Chad Valley, aka Hugo Manuel of Oxford, UK’s Jonquil and the Blessing Force collective, has announced his debut full-length, Young Hunger, featuring collaborations with Twin Shadow, Glasser, Active Child, El Perro Del Mar, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, and more. Released on October 30 via Cascine (US) and November 19 on Loose Lips (UK), the LP follows his last year’s Equatorial Ultravox, which as it turns out was one of our favorite albums of 2011.
Italy’s Bloody Beetroots, helmed by Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo, returns this summer with “Rocksteady,” a new track for Ultra Music. Out today (June 26), “Rocksteady” is the follow-up to the Bloody Beetroots track “Church Of Noise” ft. Dennis Lyxzén and will take charge of dance floors the world over. “Rocksteady” is available via iTunes.
In 1950, The Saturday Evening Post published a short story by legendary science fiction writer Ray Bradbury called “The World The Children Made” which eventually came to be known as “The Veldt.” Its futuristic storyline is the inspiration for the song “The Veldt” by electronic music producer deadmau5 featuring Chris James. It pays homage to the recently deceased novelist in its music and lyrics, as well as its accompanying video, made available today by deadmau5 and Ultra Music.
A group shrouded in almost complete secrecy, The M Machine continue to reveal themselves across some of electronic music’s biggest stages. After summer gigs throughout 2011 at EDC, Electric Zoo, and Global Dance Festival and opening slots for Empire of the Sun, Miike Snow, and Pretty Lights, the San Francisco trio has just unveiled the first part of their debut album, Metropolis Pt. 1. With rave support from some of the biggest names in the industry, including Benny Benassi, Skrillex, and Porter Robinson, The M Machine are proving themselves to be as captivating and original as they are mysterious.
Electronic music producers/DJ’s The Crystal Method (Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland) will appear with legendary singer Martha Reeves of The Vandellas tonight, Wednesday, March 14 on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” They’ll perform “I’m Not Leaving,” one of the five songs created in Re:Generation Music Project, the music documentary feature produced by Hyundai in association with The Grammys®. The film and project examines the history of different music through the eyes of five of the most influential electronic producer/DJ’s in music today.
Rising Swedish DJ, remixer, and producer Avicii and At Night Management announced today the official dates for their one million dollar House For Hunger January 2012 Tour. The tour which boasts 26 high-performance shows packed into 27 days is set to kick-off on Thursday, January 5th in Detroit, Michigan and will make stops in cities throughout the U.S. where fans have yet to see Avicii perform.
On Monday, November 1st, 2011, Project Rhythm Seed’s Myles Crawley met up with Danish Producer/DJ/Songwriter Anders Trentemøller to discuss growing up in Denmark, his early successes, his current tour and what’s coming up next. Following are excerpts from that conversation, along with a review of Trentemøller’s live show the same night.
Hi everyone and welcome to another edition of Project Rhythm Seed’s Free Music Friday. This was most definitely a week of distinction, one that will stand out in our minds for some time to come. Sadly, the world lost a visionary mind and a wonderful human being in Steve Jobs. He set the bar pretty high for all of us that consider creativity and vision to be important benchmarks for a life well lived. This week’s Free Music Friday is dedicated to Steve.
Hello and welcome to another edition of Project Rhythm Seed’s Free Music Friday. This week came out of the gate and flew right by. It seemed like it was over in the blink of an eye. On Monday we brought you Tyler, The Creator. Then we brought you Laura Marling a day later. On Wednesday it was a video from Flaming Lips again. And Thursday we introduced you to Cameron McLain. And here we are at Friday, where all the songs are free. Today we have CasioKids and Stizreth on MP3. So enjoy yourself this weekend, and for everything you need. We’ll be back next week with Project Rhythm Seed.
French DJ/Producer The Toxic Avenger is showing America why he has become one of France’s hottest electronic commodities.
Previously named a Rolling Stone magazine ‘Artist To Watch’, Simon Delacroix – a.k.a. The Toxic Avenger – celebrates the domestic release of his “Never Stop” single with the unveiling of the song’s video, which premiered in the United States.
Whether sharing a stage with artists ranging from MSTRKRFT and Bloody Beetroots to Late of the Pier and Crystal Castles, or remixing acts including Ladytron, Benny Benasi and Chromeo, Delacroix’s Toxic Avenger persona has become a white hot addition to the worldwide electronic scene, uplifting House by its foundation with an aggravated flurry of big beats, distorted-pop and ambient dissidence, and creating an other-worldly dimension that mesmerizes listeners and energizes live audiences.