Category: Music

Artist Spotlight: Azari & III ‘Hungry for the Power’

May 20, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, Video Tags: , ,

Groovy basslines, feel-good rhythms, and dark yet hooky vocals, three signature elements you can certainly count on house music masters Azari & III to integrate into every one of their hypnotic tracks. The Toronto based quartet takes us on a ride back in time and drops us off during the classic Chicago house era where chill synth textures and syncopated overtones ruled the scene. Azari & III fuse classic house revivalism with modern interpretation. Their featured track, “Hungry for the Power (Jamie Jones Ridge Remix)” released on Dim Mak Records, highlights their back to the future type sound.

Azari & III have the power to captivate you with their upbeat dance moves and expressive stage presence. The music video for “Hungry for the Power” is a compilation of live performance footage from the Sonar North American tour and the 2013 Dim Mak Records showcase in Austin, Texas. The soulful house collective command the stage as Dinamo Azari and Alixander III handle the live electronics while Starving Yet Full and Fritz Helder take charge of the vocals.

In October of 2012, the Canadian house music group released their self titled album Azari & III on Dim Mak Records, which features “Hungry for the Power”. Dim Mak founder, Steve Aoki boasts “[Azari & III] bring up sounds from the past, but it’s what I think the future sounds like. And Azari & III are beyond any trends, which makes this one of the best albums of our generation. They also recently released an EP with their latest single “Lost in Time”, also released on Dim Mak Records in April 2013.” Both are available for purchase on iTunes.

Azari & III will be touring the states in late May/early June with shows in Hollywood, San Francisco, New York, and Philadelphia.

Official Video: Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas ft. My Name is Kay – Singularity

May 20, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, Video Tags: , , , ,

Evolve. Transcend. Prepare. The future is near, and from the looks of it in Steve Aoki and Angger Dimas’ video for “Singularity” ft My Name is Kay, it’s going to be a bumpy ride. In this voyeuristic video, Steve is at the merciless hands of mad scientist My Name is Kay and her henchman as they turn Steve into a lab rat cyborg with major rager issues, all while the brilliant Ray Kurzweil narrates what the future of mankind will look like. Part science fiction, part futurist theory, the video for the chilling track “Singularity” begs one question: are you prepared for the Neon Future?

♬ Out Now: Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas – Singularity feat. My Name Is Kay

May 14, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , , , , , ,

When Steve Aoki teamed up with Angger Dimas and My Name Is Kay, the result was the totally electrifying underground hit “Singularity”. Now we’re back with the “Singularity” remixes provided by Tim Mason, Topher Jones, and Oliver Twizt. The new remixes improve on the already…

Beatport Chart: Sound of Stereo ‘Origin’

May 10, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , ,

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The Boys from Belgium are back and they bring to you the Beatport chart topper, Origin a new edgy anthem from their latest EP released on Dim Mak Records. The dark techno duo Sound of Stereo have been on a revamp rampage, experimenting with new sounds, showcasing their diversity, and creating massive summer feel good tunes that are sure to excite your eardrums.

The success and excitement of Origin inspired Sound of Stereo to team up with Belgian Synthpop band Teddiedrum to create a vocal masterpiece version Origin (One On One). Both tracks can be purchased on Beatport!

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AOKI’S HOUSE – Podcast #9 is Live!

May 9, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , ,

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School is almost out for the summer, shorts are getting shorter, legs are getting more tan, bikinis are flying off their tiny hangers…and just in time for all the sexiness of summer is AOKI’S HOUSE PODCAST #9 and it is 100% Dim Mak artists! Recently released hits from SOUND OF STEREO, WILL BAILEY & POISSOUND, DEORRO, and STEVE AOKI are all on this meltdown of badassery, along with the upcoming release from FELIX CARTAL and CLOCKWORK, JIDAX, and the resident dirty boys of DIRTYPHONICS. That’s just the tip of the iceberg, y’all! This AOKI’S HOUSE PODCAST #9 is like having all your favorite Dim Mak Records artists in your house all at once. So set out the party favors and pop over to iTunes for the sounds of summer.

Official Video: Sato Goldschlag – Mr. Mister feat. Hannah Sidibe

May 8, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, Video Tags: , , , ,

We all know at least one chick who is like, a total tease right? Usually, this broad is well known for breaking hearts and painting the town red, all while looking innocent and cherry the whole time. Such a dangerous babe as this is found in the 50s themed video for Sato Goldschlag‘s “Mr. Mister” feat. Hannah Sidibe. Filmed in terrifying slow motion with a costume department that would make vintage junkies weep, this soothing and undeniably catchy song plays us through the worst night of two unsuspecting dudes lives. Get your seductive groove on and watch out for “Mr. Mister” on Dim Mak’s New Noise 4-out now on iTunes and Beatport!

Official Music Video: Showtek – Slow Down

May 3, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, Video Tags: , , ,

So far, 2013 has been a massive year for the dynamic duo of SHOWTEK; though they’ve been behind the tables for 13 years, this seems to be the year where the fans are really demanding more from these veteran producers. If the release of their astounding EP “CRUNK/SLOW DOWN” left you clamoring for more, then today is like the best day of your life. The video for “SLOW DOWN” is live and is the perfect remedy for those of us anxious for festival season to rev up. This video has everything: doves, CO2 guns, footage of festival grounds packed with diehard fans dancing their asses off, gorgeous girls swingin’ their hair around, buff dudes fist pumping, and all the raver booty you could ever hope for…and it’s all set to the anthem of “SLOW DOWN”, which demands you throw your mother f*ckin’ hands up! In addition to all that, it shows just what kind of crazy good time you can expect from a SHOWTEK show. So turn that volume all the way up, dig out your pasties and/or sweatbands, and get ready to party in this fresh out the oven video, courtesy of SHOWTEK and Dim Mak Records.

Deorro’s ‘Elevation EP’ sitting on top of the Beatport Electro House Top 100 Releases!

April 30, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music Tags: , , , , , ,

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Deorro, electro house’s rising star, is “elevating” his way to the top of the Beatport charts with his new EP Elevation, released on April 23, 2013 on Dim Mak Records, sitting in the hot seat at number one. The LA native continues to fuse progressive elements with funky electro dutch flavor to produce the signature sound of his electrifying bangers. It’s no doubt this Soundcloud sensation has gained heavy support from big names like Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, Tiesto, Kaskade, Afrojack, Chuckie, Sidney Samson, and many more. Grab your copy of the Elevation EP and let your ears get “elevated” to another level!

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