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Fav Tracks, Synthpop

Smallpools – “Dreaming”

No Comments 19 June 2013

There’s not much we know about .  Here’s what we know: they’re an LA-based quartet; they have great album art; their only single “Dreaming” sounds remarkably similar to .  For the first minute I thought it was a new track, but the guys come into their own through the song.  With only one track to go off we’re not going to get crazy and call them a new fav, but if they put out another great song like this, I’m sure we will.  Download the single HERE.

Smallpools – “Dreaming”

Fav Tracks, Remix

Passion Pit – “Constant Conversation (ft. Juicy J)”

No Comments 28 February 2013

Yes, you read that right.  This is not a mashup and this is not a drill.  Three 6 Mafia member gives ’s “Constant Conversations” a laid back remix and even throws a few bars in for good measure.  Just when you thought those dudes were a bunch of pussies.

Passion Pit – “Constant Conversation (ft. Juicy J)”

Mixes

Golden Mix Vol 1

No Comments 16 November 2012

We’ve decided to take advantage of all the wonderful music out there that we don’t get a chance to write about and send it over to our resident DJ , AKA DJ PearBear, to make Golden Mixes out of for your listening and dancing pleasure.  On Golden Mix Vol 1 you’ll hear remixes by some old fav’s like and , some new fav’s and , and even an original by .  Check out the full track list for Vol 1 and be on the lookout for more.

YBIG – Golden Mix Vol 1

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Fav Tracks, Remix, Synthpop

St. Lucia Remixes

1 Comment 06 August 2012

We’re big fans of Jean-Philip Grobler’s originals but his recent remixes of and show he’s a killer producer.  Oh, and if you still haven’t heard the self-titled EP head HERE to bask in its wonder.

Charli XCX – “You’re The One (St. Lucia Remix)”
Passion Pit – “Constant Conversations (St. Lucia Remix)”

Mashup, Mashup Mondays

Xaphoon Jones – “The Jackson Pit”

1 Comment 18 April 2011

Here at slapthebass we’re a sucker for a good mashup.  Every Monday we’ll bring you one of our fav’s for your listening pleasure.

, producer half of , released his second mixtape earlier this month.  ”The Jackson Pit” is an excellent blend of ′s “I Want You Back” and ’s “Sleepyhead”.  Download the whole 16-track mixtape HERE.

Xaphoon Jones – “The Jackson Pit (Jackson 5 vs. Passion Pit)”

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Mashup, Mashup Mondays

DJ Squints – “In The Club Eye Ain’t Ever Scared”

1 Comment 07 March 2011

Here at slapthebass we’re a sucker for a good mashup.  Every Monday we’ll bring you one of our fav’s for your listening pleasure.


This week we have an older mashup from as he remixes ’s “Kingdom Come” and pairs it with and Bone Crusher.  The mix is a tad rough at moments but the chorus more than makes up for it.  Enjoy

DJ Squints – “In The Club Eye Ain’t Ever Scared (Passion Pit vs. 50 cent & Bone Crusher)”

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More from DJ Squints HERE.

Hip-Hop, New Artists, News

Chiddy Bang push back debut, offer “The Preview”

No Comments 03 September 2010

New Artist

The young hip-hop duo sprinted onto the scene early this year with a fresh fusion of sounds, grabbing samples from interesting places: , , , and .  Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege and are just 19 years old, but their youth isn’t wasted on them. Their unique sound, rhymes, and energy can go head to head with any alternative hip-hop group out there.   Mixtape included the breakthrough hit “Opposite of Adults (Kids)” which tops the pile of MGMT-sampling songs out there. If you haven’t heard it, crank the volume and take a listen:

Chiddy Bang – Opposite of Adults (Kids)

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But things aren’t all wonderful in the swelly world.  If you’re like us, you’ve been wondering about their official debut album initially promised by the end of August.  Sadly, Chiddy Bang has just announced that they will not release  until early 2011.  But dry some of those tears.  They will be releasing  next month which will include tracks old and new, with , , and jumping into the mix.  Drop date Oct 11 (UK) and Oct 12 (USA) on EMI Music.  But don’t take our word for it, read their email statement below.

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