Tag: kickback

DEAD AIR ELECTRO 47 (THIS IS JUNK) ((NOVEMBER 2016))

It’s always weirded me out when people refer to mainstream electro house as dirty. To me, just having some distortion on the main synth line doesn’t make a tune dirty. Not if the frequencies are all neatly separated, and everything is stale & perfect. That’s just a commercial product trying to parade itself as…



NEW MUSIC MONDAYS: VOL 004

One night, a few years back, I was after-partying with Hardcore pioneers, Scoot Brown, and Sharkey. They were both snorting heroic amounts of blow. I was pissed drunk and kept referring to them as “these 2 cunts”. I thought I was hilarious! Perhaps Mr. Brown did not. Proceeding the nasal ingestion of yet another line,…



DEAD FRIDAYS: 2 AMAZING THINGS ABOUT ELECTRO HOUSE

2 very interesting characteristics about ELECTRO HOUSE: The name covers such an incredibly wide variety of different sounds, all loosely lumped together into one massive umbrella genre. Also that, from its beginnings, Electro House is a truly global phenomenon. Below are 5 tracks, from Australia, LA, Pittsburgh, Italy, and the UK, respectively, each varying greatly…



DEAD FRIDAYS: ONE NIGHT IN NYC VOL 5 ROUNDUP

I realized that most of the tracks dropped in my ONE NIGHT IN NYC VOL 5 ELECTRO minimix are not up on DKGL, and that’s just not right. So, to kick off this weekend, I’m making things right.

DRAGONETTE – LIVE IN THIS CITY (DATABASE REMIX)



ONE NIGHT IN NYC VOL 5: CLUB BAD PT 1 OF 3

I’ve received so much awesomely filthy ELECTRO, since the release of VOL 4. It was tough to narrow it all down. But what I’ve arrived at is the cream of the crop, for sure. I wonder if there’s something about the late months of the year that brings out some extra trashyness in…



DEAD FRIDAYS: STEPPING OUTSIDE THE GENRE BOX

I love that electronic artists are no longer bound by genres. They are more like visual artists now, and can experiment with different styles without losing their fan base for it. Here’s 4 tunes that are all a little outside of what you’d expect to hear from the artists that made them.

WHOLE SICK – VOODOO…



NOBODY LIKES THE RECORDS THAT YOU PLAY

The following is easily one of the most sampled film scenes of the past 20 years…

It’s from a 1992 movie called JUICE.

A DJ couldn’t ask for a more ideal sample to base a party…