The very unique rapper / singer ILOVEMAKONNEN has been exploding over the past few weeks thanks to getting signed with Drake’s OVO crew, and his breakout single “Tuesday” getting remixed by Drizzy himself. The party anthem that sounds like nothing you've ever heard has been brought to life with an official music video featuring both Drake and ILOVEMAKKONEN. Watch below and you can pick up your copy through iTunes. Enjoy!
ILOVEMAKONNEN x Drake - Tuesday (Official Music Video) | iTunes
One of the most unique and exciting projects in both electronic and live music will continue to be Gorillaz, represented by the virtual characters: Noodle, 2D, Murdoc Niccals, and Russel Hobbs. The Damon Albarn led project, after releasing 4 studio albums and some very special 9-piece band live performances, went on hiatus in 2012 leaving everyone wanting more. Previous Gorillaz tracks have included collaborations with countless big-name artists ranging from Snoop Dogg, to MF DOOM, to Del The Funky Homosapien, to Lou Reed. The hiatus was at first thought to be a falling out between frontman and singer Damon Albarn and other half of the project, Jamie Hewlitt, who is both the co-creator and animator, but these rumors have been lifted revealing they are on great terms.
Damon Albarn has just revealed official news in a recent interview with The Sydney Morning Herald, as part of an article on his debut solo album Everyday Robots which is now available. In the piece, he mentions that the Gorillaz project is already in the process of "reactivating" for a potential 2016 album release.
This is huge news that we couldn't be more excited to hear, and hopefully we'll see new tracks roll out sooner then 2016. We've already begun speculating who Damon might be aiming to collaborate with on the new album considering the incredible cast of artists to have emerged in the past few years. What if they brought out someone like Kendrick Lamar or A$AP Rocky or even some singers like The Weeknd? We'll of course keep you posted as more details roll in. For now, enjoy a full stream of their iconic album Demon Days.
The Weeknd has been on quite the streak of consistent new music and we are gifted with yet another remix following up the latest official remix of his song Often featuring Schoolboy Q and rick Ross. Today we get new the version of his song "King of the Fall" which surfaced last June and today Ty dolla Sign and XO's Belly have jumped on the track. Both rapper's verses manage to give the seductive song a different spin, more relatable to the rest of the rap world. Enjoy.
The Weeknd - King Of The Fall (Remix) (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Belly)
Australian producer / DJ Thomas Jack is continuing to establish himself as quite the tastemaker pushing the limits of his ever exploding Tropical House style, which has become the biggest new thing this year. The tropical elements infused in the deep house foundation has made the genre one of the most accesible new styles in electronic music.
His Tropical House mixtape series we've sponsored have helped showcase some of his best tracks and favorites from while letting other DJs push the tropical sound like Klingande and Bakermat.
His latest target to remix is the song "Back Home" by band MYNGA who are some of his friends from Germany. He highlights the vocals, guitar and sax lines perfectly all delivered in his signature sunny way. This will keep the summer spirits riding high for those entering the cold months. Listen below and grab a free download! Enjoy
MYNGA feat. Cosmo Klein – Back Home (Thomas Jack Remix) | Free Download
Calvin Harris' upcoming newest studio album "Motion" is rolling out in full force following up the previous "Slow Acid" and "Blame" feat John Newman. Now we get the full version of his newest collaboration with singer Ellie Goulding on "Outside". This new track might even top the duo's previous hit "I Need Your Love" really displaying how talented both artists are. From the melody driven dance foundation from Calvin to Ellie's unbelievably smooth vocals, the track is an instant hit and can probably expect a music video in the near future. Listen below and you can now pre-order Calvin's album "Motion". Enjoy!
Calvin Harris – Outside ft. Ellie Goulding | iTunes
German-based producer / DJ Robin Schulz is making noise thanks to a collection of viral tracks that have seen some international success. He's becoming a household name in multiple countries and is spreading fast everywhere else, so we thought it was overdue to do a Robin Schulz catchup post to bring readers up to speed through some of his best remixes and originals, including his new music video and the announcement of his first US tour ever.
First we are starting with the release that kicked things off, his remix of "Waves" originally by Dutch soul singer Mr. Probz released late last year. The song hit #1 in too many countries to name and has seen well over 100+ million plays online collectively. He highlights the smooth vocals and guitar line perfectly arranging things while speeding things up leaving us with quite a hit. Watch the music video below.
His next unstoppable hit takes on French indie band Lilly Wood & The Prick and their single "Prayer In C" which was originally from 2010, but turned into an international hit once Robin remixed it this year. He highlights the vocals and guitar strumming leaving us with one of his best tracks to date. This one also has international success and has racked up over 70+ million plays online collectively. Watch the music video below.
On top of these remixes he has managed to find time to release his debut album Prayer which features some of his best remixes over the past year on top of some originals. The lead original single from the album is "Sun Goes Down" which features UK singer Jasmine Thompson and is quite the slice of deep house perfection featuring one of the best uses of a saxophone in house music I have heard. The song has been brought to life as Robin's latest official music video helping enjoy the perfect blend of organic and electronic elements. Listen and watch below. You can pick up this single apart of Robin Schulz's debut album Prayer. Enjoy!
Robin Schulz is also set to venture over the the United States for his first ever US tour which is kicking off January 9th in New York. Tickets are available moving fast, look below at the dates and pick up tickets before it's too late.
Robin Schulz US Prayer Tour Dates:
Jan 09 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
Jan 10 – Toronto, ON – The Hoxton
Jan 14 – Vancouver, BC – Celebrities
Jan 15 – Seattle, WA – Foundation Nightclub
Jan 16 – Los Angeles, CA – Exchange LA
Jan 17 – San Francisco, CA – Ruby Skye
Jan 21 – San Diego, CA – Bang Bang
Jan 22 – Denver, CO – Beta Nightclub
Jan 23 – Chicago, IL – The MID
Jan 24 – Montreal, QC – New City Gas
Another exciting name emerging out of the international deep house circuit is Journeyman, a duo that's been newly formed between two other producers. We have the group's newest single "Crash Reel" that is coming out via the always quality Anjunadeep label family. The song is propelled by some drawn out vocals that are contrasted by an upbeat keyboard melody, with everything tied together by some flawless drums. Listen to the premiere of this song below and you can pick up your copy tomorrow, October 22nd through Beatport and iTunes. Enjoy!
Journeyman – Crash Reel
Clockwork Indigo is the new collaborative project of Brooklyn rap groups The Underachievers and Flatbush Zombies. The similar natures of subject matter and rapping style makes this supergroup a perfect match as the chemistry between all 5 rappers couldn't be stronger. Just a month after debuting their first single “Butterfly Effect", Clockwork Indigo have unveiled a five track, self titled EP full of non-stop relentless verses over the typical eerie production by Erick Arc "The Architect" Elliot of Flatbush Zombies. Listen below to the EP in it's entirety. This newfound collective will be hitting the road, look at dates and info below the player. Enjoy!
Clockwork Indigo – Clockwork Indigo EP | Stream Only
Flatbush Zombies & The Underacheivers are going to be taking the Clockwork Indigo project on the road on the "Electric Koolade Experience" kicking off on October 19th! See dates below here and pick up your tickets through here.
10/17 Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose
10/18 Madison, WI – Majestic
10/19 Chicago, IL – Concord
10/20 Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
10/22 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
10/24 Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
10/25 Denver, CO – Cervantes
10/26 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
10/28 Salt Lake City, UT – Complex
10/30 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
10/31 Eugene, OR – Wow Hall
11/01 Vancouver, BC – Vogue
11/02 Seattle, WA – Showbox
11/04 Oakland, CA – Metro
11/05 Santa Cruz, CA – Cataylst
11/06 Los Angeles, CA – Fonda
11/07 Ventura, CA – Ventura Theater
11/08 San Diego, CA – Soma
11/09 Santa Ana, CA – Observatory
11/10 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
11/13 Austin, TX – Scoot Inn
11/14 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
11/15 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
11/16 Dallas, TX- Trees
11/19 Orlando, FL – Firestone
11/20 Miami, FL – Grand Central
11/21 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
11/23 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
11/25 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
11/28 Washington, DC – Fillmore
11/30 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
12/02 Montreal, QC – Club Soda
12/03 Toronto, ON – Guvernment
12/05 New York, NY – Best Buy Theater
12/06 Boston, MA – Paradise
12/07 Philadelphia, PA – TBA
Feed Me and Kill the Noise have teamed up for a collaboration in the past, the song "Thumbs Up (For Rock N' Roll)", and have now joined forces once again. The new song "Far Away" is a genre blending dance anthem that is guaranteed to have you moving, propelled by a kids choir singing a chorus that will definitely get stuck in your head. We have just under a minute preview of the song to tease us until the release on October 23rd. Listen below and enjoy!
Feed Me & Kill The Noise - Far Away
San Francisco producer trio The M Machine expand from their previous electro-house styling they are known for that's been recently displayed on the original creation “Superflat” along with a world class remix of Matt Zo’s “Lucid Dream”. Their brand new single “Just Like” is driven mainly by a rugged bassline that’s subject to dashes of tech-house aesthetics and tribal house beats. The sexually charged vocals laced on top compliment the track perfectly and will have you grooving from start to finish. Can we expect this as a permanent change for The M Machine's future? Stream below until we find out about a release. Enjoy
The M Machine – Just Like | Stream Only
Though the days have "Harlem Shake" are long gone, NYC experimental beatmaker Baauer is on the verge of some rather exciting releases after postponing a collaborative tour with Boys Noize to focus on music. Baauer unveils a rather captivating joint effort with UK indie electronic duo AlunaGeorge following up his viral official remix of their song "Attracting Flies". The two have joined up for "One Touch" which we now get to hear the full preview of the VIP version ahead of it's release. We hear Baauer delivers a chilled out trap and bass foundation with Aluna's smooth, sultry vocals completing the track perfectly. While a release date for "One Touch" is still unknown, you can stream in full below until further news becomes available. Enjoy
Baauer – One Touch VIP (Feat. AlunaGeorge) | Stream Only
Listen To Unreleased Music With Zomboy Backstage At Insomniac’s Escape: All Hallows Eve + Festival Passes [CONTEST]Posted in Contests, News by nick | Tags: All Hallows Eve, Contest, Insomniac, SubPac, Zomboy
Halloween has always been a music-lover's favorite holiday, and the lineup of events across the country this year does not disappoint. If you’re in southern California, Insomniac’s Escape: All Hallows Eve is one that should be on your hit list. With a diverse lineup featuring artists from all sides of the electronic spectrum ranging from 12th Planet, Zomboy, Adventure Club, Datsik, Deorro, Dash Berlin, Blasterjaxx, Breach, Duke Dumont, Laid-Back Luke, Art Department, Oliver Heldens,The Martinez Brothers, Yellow Claw, W&W, Schoolboy Q, Armin Van Burren and so many more!!
We've teamed up with Zomboy, Insomniac and SubPac to bring you an amazing package. One winner will receive a pair of General Admission tickets to both days of Escape: All Hallows’ Eve, a Limited Edition Custom Zomboy SubPac bass system, and a meet and greet in person with Zomboy backstage at the festival where the winner will have a private listening session to check out some of his unreleased tracks. We’ve also got a limited edition Zomboy SubPac S1 bass system to let you feel the bass at home like never before.
You can enter through the lockerdome widget below
GRAND PRIZE: (1 Winner – Must be 18+)
- A pair of 2 day Escape passes
- Listen to unreleased tracks backstage with Zomboy
- Zomboy limited edition SubPac S1
- Signed Zomboy T-Shirt
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