New Track: Blaqstarr – ‘She Is Love’


Producer, DJ and currently buzzing recording artist Blaqstarr has dropped a new track from his upcoming album Here We Are, out this fall on N.E.E.T. / Interscope. “She Is Love” is the perfect song to take us into the spring and summer months full of love and sunshine. While you may be familiar with his work with M.I.A., Rye Rye and Diplo, this new jam has pop appeal screaming to be on the radio.

Blaqstarr has released the track in a cool “SongPano” available at his official website. It allows you to spin and zoom a 360 image while jamming to the song. Props to TourWrist.

You can stream “She Is Love” below on SoundCloud, or you can buy the full track on iTunes and Amazon.

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New Track: Blaqstarr – “Roses”


Baltimore artist Blaqstarr is probably best known for his production work with M.I.A.. Soon he will be expanding the scope of his recognition with the release of his full length album, Here We Are. Below, you can enjoy “Roses;” this first peek at the album is undeniably catchy with its spell casting throb.

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Watch the video after the jump!

Blaqstarr Remixes & SXSW Performances

It’s that time of year. Austin is heating up with big plans for SXSW 2011. Blaqstarr is one of the talented new artists out to showcase his skills – you can catch him at any of the performances listed below. Blaqstarr also just released some remixes of “Rider Girl,” a track from his new Divine EP. The single gets a full remix treatment from Sydney Samson, Mux Mool, Nadastrom and Blaqstarr himself. The remixes shine a different kind of light on Blaqstarr’s voice, giving new life to the single. “Rider Girl” also came with a great video; watch it here.

Blaqstarr – “Rider Girl” (Mux Mool Remix)

Stream more “Rider Girl” remixes, and buy the original Divine EP on iTunes.

Blaqstarr at SXSW 2011
Thursday, March 17th – RCRDLABEL SHOWCASE
Thursday, March 17th – Baltimore Love Thing
Friday, March 18th – 508 House sponsored by Virgin Mobile
Friday, March 18th – Loose Control Party at VICE
Saturday, March 19th – La Zona Rosa – WME Showcase

Blaqstarr Video: “Rider Girl”

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Check out Blaqstarr‘s new video for “Rider Girl” from the Divine EP. As if the music isn’t catchy enough, Blaqstarr also seems determined to stick in our heads visually, with his glistening muscles and fauxhawk. The motorcycle-riding girl of the song is present but only as a psychedelic silhouette, constantly in motion.

Don’t forget Blaqstarr‘s Divine EP is out this week [iTunes]. He is performing a special showcase at Qué Bajo?! at Santos Party House, NYC on Thursday, 1/27 at 10 pm and an additional live show at MeanRed’s Dark Disco at Good Units, NYC on Saturday, 1/29.