By Adam Madd
Da Hool, producer of the 1997 massive hit “Meet Her At The Love Parade”, has hit out on social media this week claiming that an artist called “Joel Corry” ripped off his track.
Da Hool (Frank Tomiczek) posted on Facebook this week stating Joel Corry had released a track called "The Parade" which used a sample of his track "Meet Her At The Love Parade" without his permission. Da Hool posted that label CR2 Records had contacted him three times in regards to using a sample of his track and each time he denied the request telling the label "We unfortunately can't give you approval , because there will be another release soon, Sorry for not having better news". The label informed him a few weeks ago that Corry had released the song on his own still keeping the original sample. Da Hool states that he and Warner Chappell have requested removal of this song from various social media and music sites, including YouTube, but the artist continues to re-upload the track to YouTube. When asked about it, Da Hool told us that “It's not the fact, that he has done it. it was just the way how this happened! We are planning to do a re-release by ourself and this is what i told the label and the artist when they asked for approval three times.”. Da Hool refers to the action as “An absolutely No-Go. Illegal, ignorant and disrespectful”. He adds “It's an honor for me as an artist and producer if other people, young or old, are remixing or remaking my tunes, but do it in a cool and respectful way and don't steal music.”
Plagiarism is rife in the music industry, with a large number of popular producers using samples of other people’s tracks in their own. Ed Sheeran has famously been caught out on in on a number of occasions, with using tracks from the late Marvin Gaye in his track “Thinking Out Loud”, and Sheeran’s collaboration with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill on track “The Rest Of Our Live”, which rips off Jasmine Rae’s song “When I Found You”. Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams has also been caught out, with a $5million lawsuit against them for using Marvin Gaye’s track “Got to Give It Up”. In fact, even recently, Marshmello is facing a lawsuit from fellow EDM producer Arty over similarities between Marshmello’s “Happier” and Arty’s remix of OneRepublic’s “I Lived”. A google search on plagiarism in the music industry shows so many cases where a popular artist has ripped off another artist’s sample or song. Our research even found that another track by Harry Ley, called “Love Parade”, released by the same label that released “The Parade”, Up-Tempo Records, also contains a sample that sounds very similar to the Da Hool hit from 1997.
When we reached out to Da Hool to find out more about what he plans in regards to the copyright infringement, he told us that “(his) legal department and Warner Chappell are just working on (the claim) but it seems that JC is understandable and he knows that he has done something wrong, so it should be settled”. Da Hool recognises that most labels know how to do business correctly, and does not believe it was in any way the fault of the label, CR2 Records.
At the time of writing, a representative for Joel Corry and CR2 Records had not responded to our requests for comment, and Up-Tempo Records could not be contacted, with their Facebook page and website being taken offline. In fact, the Corry track has also since been removed from many of the mainstream music sites such as Beatport, Google Play, Soundcloud, and Apple Music.
If there is one huge bonus to come of this, we now know to keep an eye out in the near future for a re-release of Da Hool’s massive hit! Watch this space people!
Listen to the tracks below to decide for yourself if you think Joel Corry and Harry Ley are ripping off Da Hool’s track.
Purchase Tickets: http://www.culturejam.com.au Music Genre: Electronica,Glitch,Psytrance Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/763772270645229/ An immersive 3 day Festival of interaction, games, music over multiple stages, comedy, dress-ups and theatre. All taking place in a mock village that parodies society while also exploring how to party and live sustainably.
Moontricks (Canada) - Dub Fx (Solo Set) - Formidable Vegetable - Digital Afrika - Staunch - Hypnotech (Usa) - Hello Tut Tut - Bumble - Ganga Giri Experience - Cheshire - Smilk - Moses Carr - Dinobitch - Rat Child - Hypnagog - Terrafractyl - Pirate Ska Rebellion - Lobe - Lady Banton - Suseri - Trickbox + Hugo The Poet - Kundalini Project - Danika Smith - Mz Lopez - Moontide - Lunar - Selki - Treats + Friends - Talll Paul - Sknow - Drum N Bouncercise - Ugly Bunyip Band - Elle Shimada Feat Abbey Howlett - The Chief - Hugh Jass - Light Sawce - Hafner - Bonanza Jellybean - Mras Nitzi - Pandorrr
+ An original production of Dr Zeus' The Lorax ♫
- The Experiential Cafe (order unique experiences)
- Absurditory Science Labs
- The Dispensary (natural remedies)
- 'It's just a ride' free bike public transport
- Official Town Court (See you in court)
- 'Avant Guache' interactive art gallery
- Grandma Ursula's Op Shop
- Centrelink Job Services
- Veggie Gardens and fresh Vegan food.
- University (sustainable workshops)
- Karma Hotel late night entertainment
- Rainbow Chapel (weddings and rituals)
- Yarra Trance Train Service
- Inconvenience Store
The Town also provides indoor heated chill spaces, fires, hot showers and indoor toilets.
- 50's Prom
- Town Barn Dance + B&S Ball
- Immersive Scavenger hunts + interactive games
- Town Parade
- Roller Disco
- Art Cars
- Live comedy, circus + theater shows
- Giant rope swing + ropes courses
- Circus, Sustainability + alternative workshops
- Original production of Dr Zeus' The Lorax ♫
The Town is a creative and colorful mock village to explore, co-create and interact with. It is full of spaces that parody our city lives, while also providing and exploring better alternatives for them.
At different times of the festival people dress sup and get silly role-playing different characters and happenings of their own choosing. There is no pressure and it isn't about acting, but about letting go of taking ourselves seriously and embracing the absurdness of life.
On the more serious side, the festival also explores how to live more sustainable lives. This melding of fun and community care is at the core ethos of the town.
This year's 🌟 Theme will be Transport. The Town will be boasting a new train transport system, quirky bikes, modified grandma scooters and more., It will also explore Sustainable Transport and the pace and awareness at which we move through life with. Please carpool to the event and feel free to explore the theme in your own way 🚗
The Town is a family friendly event. It prides itself on self-care, land care, and community care, with a huge focus on connection instead of consumption. Each year we further explore how to be more sustainable, and encourage all to party in a way that is healthy and could literally keep being done forever. This is one of the most important things to keep our beautiful Town striving.
By the end of the year, Licola is planning to be running on 90 percent Sustainable energy!
This year we will be introducing a 'Safe Travel's program to create an even safer and more educated community.
In a beautiful valley on the Macalister, river lives a little town called Licola. It is owned by the Lions club and the Villages main goal is to run disability and disadvantaged youth camps all year round. The running of our festival helps support them do this great work.
At this time of year, the deciduous trees are falling beautiful colors all over the site, the rainfall is low, and the grass is green. The site is one of the few Festivals that can boast lush green grass and no dust.
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♫ In a world that moves and pulsates so fast.
The Town lives in a way that allows it to last.
We conjure up mischief and poke fun at life.
A playground by day, a surreal dream by night ♫
Odd Mob announces debut album with the release of enchanting new single 'All of your heart' (includes link to 360degree video)By Adam Madd
Since breaking out in 2015, Odd Mob has had a musical evolution like no other. The moniker of Brisbane producer Harry Hope, the project has grown and developed into one of the most respective electronic acts, not only amongst fans, but also amongst his peers. Announcing today the release of his long awaited debut album, Odd Mob releases the very first instalment with the genre bending single ‘All Of Your Heart’. Mesmerising in both charisma and production, the single is a testament to Harry’s creative vision, and his continued ability to create dynamic productions whilst forging his own path stylistically.
Meshing dreamy pop vocals of the talented Jordan Leser, together with a nuanced bassline, ‘All Of Your Heart’ is a clear standout from Harry’s previous works. Giving insight on how the track came together, Harry explains “‘All Of Your Heart’ started as quite a melancholic tune, but then I had the idea to simply pitch them up six semitones. What resulted was a burst of pop-euphoria. I instantly decided to change the chords and the basis of the tune was formed.”
Co-written by Alexander Burnett (the famed songwriter/producer known for collaborations with major artists including DJ Snake, Hayden James, Flight Facilities, Elderbrook and more), it comes as no surprise, that the lyrics and messaging behind the song are just as intoxicating as the production. Describing his own take on the lyrics, Harry further explains, “The part of the verse got stuck in my head was "give me all your heart". I really think many people these days are quite reluctant to give somebody their everything. Social media gives us so many false options. Loving somebody with everything you have is the most rewarding experience you can have.”
Whilst it was the hit single ‘Is It A Banger?’ that catapulted Odd Mob into the mainstream and triple j’s Hottest 100, Harry has always produced a wide range of electronic music. With a string of original works including; ‘Down For Love’ which had huge triple j support, ‘Into You feat. Starley’ becoming a 2017 club anthem holding the #1 position on the ARIA club chart for seven straight weeks, and ‘Intrinsic’ which bookmarked a turning point in production for Odd Mob with support pouring in from all corners of the globe from the likes of Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Don Diablo and JAUZ to name a few. Never downplaying his club roots, Harry has continued to develop various singles, an EP, and an entire ‘Oddities’ brand to experiment with various elements of his highly skilled production. A shining example of his club work, was the release of the electro house thumper ‘Gassed Up’, quickly catching the attention of DJ Snake and Jauz, transforming the tune into a festival anthem the world over. And with further remixes for the likes of A-Trak, Motez, Starley, POOLCLVB, and Lorde, it is clear that he is at the top of his game.
Taking on his first headline tour of Australia in 2018, Harry played a string of intimate venues across the country to explore and develop songs for his forthcoming debut album, with the tour aptly titled ‘Testing Grounds’. Having been recently signed to APA (alongside of roster of 50 Cent, Tyga, Azealia Banks) Odd Mob is ready to take his music global, with his first run of dates in North America to be announced later this year.
‘All Of Your Heart’ is out now on Tinted Records, in conjunction with Spinnin, Parlophone/FFRR and Kontor Records.
Watch the 360degree video here
By Adam Madd
In a most welcome manifestation of the gradual societal and industry change regarding equality, this morning ARIA released the weekly club chart, topped by Sydney producer Beth Yen; the first solo female artist to achieve #1 since 2012. Also making her the fourth solo female artist to achieve this in ARIA chart history, following on from Helena with ‘Girl From The Sky’ - topping the chart for two consecutive weeks, and two other Australian females, Zoe Badwi with ‘Release Me’, and Sarah McCleod with ‘He Doesn’t Love You'.
Not only competing with local producers for the top position, Beth Yen knocked an international artist off the top spot - arguably the most prolific producer of the last few years, Scottish superstar Calvin Harris with his hit single ‘Giant feat. Rag'n'Bone Man’. Only a few weeks out from the original release, Beth Yen’s single ‘Ocean’ debuted at #25, jumping up the chart with a stellar remix pack from Friendless, Buried King, Marcus Knight, Scott Diaz, and Ozclubbers' own @Adam Madd, reaching #1 today, and in turn making the history books.
In one of the most serendipitous of occasions, the single was released by Hot Sunday Records just four weeks ago, on International Women’s Day. A shining example of the renowned Sydney’s DJ catalogue, Beth has taken inspiration from her years spent living and working as a DJ in Ibiza. For the release of ‘Ocean’, collaborating with Australian lyricist The Baroness, a regular vocalist of live shows with Peking Duk, and previously Flight Facilities. The song itself is about the ups and downs and life, and how people can draw you in and out much like the ocean. It is a rare find for dance music to be written with so much meaning and purpose, which has evidently resonated with her peers all across the country.
In what is hopefully a sign of the changing times, Beth shared a message of encouragement to her peers, “This is not just a win for me but a win for LGBTIQ+ women and men in the dance music industry. I hope that this inspires anyone, especially women contemplating getting involved in electronic dance music to get out there and find a way just to do it. The music industry is listening and ready for you all.”
Having grown up in the UK, Beth Yen cut her teeth rubbing shoulders with some of the world’s most influential DJs, from the likes of Masters at Work, Dennis Ferrer and Eric Prydz. From the humble underground clubs, and later progressing to big room shows for Pacha Ibiza, London’s Egg, Sunset Music Festival alongside Avicii, and Sydney’s most prestigious Mardi Gras festival. Always with a finger on the pulse, Beth has produced originals across facets of house, funky, tech and nu-disco, with a genuine passion that is guaranteed to bring her more success stories such as this in the years to come.
Here is our recent set, recorded live at our Attic event at The Flinders a few weeks back, on warm-up duties for Nachtbraker.
Our intention was to get the bodies moving and booties shaking with more rolling, percussive selections from our collective boxes—these actually worked a treat, setting the scene nicely for the expected Nachtbraker destruction! ;)
Hope you enjoy this one!
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01 : Jesse Bru – ‘Stay For A While’ (Original Mix) [Pulse Msc]
02 : Lorca – ‘No Chains On Me’ (Original Mix) [Live Ones]
03 : Max Graef – ‘No. 5’ (Original Mix) [The Gym]
04 : Scissorwork – ‘Kissing’ (Original Mix) [Beats Of No Nation]
05 : Frits Wentink – ‘Geese’ (Original Mix) [Wolf Music Recordings]
06 : SlothBoogie – ‘Acid Fantasy’ (Original Mix) [SlothBoogie]
07 : Bas Roos – ‘Midnight People’ (Original Mix) [Exploited]
08 : Playin’ 4 The City – ‘Minor Track’ (Original Mix) [Plastik People]
09 : Franck Roger – ‘Ruffcut’ (Original Mix) [Rutilance Recordings]
10 : James Pepper – ‘Lover’ (Black Loops Remix) [Neovinyl Recordings]
11 : Sebb Junior – ‘Moving’ (Original Mix) [La Vie d’Artiste Music]
12 : Loods – ‘Around’ (Original Mix) [Steel City Dance Discs]
13 : Hector Couto – ‘Changes’ (Original Mix) [Brise Records]
14 : Crookers ft. Baxter – ‘Innocent’ (Kai Alce Distinctive Groove Dub) [Defected]
15 : Honey Dijon ft. Shaun J. Wright & Alinka – ‘808 State Of Mind’ (Original Mix) [Classic Music Company]
16 : Never Dull – ‘United, Under One Roof’ (Original Mix) [Large Music]
17 : Joe Corti – ‘Thinkin” (Original Mix) [Better Listen Records]
18 : AB/DC – ‘This Feelin” (Cody Currie Remix) [Southern Fried Records]
19 : Cody Currie – ‘Oderberger’ (Original Mix) [House Of Disco Records]
20 : Intr0beatz – ‘Just Feel’ (Original Mix) [Lagaffe Tales]
21 : Tech Support – ‘Excursion’ (Jesse Bru Remix) [Anti Skate]
22 : Adryiano – ‘On My Side’ (Original Mix) [Soul Notes]
23 : Bellaire – ‘Make Me Feel’ (Original Mix) [AOC Records]
24 : Demuja – ‘Arrested’ (Original Mix) [CDR]
25 : D’Angelo – ‘Spanish Joint’ (Joe Corti’s Edit) [China White]
26 : Paul Cut – ‘Nucleus’ (Original Mix) [Balance]
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Dastardlyd posted an article in Magazine,At first glance, Brisbane DJ DefWill appears to be going from strength to strength, balancing university studies, events management roles for festivals like Splendour in the Grass, Rabbits Eat Lettuce and Live Large, DJing some of the deepest techno rhythms at some of the primest techno parties on the east coast of Oz and also that he has never let the fact that he is deaf hold him back. Though if one takes the time to look (and talk) a little deeper it becomes clear that he, like many of us, carries burdens that are well beyond his control and the weight of which has been known to bring even the strongest of us down.
New OzClubbers writer Dastardly Kuts gets deep with DefWill.
NathanJones posted an article in Magazine,From the DJ’s perspective; since Larry Levan’s early days at the Paradise Garage, the remix – or playing different versions of songs – was one of the first notable aspects of what we now know as DJ Culture. His ethic of refreshing successful dancefloor movers in the late seventies passed down generations of DJ has been long-established as almost a perfunctory task, almost a must-do to be undertaken by the disk jockey.
BrendanClay posted a topic in Sydney,Here is a fresh new mix from us—and one that definitely gives us the warm and fuzzies!
So, our 'Attic' brand as a whole, the music we push—and, indeed, Andrew and I as individual DJs—is often centred around music on the lower, slower, deeper, warm-up tip. That is a label we've always worn with pride.
Elektropanda posted an article in Magazine,Recently I got to go check out the official Outlook Festival Queensland launch party in Brisbane. Presented by Quality Street Byron Bay, the event concept paid tribute to one of Europe’s most exciting Drum and Bass festivals and is a celebration of sound system culture.
Nobody has received reputation this week.