Hip-Hop, Videos | Mike Stud – Royal Flow (Prod. Lu Balz)

Posted by on September 2, 2013

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See there’s a big difference between being hungry and thirsty, we know what we want we just go about it differently, the hungry person work for it, the thirsty want it instantly

SundayStudDay is back again this week with another Lu Balz production. Sampling the hit track “Royals” by Lorde, it sets the direction of the track. Personally, this is one of my favorite #SundayStudDay tracks that has dropped in this series. Mike and the Tourings Boring crew kick off the Fall tour on September 27 in NYC. If you haven’t already, you can grab tickets for the tour below!

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Events | Sunday Of Electric Zoo Canceled Due to “Serious Health Concerns”

Posted by on September 1, 2013

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Sunday of Electric Zoo has been canceled. If you are reading this and getting ready for the festival, stop and go back to bed because today is not happening. In conjunction with the Mayor’s office, Made Event, agreed to cancel Sunday after 2 people died over the course of Friday and Saturday and at least another 4 became seriously ill and needed to be hospitalized. The cause for the hospitalizations is not known yet, but it is presumed to be MDMA consumption. Before we start pointing fingers and blaming this person and that person, realize that this is a tragedy and two people died, so our hearts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the those who died, and we hope for a speedy recovery for those hospitalized. However, at some point these needless deaths at festivals have got to come to an end and soon because they are going to bring this to a halt.

Made Event has released a statement on the matter:

The founders of Electric Zoo send our deepest condolences to the families of the two people who passed away this weekend. Because there is nothing more important to us than our patrons, we have decided in consultation with the New York City Parks Department that there will be no show today.

via NYC Mayor’s Office, Made Event

Contests, Events, Featured, Videos | Henrix @ Kingdom Nightclub in Austin 7/26/13 Ticket Giveaway

Posted by on July 23, 2013

henrix jumangee flyer texasAs Henrix continues to tour the world in this busy summer for the breakout producer, he will be making his way back to the states and one the largest and proudest of them all, Texas. This Friday he will be coming to Kingdom Nightclub in the capitol, Austin, to bring his heavy, percussive beats and uplifting melodies. For the occasion we are giving away two tickets, all you have to do is email your receipt of his latest single “Jumangee” to [email protected], and you will be entered for a chance to win. If you are not a betting person, you can buy tickets below and grab “Jumangee” on Beatport.

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Progressive House | OneRepublic – Counting Stars (Lonczinski Remix)

Posted by on July 2, 2013

artworks-000051929854-05p3zv-t500x500We’ve already heard many OneRepublic remixes but, at least for me, this was the first “Counting Stars” remix I’ve come across. I have become very familiar with Lonczinski’s style, probably because it is as generic as they come. That doesn’t mean it’s not good though. Well, kind of. These types of songs are good for a few days, but will you be listening to it two weeks from now? Unlikely. It’s producers like this who need to step out of the box and make something with staying power. Sure, this song’s not bad, it’s actually quite good seeing as how I feel the desire to post it, but this type of music is shallow and if a producer only sticks to this formula then they are clearly taking the easy way out. You should know something is wrong when a person can say “yeah, this is a good song” after listening and still not care enough to download it.

Free Download: OneRepublic – Counting Stars (Lonczinski Remix)

FYI | Hodor From Game Of Thrones Is a DJ?

Posted by on June 11, 2013

HodorHodor. It might just be one of the best things you have heard all day. You may be heartbroken over recent events in Game Of Thrones, but this aught to brighten your day. Your favorite one-word-speaking TV show character does in fact do something else besides carry a cripple and say his own name all the time. Kristian Nairn, or Hodor, in his spare time is playing alongside the likes of Calvin Harris, Mylo and Scissor Sisters. He has played all over the world from Australia to South Africa, while holding down a residency in Belfast. He grew up playing guitar and piano, something that must have become a little difficult as a rather large person. His discography includes a remix for the Freemasons, which I cannot find on the internet, and several singles, which can be found on his myspace page (I know those still exist). He also is a gaming nerd, something common with DJs. Bonus picture of him with a cute dog. Check out his Facebook page for more info and of course cruise right on over to his Myspace page for some tunes. Hodor?

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Featured, Hip-Hop, Mixtapes | Chance The Rapper – ACID RAP (Official Mixtape)

Posted by on May 1, 2013

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Its finally here. One of 2013’s most highly anticipated mixtapes has finally come out and it certainly does not disappoint. The transition from Chance’s first mixtape, 10Day, to ACID RAP not only shows his maturation as an artist but also how he has taken the internet by storm. Coming out of Chicago at the same time as Chief Keef may have seemed like a setback for Chance, however he has used that to the best of his ability showing the versatile rap scene that Chicago has to offer. I remember it like yesterday when my friends started to put me on to Chance, and I can’t thank them enough. Something about Chance and his music is just so easy to connect to and I couldn’t get enough of it. It was crazy to think that 10Day was his first intro to the rap scene. I craved that soul sound that I found on his Prom Night, Hey Ma, and Juke Juke tracks but when I listened to the rest of 10Day, I also connected to his slow sounding raps with You Got Me Fucked Up, Nostalgia, and Brain Cells. Chance’s best attribute is his versatility, but with Acid Rap we can see he’s starting to create his signature sound. When Smoke Again came out the other day, I was like “HOLY S*%T this beat bangs” then all of the sudden the beat dropped and he began singing over the beat instead of a hard hitting verse. I think that really embodies Chance. While I might want some more hard hitting verses, this is Chance’s project and its exactly what he wants.

I was lucky enough to be around Chance a lot this last summer and get to know him a little better. I think it’s funny when people say that most of these guys are just like us, I usually don’t believe it, but with Chance it held true. He’s just a normal Chicago kid that loves to make music and knows that that is what he wants to do for his life. I went to KCMO for his show with Childish Gambino and got to experience Chance as a person rather than as a rapper that I loved and really got to know that he is a laid back, genuine, and very funny person. While I clearly have a lot of love for Chance and his music, I know that he deserves all the attention he gets. The sky is the limit for Mr. Bennett and I’m really excited to see where he goes. #SAVEMONEY

DOWNLOAD MIXTAPE HERE

DOWNLOAD MIXTAPE HERE

Indie, Pop | Blondfire – Where The Kids Are (Math Bishop Remix)

Posted by on February 14, 2013

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As hard as it is to believe, there comes a time when a person needs a break from house music. I’ll undoubtedly suffer from intense withdrawals in a week or so, but for now I’m enjoying our time apart. One of the tracks that have made the transition easy for me has been Math Bishop’s latest remix. He takes Blondfire’s rock infused original “Where The Kids Are” and makes it a happy sounding delight. I’m not a huge fan of indie, but I just can’t stop listening to this track.

Free Download:  Blondfire – Where The Kids Are (Math Bishop Remix)