Tag Archives: RPM

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New Order is back after 10 years with a fantastic new synth-pop album. These brits started the electro-dance sound back in the 80s – respect and try it! FCC: none Play, 1, 3, 4 RIYL: NEW ORDER (duh)


Alpine’s indie ambient rock vibes give you a nice chill listen in YUCK. FCC: 10 PLAY: 1, 3 RIYL: Grimes

DJ Snake- King of Bass

DJ Snake- King of Bass (Youngsta Records/SoSouth) Before getting turnt and low, DJ Snake was known for producing thick and experimental hip-hop beats with a backbone of heavy bass. Released in 2006, you can hear the influences and sounds that would later propel Snake into the limelight in 2012 with the production of Lady Gaga’s […]

DJ Qbert- Extraterrestria

DJ Qbert- Extraterrestria (Thud Rumble) DJ Qbert returns to follow up his first acclaimed release from 15 years ago. From his website “Several years in the making, Extraterrestria is a wide collection of various types of music from other planets and dimensions from around the galaxy” Songs are all intricately pieced together hip-hop beats overlayed […]

Down to Earth

Flight Facilities have a new one, DOWN TO EARTH, featuring their electro pop mellow vibes. They sort of started this nu-disco vibe a few years back and this album sticks with it. FCC: none PLAY: 2, 3, 8 RIYL: Caribou, Glass Animals LABEL: Glassnote ##

Mix Master Mike- Eye of the Cyclops (Asphodel Records)

More music from the Serial Wax Killer. Broken down into 4 suites, Mix Master Mike tells the story of intergalactic warfare with 2 turntables. Every song is choc full of samples that have been cut up in every possible way, then laid down into mesmerizing beats. Fun fact: Mike believes he has contacted aliens with […]

Vibesquad- Bass Love (Vibesquad Recordings)

More of that experimental Vibesquad for your ears to enjoy. In this album, Vibesquad utilizes space and bass to create simple, laid back, and enjoyable grooves and rhythms. He opened some shows for Bassnectar in 2012, so this album is more than just the same thing every other electronic artist with a Macbook is doing. […]

Destroid- The Invastion (Destroid Records)

The Invasion is a collaboration between Excision, Downlink, and Space Laces. Album kind of has a storyline of “an unknown force conquering the universe”. Songs are all pretty hardcore and Dubsteppy. All the various featured artists add their own taste to the album. FCC: 4 Try out: 2, 5, 6, 7 Track 1 is good, […]

DJ Muggs- Bass in Your Face (Ultra Recordings)

As Colonel Ackbar would say, “It’s a trap!” Songs are generally on the more hardcore and darker side of Dubstep/EDM. Lots of reverb, thick beats, and loud synths. DJ Muggs has been around since the early 90’s (Soul Assassins, beats for Cypress Hill), so he knows his way around a digital recording studio FCC: 1, […]

July Rock Singles Vol. 2

July Rock Singles Vol. 2 1. San Cisco – Fred Astaire (RCA) 2. San Cisco – Wild Things (RCA) 3. The Polyphonic Spree – You Don’t Know Me (good records) 4. Franz Ferdinand – Right Action (domino) 5. Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know? (domino) 6. Hot Chip – Night & Day (daphini Mix) […]

WRUV July Rock & RPM Singles Mix – 2103

WRUV July Rock/RPM Singles Mix 2013 1. Avicci & Nicky Romero – Could be the revival (morgan page remix) (universal) 2. Blonde – It’s You (self) 3. Booker T. Jones – Sound the Alarm (stax) 4. Byran Ferry Orchestra – Love is the drug (interscope) 5. Coco O. – where the wind blows (interscope) 6. […]

Ed Rec Vol. X

Ed Banger compilations have been around for awhile & this one marks the 10th anniversary of the French electronica label ED BANGER. This comp & the label are responsible for putting French electronica on the map – Sebastian, Justice, Cassius, Daft Punk – they all tip their hats to this label. On this comp, you […]