Mixes, News

FYF Fest

No Comments 27 August 2012

Labor Day weekend FYF Fest will convert downtown LA into a haven for all music types alike.  The young festival manages to coordinate one of the better festival lineups of the year.  2012 ubiquitous headliners , , and are joined by the long silent and nearly a hundred other musical acts and comedians.  FYF does a great job covering the genre gamut with , , , , , , , and .  Tickets are still available at the SITE.  Check out a playlist of acts we’re excited about seeing and the festival poster after the jump.  See you there!

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Dubstep, Electronic, Fav Tracks, Info, Mixes, Remix

An Official Intro – PJ

No Comments 19 June 2012

Greetings all.  As the newest member of the SlaptheBass team, I felt I should give a quick introduction to the types of things you can expect to see from me.  As you can tell from some earlier posts, I am very much into exactly what the other guys are (and hopefully what you are). This is an opportunity to show maybe where I stray a bit from the norm. Let’s get this mini mix started with three tracks I want you to hear.  The first is from long standing members of the electronic dance scene .  This guy girl duo recently put out several covers to thank their loyal fans. One stood out like a rose in a daisy bouquet.  Data Romance has covered ’ “Clap Hands” to make an ethereal trip through this chilled down re-imagining of a great track.  They have also covered Deftones, , and Johnny Cash for this effort.

Data Romance – “Clap Hands (Tom Waits Cover)”

Next up is a DJ Steve remix of Girls’ Generation track, “Mr. Taxi.”  This one is straight club: Pump your fist, drink your vodka waters, and hit the floor for the hook. We all need a little more K-Pop in our life, and this is a diluted version of it, but still fun.

Girls’ Generation – “Mr. Taxi (Aoki Remix)”

This final track gets my vote because it’s Portal related.  ’s mashup “Still Alive ( vs )” is a brostep mix that is sure to annoy your parents and knock the Skrillex right out of you.  He plays with empty space a bit making the track sound like it’s taking deep breaths and getting ready for the big drops.  Fun tracks all three, and I hope you enjoy them.

TheFatRat – “Still Alive (Zedd vs. GLaDOS)”

Electronic, Fav Tracks, Mashup, Mixes, Remix

Weekend Mix

No Comments 15 June 2012

Welcome to the weekend.  Strap on your floaties, crack a beer, and press play.  Leading off is a new chill track from 21 year old Detroit producer .  Next up a couple new mashups from the masters and to kick it up a notch.  Then turn it on up to 11 with Fukuyuma’s “Temple” who you’ll definitely be hearing more about on StB.  Lastly a mix of because, why not?  Enjoy!

GRiZ – “You Got To Change”

The Hood Internet – “Singlekiss (R. Kelly vs. Lemonade)

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

Fukuyama – “Temple”

Florence and the Machine – “Spectrum (Calvin Harris Mix)”

Fav Tracks, Mixes

Weekend Mix

No Comments 20 April 2012

Following my epic weekend at is another great weekend in LA.  To kick start your own check out this little playlist.  Starting off with ’s remix of the new track that has made its way around the internet and back several times over.  Next is UK ’s huge edit of ’s “Eskimo Boy”.  It’s been awhile since we’ve posted mashups but fellow Floridian ’s newest club mix has been on constant repeat for me all morning.  Next up is ’s take on Alexander Holland’s single from last year.  Lastly is a cover from another StB fav of Selena Gomez’s radio hit featuring Dana Jean Phoenix on vocals.  Enjoy!

Miike Snow – “Paddling Out (Penguin Prison Remix)”

Strange Talk – “Eskimo Boy (Draper Remix)”

Fat Superman – “The Language of Domino Waterfalls”

Alexander Holland – “City Full of Lights (Gigamesh Remix)”

Robots With Rayguns – “Love You Like A Love Song (Feat Dana Jean Phoenix)”

Electronic, Fav Tracks, Mixes, Remix

Week(end) Mix

No Comments 27 February 2012

Sure it’s only Monday night, but if your week is anything like mine you need something to carry you through, so here’s a mix to get you to the end of you week.  Start off with a new track from youngster producer called “Icarus”.  Next up a remix of the most annoying song (my opinion) by the most unannoying (fact)–the outcome is good.  Thirdly an excellent mix by the enigmatic London producers .  Followed up by StB favorite ’s take on Luke Abbott’s “Brazil”.  And lastly ’s haunting remix of ’s “Suffocation”.  Enjoy your week!

Madeon – “Icarus”
Foster The People – “Don’t Stop (Color On The Walls (Futurecop! ‘Schizophrenia’ Remix)”
Josh Beech and the Johns – “Lights (Monarchy “Aurora Borealis” Remix)”
Luke Abbott – “Brazil (Gold Panda Remix)”
Crystal Castles – “Suffocation (HEALTH Remix)”

Electronic, Fav Tracks, Mixes, Remix

Weekend Mix

1 Comment 21 January 2012

Here’s (mostly) disco flavored playlist for your weekend.   and Jesse Oliver remix ’s “Holidays”; DiscoTech reworks Capital Citites’s “Safe and Sound; mixes up Earth Wind and Fire’s classic “Let’s Groove”; and newcomers glitchy original “Silver Glitter”.  Enjoy!

Miami Horror – “Holidays (Lenno & Jesse Oliver Remix)”

Capital Cities – “Safe and Sound (DiscoTech Remix)”

Teen Daze – “Let’s Groove”

Browska – “Silver Glitter”

Mixes, News

StB Does Coachella 2012

No Comments 17 January 2012

StB Does Coachella 2012 by SLAPtheBASS on Grooveshark

I will be attending my first ever this year.  In other firsts, the festival is being held over back to back weekends (April 13-15 and 20-22) with identical lineups.  The three night headliners are The Black Keys, Radiohead, and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg and as much fun as those sound I’m more excited about all the small font bands (see full poster after the jump).  To start it off two legendary post-hardcore bands, and , reunite just in time.  Then there’s obviously , , , , , …the list goes on.  Coachella has a knack for putting together a cohesive weekend of music spanning genres from rock to hip-hop to electronic to folk.  Listen to the Coachella Playlist below to get hyped if you’re attending and jealous if you’re not.

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Electronic, Fav Tracks, Mixes, Remix

Weekend Playlist (Remix)

1 Comment 18 November 2011

I’ve been backlogged on remixes for a while, so why not just unload them all at once?  Starting off is ’s sunny version of .  Following is former NIN keyboardist Alessandro Cortini’s new solo project remixed by dance gurus .  An interesting remix by of ’s 2009 track “Babys”.  Then a excellently mellow mix of Daft Punk by .  Last but not least a motown infused take on ’s “Dig A Littler Deeper” by .  Enjoy!

Niki & The Dove – “Mother Protect (Goldroom Remix)”

SONOIO – “Houdini (Ladytron Remix)”

Bon Iver – “Babys (Second Date Edit)”

Daft Punk – “Something About Us (Cherokee Remix)”

Peter Bjorn & John – “Dig A Little Deeper (Mayer Hawthorne Remix)”

Electronic, Fav Tracks, Mashup, Mixes, Pop, Remix

Weekend Mix

No Comments 04 November 2011

It’s been a bit since we posted a so their seems no better reason than my bashed up toe.  Nothing better to kick your weekend off than a stellar mashup by featuring and StB fav’s .  And there’s no reason not to throw a new remix in, especially a Beyoncé one.  Follow that up with the masterly mixing of Big Sean and Wolfgang Gartner by and a sunny remix by LA’s of and we’re talking party.  Last but not one of my favorite remixers a take on ’s “Nightdrive With You”.  Enjoy some good beer!

Captain Cuts – “Dancing With Avicii (Avicii vs. The Knocks)”

Beyoncé – “Countdown (RWR Remix)”

The Hood Internet – “The Way Marvin Was (Big Sean x Wolfgang Gartner)”

Gigamesh – “Red Light (Goldroom Remix)”

Anoraak – “Nightdrive With You (Fear of Tigers Remix)”

Mixes, News

StB Does Hopscotch 2011

No Comments 06 September 2011

is just around the corner so I’m gearing up. This is only the second annually Hopscotch and yet the festival already has some real prominence. Headliners this year include , , , , and and they are accompanied by over a hundred bands performing at 12 venues throughout the weekend. Here’s a playlist to get you in the mood (if you’re going) or (if you’re not) a reason to go next year. I’ll keep adding to playlist as I discover more gems in the line-up. For more information on the festival head HERE.

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