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Live Performance Music Video Shoot for Keys N Krates next Tuesday!

April 10, 2013 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, Music, News, Video Tags: , , , , , ,

knk_ig_videoShootDim Maks amazing and original new artist Keys N Krates are coming to Dim Mak Studios and you’re invited! Come be a part of history and help capture the essence of our legendary Tuesday night party in Hollywood at the music video shoot for their new single “Treat Me Right”, which was released on Dim Mak Records earlier this year. Arrive early for FREE beer and come dressed in your finest threads, bring your friends & ratchets too. Entry to Dim Mak Tuesdays will be comp’d for all participants. Hope to see you all there!

Dim Mak Presents:
– Keys N Krates | Dim Mak Records
– Dan Oh
– Kid B
– BONES | Gotta Dance Dirty

Verge Campus Tour 2013= Kendrick Lamar X Steve Aoki X KarmaLoop

April 9, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , , ,


In case you haven’t heard by now we’re teaming up with KarmaLoop to bring you the Verge Campus Tour featuring Kendrick Lamar and Steve Aoki. The dynamic duo will be hitting 11 campuses through out April and early May along with supporting acts Bad Rabbit and 5 & a Dime . For your chance to win VIP tickets take a swing by KarmaLoops site to see these acts live. While you’re there you can also pick up some our favorite Dim Mak tee’s including our Pac Man Tee, Let Them Eat Cake, and more!


April  9th: University of Central Florida – Orlando, FL
April 10th: University of North Carolina (Charlotte) – Charlotte, NC
April 17th: St. Louis University – St. Louis, MO
April 18th: Kent State University – Kent, OH
April 21st: University of Massachusetts (Lowell) – Lowell, MA
April 22nd: Penn State University – State College, PA
April 25th: William & Mary – Williamsburg, PA
April 26th: Central CT State – New Britain, CT
April 29th: University of Delaware – Newark, DE
April 30th: North Carolina A&T – Greensboro, NC
May 4th: SUNY Jefferson – Watertown, NY

Free Download: Yolanda Be Cool’s Live Set from Dim Mak’s Miami Pool Party

April 4, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , ,


Weren’t able to make it to Miami this year to catch all the cosmic rays and dope music? Don’t worry, Yolanda Be Cool has got you covered. This year the Australian duo headlined Dim Mak‘s pool party at the Raleigh Hotel, where they dropped some of their all time favorite tunes as well as many of the tracks from their forthcoming release out on Dim Mak Records. Have a listen to their set and see for yourself why these guys are ones to watch in 2013.

Track List
1. Breach – I Want Your Body
2. Tensnake – Mainline
3. Yolanda Be Cool – Sweat Naked
4. Yolanda Be Cool – Really Hard ft Gina Turner
5. Yolanda Be Cool – Change feat Nola Darling
6. Indian Summer – Grand Rapids
7. Rüfüs –  Take Me (Adapt or Die Remix)
8. Pirupa – Party Non Stop (Huxley Remix)


Scanners Announce April Tour Dates

April 3, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , ,

Hailing from London, the trio known as Scanners have spent the past seven years crafting some of the most diverse music out on the market. Having taken the past two years “off” to hone in on their craft, they’re now back and bigger than ever with the release of their LP Love Symmetry. In celebration of this they plan to kick off a Spring Tour, making quite a few stops throughout Germany. If you happen to find yourself in that part of the world, be sure to check out one of their performances. You won’t regret it.


HAEZER ‘SHANGO’ – European Tour 2013 (Free Download)

April 3, 2013 Tim Gauthier Giveaways, Music, News Tags: , , , ,

Hey Europe! I do sincerely hope that you’ve done your stretches, strapped on your finest dancing shoes, and prepared your mind to be massively stoked because HAEZER is coming your way! This South Africa native, who totally cleaned up on the charts with last year’s massive release of “The Wrong Kid Died” (iTunes/Beatport), is gearing up to take off on a 27 stop tour of Europe in support of his latest single, “SHANGO”. This tour is sure to garner much love overseas for this professional beat making machine of a man, and it’s definitely the biggest tour Haezer has embarked upon. Whether or not you’ll get to see him in Europe this spring, be sure to head over to his Facebook page to download “SHANGO” for free!



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Dim Mak’s Dirtyphonics and Showtek top Beatport charts!

April 2, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , , , ,

I think we need to have a moment of silence, out of respect for the Beatport charts that are getting slayed by Dim Mak artists!

6799994It was only five short days ago when we last heard about SHOWTEK storming the Beatport charts, and now they’re taking it to a whole new level as “Slow Down” sits at the #1 spot on the Electro House Top 100! It’s almost like they knew it would be ironic to name such an impossibly good track “Slow Down” when they have no intentions of doing so.

And that’s not all, folks. Nope. Do not adjust your computer screen even though what you’re about to read may seem highly badass… I assure you that this is real life.

dm397Those filthy DIRTYPHONICS guys have earned the coveted #1 spot on Electro House Top 100 Releases with the gnarly sounds from “IRREVERENCE”. With ten unprecedented and unique tracks, “IRREVERENCE” is a mighty force to reckon with and has taken its rightful spot at the very tippy-top of this chart. Oh, and guess who else is sitting high and mighty on the Electro House Top 100 Releases? It’s SHOWTEK at #5 with their “Crunk/Slow Down” EP!

I’ll tell you what; it does the heart and the ears good to see these hard working and uber talented artists from Dim Mak Records kick so much butt. Keep up the good work Showtek and Dirtyphonics, we’ll keep dancing, and the charts will continue to bow down.



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Dim Mak Goes To Lollapalooza 2013

April 1, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , , ,

After months of speculation, Lollapalooza put all rumors to rest this morning with the release of the 2013 line up. Among the long list of talented artists performing this year, Dim Mak is pleased to be making its way to Grant Park with performances by Steve Aoki, Keys N Krates, and Alvin Risk.  If you’re not up to date on their recent releases on Dim Mak I highly suggest you  check out Steve Aoki’s “Ooh” featuring Rob Roy,Treat Me Right” from Keys N Krates, and “Infinity” from Alvin Risk.

3- day passes for the festival are currently sold out, however day passes will go on sale April 3 for $95. You can grab more information on

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Consequence of Sound – Album Review: Dirtyphonics – Irreverence

April 1, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , ,

The beginning of Irreverence dabbles in intricate melodic piano ambiance that one may expect from a historic four-piece of classically trained French gentlemen – so it’s mildly shocking to know that Dirtyphonics first honed their production skills with metal riffs. After teasing bass fanatics with more than a half-decade spent tempo-shifting club bangers from the Bloody Beetroots (“Warp”) to Benny Benassi (“Electroman”) and Krewella (“Killin’ it”), the collective builds the initial drop of their debut LP across nearly five minutes and two tracks — the classical arrangement of ”Prelude (White)”, and the epic march of “Prelude (Black)” — before finally rewarding fans with a devastating rolling bass release.

Similar to Korn’s The Path of Totality, Irreverence fuses the brutality associated with late-’90s nu-metal and current bass-music. Unlike their predecessors, “Los Angeles”, which features fellow European electro-metal outfit Modestep, and “Walk in the Fire” are an earnest bridge between the sound of their youths toward today’s obsession with bass wobbles and not a feeble attempt to maintain relevancy…
(via CoS)

Read the full review on CoS.

Out Now: BOOTIK’S “In My Head” Chart

April 1, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , ,

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Less than a week ago we brought you BOOTIK and Silvertongue’s  “In My Head,”  remix package featuring remixes from Moonbootica, Revolvr, MING, Breakdown, Bartosz Brenes and Madax.  Now we’d like to present the official Beatport chart brought to you by  BOOTIK. which features a number of recent releases from Oliver Twitzt, Revolvr, Lazy Rich, Steve Aoki, and more! You can grab your copy now along with the remix package on Beatport.

Track List

  1. Bootik, Silvertongue – In My Head
  2. Crime Pays – Proof of Concept
  3. Revolvr – Push
  4. Charlie Darker, Paris & Simo – Cairo
  5. Oliver Twitzt, Angger Dimas – XXX (Hot Mouth Remix)
  6. Deniz Koyu – Rage
  7. Lazy Rich – Insomia (John Dahlback Remix)
  8. Daddy’s Groove – Stellar (TV Noise Remix)
  9. Amrick CHanna, Bartosz Brenes, Dragmatic – Get Dow (Mentro Remix
  10. Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike, Steve Aoki, Angger Dimas – Phat Brahms (Toy Swoon Remix)

Movin’ on up! Showtek’s ‘Slow Down’ now #2 on Beatport Top 10

March 28, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , , ,

Veteran producers SHOWTEK are not new to the world of dance music. In fact, for the last thirteen years they have been making music that has garnered high praise and the attention of some of the biggest names in pop music today. 2013 is shaping up to be another exciting year for the Dutch duo as they climb charts with absolutely no intention of slowing down at all.

6799994Earlier this month SHOWTEK released “Slow Down” on Dim Mak Records, and just a few days ago this hyper tune sat at #8 on Beatport’s Top10….but oh what a difference a few days (and unyielding support from fans) can make! As of today, “Slow Down” is now sitting pretty at #2! And for good reason…I mean have you heard this track? It’s fun, it’s alive, it’s energetic, and it’s looking at the #1 spot with fire in its eyes while cracking its knuckles.

This isn’t the first time SHOWTEK have seen some chart love; “Slow Down” is the fifth release from these producing brothers to make it into the Beatport Top 10, and we here at Dim Mak Records are ultra proud to be the home of this latest chart-climbing, epic dance anthem that is sure to be on every playlist/mixtape/countdown for the rest of the year. Listen to the track below and let’s get these guys to #1 all across the board!

Beltek Releases Miami 2013 Beatport Chart

March 27, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , , ,

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In 2008 Beltek‘s career was launched with his original track “Copacabana”, which garnered the attention of Pete Tong. Since then he was been on the grind, producing massive originals and creating remixes for major artists such as Booka Shade, Gareth Emery, Tiesto and more. In 2012 he created “Party Voice” which became the official track for Ultra Music Festival‘s remix competition. This year in celebration of his success, the man himself has crafted a compilation of what can be described as nothing but the most epic of tracks out on the market. Featuring many of his own originals as well as other electro and progressive tracks from the likes of Showtek, Armin Van Buuren, and Sidney Samson, this DJ chart is one you absolutely do not want to miss out on…trust us.

Track List

  1. Beltek – Party Voice
  2. Morgan Page, Beltek – Captcha
  3. Beltek – Eric Goes To DIsco
  4. Ummet Ozcan – Here & Now
  5. Showtek – Slow Down
  6. Armin van Buuren, W & W – D# Fat
  7. Sidney Samson – Move
  8. Michael Woods – Platinum Chains
  9. Feed Me – Death By Robot
  10. Bart Claeesen, Raz Nitzan – Rubicon

Madison | LST ‘Oblivion’: Ford Models Interview, “Lean On” Sneak Peek

March 25, 2013 Tim Gauthier Fashion, Music, News Tags: , , , , ,


Being called “the next to blow” after releasing “Who Knows” and “Give Me The World“, Madison | LST is continuing his trajectory with his latest project, OBLIVION. The Ford Model and NYC rapper has launched a Kickstarter, which has been selected as a Staff Pick, to make his debut album together with his friends and family.

[blockquote]As a little boy, Stewart wanted to be an astronaut, so it is no surprise that visiting outer space is on his bucket list.  Performing at the Grammy’s and shooting a campaign for Givenchy (in outer space of course) is also on that list….We’re taking the music back in our hands, artist and audience.

Read the full Ford Models interview HERE[/blockquote]

Check out Madison| LST’s Kickstarter campaign HERE.”Get inspired by watching and inspire him by supporting.”

Just for kick$, czech Madison | LST with A$AP Rocky

Follow Madison | LST on Twitter | Soundcloud | Facebook


Azari & III On Fire With Recent Features In Beatport & LA Times

March 21, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , , , ,

2013 has proved to be a busy year for Azari & III, and they don’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. With a number of showcases at this years SXSW festival, the press has been heavy with praise for the canadian collective.

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As mentioned in a previous post Alixander is now a contributing writer for Huffington Post with his first publication,“Breathe Deep and Dive in: On the Road at SXSW with Azari & III.” To go along with the SXSW theme, Azari & III was also featured in LA Times’ SXSW recap noting, “the most dynamic electronic music heard” in reference to their performance last week at Pitchfork’s showcase.

Along with the great coverage in the press from SXSW, Azari & III was also recognized on Beatport in their latest article, ” 10 Toronto artists that every house and techno fan should know.” The article features their recent release “Hunger For The Power( Jaime Jones Ridge Street Mix)” off their latest remix album released this past month.
You can grab Azari & III’s latest release on Dim Mak as well as watch out for their forthcoming, ‘Lost In Time’ EP, out April 16.

Alixander III From Azari & III Publishes First Huffington Post Article

March 21, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , ,

Screen Shot 2013-03-21 at 9.53.37 AMWith SXSW finally wrapped up I’d like to share with you guys a special feature written by Alixander III from Azari & III on Huffington Post.

In this feature Alixander III gives a personal account of his thoughts on SWSW, in his first article as a contributing writer for The Blog, which features “fresh takes and real-time analysis from HuffPost’s signature lineup of contributors.”

You can read the full article on Huffington Post as well as pick up Azari & III’s latest remix package on Dim Mak.



Proxy Unveils Preview To Upcoming, ‘B-Sides’ Release

March 21, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News, Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

602054_10152665009235468_926710572_nTurbo Recordings & DIM MAK presents an explosive package of classic unreleased bombs from Russian Rave-Czar Proxy.

In the wake of the destruction caused by Proxy’s mammoth double-album debut, ‘MUSIC FROM THE EASTBLOCK JUNGLES,’ the Russian demiurge returns to scour the ruins for survivors with a cluster of B-side bunker-bangers. These tracks will be hauntingly familiar to the ruined cortexes of anyone who’s ever lived through Proxy’s live show, granting fans their longtime wish of owning and coming to terms with the source of their neural trauma in digital form.

“What strikes small men as excess to me seems necessary. To crush them was not enough. I saw I needed to extinguish all hope,” says Proxy, as he continues his onslaught of live dates around the world. “My challengers had already fallen. Now they have been erased.”

You can also grab Proxy’s previous release, ‘Music From The Eastblock Jungles, Part 2’ on Dim Mak now.

Showtek Interview Featured In Track It Down

March 13, 2013 Tim Gauthier Interviews, News Tags: , , ,


If you’re a fan of our recent release ‘Slow Down/Crunk’ from Showtek, then you’re in for a real treat. The duo was featured on Track It Down with an in depth interview covering an array of topics including their recent release, evolvement, and their upcoming plans. Along with the interview the outlet also features the EP You can read the full feature on Track It Down as well as their recent release on Dim Mak.



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

March 11, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , , , ,

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.


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)

March 11, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , ,

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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Oliver Twizt’s North American “XXX” Tour

March 7, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , ,


Oliver Twizt has brought up some of the dirtiest remixes as well as his own banging productions. His most recent collaboration with Dim Mak’s Angger Dimas, titled “XXX”, provides us with a salacious track that we just can’t resist. In celebration of this release, Twizt plans to embark upon a North American tour which kicks of March 5th in Orlando, Florida. With over 12 stops, this excursion is sure to bring the heat and offer fans the chance to witness some of his best dirty Dutch-esque vibes. Be sure to pre-order the “XXX” remix package, with re-works from the likes of Hot Mouth, Andy’s iLL, P.A.F.F. and many more! Click here to reserve your copy.


Azari & III Announce SXSW & WMC Dates

March 6, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , ,

429635_10152140127182137_1585017240_nWith festival season kicking off next week we couldn’t be more thrilled to have Azari & III at our upcoming showcases for SXSW & WMC. The Canadian collective will be performing live next week at our showcase in Austin on March 13 as well as a DJ set at our Miami party on March 21. Along with our showcases the guys have announced a full line of dates for both festivals with a series of live performances and DJ sets through out each week.  If you can’t make it to these showcases dates, then I suggest catching up on their latest release,  ‘Remix Album’  featuring a handful of great remixes from artist such as Prince Language, Locked Groove, Nicholas Jaar, and more.

Savage Skulls & Douster Flashback With Latest Beatport Chart

March 6, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , ,

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Last week we brought you the anticipated EP, ‘Bass Kick’ from Savage Skulls & Douster now we’re bringing you the official Beatport chart, “Lost In Space.” The chart follows the same path as their “TRT” track, providing an old school flavor to the mix. The chart takes a step back and features tracks from 1993 through present day from Double 99, DJ Q, Circle Children, and more. You can grab your copy on Beatport now.

Track List

  1. Douster, Savage Skulls – TRT
  2. Double 99 – Ripgroove
  3. Palace – Trust
  4. DJ Q – Dibby Dibby Sound
  5. Classified – Say to You
  6. Gerd, NY STOMP – The NY House Trak
  7. R.I.P. Productions – Up and Down
  8. Circle Children – Indonesia (Sambal Badjak Mix)
  9. Reflex One – I Got Riddumz
  10. DJ Slugo – Big Booty Hoes

Dirtyphonics Release Exclusive DJ Playlist On iTunes

March 6, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , , ,

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Following the release of Dirtyphonics EP, ‘Walk in the Fire’ the guys have put together an exclusive iTunes playlist for March. The ten track collection includes their two recent Dim Mak releases, “Walk in the Fire” and “Dirty” along with an assortment  of  tracks from artists including Noisia, Dieselboy, The Haunted, and more. You can grab your copy on iTunes now. 

Track List

  1. Dirtyphonics – Walk in the Fire
  2. Dirtyphonics – Dirty
  3. Kill the Noise, Brillz & Minxx – Saturn
  4. Metrik – Drift
  5. KillaGraham – Lifted
  6. Benny Benassi & The Biz – Satisfaction
  7. Noisia – Tommy’s Theme
  8. DIeselboy – NVD (Le Castle Vania + Computer Club Remix)
  9. The Haunted – 99
  10. Loadstar – Vatican Roulette


3Ball MTY Featured In L.A. Times Music Blog

March 6, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: ,

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The young collective, 3Ball MTY who were featured on our “Phat Brahms” remix package landed a spot in the L.A. Times Music Blog. The Mexican natives have made a huge splash over the border, grabbing a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist last year and will soon do the same with their upcoming date at Coachella. You can read the full feature on 3Ball MTY on L.A. Times, as well as grab their “Phat Brahms” remix on Dim Mak. 

Clockwork Hits The Road With Congorock For Upcoming Tour

March 4, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , ,

Looks like Clockwork won’t be slowing down anytime soon with today’s announcement of new tour dates with the talented Congorock. The CongoClock tour launches March 29th in Scottdale, AZ with 11 more dates throughout the U.S. and Canada. If you’re in the area I highly recommend to make your way to this tour featuring two extraordinary artists. For more information regarding upcoming dates check out Clockwork’s official Facebook page.  You can also grab Clockwork’s latest EP, “Surge” on iTunes & Beatport now. 


Tour Dates

03-29-13 – Scottsdale, AZ – Wild Knight
04-03-13 – San Francisco, CA – EPR @ 715 Harrison
04-06-13 – Chicago, IL – Sound Bar
04-07-13 – Washington DC – U Street Music Hall
04-09-13 – Orlando FL – Roxy
04-10-13 – Miami, FL – LIV
04-11-13 – Tallahassee, FL – Coliseum
04-12-13 – Philadelphia, PA – LIT Ultrabar
04-17-13 – Calgary, AB – Commonwealth
04-18-13 – Ottawa, ON – Junxion
04-19-13 – Toronto, ON – UNIUN
04-20-13 – Montreal, QC – Le Belmont

Savage Skulls & Douster’s ‘Bass Kick’ EP Captures #1 spot on Juno Download

March 4, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , ,

We’d like to congratulate Savage Skulls & Douster for their #1 spot on the Juno Download Electro House chart. Released less than a week ago, Juno Download describes ‘Bass Kick’ as, “unrepentantly aimed at the dancefloor” If you haven’t grabbed your copy of ‘Bass Kick’ you can help keep the EP at #1, and purchase on Juno Download.

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Power Tools TV Names Azari & III Remix Album ‘Pick Of The Week’

March 4, 2013 Tim Gauthier News, Video Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Azari & III’s ‘Remix Album’ was featured on the latest episode of Power Tools TV  as the “Pick Of The Week” highlighting the track, “Into The Night (Prince Language Remix).” Along with the Azari & III feature the the episode recaps on upcoming festivals including Ultra Music Festival and Beyond Wonderland. If you’re not too familiar with the broadcast, Power Tools TV brings you the very latest in Electronic Dance Music News every Saturday, hosted by Alina Vission. You can check out previous and upcoming episodes on Power Tools TV YouTube channel.

Vote for Dim Mak & Friends for the IDMAs!

February 27, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , ,

logoVoting for the 28th Annual International Dance Music Awards is two days away from closing, so don’t miss your chance to vote for your 2012 favorites.

We couldn’t be more thrilled for our two nominations this year with Dim Mak up for “Best American Music Label” alongside Ultra and Mad Decent.  As well as Steve Aoki‘s nomination for “Smirnoff’s Best North American DJ” alongside our friends Diplo, Skrillex, Porter Robinson, and others.

Not only are we nominated for these two categories but EDC, Electric Zoo, Tomorrowland, and Ultra Music are up for “Best Music Event” all of which included Dim Mak stages this past year.

With over 50 categories in place we’d like to wish the best of luck to all our  friends nominated for awards including Borgore, Like Mike, Hot Natured, Tiesto, Afrojack, Insomiac Events, NERVO, Dada Life and more!

Every vote makes a different, so cast your vote before polls close on Friday, March 1 on the  Winter Music Conference site now. 

Felix Cartal Nominated for Juno Award!

February 27, 2013 Tim Gauthier Blog, News Tags: , , , , , ,


up-4junoCanadian artist Felix Cartal has been nominated for the Juno Awards in the category “Dance Recording of the Year” with his track “Don’t Turn On The Lights” Ft. Polina. “Don’t Turn On The Lights” has been released on Dim Mak.
You can buy the release on iTunes here.

For more info on the Juno Awards, click here.

Below is the video for “Don’t Turn On The Lights”:

Azari & III’s “Manhooker (Locked Groove’s Escape to NYC Mix)” Featured on Pitchfork

February 27, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , ,

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Azari & III’s “Manhooker (Locked Groove’s Escape to NYC Mix)” off yesterdays release, ‘Azari & III’s Remix Album’ was featured on Pitchfork noting, ” Locked Groove takes the record’s sultry “Manhooker” and gives it a hard-techno wash.” The track is 1 of 15 on the package  full of impressive remixes from artists including Tiga, Jamie Jones, Nicolas Jaar, Disclosure, and more. You can read feature in its entirety on Pitchfork, as well as grab your copy on iTunes now.

DJ Weekly USA 044: Yolanda Be Caked!

February 25, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , , ,

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Yolanda Be Cool, the Australian duo who brought us the international hit “We No Speak Americano” are back and even more viral than ever. In a tribute to signing to Dim Mak’s label, the pair created a video of themselves getting caked, which garnered so much attention that it landed them on the cover of DJ Mag’s Weekly edition. YBC’s first full-length album, Ladies & Mentalmen will be released later this year.

CHeck out the DJ Mag Online here: DJ Weekly USA 044

Check out their signing announcement video below and be sure to scope out their DJ Mag podcast on SoundCloud:


Don’t Forget To Tune In For Dim Mak Studios On Evolution Radio

February 21, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , ,

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Tonight Yung Skeeter will be hosting another episode of Dim Mak Studios on Evolution Radio featuring a mix from our very own Sound of Stereo. In case you’ve been living under the a rock, Evolution is iHeatradio’s newest EDM radio station that features some of the best dance music 24/7. You can catch Dim Mak Studios on the air every Thursday at 10 p.m. EST. as well as a great line of shows through out the week.

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Out Now: Steve Aoki’s Remixed Brahms Chart

February 21, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , ,

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Following the release of the Phat Brahms remix package, we now have the official Beatport Chart from Steve Aoki. The ten track chart features a great collection of Dim Mak tracks released in 2013 including the orginal Phat Brahms single. You can grab the chart on Beatport now.


  1. Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike, Steve Aoki, Angger Dimas – Phat Brahms
  2. Felix Cartal, Autoerotique – The Alarm
  3. Lil Jon, Coone, Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike — Madness
  4. Infected Mushroom – Bass Nipple
  5. Azari & III – Indigo (Serge Santiago 12am Mix)
  6. Dan Sena, Steve Aoki – Omega feat. Miss Palmer
  7. PeaceTreaty – In Time (The 8th Note Remix)
  8. George Acosta – We Got This
  9. Ali Love – Love Harder ( Will Bailey & Valentino Khan Remix)
  10. BXXX- Rebellion (Lies)

EXTRA! EXTRA! Yolanda Be Cool signs to Dim Mak!

February 21, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags:

In our latest video directed by Franck Gazzola, Johnson & Sylvester from Yolanda Be Cool have a message for you guys regarding their recent signing to Dim Mak.  Watch as the guys paint something special and take a cake to the face in celebration of their debut release of ‘Ladies & Mentalmen.’

Clockwork’s ‘Surge’ EP Takes Over Beatport Charts

February 19, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , ,

Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 11.32.01 AMA week ago we released Clockwork’s EP, ‘Surge’ now seven days later the release is taking over Beatport, making its way to the number one spot on the Electro House chart and fourth on Top 100. Since its release the two track EP has stirred up a great deal of buzz through out the internet as the perfect follow up to his previous release, ‘Titan.’ You can help keep Clockwork on the top of these charts and purchase the ‘Surge’ on Beatport now.

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Proxy’s ‘Music From The Eastblock Jungles Pt. 2. ‘ Beatport Chart Now Available

February 15, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , ,

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Earlier this week we released Proxy’s ‘Music From The Eastblock Jungles- Part II,’ now we’d like to share his latest Beatport chart following the release.  The chart features seven tracks with a mix of genres including Indie Dance, Nu Disco, Electro House, and Techno. You can preview and purchase the chart of Beatport now.

Track List

  1. The M Machine – Faces
  2. Zombie Nation – Chickflick
  3. Alvin Risk, Sirah – Survival feat. Sirah
  4. Yes Wizard – Elephant & Castle
  5. Trumpdisco – Big Wrench
  6. Clouds – Krafterah
  7. MPIA3 – Ely


Dirtyphonics Release Exclusive Beatport Mix

February 13, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , , ,

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If you didn’t get enough of Tuesday’s release ‘Walk In The Fire’ EP from Dirtyphonics then you’re in luck because they’ve put together an exclusive Beatport Mix in honor of the release. The hour long mix features a wide range of original and remix tracks including songs off their 2012 EP, ‘DIRTY’ and yesterday’s release, ‘Walk in the Fire.’ You can view the full track list below as well as purchase the exclusive mix on Beatport. 

Track List

  1. Dirtyphonics – Walk In The Fire (Culprate)
  2. Far Too Loud – 600 Years
  3. Schoolboy – Zombies At My Neighbours
  4. Skism – Red Heat
  5. Tambour Battant, Niveau, Zero – Big What
  6. Dirtyphonics – DIRTY
  7. Dirtyphonics – DIRTY (Darth & Vader Remix)
  8. KillaGraham – Lifted
  9. Dirtyphonics – I Need Your Love
  10. Dirtyphonics – Walk in the Fire (Schoolboy Remix)
  11. ShockOne – Polygon feat. Reija (Dirtyphonics Remix)
  12. Candyland – Get Wild
  13. Schoolboy – Afterschock
  14. Svidden – Robot
  15. Excision, Datsik – Deviance (Dirtyphonics Remix)
  16. Nero – Me & You ( Dirtyphonics Remix)
  17. Dirtyphonics – DIRTY ( Metrik Remix)
  18. Skrillex – Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites (Dirtyphonics Remix)
  19. Marilyn Manson – Slo-Mo-Tion (Dirtyphonics Remix)
  20. Foreign Beggars – Apex (Dirtyphonics Remix)
  21. 12th Planet, Flinch – The End Is Near Pt. 1 (Dirtyphinics Remix)
  22. Dirtyphonics – Teleportation
  23. Dirtyphonics – Lottery
  24. Crystal Method feat. The Heavy – Play For Real (Dirtyphinics Remix)
  25. Dirtyphonics – Walk in the Fire

A Night In Review: Dan Sena + Trapaholics @ Dim Mak Studios

February 9, 2013 Tim Gauthier Lifestyle, News Tags: ,

If you didn’t have a chance to make it out to Dim Mak Studios this past Tuesday then you’re in for a special treat. We had one of our writers, Jenna Browning cover the night to remind you all of what you missed out on. You can also check out upcoming events at Dim Mak Studios here. Enjoy!


“Tuesday nights at Dim Mak Studios are always a special time, not only because of the artists that grace the stage but also because of the people who fill the club. The crowd that comes to Tuesday nights just likes to get down, and that’s exactly what they did at Dan Sena’s EP Release Party featuring Trap-A-Holics.

Man-of-the-hour, Mr. Dan Sena himself was first to kick things off in the main room. His set featured a little bit of everything from hard hitting dub step bass to danceable drum kicks that showcased some great


vocal samples. Sena hit you right in the heart with his bass drops but showed a lot of restraint as well when he would pull back the beat and let the samples speak for themselves. Everybody is doing dub step these days, but to have a consistent melody throughout the song is a hard skill to master, and Sena did it wondrously. A highlight was definitely his dropping A-Trak’s “Like A Dance Floor” as well as when he slowed down the beat to “All The Way Turned Up.” Sena ended his set right with “Hold On” By Monsta which had the club grooving.

Next up on the decks was DJ Slink who brought the bass level even higher when he laid down his Trap mix. Slink did a good job of turning classic songs into his own like Pharrell’s “Everybody Nose,” where he turned a familiar chorus line into a robotic style voice that definitely had a unique stamp on it. He played other popular classics as well like Dead Prez’s “Hip Hop,” which had the tables shaking with the earth quaking bass. He ended his set with a performance from rapper Whisky Pete who rapped live over Slinks beats until he threw down his final jam “Shook Pt II,” which is always a solid classic.

After Slink’s set ended and you thought the bass went up as high as it could, Trapaholics took the stage in a Fatal Crew T-shirt and cranked it up even higher. The set was perfect for both old and new trap fans alike, as Trapaholics’s song selection was like a magical journey through the genre. He paid homage to Waka Flocka, Rick Ross, Three 6 Mafia and pretty much everyone else who ever had anything to do with making Trap popular. He played all the classics from Trinidad James’s “All Gold Everything,” to “Trap House” by Gucci Mane, to “Respect Me,” by Rick Ross. He threw down bass that got you to bob your head in the dirtiest of ways with a stank grin on your face while you moved your feet almost unconsciously. This wasn’t your normal type of bass; it was some heavy hitting deepness that welled up in your throat.

All in all, it was a night of epic bass in all its glorious forms. Everyone who stuck around to catch all the sets definitely danced the night away to hard-hitting beats and not to mention the sick visual cubes that were video-mixed live by the masters behind the Dim Mak Studios sound booth. ” – Jenna Browning

‘#Arrow’ scoop: @SteveAoki to play Oliver’s party — EXCLUSIVE

February 5, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , , , , ,

steve-aoki_510x335Oliver Queen is set to open his Starling City night club and he’s getting one of the best house musicians in the world for opening night.
Grammy nominee Steve Aoki is set to guest star on Arrow, playing himself.

In the hour — titled “The Huntress Returns” (yay), Oliver (series star Stephen Amell) has a new romance brewing, is launching his nightclub and is more content than he’s ever been since coming back from the island. But when his ex, The Huntress (Jessica De Gouw) returns to town, she “threatens to destroy everything and everyone Ollie cares about.”

During the episode the Wonderland artist and DJ will make his scripted series debut performing at the grand opening of Ollie’s club (an evening that we suspect won’t go off without a hitch).
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The FADER Features Proxy Mini-Mix & Interview

February 5, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , ,

As we get ready to release Proxy’s second part of  ‘Music from the Eastblock Jungles’ next week we’d like to share with you his latest mix and interview featured on The FADER. The 30-minute mix is available for  streaming and download on The FADER’s site and  features a range of artists including Clouds, Posthuman, French Fries, and more. Along with the mix the feature also includes a quick interview with Proxy revealing what exactly the Eastblock Jungles are. You can check out the full feature on Fader along with Proxy’s latest release, ‘Junk’ on Dim Mak. 

01. Proxy – Revolution
02. French Fries – Space & Smoke (Justin Martin Remix)
03. Daniel Avery – Need Electric (Original Mix)
04. Marseille – Underground
05. Boy 8-Bit – We Move By Night Blood Music
06. Zombie Nation – Brownsville
07. Clouds – Those Cracks In Your Face, Do They Hurt! (Truss Remix)
08. Clouds – Krafterah (Original Mix)
09. MPIA3 – Acid Badger
10. Posthuman – The Benz (Ben Sims Acid Remix)

Bloody Beetroots Launch Social Media Platform, Church of Noise

February 4, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: , , , ,


Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo aka The Bloody Beetroots is unashamedly one of the most forward thinking musicians in the electronic music industry and his next announcement shows he has no sign of stopping. Using the team and technology behind Lady Gaga’s Little Monsters, Rifo has worked closely with US agency, Backplane, to launch the first full interactive social media platform exclusively for an electronic artist. The platform is effectively a “cultural-musical movement” which allows for artists, musicians and fans alike to join an exclusive network and share their music and art, and collaborate with others within the community.

Integrating YouTube, Soundcloud, and photos, Church of Noise is an online safe-haven enriched by the ability to upload, comment and share your own creations and have them exist as part of a congregation of similar minds. Its aim is to cultivate freedom of speech and provide a platform to be shared within a congregation and ultimately get you one step closer to Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo. Status will be awarded to more regular users starting their journey as a Rebel, a more frequent user will quickly be upgraded to an Advocate and once truly part of the revolution will become a Champion. The launch of the new platform takes place during the world premiere of the new Bloody Beetroots LIVE show in Australia, and will see the platform host an array of unseen and exclusive content relating to the new live show.

The Church Of Noise community started out in 2011 as a result of the same-titled track, originally a collaboration with Dennis Lyxzén of Swedish hardcore punk-pioneers Refused and The (International) Noise Conspiracy. The song holds a siren-call of strings, bass and lyrical manifesto: “…It only takes a sound to change the beaten path/It only takes love and courage to take it all back”… View the video HERE:

You can sign up to the platform: to become part of the revolution.

@FelixCartal Announces February Tour Dates

February 4, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags:

Looks like Felix Cartal has a bright and busy February ahead of him with his upcoming Australia & Asia tour. The Canadian producer has announced nine tour dates through out the two continents. This tour is a great follow up to Felix’s latest release with Autoerotique, “The Alarm” which is now available for purchase. 


Tour Dates

2-8-13 – Melbourne – Wah Wah Lounge
2-9-13 – Sydney – Zooper Dooper Boat Party (Day)
2-9-13 – Sydney – Whaat Club
2-10-13 – Perth – The Court Hotel
2-15-13 – Wollongong – Onefiveone
2-16-13 – Brisbane – Family Club
2-21-13 – Bali, Indonesia – Woo Bar @ W Hotel
2-22-13 – Macau, People’s Republic of China – Club Cubic
2-23-13 – Bangkok – Q Bar

BXXX – Rebellion (Lies) Beatport Chart

February 4, 2013 Tim Gauthier Music, News Tags: , , ,

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Last week we released the two track EP featuring, BXXX’s latest track Rebellion (Lies) along with the remix from Dances With White Girls.  In honor of the EP, BXXX has compiled ten tracks for his chart featuring tracks from Skrillex, Autoerotique, M83, Nero, and others. You can grab the collection on Beatport now.

Track List

  1. Cubic Zirconia – Fuck Work (Dances With White Girls Remix)
  2. Junior Sanchez – I Believe In featuring – Karmen
  3. Skrillex – With You, Friends (Long Drive)
  4. Danny Avila – Breaking Your Fall
  5. Nero – Must Be The Feeling
  6. Wolfgang Gartner – Love & War
  7. Duck Sauce – Big Bad Wolf
  8. M83 – Teen Angst
  9. Paul Kalkbrenner – Revolte
  10. Autoerotique – Turn Up The Volume

Preview & Pre-Order Clockwork’s Upcoming EP ‘Surge’

January 30, 2013 Tim Gauthier News Tags: ,

We finally have teasers for Clockwork‘s upcoming EP, ‘Surge’ due out February 12. The EP features two long awaited tracks from  the producer with vocals from Wynter Gordan on the title track, “Surge.” Along with the great sound the EP features visuals from artist Clay Lipsky for the cover art.  You can now stream the two tracks on our SoundCloud now and pre-order on iTunes.