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Crankdat spins some fresh IDs in new Diplo and Friends mix

Christian Smith, a.k.a. Crankdat became a breakout star through remixes for Zeds Dead, Jaden Smith, San Holo, and more. In addition, he’s added some equally successful originals to the portfolio, with his most recent being “Need Somebody.” Now, it seems this positive traction has caught Diplo‘s attention, as the rising producer has officially made his debut […]

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Famous Dex – PICK IT UP ft A$AP Rocky (Crankdat Remix)

Last October, Famous Dex and A$AP Rocky teamed up to produce “PICK IT UP,” a hip-hop masterpiece that received RIAA gold certification for its infectious beats, unforgettable verses, and stellar production quality. Rising dance music superstar Crankdat has put his own electronic spin on the original hit, creating a new dark tone by changing the main melody […]

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Electric Zoo announces ferocious phase two line-up additions: Alesso, Tiësto, Chris Lorenzo, Destructo, and more

Made Event‘s titanic New York-based festival, Electric Zoo, is celebrating its tenth birthday this Labor Day Weekend, August 31st–September 2nd. To mark the momentous double-digit occasion, the wildlife-themed event has added two more headlining artists in Alesso and Tiësto to join the star-studded cast of talent that already tops the 2018 bill: Kaskade, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and Virtual Self. Other notable acts […]

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Crankdat and Ghastly play ‘Do it or Don’t do it’ in honor of their new single, ‘Lemme See U’

Ghastly and Crankdat teamed up for a new collaboration that merges the most dynamic aspects of both artists’ production capabilities in the form of “Lemme See U.” Crankdat has been teasing a roster of star-studded collaborations lately, including a track with Marshmello that is set to come out in the near future. “Lemme See U” is […]

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Crankdat flaunts his dark side on ‘Need Somebody’

Known for his eclectic production style, Crankdat unveiled a bass laden, dubstep single, “Need Somebody.” With his growing arsenal of diverse, colorful originals and intriguing remixes, Crankdat has proven himself to be an extremely versatile artist over the past year. In contrast to his previous more melodic releases such as “Reasons To Run,” and “Dollars,” Crankdat flaunts his […]

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Premiere: Crankdat puts explosive spin on Bryce Vine’s ‘Drew Barrymore’

Crankdat was tabbed for an official remix of LA-based rapper/songwriter Bryce Vine’s new single, “Drew Barrymore.” Fresh off a remix of Jaden Smith‘s “Icon,” the Cleveland born producer displays impressive diversity by bestowing “Drew Barrymore” with a signature re-crank. This release is bound to gain some major positive traction, as it coincides with Vine’s massive US tour announcement. Slyly built around Vine’s catchy […]

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Crankdat masters merging genres in new hit single ‘Reasons to Run’

Marshmello or Crankdat?“Reasons To Run,” could certainly have come from either producer with its blend of genres, quality production, and upbeat chords. It is entirely Crankdat’s, the producer’s second entirely solo production.“Reasons to Run” blends edgy pop-rock vocals with an upbeat and elaborate electronic backdrop. Consistent with past releases, Crankdat has merged diverse range of genres — a […]

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Jauz x Crankdat – I Hold Still (Slushii VIP Mix) [Free Download]

Breakout artist Crankdat teamed up with bass phenomenon Jauz for the collaborative “I Hold Still,” — a track that graced mainstages across the world both before its much-anticipated release. Slushii has decided to give fans a Christmas treat with the release of his VIP remix of the track, and also provides vocals of his own.Bouncing xylophone-esque […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s 2017 Breakout Artists of the Year

Runners-Up San Holoby Bella Bagshaw2017 has landed Sander van Dijck – more widely known as the Star Wars-alluding San Holo – in the throes of prosperity. This year alone, the Dutch artist embarked on an international tour amongst sold out crowds, continued to experiment both sonically and with his live aesthetics, and worked to facilitate the success of his budding label, bitbird.After making […]

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Wobbleland announces 2018 lineup boasting REZZ, Feed Me, Crankdat & more

After a fervent 2017 edition, the founders of the traveling bass music festival Wobbleland are bringing the festival back to its home of Northern California, alongside Vital Events and Another Planet Entertainment. where the festival will enter its eighth year in a row. Hailed as the biggest bass festival in the state, Wobbleland follows-up on its […]

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Crankdat unveils remix of Post Malone’s ‘Rockstar’

Given Post Malone’s ubiquitousness at the top of the charts, it’s no surprise he’s received numerous remixes. With Slander‘s recent rework of “I Fall Apart” blazing a trail, Crankdat is the latest producer to unveil his take on the the crooner’s originals.The producer gave the “Re-Crank” treatment to Malone’s hit “Rockstar.” While the original maintains […]

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Crankdat partners with Ray Volpe & Gammer to remix debut single, ‘Dollars’

Crankdat‘s debut original single, “Dollars” has performed well since its recent release, earning SiriusXM ‘BPM Breaker’ status, and even marking Crankdat’s first-ever Billboard chart appearance. Crankdat has joined re-imaginative forces with producers Ray Volpe and Gammer to put a dubstep spin on the crowd favorite, transforming his original radio staple into a swifter paced product complete […]

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Crankdat drops ‘re-crank’ of Zeds Dead’s ‘Ratchet’

Crankdat has steadily grown his fan base with an eclectic array of hard-hitting tracks, jaw-dropping live sets, and dozens of tour stops and festivals dates. For his latest, he’s released a Zeds Dead-approved “re-crank” remix of “Ratchet.” The original, a timeless hit heard in festival sets around the world even four years later, has received a […]

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Crankdat drops ‘re-crank’ of Zeds Dead’s ‘Ratchet’

Crankdat has steadily grown his fan base with an eclectic array of hard-hitting tracks, jaw-dropping live sets, and dozens of tour stops and festivals dates. For his latest, he’s released a Zeds Dead-approved “re-crank” remix of “Ratchet.” The original, a timeless hit heard in festival sets around the world even four years later, has received a […]

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Crankdat flaunts his eclectic style with his latest re-crank of Blackbear’s ‘IDFC’

Rising superstar Crankdat has released a colorful rendition of Blackbear‘s “IDFC,” surprising fans with a new sound that adds yet another impressive dimension to his artistry. Showing off his strength in production diversity, Crankdat pushes the envelope by experimenting with a more mellow, laid back feel that is still infused with his signature radiant energy.From Crankdat’s previous […]

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Crankdat’s first original, ‘Dollars’ is an ebullient surprise after much anticipation

Christian Smith, better known as Crankdat, is one of the few entrancing artists you just can’t pigeonhole into a specific genre of dance music due to his ever changing style and experimentation with different sounds. From the melodic dubstep remix of Mija‘s “Secrets“, to his uplifting, energetic progressive house take on Gryffin and Illlenium‘s “Feel Good,” […]

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[MUST LISTEN]: Jauz unveils rollicking new track ‘Alpha’

Fresh off of Shark week and his recent release with Crankdat, Jauz hasn’t slowed down, unleashing with yet another new production titled “Alpha.”A shimmering intro begins the affair — leaving fans with no doubt that a high-energy explosion of bass is on it way. True to form, the track initially unloads with a rollicking bass […]

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Jauz releases Skepta remix, surprise collab with Slushii and Crankdat

Jauz has taken both land and sea by force this week, releasing a series of originals and remixes to celebrate Shark Week.Earlier in the week, he released a dramatic remix of Lil Uzi Vert‘s “XO TOUR LIF3” and followed it up with a massive remix of a Skrillex and Chase & Status VIP.If that wasn’t enough to set the boat rocking, the producer […]

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Get to know Crankdat before his Control: Avalon show [Interview + Giveaway]

Crankdat’s move from the periphery to the center of the bass realm of electronica took place in what feels like a blink of an eye. The young Ohio-based artist subtly inserted his name into the mix of bedroom producers looking to strike a chord with the public in 2015 and quickly drew the spotlight to him […]

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JAUZ & Crankdat Bring Some Killer Bass On “I Hold Still” [Free Download]

Just in case you needed something hype for the weekend, we gotchu. Well, JAUZ and Crankdat gotchu at least, with their new heater called “I Hold Still.” Something tells us most you won’t be holding still for this one. Download: JAUZ & Crankdat – I Hold Still Follow @MishaInTheAir Continue Reading at http://fistintheair.com

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