is coming to the US! Tour dates coming soon!
Our good friends Botnek were kind enough to send over a preview of their newest remix they did of the Crooker’s track “Hummus” that came out today on Mad Decent/ Southern Fried records. Let me tell you one thing, this remix is huge. I highly suggest you check it out. It really shows how talented this up and coming production duo is.
Do not forget to check out the rest of the remixes from the EP over on beatport
Get ready for your summer bleeps & bloops – Montreal’s young guns Botnek are giving back to the blogosphere and releasing their new tune “The Sound” for FREE on their Soundcloud! The recent heater has already received killer feedback from some of these big boys:
“The sound is really good! Big!” – Crookers
“Yo the sound is HUUUUUUGE. I’m gonna play this in every set.” – AC Slater
“This tune rocks, I love this kind of vibe!” – BeatauCue
“Love your jams botz!!!” – AutoErotique
“I do feel it! slammin’ ” – Malente
“I played it yesterday! awesome buddy !” – Don Rimini
“Thanks man, I like it!” – Wax Motif
“Nuts as usual!” – Elektropusher
“POW POW POW POW POW !!!” – Dooze Jackers
“BIGGGGG! Sounds fuckin dope boys! Lovin this one” – Torro Torro
“Really big tracks guys!!! I love it” – John Roman
“Big tune, def gonna drop this at my next show!!” – Barletta
• Botnek – The Sound √+ [direct download]
For our thirty-sixth edition of the infamous DIRT, we bring you a top 12 chart of some of the best tracks right now in electronic music from pretty much across the board. Though they all share a common dirty-ness to them, we chose these tracks for unique reasons – and what better way to convey that then to charm you with our personal opinion on why you should direct yourself to the download link immediately (the best way we know how to).
drink up dirty dancers…
• Felix Cartal & Keatch – Lazy Bird (Original Mix) √+
I’ve literally waited over a year for this track to be released, and for it to have stayed locked away until just a week ago is a marvel in its own. We all know that Felix Cartal has caught our attention once again with his recent productions, but the help of Belgium-based Keatch makes their collaborative EP’s Solar and now Animals unmatchable. Grab this in 192 and do yourself a solid and purchase the full EP here.
• Swanky Tunes & Hard Rock Sofa – Feedback (Original Mix) √+
This summer wherever you are in festival mode, you’re gonna hear headliners from the main stage (you should know who) playing this massive collaboration between big room track kings Swanky Tunes and Hard Rock Sofa. This one also has the same riff as Daft Punk’s ‘Rollin & Scratchin’ – but takes it to a level suitable for crowds in the 25,000+ category. BIG.
• In Flagranti – Worse For Wear (Punks Jump Up Remix) √+
The first time I heard this in the Light Year Summer Mix, I played the mix over and over just because of this track. The howling bass line behind the drums, claps and cowbells (with a hint of dirty sax) turn the original vocal into a drunken disco fire-starter.
• DJ Fresh – Louder (Club Mix) √+
Even though I don’t play out dubstep (or bass music for that matter) in my sets, I still respect it very much because of anthems like this one. This track is special however because of the newly found sound of drum & bass hero DJ Fresh. Groundbreaking tune, a MUST even if you don’t care for dubstep. Grab this 192, but get serious with the 320 here.
• Julio Bashmore – Battle For Middle You √+
This officially came out at the very start of this year, but I haven’t been able to stop playing it out in my sets, in my car, or any where I can feel some low end with this baby. Julio Bashmore creates a love child with funk, soul and bass driven rhythm. In fact, the lyrics in the tune actually ring true because they definitely make me wanna get up, stomp my feet, and get down.
• Kry Wolf – 3001 (Original Mix) √+
AC Slater struck gold when he discovered Kry Wolf and signed him to his Party Like Us label. His production flies across the board, but this track is titled ’3001′ because it is takes you that far ahead in time to the future of the drop. Let this one grow on you, it’s the best kind of WEIRD you could ask for.
• CSS – Hit Me Like a Rock (Dillon Francis Remix)
Another killer free tune from Mr.Francis. Radio rips have been floating around for awhile, but it was finally released this past week.
DRUM & BASS
• Botnek – Jerpa (Botnek Drum & Bass Remix)
An uncommon Drum & Bass remix from this up and coming Canadian Duo. If you like this track, check out the guest Dirt they did a few weeks back for some more major tunes. They are definitely a group to watch.
• Tittsworth & Alvin Risk – Pendejas
Great new track from two of Washington DC’s best. More along the lines of moombahcore. If you dig artists like Munchi & Dillon Francis you will love this track.
• Lady Gaga – The Edge of Glory (Porter Robinson Club Mix)
I am usually not a huge fan of any of the new pop electro house that has been going around these days. But I must admit, I really like this track. The drop in the middle is worth the download!
• The Dirt #36 – ///BONES & KMOC.zip (all 12 tracks!)