Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Grum :: Can't Shake This Feeling ::

Scottish electro legend :: Grum:: is back with new single "Can't Shake This Feeling".

It comes shortly after his awesome remixes of Goldfrapps 'Rocket' and Jump Jump Dance Dance's 'Show Me The Night'.


Check out his latest offering "Cant Shake This Feeling" at www.myspace.com/grummusic

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Lightyear :: The Pop Shot ::

Today we've brought you some Sydney based electro/funk in the form of :: Lightyear :: and their hot new track "The Pop Shot". See if you can spot the samples :)

Thanks to Arjanwrites for puttin me onto this one... LOVE IT !

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Check it out at www.myspace.com/lightyear

Monday, 29 March 2010

Introducing :: Computer Club ::

Mike Diasio AKA :: Computer Club :: is the producer responsible for some of the heaviest/hardest electro/disco/house coming out of LA. He describes his sound as "heavy, distortion-tinged .. electro house" and we LOVE it !!

He is getting alot of blog buzz after his recent collaboration with Frankmuzik on latest track "Losing Streak" where Diasio's heavy distorted basslines are a perfect match for Vince's sweet, melodic vocal.

His remixes are also worth their weight in gold, including his version of Human Leagues classic, "Don't You Want Me" finding its way into underground electro club nights across the globe.

As well as writing and producing, Diasio is a well-accomplished DJ, having played a steady stream of gigs, traveling to every corner of North America with regular stops in New York City, San Francisco and everywhere in between.


Check out Computer Club at www.myspace.com/okcomputerclub

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Introducing :: Japayork ::

Meet :: Japayork :: a 22 yr old musician who has lived in both Japan and New York, hence the name.

He is currently living in London, working in videography, graphic design and when he has a spare minute, he is writing for his (as yet untitled) debut album.

'Our Now' is the perfect first single from this youngster, combinging a strong 80s influence with heartfelt emotion. Sounding like an unreleased Depeche track, it comes complete with home made video which has captured the hearts of every music blogger from Discodust to Big Stereo who have nothing but praise for him.

This heartfelt 80s synthpop runs throughout his myspace player with tracks such as 'I Need It All' and 'Teenagers' proving he is no one trick pony... its fair to say, we can expect big things.


Check out JapaYork at www.myspace.com/japayork

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Introducing :: Miami Horror ::

Benjamin Plant, AKA Miami Horror, is a one man electro/disco/pop act from Melbourne.

Plant started his musical career, playing at local house partys and underground dance nights in his home town.

After a series of remixes including Stardust's, 'Music Sounds Better With You', he soon took on the role of producer for fellow Melbourne electro-pop act 'Gameboy/Gamegirl', with single 'Sweaty Wet/Dirty Damp' finding its way onto every music blog back in 2007.

Plant has since been signed to EMI in Australia and France, released a hot 5 track EP, Bravado', and toured with the likes of Lily Allen and Friendly Fires.

Latest single 'Sometimes' is a disco infused slice of pure electro pop gold, for fans of Mylo and Sound Of Arrows.


Check out Miami Horror at www.myspace.com/miamihorror

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Introducing :: Penguin Prison ::

Chris Glover AKA :: Penguin Prison :: is a one man army of electro/pop genious. Hailing from New York, he recently moved to the UK, where he has settled into a West London studio to record his debut record.

The first track to see the light of day was the brilliant 'Animal, Animal', with hints of Hot Chip and an 'official remix' from up-coming remixer/producer :: Jakwob :: Penguin Prison soon gained 'buzz' status.

'Animal, Animal' featured double A side, 'A Funny Thing' which again is a slice of pure pop gold, this time the remix came from F.S!! favourites 'Monarchy'.

Penguin Prison
is currently on Neon Gold, home of Ellie Goulding, Passion Pit and Marina and the Diamonds, and with his debut album in the making, its fair to say we'll be hearing plenty more from him over the coming months.


Check out Penguin Prison at www.myspace.com/penguinprison

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Introducing :: Jump Jump Dance Dance ::

Jump Jump Dance Dance are LA electro/rock duo Chris Carter and Simon Lewiki, who have been making waves on the LA scene as dj's :: remixers :: for some time now, and recently got together to create JJDD.

These boys are creating a big noise in the online world, with their latest single 'Show Me The Night' currently working its way into the spotlight, and with hot remixes from the likes of Grum and Human Life its easy to see why.

Their myspace is full of JJDD remixes still being early days, and with killer mixes of MSTRKRFT 'Heartbreaker' and Lost Valentinos 'Serio', it is well worth checking out.

Thankyou to Discodust for putting me onto these guys.


Check em out at www.myspace.com/jumpjumpdancedance

New Single 'Show Me The Night' is out now on etcetc.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Something for the weekend....

Welcome to the wonderfully wacky world of :: Ssion :: as they put a theatrical spin on disco/funk with their video for single, 'Clown'.

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Find Ssion at www.myspace.com/ssion

Thursday, 11 March 2010

:: Humdrum Town :: Theophilus London ::

Today we bring you Theophilus London's video for his single, 'Humdrum Town'. The video features punters in a dingy downtown bar, singing along to the track on a karaoke machine... best part... you can find the full 'karaoke version' on youtube and get in on the action... Enjoy :)

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:: Find Theophilus London at www.myspace.com/theophiluslondon ::

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Introducing :: Monarchy ::

There is a sense of mystery about Monarchy. No-one seems to know much about them other than they are a duo from London who create beautifully slick French Disco/ElectroPop :: and lets be honest thats all that really matters ::

Not content with making slick ElectroPop to die for, they have been remixing the likes of 'Fyfe DangerField' (Guillemots) on ELO-esque 'She Needs Me' and New York's own 'Penguin Prison'.

With tracks like 'The Phoenix Alive' and 'Black, The Colour of My Heart', Monarchy sit comfortably between 'Hot Chip' and 'Mika' (not a bad place to be at all).

Its fair to say that we are gonna hear much more from Monarchy over the coming months... and maybe find out who this mysterious duo are.


Check out Monarchy at www.myspace.com/monarchysound

Monday, 8 March 2010

New Goldfrapp Single :: Rocket ::

Monumental electro pop anthems are something that Goldfrapp have never been shy of and with nothing but 80s nostalgia in the air it the timing couldn't be better for their latest release :: Rocket ::

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'Rocket' is the first single from new album 'Head First' which is out on March 22nd on Mute records.

Sunday, 7 March 2010

Introducing.... Hey Champ!

With the dream of becoming the third biggest thing to come out of Rockford, Illinois (next to Cheap Trick and the brother from 'Blossom') meet :: Hey Champ! ::

Hey Champ! are childhood friends 'Saam', 'Jonathan' and 'Pete' and (according to their myspace) make Indie/Electro/Rock with emphasis on the :: ELECTRO :: They are influenced by Art, Science and 'Carmen San Diego' (where on Earth could she be)

Having remixed everyone from 'French Horn Rebellion', 'The Cool Kids' and 'Passion Pit' they have gone on to share the stage with the likes of 'The Sounds', 'Justice', 'Datarock' and 'Lupe Fiasco' who incidently put out their first album on his F&F (1st and 15th) label.

Hey Champ's latest offering :: 'Winners Circle' :: is available as a free download on their myspace and includes hot remixes of FHR vs Database, Passion Pit and 80Kidz.

Something tells me, Hey Champ! are about to achieve the dream and become the third biggest thing to come out of Rockford, Illinois.


Check them out at www.myspace.com/heychamp

Saturday, 6 March 2010

Introducing.... Database

Todays 'band of the day' comes from Sao Paolo, where childhood friends, Lucio and Yuri formed one of the biggest names in electronic music in Brazil :: DATABASE.

Starting off as DJs, the duo were soon invited to remix Fatboy Slim back in 2008, which led to the release of their first EP, 'Miami EP' on Norman Cooks, Southern Fried label. Since the release of the EP, the duo have released a further two, full length 'UglyEdits compilations' (vol's 1&2) featuring re-edits of the hottest names in electronic music.

They have worked with the likes of 'Metronomy', fellow Brazilian supergroup 'Bonde Do Role' and more recently,'French Horn Rebellion' on latest release 'Beaches and Friends'.

Database count 'Daft Punk', 'Cassius' and 'Les Rhythmes Digitales' as influences and describe their sound as :: Electro/House/French Pop :: so grab your glitter ball, get your dance on and go check out what the fussss it about¡¡


Check out Database at www.myspace.com/databasetrax

Friday, 5 March 2010

Something For The Weekend...

Its Friday again and to celebrate the weekend we have brought you those Danish funsters, Alhabeat, and their latest single, 'Hole In My Heart'.

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'Hole In My Heart' is out now on Polydor Records

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Introducing.... James Yuill

James Yuill is a bit of a hidden gem who has been on the scene for a while now but with his popularity growing by the day he is really starting to make some serious noise with the likes of Clash magazine right through to 'Starbucks' all singing his praise.

Hailing from Lodon, his sound varies from sweet twee electro/acoustic (think postal service/get.cape..) but with a dirtier side and without hesitation has the ability to start blasting out some of the nastiest dirty electronics and thats why we love him!!!

His debut album 'Turning Down Water For Air' comes in both 'Fire & Earth' versions, where Yuill reworks his electro songs as acoustic versions and vice versa and features singles 'No Surprise' and 'This Sweet Love'.


He is signed to Moshi-Moshi records in Europe and apprears on several Kitsune compilations etc.

Check out www.myspace.com/jamesyuill

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

OK Go!! - This Too Shall Pass

Ok Go! have done it again and made yet ANOTHER ground breaking video. Straight off the back of their 'marching band' video of 'This Too Shall Pass' comes a second video for the same song, which is even more amazing... when it comes to innovative music videos.. these guys win hands down.

Please enjoy this years best video... Ok Go!! - This Too Shall Pass

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