Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Music + Video | Channel Three

Channel Three | Program Guide:
1. Esben and the Witch – Dig Your Fingers In
2. Tickle Torture – You’re Gonna Be My Baby
3. Moses Gunn Collective – Shalala
4. Raury – God’s Whisper
5. Broken Bells – Control
6. Work Drugs – Runaways
7. Bear In Heaven – Autumn
8. The Vines – Metal Zone
9. Sable – The One (ft. Kele)
10. Grimes – Go (ft. Blood Diamonds)
11. Trentemøller – Come Undone (Trentemøller Remix)

Mickey - LA Anyway EP  [AA-side] - acid stag

Mickey: LA Anyway EP [Double A-Side]

Belgium producer (and Friday Mixtape regular) Mickey, has delivered his latest offerings today, a double A-side EP called LA Anyway, featuring the two brand new disco-flavoured tracks ‘Holding Hands’ and ‘LA Anyway.’

Very fitting tunes for a Friday – enjoy!

If you’re vibing on Mickey‘s new tunes as much as I am, head on over to Beatport to download your very own digital copy.

De̊ǰa- Infinite Ecstatic EP - [Stream] acid-stag

De̊ǰa: Infinite Ecstatic EP [Stream]

Earlier this week, Melbourne duo Haxx and Rromarin, aka De̊ǰa, treated us to their latest single ‘Sirens,’ which was the next preview of their Infinite Ecstatic EP, which has now landed.

De̊ǰa‘s continuous flow of experimentation shines through on their Infinite Ecstatic EP, showcasing their typical style of merging synth heavy beats and production with Rromarin‘s siren-like vocals.

Go grab a copy of Infinite Ecstatic EP now through iTunes. | |

SOHN - The Chase  [New Music] -acid stag

SOHN: The Chase [New Music]

British-born/Vienna-based producer SOHN has dropped a Tremors album off-cut over night called ‘The Chase,’ and the fact that something so beautiful can be an off-cut is just mind-blowing.

Aren’t you glad he decided to share this one with us?

SOHN‘s debut album Tremors is available now through via iTunes. |

Shines - Woke Up + Finding Eden  [New Sounds] - acid stag

Shines: Woke Up + Finding Eden [New Sounds]

Introducing an LA newcomer known as Shines who has recently released his debut self-titled EP, and today I have two of its six tracks to share with you.

First up is this jittery atmospheric wonderment called ‘Woke Up’

Followed by the contrasting daydream vibes of ‘Finding Eden’

If you’d like to hear more of what this dude has to offer, you can pick up the Shines EP now through iTunes.

Dream Lake - Let Us Stay In The Light [New Sounds] - acid stag

Dream Lake: Let Us Stay In The Light [New Sounds]

Introducing a Swedish dream-pop duo known as Dream Lake, along with their gorgeously sunny new single ‘Let Us Stay In The Light.’

Through their music, Isabella Svärdstam and Niklas Willar Lidholm aim to express the emotional state that oscillates between dream and reality, with their melancholic tones, subtle lyricism and serene aural beauty.

Not too bad hey?

This one is also worth checking out.

Olympic Ayres - Say My Name  [New Single] - acid stag

Olympic Ayres: Say My Name [New Single]

‘Say My Name’ is latest single to come from Sydney favourites Olympic Ayres, and the third to fall from their forthcoming Leisureplex EP, which will be surfacing in just a few week’s time.

Nathan Mifsud and Kamaliza Salamba really know how to make a good catchy tune, and ‘Say My Name’ is just another example of this fact. With its funky bass line, wandering synth, gloosy guitar licks and that cow-bell intro, there isn’t much else you could ask for really.

Leisureplex EP is due for release on September 18, but you can pre-order it now through iTunes.

You can catch the boys on tour around the country this October – check the dates below, then get your RSVP in here:

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Feki - Nothing Lasts Forever  [New Single] - acid stag

Feki: Nothing Lasts Forever [New Single]

19 year old Brisbane-based producer Feki has been making quite the name for himself of late with some amazing remixes he has produced for the likes of cln, GRMM, Kilter and The Preatures, but today the dude is sharing his latest original production, ‘Nothing Lasts Forever.’

With its buoyant future-chill beats, a smooth seductive R&B groove, and his staple “yeah” vocal sample, Feki‘s sound maintains this soulful edge, which allows us all to easily connect and move with his tunes.

promoted by Mammal Sounds 

Featuring the mastering skills of fellow Brisbane-based producer Omniment, ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’ is taking this young producer to a whole new level of notability, and confirming a solid position within the global electronic music scene. | |

The Preatures - Two Tone Melody (GRMM x Feki Remix) - acid stag

The Preatures: Two Tone Melody (GRMM x Feki Remix) [World Premiere]

We have a little treat for you all tonight – Brissy producer Feki has teamed up with Sydney’s GRMM to produce this amazing remix of ‘Two Tone Melody,’ the latest single from Aussie rockers, The Preatures.

It’s difficult not to get a bit lost in this one, as the boys weave Isabella Manfredi‘s vocals between smooth waves of daydream-inducing beats and production, resulting in a track that yearns for your attention.

You can pick up the original version of ‘Two Tone Melody’ now through iTunes, but before you do, go give GRMM and Feki some social loving. | | |

Harbourlife 2014 - Line-up Announcement - acid stag

Harbourlife 2014: Line-up Announcement

Alright Sydney party people, Fuzzy has just announced the line-up for the 2014 Harbourlife festival, and it is looking like it will once again be a killer day down by the glorious Sydney Harbour.

The big-wigs this year are Norwegian producer Kygo, house legend Mark Farina and one of my personal favourites Classixx, doing a DJ set.

Harbourlife 2014 line-up includes:
Lee Foss
Classixx (dj Set)
Miguel Campbell
Thomas Jack
Mark Farina
+ more yet to be announced

Tickets for Harbourlife 2014 are on sale NOW!

WHAT: Harbourlife 2014
WHERE: Mrs Macquarie’s Point, Sydney
WHEN: Saturday. November 8

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Hump Day Mixes - I OH YOU DJs - acid stag

Hump Day Mixes: Take Me To The Hospital Mixtape, by I OH YOU DJs

Helping us through our Hump Day this week is boutique Melbourne label I OH YOU enlisting their resident DJ Scott Armstrong, to curate the first edition of a new mix series they’ll be calling, Take Me To The Hospital.

Reportedly we can expect a new Take Me To The Hospital mixtape every month, each focused on providing us with the good times we all so deserve.

1. Jungle – Time
2. Young Franco – Hurricane
3. Little Dragon – Paris (TEED’s Holiday Edit)
4. Swick & Lewis Cancut – Arm Up (ft. Tkay Maidza)
5. Mickey Kojak – Feel My Pain (ft. Tazzy)
6. Caribou – Can’t Do Without You (Extended Mix)
7. Lxury – Permanent Power
8. UV boi – THANK U feat. Fionn Richards (1000 followers)
9. Sable – Foolin – (Basenji Remix)
10. Nadus – Nwxrk | |

De̊ǰa - Sirens  [New Single] - acid stag

De̊ǰa: Sirens [New Single]

Melbourne electronic duo De̊ǰa have returned this week with a brand new single they are calling ‘Sirens,’ which is the lead single off their impending sophomore EP, Infinite Ecstatic.

Fans of will relish in this new release as vocalist Rromarin teases with her sweet whisper-like croons, while band-buddy Haxx steers the track with his frictionless production work.

Infinite Ecstatic EP is available from iTunes on August 28, and you can catch them supporting the EP as they hit the road next month, bringing their tunes to a town near you.

De̊ǰa - tour - acid stag

Midnight Pool Party - If You Were Mine (Baby) - acid stag

Midnight Pool Party: If You Were Mine (Baby) [Premiere]

‘If You Were Mine (Baby)’ is the brand new single from Sydney’s one and only disco-funk duo, Midnight Pool Party.

Featuring the masterful mixing skills of Australian producer Luke Godson (of Luke Million & The Swiss), Midnight Pool Party offer up an infectious onslaught of nostalgic, disco-funk bass lines, definitive piano grooves and those insatiable longing vocals.

promoted by Mammal Sounds 

‘If You Were Mine (Baby)’ will see an official release on September 9 through iTunes, along with two superb remixes from Brisbane producers Young Franco and cln. |

Monki & Friends - EP 2 (ft. Kidnap Kid, Sinden + Joe Goddard) - acid stag

Monki & Friends: EP 2 (ft. Kidnap Kid, Sinden + Joe Goddard)

BBC Radio 1 disc-jockey Monki returned to Red Bull Studios LDN recently to oversee the creation of Monki & Friends EP 2.

Once again Monki has enlisted an interesting array of artists to get creative with, including Cause & Affect, Preditah, Mak & Pasteman, Mella Dee, Murlo and Novelist.

Also featuring on the EP is MokoKidnap Kid and Joe Goddard with this killer opening track, ‘Let Go’

And here’s another track worthy of its own mention, ‘It’s On You’ featuring Thefft and Sinden.

You can stream the entire Monki & Friends EP 2 now, right through here. |