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Mixtape Meltdown : Magic Tape 27, Lee Foss BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, NovemBearTape

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Below you will find the soundtrack to the first part your week:

Well The Magician unveiled his latest Magic Tape today so we thought it would be a good idea to jump on the bandwagon with the rest of the blogs and share it with you. As always, it features new and currently unreleased tunes and it maintains the level of magical consistency that we’ve grown to expect from everyone’s favorite mix series.

Lee Foss‘s essential mix? Yes pleeeease. If for some crazy reason you’re not familiar with the man (some might say legend) then this 2 hour MASTERPIECE will certainly change that. If you only listen to 1 mixtape in this post it should be this one. Oh…and he’s playing this Friday at Satori here in Denver so if you’re planning on going to that simply because every one else is and because they’re giving away guest list spots like condoms at planned parenthood..then you best educate yourself!!!

As a bonus..I encourage you to check out my November mixtape. It’s chock full of some fresh new tunes that I’m sure you will enjoy.

You’re welcome. Cheers:)

Hump Day Ho-Down (The Magician’s Magic Tape 25 dissected + More)

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Want to start off by thanking EVERYONE that made it out this past Saturday!!! It was a truly a magical evening full of memories, unicorns, dancing and debauchery.

In other news, I’m really happy to be a part of a new weekly that just started at Norad Dance Bar. Every Thursday. Ladies drink free til midnight. Super cheap drink specials for gents. Featuring a rotating schedule of resident DJ’s option4, Werq, Teena Pizza, Mike Dee(z), SBLove, LaruLoud, Matt Ferry and myself bringing you the best in Deep House, Disco edits and Nu Disco. This week marks the 3rd installment and I can’t think of another weekly in the city with a format of this nature so you should probably come check it out… especially if you find yourself moved by the tunes I post.

Now that I got all of that off my chest….lets get to the beats.

Last week The Magician came off of his Magic Tape hiatus and blessed us with #25. It features yet another slew of amazing auditory treats for your listening pleasure. As always, no tracklist and some are still unreleased as of now, but have no fear as I’ve taken it upon myself to dissect most of the track list and post the Soundcloud links which you’ll find below. The Two Door Cinema Club Remix from Mercury toward the end is AMAZING. No word on a release for it yet though. The fantastic Waze & Odyssey track he throws in second is slated for release in the coming month. The Jonas Rathsman track at the end was just posted by French Express yesterday…that generally means it will be released very very very soon.

02. Waze & Odyssey – Love That Burns (Hot Enough)
05. Sohight & Cheevy – Travel Anthem (Moullinex Remix)
07. NTEIBINT – Time (Fabrizio Mammarella Remix)
09. Two Door Cinema Club – Sleep Alone (Mercury Remix)

Lets continue our journey with the latest remix from Mr. Moon Boots.

Tagteam Terror takes Jonas Rathsman‘s deep house heater “Tobago” and gives it an infectious disco house kick. Good chit.

Keep em coming Sir Malinchak….

Colour Vision is a producer from Cali. This is his first official release and if it’s a sign of things to come…I think we can expect big things. This ranks among my top tracks from the past summer.

Tycho‘s electro-pop masterpiece gets the deep treatment from Belgium’s own Kolombo. The results are nothing short of beautiful.

Keeping it sexy here with the latest from UK producer Hot Since 82. I’ve had my ears on the chap for a minute and I really like what I’ve been hearing. Truth is…I’ve been hot since ’82 as well so he and I have a lot in common from that standpoint. (Insert awkward laugh here)

Lets round things out with the latest remix from our favorite local DJ/Producer option4. Slated for official release later this month, it’s hands down one of my favorites from him yet.


Finnebassen – Monday

The Gossip – Move in the Right Direction (Classixx Remix)


Scrimptacular “Treats” (ColeCo, Van She, Country Club, Cassian, Disclosure + More)

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Below you’ll find some selections I’ve been enjoying and anticipating as of late. One common denominator you’ll notice throughout this post is Australia. It seems this mystical and beautiful country has been inspiring a very steady stream of extremely talented musicians and producers over the past few years. I mean we have Cut Copy, Van She, Flight Facilities, Cassian, Bag Raiders and the list goes on. They’ve really come a long way since Men At Work and Silverchair. Anyhew…enjoy.

ColeCo hails from Toronto (that’s in Canada) and are slowly, but surely making a buzz with their brilliant Nu Disco infused productions and remixes. I highly doubt anyone remembers, but I did a post about them this past Febuary in regards to their EP Don’t Stop of which you can download or free at their website Below is their latest and it’s fantastic. It consists of a nicely flipped Brandy sample and that Tropical Disco sound that I find highly reminiscent of Moon Boots and Perseus productions. This track will be on their next EP due out shortly.

ColeCo – Ricky Smiley

Van She is yet another act from Australia that’s been making waves for sometime now and I’m highly anticipating their new album. Below is the latest single from the album slated for release on July 6th. You will also find SebastiAn’s Electro infused take on their other single and title track from the album Idea Of Happiness.

Van She – Jamaica

Van She – Idea Of Happiness (SebastiAn Remix) {Free Download}

Flight Facilities (also from Australia) released their latest single With You and it features vocals from Hot Chip drummer Grovensor. Beautiful.

Flight Facilities feat Grovensor – With You

The Magician offered up his take on RAC’s latest single and first original production and I must say that it blows the original out of the water.

RAC feat Penguin Prison – Hollywood (The Magician Remix) {Free Download}

Chicago’s own Flosstradamus teamed up with DJ Slink for yet another Trapped out banger. They’ve been dishing out tracks like mad men recently and Trap seems to be the styling of choice. Not complaining as it seems to be working wonderfully.

Flosstradamus & DJ Slink – Test Me {Free Download}

While we’re on the Chicago tip here’s some Only Children. Love what these gents have been doing.

Only Children – Down Fever (Original Mix) {Free Download}

Now I bring you back to Australia with Country Club. Country Club consists of Australia’s Cassian and Shazam and I’ve included some their stuff in previous posts, but only recently found out exactly who they are. I was pleasantly surprised to hear that Cassian was involved. Their new and first EP together drops next week. Below are 2 of my fav selections from the release.

Country Club – Excuse Me (Original Mix)

Country Club – Croquet (Original Mix)

Cassian’s obviously been busy on his own as well because he has a new EP dropping June 19th. Sounding fantastic as expected.

Cassian – The Love Cuts EP

Hailing from the UK, Disclosure has been on a tirade as of late dropping jaws left and right. I describe their unique style as a hibachi chopping of R&B vocals seamlessly infused with garage and house. Below are a few selections (you’ll find one more in the bonus beats section at the bottom), but I recommend a full on investigation. They dropped their latest “The Face EP” (available on Beatport, Amazon and itunes) this past week so that’s a perfect place to start.

Disclosure feat Ria Ritchie – Control (Original Mix)

Q-Tip – Work It Out (Disclosure Booty Call Edit) {Free Download}

Finally…a remix of Ellie Goulding’s cover of The Weeknd’s High For This from Monsieur Adi. The gent hails from Paris and he did a great job here. As poppy as her music may be….I still find her beautiful voice absolutely irresistible especially when covering The Weeknd.

Ellie Goulding – High For This (Monsieur Adi Remix) {Free Download}

Oh and here’s my SummerSustenanceMixtape in case anyone missed it. See the previous post for track listing.

Collin McKenna – SummerSustenanceMixtape {Free Download}

Jessie Ware – Running (Disclosure Remix)

Off Da Clock – Boogie News (Original Mix)

Moon Boots – Bills to Pay (Original Mix)

Beni – Someone Just Like You (Posso Remix)

Cheers and have a fantastic weekend. That is all.