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Must-Play Tracks for the Weekend: May 24


Armin van Buuren. (Source: Facebook)

Daft Punk – Technologic – Wuki & Ship Wrek Remix
The French duo’s 2004 house track gets transformed into a big room heater.

Young Thug ft. J. Cole & Travis Scott – The London
The Atlanta rapper recruits Cole and Scott for a summer anthem.

Van Halen – Jump – Armin Van Buuren Remix
Van Buuren updates the rock band’s 1983 classic.

MAKJ, Tropkillaz, & WILL K ft. DeMarco – Grow Like This
A Caribbean-influenced track from an all-star lineup.


Featured on DJcity earlier this week:

– Petey Pablo ft. Lil Jon – Freek-A-Leek – DJ Stressy Remix

DJcity’s weekly picks are selected by Kidd Spin. To receive them via email, click here.

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Eli Escobar & DJ Goldfinger Talk Playing Long Sets on ‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’

Eli Escobar and DJ Goldfinger, two veterans of the New York City club scene, sat down with the R.O.A.D. Podcast this week. The renowned DJs discussed how to approach long sets, the effect that the 9/11 tragedy had on nightlife, and more.

DJ/producer Eli Escobar has been a fixture in New York’s house and disco scenes for over two decades. His records have been released on classic labels like Nervous and Strictly Rhythm, as well as his own label Night People. Goldfinger is a DJ and producer from Brooklyn. He started DJing at the age of seven and went on to work at the iconic Beat Street record store.

Watch the excerpt below and the full episode here.

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Watch Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission’s ‘MikiDz Show’ Set

Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission

After a two month break, DJcity’s MikiDz Show live stream returned on Monday with house legends Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission. The two performed a B2B set, which included records that they pressed exclusively for their “Back to Vinyl” tour.

The hour-long throw down, which broke the show’s peak live viewers record, featured a variety of new and classic house. A former DMC competitor, Bill also showed off his turntablism skills.

Following the performance, Bill and Richard spoke with hosts MikiWAR and DJ Dainjazone about the current dance scene, their advice to aspiring producers, and more.

Watch their set and interview above. An audio-only version is also available via Apple Podcasts, Mixcloud, and Spotify.

Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission with hosts MikiWAR and DJ Dainjazone
Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission with hosts MikIWAR and DJ Dainjazone

Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission with the audience
Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission with the audience

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Petey Pablo’s ‘Freek-A-Leek’ Remixed by DJ Stressy: DJcity Exclusive

DJ Stressy

DJ Stressy
DJ Stressy at Malinki Club in Bad Rappenau, Germany. (Source: Instagram)

Petey Pablo‘s 2003 hit “Freek-A-Leek” has received a moombahton-influenced remix from Sweden’s DJ Stressy. The remix is available exclusively on DJcity.

Produced by Lil Jon, “Freek-A-Leek” was among the first crunk tracks to crossover into the mainstream. Stressy’s high-energy remix maintains the original vocals and lead synth, while adding new drums and other sounds.

Preview the remix below and download the track only on DJcity.

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DJ Soak Performs ‘Run Away’ Feat. Anderson .Paak With Drummer

DJ Soak

DJ Soak, a former DMC and ITF champ from Spain, performs his single “Run Away” featuring Anderson .Paak with drummer Santiidrums.

The video was filmed at Valencia’s renowned museum Centre del Carme. The hand sculpture in the background was created exclusively for the video by local artist Gasso Gomez Vicent.

Video by Jota Martinez and Dear Productions

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Denon DJ Announces World’s First Music Streaming Capability in DJ Hardware

Denon DJ

Denon DJ
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Denon DJ has announced that its Prime series hardware will soon be internet-capable and integrated with a variety of music streaming services. That means that, for the first time ever, DJs will be able to stream music directly from DJ hardware without a laptop.

The following streaming platforms will be integrated: SoundCloud Go+, TIDAL, the newly launched Beatport LINK service, as well as Beatport and DJcity’s forthcoming service Beatsource LINK.

Denon DJ’s Creative Director, Paul Dakeyne, said in the press release:

“With both Wi-Fi and physical internet connection now engaged across the Prime Series hardware, plus access to the huge amount of digital music content from the industry’s premier streaming services, DJs no longer need a laptop computer. This changes everything – right here, right now!”

The Beatport LINK integration will also introduce the first-ever service that enables DJs to store tracks directly on DJ hardware and play them offline. Offline storage will be made available as part of two forthcoming plans: Beatport LINK PRO, which will allow DJs to save up to 50 tracks, and Beatport LINK PRO+, which will allow DJs to save up to 100 tracks.

Beatsource is a forthcoming music service from Beatport and DJcity for open-format DJs. It will include an a la carte download service and the Beatsource LINK streaming service, the latter of which will be integrated into Denon DJ’s Prime series hardware.

Denon DJ’s streaming integrations will be rolled out via firmware updates starting in summer.

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TALISA Delivers ‘DJcity Podcast’ Mix


TALISA. (Source: Instagram)

TALISA, the 2017 Red Bull 3Style Indonesia champion, has delivered a versatile mix for the DJcity podcast. Her set features a variety of styles including hip-hop, house, and Caribbean-influenced sounds.

Also available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and TuneIn.

Tracklist:

1. TLC – Creep – Damianito Smile (Living My Best Life) Blend
2. Chris Brown – Undecided
3. Bera – Fire To The Sun
4. T-Pain – I’m Sprung – J Rythm Puro Pari Remix
5. Walshy Fire & DJ Septik ft. Busy Signal & Sister Nancy – Hot (Bam Bam) – DJ BrainDead & Dutty Nation Remix
6. Mariah Carey – It’s Like That – Thombs Puro Pari Remix
7. Lauryn Hill – Doo Wop (That Thing) – Funky Fresh DJs Remix
8. Beyonce ft. JAY-Z – Crazy In Love – DJ Serg Remix
9. Kevin Lyttle – Turn Me On – ZIGGY & Mr Bermuda Remix
10. DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Cardi B, & Ozuna – Taki Taki – ETC!ETC! Moombahton Remix
11. Kodak Black ft. Travis Scott & Offset – ZEZE – CHILDSPLAY & Jurab Remix
12. Lil Wayne – Uproar
13. Kanye West & Lil Pump ft. Adele Givens – I Love It
14. Tinie Tempah ft. Tinashe – Text From Your Ex
15. Destiny’s Child – Cater 2 U – Alamaki & Uki Baile Edit
16. Flo Rida ft. T-Pain – Low – Kruzo Remix
17. Cardi B – Bodak Yellow – Alex Sargo Flip
18. Killkid – Safada
19. Kid Ink ft. 24 Hours – Cana
20. Cardi B & Bruno Mars – Please Me
21. Cardi B – Bickenhead
22. Eric Bellinger ft. Chris Brown & OG Parker – Type A Way
23. Travis Scott ft. Drake, Juicy J, & Swae Lee – SICKO MODE

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DJcity’s Spotify Playlist Update: May 21


Gryffin performs at OMNIA Nightclub in Las Vegas on January 12. (Source: Facebook)

DJcity’s Spotify playlist update for the week of May 21:

Chance The Rapper ft. TisaKorean & Murda Beatz – GRoCERIES
DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – Higher
Gryffin & Aloe Blacc – Hurt People
Jay Park & Hit-Boy – K-TOWN
Madonna & Quavo – Future
Van Halen – Jump – Armin Van Buuren Remix

Stream the entire playlist below or from within Spotify.

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