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Tim Gauthier

New remix package for DOCO & Janpier’s “Spin It Back”

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Known for his unique sound, chart topping remixes, and creating the largest electro party in South Florida DOCO brought us “Spin It Back” with Puerto Rican artist Janpier. This bigroom track featured an epic drop juxtaposed with a melody that instantly transports you to a festival MainStage…. And now it’s been REMIXED!
 

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#FreeFriday Episode No. 102: DOCO & Janpier – Spin It Back (G-Buck Remix)

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Check out G-Buck‘s monster rework of DOCO & Janpier‘s “Spin It Back.” This remix is part of the “Spin It Back” remix package coming out next week on iTunes & Beatport. Grab this FREE download and go share it with your friends and show them how much cooler you are than them. #YouAreWelcome

P.S. This new remix from G-Buck may cause soiled undies. You’ve been warned.


 

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#BEATPORTDECADE ELECTRO

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#BEATPORTDECADE

Beatport has launched their #BeatportDecade campaign in celebration of it’s 10-year anniversary and invited influential record labels to curate compilations memorializing the digital download network’s history.

Selected to participate in BeatportDecade’s Electro category, Dim Mak has dug through our crates of electronic magic to hand-select a 10-track album featuring one or two releases per year from the last decade.

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Bixel Boys make their Dim Mak Debut with ‘Vikings’ Remix – Exclusive Interview

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Up-and-coming kings of the underground Bixel Boys make their Dim Mak Records debut with an innovative rework of Botnek and 3LAU’s collaboration “Vikings.” The Los Angeles-bred duo has been making major waves on their ascension to the top, touting their flavorful style of classical 90’s elements-meets-deep house vibes across the country with appearances at Electric Daisy Carnival, Splash House, SnowGlobe and HARD Summer. We caught up with Ian and Rob ahead of their Dim Mak release to chat about their history, productions and big plans for the future.

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Tell me about how you two met and began collaborating as Bixel Boys.

Ian) We met through a mutual friend and with our powers combined we became CAPTAIN PLAN — I mean Bixel Boys.

You guys are a product of the Los Angeles scene and continue to act as influential tastemakers throughout the city. How has Los Angeles influenced and inspired your music?

Ian) It’s an awesome collection of creatives all congregated in one place, it’s a great incubator for all of us and we love all the support that we get from those around us pursuing similar endeavors

Your musical styles range greatly from deep house and ghetto-tech to hip-hop and underground. How would you categorize your sound?

Rob) I don’t think that there’s just one way to pin-point our sound. It’s a bit of a musical exploration. We made it clear early on that we weren’t necessarily going to decide on a genre before starting any song.  I think this keeps our minds fresh and makes producing a little more fun.

After less than two years producing and DJing as the Bixel Boys, you’ve grown from spinning at house parties to performing at festivals like HARD and EDC. What do you make of your meteoric rise to fame?

Ian) “Meteoric rise to fame ” is a WEEEEEEE bit of an overstatement haha we’re not popping bottles with Diddy, eating caviar on yachts in San Tropez or anything.  Whatever small steps towards personal success we have made have come from hard work, everything from prepping different sets to every show, late nights in the studio, and hours of designing all play a part to what we do.

Rob) We also have a great team around us which can equate to some of that overnight success, but we still have a long way to go to achieve what we’re actually trying to do.

How do your sets differ when performing at smaller intimate venues versus on festival stages?

Ian) Festivals we like to make as much of a ‘ performance ‘ as we can and really take people on a musical journey, example this year at EDC we played everything from show tunes, disney theme songs, ACDC and tons of other surprises. I think more intimate settings allow us to read the crowd more and play more moody stuff to get people dancing instead of raving

You’ve been commissioned for official remixes of artists such as The Crystal Method, Architecture In Helsinki, Eliza Doolittle, Thomas Newson, Kayper and Kiesza. How do these remixes come together? What do you aim to bring to the table when reworking such well-known talent?

Ian) Sometimes we like a song, sometimes they approach us, its always different. We just want to be able to take the core of those songs and re-vision them thru our creative lens.

Rob) It’s about making sure that the essence of the original work is still apparent while putting the song in a different world. Sometimes it’s easier said than done. We go through a lot of different versions of things we remix before deciding on a direction.

Just this month you remixed Golden Features’ Tell Me featuring Nicole Miller and now you’ve put your spin on Botnek and 3LAU’s “Vikings.” Do you go into the studio with an idea of where you want to take the original tune, or do you let the ideas flow organically?

Ian) For remixes we tend to let the original dictate the direction we’re going to go.

Rob) For sure organically. We are blank slate producers i.e. no previous project copy/pasting. We tend to just start listening to the parts over and over again and solo’ing sections over random loops and samples until something jumps out at us.

Not only are you music makers, but you’ve also entered the world of fashion with your FREELIFE brand. Tell me about how this idea came together and how the unmistakable black jerseys caught fire so quickly.

Ian) We had a concept about viewing our peers and fans and ourselves as a team, and we wanted to create something that you couldn’t just purchase but you had to earn, so we designed the jersey ourselves and began to give it to people we respected, people really liked the design, the message, the fit and it took on a life of it’s own from there.

I’ve heard you’re launching a charitable arm of the FREELIFE brand soon, can you tell us a bit about that?

Ian) All of the pieces are still coming together but we can confirm that we’ll be linking up the Freelife brand with a charity very soon to start to give back, which is something thats always been very important to us.

What’s next for Bixel Boys?

Ian) more original tunes, gear, and ideas for everybody.

Coone let’s loose another banger – ‘Aladdin On E’

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Coone. Hardstyle. Aladdin On E.

 

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#FreeFriday Episode No. 101: Cazzette – Sleepless (Shaun Frank Club Cover)

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It’s that time of the week again! Grab some new ammo for your weekend parties. New club cover from Shaun Frank of Cazzette‘s “Sleepless.”

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Out Now: Yellow Claw & LNY TNZ – Last Night Ever (Single + Remixes)

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Amsterdam trio Yellow Claw and Dutch duo LNY TNZ have partnered to unleashed the perfect party-starting anthem in the form of “Last Night Ever.” The Dim Mak fixture encourages the “you only live once” mindset in this explosive electro track helmed by jagged drumrolls, thunderous hardstyle breakdowns and raspy vocals reminding listeners to act like tonight’s the last night ever.

After an eclectic musical career careening between trap, dubstep, electro, hip-hop and moombahton, Yellow Claw has combined their assorted production prowesses in their latest release “Last Night Ever.” The multi-faceted trio has touted their signature brassy sound across the globe, performing at festivals like Tomorrowland and Made In America and releasing music on influential imprints like Dim Mak, Mad Decent, Spinnin’ Records, Fool’s Gold and Ultra Records.

Launching into the spotlight with “Last Night Ever,” LNY TNZ make a bold entrance to the dance music sphere and show no signs of slowing down. The Dutch duo has already produced alongside Diplo and Yellow Claw for “Techno,” and released “Shotgun” under Spinnin’ Records sub-label SPRS.

Last Night Ever” was reupholstered by Canadian duo Thugli and Netherlands producer Isaac. Premiered on Thump, Thugli‘s remix slowed the rapid-fire track down to a more relaxed tempo centering around anticipatory vocal drops and crawling drumrolls. Netherlands producer Isaac also reworked the tune, taking a more melodic approach with atmospheric synth work and hardstyle-infused bridges.



 

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#FreeFriday Episode No. 100: Steve Aoki vs Garmiani vs Kanye West – Bring You To Power

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It’s giveaway time!

We’re blessing you with a Power mashup from Steve Aoki & Garmiani with Kanye West’s ‘Power’ single. Press play then mash that download button!

Trivia time… Can you guess the Garmiani track used and the Aoki track used?


 

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Made in America Festival (Ticket Giveaway)

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[one_half]Want to go to Made in America Festival Los Angeles this weekend? Dim Mak has the hookup for a pair of GA tickets! Simply comment on this Facebook post telling us which artist you’d be most excited to see and why. One winner will be chosen by 08.28 at 10AM PST.[/one_half][one_half_last]RULES
– Tickets are GA and non transferable
– Transportation will not be provided
– Tickets must be picked up at will-call day of show[/one_half_last]Make sure to check out Steve Aoki on the Dylan Stage and Borgore and Yellow Claw on the James Dean stage.
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Saturday
Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Afrojack, Iggy Azalea, Sublime with Rome, Metric, Capital Cities, Gareth Emery, Schoolboy Q, Borgore, DVBBS, YG, MUTEMATH, Dr. Dog, Hit-Boy, ZZ Ward, Classixx, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, Jay Rock, Cut Snake, GrandTheft
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Sunday
Kanye West, John Mayer, Juanes, Weezer, Rise Against, Steve Aoki, Chance the Rapper, Cypress Hill, R3HAB, Wolfgang Gartner, 12th Planet, Rita Ora, Nipsey Hussle, Terraplane Sun, Yellow Claw, Will Sparks, Scavenger Hunt, SZA, A Tribe Called Red
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LOS ANGELES/PHILADELPHIA (July 16, 2014) – Grammy Award®-winner Kanye West and Billboard chart-topping artist Iggy Azalea have been added to the 2014 Los Angeles “Budweiser Made In America” Music Festival line-up taking place at the Los Angeles Grand Park on August 30 and 31. Kanye West will now headline both the Philadelphia and Los Angeles “Budweiser Made In America” Music Festivals. Kanye West and Iggy Azalea join previously announced Los Angeles headliners Imagine Dragons and John Mayer.

The “Budweiser Made In America” Music Festival also revealed today the daily line-up for the Philadelphia and Los Angeles versions for one of the country’s premier summer festivals. The “Budweiser Made In America” events will benefit United Way of Greater Los Angeles, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and United Way of Lancaster County. The two-day music festivals created by Budweiser and Live Nation will deliver must-see performances on both coasts with headliners Kanye West, Kings Of Leon, Tiësto and Pharrell in Philadelphia and Kanye West, Imagine Dragons and John Mayer in Los Angeles. Daily line-ups for both festival locations are listed below.

Single-day tickets for both festivals will go on sale Friday, July 18 at www.livenation.com and through the Live Nation mobile app. Single-day ticket prices are $89.50 for Philadelphia and $99.50 for Los Angeles.

Be sure to check in at www.madeinamericafest.com often for the latest updates on both festivals.

Keys N Krates new single ‘Are We Faded’ puts them at #1 on Hype Machine’s Twitter Chart

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Topping the charts one single at a time! Keys N Krates jump up the Hype Machine Twitter Popular chart in less than 24 hours. Grab their new single on iTunes or Beatport and join the smokey madness that is “Are We Faded.” If you absolutely hate buying music and you’re too cool to use your precious money, you can always head over to rdio or Spotify and stream it until your ears bleed!
 

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New lyric video for Steve Aoki, Chris Lake and Tujamo’s ‘Delirious (Boneless)’ ft. Kid Ink + Free Download!

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The lyric video for Delirious (Boneless) ft. Kid_Ink just premiered on BroBible!

Don’t forget to Shazam the song for a free remix download!

Keys N Krates’ new single ‘Are We Faded’ is out now!

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Out now on Dim Mak Records, “Are We Faded” marks the official return of Keys N Krates ahead of their highly anticipated Every Nite EP. With a debut on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show as well as on the highly influential YouTube channel All Trap Music, the tune has already seen support from the likes of Hudson Mohawke, Machinedrum, WhatSoNot, and Plastician. With almost 100k views on YouTube and over 330k plays on Soundcloud, “Are We Faded” is already well on its way to becoming a staple through the remainder of the summer festival season and beyond.
 

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