• Crosstown Rebels celebrate Day Zero in Mexico
• Universal Takeover of EMI Approved by U.S., Europe
• Electronic Music Conference brings together the world’s leading artists, managers, industry, promoters, media and more in Sydney
• Video: Diplo [ft. Jahan Lennon]: “About That Life” - “a kaleidoscopic montage of sun-streaked images”
• Nero talk new album and working with Skrillex
• Trouble & Bass are “reborn, fresh and ready.”
• Hot Waves Compilation ft. Lee Foss, Alexis Raphael, Richy Ahmed, Miguel Campbell + more
• Catz ‘n Dogz embark on North American Tour
• Monster and Viacom introduce Monster DNA Headphones
D. Ramirez has always been a favorite producer of mine. His style can be characterized by clean-lined production with an edgy take on House and Tech House, exemplified here in his newest EP released on Toolroom this week, Get Down. The two-track release features the title track, ‘Get Down,’ which leans to the dark-yet-bouncy Tech House taste of D. Ramirez, as well as ‘Won’t Give Up,’ which reaches into the realm of vocal, Big Room Tech. Both of these impressive tracks are featured in the new Deep Dark Vocal Tech Mix from D. Ramirez along with a slew of great Tech jams from Maceo Plex, Subb-An, Jamie Jones, and more. Preview the EP and download the mix below. Continue Reading
Amidst the chilling winds and the sporadic downpours, Insomniac Event’s Beyond Wonderland was a huge success ringing true to the dedication of the festival goers who withstood the unfortunate weather conditions to see some of the best in dance music all night long. Our very own Bones, Toks, and Korbin ventured out to the NOS Events Center in San Bernadino to capture their ‘best of the fest.’ Below they have given each their top performance of Beyond Wonderland, along with our exclusive photos of the acts themselves.
What’s good dirty dancers? It’s Friday, and there are few better ways to soundtrack your weekend than with this latest helping of The Dirt! Troy Kurtz & Sweet FA have been hard at work, handpicking a few of their favorite tunes of the moment, so without further ado, we’re happy to present The Dirt #48…
•Mercury – Sweetness (Original Mix)√+ Giving the nod to old school house with their combination of electronic piano and soulful vocal stabs, Mercury‘s new Sweetness release is an absolute gem. Can highly recommend the full EP, which also features a stellar remix from Catz N’ Dogz.
The new M83 album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming was officially released earlier this week, and it sits comfortably atop the contenders for album of the year. This track is from one of Anthony Gonzalez’s earlier albums, and might be one of my favorite songs of all time.
• ASAP Rocky – Wassup
NY drug dealer turned man rapper ASAP Rocky is the truth. He’s got a promethazine infused swagger, and it slow-grinds all over this Clams Casino beat (same guy who produced the mesmerizing I’m God.)
If you haven’t heard, the consummate businessman that is one Sean Combs AKA genius has teamed up with Guy Gerber to form the 11:11 project. Even though it sounds a bit kooky, the likes of Jamie Jones, Soul Clap, and Renaissance Man have already been on the remix cartel.
I’ll leave you with some witch†haus to get you in the mood for Halloween. And a birdy told me there is a /// Halloween mix dropping sooner than you can say, “OMG LOOK AT WHAT THAT GIRL IS WEARING I CAN SEE HER EVERYTHING!”