“As 2011 draws to a close, we’re already excited about the year ahead. To give you a taste of what’s to come, we’ve assembled a free compilation of preview tracks from upcoming releases featuring the likes of Shigeto, Mux Mool, Matthew Dear, School of Seven Bells, Choir of Young Believers, and more. Happy winter listening.” - Ghostly Insternational
XXX is a balls-deep trip into Danny Brown’s twisted universe, where overdosing on illegal stimulants, stealing scrap metal, and fucking like a porn star collide with all types of Detroit hood shit. Riding frantic, electro-inspired beats, Brown’s distinctive yelp always sounds like he’s on the edge of a nervous breakdown. Disturbing, hilarious, and compelling all at once, rarely has insanity sounded this dope.
It’s the festive season and we thought it was about time we gave you people the latest release from Made To Play: Nat Self’s ‘Mr Monkey’. Nat Self, the man that forms exactly one half of hip-house, party starting upstarts, Zombie Disco Squad is branching out on his own – releasing his debut solo project on Made To Play. This track is almost Brazilian in influence, a party on Copacabana and a Carnival banger all rolled into one. With remixes coming from Luca Lozano and Rafael Kakudo this EP covers all bases and is sure to be a success! The EP is available for download now on Beatport.
Brainchild of both himself Brodinski and Guillaume of The Shoes, Gucci Vump are back with a new 30 min mixtape of original productions called “Nvthin Bvt A Gvxxi Thang”. Highlight tracks include a fantastic remix of Switch’s “I Still Love You”, a chopped & screwed sample of Toto’s Africa, and some chopped n’ screwed Drake to top it all off. Download the 30 min mix here or as separate tracks via Megaupload.
Ghostly International put together a few of their most wintry, festive, and brisk songs for you for this holiday season. Some are straightforward, some not so much, but each one will remind you of winter and the feelings that surround it. To a great 2010 and an even better 2011. Enjoy.
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Médéric and Alexis from BeatauCue decided to give away one mix per month. They’d like to share with you music they love including promotional tracks, exclusive edits by themselves and newcomers… So here is the first issue ! The tracks Disque Oh by BeatauCue and Blitz by Digitalism will be available on Kitsuné Maison 10.
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“Been a very long time since I’ve uploaded any DJ sets, but I like the weird vibe of last night’s opening set. It’s always a pleasure to open for a headliner whose draw falls on the darker and stranger side of club music — it’s a bit of a get-out-of-jail-free card to NOT give people what they want, but play what YOU feel like in that moment.” - Mike Mind
This is a mix that Mathias did for the guys from great Italian blog DiscoSafari. The boys make parties in Milan, have one of the best record shops in Italy and produce hot & healing house music as The Barkings Dogs. The mix starts with the not yet released Munk remix of the new Jolly Jams E.P. and after some more straight house tracks it gets more and more into mid 70ies weird discofunk with a quite Arabian and Spanish flavor. In between you also find new tracks by Tony Senghore / Shir Khan, Voltage and others. Check out Munk’s edit of Turkish funk from Baris Manco or the super rare Italian funk tracks in the end.
1) Jolly Jams Munk Remix
2) Unknown White Label
3) Ideal – Schöne Frau mit Geld (Losoul Remix)
4) Holy Mistress – Yes Duke
5) Giano & Nina Simone – Feelin’ Good
6) The Glimmers – Whomp That Sucker
7) Baris Manco – Hal Hal
8) Jack Jacko – Summer Time Swim
9) La Plage – La Plage
10) Munk – Violent Love (House Version)
11) Tony Senghore – If You Came Here (Shir Khan Remix)
12) Squarepusher – Cryptic Motion (Mr Oizo Remix)
13) Voltage – All Night (Munk Remix)
14) Patrizia Pellegrino – Automatic Amore (Nassau Edit)
15) El Bum – Ask Tekken
Mindless Boogie is back with a free release! Mustang have made three excellent edits, of three excellent classics: Duran Duran’s ‘Wild Boys’, Valérie Dore’s ‘The Night’ and ‘Love On The Line’ by Barclay James Harvest. Listen to the entire release below. The downloads are 320 mp3s, if you prefer .wav then head over to the Mustang Soundcloud where they’re all up for download, yum yum yum!
Here it is! The first volume of the Smells Gucci mixtape series is now available for free download. This tape isn’t a blend or a mega-mix, but rather a collection of good
summer raps hand picked to cruise you through park haunts and stoops. Volume 1 includes everything from golden age classics almost two decades old to young blood anthems that are merely a few weeks old. Only pop a coochie if it smells Gucci y’all! Now grab a 40 and a blunt and don’t front. Download here.
1) Big Boi – Shine Blockas
2) Artifacts – Ingrediants to Time Travel
3) 1st String – Goin’ in Circles
4) UGK – Front, Back & Side to Side
5) Cam’Ron – Down & Out
6) Lil Wayne – Veteran’s Day
7) Royal Flush – Movin’ on Your Weak Productions
8) Big L – Games Females Play
9) Low Down Click – Fright Nights
10) Redman – Tonights Da Night
11) Mobb Deep – Up North Trip
12) Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – Foe Tha Love of Money
13) Jay-Z – People Talking
14) Crooklyn Dodgers ’95 – Return of the Crooklyn Dodgers
15) Curren$y – On My Way
16) French Montana – So High
17) Les McCann – Benjamin
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