Press Play: Green Velvet, DJ Rashad, Daniel Avery, Claude VonStroke, and More
We've got quite the selection of sights and sounds in today's Press Play feature, including DJ sets, record premieres, fresh remixes, intriguing videos, brand-new original productions, and more from the likes of Green Velvet, Jacques Renault, Samo Sound Boy, DJ Rashad, Claude VonStroke, MANIK, Nathan Fake, Daniel Avery, Fort Romeau, Odd Nosdam, and Total Freedom, among others. The whole lot of interesting and high-quality pieces is available to experience by simply clicking on of a handful of buttons, after the jump.
NYC house duo The Martinez Brothers remixed Green Velvet's funky new "Bigger Than Prince" single, and has shared the results in this video featuring vintage footage of the tune's titular icon.
Ahead of his forthcoming Double Cup LP for Hyperdub, footwork stalwart DJ Rashad dropped a full stream of frenetic album cut "Every Day of My Life."
Daniel Avery's "All I Need" is the latest acid-laced dancefloor jam to leak from his debut LP for Phantasy, Drone Logic.
Claude VonStroke is previewing clips of every song from his forthcoming Urban Animal LP for Dirtybird before it drops at the end of this month.
To announce his next EP for Body High, LA DJ/producer Samo Sound Boy unveiled a stream of the synth-laden "Your Love."
Clark's two-disc remix compilation is out this coming Monday, but before then, the veteran Warp-signed producer shared a pair of cuts from its tracklist: his remix of Nathan Fake's "Fentiger" (above) and Nathan Fake's remix of his "Growl's Garden" single (below).
Before it drops next month via Josh Wink's Ovum label, the House Cut 1 EP by NYC DJ/producer MANIK can now be heard in its entirety.
Fort Romeau's Stay True EP is set to appear via Ghostly next Monday, but before then, we're treated to a full stream of one of its bouncing, disco-informed house cuts.
LA artist and Fade to Mind co-owner Total Freedom dropped a solid mix for Dummy this week, which includes music from the likes of Fatima Al Qadiri & Visionist, Kingdom, Dvoli S'vere, Ciara, Nguzunguzu, and Future Brown, among many others.
Melé teased his video game-themed Melé Vanelé 2 mixtape with an appropriately digitized and brightly colored clip for his new "DMX" tune.
In pure disco-house fashion, NYC stalwart Jacques Renault remixed this lively tune from fellow New York disco obsessives Escort.
Here's a lengthy clip of the gauzy, percolating track that dropped this week from London up-and-comer Eliphino and oft-reliable record hub Hypercolour.
The latest mix to appear from Adam Marshall—the New Kanada boss, Graze affiliate, and DJ/producer in his own right—is a sizable podcast for Ilian Tape, featuring music from Pangaea, Surgeon, Basic Soul Unit, SCB, the mixmaster himself, and more.
Longstanding Anticon beatmaker Odd Nosdam pays tribute to late-great Broadcast vocalist Trish Keenan across this gorgeously warped cassette, appropriately called Trish.
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