Today Fatboy Slim is proud to announce the killer line-up taking over the Brighton AMEX Stadium alongside him on 1 & 2 June this year at Big Beach Bootique 5. Joining the original superstar DJ at the American Express Community Stadium’s first ever live music event will be some of the biggest names in dance music: Fatboy Slim, Carl Cox, Nero, AnnieMac, DJFresh, Luciano, MayaJane-Coles, The2 Bears, Doorly, JaguarSkills & UnionDJs.
Good morning! It’s the start of a new week and we’re getting back into the swing of things after an eventful weekend. Today’s news includes the Super Bowl halftime show, Calvin Harris, Radio One’s Hackney Big Weekend, & Maya Jane Coles. Please read on after the jump.
Quick, go find a Maya Jane Coles release that wasn’t entirely awesome and I’ll hand over my GDD account and password and I’ll be banishéd to a land where there is no music, only hissing white-noise and cacophonous feedback. OK, maybe a bit melodramatic, but Maya’s newest EPDon’t Put Me In Your Box, which came out today on the Hypercolour imprint, is just another wonderfully moody and hypnotic four track dazzler that adds to her blossoming discography. She must hate sunny days, because this is the music you want to be playing as you make your lover a warm cup of tea on a dreadfully rainy Sunday. She has an album coming out next year, sometime around May or June. I know it will be great, because she knows no wrong.
Worldwide Sounds is the the weekly dive into the deeper side of electronic music with mixes procured by Saved Records boss, Nic Fanciulli. Each week, Nic hosts the hour long podcast and frequently includes guest mixes by some of the industry’s best. The most recent podcast features a great first 30 mins from Nic including new ones from Maya Jane Coles, Subb-An, and more, and the latter half of the hour is brought to you by the ever-buzzing producer from Miami recently on the Hot Creations imprint, Danny Daze. Yes, it’s as good as you think it is.
David Labeij – Maypril [MOBILEE]
Maya Jane Coles – Parallel Worlds [HYPERCOLOUR]
Quell – Joy [THESE DAYS RECORDS]
Subb-An – This Place (Nic Fanciulli Remix) [SAVED RECORDS]
M. In & Alex Tepper Feat. Chris Vogt – Bourbon Street Swing [BANGBANG!]
H-Foundation – Passage of Time (D’Julz Remix) [SOMA]
Nic Fanciulli & Rolando – The Test [SAVED RECORDS]
Danny Daze Guest Mix
Metronomy – This Could Be Beautiful
Scenic – Endless Days [FUTURE CLASSIC]
Metronomy – Everything Goes My Way (Ewan Pearson Remix) [BECAUSE]
Axel Boman – Naomi [KOMPAKT]
Danny Daze & Matches – If This [NOIR MUSIC]
Wildkats – Perpetrating [HOT WAVES]
? – Shopping Cart (Maxxi Soundsystem Remix)
Todd Terje – Snooze 4 Love [RUNNING BACK RECORDS]
LDN The Together Winter Music Festival is set to take place in London at the end of next month, with Alexandra Palace playing host to two mammoth nights of EDM. Curated by Lock n Load (the guys behind South-West Four), the festival has been split down the middle: Friday for Bass culture, and Saturday for house and electro. The lineup for each day is huge, with Chase & Status headlining the Friday, and Eric Prydz playing his last EPIC show of the year on the Saturday, here’s a full rundown:
Friday 25th November – Day 1: Chase & Status • Nero • Skrillex • Knife Party • Zane Lowe • Camo & Krooked • Ms Dynamite • Mistajam • Dj Fresh • Jaguar Skills • Modestep • Feed Me • Joker • Gemini • Friction • Yasmin • Union • Flux Pavillon • Doctor P • Funtcase • Roksonix • S.P.Y • dBridge + More TBA
Saturday 26th November – Day 2: EPIC (Eric Prydz In Concert) • John Digweed • Pete Tong • Sander Van Doorn • Simian Mobile Disco • Sebastien Leger • Chris Lake • Jeremy Olander • Death In Vegas • Vitalic • Fake Blood • Fenech Soler • Sebastian • Maya Jane Coles • Alex Metric • Grum • Russ Chimes • Starsmith • John Dahlback • The Japanese Popstars • Mark Fanciulli • The Glimmers • Utah Saints • Reset! • Hot City • Burns • Monarchy + More TBA
I need to get me one of these shirts! Happy Monday GDD™ people! After one serious bender of a weekend, I am back to the grind and ready to give you all some great tunes to start the week off right. Check out this 5 pack of remixes from some of the top artists in the game right now.
UK’s Queen of House: Maya Jane Coles has been the latest artist to deliver an Essential Mix for Pete Tong‘s legendary show on Radio 1. At 23 years old, Maya’s already developed a name for herself as one of the hardest working producers in dance music today, racking up releases on Hypercolour, Defected, 20:20 Vision, and Anja Schneider‘s Mobilee label to name a few. Last week she released a brilliant remix as part of Little Dragon‘s new EP, which is definitely worth checking out. In the meantime though, bliss out to two hours of mellow groovers courtesy of Maya Jane Coles and the Beeb:
On July 18th, London’s electronic rap artist, Tricky, will be releasing his much anticipated single, ‘Time To Dance,’ from his full length album titled Mixed Race on Domino Records, and the remixes have begun to surface. Luckily, two of these remixes come from two of my favorite producers from the UK: the 23 year old DJ/producer blowing up charts with her new Focus Now EP, Maya Jane Coles, and the Pigeonhole This! label boss fresh off of his month-long tour with Rusko, Doorly. Each has a unique twist on the original that Tricky says is “the closest [he's] ever gonna get to disco.”