Worthy sheds light on his newest EP Crickets & Joints, which is to be released on OWSLA May 10th
I am really excited to have OWSLA give me the opportunity to share some of my beats with you all. In the process of writing my new album I created these two high energy songs. Let me tell you first hand that I have been playing these out for months now and both tracks are absolute killers in my sets. The Joint is a track that melds banging tom drums and 808s asking you to ... “Do a Joint” CONTINUE READING
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RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY TO RELEASE SHORT FILM ON 12 YEARS OF ICONIC INDIE LABEL DFA RECORDS
Today, Red Bull Music Academy released a 12-minute short film about New York record label, DFA Records. Fans will catch a rare inside look into the history, stories and details that accompany the origination and daily operations of the “iconic and somewhat renown independent music label.” From interviews with founders James Murphy and Jonathan Galkin to candid CONTINUE READING
Gorgon City a.k.a. Kyle Gibbon and Matt Robson have been shaping a huge wave in the house/bass scene since their recent collaboration for Black Butter Records. Originally under the alias’ FOAMO and RackNRuin, these North London producers throw everything they have on the table with their unique sounds. Whether it is from house to grime, these two will be in full effect making sure everyone is getting down on the dance floor. This duo has just recently breached the surface to prepare for lift-off CONTINUE READING
Edit Murphy is back on Smoke N' Mirrors with his 3rd original release. With strong DJ and tastemaker support on both previous releases; Brooklyn Nights and Need You, this new EP is guaranteed to achieve even higher heights!!
"Metro" starts off with a chugging kick drum nestled underneath the steady pulse of gradating synth-stabs. Smooth vocals croon and shimmer with effects adding a splash of soul to Edit’s house-flavored sonic palette. Funk licks and a punchy disco bassline give
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Jamie Jones is back with a killer release for Crosstown Rebels. New single ‘Moan & Groan’ is a vintage Jones production full of bounce, quirks and sex appeal. It's joined by two remixes of ‘Tonight In Tokyo’ from Jamie’s album of secret weapons ‘Tracks From The Crypt’, released last summer. Both showcasing their own sharp, signature styles, Ben Westbeech’s darker alias Breach drops the deep bass while French house icons Cassius introduce epic chords and skyscraping synth lines.
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Kill Frenzy's storming debut on Dirtybird, the addictive, juke charged brute with its ingenious hip hop breakdown, is back for re-release with a slew of remixes from some choice label affiliates. Not content with the originals genre-traversing legacy (including plays from Soul Clap to Skrillex and pretty much everyone in between), Belgiums booty obsessed Kill Frenzy has rallied the likes of The Martin Brothers, Zombie Disco Squad, Plastician and Mark Starr to deliver their own take on the track, CONTINUE READING
Dark and bumpin' is familiar territory for Moda Black, and fresh-faced London producer Odysseus fulfils these criteria in fine fashion. Swung-out hi-hats, clattering snares and stomach-thumping kick-drums surround vintage chords and kinetic vocal cuts, creating an ambience last experienced on that Kenny Ken Dreamscape tape you lost back in '96. Some people might call it garage-meets-house with warehouse ambitions. We call it heavy... take that back, we call it TUFF! Grab it off beatport [HERE]