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Before the Bigs podcast episode 4: Leon Bridges, Coyote Kisses and much more!

February 5th, 2015 by | Alternative/Indie, Before Bigs Exclusive, Before the Bigs Radio, Dance, Disco, Electro, Electronic Rock, Electropop, House, Mashup, Pop, synthpop |

 Before the Bigs podcast episode 4: Leon Bridges, Coyote Kisses and much more!

Before the Bigs episode 4


Before I get to telling you what this latest episode is about, I’m happy to announce that we are on TuneIn so you can easily listen to the podcast from anywhere now!

The latest episode of Before the Bigs Music Podcast has me talking about Columbia Records latest emerging artist you need to follow, Leon Bridges, who just released two songs on iTunes this week that we play on the show, “Coming Home” and “Better Man”, another new (and FREE) song from Venice Beach Folk/Electronic band Magic Giant, who are performing with Gavin Turek and Freedom Fry on Valentine’s Day at The Troubadour (purchase tickets here). Speaking of Freedom Fry, we play a deep house remix from Feast to their song “Shaky Ground”. I talk about and play new releases from Vermont’s Argonaut&WaspCOIN, and FMLYBNDKarl Kling‘s got a new song to be released on his forthcoming debut album.

I even bring my roommate/dance music exper, Sam Aaron, on the show to talk some new dance songs from Body Language, LA beat maker Coyote Kisses, French house/deep house DJ Le Youth, dutch house DJ Funkerman and a new mashup from The Hood Internet. He thought The Hood Internet mashup was from Classixx so I play out the podcast with our favorite Classixx track, “I Get You” featuring Jeppe.

Stream/download the podcast above or if you don’t want to hear what I say about the music, stream the podcast playlist below on Soundcloud and most of the songs I’ve played on all the episodes updated weekly on Spotify.
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Culture Collide Festival review pt.1 with Classixx, Harvey, CSS

October 12th, 2011 by | Before Bigs Exclusive, Concert/Festival Review, Electronic Dance Music, Electropop, House, Pop, Reviews, Rock, Techno |

culture collide 2011 Culture Collide Festival review pt.1 with Classixx, Harvey, CSS

Last weekend featured the 2nd annual Culture Collide festival, a 4-day event in Los Angeles presented by Filter Magazine. I went on Saturday and Sunday and it was a lot of fun.  Multiple venues such as Echoplex, Taix, The Echo, ReFORM, and many more featured various acts from all over the world which were all very enjoyable to listen to. On Saturday I saw Classixx, DJ Harvey, and CSS perform and wow did they impress.

Classixx is an electronic duo from Los Angeles.  They are absolute beasts and have a very bright future ahead of them. Their laid back and unique style make for great music live and in the headphones. The two remix a lot of great tracks adding in some of their original work creating great vibes with their beats as well as very upbeat and heaving dancing tracks. Check out two of my favorite of theirs below.

Reginald’s Groove – “Cosmic Kids” (Classixx Remix) [Download

“Into the Valley” (featuring Karl Dixon) [Download

DJ Harvey from Cambridge, England has been very influential with disco house all over the world for many years. This guy is a very old school electronic music man but in a good way. He loves playing super long sets and I was extremely impressed by his energy and great original tracks. He still continues to sell out shows in different continents and for good reason. His chill/laid back vibes with his energetic style equals a great electronic sound. Check out what I’m talking about below with a couple awesome tracks by him.

Locussolus (DJ Harvey) – “Little Boots”

Locussolus (DJ Harvey) – “I Want It”

CSS which is an abbreviation of Cansei de Ser Sexy is a rock band who comes from Sao Paulo, Brazil. They were the headliners of this show and absolutely killed their set. In a packed EchoPlex venue they lit it up with their energy and pizazz. The have a great alternative rock/pop sound with Brazilian flavor which is why it is no surprise that they have had much success in the United States as well as all over the world. My two favorite tracks  by them are below.

“Lets Make Love and Listen to Death From Above” [Download]

“Move” [Download]

Look out for part 2 tomorrow of our Culture Collide Festival review provided by siegZ.

Classixx – Into the Valley ft. Karl Dixon (original + Julio Bashmore remix)

September 17th, 2011 by | House, Remix |

Classixx Into The Valley Classixx   Into the Valley ft. Karl Dixon (original + Julio Bashmore remix)Time for some dance music to get your Saturday night started right. Here’s Classixx latest dance banger which features Karl Dixon. Below is the original mix and the Julio Bashmore remix.

Classixx Feat. Karl Dixon – “Into The Valley” (DOWNLOAD)

Classixx Feat. Karl Dixon – “Into The Valley” (Julio Bashmore Remix) (DOWNLOAD)


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