When you think of lyric videos, what comes to mind is generally a poorly made clip hosted on some fans Youtube account. Well, today that’s not the case with Mosimann‘s video for “The Gifted One” featuring Uhre. Instead of boring fonts on a black background, we get an immersive video that is anything but ordinary.
The French Dj/producer put together not only a cool video, but it goes to an equally impressive single. “The Gifted One” is an indie dance meets French house concoction whose catchy characteristics are out of this world. You’ll be grooving along as you get a play-by-play of the lyrics. More than that, you’ll be entertained by the stunning visuals that this video has to offer. For all intents and purposes, this is a full blown music video; it just happens to have the lyrics blasted on the screen as well. Check it out below, and head over to iTunes for a copy.
If you’ve been a steady reader of The Music Ninja, you know we can’t get enough PatrickReza. When we heard he was putting out an official remix of “Clear” by Pusher and Mothica, we were so ready. Now that it’s here, any expectations we had of its quality were shattered in the best way possible.
Patrick has been someone whose melodic dubstep style has been hailed as one of the best, but his harder tracks are undeniably special. Possibly his best yet, this remix takes a hybrid stance between trap and dubstep, bringing the best of both worlds into one. If you haven’t heard this original, then Mothica’s performance is going to be one aspect of this record that shines on this one; which is saying a lot, because what Patrick did is so good that it’s almost terrifying. If you’re looking for your next anthem to rage to, Patrick has you covered with his take on “Clear.” Check it out today and don’t sleep on this, grab a copy through iTunes, where you can check out the other remixes too!
Just when you may have thought he was gone for good, Ninth Parallel returns. Designating ther right amount of time to create and diligently following the most natural process possible is instrumental during an absence, and that’s exactly what is portrayed with “Infinitum”. Throughout the entire seven minute creation, you’re guided into a nostalgic journey of hard-hitting electro, ethereal and bright melodies, and an emotional appeal that hearkens back to the heavier material from Porter Robinson‘s early work. Ninth Parallel supplements the tune with a heartfelt note, stating:
I went through a lot of dark depression, anxiety, and turmoil while writing this song. It fundamentally changed me as a person and as an artist. My experience with it over the past two years changed my perspective on how to treat the process of writing music, how to trust myself better, and how to feel fulfilled doing what I love to do.
Even with what some would call an “older” sound, “Infinitum” doesn’t flinch its ability to make you reflect on a different time in electronic music and even a different time in life entirely. Sometimes the most unlikely things from the past make you optimistic about the future. “Infinitum” is also available on Spotify.
Last week we celebrated the 200th volume of our Friday Party Playlist. We didn’t stop there, as we have another handful of free downloads for you this Friday. Each week it’s hard to narrow it down to a dozen records, but this week was exceptionally so. There were just so many great ones, even Skrillex dropped a freebie this week. However, we managed to filter through them all and the result are the twelve tracks you will find below. Within the list are creations from the likes of Bright Lights, Convex, Dirt Monkey, Michael White, YOOKiE and more. Check them all out, and enjoy yourself a nice warm weekend if you’re in the Northern hemisphere, and if you’re in the Southern; we hope these records heat you up. No matter where you’re located though, make sure to #danceirresponsibly.
Chances are you will get “Carried Away” with listening to Mikey Ceaser‘s new single. The trap single is better than any hip-hop you’ll find on the radio, thanks to Mikey’s fire rhymes and the instrumental created by the electronic heavyweights Grabbitz and Ray Volpe.
Sometimes when electronic producers recruit a rapper or vice versa, the performances can be a bit lackluster, instead of each act amplifying the other. In the case of “Carried Away,” everyone exponentially strengthens each other with the result being one of this year’s dopest records. Grabbitz and Ray’s hybrid instrumental is top shelf; these two together are something special. Add Mikey Ceaser on top with his party-starting performance and you have a recipe for more than just success. This tune would be worth any purchase price a digital store could charge, but instead the three acts are giving this one out for free.
As we march ahead into the summer months, we’re excited to bring you more opportunities to check out our favorite club. As you probably already know, we’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta for over three years now. We know you’ve had some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:
– Head to the front door and enter the club before <strong>11 pm</strong> on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Get there before <strong>5:00PM</strong> on Sunday.
– Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only).
– The deal is valid for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.
German-based producer Christian Loffler stirred up quite the single this month. His new track “Licht” exposed a sound that’s hard to compare with much else we’ve heard. He’s been quoted as describing his music as “melancholic but euphoric,” and it’s a spot-on description of the sound.
Utilizing a combination of instrumental recordings and DJ effects, Loffler fuses the outside world with the digital world. His layers of tropical tremolos take turns playing the leading role of the track with the sound of eerily peaceful bells, like ones you’d hear as the wind blows through a vacant yard in a rural train station. Our favorite part about this track though is definitely the persistent static leftover of his tremolo effects, placing a veil of “shh”-ing sounds over the entirety of the work that resemble the constant dull roar of the ocean. All tied together with a longingly romantic vocal sample, this track feels like a tale of heartbreak in the misty tropics. Can’t say we’ve really felt that vibe before until now, but we’re big fans.