All We Want for Christmas is Your Mixtapes! 🎅🎄🎶

Create and share your Christmas mix to be featured in Pacemaker during the holidays.

 

 

 

Are you into cheesy Christmas songs? 🧀

Or you like a modern twist but keep it traditional? 🎄

Maybe you have your own crazy Christmas style? 😜

It doesn’t matter, we want to hear ALL your festive mixes! We will share the best ones with the world & feature them in the app.

Add #mixmas2017 in the title or description, so Santa can find your mix on his iPhone. 🎅

 

Click here for some inspiration: http://bit.ly/mixmas2017

New York vibes, Hip-Hop & Deep House 🌿

Dominique Keegan shares infamous Plant Bar’s coolest & loudest memories in a mixtape.

 

 

Everyone in the NYC clubbing scene is probably familiar with Dominique Keegan’s name. One of the coolest dudes, owner and founder of Plant Music, excellent DJ and curator, Creative Director at Kobalt Music and also co-founder (with Marcus “Shit Robot” Lambkin) of the Plant Bar, one of the loudest clubs from New York’s past nightlife. Dom travelled back to the golden era of this infamous club and mixed up a selection of his favourite tracks dominating the dancefloor. Warm up those dancing feet and read our interview with Dom, the man behind the best vibes in the Big Apple.

 

 

@erhanokuroglu started dropping mixtapes just a week ago but his selections have already made a big impression on us. Going through a wide range of genres, we picked one of our favourites to share with you. This party mixtape is filled with the finest of electronic music has to offer, hip-hop, bass music, chillwave and even some deep house.

 

 

Do you feel like taking a little trip without leaving the comfort of your home? @artifakt72’s dub-soaked, psy-ambientish downtempo mixtape is a mystical experience that will definitely take you to places and exercise your aural senses. Just lean back and take in every sound this dubby meandering has to offer.

DIM MAK Takeover, Trap & Deep House 🎶

Steve Aoki’s DIM MAK drops first mixtape, an extravagant selection of trap sounds

 

 

In 1996, Steve Aoki founded DIM MAK and developed it into an influential independent record label and music lifestyle brand. Responsible for launching the careers of seminal acts such as Bloc Party, The Bloody Beetroots, The Chainsmokers, Deorro, Keys N Krates and countless others, the independently owned DIM MAK has consistently pushed new musical movements via its staunch DIY ethos. With a back catalog hundreds of records deep, a history of legendary live events, and a fully formed clothing line, DIM MAK continues its global mission of promoting boundary-pushing music and culture ‘by any means necessary’. DIM MAK has now landed in Pacemaker and here is their first mixtape with an extravagant selection of fresh releases.

 

 

Here comes THE ultimate summer deep house mixtape. Let yourself be surrounded by these proper beach vibes even if you are nowhere near any water. Take a swim in the sounds of Bodhi, Drake, Lone, Lapalux and enjoy the perfect jazzy-sexy waves @wrangle mixed up for you.

 

 

Time to tap your toes and bob your heads, @modal is in the house and delivers the grooviest, housiest, danciest rhythms. Get ready to hear new music and some oldies from Tube & Berger, Todd Terje, Lindstrøm and join us in trying to figure out what’s behind the title of this mix… we want to be hulmeanologists!

Deep & Funky Summer Vibes 🌞⛱🌴

Get ready for the summer with some funky beach vibes, deep and tech house.

 

 

@docholliday is a new member of our community and your prominent tour guide on this marvelous summer journey through house music. His funky mixtape really sets the bar high up with its proper beach vibes, a timeless, heavenly mixture of deep house and nu disco. Grab your sunglasses, let the sunshine in and press play!

 

 

Watch out for this techno lover from Gothenburg, Sweden! @ohedner’s loungetech selection is only 20 minutes long but what it lacks in length, makes up in quality. ‘Mjölk’ means ‘milk’ in Swedish and it contains free-range gourmet grooves with some of the most exciting deep and tech house tracks. Perfect for chilling on a warm day, embrace all these hot beats.

 

 

@billionbeatz posted his first mixtape in January and we had to wait quite some time for a follow-up. According to our ears, every minute was worth waiting. House-infused beats and massive techno vibes paired up with tropical drums. Get your summer grooves on!

Pacemaker 2.3.2: Major Facelift 😎

 

We’ve revamped some vital features so you will enjoy mixing even more.

 

Pacemaker 2.3.2

Here’s what’s new!

– Match Machine in the Mix View
Get instant track recommendations while you’re creating your mix. Match Machine now also available when you’re adding the next track to your mix.

– Pre-listen in Tracklist
You can now pre-listen tracks in the tracklist without having to add them to the mix – just press on 🎧 to play.

– Art Covers in Tracklist
No more gloomy, boring lists. From now on, each track in the tracklist has a nice little thumbnail with its original album cover.

– Minor and major bug fixes
That feeling when bugs are gone and the app is lit again.

 

Update now in App Store!

Create mashups with 30 million tracks! 💥

We got MASSIVE news! Crop tracks, refine your mix and create unique mashups. Update now in App Store – you’re in for a treat!

 

Jay-Z’s legendary audio engineer, Young Guru and his Era of the Engineer team supports what Pacemaker embodies: “At Era, our mission is to empower the builder and Pacemaker gives everyday people a tool to be creative with music. Since it’s a mobile app, anyone can now create an incredible professional sounding mixtape or mashup from anywhere in the world.” – says Jerald Cooper, co-founder of Era of The Engineer.

Check out Young Guru’s first Pacemaker+ mixtape

 

Young Guru

 

Pacemaker+ includes:

– Studio ✂️
Crop the beginning and end of tracks, set your mix on more precise levels – phrase, bar and beat. You get 500 sessions for free to get a taste of the Studio. 

– Profile Badge 💎
Be cooler than anyone else with a fancy Pacemaker+ badge.

Cool new features:

– Undo Your Mixtakes 🔧
Everyone makes misteaks but not everyone can fix them. You can now fix it all with Undo.

– New Play-Marker  ▶️
The new play-marker jumps exactly where you want it to. Finally!

– New Waveforms 🌊
Pretty, nifty and more functional!

If you have any questions or just want to say hi, send us an e-mail! (hi@pacemakerapp.com)

Deep House & Chill = ❤️

 

Three fabulous mixtapes for the perfect love triangle: deep, house and chill!

 

 

To quote @proudspark’s description of his own mixtape: “WOW. Just #wow.” This is a spot on summary of just how nifty this mixed bag of goodies turned out. He mixed his own Discover Weekly recommendations from Spotify and let himself be surprised by the results. Push play and let yourself marvel at how easy it can be to have a top notch selection for your mixtape! 😍

Featuring: Borrowed Identity, John Talabot, Yuksek

 

 

“May cause an unsafe rise in blood pressure” – warns us @capturingphi. We turned ourselves into lab rats in order to find out the truth and we’re proud to share the results: this mix does what it says on the can! A gourmet selection of the finest deep house delicacies, ready to take you deep down the rabbit hole. 🐰

Featuring: Disclosure, Amtrac, Møme, Tube & Berger

 

 

@ntropy is a producer, DJ and evil doer residing in Melbourne, Australia. He started his mix series when he joined Pacemaker and been blessing us with new episodes ever since! The journey continues with his latest selection, perfectionist as always – deep house and progressive house flawlessly mixed into an hour-long fervent voyage.

Featuring: Hot Since 82, Leon Vynehall, Detroit Swindle, Purple Disco Machine

Mixtapes of the Week #20:
Ambient Moments, Electronic Madness

 

We have it all covered for you: one mixtape for soothing your spirits, one for lifting them up and one for treating your booty!

 

Serein is an independent record label based in Wales, the UK. It was founded by Huw Roberts in 2005, focusing predominantly on crossover ambient styles and delicate sounds. Fun fact: the name Serein was taken from a meteorological dictionary, it is used to describe ‘fine rain falling from a clear sky after sunset’. This is exactly how the music sounds too, this mixtape will soothe you immensely.

To find out more about Serein, check out our interview with Huw about running a label, the perks of Spotify and exciting new releases!

 

How much awesomeness can you fit in 47 minutes? Apparently a lot. @tefoden dedicated a whole mixtape to the legendary Warp Records who’s been serving as the home of some of the best electronic musicians for the last three decades. Fun fact: he even included some other electronic giants (Hyperdub, Tri Angle). Go crazy with this selection that contains everything from Autechre through Burial to M.I.A.

 

Confession is a music label run by French future house pioneer Tchami. @willvernon created a perfectly mixed selection of the finest tracks released on the label. The perfect introduction! Fun fact: Tchami started using the term ‘future house’ as a tag on his SoundCloud posts which later became recognized in the electronic music industry. Tag your mixtapes, shape the future!

Weekly Mixtapes #14:
Ladies Takeover – 3 awesome mixtapes by 3 awesome women

This week we have selected three awesome mixtapes by three awesome women from the Pacemaker community. You’ve got deep chill vibes, groovy house rhythms and some real good hip-hop to discover!

@pien has a refreshing collection of mixtapes, she’s curating the finest of everything. Let it be trap, deep house or hip-hop – you get a special treatment if you tune in. One of our favourites is this laidback chill selection with deep vibez, capturing a wide range of genres from Jamie xx to Frank Ocean. Take a deep breath and inhale these soothing sounds! 😌

@menard_danielle recently started creating house mixtapes and this is where she seems to have found her true calling! Her latest beat collection consists of carefully selected groovy rhythms that lead you to an exciting place spiced up with deep, electro and tech house. With constantly two tracks playing simultaneously, this is your ticket to all the wild parties this weekend! 💃

In her second mixtape, @mikaelapeach rolls up some of her favourite evergreen hip-hop and rap tunes. It’s not only a dope heavyweight selection with straightforward transitions but also a smooth ride through the legacy of legends like Aaliyah, 2Pac, MF DOOM, Joey Bada$$ and OutKast. Peachy!

Stay inspired, keep your mixtapes coming – next week it could be your turn!