Cr2 Live & Direct Miami 2014
Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano Minimix
As Miami peeks its head around the nations’ snow covered corner, it’s smiling ear to ear, beckoning you to head down south for Ultra and WMC. Some of you might not be able to head down to South Beach, we have a sunny mini-mix that will get you rockin’ flowered shirts and flip flops before you know it.
To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the label, CR2 is releasing four different mini-mixes from the likes of MYNC, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciaco, Carnage, and Wayne & Woods. Today’s premiere is a taste of the Miami compilation and features 12 tracks from some of the game’s greats.
If you do happen to be in Miami for WMC, make sure to hit up Cr2’s event on the 28th!
1. Mystique – Going Under [CR2]
2. Sick Individuals – Pepper [OneLove]
3. Fedde Le Grand – Metrum (UMEK remix) [ToolRoom Records]
4. Maarcos – Blaze (Dirty South Edit) [Phazing]
5. Thomas Gold feat Kaelyn Behr – Remember [Axtone]
6. R3hab & Lucky Date – Rip it up (Nicky Romero Edit) [Protocol]
7. Nicky Romero, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano – S.O.T.U [Size]
8. Kryder – Vyper
9. Steve Angello, Matisse & Sadko – SLVR [Size]
10. Tony Romera – Hey Bean [MegaTon]
11. An21 ,Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman – Rebel [Size]
12. Murk – Reach for Me (TV Rock & Dirty South remix) [CR2]
Reckless Ardor (Pete Tong EXCLUSIVE) Essential Selection
There’s no doubt EDX has been on a tear the past few years. The well renown Italian DJ/Producer has had giant hit after hit with tracks like “Blessed”, “Hazed”, “Hyped”, his collaboration with Leventina, “The Tempest” and his impressive house remix of “Thinking About You” by Calvin Harris. While we have thoroughly enjoyed a good lot of these tunes and chatting with this EDM giant at Beta Nightclub last year, we’re especially taken by his most recent release, “Reckless Ardor.”
In a departure from the energetic, progressive houose style that we’re used to, EDX has slowed things down with a voluptuous deep house tune. Originally premiered on Pete Tong’s show about three months back, we’re excited today to bring you the first look at the music video.
Directed by Guy Julian Noumen, we’re offered an intimate glimpse into the life of a gentleman who is…ahem…not doing too bad for himself on the lady front. Take a look below, but not if you’re at work or in front of your girlfriend.
After you’re done watching, celebrate the worldwide release of “Reckless Ardor” by picking it up oniTunes, or by streaming it on Spotify.
After dropping the highly underrated NSDE/OUTSDE EP late last year (one that we failed to cover unfortunately), Waldo returns with the rest of his AGO crew hoping to rekindle the same magic he found with his previous release. Consisting of additional members Joose, Amos Rose, The SEVENth and Sango, AGO is a collective from Grand Rapids, Michigan hoping to establish themselves in a hip-hop scene where the concept of the crew has become more prominent than ever.
Tuebor is a step in the right direction for the group, as the talented emcees all get a chance to flaunt their skills and bring some knowledge to what the Michigan lifestyle is really about. Featuring a wealth of talented producers like Mr. Carmack, AbJo, Mozaic, and of course The SEVENth and Sango, where Tuebor really prospers is in the diversity of its sounds. From the introspective “What Dreams Are Made Of” to the soulful “Royal Oats” and the grimy trap stylings of “The Garden,” each song has a style of its own, helping to provide the individual members with their own identities, while still resulting in a cohesive overall product. Nothing gets old on Tuebor, and if you find you don’t like a particular track, chances are you’ll enjoy the next one. Rather than take our word for it though, you can find out for yourself, by streaming the full project here. As we always do, we’ve sprinkled in a few of our top selections from the mixtape below, and you can grab a copy for yourself if you’re so inclined.
Royal Oats ft. Waldo (prod. Sango)
What Dreams Are Made Of (ft. Waldo, Joose, The SEVENth & Lena Chanel) (prod. AbJo)
Down Packed (ft. The SEVENth, Amos Rose & Waldo) (prod. The SEVENth)
AGO (feat. Waldo & Joose) (prod. Sango & Mr. Carmack)
The Garden (ft. Joose & Waldo) (prod. Sango)
Glam (Feat. Chance The Rapper)
As he gears up for his first album as a solo artist, Chuck Inglish decides to drop off a little Midwest collaboration with Chicago’s Chance The Rapper. This week has seen a lot of great hip-hop already, but this one could easily vault itself to the top of the list. “Glam” is a jazzy number with plenty of heart, that really puts Chuck’s production skills on full display. The Cool Kid manages to open the track with a smooth verse as well, while Chance slides right in perfectly, utilizing his melodious flow to deliver some incredibly soulful bars. It all comes together to make for a rather relaxing listen, while simultaneously amping us up for whatever else Chuck has in store on Convertibles. Currently set for an April 8th release, the LP is also set to include features from Sir Michael Rocks, Chromeo, Ab-Soul, Mac Miller, Vic Mensa, Action Bronson, and more.
Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:
– Head to the front door and enter the club before 11 pm
– Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only)
That’s it! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Head to Beta and see for yourself.
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Track Premiere: Duke Dumont feat. Jax Jones
I Got U (Jonas Rathsman Remix)
Let’s face it. Duke Dumont’s uber-addictive single “I Got U” was bound to father a slew of remixes from the moment it began receiving its due diligence in live sets from the world’s most influential dance artists. So when we heard about an entire EP being put out behind the clubby house tune, we crossed our fingers hoping that a suitable slate of talented producers would be there to move “I Got U” under their vision. We were more than pleased with the way remix duties were handed out, especially when we discovered Swedish artist Jonas Rathsman was amongst those commissioned. We last featured Rathsman on a stunning original track “I Feel What I Feel” late last year, which was put out on tastemaking dance imprint French Express and in the time since, the Swedish producer has remained relatively quiet except for a few remixes. Suffice it to say, when we got a chance to glue our ears to his trademark brand of dreamy house and disko painted over the Duke’s dance-floor hit, we couldn’t help but be thrilled. Jonas executes his version masterfully, using much of the original stems as its core but infuses a healthy bit of atmospheric tinge throughout. If you’re feeling this one like we were, be sure to look out for the entire EP, featuring remixes by TMN favorites MK, Tensnake, Bondax, and High Contrast. Get shaking a little early today and stream Rathsman’s remix above.
Say What (Adam Beyer Remix)
Who wants to catch Adam Beyer at Norad this Saturday? This recently IDMA Best Techno/Tech House nominated DJ was also nominated for the Beatport Community Choice Award for Label of the Year. While that should be reason enough to come check out this storied artist, you know have two more reasons – two free tickets.
Entering is beyond easy. Just enter your email in the form below, “like” the Adam Beyer and The Music Ninja Facebook pages, and we’ll contact you via e-mail. The winner will be picked tonight at 9PM Mountain time, so please be paying attention to your email after that.
There are a few rules, of course:
– You must be 21 or over to enter.
– You are responsible for transportation.
– You must bring a valid form of ID to pick up your tickets at the door.
– You Must have a solid arsenal of dance moves in your toolbox to display on behalf of TMN
Good luck, ninjas!