[HAPPY ‘MERICA DAY!] July.4th.#NEWNOISE.OVERLOAD: Dada Life, Arty, Major Lazer, Wale, Dirty South, Bingo Players, Bloody Beetroots, The xx, and MORE!


So what if the 4th is on a Wednesday this year! Doesn’t give you the right to deny our great country a day of drinking and celebration! You’ve got the beer, the American flag button down, the jorts, the fireworks, and the friends. Now let’s make your 4th of July week complete with some NEW TUNES! Today I bring you some classics with a new twist and some brand spankin new stuff, so listen up and GOD BLESS AMERICA!

The first set of wavelengths I bring you is the classic Kanye West record, American Boy ft. Estelle, re-booted by Kill the Noise. The second is a re-boot from LAZRtag. Not a bad way to start:

American Boy ft. Estelle (Kill the Noise Remix) – Kanye West

American Boy ft. Estelle (LAZRtag Remix) – Kanye West **(one of my favorites)

The next ones are from a guy named Kastra out of New Jersey. He’s doing some original mixes, mash-ups, and re-boots. The first is one of my favorites, One Illmerica, taking SHM’s ‘One’ and Wolfgang Gartner’s ‘Illmerica’ together. They work perfect together. Second is an original mix called ‘American Sex’….thought that was fitting for this post.

One Illmerica – Swedish House Mafia/Wolfgang Gartner (Kastra Mashup)

American Sex – Kastra & Nick James

Okay enough with the American themed songs. Here’s some fresh new stuff:

Tounge Tied (Gigamesh Remix) – Grouplove

**Perfect song for a chill boat ride on the lake***:
Floats My Boat – Aer

!!BRAND SPANKIN NEW EDM FIIIIRRREE!!:
Kick Out the Epic Motherf*cker (Otto Knows Remix) – Dada Life

(Fun Fact!: Otto Knows is Alesso’s little brother)

Open Space – Arty

Burning (Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl Remix) – Adrian Lux ft. Dante

Just Can’t Stay Away – Hard Rock Sofa & Squire (these russians are killlliing it)

Here We Go – Hard Rock Sofa & Swanky Tunes (and again!!!)

Don’t Blame the Party (Firebeatz Remix) – Bingo Players

Rocksteady – The Bloody Beetroots (woop woop!)

NOW chilllll…..:

(NEW from Major Lazer):

Oui Got It Wrong (Madeon vs. St. Lucia) – Xaphoon Jones

(FUN FACT!: Xaphoon Jones is 1/2 of Chiddy Bang duo)

Take A Walk (The Highweights Remix) – Passion Pit

(may favorite remix of this new Passion Pit song…Passion Pit may be the most over remixed band of all time)

Why You Wanna – Poolside

Relief – Coastal Cities

Do You Mind (Derek Walin Remix) – The Xx

Third Wave – Summer Heart (this is what we call ‘Chillwave’)

Don’t Owe You A Thang – Gary Clark Jr.

(this guy’s been opening for DMB this summer)

And here we have your ONE hip-hop/rap record:

My Moment ft. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, Jeremih – DJ Drama

I lied….:
Nightchain – Wale x Kavinsky (The Hood Internet) killa!!

Hope you enjoyed the tunes! Remember if you don’t know how to download for free you can get that information here!

Also, here are a few pre-mixed July 4th sets from some of my favorites:

The Hood Internet Mixtape Series

(my favorites are: Mixtape 5, Great American Mixtape, vs. Chicago)

From my favorite DJ out there, DIRTY SOUTH!!:
This is his live set from EDC New York on Phazing Radio – June:

And if you’re really looking to RAGE RAGE PARTY PARTY listen to some of the best SHM in honor of their sad news:
Masquerade Motel 2011 (Miami) – Swedish House Mafia (the best 2 hour party on the beach)

Keep it real kids and enjoy the tunes and this holiday week!!!

{JULY 4th JAMS} David Guetta, Mochi Beats, Japanese Popstars, Drake, Gym Class Heroes, SHM

AMERICA!!! (or here in Indiana “AMUURICA!). It’s the best weekend of the summer my friends so in honor of our great country I have compiled some great tunes to accompany your wonderful weekend activities.

A couple of things I wanted to touch on though before I give you the tunes.

1. For all you festival goers out there, this weekend is the 4 day Electric Forest festival put on by Insomniac events (which I’m so mad I can’t go too!!!). So hope you all have fun and if any of you get to see The Hood Internet, please let me know how they are.

2. For all of you that didn’t know Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas was this past weekend…and boy did that look CRAZY!!! If anyone wants to make a trip with me next year let me know, because I know I’ll be there for sure, no matter what happens. I mean come on look at that light show and fireworks, and parachuters with sparklers reallllyy. Check out this video…OFF THE CHAIN (Make sure you go to 4:15):

3. Swedish House Mafia has been playing a new mix of Coldplay‘s “Every Teardrop is a Waterfall” at their shows. I am in love with this mix!!! I would post a download for you guys if I could find it, but I can’t find it and I’ve looked everywhere!!!! So for now you’ll have to live with this video from EDC Las Vegas:

And now your wonderful tunes:

Mochi Beats – Raging Levels (Avicii + Kanye + Britney + Others)

David Guetta ft. Flo-rida & Nicki Minaj – Where Dem Girls At

David Guetta ft. Flo-rida & Nicki Minaj – Where Dem Girls At (Nicky Romero Remix)

The Japanese Popstars – Song for Lisa (Benny Benassi Remix)

Drake – Trust Issues (The Weekend Remix)

Gym Class Heroes ft. Adam Levine – Stereo Hearts

Swedish House Mafia – Save the World Tonight (Knife Party Remix)

Adele – Set Fire to the Rain (Thomas Gold Remix)

Adele ft. Gilbere Forte – Set Fire to the Rain

Tommie Sunshine – Look At Me Lotus (Mumbai Science vs. Busta Rhymes)

CHILL ALERT: Two Door Cinema – Something Good Can Work (RAC Remix)

AVICII SNEAK PREVIEW: Fade Into Darkness

Good night everyone! Have a good 4th of July weekend!

{MEMORY LANE} Songs That Mean Something

How many times have you listened to an old song on your iPod and it instantly brings a memory or image from the past back? You listen to Bohemian Rhapsody and it reminds you of rocking out with friends in a car during a road trip. Or you play Laidback Luke and it feels like your right at the front of the stage again. Everyone associates music with a memory or an image. Here are some of the songs that do this for me and what they mean to me:

Dog Days Are Over ft. Gilbere Forte (Yeasayer Remix)

Memory: Cruisin down the streets of South Tampa going out for the night, getting our hungover breakfast in the morning, enjoying life. “They say we better run, nah we better hide”

Time of Our Lives – Paul Van Dyk

Memory: Driving over the first bridge to Boca Grande in the middle of the day with the crystal blue water underneath us

Love Lockdown (LMFAO)

Memory: RAGING Sophomore year of college. Blasting this song in a blue cobalt with big bass! And of course…the LMFAO concert.

Memories – Kid Cudi (David Guetta FMIF Mix)

Memory: Best friends on the dancefloor

Dice – Finley Quaye

Memory: High school

Add Suv – Uffie Ft. Pharrel (Armand Van Helden Mix)

Memory: Gasparilla after party rage time!! Oh and that night ended well… haha

So here are just a few of my favorite songs, but the main thing about these songs is that they are what I call “Feel Good” songs. Even if I’m having the worst day ever, these songs will make feel great! I’m sure all of you have those kinds of songs too.

Music therapy can cure just about anything.

{RAP/HIPHOP} Dear Professor – It’s The Dean’s List (GRADUATIN!!) + Digitalism


It’s been a crazy last couple weeks with graduation and such so I haven’t had time to make any new posts in a while. There’s been some good music coming out so far this early into summer and rumors of album releases, artist additions to festivals, and new singles have been flying all over the internet.

Here’s a song to all my college graduate peers by It’s The Dean’s List called “Dear Professor“. Congrats class of 2011!!

Also, for all that haven’t heard of Digitalism this is a great new single from them too below. They are described as German Punk Dance music. A really strange genre if you ask me, but it sure sounds amazing! They’ve had other great songs as well such as: “Idealistic“, “Pogo” (my all time favorite), “Taken Away“, try out “Pulse” is you’re really looking for some electronic masterpieces. They’re new hit single is call “2 Hearts“. Check some of them out:

2 Hearts

Idealistic

Pogo

Taken Away (REMIXXX) – Rapid 10

The Pulse

{THROWBACK} My Top 15 Songs From 2010

2010 was a great year for music! For me it was a year of mostly mash-ups by The Hood Internet and White Panda. The rest are either indie or remixes. Check out my top 15 songs from 2010:

  1. Throw Some Tik On That Tok (Ke$ha vs Rich Boy) (Stella Edit) – The White Panda
  2.  Decalogue (The Hood Internet vs The 2000s) – The Hood Internet
  3.  I Need a Dollar – Aloe Blacc
  4.  Cult Logic Forever (Drake vs Miike Snow) – The Hood Internet
  5. The Thrill – Wiz Khalifa Vs. Empire of the Sun
  6.  Daylight (Troublemaker Remix feat. De La Soul) – Matt and Kim
  7.  Sun Chewed Up (Slug & Murs x Caribou) – The Hood Internet
  8.  Memories (Leo Lotsaless Remix Big Room Build) – David Guetta ft. KiD CuDi
  9.  Noisy Neighbor (ft. David Guetta) – Akon
  10.  Like a G6 ft The Cata – Far East Movement Ft. The Cataracs & Dev
  11.  Remedy (Feat. Miike Snow) – CROOKERS
  12.  Blowin’ Money At The Deli (Drake x Birdman x Delorean) – The Hood Internet
  13.  Shutterbugg – Big Boi
  14.  Imagine One Day (So Far Away) [Matisyahu vs. John Lennon vs. Blink 182 vs. Gentleman vs. Bob Marley] – Mashup-Germany
  15.  One Beat Away (Arno Cost Remix) – Cicada