Video: Bayonics – “Wheels Keep Turning”


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Bayonics are a Bay Area based Latin soul and funk hip hop group that have steady held a very strong following in the Bay. Today, the boisterous bunch have released a sparkling tune called “Wheels Keep Turning” complete with some shining visuals that’ll have you bouncing in your seat pronto.

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Video: Tupac Hologram Live + More Videos from Coachella


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The first weekend of Coachella 2012 has hit its conclusion and man, what a bar it has set. Above, catch a crazy video of a Tupac hologram performing “Hail Mary” and “Gangsta Party” on a mind-blowing onstage collaboration with Snoop Dogg. Live performance effects just got that much more serious, y’all.

Below is the video from an incredible performance by SBTRKT, which follows with our other favorite Coachella 2012 performances so far after the jump – Tune-Yards, Florence & The Machine, Frank Ocean, and The Black Keys.

Other performers this weekend included A$AP Rocky, AraabMUZIK, Azealia Banks, Beats Antique, Bon Iver, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg, Feist, Fitz and the Tantrums, Flying Lotus, Gary Clark Jr., Justice, Kaskade, Kendrick Lamar, M83, Metronomy, Nero, Radiohead, Santigold, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, The Shins, The Weekend, Thundercat, and Wallpaper, to name just a little handful.


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More Coachella 2012 videos after the jump

Now Accepting April Next Step Entries!


Spring is in full swing and music is in the air. Sharing is caring for the April Next Step contest!

So many awesome artists have been showcased through this series. Tara Priya in July, Iman Williams in August, Tall Black Guy Productions in September, Cole Williams for October, Tensei for November, Awalé for December 2011, Annabel (lee) & Richard E for January 2012, and Krystale for February!

Stay tuned for the announcement on our March Next Step winner later this week!

The winner will receive an “Artist Spotlight” feature post on the Giant Step website, and up to $1,000 in Giant Step Marketing services!

Please note that we are accepting submissions from anyone that makes music – producers, singers, instrumentalists, rappers, and bands alike are all welcome.

This month, we are accepting submissions from today through Monday, April 30th. That said, we are now open for April 2012 entries!

Submit your music for consideration!

New Release: Sy Smith – ‘Fast And Curious’


Los Angeles’ Sy Smith recently dropped Fast And Curious, which happens to be entirely produced by our man Mark de Clive-Lowe. The music is bright and upbeat, providing the perfect backdrop for these next couple sunny days. Sit back and soak it in!

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Video: Gang Colours – “A Fancy Restaurant”

Gang Colours, also known as Will Ozanne performs the lead single from his debut album, The Keychain Collection. Called “A Fancy Restaurant,” the tune features a swanky romantic piano melody colored by a careful selection of electronic embellishments. Will just wants to let you know, though: he knows that “you don’t care that much about money.” But he’s gonna work that fancy restaurant out for you – on someone else’s dime. Holla!

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