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Sunday, August 24, 2014

DJs from Mars - Phat Ass Drop (How To Produce A Club Track Today)

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Does what is says on the tin.

Boom.



Check out more of their live shenanigans below.



01 Ennio Morricone vs. Nas - Ecstasy Of Gold [DJ Erb]
02 Talk Dirty Knight Rider - Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz x Panjabi mc. x Glen A. Larson (Dj energy)
03 Fuzzy Hair & Chardy - Swang (Hussle)
04 Rave Radio - Rumble (Original Mix)
05 GoldLink - Ay Ay (Nick Catchdubs Remix)
06 Gregor Salto Feat Curio Capoeira - Para Voce ( Ivan Kay & Andrea Tufo Reworked )
07 Stanton Warriors - Pop That (Stanton Warriors Poppin Mix)
08 Ummet Ozcan - Smash (Goshfather & Jinco Remix)
09 Dire Straits x Botnek & Snails - Money For KRMT (Da Keffe Mash-Up)
10 Calvin Harris vs Empire Of The Sun vs Zedd - Summer Shotgun Alive (Djs From Mars Bootleg)
11 Mauro Picotto - Iguana (Organ Donors Rmx)
12 Icona Vegas & Hardwell Mike - Dare You Stampede all night (Djs From Mars Bootleg Rmx)
13 Rob Base vs. Prince - It Takes Two To Kiss [DJ John]
14 Brigitte Bardot - La Madrague (Antis Remix)
15 Diplo x Jay Fa - Biggie Dibby Bounce (SwaggleRock Edit)
16 Wiz Khalifa -We Dem Boyz (Charlie Darker Remix)
17 Djs From Mars Vs David Puentez - Welcome To The Dark Side (Club Mix)
18 Survivor // Hyperbits // Bender // Firebeatz - Eye of the Tiger (Koyote Edit)
19 A$AP Ferg - Shabba (Sleepy Tom Bootleg)
20 Klingande - Jubel (Guillaume Delarge & Mat Coast Bootleg rework)
21 Deadmau5 vs Azealia Banks vs Missy Elliott - Avaritia vs 212 vs Really Hot (Djs From Mars Bootleg)
22 One Republic - Love Runs Out (Apek Remix)
23 Green Day Vs Europe - Boulevard Of Final Countdown (Djs From Mars Club Bootleg)
24 Miley Cyrus Vs Black Eyed Peas Vs Kid Cudi & Steve Aoki - We Can't Stop The Pursuit Of Love (Djs From Mars Club Bootleg)
25 Dahlback vS Shaft - Mucho Nuke (Mastro J's mash)
26 The Doors Vs Depeche Mode Vs Tears For Fears - Personal Roadhouse Shout (Djs From Mars Club Bootleg)
27 Sixpence None The Richer vs. Survivor - Kiss Me Tiger [DJ SeVe]
28 Jamiroquai - Cosmic Girl (Lobo Rmx)

Download it HERE!!

They also have released 'Bootzilla vol 2' which you can get HERE!!

http://www.djsfrommars.com/

https://soundcloud.com/djsfrommars



Alanna Royale



Combining the best elements of rock, pop, funk and soul, Alanna Royale is led by Alanna Quinn-Broadus, whose soulful voice and suggestive, "spicy swagger" hook you from the moment you hit play.

One of the most soulful, energetic and emotional releases I've heard in years.

Seriously groovy stuff. This one will slap you silly.



Here are a few of her older tunes that will rock your socks off.







Here is a live video for 'Animal'.



HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/alannaroyale/

http://alannaroyale.com/

The Travelling Band - Passing Ships (Live for Amazing Afternoons)




In preparation for the new album from The Traveling Band (out this week!!)...here is a live video for 'Passing Ships', their new single.



http://www.thetravellingband.co.uk/

Water Face


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I wasn't expecting much with a name like Water Face but this is some seriously good deep house.





Download both tunes HERE!!

RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/waterfacemusic/

Little Dragon - Pretty Girls (Gold Fields Remix)

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Another outstanding synthtastic remix from Gold Fields. This time it's of the Little Dragon tune 'Pretty Girls'.



Download it HERE!!

https://soundcloud.com/gold_fields

https://soundcloud.com/littledragon

Fable - Stranger In My Head



I know I just posted about this genre hopping 19 year old bad ass but she has released another moody and hypnotic track that is sure to help make people sit up and notice her.



Here is a teaser of the EP she has coming out in October.



I expect big things.

https://soundcloud.com/fablemusic

Wozniak - Paper Hat (video)



Wozniak has a new video for Paper Hat, the second track on their Pikes Peak EP.



The EP is still available at the link below.



RECOMMENDED!

https://wozniak.bandcamp.com/

Stan Forebee - Reflections EP (Album sampler)

Reflections EP Album Sampler (Forthcoming on Digi Crates 9.2.14)

I am huge fan of Stan Forbee and his jazz influenced hip-hop beat tapes.

He's back with a new EP and it looks to be super sweet.

In his own words...

"After the successful release of my debute album Jazz Sessions last year, beatmaker and jazz musician (and alterego of a certain Dutch producer) I announce my second project entitled "Reflections EP", which consists out of 6 fresh jazzy tunes. This project, like my first Jazz Sessions album, will be released on Digi Crates Records (NY / JP) by the 2nd of August on CD + Digital."

Here is a sample of what to expect.



Check out more of tunes below.





https://soundcloud.com/stan-forebee




Austra - "Doepfer" (Official Video)




A new video from Austra!!



http://austramusic.tumblr.com/

https://soundcloud.com/austra_midi

Natalie McCool

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Winner of Female Artist of the Year (Liverpool Music Awards), Natalie McCool is a voice to be reckoned with. She has great pop sensibility and just enough of an edge to help her rise above the slew of female artists trying to make a name for themselves.

See what the fuss is about.





https://soundcloud.com/nataliemccool

http://www.nataliemccool.co.uk/

Jimmy Flipshyt - S P A R X beat tape

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Jimmy returns with another groovy beat tape.

Enjoy.



Download it HERE! (name your own price!!)

https://jimmyflipshyt.bandcamp.com/

Sunday, August 17, 2014

ZOHARA - Soldier

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 ZOHARA is an Israeli artist based in Tel Aviv, who just finished her first album which she produced in her bedroom. HEr first single, Soldier, has some really moving and meaningful lyrics that hit home a bit more due to during these turbulent times in the Middle East.

"You will go and you'll find you've been wrong 
Ten thousand miles too long 
And it's not only you that's to blame 
You've been raised by the rules of the game 

And i know you've been sitting on high 
Watching mistakes passing by 
And you shrugged and you turned a blind eye 
When they told you too many have died 

Yes i remember one, told me once, told me once 
That same actions will yield the same outcomes 

You will go and you'll find you've been fooled 
Following all of their rules 
We're the same on both sides of the line 
How did they turned you so blind?"



Download the single HERE!!

I look forward to hearing more from this burgeoning artist.

RECOMMENDED!

https://zoharamusic.bandcamp.com/

Basecamp - Shudder



Nashville trio BASECAMP are back with their new single 'Shudder'.



Here is their remix of the new Sia tune Chandelier.



Download it HERE!

https://soundcloud.com/basecampmusique

https://basecampmusique.bandcamp.com/














Friends in Paris Pause 'Waiting' - Original + Way Back Remix (Free Download)

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Great new track from Friends in Paris but the remix from Way Back is the real winner here...a  solid deep house track.



Download the remix HERE!

Here is another track from the remixer Way Back.



Download it HERE!

RECOMMENDED!

https://soundcloud.com/friends-in-paris

https://soundcloud.com/thisiswayback


AstroZu - Sungod Ft. Tusks



AstroZu has released a new single entitled 'Sungod'.

It's dreamy, it's soulful and its got sweet BASS!



https://soundcloud.com/astrozu

CURXES - VALKYRIE




With its crushing distorted drums, roaring brass and feminine gravitas, "Valkyrie" is the new single from Curxes, taken from the album "Verxes" which is due late 2014 or early 2015.



I seriously can't wait for their full album to be released. These guys are great.

RECOMMEDNED!

http://www.curxes.com/

https://soundcloud.com/curxes

https://curxes.bandcamp.com/

The Travelling Band



The Manchester five-piece The Travelling Band have announced the upcoming release The Big Defreeze which will be released at the end of the month.

Here is a track from the new album.



Download it HERE!

Here is a video from one of their earlier releases.



You can download the full EP below, for FREE!!



SERIOUSLY RECOMMENDED!!!

https://soundcloud.com/thetravellingband

http://www.thetravellingband.co.uk/

JBAG - Through Blue EP


Housse de Racket 'Chateau (JBAG remix)' (Kitsuné)

The London-based Franco-Italian duo comprising of Jerry Bouthier (dj/sound-designer, longtime Kitsuné collaborator) and Andrea Gorgerino have released their new EP 'Though Blue'.



Buy it HERE or HERE!

RECOMMENDED!

https://soundcloud.com/jbaglondon

Banoffee - Got It (video)



New video from Banoffe for their tune 'Got it'.



The debut EP will be out at the end of the month.

https://soundcloud.com/bAnoffeeme

Ayah Marar - Bass Soldiers (Video)





I'm a huge fan of drums and a huge fan of bass and this tune has both in spades. It also has a very catchy vocal. All of those elements combined will get your feet tapping, head bobbin' and your ass shakin'.



In her own words...

"THE BASS SOLDIERS EP is a real labour of love. Following the success of my track with Calvin Harris last summer (Thinking About You), we decided that the next logical step would be to remind the fans who we are and why we do this. 

The last few months have been spent putting together a team that best represents HG and this thing we love so much, bass music. The EP is made up of four tracks with established and successful bass artists including DRUMSOUND & BASSLINE SMITH and RACK'N'RUIN, as well as up and coming talent, to remind everyone that we are in this together. We are so lucky that bass music is flying high at the moment. Myself and HG hope to be fully involved in promoting and proliferating not only the music and artists that we love but also fashion, design, art and film. This is to support UK talent in various creative movements representing the UK."

Check out some of the slick remixes below.



https://ayahmarar.bandcamp.com/




Acre Tarn - This Once



That artwork is exactly what I can see when I close my eyes and listen to Acre Tarn.

Fantastic electro-dream-pop.



The debut EP will be out in September.

Check out another track from the duo.



RECOMMENDED!

https://soundcloud.com/acre-tarn

http://acretarn.wix.com/acretarn

Gorgeous George - Girls Night Out



If you love The Specials and Blur then you should thoroughly enjoy the wild and entertaining sounds of Gorgeous George.



Here are a few more tunes to check out so you can understand why you need to be listening to these guys.





http://gorgeousgeorgeband.com/

https://soundcloud.com/gorgeous-george-the-band/

Killa Theory - Datum (Tittsworth Remix)

Killa Theory - Datum (Tittsworth Remix)

Tittsworth has done it again.

Enjoy his dreamy remix of Datum by Killa Theory.



Download it HERE!

https://soundcloud.com/tittsworth

https://soundcloud.com/killatheory

Fractions - Breathe

Breathe

New synth-pop sounds from the UK based Fractions.



RECOMMENDED!!

Their debut EP will be out in Septemeber. Expect big things from these guys!

https://soundcloud.com/fractionsuk

Mr. Moods - Sin City

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Mr Moods is back with an awesome soundtrack to a movie that never was.

Just sit back and let it wash over you.

This is awesome headphone music.



Buy it HERE!

https://mrmoods.bandcamp.com/

Sounds of Sputnik and Ummagma

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If you are a frequent reader of this blog you know I like many styles of music but I have a soft spot for electronica, shoegaze and dream pop.

One of my favorite current bands to combine those styles is Ummagma. They now have a new side project call Sounds of Sputnik.



In their own words...

"Sounds of Sputnik is the brainchild of Roman Kalitkin, whose periodic collaboration with Canadian-Ukrainian indie rock dream pop duo Ummagma has culminated in this 'New Born' LP. This album also features Graham Bonnar (Swervedriver/ Brian Jonestown Massacre) on 'Overdrive', and an array of remixes, including by Malcolm Holmes (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) and Fran Ashcroft (Damon Albarn/ Lords of Acid)."

It will be released on August 25, 2014 on Ear to Ear Records. 

Check it out below.



 Pre-order it HERE. 

Please also support the band by ordering one of our Merchandise packs!! 

 

Ummagma are not only working on side projects but they are also available to hire for producing, remixng, mastering and loads of other studio work.













To see what they can do for you, download a nifty brochure for more details.... HERE!! (there is a pdf above the picture you can download!)

Here is a great example of their remix work.

This is the original.



Here is their remix.



Download it HERE!

Here is a video for one of my favorite tracks by the duo.



https://soundcloud.com/soundsofsputnik
https://soundsofsputnik.bandcamp.com/

https://soundcloud.com/ummagma
http://ummagma.com/
https://ummagma.bandcamp.com/


Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Now hear this! Artists you should be listening to....RIGHT NOW!




We are a little past the half way point for the year and I've been going through the albums I have so far.

Here are a some artists that I think you should be listening to right now!

Amen Dunes



http://www.sacredbonesrecords.com/products/sbr113-amen-dunes-love

Big Deal



http://mute.com/artists/big-deal

Brenton



https://soundcloud.com/bretonlabs

Cheatahs



https://soundcloud.com/cheatahs

Dum Dum Girls



http://wearedumdumgirls.com/

Empires



http://weareempires.com/

Flamingosis



https://soundcloud.com/flamingosis

Gangstagrass



http://gangstagrass.com/

Highasakite



http://www.highasakite.no/

Hollie Cook



http://holliecook.com/products/twice

Ibibio Sound Machine



https://soundcloud.com/ibibio

Ida Maria



https://soundcloud.com/idamaria

Jesse Futerman



https://soundcloud.com/jessefuterman

Kiesza



https://soundcloud.com/kiesza

Le Prince Miiaou



https://www.facebook.com/leprincemiiaou?v=app_4949752878

Leisure Cruise



http://iloveleisurecruise.com/

Made of Wood 



http://made-of-wood.bandcamp.com/album/narcotherapy-hypnosis

Nick Waterhouse



http://nickwaterhouse.com/

Nikki Lane 



http://www.nikkilane.com/

Öster 



http://osterbeatmaker.bandcamp.com/

Paolo Nutini



http://www.paolonutini.com/splash/ironsky

Quantic



http://www.quantic.org/

Rival Sons



http://www.rivalsons.com/home/

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars



http://sierraleonesrefugeeallstars.com/

Sleepy Sun



http://www.sleepysun.net/

The Echo-Friendly



http://www.theechofriendly.com/

The War On Drugs



http://www.thewarondrugs.net/

Third Coast Kings



http://www.thirdcoastkings.com/

Tijuana Panthers



http://tijuanapanthers.com/

Ume



http://monuments.umemusic.com/

Vacationer



http://vacationermusic.com/

WeAreCastor



http://bandcamp.sectionz.com/album/bon-voyage

WILD RUMPUS 



https://soundcloud.com/wildrumpusmusic

Wozniak



http://wozniak.bandcamp.com/album/pikes-peak

Xeno & Oaklander



http://xenoandoaklander.com/

Young Liars



http://youngliars.ca/

Zulu Winter



https://soundcloud.com/zulu-winter


Sunday, August 03, 2014

Kate Tucker and the Sons of Sweden - Blue Hotel (video)




Another winning tune from Kate and the Sons of Sweden!

Just good, solid Americana music.



http://katetuckerandthesonsofsweden.com/

https://soundcloud.com/sons-of-sweden

Djs From Mars & David Puentez - Welcome to The Darkside (video)



Another club stomper from DJs From Mars that will melt your face off.



http://www.djsfrommars.com/

https://soundcloud.com/djsfrommars









Katie Herzig - Drug - (Official Video)




'Drug' is the catchy new single off her new album 'Walk Through Walls'.



This is just good, fun music.

http://www.katieherzig.com/news.html

https://soundcloud.com/katieherzig

Lupe Fuentes - Drop The Beat

turn your images on to see this promo in its full glory


Nice, classy deep house that should get your body movin'.



https://soundcloud.com/lupefuentes













Evol Intent - Under The Radar

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'Under The Radar' is a ragga-inspired thumper that will leave your head ringing....in a good way.



Download it HERE!

https://soundcloud.com/evolintent






Centri - A&R


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Centri is back with slick underground dub-hop.

'A&R' is the follow up to the recently released 'Boric Acid,' from his forthcoming album 'Headless Nobody out July.



https://soundcloud.com/centri

Fable - I Speak Words‏‎




Give a listen to this genre jumping music from 19 year old FABLE.



Another incredible act that seems to be producing music well beyond her years.

https://soundcloud.com/fablemusic


Zola Blood - Grace



If you like ambient dream pop, like I do, then this is for you. Seriously great headphone music.



Keep an eye out...these guys are going places.

https://soundcloud.com/zola-blood

Attaque - Only You

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The first single taken from Attaque's debut album ON LY OU.



https://soundcloud.com/attaque











WUNDER WUNDER - Midnight Hours

Midnight Hours

From the debut album 'Everything Infinite', here is Midnight Hours.



https://soundcloud.com/wunder-wunder

Miami Horror - Wild Motion (Set It Free)


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Miami Horror is back with a wildly infectious new single.



The new album will be out later this year.

https://soundcloud.com/miami-horror




Olympic Ayres - Control (Official Video)

Control

"Control" is the second single taken from Olympic Ayres debut EP "Leisureplex" and it's a perfect soundtrack for your summer party.

Dig it.



https://soundcloud.com/olympicayres

Nikki W - Transparent Hands (video)


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16 year old pop sensation Nikki W is a little Dido, a little Kelly Clarkson and a whole lot of awesome.

Nikki W. "Transparent Hands" from Sad Generation from Nikki W. on Vimeo.

Check out some of her other tunes.





https://soundcloud.com/nikkiwmusique

http://nikkiw.com/

Ark Patrol - Ambition EP

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Outstanding down tempo sounds from Hawaiian beat maker Ark Patrol.



Buy it HERE!

http://store.heroicrecordings.com/album/ambition-ep

https://soundcloud.com/arkpatrol

WILLIAM WOLF – “KING OF SORROW” (video)



William Wolf is another good example of the new brooding Electronic RnB sound that has been making it's way into the mainstream lately.

Here is the video to his new single 'King of Sorrow".



https://soundcloud.com/iamwilliamwolf