Feeling a bit ill this evening, so this new acoustic of an old Hardwell favorite really resonated with me… Enjoy!
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/listen/soulful/hardwell-acoustic/
After a seriously amazing friend scored us tickets to a very intimate preview of Dirty South‘s new album “Speed of Life”, my faith in house music has been completely renewed. Booming basslines met emotional vocals to delicately pattern the beautiful melodies developed by Mr. Roganović (read: Serbian-Australian hotness). Enjoy the shit out of these two — happy ravin’ Thanksgiving!
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/listen/house/dirty-dirtier-dirtiest
I will never forget the first time I heard Shpongle perform: the sun was rising over the Baltimore waterfront during the last couple hours of Starscape and just as I was losing steam, a crowd was forming around the main stage. The combination of psychadelic trance, ambient music, and world sounds completely blew me away while their intricately built stage – aptly called Shpongletron – held me captivated for the full 90 minute set. Above is just a glimpse at the production of their first ever stage. Simon just announced a stacked spring tour to promote their new album “Museum of Consciousness” that includes a brand-new Sphongletron 3.0 stage set-up. A definite MUST-SEE if you can get yourself to any of their shows — see where Simon is touring at ShpongleMusic.com!
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/do/tours/sphongletron-3-0/
One of my favorite aspects of electronic music gaining popularity is the influx of genre-merging. Many producers, such as Australia’s Ta-Ku, stem from a different musical background and are bringing a fresh perspective to the worn-out “eat sleep rave repeat”. Ta-ku can cut ‘n’ chop hip hop beats like nobody’s business, and takes a refreshingly groovy spin on electronic tracks. Check out his take on the UK electronic duo, AlunaGeorge:
His debut album Songs to Break Up To showcases Ta-Ku’s softer side and reminds us that electronic music can break away from big-room drops and oozy soul. My favorite song from his album is “We Were in Love”, a lo-fi lounge track with addicting vocal loops…
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/listen/lounge/the-genre-killer/
Just a few hours ago, Insomniac confirmed the rumored dates for Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas: June 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2014. And in the footsteps of both Ultra and Electric Zoo, they tapped the latest and greatest from melodic dubstep duo Adventure Club. “Gold” — which is, for sure, a work of gold — again features those beautiful vocals of previous collaborator Yuna.
The first wave of EDC LV tickets will go to those who’ve previously purchased, on November 25th, with general early ‘owl’ tix on sale December 2nd… Stay tuned!
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/do/fests/edc-lv-14/
20-year-old Aussie deej hits money again with his latest, a beautiful, instrument-filled remix of “Atlas Hands”. Thomas Jack has really grown into his own with these happy-go-lucky, funkier pop songs. Each new remix has an unexpected twist to it that gives it a smooth, beachy feel… great stuff :)
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/listen/remixes/thomas-jack/
For those people you just can’t (or don’t want to) get out of your head…
Stream this and our other mixes, days in advance, on 8tracks!
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/listen/mixes/you/
Absence and loss can occur as three different types. The first type is often like missing something you once had a right to: a ring, broken, a letter, burnt, a book, stolen. The second is more abstract. It is sometimes described as a glass of water that cannot be refilled — as the water is removed, the glass is emptied. A promise, broken, a memory, forgotten, or a pattern, changed. The third type? The third type is missing something you never had: a glass, empty, song, never heard, or a feeling, never felt.
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/look/videos/beauty-in-the-breakdown/
wunderkinder, round 2
This is the continuation to a post I made a few days ago about young and talented DJs. What I like about these two youngins’ is how they successfully use instruments you don’t hear very often in the EDM world.
Bakermat is another 1991-er who hails from the Netherlands. Bakermat is my favorite artist of the moment — not only because he uses the saxophone ALL the time, but also because his music is consistently good (read: Sax is BACK). Which is why picking only a few songs to spotlight is sooooo difficult. Eeny-meeny-miny-moe:
Faul is a 22-year-old from Paris who sometimes tours with Bakermat. “Changes” featuring Wad Ad and “Happy Endings” are both so catchy and uplifting; it’s hard not to love the songs immediately.
Original Article : http://www.syncharder.com/type/listen/lounge/wunderkinder-2/
Roseland Ballroom officially closing :’(
I’d heard some rumors, and on October 25th, Roseland confirmed the bad news: they will be shuttering their doors at the end of April ’14. As with the passing of any dear one, there are a slew of shows planned to honor its glorious near-century. But before we start the tears, we want to know: who would you most want to see? I don’t care if it’s someone you’ve seen there, saw at Ultra, or want to see for the first time.
Submit your suggestions at : http://www.syncharder.com/type/do/shows/roseland-ballroom-officially-closing/