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Download: Myrryrs "Blood Of A Slave (Obey City Remix)"

On Halloween, Nashville producer Myrryrs released his five-song Blood Of A Slave EP, which contains three originals from the anonymous tunesmith along with two remixes. On this rework of the title track, Brooklyn-based producer Obey City (pictured above) takes the tune's sparse beats and bass and fills in the spaces with dreamy synth arpeggios and extra cut-time percussion. The original song's low-pitched vocals and bass get the reverse treatment on the remix, having been pitched up and turned into backing vocals and a melody, respectively, before being placed over the top of a newly constructed bassline. The entire Blood Of A Slave EP can be streamed after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8.4 (149 votes)
 
 

Benjamin Damage and Doc Daneeka Ready Album for 50 Weapons

Earlier this year, Welsh duo Benjamin Damage and Doc Daneeka released "Creeper" b/w "Infamous," a collaborative single on Modeselektor's 50 Weapons label that found the pair moving beyond their UK funky-leaning past and exploring deeper, more techno-oriented sounds. Apparently, the Modeselektor guys were so happy with the tunes that they brought Damage and Daneeka to Berlin, holed them up in a studio for months, and had them create a full-length album, which will be released early next year. Read more » 

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  • 11/17/2011

Zinc Announces New EP for Rinse

Veteran London DJ and producer Zinc, who first made his name turning out jungle, drum & bass, and garage anthems in the late '90s/early '00s and more recently garnered acclaim for his bass-heavy Crack House EPs, has announced a new EP to be released on the Rinse label. Read more » 

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  • 11/17/2011

Download: Savile "Woman & Man"

As part of its ongoing video series in which up-and-coming artists are filmed while performing music in intimate settings, Lazy Day Lounge took a visit to the studio of Chicago-based producer Savile (a.k.a. Gianpaolo Dieli) to document the process of creating a house track. The video gives an up-close-and-personal account of Savile's technique, beginning with his search for samples as he collects various field recordings in his neighborhood and continuing through the arrangement and editing process. Savile's debut record, Being, comes out in January on the Amadeus imprint and will feature three originals and a remix of the title track by Youandewan. Check out the Lazy Day Lounge video after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 7.7 (50 votes)
 
 

Review: Salva Yellobone EP

As the bass-music landscape becomes increasingly crowded, it's harder and harder to recognize all the talented artists (not to mention chastize all of the lackluster ones), but with each passing day, it becomes clear that Salva just might be one of the most underrated producers in the game. Whether it's a function of geography (he originally set up his Frite Nite imprint in San Francisco and now resides in hip-hop-heavy Los Angeles), his constantly developing sound, or perhaps just his quiet, unassuming persona, it seems like Salva simply isn't getting his proper due. Nevertheless, maybe that's about to change, as the Bubblin' producer is currently encamped in Madrid as part of the Red Bull Music Academy, and has just released the Yellobone EP, the follow-up to his acclaimed debut full-length, Complex Housing. Read more » 

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  • 11/17/2011

Ital to Release New EP via Planet Mu

After dropping records this year on Not Not Fun and 100% Silk, Brooklyn-based producer Ital (a.k.a. Daniel Martin-McCormick) is set to release a five-song EP on Planet Mu early next year. Read more » 

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  • 11/17/2011

Download: Indigo Bunting "Ritual"

Wichita, Kansas newcomer Indigo Bunting (a.k.a. Zach White) sent over this new, quasi-experimental track featuring skittering drums and vocals that have been pitch bent to oblivion. During its melodic parts, "Ritual" contains catchy synth and xylophone licks, but most of the production stays firmly planted in leftfield territory, for instance, employing a soft jazz interlude as the song's primary breakdown.  

Average: 7.4 (47 votes)
 
 

Stream a Track from Kingdom's Forthcoming Night Slugs EP

Next week, Kingdom will be releasing the Dreama EP via the still-potent Night Slugs label. The four-track offering is Kingdom's first Night Slugs release since last year's That Mystic EP, so anticipation is running high. In a effort to both quench the collective thirst for his new tunes and simultaneously ramp up excitement for the official release date, the LA-based producer and Fade to Mind boss has let loose a stream of opening cut "Let You No." Read more » 

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  • 11/16/2011

Julio Bashmore Preps New EP for Futureboogie

As the end of 2011 creeps closer with each passing day, it seems that producers and labels are all scrambling to put out one last single before the calendar flips to 2012. Add Bristol's Julio Bashmore to the list of artists getting into the year-end action, as he'll be releasing a new EP, Riff Wrath (artwork above), on December 19. Read more » 

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  • 11/16/2011

Video Premiere: RBMA World Tour in London



The recent Red Bull Music Academy World Tour included all sorts of amazing events around the globe, but perhaps none was as celebrated (or exciting) as the stop in London. The latest installment of the ongoing video series documenting the tour includes behind-the-scenes footage of the RBMA takeover of the iconic London Eye. Read more » 

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