Must Watch: Pretty Lights Live Band Light Show Debut at Red Rocks video and new song “Give Your Love Away “Posted in Bangin, News, Video by nick | Tags: 2013, Laser Show, Light Show, Live Band, pretty lights, Production, Recap, Red Rocks, Video
Pretty Lights played his annual 2 night Red Rocks concerts this summer, yet this year changed things significantly by introducing the world to his full live band that accompanied him while playing to alongside a jaw dropping fully custom light and laser show and he just released an official video recap featuring a new song. The group features his past drummer Adam Deitch who is currently also drumming for Break Science and Lettuce. The group also features keyboardist Brian Coogan (New Orleans All-Star), keyboardist Borahm Lee (Break Science), Scott Flynn (John Brown’s Body) and on trombone and Eric Bloom (Lettuce). Both Deitch and Coogan played extensively on Pretty Lights recent incredible album A Color Map of the Sun
It was really a truly unique and amazing experience to witness live music and electronic music fused together like never before. The stage was structured to highlight 4 sections for the live musicians and Derick in them middle acting as the conductor for the revolutionary combination elements. In the words of Derek himself:
My dream has come true. I will be hitting the road for my 2013 fall tour with a FULL, AWESOME LIVE BAND! We will be fusing new, hot production with the live band’s gritty old school hip-hop soul break styles in a way that production and a live band have never been heard together before. “
This recap is done to the soundtrack of “Give Your Love Away”, a brand new Pretty Lights tune, that is great.
Pretty Lights – Give Your Love Away (Red Rocks 2013 Recap) | Download Free A Color Map of the Sun Album
Vicetone vs Nico Vega – Beast (Original Mix) : Incredible Live Band / Progressive House Anthem [Free Download] [TSIS PREMIERE]Posted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Collaboration, House, Live Band, Nico Vega, progressive house, rock, Vicetone
Netherlands based house duo Vicetone are back teaming up with LA band Nico Vega for a unique mixture of live rock instruments and house sounds for an unreal collaboration “Beast”. The live guitar, drums and vocals from Nico Vegas collide seamlessly with the infectious Vectone synth work for serious progressive house anthem. This is guaranteed to be a summer anthem. You can now grab an exclusive free download of the song below, and purchase through iTunes on Nico Vega’s brand new EP. Enjoy!
Vicetone vs Nico Vega – Beast (Original Mix) | Free Download
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Conspirator – Unleashed EP : Live Instrument Melody Driven Dubstep EP [Free Download] [TSIS PREMIERE]Posted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Conspirator, Dubstep, Electronic, Free Download, Jam Band, Live Band, Live Instrument, The Disco Biscuits
Conspirator, the 4 piece band fusing live instruments and electronic elements have just released their Unleashed EP. The group features Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner of The Disco Biscuits, guitarist Chris Michetti, and Pendelum tour drummer KJ Sawka. Their live instrument / electronic blend delivers some powerful yet melody driven dubstep bangers that hit hard. The end result of the instruments and heavy bass sounds unlike anything I have ever heard. They have been nice enough to pass us the free download on the project, and it is also available through iTunes. Enjoy!
Conspirator – Unleashed EP | Direct Download | iTunes
Today I’ve got a real chill ep perfect for summer, it’s got the laid back hip hop sound that I love. It’s called Illusion and it’s by iLLPHONiCS, a 5 piece group based out of St. Louis. It’s got a rapper, then live drummer, keys, guitar and bass giving it a real organic sound, and mixed with the lead singer’s flow makes a real sick combo. It’s got a live jam band meets rap, can’t wait to hear more from these guys. Give it a listsen, and download the whole thing, each track sounds little a different. Enjoy!
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