After successful takeovers of Los Angeles and New York just two years ago, OWSLA boss Skrillex has announced today a string of shows in San Francisco, Brooklyn, Amsterdam, and Barcelona this February, curating unique lineups in each city to play along with him. Tickets will be available this Friday for all shows.
“I’m excited to do another round of Takeovers. This time we chose four cities that I really think represent and support great art and rad artists: San Francisco, Brooklyn, Amsterdam, and Barcelona. I can’t wait to play some new stuff for you guys.” – Skrillex
Lineups for individual cities below… Continue Reading
As a quickly emerging artist and OWSLA’s latest signee, YOGI is making it clear that his world-class ability should not be overlooked. After amassing over 200,000 plays on his remix of Zedd’s “Stay The Night,” the London-based collaborative act follows up with an inventive original production. In “Christian Bale,” he artfully unifies new-age hip-hop elements, layered melodies, and industrial sounds with a refreshing and unconventional style that is sure to garner worldwide attention. Stay tuned for YOGI‘s GDD™ Guest Mix next week and his forthcoming debut EP that is expected in early 2014, which is rumored to feature collabs with various high profile hip-hop artists.
Watch the lyric video after the jump…
Alex Metric and Destructo have been working together in the studio as of late for a single due out on OWSLA in early January, and complementing the new release will be a number of shows kicking off in Miami just before Holy Ship! and culminating in Los Angeles at Exchange in DTLA on the first of February. Keep up with tour info and tickets on the tour website — theUK2LAtour.com.
After a successful string of remixes along with an EP out on OWSLA, Los Angeles duo, Phantoms, has followed up with yet another high profile remix; this time taking on the chart-topping single, “Reflektor,” from Arcade Fire. Utilizing original percussion, Phantoms kick up the tempo and add a bit of Techno flare, with punching sinister synths fit for late night play. Free for download below.
You might remember LA duo Phantoms from a post we did back in March when they released their self-titled EP via OWSLA’s NEST IV service on Drip.FM. Their production can be classified as deep yet funky, taking aim at 5AM dancefloors everywhere with their groovy yet energetic style. After somewhat of a lull on their Soundcloud, the guys are back today with a remix of London-based FKA Twigs, who recently released her EP2 via Young Turks last month.
Phantoms create a deep roller with this remix of “Papi Pacify” — definitely a heads down hands up tune ready for any dark after after party. Keep close watch on these guys providing their output gets consistent.
Aside from the 303 big room remix from Calvin Harris, the mysterious Aussie duo known as The Only have answered the call to taking Fat Boy Slim & Riva Starr’s summer anthem “Eat Sleep Rave Repeat” and sending it through the festival meat grinder. The original’s funny vocal sample helps carry the tune along, but these boys put the emphasis back on the drop. Fans of Bingo Players, Felguk and Clockwork will be all over this one… grab the exclusive download below!
*Be on the look out for The Only’s new single “Back To The Program out Aug 16th, and their forthcoming remix for What So Not on Skrillex’s imprint OWSLA!
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Fellow Angeleno, Kill Paris, is back with another release on OWSLA; this time leaning into the R&B world with some sexy vocals from two collaborators, Marty Rod and Alma. The single comes as a taste of his upcoming EP due out this fall on the aforementioned label. Hoping the other tracks on the release keep this vibe going.
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Gesaffelstein has put thousands of dollars into the music video for his new single “Pursuit” out today on Bromance, and it really shows. The video accompaniment to Gesa’s Techno tune is done impeccably well, creating an interest matched by a simultaneous uneasiness — making it difficult to look away until the very end. Watch it here and pick up “Pursuit” on iTunes.
After a long hiatus, Phonat returned with the release of his excellent, forward-thinking Identity Theft EP on OWSLA just last week. The genre-defying producer/DJ now takes things one step further with his GDD™ Guest Mix that is nothing short of phenomenal. Phonat brings you through everything from vibey mid-tempo grooves to disco, and even some UK-tinged deep cuts. This generous offering is simply a must-have for any dance music fan. Listen/download the mix below and if you haven’t already, check out his EP after the jump.