Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Moved My Blog


Just letting you all know that i've moved the blog to http://3minutesof.posterous.com/. So please bookmark the new blog page and head there for your daily dosage. If you use RSS, the RSS feed for the new blog site is http://feeds.feedburner.com/3MinutesOfmusicfeed .

Looking forward to seeing all you guys over at the new blog!

Crystal Castles - "Baptism"


Ontario based band Crystal Castles are set to release there second album "Crystal Castles" on June 7th. Crystal Castles have a lot to live up to since their first album was well received and critically acclaimed. But with the leaked track "Baptism" it sounds as though their new album will be even better. Ethan Kath took the reins and produced the album, however he didnt just do it in one studio he took the band to record in a church in Iceland, a self built cabin in Ontario and a garage behind an abandoned convenience store.  The track "Baptism" sticks to the Crystal Castles roots with electro bassline, 80's computer synths and nintendo like sounds. They already start touring and most likely some of their new tracks. I hope they get back down to Australia soon.

Crystal Castles - "Crystal Castles"
01. Fainting Spells
02. Celestica
03. Doe Deer
04. Baptism
05. Year Of Silence
06. Empathy
07. Suffocation
08. Violent Dreams
09. Vietnam
10. Birds
11. Pap Smear
12. Not In Love
13. Intimate
14. I Am Made Of Chalk

Baptism by Crystal Castles  
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Jamaica - "I Think i Like U2 (Breakbot Remix)"


Breakbot is back and this time giving Jamaica's track "I Think I Like U 2" some Breakbot loving. Keeping with that cheesy love vibe that hes got going, Breakbot transforms the tracks into a 70's disco filled, turntable spinning beat. I think is one of his best remixes to date.

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Science & Industry "Lets Go, Lets Go"

The kind people over at Rock Steady have sent over another awesome track from their EP "Lets Go, Lets Go". This one being the main track from their EP and features the LA based Vocalist Marie Herald. The track is full of thumping rymths, electro basslines, hypnotic voices and some fantastic guitar work that guide you on a dark but mesmerizing journey. Apparently they have an album the works but a release date is TBC.

Let's Go, Lets Go by Science & Industry  
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Stereoheroes - "Blackout"

Renowned French dance floor destroyers Stereheroes was formed in 2008 and has gone from strength to strength. Playing out at packed out nightclubs and festivals stages, Stereoheroes is a force to be reckoned with. They are currently working on a new EP with South African MC Spoek Mathambo which is set to be a much anticipated release. They are planning on hitting Australian shores around mid May but are yet to secure a Perth date. I found that these guys sound a lot like Sound of Stereo, Felix Cartel and Zombie Nation to some extent. "Blackout" is a really nice dance floor banger.

Blackout by Stereoheroes  
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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Nick Verwey - "House Is Where Mix April 2010"

[[posterous-content:pid___0]]A very nice mix full of house by the one and only Nick Verwey. 

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Treasure Fingers - "What Am I Supposed to Do"


Treasure Fingers is back with this funky disco tune thats heavily influenced by Duck Sauce. The track is filled with this really nice 1970's funk beat, smooth bass line and well worked in lyrics.

What Am I Supposed To Do by Treasure Fingers  
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Friday, April 9, 2010

Rifoki - Zombie Attack

Pretty cool looking video clip

Hypebeast "Prominent DJ and Dim Mak founder Steve Aoki and Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo have joined forces to create this new musical endeavor called, Rifoki. It’s their own Hardcore band created as tribute to their musical foundation which stemmed from hardcore music long before they became world renowned producers. Their lead single Zombie Attack has made a strong debut and now receives the video treatment. Directed by K.J. Palkiewicz, this visual journey is just as exuberant as the song itself. Zombie Attack will be featured on their upcoming self-entitled EP, Rifoki set to release April 13th via Dim Mak Records."

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Chilly Gonzales - Never Stop (Original Rap Mix)

Never Stop - Original Rap Mix by Chilly Gonzales  
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Wholly fucking shit! Damn you guys are in for a treat and a half. Chilly Gonzales is set to release his debut Album "Ivory Tower", produced by the one and only Boys Noize, later this year. The "Never Stop" single comes in 3 flavours and ive managed to get hold of the Rap Mix of the track. This track is incredible. After listening to this track im pumped for the album. Lets hope he gets down to Australia. Enjoi!

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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Mr Flash - "Couscous"


The one and only Mr Flash is back. Being the first artist to be signed to Ed Banger Records you would expect big big things. Mr Flash is on the verge of releasing a new EP "Blood Sweat and Tears" and is set to be an awesome release. The track "Couscous" reminds me of the work he did on Mos Def's latest album "The Ecstatic". Its has a Middle Eastern vibe with a really nice kick drum to it and some added distortion towards the middle. Ive got this on repeat. Erol Alkan has given his tick of approval to the new EP. Looking forward to the rest of the tracks.

Mr Flash - "Blood Sweat and Tears" EP Tracklist:
A1 – Domino (part A) 
A2 – Domino (part B) 
A3 – Couscous 
B1 – Flesh 
B2 – Motorcycle Boy 
B3 – Powerlight 

Couscous by Mr. Flash  
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Flairs - "Radio (Jamaica Remix)"

I wasn't expecting this but Jamaica have done a rather nice remix of the Flairs track "Radio". Compared to the original the Jamaican boys have added a rather 1970's funk vibe to it with some added turntable spins and scratches. Loving it!

03 Radio (Jamaica Remix) by Flairs  
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Monday, April 5, 2010

Kitsune Maison Vol.9

The Kitsune Maison Compilations are renowned for projecting some of the best unknown bands/DJ's onto the world stage. Just to name a few but the likes of Digitalism, Sirusimo, Hot Chip, Architect in Helsinki, Simian Mobile Disco, Klaxons, Boys Noize, Friendly Fires, A-Trak, PNAU, Crystal Fighters, Midnight Juggernaughts, Renaissance Man and many many more have featured on these compilations. Kitsune Maison Volume 9 is set to be released later this month.

Kitsune Maison Vol.9
01. Washed Out – ‘Belong’ 
02. Gamble & Burke – ‘Let’s Go Together’
03. Penguin Prison – ‘Animal Animal’
04. 
Jamaica - 'Short And Entertaining' (Produced by Xavier de Rosnay)
05. Crookers feat. Yelle – ‘Cooler Couleur’
06. Jupiter – ‘Vox Populi’ (Lifelike treatment)
07. Yusek – ‘Supermenz (We’re Not)’
08. Fenech-Soler – ‘Stop And Stare’
09. 
Two Door Cinema Club- 'Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix)
10. Logo – ‘La Vie Moderne’
11. Silver Columns – ‘Brow Beaten’
12. 
Holy Ghost! - 'Say My Name'
13. Hurts – ‘Wonderful Life’ (Arthur Baker remix Kitsuné edit)
14. Gypsy & The Cat – ‘Time to Wander’ (Joan of Arc remix)
15. Feldberg – ‘Dreamin’’
16. Your Nature – ‘Forward Motion’
17. The Good Natured – ‘Your Body is a Machine’ (Zebra+Snake remix)
18. Monarchy – ‘The Phoenix Alive’ (The Octans edit) 

Short And Entertaining by Jamaica  
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Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix) by Two Door Cinema Club  
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Something Good Can Work (The Twelves.mp3 (5905 KB)

Say My Name by Holy Ghost!  
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Skream - "Clap Your Hands"


Found this in my SoundCloud dashboard this morning. I must admit i wasn't expecting this kind of track from Skream but, this is pretty brutal track. Its very base heavy. Enjoi!

Clap Your Hands by Skream  
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Friday, April 2, 2010

Nick Verway - "The Afternoon Affair"

Nick Verway has done a number of revisions of the Tech House track "The Afternoon Affair" and i think this one easily sticks out as the best. Looking forward to hearing more from Nick. Ill post his new content as soon as it is released. 

P.S I would of posted this next track by Nick Verway in my last blog post but i can only upload 25Mb to Google on each blog post. 

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Nick Verwey - "Apartment"

Apartment by Nick Verwey  
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Nick Verway is back again with some very very nice deep house with the track "Apartment". The track feels very minimal but with the incorporation of a really nice but very subtle bass and a few snippets of vocals. The track is very much a Deep House track and im loving it. I feel like im sitting in a cafe drinking coffee when listening to this. 

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