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Electronic, Fav Tracks

Treasure Fingers & The Knocks – “DYWT”

No Comments 08 January 2014

Two of our favorite producer outfits and teamed up for this smooth little number asking “Do You Want To?”  The answer is yes guys, whatever it is, we’re in.  The track is up for free download on SoundCloud HERE.

Fav Tracks, Remix

The 1979 – “Girls (The Knocks Remix)”

No Comments 06 November 2013

Something to liven up your hump day.  One of our new favorite bands of 2013 remixed by one of our all time favorite production outfits.   take ′s sugary pop ballad “Girls” and shove it straight into the middle of a dance circle.  The NYC guys have a knack for making remixes not sound like remixes and more like a new production all their own.  Enjoy, oh and free download!

Electronic, Fav Tracks

The Knocks – “Modern Hearts (ft. St. Lucia)”

No Comments 18 April 2013

So if you haven’t heard by now teamed up with fellow NYC artist and former tour buddy to give you one of the biggest party anthems of the year, “Modern Hearts”.  Right from the start you can tell the tag-team brought their A+ game.  Housey synths swell as Grobler woah’s the song into his unique and catchy hook.  As soon as the first tom drum break hits you know there’s no turning back, your feet have already started burning a hole in your bedroom shoes and your sweating from the imaginary dance floor lights…you’ll see what I mean.  The single was released this week and if that’s not enough did a FREE REMIX.

The Knocks – “Modern Hearts (ft. St. Lucia)”

Electronic, Fav Tracks, Pop, Remix

Tegan and Sara – “Closer (The Knocks Remix)”

No Comments 29 January 2013

StB fav take on ’s radio charting single “Closer”.  End result?  Magic of course.

Tegan and Sara – “Closer (The Knocks Remix)”

Electronic, Fav Tracks

The Knocks – “Learn to Fly”

1 Comment 07 May 2012

StB fav just released a new single via SoundCloud entitled “Learn to Fly”. There really isn’t much information other than being labeled Magic in the genre block. They weren’t joking. Enjoy!

The Knocks – “Learn to Fly”

Electronic, Fav Tracks, Remix

Dragonette – “Let It Go (The Knocks Remix)”

1 Comment 04 April 2012

Our favorite DJ duo dropped their official remix of ’s newest single “Let it Go” yesterday via soundcloud and it is, in a word, dope.  They add their typical percussive flare and a stellar drop.  Another example where the remix outdoes the original by a mile.

Dragonette – “Let It Go (The Knocks Remix)”

Electronic, Fav Tracks, Indie Rock, Shows

The Knocks / Savoir Adore / St. Lucia

1 Comment 11 March 2012

Last night Neon Gold bands , , and absolutely destroyed The Social in Orlando, FL.  Unfortunately few witnessed but those that did were treated to stellar performances by three top-tier acts.  [But seriously, I’m disappointed in you Florida]

St. Lucia took the stage unassumingly and set right to turning everyone in the venue into diehard fans.  Named after the Caribbean island St. Lucia’s tropical could be felt as well as heard.  Before too long the dance floor was filled driven by irresistible songs like “Closer Than This” and “We Got It Wrong”.  Without gushing too much I’ll just say St. Lucia put on one of the best performances I’ve seen in a while.

St. Lucia – “We Got It Wrong”

Having to follow the performance St. Lucia put on was a task to say the least.  Fortunately for us Savoir Adore didn’t back down and put on a fantastic set as well.  Flawless tracks like “Dreamers” and “Loveliest Creature” make it pretty tough to fail though.

Savoir Adore – “Dreamers”

No matter how great St. Lucia and Savoir Adore were they felt like warm-ups once The Knocks kicked off.  Equipped with an arsenal of drums and synths The Knocks laid to waste what was left of The Social.  Their unique indie electronic style is easily some of the best late night dance party material ever created and it held up in a live format.  Tracks like “Blackout” and “Brightside” had every available body flailing like it was their last dance.  The crowd may have climaxed in unison when Deidre Muro of Savoir Adore joined them on stage to cover M83′s “Midnight City”.

The Knocks – “Midnight City (M83 Cover) (ft. Mandy Lee)”

Overall, it was an incredible show.  If you get the chance to see any of these acts in the future, go.  You won’t regret it.

 

Electronic, Fav Tracks

The Knocks – “Magic (ft. Gary Go)”

No Comments 21 November 2011

It’s a good day to be able to post new tracks from my two favorite NYC dance duos Holy Ghost! and .  The Heavy Roc Music twosome just released the single “Brightside” last month and today drop “Magic”, hopefully this monthly trend continues.  The newest features over a tropical rhythm and soaring chorus.  Hopefully it carries you through the short week into the holidays.

The Knocks – “Magic (ft. Gary Go)”

 

As an added bonus, check out their other recent original “Brightside”.

The Knocks – “Brightside”

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

Weekend Mix

No Comments 04 November 2011

It’s been a bit since we posted a weekend mix 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)”

Chillwave, Electronic, Fav Tracks, Hip-Hop, Indie Rock, Mixes

Weekend Mix

No Comments 24 June 2011

In honor of the first weekend of summer 2011 here’s a few songs to celebrate the occasion. New(ish) tracks from , , and The Cool Kids alongside indie tropical goodness of and should put you in the summer spirit.

 

 

Jamie xx – “Far Nearer”

 

 

Beat Connection – “In The Water”

 

 

The Cool Kids – “Swimsuits (ft. Mayer Hawthorne)”

 

 

Nightbox – “Pyramid”

 

 

The Knocks – “Sunshine”

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