Pump The Beat http://www.pumpthebeat.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:19:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 PumpTheBeat.com Presents: Chill Vibes Vol. 14 http://www.pumpthebeat.com/pumpthebeat-com-presents-chill-vibes-vol-14/ http://www.pumpthebeat.com/pumpthebeat-com-presents-chill-vibes-vol-14/#respond Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:19:35 +0000 http://www.pumpthebeat.com/?p=19527 chillvibes14

So far, these Chill Vibes playlists have exceeded my expectations. If you’ve been following from the beginning, playlists like “Chill Vibes Vol. 12″ have garnered almost 4K “Likes” and 1K “Reposts.” The support has been incredible, so we’ll keep at it with the playlists. And aside from that, who doesn’t love listening to music that brings you back to those summer days?

For this week’s playlist, we kick things off with Kygo again. I took a break from having Kygo in our playlists, just to give other producers a little more face time. Other artists leading the tropical house / deep house genres are on the bill as well. These include but aren’t limited to names like Sam Feldt, Kungs, SNBRN, and Taylor Wise. You’ll notice that Knife Party closes the playlist. Yes, there’s definitely a bias, but I couldn’t resist.

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Contest: Win 2 Tickets to Keys N Krates @ Webster Hall, NYC (Nov. 28) http://www.pumpthebeat.com/contest-win-2-tickets-to-keys-n-krates-webster-hall-nyc-nov-28/ http://www.pumpthebeat.com/contest-win-2-tickets-to-keys-n-krates-webster-hall-nyc-nov-28/#respond Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:40:11 +0000 http://www.pumpthebeat.com/?p=19507 KNKfinal pumpthebeat.com

On November 28, some amazing talent will be rolling through Webster Hall courtesy of Girls & Boys. Starting off with the Webster Hall residence DJs, we move on up to Christian Rich, Exmag, and finally, Keys N Krates.

If you’re a hip-hop head, you probably have heard tracks produced by Christian Rich. For most of their tracks, you get more of a chill feel to it. Christian Rich has produced for vocalists like Childish Gambino and Earl Sweatshirt. Exmag follows suit with the chill vibes. But instead of the ambient sounds, they’re more about the funk. And finally, we close with Keys N Krates and their live trap. Get ready to turn up, cause this night is going to be insane. If you want to win some tickets to the show, enter below”

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“Slide ” by Owlesque//Sonder http://www.pumpthebeat.com/slide-by-owlesquesonder/ http://www.pumpthebeat.com/slide-by-owlesquesonder/#respond Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:10:21 +0000 http://www.pumpthebeat.com/?p=19509 Screen Shot 2014-11-22 at 4.59.39 PM

Owlesque, the new name of Sonder, is a young DJ out of Colorado, who has been producing a number of really sweet new sounding stuff. The first song on this playlist, Slide, has been one of my favorite of his tunes for a minute now, and has been around since the Sonder days. A newer release, Over Me, has some awesome trap influence and drops harder than most. Finally his remix of Nero’s “Guilt” has an awesome intro and picks up quickly. It is an awesome refresh of a classic.

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Someone Tweeted A Remix At Skrillex And It’s Now Being Officially Released http://www.pumpthebeat.com/someone-tweeted-a-remix-at-skrillex-and-its-now-being-officially-released/ http://www.pumpthebeat.com/someone-tweeted-a-remix-at-skrillex-and-its-now-being-officially-released/#respond Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:31:25 +0000 http://www.pumpthebeat.com/?p=19500 skrillex pumpthebeat.com

It’s fairly rare to hear up-and-coming producers/artists get recognized through social media sites like Twitter; but apparently, Skrillex occasionally listens to demo submissions through his @ replies. According to FADER Skrillex said, “I found this remix after I got a tweet from someone saying, ‘Hey check out this bootleg some kid did’.”

The bootleg in question is of our good friend Jai Wolf’s remix of “Ease My Mind.” Jai Wolf is a producer from NYC, who’s been on the move in terms of his releases. After a few good listens, there’s definitely no doubt about the fact that this remix deserves a spot on Skrillex’s remixes EP. Alongside Jai Wolf, GTA, Teddy Killerz, and Skrillex vs. Zomboy will have their remixes released as well. Seriously, big ups to Jai Wolf for coming this far.

Release Date: November 24, 2014

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“Tools (Louis The Child Remix)” by Yellerkin http://www.pumpthebeat.com/tools-by-yellerkin-louis-the-child-remix/ http://www.pumpthebeat.com/tools-by-yellerkin-louis-the-child-remix/#respond Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:28:06 +0000 http://www.pumpthebeat.com/?p=19492

Louis the Child bring us another great remix with their take on “Tools” by Yellerkin. Starting the song off with a strong kick, this song has you moving from the beginning. Then comes the steel drum melody, producing a chill, tropical vibe. As the lyrics come in and the song progresses, everyone in the room is bobbing their head. Just when you think it can’t get better the steel drum comes to the forefront, taking control of the song and brightening your mood. This song is exactly what I needed on this cold winter day.

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“Get Away”(Remix) by G-Eazy ft. kehlani http://www.pumpthebeat.com/get-awayremix-by-g-eazy-ft-kehlani/ http://www.pumpthebeat.com/get-awayremix-by-g-eazy-ft-kehlani/#respond Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:19:56 +0000 http://www.pumpthebeat.com/?p=19485 500_1416589031_g_eazy_bsides_getawayremix_fin_v2_84

Often referred to as the James Dean of Hip-Hop, Young Gerald has made waves since the release of his debut album “These Things Happen”.

“His sound is the product of a quintessentially hip hop approach: seeing what’s currently popular in the scene, with the addition of a slight twist, aping it. It is an enterprising attitude and one that comes easy to Eazy”.

Set to a slow rhythm, ” Get away”  makes you want to get away with that special someone, in the same way G expresses. Gotta give credit to Kehlani; complimenting the contemplative tone in G-Eazy’s verses. Along with Jay Ant and Kool Jon, these two will be hitting the road in 2015 – “From the Bay to the Universe” tour,  get your tickets here: http://www.g-eazy.com/tour/

Release Date: November 21st, 2014

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Throwback Album: “The Keynote Speaker” by U-GOD http://www.pumpthebeat.com/throwback-album-the-keynote-speaker-by-u-god/ http://www.pumpthebeat.com/throwback-album-the-keynote-speaker-by-u-god/#respond Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:52:15 +0000 http://www.pumpthebeat.com/?p=18333 15 - oDvlhNT

U-GOD, a member of the Wu Tang clan, has hit the jackpot with this epic 19 song album.  The rapper spends most of the album bragging about and explaining the difficulties of his spot at the top of the world, while heavy electronic production keeps the album fresh. Keynote Speaker , the album’s namesake song is a great pump up song for any activity, and  Fire, which features Jackpot and Method Man, is one of the best tracks on the album, with trap-like electronic beeps and some dirty bass that really packs a punch. The skits featuring Vivian Scarlett break up the album and keep it light hearted, while heavy songs like Get Mine bring back the intensity of the album. Days of Glory is a perfect way to end the album,  and the quick, repetitive chorus hammers home the point that these are days of glory, and will turn anyones point of view optimistic.

Vortex of My Mind (Skit) [Feat. Vivian Scarlett] Keynote Speaker Heads Up (Feat. Jackpot & Gza) Inferno (Skit) Fire (Feat. Jackpot & Method Man) Fame (Feat. Styles P) Skyscraper Heavyweight Colossal Cosmos (Skit) [Feat. Vivian Scarlett] Stars Golden Arms Room Keep Spinning Zilla Get Mine Mt. Everest (Feat. Inspectah Deck & Elzhi) Tranzform Journey (Feat. Kool Keith) Be Right There Days of Glory ]]>
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