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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 :)

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


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

DATES
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!

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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

Tracklisting
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)

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

Newest Om:Cast from Smoke N’ Mirrors artist Edit Murphy. Includes tracks from Bubba, Tom Flynn, Mic Newman, Zoo Look and more!

TO DOWNLOAD, GO HERE AND CLICKLISTENBUTTON LOCATED UNDER THE IMAGE

Tracklist to Om:Cast 030 – Edit Murphy
Zoo Look – Shady Nook [CD-R]
Jason Grove – Streets [Wax Classic]
Klic – Disco Music [Hometaping Is Killing Music]
Kastil – She’s Back [Outernational]
Bubba – Temporary Passion [Hourglass Music]
Mic Newman – Knickerbocker [Tsuba]
Tom Flynn – Truth Hurts [Hypercolour]
Medlar – Floor [Wolf Music]
Weekend Express – 2 The Rhythm [Wolf Music]
Awanto3 – Pregnant [Dekmantel]

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Posted by: Kathryn on July 20, 2012 @ 10:56 AM
Posted in: Free Downloads

J Boogie steps into a new realm with an exclusive edit of Little Dragon’s song “Crystalfilm”.

Blurring the lines between deep house, moombahsoul and techno, his version bumps along at 111 BPM with sexy percussive accents, big boom toms, and a Detroit 909 feel. Already getting love from DJs like Anthony Valadez, Jeremy Sole, Sabo, Marques Wyatt & DJ Theory. Enjoy!

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Posted by: Kathryn on June 21, 2012 @ 3:07 AM
Posted in: Free Downloads

If you’ve ever met a vinyl DJ in your life, you will know that these wax “purists” sure loves their records! Here at Om Records, we agree: we think that records have something magical about them! Vinyl holds the key to that “warm sound,” not to mention other vinyl-related treats (such as scratching and all other types of turntablism) that cannot seem to be perfectly recreated on digital machines. In other words, nothing beats these the charm of these phono-monsters! Scroll down and check out all of the delicious vinyl treats that Om Records, Smoke n Mirrors and dirtybird records have released so far this year. Click the image of the vinyl to check it out in-store…


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Posted by: Kathryn on June 13, 2012 @ 10:22 AM
Posted in: Music

Our 29th Om:Cast is an exclusive DJ mix from Crazy P with songs from the likes of PillowTalk, Catz N Dogz, Miguel Migs and more.

DOWNLOAD THE MIX HERE

Tracklist
PillowTalk – The Real Thing
NY*AK – Mahna
Joash – Mission (Chocolate Garage Prod. Oldschool Mix)
L.H.A.S. Inc. – Liquid Soul Drops
Cameo – She’s Strange
Sunner Soul – Space Sheriff
Hess Is More – Would You Like To Disco (Dub)
Invincible Scum – House Of The Rising Scum
Mr Oizo – Cut Dick (Ron Basejam Edit)
Alena – Changes (Ron Basejam Remix)
Miguel Migs – Tonight feat. Meshell Ndegeocello (Crazy P Remix)
Hot Toddy – Mutha Sucka
Ilija Rudman – Cinematic Behaviour
Catz ‘n Dogz – I’m Free feat. Paul Randolph (Carl Craig Remix)
Chamboche – Smoke Screen
The White Lamp – It’s You (Ron Basejam Remix)

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Posted by: Kathryn on June 7, 2012 @ 1:16 PM

Check out Body Language’s premier live video for their new track ‘The First.’ This beautiful jam is off of their upcoming album, which is still has yet to be titled.

‘The First’ is part of a live video series produced by Dreambear, who also created the critically acclaimed video for Body Language’s ‘You Can’ earlier this year: View it here

Catch Body Language on June 7th at Santos Party House in NYC w/ DANGER, Xaphoon
Jones, and Carousel. Buy tickets here!

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Posted by: Kathryn on June 4, 2012 @ 2:49 PM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation

New from Brooklyn-based indie electro-pop band Body Language: the official music video for “You Can,” off of their “Social Studies” EP on the Lavish Habits. Dreamy vocals soar over lush layers of synth; a sweet electro tune with lots of early-eighties charm.

Click the image to watch the video exclusively on the Filter Magazine site:


Buy “You Can” now from Body Language’s “Social Studies” EP on iTunes
Body Language Site | Facebook
Lavish Habits Site | Facebook
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Posted by: Kathryn on May 22, 2012 @ 11:37 AM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation


Our good friend and SF-based producer Justin Martin made his very first release on dirtybird records in 2005. Seven years later, he delivers his long-awaited debut artist album with the very same smile and fun loving attitude he’s had since the beginning. “Ghettos & Gardens” is exactly as advertised – a tender and tough collection of songs that build you up with sweeping strings, then break you down with earth shattering basslines. It’s sunsets vs. cyclones, roses vs. razors, and bunny rabbits vs. wolverines.

Maybe it’s the streets of San Francisco that made his music this way – a place where you can see a beautiful woman and a crippled homeless addict on the same city block. Maybe it’s the juxtaposition of the famous dirtybird Golden Gate park parties, where Justin’s loving parents make tacos and chop fresh salsa while total freaks lose their minds in front of the massive sound system. Not a whole lot of producers are just as influenced by E40 as they are by LTJ Bukem, and even fewer of them played the jazz saxophone in high school.

Whatever is going on, most people would say that Justin is one of the most charismatic likable DJs to walk the earth. In this album Justin demonstrates his unique ability to blur the lines between musical genres, taking us through beautiful melodies, UK basslines, moody funk and devastating drops. You can hear the meticulous produc- tion techniques in every track – from the slow Hip-Hop style of Hood Rich to the heavy duty low-end of Molokini. The whole thing is fresh and uplifting like the smell of ozone after a lightning strike. Ghettos & Gardens sounds like nothing else out there – it could not have come from anyone but Justin Martin.

Buy the album version now from iTunes
Buy the DJ version now from Beatport
Buy the DJ version now from Bleep
Buy the vinyl now from Surus


Buy limited-edition “40 Bundle” packs, complete with dirtybird goodies & signed swag!
Justin’s Bandcamp

Ghettos & Gardens World Tour
May 02 – Santa Cruz @ Motiv
May 04 – LA @ Avalon
May 05 – Las Vegas @ Artisan
May 11 – San Francisco @ Mezzanine
May 19 – Pyramid Lake @ Symbiosis Festival
May 25 – Irvine @ Lightning in a Bottle Festival
May 26 – Detroit @ dirtybird
Jun 01 – Birmingham @ Rainbow Warehouse
Jun 02 – Manchester @ Sankeys
Jun 03 – Bristol @ Love Will Save the Night
Jun 09 – London @ Fabric
Jun 15 – Philadelphia @ Philadelphia Experiment
Jun 16 – Washington DC @ U Hall
Jun 20 – Boston @ Phoenix Landing
Jun 22 – Miami @ Electric Pickle
Jun 23 – Charlotte @ Dharma
Jun 29 – Atlanta @ Masquerade
Jun 30 – New Orleans @
Jul 01 – Toronto @ Keating Pub
Jul 06 – SF @ Monarch
Jul 13 – Kauaii @ Café Portofino
Jul 14 – Honolulu @ Asylum
Jul 20 – UK @ Secret Garden Festival
Jul 21 – Ibiza @ Sankeys
Jul 27 – Denver @ City Hall
Jul 28 – NYC @ Verboten
Aug 03 – SF @ dirtybird
Aug 04 – LA @ Hard Summer
Aug 05 – BC @ Basscoast Festival
Aug 10 – Portland @ Refuge
Aug 11 – Seattle @ Electric Tea Garden
Aug 17 – Albuquerque @ Effex Nightclub
Aug 18 – El Paso @ Lowbrow Palace
Aug 24 – Grand Rapids @ Bass Camp
Aug 25 – Dallas @ It’ll Do Discotech
Aug 31 – Edmonton @ Level 2
Sep 01 – Rouyn-Noranda @ Emerging Music Festival
Sep 02 – Chicago @ North Coast Music Festival afterparty
Sep 03 – Montreal @ Piknic Electronic / dirtybird BBQ
Sep 07 – Paris @ Social Club
Sep 08 – UK @ Bestival
Sep 09 – Ibiza @ Space
Sep 15 – Barcelona @ Lolita
Sep 22 – London @ Bugged Out

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Posted by: Kathryn on May 22, 2012 @ 1:22 AM
Posted in: Music

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