When a MC from baile funk meet a producer of funk and soul at 80’s, it becames a new project called Gato Preto.
This duo have a lot of different influences, but some of it can be useful to create some new songs. Booth, like African sound and Brazilian sound, especially the MC with loves to sing baile funk with an accent Portuguese (from Portugal). The result is their new ep called: Tschukudu. And the bonus of it is their remix, walking from dubstep to moombatoh!
Jaloo finished your last remix to Gabi Amarantos (one of biggest name of technobrega in Brazil). The remix to Xirley came with a new face, no more techonobrega stuff or your fast beats. The remix is about dubstep:
Why a dubstep remix for song of technobrega?
It was the challenge. I had no idea how to create dubstep and has no better feeling than to acquire a new skill.
After Gabi Amarantos, which will Jalo remix?
The project “The females of Brega”‘ are almost done. M.I.A. and Sia are the last two bullets in my revolver with 10 shoots. Great expectations’re running out!
And what can we expect from Jalo to 2012?
The year just started and I’m not really big fan of EP’s . Maybe a album….
2012!!!! WOOO! This year is going to be ridiculous considering the amount of stuff that has dropped in these few short weeks. I am hoping to be less focused on strictly chipmusic from within the chipmusic community and add some skweee and other fun stuff into these posts all under the ChipBass banner (we’re all one big happy family righht??)
Kodek & 486
So the first release coming right out and naming itself skwømp. No suprises here just heavy hitting wonky beats from two of the worlds best.. pioneering their own sound and totally owning it. Pay what you want download so swing the boys some cash for being awesome!! (check the remix of a Kodek track by 486 aka Dos. Putin below as well)
A Promo for the Bleepstreet artist Zet. Nice insight into the man and his tracks.. just watch it (hit closed captions to get Subtitles) Check out his stuff on Bleep Street Here. Also a huge Kodek remix that was upped to soundcloud this month
Quiet possibly the most beautiful video and song combination I have seen in sooo long it turns the epic song into a short film that has so much heart and positive vibes I think I have watched it a million times. This is truly an outstanding achievement and this guy will be moving far beyond chipmusic’s humble indie community very soon with the quality of this work. Please support the artist and purchase the release this track is from, Enter 5D. Also a Drum’n’Bass remix of the tune from Diamonds & Dynamite surfaced check it.
Amazing Japanese Gameboy Bro and all round good dude has fucking nailed Chipstep just when we thought it might be on its way out. This track absolutely bangs and there aren’t many downloads left so jump on that
So the legend that is Knife City has released an EP.. It isn’t produced, it isn’t well thought out.. but fuck it the tracks are good and at least we have some tracks to pop on our ipods. Recorded after a drunken show at Magfest it is well worth checking out.. Special mention to the Better Off Alone Cover and the absolute hardness that is the track “rules”.
WEEKLY BEATS Round-Up
So a few people from within the Chipmusic community decided to put together a project to get people to sign up to write original free to download music every week for the whole year. So Weekly Beats was born. Many of my favourite artists have signed up and are delivering some amazing tracks all for free download. Because there is so much (4 new tracks from 100’s of artists each month) I am just going to do a quick round up of some of my fave’s (maybe 5 a month) but just go there have a listen you’ll find something new.
Minikomi – Kingston Bitcrush: Every track has been amazing but this one manages to encompass tempo changes, sax samples and a Dubby feel that is amazing Download/Stream
DKSTR – Hiekkakivi: killer arabic flavoured skweee out of Finland could be off a Flogsta Danshall release. Download/Stream
Droid-On – Strapo: completely mental groove but with a massive bass and kick keeping it centered. Download/Stream
Matt Nida – Nevermore: Like a forgotten sinister track off the Drive soundtrack. Beautifuly haunting. Download/Stream
Beastmode – Reptile DnB: Heavy hitting Chip Drum’n’Bass slides nicely into halftime at moments. Download/Stream
The thing about DJ Melo is that some of his Moombahton tracks defy a fashion statement and that is one of his strengths imho. What I find is that although his tracks don’t strike you straight away, I always find myself going back to his tracks time after time, and usually, a while after they have been out. The emotional content is high and his music just grabs you and keeps you in!
Tracks like “Sientelo”, “Fat Booty”, “Es Deficil” and one of my personal faves and maybe the first Transnational Moombahton track, “Song for my Children” are already regarded by many as veritable classics in this nu genre. As the years go by we will look back and some of these tracks will attain that majestic “Moombahton Classic” status without argument!
He is one of the pivotal and most important dudes in the Moombahton scene but he is often sorely over-looked and underrated. Ignore him at your peril because what you will find is that after you’ve got over the latest Moombahton fad in sound, you’ll find yourself going back to this guy’s sounds and he will sound even better than you could ever have imagined, guaranteed!
1. What was the first Moombah track you heard and how did it make you feel?
First Moombahton track I heard was by this dude named Dave Nada, the song was an edit of the song “Moombah”. To be honest, I wasn’t really feeling it. I really liked the original & Dave’s edit just sounded too slow at first. It wasn’t till I heard Dave’s edit of “Riverside” that I was sold. I thought the original sounded kinda cheesy, but I thought it sounded dope all slow & then those vocals come in, “At the club I shake my ass…”
2. What was the first Moombah track you made & when did you make it?
I made a few edits the next day & I put em on this mixtape called Moombahton Test Set. I dropped that around the end of March 2010. The first original song I made was with Pickster One, the song was “Mas Poderoso” & it was on Munchi’s “Summer Of Moombahton” Compilation. That was in July 2010.
3. What inspired you to take a sample from a classic old Indian Love song and create one of the first Transnational Moombahton tracks and how did that track come about?
I was trying to finish up my first EP & I wanted something kinda chill on there. The song is called “Song for my Children” because I wanted to make a song that was a mix of Latino & Indian Influences, since my kids are from that background.
4. How do you see the future for the Moombahton scene.
Thats a hard one, I would hope it stays underground. I hope the dudes making moves keep working. I hope more local scenes develop & invite me to come play haha…
DJ Melo is an award-winning DJ, and one of the most in-demand selectors on the latin and Moombahton scenes. He is a veteran of the Phoenix club scene, first at Jackson’s on 3rd, where he helped to introduce the Reggaeton sound, then at Karama Nightclub – leading both clubs into the Phoenix Times’ ‘Best Of’ issues. Melo himself was voted Best Latin DJ in its 2008 Thrill City issue.
As a member of the Muzik Junkies Remix Squad, his edits have been played across the country by top DJs, while his skills have also led to him dropping guest radio mixes for both 92.7/99.3 The Beat and Power 98.3 on Phoenix Radio.
Most recently, DJ Melo has made a major impact on the exploding Moombahton scene, and is viewed as one of its innovators – he was the man behind the influential Winter Of Moombahton compilation and was invited to perform at the 2011 SXSW festival, and also among the artists selected for the prestigious ‘Blow Your Head – Dave Nada Presents Moombahton’ for Diplo’s Mad Decent Records.
Most of these tracks are still available on his Bandcamp page!!!
(03-10) Afrojack – Pon De Streets (DJ Melo Moombahton Edit)
(03-10) Afrojack – What (DJ Melo Zeggieton Break)
(04-10) Alexis y Fido ft Don Omar – Subete (Melo Moombahton Blend)
(04-10) Bad Habit Boys – Weekend (Dave Darrell Remix)(Melo Moombahton Remix)
(04-10) DJ Melo – Shake It Up (Melo Boombaton Remix)
(04-10) Tito El Bambino – El Amor (Melo Moombahton Blend)
(04-10) Yolanda Be Cool – Afro Nuts (Douster Remix)(Melo CumbiaMoombahton)2
(05-10) Benny Benassi – Satisfaction Virtual (Afrojack Remix)(Melo CumbiaMoombahton Remix)
(05-10) DJ Melo – Sientelo (Moombahton Edit)
(05-10) French Fries – Coconut Bora Bora (Melo Moombahton Edit)
(06-10) Dr Dre ft Snoop Dogg – Next Episode (DJ Melo Moombahton Blend)
(06-10) Sandro Silva – Told Ya (Melo Moombahton Edit) (Blow Ya Head 2 Comp) Mad Decent
(07-10) David Heartbreak – Banger (Melo Edit)
(07-10) DJ Ephx – Feeling For You (Melo Edit)
(07-10) Picksterone & Melo – Mas Poderoso (Moombahton Original) (Summer Of Moombahton Comp)
(07-10) Ralvero – Party People (Melo Moombahton Edit)
(08-10) Hatiras – The New Jam (Melo Cumbia Moombahton Edit)
(08-10) Marcus Price & Carli – Bira Weed (Hartbreak & Melo Moombahton Bootleg)
(09-10) DJ Static vs DJ Melo – Dolce & Gabbana Shake (Moombahton Segway)
(10-10) Candido – Jingo (Melo Moombahton Remix)
(10-10) DJ Melo – Dice Louder
(10-10) DJ Melo – Unfinished Business
(10-10) Oliver Twizt ft Maluca – Loca (Melo Moombahton Edit) (Fall Of Moombahton Comp)
(11-10) Oliver Twizt – Gangsterdam (Melo Moombahton Edit) (Winter Of Moombahton Comp)
(12-10) DJ Melo – Fr33kytona (Fr33kytona EP)
(12-10) DJ Melo – Hoy Se Bebe (Fr33kytona EP)
(12-10) DJ Melo – Perreame (Fr33kytona EP)
(12-10) DJ Melo – Song For My Children (Fr33kytona EP)
(12-10) Max Ledaron – El Caramillo Diabolico (Melo Remix)
(03-10) Moombahton Test Set
(05-10) Moombahton Mixtape 2
(06-10) Moombahton Mixtape 3
(08-10) TGRIOnline x DJ Melo present… Culipandeo: Volumen Tres
(01-11) DJ Melo Presents… The Winter Of Moombahton Comp
(01-11) DJ Melo – Apreta
(01-11) DJ Melo – Bien Duro
(01-11) DJ Melo – Patna 108
(02-11) Aly-Us – Follow Me (DJ David S Rmx)(Melo & Billy The Gent Edit)
(02-11) DJ Melo, Boyfriend & Jon Kwest – Boom Blast
(03-11) Pickster One & Melo – I Can Make You Dance (Moombahton Massive III Comp) Sol Selectas
(05-11) DJ Melo – Don’t Make Me Wait (Arizonaton EP)
(05-11) DJ Melo – Es Dificil (Arizonaton EP)
(05-11) Dry River Yacht Club – Sweaty Sax (Pickster One & Melo Moombahton Remix) (Arizonaton EP)
(05-11) Pickster & Melo – Fat Booty (Arizonaton EP)
(05-11) Pickster & Melo – Going Out To The Hardcore (Arizonaton EP)
(05-11) Sandro Silva ft Isa GT – Told Ya (Melo Moombahton Edit) (Blow Ya Head 2 Comp) Mad Decent
(05-11) Second Sky – Messenger (Melo Moombahton Remix)
(06-11) DJ Melo & Jon Kwest – Ecstasy (Moombahsoul vol 1 Comp)
(07-11) Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks (DJ Melo Moombahton Remix)
(07-11) DJ Melo – Rocking Down The House (Dust Mask Comp)
(07-11) Noha – Pijama (Mendez vs Melo Remix) (AZ Gunslingaz EP) El Cuco Recordings
(07-11) Pickster & Melo – El Bumper (AZ Gunslingaz EP) El Cuco Recordings
(08-11) Pickster, Melo & Sabo – Clap Your Hands (Moombahton Massive V Comp) Sol Selectas
(09-11) De La Soul – Saturday (Pickster & Melo Rmx) (Moombah Marauders Comp)
(09-11) De La Soul – Transmitting Live From Mars (Dj Melo Skit) (Moombah Marauders Comp)
(10-11) DJ Melo – Corrosion (Star Time EP) Think 2Wice
(10-11) DJ Melo – Heater ft Pickster (Star Time EP) Think 2Wice
(10-11) DJ Melo – Lunar Eclipse (Star Time EP) Think 2Wice
(10-11) DJ Melo – Star Time (Star Time EP) Think 2Wice
(10-11) DJ Melo – The Comeback (Star Time EP) Think 2Wice
(10-11) DJ Melo – Topless Riddim (Star Time EP) Think 2Wice
(10-11) DJ Melo & Steve Starks – Un Gran Circo (The Rise Of Moombahton Comp)
(10-11) Mexicans With Guns – Me Gusto (Dj Melo Remix)
(11-11) Melo Moombahton Loops, Samples, Synths & One Shots (T&A Breaks Breaks 3) T&A Records
(12-11) Sabo & Melo – Dale Mas Claps (Through The Wire Comp)
(01-11) Moombah Original Radio
(02-11) Moombah Original Radio
(05-11) Moombah Original Radio
(06-11) Moombahton Piss Breaks (Vol 1-5)
(08-11) Start Time Ep (Promo Mix)
(08-11) Pickster & Melo – Moombahton Massive Practice Set
(09-11) Dirty Sweaty Nasty (Throbcast 019)
DJ MELO EXCLUSIVE FOR GENERATION BASS
So to top it all off, we also have a MAJOR exclusive.
A few weeks ago, I did a post on here called PRE-MOOMBAHTON and DJ Melo provided a lot of tracks for that post that demonstrated the existence of the Moombahton sound even before Moombahton was invented and coined by Dave Nada.
So DJ Melo took a lot of those tracks and created a GREAT mix chroniciling the recent historical development of Pre-Moombahton music and that my friends is quite a score.
Copia Doble Systema – Cumbia Colegiala (DJ Thykier Remix – CDS Drumcircle Refix)
DJ Sabo – Esa Loca Cumbia
South Rakkas Crew – Red Alert Riddim (Version)
El Remolon – Cola Lex
Shantel – Bucovina (Haaksman & Haaksman Remix)
Modeselektor – Godspeed
Solo Moderna – Sonido Pouble (Dixone Remix)
Canblaster – Chicken Run (Max le Daron Ravecumbiaton Refix)
Bart B More – Make Some Noise (Frikstailers Remix)
DJ Morphius – Booty Para Abajo
Sammy Bananas – Move Your Body (Toy Selectah Raverton Remix)
DJ Blass – Sandungeo
La Factoria – Es Lo Que Hay
I’ve got a lot of great new cumbia for this week so I’m not going to use up too much space here in the introduction. I will say though my health is looking up. I lowered my blood pressure through strict diet and exercise. I’m actually enjoying my new vegetarian diet. I’m on a new medication that shouldn’t have as severe of side effects like the last one. I lost a bit of weight too. It’s all coming along well. I wasn’t to thank everyone who gave me advice and showed their care for me. I appreciate it very much. It’s a nice thing knowing people care.
There are going to be more mixtapes than usual this week. There were just too many good ones; it would be unacceptable if I didn’t post them.
I’m always happy to post Canalh’s work here so when I get the opportunity to do so I jump at it. Canalh will be releasing his mixtape Que Re-Chumbia Parce! this weekend and Generation Bass gets first dibs on the release. It’s a follow-up of the Que Chumbia Parce! mixtape that came out two years ago. With over 6000 plays and 900 downloads, Canalh decided to bring this new one out for listening pleasure. It has a great digital presence and even involves more reggaeton than I’m used to with Canalh’s work. It flows really nice keeping a respectful cumbia feel and pace. And I like all the synth lines that come in and out. I’m glad as I said before to have more coming from Canalh.
Onto the next mixtape we are visited once again by our boys Le Cumbianche Disco down in Oaxaca. They released this really awesome mix featuring remixes ranging from Oasis to Maroon 5 to Culture Club. This mix also introduced me to an awesome Erasure cover.
A truly dope dirty sonidero mixtape comes from G. Rabbit Dirty Red Eyes. Filled with big names in the underground nu-cumbia scene this mix is truly a good experience for all the experienced and in-experienced alike.
A new one to me is Threeroche producing down in Texas. Cumbia and hip hop flow really well together with this track. It has a dreamy contagious feel that I simply can’t get enough of. I also love how he mixes between his beats.
DKS is an easy man to find, but a hard man to keep track of. I hit him after his banger ‘Leave The World Behind’ dropped and asked him to sort a mix for us. This was probably 3 months ago. Harassment always triumphs though.
DKS (aka Max Clarke) is a Surrey based producer, already reigning support from influential names such as Rusko, Datsik, Plastician, and Emalkay. Having gained a substantial following on social media networks from free downloads Leave the World Behind and a remix of Labrinth’s Earthquake that was supported by Labrinth himself, DKS has become known for his interesting melodies and arrangements, providing a fresh breath of air to the scene.
As the new year approaches Max is gearing up to take on bigger projects, including a song on Datsik’s new label. With future releases and collaborations planned, It’s safe to say DKS is one to watch out for.
This mix is a banger though, and shows that DKS is just as good on the decks as he is in the studio. He runs through 12 tracks in 20 minutes, and the transitions are flawless.
killagraham – drop it [free]
msd – last war [forthcoming prime dub]
habstrakt – reflections [second to none music]
kill the noise – dying (brown & gammon remix) [owsla]
filth collins – levels [forthcoming second to none]
going quantum & steven walking – full grizzly (spenca remix) [free]
addergebroed – don’t panic [bovinyl]
t vicious – wrong turn [free]
zanetic – neon black (teknian remix) [screwloose]
koan sound – trouble in the west [inspected]
litov – synth machine [forthcoming ultragore]
dks – leave the world behind [free]
The Spurrr EP is the third release on Voodoo VIllage Recordings and the first release by Memphis (by way of the swamp) resident MarceauxMarcaeux. He invites you to share his acid-drenched, mechanistic Rococco dream of storming the gates of Versailles and taking you in to custody for an eventual visit to the guillotine. Marceaux’s three originals (Spurrr, Hogginopter & Yellowman) will knock you right out of your foppish powdered wig with gilded bass-heavy fervor. Remixes by Them Jeans, Fordinho (a winner of the GROOVESHARK and MAD DECENT Remix Contest for Diplo’s ‘Horsey’) and Voodoo Village’s own Strooly are the icing on the revolutionary cake. Let’s get gaudy!
The entire Spurrr EP will be available on Beatport and Juno (as well as many other digital music retailers worldwide) on January 24th.
Voodoo Village Recordings is a new label in Memphis, TN that strives to bring you the best in the darker side of bass and creep-centric dance.