• Jason Derulo – Try Me ft Jennifer Lopez & Matoma

    Jason Derulo – Try Me ft Jennifer Lopez & Matoma

    by • on May 28, 15 • in Dance, Electronic, Tropical House • with No Comments

    “Everythingis4album” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia. I am fully aware that Jason Derulo may not typically be for everyone who frequents this site, but you can’t deny how big the song’s release is for Remix Friday favorite, Matoma. The Norwegian producer hit major success with last summer’s jam “Old Thing Back” that gave Biggie and Ja Rule a bit of tropical dance flare and caught the attention of Atlantic/Big Beat. They “Try Me” seems like a likely candidate for the third single from Derulo’s Everything Is Four and just in time for

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  • LEFTI – Castle (original)

    LEFTI – Castle (original)

    by • on May 28, 15 • in Dance, Electronic • with No Comments

    NYC producer LEFTI already churned out some of my favorite remixes of early 2015 with takes on Big Data, Avan Lava and more. Clearly legendary DJ/producer Laidback Luke was impressed because he opted to release LEFTI’s first official single “Castle” on Luke’s Mixmash Records. Pulsing bass-lines and intoxicating synth permeate “Castle” and give fans and peers even more reason take note of the rising and talented producer. Stream LEFTI’s “Castle” below and hear more from Mixmash Records on Soundcloud

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  • MIX: The Knocks – Memorial Day Weekend Vol. 5

    MIX: The Knocks – Memorial Day Weekend Vol. 5

    by • on May 22, 15 • in Dance, Electronic, House • with No Comments

    You know Memorial Day weekend would not be complete without a expertly curated mix from Remix Friday favorite The Knocks. The NYC production duo/artists have been crafting repeat-worthy mixes in late May 5 years strong and vol. 5 is particularly great. The house-inspired mix features remixes of Just Kiddin, Jack U, Post Malone and more. As a special treat, the gents included a remix of their recent hit “Collect My Love” by Leon Lour. Stream The Knocks‘ Memorial Day Weekend in Ibiza Vol. 5 below and stream/purchase the duo’s recent EP, So Classic on Spotify

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  • Remix Friday 5/22/15 ft Eau Claire, Brenmar, Diplo, Grandtheft, Fono & more

    Remix Friday 5/22/15 ft Eau Claire, Brenmar, Diplo, Grandtheft, Fono & more

    by • on May 22, 15 • in Dance, Electronic, House, remix, Remix Friday • with No Comments

    Rawandiz, Iraqi Kurdistan. May 2015 via TRAVELSTACHE Remixes galore are typically released just before Memorial Day weekend and I’m sure are hitting my inbox as I type this. Below are my favorite remixes that I’ll be blasting all weekend. Brenmar, Diplo, Grandtheft, Tiesto and MOTi are all names that equate to a raucous party and they seemed especially appropriate to kick of this week’s Remix Friday. Brenmar assisted Charli XCX in losing control on “Famous”, Diplo and Grandtheft came together to punctuate Rihanna’s sassy hit “BBHM$” and Tiesto and MOTi cranked up the big room

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  • The Magician – Potion & Magic Tape 52

    The Magician – Potion & Magic Tape 52

    by • on May 21, 15 • in Dance, Electronic, House • with No Comments

    Followers of the Magician‘s Magic Tape series have been trying to unravel the greatness of Magic Tape 52 over the past week or so. However, one mystery track was revealed this week as a new original from the Belgian producer entitled “Potion”. The buoyant house cut features Years & Years singer Olly Alexander and Alexander excels at weaving through the Magician’s synth and flute-filled production. Stream The Magician‘s “Potion” and Magic Tape 52 below. Look for a track by track post on Magic Tape 52 soon

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  • ASTR – Activate Me (Darkchild Mix)

    ASTR – Activate Me (Darkchild Mix)

    by • on May 21, 15 • in Dance, Electronic, Electropop • with No Comments

    You already know ASTR from such intoxicating, synth pop hits as “Operate”, “Part of Me” and “Blue Hawaii”. You should also already know Darkchild (aka Rodney Jerkins) from his impressive R&B production discography with the likes of Destiny’s Child, Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. Now get to know them together on ASTR’s new single “Activate Me” produced by Darkchild. The pairing initially seemed like a surprise, but one listen of “Activate Me” showed just how natural their talents combined. Darkchild has been part of some of the biggests R&B hits of the past two decades

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  • Dart Party – Are You In ft Govales

    Dart Party – Are You In ft Govales

    by • on May 19, 15 • in Dance, Electronic, House • with No Comments

    NY duo Dart Party ‘got the people goin” with their dance-friendly single “Going My Way” in late 2014 and their latest release is even more groove and summer ready. “Are You In” added R&B act Govales to the mix and his smooth vocals could be a better complement to the house and disco-inspired soundscape. Stream Dart Party’s “Are You In” ft Govales below and purchase at iTunes

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