Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton otherwise known as Basement Jaxx, returns with their newly released seventh studio album Junto. The duo sat down with Thump to discuss the mechanics of their eclectic 13 track album along with the state of electronic music today.
Duke Dumont has released his new EP For Club Play Only Vol. III now available for your listening pleasure via Soundcloud. The UK DJ drops the third installment via Turbo Recordings headed by Canadian DJ/Producer Tiga. For Club Play Only III consists of four floor stomping gems perfect for this summer season- stripped down acid house and minimal bass. Take a listen below.
Gorgon City strike again with their latest single “Unmissable” off their debt album Sirens, out on October 7th on Capitol/Priority. GC’s lush production and crashing pianos are complimented nicely with Zak Abel’s soulful vocals.
Bass music pioneer Bassnectar, aka Lorin Ashton, has today released his 10th album entitled Noise Vs. Beauty. Out now via his own imprint Amorphous Music, the 15 track album is available to purchase in digital, CD and vinyl formats via www.bassnectar.net. July will see Lorin head to Europe for a slew of high-profile festival and club dates across the continent with his 2014 ‘European Vacation’.
From Miami to Bangkok, the Stanton Sessions bring breakbeats to the starving masses this July 11th at Sankey’s in NYC. The best part you ask?…both DJ/Producers Dominic Butler and Mark Yardley will be live and direct on the decks! Stay tuned for further details.
Turntable scratch and beat juggle legends DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist will be gearing up this September 1st for what is sure to be a memorable 25-city tour entitled Renegades of Rhythm, a tribute to Hip Hop icon and Zulu Nation founder Afrika Bambaataa.
A short introspective look into the musical minds behind Gorgon City, from their love of drum and bass, the UK rave scene to their eventual meeting, Matt “RackNRuin” Robson-Scott and Kye “Foamo” Gibbon are making some of the most lush UK house music grabbing international attention today. Vevo explores those roots that go from their bedrooms to to some of the world’s biggest stages.
Following their electrifying live performance at this year’s Ultra Music Festival in Miami this past March, Basement Jaxx, the legendary producer duo Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe are scheduled to return to North America this summer for a short run of exclusive DJ club dates. Beginning July 11 at 333 in Los Angeles, the duo will also appear at Public Works July 12 in San Francisco, Verboten July 16 in New York and The Hoxton July 17 in Toronto. At these shows, they will highlight music from their upcoming new album JUNTO, due for release on August 26 via Atlantic Jaxx/PIAS, alongside some of their previous catalogue and other treasured dance floor cuts.