Blog - November 2010

Catch up with Dirty Vegas in Bangkok, Thailand interviewed by The Nation. The band speaks about the past couple years, their new album and their new direction in sound.

Posted by: Jonthecorner on November 30, 2010 @ 12:36 PM
Posted in: News

You may have noticed a fair amount of Dirty Vegas buzz going on over here at Om. Between under the radar remixes and a sprinkling of live dates from Bangkok to San Paulo, we have been preparing to unleash the news. If it is not obvious to you yet, let us be the first to proudly announce the most recent signing of Om Records, Grammy award winning, Dirty Vegas.

Made famous by their hit single “Days Go by”, Dirty Vegas are back for the first time in five years with their new album ‘Electric Love’ (April 2011 release).

Ready to reclaim the international dance floor, the first single, also named “Electric Love” is set for a January 11th release, the first release for Om in 2011. The single features an array of remixes, from Runaway and DJ Fame to Alex Tepper and DV’s own Paul Harris. Guaranteed to please fans and DJs with tastes across the board, this release is a must for old fans and new.

Listen: You can check out the original and all the remixes streaming NOW on Dirty Vegas’ FACEBOOK PAGE.

Download: We are so excited about our fans checking out the record, we are offering up the lead single “Electric Love”for FREE. All you need to do is click below and send us your email so we can keep you updated on the latest news from the band!

For more on Dirty Vegas visit the DV artist page here.

Posted by: James Stair on November 30, 2010 @ 12:01 PM
Posted in: News

Om alum, Andy Caldwell has been a busy man. His new track, “Don’t Go Home Tonight” Feat. Alexander Sky and was recently added to San Francisco radio station, Movin 99.7 FM. Please show your support for the long time house veteran and call and request the track.

Congrats are also instore for Andy and his Uno Recordings. They’ve received a Grammy nomination for Best Remixed Recording by Wolfgang Gartner.

Here’s the info.
Request line: 888-456-9970
Request by TEXT: 22997

Click Here To Buy on iTunes.

Listen: Andy Caldwell “Don’t Go Home Tonight”

Posted by: on November 29, 2010 @ 6:46 PM
Posted in: Music

Om is teaming up for the 2nd year straight with KCRW and Vieroy Santa Monica to present a unique New Years Eve experience. We’re bringing together some of the greatest music selectors of today for a night of food, drinks, and eclectic music.

Featuring Music Selection From

Mayer Hawthorne (DJ Set) (Stones Throw Records, LA)
One of the hottest names to come from the underground, Mayer Hawthorne has spent 2009 and most of 2010 becoming a household name. With his “Retro-motown” feel, he’s helped to bring back sophisticated classic soul into the mainstream. What many don’t know is that he started out as a DJ. For this special event, he will be putting down the mic inexchange for some vinyl records and paired up with the producers behind his recent track, “No Strings”.

Click Here For More Info On Mayer Hawthorne.

Classixx (Los Angeles, CA)
Tyler Blake and Michael David, childhood friends, started a DJ duo in the suburbs of Los Angeles and quickly became blog sweethearts with their sun-kissed electronic remixes of Drop The Lime, Groove Armada, Fischerspooner, Shiny Toy Guns, and more. Most recently Classixx helped produced the newest Mayer Hawthorne track, “No Strings”. Classixx’s are putting the final touches to their debut artist album.

Click Here For More Info on Classixx.

Jason Bentley (Morning Becomes Eclectic, KCRW)
Jason Bentley is KCRW’s Music Director and host of one of the most influential radio shows in the US, Morning Becomes Eclectic. Jason is hands down, one of the most important music selectors of today.

Click Here For More Info On Jason Bentley.

Raul Campos (Nocturna, KCRW)
The night wouldn’t sound the same without Raul Campos spinning the soundtrack. Born and raised in East L.A., Raul has his finger on the pulse of what makes this city beat. House, down-tempo, urban-soul, and Latin rhythms blend together for a killer mix.

Click Here For More Info On Raul Campos.


Listen: Mayer Hawthorne “No Strings (produced by Classixx)” (Download via Mazda Music)

Posted by: on November 23, 2010 @ 3:19 PM
Posted in: Events

Los Angeles hip-hop duo People Under The Stairs (Thes One & Double K) present BEER the official Music Video off the album “Carried Away” out now on Om Records. Produced by Piecelock70 & Om Records and directed by Matt Hobbs of Vital Films, the video for BEER takes a no nonsense approach to the House Party. Filmed over a weekend in Fort Collins and Boulder, Colorado People Under the Stairs begin the video with their very own Laverne and Shirley remake intro before going to work at the Odell Brewery making their special recipe of BEER to get the party started.

Posted by: on November 23, 2010 @ 12:24 PM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation

VERY exciting news today. One of the most influential radio stations focusing on new and exciting groundbreaking music, KCRW, has decided to name ‘1980’, a new track off the recently released “White Light” album as Today’s Top Tune! This is a very hot promo so check it out, you can even pick up the single for free download, but its only going to last today so get on it!

Check it out at KCRW’s website HERE .

And if you have not picked up the entire new album “White Light”, check it out on iTunes or at Amazon !

Posted by: James Stair on November 22, 2010 @ 10:34 AM
Posted in: Free Downloads

With their sixth studio album ‘Barking’ – out now to widespread critical acclaim – Underworld have once again performed a feat of creative regeneration; the duo have announced their next single ‘Bird 1’ will be released digitally on November 23rd. The shuddering machine pulses of ‘Bird 1’ – the album’s opener – has been reworked by several DJs and producers:

1. Bird 1 (Album Version)
2. Bird 1 (Mark Broom Remix)
3. Bird 1 (Lone Remix)
4. Bird 1 (Pete Tong Remix)
5. Bird 1 (Clouds Remix)
6. Bird 1 (SBTRKT Remix)
7. Bird 1 (Radio Edit)

Have a preview of the tracks below and check out the video. Don’t forget to pick up the release at your digital music retailer next Tuesday 11/23!!

Posted by: James Stair on November 18, 2010 @ 3:32 PM
Posted in: Music

Smoke N’ Mirrors is hitting you with a one-two punch with another release today, this time from house master Pezzner. His new release on Smoke N’ Mirrors, ‘What Have I Done’ is a deep house cut with bouncing bass lines and sharp strings which are guaranteed to heat up any parties this winter.

The real treat comes in the not one BUT TWO mixes from house legend Ian Pooley. The first mix is a classic house jam that has all the pieces you would look for; a funky bass line and funkier chords make this a classic. On the second mix, Pooley uses many of the same elements but modernizes the mix by shuffling up the track and adding some tech to it. Check it out exclusively at BEATPORT .

Posted by: James Stair on November 16, 2010 @ 1:02 PM
Posted in: Music

The new single from Hot Toddy’s recent ‘Late Night Boogie’ album drops today and its featuring some heat. “Freakend” features the vocal styling of Danielle Moore laying her sultry vocals over an infectiously funky disco beat. The remixes just add to the heat with reworks from the likes of Ron Basejam, Nick Chacona, Anthony Mansfield and The Hue. Click HERE to check out the full release on iTunes

Posted by: James Stair on November 16, 2010 @ 12:13 PM
Posted in: Music

Zion-I writes that this album is there “usual mix of sonic exploration”” I say it’s the return to the reason why there sound remains infectious. From tracks like Always, Polarity & Many Stylez you’ll hear the elements of their musical evolution wrapped around moments of mastery.

This album takes me back to the experimental remnants of Zion-I’s first album, Mind Over Matter. Yes, this is definitely a classic in the making!

Below are two FREE downloads: Polarity & Many Stylez

Come celebrate & show your support at Zion-I upcoming Atomic Clock CD release party this weekend; Saturday, Nov. 20th 7 & Sunday, Nov 21st @ Slim’s in San Francisco. Click Here For Details

Posted by: Rob Reason on November 16, 2010 @ 12:12 PM
Posted in: Events


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