Mix | Here Are The Highlights From Matt Medved’s New Nest HQ Interview &

Posted by on February 28, 2017

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Matt Medved, senior editor at Billboard Dance, has been around the music industry block a number of times the past couple years. From conducting panels at EDMBiz to helping The Fat Jew’s Major Lazer tribute band, Major Behavior, start to moonlighting as a house DJ, the Rochester native has his hands in all assets of music and recently sat down with Skrillex-backed media platform, Nest HQ, to discuss some current event and the future of dance music in 2017. Here are the highlights along with his recent Shaman House mix for SiriusXM. Check out the full interview on Nest HQ here.

Highlight 1: His picks for future stars in dance music are ATTLAS, Cashmere Cat, Alison Wonderland, Marshmello, Mark Johns, and Martin Garrix.

Highlight 2: Medved is an avid fan of the Berlin house scene and two of his favorite artists in the scene are Nico Stojan and Unders.

Highlight 3: Shaman house is a term he made up that describes house music at a 118-122 bpm level that uses tribal and spiritual sounds.

Highlight 4: He played Sunburn festival in India and some kid said he was his favorite trap DJ when he did not in fact play the genre.

Highlight 5: He believes Donal Trump’s presidency is “Un-PLUR” and that artist should use their platforms to mobilize people like Chance the Rapper did getting people to the polls.

Mix | Check out Kap Slap’s No Resolutions mix

Posted by on January 17, 2017

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Following a massive 2016, Kap Slap is back with a new installment of his famous hour long mixes. Leading off with his monster mashup “Heathens Love Theives”, this mix is chalk full of Kap Slap’s signature mashups and hard charging remixes. Kap Slap leads into 2017 with “no resolutions” after being named one of BPM’s artists to watch in 2017, announcing massive festivals like “Hangout Fest” and wrapping up 2016 with the massive release of “Felt This Good.” Keep your head on a swivel friends because Kap is teasing new originals and tour dates weekly.

Chill, Mix | Chill Out With Louis Futon’s Latest Mix

Posted by on December 15, 2016

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Headed home this holiday season for some much-needed R&R? No worries, we’ve got just the thing to help you unwind at the in-laws. Philly-based producer, Louis Futon, is back with his second installment from the acclaimed “Zoned Out” mixtape series. The 45 min mix features a laid back blend of smooth electronic and low-key hip-hop. Nestled in amoung all the heat are 3 unreleased track from LF himself. So keep your headphones on and listen as our second favorite Philadelphian, (only to Mr. Balboa of course) takes you on a “Zoned Out” adventure. Catch the track list in the mix’s description on SoundCloud.

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Mix | Jack Rabbit Goes Dark for Halloween Mix

Posted by on October 24, 2016

So… Jack Rabbit gets evil huh? This mix is creepy as hell, but good, really good. With some of the darkest music we’ve heard accompanied by various creepy movies quotes, this mix perfectly sets the mood for these days leading up to Halloween. We had no idea that the rabbit had this side to him, seeing as all of his previous mixes are so jolly and playful… his range in music taste is impressive.

All of his previous mixes HERE

Mix | Gryffin Builds A Legacy With Flight Log 004: Diplo & Friends Mix

Posted by on October 7, 2016

This year’s biggest breakout artist, Gryffin, is currently breaking the mold in the music-sphere by magnifying the use of live instrumentation in his performances, alongside a string of releases that continue to redefine the melodic house domain. The Los Angeles-based artist is not only responsible for one of the biggest singles of the year, “Heading Home,” but he’s been able to strengthen his legacy time and time again with every release. Now, after boosting his reputation with his widely-received sophomore single, “Whole Heart” ft. Bipolar Sunshine, Gryffin is now preparing for an eponymous fall tour, sided by a brand new Flight Log 004 that features his recent Diplo & Friends guest mix.

This recent Flight Log once again sets a high bar in Gryffin’s musical treasury, leading into the mix with a ceaseless spread of up-and-coming house artists before taking us into a layout of future bass features.
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Mix | Jack Rabbit Radio | Session 009

Posted by on October 5, 2016

Jack Rabbit is back, this time with a little slower hop than normal. Session 009 is super laidback and dreamy… and as he claims in the bio, “could definitely set the mood for some romantic endeavors.” Although the change of pace, we still love the mix. It truly shows his range in music taste and was executed very well. Jack Rabbit never fails to impress. Make sure to support and come back in two weeks for more.

Mix | Jack Rabbit is back for Session 008

Posted by on September 20, 2016

Our favorite Rabbit is back with some more great music for us… Session 008 is a playful mix that is surely to get any night started in the right direction. With songs from ZHU, Justice, Vic Mensa and many other notable artists, this mix is definitely a people pleaser and a safe play at any party. We hope this helps you get through the work week and carries you into the weekend. Already looking forward to what the Rabbit has in store for us in two weeks.