Cop Flume & Friends’ 9-Track Future Classic Sampler For Free
Sep 18 2015
Australian-based label Future Classic’s nine-track 2015 sampler showcases a series of fascinating and soulful takes on everything from trap to future bass and nu disco, too. Bearing tracks to download via BitTorrent from the likes of Flume (pictured), Chrome Sparks, Basenji, Classixx, Ta-ku and more, it highlights the best of a series [...]
Wave Racer Drops ‘Flash Drive,’ Announces Debut EP + NA Tour
Aug 03 2015
Australian producer Wave Racer made, ahem, waves in 2014 thanks to a series of remixes for artists like Flight Facilities, Ryan Hemsworth, and Panama in which he displayed his glittery, glitchy blend of 8-bit, future bass, and Jersey Club. 2015 has been relatively quiet–he’s only released one production, a remix of Duke Dumont–but now he [...]
Australian producer Hayden James remixed ODESZA’s hit Say My Name last year, and the Seattle duo answers back with a new spin on former tour mate Hayden’s Something About You. ODESZA (pictured) replaces the light sound of James’ original with their intricate, mystical beat, trading in mellow percussion for booming synths and looming [...]
Future Classic princess George Maple is back with her first release of 2015, the enchanting and seductive Where You End And I Begin. Maple’s sophomore EP, Vacant Space, highlighted the Australian artist’s breathy, majestic voice and synth-heavy production, and her latest follows suit. A collaboration with Philadelphia rapper Grande [...]
If you know anything about modern-day disco, you’ve got to love Tobtok. From his early work like Easy To Love to the more recent Higher, the Swedish producer has a spellbinding ability to take listeners back to the marvelous era of flower-print bell bottoms and platform boots. He also has a supernatural skill at remixing–my personal [...]
It’s time for another artist-curated Disco Diaries, and this week we’ve got none other than Brooklyn-based DJ/producer Bit Funk. If you didn’t already deduce by his name, Bit Funk’s veteran disco and house expertise makes him the perfect candidate to provide us with the smooth jams and firsthand commentary for this week’s playlist. After [...]
Future Classic signee Karma Kid impressed with his summer 2014 EP Bird Of Prey, and now he’s giving us a B-side cut from the work, titled No Qualms. For his latest, we see the 20-year-old producer take a break from his heavy house anthems, instead pumping out a dreamy “future bass” single. A mash-up of airy synth, quaking basslines, and [...]
Sydney-based label Future Classic has consistently put out a huge number of classy dance hits from Flume’s debut album to releases from Chrome Sparks and Anna Lunoe. If you’re into sophisticated dance music that isn’t shy about experimenting with new sounds, Future Classic is one label you’re going to want to get well acquainted with. [...]
The latest and greatest in synthpop is here, and this time, it comes courtesy of Australian artist George Maple with the deep and soulful Talk Talk. Maple’s stunning vocal prowess has previously been featured on tracks from the likes of Flume and Snakehips, and the two returned the favor by co-producing Talk Talk. Recently signed to [...]
It’s hard to talk about rising electronic music superstars without bringing up Flume, the breakthrough Australian DJ who has carved a style all his own and amassed a devoted fan base in the process. We spoke with him at Coachella about the “golden age” of Aussie EDM, working with Adult Swim, and his favorite remixes of his own tracks.
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