Archive for February, 2012
Once upon a less digital time, there existed the art of the mixtape: a tedious labor of love that required timing, taste and a penchant for musical progression. No longer in this iTunes-era, where personally curated song collections that once served as the background to our lives can now be automated by our dear friends in Cupertino.
Seems like EDM hero Deadmau5 has hit the wall post some very busy and very successful years at the top. The active Twitter and Facebook-er posted up today a run-down of recent events about his health – only having just mentioned his ‘severe depression’ early January…
Source: Stoney Roads
News Article: Deadmau5 – ‘I Feel Like My Body Is Shutting Down’
French House meets Electro and Funk in a collage of audio science administered by Madeon. This is quite simply so big; we’ve got fat kids running for their respective lives. Hands down, Madeon is here to stay, and has an extremely bright future ahead of himself. Keep up the high quality work because we are loving every minute of it…
You’ve got all the gear you need to tear up the club, and you’ve mastered every transition tutorial you’ve found online- but here’s a dirty little secret: No matter how fresh your gear is, it’s useless if you don’t have great music to play. Now before we start dropping dope sets, it’s important to have a game plan. Just like a hunter stalks its prey, a DJ needs to understand and stalk the intricate web of old and current music scenes to find the music that best suits his/her needs.
Source: DJ TechTools
News Article: DJ Toolbox: Finding New Music Online (2012 Edition)
Oliver – I Need You
Cassius – Shark Simple (L-Vis 1990 vs The Neon Dreams Remix)
Friendly Fires – Hurting (Tensnake Remix) Read more
Sporty-O makes a splash with “Patron & Kush”, the huge first single off his forthcoming “Songs for Strippers” album, and it does not disappoint! Hatiras turns in an impressive acid-tinged house version in his “Patron Hot Tub Mix”; simultaneously looking back and to the future for his floor-filling inspiration.
Source: Hatiras SC