Blog - October 2010

Treasure Island Music Festival bound? Don’t miss the Silent Disco at The Cove for your chance to bust a move to the latest dance beats—broadcast directly into your ears! Be sure to check out the Live DJs spinning for the headphoned masses, keeping it quiet for the tired and the beats blasting for the dancers. Stay energized on the Silent Disco dance floor thanks to refreshing drinks courtesy of vitaminwater. Closing out Saturday night is Om’s very own familia, J-Boogie. J-Boogie is a veteran of the Silent Disco, as one of the original DJs from the launch of the Bonnaroo silent disco.

And here is a lineup for Saturday.

Mochipet 9:30-11
Motion Potion 7:30-9:30
2Cents feat. Mal & Aye-n 5:45-7:30
Zach Moore 4-5:45
Anthony Mansfield 2-4
J Boogie 12-2

Prep yourself with a special Pirate Bay / Treasure Island inspired mix from J-Boogie. He hits the decks for a mix of Reggae, Cumbia, Afro, Soul and Disco. Put on your life preserver, bikini, and grab a bottle of Rum. We about to hit smash the island. Yar!! Click Here To Download.


Manu Chao – Politik Kills (Prince Fatty Dub mix)
Lil’ Wayne – Mrs. Officer (Chris the Rebel reggae mix)
Up Bustle & Out – Spanish Dub
Mexican Dubwiser – DesiertoPolitikRemashup
Amandititita – Metrosexual
Los Hermanos Latinos – Las Calenas
Snoop Dogg Feat. Pharrell – Sets Up
Adrian Quesada & Ocote Soul Sounds – Divinorum (Quantic Remix)
The Daktaris – Eltsuhg Ibal Lasiti
DJ Vadim- Them Say Ft Diane
D’ Angelo – Girl You Need a Change of Mind (DJ Eleven Edit)
SOUL – Trunk
Fatback Band – Do It Again
AURRA – Such A Feeling
Chaka Khan – I Know You I Love You Re-Edit
Crazy P – Lie Lost (Hot Toddy Dub)

Posted by: on October 15, 2010 @ 6:28 PM
Posted in: Events

Underworld are one of the most iconic groups in electronic music, from their star turn on the Trainspotting soundtrack—which helped kick off the electronica boom in the U.S.—to their groundbreaking albums and live performances.

Now, you can be a part of that legacy. Underworld are offering you the chance to remix “Bird 1,” co-produced by Dubfire [a], from their new album, Barking. Contestants will have a shot at thousands of dollars worth of prizes provided by Beatport, KRK Systems, Native Instruments, SHURE, JanSport, and

brand new release “Bird 1” is their latest for Om Records, and we’re giving everyone the chance to remix it. Underworld has provided a comprehensive package of parts, and Beatport, KRK Systems, Native Instruments, JanSport, Shure, and Underworld have teamed up to offer thousands of dollars in prizes.

Read on to find out how to enter.

The opportunity

Starting October 12, 2010, Beatport users are able to download the remix parts of Underworld’s “Bird 1"’, remix it, and upload their finished track to Beatportal for the voting round.
The prizes

The winners will be divided into 2 categories; 10 user voted (based on the highest number of spins) and 10 editors’ favorites (picked by Beatport’s internal music staff). From these 20 nominees, Underworld will choose a Grand Prize Winner and 2 Runners Up.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive the following prizes, worth over $2500:
- 1 KRK Systems VXT6 Studio Monitors
- 1 Native Instruments Traktor Pro
- 1 Native Instruments Maschine
- 1 JanSport Antics Backpack + Travel Luggage
- 1 Underworld care package featuring Limited Edition Super Deluxe Release + T-shirt
- $200 Beatport Giftcard

The 2 Runners Up will receive the following prizes, worth over $1500:
- 1 KRK Systems VXT4W Studio Monitors
- 1 Native Instruments Traktor Pro
- 1 JanSport Antics Backpack
- 1 Underworld CD + DVD Release of “Barking”
- $100 Beatport Giftcard

Apart from the top three winners, as selected by Underworld, the entry with the highest number of spins (highest user voted remix) will be awarded a $50 Beatport gift card.

The stages

1. October 12th – October 18th: Download phase – Download the remix parts of “Bird 1” for $3.99 USD.

2. October 19th – November 1st: Upload/Submission phase – Upload your remix to Beatportal to During this phase the entries can be listened to, but not voted for.

3. November 2nd – November 16th: Voting phase – The public votes for their favorite remixes by “spinning” them.

After a period of deliberation, the winner will be announced by November 30th, 2010.

If you have any questions or need help please contact our Customer Care Team at:

Click Here For The Official Contest Rules and To Enter

Posted by: James Stair on October 14, 2010 @ 12:00 PM
Posted in: Contests

September 24th, 2010 was mos’ definitely a night to remember. This is the reason why I love hip-hop. Under one roof you had Black Milk, Elzhi (of Slum Village) and DJ House Shoes displaying head nodding, hip shaking lyrics over thought provoking grooves. Emcees back by a live band & an ill DJ what else can you ask for?

All in celebration of Black Milk’s latest album release,Album Of The Year. A rare album, in which I was actually able to listen through the entire album, from track to track, and stay interested, engaged & entangled by Black Milk’s witty wordplay. Yes, people, this evening Frequency has done it again!

The Sounds of VTech / Black Milk “365” Live @ Frequency

Posted by: Rob Reason on October 13, 2010 @ 12:10 PM
Posted in: Events

Check out the brand new released video from Samantha James for the title track from her recent album, “Subconscious”. Filmed on a sunny day in her hometown of Topanga Canyon, CA, the “Subconscious” video montage perfectly represents everything Samantha is about.

The recent ‘Subconscious’ single featured remixes from Fierce Angel’s Eric Kupper, Marques Wyatt, Them Jeans, Nacho Marco, Lee Foss, and many more. Click Here to Listen. The video was filmed as a series of videos, the next video will be released October 26th with the release of the new single, “Illusions”.

Posted by: on October 12, 2010 @ 11:35 AM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation


Underworld, one of the greatest names in electronic music, who are about to embark on their October North American Tour in support of their just released 6th studio album “Barking” has announced that they will make their debut U.S. television appearance on NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on Tuesday October 26th to air at 12:35 a.m./ET.

For the legendary duo, Rick Smith and Karl Hyde, this pending performance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon is not only a pivotal point in their 30 year career but also a historical landmark for the entire electronic music genre. Underworld will be the first among their alternative, electronic musical peers to perform on US Late Night TV, a list of musical peers that includes luminaries like Daft Punk, The Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy, Crystal Method and even Kraftwerk.

Selected fans will have the chance to win “band bench” tickets to watch Underworld’s performance from on the stage. The Contest will go live on UNDEREWORLDLIVE.COM on October 19.

To purchase regular tickets for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon click here

Be sure to catch Underworld ‘Barking’ on tour!

Mon 10/25/10 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club – Buy Tickets
Tue 10/26/10 – New York, NY @ Jimmy Fallon – Buy Tickets
Wed 10/27/10 – New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom – Buy Tickets
Fri 10/29/10 – San Francisco, CA @ Cow Palace – Buy Tickets
Sat 10/30/10 – San Diego, CA @ 4th And B – Buy Tickets

Posted by: on October 12, 2010 @ 10:08 AM
Posted in: News

It’s another installment from Zion I’s Amp Live delivering a definite dose of electric funk. Coming from a history of defying all boundaries when it comes to the contemporary sounds of music, this video is evidence that the mission lives on.

Prepare yourself as Amp Live plays the role of a electro-magnetic maestro as he guides you through an electric fairytale of injected images of breaking dancing, ninjas, & chickens (that’s right I said it). This video takes you on a muscle bond journey of beats that even I have a problem NOT moving too. Damn it, for being so catchy! ‘Chick Pop’ was recently featured on MTV’s Buried Life. You can get the track off of Amp Live’s recent solo album, “Murder At The Discotech”.

Amp Live – Chick Pop

Posted by: Rob Reason on October 11, 2010 @ 11:43 AM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation

If you’re not busy this Saturday in NYC, please stop by (le) possion rogue for the Greenskeepers ‘Live Like You Wanna Live’ record release party featuring James Curd, VHS or Beta and Justin Miller of DFA fame! More info below.

James Curd (Greenskeepers)
w/ VHS or Beta DJs and Justin Miller (DFA)
“Live Like You Wanna Live” CD Release Party (Om Records)
Doors 11PM | Show 11PM | 21+
More info here.

Posted by: Jonthecorner on October 7, 2010 @ 3:51 PM

Groove Armada are set to release ‘White Light’ on October 25th. The album comprises live studio re-workings of tracks from their acclaimed album ‘Black Light’ which was released at the beginning of the year.

The nine track release includes all new track ‘1980’ and the much sought after History (Love Remix) and follows the recent announcement that Groove Armada’s forthcoming UK and Australia tours are set to be their last ever live shows as a full band.

Tom Findlay of Groove Armada commented “It began as Black Light. Then it was recut, reworked and enlarged for a festival season that began at Glastonbury, crossed Europe, took in Japan, and ended in Moscow. Now these king size live versions have been taken back to the studio and re-recorded. Black Light has become White Light.”

For its first month of release the CD of ‘White Light’ will be exclusively available from HMV stores and online and iTunes in digital format.

Full track listing:

1. Warsaw
2. Time & Space
3. History
4. Not Forgotten
5. I Won’t Kneel
6. Look Me In The Eye Sister
7. Paper Romance
8. 1980
9. History (Love Mix), Written by Cato/Findlay/Young

Catch Groove Armada live for the last time at the dates below:

Thu 7th LEEDS, O2 ACADEMY – 0844 477 2000
Fri 8th GLASGOW, O2 ACADEMY – 0844 4772000
Mon 11th NORWICH, UEA – 01603 508050
Thu 14th BIRMINGHAM, O2 ACADEMY – 0844 477 2000
Fri 15th LONDON, O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON (7pm-11pm) – 0844 477 2000

Buy Online:

Posted by: Rob Reason on October 4, 2010 @ 10:25 AM
Posted in: Music

In support of the release of The Answer EP and full length Where Did The Night Fall, during the month of October UNKLE Live will be embarking on their first US tour in several years and their first Mexico appearances ever!

We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to the San Francisco show. For those of you in NY and LA, we’re giving away an UNKLE care package containing the following 1 x WDTNF Poster, 1 x WDTNF Button Pack, 1 x Surrender Sounds WDTNF Def Mix, 1 x The Answer EP LP OR CD (your choice). Three winners will be selected in each city.

How To Enter:
-To enter just send an email to with your address and the words “UNKLE” in the subject line.
-Contest closes on 10/20. Winners will be contacted on 10/21.

Tour Dates:
October 23, 2010 – New York @ Webster Hall (LIVE) Tickets
October 25, 2010 – Los Angeles @ El Rey Theatre (LIVE) Tickets
October 28, 2010 – San Francisco @ The Grand Ballroom @ Regency Center (LIVE)Tickets
October 30, 2010 – Guadalajara, Mexico @ Rock Por La Vida
October 31, 2010 – Mexico City, Mexico @ Circo Volador Tickets

UNKLE – The Answer – Ross Cairns director from UNKLE on Vimeo.

Listen: UNKLE “The Runaway (Feat. Lupe Fiasco)”

Listen: UNKLE “Natural Selection (Team Ghosts Remix) Feat. The Black Angels”

Listen: UNKLE “Rabbits In Your Headlights Feat. Thom Yorke”

Listen: UNKLE “Lonely Souls”

Also Read: UNKLE Drops New Album
UNKLE Free Download
UNKLE’s James Lavelle Collabo With Call of the Wild

Posted by: on October 1, 2010 @ 5:44 PM
Posted in: Contests


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