Days after Madonna’s birthday, the music world is still celebrating the Queen of Pop’s trailblazing career and her three decades of music! Today Country Club Martini Crew has unleashed this brand new EDM style remix of Madonna & M.I.A.’sMDNA collaboration “Birthday Song“. While I wish more of the song was actually in the newly released remix, I have to give C.C.M.C props for a stellar production. His work gets better and better with every remix he drops! Check it out his new masterpiece which he also offers as a free download!!!
I’m always a sucker for a epic EDM vocal and the Bimbo Players delivered just that with their latest single “Knock You Out“. Something else I’, a sucker for is when an epic EDM vocal gets a circuit-house style remix treatment, uniting two different worlds of the dance music genre together and Cajjmere Wray did just that with his remix of the Bingo Players song! Press play and get into it!!
Mariah Carey made a special appearance at the 2014 World Music Awards and performed one of my favorite tracks titled “Meteorite“ off of her latest latest album! It’s a shame that this album has really fallen through the cracks and flopped so hard since I personally think it’s one of her best in years!
In related news, Billboard reported today that Mariah has parted ways with her longtime manager and producer Jermaine Dupri to sing with Kevin Liles. Many of her diehard fans blame JD for her slow demise on the charts over the years, recently leading to her worst first weeks sales in the history of career with the release of her latest project, Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse.
I’m hoping that this brave new move will get her on track again and that it’s not too late to reclaim her thrown at the top of the charts! In the mean time, let’s all watch Mariah soar in her recent live performance!
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Hey all!! I am so proud to report that I am nominated once again for a Nicky Award in the ‘Outstanding DJ’ category! Last year I was so appreciative to be nominated and I actually won! I am once again calling on my Sound Off readers to to help make me a repeat winner! I would be oh so grateful if you guys could take the time to show your support and vote for me at the following link. I’m in category #10 (Outstanding DJ/VJ) and don’t worry – you don’t need to vote in every category if you don’t want to. After you cast your vote in category #10 (and any other category you choose to vote for) all you have to do is press ‘done’ at the bottom of the ballot to cast your vote. I would really appreciate the support… Thanks in advance to anyone who votes! Taj.
Read the very interesting article/insight on Diplo’s work with Madonna on the new record!! Where you ask? On the SOUND OFF MUSIC BLOGFacebook page of course! I post articles/downloads/exclusive content almost daily on the Facebook page so make sure you “LIKE” the page to get all the additional content and stay up to date on new blog postings!!
So I guess this is Madonna week here at Sound Off!! I was doing some research on her now confirmed new track titled “Messiah” when I came across this!! Sounds an awful lot like Madonna (though I can’t confirm just yet) and definitely popped up in a curious time since she’s been working for months on new material!! Could this be one of her new songs or maybe even an early version of “Messiah“?!! If anyone has positive confirmation or info either way… Hit me up!!
Take a listen for yourselves and tell me if you think this is in fact M or an M impostor…
Jennifer Lopez’ latest single finally gets a couple of a remix treatments by Syn Cole & Reid Stefan!! I’m not the biggest fan of the song in it’s original form but the remixes definitely make it a little more interesting. Take a listen and tell when what you guys think… Any of these make you wanna move?!
Jennifer Lopez – First Love (Syn Cole Remix):
Jennifer Lopez – First Love (Reid Stefan Remix):
So, I’m getting some work done… On the blog of course, not me!! I’m flawless!
Anyhow, within the next few weeks we’ll be giving the blog a face lift, some Botox and what not. Besides a new and improved look, we’ll also be looking to add some new features to make the whole experience easier for my readers and more enjoyable. For example, we’ll be replacing the music player on the blog to a new and improved version which will play on iPhones!
I have a lot of fun new ideas that you will have to wait to see first hand when the blog is relaunched but I also want to hear from you as well!! What ideas do you have that you would like to see manifesedt on Sound Off 2.0?! I’m open to any suggestions…. Just leave your thoughts in the comment section of this post!! Looking forward to hearing you’re thoughts….
As if it wasn’t depressing enough that it’s Monday… Today pop music’s biggest douche-bag, Justin Bieber, posted this pic to his Instagram announcing his future collaboration with an even bigger douche-bag, Chris Brown. Though this isn’t the first time they’ve merged their douche-baggery together with a duet, this probably isn’t the best idea for Justin’s dwindling public image. Who ever it was in Justin’s management team OKed this collab should be fired!! Should we all chip and and buy a coffin for Justin’s music career now?
Happy Sunday Funday everyone!! Here’s a fun little throwback for you guys to enjoy on the tail end of the weekend! It’s a DJ MichaelAngelo mashup remix of Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” using the Almighty instrumental to their cover of the hit song. Lucky for us MichaelAngelo was able to get his hands on Carrie’s vocals to turn the cover-remix into a… er… “remix-remix”?!! We also have a fun remix video to accompany the mashup thanks to DJ DigiMark! Enjoy!!
Despite having a ridiculously long title and remix credit… This classic throwback remix of MJ & JT’s “Love Never Felt SoGood“is the perfect treatment for the fun mid-tempo song! David Morales & Eric Kupper produced this one in the style of Frankie Knuckles as tribute to the late DJ legend! What a perfect way to pay homage to Frankie… The remix is amazing and they nailed his classic sound! Check it out…
Michael Jackson Ft. Justin Timberlake – Love Never Felt So Good (David Morales, Eric Kupper Frankie Knuckles Classic Remix)
Update: So the ridiculously long artist/song name & remix credit has gotten a little bit longer. So apparently it’s this;
Michael Jackson Ft. Justin Timberlake – Love Never Felt So Good (David Morales, Eric Kupper & PETER “SKI” SCHWARTZ’ Frankie Knuckles Classic Remix)
Rita Ora has released the video for her new single “I Will Never Let You Down” in the form of a remix video!!! The fun little video treatment is set the Steve Smart & West Funk remix of the song which one of my personal faves. Check it out…
Guess what iconic musician got this dramatic makeover for her new album cover?!! I didn’t recognize her at first glance, so I couldn’t believe my eyes when I found out for myself who this was… Find out who the gorgeous glam rocker is (if you can’t tell already) after the jump…
Today Mariah Carey has given her fans an exclusive first listen to her new album, ‘Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse’, ahead of it’s release date! After taking a listen myself, I’m afraid I have to tell you that…
THE ALBUM IS REALLY GOOD!! This is hands down on of her best in recent years and one of the strongest r&b album I’ve heard in a while! (Sorry Bey, Mariah’s back) If you’ve been a long-time fan of Mariah’s, this album will remind you a lot of her earlier bodies of work such as ‘Butterfly‘ or ‘Daydream‘. A few standout tracks for me are;
- YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO
- ONE MORE TRY (GEORGE MICHAEL COVER!!!)
Oh and it’s worth mentioning there’s no “whisper-singing’ going on anywhere on this album. Just ‘sangin’-singing’!! Even the released tracks that I was feeling so much at first such as “Thirsty“, I like better in the context of the entire record. So what are you waiting for?!! Take a listen…