When he isn’t spending his time running the trap as RL Grime, Henry Steinway is annihilating dancefloors everywhere as electro house kingpin Clockwork. Featuring the standout vocals of EDM mainstay Wynter Gordon, Surge is half melodic, half funky, and 100% mesmerizing. Is it safe to call this guy the Bo Jackson of EDM yet? Check the full list on LessThan3.
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Every artist knows that the highest form of a compliment is through imitation. From the outdoor coastal concept to the colorfully artistic effects, Big Sean’s latest music video for his single “10 2 10” is exactly that.
Dim Mak’s own Clockwork released the music video for his single “Surge” back in June 2013 showcasing some unique and original effects against a back drop of the coastal wilderness. From the hike through the wooded trails to the shots of the waves and the clouds rolling in over the scene, it puts you at one with nature and the meaning of the lyrics “I can feel it in my body” shine through without question.
“10 2 10” , released just about a week ago, boasts an oh so similar concept. Hike through the wooded trails? Check. Waves? Check. Clouds? Check. But wait, what about those super cool visual effects? Check. (Shout out @susboy911) It is super reminiscent of what we saw with Clockwork’s “Surge”… and that is awesome. As far as the lyrics and video creating cohesive concept, its not exactly on the money. With the song being about working from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and back again, when did he have time to stroll to the beach? I mean, since he was busy working and all.
So you be the judge. Who wore it best?
CLOCKWORK struck gold with his single “Surge” featuring Wynter Gordon, a heavy-hitting track that has dominated festivals and music charts alike. Now, CLOCKWORK has handed this solid track over to be remixed byCHARLIE DARKER, TONY ROMERA, RIGGI & PIROS, and DEORRO, four producers who no doubt translate the anthem in a multitude of ways. The DEORRO remix in particular has a very drum and bass feel, signature to his bass-laden sound, whereas the CHARLIE DARKER remix has a certain high energy that amps up the prodigious track. “Surge” and its respective remixes prove to be as much fun and exemplify pure talent all across the board.
CLOCKWORK’S TOUR DATES
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Spin Magazine: The 40 Best Dance Tracks of 2013 So Far [#15 Clockwork feat. Wynter Gordon – “Surge”]
#15 Clockwork, feat. Wynter Gordon – “Surge” (Dim Mak)
For all EDM’s pop aspirations, it rarely nails that elusive crossover as perfectly as this extended serotonin rush of a song, which floods your brain just as forcefully whether you hear it in a field full of wide-eyed first-time ravers or waiting in line at the grocery store.
Dim Mak allstar Clockwork has just provided us a stellar video to go along with his uplifting and hard-hitting anthem “Surge,” which features some sweet vocals from Wynter Gordon. This track was one of the huge anthems of 2013 and if you made it out to any major festivals over the last six months you probably heard it dropped and perhaps even did a little fist-pumping to one of the track’s bleepy drops. The video echoes the high-energy nature of the track and features everything from friends running through the forest to electrified zombies dancing on some sort of post-apocalyptic beach. Points for creativity on this one… (via THUMP)
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
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.
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
A 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.
Today, Los Angeles native and producer/DJ Clockwork releases his Surge EP on Dim Mak Records, two tracks of dynamic melody anchored in the undulating low-end that typifies modern Electro House. With his unapologetic big room aesthetic, the New York City-based performer has gained early support from some of the biggest names in Dance music, from Tiesto, Steve Angello, Laidback Luke, and Dim Mak boss Steve Aoki, just to name a few.
The EP features two hotly anticipated tracks, leading with a soaring top line from Wynter Gordon on the title track “Surge” that is juxtaposed against the hard-edged “Tremor“, a set-closer with early potential to be one of the bigger hands-in-the-air cuts of 2013. Clockwork will deliver the songs in a the context of a live, visceral experience on tour with Congorock this Spring, dates below.
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.