Rad Summer presents Trapper’s Delight, a compilation of some of the fliest trapstyle EDM to blast from your speakers, is now available in all fine digital music retailers!
On the fifteenth installment of No Bad Ideas presents Rad Summer Radio, we continue Chicago expansion with a run through the trap from bassheads The Sleepers! To download, go like No Bad Ideas Clothing Company on Facebook. Make sure you also grab one of the NBI x RS collab snapbacks at our online bodega and watch for The Sleepers’ Void EP to drop January 21st on Rad Summer!
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One of Chicago’s fastest rising stars, PHNM contributes a 30 minute selection indie dance and a variety of other jams for the 14th installment of No Bad Ideas presents Rad Summer Radio! To download, go like No Bad Ideas Clothing Company on Facebook. Make sure you also grab one of the NBI x RS collab snapbacks at our online trap house!
Rad Summer is tremendously excited to present the self-titled debut release from indie pop band Party Lines as a free download!
In 2 months with just one video and a handful of live shows, Fountain Square based indie pop band Party Lines has taken the central Indiana music scene by storm, and they’re ready to continue that ramp up with the launch of their first release on Rad Summer. Party Lines’s self-titled EP is a killer blend of funk, synth pop, and electro house that compels the listener to shuffle their feet and sing along to the lyrics of lead singer Jerred Lowe. Party Lines open their project with the upbeat rockers “Higher Ground” and “Hot to the Touch”, transition with “Crossfire”, and then let the project cool off with the sexy ballad “Half a Heart’ and chiller jam session of “Moonglow”. If this project is any indicator of what we can expect from Party Lines in the future, the world has a new set of rockstars on their hands.
Party Lines is a dance rock band based out of Fountain Square in Indianapolis that falls somewhere on the sonic spectrum between Jamiroquai and Chromeo. Started as a duo between front man Jerred Lowe and producer Aaron Hogan, the band now includes up to 9 members for performances including Jerred on guitar and vocals, Aaron on guitar, David Coriaty on keyboards, Justin Madwell on bass, and Adam Mattox on drums; Party Lines frequently includes the horn section from ska legends Johnny Socko as well.
STREAM: Party Lines – Party Lines EP | Youtube | DatPiff
DOWNLOAD: Party Lines – Party Lines EP
WATCH: Party Lines – Hot to the Touch (Official Music Video)
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Chicago native Knife Fight lays down a slick set that runs the gambit of EDM sounds for No Bad Ideas presents Rad Summer Radio #013! To download, go like No Bad Ideas Clothing Company on Facebook. Make sure you also grab one of the NBI x RS collab snapbacks at our online trap house!
The collaboration snapback between No Bad Ideas and Rad Summer has finally been released! After months of designing, approving and awaiting the shipments to arrive, we’re proud to announce the arrival of our collaboration hat with No Bad Ideas Clothing Company. Want to check out the final product and see how you can get your hands on one?
Rad Summer Snapbacks can be purchased on our SpinShop or by attending OMG at The Casba in Indianapolis on Wednesday, September 29. We’re proud to be working with No Bad Ideas on this project and can’t wait to keep you updated on new and exciting things!
PURCHASE: Rad Summer x No Bad Ideas Logo Snapbacks
With release of K. Sabroso’s Babina Numa EP that includes remixes of Senor Oz, Caballo, and Jairo Mendez, Rad Summer deepens our exploration of tropical bass music
Continuing Rad Summer’s end of summer blitz, our fifteenth release finds us tapping Latin funk producer K. Sabroso to give us a deeper understanding of tropical bass music. K. Sabroso’s original mix of “Babina Numa” is a 108 BPM banger that follows many of the conventions of moombahton but adds its own twist on the drums and a persistent vocal chant. The rest of the EP is rounded out with remixes from Jairo Mendez and Senor Oz that maintain the 108 BPM and a remix by Caballo that jumps the tempo into 140 BPM territory. For anyone looking for auditory vacation to a remote beach party, K. Sabroso is ready to take you there.
Ay Que Rico! Que Sabroso! Sutiweyu Sandoval began his musical journey on the dance floor, studying the science of beats and breaks while earning his stripes as a b-boy. In 2009 Sandoval decided to focus his attention on music, both as a DJ and producer. Looking to his Central American heritage, Sandoval reinvented himself as K. Sabroso, developing a music style based on hip-hop breakbeats while incorporating textures from Latin American music traditions. The end result is a brand of latin funk entirely his own, and is making the rounds on dance floors worldwide. K. Sabroso has an aresenal of singles and remixes coming out soon and an artist album just around the corner, estan listos?
PURCHASE: RS015 – K. Sabroso – Babina Numa EP
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PREVIOUS: RS014 – Filthy Disco – Dubplate Pressure EP | SoundCloud
PREVIOUS: RS013 – Dorsh – Neopolitan (Deluxe Edition) | SoundCloud
Filthy Disco’s 2 track Dubplate Pressure release is a massive bass music release with the moombahcore smasher “Dubplate” on one side and the epic trap anthem “Pressure” on the flip.
Rad Summer has tapped Colorado’s Filthy Disco for the label’s 14th official release. We first became acquainted with the production prowess of Filthy Disco with his remix of “Moombrah” on Lemi Vice and Knife Fight’s Knife Vice Moombahton EP Remixes, and we immediately knew that we had to have an official release from him. Quite simply, the kid is a beast. For those that loved his remix of “Moombrah”, you will become completely obsessed with the bounce and movement of “Dubplate”. “Pressure” is the young producers take on the trap craze that has taken EDM by storm with snappy 808 snares that would normally beg for a trill verse. This might be the first release for Filthy Disco on Rad Summer, but it definitely won’t be his last!
Despite Connor Corcoran aka Filthy Disco recently emerging on the EDM scene, the young Boulder, CO based DJ/producer has quickly established himself as a must hear artist. Reflecting his performance name, Filthy Disco’s productions are known for their sub heavy bass frequencies, groovy drum patterns, and complex synthesizer design; his live performances are as equally intense, packing the dance floor from beginning to end.
Rad Summer head honcho Action Jackson takes the reigns as selectah of the 12th installment of Rad Summer Radio! To download, go like No Bad Ideas Clothing Company on Facebook.
With the expected release of the No Bad Ideas x Rad Summer collaboration snapbacks in the next two weeks, it only felt right that one of the brains behind Rad Summer curate the corresponding episode of No Bad Ideas presents Rad Summer Radio. On the 12th edition of the mix series, Action demonstrates not only the ethos behind the brand but also why he’s one of the most sought after party DJs in the Midwest. Jackson flawlessly blends his love of trill rap music and all varieties of EDM which culminates with the debut of a new Black Fabio (a collaboration between Action Jackson and emcee Oreo Jones) single “Now You Do”. No Bad Ideas presents Rad Summer Radio 012 is the perfect mix of dance, trap, and bass to wrap up a truly rad summer.
1. Bee Gees – Night Fever
2. Jon Kwest – Anything
3. Pitbull – Back in Time (The Flexican Remix)
4. JWLS – Bashin’ (Nadastrom’s More Bounce Edit)
5. babySTEP – Trapical
6. Jay Fay – Oops
7. Filthy Disco – Dubplate
8. Ace of Base – The Sign (Aylen Remix)
9. Nadia Oh – Got Your Number
10. Jeremih – Break Up to Make Up (Alvaro Remix)
11. Wolfgang Gartner x Cash Out – Red Line Cash (Action Jackson Edit)
12. Alex Metric – Rave Weapon
13. Lol Boys – Eat Them
14. The Partysquad & Alvaro – Badman
15. Wolfgang Gartner & Bob Marley – Shining Sun Is The Way (Tristan Garner Bootleg)
16. The Partysquad – Go Down Low
17. No Body – That’s Just the Way It Is
18. Robin S – Show Me Love (Unorthodox Quality 2.0 Remix)
19. Cascada – Everytime We Touch (CRNKN Remix)
20. Nero – Reaching Out (Udachi Trapped Out Edit)
21. Juicy J – Bands A Make Her Dance
22. Rustie – All Night
23. Kanye West – Mercy (Figure Remix)
24. Lemi Vice & Action Jackson – Trap My Bitch Up
25. Waka Flocka – Rooster In My Rari (Proper Villains Remix)
26. MNDR – #1 In Heaven (Infuze Dubstep Remix)
27. Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says (Filthy Disco Remix)
28. DJ Chuckie – Mek Money (Figure Remix)
29. Jibbs – Chain Hang Low (Crizzly & AFK Remix)
30. Major Lazer – Get Free (Yellow Claw Remix)
31. Labrinth & Tinie Tempah – Earthquake (Eyes Remix)
32. TNGHT – Higher Ground
33. Knife Party – Internet Friends (DJ Swizzymack Remix)
34. Traxman – Pacman Juke
35. Ellie Goulding – High for This (Omega Edit)
36. Tynisha Keli – I Wish You Loved Me (Kill Paris Remix)
37. Black Fabio – Now You Do (Demo)
38. Hot Chip – Look At Where We Are (Major Lazer vs Junior Blender Remix)
39. Telephoned & Clams Casino – One Thing
Indianapolis born and raised, Action Jackson has quickly established himself as one of the premier DJs in the Midwest, playing well over 200 shows in 2011. Specializing in genre bending mixes that span multiple styles of music, he is equally comfortable spinning hip-hop, house, dubstep, moombahton, indie rock, and everything in between. His productions are diverse as well, having remixed artists such as Passion Pit, Hall and Oates, and Smokey Robinson. 2011 found Action linking with emcee Oreo Jones for their collaboration “Black Fabio”, a parody of the famous model from the 80′s. In short, there’s not a crowd or party that he can’t rock including large festivals such as Forecastle, Identity Festival, and The Indianapolis 500, the largest single day sporting event in the world.
STREAM: No Bad Ideas presents Rad Summer Radio #012: Action Jackson
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PREVIOUS: No Bad Ideas presents Rad Summer Radio #011: Somepoe | Download
PREVIOUS: No Bad Ideas presents Rad Summer Radio #010 – Lemi Vice
On the heels of the success of their debut single “Hot to the Touch”, Party Lines presents to the world their self-directed music video!
It has been less than a month since Indianapolis based band Party Lines launched their first single “Hot to the Touch” and live performance at the Rad Summer anniversary party, and the band has already develop a strong following and busy show schedule. Capitalizing on that buzz, Party Lines are premiering their self-directed video for “Hot to the Touch”. The music video is first episode in a series of visuals recreating frontman Jerred Lowe’s REM state dreams. Between the hovercraft chase and campy super villains, it would appear that Jarred would be a special agent if he weren’t the face of Party Lines.
Party Lines is a dance rock band based out of Ftn Square in Indianapolis that falls somewhere on the sonic spectrum between Jamiroquai and Chromeo. Started as a duo between front man Jerred Lowe and producer Aaron Hogan, the band now includes up to 9 members for performances including Jerred on guitar and vocals, Aaron on guitar, David Coriaty on keyboards, Justin Madwell on bass, Taylor Lowe on percussion, and Adam Mattox on drums; Party Lines frequently includes the horn section from ska legends Johnny Socko as well. Their EP is set to release via Rad Summer in September!