Have you been CRUCASTED?
Crucast is a new platform showcasing artist from a wide variety of dance music sub-genres. Hammarica had a chat with them to see what they are about..
What's your history?
Brains behind the Crucast App & Youtube channel is Joe Perry aka DJ Lazcru (@LAZCRU), a Drum & Bass, House and Garage DJ, producer and bass music promoter from Oxford, UK. Lazcru became notorious for his high octane 3 deck mixes and has performed throughout the UK, Europe and beyond, supporting the likes of DJ Fresh, Nero and Andy C . He also co runs the ever popular UK party SWITCH, which as seen the likes of Skream, MK, Annie Mac, Sub Focus, Disclosure and Rudimental pass through its doors.
Tell us more about your network
Through touring ...
If I can touch people with my words and concepts I feel like I'm doing my part to spread love and positivity in the universe.
Hot after dropping his new album ANTHEMS OF A DESOLATE WASTELAND, turntablist/emcee/self-made businessman and producer PROLIFIC launches his new website WWW.DJPROLIFIC.COM On this new site, Prolific will update his fans on all the new music, tours, videos, photos and everything else going on in his life. We wanted to take this opportunity for an in depth interview with the man himself!
Your new album intends to cause a stir in the dubstep, trap and hip hop scene due to its merging of styles and quality of the productions How long was this album in the works for?
Right around a year and a half or two years. Some of the hip hop is way olde
Named as "One of the most important and highly talented trance producers" by Flux BPM, Lebanese producer, BILAL EL ALY drops his latest smash 'BIOMASS' on the new imprint INSOMNIFIED MUSIC which is part of BLACK HOLE RECORDINGS family from the USA http://www.blackholerecordings.com/labels/insomnified-music. In an effort to bring real melodic big room trance to the scene, Biomass combines some hard techy drum patterns together with a highly energizing bassline. The track received amazing support from 1mix radio and DJs like Aerofoil, Steve Anderson and last but not least MARKUS SCHULZ.
BILAL first started his production career in 2011, when he released his track 'Binaries' on Sorcery Records. The record got big support from top Djs like W&W, Ernesto vs. Bastian,...
Preston Recordings label boss ALEX PRESTON, Australia's premier Big Room/Electro House DJ proudly presents his new smash 'COOKIE'. Already tested quite a few times in his DJ sets, it's one of those 'feel good' tracks that will instantly lift up any crowd. We took the time to have a little chat with him!
Your new track Cookie is out now. Where does the title come from?
Cookie's happen to be not only one of my favourite late night studio foods, but I'm pretty sure they have been scientifically proven to aid the making of bangers and promote generally good vibes. I thought it was about time I named a song after them.
How would you describe the scene in Australia where you come from?
It's really cool at the moment because everyone is digging so man...
Jason Harlowe aka DJ HARLO is about to release new trap minded material on Mixed Heritage Studios/Ferrrara Multimedia. Expect the tracks STEP UP (title track), Cinemalife and Steve Rock Tribute. Inventive sound design is combined with clever sampling while retaining a peak time party vibe to the overall sound. DJ HARLO is part of the ZONKEDOUT artist collective & family and is currently on tour as a DJ for Jay Tablet as well as Cloaked Characters. Harlo performs both with bands as well as a solo Electronic DJ. We caught up with him for an introductionary interview!
You are on tour with A Plus and Jay Tablet. How's the synergy so far and describe how life on the road is for you.
The synergy is great, we are all forward thinkers when it comes to our musi
FULL ON FUNK just released a new smash on AIRBORNE ARTISTS AGENCY. All the more reason to have a chat with him for his motivations!
Tell us a bit more about how you started in dance music.
I've been passionate about music ever since I got the cassette tape of MJ's album "BAD" as a little kid. During my teen years I started to get into DJ'ing, mainly with the neighbors as my audience. They often came knocking at my door advising me to find a club or studio to play my music. They must have really believed in me I guess. I acted on this advice and worked as a DJ all throughout my college years. During those years I also started to produce my own music but like all beginning producers I didn't really know what I was doing. Therefore, after I graduated, I decided to ge...
ART BEATZ is a DJ/producer from Boston MA. The face-painted craftsman of electrifying Big Room Electro House is a self-taught musician who loves all the sounds of EDM. His new anthem #PLUR ambitions to serve as an anthem to the generation which holds the phrase Peace, Love Unity and Respect as its mantra. ART BEATZ has been in the producing game for well over 10 years and did records and remixes for mega stars such as NICKI MINAJ, Jae Millz and LIL JON.
ART BEATZ: “My first break came in 2011 after releasing a track called 'GO CRAZY' featuring FATMAN SCOOP and CLINTON SPARKS. it went viral on national radio here in the US and then became an international club- and radio hit as well. Last year I signed two electro house records with MANUFACTURED MUSIC which is owned
Only in the game for two years, Leah Nuit Culver aka MK ULTRA from Atlanta already left a firm mark on the EDM scene. Earlier this year she opened Ultra Music Festival Radio with Porter Robinson. And last year she hosted TomorrowWorld TV interviewing all of the biggest artists. Furthermore, she was named in Revolver Magazine’s top ten hottest females in dubstep to look out for. Played Counterpoint Festival, Magnetic Festival, Impulse Festival, and 420 festival and has been a signed published model for Click Agency for years. Now she's proud to present 'PICTURES' – her new smash together with Liz Primo, Beta Control and Tora Woloshin which already tops the Beatport dubstep charts at #15!
MK-Ultra: “This track was collaboration between a lot of incredible artists so I can’t speak
After two very successful releases on HAMMARICA, our own superstar BASSROCK is back with arguably his BIGGEST track to date. Already supported by none other than PAUL OAKENFOLD, Mike Saint Jules, DJ Marq, ARTENTO DIVINI, Kings Of Addiction, Donald Glaude and many more, the new banger 'PHALANX' raises the bar once again.
A bad ass bass riff starts the commotion after which the perfectly crafted lead melody line makes its entry. It's so catchy, Foundation Nightclub resident DJ Marq said this about the track: "Certified banger, I have played this song at Foundation a few times & blackout Friday. Every time it slayed the floor."
OUT NOW ON BEATPORT!!
New York, NY– Agent Orange releases his first EP on Chicago based Moody Recordings with 2 bass thumping originals. Pounding 303 is a peak time big room track that will have the dance-floor bouncing from side to side. Funky Rhythm is a nifty tune infused with old school hip-hop elements that keeps this EP hip and trendy.
Blending all of his NY influences with the melodies of today’s age of information is how Agent Orange hones his sound. Agent Orange uses unorthodox, captivating, oscillating dance-floor percussion fused with melodic elements to paint a deep and luscious atmosphere that balances brisk inflections that detonate dance floors all over the world!
Ara aka Agent Orange spent many years touring, producing music, and releasing on internation
"I always try to remember what's most important is the awesome people who listen to it!"
SCEAM just released his new Big Room House smash on the Hammarica label. PARTY CRASHERS is a Big Room track with plenty of energy. With a lovely anthem-like melody to fill out the break, the track quickly picks up again and hits with plenty of conviction by the time the drop rolls around.
Energy, melody, and love have always been three things important to Sceam's productions. From the age of 16, He's been producing dance music, climbing up the ranks and gaining support from many DJs. Starting with his initial Beatport release, "Pixilated EP."
We had a little chat with Sceam to find out more about him:
When did you start producing?
I started producing around 15 years
"Ask any artist that has been successful: you have to continue to push yourself to get what you want even if people try to stop you."
After a wonderful and productive start to 2014, LA based DMORSE drops two new massive grooves on well respected SYSTEM RECORDINGS. 'BUMP THAT and FUNKY HIDEAWAY show off his peak-time house skills which he blends in a sophisticated way with more tech and underground elements.
DMorse: “I got started with music when I was 10 years old, I played a variety of instruments from saxophone, piano, to trumpet. I always had a musical interest. I feel music is very emotional it has helped me get through some tough times. I know if it has helped me then it can do the same for others. So I want to share it with everyone through each performanc
"With the over saturation of artists on the market, being original is a hard commodity to find these days"
Turntablist/emcee/self-made businessman and producer PROLIFIC proudly presents the brand new album ANTHEMS OF A DESOLATE WASTELAND. An ambitious project and the result of two years of hard work and dedication. With a vision to merge underground Hip Hop flavors with Dubstep and Trap, Prolific makes a unique and powerful statement. All vocals were recorded in "Foul Play's" studio. Production, features, and remixes were done in collaboration with numerous talents from the hip hop and bass scenes. Each track was crafted to truly have its individual concept and feel.
NOISEPORN gave the new Prolific album a very favorable review: “Mixing underground hip-hop, trap
Wilf Libgott: Local DJs/performers are the most underrated hardworking artists around; yet, often the superstars walk away with the credit. In this turn of events, this was not the case.
It was another highly anticipated night in Seattle. The city's biggest and most successful promoters, USC Events and Marble Productions threw a show with yet another amazing line-up in one of the best venues the city has to offer. Entertainment all abound and the best DJs flying in from all over the globe.
This held true for most of the night, until it became clear headliners Above and Beyond had trouble getting to the show. Apparently, their flight was diverted from Seattle's Seatac airport to Yakima due to fog. Not surprising since the amount of fireworks lit f...
We’re into building bridges, musically and personally
KALM KAOZ and its label, MASSIVE DECKS, announce the release of “ZIGGY STARDUST” from their upcoming EP entitled, K-HOLE.“ZIGGY STARDUST”, KALM KAOZ’s remake of David Bowie’s epic track of the same name originally released in 1972. “ZIGGY STARDUST” is a follow-up to KALM KAOZ’s highly regarded “GET HAPPY” remake of the renowned Judy Garland swing-time track. KALM KAOZ’s vision is to build bridges, from old school rock ‘n roll and myriad influences to today’s dance music community. The music video was recorded in the California desert and will be released soon.
Johann of BPM Magazine South Africa was one of the first persons to hear the track and he immediately took to Twitter, tweeting: “@KalmKaoz have send m