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Has Calvin Harris Released The Best Pop Album of 2017?

The most talked about album of 2017 so far has just dropped and it was definitely worth the hype. The fifth and probably most different album from Calvin Harris includes an exciting feature list, funk influence, and nearly 40 mins of memorable tunes. Below I will talk about my favourites from the album, not in any particular order. “Slide” Featuring Frank Ocean & Migos The first single released from the album -and definitely a strong one- is very memorable, fun and energetic. Featuring quite different sides of both Frank Ocean and Migos whilst also giving us the first glimpse of what more »

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Louis Futon’s latest remix masterpiece samples Frank Ocean

If you thought Louis Futon was done fucking the game up after his delicious remix of Kendrick Lamar’s “PRIDE”, then you were wrong by a long shot. Returning to Facebook, Futon asked his fans which song to sample for his next beat challenge before settling on Frank Ocean’s “Solo” off of Ocean’s most recent LP ‘Blonde’. Tackling “Solo” would be quite an arduous task for an unprepared musician. Between the heavily moody feel of the track driven by the detuned organ piano, and Frank’s super loose, almost freeform delivery of the lyrics; any hopeful remixers would have their work cut out more »

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Hairitage – Overthrown [Free Download]

Nothing beats fresh tunes and a promising artist when you love music. The third release on TrapStyle Records, entitled “They’re Overthrown”, is a far out and funky dubstep track from young gun Hairitage. The up and coming, genreless producer has had releases on Ultra Records, Cr2 Records and others so we had to snag “They’re Overthrown”. The track begins with an old school film projector sample and a vocal from what seems like a 1950’s infomercial. We’re enticed with a smooth organ melody and some reggae style guitar plucks to tease our ear drums. The beat is fun and full more »

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Goldplate and Swage – The Legend of 2 Taco Timmy [Free Download]

Nothing gets my ass bouncing like a good break beat banger. When you mix Goldplate’s high energy madness with Swage’s groovy beats, you get their newest collab “The Legend of 2 Taco Timmy” which will have you in a state of booty bouncing. Now I don’t know the legend of Mr. 2 Taco Timmy, but I know that mofo was having a blast. “The Legend of 2 Taco Timmy” is the break-beat journey from space to the depths of low down bass town. Starting off we get to move our feet to the beat accompanied by vocals demanding to “bring more »

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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Big Gigantic Returns with New Free Download Single ‘Get On Up’

 MAJOR FESTIVAL PLAYS CONFIRMED FOR LOLLAPALOOZA ARGENTINA & BRAZIL, GOVERNORS BALL, WAKARUSA, SUMMER CAMP AND MOUNTAIN JAM  WITH SELECT HEADLINING TOUR DATES SET FOR AUSTIN, DALLAS, CHICAGO Following an incredible 2014, which boasts a heavy list of accomplishments including their debut at Coachella, performing at Madison Square Garden, two sold-out nights at Rowdytown III–their annual hometown show at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado–and the release of their fifth studio album The Night Is Young, BIG GIGANTIC is back with a brand new track like their name exudes.  “Get On Up” finds BIG G’s Dominic Lalli (saxophonist/producer) and Jeremy Salken (drums) taking it up a notch for the ultimate party-starter featuring their unique style more »

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