MODE: “Pillars Of The Temple” Video

September 12th, 2014

Los Angeles-based duo MODE, consisting of Nicholas Schneider and Shane McKillop (of Gardens & Villa fame) recently dropped their debut single “Pillars Of The Temple”, an infectious ’80s-infused tune, which was produced by none other than Nicolas Jaar. The single “Pillars Of The Temple” is out now via Jaar’s Other People imprint. Watch the video for the track above, and get your copy here.

Directed by Zac Wolf.

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Darkside: “Gone Too Soon”

August 18th, 2014

Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington’s Darkside are “coming to an end, for now”, leaving us with two unreleased songs that didn’t make it onto their excellent debut LP “Psychic”, “Gone Too Soon” and “What They Say”. Both tracks will appear on the forthcoming Other People compilation “Work”, which comes out on September 28th.

mpFree: Darkside: “Golden Arrow”

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Visuals: “A Pixel”

August 6th, 2014

Nicolas Jaar’s Other People label continues its solid, quality releases with a brand-new compilation entitled “Work”. Our first taste of that forthcoming record is “A Pixel”, a perfectly crafted track from Visuals, the electronic pop project from Berlin-via-New York producer Andrew Fox. This track was produced by the mighty Nicolas Jaar and featuring his Darkside partner-in-crime David Harrington on guitar. Darkside have also produced Visuals’ self-titled debut EP, which was released late last year. Below, you can revisit the video for Visuals’ track “Slowed Down”, directed by Luke Harris.

The 11-track compilation “Work” will arrive on September 28th via Other People.
Pre-order here.

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La.Ga.Sta. Top 15 June 2014

July 8th, 2014

[Artwork: Y. Foulias]

Hey vrooomers, it’s time to round up the Top 15 most downloaded tracks from the past 30 days or so on La.Ga.Sta. Check out the full list below, and relive the magic of June’s most popular mpFrees. As always, this is your chart. Stay gas!

Top 15 June 2014:
01. Giorgio Moroder: “Giorgio’s Theme”
02. Cut Copy: “Meet Me In A House Of Love” [Nile Delta Remix]
03. La Roux: “Uptight Downtown” [Midnight Magic Remix]
04. The Hellen Hollins Singers: “Consolation” [Nicolas Jaar Edit]
05. Sade: “I Never Thought I’d See The Day” [L-Vis 1990 Sunrise Edit]
06. Future Islands: “Doves” [Mike Simonetti Remix]
07. We Are The Brave: “Sparrow” [ATTAR! Remix]
08. MØ: “Don’t Wanna Dance” [Zimmer Remix]
09. Laurence Guy: “Luv Magic”
10. Music Go Music: “Nite After Nite”
11. Anna Clementi & Alien Alien: “No G.D.M.” [Moon Runner Remix]
12. Bipolar Sunshine: “Deckchairs On The Moon” [Eli & Fur Remix]
13. Sin Cos Tan: “Love Sees No Colour”
14. Paume: “Transalpine”
15. Brett: “Chalon” [Lemonade Remix]

Download: Top 15 May 2014

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The Hellen Hollins Singers: “Consolation (Nicolas Jaar Edit)”

June 29th, 2014

Although Chile was defeated in the World Cup game against Brazil, Nicolas Jaar kept his promise by offering a free download of his soulful “Consolation” edit of the Helen Hollins Singers, which was originally made a couple of years ago. Music always wins.

Download here

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Just Friends: “Don’t Tell Me”

March 24th, 2014

Ease your way into Monday with this beautiful new track “Don’t Tell Me” from Just Friends, the collaborative project of Nicolas Jaar and vocalist Sasha Spielberg (daughter of Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw). “Don’t Tell Me” is now available to purchase exclusively through Nicolas Jaar’s digital-only subscription label, Other People.

The limited 10″ is set to drop on Record Store Day (April 19).

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La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 50 Downloaded Tracks of 2013

January 15th, 2014

Hey vroomers, it’s that time again. Once more during last year we have been sharing with you tons of free music, and now we’re really excited to share with you La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 50 most downloaded tracks of 2013. A long list with top-notch tunes from some of our favorite producers and bands. As always, this is a chart compiled by our readers. Here’s your chance to revisit 2013′s most popular mpFrees. Fill it up and stay gas!

01. Bicep & Ejeca: “You” [Piano Version]
02. Phoenix: “Trying To Be Cool” [Breakbot Remix]
03. Rhye: “Open” [Bondax Remix]
04. CHVRCHES: “The Mother We Share” [Moon Boots Remix]
05. Darkside: “Golden Arrow”
06. Chromeo: “Over Your Shoulder”
07. Banks: “Warm Water” [Snakehips Remix]
08. Miguel: “Do You…” [Cashmere Cat Remix]
09. Poolside: “If We Make It”
10. The Swiss: “Connect”

11. Clubfeet: “Cape Town” [Panama Remix]
12. Hot Natured: “Reverse Skydiving” [Benoit & Sergio Remix]
13. MS MR: “Think Of You” [RAC Mix]
14. Flight Facilities: “Clair De Lune” [Them Jeans Edit]
15. Holy Ghost!: “Hold On, We’re Going Home” [Drake Cover]
16. Kölsch: “Goldfisch”
17. Mayer Hawthorne: “Her Favorite Song” [Oliver Remix]
18. Siriusmo: “Itchy”
19. Miami Horror: “Real Slow” [Plastic Plates Remix]
20. Perseus: “Shadow Of The Beast”

21. Grizzly Bear: “Gun Shy” [Lindstrøm Remix]
22. Moon Boots: “Love Strong”
23. Hayden James: “Embrace” [Version]
24. Kaytranada: “At All”
25. Isaac Tichauer: “Take Over You”
26. John Talabot feat. Pional: “Destiny” [Dubtool Version]
27. Hanni El Khatib: “Penny” [Classixx Remix]
28. The Knocks feat. St. Lucia: “Modern Hearts” [Goldroom Remix]
29. Para One: “You Too”
30. Chris Malinchak: “So Into You”

31. Todd Terje: “Spiral” [Radio Mix]
32. Daughter: “Youth” [Lane 8 Remix]
33. Peter & The Magician: “On My Brain” [Crayon Remix]
34. Jacques Greene: “Body Party”
35. Finnebassen: “Bella”
36. Anna Lunoe & Touch Sensitive: “Real Talk” [Cassian Remix]
37. Charles Murdoch: “Dekire” [Bodhi Remix]
38. Tourist: “Stay”
39. Bixel Boys: “Love Like This”
40. Yuksek feat. Oh Land: “Last Of Our Kinds” [Michael Garcon Remix

41. Lorde: “Love Club” [L D R U Remix]
42. Jonas Rathsman: “Bringing You Down”
43. Eli & Fur: “You’re So High” [Ejeca Remix]
44. Mitzi: “Falling”
45. Zimmer: “Galapagos”
46. Chela: “Romanticise” [Gold Fields Remix]
47. Fleetwood Mac: “Family Man” [Flight Facilities Edit]
48. Psychemagik: “La Paix Est Une Fleur”
49. Touch Sensitive: “Pizza Guy” [Lauer Remix]
50. Emiliana Torrini: “Speed Of Dark” [Andrew Weatherall Remix]

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RA Sessions: Darkside – Paper Trails

October 15th, 2013

Watch Nicolas Jaar performing live with his Darkside cohort, Dave Harrington, the great track “Paper Trails” for Resident Advisor’s new series of short live music films, RA Sessions. “Paper Trails” appears on the pair’s debut album “Psychic”, out now via Nicolas Jaar’s new subscription label, Other People and Matador.

Directed by Patrick Nation.

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Darkside: “Paper Trails”

September 18th, 2013

Late in August, we featured “Golden Arrow”, the first 11 minutes from New York-based electronic producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington’s debut album “Psychic” under the name Darkside.

Today, we’re treated to the second taste from that record in the form of “Paper Trails”, an atmospheric, bluesy track and yet another good reason to get excited about “Psychic”. Give it a spin above. Darkside’s debut album “Psychic” will arrive on October 8 via Nicolas Jaar’s new subscription label, Other People and Matador.

mpFree: Darkside: “Golden Arrow”

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La.Ga.Sta. Top 15 August 2013

September 5th, 2013

[Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis]

Hey vroomers, it’s that time again! Here’s our monthly list of the 15 most downloaded tracks from the past 30 days or so on La.Ga.Sta. A list with top-notch tunes from Andrew Weatherall, Four Tet, Ejeca, Chris Malinchak, Darkside, Jacques Greene, Oliver, Moullinex, Mitzi, Crayon, and more.

As always, this is your chart. Be sure to check out each of the mpFrees that made it in our top 15 downloads of August below. Fill it up!

Top 15 August 2013:
01. Eli & Fur: “You’re So High” [Ejeca Remix]
02. Emiliana Torrini: “Speed Of Dark” [Andrew Weatherall Remix]
03. Chris Malinchak: “So Into You”
04. DIANA: “Perpetual Surrender” [Four Tet Remix]
05. Chela: “Romanticise” [Gold Fields Remix]
06. Mitzi: “Falling”
07. Peter & The Magician: “On My Brain” [Crayon Remix]
08. Darkside: “Golden Arrow”
09. Jacques Greene: “Body Party”
10. Bonnie McKee: “American Girl” [Oliver Remix]
11. Charles Murdoch: “Dekire” [Bodhi Remix]
12. Devendra Banhart: “Golden Girls” [Moullinex Re-Edit]
13. Lemonade: “Skyballer”
14. Seoul: “Stay With Us”
15. Twiggy Lashes: “Beside Me”

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