Posts tagged "Baauer"

Movement Festival 2014 Adds Baauer, RiFF RaFF, Just Blaze, and More to Lineup

Movement, Detroit's preeminent electronic music festival, has added 40 more performers to its already impressive lineup. Baauer, RiFF RaFF, Boys Noize, Just Blaze,…
By: Dan Reilly / February 5, 2014

Holy Ship!!! 2014: Pharrell’s Helicopter Lands, and the 5 Best Things We Saw Saturday

Follow SPIN's adventures on the high seas as we selflessly embed ourselves at Holy Ship!!!, the third-annual electronic music cruise thrown by the…
By: Chris Martins / January 12, 2014

Baauer and Just Blaze Bring ‘Higher’ to India in Martial Arts Mini-Movie

Baauer's "Higher" collaboration with New York production legend Just Blaze probably won't even scrape the heights hit by "Harlem Shake," but it has a much better video.
By: Jordan Sargent / August 13, 2013

Baauer Remixes Disclosure’s ‘You & Me,’ Turns Eliza Doolittle Into a Chipmunk

Recent Breaking Out stars Disclosure have made their mark by recasting house offshoots two-step and garage "with a keen eye for anthemic choruses and…
By: SPIN Staff / May 15, 2013

15 Must-See Acts at Hangout Music Fest 2013

The fourth annual Hangout Music Fest is set to turn the sandy sunscapes of Gulf Shores, Alabama, into a throbbing, pulsating, beachside blowout of classic…
By: SPIN Staff / May 9, 2013

Who Charted? Bon Jovi, But We Only Really Care About Dave Grohl and Bowie

First! Apropos of nothing, Bon Jovi have released a widely panned new album that you didn't buy. But 101,000 other people did buy it, according to…
By: Chris Martins / March 20, 2013

Who Charted? The South Goes on ‘Spring Break,’ the Rest Just ‘Harlem Shake’

First! Well how's this for an up-to-the-minute sampling of the nation's mindset? No. 1 goes to country's preeminent overgrown frat boy Luke Bryan, whose Spring…
By: Chris Martins / March 13, 2013

After Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’ Goes Viral, Two Sampled Artists Go Unpaid

The rise of Baauer's "Harlem Shake" began innocently (albeit annoyingly) enough, but the consequences of a gazillion plebes going totally ham to that trap-rave…
By: Chris Martins / March 12, 2013

Who Charted? Bruno Fire Sale Locks Thom Yorke Out of ‘Billboard’ Heaven

First! Well, this is a far better week for chart-watchers than the dreary downward spiral that preceded it. After nearly three months of elbow grease…
By: Chris Martins / March 6, 2013

Stevie Wonder, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and More Round Out Hangout Fest 2013 Lineup

It's about to get Hotter than July (in May!) because the Gulf Shores, Alabama beachside bash known as Hangout Fest has just rounded out their…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / March 6, 2013

‘Harlem Shake’ Miners Fired After Underground Video Surfaces

All right, Baauer's "Harlem Shake" is getting out of hand now. After gentrifying trap-rave, topping the Billboard's Hot 100 chart, getting…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 4, 2013

Watch the Simpsons Do Their Very Own ‘Harlem Shake,’ Homer Style

Well, this was an inevitability as Baauer's "Harlem Shake" slowly worms its way into the very fabric of the universe. As a side effect of…
By: Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

Who Charted? Mumford Are Still Winning and Baauer Is Still (Harlem) Shaking

First! Yeah, it's still Mumford and Sons on top, with Babel riding that Album of the Year Grammy high all the way to…
By: Chris Martins / February 27, 2013

Reggaeton Voice Behind ‘Harlem Shake’ Sample Prays Over Suing Baauer

As George W. Bush so memorably put it, "Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists." Now, it looks like a line…
By: Philip Sherburne / February 23, 2013

‘Harlem Shake’ High Schooler Arrested for Starting Flash Mob

The "Harlem Shake" viral video phenomenon almost had its first martyr in a 17-year-old high school senior from Queens. Forest Hills student Arnis Mehmetaj was arrested…
By: Chris Martins / February 22, 2013

How Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’ Hit the Jackpot Under Billboard’s New Hot 100 Rules

Buoyed by a recent dance-video craze built around a 35-second snippet of the song, Baauer's "Harlem Shake" entered Billboard's Hot 100 chart i…
By: Philip Sherburne / February 21, 2013

Who Charted? Mumford’s Towering ‘Babel’ Gets Big Grammys Boost

First! SPIN hopes you're happy, America. You wanted "prissy shambling" and "polite hoedowns" all wrapped up in a "bland but biblically titled" package and…
By: Chris Martins / February 21, 2013

Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake': Gentrification Goes Viral

Baauer's "Harlem Shake," that squeaky, wubby trap-dance instrumental that has, over the past few weeks, gone full-on viral thanks to endless videos of people dancing…
By: Brandon Soderberg / February 19, 2013

Azealia Banks Tries to Ruin Career With More Deep Thoughts About Anti-Gay Slurs

Azealia Banks might've just reached for her Poland Spring bottle. Like supposed Republican savior Marco Rubio, who blew his State of the Union response…
By: Marc Hogan / February 15, 2013

Just Blaze and Baauer Take Trap-Rave ‘Higher’ With Jay-Z Sample

It was only a matter of time before Just Blaze unleashed a track like "Higher," but it's still immensely satisfying that he's done it i…
By: Marc Hogan / January 18, 2013