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Felix Cartal ft. Ofelia – ‘New Scene’ + Remixes

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In one of his most successful and busiest years to date, Canadian electro house golden boy Felix Cartal is closing out a major 2013 with the New Scene (feat. Ofelia) remix EP. The sentimentally driven “New Scene” features vocalist Ofelia coupled with a dreamlike melody driven by a sensitive tone with gorgeous vocal overlays. The package features the original track with remixed versions of “New Scene” from producers/DJs TOKiMONSTA, Deorro, Lucky Date & Felix Cartal, and Lazy Rich.

You can also grab the 4 track EP “Past Present Felix” which includes “Young Love”, “Katsu”, “After Dark” and “New Scene” on iTunes: https://itun.es/i6Fb6Kn

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Music Video: Felix Cartal feat. Koko LaRoo “Young Love” (Official Video) on MuchMusic.com!

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Felix Cartal is experiencing a monumental year! With a slew of chart-topping releases, including his recent “Past, Present, Felix” EP, and a North American tour that kicked off with a bang,  Canada’s electro-house golden boy knows no limits!

Having just reached the #1 spot on Hype Machine popular charts, Felix’s summer single “Young Love (feat. KoKo LaRoo)” is making massive waves in the blogosphere. To add fuel to that fire, the official video for the track has just been featured as one of the “fresh videos” on Canada’s iconic pop-culture site www.muchmusic.com!

Felix will be participating in an in-studio interview with Much Music coming up soon! #staytuned

For upcoming #AfterDark Tour Dates click here.
To find out how you can win tickets to an #AfterDark show near you click here.

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Steve Aoki announces additional Dim Mak support acts for Aokify America Tour!

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As he prepares to hit the road once again this fall, Grammy-nominated international producer/DJ and electronic dance music entrepreneur STEVE AOKI has announced additional support acts for his upcoming Aokify America Tour. For the tour, AOKI has drafted an elite group of artists from the DIM MAK roster—the independent record label, events and lifestyle company, and apparel line he founded in 1996 and presenting partner of the tour—including Felix Cartal, Autoerotique, Dirtyphonics, Keys N Krates, Garmiani, Deorro, Rune RK, and Botnek as well as a new, specially designed production from performer Kryoman entitled HEX3D. Already featuring a stellar lineup with bass “Legend” Borgore and hip-hop heavyweight Waka Flocka Flame as direct support, with special guest Pharrell Williams (The Neptunes/N.E.R.D.) appearing on select dates, the Aokify America Tour stands as one of the highlights on this year’s touring circuit. Tickets for the Aokify America Tour are on sale now: aokifyamerica.com.

Screen Shot 2013-09-19 at 11.20.06 AMThe newly confirmed rotating talent on the Aokify America Tour adds a diverse array of artists spanning a wide spectrum of electronic music styles. Coming off his most successful release to date with the Past, Present, Felix EP on Dim Mak Records—praised by ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT and BILLBOARD.COM, who called featured track New Scene” “one of the best dance recordings of the year”—Felix Cartal brings his signature electro house sounds. Toronto-based electro producer Autoerotique adds a heavier sound to the mix, best exemplified on the latest track“Play It Again” and the recent Asphyxiation (Remixes) EP, both out now on Dim Mak Records. Featured on AOKI’s Deadmeat Tour in 2012, French electronic dance music quartet DIRTYPHONICS return with their trademark heavy bass heard on their debut full-length album Irreverence and the corresponding No Stopping Us (Remixes) EP, both available now on Dim Mak Records. Dubbed “EDM’s hottest live band” by BILLBOARD.COM and featured by USA Today, Toronto-based live electronic outfit Keys N Krates recently released their SOLOW EP on Dim Mak Records, which highlights their trap-tinged electronic/hip-hop hybrid sound. Also featured on the tour are producers GarmianiDeorro, house/techno artist Rune RK, and production/DJ duo Botnek. Additionally, performer Kryoman introduces his innovative production setup HEX3D on the Aokify America Tour, which pushes the boundaries of live, audiovisual performance art.

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The new talent is not the only major tour announcement being made though. A proponent of pro-social causes and a philanthropist in his own right, AOKI’s Steve Aoki Charitable Fund is donating a dollar for every ticket sold throughout the tour to a charity selected by his fans via Facebook. Furthermore, for every year AOKI has been alive, he will match a corresponding $1,000 for a total of $36,000 on the tour. Fans will be encouraged to vote for their chosen charity from a group of four pre-selected organizations, including: American Brain Foundation, committed to curing brain disease; University of Rochester – Memory Care Program, providing diagnosis, treatment, and care of neurodegenerative conditions that affect the elderly and the aging nervous system; Brain Preservation Foundation, evaluating “plastination” and “cryonics,” two ways doctors might inexpensively preserve the brain of a dying person; and Infusio, pushing the fusion of cutting-edge science and the newest developments in complementary medicine placed in a spa-like healing environment. Fans can vote via a dedicated poll on STEVE AOKI’s official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Steve.Aoki) starting October 9 through November 23. Following the tour, AOKI will hand deliver the check to the chosen charity. For more information, visit: www.steveaokifund.com.

Meanwhile, STEVE AOKI is dominating the music world with the massive Linkin Parkcollaboration “A Light That Never Comes,” out now on Warner Bros. Records, and“Boneless,” a collaboration with Chris Lake and Tujamo (Ultra Music), which hit #1on Beatport.

♬ Out Now: Felix Cartal – After Dark ft. Koko LaRoo

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Los Angeles based singer Koko LaRoo plays muse with her sultry style for the “After Dark” remix package. Felix’s Electro House roots are intensified by the likes of Caveat, Expendable Youth & Krusha, and Aire Atlantica. Her voice also blends perfectly chopped & screwed and slowed down for more starry eyed renditions on the Ex Boyfriend and Andy Dixon remixes.[/info_box_3][/one_half_last]

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♬ Out Now: Felix Cartal & Clockwork – The Fire ft. Madame Buttons (Remixes)

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It seems like just yesterday when we were all jamming the eff out to the brilliant collaboration of Felix Cartal and Clockwork’s “The Fire (ft. Madame Buttons)”. Oh wait…it was just yesterday. And every day since it was released, right? To keep the momentum alive, we’re amped like whoa to give you “The Fire (feat Madame Buttons)” REMIXES! Adding fuel to “The Fire” are LOVEHIGH and HENRY FONG; the reimagining of the track by LOVEHIGH, who won “The Fire” remix competition (for good reason), brings a more bumping approach to the song-ensuring that your speakers ignite with delight while highlighting the darker sides of the song. Meanwhile, the HENRY FONG remix sparks it up with a sound that is befitting a dance floor packed with people who will no doubt fan the flames with their enthusiasm for this insane track. Be sure to listen to “THE FIRE (ft. Madame Buttons)” REMIXES in a well-ventilated area, so as to avoid burning up with awesomeness.

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Felix Cartal’s “Young Love” ft. Koko LaRoo Reaches #1 on Hype Machine!

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THIS JUST IN: Felix’s hot summer single, “Young Love (Feat. Koko LaRoo)” is getting massive love from the blogosphere, having just reached number 1 on Hype Machine popular charts!

Stream it here: http://dmak.co/FelixCartal_YoungLove

Also be sure to check out Felix’s upcoming tour dates for his North American “After Dark Tour”: http://afterdark.felixcartal.com/

Purchase “Past, Present, Felix”: iTunesBeatport

♬ Out Now: Felix Cartal – Young Love ft. Koko LaRoo (The Remixes)

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“Young Love” featuring Koko LaRoo by FELIX CARTAL managed to encapsulate the sounds of summer, nostalgia, and, of course, young love. The fetching and popular track is back to thrill listeners, this time with remixes by VALENTINO KHAN, SLEEPY TOM, BURNS, and THE REEF. Working with the wistful sounds of KoKo LaRoo’s vocals, the remixes vary greatly in what they bring to the table of the smash song. While the VALENTINO KHAN remix amps up the volume and tempo of the overlays, the BURNS remix provides D&B breakbeats that will appeal to the junglists out there. To take a track that is as loved and adored as “Young Love” and turn it into a prime example of the multi-facets of dance music is no easy feat, but these four remixes have done just that and more.

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♬ Out Now: Felix Cartal – Past Present Felix EP

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Felix Cartal pushes the definition of “multifaceted” to new heights. Poster child of a perfect coif, Slurpee aficionado, workout warrior, and lover of a decent font; but above all of that, Felix is one heck of a producer who seems to know exactly what his fans want, and how to deliver in a way that never lets them down.
 
Soon, Felix will be giving cause to celebrate once again with the release of his EP, Past Present Felix. Four tracks that will absolutely make you lose your mind, such as “After Dark feat. Koko LaRoo” (a mature composition that will undoubtedly remind listeners of warm summer nights) and “New Scene feat. Ofelia” (a sensitive yet driving track with gorgeous vocal overlays). Never content to reproduce the same sounds over and over again, the Past Present Felix EP is a new era for this Canadian prodigy, and we’re stoked to be along for the ride.

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[Thump Exclusive] Felix Cartal – Young Love Feat. Koko LaRoo (Official Video)

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Felix Cartal’s new video for “Young Love,” the first single off his upcoming Past Present Felix EP and starring vocals from Koko LaRoo, is basically about a bunch of babes in bikinis bouncing on bicycles and bashing balloons at boys. Hope you like the letter B.

Opening shot: four ripped bros strolling down a Vancouver sidewalk. “I just finished lunch with the guys,” the main muscly guy who forgot to button his shirt says on his phone [italics are mine]. “I’m just chilling at the pool with the girls,” purrs a buxom babe at the end of the line as she slowly spreads oil all over her assets [italics again mine]. This delineation between the sexes is extremely important because it sets up the rest of the storyline, which is a—spoiler alert—PRANK WAR: GIRLS VERSUS GUYS!!!

As soon as the bros arrive at the pool (so jelly of that gigantic floating pretzel btw), guns and carnage ensue. Is this a sly political commentary on gun control laws in America? Nah… let’s just stick with balloons and boobs.

Past Present Felix comes out August 6 on Dim Mak Records. Pre-order the EP here, or grab this track on iTunes.
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Video Tease: Felix Cartal – Young Love feat. Koko LaRoo

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dm444Do you like water balloons, bikes, babes and oversized pretzels? Then you’re in luck! Felix Cartal‘s new super summery music video for “Young Love feat. Koko LaRoo” comes out in just 2 more days! Check the video above for a quick snippet of what to look forward to.

Click here for some behind the scenes photos form the shoot.

♬ Out Now: Felix Cartal – Young Love feat. Koko LaRoo

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Music is universal. It transcends. It has the ability to transport the listener to another world, another time, displacing any worries he or she may have. There’s nothing like a track that delivers a powerful element of nostalgia.
 
Felix Cartal’s new single, “Young Love”, taken from his upcoming Past Present Felix EP, embodies the season that often evokes such memories …summer. With a sun-drenched beat, chilling vocals provided by Koko LaRoo, lyrics of youthfulness and the infectious energy that we’ve come to expect from Felix, “Young Love” is a melodious song with enough zest to amp up even the most discerning of music lovers. It’s classic, it’s fresh, it feels the way young love should…it’s everything we love about Felix’s flawless resonance.

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#FreeFriday Episode No. 046: Felix Cartal – Katsu

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The best word in the English dictionary is FREE. The second best day is FRIDAY. Put it all together and you have yourself a bangin’ tune given to you by your best buddies at Dim Mak Records! This week’s #FreeFriday tune is “Katsu” by Felix Cartal, a steady and dance-your-butt-off worthy track with a gorgeous build up into thumping bass lines. Do yourself a favor and get your incredible weekend poppin’ off right with “Katsu” from Felix Cartal and your favorite label in all the land, Dim Mak Records.

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