DATE: May 20th, 2016
French house veterans Cassius take us for yet another magical ride to “Ibifornia”, a fantastic place where the sun rises high and the horses run free, with the title track off their forthcoming album. Filled with tropical vibes, the nine-minute dancefloor jam is another good reason to get excited about “Ibifornia”, their first album in ten years. The follow-up to 2006’s “15 Again” features an all-star cast of long-term collaborators and friends, including Cat Power, Mike D from The Beastie Boys, Pharrell Williams, John Gourley of Portugal., and more. The album “Ibifornia” drops on June 24th via Interscope / Polydor Records.
DATE: April 1st, 2016
After dropping their surprise single “Action”, featuring Cat Power and Beastie Boys’ Mike D, last month, French house veterans Cassius have announced their first album in ten years, “Ibifornia”, set to drop on June 24th via Polydor/Interscope Records. The new record, the follow-up to 2006’s “15 Again”, features an all-star cast of long-term collaborators and friends, including Pharrell Williams, John Gourley of Portugal. The Man, Jaw, and Ryan Tedder. A portmanteau of Ibiza and California, “Ibifornia” is an imaginary utopia which, they say, is “inside every one of us.” The infectious track “Go Up”, featuring Cat Power and Pharrell Williams, is another taste of what’s to come. Press play.
DATE: March 11th, 2016
It’s been a long, long time coming, but French electronic duo Cassius are finally back with their great new single “Action”, a “family affair”, which features vocals from Beastie Boys‘ Mike D and Cat Power. Recorded in New York, the track is a fusion of disco, house, Afrobeat and insistent pop hooks. It marks the first offering from the duo of Philippe Zdar and Boom Bass since 2006’s album “15 Again”. “Action” will appear on their upcoming new album, set to drop later this year. Give it a spin above, and get into the groove.
Update: Below, you can watch the weird video for “Action”, directed by Yuri Ancarani.
The single “Action” is out now via Interscope/Polydor Records. Buy it here.
DATE: August 22nd, 2011
Cassius: “The Sound Of Violence” [Aeroplane Remix]
Here’s the new Aeroplane remix of Cassius’ dancefloor classic “The Sound Of Violence”. Taken from “The Sound Of Violence 2011 Remixes” EP, out now on Cassius Records. It also features reworks by Luciano, Franco Cinelli, and Tha Trikaz, who won the remix competition last year for “its great vibe and ingenuity in the use of the fabulous Steve Edwards vocals”. Buy here.
DATE: October 1st, 2010
La.Ga.Sta.’s weekly ride all over the internet. ¡Vamos!
Moullinex made a great bittersweet mixtape to enter Autumn. With brand new tracks from him (as Moullinex and as COUNT JACKULA), along with new unreleased/super fresh gems from Glimmers, Lorenz Rhode, Black Van, Tensnake and more. So, here’s ‘Club Lonely’. To love and hate, cry and laugh. Listen/download here.
Listen: Penguin Prison’s new amazing single, ‘Golden Train’, (out 22/11) here.
A Swedish Love Story: Lo-Fi-Fnk remixes The Radio Dept. Grab the remix of ‘Heaven’s On Fire’ here.
Crystal Fighters’ debut album, ‘Star Of Love’ is available for streaming here until the end of the week. Take a listen!
It’s a wonderful life: Kylie cover Hurts. Watch it here.
WhoMadeWho are giving away the new “charity”-song called “Left Hand of the Boxer”. The song is written and recorded with Burma group Generation Wave. Video is by Me and Anton. Watch/download here.
Melbourne’s Crayon Fields are offering the 4-track EP, ‘Make Peace With Love’, as a FREE download. The EP includes ‘How Loved You Are’ (a b-side from the ‘Mirror Ball’ single), a live version of ‘Graceless’, the brilliant Dan Block remix of ‘All The Pleasures of the World’, and a Roxette cover! Download it here.
To celebrate their release of ‘The Rawkers’ EP on Ed Banger, Cassius are giving away a minimix called ‘Boombassindeehouse’. Get it here here. <3 U SO!
Nightdrive with Anoraak. Download his nice mixtape for Brain Magazine here.
DFA will reissue the long out-of-print 12” single from Justine and the Victorian Punks on November 9th (vinyl/digital). The twelve-inch, orginally released in 1979, includes two tracks, ‘Beautiful Dreamer’ and ‘Still You’. More here.
The Making of the 3rd Cut Copy Album: Here’s the first full instalment of the film by Krozm documenting the making of Cut Copy’s third album, due out in January 2011. Watch it below:
DATE: August 30th, 2010
Great news! Cassius are back, this time on Ed Banger Records! The legends of the French touch scene will release their new 6-track EP called, ‘The Rawkers’, in October. Until then, you can preview the new track ‘I ♥ U So’ below. Yes, love me some Cassius!
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