Bondax can do no wrong, and their new remix of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” is a prime example. Taking a song that’s a given for every “top songs of the 90s” list and successfully giving it a fresh coat of paint is no easy task, but the tropical touch of this unstoppable Lancaster duo is just enough to revive this classic for unlimited Summer 2013 rotation. Grab a free download below.
Download: Blackstreet – No Diggity (Bondax Edit)
As just premiered by Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1, here’s the long-awaited lead single off M.I.A.‘s forthcoming Matangi album, “Bring The Noize.” If you were hoping for more of what you heard on “Bad Girls“ though, you may be a little disappointed with this one. “Bring The Noize” is more of a frantic tribal dance anthem (produced by Switch and Surkin) that sees M.I.A. channel her inner Die Antwoord meets Azealia Banks for some borderline schizophrenic lyricism. Stream below, buy tomorrow, and look for the music video from Noisey on June 21.
iTunes: M.I.A. – Bring The Noize
In the wake of Friday’s Yeezus leak, Boom Bap Beatnik has graciously compiled a mix that features every sample used on the hotly discussed Kanye West album. So, in case you were wondering why “Blood on the Leaves” sounds so sick (TNGHT – “R U Ready”), or what that reggae vocal on “I Am a God” was (Capleton – “Forward Inna Dem Clothes”), now you know. Hit the break for the stream and full tracklist.
Written as a tribute to his father, Mayer Hawthorne‘s “Reach Out Richard” is the latest and greatest single off his forthcoming album, Where Does This Door Go. The self-described “yacht club” tune was produced by none other than Pharrell, who if you’ve been paying attention, has had his name attached to just about everything good in music this year.
This weekend’s Skrillex Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1 was home to a number of unreleased Dog Blood tracks, my favorite being this amped up remix of A$AP Rocky‘s Long.Live.A$AP cut, “Wild For The Night.” It takes one of this year’s great party songs and reimagines it as a raging acid-electro-rave-house beast in a way that, like everything we’ve heard from Dog Blood thus far, combines equal sounds from both Skrillex and Boys Noize. Download the 320kbps edit below.
Jay-Z has teamed up with Samsung Galaxy to release his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. The 17-time Grammy award winner announced what is his twelfth studio LP in a commercial aired during game five of the NBA finals, which also revealed production features from Pharrell, Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, and Rick Rubin.