It’s been solid 2014 for the Philly-based phenom Louis Futon – he’s championed remixes for the likes of Mos Def, Wiz Khalifa, and Future, along with chart-topping originals ‘Mojito‘, ‘Sir Rock‘ and the recent ‘Cold Love‘ with Jay Alexzander. Our boy isn’t leaving the year without giving you a taste of whats to come for 2015… his forthcoming ‘DRNUK’ just dropped on soundcloud and has passed 60k plays in only 48 hours.
The vibes ride high in this ambient downtempo journey through what feels like an intoxicated trip of melody, percussion and a distant Drake vocal sample from P. Reigns original ‘DNF’. Listen below and get lost down the bottle, then wake up next year when it drops for free download…
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Over the past week, we’ve seen an awesome union between our friends at Boomrat and OWSLA. Exclusive playlists from the likes of The M Machine, Valentino Khan and Yogi have paved the way for the grand finale: Skrillex. Nothing needs to be said of his prowess in all things electronic. Check out his curated collection of tunes that covers everything from melodic bass cuts to Drake.
The #Future1Hundred regime rolls on with another game-changer from Whiiite – this time taking on DJ Mustard, YG & Drake’s chart-topping hood anthem “Who Do You Love”. The original’s eerie piano keys keeps this one to the streets, but Whiiite’s future sound it to a whole new level with a howling drop and massive low end. Grab it below for FREE, and be on the lookout for more from the #Future1Hundred movement!
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The LA-based live indie-electronic act, YNGCULT, may be brand new to the scene, but they showcase a matured and developed sound with their unmistakable, soulful music. After releasing a pair of singles off of their forthcoming Capitøll EP (after the jump), and crushing their debut gig at the historic LA venue, The Mint, they deliver an outstanding Coachella mix that not only features tasteful selections from the festival’s performers, but also a handful of their own distinctive originals and an unreleased remix. Whether you went to the festival or not, this YNGCULT mix will conveniently bring the Coachella vibe through your speakers. Keep tabs on YNGCULT and mark your calendars for their Capitøll EP that’s set for release next Tuesday, April 22nd.
Tracklist after the jump…
This is the soundtrack to my Friday night right now. Classic Drake remixed by new kid on the block from Vancouver, Rook Milo. Slightly trill and super chill. Rook says it best on his soundcloud “thanks to my drug dealer for makin this all possible.”
Hope everybody is enjoying their Sunday Funday! My Aussie homie Torren Foot recently dropped a free bootleg of Drake’s infamous anthem “Over” and it is more than worth the play. Torren is known for his ridiculously strong bass lines, and this one is no exception. No matter if you like Drake or not, the production on this club hitter is a no brainer. Grab it below and get on with ya bad self.
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Laura D and Three Wise team up yet again to bring this weeks top picks for the Dirt! Check out some chill vibes from Patchrik, King Thing, Marvin Gaye and Duncan Murray a lil bit of hip-hop from Childish Gambino, Nosaj Thing x Chance The Rapper and uplifting deep cuts from Kill Them With Colour, Kenny Gray and Autograf.
For this special 139th edition of The Dirt, we’ve teamed up with our homies, the Bixel Boys, who are quickly establishing themselves as ambassadors of the big-room underground sound. With their widely supported Black December EP (Sweat It Out!), recent Bring It On EP (Nervous Records), handful of addictive remixes/edits, and countless gigs in the bag, their career is gaining strong momentum that is sure to ride into 2014 and the many years to come. The Bixel Boys and myself have offered up our current favorite tracks touching on hip-hop, house, future bass, and more. ENJOY!
In honor of James Blake winning the lauded Mercury Prize today for his √+ album, Overgrown, we would like to pass along this super hot new “version” from JB of Drake’s “Come Thru.” With acts like Disclosure, Laura Mvula, Jake Bugg, and more on the shortlist for Mercury’s album of the year, James Blake rises to a new level with this prestigious accolade. Congrats Mr. Blake, and thank you for loving Drake as much as we do.