Mr. KMOC and myself, Tropicool, are your in-flight curators of this weeks Dirt #81. We’ve traveled to the furthest ends of space and time otherwise known as the internet, to bring you the freshest of the fresh, the coolest of the cool, the jams we’ve been listening to as of late. Vibe out below and let the tunes carry you into your weekend. Continue Reading
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Mexican producer Bufi is quickly rising as one of my favorite artists of 2012. With a distinct disco tinge to all of his tunes, they’re clearly made with the dancefloor in mind. The extended mix of ‘Will Be’ has been a secret weapon in my sets for the last few weeks, and he’s giving away 100 copies for those lucky few that are quick on the draw. The rest will have to head over to Juno and pick up the EP there that was released today on Electrique Music. For those of you living in New York, he has a few dates this month. Check those and the EP after the drop.
Earlier this week, Future Classic released a remix package for Flight Facilities new single, “With You ft. Grovesnor.” With lyrics from Hot Chip‘s drummer Grovesnor, “With You” perfectly places a story of distraught love against a lighthearted, pop electronic backdrop. Flight Facilities commissioned remixes from two of my favorite producers, who each add a deeper and more complex sound to the track. Danny Daze makes the track perfect for those after hours sets, while David August turns it into the perfect companion for deep contemplation on a long drive home.
Check out remixes from David August and Danny Daze after the jump!
For the 72nd installment of The Dirt, I’m teaming up with GDD’s newest member Tamara Sky, who also happens to be my sister in Overthrow. We’ve packed together some of our secret weapons to kick-start your summer indulgences. If you get really turned on by Tamara’s picks, you can catch her tonight at VERSUS. 10 tracks for download after the jump.
TheFatRat is no stranger to these parts and it was only natural to feature him in a proper GDD™ Spotlight. We have his brand new logo (pictured above) and an awesome 1-hour mix, which he was so kind to do for us, that contains the premiere of the full FatRat remix of Martin Solveig’s “The Night Out,” and plenty of other excellent tracks ranging from disco to dubstep (tracklist after the jump).
Also, the blogosphere has been well acquainted with his music and some brief information about him, but we have an in-depth interview that discusses reasons behind his anonymity, his production tools, application of the Karma Sutra, something that has made the biggest impact on his life today, and much much more. Not only are we giving you an exclusive inside look into the personality of TheFatRat & a mix for your listening pleasure, but we also have him booked for his live world premiere at our VS party in Santa Monica on Thursday (4/5). If you are in the LA area, you best be there. Now, head after the jump for the interview, check out the mix, and download it for free by clicking the “Buy” button on the Soundcloud player!
As part of his 5 city US tour, Vitalic will be stopping by the El Rey Theatre on March 25th for a very special DJ Set. The French producer brings a unique emotional component to electronic music, which other artists are unable to reproduce. Flashmob, his most recent release in 2009, represents his interpretation of disco, as well as a transition away from early sounds. Vitalic’s music is full of robotic synthesizers, as he prefers to use a vocoder on most tracks, to create a sound which “achieve[s] something strange, between reality and synthetic.” Don’t miss out on one of the most influential artists in electronic music today.
Ticket info + tunes after the jump!
We begin the week-long WMC marathon sprinting out of the gates at Bardot tomorrow night for our first ever GDD Showcase featuring Maxxi Soundsytem, Cassian, Plastic Plates, Finger Prince, Mickey, Pirate Stereo, and myself. In addition to that lineup, it’s been rumored that Jonah, Burn Unit, and ///Bones have formed a neo-tropical super group and could potentially be going live tomorrow. We’ll just have to wait and find out. Pre-sale tickets are up for only $10 and doors swing wide at 10pm.
In trying to keep up with the boys out in LA, I’ve been busy in trying to organize more GDD events in Miami. Our weekly Slap & Tickle party on Tuesday’s at Electric Pickle has become quite a hot little dance party (maybe in part to $2 tequila shots) that’s encouraged me to get some more events happening. On Thursday, GDD teams up with the good folks at Poplife, Super Music Group, and Grand Central to bring you two rooms of good vibes. Amtrac and Brass Knuckles will be headlining the main room, and I’ll be headlining upstairs in The Garret, debuting a bunch of new stuff I’ve been trying to finish before WMC. The show is 21+ and starts at 11pm. Pick up pre-sale tickets here.
Alright you crazy kids, this week the 64th edition of the dirt is being brought to you by GDD ruffians BONES and Tre. The first 5 tracks that Bones has chosen are a select group of big room DJ edits and bootlegs that are meant to light the fire under your fanny and prepare you for one hell of a festival season. The second 5 tunes that Tre has chosen showcase a variety of his favorite genres that peak his interest right now in each category. So go ahead and collect-em-all, your ears are depending on it!
Grab all 10 tracks + zipped folders AFTER THE JUMP! Continue Reading