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[Rolling Stone] Dim Mak Artists Go Crazy at TomorrowWorld EDM Festival

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On September 27th, the electronic music festival TomorrowWorld brought its transcendent chaos to Chattahoochee Hills in Atlanta, Georgia. Now fans can experience the sensory overload with the new “Up All Night TomorrowWorld” video, which condenses the hectic event into one seven-minute blast.

The video features performance footage from several Dim Mak Records acts (Steve Aoki, Borgore, Carnage, Deorro) blended with frenetic crowd shots (fireworks, glowsticks, concertgoers in strange costumes). There are also some intimate backstage moments, like Aoki playing Autoerotique in a $1,000 game of rock, paper, scissors.

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[Rolling Stone Gallery] Steve Aoki: A Night in the Life

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Rolling Stone magazine captured some exclusive behind the scenes photos of Steve Aoki’s homecoming show at the Shrine in Los Angeles last weekend. The show was extra special for Dim Mak’s founder with all of his L.A friends and family there to show support and party with him on this Aokify America Tour stop. The gallery captures everyone who was out celebrating including Steve’s mother, sister and old friends like Kid Cudi and Mike from Linkin Park. See all the photos from before, after and during the show with Steve’s own commentary on the Rolling Stone featured photo gallery.

[Rolling Stone Premiere] Borgore parties with Waka Flocka Flame and Paige on new ‘Wild Out’ single!

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100413-wild-out-600-1380907204Israeli DJ-producer Borgore has a knack for stitching together eclectic styles. As a former death-metal drummer, he brings a hard-hitting approach to his electronic tunes – but he’s still savvy enough to collaborate with artists of very different genres. On his new single, “Wild Out,” he brings both a pop singer, Paige, and a rapper, Waka Flocka Flame, into the fold.

“What the fuck you hatin’ for?” sings Paige over blaring electro-bass drops and Euro-house synths. “Give me a round of applause!” Check out an exclusive stream of the track on Rolling Stone.

Borgore had high praise for her, as well as for his guest rapper. “Working with Waka was like working with the energy of an MMA fight, while Paige brought a serene, silky, angel-like voice and I had to somehow mix them both together. Mission.”

“Wild Out” will be released on October 15th, on Dim Mak Records, and it’s available for pre-order on iTunes and Borgore’s official website. The Wild Out EP will be released later this fall.
(via Rolling Stone)

LISTEN TO THE EXCLUSIVE STREAM OF THE WILD OUT SINGLE HERE

[Rolling Stone] Steve Aoki’s Wild ‘Electric Zoo 2013’ – Exclusive DJ Mix

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Screen Shot 2013-08-23 at 10.46.10 AMSteve Aoki and his label, Dim Mak, are gearing up for a huge Electric Zoo weekend in New York, and the DJ-producer is getting his mind right with this wild “Electric Zoo 2013” mix. Aoki keeps hard-hitting drops a priority, but offers dancers a chance to catch their breath with a set of varied dynamics and tempo changes. Aoki’s pummeling remix of Dirtyphonics“No Stopping Us” rolls into the shifty, disorienting piano samples of Proxy’s “9000.” Later, Showtek’s titanic elastic bounce on “Slow Down” transforms into the echoing claps and glimmering synth chimes on Etienne De Crecy‘s remix of Yolanda Be Cool’s “Sweat Naked.” Aoki makes sure the fun comes in all shapes and sizes.

Read more at: RollingStone.com

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Track listing:

1. Keys N Krates – “Dum De Dum”
2. Clockwork – “Surge (Deorro Remix)”
3. Dirtyphonics – “No Stopping Us (Steve Aoki Remix)”
4, Proxy – “9000”
5. Autoerotique – “Play It Again”
6. Felix Cartal – “After Dark”
7. Tritonal and 7 Skies – “Reset”
8. Dan Sena and Steve Aoki – “Omega feat. Miss Palmer”
9. Showtek – “Slow Down”
10. Yolanda Be Cool – “Sweat Naked (Etienne De Crecy Remix)”
11. Angger Dimas – “Release me (Digital Lab Remix)”
12. Tommy Trash – “Blair Bitch Project (Hot Mouth Remix)”
13. Steve Aoki – “Boneless”
14. Carnage and Tony Junior – “Michael Jordan”

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[Rolling Stone] Qulinez’s Hard and Heavy ‘Drop It’ – Exclusive DJ Mix

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“Their sound is hard and heavy, just how we like it!” Aoki tells Rolling Stone. “This mix hits just as strongly as their live sets. When I listen to it, I feel like I’m right there with them.”

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“Drop It” will be out August 27th.
Track listing for Qulinez’s “Drop It” mix follows below.

1. The Bloody Beetroots, Tai and Bart B More – “Spank (Dyro Edit)”
2. Firebeatz and Chocolate Puma – “Sausage Fest (Original Mix)”
3. Martin Solveig – “Hey Now (Schoolboy Remix)”
4. Sultan and Ned Shepard vs. dBerrie vs. Bruno Mars – “Locked Malfunction (Bootleg)”
5. Feenixpawl and Jason Forte – “Together (Marco V Remix)”
6. Qulinez – “Drop It” with Daft Punk – “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger (Acapella)”
7. TJR – “What’s Up Suckaz (Original Mix)”
8. Qulinez – “Archangel”
9. Carnage and Borgore – “Incredible (Original and Busted by heRobust)”

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Daily Download from Rolling Stone: Autoerotique – Asphyxiation (Wuki Remix)

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YOU GUYS. I was already excited about it being Friday, had already done my celebratory “it’s Friday” dance and everything, and then I find out that Rolling Stone is giving away some Dim Mak Records music like right freaking now! Autoerotique’s “Asphyxiation (Wuki Remix)” is yours to download over at rollingstone.com, and it’s just in time for the “Asphyxiation Remix EP” that comes out next week! Head over to Rolling Stone for the Wuki remixed track of the beloved “Asphyxiation” and stay tuned for the full Remixes EP to release next week on Dim Mak Records, your source for all things truly awesome.


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Rolling Stone Daily Download: ‘Mexico’ by The Scanners

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“We wrote the song ‘Mexico’ after we toured a few times driving across the U.S. desert. It’s pretty mind blowing if you’re from the U.K. because there is nothing like it there at all. The heat, the space, it’s like another planet. All the time we would be driving near the border and stopping in places like El Paso, but we never made it into Mexico itself,” The Scanners Matthew Mole tells Rolling Stone. “So I suppose it always had some strange romantic appeal to us. I suppose that’s why we were so conscious of being ‘so far from home’.”

This is one you won’t want to miss, so be sure to grab the EP on iTunes, to the right or here.


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Rolling Stone Daily Download: Azari & III – ‘Indigo’ (Voyeur Remix)

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AZARI & III have partnered with RollingStone.com to debut a remix of “Indigo” from Leeds tech house production duo Voyeur as part of their Daily Download feature. Fans can grab a free download of “Indigo” (Voyeur Remix) here.

This remix, along with many others, is part of Azari & III’s official Remix Album which will be released on Dim Mak on February 26th. Featuring remixes from the likes of Tiga, Jamie Hones, Nicolas Jaar, Art Department, Riva Starr and many more, the album is an elite anthology of electronic music production.

This is one you won’t want to miss, so be sure to pre-order the album on iTunes, to the right or here.


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RollingStone Talks With Datsik Backstage At Coachella

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RollingStone caught up with Datsik backstage at Coachella to see how it feels to headline Coachella, play 2 major shows in 2 weeks, and to be at the pinnacle of the dubstep & EDM lime light:

“I’m on this big scissor lift and throughout my set, I raise up over 10 feet,” enthused dubstep DJ Datsik backstage about his Coachella set, which headlined the festival’s electro-driven Sahara Tent on Friday night. “I have these crazy-looking robotic cryomen decked from head to toe in blue L.E.D. and eight feet tall. They’ve got blue and green and red lazers and they spray the whole crowd with cryo, super-cold mist stuff.”

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Rolling Stone’s Behind The Scenes at Steve Aoki’s “Heartbreaker” Video Shoot

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Steve Aoki, the Cobra Snake, Danny Masterson and Lovefoxxx take a breather between filming scenes for the video “Heartbreaker” which will be included on Steve’s new album ‘Wonderland’ due out early 2012. Check out more behind-the-scenes photos from the shoot at Rollingstone.com.

The Fashion Sense and Social Consciousness of Atari Teenage Riot’s Nic Endo

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“As a musician, an icon of female empowerment and a visual force, Japanese-American electronic musician Nic Endo is in a class of her own. Currently tearing up global stages as the female head of Berlin-based digital hardcore group Atari Teenage Riot, she’s been a main player on the international electronic and noise scenes since the 90s. Aside from her innovations as a producer and performer, she’s earned praise as a social crusader who maintains the pioneering feminist spirit of riot grrrls, whom she says “must define the avant-garde” in music. She’s also the spokesmodel for British beauty brand Illamasqua’s new fragrance, Freak – and, like Illamasqua’s cosmetics, the fragrance revels in contrarian attitudes, celebrating nightime mischief and the notion of experimental personal transformations.”

Rolling Stone spoke with Endo as she tours across Europe and prepares for the release of Atari Teenage Riot’s new single, “The Collapse of History,” out January 23rd on Dim Mak.

Read more on this release and her interview with Rolling Stone here.

Listen & Download: The Weeknd – Rolling Stone (Grandtheft Extended Dub)

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“Haven’t been cranking out bootlegs nearly as often as I used to.. Here is something special I have been working on for a minute: a piano house version of the Weeknd’s latest release…S/O to Gotta Dance Dirty for debuting it. Grab it for free over at my Facebook Page.”  -Aaron