Penguin Prison: “Never Gets Old” Video

May 14th, 2015

New York-based singer/producer Chris Glover, aka Penguin Prison, has shared this fun video for his ’80s-inspired disco pop tune “Never Gets Old”, starring his 90 year-old grandpa. The single “Never Gets Old” is lifted from his second album “Lost In New York”, out now in both digital and vinyl formats via Downtown Records. Peep the clip above, and make sure to check out the track “Show Me The Way”, one of the album’s highlights, which was co-produced and co-written by RAC’s André Allen Anjos. Buy the album here.

Directed by Matt Ornstein.

Penguin Prison: “Calling Out”

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RAC: “Cheap Sunglasses” (feat. Matthew Koma) Video

July 10th, 2014

Portland’s producer André Allen Anjos, better known as RAC, has shared the video for his feel-good summery tune “Cheap Sunglasses”, which features vocals from Matthew Koma. Shot in Southern California, “Cheap Sunglasses” is the first RAC video to feature his full touring band. The track is taken from his debut album “Strangers”, out now via Cherrytree.

Directed by Michael Dwyer.

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Falcon Punch & Roller Radio: “And You”

June 17th, 2014

Los Angeles-based producer Avery Henderson, aka Falcon Punch, has once again teamed up with his close LA friend Roller Radio to drop the first vinyl release on Cyclist and RAC’s Karl Kling newly minted label MANI/PEDI Records, and it’s a winner. The four-track effort called “And You” features two original tracks and remixes by Daniel.T., one half of Cosmic Kids, and Toronto’s Basement Love.

The EPs title track finds the pair delivering yet another delicious tune, full of funky disco grooves, and yes, it feels so damn good. Give “And You” a spin or two above, and make sure to check out Daniel T.’s superb remix of the track, which marks his first official remix. The “And You” 12” is out now. Pick up your copy here.

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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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Karl Kling: “Deep In The House Of Love”

December 2nd, 2013

Here’s some great news. Canadian producer/DJ Mark Penner, aka Cyclist, and Portland producer Karl Kling (of RAC fame) have joined forces to launch their own dance label, MANI/PEDI Records – a singles-only label geared towards releasing slightly weird disco and house music.

The first release has just arrived courtesy of the label’s co-owner, Karl Kling and it’s a great one. Here’s his new single “Deep In The House Of Love”, an infectious house jam with old-school vibes. It’s certainly worth the download. Let’s get deep!

Download it for “like” on Karl Kling’s Facebook page.

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La.Ga.Sta. Top 15 September 2013

October 3rd, 2013

[Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis]

Hey vroomers, here’s our monthly list of the 15 most downloaded tracks from the past 30 days or so on La.Ga.Sta. It features some great tunes from Chromeo, Moon Boots, RAC, Goldroom, Lane 8, Mano Le Tough, Hayden James, Kaytranada, and many 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 September below. Stay gas!

Top 15 September 2013:
01. Chromeo: “Over Your Shoulder”
02. MS MR: “Think Of You” [RAC Mix]
03. Hayden James: “Embrace” [Version]
04. CHVRCHES: “The Mother We Share” [Moon Boots Remix]
05. Kaytranada: “At All”
06. Daughter: “Youth” [Lane 8 Remix]
07. Hey Champ: “On Holiday”
08. Goldroom: “Embrace” [Cyclist Remix]
09. Baby Alpaca: “Sea Of Dreams” [Turbotito Remix]
10. Mano Le Tough: “Being Yourself”
11. Chrome Sparks: “Your Planet”
12. Petula Clark: “Cut Copy Me” [Compuphonic Remix]
13. Clubfeet: “Acapulco & LA”
14. Monster Rally: “Orchids”
15. Jessy Lanza: “Move Closer” [Phyllis Nelson Cover]

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RAC: “Let Go” (ft. Kele & MNDR) Video

September 13th, 2013


Portland’s producer André Allen Anjos, aka RAC, superb new single “Let Go”, has now a darky video to go along with it. The track, featuring Bloc Party’s Kele and MNDR, will appear on RAC’s upcoming four-track EP “Don’t Talk To”, due out on October 14th via Cherrytree / Interscope. After checking out this creepy clip, you can stream Krystal Klear’s remix of “Let Go” below.

Directed by Michael Dwyer.


mpFree: MS MR: “Think Of You” [RAC Remix]

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MS MR: “Think Of You (RAC Mix)”

September 2nd, 2013

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MS MR: “Think Of You”[RAC Mix]

Here’s something to make your Monday better: a free-to-download new remix from hard-working Portland producer André Allen Anjos, aka RAC. Once again, he adds his signature touch and turns New York indie pop duo MS MR’s latest single “Think Of You” into something special. It’s about as catchy as it gets. “Think Of You” is lifted from the duo’s debut album “Secondhand Rapture”, out now via RCA.

Just in case you missed it the first time round, check out RAC’s brilliant single “Let Go”, featuring Bloc Party’s Kele and MNDR, another taste from his upcoming four-track EP “Don’t Talk To”, which drops on October 14th via Cherrytree / Interscope.

Download here for the price of an email.

Directed by BRTHR.

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RAC: “Let Go” (ft. Kele & MNDR)

August 19th, 2013

Here we go again. It’s been more than a year since RAC’s André Allen Anjos dropped his brilliant debut original single “Hollywood”, featuring the vocals of Penguin Prison, but now he’s back with his brand new single “Let Go”.

This time round, he teamed up with Bloc Party’s Kele and New York duo MNDR to deliver a perfect pop gem, continuing what he does best. We’d expect nothing less from RAC. Ride and enjoy!

RAC’s “Let Go”, taken from his upcoming four-track EP “Don’t Talk To”, drops tomorrow via Cherrytree/Interscope.

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Discotexas Picnic II

July 8th, 2013

What better way to start your Monday than with a delicious picnic, offered by one of our favorite labels, Discotexas. Today, the ever-excellent Portuguese label dropped its second “Discotexas Picnic” compilation just in time for summer.

The ten-track compilation featuring five unreleased tracks by Moullinex, RAC, Xinobi, Jay Lamar & Jesse Oliver, and Da Chick, alongside tracks from the label’s usual suspects, like Zimmer, Mirror People, Kamp! and Rebeka. A perfect compilation to help soundtrack these hot summer days.

Here we have RAC’s André Allen Anjos groovy new remix of Moullinex’s “To Be Clear”, featuring vocals from Iwona Skwarek (of Rebeka), and Xinobi’s dancefloor-ready remix of Justin Faust’s “Space Rhumba”. Check out both remixes below, and stream the whole thing here. Enjoy with an icy cold glass of lemonade!

“Picnic II” also includes Da Chick’s new synth-pop jam “Lotta Love”. You can now watch the official video for the track below. Super fun!

“Discotexas Picnic II” is out now. Get it here.

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