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EDC Vegas 2011: Friday Night Preview Pt.1 – Bass Pod

For those who were around to see it, earlier on in the TFN history books we gave an artist preview for the 15 days before Ultra. Well we’re back at it, and the next on the Festival list is EDC. Insomniac has blessed us with three loaded nights full of high energy and breathtaking experiences. The first stage I want to focus on for Friday’s show is the Bass Pod stage. More specifically, the time slots that fill up the 11-3 period.

Bass Pod-Friday Night
At 1130 pm the Bass Pod will experience a breathtaking set by none other than Israeli dubstep producer Borgore.  With his release of his Delicious EP, all Bass Poders will be taking in some wobbly sounds as the release was an instant success.  Some of my favorites from Borgore include the song itself Delicious as well as his remake of Passion Pit’s Sleepyhead.

Borgore – Delicious (Original Mix) [TFN Pick]

Passion Pit – Sleepyhead (Borgore Remix)

Borgore’s set will finish up somewhere in between 1230 and 1 but will kick off my EDC in the best of ways.  From there the Bass Pod features Canadian sensation Excision.  Excision aka Jeff Abel has just released an EP with Downlink entitled Existence.  If you haven’t heard the EP, I highly recommend stepping up your game.  Here’s my favorite two off the album Blue Steel and Existence (VIP).

Excision and Downlink – Blue Steel

Excision & Downlink – Existence VIP

Finally as the destruction of Excision starts to come to some sort of calming halt, UK duo Skream & Benga come to the stage.  I don’t remember too much the last time I saw the two live, however I do remember that I was totally captivated by the music and lost all sense of what was going on around me.  This is what happens when you get into the music, these guys are gonna kill it! Oh yeah I saw them at Ultra…

Katy B. – On A Mission (prod. Benga) 

Cassius – I Love You So (Skream Remix)

Skream and Benga Live at Ultra 2011

BORGORE – DELICIOUS EP REVIEW + SONGS

The much anticipated album release of Israeli dubstep producer Borgore has finally arrived.  Borgore, aka Asaf Borgor, has been one of the most experimental and progressive producers in the EDM game and his new EP Delicious shows why many believe him to many one of the better producers in dubstep today.  After listening to the EP I was not only mesmerized by the overall chillness of each and every single, but also the alternating rhythms he carries on throughout the entire album.  I hand-picked some of my favorite singles, however as always, we suggest that you purchase our featured artists’ work through Beatport HERE.

Borgore – Delicious (Original Mix) [TFN Pick] [audio http://dl.soundowl.com/zkk.mp3]

Borgore ft. Adi Ulmansky – Someone Elses (Original Mix) [audio http://dl.soundowl.com/zkq.mp3]

Borgore ft. Adi Ulmansky – Someone Elses (Document One Remix)[TFN Pick] [audio http://dl.soundowl.com/zkt.mp3]

Borgore – Gloryhole (Original Mix) [audio http://dl.soundowl.com/zkm.mp3]

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Borgore Delicious EP coming Next Week

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