Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools

Emily Vaughn – Better Off (Lash Remix)

Dirty South (feat. Rudy) – Find a Way

Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your Head At? (EVIL TWIN Remix)

Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your Head At? (EVIL TWIN Remix)

NYE 2015 Events including “Saturday Night Energy” debut on CBS’ 103.7FM, OMFG, Secret Location Event, Avalon NYE + more!

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New Year’s Eve 2015 is upon us and having just closed out the last Saturday of 2014 at Avalon Hollywood with Nadia Ali I am very happy to announce the debut of “Saturday Night Energy” on 103.7FM San Diego on CBS’ station Energy with one of my best mates Tristan D as lead host and announcer featuring a special musical segment by me! Make sure to tune in if you’re in San Diego or worldwide on energy1037.com NYE as of 9PM for a special 6 hour segment, and every Saturday night there after! We hope to transform the radio waves once again as we move forward with the advancement of electronic dance music and want you a part of it!

For those still seeking options for what to do on New Year’s Eve (or sooner) check out what’s hot and going down in San Diego and Los Angeles!
Lots more to announce for 2015 – Stay tuned!

Damn Kids Releases “Absalom”

On the heels of a strong 2013 which saw Damn Kids perform at Toronto’s premiere festival, Digital Dreams, make his North American West Coast debut at the historic Avalon Hollywood and chosen as Ones to Watch by Grid Magazine, 2014 looks to be the year for this bass executioner. Starting the year strong, Damn Kids presents ‘Absalom’, a big room rotation that sways off of the path of his previous productions, and sees the aim targeted directly at the dance floor.

Rolling drums introduce Absalom with rising percussion before wayfaring into a build up filled with synth and sub bass layering that you wouldn’t expect from the man who traditionally avoids standard production terms such as ‘melody’. An overdriven kick that will literally pummel systems forges the drop where stabbed out synth percussion shows the trademark Damn Kids production technique, as synths blend into pitched vocal chop arrangements and fast hitting horns. Break 2 reverts to the initial builds pace, and motions up towards to a snare roll that evidently reveals that a trapped out drop is imminent, featuring large 808 kick drums, sharp hi hats and snare rolls to round Absalom out nicely.

Bass Kleph Releases ‘Back to Funk’

Bass Kleph Releases ‘Back to Funk’

Bass Kleph Releases ‘Back to Funk’ on July 29

Accompanied by show at Avalon Hollywood

Stu Tyson AKA Bass Kleph drops the heat he teased in his last podcast with the release of ‘Back to Funk.’ A Beatport chart topper act, the boss of two labels, a successful dance-pop songwriter on the side … He’s achieved a lot already but today, Bass Kleph is focused on taking live/DJ crossover to a new level, while at the same time bringing the future ‘Back to Funk.’

As its name suggests ‘Back To Funk’ showcases a groovier side to Bass Kleph’s sound, he kicks off with an opening featuring horn samples and disco tinged synths. But as the vocal chant ‘Back’ urges the track forward, so Bass Kleph raises the intensity, moving into more propulsive darker driving house sounds. He’ll also be burning up the floor in Los Angeles following his world tour at the Avalon Hollywood on August 10th.

Summer has certainly seen Bass Kleph on a hot streak. In early June came his collab with Jim Frew ‘Gum’, swiftly followed by his massive ‘Less Is More’, championed by the likes of TJR and still climbing the Beatport charts. Now, Bass Kleph is set to release another big room smash with ‘Back To Funk’ dropping July 29th on Germany’s Great Stuff Records.

Founded in November 2003 in Munich, Great Stuff’s has emerged as a powerhouse for quality dance music. From its early beginnings pushing German talent to flourishing in the electro house heyday with acts like Mason, GusGus, Coburn and The Egg, then helping to break artists in the minimal techno zeitgeist like Butch, Ramon Tapia and Gregor Tresher, through to its current incarnation as an eclectic house and tech label, Great Stuff has always moved effortlessly with the times. Its development has never been forced or contrived, instead focusing on the most exciting house and techno flavours of the moment, whatever the era.

Check out basskleph.com/#live for Bass Kleph live videos or subscribe to the Klephtomania PODCAST: feeds.feedburner.com/klephtomania. Get your tickets for the show at the Avalon Hollywood here.