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Nazi Punks Fuck Off by Dead Kennedys (Official Remix) by ill.Gates/RIP KENNY Is Now Available! ill.Gates has always loved the Dead Kennedys. Their attitude and energy have been a huge influence on him over the years and it’s a dream come true to do this official collaboration. RIP KENNY and ill.Gates made this remix in 2019 and then spent an ENTIRE YEAR trying to track down the Dead Kennedys to get permission to release it.
Kermode invites us behind the scenes to share how he made his new Producer Dojo Chameleon EP. Jeanot, congratulations on the release of the Chameleon EP. How long ago did you begin working on it and at what point did you identify the songs for the EP? I started the EP just under a year ago, around last August. I actually wrote the EP in reverse order, so with Subconscious and Paladin first. When I
Born from the desire to fuse the beauty of the west coast with the aggression and grandeur of modern bass music, Kermode sets out to create a colorful dance driven world for his listeners. With years of powerful electronic releases and thrilling live shows under his belt, Kermode continues to move up the ranks as one of dance music’s most exciting acts. Kermode’s Chameleon EP is a deep dive through the many colors of dance
MESSEA (Jessie Cockshott) has been making big moves since joining Producer Dojo. Jessie earned his Producer Dojo Brown Belt when his scorching tune, “Celestial Void” was placed on the Cypher 15: Space Station Beats EP and he has been working really hard on an amazing EP that will be released soon on the Producer Dojo Label. It was a pleasure to share the great news with Jessie about his Purple Belt and learn more about
In 2016, ill.Gates released the “More Tea EP” which incorporated the sounds from field recordings and studio sessions in Taiwan, along with samples of Alan Watts, Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee. For Cypher 21, the challenge to the Class of 808 was to create a non-aggressive song that creates soundscapes for the Urban Teahouse. No synths were allowed except for sub-bass and the results are an ultra-chilled out journey that is the perfect soundtrack for an
On “Trapezoid,” ill.Gates collaborates with his Producer Dojo Ninja protégé, UHNK, on this facemelter of a tune that incorporates modern bass music sound design and banging beats with plenty of twists, turns and sonic surprises. Stream/Download here. ill.Gates · Trapezoid – ill.Gates X UHNK
On May 29th, Cypher 20: Drum and Bass was released on the Producer Dojo label and it showcases 5 very talented Class of 808 artists. Dustin aka Hexis curated the cypher and I caught up with him to learn more about the project. Dustin, nice work on curating Cypher 20: Drum and Bass. Tell us, why did you choose this particular challenge? To keep it short and sweet, Drum and Bass is one of the
On Cypher 20: Drum and Bass the Producer Dojo challenge was to make a modern Drum and Bass song between 170BPM – 180BPM (no halftime or drum step). This EP is the best of the best submissions. The super collab Rave Gravy kicks off the EP with a fierce flamethrower of a track. Rave Gravy is: RIP KENNY, Luke Rain, SCHUZ and Nintendeaux – so many talented producers on 1 track and the results are
The Producer Dojo Purple Belt is only given out once per month and is reserved for students that are demonstrating notable progress. ill.Gates and his team of Brown and Black Belts vote on the Purple Belts and I am proud to announce that this month, Mike Yu (Audiolysis) is the Class of 808 Ninja of the Month. I was psyched to share the great news with Mike and learn more about his journey at the
The Cypher 019: Say My Name Again EP are the best songs from the monthly cypher challenge that required Producer Dojo Ninjas to represent their brands through sound. The EP was well received and immediately shot to the #2 New Release on The Beatport Leftfield Bass chart. Luke Rain did an amazing job curating the cypher and I caught up with him to learn more about his experience. Luke, nice work on curating Cypher 19: