Dyro – Set Me Free EP
February 25, 2016
So the new Dyro EP came out and I’m completely stoked about it. Every track is solid and it even includes a collab with one of my favorite rap groups Dope D.O.D. Here’s my thoughts on each track.
The title track is some solid Electro House with some amazing sound design and solid vocal work. The track has a little bit of a rock in roll feel along with some great Dub style synth design.
The second track Surrenda features Le Prince is a little bit of a faster Drumstep style track with a futuristic sound. It’s definitely a darker sound than the title track.
Predator is Dyro’s collab with Dope D.O.D. is definitely my favorite track on the EP. It’s very dark lyrics and heavy Dub style bass are a perfect fit for each other. I would absolutely love an entire collab album.
Artifact is a Dub-Electro track with a really strong heavy kick throughout driving the track on a sonic journey. This track has that larger than life sound that I can’t wait to play through a large club system.
My Top 5 Favorite MitiS Tracks
January 9, 2016
With MitiS coming to Detroit Jan 16th, 2016 for The Rapture put on by Headliners Ent. I thought I would put a list of my 5 favorite MitiS tracks. I can’t wait to spin at this show.
- Heavyweight – Butterknife(MitiS Remix)
This track falls at the bottom of the top 5 mainly because of it being a remix, but it’s actually one of my favorite tracks that he’s done. From the chopped up vocals to the ebb and flow of mellow and heavy, this track has some of my favorite builds in all EDM.
- MitiS – Born Ft Collin McLoughlin(Vocal Mix)
MitiS has some of the best vocals in EDM in my opinion and this is a shining example of that. The instrumental on this track plays with your emotions complementing the vocals perfectly.
- MitiS – Change Will Come(Instrumental Mix)
I’m not usually a Drum and Bass guy, but I love this track, but this track really pops out to me. Rather than being super heavy, it’s very light and airy to me.
- MitiS – Living Color(Original Mix)
I just love this track from start to finish. From the light plucky synth at the beginning to the minimal vocals laced throughout it has great builds and once the drop at the end hits it might not be the heaviest but it’s absolutely perfect for the track.
- MitiS – Oasis Ft CryWolf(Vocal Mix)
This Dubstep track isn’t your typical heavy ass balls to the wall bass heavy track, but again he has amazing vocals topped with amazing synth work. The build into the drop flows so smooth that I can fit it into any mix whether Dubstep or Trap. Then the light beautiful piano work at the beginning of the re-build isn’t something you hear in EDM all that much anymore and separates MitiS from most producers.
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Wicked Halloween Playlist
October 11, 2015
My surefire Halloween song list for your party or to play for Trick or Treaters. Make sure to tell me your suggestions in the comments.
- Riot Ten & Jack Bass remix of – This is Halloween
- Kill Paris Remix – Ghostbusters
- Oingo Boingo – Dead Man’s Party
- The Black Keys – Howlin’ For You
- Santana – Black Magic Woman
- The Addams Family Theme
- The Munsters Theme Song (Sampled by Fall Out Boys on their track Uma Thurman)
- Steve Miller Band – Abracadabra
- The Cramps – Zombie Dance
- DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince – A Nightmare on My Street
- Lady Gaga – Monster
- Zevon – Werewolves of London
- Bro Safari feat. DJ Craze – Spooked
Just a few quick Halloween songs for your playlist. Thanks for visiting. Check out my Facebook for more. DJ Docks Facebook
Top 10 All Time Popular Line Dances
August 25, 2013
The crowd gets on their feet and they are all moving in unison smiling having a good time. Line dances help get the night started sometimes. Something familiar that people are comfortable dancing to and enjoying with their family and friends.
Here are DJ Docks Top 10 Line Dances of all time. These are the most requested of all time in my years DJing.
1. Cupid Shuffle -song by Cupid
2. The Wobble -song by rapper V.I.C.
3. The Cha Cha Slide -DJ Casper
4. The Hustle -Van McCoy
5. The Electric Slide -Electric Boogie by Marcia Griffith
6. The Time Warp -The Rocky Horror Picture Show Cast
7. The Chicken Dance -Henry Hadaway
8. Cotton Eyed Joe -Rednex
9. Boot Scootin’ Boogie -Brooks and Dunn
10. The Macarena -Los Del Rio
If you don’t know any of the dances and want to learn go search Youtube for the songs and free tutorials. You can also find step lessons for each song by searching google.