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Ninja Tune Release by Nathan Fake & Announces 2017 Live Tour

NINJASHOP | ARTISTS | | RELEASES | EVENTS   Nathan Fake has announced his 2017 live tour – 22 dates spanning the UK, Europe, Australia and Japan from February through May. The tour incorporates 11 UK dates including the prestigious Institute of Contemporary Arts. The British producer recently released the excellent DEGREELESSNESS / Now We Know 12” (featuring NYC’s Prurient aka Vatican Shadow of Hospital Productions fame), a warm-up for his new album to be released on Ninja Tune in 2017.   03 Feb – Spectaculare, Prague 07 Feb – Arts Centre, Norwich 11 Feb – Days Like This Festival, Sydney 12 Feb – Pitch Music & Arts Festival, Melbourne 16 more »

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Insomniac Announces Lineup and On-Sale Details for 4th Annual Audio on the Bay

Two-day event set to take place at Craneway Pavilion, January 14-15, 2017   www.audioonthebay.com   LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Insomniac announced the 4th annual event, Audio on the Bay, will return to Craneway Pavilion on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15 for another high energy, warehouse-style weekend. After three consecutive years of sold-out shows, the fourth installment will again showcase the best in bass and house music, along with state-of-the-art stage designs, mind-blowing visual effects, over 10 notable names, and more to be announced. Two-day tickets go on sale Tuesday, November 29 at 12 PM PT, here.   Explore the initial artist lineup set to rock more »

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Reimagine Dubstep With Oliverse [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Few producers in my opinion can consistently put out good work while remaining true to their style while providing something fresh. Oliverse has that suace though. His newest release “Imagination” is a battle between good and evil, happy and angry, dark and light. Up for free download on his soundcloud, Ryan Oliphant wanted to give out one last Oliverse track before the end of 2016. We’re thankful that he did because the track actually has two versions, the free one containing the “Need U” vocals that echo through the tune whereas the digital store versions are without. The track itself more »

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“Drawing on their mixed history, debut single Habits is a gloriously summery mash-up of musical styles “ Redbull Music “When they come together they make great music. This is a biggie” Mistajam/ BBC1xtra “We’re big fans of “Everything,” which mixes its own style of Dancehall, Jungle and Trap giving off the ultimate island vibes. Give it a spin below.” Earmilk “ONE” is the debut EP from CRT CLSSX to be released on 9th December via Oatmilk Industries. With their debut single “Habits” garnering immediate support from Redbull Music, Mixmag and BBC 1Xtra’s Mistajam and their second single “Everything ft. Secaina” more »

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CRT CLSSX ANNOUNCES ‘ONE’ EP Release date on 9th of December Label: Oatmilk Industries Listen up! If you enjoy please feel free to get ‘ONE’ hot off the press by clicking the following link:  Pre-order “ONE” EP  Listen up! CRT CLSSX – “ONE” “Drawing on their mixed history, debut single Habits is a gloriously summery mash-up of musical styles “ Redbull Music “When they come together they make great music. This is a biggie” Mistajam/ BBC1xtra “We’re big fans of “Everything,” which mixes its own style of Dancehall, Jungle and Trap giving off the ultimate island vibes. Give it a spin below.” Earmilk Electronic more »

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ILLENIUM – “Fortress feat. Joni Fatora (Just A Gent Remix)”

Melodic bass music producer ILLENIUM  has just premiered the first track from his upcoming album “ASHES Remixes” on Mr Suicide Sheep! In addition, it has also been released by Seeking Blue Records & Kasaya Recordings and available for free download via Soundcloud, just click the link below! ILLENIUM – “Fortress feat. Joni Fatora (Just A Gent Remix)” Representing Denver, CO producer Nick Miller has been working hard in the studio crafting away under the nickname ILLENIUM for only a few short years. We have seen him quickly rise within the ranks of the neon splattered electronic dance music community and his efforts are proving to pay off more »

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Culture Shock – Have it All / Pandemic – Out Now!

A sound which has filtered through clubs across the globe, Culture Shock’s music is yet again blazing the trail. Since the significant passing of an unmarked demo, his journey’s been watched diligently from every corner of the drum & bass community. Standing as a marker, the single ‘City Lights’; that features vocals by Bryn Christopher, represents what Culture Shock means to his fan base. After doing the club circuits and developing into one of scene’s most notorious dubs, its release was met with great anticipation. As a result, Culture Shock has become a buzzword for the genre’s trophy cabinet, coming with yet more fresh cuts to unleash onto an unsuspecting audience. Already becoming the centre piece in his sets worldwide, whether at Prague’s seminal Let It Roll Festival or London’s biggest electronic music showcase at more »

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Bad Company – Nomad / Equilibrium – Out Now!

:: Bad Company – Nomad / Equilibrium – Out Now! :: Following their return earlier this year and the subsequent announcement that they’d signed to the formative Ram Records imprint, Bad Company UK are once again delivering brand new music. The four legendary figures within dance music have always stood at the genre’s helm, time after time leading its creative direction. The critical acclaim which met their reappearance was no surprise, resulting from their defining position across decades. They’re about to reaffirm why they’ve garnered such a reputation with their next worldwide release;  a track that signposted this year’s biggest drum & bass news along with a fresh more »

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ECHOS + SEVEN LIONS share “Cold Skin”

Live electronic duo ECHOS in collaboration with prestigious dance producer Seven Lions releases melodic single “Cold Skin” Out now on Monstercat Hot off the back of their Self-titled EP via Seeking Blue Records, Portland-based electronic duo ECHOS collaborate with prestigious dance producer Seven Lions to release a new single titled “Cold Skin” out now via Monstercat. Seven Lions has garnered the attention of some of the world’s most prolific and well-respected artists such as Above & Beyond, Paul van Dyk, Skrillex, and Ellie Goulding whilst ECHOS have worked with the likes of Illenium and Crywolf and garnered previous support from the more »

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Ray Volpe Crushes with Overflow [FREE DOWNLOAD]

One of the biggest leaps made in the bass music world this year came from a Subway-sandwich-loving 19 year old. Ray Volpe is the killer you need to watch out for because this kid has got the sauce. Being a follower of his music for my own personal taste, I was plenty excited to see the release of his highly talked about track “Overflow”. Volpe has been putting out a steady stream of melodic and beautiful dubstep bangers that have garnered him the attention of some top dog artists in the scene including party boy Getter. Ray has been on more »

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Camo & Krooked – If I Could / Ember – Out Now!

We’re excited to announce that leading electronic duo Camo & Krooked have officially announced their fourth album: ‘Mosaik’, to be released May 2017 through Ram Records. ‘Mosaik’ is a musical montage comprising Camo & Krooked’s every influence and ambition, fusing the fractured fallout from their agenda-setting third album ‘Zeitgeist’. A personal drive to strive even further into the electronic music unknown and create an even bigger picture than they’ve ever created before… Their influence, motifs and techniques still referenced across drum & bass to this day, with ‘Mosaik’, Reinhard Rietsch (Camo) and Markus Wagner (Krooked) wish to change their own personal game entirely. Building on what they’ve established more »

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CRNKN – The Grip ft. Sara Kendall (Music Video)

LA native CRNKN is back with a striking music video out on Mom+Pop that is drowning in impactful imagery for his track The Grip which features the angelic vocals of the lovely Sara Kendall. You’re immediately drawn in by footage that piques your interest because it is entirely open to interpretation. Sara finds herself in a hotel room as the lights begin to flicker and the hi-hats start to roll. It appears that she is trying to break from The Grip of the obstacles that she is encountering on her journey to freedom. A morose bassline carries you through the adventure  of more »

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Duelle Releases Massive Remix EP

The two lovely ladies of Duelle have just put out a remix ep for their trap tune “Start Again” that exemplifies their sound with the added tastes and twists of some fellow music makers. Following the release of their banging track “Start Again”, the duo sent the tune to be repackaged by an eclectic group of five diverse producers. Each of the five remixes feed off the original’s quirky flavor while bringing something fresh to the table. Let’s dive in to the original and a bit of each remix. Duelle – Start Again Duelle released “Start Again” and has garnered more »

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David Starfire [[ EP “Lapis” ]] OUT NOW

New David Starfire Single off his new EP Lapis OUT NOW! David Starfire’s new single “Shock” is the second track featured on his new EP Lapis OUT now on his imprint Amrita Recordings. “Shock” is a stunning glitch hop-twerk dance floor slammer that features the Ragga Twins, the award-winning vocalists that were featured on Skrillex’s Grammy-winning album Recess. This spectacular track also features instruments from India including the tumbi, bansuri, and dhol drums. Starfire will be touring in support of the EP this fall. His tour kicks off at Alex Grey’s Halloween party at Cosm on October 29th. Known to the festival crowd as one of the more »

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SOLD OUT!!! INSOMNIAC ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE VIRTUAL REALITY ACTIVATION AT ESCAPE: PSYCHO CIRCUS 2016  Sold OUT!! The 6th annual Halloween festival returns to the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, October 28-29 Tickets and lineup information available at  EscapeHalloween.com DJ’s – Performances – Stages & Set Times Psycho Circus Set Times LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Insomniac announced its partnership with Venue Interactive to bring fans a state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) activation for the 6th annual Escape: Psycho Circus, onOctober 28 and 29 at the NOS Events Center. Festivalgoers will have the unique ability to “teleport” between live performances on two stages, as well as relive past more »

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Minimal Effort

4 Sets You Need To Catch At Minimal Effort: Halloween

Minimal Effort is back for it’s 2nd annual Halloween edition of sonic madness set to take over the Los Angeles Center Studios this October 29th. Brace yourself to embrace the House music serenate for all attendees alike from 4PM to 2AM. It’s a Halloween affair so throw your best costume on and find some good dancing shoes because you will be dancing all night long.  There’s a million different parties going on this weekend but just in case the stacked af lineup drowning in House heavyweights hasn’t convinced you to join the dark side, i’ve hand picked 4 acts to highlight in all of more »

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Will Clarke

Interview: Will Clarke Talks Dirtybird Campout, Booty Percolatin’, and More!

Dirtybird Campout made for one hell of a camping trip and if you weren’t there it’s safe to say that you missed out. Do not fear –  check out my recap here so you can vicariously relive or experience Campout in a nutshell. Don’t forget to check out the new updated article here. I had the pleasure of chatting with the notoriously bearded Mr. Will Clarke before embracing the full on Booty-House action of the weekend. His beard as much as his distinctive percolating sounds have made him a staple to the DIRTYBIRD Records fam and it was fairly obvious more »

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Heroes x villains - Novocaine

Heroes x Villains – Novocaine Feat. Naz Tokio

Daniel Disaster aka Heroes x Villains (HVX) is back with Novocaine, an emotional fueled single that fuses the realities of life and music into a sonic masterpiece connecting with you on an intimate level. Featuring the serene vocals of the lovely Naz Tokio, Novocaine is a representation of Daniel’s drug and alcohol addiction that he continuously faces in his life. Drug addictions are insidious in nature and Novocaine is the utmost accurate representation of that. With heartfelt lyrics exposing only one of the many faces of addiction, it’s a cry for help meeting boisterous bass that makes for an authentic Trap tinged tune. more »

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Rhythmstar – Blood MagiQ EP

Rhythmstar Blood MagiQ EP // OUT NOW on ShadowTrix   The newest EP from Rhythmstar has just been released on the thundering label ShadowTrix Music. This EP consists of 6 tracks driven with massive undertones of 808 psychedelic global bass sounds featuring some fresh underground MCs laying down fire on top of the Dancehall and Exotic Rhythms. The sounds of Blood MagiQ rattles the tombs of Pharaohs with its percussive overtones, a sound evocative of millions of scarab beetles crawling up the inner walls of the pyramids. Rhythmstar has performed live at countless festivals including the following Lightning in a Bottle, The Cosmic Convergence more »

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Dirtybird Campout

Dirtybird Campout 2016: The Good, The Great, & The Beautiful

Feature photo: Juliana Bernstein / Get Tiny With the Dirtybird vibes in abundance it was obvious that Campout 2016 had you in for a kick ass time drowning in Booty House and hypnotizing four on the floor beats. If that’s not Dirtybird in a nutshell, then I don’t know what is.   This time around the Dirtybird crew was celebrating their 2nd annual Campout at the luscious Oak Canyon Park with a sold out edition featuring the likes of Papa Bird (Claude Vonstroke), Green Velvet, Sacha Robotti, Justin Martin, Kill Frenzy, J. Phlip, and a handful of Dirtybird favorites. Just like more »

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