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Theo Keating AKA Fake Blood has been given the reins to the 69th episode of the legendary FABRICLIVE mix series, with the launch scheduled for this Friday at the killer London venue with sets from Fake Blood, Boy 8-Bit, and Paul Woolford. The mix CD will be released on the 20th and will feature a grip of new and exclusive material from Keating’s Blood Music. In a different promo twist, Fabric had Fake Blood take to the streets of East London to showcase another great ability of his, graffiti art. Have a look at the video above and watch out for FABRICLIVE 69.

Self-described as Post-Apocalyptic R&B/Soul, Minneapolis quartet, Nyteowl, are not your average electronic group. Sexy and soulful with an undeniable 80s electronic influence, Nyteowl use deep basslines and airy synths to create their idiosyncratic sound, which is why they got picked up by Juno Records‘ brand new London sub-imprint, Love Interest, for their new single, ‘Love Of Mine.’ Complete with remixes from Boy 8-Bit, Mighty Mouse, Brassica, and Hyboid, the Love Of Mine EP is an all around, top notch release. Pick it up on Juno on Monday the 30th and stream the entire release below. √+ Continue Reading

We can’t even begin to tell you how excited we are to be bringing VS. back home to the West Side for good. On behalf of Gotta Dance Dirty and DANCEiSM, we thank you so much for supporting our move downtown, but we have realized that The Central Social Aide & Pleasure Club is where this party needs to be. So Los Angeles, this week we welcome a HUGE comeback show with our buddy (and current Penthouse roommate) Nom De Strip, who’s here all the way from Scotland to make this Thursday the best VS. we’ve ever had. If you’re heading to EDC this weekend in Vegas, warm up those dancing shoes before the hot drive out. If you’re not going to EDC, come out and see one of the best up and coming producers out there. It’s a win-win kiddos. Supporting the Scot will be your favorite residents, ///BONES and Ben Oprstu, as well as our friends The KiD and Zhu.

The party will be FREE before 11PM, but you MUST RSVP at DANCEiSM.com.

The Central: Social Aid & Pleasure Club
1348 14th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404
Thursday, May 26th
9:30PM-2:00AM, 21+

9:30-10:15 • Ben Oprstu
10:15-11:00 • ///BONES
11:00-11:45 • The KiD
11:45-1:00AM • Nom De Strip
1:00AM-1:45AM • Zhu

Roger Sanchez ft. Mobin Masters & MC Flipside – Worldwide (Coucheron Mix) √+
Boy 8-Bit – Black Satanic Mysticism (Original Mix)



Weeeeeee! It’s a 2-fer-Tuesday here at the GDD™ Penthouse, and today I am bringing you two new tracks from the long-haired beauty, Boy 8-Bit. The man started a weekly track giveaway 2 weeks ago in promotion for his new Madrigal EP that will be released on This Is Music on June 27th. Grab these two gems in full quality below and make sure to head over to the Boy 8-Bit website to keep up on news and more free downloads in upcoming weeks.

Boy 8-Bit – Fire Extinguisher (Original Mix) √+
Boy 8-Bit – Phase IV (Original Mix)

Boy 8-Bit – May 2011 Mix by Boy 8-Bit



This Thursday we will be celebrating cinco de mayo in the GDD fashion, bringing you yet another rockin VERSUS party at The Central in Santa Monica. This week, we have a real treat for you, as we host the Bang Gang Deejays tour with a special perfomance as their side project for Turbo Records, The Finger Prince. You should remember fawning over the Planet Turbo EP, and his remix of Boy 8-Bit’s ‘Yard Birds’… and if not, we have that for you below. On top of that, we also welcome Pasternak from Lemonade, all the way from NYC. If that doesn’t make you drop your chalupa then we’ll have you know that Danceism wild child Ben Oprstu will be laying down a set, along with Dub Frequency’s Bixel Boys and your one and only GDD groove-master A.Rod. Make sure you make it out early, because we have surprises planned for the beginning of the noche. Dirty Dancing contests? You bet. Free tequila shots? Let’s hope so. GDD stickers on your girlfriend? Count on it. ¡Vamanos!


@ The Central: Social Aide & Pleasure Club
1348 14th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404

Thursday May 5th
$5 Red Bull Vodkas all night!

Boy 8-Bit – Yard Birds (The Finger Prince Remix) by THE-FINGER-PRINCE-YEAH

Blackstrobe – Italian Fireflies (Finger Prince’s ‘Rejected on the 1st night’ Mix) by THE-FINGER-PRINCE-YEAH

Alex Pasternak (Lemonade) – Colonial Mix 2011 [direct download]


It’s time to unleash the fucking Dada once again at CONTROL in Hollywood this Friday. The Swedish party boys have had quite a weekend in the Southland already the past few days, with appearances at both the Heaven & Hell event in San Diego and Sutra in Newport Beach, but they will be heading up the 405 to play this Friday alongside a quartet of serious supporting talent including Boy 8 Bit, Huoratron, Paparazzi, and ///BONES.

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The eclectic duo on Government Records from South London known as Loose Cannons have just come out with some brand new crunchers that I think some of you electro-heads might enjoy. They describe their influences as “French kick drums, Italian clothes, and Dutch morals,” and say that their sound is more like “Italian kick drums, Dutch clothes, and Italian morals.” I’ll let you be the judge. Bangarang.

HARD 13 was incredible. deadmau5 was the special guest, playing alongside Steve Duda and Tommy Lee. The balcony was raging harder than the floor and pretty much every person in the place was clearly “on a good one.” Here’s a couple clips I took followed by some longer clips of each artist, plus the tunes you may in fact be dying to snag after you watch said clips. Oh, dear readers, what a night…
In the clip above, Jack Beats engaged a very enthusiastic crowd with some tunage by our dear friend Sonic C.
As you can see, the balcony was the spot to be, with easy access to the upstairs stage and our most distinguished special guests.
Boy 8-Bit was the partiest motherfucker in Club Nokia. I was very pleasantly surprised by his set, which was my clear favorite of the night. And he looks exactly like Tyler Carlson √+
He closed out his set with a very pretty transition between these two:
Heaps of totally fun HARD beach balls were released from the top at the end of Jack Beat’s set. This made many people very, very happy and is always a nice touch. Adding simple little extra details like this to your party can have a big effect and is always recommended.

Fake Blood closed off the main stage with Chilly Gonzales‘ haunting piano cover of Boys Noize and Erol Alkan’s brutalizer “Waves” and his own “The Dozens” off his Fix Your Accent EP, which also comes highly recommended. Buy the proper 320 on beatport after you give it a listen.

Finally here’s a couple clips of WTF (deadmau5, Steve Duda + Tommy Lee) playing in the very cozy upstairs lounge/bar area. Seeing them play what felt like a house party set with everyone crowded around was a very cool experience and topped off a most impressive HARD event. We were able to stand right behind the mau5 and see what he’s doing on his Jazzmutant Lemur in addition to being able to check out Steve Duda’s screen, which full of all kinds of complicated geeky waveforms and wonderment. Tommy Lee just generally kept things pretty party.
All in all, a HARD well done. Nice work Gary Richards.
Not studying for finals,

While our friends to the south will be getting HARD to Fake Blood and Boy 8-Bit on Saturday, we here in San Francisco have the head start on our weekends thanks to Blasthaus, who is hosting both acts at Mezzanine alongside local DJ heros Nisus and Sleazemore. Tickets are still on sale! Mr. Berry and I will be in attendance, passing out our brand new Gotta Dance Dirty stickers like genital warts in Tijuana.

Booka Shade & M.A.N.D.Y. – Donut (Boy 8-Bit Remix)
Miike Snow – Animal (Nisus Remix)
The Gossip – Love Long Distance (Fake Blood Remix)

pic: Anthony Verrilli

After asking readers last week to define ‘banger’ and ‘mixtape’, let’s kick off the week and ask the audience,
What’s the difference between a cover and a remix?
I’ve picked the following three jams to help spark some discussion.
Honestly, no surprises here but a solid remix nonetheless.