Krunk and Dirt Cheap Team Up on ‘Panic’
Following his successful collab with Chuckie, rising Australian DJ/producer Krunk returns with the fourth release on his label, Sup Girl. “Panic” is a melodic and hard-hitting electro house track with Melbourne bounce influences, and Krunk’s first project with fellow Aussies, Dirt Cheap. It’s also one of Krunk’s strongest efforts to date. Stream above and download here.
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Australia’s G-Wizard Delivers Mix for DJcity Podcast
This week’s DJcity Podcast is mixed by Australia’s G-Wizard, a rising talent who’s produced official remixes for Pitbull, Nicki Minaj, Bombs Away, among others. The Sydney native’s set features a half-hour of hard-hitting electro house and Melbourne bounce tracks, some of which are blended with hip-hop acapellas.
2. Carnage ft. Timmy Trumpet, KSHMR, & Big Sean – Toca – G-Wizard Big Sean Edit
3. Havana Brown & Kronic ft. Drake – Bullet Blowz – G-Wizard Drake Edit
4. Dannic ft. Bright Lights – Dear Life – Maddix Remix
5. Riggi & Piros – Love Me a Little
6. Kastra & Tall Boys ft. Fatman Scoop – Twilight Zone
7. Matt Watkins ft. Chris Brown – Africa – G-Wizard Chris Brown Edit
9. Krunk! & Dirt Cheap vs Rihanna – Panic vs B#tch Better Have My Money – G-Wizard Edit
9. Kyro & A-Tonez vs Kendrick Lamar – Echo vs King Kunta – G-Wizard Edit
10. COMBO! – Bill Durry vs O.G. Bobby Johnson – G-Wizard Edit
11. Dimatik – The Brass
12. J-Trick & Matt Watkins ft. Snoop Dogg – Shake Dat – G-Wizard Snoop Dogg Edit
13. Sgt Slick – Freak Show
14. Social Hooliganz – I Want Your Soul – Bounce Inc. Remix
15. Tenzin & G-Wizard ft. Pusha-T – Coming Through – G-Wizard Pusha T Edit
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The DJcity Podcast features the latest club music mixed by its team and guest DJs. Listen to a new 30-minute set every Tuesday on iTunes and Mixcloud.
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The Latest Sound from Down Under
JDG performs at FriBays in Mornington, Australia.
In the past two years, Melbourne bounce has stormed into clubs like shoppers at Best Buy on Black Friday. Thanks to off-beat basslines, dirty Dutch-style melodies and bending synths, bounce has catapulted artists like Will Sparks, Joel Fletcher, Deorro, and TJR onto main stages at the world’s biggest festivals.
Australia is a hotbed for other innovative production styles, too, and one of them is just now emerging. Drawing from bounce and minimal house, the sound combines ’80s-style basslines with airy vocal leads that result in a unique dynamic of bass and treble. Midway through, ghostly drops give way to extended trance-style breakdowns, similar to progressive house.
Plenty of producers have expanded on bounce in the past, but there’s a consistency in this movement that separates it. Some people call the style “meltrance” or “kick-bass,” but we think it’s too early to justify a new genre name. One thing’s for sure though — it’s an evolution of bounce and something to definitely keep an eye on.
This article was written by DJcity’s Australian correspondent, Matt GC.
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Listen to Krunk’s DJcity Podcast
Australian DJ/producer Krunk has been featured on DJcity before, but today marks the first time that he’s hosted our podcast. The rising Adelaide talent drops 35-minutes of electro house and Melbourne bounce for this week’s episode, including two unreleased heaters from fellow Aussie, Uberjakd. Krunk’s selection also contains a preview of his next release.
Lil Jon ft. Tyga – Bend Ova – Kronic, Dimatik, & Krunk Remix
Timmy Trumpet & Chardy – Hipsta
Deorro & Uberjakd – When The Funk Drops
Uberjakd – Hit Me
Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding – Outside
Marcus Santoro & The Potbelleez – All The Way – SCNDL Remix
Andres Fresko & BL3R – Jumpoff – Carnage Edit
ZHU – Faded – Tommie Sunshine & Zac Waters Remix
Samual James & JDG – Mumbai
Ivy Levan – Biscuit – Krunk Remix
Tigerlily & The Only – Daylight – Krunk Remix
Will Sparks ft. Angel Taylor – Next To You
FTampa & Felguk – Slap
Kronic & Krunk vs Robin Schulz – 3 Percent vs Sun Goes Down
Krunk & Dirt Cheap – ID
Follow Krunk: Facebook | Instagram | SoundCloud | Twitter
DJcity’s weekly podcast features the latest club music mixed by its team and guest DJs. Previous mixers include Vice, Dave Fogg, Spider, Reflex, Epic Twelve, Steve1der and Yonny. The 30-minute podcast is available every Tuesday on iTunes and Mixcloud.
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Henry Fong Launches Label, Drops First Single
Rising DJ/producer Henry Fong launched a label this week, Banzai Recs, and the first release is one of his own productions.
Titled “Le Disco,” the track combines elements of Melbourne bounce, electro house, funk, and as its name suggests, disco. Supporters include Dyro, Dannic, Laidback Luke, Will Sparks, Uberjakd, among others.
Fong wrote on his Facebook page: “I’ve always wanted my own platform that I have full creative control over, that also really defines my sound. Sometimes I don’t want to feel pressured to make records that have to fit the mold of other labels in order to get signed.”
He continued: “We have some great releases already lined up for this year from some talented up and coming producers … I’m always down to support new artists too, so if you guys think you have music you’d want to sign please send demos to firstname.lastname@example.org”
Stream and download “Le Disco” below:
Download: Henry Fong – Le Disco
Related: Henry Fong Interview with DJcityTV
Will Sparks Releases ‘Another Land’ EP
Melbourne Bounce ambassador Will Sparks has released his highly-anticipated Another Land EP on Ultra Music. The eight-track project continues his journey to bring Bounce to the masses while also experimenting with sounds from electro, house, trance, glitch and rock.
Download “Here We Go” and the EP’s title track below:
Will Sparks – Here We Go
Will Sparks – Another Land
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