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9.07.2011

Gotye- Somebody That I Used To Know (Neon Stereo Remix)

 Australian beat smith, Neon Stereo, has impressed us in the past with his massive collection of remixes. This time he turns up the womps and wobbles with his latest reinterpreted version of Gotye's Somebody That I Used To Know. It's somewhat of a sappy tune that you wouldn't think would have much behind it until Stereo applies the BASS about forty seconds in. Check out the track below and be sure to listen to more of Neon Stereo's work over at his official SoundCloud found here.


  

9.06.2011

Patagonia Fall Gear Sneak Preview 2011


With the Fall season right around the corner, our favorite outdoor clothing company Patagonia has a lot of products that are bound to catch your eye. For the first time in a few years, Patagonia is using a Gore-Tex material in its technical apparel, with 16 pieces in the fall line. They also have the classic offerings such as the retro styles and down sweaters which makes us very enthusiastic for the upcoming season. Check out some of the styles below and be sure to visit Patagonia's official website found here.

Gore-Tex material
 
 
Redesigned product with a new base layer line that's fabric is 80% wool, 20% polyester and claimed to be more durable and immune to shrinkage. We voted it the most BOOMiN item on the lineup for sure!

Awesome down insulation that is even more light weight than before!  


Last but not least, the great retro designs are back and better than ever! Attaway Patagonia!

   

Wavves- I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl


Alternative surf rock group from San Diago, CA known as Wavves, never seem to fail to put us in a good mood. This time they stimulate our endorphins with a tune from their upcoming EP Life Sux. The track is called "I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl" and recently premiered on MTV's newest show I Just Want My Pants Back. It's a fun filled high energy tune that will ironically make you realize life doesn't suck that bad. Check it out below and be sure to keep an eye out for the release of their new EP planned to drop September 20th, 2011. Enjoy!


  

9.05.2011

Fixers- Swimmhaus Johannesburg (Star Slinger Remix)


Manchester DJ/Producer Star Slinger sure does have a talent when it comes to blending extremely feel good music together. This time he woos us by creating another lighthearted remix to his collection. Fixer's new single "Swimmhaus Johannesburg" gets the honor this time and it sure doesn't disappoint. Check out the remix below and enlighten yourself. You won't regret it.


  

The Jackson Five- ABC (A. Skillz Remix)


DJ/Producer A. Skillz is known for remixing classic tunes, and this time around we get the privilege of listening to his reinterpreted version of The Jackson Five's 'ABC'. The remix brings new energy to the track and reminds us why the original is so epic. So in honor of the King of Pop's birthday which was last Thursday, kick back and enjoy this funky remix of one of his best. "It's easy as A-B-C."


   

Busy P and Ed Banger Records Presents Fall Mix


French electro enthusiasts Ed Banger Records present their Fall 2011 Delivery Mix with one of our favorite DJ/Producer behind the tables, Busy P. The play list features many of the label's most talented artist including DSL, Mickey Moonlight, Krazy Baldhead, Justice and Mr Oizo. Check out the madness below and listen for yourself. Enjoy!


  

Basketball Never Stops


Even though the NBA Lockout is going on right now, it isn't stopping NBA Superstars Lebron James (above), Carmelo Anthony, and Kevin Durrant from competing and doing what they love. These guys along with other NBA players gathered at Morgan State University in Baltimore to play an exhibition game last Tuesday night. Kevin Durant scored a game-high 59 points, but his team lost 149-141 to Carmelo Anthony's Baltimore-based Melo League squad, which included Anthony, LeBron James and Chris Paul. LeBron ended up with 32 and Anthony finished with 27. Paul shared the ball, piling up 17 assists. Despite the stats it was the energy that really got people out of their seats. Its little things like this that let us know basketball is going to be okay.

"We want to work it out. We've got to get the fans what they want, and they want to see basketball. They need that and we need it." -Carmelo Anthony #15 New York Knicks

  Brief highlights of the game brought to you by hoopmixtape.com

     

9th Wonder Ft. Phonte & Median


9th Wonder is known for his carefully produced chill-hop beats and here we are privileged to have one of his latest collaborations with bad boys Phonte and Median. The track is called Band Practice (Party 2) and is taken off his forthcoming album The Wonder Years planned to release on September 27, 2011. The legendary producer is sure in good company with an impressive lineup of guest features this time around. Take a peep at the album and listen to Band Practice (Part 2) found below. 

Tracklist: 
1. Make It Big ft. Khrysis
2. Band Practice Pt. 2 ft. Phonte & Median
3. Enjoy ft. Warren G, Murs & Kendrick Lamar
4. Streets of Music ft. Tanya Morgan & Enigma of Actual Proof
5. Hearing The Melody ft. Skyzoo, Fashawn & King Mez
6. Loyalty ft. Masta Killa & Halo
7. Now I’m Being Cool ft. Mela Machinko & Mez
8. Never Stop Loving You ft. Terrace Martin & Talib Kweli
9. Piranhas ft. Blu & Sundown of Actual Proof
10. Peanut Butter & Jelly ft. Marsha Ambrosius
11. One Night ft. Terrace Martin, Phonte, & Bird and The Midnight Falcons
12. Your Smile ft. Holly Weerd & Thee Tom Hardy
13. No Pretending ft. Raekwon & Big Remo
14. 20 Feet Tall ft. Erykah Badu & Rapsody
15. That’s Love ft. Mac Miller & Heather Victoria
16. A Star U R ft. Terrace Martin, Problem & GQ

     9th Wonder featuring Phonte & Median – Band Practice (Part 2)

   

9.04.2011

Woah, Kardashians


The business oriented sisters everyone knows as The Kardashians have been all the hype these days and boy have they outdone themselves once again. Rolling Stones/Vogue photographer, Annie Leibovitz, had the pleasure of shooting the Kardashian's latest marketing campaign for their Sear's clothing line and lets just say there isn't much "clothing" involved. The sister's sure do know what sells, we'll hand it to them. If only the television show could feature more of their promiscuous clothing line. We can only hope.

   

9.02.2011

Get Shook


Holand DJ/Producer Shook has been climbing to the top of every hype chart on the internet and its not hard to see why. The dude brings the funk with his heavy-synthed out electro style and his trademark shades which are said to give him magical powers which he goes more in depth about at his official website found here. Remixes these days often lose the original feel of the tune, but not with our man Shook. The young producer has mastered marinating his style within a tune, all while keeping the original feel of it. Check out some of his hit tracks below and listen for yourself. I guess what they always say is true; "The sun never sets on a bad-ass."

   Shook Remixes by Shook (Official)

  

8.27.2011

James Blake & Bon Iver Collaboration


Throughout the past year, James Blake has told reporters countless times that one of his biggest influences was Bon Iver. During SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX, Blake had the opportunity to actually meet Iver where they exchanged the idea of making a collaboration. Sure enough half a year later, the collaborated track "Fall Creek Boys Choir" arose, memorizing fans across the globe. The collaboration is all that it was expected to be and more. Check out the tune below and get memorized yourself. Enjoy!


   

Pick Your Poison Remix


A couple weeks ago we raved about Diplo and Datsik's collaboration "Pick Your Poison". When we first listened to the tune we knew there could be something awesome about it, but couldn't figure it out. Face it, two big names like that will get anyone excited. It wasn't until we heard the tune remixed that it was clear what a great combination of noise it really is. Our boy Diplo recently "retweeted" this impressive remix of the dubstep collaboration put together by DJ Swizzymack. The DJ/Producer out of Philadelphia, PA adds his flavor to the original idea of Diplo and Datsik and reminds us why its so epic. Check out the remix below and be sure to visit DJ Swizzymack's official Sound Cloud found here.

  

8.22.2011

Enjoy Monday Night Football with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros


There is truly NO WHERE like HOME. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros help express the feeling of Monday Night Football after a long day. Such a great commercial, leaving us with one question going into the fall:


   

8.20.2011

Talib Kweli Ft. Jean Grae- Uh Oh (Official Video)


Talib Kweli recently released his new music video, visualizing his critically acclaimed Gutter Rainbow LP. The video "Oh-Uh" delivers a dark portrayal of Kweli's new tune with a very mischievous storyline to say the least. There is also a guest appearance collaboration from Jean Grae who really helps polish the video off. Nevertheless, Kweli's production goes hard in this one, making a statement for female MCs like Jean Grae around the world. Check out the video above and see for yourself.