“I Know” by Mayo (Prod. by Dpat)

On point intro and some great production lay out the foundation for Mayo to come through on this new song called “I Know”. Can’t talk enough about how far this kid has come. Great to see. We’ve been covering him for awhile now.

You may not realize it but Mayo’s been working with some dope producers like Dpat and Mr. Carmack. Check out his SoundCloud to see what he’s been working on. Happy Birthday Mayo!

“God blessed me with another year, a nigga twenty now so I can hurdle all my fucking fears”

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WKND MZK: “This Idea”

This Idea WKND MZK - pumpthebeat.com

Going on six I think. Ever since Voyager the story has been very different. This playlist is little softer and maybe a bit more stimulating. While these are most of the songs I’m listening to, I hope you all find the same tranquility as I do.

Best part about this playlist is you can take one artist and dig into their SoundCloud and get lost within their music for hours. I stirred away from the largely played songs and pulled a lot of these from mixes and random sources. Hope they bring you to this idea.

Previous Mix: It’s Very Simple

Video: “Tuesday Remix” by iLoveMakonnen & Drake + “How About Now” by Drake

Drake’s been busy lately. I really couldn’t tell you what he was thinking in Kentucky the other night but musically, he’s all there. His newest signee, iLoveMakonnen, has one of the hottest songs out anywhere and here’s the video for it. Sporting the entire OVO crew and real life, get the club goin’ up.

iLoveMakonnen is a weird kid but I think Drake will help his music evolve. That doll creeps me out tho. Oh, and a new song from Drizzy called “How About Now” leaked. Not sure if it’s a new song from his album or a track cut from Nothing Was The Same. 

Recently, The Weeknd‘s newest singles both got tied up in remixes that I thought you all should hear. Not all that great but you really can’t do much better than The Weekend on his own. Ty Dolla $ign’s verse in the “King Of The Fall Remix” is gold but the rest definitely get’s the skip button. We need more Abel.

WKND MZK: “It’s Very Simple”

"It's very simple" - pumpthebeat.com

This week was a difficult one in finding the right songs to fill this playlist. Hopefully you all find use of these. Seems like the line drawn between good music and music that is down right horrible is becoming more and more blurred these days. But what makes music ‘good’ be definition. That, my friend, is not set something set in stone.

Dillon Francis released his remix to “Some Chords” yesterday that will be on deadmau5 5 Years of Mau5 remix album coming soon. Make sure you check out the crazy “Work” remix. Pure festival shit. Should not have overlooked that Minnesota remix. Beyond that, it’s all over the place. Love the weekend.


Documentary: “808” [Trailer - Coming 2015]

You Know Films and Atlantic Records are putting together an interesting film about the influential 808 drum machine. The Roland TR-808 is a programmable drum instrument that changed the face of music all around the world. With such a huge impact on all types of music, you know the producers had to recruit some serious talent to appear in the film. Get ready to see legends like Phil Collins, Fatboy Slim, Rick Rubin, Questlove, Diplo and more talk about the distinct sound of this instrument.

The film is set for sometime 2015 and it looks like a soundtrack will accompany it too.

“Making a documentary about a drum machine, a piece of electronic equipment, is an interesting challenge. It has no voice of its own, so as a protagonist it’s rather difficult to mold a story around. 808 has really been a journey of discovery for me. One that led myself and the team to meet over 50 musicians and artists from all around the world, hearing their personal stories about the 808 and the music they created using its iconic sounds. Those artists and musicians are the real protagonists of the film and the 808, in the hands of our contributors, would change music forever.” – Director, Alexander Dunn

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