Listen to “Land of the Nod” here BUY HERE The intro of IS TROPICAL‘s “Land of the Nod” puts the primitive back in production with simulated sticks banging on cans blended in with cold and synth-laden warehouse sounds. The quickness with which it switches gears into a warm, head-bopper is as quick as you’ll fall [...]
Listen to “Big” here Sneaky Sound System is your modern day Ace of Base. Electronic relatives of Yacht and beat brothers to LCD Soundsystem, the 80′s transplants get the party started with a hard-to-hate Abba flair. The Australian threesome have been around since their 2006 breakthrough LP landed in the States.
Listen to “Love Song” here BUY HERE Listen to “Love Song Torturemix” here BUY HERE This is a test. Two diverging versions of The Cure‘s “Love Song” will distinguish your general make-up. Based on your personal preference, what kind of gal or gentleman are you? Just in time for Halloween, has The Black Soft‘s Toturemix [...]
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 “Far Nearer” here BUY HERE The beatmaking brother in The xx family, Jamie xx, has had a healthy upbringing in the nurturing confines of ethereal dubstep and whispered sensuality. Such breeding can be heard in the Brit’s newest stunning single, “Far Nearer,” which follows the beloved stylings of the musical fairytales he so-beautifully [...]
Listen to “Dumbin’ (ft. Reggie B)” here BUY HERE “Dumbin’” is the 1st original song from remix-guru, Star Slinger. Putting other artist’s work aside, the UK producer and DJ–aka Darren Williams–has surprised his fans with a work of his own. Sticking to his hip-hop roots and innate electronic/dubstep sensability, Slinger invited Reggie B to jump [...]
Listen to “Still Don’t Know” here BUY HERE Icona Pop are Swedish babes, Caroline Hjelt & Aino Jawo. Their native country, never lacking in accessible chart toppers, has released “Still Don’t Know” from its artful clenches. Despite their pop sound–not to mention, their name–the two-some seem to have an experimental taste for bells and whistles,
Listen to “1979 (ft. Liz Anjos)” here BUY HERE Indie remix kings, RAC have yet another perfected re-invention added to their already sterling repertoire. If you’re unfamiliar, the collective has helped catapult bands like Two Door Cinema Club, Mr. Little Jeans, and Penguin Prison to the top of people’s must-have artists. Not to waste any [...]
BUY HERE Listen to “Spitfire” here Thank goodness for Porter Robinson. At only 19 years old, the North Carolina-native has come into electronic territory with an emotional potency. His track “Spitfire” tells its own story as it evolves and progresses from a slow-paced and darkened melody to an explosion of dominating electro.
Listen to “All There Is (Feat. Steffaloo)” here Jeremy Malvin, aka Chrome Sparks is the Michigan boy–emphasis on boy–and beat master responsible for “All There Is,” a twinkle-happy track with a cool demeanor. The 20 year old from Ann Arbor may look like jail bait, but creations are beyond his years. The spliced up collaboratation [...]
Listen to “C’era Una Volta” here BUY HERE In a little studio in romance-filled Paris, France, Nicolas Sfintescu and Ezéchiel Pailhès go as Nôze. There, lyrics of love (and lust), pumping pianos and loony horns resonate with an unlikely jazz-meets-electro flair. The French-men have a knack for gypsy jazz, and even a bit of reggae.
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 [...]