Porter Robinson previews and gives insight on what to expect from Worlds tour

Porter Robinson

Ever since the release of Worlds, and the announcement of the Worlds tour, I’ve been pretty apprehensive to find out how exactly Porter Robinson was planning on running his live show. The video gives us some insight into his ideas as well as the motives behind it all. If you’ve ever wanted to hear Porter sing live, now’s your chance. The tour looks like it’s going to be something really unique so don’t miss out!

We “Can’t Stop Playing” Oliver Heldens & Gregor Salto’s new remix

Oliver Heldens Gregor Salto

We’ve been waiting a long time for this track and it’s come at the perfect time. Oliver Heldens will be in Toronto as a part of The Guvernment’s final Labour of Love at their current location and we’re beyond stoked to see Heldens again. This house revamp of the original is so damn addictive we literally can’t stop playing it… We’re also really sorry for that lame pun.

Purchase: Beatport

Jack U launch Facebook & Soundcloud with “Take U There” ft. Kiesza

jack-uBasically go and this show to all your non-musically cool friends. Because if you’re on Skrillex and Diplo’s new duo Jack U then you’re up on it. And, if you play them their new record they debuted at Mad Decent Block Party with Kiesza then you’re more than up on it. Turn up for “Take U There” one time!



Event Preview: Homegrown with VanRip @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club

10352199_340161909442094_2122941289812661285_nVanRip is a name you’re going to start hearing a lot more in the next few months. The duo out of Toronto recently caused a stir on their collab with Shaun Frank titled “Vegabond”. Dim Mak picked up on the record for it’s release and it’s seen massive playtime from Aoki, Autoerotique and in Tomorrowland’s Minimix.

“5 years ago, I was introduced to ‘Warp 1.9′ by my college buddy Ripul. It absolutely blew my mind, and introduced me to a whole new world of dance music. Last year, Rip and I decided to start this group as a way to mess around with music production and jam. We started getting better and decided to take it a bit more seriously.”

This Saturday (Aug. 30th) the duo are headlining Smog City’s Home Grown series at Virgin Mobile Club alongside Skugog, Ricardo Rise, Anonymous Electronica and Booch & Sydo.

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The Chainsmokers show off their bartending skills in official video for “Kanye”

The Chainsmokers London Music Hall

The NYC duo’s official followup to their breakout single “#Selfie” has gotten the official music video treatment. As said by The Chainsmokers themselves, “Kanye” is a song they made for themselves. Their cameo in the video features them serving up some drinks lookin’ stylish in bowties. Check it out below and be sure to come out September 12th to catch them at Maison Toronto.

Preview: Golden Features – Tell Me ft. Nicole Millar (Bixel Boys Remix)

Bixel Boys @ IlesoniqBixel Boys are a duo out of LA that we’ve been digging for a long time. We had the chance to finally check em’ out a few weekends ago at Ilesoniq in Montreal. After their set we caught up for a quick chat that turned into an hour long conversation. They’re back with another production that takes their sound in another direction. “Tell Me” by Golden Features with Nicole Millar has been turned into a house bomb; rife with huge piano chords, smashing high-hats and a rave inspired drop that’s been slowly making it’s way to the forefront of dance music. Oh yeah, they’re back in Toronto with Sleepy Tom and Trippy Turtle real soon ;)

Release Date: September 9th

EP: Vanilla Ace – I’m Hot

Vanilla Ace

Can’t get enough of the new G-house… or “Nu Disco” if you want to get technical? Well neither can we. Vanilla Ace’s EP “I’m Hot” is a gem of an EP. These 2 tracks have garnered support from artists Sharam Jey, Kolombo, Destructo & more! Peep it below.

Purchase: Beatport

Exclusive Interview with Oliver Heldens at Veld Music Festival 2014 about life, touring, and upcoming releases

Oliver Heldens

Just a couple weeks ago Oliver Heldens came through Toronto as a part of the 2014 Veld Music Festival. We were fortunate enough to sit down with the increasingly popular Dutchman and pick his brain a bit. We covered everything from life since Gecko, frequent touring, as well as upcoming releases. Check it out below and let us know what you thought of his set! Be sure not to miss him this coming sunday as a part of The Guvernments last ever Labour of Love.

Lock in for 2 hours of deep and tech with Gorgon City’s BBCR1 Essential Mix

Gorgon City

North London duo Gorgon City have had us on the edge of our seats since we heard their Essential Mix was in the works. We’ve finally got a stream of the mix and wowzers it’s good. Gorgon City include a ton of work from their upcoming album as well as tech house and deep house tracks from artists we know and love. We strongly suggest listening through this Essential Mix, if you find a track you love check it out in the tracklist.

Gorgon City – BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix 2014-08-23 by Core News Uploads on Mixcloud

Zoo Brazil & Per QX get groovy in “Save Us” out now on Size Records

Zoo Brazil Per QX

If you’re looking to spice up your week look no further, Zoo Brazil and Per QX have just released an insanely groovy deep house tune “Save Us”. Just try not to get addicted to the vocals and beat in the tune, we dare you.

Purchase: Beatport or iTunes