Posted in December 2012

Release: Showtek & Bassjackers – Hey! + Music Video

Bassjackers & ShowtekShowtek and & Bassjackers have released the final banger of 2012. “Hey!” certainly goes off with a bang to end a huge year for 2012.  The song almost epitomizes the dance music explosion and the new loud sound that has been rocking clubs the last year and a half.  This sound is loud, louder and even louder in all aspects.

Music Video: Dada Life – So Young So High

Dada LifeWhy did we not see this music video coming? I don’t think anyone saw this coming. You thought Avicii’s video were weird?  Dada Life’s latest video for their massive track “So Young So High” takes the cake. It’s ful of boozing, partying, stripping, donuts, and elderly people. Try not to puke.

 

Best Live DJ Sets of 2012

Best Live Sets2012 has been a massive year for dance music and we’ve compiled our favourite live sets from 2012.  Shows range from small time clubs in London, Ontario to the massive festivals that popped up in Toronto over the past year.  Funk Farm label owner, Funkagenda, tops of our list with his mind-blowing set from Labour of Love at The Guvernment. Read on to see who else made the cut after the break. Continue reading

Free Download: Andy’s iLL – The Big Beautiful Nothing + Halloween Massacre Aftermovie

Andy;s iLLAndy’s iLL may be one of London, Ontario’s best kept secrets in the dance world.  Signed by Dim Mak records Andy has been nurturing quite a musical career with a strong back bone of support.  His latest track “The Big Beautiful Nothing” is nothing short of a dubstep masterpiece.  It’s a bit of a step away from his harder electro sound we’ve become accustomed too, but boy does it have that same level of emotion and punch.  We also had the chance to take in his headlining act at the Halloween Massacre at the London Music Hall.  The dude is full of energy and it resonates in his sets.

“Something I’ve kept for myself for the past year. I was nervous to release it because I didn’t want stupid comments about it but I really need the world to hear this.” – Andy’s iLL

Set of the Week: Chuckie – BBC Radio1 Residency (Best of 2012)

ChuckieChuckie has use his BBC Radio1 Residency time slot to release a massive two hour mix of his favourite tracks of 2012. Much like Laidback Luke’s end of year mix it’s quick and hard hitting.  Chuckie amazing mixing abilities coupled with his song selection make this one of my favourite mixes of the whole year.

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Mysteryland 2012 (Chile) ft. Adrian Lux, Chuckie, Mastiksoul, & Deniz Koyu sets

Mysteryland 2012 - ChileMysteryland 2012 took place December 14, 15, and 16th in Chile.  We’ve never attended a Mysteryland Festival, but they do look amazing. Peep the 2012 trailer below and see for yourself. Anyhoo, we’ve compiled a few massive live sets from the Chile festival and it features some absolute bangers.

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Release: Avicii & Nicky Romero – I Could Be The One

After what has seemed like years of having Nicktim in our iTunes, we finally get I Could Be The One, with a contagious tune and vocals. We say this with love… Avicii… please don’t take so long to put out your next huge track. Coming with the Original mix, there is also the radio edit, instrumental, and remixes by Audrio and Didrick. Check it out, we guarantee a bumpin’ 7:35 of progressive house in the original mix.

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Release: Sydney Blu & Damaged Goods – Whiplash

WhiplashFunkagenda’s label Funkfarm has some of the most unique releases and this track is no exception.  Sydney Blue and Damaged Goods prove that it isn’t all about the drop.

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Armin Only – Mirage (Full DVD)

Mirage“On November 13th 2010, fans of Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren were in the Jaarbeurs venue in Utrecht, where he celebrated the release of his artist album ‘Mirage’ with a new edition of the ‘Armin Only’ concert. Armin Only 2010 — Mirage in Utrecht was the kickoff of the Armin Only 2010 world tour, with shows in more than 15 different countries across 5 continents.

15.000 people attended the 9 hour show, based upon and themed around ‘Mirage’, the fourth artist album of the number one DJ. Visitors didn’t only enjoy a special 9 hour set, including live performances by some of the EDM’s most talented singers, but were also treated to an audiovisual spectacle, mesmerizing show elements and several other surprises. The full event was broadcast on Dutch television, but for those that weren’t there or who want to relive Armin Only 2010 in the Jaarbeurs, we now present the Armin Only – Mirage DVD. Including all highlights, exclusive backstage footage, interviews, performances and of course: a whole lot of good music!”

Free Download: Nervo & Hook N’ Sling – Reason (Gatzby Remix)

ReasonNervo recently started a remix competition for their massive hit “Reason”.  The remix by Gatzby is quite the head bobber. We love the percussion on this one.

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