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After their first 3 originals picked up hundreds of thousands of listens on Soundcloud, power duo Du Tonc (AKA Matt Van Schie + Mighty Mouse) have announced their 4th release “Island” due out October 7th. With this announcement surfaced the duo’s first-ever mixtape, featuring new tunes from Yuksek, Juan Maclean, Shit Robot, and more. Download it below and read on for their upcoming tour dates.

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To celebrate the launch of his label collaboration with Du Tonc and Van She called NIGHTFILM, Mighty Mouse has released the perfect summer feel-good track for free download on Nightfilm’s facebook page. The track, aptly named “Feel Alright,” arrives just in time for the Fourth of July and your summer party groovin’. Catch it below!


I had a chance to swap back and forth a few questions with Aussie mysterious wonder kid, Touch Sensitive this past week, hoping to learn more about his emulating elusiveness. Turns out he’s quite a cool cat, humble, and has a passion for music that is truly breathtaking.  With massive releases such as ‘Real Talk’ & ‘Pizza Guy’, Touch Sensitive has enjoyed his time on the top of the beatport charts, but now its time dive into the deep end, and learn a little more about the man behind the music.

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Future Classic‘s own, Touch Sensitive isn’t a sound, it’s a feeling. It’s served frothy, always smooth, and imported strait from down under. With a wardrobe only to match the intricacy of his sounds, a beautiful music mosaic is formed. Ascending and descending melodies paired with funky bass will have you cruising in the sun-kissed rays in no time. It’s time to eat some pizza, get sensitive, see sounds, and listen to colors because when this tape is over, you’ll swear you might have drank a little too much of that serotonin smoothie.

Oh, did i forget to mention this is the solo project of Mikey from Van She?

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The power duo, Du Tonc, made up of Matt Van Schie (of Van She fame) and Mighty Mouse, have announced their sophomore single, “Surging Memories,” today, following up their extolled debut “Darkness,” which my good friend aRod spoke about a few months ago. It’s a melodic, vocal masterpiece, driven by Van Schie’s soothing voice with live guitar, drums, and, of course, synthesizers. Du Tonc seems to be a match made in heaven, and we’re excited for their debut tour here in the US this summer. Listen below and find tour schedule after the jump. √+

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Du Tonc = Mighty Mouse + Matt Van Schie (of Van She).  It’s a formula that any disco or indie lover can immediately get excited about.  Whether it’s Mighty Mouse giving you a lesson in disco diversity on one of his many remixes or Van She blowing your indie mind at a live show, this pairing of musical minds is a fantastic one.  Somewhat surprisingly, Du Tonc takes a slightly different approach on their first track together.  While their indie & disco influences can be heard on their new track “Darkness”,  it’s a poppier sound that Du Tonc seem to have embraced.  The result is a crooning & swooning slice of pop music brilliance.  Not too light, not too dark.  Not too heavy, not too laid back.  Chugging along at the perfect pace, “Darkness” is the kind of stunning pop music you can listen to over and over.  Well done, boys.

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It’s time to set the mood for the upcoming months with the next installment of my bi-annual/seasonal mixtape series: aRod’s FallGaze 2012 Mix.  The mixtape is chock full of lustful indie grooves, steamy disco + deep, sleazy house.  Hot tracks from heavy hitters like Anna Lunoe, Disclosure and Van She along with some unreleased heaters from Benoit & Sergio, MANIK feat. Jeremy Glenn and Sure Thing…this mix should keep you warm and electrified from Fall all the way through Winter.

**Special thanks to photographer Joe Wehner for usage of his photo from “The Summer House” feature in treats! Magazine**.

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Major Lazer Push Back Album Release
Mysteryland 2012 After Movie
• EMI and Future Entertainment partner for new label Future Music
• RA Roundtable: EDM in America

 

Track of the day: [Nu Disco] Van She – Idea of Happiness (Robotaki Remix)

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Fixtapes are Mixtapes geared specifically for your ride. This tape is about constant motion and positive vibes to keep your legs cranking while your heart is pumping. It’s a new series by the Sole Bicycle guys which will feature a new artist every month resulting in quite an awesome compilation. I, Tropicool, was lucky enough to kick things off with Volume One. Enjoi!

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