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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Snide - Debut Release On Bass=Win + Free Track!


Snide is giving away a free track to celebrate the release of the debut EP on Rico Tubbs' and Terry Hooligan's label Bass=Win.  It's called the Cot Damn EP - it takes in rave, house, baltimore, breaks, electro, hiphop influences etc -  and you can find it on Beatport HERE!

It's had plays out from Calvertron, Peo De Pitte, AC Slater, B.Rich, Rico Tubbs and Terry obviously,  and plenty more - so you know it's good!   

Here is a preview of the release.

The free track in question is a remix of ATL's Killer Mike.

  Killer Mike 2 Sides (Snide Remix) by bassmusic

Download it HERE!

Snide Facebook!

POLYGON PALACE - 'We Have A Visual' (Human Life Remix)

Electronic duo Polygon Palace formed when Londoner, Adam Ferns and New Zealander, Gabriel Crossan bonded over a common love for left-of-centre dance music while living abroad in Melbourne, Australia.

Since the 2009 release of the duo's Nintendo-disco single
Tokyo Getaway, Polygon Palace made waves on the blogs with their remix of 'In It Together' from Californians Human Life as they tear up the Melbourne underground dance scene.

'We Have A Visual'
is a tune about vampire-hunting robots and cross-dimensional hedonism, with synths (yes, you read that correctly). 

POLYGON PALACE  - 'We Have A Visual' (Human Life Remix)

Polygon Palace Myspace!
Human Life Website!

Electric Soulside December 2010 MIX


Electric Soulside is a Belgian duo based in Brussels.Brothers, Patrick and Steve Hoody, have established themselves in the recent years as creative artists and have garnered praise due to their unpredictable tendency to merge styles such as: electro, house, breakbeat, new disco and funky.

  Electric Soulside December 2010 MIX by electric soulside

Here is the track list.

1. Ivan the terrible / let's groove
2. Manuel De la Mare & Lissat & Voltaxx / Club around the world (Da Fresh)
3. Umek & Jay Lumen / Popgirls
4. Alex Kenji / uneven
5. Alex Kenji / Gimme Five
6. TJR / Juke it like a Ho (Electric Soulside)
7. Hot Rod ft Herve / Rutio
8. Donna Summer vs Hatiras / I feel love
9. Valernia / Think it Over
10. Revolte / Guess what (Mac Stanton)
11. Christian Campas / Fireball
12. Vandroid / Master & Slave (Yuksek)
13. Digitalism / Blitz
14. Electric Soulside / L.A. Invasion
15. Goose / Bring it on (MSTRKFT)
16. Zombie Nation / Squeek (Bart B More)
17. Ninetynine / The light
18 . Daft Punk / Derezzed (BreakDown)

Download it HERE!! 


Electric Soulside Soundcloud!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Bugged Out - A Solcofn Mix 12-18-10

Hope you lot like the new mix...it's full of Fidget/Electro stuffs with a few surprises for ya!

Here is the track list...

1 Alex Winston - Choice Notes (Tomb Crew Mix)
2 The Count & Sinden - Addicted To You (Lone Mix)
3 Zombie Nation - Squeek (Bart BMore Mix)
4 Zodiac Cartel - We Don't Play That (Hunter Vaughan Mix)
5 Kyle Watson - Something Special
6 Dopefish - Police In Helicopter (Dopefish 2010 Mix)
7 Go Hungary - Crush
8 Redsquad - Bassline Roots
9 Kid Komas & Funkman - Fire Bitch (Jho FM Mix)
10 Defreek - Soul Gets Low
11 Redsquad - Mightmare
12 GTRONIC - Sucker Punch (Dummejungs Mix)
13 Belzebass - Hulk Out!
14 Calverton - Hit Da Ground
15 Will Bailey & Hot Mouth - Underwear Funk (Nom De Strip Mix)
16 Aqualight - Wrap! (The H2O Project Mix)
17 Intention & Rare Dynamic - The Peril Of Azure

Take a listen!

  Bugged Out - A Solcofn Mix 12-18-10 by solcofn

Grab it on Souncloud or from my Website!

Friday, December 17, 2010

Skeewiff give away their new album for Christmas?

Merry Xmas!

That's right!!!!

For a limited time you can get Skeewiff's new album ' Breaks of the unexpected' FOR FREE!!!

Check it out!

  Skeewiff - Breaks of the unexpected by pedigreecuts

Head over HERE to grab it!!!


Elite Force - Strongarm Sessions Xmas Special

Tis the season!!! Check out this holiday mix from Elite Force!
 Grab this lovely bit of noise HERE!


Analog People In a Digital World - Rose Rouge (Original Mix) [Hysterical]
Reset Robot - Softie [Excentric]
Mike Hulme - Sweet Control (Loops of Fury Mix) [U&A Recordings]
(Chemical Brothers - Under The Influence (excerpt))
Various - Devil's Mashup (Zodiac Cartel Revamp) [CDR]
Nom de Strip - De Piano [Foktop!]
Various - BodyRox Rocks (Elite Force Revamp) [CDR]
Atomic Hooligan - Is It Real? [Functional]
Various - Swoon (Elite Force Revamp) [CDR]
Various - TechnoNoizeGang (Elite Force Revamp) [CDR]
Felix Luker - Saw [U&A Recordings]
Tom Piper & Blaze Tripp - Brrrap (Micky Slim Mix) [Recovery House]
Peo de Pitte - Burning Up (Original) [U&A Recordings]
Peo de Pitte - Burning Up (Zodiac Cartel Mix) [U&A Recordings]
Excision - Subsonic (Elite Force Revamp) [Rottun]
MJ Cole - Sincere (Elite Force Revamp) [CDR]
Emalkay - Powertool [Promo]
Lenton Vs SPL (Elite Force Revamp) [CDR]
Liquid Stranger - Ripple (Elite Force edit) [CDR]
Also check out this bonus FREE DOWNLOAD...
 Elite Force Facebook!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

American Royalty - Lately (Vhyce Remix)

American Royalty are a new group out of southern California. They are a little electro, a little indie blues and a whole lot of fun.

Remixing duties on their new single "Lately" are handed over to Vhyce who does a great job adding some fidget to the already danceable tune..

 Check out the original.

Now check out the Vhyce remix!

Grab it!

Check out American Royalty's new "El Ardemo" EP.  Stream the whole thing on Soundcloud and buy the whole EP on iTunes.

American Royalty Soundcloud! 
Vhyce Soundcloud!

DJ Fame December 2010 Promo Mix


Check out the new fidget/electro mix from DJ Fame.  



1. Truffle Shuffle - The Potato Heads (Jack Union)
2. Body Pop - Jesse Rose Remix - Nelski (Rising Music)
3. Obrigado - Yolanda Be Cool Remix - Camel
4. Get Naked - Matthias Richter Remix - Tujamo (Housesession Records)
5. Goose Step - Justin Martin Remix - Rachel Barton (More Music)
6. Drop It Like (Wongo Remix) - Dj Fame & Eric Sharp (Rock It Science Labs)
7. In The Ghetto - Hijack vs Jeff Doubleu (Jack Union)
8. It Excites Me - Original Mix - Tom Staar (Moda Music)
9. After Dark - Oliver Twizt Remix - The Count and Sinden (Domino)
10. Rubb It In (Bart B More Fierce Ruling Remix) - Fierce Ruling Diva
11. Down - Original Mix - Jan Driver, Oliver $ (Made to Play)
12. Body Jack - Brabe Remix - Geht's Noch? (Jack Union)
13. Motion Sickness - Bit Crushers (Rock It Science Labs)
Download it HERE!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Everything Everything

Just a quick one to let you lot know that tonight see's a world first...

Everything Everything will be streaming their London show via a groundbreaking iPhone/iPad app. The band hit the stage tonight at 9.10pm UK time. If you've not already downloaded the app you can get it HERE!

You can also watch the gig live online HERE!!

Everything Everything are a British art rock band. The band's sound draws from a wide range of genres, such as math rock, post-punk, electropop and contemporary R&B. 

Check out these sweet remixes of Everything Everything's Photoshop Handsome by Sunday Girl and Soil In The Synth.

  Everything Everything - Photoshop Handsome (Sunday Girl Mix) by Sunday Girl

  Everything Everything - Photoshop Handsome (Soil In The Synth Remix) by EverythingEverything

Download it HERE!!

Everything Everything Soundcloud!
Sunday Girl Soundcloud!
Soil In Tte Synth Myspace!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Chalk And Numbers - He Knew EP


Check out this outstanding little bit of 60's surf-pop inspired joy I found today.

Chalk And Numbers is Andrew Pierce (of The New Rags and Nouvellas) and Sable Yong (of Year of the Tiger). The duo sure have that feel good 60's pop sound down pat.

I've had this on repeat all morning and LOVE it. Hope you lot like it too!!!

Download it for free HERE!!!


Friday, December 10, 2010

Dreamed - So I ate myself, bite by bite

So I ate myself, Bite By Bite is the new album by Black Moth Super Rainbow member Ryan Graveface. It continues along the same path that other Black Moth Super Rainbow band members have taken with their solo albums. It’s a rich album with a lot of depth and an almost childlike wonder.

Mainly using an acoustic guitar, a banjo, and a xylophone, Ryan is able to create a friendly and fulfilling album from start to finish. This is sometimes an odd feeling to get since the album is supposedly a story that chronicles the events in the life of a serial killer. It’s definitely a interesting way to cover that kind kind of subject matter. For instance in the track ‘Pieces’, between the soothing sounds of a banjo and xylophone, Ryan sings ‘I can’t believe it was just yesterday/I cleaned my hands and washed the blood away’. Other tracks like ‘Pink Clouds In The Woods’ and ‘Magnesium Light’  have a seemingly more uplifting feel, the latter having lyrics like ‘I looked at the skies tonight and said I love the sun’. ‘An Admission’ is the highlight of the album, coming it at around 10 minutes long. The psychedelic sun-soaked choral “woo’s” are backed by a driving drum beat that builds and builds until it explodes. The rest of the track feels like the up and down ride through the “killers” mind as he wrestles with what he has done and what will become of him.

So I ate myself, Bite By Bite is an eclectic ride and surprisingly catchy, despite it’s subject matter. It’s a great album to have on in the background for any road trip. So I ate myself, Bite By Bite may not be for everyone but, if you let yourself go along for the ride, it’s a highly enjoyable bit of experimental folk that should satisfy most listeners.

Dreamed Myspace!

Brasstronaut- Mt. Chimarea

Mt. Chimarea is a fitting name for Brasstronaut’s debut album. Just like the mythical creature made up of parts of different animals, the band’s sound floats between experimental jazz, electronica and pop sounds. Using a wide array of instruments such as the trumpet, lap steel guitar, flugelhorn and the seldom-heard EWI (a breath controlled synthesizer), Brasstronaut have made a haunting and rich album.

‘Hearts Trompet’ starts with a simple bass before building into a wall of strings that is simply beautiful. ‘Insects’ is a more jazzy number that lazily bounces around before letting the horns loose to fill the room. ‘Ravan’, one of the highlights of the album, perfectly fuses the horns, bass and drums with moody vocals to create a moving and enchanting piece of music. ‘Six Toes’, having a New Orleans-style jazz sound, is another track where the band shows their talent in crafting complex arrangements and skill with each instrument they use. ‘Slow Knots’, which is my personal favorite track on the album, starts of with the lyrics ‘Do you think that I betrayed you, Honey don’t you I’m too dumb for that / you kept a list of all those bad nights/we both know it got to long’. The track uses a subtle drum beat and bass to build the track until it kicks in and melds the vocals, keyboard and horns into a sublime echo filled lament on love lost.

The band has built credibility on the road, having played with bands from Belle Orchestre to Why?, and in international festivals like Reykjavik’s Iceland Airwaves ‘09, where they appeared on-stage with the brass section from Sigur Ros. They sure have my attention and I can’t wait to see where they go in the future. Brasstronaut, the Vancouver based six-piece, pride themselves on being unclassifiable. Fortunately for us, they have crafted a perfectly accessibly album that is fresh and exciting to hear. Surely a top album of 2010, this is a must buy for any real music fan and highly recommended.

Brasstronaut Website!

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Yellow Ostrich - The Mistress


Yellow Ostrich is the solo side project of The Chairs’ frontman Alex Schaaf. 'The Mistress' is a lovely bit of indie pop. Loads of great melodies, lots of fun and it's so damn catchy!

Check it out for yourself!

Grab it HERE!!   (you can name your own price, which means FREE if you want)


Finest Ego - Russian Beatmaker Compilation


I stumbled across this the other day. It is a sister release to the Japanese Beatmakers Download I posted a few months ago. More outstanding instrumental (sometimes jazzy, sometimes thumpin') hip hop beats that will provide the perfect soundtrack to whatever you are doing.

Here is a description, in their own words...

"The tendency towards advanced beats seems to be more and more a global phenomenon. As we already have said: Decentred beats for decentred people. During the last few years arose also in Russia a small, loosely networked scene of people, who have experimented with Hip Hop-beats. But in this case, the young Russians have no examples or references for this kind of music in the musical culture of their own country. All of their inspirations are taken from blogs and from the intensive study of their role models worldwide. The result is an organic, very playful, snappy and jazzy sound, which is carried by a common vibe, but is in the same way as diverse as the finest egos of the artists themselves.

The compilation includes Pavel Dovgal, DZA, Pixelord, Demokracy, Moa Pillar, Arktor, Shawalski, Myown, Nienvox, 813 and Long Arm."

 Here is the track list...

01 Is On Fire by Pavel Dovgal
02 Zero One by Pixelord
03 Searchlight by Demokracy
04 Way Of Wind by Moa Pillar
05 Henry Dorsett Case by Arktor
06 Fireball by DZA
07 Gettin Hi by Shawalski
08 Vladislav Kovac by Myown
09 Hairs by Nienvox
10 Gamma by 813
11 The Roots by Long Arm


This release may not be free...but it's GOOD! ( I am sure if you poke around on the interwebs enough you may find it for free...but why not support these beatmakers and buy it!)


For more releases by Finest Ego, go HERE!!


Saturday, December 04, 2010

Congorock - Babylon - Peo de Pitte featuring Chronz RD Remix

Need a sweet new tune to make your Saturday night party pop? Try this bit of fresh twisted wickedness!

 Peo De Pitte has worked his magic on arguably one of the biggest hit of the year.... Congorock's Babylon! (The original, for whom has missed it, is off A-Trak's Fools Gold label!)

Tweaking the beats into something new, Peo De Pitte then adds some sick bass before throwing in the vocal talents of 21 year old rapper Chronz RD.

Check it out below!


 Grab it HERE!!!!


 Peo De Pitte Myspace!

Peo De Pitte Facebook!

Peo De Pitte Soundcloud!

Thursday, December 02, 2010

3 Bandcamp bands you should be listening to right now!

The following bands can all be found on the bandcamp website.

They are all very good and even if they aren't releasing free albums...you should still be listening to them NOW!

Sample all the tracks below and the links to buy each album is in each respective bands player.



Laserfang - Mammoth         (Indie Dance Five-piece)


Monsters - ♦      (Instrumental Math Rock Power Trio)



Boom Chick - Snow Pony         (Atomic Rock-n-Roll Blues Duo )

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Gabriel Quintana - Where The Wind Blows

Found this lovely bit of "minimal instrumental piano soundtrack type stuff" (yes, that is what I am calling it!) the other day and it's turning out to be a perfect soundtrack to the rainy last few days.

Hope you lot like it as much as I do!


Download it for FREE HERE!

Check out more stuff by Gabriel Quintana HERE!