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Moog Recommences Manufacturing Large Format Modular Synthesizers

January 19, 2014 Asheville, NC: 50 years ago, at its first introduction, the Moog modular synthesizer represented as radical a transition as Kandinski’s abstracts or Kodak’s cameras – offering both a break from yesterday and a startling glimpse of tomorrow. And, as with all cultural explosions, the impact of Dr. Bob Moog’s invention was impossible to evaluate from the epicenter. It’s only now, 50 years down the line that we can get some measure of the importance, and the sheer untapped potentiality of the Moog Modular Synthesizer.  Today, it is with great excitement that Moog Music Inc. announces their plans more »

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Sullivan King Takes Throwback Favorite And Completely Flips It With This A Day To Remember ‘If It Means A Lot To You’ Remix

Sullivan King continues to impress, completely flipping this A Day To Remember hit and giving us a blast to the past. The drops are absolutely breathtakeing, bringing new life to an already landmarked original. Sullivan King had a huge 2014, releasing ‘Kill It With Fire’ and The ‘Kill It With Fire VIP’ With Ghastly through Buygore.  Sullivan King also spent the year collaborating with Jauz, Goldplate, and more.  WIth this remix of a childhood favorite, Sullivan King will definitely have everbody singing “la la la laaa, la lalaa”. Available for Free Download, Grab your Sullivan King ‘If It Means A Lot To more »

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Mew announce new album ‘+-‘ & stream new single ‘Satellites’ + 2015 tour dates

Mew album –  ‘+ -‘  – 27.04.15  single  – ‘Satellites’ – 09.03.15  through Play It Again Sam  UK live dates listen here [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/186365888″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Danish noisemeisters Mew announce a welcome return following a somewhat extended hiatus with news of a brand new album ‘+ -‘  (pronounced plus minus) on 27th April 2015 Mew continue their penchant for enigmatic album titles. Their previous outing in 2009, ‘No More Stories Are Told Today, I’m Sorry They Washed Away // No More Stories, The World is Grey, I’m Tired, Let’s Wash Away’ revelled in ambition. ‘+ -‘, all more »

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Mobilee Back To Back Vol.9 presented by Re.You out 27 Feb, 2015

Mobilee Back To Back Vol. 9 – presented by Re.You  Label: Mobilee Release: February 27, 2015  “The first time I listened to it I was totally blown away! To see how much he has grown as an artist over the last two or three years after seeing his early potential makes me really proud and I can’t wait for you to all hear it.” – Anja Schneider  Mobilee begins its 10th year with a release that takes a quick look back at its recent and distant past – the latest in its bold and beloved Back To Back series, this time more »

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Chelsea Lankes – “Down For Whatever” // Premiered with DIY Magazine

Chelsea Lankes Stream new single “Down For Whatever” Premiered on DIY Limited edition clear vinyl 7-inch with B3SCI Records out 3/2 Los Angeles via Texas native Chelsea Lankes ushers in the new year with a new original single “Down For Whatever.” Premiered with UK tastemakers DIY Magazine, the track captures the sound of modern day youth and the eager desire to live in the moment. Chelsea’s vocals embodies the rebellious spirit of 2015 in this edgy new pop tune.Join Chelsea this Thursday, 1/22 for her New York LIVE debut at Neon Gold Records’ Pop Shop where she’ll perform alongside Alex Winston and Tove Styrke. Chelsea also takes more »

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Mocki Announce Debut Single ‘Weekend’ + Jai Wolf Remix Stream

2015 kicks off with a true stomper ‘Weekend‘ by Anglo-German artist Mocki. Following in the footsteps of recent singles by Years & Years, Chela, The Magician and Tobtok, Mocki deliver their debut single “Weekend“, an infectious three minute slice of bright, spiky pop with a huge hook, in the same vein as Odesza and Kiesza. Composed of vocalist/songwriter Domino and German producer duo Sister, Mocki is the outcome of an “unapologetic fun project” mixing their different  musical backgrounds : punk, rock, disco, soul and more. ‘Weekend‘ was the first song written by the group and it came together in record speed. more »

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Voted Future Favorite on ASOT & Out Now: Craig Connelly ft Cate Kanell “Shipwreck”

PREVIEW ON SOUNDCLOUD | BUY ON BEATPORT   With no less than five new tracks lined up for release, British DJ and producer Craig Connelly is looking to make 2015 his most monumental year yet. First up is “Shipwreck,” a soaring symphonic track rich with Cate Kanell’s celestial vocals. Uplifting, while deeply emotional at the same time, “Shipwreck” was quickly signed by Armin van Buuren after he received the demo and was premiered on his radio show A State Of Trance, where it was voted “Future Favorite” by listeners one week after its debut. It was also chosen as the “Fan Voted EFL Anthem” on Gareth Emery’s Electric more »

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Seven Reasons to go KUKU for BUKU

Culture, Art, Music, Food. Just a few words to describe the magic that encompasses New Orleans, Louisiana. And now one more: BUKU. For the fourth year in a row, Winter Circle Productions, Huka Entertainment, and MCP Presents outdo themselves with one of the most anticipated lineups for 2015. With an array of artistic talent, BUKU Music + Art Project not only satisfies the attendees with top of the line performances from multiple genres, but completely immerses them into the New Orleans culture for a weekend unlike any other. Being a two-year BUKU veteran myself, here are just a few reasons BUKU should be at the top of more »

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Diplo Takes Over Diplo & Friends With 2 Hours Of Music “You Will Be Playing In Six Months”

Diplo is starting 2015 hot, bending genres and continuing to stay ahead of the curve.  Diplo & Friends is by far the biggest electronic music radio show, and took the torch on the first BBC Radio 1Xtra show of 2015, delivering 2 hours of heat.  With new music from Wuki, Justin Martin, Dillon Francis and more.  Now sit back, relax, and follow the tracklist on here while you stream it. Diplo Soundcloud | Twitter | Facebook – Tracklist: Jack Ü – Take U There ft. Kiesza (#NolaSwiftRmx) X Diplo Theme Yellow Claw, Cesqeaux & Tropkillaz – General Quickie Mart – A$$ Rotation (Smookie Illson Remix) more »

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[Out Now] Max Graham’s Cycles 6 Compilation Blurs Genre Lines

PREVIEW “CYCLES 6” PURCHASE ON ITUNES | PURCHASE ON BEATPORT We sometimes forget that music is cyclical. As a new generation of clubbers discover sounds for the first time, they mistakenly believe the decades old genres are somehow a new phenomenon. The styles we attach to the terms techno, trance, progressive, and house are moving targets at best — words that are now redefined on an almost weekly basis. Cycles is Max Graham’s “Yearly Snapshot” of his own musical journey, a collection representing the natural progression in his taste. As always with Cycles the elements of melody shine through this classically mixed compilation (like Graham’s more »

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Snakehips announce UK tour with ‘Gone’ featuring The Internet

After a whirlwind 2014, including the huge success of their single ‘Days With You’ ft Sinead Harnett and a collection of hype-machine topping remixes, breakthrough UK duo Snakehips are set for an even bigger 2015. Off the back of a sold out USA tour they’re excited to announce their new EP ‘Forever (Pt. II)’, out 9th March via independent record label Hoffman West, alongside a string of UK and European tour dates. At home, and across the pond in the US, Ollie and James have been busy in the studio and the result is an impressive five track EP in the form of ‘Forever (Pt. II)’. The package demonstrates the duo’s uplifting production and killer more »

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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your Head At (Crookers Bootleg)

Known for his earth-shaking live performances and cutting-edge albums, Francesco “Phra” Barbaglia has quickly become one of the most prominent djs working today. As the founding member of Crookers, he has shown the ability to not only create massive club hits but also a desire to push the genre forward through fearless innovation and a tireless work ethic. With numerous remix credits for artists ranging from the Chemical Bros to Kid Cudi, a recent, highly acclaimed live set at EDC and a new album in the works, Phra has shown no signs of slowing down. Check out his new release below! more »

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[NEW RELEASE] Quietly/Let Go – Carmen Villain

LISTEN TO NEW CARMEN VILLAIN SINGLE, QUIETLY/LET GO  QUIETLY/LET GO 7″ OUT JANUARY 20TH DIGITALLY & FEBRUARY 10TH PHYSICALLY VIA SMALLTOWN SUPERSOUND     Carmen Villain (born Hillestad), the US-born, half- Norwegian, half-Mexican, returns with an enchanting pocket symphony. Immaculately produced dream pop from another galaxy, “Quietly” picks up from the dreamiest parts of 2013 debut Sleeper. Recorded and produced by Hillestad, “Quietly” is a taster of her second album, due out later this year. An alien landscape — an anthemic lullaby with a dash of Kurt Vile heartland desperation — it’s the sound of a waking dream, her voice and breath hovering like a pink cloud over glacial territory more »

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Robert Dietz launches label Truth Be Told | Stream first release “Radio Raheem”

Branching out on a solace voyage of creativity and sound, DJ Robert Dietz is making waves yet again with his latest epic venture – founding his own record label ‘Truth Be Told’.  Named after Internet abbreviation ‘TBT’, the Berlin-based label aims for originality and creativity, boasting music with character. As always Dietz’ passion is for what works on the dance floor and this new platform for creativity will propel him even further into the elitist producers pool of underground house. The concept for the label is an open platform where artists focus on experimentalism and produce music that they are more »

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[NEW RELEASE] Duran Duran – Save A Prayer (Dirty Vegas Remix)

Announce remix of Duran Duran’s ‘Save A Prayer’ here While finishing-up of their 4th studio album Dirty Vegas put some time aside to record a dance-floor version of the Duran Duran classic, ‘Save a Prayer’. With the new album due for release in early 2015, this remix is a thank you, for all the support in 2014. http://www.dirtyvegas.com http://www.souncloud.com/DirtyVegas http://www.facebook.com/dirtyvegasmusic http://www.twitter.com/WeAreDirtyVegas http://instagram.com/WeAreDirtyVegas

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Get Down with the Changa Tuki Dance Scene in Caracas

  THUMP Video presents The Rebellious, Sweat-Drenched Changa Tuki Scene of Caracas http://youtu.be/HE-XpQt63Rg This THUMP special explores the unique subculture of Changa Tuki growing in the city slums of Caracas, Venezuela.  Changa Tuki is a distinct dance music scene that represents a subculture of artists, musicians, and dancers. Its style of upbeat, aggressive dance music is championed by colorfully-dressed DJs and dancers and  often associated with crime and delinquency. THUMP digs deeper to speak with the scene’s leaders and innovators to explore the talent coming out of the barrios, an escape from poverty, and a form of catharsis. Find out more »

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Ron Reeser – 70K Bootleg Pack

  “70K BOOTLEG PACK” OUT NOW ON SOUNDCLOUD Listen/Download Here [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/70116385″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Ron Reeser is giving back to his fans as a thank you for the 
continued support over the years. As a token of his appreciation, and to commemorate reaching the 70,000 fans on Facebook milestone Ron Reeser has released a 70K Bootleg Pack for free download. 10 Tracks sliced, diced and reconstructed for the dance floor. RON REESER – 70K BOOTLEG PACK (Tracklist) 01: DVBBS x Dada Life feat. Sanjin – Pyramid Freaks (Ron Reeser Edit) 02: Aoki x Doray & Cost feat. Waka Flocka Flame – Rage Strong (Ron more »

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Brenmar – Hula Hoop feat. UNiiQU3 // Award EP out on Fool’s Gold 1/20

Brenmar Stream “Hula Hoop” featuring UNiiQU3 // “Award” EP out on Fool’s Gold 1/20 Premiered on FADER Bounds from rap to R&B with a club ferocity and a touch of vogue energy.” – FACT “Brenmar has a keen understanding of what works for a crowd and that inclination for 100% stick-in-your-head rhythms.” – FADER Brenmar has revealed the second track off his Fool’s Gold debut EP Award, out January 20th. “Hula Hoop” features Jersey Club queen UNiiQU3 and flawlessly blends NJ and NY club styles. Listen to “Hula Hoop” and the title track “Award” below, and catch Brenmar live throughout North America more »

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NUMERO EXCAVATE POST-DISCO UHF SHOW THE CHICAGO PARTY

ULTRA-HIGH FREQUENCIES: THE CHICAGO PARTYCOMPILATION ALBUM + DVD COMING IN MARCH     For 23 straight Saturday nights of 1982, The Chicago Party dance show assaulted Chicagoland UHF eyeballs with Spandex, Southside fly guys, tender tenderonies, magicians, contortionists, prismatic video gimmickry, and lip-synched singles by a rising regime of local post-disco casualties. Unfettered nightlife and outlandish humor poured out of oddball outpost The CopHerBox II and onto TV screens, presented here as a 100 minute video mixtape on DVD. Its companion compilation features five previously unreleased tracks, joined by music culled from a trove of self-released 45s and small-time 12″s. Die-cut cathode-ray jacket and six in-package stills put the more »

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DESTRUCTO REVEALS THE SUNRISE SERMON CAPTURED ON HOLY SHIP!

From January 3-6, the first leg of electronic music cruise HOLY SHIP! set sail on the high seas from Miami to Bermuda, While aboard, HOLY SHIP!‘s founder and musical captain DESTRUCTO (HARD Events’ Gary Richards) performed a morning set created specially for late night revelers as the sun rose.  The magic was captured in this two-and-a-half- hour mix titled “The Sunrise Sermon.” Listen now: “Before HARD founder Gary Richards became the captain of one of dance music’s most credible event brands, he was a priest robe-donning DJ whose marathon “The Sermon” sunrise sets were a thing of Los Angeles rave more »

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