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[DOWNLOAD] Chad Valley - Your Love (Frankie Knuckles Cover)

[DOWNLOAD] Chad Valley – Your Love (Frankie Knuckles Cover)

  With the crushing news of house-pioneer Frank Knuckles’ passing, the electronic world felt a wave of grief.  In the following days tributes poured in from fan art, shout outs, memorials, dedications and now you can add covers to that list.  Chad Valley, a pop-electronic act from the UK contributes to the remembrance of Frankie...
Röyksopp & Robyn Share News of Forthcoming Mini-album

Röyksopp & Robyn Share News of Forthcoming Mini-album

Norwegian electronic pioneer’s Röyksopp have teamed up with pop-vocalist Robyn to announce news of a forthcoming mini-album due to be released May 26th.  The mini-LP, titled Do It Again is the culmination of repeated sessions between the two artists.  Robyn noted that soon after they started recording it felt like an entirely new project, like a band....
[STREAM] London Grammar - Sights (Tourist Version)

[STREAM] London Grammar – Sights (Tourist Version)

Tourist is a hot name right now.  Considering that this wave of UK garage-influenced house is taking over, Tourist has found a comfortable spot with his delicate and expressive productions.  His newest, premiering yesterday via BBC, is a “remix” of sorts for London Grammar.  A slightly different version, rather than remix comes as a gift...
[STREAM] Hartebeest - Drums (Mura Masa Remix)

[STREAM] Hartebeest – Drums (Mura Masa Remix)

Mura Masa, a Soulection producer at the ripe age of 17, caught me by surprise a few months ago, and ever since I’ve looked forward to new music.  The UK electronic duo, Hartebeest, released a Mura Masa remix of their single “Drums” and it’s exactly what I needed today.  The vocals are addicting in their...
[DOWNLOAD] Autograf Guest Mix

[DOWNLOAD] Autograf Guest Mix

In a time when sub-genres and different styles are widely sought-after, Chicago’s Autograf is leading the way for future-house enthusiasts.  Some artists spend years searching for their own sound, but Autograf wasted no time in solidifying a unique style with their first couple of remixes.  The cuts spread like an internet wildfire on SoundCloud and beyond...
Bring on Summer with Viceroy's New Nelly Remix

Bring on Summer with Viceroy’s New Nelly Remix

Summer hasn’t arrived just yet, but why not welcome the warmth with this new Viceroy remix!  We’ve been a long time supported of Viceroy’s summertime music, and this Nelly cut is more of the same good stuff that drew us in to begin with.  Viceroy’s #JetLife series began quite a while ago, and now it’s...
[DOWNLOAD] Route 94 - My Love (Brenmar & J Heat Remix)

[DOWNLOAD] Route 94 – My Love (Brenmar & J Heat Remix)

If you’ve been paying attention to house music at all in these last six months then Route 94 should be a name you’ve come to love.  The young London-based artist has crafted some of the best house music in recent memory, and we all know once there is an artist with killer tunes…they get remixed....
Stream Curses' "Winter Talks" EP

Stream Curses’ “Winter Talks” EP

Late-night vibes run deep on Curses‘ new EP release for Safer At Night.  Safer At Night being the new sub-label of NYC-based Trouble & Bass.  Curses, whom if you’re not familiar, is the after-hours alias for Drop The Lime, and he’s seen success with this new style already.  The three track EP flows effortlessly with...
Download Ryan Hemsworth's "Cool DJ Mix"

Download Ryan Hemsworth’s “Cool DJ Mix”

Ryan Hemsworth is cool, we all know that already, but now he made us a mix to show us just how cool he is.  It’s a little over an hour of cool vibes that will ultimately make you cooler after listening (srsly).  All joking aside, I really thoroughly enjoy the fact that Ryan Hemsworth is...
[STREAM] St. Vincent - Digital Witness (Darkside Remix)

[STREAM] St. Vincent – Digital Witness (Darkside Remix)

If you enjoy the weird, the experimental and the electronic you probably enjoyed Darkside’s debut LP that arrived in the final quarter of 2013.  The LP found a way arrogate a number of genres into one beautiful and cohesive piece that flowed perfectly track-to-track. Other than a string of tour dates, Darkside (Nico Jaar & Dave Harrington) has...
Stream 123MRK's Versatile / Secret Secret EP

Stream 123MRK’s Versatile / Secret Secret EP

123MRK is a new signee to the diverse and taste-making Future Classic label, and he drops a smooth two track EP today.  ”Versatile” & “Secret Secret” are both currently only available in vinyl format via Future Classic’s website.  Though you might not notice it at first, “Versatile” sounds like a revamped (and danceable) Zelda cut....
Hudson Mohawke Announces World Tour

Hudson Mohawke Announces World Tour

  While the future of TNGHT (Hudmo & Lunice) is still in limbo, Hudson Mohawke’s first (and main) project is heading on tour beginning in early April through August.  While the list isn’t insanely extensive, if you live in a well-populated area, chances are you’re within reach of a show.  Starting off with a string...
Download "Lucifer" by Rioux

Download “Lucifer” by Rioux

With a title like “Lucifer” you already know this track has a sinister feel, but I’m not sure if you’re prepared to make the full step into the dark side.  We’re talking about the dark vibes emitted from the new Rouix track, “Lucifer.”  It’s an instrumental that builds from the start and beckons dancing feet...
[DOWNLOAD] NameBrandSound - Spell On Me

[DOWNLOAD] NameBrandSound – Spell On Me

Ninja Tune recording artists just seem to be in their own league.  After sorting through such redundant and similar sounding electronic music over the years I’ve learned to appreciate the sounds that are less played and obscure.  NameBrandSound are two artists reinventing themselves through a new name.  Alex Phountzi and IG Culture are behind the production, two...
[STREAM] Sleigh Bells - Young Legends (Jam City Remix)

[STREAM] Sleigh Bells – Young Legends (Jam City Remix)

  When it comes to Sleigh Bells, I usually pay close attention.  Their success comes from the combination of metal, pop and electronic seamlessly blended together, which in my opinion, is one of the most interesting and catchy things to ever happen to music.  So, when Sleigh Bells uploads an official remix, you can bet...