Antoine Becks is featured on the new single “Insane” by up and coming Columbian producer Moska. The bass stomping track is being put out by Mad Decent and has been seeing support from the likes of Diplo, laidback Luke, and others. The track also features epic vocals from Antoine Becks. This one is sure to be a club banger in no time. Listen to the single below.
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Throughout the years, people have heard story after story about absurd artists demands. From Axl Rose wanting a “square melon” in his dressing room to Eminem’s “need” for a Koi pond, not much shocks the general public anymore. Superstar DJ Diplo shattered any sense of security people had about the craziness of artists this past week when the rider for his Manhattan Pier 94 show was released. Media outlets are running rampant with claims saying that is both is and is not serious but honestly, with a list like this, we’re guessing that either way, the joke is on us. The full list of demands is as follows:
Two (2) Air Horns
Two (2) Inflatable Animals (Bonus points for endangered or extinct species)
Four (4) Blank Maxell Cassettes (New in Package)
One (1) Paddle Swimmin’ Pool
1983 G.I. Joe Storm Shadow Action Figure (New in Package)
One (1) Framed Picture of Diplo
One (1) Gorilla (Silverback is preferred, an Orangutan is also acceptable)
Ten (10) Magnum Condoms
One (1) Malawian Orphan
One (1) Arranged Marriage
One (1) Original Nintendo in the box (with receipt from Kiddy City)
One (1) Violin Player (to play while we eat our cheese plate)
Two (2) Matches and Lighter Fluid
One (1) Bonfire Pit
Two (2) Logs to sit on
Third season of Lost (on VHS tapes)
One (1) Parrot that is trained to say your name
One (1) dart board (with Nicolas Cage’s face on it)
Short Wave Radio
One (1) 1983 Yak Face Star Wars Return of the Jedi Action Figure (New in Package)
Mad Decent’s annual block parties now have lineups in place. While each block party will have a different lineup, all bands and performers have been announced. Among the performers are Diplo’s alter-ego Major Lazer, Riff Raff, SpaceghostPurrp, Lunice, Jacques Green, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, and many more. Find the full lineup and dates below. More info and to RSVP can be found here.
Mad Decent Block Party:
07-28 Toronto, Ontario
08-04 Philadelphia, PA
08-05 New York, NY
08-18 Chicago, IL
08-25 Los Angeles, CA
Bonde Do Rolê
Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXuire
Three Loco (Andy Milonakis, Dirt Nasty, Riff Raff)
Dawn Golden and Rosy Cross
A Tribe Called Red
Keys N Krates
This years free Mad Decent Block Parties are now dated. While no artist lineups have been announced yet, a trailer and all the party dates are set. The block party will kick off in Toronto on July 28th with 4 other dates following. These include Philly on August 4th, New York on August 5th, Chicago on August 18th, and Los Angeles on August 25th. Anyone interested in going could RSVP now, for free at the official event page.
Two days ago, M.I.A unveiled her wicked new single, Come Walk With Me. She addressed fans via her Twitter account,
“Mannnnnnn, days like this I wanna just upload the songs right now and go climb the Himalayas with Ikhyd on my back.”
She then debuted a sweet video so fans could preview the new single. This track provides the perfect soundtrack to some incredible moves. Her fourth album Matangi is due later this year.
Diplo and Chicago DJ duo, Flosstradamus rework R&B veteran, Usher’s newest slow jam (which was already produced by Diplo), Climax. Flosstradamus turn up the Energy a bit, adding in some of their signature trap and club styles. The results? A bass heavy club banger, which rivals the original. Which do you prefer? You can listen to the remix below.
The Creators Project features an awesome review exploring the emergence of Moombahton through the eyes of one of the genre’s biggest names, Dillon Francis.
“Jumping on a musical style while it’s just emerging gives one the opportunity to shape it. In 2009, when the BPM rate of the world’s dance music was either speeding up or going cut-time with dubstep variations, DJ Dave Nada, Munchi, and their contemporaries found a new tempo to rock at. The speed was 110 BPMs and the style was called Moombahton, referencing the influence of reggaeton and a remix of the track “Moombah,” Nada’s early experiment with the slowed down rhythm.
The result was an infectious dance floor rhythm spread over the internet that began to catch the ears of DJs around the world. One of these DJs was Dillon Francis, a kid from Los Angeles who found inspiration in the style and applied the format to his own production, coming out with his own electrified brand of Moombahton. It was this sound that reached the ears of Diplo, Sinden, Steve Aoki, and respected DJs everywhere who recognized Francis’ talent for making a new and unconventional kind of dance music,” – The Creator’s Project
Click here for the original article, and check out interview below.
Australian DJ/Producer Sam La More was featured twice on Ministry Of Sound’s Electro House Session 4 album. The compilation was mixed by DJs Rob Pix and Timmy Trumpet and features the biggest Electro House hits from 2011 including the original mix of Paradise, Sam La More’s collaboration with vocalist Liam Gerner. Check out the interview and preview of the compilation below and Rob Pix’s own remix of Paradise.
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