New Rusko Album SONGS Out Today, Stream Album & Download track

Article Contributed by GMA | Published on Monday, March 26, 2012

Rusko's new album, SONGS, is out today on Mad Decent/Downtown Recordings. These are the songs that will dominate festivals and dance-floors this year and beyond! At the center of the adventurous and exciting sound of SONGS is Rusko's virtuosic ability to tackle and re-imagine a variety of genres. Lead single, "Somebody to Love", has all the makings of an anthem with its instantly memorable chorus and a shape-shifting rhythm that is more infectious by the second. "Skanker" rockets you from Kingston to outer space with it's 21st century take on dub and roots.  "Dirty Sexy" is a sultry R&B track sure to make speakers pop worldwide. "Thunder" propels Hi-NRG to the future with an exhilarating melody that will leave you rapturous. Stream SONGS in its entirety at AOL and download "Skanker" on ! His debut, O.M.G.!, replete with his signature bone-rattling bass and anthemic melodies, was a critical and commercial hit that cemented him as one of the most exciting artists in modern dance music. His stream of massive singles includes “Woo Boost”, “Everyday”, “Hold On” which featured Amber from The Dirty Projectors, “Got Da Groove” which features Gucci Mane and “ Da Cali Anthem” which was the first dubstep track played on US radio.  His live shows have been drawing rapturous crowds of thousands across the globe. SONGS is a collection of masterful pop songs that will reach far beyond the dance floors. Rusko has created a body of work that encapsulates all the best elements of bass heavy music and infuses them with sublime melodies and a euphoric spirit. iTunes Rusko Spring 2012 Tour April 20 - 1st Bank Center (Denver, CO) #April 21 - The Complex (Salt Lake City, UT) #April 22 - The Knitting Factory (Reno, NV) #April 24 - The Warfield (San Francisco, CA) #April 26 - Roseland Theater (Portland, OR) #April 27 - WaMu Theatre (Seattle, WA) #April 28 - PNE Forum (Vancouver, BC) #April 29 - Edmonton Event Centre (Edmonton, AB) #April 30 - Flames Central (Calgary, AB) #May 3 - Myth (St. Paul, MN) #May 4 - The Rave (Milwaukee, WI) #May 5 - Congress Theater (Chicago, IL) #May 6 - Royal Oak Music Hall (Royal Oak, MI) #May 8 - Sound Academy (Toronto, ON) #May 9 - Metropolis (Montreal, PQ) #May 10 - House of Blues (Boston, MA) #May 11 - Wellmont Theatre (Montclair, NJ) #May 12 - Festival Pier (Philadelphia, PA)May 13 - Terminal 5 (NY, NY) *May 14 - Ram’s Head Live (Baltimore, MD) *May 16 - The Tabernacle (Atlanta, GA) *May 17 - Hawaiian Village (Tampa, FL) *May 18 - House of Blues (Orlando, FL) *May 19 - The Fillmore (Miami, FL) *May 21 - Sugar Mill (New Orleans, LA) *May 22 - Stereo Live (Houston, TX) *May 23 - Palladium Ballroom (Dallas, TX) *May 25 - Austin Music Hall (Austin, TX) *May 26 - Buchanans (El Paso, TX) *May 27 - Sunshine Theater (Albuquerque, NM) *May 28 - Marquee Theatre (Tempe, AZ) *May 31 - 4th and B (San Diego, CA) *June 1 - Palladium (LA, CA) * # = with SIGMA as support* = with REDLIGHT as support