Electro, Pop | Crankdat Delivers Melodic Remix Of Gryffin & Illenium’s “Feel Good” Single Feat. Daya

Posted by on May 19, 2017

Rumor on the street is Crankdat has some original music coming out this summer. It’s been a minute since he’s dropped an original record so we hope this rumor is true. Until then, it looks like he’ll be building upon his already strong momentum with official remixes like his latest. He takes Gryffin & Illenium’s massive “Feel Good” collaboration featuring Daya to new heights with his explosive, melodic rework. Gryffin first teased the track at Coachella by closing out each of his performances with it. The result? The crowd went wild. It’s been a pleasure watching this young producer climb his way to the top and once he starts dishing out those originals, we can only imagine how his popularity will skyrocket. Listen to his official remix of “Feel Good” now and enjoy!

Tour | Crankdat Set To Bring ‘Gear Up’ Tour To Asia

Posted by on May 11, 2017

Crankdat Asia 2017 TourMan it’s crazy how quickly this up-and-comer is rising through the ranks. Christian Smith, a.k.a. Crankdat, is only 20 years old and is about to embark on his second international tour. Last summer, he flew out to Australia for a two-week run where he played alongside bass players like SNAILS and Figure, in addition to doing some headline performances. This time around, he’ll be heading to Vietnam, Thailand and China where he’ll be touching down in six key markets. The most noteworthy show is definitely his upcoming Warp Festival performance where Zeds Dead, Deorro and Excision are also taking the stage. Crankdat’s ‘Gear Up’ tour has taken him all over North America and has been a great success so far. He’s sold out shows in Chicago, Boston, New York and several others. Big congrats to this kid and I’m sure they’ll be more to talk about soon. Until then, check to see if he’s coming to a city near you!

Bass | DJ Snake’s “Here Comes The Night” Receives Impressive Rework From Crankdat

Posted by on April 7, 2017

The dude can do no wrong. Crankdat is back at it again, this time with an official remix of one of the biggest DJs in the world, DJ Snake. The Parisian superstar act dropped a strong remix pack featuring Crankdat, NGHTMRE and more. We decided to highlight Crankdat’s for you as he truly knocked this one out of the part. He hits you with two drops, the first being an explosive sequence layered with feel-good melodies. Crankdat throws his listeners a curveball though on the latter half with a minimal trap drop that likely goes off in the festival scene. The 20-year-old kid is on a roll and is getting ready for his major festival debut at Number Fest in Athens, OH. Tune into his latest remix above and enjoy!

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Bass | Crankdat Delivers Heavy Remix Of Mija’s Drum & Bass Single “Secrets”

Posted by on March 28, 2017

Man, it’s been a treat just watching Crankdat grow over the past year. The incredibly gifted Ohio native just turned 20 and is already playing at venues like Hakkasan in Vegas. Over the past couple months he’s really shown his versatility as a producer, dishing out remixes that come in the form of future bass, trap, dubstep and more. His latest release is a heavy rework of Mija’s drum & bass single “Secrets” and he brings us three different drops — all of which are impressive. You might want to carry a neck brace around after listening to this one given how much head-banging will likely go on during the course of the song. Check it out above and be sure to show this kid some love. He’s been on our radar for a while and for good reason. This remix is mint. Stay tuned for more.

Dubstep | Skrillex’s Classic Hit “Weekends” Receives Massive Flip By Crankdat

Posted by on November 15, 2016

If you’ve been following Crankdat lately, you know the dude is on a mission with these bold remixes of throwbacks from DJ Fresh, Porter Robinson and more. The Ohio native now returns with a heavy rework of Skrillex’s single “Weekends” featuring Sirah which was originally released in 2010. Crankdat is legitimately pumping out a new remix, or “re-crank”, every other week. While we haven’t heard many singles from the rising bass producer this year, severals rips of his collaboration with Jauz have surfaced on Soundcloud and YouTube. Be on the look out for that track as it’s sure to be a banger we’ll remember. In the meantime, tune into Crankdat’s hard-hitting flip of “Weekends” by Skrillex. Enjoy!

Dubstep | Crankdat Revives DJ Fresh’s Standout Single “Louder” With Massive Rework

Posted by on November 3, 2016

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Well folks…Crankdat is at it again with another monster of a track. If you’ve been keeping tabs on the 19-year-old, he’s been dropping a brand new “re-crank” every other week. Lately, he’s been remixing some iconic throwbacks like Swedish House Mafia’s “Save The World” and Porter Robinson’s “Unison“. His latest release is a hybrid rework of DJ Fresh’s single “Louder”. The first drop thrives on high-pitch dubstep stabs while the second drop immerses itself in a more lush, melodic sequence. Enjoy!

Bass | Porter Robinson’s “Unison” Receives Filthy Dubstep Remix From Crankdat

Posted by on October 4, 2016

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For some people, Tuesday is just Tuesday. But for Crankdat fans, its Crankday. Every other Tuesday, the versatile producers seems to be dropping a new heater. His latest release is a heavy bass-fueled remix of Porter Robinson’s classic tune, “Unison”. Right off the bat, you’ll be hit with nostalgia as Crankdat introduces the original’s melody in modern day form. However, things take a quick turn in the build where he leads listeners into a dubstep drop to be remembered. It’s been a strong summer for Crankdat and is shaping up to be an even stronger fall for the up-and-comer. Stay tuned for more from Crankdat as he keeps the music flowing!

Download: Porter Robinson – Unison (Crankdat Re-Crank)