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Disclosure Remix out now!

Posted on 02/12/14 by DVS*
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Dropped a new remix today! Disclosure’s “Help me Lose My Mind!”

peep it now!

My new remix of Odesza

Posted on 10/08/13 by DVS* No Comments
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I’ve been a fan of Odesza’s chill beats for a while. They are really ahead of the curve on the whole sampling game, and every track they’ve made is super ‘listenable.”

Here’s my flip of their track “Without You” which samples Gotye’s “Somebody That I used to Know,” among other things.

I was going for the ole’ “fairy dust under the sprinkler” kinda vibe here. Enjoy!

Big ups to all the blog love, including my homies “Do Androids Dance.”

My Official Remix for Minnesota

Posted on 08/24/13 by DVS*
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California based Producer Minnesota has become one of my favorite artists in the electronic scene over the past year or so. His “Eternal Frequencies” ep dropped earlier this year, and the 2 song masterpiece has been on repeat for me regularly.

Fast forward to mid-July. Gravitas Recordings hit me up to do an official remix, but the timing couldn’t have been more awkward. I was in the process of moving out of our Brooklyn apt (on the 3rd story nonetheless), and was spending a lot of time with my new baby girl Xyla. Well 3 weeks after my move, they hit me up and said we are releasing the Minnesota remix ep this next week, you want in?

I was about to hit the road again, so I had exactly one day to make something happen. “Why not?” I said. “Nothing like a quick deadline to help make some magic happen.”

So here you go. Nothing quite like a deadline. Pick up the full ep via Gravitas too via the DL button. It’s got a full spectrum of remixes from a lot of great artists like Ill-Esha, Psymbionic, CryWolf and more.

Big ups to Do Androids Dance for the awesome write up on this.

“D.V.S* is one of those producers that can dip into a genre that I don’t usually touch and make me like it. This starts off as a heady house record, then drops to halftime and loops in some trap hats. It’s an incredibly fun record, and pulls emotion from a tempo that I don’t often look to for inspiration.
The musical ability of D.V.S* is absolutely mind-blowing. SImilar to his live performance, you will be met with unique tunes backed with live guitar in a form that very few producers can effectively pull off. ”Bloom” fits this ever-evolving mold perfectly. It’s a bit different, and we love it.”

D.V.S* Meets the Beatles

Posted on 07/16/13 by DVS*
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Remixing The Beatles is serious business. Their music has an unspoken “Do Not Enter Sign” around it.

If you just add some 808′s, claps, and lasers, you’ll (hopefully) be burned at the stake. You really have to go for it, and attempt to make the song fresh again, knowing that the original is unbeatable in the first place.

As a guitarist, “Because” has always been a bullseye track for me. The chord progression is like dark chocolate, and the vocals are like a fine red wine, making it perfect inspiration for a melodic dubstep remix.

Pink Floyd Remix/ Ableton Clinic

Posted on 10/25/12 by DVS*
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Last week I dropped my dubstep/chillstep rendition of Pink Floyd’s “Us and Them.” It’s clocked in around 4,000 plays in the first week. Thanks for the love!

After 5 weeks of touring the northeast and south, I’m chilin’ in NYC for a bit. On Thurs Nov 1st, I’ll be participating in an Ableton seminar at Tekserve. It will be streaming live on the net. For more info visit: http://shocklee.com/2012/09/nyc-save-the-date-next-ableton-advanced-users-meetup-is-thursday-november-1st/

July Heat…

Posted on 07/03/12 by DVS*
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Here’s what I’m up to under the July Heat.

TOUR DATES:

Thurs July 5th 9P
Brooklyn Bowl-Brooklyn, NY
w/ Damn Right!, and DJ Questlove

Fri July 6th Midnight
Putnam Den- Saratoga Springs, NY (post Phish SPAC)
with Wyllys and the New York Hustler Ensemble

Friday, July 13th 10P
The Spot Underground
Providence, RI

Saturday July 14th *late night (4:30 a.m.)
Camp Bisco (Silent Disco)
Mariahville, NY

Sat July 28
w/ Tipper, Bluetech and many more!
Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park
Portland, CT
VIP Afterparty

*more dates at www.dvsmusic.com/tour

Valentine’s Cover and Mochipet Remix!

Posted on 02/13/12 by DVS*
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Chantel and I whipped up a sultry cover of Paul McCartney’s “Baby” I’m Amazed” for Valentine’s Day. Check it out!

 

Also out this week (Tues 2.14) on 1320 records is my slide guitar meets glitch hop remix of Mochipet’s “Dinosaur Anthem” Check out all the “Chixclub” remixes at 1320records.com.

Winter tour starts this week as well!

Remixes, Videos and Shows

Posted on 12/16/11 by DVS*
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Re:Mixes!!!

I have several remixes coming out on various labels over the next few months. As promised on Facebook last week, here is the first one, my remix of “The End” by The Doors.

  The Doors- “The End” (D.V.S* Remix) by D.V.S* ~Derek VanScoten

Thanks to all the friends that came through and convinced The New Deal to have me as their last opening act ever. This song is an ode to the end of the year, the New Deal’s career, and the Mayan calendar of course.
 
Vide-ohs!

While I was in Denver last month, supporting the new double album, I sat down for an interview with DMTv.  I talked a bit about why I released 30 songs at once, and how I describe my music. They included shots from the Summit Music Hall show that night. 

 
Shows!Shows!Shows!Shows!

Friday Dec 16- Gravitas Records presents Winter Solstice
Hotel Vegas- Austin, TX
 
Sat Dec 17- Pretty Lights Music Showcase
Green Elephant- Dallas TX
 
Fri Dec 30- supporting the New Deal (Phish late-night)
Highline Ballroom- NY, NY
 
Sat Dec 31-  Deathwaltz NYE party
Triumph Brewery- Philadelphia, PA
 
~thanks for listening, downloading the new album, and keeping in touch.