I’m sure you have relentlessly tried to describe house music to your parents as being the modern day equivalent to classical music. After disagreeing they tend to take the argument further, stating electronic artists and the artists today are nothing compared to the rock ‘classics’ of the seventies or eighties. Well this might help with future arguments like this. Flight Facilities, the famed Australian duo, known best for twisting seventies classics into modern day nu-disco, have re-visited Walter Murphy’s 1976 Saturday Night Fever classic “A Fifth of Beethoven,” one of the most influential tracks of the disco-era. Music connoisseurs will recognize passages from the first movement of LudwigvanBeethoven’sFifth Symphony. If you find yourself wanting more funky renditions that connect generations of music lovers alike check out the rest of Flight Facilities’ “Triple j Mix Up Exclusives 1972-1982” Be sure to give it a listen and let me know what you think of it. I know it sounds a lot like it at first, but it introduces the new elements to dance within. Modernizing the older yet classic songs. I might be something interest for your you to hear, when I heard it my first thought was “OK, its new and fun-like….”
It has been announced recently through Diplo’ssocial media accounts that his latest production, was in fact a collaboration with one of Melbourne’s up and coming producer Swick. The Australian up-comer released an EP entitled Bubbles via the Mad Decent imprint Jeffree’s last year and is now back for a whole lot more! Through this snippet, it is almost straight away, recognizable of both producers unique sound, Dancehall inspired vibes, driven by female vocals and with a synth beat. Combining the sounds of perhaps reggae and moombahton, both producers give listeners a sneak peak of what could be 2013’s new hit of the ages.
Click below the break to listen and expect the full release February 4.
If you consider Daft Punk to be the father of the American EDM boom, then it’s time to vote for Grandpa. German electronic music visionaries Kraftwerk have been nominated for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the first electronic act to be up for such honors.
In addition to recording ten groundbreaking studio albums, Kraftwerk quite literally helped invent many of the innovations that the music we love takes for granted today. From the vocoder to the drum pad and beyond, Kraftwerk were analog pioneers that were light years ahead of their 1970s contemporaries. Cited as influences by multiple generations and genres of artists, ranging from the French robots to Depeche Mode, Björk, and every single techno DJ, with unimpeachable longevity (they played Ultra Music Festival and swiftly sold out eight nights at New York’s Museum of Modern Art earlier this year), it is no exaggeration to say electronic music would not be the same without them.
You can (and should) vote to support Kraftwerk’s nomination for entry here.
The Annual 2013 has been noted as the greatest dance album of the year.
Mixed to audible perfection by The Only and Tom Piper, we are delighted to present to you The 2013 Annual. After months of madly collecting, curating and crystal balling the biggest hits of this year and the future, we are delighted to present the biggest and best album of the year. With 45 tracks molded into two discs of dance music perfection, this is one album which no dance music lover should go without. The total lineup and tracks have made the final cut of the album were released on the official website of Ministry Of Sound.
The Annual 2013. Out 2nd November 2012 through Ministry of Sound. Grab a copy of the tracks or full album on iTunes, each track also has a price for you to purchase the specific songs you enjoy listening to!
Joel Zimmereman will be releasing his latest set of works, titled >album titles goes here<. The album will be released on the 25th of September. A number of tracks are set on the DJ/Producers soundcloud, but word has it that they are unfinished or not set into the final mix.
A big 12 track album in the style of a radio blast is out now from Bigg Cixx! The album includes some of Bigg Cixx’s older hits like Breakdance, as well as a skit or two, and even some remixes! We know that if this were a real radio station, that we’d tune in every […]
Put a bow on it and thank the fans! 2019 was a good year for Down3r’s Spotify! January 17, 2020
A big, resounding THANK YOU to three parties in particular – The Blue Pie/DJ Central/Ordior/Planet Blue Pictures Social Media teams, DL Down3r’s loyal fanbase, and of course to the talented Mr. Suga Boom Boom himself, for bringing music of such crisp quality to THIS many people! We’ve been loving the 2019 Wrapped campaign for Spotify […]
In March of 2019, our artist sixeightw0lf decided to selflessly donate money to Aspect! Feeling the love from this philanthropy, we at Blue Pie and DJ Central decided to contribute as well. The story repeated itself in August 2019, and sixeightw0lf once again lead the charge. We couldn’t say no that time either. Blue Pie, […]