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’.
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.
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.
James Sontaga aka Tiga drops his latest mix for THUMP and Bud Light Platinum which was recorded live from his set at Oval Space in London and edited and re-mixed for our listening pleasure. The Canadian DJ/Producer and Turbo Recordings boss gives us 90 minutes of tech house gems including cuts from Spank Rock, Audion, and The Juan Maclean among many others.
Time to gear up for another season- Glitterbox is a brand new concept from Defected taking place every Saturday night from 07 June 2014 to 27 September 2014 at Booom Ibiza. The aim of Glitterbox is to provide a transformative dance adventure, the soundtrack of which will be provided by an unparalleled line-up of DJ talent.