Posted on Feb 26th, 2009
The latest edition of the We Make It Good mix series (what up Pretty Titty!) comes courtesy of none other than Crookers, who turn in a blend of Italian jams both old (vintage 45s and tambourine tracks) and new (their own shit) along with bangers from the usual suspects (Rusko, Mujava, Oizo) so basically what we’re saying is you should go check it out here.
There’s a ton of big things coming up this year for the duo, including remixes for megapopstars, sure-to-be-triumphant Coachella and Sonar gigs, and…A FOOL’S GOLD SINGLE! The forthcoming Crooks release will feature a finished version of new track “What Up Y’all” (the leaked demo is already a hit, word to Hype Machine) as well as exclusive remixes of their fan favorites “Knobbers” and “Embrace The Martian” by DJ Gant-Man and Seiji of Bugz In The Attic fame. It’s sounding great so far, and we’re excited to drop it on you fine people next month. Stay tuned!
Posted on Feb 25th, 2009
As promised, the debut single from Congorock is out now as a digital exclusive on Turntable Lab, with all other web stores to follow in two weeks (and vinyl berry berry soon!). It’s the seventeenth (!!!) release on our fine little label, and we couldn’t be happier.
>> BUY “RUNARK” ON TTL DIGITAL
“Runark” is a a perfect calling card for Congorock, four-and-a-half minutes of breakbeat thump and raved up 8-bit synth drops. But don’t take our word for it, check the preview on RCRD LBL.
The single comes backed with an amazing extended remix by Jokers Of The Scene as well as two more new Congorock tunes, “Exodus” and “Hybro.” The digital release also features an additional Runark remix by His Majesty Andre. More from this Italian original coming soon!
Posted on Feb 17th, 2009
YEEE! Today we’re proud to finally release the debut solo single by our big bay homey Trackademicks. The a-side is uptempo slapper “Enjoy What You Do,” backed by huge club remixes from Flosstradamus and Sammy Bananas, and on the b-side you have the smoothed-out stylings of “Topsidin,” featuring MoxMore of Trackademicks’ Honor Roll crew.
Actual factual vinyl is on its way – meanwhile, you can cop the whole thing right this second from iTunes, Rhapsody and anywhere else fine digital music is sold. The Rhapsody folks also filmed Track dropping Bay knowledge for their “Rock Star Guide To The Galaxy” series, and you can watch it here.
If that’s not enough, you can preview “Enjoy What You Do” over at RCRD LBL or on this handly likkle widget below. And don’t forget the single release party TOMORROW (2/18) at Vessel in SF!
Posted on Feb 11th, 2009
Finally! Ever since the early digital release, we were eagerly waiting for the arrival of Jokers Of The Scene’s Acid Bagg EP and Nacho Lovers’ “Acid Life / Go On” single to return from the vinyl plant. And waiting. And waaaaaiiiiiting. But no more! You can cop these club anthems on fat slabs of wax from Turntable Lab starting today. Do it!
>> Jokers Of The Scene Acid Bagg 12″ EP (WHITE VINYL!)
>> Nacho Lovers “Acid Life / Go On” 12″ single
Posted on Feb 2nd, 2009
As you may have read, A-Trak has a brand new, officially licensed mix CD coming out on April 14th called Infinity +1. (Check the schmoove cover artwork by Dust La Rock. It’s all in the lips.) The mix features everyone from John Dahlbäck to Kid Sister to Gonzalez to NORE, and you can see the full tracklisting after the jump. Trizzy will be touring stateside in support of the disc, and you can check those dates – where else? – after the jump.
In other A-Trak updatery, you can try your luck at winning a limited-edition A-Trak Running Man Serato picture disc over at thefader.com, perhaps the one place on the internets that likes to say “after the jump” as much as we do. Read More
Posted on Jan 28th, 2009
Our promo-only Fool’s Gold Remixed 12″s finally arrived in the house house house. Four of the biggest tracks off our Scion A/V compilation from this past fall on one thick slab of vinyl: Chromeo’s funked up take on Treasure Fingers’ “Cross The Dancefloor,” Surkin’s choppy version of Nacho Lovers’ “Acid Life,” Rusko dropping dubstep bombs all over Kid Sister’s “Pro Nails,” and Jori Hulkonnen’s hypnotic, techy remix of Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘N’ Nite.”
This is a limited, one-time only pressing for friends, fam and assorted DJs, but we were able to get a few copies over to Turntable Lab, so cop it while you can!
Posted on Jan 12th, 2009
The European reissue of Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘N’ Nite” (featuring the massive Crookers version, along with additional new mixes commissioned by Data/Ministry Of Sound) gets its official release today, after 1,000,000+ YouTube views, heaps of pre-release press, and, y’know, being one good-ass universal tune. Pick it up digitally or on vinyl or CD single (both pictured) in your favorite shop, international friends!
Meanwhile in the US of A, the latest rapper to join Pitbull, Jim Jones, Collie Buddz and Joell Ortiz in posting up homemade versions of the original “Day ‘N’ Nite” is none other than Jermaine Dupri. Check JDs “So So Def Remix” right here:
Kid Cudi f. JD, “Day ‘N’ Nite (So So Def Remix) [mp3]
Posted on Dec 8th, 2008
Laidback Luke and A-Trak’s club destroyer “Shake It Down” is making its way to digital sites around the globe for your mp3 enjoyment starting today. Here’s what the big dogs had to say:
- “Guaranteed to shake any room to its deepest foundations.” – Erol Alkan
- “A complete monster… really massive. It’s like a ‘get out of jail free’ track.” – Tiga
- “The best track of the year, ‘Shake It Down’ is my favorite club music. My secret weapon for the 6 last months.” – Brodinski
- “This record doesn’t sound new or old, it just feels like dancin!” – Feadz
- “Best Hip-Hop/Techno collaboration since Mel Gibson and Danny Glover in Lethal Weapon 2. Makes me wanna be Joe Pesci to three-peat.” – DJ Mehdi
- “Big tune!” – Boys Noize
- “Dope track, play it all the times big or micro rooms… just bangin everywhere!!!” – Crookers
- “I’m jealous!!! Fantastic track!!!” – Etienne De Crécy
Cop it right now on Beatport. And if you want to be soooooper cool, grab that limited Fool’s Gold vinyl single with the full-color Dust La Rock sleeve.
Posted on Nov 26th, 2008
We just got the wax….
Damnit Dust La Rock, you’re a beast.
Vinyl is shipping to stores now, you can buy it right away at Turntable Lab. Digital comes out Dec 8th.
Posted on Oct 24th, 2008
Jokers Of The Scene’s long-awaited Acid Bagg EP and Nacho Lovers’ debut double a-side single “Acid Life / Go On” finally dropped this week as Beatport exclusives. Grab these two must-have electronic releases (featuring remixes from Eli Escobar, Brodinski, Destroy Disco and DZ) now!
- Jokers Of The Scene Acid Bagg
- Nacho Lovers “Acid Life / Go On”
They will be hitting other digital retailers (and vinyl!) soon, with more from these Canadian trendsetters also on the way…