Hey Hey ninjas! It’s that time of the week again. If you’re on the west coast, you’re about an hour from quitting time. If you’re on the east coast, you may already be drinking. And for all you folks in between, it’s right around the time to power down your computer, clock out and hit happy hour. Wherever you’re at in your Friday routine, please enjoy this tasty selection of tunes we’ve provided for your weekend endeavors.
Yes, it was kind of strange searching Google Images for a Katy Perry picture. Yes, this is a Katy Perry song. But I promise you that you haven’t heard “Wide Awake” done like this. Los Angeles producer Groundislava makes this hit more than just tolerable, he makes it damn right repeat-worthy. The remix features hard-hitting, chopped up and wub-wub heavy aggression, which is offset nicely by swirling synth work and Perry’s saccharine vocals that are dropped in every once in awhile. It certainly won’t take over the original anytime soon (though I might prefer this version), but it’s always great seeing another artist re-invent a piece of work, especially one that’s so familiar.
Being a Top 25 Club from DJ Mag comes at no surprise as Beta Nightclub has been featuring an amazing array of talent this summer, and this weekend is once again no exception.
Being regulars at Beta, we figured we should share their line up with you, in hopes that you’ll come down and rage with us. Also, just like last time, we have arranged for something special.
MUSIC NINJAS GET FREE COVER
For the shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday, make sure you bring your phone with you. If you’re 21+, get there before 11pm, and show them this post on your phone – your cover is comped. Just make sure to enter through the front door, and not the side VIP entrance. Can’t wait to see you down there!
Lefse Records will release a tribute album, MITSUDA, honoring Japanese video game composer Yasunori Mitsuda. Here is Ryan Hemsworth‘s dramatic, adventurous, and very game-appropriate contribution called “Proto”.
Subscape first came to promenence in the scene after his debut release on Dub Police in 2008. Since then, he has become one of the most prolific artists the label has seen. Aside from a coast-to-coast US tour in 2012, he also had monster remixes for artists like Ray Foxx, Ed Sheeran and Adam F.
Subscape’s melodic yet heavy dubstep style has graced our ears on many occasions, which was why we were so excited to bring you this exclusive today. On the heels of the third installment of the My Style (My Style 003 – March 31st) series, Subscape has offered up a delicious exclusive for our ninjas with, “No Time to Chill.” Prepare your neck and ears for this one. In the true essence of artists like Doctor P, Flux Pavilion, and Caspa, Subscape has an absolute monster of a track that features alarm style synths, monster bass, and perfectly timed vocal samples.
Take one listen to this track, try not to bob your head, and when you’re done, check out his tour dates below to see where you can catch him live.
North American Tour
03/04 – Foundation Night club Seattle, WA
04/04 – U Street Music Hall Washington, DC
05/04 – Encore Edmonton, AB
06/04 – Flames Central Calgary, AB
07/04 – Smog Sundays at Los Globos Los Angeles, CA
11/04 – Temple San Francisco, CA
12/04 – Beta Nightclub (Sub.Mission 6th Birthday) Denver, CO
13/04 – The Loft Minneapolis, MN
14/04 – Barcelona Austin, TX