The always animated and regularly vulgar emcee Tech N9ne dropped a new digital download single titled “Blur” this week. The iconic underground rapper finds inspiration in the bottle for this infectious party anthem. Produced by ¡MAYDAY! member Wreckonize, this cut from N9ne’s Klusterfuk EP (available now) is a mix of dope lyrics, spacey vocals over the chorus, and some dubstep to tell the tale of a good night gone horribly wrong. The remix/re-produced EP to “Blur” is available now with remixes from producers Shane Eli, The Sleepwalkers, and SoulSlicers.
Blur (Feat. Mayday)
This might be a little bold of me to say, but this could be the dirtiest Trap remix ever. Seriously though Brillz pulls out all the stops in this insane remix of Kill The Noise‘s track Roots, off of the Roots Remixed EP. Starting with a creepy intro with all sorts of animal sounds that makes you feel like your walking through the jungle. Then building into some absolutely insane dirty sounds that I can’t barely even describe. This could easily brain wash a small child if played loud enough and Brillz brings some of the nastiest sound design I’ve ever heard in this Trapped out banger. I didn’t think any track on this EP could even come close to topping Kill The Noise’s remix of his own song Jokes On You, but this one comes damn close. Cheers.
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Kill The Noise
Roots (Brillz Remix)
So I spoke with Jerrod (one of the two guys that make up Kicks N Licks) earlier today, and he said himself he was stoked about this release. It’s safe to say I love it more than the both of them combined. They use these vocals from JJAMZ track “Heartbeat” flawlessly by playing around with them during each drop, with all the right splices and tweaks. The wobbles on the other hand are just out of control, bringing some of the dirtiest sounds they have released to date. They got it mastered over in the UK so it’s understandable how they got this heavy bass abuse. Can’t wait for more massive releases from these two San Diego natives. Cheers.
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HeartBeat (Kicks n Licks)
Frank Ocean has come a long way, from singing hooks for his fellow Odd Future members to releasing one of the most critically acclaimed albums of the summer, Channel Orange. His stand-out single “Thinkin Bout You” gets an original twist with the help of Halifax producer Ryan Hemsworth. Using the opening strings of the original track, Hemsworth employs a soft laid-back melody, building drum beats and complimentary synths worthy of a video game to create this rhythmic remix. Hemsworth manages to put his own touch on the track without destroying its beauty. This rework will be featured on his upcoming Last Words EP dropping August 21st.
Thinkin Bout You (Ryan Hemsworth Bootleg)
There’s no doubt that within EDM progressive house is especially saturated with many talented artists. And while some people can make the argument that it all starts sounding the same after a while, I think those people forget about the subtleties that make a track unique, yet truly representative of its genre.
Tony Romera‘s “Public Enemy” captures the essence of what makes progressive house the genre we’ve all come to love — poignant builds, inspired bridges, and fat drops. Romera is a young producer that’s only just starting to make his name in the scene, and if his production and mixing skills are already at this caliber, I can’t wait to see what he’ll have in store for us in the future.
“Public Enemy” was released by RUN DBN Records and can be purchased on beatport.
Public Enemy (DBN Edit) (RUN DBN)
Though quiet, Angus Stone‘s “Broken Brights” is precisely the kind of song that deserves multiple plays. When heard, one might imagine a sun tucked behind an orange summer cloud, falling over the edge of the horizon. And as the sky fills up with deeper and darker hues of purple, a certain placid feeling in the air starts to settle in, a quiet lull in the busy happenings of our world. “Broken Brights” winks an eye at such an occasion — it soundtracks that moment when we wave goodbye to a summer sun, right before the silent chaos of the stars fills our minds with fleeting thoughts of the night.
A producer whose name is certainly no stranger to The Music Ninja, Kill Paris recently released this remix of The Great Flood Catastrophe, an alternative rock band hailing from Indiana. We make sure to watch this producer like a hawk, and it’s with tracks like this that it’s not hard to see why. With everything he does, he somehow manages to bring a perfect blend of funk and bass that is masterfully restrained so that it all comes together in a way that is pure easy-listening. Get on this free download straight away. Your ears can thank us later.
The Great Flood Catastrophe
Fallen Love (Kill Paris Remix)