Blog - August 2012

Om Records has recently hit 70k fans on Facebook and to commemorate the occasion we decided to give away something special to each and every one of our loyal peeps. Summer Sessions just came out and we decided to give out one of our favorite tunes from this compilation to you all for free! Thank you for making Om what it is! Enjoy this sizzling hot Nav Izadi remix of Miguel Migs’ “Everybody” featuring Evelyn Champagne King. Click the image above to access the download link :)

Posted by: Kathryn on August 24, 2012 @ 2:07 PM
Posted in: Free Downloads

Wake up to a pandemonium of sound with StereoHeroes’ “Deviations Vol 1” EP, out now on Child’s Play records. The French electronic duo bring chaotic rhythms and pounding basslines into all three high-powered tracks. Combining their influences from techno, house, ghetto tech, hip-hop and rock, StereoHeroes have been crafting their anarchic style and keeping dance floors alive worldwide since 2008. “Waxworks” dives into a spiraling techno beat accompanied by hypnotic samples, while “Numbers” continues to dive into the deep end with a steady and rapid pulse. “Blackbot” escalates into an systematic uproar, bringing together their limitless rhythms and finishing off with a de-stressing breakbeat.

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Posted by: Intern #1 on August 21, 2012 @ 2:25 PM
Posted in: Music

Don’t miss the launch of the Smoke N’ Mirrors residency at Monarch this Friday, August 24th with a stunning blend of classic and fresh picks from it’s quickly-growing roster. The new label out of San Francisco delivers you the finest in swooning basslines, sun-splashed disco and lovely late night vibes. Wildkats kick off the string of parties, bringing the forefront of UK House to San Francisco’s doorstep. Pulling influences from 80s Funk and New York Disco they began to develop their sound; an energetic combination of groove led house and dubby disco with their trademark Wildkat bassline.

On September 14th, the illustrious Smoke N’ Mirrors mainstay Crazy P will jam alongside local legends PillowTalk. The third party of the season stars the red-hot Edit Murphy on October 5th. Smoke N’ Mirrors is the new name in heavy disco grooves and you can feel the vibes first-hand at their new monthly party at Monarch.

Limited advance tickets available HERE


WildKats (Get Physical | Hot Creations | Smoke N’ Mirrors)

Shiny Objects



Friday, August 24th || 10pm – 4am || 21+

Monarch || 101 6th Street || San Francisco, CA

Posted by: Intern #1 on August 20, 2012 @ 11:56 AM
Posted in: Events

Brooklyn-based synth-pop darlings Body Language have just announced dates for their fall tour! Body Language has already toured with the likes of Zero 7 and Siaand played alongside artists such as Passion Pit, Little Boots, La Roux, School of Seven Bells, Theophilus London and Jimmy Edgar. This upcoming fall tour has them playing multiple dates with The Hood Internet! Their forthcoming LP “Grammar” is slated for release on Lavish Habits in February 2013.

“Body Language are doing dreamy mysterious synth-pop.” — The New York Times

“Sunny and buzzing.” — FADER

NPR First Listen Feature – Social Studies offers up a full-flavored serving of everything from tropical beats to neo-soul to a dash of indie rock. Body Language may traverse an impressive range of styles, but the group has only one clear motive: to move bodies on the dance floor.” — NPR

“Soulful dance-worthy grooves.” — Rolling Stone

“Body Language are in the same ballpark, quality-wise, as, respectively, early Madonna, the disco label Prelude’s 1982 output, and CSS doing an impression of Dr Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band. That is some ballpark. It is possibly the greatest ballpark there is.” – The Guardian

“We haven’t been able to get this Brooklyn-based quartet out of our heads…and that’s a good thing.” — NYLON

“Brooklyn dance-pop act Body Language make music practically designed for remixes.” — Pitchfork

“Gets busier with the R&B, and floats twinkling glockenspiel and twee boy/girl harmonies over bin-rattling booty bottom.” — SPIN

8/18—Hoboken, NJ @ Pier A Park
8/26—Brooklyn, NY @Commodore Barry Park
9/14—Brooklyn, NY @Music Hall of Williamsburg
9/16—Cambridge, MA @ Middle East-Downstairs
9/26—Ann Arbor, MI @Blind Pig
9/28—Saint Louis , MO @ The Graphmore
9/29—Kansas City, MO @ Firefly Lounge
9/30—Dalas, TX @ Club Dada
10/02—San Antonio, TX @ The Korova
10/03—Austin, TX @ Beauty Ballroom
10/04—El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
10/05— Phoenix, AZ @ Bar Smith
10/06— Tucson, AZ @Club Congress
10/07—Los Angeles, CA @Los Globos
10/09—Oakland, CA @New Parish

Body Language on Facebook!

Posted by: Kathryn on August 17, 2012 @ 4:16 PM

Nothing compliments a sunny afternoon better than a DJ-set full of summer sizzlers. So get your beach blankets out, fire up the grill, and slap on some shades, because Summer Sessions is here to give your dog days a much-needed boost. This compilation is the perfect mix of new school jams and old skool hits: a heavy helping of classic Om tracks from the likes of Ming & FS, Marques Wyatt, King Kooba, and Miguel Migs lend a nostalgic, late-90s house vibe while newer Omies like Crazy P, Pezzner, Shiny Objects, and Nav Izadi lend a modern retake on those deep disco sounds. Including three brand-new, unreleased edits by Rob G, this compilation is sure to add some heat to an already smokin’ hot summer.

Preview the release here on Soundcloud!

Release date: Aug 21, 2012

01) Gabriel Rene – Don’t You Cry (Rob G’s Split Horchata Edit)
02) Shiny Objects – Set It Off (Hot Toddy Remix)
03) King Kooba – Let Me!
04) Miguel Migs – Everybody feat. Evelyn “Champagne” King (Nav Izadi Remix)
05) Ming & FS – Freak (Dizzy Mix)
06) Underworld – Diamond Jigsaw (Julien Chaptal Remix)
07) Dirty Vegas – Little White Doves (Spencer Parker Remix)
08) Pezzner – Only With Your Eyes (Nav Izadi Remix)
09) Crazy P – Open For Service (Vinyl Edit)
10) Home & Garden – Domesticated feat. Derrick Carter (Pezzner Remix)
11) Marques Wyatt – Rude Groove (Original Mix 4 The Headz)
12) Shiny Objects – Just Fabulous (Adnan Sharif Remix)
13) King Kooba – Fooling Myself (Attack of the 50ft Megagaggaz)
14) J Boogie’s Dubtronic Science – Undercover feat. Chrys-Anthony (Rob G’s Special Duty Edit)
15) Miguel Migs – Close Your Eyes feat. Meshell Ndegeocello (Woolfy’s Outback Mix)
16) Various Artists – Summer Sessions (Continuous DJ Mix by Rob G)

Posted by: Kathryn on August 10, 2012 @ 10:50 AM

Ian Pooley – ‘Know What’s Up’ is out today on Smoke N’ Mirrors everywhere!

Known for his consistently-smoldering dancefloor romancers, Ian Pooley has brought us yet another gem with “Know What’s Up.” A classic R&B vocal rolls on top of a groovy bassline, while layers of uptempo claps and zipping synths give this track some serious energy. The Barbena remix is slower and stripped-down: the vocals have been tweaked and texturized, and spacey synths lend dramatic stabs to a simplified bassline. The Show-B remix takes you deep underground, deconstructing the original track down to an echoing series of throbbing beats and ghostly voices. A slow, continuous build of layers create a perfect ‘afterparty’ vibe.


- Smoke N’ Mirrors Team
Posted by: Charlie Moffett on August 7, 2012 @ 4:30 PM
Posted in: Music


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