Monthly Best of the Blogosphere: November 2010

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Monthly Best of the Blogosphere: November 2010

Electro house stuff had a huge month on my playlist in October, and its increasing play time is a trend that’s sure to continue for at least the next couple weeks. For one, every show I do now for under-25s demands at least 75% electro, which in most cases I’m happy to oblige with (excepting when I have an electro-induced headache): the party-favourite this month was the Katy Perry remix, followed by the Kesha remix. Biggest crowd response was for Knockin Boots at their first-rate opening set for Jack Beats on Halloween – best set I’ve seen them perform yet, and they made it damn hard for Jack Beats to follow them! The other two standout originals are huge tracks that deserve your attention.

I’ve also been listening to a TONNE of house this last month. I simply cannot wait until AN21/Vangeli release their remix of Pendulum’s The Island. I love the album version, but man did these guys ever step it up a notch. No surprise that they have the same knack for epic sounding instant-classics as Angello. The disco and funky stuff hasn’t been getting as much play time for me as of late, despite the surplus of stuff I had for this article – my upcoming mix, to be released in the next week, is straight vocal house so I’ve been on that tip non-stop in my home sessions.

I came across a couple fun dubstep tracks this month, but nothing too crazy or lasting.

Enjoy, and please take the time to let me know what you think in the comments!

Standout Original Tracks of the Month:
Torro Torro - Knockin Boots (Original Version).mp3
Skrillex - Kill Everybody (Original Mix).mp3
Dada Life - Unleash The Fking Dada (Original Mix).mp3
Most Anticipated As-Yet-To-Be-Released:
Pendulum - The Island (Steve Angello and AN21 and Max Vangeli Remix).mp3
Epic Summer Festival House Mashup:
Kaskade vs. Alex Guadino - Ill Never Dream Im In Love.mp3
Must-Haves for Primetime Electro/Top-40/Party Sets This Month:
Deadmau5 vs Far East Movement - Ghosts on a G6 (Basic Physics Mashup).mp3
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream (DJ MegaMan and Panic City Remix).mp3
Kesha - Take It Off (DJ Kue Remix).mp3
Uffie - Difficult (2006 Parties Remix By SebastiAn).mp3
Filter Disco, Nu-Funk, and Dreamy Synths:
Basement Jaxx - Flylife (Dan Castros Back To Eivissa Re-Work).mp3
Dublin Aunts - Found Love (Unreleased Original).mp3
Example - Kickstarts (Myndset Remix).mp3
Gemini Club - Ghost (Hey Champ Remix).mp3
Ghosts Of Venice - Her (Bit Funk Remix).mp3
Gypsy and The Cat - The Pipers Song (Aeroplane Remix).mp3
Human Life - Wherever We Are (Grum Remix).mp3
Vandroid - Master and Slave (Van She Tech Remix).mp3
Dubby and Deep House:
Christian Falero and Adrian Villaverde - Think About Me (Digital Lab Remix).mp3
Hey Champ - Cold Dust Girl Remix (Gemini Club Remix).mp3
Kid Massive and Bass Kleph and Chris Arnott - All Right (Bass Kleph Remix).mp3
Tim Berg - Seek Bromance (Porter Robinson Remix).mp3
Dubstep and Bass:
Cassius - I Love You So (Popskarr Remix).mp3
Doctor P - Big Boss.mp3
Metric - Collect Call (Imij Remix).mp3
Plan B - The Recluse (Nero remix).mp3
The Hood Internet - How Purple Can You Go (Ludacris vs Joker and Ginz).mp3
Zombie Nation - Squeek (Bart B More Remix).mp3
Other Great Tracks:
A-Trak - Ray Ban Vision ft. CyHi Da Prince.mp3
Pendulum - The Island (F.O.O.L Alternative Remix).mp3
The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone (DJ Ken Walker Summer Nights Re-Drum).mp3

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