G.O.O.D. Music’s president Kanye West sent the internet into frenzy with one single tweet sent out last Thursday that simple read “June Eighteen.” These two simple words snowballed into a ton of rumors and we’re getting closer and closer to confirming that this day will in fact be the official release date of Kanye’s 6th solo album.
Rolling Stone Magazine has now reported that Kanye West has been working with Daft Punk and Skrillex to produce at least three songs on his forthcoming album alongside several other hip-hop artists such as 2 Chainz, John Legend and Odd Future. Other sources are saying that Chief Keef and Travi$ Scott have recently traveled to Paris and are rumored to have possibly worked on the new album as well.
“It was very raw,” Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter explained after a recent studio session with Kanye West. “He was rapping – kind of screaming primally.”
Details about this upcoming release are hard to come by. “You know I’m not going to tell you anything about that crazy-ass boy,” explained 2 Chainz. “Just know that Mr. West has some dope [music] on the way.”
Needless to say, we’re in for a real treat on June eighteen.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) May 2, 2013
Source: Rolling Stone
After the successful joint venture of last year’s “Never Say Die” compilation album, Never Say Die Records and UKF are collaborating again to showcase the best and most cutting-edge sounds in bass music.
The core NSD roster is ever-present and is joined by a hand picked selection of special guests. Label head of A&R SKisM heads up the affair and delivers the continuous mix on the deluxe edition, while Zomboy, Eptic, 501 and Dodge & Fuski offer up the trademark sounds that have put the label at the forefront of the Dubstep scene in recent years.
Seizing the opportunity to broaden it’s musical scope, the label has opened it’s doors to feature exclusive tracks by some of the hottest artists in the EDM scene right now including Antiserum & Mayhem, Schoolboy, Figure, Buku, Killagraham, Habstrakt, Virus Syndicate and the legendary BAR9.
The album will be released digitally (and on super limited edition Double CD) on April 21st.
Never Say Die UKF Vol. 2 Album | Pre-Order |
Over the past year I’ve learned that the four-piece bass-oriented band from London known as Modestep makes some SUPER dirty mixes, and unfortunately, none of these mixes contain track lists. In celebration of their new album Evolution Theory being released, Modestep has just dropped the next installment into their mix archives, volume nine. This 58-minute mix contains nothing but non-stop bass from some of the sickest artists around such as Doctor P, Foreign Beggars, & KOAN Sound just to name a few. After you peep this mix, be sure to head over to iTunes & grab the deluxe version of Evolution Theory because it’s one hell of an album.
Modestep – Mix Archive Vol. 9 | Download |
Here goes a new banger from Los Angeles MC, Casey Veggies. My Vision, arguably the most stand out song, is the 2nd track from Veggies latest project, Life Changes, which dropped earlier today. Produced by the Futuristiks & 1500 or Nothing, Casey rides the smooth beat with an ill vocal sample until the :34 mark, where the beat drops, and so do the drums and bass. I’ve been a fan of Casey Veggies since his short stint with Odd Future and all the material he’s dropped has been FIRE from then until now. You can stream his Life Changes album below, which boasts features from DOM Kennedy and BJ The Chicago Kid as well as production from The Futuristiks, 1500 or Nothing, Harry Fraud, Cardiak and much more. Enjoy ‘My Vision’ as well as Life Changes below.
Casey Veggies – My Vision | Download |
Casey Veggies – Life Changes [Album] | MediaFire Download |
This album is 5 & A Dime’s fifth album, and by no means is he a stranger to the realm of mashups. His mashups are always known to be instant party starters as well as the perfect ragers. He more often than not is able to draw upon samples from the hottest EDM tracks as well as the most popular top 40 vocals. The singles from the album will be dropping randomly throughout the week so make sure you grab them!
5 & A Dime – #BASSMOB III: The Final Frontier (Continuous Mix) | Download at SoundCloud |
After releasing their hugely popular official music video for the hit single ‘Beam Me Up (Kill Mode)’, the time has finally come for Cazzette to release their debut album, EJECT PT 1. The Swedish electro-house duo released this album exclusively to Spotify, markting the first-ever exclusive debut release hosted on the streaming site since the inception of the Swedish company in 2008. According to the Alexander Björklund & Sebastian Furrer who make up this powerhouse project, this kind of release is rapidly becoming the future of the music business. This 7-track project is a major addition to the electronic dance music world with cutting-edge, next-generation production. Hopefully you’ve got a Spotify account so you can stream this amazing debut album below.
Cazzette – EJECT PT 1 [Debut Album] | Spotify |
Kanye West and his G.O.O.D. Music crew release the highly anticipated album Cruel Summer TODAY via iTunes. Featuring a roster full of hip hop legends, including Kanye West, Jay Z, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, John Legend, Common, and Kid Cudi, hopes were extremely high for this album, especially after the singles ‘Clique‘, ‘Mercy’, and ‘New God Flow’ were released, and if you ask me, I think this one lives up to the hype. Stream the highly anticipated album of the year below and if you’re feeling it, be sure to pick it up on iTunes.
Kanye West Presents G.O.O.D Music: Cruel Summer (Album) | iTunes |
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Mad Liberation is a collection of songs that I have been working on for the past year that ranged from mostly original compositions to varied sample work (retro vinyl recordings and new all original recordings); digital synthesis that took me weeks to master; to live instrumentation tediously and soulfully recorded by myself and some of my very good friends.
This collection of noise – to me – became an album, a sound in a whole, an idea free from limits of thought and more an idea of the heart and soul. Mad Liberation is a piece of me that is representative of my past, breathes life into my present, and is a taste of the future.
I don’t have fancy recording equipment, amazing speakers, crazy keyboards, complicated sample packs, proper studio time, cutting edge midi controllers, or outboard mixing gear.
What I do have is an endless imagination of the future/now, unrelenting will, constant fascination, and a heart that has no capacity to stop loving and trying.
This business – when you boil it down – is not about the machine, but about the man. Even electronic music is humanistic. We breath life into these dead things to make them whisper and ROAR!! I am inspired by that fact, and this is what sets me free.
This is Mad Liberation
P.S. Thank you all for continuing to support my sound. I am so blown away, impressed, and excited at how many of you guys come out and show love at my shows! Thanks for being such a big part of it!! (this is only the beginning for #teamGRiZ)
GRiZ – Mad Liberation (Album) | Free Download |
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Yesterday was a huge day for my boys from Aer (David Von Mering & Carter Schultz) as they finally released their debut album, The Bright Side. With all their beachside chillin’, summer vibin’ tunes, if you somehow haven’t heard of these guys yet, you truly have no idea what you’re missing. Aer recently wrapped up their summer tour with OCD: Moosh & Twist, but no worries, catch them in your city this fall on their second national tour with special guest Yonas. #FreshAerMovement.. Support the FAM and cop The Bright Side on iTunes!
Aer – The Bright Side (Album) | iTunes |
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Here we go everyone, 21-year-old producer/DJ 3LAU is back at it again with his second edition of Dance Floor Filth. Featuring four new tracks, two re-edited tracks, and six previously released tracks, Dance Floor Filth 2 is a big thanks for reaching 50k “likes” on Facebook, as well as a celebration for a HUGE year of success. The best part of the new album is it’s free, and all you need to do is go over and “like” him on Facebook.. Enjoy!
3LAU – Dance Floor Filth 2 | Download on Facebook |
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