Brought to you from Perth, Australia.

Multi-instrumentalist Diger Rokwell has been featured on the loop before, and it’s clear that everything he touches is gold. His latest project is Rokwell & Groom, a collaboration with Perth-based musician Felicity Groom, whose first release, “Gossamer,” had her touring with famed Aussie band Tame Impala. This project began almost “accidentally,” as a suggestion for one live gig. How serendipitous it was - her elegant voice is elevated even further backed by Rokwell’s beats, which are somewhat reminiscent of DJ Shadow. Free download available for a limited time!

Enjoy!

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Shamir. So #chic.

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Las Vegas-based Shamir Bailey is only 19 years old, but his voice is well beyond his years. He’s cited unique voices like those of Billie Holiday and Joanna Newsom as influences. The track featured above is about how “everyone can [probably] do what the next person can do,” but at the end of the day, “we’re all just physically, the same.” The production is something like psych-house: a mix of acid techno and 90s garage house (Larry Levan, anyone?) Shamir also plays guitar and writes short films for fun. You’ll definitely be hearing more about this young talent, we are sure :) Enjoy!

His first EP is on New York-based Godmode music: http://entergodmode.tumblr.com

Shamir also has his own Tumblr: http://icantbelieveitbutsomeone.tumblr.com 

Future funk for days.

Toronto-based Basement Love, aka Jacob Hipel, is a contributing artist to the Keats Collective, a team of producers that releases “Future Funk Fridays,” a series-based collection of electronic, nu disco, future funk, and chill wave tracks. How did I not hear about this sooner? To learn more about Basement Love, check him out on Facebook.

Download the latest Future Funk Fridays compilation here. Every track is golden: http://keatscollective.bandcamp.com/album/future-funk-friday-vol-3-session-21-30

#ReyRuccio remixes AlunaGeorge

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This remix of AlunaGeorge's “Outlines” by Orlando-FL based artist Rey Ruccio is the best remix I’ve heard in a while. It’s like the original, but dressed up in a little fancier clothing. Transformed elegantly, yet true to the original tone. Enjoy! ♥

Be sure to also check out his latest release, “Electrik Dream Pt III” on Bandcamp here: http://reyruccio.bandcamp.com/

#CelebrateWithCake

It is a HUGE honor to be on Style of Sound’s Top 150 Dance Blogs & Publications in the world list! To be up there with #Earmilk, #BPM, #MixMag, #Magnetic, #ResidentAdvisor and more is just unreal. Thank you for 4 years of readership and artist submissions! You all rock! To see the list, download the PDF here: ow.ly/By4qy

Giraffage coming to a city near you.

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Giraffage, aka Charlie Yin, is a UC Berkeley graduate who’s taking the electronic scene by storm. Recently signed to Fool’s Gold records and now on a 45-stop national tour, you’ll definitely keep hearing about this R&B-obsessed young producer. I was blown away when I first heard the sample in the featured track above: Ralph Tresvant’s “Sensitivity,” probably the first R&B song I ever heard. Listen to more Giraffage on his Bandcamp here: http://giraffage.bandcamp.com/

Check out his tour dates here.

Space hoppin’

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This track from Eli Colburn’s now retired “Mourning Sickness” project deserves another blog run. Citing influences such as Aphex Twin, J Dilla, Herbie Hancock, Machinedrum, Bonobo, Spacek, Bob James (the list goes on and on!), Tennessee-based artist Eli Colburn and Brooklyn-based Youngteam are a collaborative duo whose prolificacy has been unmet. Loving the space-y quality this track presents. Enjoy!

I featured UK-based artist Low Res back in January and his style was so riveting I think he and the Calico crew deserve a second run. Featured above is the music video for “Hold You Down (feat Felly)” from his second project, “Wax Treehouse.” Enjoy!

If you like the track, check out “Wax Treehouse” and download for free at: http://www.lowres1.bandcamp.com.

See more about Low Res here: http://calico-yo.tumblr.com/

Elegance from #NewZealand

Auckland, New Zealand-based producer Kyoto has a flair for remixing pop songs and adding his future beat touch. I’m really digging the track featured above, his remix of “Suit and Tie.” This producer is up and coming, so he doesn’t have too many tracks available just yet. In the meantime, enjoy the free download and like him on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/KyotoProducerNZ

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Dude. Forget about #DaftPunk

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If you’re the type of electronic fan that likes to nerd out over synthesizers (think Moog), you’ll enjoy this recently submitted track by Toronto-based filmmaker & musician Pilotpriest, aka Anthony Burns. It seems heavily influenced by the likes of Giorgio Moroder and Tangerine Dream, featuring “robot” style vocals and synth disco elements. (By the way, if you wanna be blown away by a Moroder record from 1977, see this:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnIwl3FNUl8)

Check out the rest of his new album “Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” on his Bandcamp here: http://pilotpriest.bandcamp.com/album/original-motion-picture-soundtrack

Enjoy! :)