Due to conflicts with recording commitments, Example has unfortunately been forced to postpone his 2013 tour of US and Canada. In a statement on his Twitter account today (and Facebook), he cited: “recording commitments for my fifth studio album” as the cause of the immediate tour cancellation. He also mentioned, however, that “anyone who bought tickets is entitled to a full refund,” and that he will “come back to the US/Canada in 2014…huge apologies but [he] has to finish this album ASAP.” (more…)Posted by
When talking about OWSLA, it is nearly impossible not to name drop, and the second chapter of Jack Beats remixes only makes the challenge more difficult. Following up on August’s efforts from Major Lazer, Brillz and AC Slater in Jack Beats Remixed Vol. 1, Clockwork has enlisted his remix services for the second volume. Taking on the iconic British pair’s collab with Example and Diplo, the young Dim Mak signee will make his debut on The Nest with a re-strategized “War.” More electro than eclectic, the remix preserved the vocals while twisting the tones into bass-heavy builds. To be released alongside A-Trak’s rework of “Just A Beat” on September 24th, the “War” remix offers just a taste of the many ways to serve Niall and Ben.Posted by
Example’s sixth studio album is due for release in early 2014. Earlier this week, the album’s lead single, “All the Wrong Places,” was revealed, showcasing a darker appeal than traditional Example tracks. The singer/rapper’s characteristically catchy vocals are backed by a ravey, 90′s-like beat. In tandem to the radio edit, the forthcoming Jack Beats remix has also been previewed. Offering a much lighter take on the powerful original, Jack Beats have opted for the deep house route, slowing the tempo down and building an irresistible bassline. Example’s new single will be released in early September with accompanying remixes from Jack Beats, Calyx and TeeBee, Starkillers and Quintino. (more…)Posted by
Global Gathering reveals full 2013 festival line-up, Disclosure, Afrojack and Carl Cox join eclectic line-up
There are two things likely to stir a conversation about Stratford-Upon-Avon, but at this time of year, you can be certain it isn’t Shakespeare. Now eleven years into their annual midland overhaul, Global Gathering returns to Long Marston Airfield July 26th and 27th to unleash another cutting edge line-up from across the dance music spectrum. With day one favoring the likes of British assets Plan B, Disclosure and Rudimental on the main stage, the additions of Ferry Corsten, Nicky Romero, Seth Troxler and James Zabiela open the floodgates to a line-up that collects mainstream favorites and underground legends alike to the unsuspecting airfield.
Led by Example, Afrojack and Steve Aoki on the Saturday, European young-guns Hardwell, Madeon, Arty and Porter Robinson share the day with specially tailored stages from Carl Cox, Toolroom Records, and Jamie Jones’s Paradise concept alike. Boasting enough assorted flavors to whet any self-respecting dance fans appetite for 48-hours, Global looks to bring an Ibiza-worthy line-up that lacks only the guaranteed sunshine. For tickets and the full line-up of artists visit Global Gathering’s official website.Posted by
Dutch chainsaw enthusiast, R3hab and Russian stunners Hard Rock Sofa join forces to remix Example’s melancholy original “Perfect Replacement.” Injecting the production with a mainline dose of electro adrenaline, R3hab and HRS’s first collaboration is fitted with layers upon layers of heavy grit and driving synthesis. Playing both sides of the dance music spectrum, the remix strikes a delicate balance between big room melodies and spine-tingling electro house.Posted by
Example releases ‘The Evolution of Man,’ featuring production by Dirty South, Feed Me, Alesso, Dada Life, Dillon Francis and more
Example has released his fourth studio album, The Evolution of Man: a rock-dance crossover, featuring a star studded lineup of producers. Example, ever-keen on his EDM-game, has recruited everyone from dubstep/drum ‘n’ bass legends Skream and Benga, to electro house technicians Laidback Luke and Tommy Trash, to big room maestros Alesso and Dirty South for production duties. Example’s rapturous flow is on point as usual, treading the line between soft, reflective musings and intensely evocative wordplay.
With The Evolution of Man, Example has successfully merged EDM, rap, and rock n’ roll. While nearly the entire spectrum of electronic music is represented on the album, each track maintains a distinctive rock feel. Though less strictly EDM, this is undoubtedly the most impressive lineup of EDM producers on a vocalist’s album to date. And as we’ve already seen with Dyro and Hardwell & Dannic’s revisions, Example has bestowed producers with an endless supply of remix material. Click past the break to hear our favorites from the album.
Back in September, Hardwell and Dannic teamed up to remix Example’s “Say Nothing,” and this week, it’s Dyro stepping up to the plate. Leaving his mark on “Close Enemies” in the same vain, Dyro builds around the track’s arena-filling vocal with dramatic synths and deep bass kicks. Using Example’s latest single, the blazing hot youngster proves his production skills useful not only for club tracks, but big room ones as well. Purchase Dyro’s remix of “Close Enemies” from iTunes today before the Monday rush.
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Hardwell has linked up with rising young producer and progressive companion, Dannic, for a remix of Example’s lastest single “Say Nothing.” The collaborative effort, expected to be a harder hitting progressive effort, boasts more of a big room vibe than anything else. Appropriately, Hardwell and Dannic attach euphoric builds and melodic synths to the track’s already-uplifting vocal. Flirting with anthem status, the latest dutch twist on Example’s “Say Nothing” is sure to make its way into DJ sets this month so head to iTunes for your copy.
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We’ve been waiting for this for some time now and are excited to announce that Jack Beats have officially released their brand new mini-album, Careless. The 7 track album includes brand new collaborations with Diplo, Example, Dillon Francis and Takura. Jack Beats’ productions have always impressed us and after a dormant period, we’re very happy that they are back releasing new material. You can hear all tracks from the album in Jack Beats’ Evolution mixtape (below) alongside a whole host of other fantastic Jack Beats’ productions and remixes. Stay tuned for a second mini-album to be released later this fall. Check after the break for the full Careless EP!
We have exciting news for all of you Jack Beats fans out there. On August 7th the British fidget house duo will be dropping the first of their two much anticipated mini albums. The first album, which will be titled Careless, will be released on OWSLA and will feature collaborations with Diplo, Dillon Francis, Example & Takura. Jack Beats have just released a brand new mixtape, titled Evolution, which includes a lot of this new material. We’re huge fans of Jack Beats’ trademark wobble sound, so we could not be more excited about the release of their upcoming mini-albums. Have a listen below and get ready for Careless to drop! Read on for the Tracklist.