After 4 DMC World DJ Championships titles, sold out shows since January, and an all sold-out tour coming up this fall, French DJ foursome, C2C (Coups2Cross), is nothing shy of a groundbreaking team of table turners, producers, and life long friends. The hard-working group does good, and reveals what it takes to succeed in “turntablism.”
Anticipate a musical hangover as Wladimir Gasper bestows upon listeners an overdose of electronics and classical staples between Philip Glass and Paul Van Dyk. It’s multi-instrumental collage art. It’s toxic adrenaline. It’s science and sound off the cuff of Brazilian electro-funk from a self taught talent with a mechanical arm for DIY. “I create different [...]
Listen to “Scale It Back (Robotaki Remix)” here BUY HERE Little Dragon joins sample-crazy DJ Shadow in his cool, collected track “Scale It Back” off his recent album, The Less You Know, The Better. Following a remix contest hosted by Shadow, Robotaki came out as winner with the most popular remake of the song. This [...]
Listen to “Original Don” here BUY HERE “Original Don” is Major Lazer‘s latest cannonball of a banger mélange. Marching to a mashed-up reggae beat, the single is a collaborative project between Lazer duo, (none other than DJ sensations, Diplo and Switch) and their Dutch friends, Partysquad.
Listen to “Lagos Speedway” here BUY HERE The African sounds of Captain Planet‘s Speakin’ Nuyorican EP is a salsa fiesta partnered with a a hip-hop record. The Brooklyn-based DJ returned to Bastard Jazz Recordings to give us more where 2005′s Gumbo Funk EP came from.
Listen to “Day In – Day Out (Cut Chemist Remix)” here BUY HERE His science is the mixture of musical matter and the reactions he creates make him the infamous Cut Chemist. Once a member and contributing producer of Jurassic 5, the American DJ has had us dancing, swaying, and bouncing to his ranging mixes. [...]
Listen to “Party Animal” here Listen to “Thunder Bay” here BUY HERE Hudson Mohawke‘s “Thunder Bay” is a chop suey of tastey bits of bass, “ah”s and “oh”s made to scare off any epilectic. If I had to put money on it, I’d say Hudson has Sleigh Bells, Major Lazer, M.I.A., Girl Talk, and tUnE-yArDs [...]
Listen to “Goodie Two Shoes (Viceroy Edit)” here As their many fans would agree, The Duck Sauce boys are no “Goodie Two Shoes,” with their not-so-coy beat dropping and nasty bass, but that’s exactly what the A-Trak and Armand Van Helden team-up has titled their next hit. The name itself eludes to what happens when [...]
Listen to “Sky And Sand (Feat Fritz Kalkbrenner)” here Buy Here Along with the ever so fast and convenient internet phenomenon comes the misconception that the content that is presented must practically be from the future in order to to fresh and relevant. But, the truth is that there is always something amazing that we [...]
What do you get when you combine a mixer, one turntable, a loop pedal, and an extensive collection of records with African roots? That would be Cut Chemist’s latest album, Sound of the Police (released late July 2010). The approach is much less equipped than its predecessor and truly displays his turntable talents. His spinning [...]
A gazillion amazing artists collab’d on this piece to make your brain cower in the infinite display of creativity it will shoot out in pixels. They want you to buy the video here, but you can watch all you want for free here (in the true spirit of anti-capitalism) or you can toss these hard-working artists a bone (or 99¢) and pay for the track here.