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THE JAM JAR | 092

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With the holiday break just around the corner, we’re pretty ready to shake of the recent waves of work and kick back with friends, family, and great tunes. To start things off a bit early, we’re bringing you a great selection of tracks today, sure to help you sail right through to the weekend. Getting things moving we’ve got a brand new official remix from our NYC-based homie Gryffin, for one of favorite vocalists around right now, Bipolar Sunshine. Past that come fresh cuts in the form of Kulkid’s latest original Let’s Love Baby, Swiss-based powerhouse Nora En Pure’s Satisfy, Hayden James’ absolutely brilliant Something About You, plus a whole lot more. Jump in, get down, and cruise into the holiday!

Hear the tracks after the jump.

CS GIVEAWAY | Win Tickets to See Goldroom at Mezzanine SF • Saturday, Dec. 20th

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The one and only Goldroom is currently in the midst of his wintertime Thaw Tour, and we couldn’t be looking forward to his upcoming show this Saturday at Mezzanine in SF any more. We’ve been fortune enough to catch Josh a handful of times over the past couple of years, both for live shows and DJ sets, and can say without a doubt he’s not one to miss. He prides himself on bringing a consistently unique experience to each performance, and it shows, through fresh track selections and an always engaging atmosphere.

If you haven’t scooped your tickets to the December 20th show yet, you’re in luck. We’ve got a pair to give away, and all you’ve got to do is follow the link below then tell us your favorite Goldroom tune to get yourself entered. And speaking of not missing things, catch Goldroom’s Saguaro Mix while your at it — an excellent selection of tunes as always. Best of luck!

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Bearson — Pink Medicine

Bearson | Pink Medicine

After a string of incredibly successful remixes, firmly planting rising artist Bearson as a frontrunner in the burgeoning Tropical House landscape, the Oslo–based producer is at long last out with his very first original entitled Pink Medicine. A slight diversion from the island flavored vibes we’ve come to know him by, he’s created a shifting soundscape with this one — rife with lush ambient beats, refreshing breaks, and cleverly clipped vocals. It’s an alluring taste of what we might be able to expect from him in the future, and best of all, a free download in celebration of his ever–growing Soundcloud following recently hitting 20k. Snag your copy here, and keep an ear out for more goods coming from Bearson and the rest of the Next Wave Records family soon.

CS PREMIERE | Futurecop! — Dictionary (feat. Future Holotape) (iamMANOLIS Remix)

Dictionary | iamMANOLIS remix

Everyone’s favorite retro–vibe duo, Futurecop!, is back with the release of their third album Fairy Tales, bringing with it, if possible, an even grander atmosphere to their work. Incorporating thematic displays which we’ve come to know them by, particularly 80s / 90s nostalgia and uplifting dreamscapes, the album as a whole gives us an exploratory, ambient look on the world around us. Together with Luke Thompson of Canopy Film, Futurecop! have brought this cinematic story to life, creating a set of six music videos for as many tracks.

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THE JAM JAR | 091

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The weeks leading up to the holiday break are always an interesting mix between head down, pushing through waves of work, and a daily build of excitement for the festivities and freedom ahead. Today’s Jam Jar speaks to that perfectly, with a choice lineup of house tunes, equally suited to knock out some work or let loose to.

Coming in we’ve got Howson’s Groove with their brilliant tune Can’t Explain out soon via Love & Other, and Pulling Me Under from XO of his new ‘Through The Night’ EP. Then Plastic Plates turns up the heat with an untouchable take on Cassian’s already amazing Running, followed by Dutch producer NSFW’s buoyant remix of Ephemerals, plus so much more goodness. Let’s get into it.

Listen past the break!

CS EXCLUSIVE | Dart Party

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It’s taken a very short time for Queens–based Dart Party to capture our attention. First catching our ear through an amazing remix of Moon Over Japan from fellow NYC residents Ghost Beach, he hasn’t faltered since, delivering another ace rework this time of Step Rockets’ Kisser, plus a stellar debut original with Going My Way. His sound finds a perfect balance between our favorite styles making it’s appeal irresistible — mixing a bit of Nu-Disco, House, and Indie Electro flavors — and trust us, you’ll feel the same way too. We’re just going to venture to say we’ll be hearing his name a lot in the new year.

Today we’re bringing you a brand new feature with the up–and–coming producer, complete with an exclusive mix sure to have all your party jam needs for the month covered, plus a quick Q&A to give you a little background on what Dart Party is all about. Catch it all below and enjoy!

Check it out after the jump!

Usher — Yeah (Pat Lok Rework)

Yeah | Pat Lok Remix

It was our bud Pat Lok’s birthday yesterday, so to celebrate the occasion along with his recent well–deserved signing to The Agency Group, the Vancouver–based producer dropped this catchy club flip of Usher’s classic Yeah. He’s given it the full PL treatment, dishing out a funky house meet RnB jam, sure to keep you warm through these winter weeks and get your day grooving right. Snag a free download via Souncloud, and be sure to keep your ears out for much more new material coming from Pat Lok in 2015.

Blackstreet — No Diggity (Figgy Remix)

No Diggity | Figgy Remix

Our NYC-based bud Figgy keeps this Friday afternoon gliding by at a steady pace with his latest piece of work, a seamless remix of Blackstreet’s ever-recognizable 90’s hit No Diggity. We’ve heard our fair share of spins on this jam to date, but none have hit the spot for us quite like this, so we’ll gladly make room for one more. Delivering a funk-infused rendition of the original and a clever use of the vocals, complete with a head-bobbing backbeat and breakdown worthy of repeat on repeat, he’s gifted us a sweet slice of house we’re sure to be kicking back with this coming weekend. Grab a free download here and enjoy.

A-Trak ft. Andrew Wyatt — Push (E.A.S.Y. Remix)

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Throw three DMC World Champions plus an Andrew Wyatt vocal on a track and you’ve got us sold. A-Trak has been an early adopter of E.A.S.Y., made up of mix masters Shiftee and Enferno, and it’s pretty clear why. The duo flip the Fool’s Gold label-head’s new single Push on it’s head, holding nothing back and turning out their signature Future Bass, Jersey Club kicks for a prime display of #RealDJing that will have your weekend parties hyped in a snap.

Sneak a peak at the cuts comical live remix video as well, that gives us a look at both their live performance and a fully produced music video at once. We can definitely expect the future to hold big things from E.A.S.Y. The track is out today via Fool’s Gold for free download, so be sure to snag a copy here.

CS PREMIERE | Wunder Wunder — Midnight Hours (DWYR Remix)

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With a number of official remixes on Atlantic records, widely successful takes on Clean Bandit and Vance Joy, plus a residency at Madrid’s Goya Social Club spinning alongside the likes of Jonas Rathsman, The Magician, Blonde and more — Spain-based producer Mike Dwyer, otherwise known as DWYR, has spent the past year letting his music do the talking and is quickly becoming a recognizable talent.

Today he looks to continue the run with a brand new official remix for LA-based Aussie psych-pop duo Wunder Wunder. DWYR takes their track Midnight Hours, with it’s irresistibly breezy vocals, and plays into it’s dreamy soundscape while giving it a bright house wash. He’s created an atmosphere lush beyond belief, layering buoyant keys and echoing melodies over a crisp percussive backbeat, delivering an everlastingly blissful vibe that will have you searching for summertime and a sun-soaked spot poolside to get your feet moving.

You can catch a free download of the remix here, and be sure to keep an ear out for more in the new year.

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