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DJcity Trends for August 2019

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DJcity Trends

DJcity Trends is a monthly collection of tracks intended to help DJs discover new and buzzing club music. They are hand-picked by influential DJs from around the world.

View the August 2019 edition of DJcity Trends here.

Contributors:

Kidd Spin, music director at DJcity
Play, regional director, UK at DJcity
Santarosa, Latin director at DJcity; mixer at SiriusXM’s Globalization
Styles Davis, national director at DJcity

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: DJ Zo on the Challenge of DJing in Asia

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Renowned Los Angeles party rocker DJ Zo, a.k.a. Zomanno, sat down with the R.O.A.D. Podcast this week. Zo discussed the challenge of DJing in Asia and how he approaches it.

Zo also reflected on his residencies at The LINE Hotel and Lock & Key, and how they helped transform Los Angeles’ Koreatown into a nightlife destination.

Watch an excerpt of this week’s interview above and the full episode here.

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Must-Play Tracks for the Weekend: Aug. 16


Gorgon City performs at Ravine in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Fabian Fernandez)

ROSALÍA & Ozuna – Yo x Ti, Tu x Mi
The rising singer join forces with the Latin superstar for a duet.

Pop Smoke ft. Nicki Minaj – Welcome To The Party Remix
The Brooklyn rapper recruits Nicki for the official remix of his breakout hit.

Sean Paul vs Cutty Ranks – Get Busy vs Limb By Limb – Da Phonk Kijken Mag Bootleg
The dancehall singer’s 2003 hit single gets blended with Cutty Rank’s 2012 track.

Gorgon City & MK – There For You
The UK DJ/production duo teams with MK for a house heater.


Featured on DJcity earlier this week:

– Kanye West ft. Ray Charles – Gold Digger – Richastic Remix

– Safety First! ft. G-Wizard – Blue Monday

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

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MistaJam Releases New Single ‘Trust You’ Ft. Scott Quinn

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MistaJam
MistaJam at BCM Planet Dance in Mallorca, Spain on July 20, 2019 (Credit: Baluga)

MistaJam is best known for his shows on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, but the legendary DJ also produces tracks.

Last October, Jam released his debut single “Rotate” on Cedric Gervais‘ Delecta Records. Today, Jam follows up with a soulful house groover titled “Trust You” featuring vocalist Scott Quinn. It is the debut release on Jam’s new Dance NRG label.

Stream “Trust You” below and download it on DJcity.

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2019 Goldie Awards: Judges Announced

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A-Trak at the 2018 Goldie Awards. (Source: Facebook)

The Goldie Awards have announced the judges for the 2019 competition, which goes down in New York City on Oct. 17.

The awards, which feature separate DJ and beat battles, will be judged by an eclectic lineup. They include Armand Van Helden, Just Blaze, Busy P, Craze, Take A Daytrip, Alison Wonderland, UNIIQU3, and Kittens.

Hosting the competition will be Denzel Curry and YehMe2.

Entries for the DJ and beat battles are open until Sept. 1. Submission and ticket info can be found here.

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Safety First! Drops New Single ‘Blue Monday’ Feat. G-Wizard on DJcity Records

Safety First!

Safety First!
Safety First!

UK DJ/producer Safety First! has dropped a synthpop-influenced house single titled “Blue Monday” featuring Australian DJ/producer G-Wizard. The track interpolates New Order’s 1982 synth-pop hit of the same name.

Safety First!’s “Blue Monday” is the third release on DJcity Records, which launched in March. It follows DJ Serg‘s “Samba” featuring Skales, and Andreas One‘s “Boy Bye” featuring B4NG B4NG.

Based in Manchester, Safety First! has performed at high profile venues and events across Europe. His tracks have received support on top UK radio stations such as KISS FM, Capital FM, and BBC Radio 1Xtra.

Hailing from Sydney, G-Wizard has performed across Australia and has produced official remixes for stars like Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Sean Paul, and Pitbull.

Download “Blue Monday” on DJcity and stream it on all major services here.

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