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There was no getting away from EDM in 2012. While the three-letter hashtag has certainly caused buzz among radio stations and indie blogosphere alike, it’s been a big year for dance on and off of the pop charts. Regional styles like footwork, juke, and Jersey club went through genre-bending booms, electronic trap instrumentals filtered their… More »

This month’s Remixtape begins with a wistful twist (Clams Casino, a Gold Panda redo of Lykke Li, Phone Tag tagging up Small Black’s “New Chain,” Creep working on Planning To Rock) and ends on a pop note (that Star Slinger remix of Alex Winston), with the middle dedicated to stranger and more beat-oriented musics. More »

April’s mix is female heavy and thematically clustered. It tips off with a track from each of our three most recent Bands To Watch. The remainder features a few songs that are numerically fixated (Brenmar’s “Be The One,” the return of pulseprogramming with “First They Fire,” and Italians Do It Better boss Mike Simonetti’s “Third… More »

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Stream Brenmar Award EP

“How many different ways can we talk about ‘booty’? There’s only a handful of topics I think about when I’m writing a track and that’s generally one of them,” NYC-via-Chicago DJ/producer Brenmar told Paper Magazine. A quick listen to his new Award EP, out today via Fool’s Gold, bears this out: Brenmar really likes talking… More »

By: Peter Helman / January 20, 2015 - 5:23 pm

Brenmar – “Hula Hoop” (Feat. UNiiQU3)

Chicago-bred, Brooklyn-based DJ/producer Brenmar is releasing his Award EP next week, and today he shared a monstrous track from the project. “Hula Hoop,” a collaboration with Jersey Club star UNiiQU3, fleeces that genre’s hyperactive percussion and wildly shifting tempos with triumphal brass. The results are astounding. Brenmar talked to The Fader about the song’s genesis:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 15, 2015 - 5:07 pm

Behind The Scenes At Fool’s Gold’s Day Off 2013

On Monday, the Brooklyn-based Fool’s Gold label carried on its tradition of hat-tipping old New York with an annual Day Off block party. Helmed by founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs, the free party that once took over the backyard parking lot of a Manhattan bar had clearly grown with the label’s popularity, sprawling over Williamsburg… More »

By: Puja Patel / September 4, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Brenmar – “Done (Don’t Luv Me No More)”

To wind up your day/prepare you for night time bad decisions, here’s a standout from NYC producer Brenmar’s Halloween-released Let’s Pretend EP. The collection’s out via Hum + Buzz, and club cut “Done (Don’t Luv Me No More)” is its most nimble synthesis of R&B vocals and amphetamine house. Quicken your heartbeat:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 2, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Gatekeeper – “Serpent (Brenmar Club Mix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

As mentioned when posting the “Chains” video, Brooklyn-via-Chicago “horror disco” duo (and Games pals) Gatekeeper’s excellent Giza EP is a dark, dank, at times heavy industrial/club/italo disco-tinged collection. This remix of standout “Serpent” by NYC house producer/These Are Powers member Brenmar offers the intense original a little levity — less claustrophobic stomp, more icy dance… More »

By: brandon / November 22, 2010 - 10:43 am