Archive | Justin Jay

Justin Jay and Thumpasaurus team up for self-titled collab EP

Eons from his tech-house come-up in 2011 as Dirtybird‘s youngest signee, Justin Jay has melded his former house-head sensibilities with the equally eccentric quintet Thumpasaurus’s wacky, electronic-funk aesthetic in their latest collaborative EP Justin Jay x Thumpasaurus. The five-track collection is out on Jay’s own Fantastic Voyage label, with which in 2017 he also released his vibrant, […]

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TOKiMONSTA drops star-studded remix LP for ‘Lune Rouge’ featuring Sofi Tukker, Felix Cartal, Justin Jay & more

TOKiMONSTA has released a full-length remix album of her critically-acclaimed third studio album, Lune Rouge. Released through her own label, Young Arts Record, TOKiMONSTA’s remix LP reimagines her trademark production and pop sensibilities with immense eccentricity. The LP features an impressively diverse billing of artists, from Sofi Tukker — fresh off their debut album release — to Felix Cartal, Alexander […]

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Groove is at a high in Justin Jay’s latest single, ‘Wayne’s World’

Justin Jay and Thumapasaurus have just dropped off an addictive new summertime soundtrack. Preluding their forthcoming collaborative EP, Justin Jay and the five-piece funk band dial into some major sunshine on “Wayne’s World,” simultaneously alluding to an absolutely infectious EP on the way. With love and groove at center stage, Thumpasaurus’ vocals take listeners on a […]

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Justin Jay & Benny Bridges funk up the Rolling Stones on ‘Gimme Shelter’ flip

LA-based producer Justin Jay has reeled in Benny Bridges for numerous collaborations over the years. However, this is the first time the two good friends have put their own spin on a classic rock track with an edit of The Rolling Stones’ classic hit “Gimme Shelter.” The edit is a rhythmic, electronic-infused take on the classic, using […]

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Sam von Horn thrills with jovial ‘Made Some Edits’ EP

Fantastic Voyage crew member Sam von Horn has cast off into fresh musical waters with the release of a convivial new EP of edits. Having been a member of Justin Jay‘s Fantastic Voyage since its inception, it should come as no surprise that von Horn’s musical repertoire, like the label’s, is a zealous amalgamation of funk, […]

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Sam von Horn thrills with jovial ‘Made Some Edits’ EP

Fantastic Voyage crew member Sam von Horn has cast off into fresh musical waters with the release of a convivial new EP of edits. Having been a member of Justin Jay‘s Fantastic Voyage since its inception, it should come as no surprise that von Horn’s musical repertoire, like the label’s, is a zealous amalgamation of funk, […]

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Exclusive: Rising Sam von Horn puts his edit on Nuyorican Soul & George Benson’s ‘You Can Do It’ (Baby)

Sam von Horn’s steeping in the electronic music scene dates back to when he was just 13. Having discovered Aphex Twin in his youth, seen Daft Punk on their Alive 2007 tour, and spent his teenage nights sneaking into shows in LA’s underground rave scene, the experimental impact of music on von Horn is indubitable. He’s toured […]

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Stream Desert Hearts’ cerebral 14-track compilation, ‘Friends and Family, Vol. 2’

Desert Hearts is more than the West Coast’s fastest-growing party squad. What started as a small, renegade gathering in the middle of the Mojave Desert has ballooned into a viral underground movement celebrating the roots of dance music values — positivity, creativity, and acceptance. Founders “Papa” Lee Reynolds, Mikey Lion, Deep Jesus, Marbs. and Porkchop have grown these principles into a bona fide festival […]

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Pan for gold with the Desert Hearts crew or jam out with Justin Jay ahead of their Goldrush Festival performances [Giveaway]

This year’s inaugural Goldrush Festival is gearing up to take place ahead of Thanksgiving in Arizona, wrangling together a star-studded dance and hip-hop leaning lineup across November 18 and 19. The event’s first year headliners include Dillon Francis, RL Grime, Migos, and Marshmello with additional top-name bookings that include Claude VonStroke (and Barclay Crenshaw), Baauer […]

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Thanks to Stem, artists no longer have to chase after royalty payments

The landscape of content creation is ever-evolving. New platforms with a shared goal of content distribution continue to be developed and released — digital edifices of their own kind that market content from musicians and other innovators alike to audiences broad and diverse. Spotify, Apple Music, and SoundCloud, for instance, have revolutionized the accessibility of […]

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Justin Jay releases ‘Ease Up’ video to accompany new album

Dirtybird tech-house veteran Justin Jay has released his self-made music video for track “Ease Up,” featuring Josh Taylor, in the wake of his new album Home. This is Jay’s second studio album — a definite product of exploration for the accomplished 24-year-old, as it flirts with elements of Tame Impala-esque psych-rock and funk. The playful video stars and […]

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Justin Jay releases second single, “Stuck Inside My Head,” from sophomore album

After making a significant splash in 2016 with his debut album, Fantastic Voyage, Justin Jay wastes no time continuing his sonic journey with the release of singles from his sophomore album, HOME. His latest single, “Stuck Inside My Head” is the second from the album he’s unleashed into the world.“Stuck Inside My Head,” continues to build on the […]

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Room Temp Recs enlists Justin Jay, Kovaxx and more for first-ever comp, ‘Melting Pot Vol. 1’

Los Angeles has long served as a veritable melting pot of house and techno enthusiasts. Arising from this tumultuous, yet flourishing creative landscape is Room Temperature Records: the new brainchild of West Coast producers Frtiz Carlton, Lubelski, Rybo, Kevin Anderson, and Ghostea. The label serves as an outlet for forward-thinking house music, and for their inaugural offering, they’ve […]

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Justin Jay – Can’t Hang [Original Mix]

Last year, young Dirtybird pioneer Justin Jay circulated a string of new releases that eventually accumulated into his debut LP Fantastic Voyage and defined an experimental venture in his music. A creative approach that melded together a unique brand of house music and indie-tinged instrumentation, the project developed into a full-blown sonic revolution for Justin, and gave […]

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