Last summer the trifecta of Porter Robinson, The M Machine, and Mat Zo set out on a 2 month bud tour across North America, unleashing not only a wave of incredible music but also reflecting the energy fused from the 3 acts in unison. This 23 minute mini-doc depicts a great tale of life on the road, how everything comes together and how everything came to be.
ALSO – Big shout outs on this to our dear homies The M Machine on this tour who not only are still doing what we know them best for (5:36 – pedestrians hunting out good coffee) but also show everyone that they are their own roadies in every sense of the duty. PLUS – rockin the GDD shirt @ 9:16! When it all comes together, it made for a memorable summer tour that was like no other for these young and talented individuals.
March is by far the busiest, yet most fun month of the year for dance music lovers and professionals. SXSW (Austin) and WMC (Miami) both host tens of thousands of enthusiasts from around the world, and this year we teamed up with our good friends TAVIK, a music driven lifestyle brand designed for active individuals engaged in modern beach culture, for an epic RV road trip across America, hitting stops from Los Angeles to Miami over the course of nearly two weeks, starting Tuesday, March 19th. With our very own GDD DJs Bones, Troy Kurtz, and Burn Unit in tow, we hopped on board a few of our friends’ showcases, as well as presented a couple ourselves. Here’s how it all went down…
• Daft Punk not touring in 2013?
• Eats Everything‘s ‘stolen’ property returned
• Listen: Jamie xx Remixes Coexist‘s “Sunset”
• Wakarusa 2013 Lineup: Round One
• AlunaGeorge reveal further album details, drop new song
• Listen: Brodinski drops first solo Bromance EP
• Ultra Europe announces first headliners
• Flying Lotus teases upcoming projects including one he’s “not allowed to talk about”
• Tom Demac, Breach, T. Williams, A1 Bassline, and More Feature on Pets Compilation
• Baauer and Just Blaze are collaborating and touring together
• AC Entertainment leaves Moogfest for new festival, Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit
• 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
Sleepyhead just released a brand new video for “Rainbow Thorns,” one of my favorite tracks off of his fresh Endless Island EP. The video, directed by Vash, brings an artistic visual expression of the track that aligns with it’s strange, dark, and mysterious feel. Check it out above and see if Sleepyhead is playing in a West Coast city near you after the jump.
Last March in Miami during WMC, I had the pleasure of playing alongside soft-spoken T.E.E.D. at a couple gigs. His live show was spectacular, and his DJ sets were some of the most forward sounding that I had heard during the entire conference. Plus, I’m pretty sure I remember fetching him a gin & soda. Or was it gin & tonic? Regardless, he announced today a UK tour which commences the 2nd of February in Cardiff. He’s also giving away a gorgeous track called ‘Dream On’, which is so wonderfully produced that I’m surprised it isn’t on a forthcoming EP.
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs 2012 UK Tour
02-Feb Cardiff, Club Ifor Bach 03-Feb Oxford, Bullingdon 04-Feb Liverpool, Chibuku 05-Feb Glasgow, King Tuts 07-Feb Newcastle, Other Rooms 08-Feb Nottingham, Bodega 09-Feb Manchester, Deaf Institute 10-Feb Leeds, Hi Fi Club 11-Feb Sheffield, The Plug 15-Feb Bristol, Thekla 16-Feb London, Heaven 17-Feb Southampton, Orange Rooms 18-Feb Brighton, Digital
Our favorite bad-ass live experimental/rock/electro band, American Royalty, is about to take off on their US tour. If you happen to live in one of the cities above, do yourself a favor, and go! This show is absolutely unreal… The tour kicks off tonight in Santa Monica at our weekly VS party. RSVP here!