Flosstradamus are dance music’s underground kings, godfathers of an intoxicating new sound and aesthetic that has invaded bassbins and computer screens around the globe. DJ Sliink is a like-minded speaker infiltrator, launching his beats from the New Jersey bricks into another dimension altogether. Nomads is their long-awaited collab, out Tuesday (4/2), a strobe-lit explosion of neck snapping riffs, smoked out sub bass, and rave dreams made undeniably real. “CROWD CTRL” and “Test Me” (now with a bonus UZ remix) are the year’s most devastating dance hybrids, rewound night after night by the world’s biggest DJs. Nomads doesn’t just run the trap, but the whole damn galaxy.
Stream “CROWD CTRL” below and peep Flosstradamus on their “Underground Nights” Tour with DJ Spinz, hitting NYC tonight at Webster Hall with special guest Para One.
We can’t wait for you guys to hear Danny Brown’s new LP Old… and neither can Danny! After giving a debut performance of the track at Vice’s SXSW show, he’s giving a sneak peek of “Kush Coma” (produced by Skywlkr and featuring fellow Bruiser Zelooperz on the hook) on Soundcloud. Stay tuned for the final version featuring A$AP Rocky on the upcoming album, and hear more new DB on tour.
Pop locker turned producer Brillz went from dancing at parties to soundtracking them himself, merging hip-hop funkiness with megaton EDM firepower for a sound that’s as unique as it is undeniably body moving. He’s spent the past few years immersed in the Downtown Los Angeles dance revival, whipping up remixes for the likes of superstars Kill The Noise and Zedd and crafting DJ hits like summer trap anthem “Swoop.”
He makes his full-length debut on Slow Roast next Tuesday (3/26) with TWONK. The ten track LP is is Brillz’ most accomplished work yet, powered by overdriven 808 kicks, rachet baselines and a welcome sense of humor. But don’t take our word for it, just check out this preview mix by the one and only Craze!
Want some new dance musics? While Vancouver’s Sleepy Tom puts the finishing touches on his upcoming Fool’s Gold EP, you can peep what he’s been up to on a new podcast for Salacious Sound as well as an absolutely massive remix of Diplo’s “Set It Off” out today on iTunes, Beatport and alladat.
Just Blaze’s Soundcloud is the gift that keeps on giving! After teasing his upcoming FG EP with the housed up “Exhibit J,” hes back with a new Baauer collab to get the skreets excited for their tour, kicking off next week. Pitchfork got the lowdown on how it all came together.
Oliver have found the beating heart inside the dance machine. Mechanical, the LA duo’s debut Fool’s Gold EP (out next Tuesday!), is a four track showcase of some of the funkiest, toughest and most diverse electronic music today. Check out this snippet mix for a taste, and preorder the EP on iTunes.
Chromeo funk up the latest release from Boys Noize, streamlining “What You Want” into a finely tuned groove machine, giving the robot-voiced single their full on talkbox treatment. Grab it now on Beatport!
A-Trak has been all over this year: remixing the likes of Justice and Martin Solveig, collaborating in the studio with Juicy J and Foster The People, dropping singles with Dillon Francis and DJ Zinc, gracing the cover of Billboard and starring in a Grey Goose ad campaign, all while touring non-stop around the globe – from massive electronic music festivals Ultra and I Love Techno to the raucous, invite only Fool’s Gold House Party tour.
The man GQ calls “the most skillful DJ in the world” now closes out the year with Tuna Melt, a new, four song EP out December 4th. Each track is a collaboration with an eclectic choice of producers: Beatport chart-topper Tommy Trash, rookies of the year GTA, Swedish super-group Galantis and Fool’s Gold’s own Oliver, highlighting the musical diversity, irreverence and humor that we have grown to expect from Trizzy.