Daft Punk joins a roster of virtual DJs in the game that includes DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Shadow, DJ Z-Trip, Grandmaster Flash and the late DJ AM. “DJ Hero” will feature 11 exclusive mixes from the the duo, including two signature Daft Punk “Mega-mixes.” They are obviously very selective about outside projects so it comes as no surprise that they have been deeply involved in the development of their piece of the game. Look for the console/game to be released on October 27th.
Still Going are Olivier “Liv” Spencer and Eric “Dunks” Duncan. Eric is one half of the New York DJ duo Rub-N-Tug. Liv has released singles and remixes under several aliases on labels such as Fine, Kitsune, Rong, C & S, Poker Flat and Ibadan. “Spaghetti Circus” is so f*cking disco. Can’t get enough. Think Ennio Morricone meets Paradise Garage.
Still Going – Spaghetti Circus (Radio Edit)
“Moda” is a taster from the new Retro/Grade (Serge Santiago and Tom Neville) album due next year. This thing is causing all sorts of buzz and rightly so. Testimonials below say it all.
Trevor Jackson: “Moda” is without a bloody doubt THE record I’ve been playing over the past year that everyone says ‘what the fuck was that’ a totally destructive monster of a record that never fails to ignite a crowd into spasms of riotous rapture or force deaf and dumb wallflowers to exit the building
Groove Armada: yes digging this, its exactly what you’d expect from a serge santiago vs tom neville prod. sounds super crisp, with a havey slab of euro disco-ness, and unlike much else out there right now. nice.
A-Trak: “Moda” is one of the most unique tracks of 2009 for me. A true standout. Although I confess that I’m not even sure where the downbeat is and where the bars start, I still love playing it. Big support!
the Diogenes Club are Matt and Paul Giles. Before the two met, Matt produced a number of EPs and remixes as the Diogenes Club for Urban Torque. “Do You Know How To Feel It?” is the first release to feature Paul’s contributions. Pete Tong has already made it a ‘Calm before the storm’ track on his Radio 1 show. Its the most uplifting and dance floor friendly of the four new tunes on the upcoming EP to be released on September 21st.
the Diogenes Club – Do You Know How To Feel It?
Diplo, Dave Taylor, Toddla T, Jesse Rose, Rusko and others express their love for all things Caribbean, dance-hall, and reggae at this years Notting Hill Carnival. Cheers to the good folks at Red Bull for hosting.
Major Lazer (Diplo & Switch)
Toddla T (UK)
J-Wow (Buraka Som Sistema)
Paul Devro (Canada)
The beautiful and talented Annie Mac has programmed and mixed a double CD compilation under the “Annie Mac Presents” banner in between radio shows and touring. Released by Island Records on October 26th.
Here’s a little glimpse into the recent tour.
01. Dizzee Rascal – Butterfly (Annie Mac V.I.P)
02. Major Lazer – Mary Jane
03. Boy 8-Bit – Baltic Pine
04. Fake Blood – Fix Your Accent
05. Louis La Roche – Sunshine Hotel
06. The Juan MacLean – One Day (Surkin Remix)
07. Duck Sauce – aNYway
08. MSTRKRFT – Heartbreaker feat. John Legend
09. Steve Angello And Laidback Luke – Show Me Love (Geeneus Remix)
10. Twizzle – Skydiving (Greenmoney Remix)
11. Renaissance Man – Spraycan
12. La Roux – Bulletproof (Zinc Remix)
13. Boys Noize – Jeffer
14. Dance Area – AA 24/7
15. Hey Today! – If I Was Wonderman (Bobmo Remix)
16. Rusko – How Lo Can You Go
17. Simian Mobile Disco – Cruel Intentions (Joker Remix)
18. Deadmau5 – I Remember (Caspa Remix)
01. Miike Snow – Animal (Crookers Remix
02. Florence & The Machine – Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up) (Leo Zero Remix)
03. Fenech-Soler – The Cult Of Romance (Alan Braxe Remix)
04. Wave Machines – Keep The Lights On
05. Subscape – Nothing’s Wrong
06. The Streets – Blinded By The Lights (Nero Remix)
07. Bat For Lashes – Daniel (Duke Dumont Remix)
08. Martyn Feat. dBridge – These Words
09. Caspa – Victoria’s Secret Feat. D1
10. Major Lazer – Can’t Stop Now
11. 2000F & J Kamata – You Don’t Know What Love Is
12. Crystal Fighters – Xtatic Truth (Magistrates Remix)
13. Junior Boys – Dull To Pause
14. CFCF – You Hear Colours
15. Cooly G – Love Du
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