Author: Tim Gauthier

Steve Aoki – Control Freak feat Blaqstarr & My Name Is Kay (Official Video)

June 24, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music, Video Tags: , , , ,

Control Freak Remix EP available June 25 featuring remixes by Dillon Francis & James Frew.

Featuring vocals by Baltimore’s Blaqstarr and My Name Is Kay, the Control Freak music video (directed by Trevor McFredries aka Yung Skeeter) takes us back to a simpler of silk shirts and bicycle shorts all set in a VHS rendered dance club. Keep an eye out for cameos as well!

Watch the video

The Official Dim Mak Instagram Contest! #DimMakElectricForest

June 19, 2012 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music Tags: , ,

Can you think of a more perfect setting than a music festival in the middle of the forest? Well you are in luck for perfection, because Electric Forest is just that and this year Dim Mak presents our very own stage, Tripolee Stage on June 29th, 2012. The line-up for our forest lush stage includes: Steve Aoki, Datsik, Zeds Dead, Felix Cartal, Autoerotique, & Alvin Risk!
What, When & Where

Steve Aoki’s “Beat Down” – Now Heard On Diplo’s Beatport Mix

June 19, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , ,

BEATPORT, the world’s largest dance music community and music store for DJs, today debuted a new service designed to sell mixtapes from the world’s leading DJs, called “Beatport Mixes.”

While other services have attempted to distribute mixtapes through overlay-heavy podcasts or ad-ridden, Internet radio-like experiences, Beatport Mixes presents the entire long-form, continuous mixtape as the DJ intended it to be heard—in DRM-free, high-definition files.

Winners Announced – TAI’s Official Remix Contest for “Lose Yourself”

June 19, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , ,

After hours of listening to countless (amazing) submissions we’ve reached our final vote, ending with THREE contest winners!
We know that many of you were impatiently waiting for this announcement, so with no further ado here are the top 3 winners of the TAI “Lose Yourself” Remix Contest. If you see your name here, please scroll towards the end of the post and follow the instructions we have for you.

Listen to the winning remix along with runners up

Out Now: Army of the Universe – Kill The F* DJ

June 19, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , ,

“This new EP has strong connections with the first album Mother Ignorance in which we have been exploring the road between electronica and metal.
What has evolved the most is the sound itself which has moved even stronger to the rave side.
The EP includes three new tracks and four amazing remixes including Steve Aoki and Atari Teenage Riot”.
Army of the Universe

Now Available: Army of the Universe – Kill The F* DJ [lightbox url=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/kill-the-f*dj/id526633886″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox] [lightbox url=”http://s.beatport.com/KxmfYw” width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox]



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MING Guestmix No. 028 – On LessThan3 Heartbeat

June 18, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , ,

Aaron Albano, aka New York-based DJ/producer MING, has a storied career in music, beginning in an experimental hip hop group in the early ’90s and eventually moving into TV music licensing for shows like Weeds and Sex & The City. Now he’s ended up in electro-land, and it is certainly working out well for him–his next releases will be coming your way via powerhouse label Dim Mak and are also featured in this, our latest Heartbeat guest mix. From the stunning opening Clockwork remix of Black To White to the grinding moombahton closer remixed by the man himself, MING takes us on a wild ride of some of the lesser heard, yet equally impressive tracks in electro today.

Click here to listen, download and see tracklist

Autoerotique’s “WTF” Official Remix Contest – Starts Now!

June 18, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , , ,

Dim Mak Records is pleased to announce the Autoerotique WTF Remix Contest. One lucky winner will be selected to have their remix of Autoerotique’s latest single “WTF” featured on their upcoming EP, “EKG.”

Beginning Monday, June 18th all remixers will be able to cast their entries via Dim Mak’s Official Soundcloud Remix Page, with the contest lasting through July 16th.

More info on the contest and details on how to enter and submit

Get Felix Cartal’s Latest #WeekendWorkout – Episode No. 016

June 18, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , ,

The Weekend Workout is now a part of Tiesto’s Club Life Radio on SiriusXM!
Tune in to Club Life Radio channel 340 at 3PM PST / 6PM EST to hear the Weekend Workout!

Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/felixcartal/weekend-workout-episode-016

Subscribe on iTunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/felix-cartals-weekend-workout/id486514435
For more info: http://www.felixcartal.com/podcast/

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JDevil Performs at San Diego’s “I Love This City” — Watch The Official Recap!

June 18, 2012 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music, Video Tags: , ,

JDEVIL commands the underworld. Sliding into the shoes of this nefarious DJ alter ego, the legendary KORN frontman Jonathan Davis conjures up entrancingly evil electro. Teaming with cutting edge label Dim Mak, JDevil will release his debut single “SPIKE IN MY VEINS” featuring Noisia this summer (details TBA).

Read more and watch the video

Hacked: Atari Teenage Riot’s Alec Empire Interviews “AnonyOps” from Anonymous

June 15, 2012 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music Tags: , , ,

Last year I was contacted online by some Anonymous activists regarding the Atari Teenage Riot song “Black Flags”. We collaborated on a viral video project that became a document of activism around the globe from the past six months. People sent in material from student protests in Chile, the Occupy movement, Anonymous and activists in Japan demonstrating against Tepco, the corporation responsible for the nuclear disaster in Fukushima.

#DimMakElectricForest – The Official Dim Mak Instagram Contest!

June 14, 2012 Tim Gauthier Fashion, Lifestyle, Music Tags: , ,

Citizens of Michigan, or those willing to take a weekend vacation, Dim Mak is giving away 2 tickets to Electric Forest Festival, located in Rothbury, Michigan.

Enter your chance to win by ‘Instagramming’ your festival outfit, with the official Dim Mak hashtag: #DimMakElectricForest. 2 tickets will be awarded to the person with the most likes and comments combined. Winners will be chosen Monday, June 18, 2012.

Don’t miss your chance to check out Dim Mak artists at the Tripolee Stage featuring Steve Aoki, Datsik, Zeds Dead, Felix Cartal, AutoErotique, and Alvin Risk.

Get details on how to enter.

Dim Mak Stage at East Ender

June 14, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , , , ,

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Barcelona! We’re coming for you too! After a successful first edition of the East Ender Festival 2011, Raum & Amnesia are happy to announce the 2nd installment for the Dim Mak stage on Saturday, June 16th 2012. This year, the Sonar festival expanded significantally from 2 stages to 4, and we’re proud to have been given our own stage. The Dim Mak stage at East Ender will feature our own artists including: Steve Aoki, Autoerotique, Alvin Risk, & Jidax. East Ender takes it to the beach; letting you get loose on the sand while listening to your favorite DJs is practically paradise.

 

WHAT: Dim Mak Stage, East Ender
WHEN: Saturday, June 16th
WHERE: Barcelona

 

For info & tickets:
www.eastenderpark.com
facebook.com/events/363372793722871

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The Beatport 10 feat. Autoerotique’s Latest Chart for “EKG”

June 13, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , ,

Ahh… The Beatport 10 — Or in this case, Autoerotique’s charted list of 10 tracks to coincide with their latest EP, “EKG”. For those trying to encapsulate the strong essence of Autoerotique’s DJ sets, this will serve as your temporary holy grail. With tracks ranging between Clockwork’s remix of Joachim Garraud, to Knife Party’s latest dancefloor/murder scene, parting with an amount less than $20.00 will do your next dance party justice.

See tracklistng and links to listen and download the Beatport chart.

Dim Mak Gives Away 500 Fans tickets To See Steve Aoki and a Surprise Musical Guest.

June 13, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , ,

“See what unfolds – Live” is a spontaneous concert event brought to you by Trident gum starring STEVE AOKI and a SURPRISE MUSICAL GUEST. What unfolds is an immersive participatory concert where 3,000 lucky fans get to share the spotlight as surprise artists join Aoki to create a remixed original track. The track along with a documentary concert video will premiere post event for all those who didn’t get to see what unfolded live.

…and DIM MAK is giving you a chance to be a part of it all… hurry and be one of the lucky 500 fans that will get to experience a once in a lifetime event!
For more details and links on how and where to get tickets, click here!

Datsik on Teen Wolf – This Monday, June 18th

June 12, 2012 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music Tags: , , , ,

Tune in this Monday, June 18th at 10 p.m. (PST) to catch Dastik’s single, Eviution with Infected Mushroom and Jonathan Davis on the popular MTV show, Teen Wolf.

“Evilution”, as featured on Datsik’s latest full length release “Vitamin D”, as available for purchase today worldwide:
– Beatport: http://www.beatport.com/release/vitamin-d/882988
– iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/vitamin-d/id509193189

Clockwork’s “RL Grime” – The Side Project of all Side Projects

June 12, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , , , ,

In case this wasn’t aggregated throughout your e-radar, Clockwork has been busy making internet waves with his alter-ego “RL Grime”; more recently considered as the most notable ‘Trap Star’ to grab hold of those hype machines. With Soundcloud servicing nearly every electronic artist in the game, we immediately noticed today’s Number 1 charted upload: Kanye West – Mercy (RL Grime & Salva Remix). After 18 solid hours, RL Grime’s remix had clocked over 21,000 well-deserved plays.

Listen to the full track online, via RL Grimes Soundcloud account here

Find out more on RL Grime:
– Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/RLGRIME
– Twitter: http://twitter.com/RLgrime
– Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RLgrime
– Website: http://www.rlgrime.com/

Autoerotique – EKG EP (Out Now!)

June 12, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , ,

Each of the tracks on the EKG EP mark a step in a different direction for Autoerotique, much like the stylistic departure heard on the Freak EP. Tracks include “EKG”, “Roll the Drums (feat. Marissa Jack)”, “WTF” and an exclusive edit from JFK of MSTRKRFT.

Now Available: Autoerotique – EKG [lightbox url=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ekg-ep/id529674286″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox] [lightbox url=”http://www.beatport.com/release/ekg/918855″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox]


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Dim Mak Presents: Neon Garden Stage @ Electric Daisy Carnival

June 6, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Lifestyle Tags: , , ,

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It’s the beginning of June, time for you to align your summer vibes and get excited for all the music fests heading your way!

Dim Mak is proud to present our very own stage at Electric Daisy Carnival, Vegas: Neon Garden Stage on Friday June 8th, 2012. We have a few tricks up our sleeves like an unforgettable performance with The Blue Man Group and Aoki for fully immersed multimedia set. They join a lineup that includes: R3hab, Nervo, Datsik, Joachim Garraud, Sidney Samson, Angger Dimas, Excision (live), Will I Am, and more.

WHAT: Dim Mak Neon Garden Stage, Electric Daisy Carnival
WHEN: Friday, June 8th
WHERE: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

For more info & tickets:
http://electricdaisycarnival.com/LasVegas/
For the full line-up:
https://www.facebook.com/events/237151849733769/

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Get Malente & Breakfastklub’s Official “Hymn” Beatport Chart

June 5, 2012 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , ,

With the collaborative release of “Hymn” – Dim Mak’s latest EP full of remix talent by Kids At The Bar, Costello, DJ Oder and others, Malente & Breakfastklub decided to split their talents in 2 separate Beatport Charts for the month of June. Find out what attacks their interest into the grand scale of production and DJ sets, by visiting their official DJ Chart page on Beatport today!

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[lightbox url=”http://www.beatport.com/chart/hymn-charts/81065″ iframe=”true” width=”80%” height=”90%”]Malente – Hymn Charts[/lightbox]
1. Malente & Breakfastklub – Hymn
2. B-Ju – Celebro (NT89 Remix)
3. PLEA$URE – Albatross
4. LeBreton – Steam
5. Malente & Breakfastklub – Hymn (Funkin Matt Remix)
6. Them Jeans – Vowel Play
7. Robosonic – Worst Love
8. NAPT – Tom Toms
9. LKiD – Everything feat. Surfdisco
10. Slap In The Bass – Smoka

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[lightbox url=”http://www.beatport.com/chart/nothing-but-hymns/80941″ iframe=”true” width=”80%” height=”90%”]Breakfastklub – Nothing But Hymns[/lightbox]
1. Malente & Breakfastklub – Hymn
2. Ra Cailum – Chimbus
3. Slap In The Bass – Exhale
4. Zedd – Shotgun
5. Malente & Breakfastklub – Hymn (Rory Lyons & Peo De Pitte Remix)
6. NAPT – Tom Toms
7. Sound Of Stereo – Volt
8. The Hacker – Shockwave (Gesaffelstein Remix)
9. Gtronic – Sergeant Bass (Vocal Mix)
5. Malente & Breakfastklub – Hymn (Slap In The Bass Remix)

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Sam Wire – Band of Outsiders

June 5, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , ,

Sam Wire’s new video “Band Of Outsiders” introduces and solidifies the futuristic shocks spelled out in his new EP, available today. “Band Of Outsiders” EP includes remixes from DJ greats, The Rox and DJ Oder.

Now Available: Sam Wire – Band of Outsiders [lightbox url=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/band-of-outsiders-ep/id525917170″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox] [lightbox url=”http://www.beatport.com/release/band-of-outsiders/914344″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox]


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Malente & Breakfastklub – Hymn

June 4, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , ,

Malente returns to Dim Mak with Breakfastklub delivering a blasting Anthem to this years Sputnik Spring Break, which takes place at well known Festival site Ferropolis. It’s put on by MDR Sputnik, one of the biggest and best radio stations in Eastern Germany. ‘Hymn’ stays true to it’s name and raises your arms for ages before it kicks you in the guts. No mercy, no holding back.

Now Available: Malente & Breakfastklub – Hymn [lightbox url=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/hymn-remixes/id526602614″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox] [lightbox url=”http://www.beatport.com/release/hymn/914329″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox]


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Dim Mak & CRSVR Present: Steve Aoki Meet & Greet

June 4, 2012 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music Tags: , , , ,

Steve Aoki will be at CRSVR Sneaker Boutique (pronounced Crossover), located in the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

For all the sneaker-heads; Not only will you be surrounded by the rarest of shoes, you will get the chance to hang with Aoki, pick up a special collab tee and check out brands like Supra, The Hundreds, Nike, Stussy, Diamond!

For all looking to attend, be sure you arrive early, and pick up your Limited Edition “Beard” Tee’s before they’re all gone!

Dim Mak & CRSVR Present Steve Aoki Meet & Greet

When: Saturday, June 9th, 2012 @ 2:00pm
Where: CRSVR – 2nd floor – The Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino (3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109)

More Info On CRSVR at www.crsvr.com

Hear The Latest Back-To-Back Podcast From MING + 2Beeps – Available For Download Today!

June 1, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , ,

Dim Mak’s latest artist MING sent over the next podcast series, featuring a back-to-back mix session with 2Beeps, as featured on the latest single “Make You Stay” [button text=”Download” url=”http://t.opsp.in/1ED4B” /].

SUPPORT INDEPENDENT MUSIC, LINKS TO ALL TRACKS INCLUDED IN THIS POST!

Get the full tracklisting and download links

Winners Announced: Ultra Music Festival & Dim Mak Records ‘Beltek’ Remix Contest

May 30, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , , , ,

We know that many of you were impatiently waiting for this announcement, so with no further ado here are the top 3 winners of the Ultra Music Festival ‘Beltek’ Remix Contest. If you see your name here, please scroll towards the end of the post and follow the instructions we have for you.

Listen to the winning remixes

Introducing MING – The Latest Addition To Dim Mak Records

May 29, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , ,

NYC legend MING is quite the versatile artist, from scoring tv shows CSI and Sex In the City, opening for Moby and Run DMC, and most recently, dropping his first Dim Mak release “Make You Stay”.

The electro-house track features a nice contrast by coupling a chic voice and club rhythms throughout the single. Bottomline, “Make You Stay” is the perfect track for your Summer pool parties.

Listen & Get Your Free Download

Felix Cartal – Black to White Remixes (feat. Miss Palmer)

May 29, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , , , ,

Today, Felix Cartal featuring Miss Palmer “Black To White” delivers remixes from Angger Dimas, Clockwork, and The Loops Of Fury. All the reworks surge fearsome color into the pop influenced B&W single. Worth every penny!

Now Available: Felix Cartal – Black to White Remixes (feat. Miss Palmer) [lightbox url=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/black-to-white-remixes-feat./id524263318″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox] [lightbox url=”http://www.beatport.com/release/black-to-white-remixes/908590″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox]



You can also listen to the remixes via our YouTube channel.

Felix Cartal & His Endless Giveaways

May 29, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , ,

Felix Cartal’s next release off the “Different Faces” saga continued with the “Black To White” EP; featuring 3 brand new remixes by The Loops Of Fury, Angger Dimas, and Clockwork. Since Felix is never one to leave his fans with empty wallets, we have been pushed to give away this BRAND NEW remix by the next EDM up-and-comer duo, Tommy Noble.

Download the Tommy Noble Remix

Vote Now! Atari Teenage Riot Nominated for O Music Awards “Best Protest Song”

May 28, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , ,

Amidst the latest slew of viral videos and internet memes, Atari Teenage Riot surfaced to O Music Awards under their “Best Protest Song” category for the 2012 awards show. As some cater to more laugh-appeal, we urge the fans to take the stance worth fighting for. Support the message, cause, and movement; Vote Atari Teenage Riot!

Vote here today!

Watch “Atari Teenage Riot – “Black Flags” (WikiLeaks edit III feat. Boots Riley / Anonymous)”

Dim Mak Welcomes Jidax To This Summers Festival Takeover

May 24, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , ,

FRESH OFF THE DIM MAK PREVIEW OF THEIR NEW TRACK “RESISTENCIA,” JIDAX ROCKS EDC NEW YORK AND ANNOUNCES JOINING THE DIM MAK STAGE AT EAST ENDER BARCELONA, BEATPATROL AND TOMORROWLAND SHOWS AMONG MANY MORE…

Jidax, the Parisian DJ duo dubbed as “The French Phenomenon,” rocked EDC NY this past weekend, quickly gaining traction as the freshest new DJs to watch in EDM. In the great tradition of iconic French Djs like David Guetta and Bob Sinclar, Jidax turned heads with their mindblowing stage presence and exceptional progressive productions like their upcoming release “Resistencia” (Dim Mak) and recently released “Rainfall” (Pink Star), currently playing on heavy rotation among mega Djs Afrojack, Chuckie, David Guetta and many more. Having played at some of the world’s top venues alongside Erick Morillo, Axwell, Calvin Harris, Alesso and Eric Prydz, Jidax are now gaining a following in their own right.
Read more, watch video and get tour dates

Steve Aoki is choosing one aspiring DJ for a Dimmak Scholarship to Camp Spin Off!

May 24, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Lifestyle, Music Tags: , , ,

Aspiring DJ’s ages 13-17 can enter to win a Dimmak Scholarship to the only sleep away DJ summer camp in the world! Steve Aoki will choose one lucky camper to spend an unforgettable week learning how to DJ, produce and more from the best. Camp Spin Off is located in Ojai, CA and will take place this summer from July 29th – Aug 2nd. For more information visit: www.campspinoff.com
Read more, watch videos and see photos

Bais Haus Bday Bash #BHBB #JENKS

May 24, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Lifestyle Tags: , , , , , ,


3pm. Dim Mak HQ. The day is getting tiresome as my hangover from my previous nights birthday celebration slowly fades. Krystal comes to my desk, demands I come outside with her to have a smoke. I am sitting pondering about stupid shit as always and out comes 100 of the finest american beers a poor hungover birthday boy could ask for. SUPRISE PARTY!!! Read more and peep the gallery

GTRONIC – SERGEANT BASS (Official Video)

May 23, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music, Video Tags: , ,
Now Available: GTRONIC – SERGEANT BASS EP [lightbox url=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sergeant-bass-ep/id518523080″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox] [lightbox url=”http://www.beatport.com/release/sergeant-bass-ep/900067″ width=”100%” height=”100%” iframe=”true”][/lightbox]

Without a doubt, for the last years Belgian titan GTRONIC has been at the forefront of his class. Carving his name on the global stage with his unmistakeable and irrepressible sound, GTRONIC has established himself as one of the pioneering forces of the modern electro movement. It’s time for a new era. It’s time for some Heavy Bass Trash.

Watch the video

Rusko & Cypress Hill – Lez Go (Mustard Pimp Remix) — Free Download!

May 22, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , , ,

As much of the world heard, Rusko and Cypress Hill recently collaborated for a single, which later surfaced as “Lez Go”. Like most releases of this kind, the inevitable resurgence of “Remixes” popularized the track, extending its promotional support across all ends of the blog-o-sphere. It wasn’t until 6-hours ago that one of Dim Mak’s kind issued their official stab at re-creating the hit…

Without further adieu, Dim Mak would like to (excitedly) present Mustard Pimp’s official remix of “Lez Go”, by Cypress Hill and Rusko. Download and enjoy!

Let’s Get Physical…

May 22, 2012 Tim Gauthier Blog, Music Tags: , , ,

Infected Mushroom and Datsik both share something special for Dim Mak and the fans… Today we release the physical copies of “Army Of Mushrooms” and “Vitamin D” across all major retailers in the US. For those physical people living in a physical world, you can now touch before you listen. Limited copies of each have been produced. From now until they are sold out, we hold the key to your exclusive needs.

Datsik – Vitamin D, on sale now at Tower, Best Buy & Amazon
Infected Mushroom – Army Of Mushrooms, on sale now at Tower, Best Buy & Amazon

Preview the albums