Author: Tim Gauthier
Life + Times; Jay-Z’s notable ‘lifestyle’ and music blog has continued to infiltrate the artists of Dim Mak, with it’s second chapter introducing Datsik, and the world as he see’s it.
“To true fans of turntablism and hip-hop heads alike, Troy Beetles, the Canadian DJ known as Datsik, is a staple on their iPods and Spotify playlists. With an air of new wave DJ skills while maintaining traditional DJ technique on the turntables, Datsik spins everything from modern dance music to hitting late ’80s hip-hop circa N.W.A. with a bang of dubstep bass drops.”
This is the first formal look at what Infected Mushrooms new live tour will behold! The duo will bring Army Of Mushrooms, their next full-length release, to the stages world-wide starting early Summer. Get prepared at whats to come with The Unveiling…
Recognized as one of the most triumphant live acts on the planet, Infected Mushroom continues to stride through the booming electronic dance music world with their multi-dimensional psychedelic trance anthems. In correspondence with their groundbreaking new live show and the release of their new album ‘Army of Mushrooms’ (released on May 8th via Dim Mak Records), Infected Mushroom is inviting designers to submit a design of a poster inspired by their musical style. Designers may use the provided ‘Nation of Wusses’ image and track as inspiration for their design and may include the provided Infected Mushroom logo in their submission. The winning design will be produced as the official limited edition lithograph poster for Infected Mushroom’s 2012 tour.
For all official contest details, prizing, deadlines, and other info, visit their Facebook page, or click here.
Presented by Dim Mak Records, ARTISTdirect, and Datsik himself, we’re officially announcing The Frim as the winning remix off the Fully Blown Remix Contest! Congrats to The Frim for the amazing work!
With over 150 submissions received, it was a hard call to only choose one track.Thank you to everyone who participated. The level of creativity shown was impressive to say the least!
Congrats again! We hope you all enjoy this Free Download!
Within hours of the official release, Datsik’s Vitamin D stormed up the iTunes charts, landing immediately on the Dance Top 10! It’ll be a testament of its fans to see where the album lands next!
Thank you to everyone who pre-ordered the release! It has been amazing to see all the support. For those looking to listen before you buy, Grooveshark has the entire album available to stream here.
Coachella 2012 will be another great year for Dim Mak, with 4 major artists in it’s presence. Atari Teenage Riot will take the stage, bringing “Is The Hyperreal” soundwaves through the desert skies. This upcoming performance has received major anticipation by the festival-goers and press alike.
Steve Aoki, Dim Mak Records, and Australia’s Power House; “Your Friends House”, recently hooked up to give the readers of YFH and the loyal followers of Dim Mak the chance to win a stack of merchandise for being a little bit creative.
Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot stepped off stage at the latest show in Belgium to find his Collapse Of History mix hit 150,000 views in one weekend!
A little gem we’ve stumbled across on the interwebs.
Simple break down; He is Rap, he’s never listened to rap, the lenses of his glasses are missing, he must have amazing vision, bottomless mimosas, loves Charlize Theron, pussy & brunch, 2 Close.
A Different Faces presentation in it’s finest form yet… Felix Cartal (finally) gives us an inside look at the anonymous stars of his last 3 singles; “Don’t Turn On The Lights”, “Domo” and “Black To White”.
Check out the new video for ‘Cudi The Kid’ ft. Kid Cudi & Travis Barker! Single & Remixes in stores April 10th.
As you may know, ATR will be heading to the desert as part of Coachella, set to perform Friday April 13th and 20th. Make sure you make it a point to see them live at Coachella! In the late 90s Atari Teenage Riot (ATR) emerged out of the electronica genre, to subvert all rules of rock and techno music.
Go download this Nadastrom moombahton remix of Steve Aoki’s Heartbreaker feat. Lovefoxxx on iTunes.
Dim Mak and Elektro Daily has teamed up to provide something special – a free leak of Infected Mushroom’s 2nd single off the Army Of Mushroom’s LP, “Nation Of Wusses”. Get this on your playlist before it’s too late!
Now that the dust of Austin, TX has settled, the editorials recapping the month-long SxSW event have started to appear. Jay-Z’s “Life + Times” had managed to get ahold of Steve during his SxSW performance, to touch a little more on the January-release of “Wonderland”
Check out this Clinton Sparks video for Awesome Party feat. Joachim Garraud & Alesia new hit single “Hook”!
Felix Cartal is right on time with his ninth issue of “Weekend Workout” — his latest podcast series available for a Free Download on both SoundCloud and iTunes.
Dim Mak Presents Autoerotique and PeaceTreaty w/ Metric & Bones at Moorea Beach Club at Mandalay Bay Entertainment
Dim Mak Live will be hosting the official giveaway for this one-time event! To enter, simply e-mail why you want to go, with a header titled “Dim Mak Live’s PeaceTreaty & Autoerotique in Vegas Contest!” Winners will be selected 6pm Thursday (3/29).
Infected Mushroom brings us back into their personal studio space, showing an inside look at how their next single, Nation Of Wusses came into completion.
Starting March 31st, Felix Cartal is off with his official 2012 North American tour, supporting his latest full-length release Different Faces.
Though Miami Music Week is over, the spirit of Dim Mak’s presence is still standing. With Felix fresh off the beach and straight into his 2+ month “Different Faces Tour”, there isn’t much that can stop him from taking this industry hostage.
Miami really jumped off in a big way for Dim Mak. After the first official party hosted at Mansion, with guest performers including the boss-man Steve Aoki, Datsik, Joachim Garraud, Felix Cartal, Dirtyphonics, and many many many more, we decided to drag out the night into an all-day pool party, hosted at Dream Hotel.
“We have just finished our video (online) for the track in Paris with a great cast of actors. The location of the shoot was a mental institution in the suburbs. It was wild!!!” ~ Alec Empire, Atari Teenage Riot
With all the craziness that went down in Miami this past week…RollingStone managed to snap a few photos for their site.
AFEX and Dim Mak Live is throwing DJ AM’s “Forever Night”, honoring the life and music of the world-reknowned DJ, Adam Goldstein. This party will feature guest DJ’s and producers Fashen, Pase Rock, Thee Mike B, Them Jeans, Edski, and many more, for one night on March 29th!
He is good friends with indie electro superstars Steve Aoki and Diplo, and his tunes have been spun in clubs all over the world, but Vancouver electro producer Felix Cartal knows exactly where he wants his music to be played.
Free Download! Volume 11 of the Mustard Pimp ‘Catastrophe’ Mixtape Series. It features one of the craziest track listings to date!
Steve Aoki took the MTV Woodie Awards by storm last week with a blistering performance to cap off the night! Check the videos below for the insane action! The crowd were treated to multiple cakings, Aoki’s signature champagne showers and appearances from friends Lil Jon, Chiddy Bang and Dillon Francis!
Each week Beatport features a new round of their Top 5 releases, honoring the most favored (new) singles, EP’s, and full lengths. As listed on their homepage, Clockwork has been chosen on this Top 5 listing, alongside Knife Party, Kill The Noise, Dillon Francis, and more!
Some of us will be lucky enough to be in Miami next week before the Ultra Music Festival rush. Those cruising down Collins Ave. as early as Tuesday are in for a real treat with Dim Mak’s take on what the perfect Miami night out should be.
Atari Teenage Riot – Collapse of History (Christine Remix) (Official Teaser)… As featured on the “Collapse Of History” Remixes pt. 1 EP on Dim Mak Records.
Beatport’s New Releases section has been crowned with a new jewel — Dim Mak’s Official WMC Sampler for 2012! With our undoubtably known presence in Miami this year, we’ve decided to award the people who can’t make it out with 2 great new releases…
Opiuo, the latest Dim Mak remixer responsible for his “Glitch Hop” version of Infected Mushroom’s “U R So Fucked” single, has official reached the No. 1 spot on Beatport’s Glitch Hop Top 10.