Spanning 15 years, the recording career of RJD2 (aka RJ Krohn) is starting to exhibit the type of resilience generally reserved for golfers and bebop musicians. The relevance of this should not go unnoticed; it is increasingly rare for artists in the sphere of hip-hop and electronic music to maintain a presence this far into a career. This feat becomes even more impressive considering it was all done via independent labels.
The first sound on Immunity is that of a key turning, unlocking the door into Jon Hopkins' East London studio. It's followed by the noise of the door slamming, then footsteps, and then finally the crisp, clipping rhythms and pulsating bass of "We Disappear" emerge.
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present The Juan Maclean (DJ set) at the Fox Theatre on Friday June 28th, 2013. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, May 3rd at 12:00pm for $12.00 in advance and $15.00 day of show.Since the turn of the 21st century, DFA club music maestro Juan MacLean has been laying groundwork.
Deep vibes permeate the newest EP from live bass music posse Sounduo, "Live For The Future", forthcoming April 23rd on Gravitas Recordings. Although the album focuses on nostalgic flavor from reggae, jungle, and dancehall, these genres are aptly rejuvenated with an injection of new school sub heavy sounds and a touch of glitchy zest.
Stripmall Architecture pushes all boundaries as they continue to set the tone for much of the Bay Area electronic music scene. With a long history in music and collaboration, their exceptional sound takes new form with each new release, be it a dancy single with sexual innuendos, or a dark and haunting full length inspired by despair.
Jimkata has announced dates for their Summer 2013 tour along with several festival appearances including Summer Camp, Gathering of the Vibes and Catskill Chill. The band has also released a video for Die Digital’s catchy hit electro-pop single, “Chain Store.” Coming off a Winter Tour that took the Ithaca, NY-based four-piece to 20 states and landed them a feature on the critically acclaimed music blog Daytrotter, Jimkata is currently working on a live album set for release in the Fall of 2013.
Lotus is composed of Mike Greenfield (Drums), Jesse Miller (Bass, Sampler), Luke Miller (Guitar, Keys), Mike Rempel (Guitar) and Chuck Morris (Percussion). Special guests BoomBox, Break Science and Minnesota will open the show.Riding high off of the most recent album release, Build, Lotus brings the party back to Red Rocks this fall.