Category Archives: TRACK

/MUSIC VIDEO + TRACK: KID CUDI, STEVE AOKI & TRAVIS BARKER – CUDI THE KID

When musical geniuses (“genii”?) the likes of Kid Cudi, Steve Aoki and the drummer from Blink182, Travis Barker work together, things generally go great or terribly. This time, I would definitely say the former – a dubstep-eque track, with nostalgic vocals from Cudi, live drumming from Barker, and electro-fueled producing by Aoki make for a strange, but extremely  enjoyable track. The video is just the same.

Here is the track if you were thinking about grabbing it:

STEVE AOKI, KID CUDI, TRAVIS BARKER – CUDI THE KID OFFICIAL TRACK DOWNLOAD

And here are the rest of the links:

STEVE AOKI OFFICIAL WEBSITE

KID CUDI OFFICIAL WEBSITE

TRAVIS BARKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE

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/MUSIC VIDEO: BENGA – I WILL NEVER CHANGE

UK dubstep heavy-weight and a central part of the original generation, Benga released a track a while ago titled “I Will Never Change” (in a awesomely blatant assertion of I-don’t-give-a-fuckery in the face of bass music’s latest trends and evolutions). As with all music genres and categories, bass music has grown far-extending branches and combined with all sorts of other things, resulting on the one hand in its inevitable popification; and on the other in its heavyfication. Although Benga has experimented and included evolutions and experiments in his music, producing genre-breaking tracks such as “Electro West” (with fellow dubstep father Skream) this track is simply his testament to the fact that there is still a huge spot for the original generation sound of bass music.

Benga straight up disregards new moves to lighten and popularise the sound by the pop influence, and the attempts at trying to make the sound heavier and more extreme. Keeping true to the original elements of the genre, the track is complemented by an awesome music video, produced by Liz Kessler and directed by London studio Us.

Here them links:

US OFFICIAL VIMEO CHANNEL
BENGA OFFICIAL WEBSITE

You can grab just the track here:
BENGA – I WILL NEVER CHANGE OFFICIAL DOWNLOAD

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/MUSIC VIDEO: LARK & HAEZER – BRAVE

South African indie and electro big guns Lark and Haezer have teamed up to create quite a genre-smashing original track under Onion Records. But to be honest, even better than the track, is the music video. Written, produced, directed (and pretty much everything else’d) by Tevan Baitz with help from Topher Henry; the video just shows the potential that South African creative media has.

Here is just the track:

ONION RECORDS OFFICIAL WEBSITE

LARK OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE

HAEZER OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE

We could not locate any links for Tevan Baitz, if you know any details, please let us know in a comment below.

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/MUSIC VIDEO: GOTYE – EASY WAY OUT

Belgian-Australian musician who’s recently gained much popularity due to the widespread commercial success of his song “Somebody I Used to Know”, Gotye has just released the brand new music video to another of his songs, “Easy Way Out”. Directed by Darcy Prendergast of Oh Yeah Wow, the stop-motion video took over 9 months to film using a badass 360 rotating rig. Awesome.

Here are the usual links:

GOTYE OFFICIAL WEBSITE

OH YEAH WOW OFFICIAL WEBSITE

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/MUSIC VIDEO: DOCTOR P & FLUX PAVILION – SUPERBAD

Long time dubstep legends Doctor P and Flux Pavilion have teamed up yet again to bring something pretty sick to the table. With the power of their collaborative effort – Circus Records – behind them in this track, it was bound to get some attention, so the video itself is pretty fitting. “Superbad” brings its own sense of bad-assery, and the video just visualises it all without fault.

Enough talk, enjoy the vid:

For more from these cats, you know where to head on to:

DOCTOR P OFFICIAL MYSPACE

FLUX PAVILION OFFICIAL MYSPACE

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/TRACK: MISTER SIX – MISO

A long-time personal favourite, British producer Mister Six (Joe Myers) never disappoints. His latest batch of sounds, promo’d in his 2012 Preview, are fresh – as in, one week fresh, and looking to be released this year. Keeping to his classic style, but bringing in new elements, such as an electro-ish feel, glitch-like synths and build-ups which haven’t featured in his work yet, brings a new layer to his vibe without compromising the reasons his stuff was so beautiful to listen to in the first place.

Miso is a great track, and has been put up for free download, so I suggest you grab it quickly, before it expires.

Here’s the aforementioned 2012 Preview:

And two bonus fresh tracks:

Alpha Male:

Profligacy:

So keep your ears out for more cool stuff coming from this cat, and hopefully a soon release of these (and maybe more?) awesome tracks.

For more of Mister Six’s insane things, bounce on over to:

MISTER SIX OFFICIAL MYSPACE PAGE

MISTER SIX OFFICIAL SOUNDCLOUD PAGE

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/MUSIC VIDEO: DANGER MOUSE – TWO AGAINST ONE

When artists on the level of Danger MouseDaniele LuppiJack White and Norah Jones team up, something incredible is bound to happen. And just like that you have “Rome” the album, featuring “Two Against One“. One awesome, awesome track. And as if that just isn’t enough, they somehow managed to top it off by complementing it with one of the (if not the) best music video yet released in 2012.

For more stuff from Rome, check out the official site:

ROME ALBUM OFFICIAL SITE

And the artists’ official sites:

DANGER MOUSE OFFICIAL SITE

DANIELE LUPPI OFFICIAL SITE

JACK WHITE (THE WHITE STRIPES) OFFICIAL SITE

NORAH JONES OFFICIAL SITE

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/TRACK: LOBOUNCE – OIL SLICK

So the relatively un-heard of producer LoBounce released this track recently. It fuses elements of minimal tech, electro house, and dubstep (just listen to the second drop) together rather well.

Anyway, the track is up for free download, so grab it quick before its finished!

Free download here: LOBOUNCE – OIL SLICK

 

 

For more of LoBounce’s stuff, check out the:

LOBOUNCE OFFICIAL SOUNDCLOUD

LOBOUNCE OFFICIAL WEBSITE

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/MUSIC VIDEO: BLOCKHEAD – THE MUSIC SCENE

This is a truly epic visually trippy and generally psychedelic music video, directed and animated by Anthony Francisco Schepperd, to Blockhead‘s track “The Music Scene” off their album by the same name.

Not quite sure what genre of music this falls under but its very rad; and the video is perhaps even radder.

Check out more of Blockhead’s stuff on their site:

BLOCKHEAD OFFICIAL SITE

and more of Schepperd’s stuff at his awesome site:

THE MANIMATOR – ANTHONY FRANCISCO SCHEPPERD OFFICIAL SITE

Big ups to KamilionG for the heads up on this awesome video.

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