Posted by: proxeffect | September 20, 2009

Kaskade vs Rihanna – Disturbia 4AM (The Joshi*Toshi Mashup)

Original Elements:

  • Rihanna – Disturbia
  • Kaskade – 4AM (Adam K & Soha Dub)

It’s a rather chill track. But IMO it’s pretty good to end a set to.

Rihanna’s vocals on this one may sound a little weird, and that’s because it’s a rather low-birate DIY acapella (which was the only acapella I could find; I’ve looked everywhere for an HQ one). You may notice the low quality of the vocal… but on large booming speakers it’s probably difficult to tell.

Hope you all like it or find it useful for your own DJ sets.

Kaskade vs Rihanna – Disturbia 4AM (The Joshi*Toshi Mashup)

Posted by: proxeffect | September 4, 2009

Sock Rocker! 2 (Mix)

Stream the mix here // SOUNDCLOUD

Download the mix here // MEDIAFIRE

Description:
Nothing but energetic, beat-driven and synth-filled electro tunes to keep you moving for half an hour.

The Tracklist:
01 La Roux – I’m Not Your Toy (dAta String Intro to Jack Beats Intro Switch)
02 Supercat – The Hidden Future
03 Rico Tubbs – Hip Rave Anthem
04 Hostage – Murder Rocket
05 Electric Soulside – Insane Inside (Kelevra Remix)
06 NASA feat. Kanye West, Santigold & Lykke Li – Gifted (Steve Aoki Remix)
07 Deadmau5 – Dr. Funkenstein
08 Sydney Blu – Give It Up For Me
09 D-Unity – Afrika (Tribal Mix)
10 Tag Team – Whoomp! There It Is
11 Dirty South vs Faithless – Let Insomnia Go (Swedish House Mafia Bootleg)
12 Franz Ferdinand – No You Girls (Foamo Remix)
13 La Roux – I’m Not Your Toy (Jack Beats Remix Outro)

Total Runtime: 30 minutes, 11 seconds

Posted by: proxeffect | August 29, 2009

I’m back in Canada. Now what?

Back in Canada: America’s Hat. And it feels (rather) great to be back. The sun is up from 7 in the morning straight on till 8:30 at night, and it’s amazing. I’m eager to get back to school and make mixes and get gigs to play. Anyway this is gonna be a long post…

So September 2009 will be home to two mix releases from me. Sock Rocker! 2, and Transit to Tokyo.

  • Sock Rocker is a minimix series I started earlier this year and it basically is just edgy electro/house that’s full of sockrocking energy and noise (the good kind). I’ve actually finished mixing Sock Rocker! 2 but I’m just waiting for next week to release it. Release date for this will be Thursday, September 03. Expect to hear this tune, this tune, and this tune.
  • Transit to Tokyo is a full CD mix filled with trance/progressive. The mix is structured to simulate a travel journey… More info on this next time. Release date is going to be September 17. So for now just chew on this promomix that’s now available through Soundcloud, and downloadable too.

I like putting plenty of thought into my mixes. I like progression. I like to start out mellow, build up to energy, and then spend some time cooling down. It’s kinda like an exercise workout!

What was summer’s biggest radio anthem… I Know You Want Me by Pitbull. By biggest I mean, most overplayed.

Have a good weekend.

Posted by: proxeffect | August 23, 2009

Joshi*Toshi presents Lights Down Low

Download the mix here!

Lights Down Low is a half-hour mix of downtempo/triphop/chillout fare, combining sounds from across the spectrum to present something for your afterhour moments. A quick cheeky edit of Adagio For Strings sets the moody tone for the mix before crawling along the vast ethnic landscape of Traveller, and descending into the darker vocal territory with A Perfect Lie (featured on Nip & Tuck’s Soundtrack) and long-standing trip-hop classic that could possibly leave you feeling Numb. Topping off the journey are some rather light funky excursions by downtempo geniuses dZihan & Kamien and Ralph Myerz & Jack Band…

Tracklisting is as follows in the ‘album cover’ I made… just to brush up on designing skills.

lights down low

I hope you enjoy the mix…

Posted by: proxeffect | August 9, 2009

Episode 035

the warmup:
01 Flo-Rida vs Wolfgang Gartner – In The Freneticayer (Joshi*Toshi Mashup)
02 Major Ernie – Pon de Girls
03 Kraak & Smaak – Bobby & Whitney
04 Basement Jaxx – Raindrops (Joker Remix)
05 Justice – BEAT

the mix:
06 MSTRKRFT + John Legend – Heartbreaker (Wolfgang Gartner Remix)
07 Bassnectar – Yo! (Speaker Junk’s Brazilian Rave Remix)

[ARTIST SHOWCASE: CHEW FU]
08 Terror Squad – Lean Back (Chew Fu Remix)
09 Keri Hilson + Kanye West + Ne-Yo – Knocks You Down (Chew Fu Remix)
10 Kanye West – Love Lockdown (Chew Fu Remix)

11 Herve – Who Da Champ
12 Rico Tubbs – Hip Rave Anthem
13 Duck Sauce – You Nasty

[INSTANT CHEMISTRY]
14 Gramophonedzie – Street Lady
15 Dave Kurtis – Funky Nassau

[MAINSTREAM MAKEOVER]
16 Imogen Heap – Hide And Seek (Tommie Sunshine Acid Edit)

17 Ashley Wallbridge – Harrier
18 Misha Moore – Oh Lord (Muthafunkaz Remix)
19 Tortured Soul – Home To You (Chuck Love Remix)

[RETRO SPANK]
20 Kaskade – It’s You, It’s Me (Original Mix) [skips]

the inner space:
21 Telefon Tel Aviv – Immolate Yourself
22 Four Tet – You Could Ruin My Day
23 Frou Frou – Shh
24 Daft Punk – Human After All [Youtube]
25 Rice Boy Sleeps – Boy 1904 (Outro)

Posted by: proxeffect | August 4, 2009

if ONLY it could be true!!!

So last night I had a dream that I saw the Swedish House Mafia (Steve Angello, Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso) DJing live in a warehouse. Read More…

Posted by: proxeffect | July 29, 2009

Upcoming Things…

So I’m glad that Eclectic Electric is nearing the 40th episode mark. And I’m planning to have a Michael Jackson tribute special for the 40th episode.

Running a 2-hour show every week is a large challenge! But I’m giving this show a lot of effort right now.

When I’m back in Canada, I plan to expand the show to my local uni’s radio show. And have live gigs at the on-campus bar to promote not just my music, but also the radio show.

Oh I’ve just listened to a pair of early-2000s albums from Four Tet. It is truly amazing… Go on Youtube and search for some of their material. I’m not the right guy for labelling, but I think they’re filed under indie/jazz/downtempo/electronica or something like that.

Another amazing record is Telefon Tel Aviv’s Immolate Yourself, which is truly emotional. It carries their signature sound from the first album, but brings out more of an indie kick.

Have you tried sleeping to the sound of Riceboy Sleeps? Or maybe waking up to their sound? The ambient sound really just reminds me of old photographs of me and my family in a large open field. That kind of thing…

Till next time,
Joshi*Toshi

As heard on EE027 (Part 1 available for download).

Original Elements:

  • Flo-Rida feat. Fergie & will.i.am – In The Ayer
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Frenetica

This isn’t a very proper DJ-friendly mashup because I choose to only ever mix them together live, but it’s still effective to loop the first part in and loop the last parts.

I think these two separate tracks go hand in hand because they are conveniently in the same key! Here it is.

Flo-Rida vs Wolfgang Gartner – In The Freneticayer (The Joshi*Toshi Mashup Edit)

Posted by: proxeffect | July 19, 2009

Episode 034 (Distant Space: Part 2 Special)

01 Andy Moor vs Ashley Wallbridge feat. Meighan Nealon – Faces (Tenishia Remix)
02 EDX – Shy Shy (Paul Harris Remix)
03 Steve Angello – Flonko
04 Major Lazer – Pod De Floor (Feat. VYBZ Cartel)

[INSTANT CHEMISTRY]
05 Rico Tubbs – Hip Rave Anthem

06 Bart B More vs Mr. Oizo – So It Goes Flat (Bart B More Mash Up)

[RETRO SPANK]
07 Daft Punk – Harder Better Faster Stronger (Jess & Crabbe Remix)

08 ID – Black Bamboo (Hardwell Remix)

[MAINSTREAM MAKEOVER]
09 Pitbull – I Know You Want Me (Alex Gaudino & Jason Rooney Remix)

10 Bob Sinclar – La La Song
11 Moony – Don’t Know Why (Jerome Isma-Ae Remix)

[SPECIAL MIX: DISTANT SPACE (PART 2)]
12 David West – Larry Mountains 54
13 Armin van Buuren vs Madonna – Ray Of Light vs Control Freak (P.A.F.F. Bootleg)
14 Andy Moor  – Halcyon (Alex M.O.R.P.H. Remix)
15 Armin van Buuren feat. Justine Suissa – Burned With Desire (Rising Star Mix)
16 Nitrous Oxide – Red Moon Slide
17 DT8 Project – Power of One (Mike Shiver Remix)
18 Madonna – What It Feels Like For A Girl (Above & Beyond Club Mix)
19 Robert Miles – Children (Sean Tyas Remix)
20 Above & Beyond – Forever (Club Mix)
21 Stereo 8 – Flipmode
22 Rob Dougan – Clubbed To Death (Hybrid Remix)
23 Richard Durand – Submerge
24 Chris de Seed – Falcon (Dave Schiemann Remix)
25 Adam White vs Rozza – Love Angles
26 Richard Durand – Sunhump 2006

Posted by: proxeffect | July 12, 2009

Episode 033 (Distant Space: Part 1 Special)

Special Guest Co-Host: Amilyn

01 BT – Rose of Jericho (Adam K & Soha Remix)
02 Da Skunk – Hot Box
03 Jean Moustache – My Best Friend Is A Salmon

[RETRO SPANK]
04 Bart B More vs Mr. Oizo – And So It Goes Flat (Bart B More Mashup)

05 Michael Jackson – Thriller (Louis la Roche Remix)
06 Jean Elan – Killer (Lights Out Remix)

07 Felguk – Keep Keeping

[INSTANT CHEMISTRY]
08 Andy Moor & Ashley Wallbridge feat. Meighan Nealon – Faces

09 Nalin & Kane vs Oceanlab – Beachball Sky Falls Down (Myon & Shane 54 Mashup)

[MAINSTREAM MAKEOVER]
10 U2 – Beautiful Day (Mat Zo Remix)

[SPECIAL MIX: DISTANT SPACE (PART 1)]
11 Kaskade & Deadmau5 – Move For Me
12 Chicane vs Natasha Bedingfield – Bruised Water (Adam K & Soha Dub)
13 Fragma – Toca Me (Inpetto Remix)
14 Trafik – Your Light (Luke Chable Dub)
15 James Holden – A Break In The Clouds (Ozgur Can Remix)
16 Lucio Aquilina – My Cube
17 Sunshine Jones – If You Wouldn’t Mind (Tiger Stripes Remix)
18 Gianluca Motta feat. Molly – Not Alone (Deadmau5 Remix)
19 Dave Darrell – Children (Club Mix)
20 Adam White – Chimera (Joey Modus Remix)
21 Mr. Pit – Shana (Duderstadt Progressive Dub)
22 Cerf, Mitiska & Jaren – You Never Said (Dash Berlin Remix)
23 Armin van Buuren – The Sound of Goodbye (EDX Remix)
24 BT – Somnambulist (Burufunk Remix)
25 Rex Mundi – Sunrise In Ibiza

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