Took this picture from my roof today. Not sure why but I feel like it goes perfectly with this beautiful track by Mr. Virgin. If you’re feeling stressed out or just simply looking to mellow, do Martin Virgin and yourself a favor and press play.
Close your eyes and picture the best summer party you’ve ever been to in your life. If I had to guess (at least for me), I’d have to say it was probably a beach party, where there was warm weather involved, all of your best buddies, a bonfire, and as always enough booze and greenies to last you til 2017. Now hit play and listen to this new remix of Thomas Banglater and DJ Falcon’s monster hit “So Much Love To Give,” and close your eyes again and imagine that same party. Absolutely perfect right? When Viceroy was in the studio putting this together I can’t help but imagine that the only thing going through his head was that he wanted to produce the perfect summer party jam for 2011. Well, Viceroy, from all of us here at VelectroRaptor, bravo. You’ve accomplished just that.
Hailing from Colorado, Pretty Lights has one of the most original sounds in the electronic scene today, and that’s why he’s one of our favorites here at VelectroRaptor. The only way to describe his music is super fucking chill, and meant to be listened to with a joint or two being passed around. This new release, which was dropped on June 21st in honor of the first day of summer, captures the sound of summer perfectly. I’ve literally been listening to this song on repeat for an hour because it puts your mind in the perfect place. This song incorporates 8 different summer tracks which relate to summer including some Sublime, which is just a testimony to how fucking talented Pretty Lights is. I would love to see this guy in concert – it would just be a euphoria overload. So spark up a j, listen to this dope ass song, and then download it. Now.
This song also reminds me of Pretty Lights’ “Shining Bright Despite The Plight” – another one of my favorites from PL. Check it!
Shining Bright Despite the Plight – Pretty Lights
Download available in Soundcloud Link!
I’ve gotta be honest, this is the first I’ve heard of Skratch Bastid but he’s popped up on our radar with a presence. Coming off his upcoming mixtape The Entertainer, As We Enter the Gravel Pit is a straight banger that will have you moving from the start. Try and sit still through this song, I dare you. Its a must download, enjoy.
Two well-known house producers have united to create this masterpiece. This song goes straight back to the roots of house and incorporates everything I love about the genre – fleeting notes, easy bass and sirens. I have a feeling some amazing remixes are bound to emerge in the near future from Funkagenda’s and Adam K’s hard work. I can already hear them.
Drift (Original Mix) – Funkagenda & Adam K
DL available in Soundcloud link.