There’s a new generation of Parisian producers making waves in the dance scene, yet none are splashing as hard as Malaa. He’s getting his the fast way, the ski mask way (literally: we’ve never seen him), and isn’t asking permission before slicing up house music with his own French cut swagger. Following cosigns from DJ Snake and Tchami, remixes for Major Lazer and Post Malone, and a series of increasingly awesome “Who Is Malaa?” DJ mixes, the balaclava’d boss drops “Pregnant,” his debut original track on Fool’s Gold. With its cheeky rap sample, très funky bassline, and the thumpingest kick drum of the year, “Pregnant” takes the Maury show straight to Ibiza. Malaa might not be the father, but he’s making a strong case to be your daddy. Download “Pregnant” on iTunes now!
From Outside Lands to iPhone ads, Giraffage is everywhere. His debut Fool’s Gold EP No Reason WiFi’ed glistening melodies and candy-painted basslines direct to your heart. Now it’s time for the new No Reason Remixes to get to work on the rest of your body, thanks to reconfigured versions from some of the coolest and most inventive names in dance and electronic music. GTA, Shash’U, Lindsay Lowend, Promnite, Maxo, Spazzkid and Qrion all put their spin on No Reason originals, pinballing from heavy-duty festival jams and club-ready explosions to juked out video game soundtracks and full-on IDM instrumentals. The matrix has never been this live!
Download No Reason Remixes now on iTunes and stream on Spotify. Check Giraffage’s upcoming tour dates at giraffage.com, and watch the iPhone 6 commercial featuring the original “Be With You” after the jump.
Ta-ku’s acclaimed Songs To Make Up To EP dropped this June, selling out of its first blue vinyl pressing in days and rocketing up Billboard’s New Artist Chart. As Ta-ku’s soulful bass sound takes over headphones around the globe, STMUT Spotify bonus track “Down For You” feat. Alina Baraz has just been added to the full EP package on iTunes and everywhere else. Give it a spin along with a heartfelt live Boiler Room performance of “Love Again” feat. JMSN.
Apple’s worldwide, live-streaming Beats1 radio station made its explosive debut this week. So it’s only right we keep the fun going this weekend with the debut episode of “A-Trak Presents Day Off Radio,” Trizzy’s official mixshow (named after our festival series, naturally). Update your phone and tune in Saturday (7/4) at 9pm PST (midnight on the east coast) to jam out live.
“People often ask me about my musical influences,” says Shash’U. “Here is a playlist for an answer. Vibe to this!” Check out his “These Made Me” Playlist on Spotify and to see those influences in action, pick up Shash’U’s PWRFNK and Thru Da Night EPs on double vinyl (with poster!) from the FG store.
There’s nowhere in the world quite like Oakland, and there’s no one making music quite like L-Deez. Lamborghini Ferarri is his debut EP, featuring three wildly catchy tracks laced with curbside color commentary and a classic ‘80s rap vibe we haven’t felt in years. But don’t get it twisted, Lamborghini Ferrari is no time machine. With longtime FG fam Trackademicks providing the soundtrack, this EP hits a new sweet spot somewhere between Too $hort’s trunk tales, hyphy’s wild style, and the futuristic club sounds of today. Welcome to The Town, like you’ve never heard it before! Get it now on iTunes or stream on Spotify.
MTL fashionistas Frank & Oak enlisted Nick Catchdubs for the latest edition of their Soundcloud mix seres. Nick’s “Summer Wave” set features his own Smoke Machine tracks and new remixes next to cuts from Falcons, A-Trak, Fetty Wap, Jamie XX and more… an instantly breezy turn-up soundtrack!
Falcons will make his Fool’s Gold debut with the expansive new Terra EP, out everywhere 7/17. The producer and DJ from LA’s buzzing Athletixx crew lives up to his soaring namesake and potent live rep (from Boiler Room to Coachella and beyond) with a four-track EP that takes club music to it’s wildest frontiers yet.
Lead track “Aquafina” sets the tone, featuring XXL Freshman Cover star GoldLink and fellow up-and-comer Chaz French talking extra slick over an elementally heavy beat. They’ll perform the track together for the first time at The Roxy in LA tonight (6/17), and Falcons will continue to bring his earth-shaking sound to clubs around the country all summer (peep some upcoming dates after the jump). Get “Aquafina” now on iTunes and stay tuned for more!
Our Ohio young’n tshawntrusst just flipped Kehlani’s “The Way” and Speaker Knockerz “Count Up” on his Soundcloud. Check ’em out! For even more melodic Midwest jams, pick up tshawntrusst’s debut FG single now.