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Flosstradamus Keep The Party Going With ‘Jubliation 2.0′

Posted in Flosstradamus by Jaime Black on May 8th, 2012

Following up on last year’s Jubilation EP, Flosstradamus carry on with that series with today’s release of Jubilation 2.0 (iTunes | Beatport). The EP features a trio of remix treatments on collaborations, as well as the ambient and hypnotic “Rollup,” available for preview below. Find that cut following a download link for the group’s work on “Look At The Sky,” featuring Deniro Farrar, via Rolling Stone.

Flosstradamus – “Look At The Sky” Featuring Deniro Farrar

Flostradamus - Jubilation 2.0
1. Rollup
2. From The Back feat. Danny Brown (Lunice Remix)
3. Luuk Out Gurl feat. Kid Sister (Sich Mang Remix)
4. From The Back feat. Danny Brown (JWLS Remix)

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Flosstradamus Document Austin Trip With SXSW Journals, Post Unreleased “Hood Fantasy” Treatment

Posted in Flosstradamus by Jaime Black on March 29th, 2012


Being veterans of SXSW, it’s no surprise that Flosstradamus made an effort to document its trip to the Austin, TX music festival earlier this month. In addition to two videos capturing the group’s trip, including footage of the DJ duo collaborating with rapper Show You Suck (who himself kept busy at SX this year), the group also kept published a daily recap series via Nylon. Find those installments below, followed by the SX recap clips.

Flosstradamus SXSW Recap Diary Day One
Flosstradamus SXSW Recap Diary Day Two
Flosstradamus SXSW Recap Diary Day Three
Flosstradamus SXSW Recap Diary Day Four
Flosstradamus SXSW Recap Diary Day Five

Also new in the group’s world is the release of their cut “Hood Fantasy,” which chops and screws Ludacris‘ “What’s Your Fantasy.” Find that treatment below.

And for those who may have missed it, the act’s recent Total Recall EP is still available now as a free download. Stream or download that EP below, followed by the Total Recall EP Minimix video and the title track’s treatment.


Flosstradamus – Total Recall

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Flosstradamus Ring In 2012 With “Total Recall”

Posted in Flosstradamus by Jaime Black on January 2nd, 2012


To kick off the new year, Flosstradamus is following up its late 2011 Jubilation EP release with a new track, titled “Total Recall.” The song has a futuristic feel and can be streamed below alongside the track’s globetrotting video by Thunder Horse, both following Flosstradamus’ winter 2011 CVU podcast interview in support of Jubilation.

Flosstradamus – “Total Recall”

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New CVU Podcast: Flosstradamus | Flosstradamus, Kid Sister Post New Videos In Support Of Both Artists’ New EPs

Posted in ChicagoVerseUniteD,CVU Cover Story Series,Dynasty Podcasts,Flosstradamus,Kid Sister by Jaime Black on November 29th, 2011

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Josh Young and Curt Cameruci of Flosstradamus! In an interview recorded onsite at the duo’s recent Lincoln Hall show, the longtime DJ partners weigh in what they’ve been up to in recent years, sound off on their new Jubilation EP (out today through iTunes and Beatport), and reminisce about old south suburban nightclubs. The pair also share their thoughts on being at the forefront of the current electronic nightlife scene in Chicago. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the act’s new Jubilation mixtape and the video for “Luuk Out Gurl,” featuring Kid Sister, off the Jubilation EP.

Flosstradamus – Jubilation Mixtape

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black. CVU features interviews with the premier talent and tastemakers in the Chicago music and nightlife communities, and is published through the Dynasty Podcasts network. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.


Kid Sister

Also out today is Kid Sister‘s new EP, Kiss & Tell. Check out two new videos from that effort, including “Hide N Seek” featuring Riff Raff and a new “Gucci Rag Top” remix featuring Danny Brown. Both videos follow Kid Sis’ CVU podcast from earlier this year, in which the artist discusses her new recording projects, as well as tour essentials and her forthcoming sophomore full length, and busy new cut “Mickey,” off Kiss & Tell.

Kid Sister – “Mickey”

Kiss N Tell

Flosstradamus And Kid Sister Team Up For Luuk Out Gurl

Posted in Flosstradamus,Kid Sister by Jaime Black on October 11th, 2011

Floss / Kid Sis

Following the recent posting of her “HiDE N’ SEEK” video, a new cut from Kid Sister and Flosstradamus, titled “Luuk Out Gurl,” has hit the web. The track finds KS bringing her usual high energy delivery to production, and will appear on Floss’ upcoming Jubilation EP, set for release through Fool’s Gold. Stream or download that jam below.

Flosstradamus & Kid Sister – “Luuk Out Gurl”

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Across The Chicagoverse 02/20/11: City States, Carbon Tigers, Kanye West, & More!

Because no one outlet can cover the entire Chicago music landscape, here’s what the premier talent tastemakers across the Chicagoverse and beyond have been up to lately.


-Tonight at 9PM on Q101‘s Local 101Chris Payne interviews members of The Streets On Fire (above), Comasoft, and The Felix Culpa!

Tonight on @Local101: @PayneQ101 interviews The Streets On Fire (@zstreetsonfire), @Comasoft, & @theFelixCulpa! 9PM on Q101
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-Heave Media recently featured a Flosstradmus remix of the song “Equestrian” by U.S. Royalty. Listen to the DJ duo’s upbeat treatment here.

-Following his interview last week with Do312, Kill Hannah frontman Mat Devine has opened up to AOL Video (via Popeater) about his role in the Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark musical.

-Loud Loop Press has posted a sparse and minimalist electronic cover of The Police‘s “King Of Pain” as performed by local indie act City States. Hear that here.

-Tireless live music documentarians Secret Note Shows recently uploaded a set of live clips from CVU regulars An Aesthetic Anaesthetic. Watch those here.

-Columbia College‘s AEMMP Records continues its video interview series, this time talking with Carbon Tigers. Watch that at the label’s site.

-Check out live audio and video from Secret Colours up now at Couch House Sounds.

-The vinyl release of A Lull‘s forthcoming debut full length Confetti, set to drop April 12th, is now available for pre-order through the Lujo Records Merch Online store.

-Vocalo program Music Vox, hosted by Jesse Menendez, saw a wealth of local talent as guests this past week, as evidenced in the tweet below.

-Chicago Mixtape has announced a launch party happening March 5th at Subterranean. The event will feature performances from acts like Jonny Rumble, Ornery Little Darlings, and more.

-And finally, Fake Shore Drive was easily one of the first sites on the web to post Kanye West‘s new video for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy standout track “All Of The Lights.” For anyone who has yet to catch it, watch the clip below.

Flosstradamus Offer New Mixtape, Play Live Show At Lincoln Hall To Close Out 2010

Posted in Flosstradamus,Gemini Club by Jaime Black on December 27th, 2010


Flosstradamus have uploaded a new mixtape to close out the year, entitled W3 L0V3 Y0U 2010. The nearly 50 minute production features a “best of 2010″ theme. Catch Flosstradamus live on New Years Eve along with Gemini Club at Lincoln Hall, and download the mixtape from the Megaupload link below.

Flosstradamus – W3 L0V3 Y0U 2010

Update: The mixtape tracklist is as follows:

Josh Young From Flosstradamus Is…DJ Boyfriend

Posted in DJ Boyfriend,Flosstradamus by Jaime Black on June 15th, 2010

DJ Boyfriend
Your Future Boyfriend?

DJ extraordinaire and Chicago scene staple J2K (aka Josh Young) of Flosstradamus has unveiled his new side project just in time for summer. Dubbed DJ Boyfriend, Young has uploaded the following track “The Shouts pt. 2″ at his Soundcloud page. Check the track, which name-checks practically the entire local scene, below.

Also of interest, Young will be producing DJ Boyfriend podcasts, as well. No stranger to the medium, clearly.

ChicagoVerseUniteD Claychella Podcast Special!

Posted in DYNASTY,,Flosstradamus,Matt Roan,Podcast,Willy Joy by Jaime Black on March 4th, 2010

This week, on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: The CVU Claychella Special, with special guests Clayton Hauck, Curt Cameruci of Flosstradamus, Willy Joy, and Matt Roan!


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This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast, it’s the CVU Claychella Special! Event photographer extraordinaire Clayton Hauck co-hosts the show to promote his forthcoming all day DJ-centric festival Claychella, happening Sat. March 13th @ Lincoln Hall. Hauck discusses plans for this year’s event, as well as the day-long party’s earliest origins. Hauck and host Jaime Black also check in with Curt Cameruci, he of Flosstradamus, who dishes on Floss’ plans for SXSW 2010, a new single, and provides an exclusive major festival announcement. Also on this CVU podcast, Chicago DJs WIlly Joy and Matt Roan, the former revealing his plans for the forthcoming Fly By Night three-year anniversary party, the latter announcing his plans for the soon-to-open Chicago Beauty Bar location. It’s a festival and events-focused edition of the CVU podcast, and a can’t miss for anyone heading out in the coming weeks and months!

CVU22: The CVU Claychella Special
Click the link to be taken to Div Share download page, or stream CVU22 below

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And check out Hauck on a September 2009 episode of the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast, joined by fellow nightlife and event photographer Tyler Curtis of Darkroom Demons.

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Lollapalooza Kick Off Party Live Review

Live review of Lollapalooza 2009 artists Dark Wave Disco, He Say, She Say, Moneypenny, and Yello Fever, as well as Lolla 2008 alums Flosstradamus. Up now at The Onion‘s A.V. Chicago site.