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Friday
Jun142013

Skrillex BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

It's been a crazy year so far for Sonny Moore, and now's the time for his essential Essential comeback. The crazy rocker from L.A. initially spun for Pete Tong back in 2011, and his second run has been eagerly anticipated by fans and critics like myself alike. The new studio mix combines new music from Dog Blood (his energy-fueled Electro-Bass collaboration with Boys Noize), AC Slater, Alvin Risk, Knife Party, and Skrillex himself.

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While many rightfully predicted that the Skrillex persona would take a backseat after his breakup with Skrill-ex Ellie Goulding for Dog Blood to continue its grand unveiling, tonight's mix turned out to be an ode to his versatility as an artist rather than a promotion of his next undertaking. During the press conference at IMS Engage in Hollywood, Skrillex was asked regarding “the kickback” from veteran DJs and artists against his popular, video game-step sound. "I think there's so much criticism that's nice," he told the floor. "People love it, or they hate it. If you look at a painting in an art gallery, even if you hate it, at least it makes you feel something. You've got this new, loud, bombastic punk rock energy that's coming in with electronic music, then you have the old-school techno, which comes from a different place and energy, even though it's all electronic music. We're all coming together – there wasn't a Yuma tent [where underground house and techno names played] last year at Coachella, and now there is." Be sure to catch Skrillex alongside conspirator Alex Ridha (Boys Noize) at the OWSLA-hosted Riverside Tent Friday at Electric Zoo, after hearing their set at Ultra this year I can assure you that's going to be one party you don't want to miss!

Tracklist

Dog Blood - Untitled Demo
Knife Party - Power Glove (Adam F Edit)
Torro Torro x Astronomar - Go Deep
Disclosure - When A Fire Starts To Burn [PMR]
Destructo - Higher [Boyznoize]
Blawan - Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage? (Skrillex Bootleg)
Jeremih x D'Angelo - F*** U All The Time x French Fries
Dog Blood - Middle Finger 2
AC Slater - Out Here [Trouble & Bass]
Sluggers - Rollex
Culprate - McFunk (feat. Torqux) [Inspected Records]
UZ - Trap Sh*t V13 (Justin Martin Remix) [Boysnoize Records]
Millions Like Us - Behind You [Inspected Records]
Skrillex - Leaving [OWSLA]
Deftones - You've Seen The Butcher (Mustard Pimp Remix)
Boys Noize - Excuse Me
Stephen Brown - Fuego (Ben Sims Remix) [Theory]
Branchez - Shake
A$AP Rocky - Wild For The Night (Dog Blood Remix)
Skrillex - Try It Out (feat. Alvin Risk)
Skrillex - Scary Bolly Dub [OSWLA]
Felguk - Loud Blue (12th Planet Remix)
Jeremih - 773 Love (Cashmere Cat Edit)
Alvin Risk - Put 'Em Up (feat. Jason Aalon Butler)
Blood Diamonds - Barcode (The Widdler Remix)
Flux Pavillion & SKism - Jump Back (VIP) (feat. Foreign Beggars) [Circus]
Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d city (feat. MC Eiht) [Aftermath]
Sub Focus - Tidal Wave (Flosstradamus Remix) (feat. Alpines) [Mercury]
Josh Wink - Higher State of Consciousness (Dog Blood Edit)
Phonat - Ride The Prejudice [OWSLA]
Bro Safari & UFO! - Animal
Dada Life - Boing Clash Boom (Major Lazer Remix)
DJPJMADEDISTRACK! - Juke That Ass From The Back [Halstead Street Entertainment]
Leatherface - No Love For [Booty Call Records]
Orties - Plus pute que toutes les putes (Lecter remix) [Booty Call Records]
Valentino Khan - The Dip
Bro Safari - The Drop (Must Die! Remix)
Justin Martin - Ghettos & Gardens (Bachelors of Science D&B Remix)
Skrillex - ID
A$AP Rocky - LVL

By Edward Fancher 

Sunday
Apr282013

Free Download: Flux Pavilion Mix for Diplo & Friends

If you've needed a little bass in your life lately, look no further because there's a lifetime's worth in Flux Pavilion’s new mix for the Diplo & Friends weekly Saturday show for BBC Radio 1. Diplo & Friends has quickly become a respected platform for artists to stop holding back and broadcast a plethora of new tunes, and this week's edition far exceeds all expectations. Debuting many new Circus Records on top of some of his own, Flux will strike down all questions as to the integrity of the mix as soon as you dive in. While the beginning of this week's broadcast came from Cashmere Cat, the audio below starts right as Flux takes control. He still can't stop.

Tracklist

34.Odjbox & Pierre – Dub [Circus]
35.Flux Pavilion – OnetwoThree (Make Your Body Wanna) [Circus]
36.Doctor P – Champagne Bop [Circus]
37.Doctor P & Mizuki – Dark Matter [Circus]
38.Flux Pavilion – Starlight [Circus]
39.Funtcase – Out For Da Milli [Circus]
40.Cookie Monsta Feat. Flux Pavilion – Come Find Me
41.Flux Pavilion Feat. Childish Gambino – Do Or Die [Circus]
42.Savant – Ghetto Blastah [Sectionz]
43.Funtcase – Voodew [Circus]
44.Flux Pavilion – Blow The Roof [Circus]
45.Major Lazer – Watch Out For This (Bumaye) [Mad Decent]
46.Flux Pavilion Feat. Sway & P Money – Double Edge
47.Mizuki – Block Party [Circus]
48.Doctor P – Flying Spaghetti Monster [Circus]
49.Felix Cartel & Autoerotique – The Alarm [Dim Mak]
50.Flux Pavilion – I Feel It [Circus]
51.Skream – Sticky [Ammunition]
52.Major Lazer & Flux Pavilion – Jah No Partial (Jack Beats Remix)
53.Major Lazer & Flux Pavilion – Jah No Partial [Dowtown]
54.Major Lazer & Flux Pavilion – Jah No Partial (Nonsens Remix) [Dub]
55.Funtcase – Stomptown [Circus]
56.Funtcase & Cookie Monsta – Atom Bomb [Circus]
57.Skream – Scrooge’s Revenge [Ammunition]
58.Cookie Monsta – Cave Of Gold [Circus]
59.Roksonix – 2 Bad (VIP) [Circus]
60.Flux Pavilion & Skism Feat. Foreign Beggars – Jump Back [Circus]
61.Dillon Francis – Bootleg Fireworks [Fly Eye]
62.Skism – Killer [Never Say Die]
63.Three Loco – Neato [Mad Decent]
64.Funtcase – Predator [Circus]
65.Candyland – Bring The Rain (Brown And Gammon Remix) [Spinnin]
66.Tc – Get Down Low [Don't Play]
67.Posij – Empty Lungs [Division]
68.Tnght – Higher Ground [Warp]
69.Antiserum & Mayhem – Trippy [Firepower]
70.DJ Snake – Together [Mad Decent]
71.Flux Pavilion – The Scientist [Circus]
72.Roksonix – Dogfight [Circus]
73.Flux Pavilion – I Still Can’t Stop [Circus]

By Steph Perez

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Saturday
Feb092013

Free Download: Mat Zo BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

Pete Tong welcomes us to the fourth stage of their weekend dance music marathon. Zo never ceases to amaze me with the versatility and groove in his productions and mixes, and this one is about to blow you out of the water. This is the perfect mix for your Saturday, so press play and get ready to celebrate life, love, and dance music. And be sure to pay extra close attention because he has a lot of new stuff in this one!

Tracklist

01. Andrew Bayer - Let's Hear That B Section Again [Anjunabeats]
02. The M Machine - Tiny Anthem [OSWLA]
03. Birdy Nam Namv - Defiant Order [OSWLA]
04. DJ Falcon - Honeymoon [Roulé]
05. Justice - Helix (Gesaffelstein Remix) [Ed Banger]
06. Mat Zo feat. Rachel Collier - Only For You (Album Mix) [Anjunabeats]
07. Spirit Catcher - Rendez-vous [Z Records]
08. Kill Paris - Baby Come Back [Unsigned]
09. Oliver - MYB [Fool's Gold]
10. The Paradise - In Love With You [Vulture Music]
11. Gill Norris - Forme (Guy J PM Mix) [Subtract Music]
12. Burial & Four Tet - Moth [Text Records]
13. Duke Dumont - The Giver [Turbo]
14. Daft Punk - Burnin' [Virgin]
15. Mat Zo - Giving It All Up [Anjunabeats]
16. Filterheadz - The Game [1605]
17. Boys Noize - Ich R U (Jacques Lu Cont Remix) [Boysnoize Records]
18. Ilan Bluestone - Sinai [Anjunabeats]
19. The M Machine - Luma [OSWLA]
20. Mat Zo feat. Chuck D - Pyramid Scheme (Club Mix) [Anjunabeats]
21. Depeche Mode - The Darkest Star (James Holden Remix) [Mute]
22. Bungle - Astral Travel [Soul:R]
23. Netsky - I Refuse [Spearhead Records]
24. Enei - Moving Fast (June Miller Remix) [Critical]
25. Reso - Axion (KOAN Sound Remix) [Civil Music]
26. Mat Zo - Caller ID [Anjunabeats]
27. Airwave - Trilogique (Mat Zo Essential Edit) [CDR]
28. Oliver - Mechanical [Fools Gold]
29. Stoneface & Terminal - Blueprint [Euphonic]
30. John Dish - Karmma [Flamingo]

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Saturday
Oct272012

BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix - Steve Aoki

The American Electro-blasting cake-smashing sensation is back at BBC Radio 1 for his second Essential Mix - and it does not disappoint. If you've caught Steve on any of his tours, you'll know that he loves to have a good time. But even without the props and the blow-up boats, the Dim Mak star remains at the forefront of the American DJ circuit with his unique sampling styles and headbanging originals. Prepare yourselves for two hours of madness as Steve Aoki takes over the British airwaves one more time! The mix includes many new tracks that are coming at us this Electric Winter, such as his collabs with Angger Dimas, Knife Party, and more!

Tracklist

01. Steve Aoki feat. Polina – Come With Me (Jidax Remix)
02. Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas – Singularity
03. Peace Treaty feat. Anabel Englund – In Time
04. Steve Aoki feat. Rob Roy – Ooh (Gigi Barocco Remix)
05. Steve Aoki feat. LMFAO & Nervo – Livin’ My Love (Deorro Remix)
06. Dzeko & Torres – Hey
07. Girls’ Generation – Mr. Taxi (Steve Aoki Remix) 
08. Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas feat. Iggy Azalea – Beat Down (Afrojack Remix)
09. Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas vs. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike – Phat Brahms 

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Monday
Aug272012

Exclusive Preview: "Annie's Theme" - Afrojack

If you were at Bayfront Park in Miami back in March for Ultra Music Festival, you may remember hearing this track drop at Afrojack's headlining set. As a follow up to his massively successful and catchy new tune "Rock the House," "Annie's Theme" does pretty well. While this single, which made its debut recently on BBC Radio 1 may undergo a namechange and a few edits before being released, we're still always excited to hear that trademark Afrojack sound. With glitchy Dutch House drops, high pitched pin-drops, and a similar setup to past hit "Replica," this one's sure to be a hit. Even if you aren't the hugest Afro-fan, you have to give the guy credit - touring around the globe and simulatenously churning out originals is no easy task, even if you fly the Afrojet. Check it, and watch out for more new tracks from Afroman (he's been dropping a lot of new stuff in his sets). 

By Edward Fancher