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Sunday, June 21, 2015

SUMMER BOOTY 2015, The Summer Mashup Album




Every year, for the past I don't know how long, I contribute a few mash ups to a Summer Booty collection put together by DJ Useo. Lots of cool productions from some pretty creative producers!

Here is this years edition!

DISC ONE -
01 - Summer ( dj_mxr Party Mix 2015 ) ( dj_mxr the original ) Calvin Harris & John Newman vs Empire of the Sun
02 - Die Young Inside My Head ( Chocomang ) Ke$ha vs Flo Rida vs The Police
03 - Carribean Funk UpTown Queen ( Jesus Cadena ) Billy Ocean vs Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars
04 - Take A Waste V2 ( Rappy ) Tiesto ft Matthew Koma vs Madonna
05 - Cruel Summer 2015 ( Mumdy Edit ) Ace Of Base +
06 - Young Drunk Girls ( DJ Rudec ) Bruno Mars vs LCD Soundsystem
07 - School's Out And It Feels Good ( Voicedude ) Gorillaz vs Alice Cooper
08 - Madness ( TJT ) Muse w/ guests
09 - Uptown Bom Bom Funk ( Extended Dance Mix ) ( DJ Spider ) Sam & the Womp vs Bruno Mars
10- I Ran White Wedding ( DJ Useo ) A Flock Of Seagulls vs Billy Idol
11 - Bombay Fame ( Alan Black ) David Bowie vs Tape Five
12 - Summer Bara Bere ( Chocomang ) The Underdog Project vs Alex Ferrari
13 - I Like to Dream It ( mARKYbOY ) Reel 2 Real vs Empire Of The Sun
14 - All Apolothrees ( oki ) Nirvana vs Silversun Pickups
15 - Need Some Nectar ( DRA'man ) Bassnectar vs Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
16 - Kings and Queens Of Summer ( Solcofn ) 30 Seconds To Mars vs Pentagon 
17 - Walking On The Sun Again ( G3RSt ) Steely Dan vs Smashmouth
18 - American Circus ( DJ Useo ) Grand Funk Railroad vs The Jam
19 - Find What Its Worth ( YITT ) Buffalo Springfield vs Zedd ( f/ Matthew Koma and Miriam Bryant )
20 - See Me Feel Me ( Zzebraa Version ) The Who

DISC TWO -
01 - Release Yourself 2k15 ( ScotontheLoop ) Antoine Clamaran ft Lulu Hughes vs Kylie Minogue
02 - Mash 5 ( Jesus Cadena ) Dima vs Corona vs Adele vs Steve Miller vs Britney Spears
03 - Ape Call 2015 ( Mumdy Edit ) Mumdy ft Johnny Weissmuller +
04 - Crazy Beautiful Stayin’ Alive ( Chocomang ) Ke$ha vs Bee Gees
05 - Especially For 21 Guns ( Rappy ) Jason Donovan & Kylie Minogue vs Green Day
06 - Sophies Toxic ( Rillen Rudi ) Britney Spears vs Sophie Ellis-Bextor
07 - Super Freak Like You ( DJ Rudec ) Rick James vs Pink
08 - I'd Rather Love Come Down ( DJ Spider ) Evelyn King vs Clean Bandit
09 - Give Me a Wicked Reason ( Chocomang ) Chris Isaak vs The Corrs
10 - Picture of An American Woman ( TJT ) Guess Who vs Filter
11 - Whole Lot'ta Purple ( Sgt Mash ) Led Zeppelin vs Jimi Hendrix vs Plastik B
12 - In Blood ( DRA'man ) Nirvana vs Jimmy McGriff
13 - I Obviously Need Your Love ( Solcofn ) Stee Downes vs Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding 
14 - Bottle Of Summer ( DJ Petrushka ) Police vs Don Henley
15 - Send Me An Angel 2015 ( Mumdy Edit ) Real Life +
16 - Want To Love Me Like You Do ( Tweylo ) Jason Derulo vs Ellie Goulding
17 - The Good Life Without You ( mARKYbOY ) Inner City vs David Guetta feat Usher

DISC THREE -
01 - I Don't Care un Jour tu Me Reviendra ( Lizzart ) Fall Out Boy vs Les Fingers
02 - Leaving Your Body ( Chocomang ) Pet Shop Boys vs Eiffel 65
03 - Put Moi On Small Love ( DJ Rudec ) Bob Marley vs Blink 182 vs Bob Sinclair vs Paul Mauriat
04 - Sweet Trouble All Summer ( Voicedude ) Iggy Azalea & Jennifer Hudson vs Kid Rock + Lynyrd Skynyrd
05 - Tubular Bells 3 2015 ( Mumdy Edit ) Mike Oldfield +
06 - Rondo With You ( Assal vs DJ Useo ) Michael Jackson vs Dario Cantarella
07 - Wonderoar ( DJ J-Brew ) Oasis vs Katy Perry
08 - Pieces Of Numb ( Rillen Rudi ) Mgmt vs Linkin Park f/ Jay Z
09- Golden California Girls Years ( DJ Useo ) David Bowie vs Beach Boys
10 - Prayer In C ( Jesus Cadena ) Yes vs Fleetwood Mac vs Lilly Wood & The Prick vs Robin Schulz
11 - Recipe for Love on the Lifeline ( DJ Spider ) Lack of Afro vs Spandau Ballet
12 - Baby Harmony ( Chocomang ) The Beloved vs Gwen Stefani
13 - In a Big Libella ( Alan Black ) Big Country vs Parov Stelar
14 - Endless No Can Do Summer ( DJ Petrushka vs DJ Useo ) Hall & Oates vs The Neptunes
15 - Summer Sweet Summer Find ( Sgt Mash ) The Dirty River Boys vs Ende
16 - In The Summer Shine ( Crow vs Blow ) ( AtoZ ) MST3K & friends vs Kurtis Blow
17 - Take A Waste V1 ( Rappy ) Tiesto ft Matthew Koma vs Madonna
18 - Frozen In Summer ( oki ) The Supremes vs 'Frozen'
19 - Good Summer Booty Vibrations ( TJT ) Dr Oz vs Beach Boys vs asst


Download all 3 discs below!

Disc 1

Disc 2

Disc 3

Download Mirrors HERE!









New music - Video edition



It's been a while since I posted...I've been working a lot at my day job and spending time with my family. You know, life happens.

This post is all about new music  and their videos.

Here's what is rocking my boat lately.

Ducktails - Headbanging In The Mirror



Editors – Marching Orders 



Wolf Alice - Bros



Cayucas - Moony Eyed Walrus



Gengahr - Heroine



Teen Men - Adventure Kids



Will Currie & The Country French - No Nothing



Leftfield & Channy Leaneagh - Bilocation



Peace - World Pleasure



Lower Dens - To Die In L.A.



Sweet So Weed - Es Tu Cosa



Neat Beats - Tara



Yukon Blonde - Saturday Night 



Leon Bridges - Coming Home



Ambient Jazz Ensemble - Eyes Wide Open - Stillhead Remix



The Koalas - Pink Riot



Dub Pistols - Pistoleros



HOLYCHILD - Happy With Me



Manic Focus feat Griz - Life Goes On



Gypsophilia - Boo Doo Down



Digitonal - Eighteen



Mischief Brew - Lancaster Avenue Blues



Adventure Galley - Marooned



Summer Fiction - Perfume paper



Pogo - Forget



Pyramid - Film Noir ft. Holy Oysters




Hope you enjoy these as much as I do.

More posts coming soon!!!







Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hayley Coupon



Hayley Coupon is creating an amazing mix of pop and rock.  If you like Fiona Apple, Lizzie or Joni Mitchell then this is for you.

Love her voice.






HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!


https://www.facebook.com/hayleycouponmusic

https://soundcloud.com/hayley-coupon

http://hayleycoupon.com/

FÖLLAKZOID



FÖLLAKZOID are a South American band making loop-heavy, psychedelic and groove-riddled sounds.

Put the headphones on and tune out to this groovy ride.







Stream the full album HERE!!

RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/follakzoid

Magic Island



Awesome new music from lo-fi dream-pop artist Magic Island.

Think Sia mixed with Grimes.







https://magicisland.bandcamp.com/music

https://soundcloud.com/magicsparkle

https://www.facebook.com/mmagicislandd

Mikro




If you love AIR or Royksopp then you will dig Mikro.

Catchy as hell.



http://www.welovemikro.com/

Tomorrow We Move To Hawaii



Norwegian electro-pop duo Eyvind Brox & Marianne Stranger should be everywhere soon and if they aren't is a travesty.

Wicked booty music.







Here's the video for 'Bamboos Break'.



Buy the album HERE!!

https://www.facebook.com/TWMTH

https://soundcloud.com/redeyetransit


















WE'RE ALL THE SAME



Wild electro-blues.

Did I mention there was a SAX?  Oh yes.



Looking forward to hearing more from this London based outfit.

LOVE THIS!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

https://soundcloud.com/were-all-the-same

https://www.facebook.com/wereallthesameband

Vast Robot Armies

Little Creatures cover art

Two bands met and decided that they would be better as one. Mix a little post rock, some shoegaze and a dash of pop and you've got Vast Robot Armies.







Some serious skill here.

Dig it. I know I do.

https://soundcloud.com/vastrobotarmies/

https://vastrobotarmies.bandcamp.com/

















Animali



Animali is back!

I've posted these guys numerous times and here is another great example why.



Love it!!!

https://soundcloud.com/animalitheband

http://www.animalitheband.com/

Manic Focus



Just found this on Soundcloud and it's a doozy!!!

Mania Focus is similar to Griz (he's worked with him), Big Gigantic, Gramatik and Pretty lights.

A Minnesota native and recent transplant to Chicago, this producer is taking electronica, soul and funk to new levels.

Check it out.









HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

ALL HIS ALBUMS ARE AVAILABLE HERE!!!

https://soundcloud.com/manicfocus

http://www.manicfocus.com/
















Wicca Woo



Found this in my inbox today.

Steven and Paul Borkowski have created some really outstanding, moody folktronica.

Really loving this.







Download the EP HERE!!

RECOMMENDED!

https://wiccawootheband.bandcamp.com/releases

https://soundcloud.com/wiccawootheband

Thursday, May 14, 2015

St. Tropez

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St. Tropez are a 4 piece garage punk band who’ve recorded their debut EP in a former gay sauna by the canals of Amsterdam.

I don't care where they made it, it's FANTASTIC!!

This makes me want to move!





Here's their video for 'I don't want to fall in love'.



HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!

http://www.iwannaliveinst-tropez.com/

Treasure Fleet - The Sun Machine



Chicago's Treasure Fleet have released their film and accompanying soundtrack, The Sun Machine.

This is pure psych-pop inspired from the 60's and 70's.

Tune in and space out.







Here is the film.

"The Sun Machine" from The Treasure Fleet on Vimeo.

Buy the soundtrack HERE!!

RECOMMENDED!!!

https://recessrecords.bandcamp.com/album/the-sun-machine

https://soundcloud.com/recessrecords

Parrot Dream



Parrot Dream is a Chilean-North American dream pop foursome based in Brooklyn, New York.

Guaranteed to make you smile!







DOWNLOAD THE EP HERE!!



https://soundcloud.com/parrotdream

http://www.parrotdreamband.com/

Pat Lok



Pat Lok has been very busy over the last year.

Here are just a few of his super sweet remixes.








This is my personal favorite.

SOOOOOOO GOOD.



https://soundcloud.com/patlok

R.W. Grace - Pluto (Official Video)

No artist wants to be mistaken for another, which is why I have changed my name.
A new song coming soon.. 
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R.W. Grace

Produced by TV On The Radio's Dave Sitek, Australia's R.W. Grace has released her video for 'Pluto'.

I can't wait to hear more from this lovely lady.

Seriously digging her style.



Here's a sweet remix by Basecamp.



http://www.iheargrace.com/

https://soundcloud.com/basecampmusique















Jeremy Crooks




If you like Justin Timblerlake or Prince, then you will dig Jeremy Crooks.

Funky, soulful and groovy.

The ladies will love it.








https://soundcloud.com/jeremycrooks


Matt Woods



Matt Woods is a singer/song writer from London. He mixes his amazing voice with electronics to create amazingly uplifting and soulful music.







https://soundcloud.com/mattwoodsofficial


Daniel Rossen




Daniel Rossen is an American multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the band Grizzly Bear, as well as one half Department of Eagles.

His solo work is beautiful.

See for yourself.





http://www.danielrossen.com/