Along with his own exceptionally fun original music (both solo and as half of Telephoned and Fifteenth), Sammy Bananas has been cranking out some of the best bootlegs in the biz for over a decade. Whether reanimating R&B throwbacks or twisting present-day pop into uptempo weapons of dance destruction, Mr Bananas just has a knack for the funk! He always wanted to press some of his biggest boots to vinyl, and now thanks to Kickstarter you can help make it happen! Check the link for full details and info on the different fan packages available.
Sleepy Tom is a name you’ll be hearing a lot this year. While the Vancouver producer/party starter puts the finishing touches on his debut EP for FG, he decided to drop a freebie for the SoundCloud massive. Grab it! And check Sleepy Tom “>tonight at Shine in Van with our homies GTA!
Noisey hit up Roseland for the kickoff of the Long Live A$AP Tour a few months back with Danny Brown, Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky and the entire A$AP Mob. Check out their footage of the live show and the backstage antics, complete with cameos from A-Trak, Action Bronson and more.
Last year’s maiden voyage of HARD’s Holy Ship! was a floating rave for the history books. So it’s only right that FG returned for the sequel (note the two exclamation points) and take Holy Ship!! over pirate-style once again. A-Trak, Oliver, Tommy Trash, Crookers, Dillon Francis, Baauer, RL Grime, Brodinski and even more of your favorite DJs got in on the action, check Josh Wehle’s recap video to see just how wavy it got. And for more aquatic action, peep Rukes’ photo galleries from days one, two and three.
Swedish rave genius Carli has been destroying clubs for years: first as the curly half of remix superstars (and Robyn collaborators) Savage Skulls, then as one of the mad scientists behind Crookers’ collabapalooza Dr Gonzo, and lately with his own wonderfully out-of-control solo productions.
His brand new “Look Up” is the latest evolution for Carli’s sound, welding throwback diva vocals and piano stabs onto hypermodern, stadium-worthy laser beam beats – a “secret weapon” that has had fans salivating ever since A-Trak and other big dog DJs began spinning the demo in their festival sets around the globe. B-side “Mind Control” keeps the time machine set on stun, with chopped up breakbeats and voodoo ray vibes mashing up against Carli’s signature big-room kicks and ecstatic synth riffs. These two tracks make the “Look Up” single on Fool’s Gold a DJ must-have, and a guaranteed party-starter in any decade. Get it now on Beatport!
Bohemian Groove is what happens when you let Jokers Of The Scene and Renaissance Man get together in the studio. Their debut 12″ “Hi Jinks / Low Jinks” is out today on Throne Of Blood (wax and digi) and is a great bit of fun for the naughty illuminati among you. Preview it here and on their Resident Advisor approved podcast mix.