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The Bloody Beetroots – Spank (feat. TAI & Bart B More)

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The moment you think you have the sounds of The Bloody Beetroots figured out and analyzed down to a science, the rug gets pulled out from underneath your dancing feet and a new sound emerges; such is the case with his latest single “Spank” featuring TAI and Bart B More. Fresh off his release of TAIland, Tai is proving to be an unstoppable force in the dance scene. So it only makes sense for this highly sought after producer to team up with Bloody Beetroots and Bart B More to make a solid banger of pure gold.

Featuring all the cowbell your heart could desire, a monumental build-up leading into beats that would make your mama shake it, and a melodic moment of peace thrown in, “Spank” holds the key to the things you never knew you wanted in one song. The question “do you wanna dance” is asked, and the answer is YES! Of course we do. Lucky for us, Bloody Beetroots and TAI have given us just the track to do so.

Out Now: Dirtyphonics – Irreverence (Full Album)

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Dirtyphonics aren’t content to sit still and ride one wave. Instead, their new album Irreverence encompasses the whole spectrum of bass music. Packing undeniable and unbridled dance floor power, there’s a heavy mix of dubstep, drum n’ bass, electro, and even more surprises. However, it’s all undeniably and unequivocally “Dirty”. 2013 is going to be a very #DIRTY year, and everybody’s welcome to play… 

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Out Now: DJ Pierre aka AC!D FACE – Seleckta feat. Rory Stone Love

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As one of the founding fathers of the Acid House genre, DJ Pierre is no stranger to the world of electronic music. Originally he was 1/2 of the duo Phuture, who’s 1987 E.P. Acid Tracks was the first recording that introduced the repetitive, hypnotic rhythms that have come to be associated with these styles of music. Now he’s back with a solo project for Seleckta, which is nothing short of a true testament to the genre which he helped create. Featuring Rory from Stone Love on the rasta-influenced vocals, the track hits heavy with a grinding acid groove that will get anyone on their feet. Be sure to check out the original as well as the remix by JamRoc and be prepared to get your acid smile on. 

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Out Now: Will Brennan – RNR

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Dim Mak Records in collaboration with The Wayward Minds and DJ Burn One present the Double A-Side release of Will Brennan‘s “RNR” and “Fall In Love.”  These singles serve as the first offering from the re-release of Will Brennan‘s “Prodigal Son” on Dim Mak Records.  The single package also features bass-heavy Trap remixes from DJ Enferno, Austin Millz, Scott Dro, and DJ Codeman.

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Out Now: Jidax – Phenomena

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At the outset of the month that always brings the sun and seductive floor play of Miami WMC, the French phenomenon now globally known as Jidax returns to Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak imprint with latest single “Phenomena”. Having debuted on the imprint with “Resistencia” back in 2012 and since provided blistering remix duties for Aoki’s “Come With Me” single alongside Polina, the duos return to Dim Mak is as poignant as we have come to expect from the Parisian peak timers. 
 
“Phenomena” celebrates the duos proud musical heritage while pinpointing the ardent energy that their signature blend of modern club fuel has come to hallmark over the years. In a stern wave of intense synth work and elegant melodic progressions, the duos uplifting yet versatile production ascends into a high-octane spree of big room beats and old school sample work, balancing the dance floor deviance unapologetically festival proof tendencies that have come to hold the relative newcomers in such high esteem to date. Add diverse B With a spree of spots already locked down at this years Miami WMC and further productions ready and raring to make their way onto the club floor, the new age French phenomenon hit all the right notes for Aoki’s renowned musical stronghold with this coming of age floor filler.

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Scion Music(Less) Music Conference 2012 Panels Preview

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The Scion Music(less) Music Conference of 2012 gathered over 70 experts for two days of panels, workshops and interviews for people interested in expanding their creative possibilities and improving their business approach. Participants included Killer Mike, TOKiMONSTA, Action Bronson, Jermaine Rogers, Dave Nada, Harry Fraud, and Nick Hook, plus representatives from VICE, SoundCloud, Third Man Records, Spotify, Mishka, Rdio, Acéphale, Dim Mak, and many more.

They filmed everything and in coming weeks they’ll be releasing the complete series. For now they’re proud to preview some highlights from the in-depth panels that they put together.

On the Building a Team panel, a trio of managers — Laurel Stearns of LSS Management, Alexis Rivera of Echo Park Records and Matt Colon of Deckstar — talk about whether they think artists need to sign to labels or if they should put out their music on their own.

Check out the full post from Scion here.

Be sure to check out our very own ‘Bryan Linares‘ on the Merchandising Possibilities in Dance Music Panel, you can check out the 12 video series here.

Out Now: Oliver Twizt & Angger Dimas – XXX

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Oliver Twizt is known throughout the scene for his ability to fuse dirty Dutch bleeps and beeps with hard hitting electro synths. Angger Dimas is similarly renowned for bringing massive tracks that crush even the largest of arenas. When you combine all of their abilities what you get is something that truly blows everything else out of the water. Dim Mak is pleased to announce the recent collaboration between these two all-stars, “XXX”, out today on Dim Mak Records. Be sure to scope out the track, along with the handful of remixes from P.A.F.F, Sven Kirchof, Andy’s iLL, Hot Mouth, and Vandalism & Mr. Fluff.  Don’t be surprised if you start to hear this one fused into sets throughout the globe. 

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Out Now: Dan Sena – Eternity EP

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Eternity EP is a conscious musical progression for me. The sound is much more refined than the previous Candy Floss Art Capitalist EP from 2011, but still gritty. I’m reaching back and infusing the sounds that got me excited about music in the first place, like punk, hardcore, and rock. Above all, it’s a small peek into what’s in store for 2013.”Dan Sena

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Out Now: I Wish I – Convolutions

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It’s been a hot minute since we’ve heard seen releases from i*wish*i. Their last album, “Fahrenheit” was released on Dim Mak Records in 1997. Since then, this quartet of close friends have been honing in on their sound and developing it to a caliber that makes us all eager to hear what they have in store. Their upcoming LP, “Convolutions” is out now and serves as a true testament to the band’s alternative, punk roots. Be sure to have a listen and see for yourself why these guys are ones to be on the lookout for. 

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RL Grime Posts Diplo And Friends *UNCENSORED* Mix On SoundCloud

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RL Grime kicked off March with his 60 minute mix for Diplo’s BBC Radio Show, Diplo and Friends. This release has come just in time to get you guys over your Monday blues with an assortment of tracks from Drake, Baauer, DJ Sliink, Kendrick Lamar, and more. Released this past weekend on SoundCloud the mix already has close to 30,000 listens along with raving reviews from bloggers, fans, and Diplo himself. Along with the Diplo and Friends mix, you can also check out his alter ego, Clockwork’s latest release, Surge on Dim Mak.

Tracklist:

1. Pay (For What)- Mr. Carmack
2. Awake Now (What So Not Remix) (RL Grime Edit)- Parachute Youth
3. Females Welcomed- Trinidad James
4. Ozone- Bames
5. Stop Me Now- DJ Sliink
6. Bugg’n- TNGHT
7. Girlz Gon Wild (Taste Tester Remix)- Jeremih
8. Figure 8 (French Fries Club Mix)- Ellie Goulding
9. Colombia- Young Scooter
10. CROWD CTRL- Flosstradamus & DJ Sliink
11. So Many Girls- DJ Drama ft Wale, Tyga & Roscoe Dash
12. Original Don (RL Grime MEGAMIX Edit)- Major Lazer, Flosstradamus, The Partysquad
13. Started From The Bottom- Drake
14. Spooked- Bro Safari Ft. DJ Craze
15. Cbat- Hudson Mohawke
16. I’m Serious- Clipse
17. Vroom- Falcons
18. Backseat Freestyle- Kendrick Lamar
19. Dum Dum- Baauer
20. Turn Me Off- Hudson Mohawke
21. Baddst- Baauer
22. m.A.A.d City Ft. MC Eiht- Kendrick Lamar
23. What a Shame (RL Grime & Salva Remix)- Jamie Lidell
24. Fire (No Payroll)- Mr. Carmack
25. Wot- Decibel
26. Detox (Original Mix)- Jakwob w/ Masters At Work (Acapella)
27. Bird Machine- DJ Snake & Alesia
28. The Jump Off- Lil’ Kim
29. Shells- RL Grime
30. R.I.P. Ft. 2 Chainz- Young Jeezy
31. Slip- Baauer
32. Underground Anthem (RL Grime VIP Edit)- Flosstradamus
33. Higher- Just Blaze & Baauer
34. Hold The Line (Skream Remix)- Major Lazer
35. 212 on Acid (RL Grime Edit)- RL Grime vs. Azealia Banks vs. DJ Sliink
36. Love Sosa (RL Grime Secret Remix)- Chief Keef

Robert Raimon Roy Makes NPR’s “The Mix: The Austin 100” (FREE DOWNLOADS)

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To prepare everyone for this year’s SWSW festival, NPR has released their top picks for this years festival in their latest feature, “The Mix: The Austin 100.” The list features a diverse selection of artists that are worth checking out at SWSW that will surely grab your attention.Among the artists hand selected, our very own Robert Raimon Roy has found a spot on the list out of  thousands of contendors making their way to the Lone Star state this upcoming week. Not only has NPR taken the time to select these artists, but the outlet has wrapped up these MP3’s into a ZIP file making them available for download until April 4. Other artists featured in the collection include Rhye, Alt- J, On an On, Lianne La Havas, and more. You can also check out Robert Raimon Roy’s latest single, Axela on Dim Mak, which has remixes coming out soon!

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KNK (@keysnkrates) sitting pretty at #1 on Hype Machine

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treatThe internet has spoken, Keys N Krates – “Treat Me Right” topped the popular chart over at hypem.com on Saturday. As shown on the right, “Treat Me Right” was topping the chart over some heavy hitters like Drake and Lana Del Rey. Big thanks to everyone who is loving and liking the song. Be sure to catch them at our party this week in Austin during SxSW and then next week in Miami during MMW.

“Treat Me Right is number 1 on Hype Machine! Thx to all of you went and hearted it! Wowzers!” – Keys N Krates