NEW: Major Lazer ft. Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend) – Jessica

Major Lazer, the genre bending outfit lead by Diplo had set to release upcoming album, Free the Universe in February but then later postponed to a possibly April 15th release. However, that still hasn’t discouraged Diplo for giving the world another preview of what is to come. Joined by the wholesome vocals of Vampire Weekend’s Erza, BBC Radio 1′s Annie Mac premiered the hazy and reggae inspired track “Jessica” over the weekend.

Also, Vampire Weekend is set to release a new album later this year May 7 titled Modern Vampires of the City via XL Recordings.


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Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie (Four Tet Remix)

Justin Timberlake - Suit & Tie (Four Tet Remix)
Justin Timberlake
Suit & Tie (Four Tet Remix)

Myspace is not the only thing Justin Timerlake wants to re-invent, his new album The 20/20 Experience will be out next week and already he has been getting a lot of attention from the indie blogosphere. However, unlike his efforts with Myspace, what has probably gotten the most attention, at least for us, is the caliber of producers that are now remixing his latest single ‘Suit & Tie’. Both Aeroplane and Dillon Francis have contributed their own rendition releasing previews this week and today we welcome a new addition. Four Tet takes the mainstream pop single into an opaque experimental environment where layers of drum and vocal samples are intertwined to become one.

Via Stereogum

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Chip Ivory - Dead Gold (The Notorious B.I.G. x Macklemore & Ryan Lewis)
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Dead Gold (The Notorious B.I.G. x Macklemore & Ryan Lewis)

Not that we aren’t tired of Biggy mashups but Ryan Driscoll, aka Chip Ivory has been pumping awesome new mashups for the last 9 months, … Continue reading »

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Daughter – Medicine (Sound Remedy Remix)

Medicine (Sound Remedy Remix)

Melodic and turned up all the way to 11, Sound Remedy‘s latest remix of the wonderful and subdued vocals of the beautiful and charming Daughter is a massive track that blissfully exposes her very own vocals around a soft backdrop of electronics. Carefully crafted to almost perfection, this remix delivers a little more pop than we have seen from producers remixing a Daughter song yet it doesn’t suffer from over reaching. Seductively romantic and sweet at the same time, ‘Medicine’ receives a timeless outfit and is quite possibly one of the most satisfying tracks we have heard yet.

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[Indie] Symbols of the West


Leave it to San Francisco to cultivate a groovy, sensual pop duo that’s a little out there, and overwhelmingly addictive. Yes, Symbols of the West have something special in the making. This gruesome twosome is blurring the lines between indie rock and electronica. With big buzzing beats, dialed-up synts, and delicate vocals from lead singer Nat Kendall, this group has essences of XX, Ratatat, and the Ravonettes all rolled into one.

Our favorite track on the album is far and away “Your Wake.” The soft strumming is more than inviting, especially when coupled with the perfectly synced vocal harmonies. The electronic elements added help add a depth and richness that’s truly impressive. On top of all that, the catchy hook will leave you singing “Your Wake” over and over in your shower tomorrow morning. Press play, and get hooked for yourself.

Symbols of the West
Your Wake
Symbols of the West
Symbols of the West
Spirit Canoe
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[MP3 Playlist] The Chill Dojo #28

Whether you need a reason to smile or are just looking to put the icing on a great week gone by, this edition of the Chill Dojo is sure to do just that. We’re kicking things off with plenty of bright, happy tunes so that feel-good sensation is flowing fresh through your speakers.

Norweigian disco duo Lemâitre released their much anticipated Relativity 3 EP this week and the final track ‘Cut To Black’ is an absolute gem. Gorgeous chords, a relaxing beat and poppy vocals come together to make this a sweet delight, the definite highlight for this playlist and the perfect way to start the mood off right. And while we’re feeling that disco vibe, what better way to continue than with this groovy dancefloor-ready take on ‘Suit & Tie’ from Aeroplane, made only the way Europeans know how. JT’s vocals have never sounded so good on the top of this mix which is just too damn fun. Let’s throw in some tropical elements now with none other than Goldroom and his latest single ‘Only You Can Show Me’ which is everything you’ve come to expect from the producer that can make the coldest of days feel like summer. And speaking of summer, if you somehow slept on our feature of Ryan Hemsworth’s masterful rework of the Lana Del Ray hit, we’ve added it in the mix as one of this week’s best chill tracks. It’s always amazing to hear how well-known songs can be transformed with a bit of mellow treatment, and that is definitely the case when it comes to UK beatmaker Handbook’s downtempo trap interpretation of ‘I Could Be the One’ which will have those vocals stuck in your head for days.

As always, the playlist will span through some chillstep and plenty of relaxing beats so kick back and enjoy the selection. You’re sure to crack a smile many times over. Peace out.

Chill Dojo #28 zip

Cut To Black
Justin Timberlake
Suit & Tie (Aeroplane Remix).mp3
Only You Can Show Me (feat. Mereki)
Call Me (Bronx Remix)
To Love You (Vancington Remix)
Frank Ocean
Thinkin Bout You (Motez Edit)
Lana Del Rey
Summertime Sadness (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)
Avicii vs Nicky Romero
I Could Be The One (HBReFlip)
More Than You (RoughMath Remix)
Soft Light
Audionaut Lost In Space
WordUP (Beat112)
Want To Be Your Friend (FREE DL)
All I Want (Pyxis Remix)
JNL & Atlaas
U Fade
Mariah Carey
Shake It Off (Ferris Mular remix)
Mariah Carey ft. Snoop Dogg
Cry Baby (Husky Remix)
01 Slow Touch.mp3
03 The Blue Room.mp3

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YELLE – Les femmes (Siriusmo Remix)

YELLE -  Les femmes (Siriusmo Remix)
Les femmes (Siriusmo Remix)

Back in 2009 we couldn’t get enough of Yelle, a electro pop project by the gorgeous french singer Julie Bude. Her album ‘Safari Disco Club’ fell victim of countless remixes that elevated her name across the electronic world. While there still has not been much activity on when we will ever get another original, she has released a free download of Siriusmo’s 2008 remix of “Les Femmes”, off the first album Pop Up. The German melodic mastermind producer has grown a lot since 2008 but this track is another example of his original brilliance.

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