Mixpak Crew
Best Remix Mc Pedrinho, “Dom Dom Dom (Banginclude & Zee Reach)”  MC Andinho x Lemonick x MC Baiano & MC Kalzin, “Aquecimiento da Litoral (Pobvio Crash Edit)” “Global Bass Music” (GBM) is an appropriate name to define the sounds of 2016 as producers dug deeper and deeper into regional specializations of dance music (see also: baile funk, Jersey club, gqom, etc). My favorite tracks to come out of this movement were Banginclude

Turn up the bass for Autograf’s latest flip of Dr. Dre’s famous hit, Next Episode. This track introduces crisp and clean production to a classic rap anthem and we love the vibe it created. It starts with a vast and airy vocal held down by a smooth, rhythmic keyboard. The beat comes in and suddenly you’re surrounded by dark, trappy goodness. The mix is spacious yet focused, bringing out the

Kristina's picks for best of 2016
Best Remix CloZee, “Sankar’s Lake (Igama Remix)” I am rooting for the newer producers out there who possess a fresh approach to remixing. I’d consider Igama to be one of those producers with his latest remix of “Sankar’s Lake” by the French producer, CloZee. His remix is mesmerizing. I hear a prominent fusion of Eastern and Western sounds: he samples the sitar and couples it with a deep bass line, driving

Danny L Harle Artist Image
[Danny L Harle is pictured above] Best Remix Charli XCX, “After the Afterparty (Danny L Harle Remix)” HUGE REMIX BANGER FROM DANNY L. HARLE!   Best LP Nicolas Jaar, Sirens Nicolas Jaar fully delivered on the successor to Space Is Only Noise with his sophomore LP,  Sirens. I am still as enthralled with it today as I was when it premiered on his Other People Network website, channel 333 a week before

Everybody In The Place
By all accounts, Mathias is having a great 2016. This past year, the hardworking DC DJ was profiled by Washington City Paper and Made In The District while spending his nights on the decks at some of DC’s most exciting events. This month, Mathias is launching a new club night called Everybody In The Place at U Street Music Hall and we caught up with him to talk about the new