Archive | walker & royce

[Q&A] Meet the artists bringing the house down at Mamby: Walker & Royce

Since 2015, Mamby On The Beach has been allowing Chicago’s festival-goers to relish a diverse roster of acts right from the lakefront, the awe-inspiring Chicago skyline as its backdrop. Perched quite literally atop the sands of Oakwood Beach, Mamby is known for its eclectic lineup, which this year features everything from Chicago rapper, Common, to […]

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Chris Lake and Walker & Royce team up for new EP, ‘Close Your Eyes’

Chris Lake and Walker & Royce each spent the last few years refining their energetic and fun-loving approach to house music. While the Dirtybird duo and Black Book head honcho have enjoyed their individual successes, they decided to come together for their exciting, two-track Close Your Eyes EP. The first track, “Dance With Me,” is a perfect […]

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Habstrakt & Dombresky – Antigone

Habstrakt & Dombresky have released a new collaborative single, “Antigone.” The track, released on Mad Decent, sees two of France’s most innovative bass-house producers collaborate for the first time ever.French producer and DJ Habstrakt has been chartering new territory by amalgamating bass music with traditional house influence, synthesizing his own blend of aggressive yet groovy melodies. With […]

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deadmau5 unleashes complete track collection from BBC Radio 1 residency on Spotify

Deadmau5‘s struck an underground gold mine, and luckily, he’s happy to share the wealth.After an exciting string of announcements amidst the mau5’s final BBC Radio 1 residency show, the big cheese has thrilled fans with a more immediate gift. Fans of deadmau5’s radio show can relish in a complete collection of the music the artist […]

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Busy birds Walker & Royce touch down to talk the release of their debut album ‘Self Help,’ abandoning samples, and bringing hip hop vocals to house music [Interview]

Six-years ago, birds of a feather Samuel Walker and Gavin Royce perched atop an egg of an idea. The Brooklyn based duo’s musical nest hadn’t, however, been empty — the Brooklyn-based duo had been releasing music since 2011, when their track, “Future Lately” caught the attention of Damian Lazarus. The ‘yolk’ of Walker & Royce’s […]

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Walker & Royce’s dulcet debut album ‘Self Help’ has arrived

Walker & Royce have been swiftly rising in the tech house reigns for some time and now, the Brooklyn-based duo has finally released their debut album Self Help on Dirtybird Records.It’s a pivotal moment for the duo, comprised of Samuel Walker and Gavin Royce, as Self Help is six years in the making. But it’s also a collection of tunes the two thought may […]

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Walker & Royce unleash intergalactic-tinged ‘Best Track Ever’ off forthcoming Dirtybird album

Tech house’s praised and quickly ascending duo, Walker & Royce, is set to release their debut album Self Help on Dirtybird Records October 20.Following a slew of summer festival staples like “Rub Anotha Dub” with Green Velvet and “Take Me To Your Leader” featuring Dances With White Girls, comes “Best Track Ever.”The new track is an intergalactic-tinged number […]

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Walker & Royce dig deeper, discuss the art of the album, & Dirtybird Campout preceding upcoming album ‘Self Help’ [Interview]

“Birds of a feather flock together” — so goes the proverbial phrase for those whose indistinguishable interests, ideas, and characteristics converge. In the pantheon of propelling tech and bass house to unforeseen heights lies the nest of a rather zany flock of birds. The Dirtybird nest — overseen by the venerable Claude VonStroke — hosts all kinds of crudeness, lewdness, depth, and […]

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Walker & Royce link with Green Velvet on tech house earworm ‘Rub Anotha Dub’

“Rub a dub, dub three ravers in the club. Who do you think they be?”So goes the unlikely vernacular assemblage of the latest Walker & Royce track, likely the next earworm for any serious tech house aficionados. “Rub Anotha Dub” is the title for the second single off the mercurial Brooklyn-based duo’s upcoming album, Self Help, […]

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Walker & Royce share groovy, extraterrestrial visuals for ‘Take Me To Your Leader’

Just last month New-York’s rising Dirtybird collaborative duo Walker & Royce released their massive dance floor jam “Take Me To Your Leader.” In preparation of their debut album Self Help out October 20— out via, of course, Dirtybird— the two enlisted Dances With White Girls for an energetic chorus sure to make the birds sing. The result was a funk-filled deliverance somewhere between George […]

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Walker & Royce drop smooth new single for upcoming album

Brooklyn-based duo Walker & Royce have been putting out music together since 2011.  After releasing last years Boy EP with Dirtybird Records, the two DJs have announced that they will once again be joining the label to release their debut album. In preparation for the album, Walker & Royce have released a new single titled “Take Me […]

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