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HOW EDM AFFECTED THE DISPOSABLILITY OF TOP 40 MUSIC

Rewind to the 60’s, a time when the Beatles and the Beach Boy’s innocent anthems flooded the airways. A time when bands were still iconic based on the music they released, and fans lived or died by…



MUSEUM MONDAYS: CLASSIC GENRE MIXUP WITH DAVID GUETTA by Wax Museum

For this month’s instalment of Museum Mondays, Wax Museum decided to profile one of the DJ/Producers responsible for the surge in electronic influenced Top 40, David Guetta.

 

For a little history on Guetta, we can look back…



MUSEUM MONDAYS: THE INFLUENCE OF DUBSTEP IN TOP 40 by Wax Museum

The Influence of Dubstep in Top 40

Now, a few year after the dubstep craze has come and almost gone, we’re going to assume you know what we’re talking about. When we first heard it we thought; no way is this going to make it into the…



MUSEUM MONDAYS: TOP 40’S BASTARDIZATION OF HOUSE MUSIC

This month’s topic is the introduction of Top 40 artists sampling house songs and rapping over them. While ViVi was certain the 2008 Mims remix of Enur’s ‘Calabria’ had spurred this phenomenon, of course, Pitbull was the…



MUSEUM MONDAYS: KE$HA – DIE YOUNG

Amidst the media stir around electro-pop idol Ke$ha’s ‘Die Young,’ Wax Museum still chose to look at the influence of electronica on the track – and not it’s perceived influence on the shooting in Newton.

Perhaps this article should actually be about Dr.Luke, the producer of this and many other…



DKGL RETURNS TO RULE THE POST-APOCALYPSE!!!

We are now officially in the POST-APOCALYPSE. Could there be a more perfect time for the OFFICIAL RELAUNCH of DEAD KIDS GET LIVELY???

No doubt you’ve noticed that DKGL has an exciting…



EXCLUSIVE MONSTER MIX FOR FCKYES.COM

The good people at FCKYES.COM approached me to put together a MIXTAPE for the launch of their website, and I said “FCK YES!”

This mix is inspired by the site, itself. A Dead Kid…



DEAD FRIDAY: HARD & FAST

It may be 4/20, but I’ve been too busy to get burnt, and I’m filled with energy, so this week, I’m giving you Dead Kid selections from the uptempo side of EDM. Some JUNGLE, HARDSTYLE, DRUMSTEP, and whatever the hell you wanna call CREW LOVE.

MUNCHI FT MR LEXX – SHOTTAS (CAMO UFOS RMX)



VIVI DIAMOND RISING LIKE THE DEAD

There’s only 1 jam on my TROPICAL TERROR studio mix that I wasn’t able to link, so let’s make things right…

Vivi Diamond – Zombie (Gobs The Zombie Bday Tribute Mix)

This is a MASHUP of ZOMBIE, by NATALIA KILLS, with every Dead Kid’s favourite jam of all time, KERNKRAFT 400. You…



TROPICAL TERROR (STUDIO MIX)

“This is the night the Living Dead walk. From the darkness they shuffle. Eyes glazed with death. Hands clawing for blood. The moans and cries mix with the sounds of the jungle as voodoo drums roar in this cold TROPICAL TERROR”.