Though it’s been a few months since DJ Mag campaigning was in full swing, with the Top 100 results officially in the trance family has been reminded of a certain promise made by a certain former trance DJ. Tiësto’s terms of getting the top ranking in exchange for a trance album may not have panned out, but perhaps in celebration of receiving KLM’s DJ legend award he has graced his longtime fans with a free download of “iTrance.” A collab with Disco Fries, the tune is more muted than past productions, quietly ushering in a clean tonal melody that slowly picks up steam – and layers. Creating a slippery seven minute journey that doesn’t come to a steady beat until three minutes in and even then bows out, the track lives up to its name: “iTrance” is not the old Tiësto, but the current Tiësto bringing his new sensibilities – and collaborators – to his old genre.
The Disco Fries return to original production duties with their latest Tiësto supported original “Lose It.” Marching forward with a savage onslaught of electro stabs and monstrous kicks, the deep-fried duo’s latest shifts between gritty synthwork and stylized melodies. Reminiscent of an 8-bit videogame soundtrack, “Lost It,” evokes nostalgia both of the electro house heyday and Nintendo-era midi-based symphonies.
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Two’s company, three’s a crowd, four’s a party. NYC duo Disco Fries team up with electro house upstart Loopers and the estimable Tommie Sunshine for the release of the ultra-violent “Bad Boy.” Receiving the dirty warehouse stamp of approval, the foursome’s latest is grinding electro house at its finest. Nothing but in-your-face sawtooth growls throughout, “Bad Boy” represents the seedy underbelly of dance music where electro originally made its home. “Bad Boy” will be released on CR2 Records on August 19th.Posted by
It’s been a promising year for American breakthrough outfit Disco Fries. Found holding the fort alongside Tommie Sunshine for Vicious Recordings earlier this year, the New York-based duo finds themselves in the hands of MYNC’s Cr2 Records imprint with a purebred peak time set-piece to add to their ever-expanding arsenal. The grinding festival formula is there and with tough yet exuberant stamina, Disco Fries look to be warming up considerably well for the foreseeable future.
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The Disco Fries are back, this time with a genre bending track that we can’t even come close to categorizing. “Murika” starts off with a light synth infused house beat before an organ melody takes over and the track drops into a modulated vocoder sound. The track includes almost every type of genre in the game, a collection of everything that is inspiring The Disco Fries at the moment. Our description does this track no justice, you’re gonna have to listen to this one yourselves.
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Massive tracks usually warrant massive remix packages, and that’s exactly what we have here with the “Cool Without You” remix bundle. The Fries & Shine boys have carefully hand picked seven different producers whose task was to transform the disco-laden gem into something of their own. It’s an eclectic collection of talent spanning from young trance star Audien to a pair of duos, The Partysquad and Tommy Lee & Aero. The remix pack is set to be released February 11th, but don’t you worry – we have the exclusive preview below.Posted by
After publicly stating his opinion on “EDM” in recent guest blogs, Tommie Sunshine started quite a stir in the dance music community, causing global fans to chime in on the sensitive debate of old vs. new culture. While the debate continues on, Tommie’s latest release, “Cool Without You,” with Disco Fries and Kid Sister, is sure to encourage everyone to forget their differences and dance. Heard first at Afrojack’s Jacked NYE in NYC, the funky basslines and catchy vocal combine a disco-like feel with the energy of big room house that will have you hooked instantly.
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Following their debut collab ‘Don’t Look Back’, Fries and Shine return with a disco fueled banger entitled ‘Cool Without You’, which features Fool’s Gold artist Kid Sister on vocals. The follow up has funky basslines, catchy vocals and an energetic flow to get you hooked instantly. The tune is slated for release on January 21th, check out the preview taken live from JACKED NYE @ Pier 94 below.Posted by
Dancing Astronaut Radio is back with its 26th episode of Axis, brought to you this week by New York City natives The Disco Fries. In their hour-long mix, Nick and Danny have showcased their brand new single “Don’t Let Me Down,” along with a handful of tracks that you might not be familiar with, from artists including TJR, John Dahlback, and GTA. If you’re looking for something a little funky and different for your weekend parties, make sure to check out this mix; we promise you won’t be disappointed. For the complete tracklist and new single, click past the break.
The Disco Fries return with another hard hitting production, this time remixing fast rising British pop singer – Neon Hitch. In many ways the pop remix is what Nick & Danny do best – take your run of the mill Top 40 track and turn it into a massive electro tune with buzzing bass lines and thumping kicks. While not out yet, the boys offered up a full length preview for your listening pleasure.
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