by Adam Crayfizz
Tags: Adam Crayfizz, Arty, Benny Bannassi, DJ Smash, EDM, EDM Blogs, Flux Pavilion, Madeon, Nero, Rager Onions, Skrillex, Throwback Thursdays, Volna
Another Thursday brings another day of social media fiends clogging our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram feeds with the hashtag #TBT. For those of you a little out of the loop (or those who actually work on Thursdays), the hashtag reads ‘Throwback Thursdays’. A day when thousands take part in embarrassing their friends through remembering the good ol’ days before the beer gut became permanent and duck faces were still in.
Here at Rager, we decided to start our own #TBT by providing you with some of our favorite EDM songs from the past couple decades. With all the new content popping up daily, sometimes it’s nice to just kick back, relax and remember those jams that got us through those hard times.
We present to you, our goodie bag of golden oldies.
by Jake Groch
Tags: Azari & III, Bassnectar, Beats By Dre, Billie Holiday, C2C, DJ Carnage, Ella Fitzgerald, Flume, Giveaway, Kaskade, Miike Snow, Nina Simone, Pretty Lights, RAC, The First Ladies, TOKiMONSTA, Toro y Moi, Verve Records, Verve Remixed, Victor Niglio, Zeds Dead
As announced on Monday of this week, you may enter to win a hard vinyl copy of Verve Record’s latest remix LP: The First Ladies starting tonight (8/28) at midnight.
Just follow this LINK to our Facebook page in order to enter.
Did you see that link?
Featuring remixes of classic jazz tracks (which just so happen to be heavy in the female vocal department), the latest remix album from Verve is truly spectacular. The biggest names in electronic dance music have come together to reinvent some of the most popular songs ever recorded. Just check out the track list. Then you’ll know.
- Ella Fitzgerald – Too Darn Hot (RAC MIX)
- Astrud Gilberto – Fly Me To The Moon (KASKADE REMIX)
- Sarah Vaughan – Please Mr. Brown (PONTUS WINNBERG OF MIIKE SNOW REMIX)
- Nina Simone – Feeling Good (BASSNECTAR REMIX)
- Marlena Shaw – Women of the Ghetto (FLUME’S JACKIN HOUSE MIX)
- Nina Simone – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (ZEDS DEAD REMIX)
- Billie Holiday – My Man (TORO Y MOI REMIX)
- Astrud Gilberto and Walter Wanderley Trio – So Nice (AZARI & III REMIX)
- Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Jericho (C2C REMIX)
- Nina Simone – Put A Spell On You (PRETTY LIGHTS REMIX)
- Ella Fitzgerald – Blue Skies (MAYA JANE COLES REMIX)
- Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto – Corcovado (TOKiMONSTA REMIX)
- Dinah Washington – I’ve Got You Under My Skin (DJ CARNAGE AND VICTOR NIGLIO REMIX)
For more info:
Verve Remixes: http://www.vervemusicgroup.com/ververemixed
Verve Music Twitter: https://twitter.com/vervemusic
Verve Music Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VerveRemixed
Itunes Album Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/verve-remixed-first-ladies/id660815717
Nina Simone – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (Zeds Dead Remix): http://www.vevo.com/watch/nina-simone/dont-let-me-be-misunderstood/USUV71301241
Make sure to check back in at Rager Onions over the next couple weeks for our next contest giveaway, a brand new pair of Beats By Dre headphones for your listening pleasure!
by Jake Groch
Tags: Big Gigantic, Can't Hold Us, Dominic Lalli, EDM Blogs, electro soul, electronic, Electronic Dance Music, Jake Groch, Jeremy Salken, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Rager Onions, Ray Dalton
We’ve been missing our boys over at Big G.
It would seem, however, that our wait for new music by Colorado residents Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken was not in vain. Their new remix of ‘Can’t Hold Us’ by hip-hop super studs Macklemore and Ryan Lewis can only be defined as positively divine. But then again, did you expect any less from Big Gigantic?
The weeping violin arrangement and uplifting melody of the chimes provide the perfect introduction to the new track. It only lasts for a few moments, followed by the true catalyst of the song in the form of Big G’s vocals. Using the already popular and resounding lyrics of Ray Dalton, BG continues to do what they do best on each and every production.
The jam climaxes as Big Gigantic drops modulated crescendos that would even make a nihilist nod his head in gratification. Dominic and Jeremy have given this song the perfect electronic touch, while simultaneously accenting the much more soulful aspects of the original. If you’re a fan of Big Gigantic, then you most certainly won’t be disappointed with the badass electric sax solo by Mr. Lalli.
President Clinton himself would be proud.