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Sultry serenader of the sub, Prism, has remixed contemporary pianist, Robert Glasper’s “Make Love.” Head to indabamusic.com and click VOTE to give our favorite jazzy dub crusader a chance to win $500 and a royalty-free piano sample from Robert Glasper.
New England’s 2012 Together Festival is pleased to announce the first string of artists scheduled to take the stage for the festival’s third year, during the week of April 2nd-8th.
Oh Vermin Street. You’re too kind… Good Music is Heart to Find by Various Artists
The Banana Peel crew bring us the fifth installment of their mix series with Boston dark techno don, El Poser. This mix exhibits the best in psychedelic gut-probing techno. The mix resides in the dark depths of the 4×4 with an entrance painted in a coat of the more fun and inviting side of techno. Get serious.
Somewhere on the edges of this city, 2 boys are bouncing in their basement with some synths and some cosmic swag. Ryan Gagnon and Matthew Crouse are laying low outputting some of the most personal and stylish techno house I’ve … Continue reading
ZEE & Dice Motion about to go on tour. Dates, set design premiere, promo mix, music video and more! Continue reading
BASSIC resident AxH (formerly known as Grizzly) has been on a production rampage prepping to get pretty serious for the year of the Mayan-proposed apocalypse. An album coming out on brooklyn-based TUBA, material on Sturdy Recordings and most likely more will unfold with the year. Head over to his soundcloud to get introduced and cop a handful of free tracks, too. Continue reading
Local Dubstep Don with international love gives us insight into his favorite tracks at the time. Get ready to salivate over white labels. Who knows when some of these tracks are coming out… Continue reading
This release features a thick 4×4/stepper relick by Robot Koch of Jahcoozi infamy, and an 808 driven Juke mix by Sonkin of the Seclusias camp. The B-Side is the embodiment of future funk, paired down to the raw basics: crunchy bass, distorted claps and wah guitar plucks with the freshness. Continue reading
Dark & Stormy delivers a new sound with his track “With you”. Where Dark & Stormy in the past has maintained a steady and classic Tech House sound, this new track brings in new and unheard elements. Stemming from the … Continue reading
A little 20 minute mix from one of Boston’s favorites, educating us in contemporary genre-defying dance weaponry.
Four free tracks from one of Boston’s finest house exports.
The release features a deep and bass heavy remix by Sub Swara; a smooth
Downtempo House/Midtemp Funk version by Pumpkin (of Pocket
Underground and The Wandering Marrionettes); and a third remix by Zander
(aka Traveler) with glitchy bass filtering and sugary sweet melodies.
The B side is a funkified cover of an old Ledbelly tune, Linin Track. Again, featuring Blacklight on vocals, this time with an alto laid down over bass driven beat to inspire a hands-in-the-air call-to-arms on the dancefloor.
“Fens (Matt Rohr) is the co-founder of Banana Peel Records. A native of Connecticut, Fens is a Boston resident and music kid at heart. He’s been appearing at popular clubs, concert venues, and parties for about a year and a … Continue reading
Ali Berger interviews sound engineer, Live PA lord, and Ableton master, Erik “Tarekith” Magrini. “A few weeks back I was interviewed by Ali Berger, a student at Tufts University in Boston. He was working on a paper for a class … Continue reading
UnHeardUv’s favorite local Drum & Bass outfit has been slaying away in the studio, churning out chune after chune of floor pwning rollers and bangers. Get their FB page up to 1000 like and/or their soundcloud page up to 200 … Continue reading
Come celebrate Fens’ 21st at legendary Make It New at the Middlesex Lounge Continue reading
The prime EDM talent agency of Boston has begun their mix series. We can all rest assure these podcasts will be creating the edge of house, techno and all dance music mixes for that matter. Boston legend, Baltimoroder kicks it off with an hour of futurestep that will promise your hips and feet to play pong for a solid hour. With Doctor Jeep, Wheez-ie, Coralcola, Wheez-ie, Balian and more on the MMMMaven boat, and the heads of Boston’s Together festival behind the MMMMotor, we can expect big blends from this camp from here on out. Continue reading
Boston’s own Banana Peel Record’s puts out their second single by label co-founder, ElKid. Infused with with caribbean wildlife, classic in-house inuendos and rich production, the Pachanga single is a fitting addition to the Banana Peel sound. You can catch … Continue reading
We’ve partied like there is no tomorrow. We prepared for all the carnage of the apocalypse. Instead we got a second chance. A chance to create a new world, to raise our faces to the sun, to breathe this new air, to reach out to our fellow human, animal or machine… A chance to finally embrace our differences and build a world unlike any other. We invite you to Genesis. Witness the beginning…
Mikey’s (Coralcola) DJ residences around Boston, just about an hour east of his hometown of Worcester, a dense cloud of blog-followers, and the self-released EP cassette “747″ aggregated in a nomination for the Best Local Electronic/Dance Act of ’09 in … Continue reading
This month we’re proud to have special guest speaker Time Wharp join our usual listening session of people’s own original music followed by a special presentation on Ableton Live production and performance software.
Even though it was over 3 months ago, it’s still a very relevant set. And we didn’t feel lie waiting for Mushpost Nick to post the Grime Brick recording from their radioshow. This set is a live recording from Mushpost’s … Continue reading
The original Beat Research co-founder DJ C, will be flying in from Chicago on Nov. 8th to help Wayne & Wax and DJ Flack celebrate their new home and new day of the week for their free weekly night of experimental party music! Continue reading
Sweet Shop returns with its fifth installment. This month we give thanks with two great friends and awesome DJs: Shuttle (Ninjatune) and Obeyah (Electro, DC)
Music Ecology brings you an 18+ local throw down at the Middle East Upstairs featuring:
Last month saw XLR8R’s Downloads section explode with loads of solid tracks from a wide range of talented tunesmiths, and here, we’ve pulled together the top 20 most downloaded free jams from October for you to peruse. You can check out our countdown—featuring the likes of Machinedrum (pictured above), Salva, Nguzunguzu, Grimes, John Convex, Washed Out, and Jack Dixon—below.