Le Tigre Blanc is an adventurous pop album that deforms and combines several epochs of rap, R&B, jazz, and rock music, from James Brown-esque grunts and screams, to 90’s New Jack Swing, to modern trap, and even gospel hymns; it is a meta-work of the Internet era, a coming-of-age tale for the posthuman.
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Robert Raimon Roy has released “Dookie,” the latest single off his newly released album, Le Tigre Blanc accompanied with a quirky lyric video created by Listen 04. Dookie is a great follow up track to his last single, Robert Raimon Roy providing an incredible guitar breakdown, by Jesse Owen Astin.
With 2012 coming to an end, URB needs your help to see who rocked your world these past 12 months. Among the 140 nominees our very own Steve Aoki is featured alongside 139 nominees including Odd Future, SBTRKT, The XX, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Nicolas Jaar, Little Dragon, M83 and others. URB is asking each and every one of you to rate the nominees you know 1 to 5, to help name one of the 140 nominees, URB Artist Of The Year 2012. You can cast your vote on URB now.
Booka Shade’s mini documentary directed by Punit Dhesi was premiered on Societe Perrier just a few days ago. The 3-minute documentry sits down with the duo as they discuss their start, growing success, and Honeyslave- their latest release on Dim Mak. If you haven’t had much of a listen to Book Shade, this video is a great introductory to the Berlin based duo.
Robert Raimon Roy’s self titled single is featured on NPR’s 100 Favorite Songs of 2012 alongside artists such as Ellie Goulding, Charlift, Baaur, Grimes, and others. NPR describes the track as, “a cartoonishly dramatic track as he recounts a staid love life in elastic syllables.” If you haven’t heard “Robert Raimon Roy” yet, you can listen to this single on Soundcloud along with other songs from his upcoming album, Le Tigre Blanc which is out next week. To view NPR’s complete 100 Favorite Songs of 2012 list click here.
TAI recently released a video for his latest track “Traptor” which features flashes into his life on the road with cameo’s from a number of artists including Steve Aoki. To follow along the free friday theme, TAI is giving away this track for free! You can view the video below and download “Traptor” on TAI’s Facebook now.
As many of you’ve seen, our #FreeFridays series has been thriving, with a total of 19 different installments of major Dim Mak releases, all available FREE OF CHARGE. We’re continuing our new giveaway series with a song off the “Dim Mak Records: New Noise Vol 3” release. Today we have RESET! with their single “Monsta (Controllin’ The Dancefloor)”.
Keep an eye and ear out for the next special release, followed by many more giveaways off our New Noise Vol 3 compilation.
Felix Cartal has put together an official Beatport chart for his latest single No Sleep. The ten track chart features a great selection of original tracks and a couple of remixes including his re work of Tornado by Tiesto & Steve Aoki. You can purchase the official chart on Beatport now.
Robert Raimon Roy’s latest lyrics video “Dookie” was featured on World Star Hip Hop, a popular online urban outlet. Along with Dookie, Robert Raimon Roy has released three other tracks off his next album, Le Tigre on his SoundCloud including Robert Raimon Roy, Little Wavy Egypt, and Axela. Each of these tracks gives a glimpse of upcoming album release. You can now preview these four songs on Robert Raimon Roy’s SoundCloud.
Felix Cartal pulls the covers completely off for his latest collaboration with Natalie Angiuli, “No Sleep”, out today. A New York native, Angiuli’s ethereal indie-pop vocals matched with Cartal’s effortless melodies could be considered a tribute to the countless, often sleepless hours that Felix spends working on his craft. Be sure and catch Felix on his “No Sleep” mini tour this December.
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Dim Mak Records presents the third installment to our New Noise Compilation with a proper introduction:
“We are on Volume 3 of our ground breaking compilation series that has given a voice to international artists from around the world writing cutting edge future music in EDM. There is no barriers here. We handpicked producers writing electro to moombahton to trap to dub step and beyond. Volume 3 to date is my favorite series yet w/ entire selection of EXCLUSIVE tracks from Sound of Stereo, Chewy Chocolate Cookies, Heroes and Villains, Will Bailey and Valentino Khan, Tommie Sunshine, Rico Tubbs, and a total of 23 tracks. This is the New Noise. We are the New Sound.” – STEVE AOKI
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Check one, check one two. This week we are proud announce the the homie from ATL, KLEVER, has blessed us as well as all of you with a Sounds from The WELL mix. We could not be more stoked for the 2 time US DMC champion to grace all of us with his talent, thanks G. He lives in LA now so follow him and go watch him spin cause he’s BOUT THAT LIFE. (via The Well)