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Photos from Busy P’s Birthday & Cool Cats BBQ

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Photos from Busy P’s Birthday & Cool Cats BBQ

Posted on 30 April 2010 by shaunt

Happy Birthday Pedro. Here are some photos of Busy P’s Malibu birthday bash, as well at the Cool Cats BBQ in Los Angeles, courtesy of VFN.

CLICK IT to see the photos, or jump to the set on flickr for high-res photos.

Taken Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 at a private estate in Malibu, and then at De La Barracuda in Hollywood, CA.

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Desert Sessions: Photos from Coachella Weekend 2010

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Desert Sessions: Photos from Coachella Weekend 2010

Posted on 19 April 2010 by shaunt

Here are some photos we snapped in the desert over the course of the Coachella weekend. We present: Desert Sessions – Coachella 2010 edition:

Click any of the photos to see the full photo set. Or find high-res shots on our flickr: Thursday/Friday Here | Saturday/Sunday Here

Taken the weekend of April 15th through the 18th in the desert cities surrounding the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2010.

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Photos from Brand X Coachella Pre Party at Barracuda

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Photos from Brand X Coachella Pre Party at Barracuda

Posted on 11 April 2010 by levon

The photos are up from Brand X Coachella Pre Party at Barracuda on Melrose. We ran into Busy P and many other familiar faces, sipped on some margaritas, and got into the Coachella spirit. See you all in the desert. Until then, enjoy the photos.



(update 4/12 by shaunt) That was the pre-party. The after-party has been announced:
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Photos from Winter Music Conference 2010 in Miami

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Photos from Winter Music Conference 2010 in Miami

Posted on 10 April 2010 by shaunt

The photos are up from this year’s coverage of the Winter Music Conference in Miami.

Thanks to Ahmar aka VFN (KSCR Radio) for taking photos for ClubSoda in Miami last week. The View From Nowhere is a weekly show on KSCR-AM, an independent terrestrial and online radio station located on the campus of USC. VFN airs live Tuesday nights from 10PM to Midnight.

One week of the year, music lovers from all over the world descend upon Miami for the largest music industry gathering of its kind in the world, the Winter Music Conference. Whether you’ve just sat down for some authentic Cuban cuisine or find yourself enjoying a nice cohiba poolside, it’s nearly impossible to avoid the infectious sound that is the house beat.  Big thanks to Paradax RecordsBeatportRVNG IntlThe Opium GroupX-MiX Productions and countless others that make Miami as legendary as its reputation has earned.

Click it to see the photos, or see the photo set on our flickr.

Photos taken the weekend of March 26th at the Winter Music Conference, as well as Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida.

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Coachella Parties — 2010 Edition

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Coachella Parties — 2010 Edition

Posted on 07 April 2010 by shaunt


→ UPDATE: GO HERE FOR COACHELLA PARTIES — 2011 EDITION

The Coachella experience is not complete without checking out the other parties happening in the desert. There are pre-parties, after-parties, and even parties happening during Coachella, of which some are better than the festival itself…. (yes, really.)  We’ve compiled a list for you. Here we go:

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BPM x Music Loves Fashion at the Riviera Palm Springs

Friday, Saturday and Sunday — April 16th, 17th and 18th
Pool party sounds and performances by DJs and live bands all weekend long.
Grand Ballroom events headlined by a DJ set from the Crystal Method and Joel Madden Friday night, and Shiny Toy Guns with Hybrid Digital on Saturday night

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Coachella is so close, you can almost taste it. BPM magazine will be reuniting once again with Music Loves Fashion this year at the ever so fancy Riviera Hotel. The lineup for Music Loves Fashion will be announced next week so we’ll keep you posted. As for right now, there are some awesome hotel room specials for this fun-filled music weekend. Check out the flyer below.

3 Day Complimentary BBQ, free hourly shuttle service, and other services available for guests staying at the resort over the weekend

→ RSVP Link HERE
→ For rooms and rates check out Music Loves Fashion Tickets

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Filter Magazine’s 7th Annual Coachella Kick Off Party
Thursday 4/15 8PM-1AM 21+

DJ Sets by: LA Riots, Jokers of the Scene, Micachu & The Shapes, Deluka, Afghan Raiders, Kid Color, Hesta Prynn, Kid Lightning vs Them Jeans, and surprise guests.

Also: K-Swiss Ping Pong Classic, live screen printing, free haircuts, live art installations, activities and givaways.

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That’s right. We’ve once again teamed up with our pals at Toyota Antics to throw the 7th annual kick-off party on Thursday, 4/15 where everyone who’s anyone will gather to toast the festival days to come. We’ve line up DJ sets by Jokers of the Scene, Micachu & The Shapes, Deluka, Afghan Raiders (We’re not DJ’s), Kid Color, Hesta Prynn, Kid Lightning vs. Them Jeans, and of course, a super-secret surprise guest who will blow your mind. On top of that, all of our party-loving friends will enjoy a K-Swiss ping-pong classic, live screenprinting by H+R, free haircuts from Rudy’s Barbership, live installation art by dethkills, tons of rad giveaways, and of course complimentary drinks courtesty of Mike’s Hard Punch.

→ Enter to win a pair of passes on filtermagazine.com (or simply find the rsvp link on the ClubSoda facebook fan page)

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Anthem Magazine LA GOON – Coachella 2010
Saturday and Sunday Daytime Pool Party
DJ Sets by: Ed Banger Records all stars, SebastiAn, Breakbot, So-Me, Peanut Butter Wolf, Classixx, 12th Planet, Heidi, Prince Language, Nervo, Destructo, Playgroup, Figo, and special guests.

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Alright, troops―you know the drill. It’s that time of year again when your best buds at Anthem rally together for our annual Coachella desert decimation. We’ve been knocking your socks off, blasting you with music provided to you by some of the finest internal DJ’s around, liquoring you up with bars equipped with bottomless wells, and hooking you up with all sorts of radical products our sponsoring partners in crime throw our way.

We’re switching properties once again, and while we can’t tell you where we’ll be shacking up for the weekend of April 17, we can give you two keywords you’ll keep hearing for the next two weeks: LA GOON. That’s right, people―we’re taking it up a notch with the incorporation of a Tarzan, King Of the Jungle-style lagoon as our centerpiece. The usual accommodations will be duly provided, too, of course, from a huge pool to a bar fit to serve kings and queens. For both those of you who know the debauchery we dish out and the folks out there who have only heard about our festivities and haven’t actually been alike, let’s look at some photos and videos from our past successes…

Drooling yet? We are.

No RSVP information yet. Stay tuned.

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Desert Gold — Coachella 2010

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Thursday at the Ace Hotel 3pm-2am: Reunión with DJ Day, Gas Lamp Killer, DJ Huggs, DJ Eleven & Alf Alpha.

Friday afternoon 11am-4pm: Poolside Performances by Y La Bamba, Eastern Conference Champions, Vanaprasta and Evaro.

Stones Throw vs Fool’s Gold Coachella Afterparty at the Ace Hotel Palm Springs
Friday April 16th 7PM to 2AM in the Commune with Stones Throw: PB Wolf, J.Rocc, James Pants, DJ Haircut, The Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak & Dave 1 of Chromeo), Jokers Of The Scene and Chris Bag Raiders playing disco, boogie, and classic house. 21+

Saturday 11am-4pm: Poolside Performances by Cotton Jones, Duchess and the Duke, Sage Redman, and Tu Fawning. Then, 9pm-2am: Children of the Sun Afterparty in the Commune with Dj Victor Rodriguez, Tim Sweeney and Codebreaker. 21+

Sunday 11am-4pm: Poolside Performances by Eric Bachman, Sondre Lerche, Death Vessel and Slipping into Darkness

→ RSVP Desert Gold HERE

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Vice Presents The Desert Bender
Saturday April 17th 10PM-2AM
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→ RSVP Link HERE

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The Music Lounge @ IndiOasis
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12PM – 6PM

→ No RSVP Provided

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Lacoste At Coachella
Saturday and Sunday April 17 and 18 12PM – 6PM

Walking distance from festival.. Performances by Chris Holmes, Ana Calderon, with guest DJs Binko Shapiro of Little Joy, Devendra Banhart, Alexa Chung and Tennessee Thomas

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There’s also the Coachella Oasis at Merv Griffin’s Estate, and the Neon Carnival sponsored by 944 and A|X. This surely isn’t the last of the parties. We’ll update this page with whatever else comes up. #HappyCoachella !

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Download the Coachella 2010 set by Glitch (Levon of ClubSoda). Enjoy the mix and see you in the desert!

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New Releases by Cassius, Tiga, and Hey Today!

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New Releases by Cassius, Tiga, and Hey Today!

Posted on 06 April 2010 by levon

Cassius Records will be releasing a new remix of their popular track Cassius 99 by Tim Green. Alongside the remix, their most recent release Youth, Speed, Trouble, Cigarettes Remixes includes a collection of remixes by artists like Don Diablo, Radio Slave, and more. Preview the tracks below.

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Along with the new track off of Cassius Records, stay tuned for the new Tiga release off of Turbo Recordings. This release contains a collection or remixes of Tiga’s hit track “Overtime” off of his latest LP Ciao! It includes remixes by artists such as NT89, Brodinski, and more.

Tiga - Overtime Remixes

Another EP soon to come out on the Canadian label is the new release by Hey Today! Their release on Kitsuné Records Walk Through blew us away, and their new track Talk To Me is yet again another banger. The EP includes a remix by Busy P, along with their other single Toasted.

Hey Today - Talk To Me

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Falcon: “Roule is not over…”

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Falcon: “Roule is not over…”

Posted on 05 April 2010 by shaunt


The good people over at Data Transmission recently had a chat with DJ Falcon. Falcon debuted his “My Name is DJ Falcon” on Roule Records–the independent frech house record label founded by Thomas Bangalter, one half of Daft Punk. In the mid 1990s, Thomas Bangalter and Guy Manuel De Homem Christoph, collectively known as Daft Punk, concentrated some efforts on starting their own record labels for independent releases. Guy-Man’s disco-centric Crydamoure Records, and Thomas’ Roule records produced a handful of releases before going dormant. It should be emphasized, though, that the word for the current status of the label is dormant rather than dead. Falcon assured Data Transmission that Roule records indeed is still around and the Roule crew may have a few surprises in store within the next couple years.

“Roulé is not officially over” [Falcon] revealed to us. “It’s not finished. Crydmoure, yeah, but Roulé is still on…there’s nothing really playing on it, but it’s not over. So maybe one day…because Thomas and Roulé was all about surprising people…so you never know what to expect from Thomas, which is good. But officially, Roulé is still on.

The last time we spoke to DJ Falcon while he was booked for a gig in Los Angeles, he mentioned that he was scheduld for some studio time in Paris for recording new material, and assured us that he’d been working on an album. There was no mention though as to whether it’d be released under the Roule heading. However, this new information revealed may suggest that this may indeed be a possibility. We have our fingers crossed…

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Mr. Oizo – Where’s The Money George?

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Mr. Oizo – Where’s The Money George?

Posted on 01 April 2010 by shaunt

Here’s a new entertaining short video clip by Mr. Oizo featuring Flat Beat and Pharrell Williams.

In the November 2009 issue of MixMag, Justice stated that they will be producing the soundtrack to Mr. Oizo’s latest film Rubber, before they begin working on their new album. On March 6, Mr. Oizo announced the recording of his upcoming album called 2010. We will have more information on the album later, so stay tuned.

Mr. Oizo "Rubber"

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