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Trillbass – Return of the Trillest Mix

time June 30th by John-Michael authorTags: , , , , ,

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Trillbass is BACK! Here is their summer promo mix. Tons of bangers and unreleased tunes make up this fire mix. Be sure to pop this mix on whenever you’re ready to rage out. Swytch, Lord, and 2Sense definitely know how to bring the party to a whole new level. They’ve been hard at work in the studio producing slamming tracks and even some glitch hop. Nothing but respect goes out to these guys. Can’t wait to catch these guys live again. Be sure to check out their new site they just launched filled with the latest and greatest, Trillbass.

Tracklist:
TRiLLBASS – Return of the TRiLLEST Intro
06Blocc vs Bukkha – LiL Jon Blend
DJ Sneak – Southern Boy (12th Planet & Flinch Rmx)
Pah Je – FMonster (Roots n Culture TRiLLBASS Rmx)
TRiLLBASS – Bring it Live
TRiLLBASS & Dan Wall – Killa! (V2)
Bare Noize – Plant Food
Mark Instinct – 15 Karat
Plies – Fucking Awesome (Symbl’s Bro’d out Mix)
Culprate – Flagrance
Sluggo – New Breed 0f Vampire
Bare – Rukkus
TRiLLBASS – Beer Run
iLLesha – Nothings Real (TRiLLBASS RMX)
Pah Je – I need Dub (TRiLLBASS RMX)
Dr. Knobz – Purple Gangsta
TRiLLBASS – Fucking Heater
Krusha – Jaded Junglist
Critical vs Signal – Skrew Up
Richie August – I Call Shots (Symbl Remix)
Borgore – Ice Cream
Bare – MMM MMMM
Waka Flocka – O lets do it – Heroes & Villains Rmx
Youngbloodz – 85 (Bro’d out Dubmix)


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The Glitch Mob – August 30th 2010 – Miami Fort Lauderdale

time June 29th by John-Michael authorTags: , , , , , , , , ,

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The Glitch Mob are coming back to Miami! You have no idea how excited I am to announce that The Glitch Mob is coming back for a solo show!!!

I’ve spent months trying to bring the Glitch Hop sound to Miami and show people something different. The Mob is one of my main influences and loves. I got to see them live not long ago at Lightning in a Bottle. They clearly have a new sound. I wouldn’t say it’s a good or bad things but I do believe it will appeal to a broader audience.

Def Owl is behind this glorious event. It’s great to know that there are people out there who know about The Glitch Mob and invested in booking such a big act. It’s extremely risky to bring these guys in this hood. I hate to say it but people here need to go witness more live music.  Boreta, edIT, and Ooah are truly talented musicians who pour their soul into the music and rock out hard. They’ve recently incorporated drums, keyboards, and guitars into their shows along with their Lemurs.

I promise you Miami/Fort Lauderdale you haven’t seen anything like this. Def Owl were behind bringing Pretty Lights and I was blown away by how well it was received. They’ve taken it to another level in my eyes with booking The Mob. They are doing amazing things for South Florida with their bookings. Pretty Lights, Orchard Lounge, Black Violin, and now THE GLITCH MOB!

Keep up to date with all the Def Owl events =)

I’ll be raging in the front so come out August 30th to Revolution!
Buy Tickets / Facebook Event Page

Doors open 8:30pm
18+ Tickets: $14.00

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Bil Bless – The Life Mechanism 2

time June 28th by John-Michael authorTags: , , ,

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Bil Bless has released some new tunes! The Life Mechanism 2 is a follow up to the first. I can’t get enough of the first installment. I was just jamming to it over the week-end while prepping a set together.

Bil Bless is a pioneer in the glitch / idm community. This release is nothing short of amazing. He has put it up on Bandcamp and has selected a “Name your price” option which includes FREE. Support Bil Bless by giving some amount so he can continue to fund these releases. I promise it’s worth something.

Thank you for being such a huge influence and releasing your art of music with the world.

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Gooddroid is Miami Dubstep

time June 25th by John-Michael authorTags: , , , , , , ,
Miami Dubsteps Queen, Gooddroid!

Miami Dubsteps Queen, Gooddroid!

This weeks Fire Friday Mix goes to the QUEEN of Miami Dubstep, Gooddroid.
She is the first to play Dubstep in Miami and begin the revolution of bass.
The amount of work that she puts into this scene is unheard of.

Many other players have entered the game from different roots but in the end this woman is the first one who dropped the deep dubstep sound. It’s an honor to be a partner of hers and call her one of my best friends. I’m going to say this right now and have no problem saying it… She deserves to be called the Queen, not a princess. You have no idea who she is if you call her a princess.

You can catch her spinning at almost every commercial dubstep event or at her bi-weekly events, Friction & DOWN. She is a maverick at what she does. She’ll drop the filthiest brostep grime at Friction or Get Low and then the next night drop serious minimal 2 step garage dubstep at DOWN. Hell you can even catch her playing hip-hop and tribal house all over the beach if you want. She has no limits.

If you ever get the chance to meet her thank her for everything she has done for the Miami Dubstep scene and what she continues to do. Now go check out one of her most recent mixes.

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Slippery Slopes – Miami Glitch – Glitch.fm

time June 24th by John-Michael authorTags: , , , , , , ,

Miami Glitch host a weekly radio show on Glitch.fm. Every Monday from 11pm-1am EST we meet up and play a two hour show. Munkz, Claro, and I play Dubstep, Glitch, Glitch Hop, Crunk, Bass, etc… We also host special guest Miami Djs or who ever is in-town. We generally record our mixes every week. These mixes are done completely live and NOT edited in any way. Keep in mind we usually are kicking it drinking beers and hanging out so don’t be so harsh on our mixing =P

I plan on building a separate category that will provide you with a set of download links to our previous shows. Right now things are a bit unorganized but I’ll eventually get to this. I hope you enjoy the music!

Munkz & Afro Monk – June 14th 2010- E3 Mix – Glitch.fm

Claro, Munkz, & Afro Monk – June 21st 2010 – Summer Solstice – Glitch.fm

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Afro Monk’s Adventures! California & Boston!

time June 23rd by John-Michael authorTags: , , , , , ,

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I unfortunately haven’t made any post in quite some time. I wanted to write a piece about my recent travels in the past month. I’ve recently gone to California and Massachusetts for music. I can’t tell you enough how important it is to travel. Many of you just know me as someone who blogs on here and plays music. Truth is I’m quite co-dependent person and too in touch with my emotions at times. My trip to California was a huge risk for me.  I was going entirely on my own to Lightning in a Bottle. I had never been camping nor on a trip completely solo. Fortunately for me I’ve done quite a bit of networking online and was able to meet up with tons of amazing people. Traveling is important because it forces you to meet new people, live in unfamiliar environments, and show you thing you’ve might never have seen in your life. The world is too large not to be explored.

I came back from California a new man and with a mission, travel more! The best way I thought to myself to travel was to play shows in different cities. I already had planned a trip to Boston to go see CocoRosie live. Lost in Bass is a crew located in Boston which throws large events. They actually have a show on Glitch.fm as well so I’ve communicated a bit with them in the chat room. They welcomed me in to play a gig with them with open arms along with a friend I met over WMC, JSB.  Boston completely opened my eyes even more to how close knit the electronic music scene is. Everyone I met in Boston would go out of the way for me, welcome me, and treated me as I was one of them living in Boston. The venue that I played at was one of the most amazing things I’ve ever been too. There was something in every corner that blew me away. Ultimately it is a giant loft where there any many residents that have their own space but all share it as common ground. I can’t tell you how many talented people I met up there. CocoRosie blew my mind and gave such a heartfelt one to one concert for everyone there.

Once I arrived to the venue to play it had already had a few people hanging out playing music. The event was a private party to help raise some money for a project they are all working on, Lowres.  I was a bit worried the party wouldn’t do well because there was no major promotion. There was a FB invite but it was private and very exclusive. There must have been 100 confirmed only and a fourth of people actually show up based on the confirmed number I’ve concluded in Miami. I was completely disproved tons of people were in and out of the venue. The most touching part of it all was how unified everyone was. There were kids who were all into the dubstep, uk funky, psy trance, drum and bass, and glitch. There were no clicks it was just everyone having a good time. I was introduced to so many people and wish I could remember them all, especially all the women. I can’t deny that every girl I met had the best personality and were totally great to talk too which I don’t often feel here. (Totally regret not getting this one girls number who spoke Spanish to me, LOL)

All in all this post is to show a small glimpse into our scene, the electronic dance music community. California you met my every expectation and met tons of amazing people. I have been to Boston tons of times to visit friends but this time I went on my own and met up with people I knew from online and it was night and day. Boston the underground community you have in the Glitch Loft is truly one of the most unique experiences I’ve ever had. I was blessed to get to travel to these two locations and party with some of the most hospitable people in this community. I’m doing my best to link up with people from all over the US to go play and get to experience something new. I have no problem flying myself out to play and spend a week-end in a city I’ve never been. Right now I’m scheduled to play Las Vegas NV, Buffalo NY, and Asheville NC.  I’m almost planning on going to Seattle for Decibel Festival. Majority of the people I hung out with in California at Lightning in a Bottle were from Seattle. I can’t wait to meet up with these lovely people again.

Point of the entry, TRAVEL! Open your eyes to what the world has to offer. There are so many people out there who are into this music as well and sometimes you’ve got to explore to find them even if it means hopping on a plane.

Much love to all the people who do it for the music and not a check.
If you organize events, know promoters, or have friends who are involved link up with me.
I’m looking to jump on any chance to go play out and meet some new people.
Contact me:

jm

Much Love,

JM aka Afro Monk

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Afro Monk Mixes

time June 22nd by John-Michael authorTags: , , , , ,

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Afro Monk’s WMC Promo Mix Live on Glitch.fm by AfroMonk

November is more oriented for the Glitchy side of things.
Lots of female vocals to help get the mood started.
Let the glitchy bass take you and bring you back down.
Afro Monk’s – November Mixtape

This is a mixtape I put together for easy listening dubstep tracks.
More intended for people new to the dubstep and has tons of more girlie tracks. Toned down the bass more than usual.
Afro Monk’s Music for You – From Me

This is my first attempt to mix Glitch.
Eventually this is all I want to mix but need tons of practice.
I know I can do much better but wanted to record something.
Afro Monk’s October Glitch Mix

Here is probably the 4th mix I ever recorded…
Not happy with it but really dig these tracks.
Probably have some more mixes up in near future.
Afro Monk – August Mix

Here is a Drum N Bass Mix I did with some of my favorite classics.
This was the 2nd mix I ever did on the NS7.
Mixing needs work but for now it’s worth posting…
Afro Monk – June’s DnB Mix

(right click and Save Link As to download mix)

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New albums from both Heyoka & Timonkey.

time June 22nd by Pierre authorTags: , , , , , , ,

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Artist: Heyoka
Title: Cosmic Boogie
Cat # Muti066
UPC # 705105140209
File Under:
Glitch Hop / IDM / DnB / Electronica
In loving memory of Victor Olenev
Tracklisting:
01 Mowdery Pildew    3:03
02 Cabin Fever    4:37
03 Chaos Theory    5:22
04 Noises        4:55
05 Broken Bits        3:35
06 Fractalcore        5:31
07 Amenhostep    3:20
08 Mourning Would    4:13
09 Shlomsky        4:59
10 Slippery        3:31
11 Thingiemabob    3:29
12 Plasma        5:01

Buy at Addictech

Artist: Timonkey
Title: Future Perfect
Cat # Muti063
UPC # 705105140902
File under: Dubstep / Chillout
01. Be Humble    3:43
02. The Future    5:46
03. Dreamstep    5:37
04. Never Get Enough    3:29
05. Panther Beach 1    5:12
06. Open Road    4:52
07. Quantum Echo    4:18
08. Golden Throne    4:10
09. The Day Fungus Took Over    5:04
10. Let’s Get Surreal    3:18
11. Heavy Rain    3:39
12. The Fog Lifts    4:06
13. Hold Them Close    3:47

Buy at Addictech

Heyoka is keeping Muti Music busy just spittin’ out one release after the other. Where the last album “Marklar” went a bit much in the Dubstep direction for my taste this album comes out more diverse! Heyoka is mixing Breakbeats, Dubstep, Drum n Bass into a nice mix.

Timonkey’s “Future Perfect” is sadly way to much “ordinary” Dubstep for me to really enjoy it even if it’s mixed up with some Chill out tunes, thirteen track is a bit to much for me. But if you’re into Dubstep this might be the album for you!

Heyoka – Shlomsky by Muti Music

Heyoka @ Myspace
Timonkey @ Myspace
Muti Music

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Siren – Jingletown

time June 16th by Pierre authorTags: , , ,

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Artist: Siren
Title: Jingletown
Cat # Muti064
UPC # 705105140605

Tracklisting:
1. Summertime In Oakland   4:39
2. Law & Disorder  3:59
3. Stunna  4:22
4. Negative Ion  3:54
5. Burst 4:11

The debut EP from Siren is still one of my favorite releases from Muti Music so I was really exited when I saw that Brandon was about to release a new EP.

“Jingletown” is perhaps not as bassy as the first EP but this is just as good or perhaps a bit better even, I feel that the sound has become a bit “warmer” since “Spawn”.

Take a listen to the first track here below:

Buy the EP at Addictech
Siren @ Myspace
Muti Music

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Slippery Slopes on Glitch.fm May 24th – Trip Sessions

time June 9th by John-Michael authorTags: , , , , , ,

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May 24th, 2010 we were live on Glitch.fm for our weekly Slippery Slopes radioshow. It’s been awhile since I post one of our mixes. This show features Munkz vs Claro for the first hour. The second hour consist of special guest Gooddroid for 35mins and myself, Afro Monk, for the last 25min. I didn’t expect to play but ended up jumping on the APC40 last minute, was feeling real gooood.

You can check out our show every Monday from 11pm-1am EST on Glitch.fm
Brought to you by: Miami Glitch

Afro Monk – Munkz – Claro

Slippery Slopes – May Trip Sessions

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