Archives for category: Skrillex

The M Machine released their new EP, Metropolis Pt. I today, after it’s premier on Rolling Stone. After 23k Facebook “Likes” and summer gigs at EDC and Electric Zoo, little was still known about the three man DJ group. Now, after months of silence the San Francisco trio has unveiled the mystery behind their sound. The first half of their debut album contains six tracks oozing with original sound. Bridging genres, the M Machine incorporates Electronica, Electro House and even Indie influenced dance elements that together create complex atmospheres, beautiful melodies and amazing synth riffs. Not only has their sound created a huge buzz in electronic music, but it just happened to catch Skrillex’s attention. Metropolis Pt. I was released on OWSLA Records. 

“The beautiful part of electronic music right now is that it’s literally infinite,” Coenen explains. “We write songs just like any other indie band or rock band would, but every instrument is powerful and big because it’s all electronic. You have the best of both worlds – the heaviness of dance music, but you then have the soul of vocal driven music.”

Andy Coenen

Since the begining The M Machines intentions have all been visual. They  wanted to write an album  conceptual and immense with imagery. Metropolis is a concept album. Each song is a different chapter in the story of dystopian city. With this release, The M Machine looks to perfect the union between Man and Machine.

“Sonically, the driving bass of  ‘Immigrants’ and dubstep dancefloor killer ‘Shadow In The Rose Garden’ aggressively assert the raw power of electronic music, while ‘A King Alone’ and ‘Faces’ showcase the band’s human touch: vocal-driven synth-pop at its finest. Replete with massive string arrangements, ‘Deep Search’ and ‘Black’ further demonstrate the trio’s production prowess, yet reveal a refreshing emphasis on musicality, further highlighting the cinematic feeling that has become one of the band’s trademarks”.

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Kaskade has just released the much anticipated remix package of ‘Lick It’. The groundbreaking collaboration between Skrillex and Raddon, which made its way onto Kaskade’s album Fire & Ice. First up is the work of Datsik. Not many listeners were impressed with Datsik’s album Vitamin D, but everyone should be a fan of this remix. Datsik wrecks the original, taking it in a entirely new direction. His rework is a layer of filth upon filth, that would better pass as a Skrillex/Datsik collaboration. Loudness buttons on for the Dubstep bass filled frenzy!

If I had to do it all over again, I would bail on SHM and scope this lazer freak live.

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Italy’s Alex Kenji joins Datsik and Norman Doray on the remix package. Alex Kenji’s remix preserves the original sound, while adding an array of dynamic techy beats. His upbeat touch formulates more of an edit then a remix, creating an-all-around great House beat.

Download: Lick It (Alex Kenji Remix) – Kaskade & Skrillex (*HA Favorite*)

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Hot off his impressive Spinnin endeavor ‘Leo’ and colossal collaboration ‘Trilogy’, Norman Doray takes on the Anthemic project ‘Lick It’, produced by Kaskade and Skrillex. The House perfectionist looks to continue his momentum amid the global House explosion, by adding his own big rooom style to the original. Not the best, but still a satisfying remix and could receive some high-profile air time. 

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I’m always curious as too how much influence artists have in the music videos. The official video for ‘Lick It’ was released alongside the remix package. Refresh yourself on the original sound and get visual. Its weird. 

I have been in a heavy pursuit of French and Italian House lately and Paris’s own La Tourette, is hot off the release of his EP, Eclipse. The 2 track EP is most recognized by The S’s, remix of ‘Eclipse’. Once again the Italian duo, show their Electro House prowess and provide a perfect remix. If your searching for a fresh sound unique to the scene, this is it!

Bonus Anthem: Unfamiliar with The S’s style? Just listen.

Skrillex fans, you’ve been waiting for this massive Anthem, since it first reached Youtube back in January. I’m not trying to over sell it, but this “unofficial release” featuring Damien Marley is groundbreaking. It only increases Sonny’s production capacity and exemplifies his creativity. The vocal addition takes the somewhat boring original, and turns it into a banging reggae dub Anthem.

Double dose of rudeboy bass. Loudness buttons on!

Skrillex fans, you’ve been waiting for this massive Anthem, since it first reached Youtube back in January. I’m not trying to over sell it, but this “unofficial release” featuring Damien Marley is groundbreaking. It only increases Sonny’s production capacity and exemplifies his creativity. The vocal addition takes the somewhat boring original, and turns it into a banging reggae dub Anthem.

Double dose of rudeboy bass. Loudness buttons on!

Ultra, Miami Music Week and WMC have finally come to an end. Not only is Ultra known as one of the best parties in the World, but a time for the Worlds super star DJ’s to showcase their new Anthems. If you were stuck on the West coast or missed the live Youtube stream, here are some of the freshest live sets from Miami.

From the main stage and beyond, live from Ultra Music Festival 2012.
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3.23.12

Download: Tiesto @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 

Track List:
01. Tiësto – Chasing Summers
02. Coldplay – Paradise (Tiësto Remix)
03. ID – ID
04. Arty, Matisse and Sadko – Trio (Original Mix)
05. Wolfgang Gartner and Tiësto feat. Luciana – We Own The Night
06. David Guetta and Nicky Romero – Metropolis !!
07. Afrojack and Shermanology – Can’t Stop Me (Tiësto Remix)
08. ID – ID
09. Steve Aoki Feat. Wynter Gordon – Ladi Dadi (Tommy Trash Remix)
10. Calvin Harris – Feel So Close vs. Alesso – Raise Your Head (Sebastian Ingrosso Mashup)
11. Tiësto Feat. Kay – Work Hard, Play Hard vs. Fedde Le Grand and Deniz Koyu and Johan Wedel – Turn It  (ID Mashup)
12. Tiësto and Hardwell – Zero 76
13. Epic vs Kick Out The Epic Mother F***er ID Mashup (Marko/Dani ?? ) -to check DJ Den Mash-
14. Ivan Gough and Feenixpawl Feat. Georgi Kay – In My Mind (Axwell Mix)
15. Nari and Milani – Atom
16. The Naked and Famous – Young Blood (Tiësto and Hardwell Remix)

Download: Martin Solveig @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 

Track List: 
01. Martin Solveig feat. Kele – Ready 2 Go (Hardwell Remix) [Mixture] w/ Hardwell – Spaceman [Revealed]
02. Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris – We Found Love [Sony]
03. Knife Party – Tourniquet [AEI]
04. Martin Solveig & Dragonette feat. Idoling!!! – Big In Japan (Les Bros a.k.a TV Noise Remix) [Mixture] w/ Daft Punk – Technologic (Acappella) [Virgin]
05. Bingo Players – Rattle [Hysteria]
06. DJ Mehdi – Signatune (Thomas Bangalter Edit) [Ed Banger]
07. Skrillex & Wolfgang Gartner – The Devil’s Den [Owsla]
08. Gotye feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know (The FatRat Bootleg)
09. Skrillex – Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites [Big Beat]
10. Franz Ferdinand – Do You Want To [Domino]
11. Swedish House Mafia – Greyhound [EMI]
12. Miike Snow – Devil’s Work (Alex Metric Remix) [Sony]
13. Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers (The Magician Remix) [Big Beat]
14. Arty, Matisse & Sadko – Trio [Axtone]
15. Franz Ferdinand – Do You Want To [Domino] w/ Skrillex & The Doors – Breakn’ A Sweat [Owsla]
16. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Can’t Stop [Warner]
17. Bart B More & Felix Cartal – Cascade [Boysnoize] w/ Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit [Geffen] w/ Knife Party – Internet Friends [AEI]
18. Oasis – Wonderwall [Big Brother]
19. David Guetta & Afrojack – Lunar [EMI]
20. Martin Solveig – The Night Out [Mixture]
21. Fun feat. Janelle Monae – We Are Young
22. Martin Solveig feat. Dragonette – Hello [Mixture]

Download: Tommy Trash @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 
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3.24.12.

Download: Avicii @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 

Track List:
00. Intro w/ Madonna presenting Avicii
01. Madonna – Girl Gone Wild (Avicii Remix)
02. Lenny Kravitz – Superlove (ID Remix) (5min)
03. David Guetta & Avicii – Sunshine [EMI] w/ Florence and the Machine – Spectrum (Acappella) [Universal]
04. Avicii & Nicky Romero – Nicktim [Mixmash] w/ Justice – D.A.N.C.E. (Acappella) [Ed Banger]
05. Avicii – Fade Into Darkness [LE7ELS / Universal] w/ Florence & the Machine – You’ve Got The Love (Mark Knight Remix) [Toolroom] w/ Avicii – Fade Into Darkness (Albin Myers Remix) [Ministry Of Sound]
06. Avicii & Sebastien Drums – My Feelings For You [Work Machine] w/ Albin Myers – Hells Bells [Dim Mak]
07. Avicii – ”ID2″
08. David Guetta feat. Sia – Titanium (Alesso Remix) [F*** Me I’m Famous]
09. Avicii feat. Salem Al Fakir – Silhouettes [Le7els]
10. ID (39min)
11. Avicii – Levels [Le7els / Universal] w/ Gotye feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know (Acappella) w/ Avicii – Levels (Vitzi’s Old School Intro Edit) [Le7els / Universal]

Download: Zedd @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami

Track List:
01. Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin – Save The World (Zedd Remix) [EMI]
02. Tristan Garner – Raven [Xtra Life] w/ Nicky Romero – Generation 303 [Musical Freedom]
03. Swedish House Mafia – One [Virgin] w/ Lil Jon – Oh What A Night (Acappella) w/ Skrillex – Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites [Big Beat] w/ ID
04. Zedd & Lucky Date feat. Ellie Goulding – ID [White]
05. Zedd – The Legend Of Zelda [Bazooka]
06. Mike Candys & Jack Holiday – One More Time [White]
07. Zedd – Shotgun [Owsla]
08. ID
09. Knife Party – Internet Friends [AEI]
10. Bingo Players – Rattle [Hysteria]
11. Pendulum – Salt In The Wounds [Warner]
12. Wolfgang Gartner – Menage A Trois [Ultra]
13. Reel 2 Real feat. The Mad Stuntman – I Like To Move It (Klaas Remix) [Strictly Rhythm]
14. The Bloody Beetroots feat. Steve Aoki – Warp 1.9 [Dim Mak]
15. Afrojack & Steve Aoki – No Beef [Wall] w/ Daft Punk – Harder, Better Faster, Stronger (Acappella) [Virgin] w/ Alesso – Raise Your Head [Refune] w/ ID w/ Diddy, Dirty Money feat. Skylar Grey – Coming Home (Dirty South Remix) [Interscope]
16. Benny Benassi feat. Gary Go – Cinema [Ultra] w/ Zedd – Slam The Door [Owsla]


Download: Justice @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 

Download: Bassjackers @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 

Track List: 
01. ID
02. The Wanted – Glad You Came (Bassjackers Remix)
03. Firebeatz – Where’s Your Head At [Spinnin]
04. Dada Life – White Noise, Red Meat (Bassjackers Remix) [Dim Mak] w/ Estelle feat. Kardinal Offishall – Freak (Acappella) [Atlantic]
05. Angger Dimas – Hey Freak! [Mixmash] w/ Estelle feat. Kardinal Offishall – Freak (Acappella) [Atlantic]
06. Drumsound & Bassline Smith – Freak (Bassjackers Remix) [New State]
07. Angger Dimas & Bassjackers – RIA [Doorn]
08. ID (28min)

Download: 12th Planet vs. Skrillex @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 

Download: Doctor P vs Flux Pavilion @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 

Download: Nadastrom @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami
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3.25.12.

Download: Bingo Players @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami 

Track List:
01. Bingo Players – Cry (Just A Little) [Hysteria]
02. Bingo Players – When I Dip [Spinnin]
03. Avicii vs. Nicky Romero – Nicktim w/ Justice – D.A.N.C.E (Acappella) [Ed Banger]
04. Bingo Players – Mode [Hysteria] w/ Pitbull feat. Lil Jon – Put Ya Fucking Hands Up (Acappella)
05. Zombie Nation – Kernkraft 400 w/ Hard Rock Sofa – Quasar [Axtone]
06. Bingo Players – L’Amour [Hysteria] w/ Benny Benassi – Satisfaction (Acappella) [You]
07. Martin Solveig – The Night Out [Mixture] w/ Stardust – Music Sounds Better With You (Acappella) [Roulé] w/ ID
08. Sebastian Ingrosso & Alesso – Calling [Refune]
09. Kenneth G – Bazinga [Hysteria] w/ Mirock – Why Am I Doing This (Acappella) [Stealth]
10. Will.I.Am feat. Jennifer Lopez & Mick Jagger – The Hardest Ever (ID Remix)
11. Afrojack & Steve Aoki – No Beef [Dim Mak / Wall]
12. ID
13. Daft Punk – One More Time [Virgin] w/ ID
14. Bingo Players – Rattle [Hysteria]
15. Ralvero – Rage [Hysteria]
16. Dada Life – Kick Out The Epic Motherfucker [So Much Dada]
17. ID

Download: Fedde Le Grand @ Ultra Music Festival, Miami

Track List:
01. Fedde Le Grand & Nicky Romero – Freaky [White] 
02. Benny Benassi – House Music [Ultra] 
03. Nicky Romero – Generation 303 [Musical Freedom] 
04. Fatboy Slim – Praise You (Fedde Le Grand Bootleg) w/ ID 
05. Cassius – I Love You So [Ed Banger] w/ Tiësto & Hardwell – Zero 76 [Musical Freedom] 
06. Fedde Le Grand & Patric La Funk – Autosave [Flamingo] 
07. Michael Calfan – Resurrection (Axwell’s Recut Club Version) [Axtone] 
08. Fedde Le Grand – Metrum [Toolroom] w/ Booka Shade & M.A.N.D.Y – Body Language [Get Physical] w/ Justice vs. Simian – We Are Your Friends (Acappella) [Ed Banger] 
09. ID 
10. Faithless – Insomnia (Fedde Le Grand Bootleg) [White] 
11. Avicii – Levels (Tocadisco Bootleg) [White] 
12. Coldplay – Paradise (Fedde Le Grand Remix) [Toolroom] 
13. Gotye feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know (dBerrie Bootleg) 
14. Alter Ego – Rocker (ID Remix) 
15. Dada Life – Kick Out The Epic Motherfucker [So Much Dada] 
16. Steve Angello – KNAS [Size] w/ Fedde Le Grand – Put Your Hands Up For Detroit (Acappella) [Cr2]

ASOT 550 ARENA

Download: ATB Live at Ultra Music Festival. ASOT 550: (Miami)

Track List:
01. Sander Van Doorn & Adrian Lux – Eagles  
02. Norin & Rad vs. Audien – Triumph  
03. Mike Danis – For You (Juventa Remix)  
04. ATB & Dash Berlin vs. Niki & The Dove – DJ, Ease My Apollo Road (Dash Berlin Dashup)  
05. LTN – Ordinary People (D-Mad Remix)  
06. ATB feat. Sean Ryan – Killing Me Inside (Josh Gallahan Remix)  
07. Dash Berlin & Matt Cerf & Shawn Mitiska feat. Jaren – Man On The Run (Nic Chagall Remix)  
08. Boom Jinx & Daniel Kandi – Azzura  
09. ATB – Ecstasy (Clubb Mix)  
10. ATB – What About Us

Download: Armin Van Buuren Live at Ultra Music Festival. ASOT 550: (Miami) 

Track List: 

01. Armin van Buuren & Ørjan Nilsen – Belter
02. Ørjan Nilsen – Amsterdam
03. MaRLo – Megalodon
04. Armin van Buuren feat. Ana Criado – Suddenly Summer
05. Heatbeat – Rocker Monster
06. Joe Shadows – Revolt
07. Gaia – Stellar
08. W&W – Invasion
09. Armin van Buuren – Communication (Tomas Heredia 2012 Mix)
10. Laura Jansen – Use Somebody (Armin van Buuren Rework)
11. Indecent Noise feat Ridgewalkers vs. Armin Van Buuren & BT – Full Moon fever vs.These Silent Hearts (AVB Mashup)
12. Planet Perfecto Knights – Resurection (Paul Oakenfold Full On Fluoro Mix)
13. Armin van Buuren – Burned with Desire

Download: Ferry Corsten Live at Ultra Music Festival. ASOT 550: (Miami) 

Track List:
01. ID
02. ID
03. Analogue Sound Department – F (ID Remix)
04. Ferry Corsten – Check it out
05. Ferry Corsten – Don’t be Afraid
06. Ferry Corsten feat. Aruna – Live Forever
07. Ferry Corsten feat. Ben Hague – Ain’t No Stoppin’
08. Marco V & Jens – Loops & Tings Relooped (ID Remix)
09. ID
10. Ferry Corsten Feat. Betsie Larkin – Not Coming Down
11. Ferry Corsten Feat. Armin Van Buuren – Brute (Armin Van Buuren Illegal Drum Edit)

Download: Dash Berlin Live at Ultra Music Festival. ASOT 550: (Miami)

Track List:

01. Dash Berlin vs. Above & Beyond ft. Richard Bedford – Thing Called Till The Sky (DashBerlintro)
02. Dash Berlin with ATB – DJ Ease My Apollo Road (Dashup)
03. Dash Berlin vs. Diddy ft. Skylar Grey – Coming Home (Dash Berlin’s Music Is Life Rework)
04. Dash Berlin & Shogun – Callisto
05. Dash Berlin with Cerf, Mitiska & Jaren vs. Shogun – Man On The Skyfire
06. Judge Jules (Marcus Schossow Remix) vs. Deadmau5 vs. Faithless – Raise Your Greater Weapon As One (Dashup)
07. Armin van Buuren ft. Sophie Ellis Bextor vs. Deadmau5 – Not Giving Up On Complicated Love (Dash Berlin 4AM Dashup)
08. Dash Berlin ft. Jonathan Mendelsohn – Better Half Of Me (Club Mix)
09. Dash Berlin ft. Band Of Horses – The Funeral (Dash Berlin Rework) wow feeling the EUPHORIA!!!
10. LTN (D-Mad Remix) vs. Sander Kleinenberg – This Is Miami vs. Ordinary People (Dashup)
11. Dash Berlin vs. Labrinth ft. Tinie Tempah – Earthquake On Mars (Dashup)
12. Dash Berlin vs. Coldplay – Ticking Clocks (Dash Berlin’s Essential ‘Warmplay’ Rework)
13. Dash Berlin ft. Emma Hewitt vs. Above & Beyond ft. Richard Bedford – Waiting To Disarm Your Sun & Moon (Dashup)

Download: Sander Van Doorn Live at Ultra Music Festival. ASOT 550: (Miami)

Track List:

01. Sander van Doorn & Mayaeni – Inside
02. Danny Howard – Twenty Nine
03. Quilinez – Troll
04. Jacob van Hage vs. The Temper Trap – Sweet On Stage Disposition (Jacob van Hage Mashup)
05. Gipsy & The Cat – A Moment (Sander van Doorn Remix)
06. Sander van Doorn – Chasin’
07. Avicii – Alcoholic (Remix)
08. Sander van Doorn – Drink To Get Drunk
09. DubVision – All By Myself
10. Moby – Find Myself (Sander van Doorn Remix)
11. Electricano – Believe Me
12. Swanky Tunes, Matisse & Sadko – The Legend
13. Lana Del Ray – Video Games (Ali Wilson Tekelec Remix)
14. Sander van Doorn – Slap My Pitch Up
15. Angger Dimas & Bassjackers – RIA
16. Sander van Doorn – Koko
17. Hard Rock Sofa – Quasar
18. Sander van Doorn & Adrian Lux vs. Inpetto – No More Serious Eagles (Jacob van Hage Mashup)
19. Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl feat. Georgi Kay – In My Mind (Axwell Mix)

Rewind to May 2011 when Skrillex released Free Treats Volume 1. A measly 3 track compilation featuring 12th Planet, Flinch, and Zedd. Fast forward to 2012 and witness the flag-bearer for a new industry model in electronic music.  OWSLA, helmed by the 3-time Grammy winner Skrillex has changed the game. Yesterday was the release of a FREE, and totally exclusive collection of 19 new songs by artists both new and familiar. Free Treats Volume 2 offers new tracks from Skrillex, Porter Robinson, Koan Sound, The M Machine, 12th Planet, Alvin Risk and more.

“OWSLA Presents Free Treats Vol. 2 stands as a declaration of the OWSLA ethos: to excite listeners by delivering new, fantastic tracks from a team who is genuinely invested in the culture of quality music.” 

-OWSLA

The only thing Skrillex loves more then his fans is producing music. That’s a win-win. Bass is best when it’s free!

For a complete free download of the 19 track collection visit Beatport.

OWSLA PRESENTS FREE TREATS VOL. 2 TRACK LISTING

2. The Juggernaut- Chess Fight
5. Sazon Booya feat. Anna Yvette – Secret Heart
6. Nick Thayer – Wake Up Call
7. Plastician – Alone Time
9. J. Rabbit – A Shot Of Bruschotti
10. Flinch feat. Jamtech Foundation – Bad Boy
11. Alvin Risk – Cities

14. The M Machine – No Fun Intended
15. Ghastly! ft Arielle Williams – Funky Flex
16. culineR – Glowing Owl
19. Two Fresh – Leaving Here