It’s been a while, you could say, since it was last possible to catch Audion (Mathew Dear’s Techno Alter Ego) on tour. In that time you may have discovered your love for techno, as he discovered a love for changing the way you receive Techno live. With a career expansive album in the works titled, “Audion X,” Mathew Dear has put together an evening long odyssey to accompany the immersive audio visual content from his forthcoming album. SUBVERTICUL will feature a custom stage setup that was built by Heather Shaw (of Amon Tobin’s groundbreaking ISAM tour fame), whose team has created a labyrinth sculpture based off the Audion “A” that pulses, spins, and grows in response to Audion‘s ever shifting rhythms. We recently had the chance to speak with Dear about what to expect this Saturday at the El Rey, how it all came together, and how it is all still coming together. Continue Reading
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This edition of the GDD™ Guest Mix, we welcome the Melbourne Aussie native Torren Foot. This is an hour of bass heavy house music with a ghetto vibe meant for the club. Big tunes, big energy. I’ve been supporting this guy immensely in my sets and so has the likes of Amine Edge & DANCE, Oliver, Destructo, Yolanda Be Cool, and many more I’m sure.
1. NTFO & Rhadow – No Satisfaction (Original Mix)
2. Torren Foot – Untitled
3. Tapesh & KANT – Ey Yo (Original Mix)
4. Torren Foot – The Illest (Surfdisco Remix)
5. RUFUS – Take Me (Cassian Remix)
6. Green Velvet – Bigger Than Prince (Hot Since 82 Remix)
7. Amine Edge & Dance – My Girl (Original Mix)
8. Sharam Jey, Alex W & Sammy E – SWAG (Original Mix)
9. Nora En Pure – Remind Me (Original Mix)
10. Tapesh & KANT – Talking Dirty (Mat.Joe’s Clean Up Remix)
11. Sharam Jey & Vanilla Ace – My Thang (Original Mix)
12. Rubberteeth – Bounce That Body (Original Mix) [Jump To This Records]
13. Go Freek – Lava Lamp (Original Mix)
14. Bixel Boys – Black December (Original Mix)
15. Breach – Jack (Combo! Glamorous Edit)
16. Astronomar & Bot – Ghettobox (Original Mix)
17. Go Freek – Bump In The Night (Original Mix)
18. Rubberteeth – Back Down (Original Mix) [Jump To This Records]
19. Amtrac – Those Days (Original Mix)
20. Amine Edge & Dance – Bitches In The Projects (Original Mix)
This has been a strong summer for UK based Alex Metric, who’s spent his time touring all over the world playing out the biggest festivals in the industry to collaborating with some of the biggest names in the game for his new hit single. His unpredictable and insatiable sets at HARD Summer were some of our staff favorites and quite the musical expeditions. With roots and influences spread throughout the early days of the electronic industry, his eclectic taste and style surely shines through in his music. For those who haven’t had a chance to catch Alex this summer be sure to checkout his latest August DJ Mix and without further adieu:
Italian Tech and Deep House duo, Supernova, have been up to some big things lately. Most recently they have remixed the tropical tech sound of Ninetoes‘ “Finder” into a delectable deep tech anthem and we’ve got the exclusive on the premiere! Full of grooves but maintaining the uplifting steel drum melody of the original with a slight, darker reverb, this track is definitely going to be one to add to your summer playlist. Such a jam! Make sure to grab it when its released on Aug 1st on Kling Klong!
After last weeks feature of The Echo’s Responsible EP, we got our hands on the exclusive premiere of Knightley‘s remix of “Find A Way.” Bumping up the tempo and adding well placed breaks, the Knightly remix keeps the dark feel of the original while adding a new element of danceability. Take a listen here and tell us what you think!
With a big festival week on our hands, we went behind the emerald curtain and into the studio with Hook N Sling to watch him break down his recent remix of The Presets‘ “Fall”. From the synth leads to bassline, from buildup to the drop, watch (above) as the Aussie producer takes the original vocal and sends it straight to the main stage…
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I was truly taken aback when I first heard Mosh‘s full-length album Monarchy. I felt like I had time-traveled back to 2007, when French electro acts like Justice and SebastiAn ruled the roost. I remember after Cross dropped a plethora of people began to experiment with DAWs, attempting to recreate those magical rock-inspired French grooves. Now nearly five years later, Mosh has succeeded where most have failed.
Mosh’s album Monarchy is a true full-length album. Mosh has not only managed to make Monarchy listenable in its entirety, but has also made it enjoyable from start to finish. Monarchy encapsulates everything that made 2007 seem so special, throws it into a blender and serves it up cold. The album really has it all: hip-hop inspired house beats, dark distorted bass lines, head-nodding grooves, and most importantly, power.
Mosh was also kind enough to put together an exceptional mix just for you. Both his album and the mix are available for FREE download below.
Grab Monarchy and Mosh’s exclusive GDD mix after the jump!
This week Willy brings you some good old fashioned house music, with touches of techno, electro and even a little hardstyle. At 130BPM, this is a great banging tool to keep the crowd moving or load up on your ipod for the next trip to the gym. Grab “Drop Bounce” now and let the summer fun continue!
Last year turned out to be a great year for the 19-year-old German born producer Etnik and for good reason. With a plethora of well known producers praising the young prodigy for his dark and unique sound, Etnik exploded all over the EDM scene. The final kicker may have been when Skrillex shared Etnik’s newest remix of the track, Summer, by the Berlin-based indie duo, I Heart Sharks. Ever since, Etnik has been on powerful producers’ radars as he continues to churn out brilliant tunes left and right. I consider Etnik to be one of my favorite producers, so I could barely contain my excitement when he agreed to do a GDD™ interview and record an exclusive mix just for you dirty dancers.
Check out the Exclusive Interview + Mix after the jump!
In the lifting spirit of the festival season, our boys Dada Life have sent us their new Guerilla Fart #14 to give to you dirty dancers. This time, the crazy Swedes have taken the classic “Drop The Pressure” by Mylo and sent it straight through the grinds of the sausage fattener. Presto. DADA.
Mylo – Drop The Pressure (Dada Life Guerilla Fart #14)