[MIAMI BOUND] Clayton’s Friday Party Playlist – Ultra/WMC Edition

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Holy shit! Miami is happening tomorrow, and we’re hustling to get our interview questions done. That doesn’t mean we’re going to leave you guys high and dry for your weekend plans. So, here it is. Our Miami edition of Clayton’s Friday Party Playlist. Every artist on here will be in Miami for Ultra/WMC. So, if you can’t be in sunny South Beach, at least listen to some tunes that will be.

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Candyland
Rick Rollin (Candylands OG Mix)
Madeon
Live Triple J Mix
Porter Robinson & Mat Zo x Daft Punk x Pink
Easy (Troika Mashup)
Lucky Date vs Calvin Harris
I Want A Flashback (Not Quite Original Mix)
Valentino Khan
Tear It Down (Original Mix)
Boy Oh Boy (Original Mix) DIPLO x GTA
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[Hip-Hop] Lupe Fiasco – Jonylah Forever

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Jonylah Forever

In honor of the tragic death of 6 month-old Jonylah Wakins on Chicago’s South Side earlier this week, Lupe Fiasco decided to release this somber dedication. One of the most heart-wrenching tracks you’ll ever hear, Lupe describes an inspiring tale in which Jonylah isn’t murdered, but grows up to be a very successful young woman. The story has a pretty incredible twist at the end, but I won’t spoil it for you. As one of the most remarkable storytellers in hip-hop, Lupe is able to craft together a beautiful song and a fitting eulogy for a girl whose life was taken much too soon.

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Lazerdisk Party Sex Interview + Ticket Giveaway – Miami, 3/15

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Strange name? Yes. Undeniable talent? Yes. Storm Trooper masks? You bet. Lazerdisk Party Sex has a lot to offer, which is why we’re more than excited to see them tear the walls down at Project Miami this coming Friday. The LA based DJ/Producer duo has been dropping some amazing remixes for the past few years. Their style is anything but conventional, walking a thin line between electro pop, house, and moombah. In a nutshell, these guy’s throw down dance inducing party tracks.

We wanted to get a little insight into the masked marauding DJs, so we fired over a few questions to get a better understanding of these up and coming musicians. Before you dig too deep into the interview though, make sure you scroll down and see how you can get into their next show, in Miami.

TMN: Right off the bat, we have to know how you guys came up with your moniker.

We came up with “lazerdisk” because it was a failed technology, and we weren’t too confident that this project was going to go anywhere. We had our friend announce us before the show, and he added “party sex” to the name, and we just kind of rolled with it.

TMN: What brought the two of you together? Were you friends beforehand? Did you reply to a Craigslist ad?

We were both living in Burlington, Vermont, and we ended up becoming friends through DJing around town. When the opportunity came to join forces, we decided to give it a shot. We didn’t do a craigslist ad, but that’s a pretty good idea for recruiting background dancers or for a huge posse or something.

TMN: So, you’re getting ready to head to Miami for all of the craziness of Ultra and WMC. What does it feel like for you guys to be a part of the biggest week in EDM?

It feels great man in all seriousness, we’re honored and humbled.

TMN: What has been your favorite show to date? Any in particular that stand out above the rest?

Snowball music Festival 2010. It was our first big out of town show. We were extremely nervous. Chad couldn’t eat, I couldn’t form complete sentences. We only had one release out at the time, so we were set to make a lot of first impressions. Granted we had the smallest stage tent but we had a packed room. And the kids seemed to love our set. Super fun.

TMN: Alright, let’s change it up a little. If you were on a deserted island, and could only have one artist’s musical collection in your ipod, who would it be?

Zack: A Tribe Called Quest. I started listening to them when I was 11 and still do to this day. Each album holds a special place and time for me in my life.

Chad: Hmmm, I don’t know. This question is too tough. I would probably bring some soca or calypso music or something. Something to enhance the island vibes, ya dig?

TMN: Another random one. This is a little off the wall, but we love hearing people’s responses. If your music were an animal, what would it be?

Space Whale.

TMN: Thanks for taking the time to sit down with us! We can’t wait to see your set this Friday.

Sure thing there, bub. We’re excited too!

HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST

1) “Like” us (The Music Ninja) on facebook here:

2) “Like” the Lazerdisk Party Sex on facebook:

3) Comment below this post with why you deserve two tickets to come see LPS throw down.

More details
- Winner will receive 2 comp tickets to the March 15th Project Miami show. Must be 21+.
- Winners will be announced March 15th at 4PM EST. We will make contact through a Facebook message, so if you enter, make sure to pay attention to your facebook messages!

The Knocks
The Feeling (Lazerdisk Party Sex Remix)
Diplo
Set It Off (feat Lazerdisk Party Sex)
Zedd
Spectrum (Lazerdisk Party Sex Remix)
Justice
Helix (Lazerdisk Party Sex Remix)
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[Hip-Hop] A$AP Rocky – Take it Easy Freestyle ft A$AP Ferg

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A$AP Rocky has had a great past year in the music industry and now that he has been put on, he is bringing up other members of his crew. The A$AP mob returns to the scene, spitting some sick bars over the Mad Lion “Take it Easy” instrumental. Collaborating with newcomer A$AP Ferg, this duo spits a witty braggadocious rhyme about chasing woman and enjoying life. It’s clear these two are having fun in the studio and their flow vibes well with the throwback, organ heavy beat. Check out the first track off the upcoming New York Renaissance mixtape, hosted by Peter Rosendberg and Ecko Unlimited, dropping April 1st.

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[Video] B.o.B and Big Boi – Double or Nothing

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Teaming up for the theme song to EA’s Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel, B.o.B and Big Boi try to translate video games over to reality with their brand new video. With “Double or Nothing” the two ATLiens strive to show off the power of 2, as they spit some inspirational bars while rescuing some recently abducted backup dancers. The concept is definitely absurd, but it does a solid job of advertising the game that happens to feature the pair as playable characters (I guess Andre 3000 couldn’t make it). Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel will be in stores March 26th, but those looking to play with two of their favorite rappers must pre-order ahead of time.

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[Indie/Electronica] Loft Apartment – The Distant Choir

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Vocal harmony is always best served chilled and this four-minute and twenty-second diddy from Finnish duo, Loft Apartment is nothing short of chill. “The Distant Choir” fills up like a cold bath, becoming more and more daunting as it progresses. Matched with lyrical intensity, this jam is sure to make you stop and think. It probably has something to do with the fact that these young indie rockers are students of Psychology but, regardless of the many reasons why, “The Distant Choir” is no doubt deserving of a particularly close listen.

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Modulation – The Shire (Synchronice Remix)

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The Shire (Synchronice Remix)

There is something about the younger generation of musical artists these days, they have a drive to do more, a desire to make amazing music and a certain hustle. The boys of Synchronice are no exception they are a direct definition of hustlers. Their latest song to hit the airwaves is a remix of Modulation’s “The Shire”, a catchy tune with up and down beats making for a reach your hands to the sky song. Synchronice puts their own spin on the song, incorporating some echoes and a repeating bundle of drum beats before letting all music take loose at 1:29. The boys keep a light feel throughout the song though, mixing a chorus of vocals in with hard hitting drum beats and electric chords. This song just is another example of how big these two brothers are becoming and this year they keep that young musical artist blood on a hustle level.

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