Our very own Bass powerhouse group Dirtyphonics celebrated the February 17 release of their Write Your Future EP last night with a listening party at Sonos Studio.
#FreeFriday & #FutureFriday all rolled into one! Download this new track from our boy Shaun Frank and get it added to your weekend playlist!. #JONEZIN
Happy Holidaze to the Dim Mak massive! As a ‘lil treat for you this season, we present our free ‘House for the Holidays’ DJ mix!
#FreeFriday is back with a massive tunes from BURNS! This one brings us right into weekend mode. Enjoy the free download!
In this music video for his single “Ratchet” from the #NEWGOREORDER album, Borgore spoofs a galactic council of super intelligent aliens who have come to Earth to determine whether or not to exterminate the human race. As the massive mothershipcasts a shadow over the planet, the alien council analyzes video of the best and brightest humans that Earth has to offer but their advanced technology malfunctions.
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Borgore certainly got ratchet on his Bor-Voyage album release party and Dim Mak was there to capture all the magic. Check out our favorite photos below and head over to Borgore’s Facebook album for the rest of the gallery.
Here’s your chance to be in Borgore‘s next music video!
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Borgore wants to know: what is ratchet? Now is your chance to show him!
Borgore‘s first single “Ratchet” from his new album #NEWGOREORDER is about to be released, and we are looking for the most ratchet fan submitted videos to feature in the official music video.
GO TO: http://ratchet.newgoreorder.com to find out how you can submit your video.
The winning videos will be chosen personally by Borgore, so make ’em ratchet bae.
*You must be 18 or older to enter this contest.
Borgore “Ratchet” is out June 10 on Buygore / Dim Mak.
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Are you a hipster who loves EDM, house, deep house, progressive psytrance and dubstep? Then you’re in for a treat.
[FREE DOWNLOAD] Wax Motif & Yolanda Be Cool Remix – Etienne De Crecy “We, Computers” // Wax Motif @ Dim Mak Tuesday !!!
In honor of his set tonight at #DimMakTuesdays, our BFF Wax Motif from the land down undaaaa decided to offer us a free download of his recent remix of Etienne De Crecy’s “We, Computers.” The remix is already causing quite the buzz in the blogosphere and, according to Adrien Lux, “This will be an essential club tune in my record box.”
Peep the “We, Computers” EP, out now on Beatport and featuring remixes from ACME, Kolombo, Amine Edge & DANCE, Wax Motif & Yolanda Be Cool, and Hippie Disco.
We look forward to having Wax Motif dropping the beats on those ones and twos tonight alongside Sgt Slick, Fashen, and Bones at #DimMakTuesdays here in Hollywood. Entry is $5 with Facebook RSVP and tickets can be purchased here.
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It’s always a pleasure hosting our Dirtybird homies at #DimMakTuesdays and this Tuesday, November 12th we’re excited to have Dirtybird player and Anabatic Records founder Worthy on the ones and twos as we vibe to the sounds of booty bass, breaks and future house!
“The Worthy sound has always been powerful, rocking, funky, bass-driven music at its best, and for me this is the new wave in house music.” – Carl Cox
“Those hardcore Dirtybird fans rolled in full force…these kids get so passionate about it…this is by far the most exciting show I’ve done here” – Justin Jay after his recent set with Ardalan at #DimMakTuesdays
This past weekend marked the first, national Red Bull Flugtag event in Long Beach, CA. Over 110,000 people spectators showed up to watch as 28 teams launched their clever flying contraptions off the Rainbow Harbor pier in hopes of taking home the title of champion and possibly breaking a world record.
Being Dim Mak, we can never resist a challenge, so we teamed up with our good friends at We Are Matik to create the Interactive Boombox Flugtag. While we didn’t take first place or set a world record, we did get a 7.5 for creativity and kicked it with the Workaholics doods (see below). Next year we plan on returning to the annual Red Bull Flugtag with a vengeance like no other – DOMINATION #BYANYMEANSNECESSARY
Peep the vid of our heroic flight, led by none other than CAPTAIN JENKS (see above).
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While it’s all well and good to rattle off a list of accomplishments, sometimes it’s just easier to name-drop. Keys N Krates has toured and played alongside Bassnectar, Skrillex, Kid Cudi, Pretty Lights, Major Lazer, Girl Talk and Zeds Dead in recent years, and received support from notable electronic artists such as Diplo and TNGHT. There’s a smorgasbord of talent in this Toronto-based trio — Dave Matisse on keyboards, Adam Tune on drums and Jr. Flo on turntables — which has been blending electronic and trap music with rap beats since 2008. They played SXSW, Ultra and Wakarusa music festivals, and are getting ready to release their SoLow EP in September. (via USA Today)
Are you in desperate need for some super sexy .gifs? You may not know it, but the answer is YES, yes you are. And have we got just the thing for you. In honor of the music video for Autoerotique’s “Asphyxiation” reaching #2 on the BeatPort Electronica Chart, we present you with 22 .gifs depicting some of the most stunning dodgeball players in history; girls doing flips and being all around badasses, guys getting hit in their tender bits by dodge balls, and lots of slow motion bouncing. My personal favorite is the shark mascot tearing the head off the bald eagle mascot, but a close second would be the leader of the pack licking her hard-won trophy. Good luck figuring out which one is your top pick, and let us know which you choose in the comments below!
This is the record that will blow up every dancefloor worldwide. This is the record that will rock every mainstage on every festival this year. This is the record that combines electro house mayhem with one of the biggest drops to hit yet! “This Record”,…
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.
Hot Mouth is back and with an awesome remix of Angger Dimas’s and Oliver Twizt’s big tune XXX. This production has a unique feel while absolutely destroying the dance floor with it’s big room, dirty electro sound. We highly recommend picking up this track when it releases on Dim Mak Records on February 26th.
As we get ready to release Proxy’s second part of “Music from the Eastblock Jungles” next week you can now stream the second LP exclusively over at Mixmag. The second part of his ‘Music From The Eastblock Jungles’ album is out this Tuesday on Dim Mak.
After the first release the Russian artist is set to take you to his next journey of dark synths and vibes. The release will be followed by a European Tour.
PART II forces an unconditional surrender with a mix of acid (“Audio 15″), ambient (“Nanomed”), Eastern-flavored pop (“Coke”) and hip-hop inflected head-nodders (“9000″). The second part has been crowned by Mixmag as “Electro album of the month. 5/5”.
They say “It follows on from the first part, which was released in November of last year, and is a sterling showcase of the Russian producer’s slamming take on electro. You have been warned. This one’s a ripper. And to celebrate its release, Mixmag has the exclusive first play.”
PRE-ORDER: You can pre-order “Music From The Eastblock Jungles Pt II” now here.
Stream the album below:
Almost a week ago, Steve Aoki threw one of the biggest birthday bashes to date at The Shrine in Los Angeles. The Dim Mak family traveled near and far to help celebrate Steve’s birthday including Dan Sena, Autoerotique, Dirtyphonics and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike. If you didn’t make it out for the night check out Less Than 3’s coverage of the event which includes details on each set, photographs, and more.
I recently came across this article on UR Chicago, that sums up Killbot’s latest EP, Sound Surgery to a T. Killbot, a project between Jonathan Davis, Sluggo, and Tyler Blue has proved to be a fan favorite since its release. UR Chicago describes the EP as, “likely to go down as one of the best releases of the American dubstep scene” and even goes on to say “Steve Aoki has always been a great tastemaker and this Killbot release is no exception.” You can read the full article here.
Killbot’s EP is also available for purchase on iTunes.
If you’re a fan of TAI, make sure to check out The Metropolitan Jolt’s latest feature on the German musician. The Metropolitan Jolt is doubling up with this feature offering a free download of TAI’s guest mix and an exclusive interview. The online magazine sat down with the producer for an interview regarding his recent release with Dim Mak, upcoming projects, DJ sets, and more. You can read the full interview here. Enjoy!
We’d like to thank everyone that participated in the latest, Beatport Play contest featuring PeaceTreaty’s single “In Time.” With over 350 submissions, we couldn’t be more enthused to see what you guys came up with. Although the submission deadline has past, the voting process is now underway until November 19 followed by official judging. We will announce the grand prize winner on December 11.
With today’s release of Proxy’s debut album, MUSIC FROM THE EASTBLOCK JUNGLES PART 1, we’d like to thank a few blogs for the awesome features and reviews, and urge you all to take a look.
Hammarica.com recently caught up with Proxy in an exclusive interview regarding the album release, EDM scene in Russia, and more! Check out the interview here to get to know the man behind the music a little better.
Along with the interview, Exclaim featured the album stating the release, “explores rave culture and classic drum and bass music, with the collection’s sound.” The feature focuses on Red Juke, one of the eleven tracks on Proxy’s release. You can read the full feature on Exclaim.com.
Last but not least, MTV Hive featured the album along with the track Raw stating, “Raw turns out to be something Harrison Ford could surely kick some ass to.” You can read full feature on MTVHive.com.
For more info on Music From The Eastblock Jungles Part 1, click here.
Earlier this morning Artrocker released the nominees for their second annual Artrocker Awards that will be taking place at Sebright Arms in London on December 7. We’re pleased to announce that Atari Teenage Riot made their way into two categories including International Band Of The Year and Electro Act Of The Year. You can place your vote and support Atari Teenage Riot here.
With the Scanners preparing for their upcoming album release next year, live shows are limited for the indie band. Art Rocker writer, Natasha Grant recently reviewed one of the bands recent shows at the Scala in London, describing the performance as feeling fueled by the bands, “enchanting vocals and a captivating stage presence.” Stay on the look out for more to come from Scanners.
Click here to read the full article.
If you’ve been on iTunes today you may have taken note of two of our latest releases from Killbot and The Dirtyphonics in the “New & Noteworthy” dance section. If that wasn’t enough Killbot currently holds the number 2 spot for dance albums. Thank you guys for making this happen, we couldn’t have done this with out your support!
If you live in Europe you may have recognized the Scanners song Raw, playing in the background of the JeansOnline commercial. The song was featured in their latest Spring/Summer 2012 which serves the UK, Holland, and Germany with leading brands in the fashion industry through their online store. Check out the snippet YouTube and make sure to watch out for Scanners new album in 2013.
If you haven’t had a chance to listen to last months release of DJ Pierre’s EP “Strobe Lights, Laser, Disco” then you should take a look at Crossfader’s review on the EP. The online magazine reviewed each track individually, giving the album a 4/5 stars overall stating, “The album reflects a style hardened and perfected over a twenty year career”.
Have a listen to Jay-Z’s Life + Times ‘Summer Beats Per Minute’ featuring a few Dim Mak artist.
Dim Mak and Elektro Daily has teamed up to provide something special – a free leak of Infected Mushroom’s 2nd single off the Army Of Mushroom’s LP, “Nation Of Wusses”. Get this on your playlist before it’s too late!
Now that the dust of Austin, TX has settled, the editorials recapping the month-long SxSW event have started to appear. Jay-Z’s “Life + Times” had managed to get ahold of Steve during his SxSW performance, to touch a little more on the January-release of “Wonderland”
Check out this Clinton Sparks video for Awesome Party feat. Joachim Garraud & Alesia new hit single “Hook”!
Felix Cartal is right on time with his ninth issue of “Weekend Workout” — his latest podcast series available for a Free Download on both SoundCloud and iTunes.
Dim Mak Presents Autoerotique and PeaceTreaty w/ Metric & Bones at Moorea Beach Club at Mandalay Bay Entertainment
Dim Mak Live will be hosting the official giveaway for this one-time event! To enter, simply e-mail why you want to go, with a header titled “Dim Mak Live’s PeaceTreaty & Autoerotique in Vegas Contest!” Winners will be selected 6pm Thursday (3/29).
Infected Mushroom brings us back into their personal studio space, showing an inside look at how their next single, Nation Of Wusses came into completion.
Though Miami Music Week is over, the spirit of Dim Mak’s presence is still standing. With Felix fresh off the beach and straight into his 2+ month “Different Faces Tour”, there isn’t much that can stop him from taking this industry hostage.
Miami really jumped off in a big way for Dim Mak. After the first official party hosted at Mansion, with guest performers including the boss-man Steve Aoki, Datsik, Joachim Garraud, Felix Cartal, Dirtyphonics, and many many many more, we decided to drag out the night into an all-day pool party, hosted at Dream Hotel.
“We have just finished our video (online) for the track in Paris with a great cast of actors. The location of the shoot was a mental institution in the suburbs. It was wild!!!” ~ Alec Empire, Atari Teenage Riot
With all the craziness that went down in Miami this past week…RollingStone managed to snap a few photos for their site.
AFEX and Dim Mak Live is throwing DJ AM’s “Forever Night”, honoring the life and music of the world-reknowned DJ, Adam Goldstein. This party will feature guest DJ’s and producers Fashen, Pase Rock, Thee Mike B, Them Jeans, Edski, and many more, for one night on March 29th!
He is good friends with indie electro superstars Steve Aoki and Diplo, and his tunes have been spun in clubs all over the world, but Vancouver electro producer Felix Cartal knows exactly where he wants his music to be played.
Free Download! Volume 11 of the Mustard Pimp ‘Catastrophe’ Mixtape Series. It features one of the craziest track listings to date!
Steve Aoki took the MTV Woodie Awards by storm last week with a blistering performance to cap off the night! Check the videos below for the insane action! The crowd were treated to multiple cakings, Aoki’s signature champagne showers and appearances from friends Lil Jon, Chiddy Bang and Dillon Francis!