Preview: Amtrac – Running After

amtrac-amsterdam“Running After” by Amtrac is set to release his upcoming two track EP on Kidnap Kid’s Birds That Fly label. Following up his Lost In Motion EP, Amtrac’s “Running After” is exactly what you’d expect from a Kidnap Kid release. It’s deep and melodic. What else could you ask for. How strange is it that this Kentucky kid is making some of the most forward thinking house music. We love it.

Release Date: August 5th

Release: The Potbelleez ft. Zoe Badwi – Horny (Teddy Cream Remix)

13641237_1254841427889347_6729380458053968148_oOkay, we haven’t been posting much lately, but we couldn’t resist this one. Teddy Cream hop on the The Potbelleez take on the 1998 hit “Horny ’98” from Mousse T. No doubt you’ll recognize the vocal and the Melbourne Bounce resurgence we love so much.

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Mark Knight premiere’s “Yebisah” on BBC R1

13770421_10154173139931013_3046131940088129139_nNo one does house more proper than Mark Knight. His new track “Yebisah” is an infectious new record from Toolroom owner. Played out by Danny Howard, Pete Tong and Annie Mac. It’s a big one! Dat piano doe!

Release Date: August 5th

Joe Budden destroys Drake on an AraabMUZIK beat

aarabmuzikApparently Drake can’t take a little criticism from one of the biggest names in “real” hip-hop. Joe Budden fires back with a vengeance. Enlisting the help AarabMUZIK, “Making a Murderer (Part 1)”, rips through the 6 rapper like a package of Starburst. With the two spotted in the studio they also dropped “Flex” together featuring Fabolous and Tory Lanez. Stay tuned for their collaborative project Rage And The Machine.

4 mp3s to get you ready for Electric Island Canada Day edition

marcel-dettmann-electric islandAnyone else feel like it’s been an eternity since the opening of Electric Island 2016? But, it’s Canada Day weekend and you know what that means. The most lit installment of Electric Island. Coming in hot on a Friday; this time around people will really be able to really let loose. Tale Of Us and Marcel Dettmann return from huge closing performances in 2015. Alongside them are French exports Apollonia and the much solidified foot soldier Honey Dijon. See everyone Friday 😉

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Free DL: Dirty South & Those Usual Suspects – Walking Alone (Spencer Brown Mix)

spencer_brownSpencer Brown has been on our radar since he released “Double Down” and “Chalice” on Avicii’s LE7ELS label. We finally saw the the dude open for Avicii at The Rogers Centre and it was magical. We’ve lost track of him over the last few months, but this showed up in our newsfeeds and wow. Initially penned down as an original track, Brown added the famous “Walking Alone” lyrics from Dirty South.  The progressive house masterpiece rekindles a classic into a new heater.

Release: Manila Killa ft. Satica – Youth

11836735_1009756652391357_2130357486358926594_nOne half of Hotel Garuda, Manila Killa has been smashing it on every release. His latest with Satica, titled “Youth”, blends his summer stylings with euphoric future bass for a monster single.

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Free DL: James Egbert flips “Blessings” by Chance the Rapper

13177208_1365464943468110_6161720870019368310_nThe extremely versatile James Egbert dropped this bomb on Facebook today and we’re instantly hooked. The Colorado producer has taken the instant classic “Blessings” by Chance the Rapper and flipped it into a future bass beast. Catch the track for free download.

Kaytranada lends production to “All Night” by Chance the Rapper

KAYTRANADA_MUIC_SUPERVISIONWe couldn’t not post about this one. Chance the Rapper dropped his third mixtape, Coloring Book, on Friday and it’s been met with amazing reviews. Well, we completely agree. On first listen “All Night” was an instant favourite off the album. It’s upbeat house tones worked perfectly into the chilled out ghospel stylings of the rest of the mixtape. Then we learned Kaytranada made the beat and it all made sense.

Event: Opening weekend for Electric Island 2016 – May 23rd

1619129_692640910841028_510142875458031875_nWarm weather looks to be returning just in time for the season opener of Electric Island 2016 on May 23rd. The Victoria Day weekend party always sets Toronto’s festival season off with a stacked lineup and Platform, Footwork and Embrace have outdone themselves with a World class day of talent. Featuring Sven Vath, Jamie Jones, DJ Tennis and Job Jobse for the opener of all openers.

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