Big Beat Records is celebrating the conclusion of its extraordinary 2012 with a spectacular year-end compilation, the “Big Beat Yearbook 2012,” which goes on sale tomorrow, December 18th, at all U.S. & Canadian digital service providers. “Big Beat Yearbook 2012” collects a wide array of singles and remixes from all of the label’s acclaimed artists, [...]
Indie pop quartet Alt-J has gotten pumped up with EDM in the dubstep Betatraxx remix of their euphoric single “Fitzpleasure.” Emotional synth melodies sail over their signature vocals before breaking into a dark rolling bassline and oscillating guitar riffs for a journey that only Betatraxx could create. This remix of “Fitzpleasure” is available on Beatport [...]
This year’s Halloween weekend didn’t just bring Hurricane Sandy to New York City: 2012’s celebrations included one of the most massive weekends of EDM events in recent memory. Among the best of the bunch was “The Pier Of Fear”, a three-night electronic showcase located at Pier 94 in Manhattan. Due to the safety risks of [...]
To launch the newest incarnation of the RE:MIX LAB event series Hyundai is back with three vehicles representing the ultimate in style, design, performance and innovation. Each car has a unique personality. The Music 2.0 Veloster Turbo demands attention with its mirror-like chrome exterior, DJ station and sound system that can be heard from blocks [...]
As a special exclusive, Betatraxx has previewed his newest EP, “Mercury”, with us here at elektro. The EP, which drops tomorrow on Beatport, contains Betatraxx’s collaborations with Charles I, “Out Of This World”, and with Morten Breum, titled “Get Static”. The two-minute previews we have premiered show us that “Mercury” is a release that is [...]
While Randall’s Island pulsed with the sounds of Electric Zoo, an entirely different kind of festival closed out the summer circuit about 100 miles away… on a parkway in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Jay-Z-curated, Budweiser-sponsored Made in America Festival drew tens of thousands of fans to the middle of the City [...]
Betatraxx Gives an Electronic Cyber Alien Salute to Remixing “We Are Young” – Find out what it sounds like now!
When I think of Janelle Monae (a rarity but, hey, she’s cute), most likely I’d think of a lovely voice singing pop ballads under coiffed hair that looks oddly similar to the bebopper she supports on tour, Bruno Mars (also cute). If cyber aliens came down and shot up the pop stuff with heavy, coiled [...]