[EDM/Rap:] Flux Pavilion – Stain (feat. Two-9)
Atlanta Rap Collective group Two-9 has teamed up with one of the biggest DJs in the game (and major headliner of this weekend’s Imagine Music Festival), Flux Pavilion. The result is an eardrum destroying massive track that is guaranteed to do nothing except blow up in popularity.
Congratulations to the Two-9 family of artists, local Atlantans making big moves!
[Dance/Bass House:] Matt Nash – Run
Check out Matt Nash’s “Run,” a festival circuit ready ride through atmospheric synths, heavy bass and uplifting vocals.
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I’ve got some bass house bangers for y’all to listen to as I prepare to head off to Imagine Music Festival. This time I will try to upload my coverage of Atlanta, GA’s biggest EDM fest ASAP. I must apologize for sleeping so long on uploading my Shaky Beats 2017 footage.
[Dance/Deep Bass:] Ballin’ – BROHUG
One of my most favorite dj groups as of late, BROHUG, has been dropping new music like crazy. Like all their other music, Stockholm-based BROHUG, specializes in face-melting, panty dropping, bass shaker anthems, and “Ballin'” is no different.
Filled with high energy, lots of bass and ending out (great mixable outro by the way) with a funky bass filled beat that could easily be mixed into another party-starting banger. Check out Ballin’ above and download it for free! Check out more from BROHUG below.
[Bass/House:] Papiyon – Trophy
Next up, electronic DJ Papiyon keeps the bass dropping with “Trophy.” Also a free download, the bass laden track with dark, yet melodic overtones is an instaclassic. Guaranteed to make the party, dancefloor, wherever tf live af. Check it out and download it for free above!
JAUZ delivers a satisfyingly hip remix of Passion Pit’s most popular song, “Sleepyhead.”
Before this post I have some housekeeping news; I actually meant to post this song quite awhile ago, alas my blog has been slightly neglected due to my busy schedule.
As I finish up school I promise to get back regular (and I’m even planning on expanding back into Hip-Hop / Atlanta local music, so lemme know what you think about that!).
Paradise (ft. Bright Lights) [Sam F Remix] – Laidback Luke & Maid in June
I haven’t heard a lot of Bright Lights’ music before but they are always headlining festivals and their name is everywhere these days. Featured in this song with Laidback Luke (whom I am learning more about as my recent fondness for BROHUG develops) and Made in June, the pair have a pretty chill dance number with “Paradise.”
The Sam F Remix only ups the intensity and adds entrancing synth chords along a “not quite dubstep” drop. Sam F, if this is the same guy, was also the resident DJ who did the music for the DJing episode of “American Dad,” which was absolutely hilarious.
Regardless the track is fulfilling and not too over the top. You can dance and sway to it (as opposed to mobbing/moshing like much of EDM’s “bro” type genres) and meld away to it’s futuristic chill vibes.
[Electronic & Bass:] Men$a – Nothing Like This (feat. Love Lola Love)
You never seen nothing, like this
Wait till I show you all my tricks
I’m gonna move it fast and slow
I’m gonna drop it way down low………DEM NEVA SEEN NOTHING LIKE DIS
Today’s featured track is EDM producer and DJ Men$a’s “Nothing Like This.” The song is a high-energy dance number that features heavy bass over a fairly fast BPM. Reggae dancehall samples, “Dem neva seen nothing like dis,” mix very well with the British-accented Love Lola Love‘s vocals. Her style on this track is very reminiscent of Santigold or M.I.A. The synth-break/drop is not entirely unpredictable, however the track is funky and very different nonetheless. I had heard of Men$a before but never checked out his music, if this is an indicator of his tracks I will be listening to much more Men$a from now on 🙂
Men$a’s “Nothing Like This” featured in the latest Old Navy commerical (as of mid-August 2017)
The song, released 6 days ago is featured in a new Old Navy commercial that was released 3 days ago. This likely means the song was made in conjunction with the commercial (to be released/used by Old Navy very quickly) or was made for the commercial. Typically songs made just for commercials are not released to the public (ex: Arby’s “Triple Thick Trap Remix”, most of Scion’s commercial music, etc.) The only exception’s have been songs so popular in commercials the original artist ending up having to release it or extend it (that trap number that was in Mountain Dew’s “Puppy Monkey Baby” campaign with the dancing Asian guy, ended up actually being released.)
Old Navy had another commercial this summer with some banger music. Their “Hi-Light” commercial featuring a bunch of friends hopping out of their cars at a red light and dancing til the light turns green had some notable music. Sofi Tukker’s “Awoo” was featured in the ad and is quite the spicy latin-flavored pop number itself. Be sure to check it out.
I know, I did, not raise a wrist
I know, I did, not capture it
It came (it came), it went (it went), it conquered quick
I was there, and then, I quit…
ID (I Hold Still) – Jauz & Crankdat
I (I, I –) I hold still, I hold still…
Jauz has been everywhere as of late. Dropping hits on Soundcloud, collaborating with many other DJs and producers and getting play from Rezz at Atlanta’s 2017 Shaky Beats Festival.
Check out the dance-house collab between Jauz and producer Crankdat. “ID (I Hold Still)” is an energetic, yet chill ride through retro sped-up female vocal samples, a la “Retro City” of Adventure Club, but much more intricate and far less mainstream.
The bass and synths combine well for a charged dance-pop, almost trance single up until the drop where dirty and grimy bass combine rounding out the song’s trap/post-dubstep vibe. I may still be learning about boy-wonder DJ, Jauz, but I feel this is probably not the type of song he typically does, making I Hold Still all the more epic. I can only imagine hearing this live….