Mixcloud Monday: Kid Simple

Category: , By brockolio


Kid Simple - Digital Hands (Forthcoming Subdepth)
Resketch - Arcade Lemonade (Forthcoming Wicked Bass)
Kid Simple - Comfort (Forthcoming Gradient Audio)
Kid Simple - Pixelate (Dub)
HxdB and Self Evident - Tropezoid (Dub)
Resketch - Freefall (Forthcoming Wicked Bass)
Kid Simple - Seasons (Forthcoming Subdepth)
Kidstreet - Out Loud (XI Remix) (Dub)
Bandicoot - Twilight Sunrise (Forthcoming Bassbin Assassins)
Kid Simple - Women (Forthcoming Subdepth)
XI - Gamma Rain (Forthcoming Orca)
Surpass and Dubtek - Obfuscate (Dub)
Cairo - Vellicate (Dub)
Sines - Take Us Away (Memories) ft. Brea (Dub)
Kid Simple - U Were (Forthcoming Subdepth)
XI - Medicate (Forthcoming Orca)
Numan - Secrets (Suspect Remix) (Forthcoming Subdepth)
Megalodon - Top Kill (Forthcoming Phantom Hertz)
Sublo - Soma Dub (Dub)
+verb - Wutwutwut (Dub)
Stagga - Genik Riddim ft. Skamma and Joe Blow (Starkey Remix) (Slit Jockey)
Kid Simple - Notice U (Sublo Remix) (Phantom Hertz)
Drake - Successful ft. Trey Songz and Lil Wayne (DJ Mr. Rogers Chop n' Screw)
Burial - Shell of Light (Hyperdub)
Pixelord - Privet Orbita (Dub)
Notorious B.I.G. - Suicidal Thoughts (Svpreme Fiend Remix) (Dub)

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Though he has only been present in the Bass Music scene for a little over a year, 20 year old Seattle based producer/DJ Kid Simple has gained the attention of many by producing tunes that paying close attention to both melody and space. With DJ support from Sam Supa, Starkey, Lukki, Megalodon, Sublo, Surpass and more, Kid Simple’s music has moved dance floors worldwide, been played on radio stations Sub FM, Dubstep FM, and Seattle’s c89.5, and featured in multiple studio mixes. This recent attention has given him the opportunity to DJ both locally and out of state, sharing the stage with the likes of DZ, XI, Antiserum, UltraBlack, and more. With released and forthcoming material covering diverse labels such as Subdepth, Gradient Audio, Shift, Brap Dem!, Double Drop, and Phantom Hertz, Kid Simple provides a mix that is bound to keep your body moving and your mind intrigued.

Look out for Kid Simple to make even bigger moves in 2011. Don't get left out in the cold!!

Kid Simple Top 10 (December 2010):

XI - Gamma Rain
HxdB - Savage Pets
Sublo - Soma Dub
Sublo - Silent Roads
Specters - Turn Back
Arkist - Fill Your Coffee
Svpreme Fiend - Wither VIP
Pixelord - Privet Orbita
Megalodon - Mouth Full of Lead
Crypt - Fake Impersonations

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Happy Holidays - Mistletoe Mini-Mix

Category: , By coupe1


This one goes out to all the lovers in the house.  Gather around that yule log, kick back some egg nog, and crank them subs.  Happy Holidays from the Bassfaced fam!

Mistletoe Mini-Mixtape by Coupe1

1. Protecting Hands Pt. 1 - Clouds - Deep Medi Musik
2. Maha Mantra Dub - Coupe1 - White
3. In Your Eyes - DJ Madd (War)
4. Strangers (Vaccine Remix) - Portishead - Mr. Me
5. Get Down - Synkro - Smoking Sessions
6. Just To See Her - Synkro - Synkro
7. Nouvelle Histoire - Von D - Argon
8. Forever (D1 Remix) - Conquest - Dub Police
9. Layin' In Bed - Matty G - War
10. Is This Love (Lojik Remix) - Bob Marley - White
11. Purple Love - Silkie vs. Mizz Beats - Deep Medi Musik
12. Stars (Ft. Anneka) - Starkey - Planet Mu
13. CMYK - James Blake - R&S
14. How Can You Stand? - The Silt vs. Various Productions - Fire

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DubWar / Club Infinity this weekend

Category: By brockolio

flyer by Ashes57

Tonight marks the highly anticipated return of DubWar, taking place back in Brooklyn for the first time in 5 years.  It will also be the first time that Joe, Dave, Alex, and Juakali have performed together since the massive 5th Birthday celebration at the now defunct Club Love this past June.

Come celebrate and support the residents of a party that we all hold close to our hearts.  Look out for extended sets from everyone throughout the evening.  For a sneak peak of what we can expect, here's Joe Nice's Gourmet Beats Radio (December 2010) show as well as a set from Alex Incyde on Table Tennis FM


For everyone who made it out to Swamp81, you know Deity is an intimate venue so don't miss out and also expect some extra sound reinforcement!!

Shouts to Instra:mental, Vaccine, Shackleton, EPROM, Eskmo, Shortstuff, XI, FaltyDL, Mike Slott, Mite & Distal, Headhunter, Sepalcure, Mala, Skream, and everyone involved for all the memorable nights and music over the past year.




Saturday night, Club Infinity will be poppin off at Drom with Roska in from LDN.  Check out his recent BBC Radio1 Essential Mix HERE.  The night also features sets from Club Infinity residents Kingdom and Dre Skull as well as a set from Venus X.

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Dark Disco recap

Category: , By brockolio

photos by Marjana Laidi (HiFiCartel)  Full Gallery HERE

Brooklyn stood up TALL this weekend, braving the frigid Winter night to show up in droves to support Dark Disco at the Music Hall of Williamsburg this past Friday night.  The bill featured sets from from Nosaj Thing, Mary Anne Hobbs, Toro Y Moi, and Dirty South Joe, as well as some additional sensory stimuli in the form of visual projections, aerial gymnastics, and light painting.

Caught the tail end of Toro Y Moi's opening DJ set as the club began to fill up in anticipation for the night ahead.


Nosaj Thing was up next and performed his highly touted live A/V set, taking the stage just before midnight and captivating the audience almost immediately with his intro.  The visual show, put together by the extremely talented duo of Adam Guzman and Julia Tsao was a welcome enhancement to the live set and never detracted away from the music being performed.  The ethos of 'less is more' perhaps has never been executed so perfectly in terms of live A/V performances.


His set clocked in at little under an hour and featured renditions of originals such as 'Fog', 'IOIO', and 'Aquarium' as well as some of the phenomenal remix work he's become known for with refixes of Portishead and Busta Rhymes.  As the crowd urged him on for one more tune, the unmistakeable opening notes of 'Gin & Juice' blasted over the PA much to the jubilation of the packed dancefloor.



As aerial gymnasts took to the stage during the equipment changeover, it was time to sneak down to the bar to grab one final drink to nurse during Mary Anne's set.


As snow left travel from the UK in shambles over the weekend, a determined MAH toughed it out through a seven-hour layover to make it to BKLYN in time for her 1am set.  She did not disappoint, starting her set off with Braiden's phenomenal release 'The Alps' out now on Doldrums.  Her expansive set then weaved through a selection of brand new UKFunky and House, the names of which eluded even some of the most stringent trainspotters.


She also found time to work in some grime from Newham Generals, 4x4 bassline from Shinobi, as well as debuting some brand new Photek material.  Perhaps the most Rawkus (see what I did there?) crowd reaction of the night came with the drop and mandatory rewind of Pharoahe Monch.


The night capped off with a set from Philly's Dirty South Joe, flanked to each side by Go-Go dancers.  Is there any rap a capella that DOESN'T sound good when mashed up with 'WUT'?!

Big up MeanRed for putting together another great night of music, Marjana from HiFi Cartel for the pics, Mitch, Chris, MAH, and everyone else who was in the place.

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AGT Rave Cru [BLOC promo mix]

Category: , By brockolio




In preparation of BLOC weekender this upcoming March in Minehead, UK, the good people over at Hyponik will be keeping you flush with promo mixes from DJs featured at this year's festival.  You can also check out some recorded live sets from past year's festivities from Rusko, Egyptian Lover, Phuture303, Amon Tobin & more at the BLOC homepage.

This mix comes from the AGT Rave Cru duo consisting of Posthuman & Digitonal, whom also serve as resident DJs for the I Love Acid clubnight. I Love Acid will also be hosting their own showcase over the weekend at BLOC featuring B12, Global Goon, Mark Archer (ex Altern-8), & Placid.

Old school rave anthems abound throughout the mix, so dim the lights, crack some glowsticks, and bust out some lightshow moves for your pet.

AGT Rave Cru - BLOC 2011 Promo Mix
by Hyponik

LFO – LFO
Quadrophonia – Quadrophonia
Altern8 – Hypnotic St-8
Eon - Spice
808 State – Donkey Doctor
Phuture – Acid Trax
Model 500 – I Wanna Be There
4Hero – Mr Kirk’s Nightmare
Slam – Positive Education
Joey Beltram – Energy Flash
Funk D’Void & Phil Keiron – Black Worm
Global Goon – Craehzrhd
Adonis – No Way Back
A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray
Mr. Fingers –You Can Feel It
Second Phase – Mentasm
Outlander – Vamp
Anthony Rother – Destroy Him My Robots
Altern8 – Infiltrate 202
DMS – Exterminate
Jack Beats – Get Down
Urban Shakedown – Some Justice
2 Bad Mice – Bombscare
4Hero – Cooking Up Your Brain
DJ Seduction – Hardcore Heaven
SL2 – Way In My Brain
Kicks Like A Mule – The Bouncer
Foul Play – Dubbing U
Criminal Minds vs DOT – Drums of Doom
Secret Frequency Crew – Miami Eyes
Hyper-On Experience – Lord of the Null Lines
D.M.S. & The Boneman X – Sweet Vibrations
Omni Trio – Renegade Snares (Foul Play Remix)
Cloud 9 – Burnin’ Up
SL2 – DJs Take Control
DJ Pulse & Wishdokta – Obsession (The Only Remix)
Sonz of a Loop da Loop Era – Far Out
Krome & Time – This Sound Is For The Underground
CLS – Can You Feel It
Aphex Twin – Windowlicker (Acid Edit)
B12 – Metropolis
8am – The Fog Track
808 State – Flow Coma
Friends of Michael – Out There
Bracket – Reunion One

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Dark Disco in NYC this Friday

Category: By brockolio


WHEN: Friday, December 3rd
DOORS: 9pm
AGE: 18+
WHERE: Music Hall of Williamsburg // 66 N. 6th St, Williamsburg

Dark Disco is a quarterly party produced by MeanRed productions. Other artists that have been showcased at Dark Disco include: Boys Noize, Drop The Lime (live!), MJ Cole (US Return), Ikonika (US Debut), Actress, Michna, Kenny Dope, House of House, Worthy, Nick Hook & Egyptrixx

It strives to push the boundaries of what night clubbers call the “party”. It strives to bring together established and emerging talent from around the globe to create a new future... The selected artists are seen as visionaries, pioneers, and icons…

Dark Disco was also created to open a dialogue and showcase the center point of the convergence of music, visual art, and the communities that surround them. Dark Disco partners with local and international artists, and creates installations within its venues to alter the typical environment.

This Dark Disco we feature the convergence of Audio and Visual with one of the pioneers of both… Nosaj Thing. What better way to complement the night than with a floor shaking set by a DJ who’s always ahead of the curve, Mary Anne Hobbs, as well as DJ sets by Toro y Moi, and Luv-Stepper, Dirty South Joe!

For one night, we hope to draw everyone into one room filled with music and art and change their perspective on what “nightlife” means....


L.A.-based producer Nosaj Thing (Jason Chung) is a sound innovator. His electronic soundscapes and wild beat tectonics play like vignettes that affect the listener’s mind as deeply as he hits their soul. Without a doubt, Nosaj Thing is among L.A.’s finest musical modulators.

In high school, Jason picked up a day job at a local music store, focusing his efforts on the arduous task of saving up for his first Mac. But Destiny had become fond of Nosaj Thing’s resolve. In a contest, Jason won a favored producer tool: his own honest copy of Logic Pro. Wild circumstances? Perhaps. But he’s still using it, winning beat battles, remix contests, gigging and DJing within his network of like-minded musical vigilantes. Now 23, Nosaj Thing creates nothing less than the sound mastery of beat driven, experimental electronics from a gifted noise constructor. This will be the NYC debut of his A/V live show. Video from the performance in Amsterdam earlier this Fall can be seen below:


NOSAJ THING Visual Show in Amsterdam from Douglas Chung on Vimeo.




Mary Anne Hobbs is best known as an evangelist for underground music, a BBC Radio1 host and an international live DJ.

Her ‘Dubstep Warz’ show for BBC Radio1 is widely regarded at the show that broke the dubstep sound globally. Mary Anne also makes films, presents on tv and writes. She released a trilogy of definitive underground electronic compilations for the Planet Mu label. She has also made quite the name for herself with widely heralded self-curated showcases, playing to thousands of eager fans at Barcelona's Sonar Festival over the years.

Now leaving BBC Radio 1, Mary Anne Hobbs has an infinite ocean of exciting new possibilities ahead of her, and the bass music world waits with bated breath to see what this pioneer, champion and icon will dream up next.

Mary Anne can also ride any motorcycle you care to park in front of her.




Toro Y Moi is 23 year old Columbia, South Carolina native and resident Chaz Bundick. After earning a BFA in Graphic Design at The University of South Carolina, Chaz decided to push his music further now that he has more time on his hands.

This multi-cultural juggernaut gathers up the best musical elements from around the globe— R&B, Indie Rock, Electronic Dance and Psychedelica —and creates something-freaking-else! Over the course of his first groundbreaking full length “Causers Of This”, Toro Y Moi turns the aforementioned musics upside-down with his breathtakingly innovative approach. The incendiary power of Toro Y Moi’s funky synth and guitar play, pumping digital rhythms and gorgeously bright vocal harmonies makes for a formidable combination.

Look out for the sophomore LP from Toro y Moi 'Underneath the Pine' releasing on Carpark in February 2011.


Trilladelphia's finest Dirty South Joe rounds out the bill with a DJ set.  Check out his Luvstep mix with Flufftronix from earlier this year to set the mood.

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