The previously unknown producer responsible for the Outkast cover mashup "Moves Like Ms. Jackson", who is now known simply as ZHU, has finally dropped details on his much anticipated debut release. THE NIGHTDAY EP is set for an April 20th release, which may be a subtly hint that ZHU is down with the 420 state of mind. The EP will feature 5 songs in total and comes via his own record label, Mind Of A Genius.
His latest single leading up to the release is "Paradise Awaits", which you can stream in full below. ZHU incorporates elements of indie dance, house, garage and more for a refreshing blend. ZHU's vocals really complete the song thanks to his unique and easy to listen to voice. This might be my favorite ZHU track we have heard yet. You can get an instant free download of "Paradise Awaits" when you pre-order the EP through iTunes now. Enjoy!
Zhu – Paradise Awaits | Pre-Order iTunes
After wetting our appetite with the electro-soul / glitch-hop infused single "Time", blossoming Midwest producer Haywyre delivers the full entrée via a captivating full length album released on Monstercat. Variations of the aforementioned genres mixed with future-bass and even glitch-hop showcase the complexity within the 8 tracks offered on Two Fold: Pt 1; creating a body of work to be enjoyed from start to finish. Haywyre's Two Fold: Pt 1, is the first of a two part album and is available for digital download via iTunes now! Stream below and above all… Enjoy!
Haywyre – Two Fold: Pt 1| Purchase on iTunes
Brace yourself for quite the sensational remix thanks to Las Vegas natives Black Boots who've dared to extend the playability of UK producer Duke Dumont's massive summertime hit "Need U 100%". Keeping the house vibe and sensual vocals provided by A*M*E* intact, the duo infuse a smooth future bass addition with subtle hints of trap allure into the mix. It's a reup of the highest degree and has been stuck on repeat since it came our way. Stream below and grab an exclusive download for you all, and us, thanks to the artist. Enjoy
Duke Dumont – Need U 100% (Black Boots Remix) | Free Download
Chance the Rapper can't stop the flow of music and has dropped off the brand new track "The Writer", which is a bonus cut from a mixtape by the Chicago production collective THEMpeople. The song is produced by Apollo Brown and packs some solid production along with Chance's signature flow. You can stream the song below and pick up the rest of the mixtape featuring Vic Mensa, Joey Purp and more for free download. Enjoy!
Chance the Rapper – The Writer | Download Mixtape
Yes you read that correctly! Today we have the first of 8 unreleased Michael Jackson tracks to be featured on a brand new XSCAPE LP. The unearthed cuts from the "King of Pop" have been contemporized by a legendary cast of modern producers including D’angelo, Questlove, Mary J Blige, Pino Palladino, Eric Leeds and led by iconic beat-maker / rapper Timbaland. Today we are lucky enough to share the albums debut single "XSCAPE" originally produced by Rodney Jerkins and is the only track contemporized by the original producer. The song itself futher proves how timeless MJs vocals are even to this day! Stream the single below and pre-order XSCAPE now before its May 13th release on Epic Records. Enjoy
Michael Jackson – XSCAPE | Pre-Order
There is true beauty in the breakdown of ODESZA's newest release as the Seattle, Washington natives bring a lovely serving of peace and tranquility to the bass genre while following their recent summertime vibe original "Sun Models". The emerging producer duo chopped up and warp the vocal elements featured Ki:Theory's "Open Wound" while placing a delightful array of soothing orient styled percussion additions all long the bass-line. Stream this feel good remix below and take advantage of the free download as well. Enjoy
Ki:Theory – Open Wound (ODESZA Remix) | Free Download
The dynamic disco duo known as Duck Sauce (A-Trak & Armand Van Helden) have unloaded the final single off their highly anticipated debut album Quack being released via Fool's Gold Records on Tuesday, April 15th. It feels like only yesterday the prominent producers turned the world upside down by combining forces to release radio charting hits such as "Barbra Streisand" and "It's You". A similar recipe is recreated on "NRG" as the perfect amount of summertime vibes and disco-house aesthetics will surely see this heater takeover the next few months. It's also worth noting the joint forces of Skrillex, Kill the Noise and Milo & Otis provided a festival ready electro / bass remix of "NRG" that was featured in a number of artists WMC and Ultra sets. Stream the new single below and pre-order Quack today! Enjoy
Duck Sauce – NRG (Radio Edit) | Pre-Order
It's always a good day when we get new some new Logic, and today we have the first single off a newly announced free EP titled While You You Wait. This new single "Now" follows in signature Logic fashion with relentless flow our a smooth production from 6ix, Arthur McArthur and Swiff D. This new EP is set to release as a free download sometime before spring ends and will feature at least 3 other brand new tracks.
Logic will also be hitting the road for a nationwide headlining tour of the same name as his EP, the "While You Wait Tour" which is presented by us and the fine folks of LRG Clothing. If you've ever seen him live, you know it is not a show to miss, so grab tickets when they go on sale next Tuesday, April 15th at www.whileyouwaittour.com
Logic- Now | Stream Only Till Free EP Drops
Underground hip-hop legends Atmosphere are back with the newest song off their recently announced upcoming album Southsiders which features the song "Bob Seger" that leaked last summer. This new song "Kanye West" has Slug spitting some always real verses touching on “want(ing) to write a song about loving something so much that you submit to the moment." says slug.
This brand new album is available through Rhymesayers on May 6th, and you can pre-order your copy today which will get you instant downloads of both "Kanye West" and "Bob Seger". Enjoy!
Atmosphere – Kanye West | Pre-Order on iTunes
Kygo.. wow, he is on quite the streak lately, busting out consistent remix after remix from Marvin Gaye "Sexual Healing" to Seinabo Sey "Younger" or even the recent Kyla La Grange "Cut Your Teeth", Syn Cole "Miami 82" and M83 "Midnight" remixes and so many more and it was only time that a massive global taste-maker like Diplo to give him his first radio mix opportunity. He dropped a 60 minute mix on the Diplo and Friends show broadcasted on BBC 1xtra, Iheartradio and countless other radio stations across the world. This was filled with almost every remix you've grown to love from the guy plus some of his favorite tunes to play out live as well as an unreleased suprise in the mix. Stream the 60 minute mix below and grab a download as well. Full Track-List below
We also have some exciting news as Kygo has also just let loose the details on his first ever North American tour kicking off May 29th and running through June 20th. He'll be stopping in Vancouver, Calgary, Washington D.C., Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto, Chicago and New York. Tickets for the entire tour will be on sale this Wednesday at 10am. Make sure to grab them before they sell out. Tickets are available for the entire tour here. Enjoy!
Kygo – Diplo and Friends Mix | Free Download
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Kygo Diplo and Friends Tracklist:
1. Pharrell Williams – Happy (Neus Remix)
2. Ed Sheeran – I See Fire (Kygo Remix)
3. Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing (Kygo Remix)
4. TLC – Waterfalls (Bixel Boys Remix)
5. Israel Kamakawiwoʻole – Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Thomas Jack Remix)
6. Gnarls Barkley – Crazy (TEEMID & Joie Tan Cover)
7. ZZ Ward – 365 Days (Jerry Folk Remix)
8. Londonbeat – I’ve Been Thinking About You (Dilemmachine Remix)
9. Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Shine (Kygo Remix)
10. Syn Cole – Miami 82 (Kygo Remix)
11. The Knocks – Comfortable (Oliver Nelson Remix) (feat. X Ambassadors)
12. Else – Her Movie
13. Seinabo Sey – Younger (Kygo Remix)
[PREMIERE] Janelle Monáe – What Is Love (Jordan Postrel Remix) : Melodic Tech-House [Limited Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Premieres by nick | Tags: Janelle Monáe, Jordan Postrel, Limited Free Download, Premeire, Tech House
American soul singer Janelle Monáe just received a refreshing facelift to her song "What Is Love" from newcomer producer Jordan Postrel. The Miami based producer provides some amazing vocal work alongside a melodic atmosphere with the perfect amount of tech-house elements. We have been lucky enough to work with Jordan and the label (Atlantic Records) to offer a limited 48 hour exclusive free download so grab it before it's gone. The song is also available through iTunes. Enjoy!
Janelle Monáe – What Is Love (Jordan Postrel Remix) | Limited 48 Hour Free Download
Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Party Announce Huge Lineup, Dates and Cities For 2014 Including Outkast, Skrillex, and MorePosted in Events, News by Bryan | Tags: Diplo, Event, Festival, Mad Decent, Mad Decent Block Party, Outkast, Skrillex, Summer
Can Diplo do no wrong? The tastemakers tastemaker and head of the infamous Mad Decent record label has dropped the holy grail of announcements for his traveling music festival that is known as a massive Block Party. Not only has the nationwide block party expanded into new cities in 2014, but features a robust lineup of artists as iconic rappers Outkast will grace at least one of the stops along with another performance from Skrillex b2b Diplo as "Jack U". Pre-order tickets are available now for each stop, so start rounding up your group of friends and plan to a MDBP nearest you! Enjoy
Mad Decent Block Party 2014 | Pre-Order
Outkast • A$AP Ferg • Action Bronson • Bear Mountain • Big Gigantic • Bro Safari • Bunji Garlin • Cashmere Cat • Chance The Rapper • Chrome Sparks • Dan Deacon • Dillon Francis •
Diplo • Dirty South Joe • DJ Sega • DJ Snake • Djemba Djemba • Elliphant • Fatboy Slim • Flosstradamus • Flume • Flux Pavilion • Grandtheft • Griz • GTA • Jack U • Jillionaire • Kaytranada
Keys n Krates • Laidback Luke • LIZ • Mr. Carmack • Paper Diamond • Paul Devro • Riff Raff • RJD2
RL Grime • Run The Jewels • Sleigh Bells • Smalltown DJs • STRFKR • Swizzymack • Thugli •
Toy Selectah & Friends • Trippy Turtle • Walshy Fire • Wave Racer • What So Not • Wolfgang Gartner •
Full Dates & Locations After The Jump
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