Every Other Way

This isn’t a new song, but its been one of those days that I’ve spent scrolling through old playlists and rediscovering some of the gems within them. Here’s a song originally done by BT, but this remix is done by DYM (Damn You Mongolians) and is simply magnificent. Hope you all enjoy the beauty within it as much as I do!

How The House Should Be Smashed

If you were to search this blog, then you’d know that I have an obsession with this brother duo – Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike. Every since I heard their Tomorrowland set they’ve been sky rocketing their fan base and have begun their first ever U.S. Tour. Sadly they haven’t made it to the city of Seattle yet, but the clips from their shows in South Beach, Vegas, and L.A. showcase their ability to make shows astounding. Hopefully when these guys get a schedule for shows next year we’ll be able to track them down.

Check them out:

http://www.dimitrivegasandlikemike.com/

http://www.facebook.com/dimitrivegasandlikemike

Protect IP Act

It’s a bill tailored by the the entertainment industry to try and stop pirating of music and movies on the web, but is positioning itself to disrupt how we use the internet day to day…

What our generation does on a daily basis would incur huge penalties, fines, and possibly jail time for simply trying to spread the music we love to the masses. Trying to hype new songs, artists, and albums would be infringements that give private corporations the ability to block OUR blog(s). It’s an unprecedented bill that is being fast-tracked through Congress in the dark of night and should be spread through the same facets that it’s trying to hinder!

Some more food for thought on this disturbing topic:

According to the Congressional Budget Office, this bill would cost us $47 million tax dollars a year — that’s for a fix that won’t work, disrupts the internet, stifles innovation, shuts out diverse voices, and censors the internet. This bill is bad for creativity and does not protect your rights.

We can’t just stand by, like the corporations are expecting us to… let us stand united and fight this together! Go to the website below and fill out the information it needs to help support the cause.

http://americancensorship.org/

Raise Your Head

You can’t completely dislike the winter months, especially when you have all your favorite artists back in the studio producing new tracks. Here’s a brand new one from Alesso that should help you shake the cold and from what I understand he is currently making some new songs with The Swedish House Mafia Part II, or better known as Max Vangeli & AN21.

Hitting You With The Continuous Flow

This is without a doubt one of Europe’s hottest Drum & Bass artists and if you haven’t heard a lot about him here in the States, then it’s about time! Netsky has been making some huge waves out of Belgium with his tracks and this Essential Mix allows for you to get a real feel of how skillful he is at the turntables. Just listen and make sure you have a couple of hours to keep your feet moving!

This song is featured in his Essential Mix, but is definitely worth the solo download:

Faithless

Halloween has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we do away with the creepy goods.  After much reminiscing about the genres that defined the beginning of EDM, we felt that a genre (though often overlooked) that needs more recognition is HYPNO.  For those of you that haven’t followed hypno before, this song remixed by Armin Van Buuren adequately sums up what we’re getting at.

If you still don’t understand, take a look at some of Benny Benassi‘s olllllddd tracks.  Then you’ll see.  Dark, twisted, creepy tracks should never be underestimated. Our fingers are crossed that hypno creeps back into today’s EDM productions.

Faithless | Im Not Going Home | Armin Van Buuren (Remix)

Benny Benassi | Love Is Gonna Save Us

Even Deadmau5 has caught on…

Deadmau5 | Everything Before

Acoustic Benassi & Gary Go?

…..we think so!

As many of you know, we love ourselves some Benassi.  We have a VERY special treat for you today with a live, acoustic (and not so much) performance of our man Benny Benassi and Gary Go having some fun in the studio with their smash hit ‘Cinema’.  Gary Go‘s voice is lovely to listen to raw, with Benassi standing by on the keyboard.  In true EDM fashion however, the two eventually give in and have an adorable jam session together.

From in your face, bass blasting, all consuming shows to this….we’ll happily take either 🙂

Fire & Ice

It’s always a good sign when you watch a teaser trailer and it sends shivers of excitement down your spine. I’m sure many of you know this familiar feeling and that it usually corresponds with something so irresistible that you can’t wait any longer for it. Kaskade has always been an artist at the pinnacle of DJing and producing here in the states. Always pushing his music to reach for greatness, while shaping the entire EDM community with the quality of his tracks. The album, ‘Fire & Ice’, is set to release on iTunes the 25th of October and will surely help to get us through the Winter season.

‘This album represents the last ten years of my career, all the miles traveled, the shows that I’ve played, the people that I’ve met, and the memories I’ve made.’ – Kaskade

Can’t get enough? Yeah, neither can we! Here’s a little more from Kaskade in the studio. He gives the audience a feel of how much really went into this album and also the many fantastic collaborations that are going to be incorporated into this double-disc release.

Paradise

Coldplay remixes have been all the rage lately, something that we find to be completely understandable as Chris Martin‘s vocals are…well, irresistible.  From SHM to Ferry Corsten and our fresh pick this week: Fedde Le Grand.  Fedde dropped his remix of ‘Paradise’ at the recent Nocturnal Wonderland, showing just how perfectly EDM serves to enhance almost any genre of music.  While this is just a sample, we can’t wait til the full version is out, enjoy!

Paradise (Fedde Le Grand Remix) | Coldplay

Voice Of An Angel

Boasting a Grammy nomination for her song ‘Fantasy‘ (Morgan Page remix), this globally renowned singer/songwriter is just warming up.  Those who have listened to her work can testify that Nadia Ali truly does have the voice of an angel.

Recognized as one of EDM‘s leading ladies, her melodious, elegant vocals have been featured by the likes of Avicii, Alesso and even Armin van Buuren to begin the lengthy list. Though Nadia grew up loving an extensive variety of musical genres, her experiences across the world (born in Libya, moved to Pakistan and then New York in the 1980’s) helped foster her desire to maintain diversity in her collaborations.

‘Rapture’, the haunting track produced as a result of Nadia‘s work with iiO, thrust her to the top of the EDM scene. Her voice quickly because a sound that resonates within each song it is featured in.

Nadia Ali | Rapture (Avicii Remix)

And to think, this is only the beginning framework of Nadia’s career. We have a lot to look forward to with this songstress paving the way for females in the EDM industry.  Here is a little sampler of Nadia Ali.

Nadia Ali | Pressure (Alesso Remix)

Nadia Ali | Fantasy (Tritonal Air Up There Intro Mix)

Spencer Hill ft. Nadia Ali | Believe It (Original Mix)

Armin van Buuren ft. Nadia Ali | Who Is Watching

Nadia Ali ft. Mike Candys | When it Rains

Sultan & Ned Shepard ft. Nadia Ali | Call My Name (Spencer & Hill Remix)