While the hype around Kaskade’s Atmosphere has slowly floated back to sea level, Ultra Records isn’t quite ready for the fanfare to end. Tasking bass bad boys Dirtyphonics with remix duties, the label scored a Pete Tong premiere of “Last Chance” on Evolution Radio. Where the original marries Project 46′s euphoric tendencies with Kaskade’s progressive prowess into a house track that resembles the Swedish variety, the Parisian quartet blasts off with a dose of dubstep before allowing snippets of the vocals to shine through. Brilliantly playing off the bass/beauty juxtaposition that has replaced the wailing wobble of 2011, Dirtyphonics’ rework of “Last Chance” give the tune another chance to shine.
Relive a day at Beyond Wonderland as part of the #DIRTYarmy in this recap documentary that follows the drum n’ bass icons as they perform at Insomniac’s San Francisco-based festival. Go behind the scenes, catch some backstage antics, and experience the view from behind the decks at Norcal’s largest dance music event.
Linkin Park‘s ‘RECHARGED’ will be out soon on October 29th with a Steve Aoki collaboration and remix duties from a multitude of producers including Paul van Dyk and Datsik. To further build hype for the album release, they’ve followed industry standards and outed the Dirtyphonics remix of “Lies Greed Misery” on SoundCloud. Bennington’s shouts are interspersed between the heavily distorted melody of the original at a drum n’ bass pace while a hip-hop tempo is introduced during Shinoda’s spoken word.
Remixing Dirtyphonics is no easy task but on his remix of “Hanging On Me,” Kastle proves that his finesse in the studio matches the finesse of the swinging beats he so deftly creates. Nearly unrecognizable from the bass heavy dubstep original, Kastle’s approach takes Liela Moss’s vocals and turn them into a sex driven siren song. Tossing aside the anthemic chord progressions and splintered kick drums, his rendition literally hangs on every melancholy vocal cut — all while hidden underneath a haze of fluttering percussion.
The Dim Mak label is poised and ready to set the hills of Chattahoochee alight with their own stage on Friday, September 27th at TomorrowWorld. Head honcho of the label and Tomorrowland veteran Steve Aoki will be in attendance, bringing with him a few incredibly talented friends (and probably some cakes) to party from early afternoon into night. To feel some heavy, dirty beats between your anthems, this is the place to be. While deciding which Dim Mak signee to get down to, don’t forget to check out our interview withBotnek, who will be smashing the stage as well. (more…)
After announcing Ferry Corsten’s Full On stage lineup, TomorrowWorld comes back with a new slew of artists that will represent Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak stage. This stage will be live on Friday, September 27th and will feature the likes of Aoki, Borgore, Dirtyphonics, Joachim Garraud, Clockwork, Jacques Lu Cont as well as many others. Stop by this stage for the burst of energy you need to keep on.
A captivating cabaret of canorous cantillation and cacophony, Krewella‘s carols consummately cater to any class of composer. Abundant alliteration aside, the Play Harder EP features a diverse collection of remixes of “Alive” and “Killin’ It.” From their debut extended play, the sultry and seductive summer smashes have scintillated our senses (… sorry) for months, and, now, are revitalized across too many genres to recognize. ”Alive” sees reworks from progressive prodigy, Jakob Liedholm, and bass-heavy up and comers, Pegboard Nerds. “Killin’ It” gets its own eclectic spotlight with Killagraham’s nu-jump, glitch wallop and DnB kicks from Dirtyphonics. Throwing moombah in the mix, Mutrix’s vocal chops are so krispy, Kia Shine demanded royalties. Even Chuckie got his dirty dutch hands on the once dubstep creation, giving us another reason to yet again, kill it. Grab ‘em for free after the break.
Dirtyphonics just recently dropped their own mix of Krewella’s “Killin’ It.” While not a huge deviation from the original, its faster BPM and reggae undertones in the intro create a subtle fresh take. We first covered their remix of “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” last year, and they’ve been keeping themselves quite busy over the past year. Check out their SoundCloud here.
The Kings of Condiments, Mustard Pimp, are a fidget house monster. The scope of their sound is hard to define. By intricately mashing together heavy electro, house and dubstep influences they successfully create a genre all their own. Their new EP, set to be released October 25th, is appropriately named “No Title or Purpose” and is an audio assault of pure pandemonium. ”City Kids” is their collaboration with Dirtyphonics, who provide their melodious sound to Mustard Pimp’s high energy stuttering breakdowns.
June has been a thrilling month for Skrillex as the release of his newest EP “More Monsters and Sprites” continues to hold a great response from the EDM crowd. In addition to his already successful EP, more artists have begun to collaborate with Skrillex as well as remix his tracks.
First up is a new, unreleased, collaboration that features Skrillex and Diplo. The drop at 1:32 holds true to the meaning of Moombahcore. It’s called “Amplifier.” Listen to this radio rip.
It’s nice to see a lot of these harder guys putting out some Moombahton combinations with their edgy sound. While people like Diplo, Skrillex, Feed Me, and Dillon Francis continue to embrace this latin-style sound, Moombahton music will continue to reshape itself in becoming a part popular music.
Continuing the Moombahton music is a new remix by Relok of Skrillex – Ruffneck Bass.