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Voodoo Farm / Artist Spotlight

time May 14th by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Voodoo Farm is the music project of NYC-based producer/DJ/filmmaker Liam Dirlam. The sound is described as “Electronic Dancerock” and infuses styles of Electro House, Dubstep, and Hip-Hop using live instruments, vocalists, and machines. Voodoo Farm’s first single, “Bangers & Cash” was placed on rotation on at MTV, VH1 and SpikeTV… also considered for mtvU’s “Best Freshman Video Award” in September 2010. They have a bunch of dope remixes that they’ve done recently that are up for free download at soundcloud.com/liamdirlam. Without fail, every time I drop one of their tracks live, there is always someone who will run behind the DJ booth to see what I’m playing, haha.  Unfortunately, I can’t take credit for their awesomeness. Check out the remixes below and grab the free downloads (alternative download links posted within the descriptions of the tracks on soundcloud). Also, each of the songs has a fun video to go along with them and you can check them all out at www.youtube.com/user/voodoofarmmusic.

Wiz Khalifa ft. 2Pac- Roll Up (VOODOO FARM Remix)

Outkast ft Lady Gaga – Wheelz of Steel (VOODOO FARM Remix)

The Doors – People Are Strange (VOODOO FARM Remix)

Download (right-click save as): Adele vs. Jay Z vs. Biggie – Rolling in the Deep (Voodoo Farm Remix)

Dirlam and Robert E. Corrigan JR (Muscle Car Chronicles) are now working on a REMIX/B-SIDE album that will drop this summer for free.   Their second full-length album will be finished in September. I’m stoked to be sharing the stage with them this summer in Dewey Beach on July 29th! If you’re on the east coast, you should def check out this event: Dewey Beach EDM Fest

Make sure to like Voodoo Farm on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/voodoofarm

Much love and respect!

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusic

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The Walton Hoax / Chemical Burn / Exclusive DL

time May 14th by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I came across this beautiful gem of a song today from The Walton Hoax, a collab from producer infraBuse and singer/songwriter Peter Vanek out of Antwerp, Belgium.  If you’re a fan of the chiller side of dubstep, 2-step, UK Garage and artists like Burial and Asa, then you’ll def dig this track. I’ve been listening to this type of music a lot lately to help me relax and focus when i get stressed or to just wind down at the end of the night. This is a beautifully constructed track with great vocals. I’m definitely looking forward to more music from these talented artists. Much thanks to The Walton Hoax for offering up this amazing track as an exclusive download for our readers!

Bio:

The Walton Hoax is an electronic music project from Antwerp, Belgium. A dark mix of 2-step, Dubstep and UK Garage is molded into a type of bass-heavy sound that is aimed at live sets as well as casual listening. It is inspired by futuristic dance producers like Mount Kimbie, Skream, Jamie Woon, James Blake and of course Burial. The project started in 2010 as a remix collab between the two founding artists. Singer/songwriter Peter Vanek had written some songs for this purpose, and asked producer infraBuse to give them a makeover. After finishing the first couple of tracks, they were so pleased with their sound, that they made it into a separate project: “The Walton Hoax.” Inspired by a 90′s science fiction film, the band name is based upon the supposedly true story of a UFO abduction. A few months after the project’s birth, The Walton Hoax put out a first song: Chemical Burn, constructed out of melancholy vocals intertwining with brooding, live-wire electronics that take the listener for a sizzling ride into the dark. It was supported with a video clip, which earned them no less than 15.000 views on youtube within the first month. This song is a prelude for the 3-track EP called “Chemical Burn” that’s coming out in June 2011. The ep will be up for download and pressed on a limited number of vinyl records, obtainable through www.TheWaltonHoax.be.

Exclusive Download: The Walton Hoax – Chemical Burn

And, check out the vid here: The Walton Hoax – Chemical Burn

Make sure to follow The Walton Hoax on Facebook.

Much love and respect!

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusic

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Scott Nyce / The Obscene Gardener of Filth

time May 6th by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This week’s Fire Friday Mix comes from the one and only Scott Nyce out of Dover, Delaware. Scott is a DJ legend of sorts around here and it has been a pleasure to get to know him and share the stage with him recently. He has a lot of passion for music and helping build the scene around here. Like myself (and prob just about every other DJ), he doesn’t seem to get much sleep, so you can catch him doing online ustream sets in the middle of the night at least once a week lately. This double-genre studio mix of dubstep and dnb goes hard and will surely help you kick your day in the face!

You can catch Scott Nyce live this summer along with myself, Drivepilot, Minnesota, Dirty Talk, Voodoo Farm, Bassdread, and HMAZZ at Dewey Beach Delaware’s first ever Electronic Dance Music Festival on Friday July 29, 2011. All of the details here: Dewey Beach EDM Fest.  So stoked about this show! Can’t go wrong with a rave at the beach :p

Bio:

Scott Nyce was born in Newark, NJ and later moved to Delaware as a child. He has been a Drum and Bass DJ since 1997 and continues to be highly regarded as an institution in “The Delaware Underground.” As a small child, he was attracted to almost all things underground, obscure, and dark. Scott has been driven by a plethora of musical influences and discovered EDM shortly before turning 15. As he spent the next two years quietly jumping from party to party, trainspotting DJs and observing EDM culture, he became saturated in electronic music. At 16, he discovered the early sounds of Breakbeat Hardcore; the earliest form of Drum and Bass/Jungle. At 17, he decided to buy a pair of turntables, teach himself how to spin, and eventually throw his own parties locally. In about a year and half, Scott was being booked for shows in the Tri-State area and Canada. He has opened up and performed next to artists such as Ray Keith, DJ SS, Dieselboy, Storm(UK), and many others.
In the early part of 2000, Scott began producing everything from EDM to Ambient film scores. He continues to do so today. As a DJ, Scott has performed at events both big and small. He’s played everything from house parties to rental halls, beach parties and parking garages to major music and arts festivals. To date, he has branched out into other genres such as Dubstep, Glitch-Hop/Crunk, Electro, and Tribal House.

Scott Nyce – The Obscene Gardener Of Filth

TRACKLISTING:
1.The Headunit’s Shadow – Building Bass With A Grain Of Mash(intro)
2.Broken Note- Zound
3.Broken Note vs. Machine Code – Knuckle Dust
4.Kane Dubstep – Always Will(The Psychotic Murmur)
5.Addergebroed – Out Of Control
6.Triage – Pitbull
7.Bong – Nosnam
8.Doctor P – Big Boss (H3 Refix)
9.Rrrump – Chubby Decker(J. Rabbit Remix)
10.Jogo – Bunny Rabbit
11.Point Blank – West Side
12.Ajapai feat.Adroa – Decimation
13.Lonestar – Counter
14.Yohanne Simon feat.Nyree – Scream My Name(Balkansky Remix)
15. DZ- Untitled Facemelter
16.Dieselboy – Invid(Hulk VIP)
17.Encode&Davip-Vamonos
18.Encode-Magic Points
19.Fourward-Stuck
20.The Sect – Cyberman
21.Break Feat.Calyx&TeeBee – Don’t Look Down
22.Commix – Satellite Type 2(NRanges&Uberman Remix)
23.Flame – Ghostpunk
24.Hedj&Blokhe4d – Spirit
25.Xilent – Outer Inside
26.Telekenesis – Hate
27.Noisia – Friendly Intentions
28. Xilent – Step One
29.Hybris – Keeping Me
30.Alcrani – Earthbound

Make sure to follow Scott on Facebook so you don’t miss out on all of the late night u-stream sets: Facebook – Scott Nyce

Much love and respect!

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusic

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BASSDREAD / The Story About Us

time April 22nd by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This week’s Fire Friday mix comes from BASSDREAD, out of Baltimore, MD.  I had the privelage of meeting and hanging out with these guys at Big Dub Candy Mountain Festival last year and they’re two of the coolest, down to earth people I’ve ever met. I brought them in for a guest DJ spot at my weekly event recently and the crowd went bonkers for them. They’re stage presence and energy are awesome and their track selections are on point. I’m glad to see that they’re doing well and I’m really digging their latest mix. Grab the free download on this one fo sho!

Make sure to like Bassdread on facebook and def make your way out to one of their upcoming shows.  You won’t be dissapointed!

Stoked to be sharing the stage with BASSDREAD again soon along with DrivepilotMinnesotaDirty TalkVoodoo FarmScott Nyce, and HMAZZ at Dewey Beach Delaware’s first ever Electronic Dance Music Festival on Friday July 29, 2011. All of the details here: Dewey Beach EDM Fest.

BASSDREAD- The Story About Us

Track Listing:
01. Wax, CLS – Gonzales Theme (Bassdread Edit)
02. Alex Malheiros& Banda Utopia – 4 Eyed Viper (Danny Wheeler Remix)
03. Danny Byrd -Discovery
04. Ben Westbeech & Die – Get Closer (Second)
05. Danny Byrd – Failsafe (Ft. London Elektricity)
06. London Elektricity – The Great Drum Bass Swindle (Logistics Remix)
07. Danny Byrd -Tonight (Ft. Netsky)
08. Danny Byrd – Amen Alley
09. SHRUST – Goodbye
10. Intelligent Manners – Black Tea
11. Big Timers – Still Fly (Wick-it Drumstep Remix)
12. HirsheeFt. Sue Cho – Always Tomorrow (Figure Drumstep Remix)
13. Urban Assault – In The Groove (Drumstep Mix)
14. Dodge & Fuski – No Love Lost
15. Drumsound & Bassline Smith – Freak
16. Drumsound & Bassline Smith – Freak (Dubstep Mix)
17. SkisM – Elixir
18. Dodge & Fuski – Minus One
19. Dodge &Fuski – Filth
20. Matta – Mind Control
21. Genetix – Keep It Gutter
22. Hoax – Side Gammon
23. Genetix- Squid Attack
24. Pixel Fist – Clean Slate
25. Muse – Knights of Cydonia (Nostalgia Remix)
26. Melamin & Wicked Sway – Black Jack
27. Melamin & Wicked Sway – Archangel
28. Vexare – Breathe (Vexare Remix)
29. Robzords & Flinch – My Name Is The Lord
30. Obsidian ft. Meliss FX – Far From Home (J.Rabbit Remix)
31. Will Bailey, Figure – Bass Powa
32. Helicopter Showdown – Beat Down
33. Whisker Twister – We Are Your Friends VIP
34. Minnesota – Bass Power
35. D1 Ft. Jenna G – Flood Of Emotions (Subscape Remix)
36. Jamiroquai – Nothing But Blue Skies (Flux Pavilion Remix)
37. Dream Ft. Misty Miller – FairyTale (Dream Remix)
38. Selah – Woman’s World (Stinkahbell Remix)
39. Helicopter Showdown – Dramatron
40. Trypt – All I Ask Of You (Trypt Remix)
41. Drumsound & Bassline Smith – Fu Manchu (Dubstep Mix)
42. Davr – Checkmate
43. Nirvana – Smells Like Team Spirit (Dual Remix)
44. Flux Pavilion – Bass Cannon
45. Flux Pavilion – Bass Cannon (Filth Collins Bootleg)
46. Caspa – Back to the First Time (Extended Club Mix)
47. Flux Pavilion – Got 2 Know (DubChef Remix)
48. Wickaman & Sylo – Get Mad (Dubstep Mix)
49. Performance – The Living (Drumsound & Bassline Smith Dubstep Mix)
50. Performance – The Living (Drumsound & Bassline Smith DnB Mix)
51. Bassnectar – Bass Head (Bassdread Proppa Edit)
Much love and respect!
-EA (EA@afromonk.com)
soundcloud.com/djeamusic

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The Polish Ambassador / Future, Sex, Computers

time April 21st by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

David Sugalski aka The Polish Ambassador takes us on a funky glitchy ride with his latest release, “Future, Sex, Computers.” Reflecting a sense of maturity and directed vision, Future, Sex, Computers incorporates some of the slower, more spatial sounds of Sugalski’s downtempo alias Ample Mammal, while maintaining the high-energy, ass-shaking, electro madness that The Polish Ambassador is known for. The production is so clean and the tracks have so many elements that you can really just zone out and get lost in them. The album is amazing all the way through so it’s really hard to choose a favorite. I always look forward to when he posts a new track on soundcloud and already can’t wait for the next release!  Make sure to catch him on tour this spring. Thanks for keepin it fresh David!

The album was released through STS9’s heavy-hitting electronica imprint, 1320 Records. You can preview tracks and grab the release at thepolishambassador.bandcamp.com.

Check out his other sounds too at soundcloud.com/davidsugalski.

Here’s a bonus free download of an amazing Radiohead remix he did recently:

Much love and respect!

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusi

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420 Remixes / Happy Holidaze

time April 20th by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hey, what’s up! It’s EA.  I’m a lil late on posting this as I was celebrating a bit too hard last night, haha.  But, check out these 420 inspired tracks from some of my fave producers. All of em are free downloads!

StylesP Method Man Red Man Bob Marley are all Chillin at Mochipet’s House for 420 with Freda Payne

Dr. Dre-Let Me Ride (SplataLighT RemiX) Splatinum and Love and Light

Warren G featuring Nate Dogg – Regulate (The Polish Ambassador Remix)

Afroman – Because I Got High (Elfkowitz Remix)

Download: Toni Braxton – You’re Making Me High (Paper Diamond Remix)

Much love!

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusic


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Lokid – Fear of Heights EP

time April 11th by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Lokid, a glitch-hop producer out of Paris France just released his latest ep, “Fear of Heights.” This is a really fun ep and well produced.  Def throw this one on at your next party. I’m digging the M.S.D. (Mon Saigneur Demoiseau) dubstep remix of the title track a lot too!

You can download and stream the album for free from http://lokid.bandcamp.com/

Lokid’s Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Lokidmusic

Much respect!

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusic

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Bass From Above / Glitchdrop / Subsynthesis

time March 20th by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Subsynthesis.com and Glitchdrop.com, two of our fave blog friends, released their debut compilation album today, “Bass From Above.” The album features new and unreleased tracks from some of our favorite artists in the glitch/bass scene. In order to make the album as high quality as possible they recruited the professional mastering services of Bil Bless (Bless Records) who did a fantastic job in making the album sound full, vibrant and cohesive. Bass From Above is a must have for your collection. You can stream and download all of the tracks for free from Bass From Above BandCamp. PLEASE consider donating for the download, as all proceeds will be given directly to the Japanese Red Cross to support our disaster relief efforts there and to benefit those affected by the earthquake and tsunami throughout the Pacific. This is an extraordinarily charitable and generous cause and I hope everyone that enjoys the album will consider helping with the dire situation in Japan!

Track Listing

1. Protohype – Tetra Disaster
2. Pairadimez (iONik + r.e.g.) – Chinatown
3. The Candyman – Blue Dream (Feat. Chron Paul)
4. Elfkowitz – Candy Man
5. Wyatt Lamond – While Away
6. Billy Blacklight – Drop Synthesis
7. iONik – Droid
8. Robotic Pirate Monkey– Fritty
9. Richard Sweat – Fut The Wank
10. Omega– Bedtime Stories
11. Frequent C– Give a Little Back (Feat. Matty C.)
12. Sugarpill– Heart of Gold (Voc. Trina Ft. Ludacris)
13. Cloud-D – Paper Bass
14. Slim Thugz(Frequent C + The CandyMan) – Primitive
15. Stephan Jacobs – Look Into My Eyes
16. Freddy Todd– Lazer Tag
17. Unlimited Gravity– 2000ml
18. Project Aspect– Rage Til Ya Face Gone (Feat. Kruza Kid)
19. +Verb – Skyward Flying Beetle
20. GriZ (Formerly GK) – Taz-Bandana
21. Mimi Page – Black Valentine
22. Gladkill– In Two

And here’s a promo mix of tracks from the album mixed by Cory O.  Make sure to pick up his latest release, SpaceWork EP, via addictech.com on March 28th.

Much love and respect!

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusic

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New Glitch and Bass Tracks / EA’s Picks

time March 15th by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

We get a ton of quality submissions to the website and unfortunately we often don’t have time to give them all a proper a write up with our full time day jobs, DJing gigs, and other various projects. I wanted to take the time to share just a few of the tracks that have come through that I’ve been enjoying as of late.  Make sure to check out their other sick tracks on soundcloud.com too!

Sick drumstep track from Hirshee! I haven’t heard a bad song from this producer yet:

New Remix from Eskmo:

New glitch-hop track from Cory O from the upcoming SpaceWork EP:

Every track that “A Girl and a Gun” is featured on is straight up fire!

New track from Profesher (Billy Blacklight):

Massive dubstep remix from Hot Mess:

If you’re into chill electronic music, def grab the new ep from Stumbleine featuring this beautiful track:

This new remix from Quartus Saul is a banger!

NastyNasty just released this face melter for free download:

This track from Shower Beer Graveyard is def a baby making remix, ha!

The Polish Ambassador has been bangin out sick glitch-hop remixes left and right!

Sick new track from Fractal Sky!

New one from Robokop!

The drop on this FEED ME  remix is redonculous!

Funky new track from the one and only Jobot:

Grab this new free track from Goldrush featuring the vocal stylings of Anneka:

Love this downtempo/glitch “Radiohead” remix from The Polish Ambassador:

Some dope futuristic luvstep right here courtesy of Nicoluminous:

Nice melodic dubstep remix from Carly-D:

This track is bonkers! The samples they used are clutch!

Some sexy spanish vocals on this one!

New track from Minnesota!

Another nice melodic dubstep remix from Akira Kiteshi:

Here’s a nice melodic glitchy track from producer, 1990:

Much love and respect!

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusic

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Sugarpill – Mind Machine EP

time March 15th by Dj EA authorTags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sugarpill is a glitch/bass producer out of Los Angeles. I’ve been bumping his latest release “Mind Machine EP” in my car a lot lately.

My fave track off the ep is “Peeing on the Seat” which opens at a slow burn, combining 808 snare rolls, a glitched out Hammond, and a deep bass line before the drop where party moves into full throttle with heavy lazer bass, soaring synths, and one of the more colorful hiphop vocal samples used in recent memory. Here’s previews of the tracks from the release:

You can grab a copy of his debut ep for Simplify Recordings through addictech.com: Mind Machine ep

He also has just posted this dope track which is coming out March 20th on the Bass from Above compilation through subsynthesis.com and glitchdrop.com.  I highly recommend you grab this free release which features brand new tracks from some of the best glitch/bass producers on the scene right now.  Straight up fire! Grab it here: Bass From Above

If you want to know more about this talented producer, check out the interview Kate did with Evan (aka Sugarpill) last month: Sugarpill Interview

-EA (EA@afromonk.com)

soundcloud.com/djeamusic

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