Blood Orange: “Uncle ACE” (Kindness Remix feat. Robert Owens)

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April 11th, 2014
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New York-based producer/singer Devonté Hynes, aka Blood Orange, just dropped a new remix EP for “Uncle ACE”, one of the standout tracks from last year’s album “Cupid Deluxe”. Here’s the video for the superb remix of the track by his friend and frequent collaborator, Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, which features vocals from Chicago house legend Robert Owens. The video follows Hynes around his childhood hometown of Ilford in Essex.

Directed by Adam Bainbridge.

Blood Orange’s “Uncle ACE” Remixes EP is out now digitally via Domino, while the vinyl version will come out on May 19th. You can pre-order your 12” here.

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Blood Orange: “You’re Not Good Enough”

DATE:
October 30th, 2013
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After releasing the Kindness-directed video for his silky smooth track “Chamakay”, featuring vocals from Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek, Blood Orange, aka Dev Hynes, has now offered up another taste from his forthcoming album “Cupid Deluxe” (that’s the cover art, above). Here’s the second single “You’re Not Good Enough”, a duet with Friends’ lead singer Samantha Urbani, for your listening pleasure. And it’s so damn good!

The album “Cupid Deluxe”, the follow-up to 2011′s debut LP “Coastal Grooves”, will arrive on November 18th via Domino. It also features contributions from Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors, Clams Casino, Adam Bainbridge from Kindness, Despot, Skepta, and many more. You can pre-order your copy here.

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Blood Orange: “Chamakay” Video

DATE:
September 12th, 2013
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Dev Hynes has returned to his solo moniker, Blood Orange, for his upcoming new album “Cupid Deluxe”, which will be released later this year. Today, we’re treated to a video for the album’s smooth first single “Chamakay”, featuring vocals from Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek.

The video, directed by Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, shows Hynes’ first ever trip to his mother’s birthplace of Georgetown, Guyana. It features some sick dance moves too.

“Chamakay” is out now via Domino. Get it here.

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Everyone: “No Time To Waste”

DATE:
January 25th, 2013
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Tigersushi’s label boss Joakim and Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, have unveiled their collaborative project, under the Everyone moniker. For their debut 12” “No Time To Waste” they join forces with Jam City as Vincent L’Traques to create a mellow deep house tune. Here we have the vocal version of “No Time To Waste” for your listening pleasure.
This is also the first release on Joakim’s new vinyl-only imprint Crowdspacer, named after the CRWDSPCR dance performances of avant-gardist Merce Cunningham in 1993. As Joakim says the label will be about “dance, sweaty clubs, techno primitivism, trans-gender house, tropicalist trance, mutant disco, fun avant-garde, timeless futurism, the body & soul.”

“No Time To Waste” arrives on February 11th.

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La.Ga.Sta.: Best of 2012

DATE:
January 8th, 2013
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Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis

Here we go. It may be the first days of the New Year, but we’re still listening to our favorite albums, tracks, remixes and EPs of 2012. It was certainly an amazing year for us during which we started our radio show “OFF The Road”, we shared with you some exclusive La.Ga.Sta. mixes by Duke Dumont, Beni, Pharao Black Magic, and we dropped our free 14-track “Late Summer Compilation 2012″ with lots of fresh tunes, already downloaded by more than 20.000 vroomers! Many thanks for your support.
Today, La.Ga.Sta.’s pit stop crew finally bring you the Best of 2012 lists (albums, tracks, remixes, EPs, videos, and more). As usual, those lists are based on what we most frequently played on our car stereo. Check out the lists below in no particular order.
This is the 2012 sound of La.Ga.Sta. Vroom!

La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 20 Albums of 2012:

John Talabot – fIN
Chromatics – Kill For Love
Jessie Ware – Devotion
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Trouble
Poolside – Pacific Standard Time
Flume – Flume
Kindness – World, You Need a Change of Mind
Para One – Passion
Tame Impala – Lonerism
Grimes – Visions
Beach House – Bloom
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Hot Chip – In Our Heads
Lindstrøm – Smalhans
The xx – Coexist
Sébastien Tellier – My God Is Blue
Tomas Barfod – Salton Sea
Twin Shadow – Confess
Moullinex – Flora
Lauer – Phillips

La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 20 Tracks Of 2012:

Duke Dumont – The Giver
Todd Terje – Inspector Norse
Pachanga Boys – Time
Julio Bashmore: “Au Seve”
John Talabot: “So Will Be Now…” (feat. Pional)
Major Lazer: “Get Free” (feat. Amber Coffman)
Moon Boots: “Got Somebody”
Bicep: “Vision Of Love”
Baio: “Sunburn Modern”
Grimes: “Oblivion”
Paradis: “Hémisphère”
Flight Facilities: “Clair De Lune” (feat. Christine Hoberg)
Hot Natured & Ali Love: “Benediction”
Maxxi Soundsystem: “Regrets We Have No Use For” (feat. Name One)
Waze & Odyssey: “Love That Burns (Hot Enough)”
Jonas Rathsman: “Since I Don’t Have You”
Isaac Tichauer: “Doing What I Got”
NSFW: “Let U Go”
Idjut Boys: “One For Kenny”
Chris Malinchak: “So Good To Me”

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Top 20 Remixes of 2012:

Jessie Ware: “Running” [Disclosure Remix]
Joakim: “Nothing Gold” [Todd Terje Remix]
Lauer: “Trainman” [Tensnake "Franceman" Remix]
Alpine: “Hands” [Goldroom Remix]
Breakbot: “One Out Of Two” [Oliver Remix]
Kindness: “Gee Up” [Erol Alkan’s Extended Rework]
Cameo Culture: “Parts Of You And I” [Slow Hands Remix]
Flight Facilities: “With You” feat. Grovesnor [David August Remix]
Chairlift: “I Belong In Your Arms” [John Talabot & Pional 6.15 AMix]
Philosophy of Sound: “Freedom, What For?” [A.N.D.Y. Remix]
Kraver: “Supermoon” [NSFW Remix]
Mario Basanov: “We Are Child Of Love” [The Mekanism Remix]
Ry & Frank Wiedemann: “Howling” [Âme Remix]
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs: “Tapes & Money” [Casino Times Remix]
Rolla Scape: “Love and Time” [Acid Washed Remix]
Trujillo: “You Keep Me” [Cosmic Kids Remix]
Canyons: “When I See You Again” [Duke Dumont Rain On Kilimanjaro Mix]
Stuck In The Sound: “Brother” [Yuksek Remix]
His Majesty Andre: “Hymn” [Mickey Remix]
Marcos Cabral: “Sweet & Sour” [Jeremy Glenn Remix]

La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 20 EPs of 2012:

Todd Terje – It’s The Arps
Disclosure – The Face
Duke Dumont – For Club Play Only Pt.1
Bicep – Visions Of Love
Baio – Sunburn
Benoit & Sergio – New Ships
Rolla Scape – Remix EP
Mercury – Candlelight
Cameo Culture – Night Swimming
Cashmere Cat – Mirror Maru
Panama – It’s Not Over
Plastic Plates – Things I Didn’t Know I Loved
Softwar – This Time Around
Citizen – Room Service
Surahn – Surahn
Roosevelt – Sea
Gigamesh – All My Life
Ben Browning – Lover Motion
The Dead Rose Music Company – Four Songs
Tropics – Popup Cinema

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Label of 2012
French Express

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Edits of 2012
Only Children: “Falling”/”Whatever Makes U”

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Cover of 2012:
Metronomy: “Corinne” [Benoit & Sergio Cover]

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Tapes of 2012:
Zimmer Tapes

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Compilation of 2012:
Future Classic DJs Compilation

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Videos of 2012:

Major Lazer: “Get Free”
Directed by SoMe

M.I.A.: “Bad Girls”
Directed by Romain Gavras

The Aikiu: “Pieces Of Gold”
Directed by Panteros, Myd & Boston Bun

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Kindness: “Cyan (Mirror People Edit)”

DATE:
December 14th, 2012
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It’s Friday and what a better way to get in the mood for the weekend than this “DJ friendly” version of Kindness’ “Cyan” by Portuguese producer Rui Maia, aka Mirror People. Even better, this tasty edit is available for free download. Grab it below and play it loud!

Download here or here

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Kindness: “That’s Alright” Video

DATE:
August 1st, 2012
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Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, has unveiled the video for his new single, “That’s Alright,” which is almost entirely based upon samples of Trouble Funk’s “Still Smokin’”. So here’s “That’s Alright”, as “performed by the band that inspired it, with a slightly overwhelmed Brit at the back of the stage.” The single will be released on September 2nd via Female Energy/Polydor.

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La.Ga.Sta. Top 15 June 2012

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July 2nd, 2012
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Here it is: our monthly list of the most downloaded tracks on La.Ga.Sta. This is your Top 15 chart. Another fine selection of brand new jams. Check out the whole list below, and relive the magic of June’s most popular mpFree’s. Fill it up!

01. Poolside: “Slow Down”
02. Bon Iver: “Towers” [Slow Hands Cover]
03. Santigold: “The Keepers” [Duke Dumont Remix]
04. Van She: “Jamaica” [Plastic Plates Remix]
05. Julio Bashmore: “Troglodytes”
06. The Rapture: “In The Grace Of Your Love” [Pional Remix]
07. Giselle: “Silk” [Cosmic Kids Remix]
08. Gossip: “Perfect World” [ATTAR! Remix]
09. Little Boots: “Headphones” [Dimitri From Paris Dub]
10. Giraffage: “Feels”
11. Kindness: “House” [Them Jeans Remix]
12. Isaac Tichauer: “Doing What I Got”
13. Princeton: “Grand Rapids” [RAC Remix]
14. Lo-Fi-Fnk: “Shut The World Out” [Mitzi Remix]
15. Rocco Raimundo: “Juicy”

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La.Ga.Sta. OFF The Road #20

DATE:
June 18th, 2012
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In case you missed it, here is our latest radio show “OFF The Road #20″. You can now listen/download it below. We’ll be back for more rides next Saturday on OFF Radio (22.00-23.00 EET). Fill it up!

Playlist:
01. Poolside – Slow Down
02. Arsenal – One Day At A Time (Joakim Remix)
03. Onra – L.O.V.E.
04. Kindness – Gee Up (Erol Alkan’s Extended Rework)
05. Santigold – The Keepers (Duke Dumont Remix)
06. Cassian – I Love It
07. Peter & The Magician – Memory
08. Matthias Zimmermann – Martin
09. Alexis Raphael – I Know
10. Rory Phillips – Cosmic Fluff
11. Hot Chip – Motion Sickness
12. Para One – Every Little Thing (feat. Irfane & Teki Latex)

Download “OFF The Road #20″ here (83 mb)

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Kindness: “Gee Up (Erol Alkan’s Extended Rework)”

DATE:
June 14th, 2012
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Erol Alkan has reworked Kindness’ “Gee Up” and now you can stream the full version, featuring a “gospel-ish breakdown, and bags of bass”. Another solid rework. Taken from Kindness’ new EP “House”, which comes backed with a “selection of unheard mixes from friends and collaborators who worked on his fantastic debut album, “World, You Need A Change Of Mind”. The four-track EP also features a dub mix of “SEOD” by Philippe Zdar and a drumless version of “Swinging Party”. You can stream the whole thing here, ahead of its release on June 18th.

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