[MP3 Playlist] The Chill Dojo #71

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Make sure you’re wearing a thick coat for the start of edition 71 as dojo favourite Dinner Date brings us a new tune that’s so chill it’s frosty. Hauntingly beautiful percussion and guitar guide us through this wintry delight until the last minute where the melody comes into its own. You’ll want to have a toasty fire going while this one plays cos the cold runs deep. Continuing with the theme, next up is a super catchy take on RHCP’s classic jam ‘Snow’ from young Belgian Lost Frequencies. There’s a real tendency for producers to transform RHCP tracks into “festival bangers”, so it’s refreshing to hear a remix that avoids this temptation and takes things down a more mellow path, which is arguably a much more suitable style.  Ironically, this chill gem was discovered as a feature in a mix called ‘Sets on the Beach’, a new weekly playlist from DJ AA that is another essential destination in your weekly dose of relaxation. This next one is from there too, and much like our first two features it comes with the danger of frostbite. Washington producer Royal delivers a simply glorious remix of ‘Dirty Paws’, breaking down the indie hit into breathtaking downtempo ebbs and flows that you can’t help but sit back and marvel. And if you thought we couldn’t go any deeper, UK artist KAASI will push the limits of what is possible with some incredibly smooth vibes. We’re too busy dancing to keep descibing how good this song is, so just play it already. The body moving continues with this next feature from Melbourne duo Dividem who deliver a chilled cover of the 4 Strings dancefloor classic. The boys have certainly toned down this club anthem from it’s past glory days, but we’re happy to trade the sweaty nightclub scene of the original for a bit of laid back head-bopping goodness here. But if the cold has been a little too enduring so far, Wave Racer will turn things around with a blast of heat straight out of a blistering Australian summer. ‘Streamers’ is everything you love about the Sydney artist and more, so get set to bounce to this jam if you’re lucky enough to catch him on tour soon.

There’s plenty of warmth throughout the rest of the playlist as well, so get amongst it. Peace out.

Chill Dojo #71 zip

Honesty (Dinner Date Remix)
Snow (Lost Frequencies Remix)
Of Monsters and Men
Dirty Paws (Royal Refix)
Caroline Street
Take Me Away (Cover)
Wave Racer
Like That
Peking Duk
Feels Like (Tom Budin Remix)
Love You
My Love
Cashmere Cat
Rice Rain (Twinztrack Remix)
Cashmere Cat
Party Girls ft Ludacris, Jeremih & Wiz Khalifa (Jeftuz Remix)
Honest (DJ Hoodboi & Arnold Remix)
Janet Jackson
All For You (Nick Wisdom Remix)
Sanae (Rework)
Final Space Battle (Prelude)
Evil Needle
Tom Misch
Lush Life
Rain Showers (The Dutch)
Drifting Along
Mr. Carmack
w/ donnis
Ghosts of Paraguay
Once Again Feat CoMa
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Sunday Night Soul [Vol. 13]


Valentine’s Day is this Friday, and depending on your situation, that last statement probably elicited some very different reactions. For most of you out there (we hope), you’ve had this date circled on your calendars for weeks now, and have already got the perfect day planned right down to the last detail, while others undoubtably are panicking at the prospect of  having only five days to throw something together. Finally, there’s those of you who have now come to the crushing realization that–like our friend Dawson James Van Der Beek above–you’re destined to lead a sad and lonely life, and will most likely spend that day drowning your sorrows in a heart shaped box of assorted Russell Stover chocolates. Regardless of what category you fall under, we guarantee that we’ve got the perfect playlist here to make your special day that much more special.  From puppy love to heartache, contributions from Oceaán, Gallant, Jamie Lewis, K-Young, Aches, vaisle, Giraffage, Genius and salute have you covered, and are sure to help power the soundtrack for whatever the night’s festivities may hold for you.

Painter (valentine)
without you (bsd.u rework)
The High (Prod by Gifted & Blessed)
To Lose
Forfeit (prod. Felix Snow)
Alfa Mist
Stay Here
Jarrell Perry
Black Valentine
Jamie Isaac
She Dried
Ed Thomas
Be (Prod Embody)
The Weeknd x Hucci
Cashmere Mornings (aywy)
Jalen Jenkins
Come Around (Prod. by Jalen)
Wildfire (SBTRKT Ft. Drake & Little Dragon Cover)
Christian Joseph 
Stay The Night (Hayley Williams x Zedd R&B Cover)
Money Ova Everything
Jamie Lewis
Just Friends feat Dubzy Snazz Produced R Kay (Musiq Soulchild Bootleg)
Childish Gambino
Id Die Without You (P.M. Dawn Cover)
Alice Jemima
Bloodsport (Raleigh Ritchie Cover)
K. Michelle
I Dont Believe
Kenya Eugene
You are My World
Noel Gourdin
Cant Wait Ft. Avery Sunshine
Jhene Aiko
Everything Must Go (New Version)
Angel Taylor
Theme Song (Prod. MNTN)
Wande Coal
Plan B
Pleasure P
Letter To My Ex
K Young
Dont Ever Leave Me (prod. by Composer)
Eric Bellinger
SAME OL Feat. Jon B
First Move
Lonny Bereal
Things I Would Say
Ciara Ft. Future
Katt Rockell
Sevyn Streeter
Seduction (FREE DL)
After The Fact
more for less
I Luv Your Girl
Tamia (Dreamclub)
Baby When Were.. (Next ReFIX)
Aaliyah x Mr. Carmack
If Your Girl Was Humble (aywy)
killa (Rmonik remix)
Sevnth Wonder
Fall 4 U
G R A D E S vs Brandy
I Wanna Be Down
Man / Woman (Genius Vision)
John Hart
Who Booty ft IamSu (Jeftuz Remix)
Kid Ink
Show Me (ft. Chris Brown) (esta. remix)
Need Want
Sweater Beats & B. Lewis
Giving Up On U
Alex Mills
Forever Young (Axel Kacoutié Remix)
Brian Folk
IXCU (Circle Work Forthcoming on Shimmy Records)
Pony (salute Remix)
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[NEW] SBTRKT – Hold The Line

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How’s this for a sweet Sunday surprise? Premiered by Mary Anne Hobbs on BBC’s Radio 6 earlier today, SBTRKT has revealed the very first single of a series of vinyl 12″ records to be released prior to his next album (presumably called Transitions based off of the SoundCloud tag). Not very much detail was provided beyond that, other than the fact that all of the tracks would be instrumentals, and no timeline was provided for their release. In the meantime, we can at least enjoy his latest offering, which seems to continue the trend we heard from the UK producer in late 2013. “Hold The Line” indulges the listener in rich bass lines and moody, atmospheric synths to create a truly all encompassing experience. 2014 seems primed to be a big year for SBTRKT, and we can’t wait to hear what else has in store for us in the coming months.

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ZHU Does An ‘OutKast’ Cover, And It’s The Sexiest Thing You’ll Hear All Day


Moves Like Ms Jackson.

This Disclosure-esque remix that combines 4 classic OutKast anthems, has got everyone here at TMN wondering who is behind this glorious track titled “Moves Like Ms. Jackson”. It showed up in our inbox last night, and we have no idea who the artist is, whether it’s an A-List artist like Disclosure, or just an up-comer that clearly gets it. The artist recreates covers the classic tracks: “The Way You Move,” “So Fresh, So Clean,” “Ms. Jackson,” and “The Whole World,” and blends it perfectly with some flawless bass lines and mind blowing synth work. By the end of this track you’ll most likely have a margarita in hand and be surrounded by gorgeous naked women…if you play your cards right. Cheers.

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[Indie] Meg Myers – The Morning After

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The Morning After

Following up the punk rock inspired tune “Go,” off of Meg Myer’s upcoming EP, this LA based indie songwriter has presented us with her introspective, softer side with “The Morning After.” One thing that we’ve always found impressive in Meg’s work is the ability to harness past experiences into her lyrics.

Displaying something truly personally moving, Meg has served up another tune displaying her dark side. Her softly-lyrics are heart wrenching, leaving us wondering what could have spawned these words to scrawl out on a piece of paper. Whatever it was, we’re appreciative of the emotional journey she’s shared.

This tune comes out on her upcoming EP, Make a Shadow, due out on the 11th of this month.

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[Chill Out] Teebs – View Point

View Point

In a medley of atmospheric layering, scrupulous drum work and ethereal synths, this Chino Hills resident has the perfect soundtrack to your laid back Sunday afternoon. Teebs recently dropped this new tune, which has nostalgic Americana sampling, creating something that has both a classic feel and an all encompassing, modern electronica vibe.

Sunday is definitely a good day to unwind, and “View Point” will help you along the way.

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[Dreamy] Lapland – Where Did it Go

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Where Did It Go

As you slowly pull yourself out of your alcohol-induced slumber, throw on this tune from Lapland’s upcoming album, and realize that your hangover isn’t all that bad. The dreamy vocals from Josh Mease (Lapland) will soothe that throbbing headache you acquired from last night’s charades.

Born in a tiny half-bedroom in Brooklyn, this introverted songwriter has one of our most anticipated albums coming out soon. While we wait with bated breath, we’ll gladly enjoy the third single, showcasing Mease’s artfully-minded take on crafting breathtaking tunes. Harnessing pop structures, his glorious voice, and synth styling from the 60’s and 70’s, this dreamboat of a tune caresses you into another world, lazily taking you for a melodically pleasing Sunday journey.

Sit back, and enjoy this peach of a tune. It’ll soothe everything that ails you this Sunday morning.

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