NMF Roundup: Markus Schulz delivers some summer heat, Robotaki teams up with Mike Clay, Liquid Stranger drops some free form + more

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NMF Roundup: Markus Schulz delivers some summer heat, Robotaki teams up with Mike Clay, Liquid Stranger drops some free form + moreOcaso Festival Tamarindo By Pablo Murillo 06 01 2018 1184

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed.


Sleepy Tom and Youngblood team up for a catchy collaboration, “In My Head.” It’s both refined and dance floor-ready, aided by dreamy vocals.


Markus Schulz taps Capital Cities‘ SEBU for an infectious original, “Upon My Shoulders.” Acoustic guitar melodies and wistful vocals from SEBU make this the perfect end-of-summer anthem.


Lively horn stabs and an invigorating beat fuel Toyboy & Robin‘s new release, “Horn It.” The London duo’s latest is out via Nothing Else Matters.


Georgia Ku lends her enchanting voice to this new collaboration between Captain Cuts and Zookëper. “Do You Think About Me” is highlighted by chopped-up vocals and a lively house beat.


Carnage celebrates this week’s 8/08 day with a ferocious trap number featuring Sludge. He builds into the song with ominous choir-like vocals and a call of “El Diablo” to kick off the drop.


Tom Tyger, Charles B and VCTRY channel old-school house vibes in their unexpected collaboration, One Too Many.” The track is out now via Protocol Recordings.


LUUDE says he’s “actually been sitting on this one since the start of 2017 and never finished it” until now. “Omen” is highlighted by hefty bass and a dark vibe.


Robotaki has delivered “a song from my heart to yours” in his latest, “Brooklyn ’95.” He taps Mike Clay for the track’s vocals, adding to the laid-back atmosphere he exudes.


A month after releasing his “Erase” remix package featuring Arty and Lights, FRND has come out with a sentimental new single, “Before U I Didn’t Exist.”


Liquid Stranger brings eerie, spacey wobbles in his newest original, “Gunslinger.” The free form bass track features Pistol and is out now via WAKAAN.

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Top 5 Sets You Won’t Want to Miss at Imagine Music Festival

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There’s not much more time before Imagine Music Festival takes over Atlanta! The line up this year features a variety of artists that we can’t wait to see. From ZedsDead to Cashmere Cat, there’s something for everyone. In no particular order, here are the top 5 must-see sets at Imagine Music Festival this year! ZedsDead

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Exclusive: LSDREAM – OBLIVION

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Aliases that are aesthetically and conceptually distinct from an artist’s wheelhouse represent departures from the usual and allow for the flexing of creativity.  Brillz has now unveiled a new alter ego in the form of LSDREAM.

A project that has long occupied Brillz’s time, LSDREAM signals a new sonic venture, notable for his trap oriented productions. LSDREAM emblematizes the genre fluidity that will allow the producer to shift from his typical style and instead meld trap, dubstep, glitch, and other subgenres, making for dynamic and unfettered amalgamations of sound. Complemented by immersive visuals intended to amplify the listening experience, the music that makes its debut under the LSDREAM moniker will be both magnetizing and mesmerizing, the first taste of which figures in “OBLIVION,” the first single to offer listeners a preview of Brillz’s sonic vision for LSDREAM. Sweeping, atmospheric synths, periodic voiceovers, and intergalactic bass additions constitute the track, a highly stylized first look at the musical identity of newcomer, LSDREAM.

Listeners can expect LSDREAM to soon make an extended appearance via Voyager, LSDREAM’s incoming LP. Voyager will be released on Liquid Stranger‘s WAKAAN label come May 18.

Liquid Stranger recruits heavy weight line-up for 23-track WAKAAN compilation, ‘Convoy’

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By definition, “convoy” is an “escort for protection.” In other words, a resourceful, armed group of likeminded individuals who travel together and uphold the same values. This is a concept that Liquid Stranger’s WAKAAN imprint retains with it’s 23-track compilation, Convoy.

The compilation features a variety of artists who share the same vision – from the bass scene’s biggest names to its finest newcomers. Featuring tracks from Space Jesus, LUZCID, Truth, Digital Ethos, TLZMN, Champagne Drip, Yheti, Shlump, Freddy Todd, Esseks, and many more, Convoy is a statement showcase of the carefully defined sound that WAKAAN has been championing from the start.

Prepare to be taken on a galactic bass journey as the Convoy touches on its true otherworldly form, pushing WAKAAN’s “freeform bass music” mantra to the next level. As listeners prepare to lose themselves in WAKAAN’s mysterious world like never before, it’s clear that the left field bass community won’t be going anywhere, anytime soon. Things are about to get real strange…

Coupled with the album compilation is the Convoy release show, touching down in Milwaukee, Denver, and Athens, Georgia.

Manic Focus drops huge Liquid Stranger remix, announces ‘Minds Rising Remixed’ track list

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Almost one year has passed since Manic Focus released his smashingly fun fifth studio album, Minds Rising. Since that time, John “JmaC” McCarten has laid down landmark performances at Hulaween, Envision, and the biggest headlining show of his career in his hometown of Chicago.

Now, JmaC announced his Minds Rising remix album, in which the electro-soul producer hand selected the remixers for the package with an emphasis on portraying the wide reaching styles of his wildly ambitious original. The LP includes the blow out halftime destruction of Liquid Stranger, the psychedelic beat-smithing of Emancipator, the bass infused jam rhythms of Sunsquabi and Wick-It The Instigator, the downtempo hip-hop stylings of Edamame, and many more.

To celebrate the forthcoming release, Manic Focus gives fans a first listen of the Prob Cause-assisted track, “Putting All of my People on,” remixed by WAKAAN label boss, Liquid Stranger. The track takes a more subdued approach to it’s original, replacing the deep horns and kick snares with warbly synth lines and the broken beat stylings of his free form bass stamp. Be on the lookout for the full album on May 10, 2018.

Mind Against Remixed Track List:
1.) Drop In (feat. Marvel Years & Chris Karns) (SoDown Remix)
2.) Putting All of My People On Feat. Prob Cause (Liquid Stranger Remix)
3.) Joy In The Noise feat. Psalm One (Daily Bread Remix)
4.) Stochastic Resonance feat. Statik (Emancipator Remix)
5.) Snap Like This feat. Artifakts & Erick Jesus Coomes (Wick – It The Instigator Remix)
6.) Pushing feat Psymbionic (Rave Boar Remix)
7.) Rage Fits Perfect feat. The MFin’ Band (SunSquabi Remix)
8.) Habit feat. Russ Liquid & The Rapper Chicks (Megan Hamilton Remix)
9.) Stronger feat. Late Night Radio, Jennifer Hartswick, Adam Deitch (Cofresi Remix)
10.) Timeless feat Carlile (Edamame Remix)
11.) Sowing My Zone feat. Ryan Viser (GoodSex Remix)
12.) Your X Now feat. Exmag & Borahm Lee (LWKY Remix)
13.) *BONUS TRACK* – Pushing feat. Psymbionic (R34L Remix)

BREAKING: Volcano at Lost Lands Festival catches fire, festival resumes

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Excision‘s inaugural Lost Lands may be the most lit festival on the horizon after all, as one of the volcanoes next to the main Prehistoric Paradox stage caught fire Saturday night during Destroid.

Around 11 PM a small fire began at the top of the volcano, where Destroid played their first live show together since Ultra 2016. Personnel acted quickly and the situation was handled in a number of minutes. Dancing Astronaut was on the scene and captured the footage below.

After a brief closure of the main stage and subsequent approval by the fire marshal and sheriff, the festival resumed with Zeds Dead. Albeit, the volcanos were then dormant. No word has been given on whether the awe-inspiring pyrotechnics will resume. Luckily, zero injuries were reported as a result.

Lost Lands festival concludes tomorrow with Space Jesus, Liquid Stranger, REZZ, Illenium, and more. 

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[Premiere] Shlump Teases Upcoming Album with ‘Maniac’ [Wakaan]

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Shlump has had a meteoric rise over the last few years, and for very good reason. He routinely churns out block-rockin’ beats, his live performances are utterly insane, and he constantly strives to level up. While he’s currently on tour with Liquid Stranger, Bleep Bloop, and Perkulat0r, he still finds time to create.

In fact, he’s got an entire album in the works. Entitled Like A Drug, it will feature nine brand new original tracks from this champion of West Coast bass. The full release won’t be available until November 16th, but never fear; the first single is here! ‘Maniac’ is quite an appropriate title, too, as the track is straight up bonkers. Shlump’s style usually has a distinctly trap-influenced vibe, but this time he branched out and went full-on dubstep. Minimal, percussion-based intros and interludes quickly give way to raucous synths that grind across rails of sub-bass. The sound design here feels like a natural evolution of this beat hustler’s style; a similar vibe, but with different execution.

Check out the stream of ‘Maniac’ after the jump and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the full album when it drops on Wakaan next month!

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Wakaan’s ‘Meanwhile’ Compilation is Out of this World [Free Download]

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And when we say out of this world, we truly mean it. The collection of tunes that makes up the Meanwhile album were all hand-selected by none other than the reverend of wonk himself: Space Jesus.

Unsurprisingly, the whole release is quality of the highest standard. Dark, heavy, and experimental, Meanwhile is the epitome of what the Wakaan label hopes to curate and spread to the masses. The album features 17 all-original tracks from some of bass music’s finest, representing both the United States and lands beyond our borders. Artists the likes of Bleep Bloop, Shlump, Conrank, Yheti, Mr. Bill, Proko and many more all lent their talents the album, locking it in as one of the imprint’s best offerings yet; even the elusive boss-man, Liquid Stranger, makes an appearance. It’s a straight up smorgasbord of next-level sound design, an eclectic fusion of just about every low-end fueled sub-genre you care to name. Trap, dubstep, grime, drum & bass; it’s all here, often overlapping in the most glorious of ways. And given that fact, we highly recommend turning up your sub for maximum enjoyment.

Best of all, Wakaan and Space Jesus have made the entire Meanwhile compilation available for the low, low price of free. You can stream it in full after the jump as well, so be sure to grab a copy of your own via Hive if you’re feeling the vibes!

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