Weep – Minorstep

Today Minorstep released the title track from his forthcoming Weep EP. George Kroustallis is the mastermind behind Minorstep, a newcomer to Symbols Recordings. I love the use of indistinguishable chopped vocals when they become instrumentally used in small blips as a part of the beat, and  Minorstep seems to have perfected this art […]

Skinny Love (Vonzie Edition) – Birdy [FREE DL]

NYC producer Vonzie is back again with a downtempo remix of Birdy‘s “Skinny Love”, adding some heavy bass to this delicate track. Birdy’s cover of the Bon Iver classic was recorded when she was just 14, which comes as a surprise due to her incredibly rich voice. Vonzie utilizes the […]

Trouble EP – Memorecks [FREE DL]

Last year, notorious bass connossieurs Zed’s Dead opened their essential mix with a then-unknown unreleased chill-out jam from Memorecks. One year later, Memorecks’ “Trouble” has been released – and this melodic masterpiece is worth the wait. This chillstep gem is the stuff dreams are made of. Featuring exquisitely pensive vocals […]

The Road To Gem & Jam Vol. 3 – Euphonic Conceptions [Various Artists]

While many of you may have already made your way down to Tucson to begin perusing the cities vast nooks and crannies that will be thriving with gem dealers over the next few weeks our friends at Euphonic Conceptions have one more treat for everyone before the 8th Annual Gem […]

You’re Not Good Enough (Jessie Andrews and Fei-Fei Edit) – Blood Orange

  Two of my favorite ladies in my music, Jessie Andrews and Fei-Fei, took on Blood Orange‘s disco-inspired sendoff “You’re Not Good Enough” and amped up the bassline, creating a fabulous re-imagining of the song. Taking the 80s vibes from the original track, the girls kept the bright synths but […]

i-D Mix – Sinjin Hawke [FREE DL]

The utterly incredible Sinjin Hawke is having a strong start to 2014. Kicking off the year with a Just Blaze collaboration, Sinjin Hawke has released an exclusive mix via i-D that showcases his skills as the king of booty-shaking bootlegs. Filled with countless unreleased edits, Hawke’s talent can be heard […]

The Night Is Young feat. Cherub – Big Gigantic [LISTEN]

After much anticipation, Big Gigantic has released their title track from their upcoming album, The Night Is Young, featuring electro-pop duo, Cherub. This track is everything you could hope for from a collaboration of this caliber.  Bouncy vocals from Cherub combined with Big Gigantic’s signature wobbly bass lines and a solid saxophone […]

There Is No Other Time (Prod. By Gorgon City) – Klaxons

If you grew up listening the Klaxons, you’ve experienced music that bridged a slight cross over between electronic dance music and indie-rock.  Their previous two albums has caused havoc on the airwaves with a number of memorable singles.  Now, Klaxons have announced via Twitter that they’ve started the recording process […]

Spring Awakening Festival 2014 @ Soldier Field

Spring Awakening Festival June 13th, 14th and 15th Soldier Field 1410 S Museum Campus Dr. Chicago, Illinois 60605 All ages For it’s third annual year, React Presents is happy to announce Spring Awakening Festival located at Chicago’s very own historic Soldier Field.  The festival has grown even bigger for it’s […]

Nothing Left To Give – Kyle Woods & Ryne Estwing [FREE DL]

  Just a few weeks ago, Kyle Woods, a local Chicago producer and DJ rebranded himself for a new direction with his debut EP, Mornings.  An ambitious and deep effort that really hits the spot for down-tempo electronic lovers.  His sounds contained plenty of emotion and mesmerizing melodies; truly a […]

Aerosol Can ft. Pharrell Williams – Major Lazer [LISTEN]

It’s hard to ignore a track when Pharrell Williams is laying down verses.  And it becomes even  harder to ignore when you have Diplo and the Major Lazer crew behind production.  Aboard Holy Ship this year I was able to witness the first-ever live performance of this track and in-turn […]

Ms. Fat Booty (Louis Futon Remix) – Mos Def

The original “Ms. Fat Booty” bumped off Mos Def’s 1999 album “Black on Both Sides”. Now two boys from Philly who go by the hilariously punny name of Louis Futon remixed the 90’s tune into a dance track. These guys, Tyler Minford and Logan Zoghby, took a down-tempo hip-hop song and […]

Upper Echelon (Regulators x HaveThat Remix) – Travi$ Scott ft. T.I. & 2 Chainz [FREE DL]

Chicago based duo, Regulators, teamed up with Atlanta producer, HaveThat, to bring you their latest remix of “Upper Echelon” by Travi$ Scott featuring T.I. and 2 Chainz.  If you thought the original song was good, the trio takes this song to the next level by adding a heavy bass line, […]

Talk About It (Feat. Vic Mensa) – Erik Hassle [FREE DL]

Erik Hassle, a Swedish singer/songwriter, has teamed up with young Chicagoan, Vic Mensa, on “Talk About It.” This single from Erik Hassle’s Somebody’s Party EP  which has a release date of 3/4/14. “Talk About It” is a sorrowful love song with a very catchy hook that has me excited to […]

Event Preview: RL Grime returns to The Mid

What a difference a year makes. Last January (2013), The Mid hosted a free show featuring 22-year-old, Henry Steinway. You know him as duel-identity producer, Clockwork and RL Grime.  Performing as RL Grime on that particularly arctic evening, the frenetic connoisseur of all things dark and energetic left an indelible […]

Wedding Bells (Phazz Remix) – Cashmere Cat

  Phazz, a producer from Lyon, France, flipped up Cashmere Cat‘s “Wedding Bells” and gave the gentle track some edge with his remix. After the previews of Cashmere Cat’s highly anticipated “Wedding Bells” EP were uploaded this week, Phazz quickly worked his magic on the title track, and gave it […]

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Prime Social Group Presents UZ @ Columbus, OH

:: Columbus Giveaway :: We have teamed up with Prime Social Group to giveaway one pair of tickets to: UZ w/ Digiraatii Friday, February 7th @ Skully’s 1151 N. High St. Columbus, OH doors 9pm 18+ BUY TICKETS HERE ENTER HERE  Contest ends Monday, February 3, 2014 at 3pm cst. […]

Your Not Good Enough (Zebra Safari Remix) – Blood Orange

Zebra Safari has taken a different approach to his remixes from the typical producer; he makes his version sound absolutely nothing like the original. The original track, “You’re Not Good Enough” by Blood Orange, is one of my favorite songs from 2013, and Zebra Safari has rendered it unrecognizable. I […]