With the recent release of his solo debut album ‘Pick Me Up, Sort Me Out, Calm Me Down’, the UK bass aficionado Josh Harvey aka Hervé took the time to chat with me about what went on in the studio and behind the emerald curtain. I was lucky enough to get some incredible insight, breaking down the wide spectrum of electronic music that encompassed its production and the Hervé sound as a whole. As you’ll find out below, we timed this right to be on course with the next album single release (and our personal favorite) ‘Night Turns Into Day.’ Read on, and you might just get a free remix if you’re lucky….
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Tonight, things are leaned out, grimey and late night. We’ve scoured the sonic landscape for these picks that have been taking us over the edge and into the abyss lately. Embrace your inner afterparty weirdo. Go deep. Get ‘em into you.
What can we say about Mighty Mouse that we haven’t already? The dude is a legend when it comes to injecting some positive energy into his remixes, like this latest one he just sent over for Nashville Indie Electronic act, Future Unlimited. The original track, “Golden,” found itself on a 5 track EP from the Tennessee duo back in March, and our pal Mighty Mouse did some digging to spice it up — keeping the golden vocals while adding in some dancey piano and a Todd Terje-esque synth. A must grab from MM. √+ Continue Reading
Tomorrow is the 4th of July here in the US, which means pool parties, beach days, and backyard BBQs — all of which require great music to make it a great holiday. Coincidentally, the Londoner, Mighty Mouse, just sent over his July mixtape and it has the perfect playlist for at least one hour and ten minutes of your festivities tomorrow if you’re here in America. If not, well, it’s just a good summer mix to add to the collection. He’s included all sorts of goodies from Poolside, Auxiliary tha Masterfader, Gigamesh, Digitalism, and more. Download it below and happy 4th! Continue Reading
Moonlight Matters — one third of the disbanded trio, Villa — released his latest single ‘Come For Me’ featuring Gustaph on the 18th of this month via the widely-respected label, Kitsuné, out of Paris, France, and this morning our buddy Mighty Mouse shot over his remix that wasn’t included in the original EP release. It’s a feel-good, vocal jam — perfect to give you that extra push over the hump of this week. Download it below and check out the cool interview with Moonlight Matters about the EP here. Continue Reading
The Disco enthusiast from London known as Mighty Mouse has just put out his latest mixtape this morning, chock full of feel-goodery and Friday jammy jams. The mix also includes two new singles from Mighty Mouse off of his forthcoming Disco Battle Weapons Volume 2 which will see its release on June 17th on Hervé‘s Cheap Thrills imprint. Get it get it.
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Self-described as Post-Apocalyptic R&B/Soul, Minneapolis quartet, Nyteowl, are not your average electronic group. Sexy and soulful with an undeniable 80s electronic influence, Nyteowl use deep basslines and airy synths to create their idiosyncratic sound, which is why they got picked up by Juno Records‘ brand new London sub-imprint, Love Interest, for their new single, ‘Love Of Mine.’ Complete with remixes from Boy 8-Bit, Mighty Mouse, Brassica, and Hyboid, the Love Of Mine EP is an all around, top notch release. Pick it up on Juno on Monday the 30th and stream the entire release below. √+ Continue Reading
As the weather inches closer to summer, disco dictator & good times engineer, Tropicool, has finely crafted yet another mixtape certain to tickle your sweetest loins from the inside out. The funk phenomenon and sun-kissed feel-good tunes aren’t going anywhere fast, because summer is always somewhere. Grab your frostiest mug and fill it up with the golden gooch. The Myrts are waiting.
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We’ve got a frothy lineup for all of you in Los Angeles this Thursday at VS with Mighty Mouse coming all the way from London to headline alongside our buzzing buddy from San Francisco, Viceroy. Sun-kissed jams will also be provided by Waves≠Raves master, Tropicool, and an opening set by Surf Ambassador Hendo. If you’re not in Miami, you need to be here.
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This Saturday night in London, Scandalism + MYLO are coming together for “Ecstacy, Passion, and Pain,” a night full of nu-and-old-disco at the legendary Scala nightclub in Kings Cross. This extravaganza features performances from MYLO, Lindstrom, Aeroplane, Mighty Mouse, and the Parisian sensation Brodinski. With four rooms of music, this is sure to be one of the best events of the year.
Read on after the jump for music, event info, and to enter our ticket giveaway!