Posts by Mel
Posted by Mel on June 19, 2013
Along with my homeboy Marcus Santoro, Adam McCoy, producing under the name Swanson, is one of the top up and coming producers out of Australia. He made this a while back for a remix contest that he ended up winning popular vote in and is now giving it away for free. His rendition of Hey Ocean’s “Big Blue Wave” is not only atmospheric but also, as much as one can be these days in progressive, unique.
Free Download: Hey Ocean – Big Blue Wave (Swanson Remix)
Progressive House | Marcus Santoro – Touch (Instrumental Mix) + Picking Up All The Pieces (Marcus Santoro Remix) (Preview)
Posted by Mel on June 13, 2013
My good buddy, long time pal, best friend and fellow Vaseline enthusiast, Marcus Santoro, has just released for free another instrumental. If you are familiar with “Emporium”, his first instrumental he gave away exclusively with us, then you know what to expect from “Touch”. A nice, uplifting six minutes that, even though is devoid of vocals, is definitely worth a listen. It would be better with vocals but it is still a good track on its own.
Free Download: Marcus Santoro – Touch (Instrumental Mix)
He has also remixed Strange Talk’s “Picking Up All The Pieces” brilliantly. There is no release date yet, because of Avicii and stuff, but it’s coming soon. Below is a little teaser to hold you over until then.
Posted by Mel on June 13, 2013
It is not often that I am taken near or to the edge of climax just from a song, but I was sure close after listening to this. Steerner is a producer that doesn’t release tracks all too often but when he does they are something to look out for. “Waves” is his latest original and I think his best. Even though it has no vocals, it is incredibly catchy. Without getting too cliché, this is the definition of a summertime house track.
iTunes: Steerner – Waves (Radio Edit)
Posted by Mel on June 12, 2013
When I’m reading Harry Potter alone in the bathroom and crying there is only one thing I need, a glass of water and my favorite Taylor Swift CD. Once I calm down, I typically clean myself up at the sink and go back to class. Upon my arrival in class, to a huge standing ovation of course, it’s not out of the ordinary for me to sit there taking notes, never participate in group discussion, and ponder why the hell the small asian girl sitting next to me thought it was a good idea to bring thai food to class. The reason I am telling you this is because, among other things, I’m pretty lonely. Jk I’m not. What I am though, is a fan of indie and Math Bishop’s remix to Blondfire’s “Where The Kids Are”. After all, it was my first post for this site. It may be because of that I find this remix of that very song so infectious. It is not the best produced song and the intro is equivalent to the feeling you get after realizing that it won’t get any bigger, yet I still really like this remix.
Free Download: Blondfire – Where The Kids Are (Madera Remix)
Posted by Mel on June 12, 2013
You know, I probably should have told you guys a while ago but I might as well do it now. I AM attracted to females. You may have thought because I often call guys beautiful and good looking that I was into that sort of thing but no way! There’s nothing I enjoy more than meeting a nice girl, hanging out with her a bit, then never talking to her again. It’s times like this that I am pleased to find an excellent house remix to the song “Human Man” by Johnny Stimson, which is essentially about what every song is about these days, a guy and a girl falling in love. The Dirty Tees are the duo responsible for this great remix so, if you feel like it, go hold a girls hand or something. Make her feel special. Take her to an amusement park or mini golf or whatever, then never talk to her again. It’s the only way.
Posted by Mel on June 8, 2013
In celebration of 6k likes on facebook, Dutch duo Disfunktion are giving away their latest bootleg for free. One thing I like about these guys in particular is the fact that they almost exclusively remix older and somewhat obscure tracks. They provide a unique energy in their productions so you can always tell when you’re listening to a Disfunktion song.
Posted by Mel on June 6, 2013
Aside from how to fit a whole banana in my mouth, there are only two things I know. One being there has been some quality releases lately and two being they haven’t been posted. I won’t blame anybody W8 but I figured that this moment is what Lift Off was made for. There is a backlog of tracks that, if they were girls, would be known for their great personalities. That is the philosophy behind Lift Off. It only made sense to revive this series for at least one more instalment. We start off above with a modern rendition of a song that came out when I was just the sexy young age of seven. “By The Way” by The Red Hot Chili Peppers gets brought into 2013.
I wasn’t involved in a long and amazing relationship with this next song but it sure feels like I was. The way it just tears at my heart makes me feel like we’re going through a devastating break up. Whether that’s the impact the lyrics are having on me or I’m just making it up I do not know. What I do know is that I was an open canvas ready to be painted on and this track painted a masterpiece across my naked body.
Yes, the reality of rampant transexuals currently populating Brazil does worry me a bit. They look alright at first glance but by the time you find out it’s just too late. Might as well go through with it at that point. These are issues that Brazil’s Lucas Bojakowski hopefully doesn’t have to face and if he does, we won’t judge him for doing it. He has recently remixed Dirty South’s “Your Heart” beautifully and is giving it away for free.
Not including my parents, I have like 5 friends. Of those 5, about half are girls I don’t actually know but who’s Instagram’s I may have accidentally memorized and occasionally check when it’s time. Jk I don’t do that. That’s creepy. I hold myself to a higher standard than that. It may be okay for other people, mainly Avicii, to make subpar decisions regarding what to play at Ultra and memorizing Instagram’s, but not me. TOER is a name that nobody memorizes because nobody knows who he is. Though if he keeps putting out huge, big room originals like “Knight Lights”, that may change.