21 May
Festival hits the Whittier Recreation Center August 2nd & 3rd

Time to get HARD for summer at the Whittier Recreation Center this August 2nd & 3rd. Equipped with five stages and a serious lineup, HARD Summer will feature a very comprehensive sampling of roof-raising knob-twiddlers including: Jack U (the new Skrillex & Diplo superduo), Axwell, A$AP Mob, Tiësto, Dillon Francis, NERO and Disclosure, along with A-Trak, Baauer, Martin Garrix, Pusha T,  Maya Jane Coles, […]


12 Feb
Young Thug, French Montana, Freddie Gibbs, Future & more

French DJ Brodinski drops a nearly one-hour long mixtape journey into present day hip-hop. Produced in collaboration with Club 75 FM, Blue Finessin’ features a Who’s Who of 2014 rap including Young Thug, French Montana, Freddie Gibbs, Future, Travis Porter and more. There’s never been a shortage of love for American rap from the French, and Brodinski does nothing to […]


3 Jan
Amphetamine-induced ravers grapple with future music

“Our goal wasn’t to create a label but rather to develop Bromance as a brand that would work as a guarantee for successful parties. Our brand is all about Music.” Words from Manu Barron, co-founder of the esteemed Bromance label. And indeed, I was originally drawn to Bromance by its sounds of SPK as stereo-totaled by Gesaffelstein on his album Aleph. Which […]


8 Jul
A 23-track genre-skipping ride with Bromance Records

French producer Brodinski drops a new 23-track mix today titled The Purple Ride Mixtape. Known best for his electro and hip-hop productions, The Purple Ride moreso genre skips than stays loyal to any particular sound — think everyone from King Louie, R. Kelly, Maelstrom and the late DJ Screw to Kanye’s Daft Punk and Brodinski produced […]


12 Apr
Ed Banger celebrates 10-years, parties in Los Angeles

French electro label Ed Banger celebrates a full decade of existence this year, and during its 10-Year Anniversary Tour it will stop off in LA with their own stage at this year’s HARD SUMMER Festival. Los Angeles’ biggest summertime music festival, the sixth annual HARD SUMMER will take place Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 […]


12 Sep
Trap Champion/Mad Decent producer does what he does best

Wow, a pretty hard fucking mix from Trap Music champion Baauer to promote the upcoming HARD Day of the Dead music festival/rave on Nov. 3rd in Downtown Los Angeles. No tracklisting offered, but the quick-burst 17-minute mixtape is loaded with plenty of original tracks and remixes from the Jeffree’s/Mad Decent producer. A word of advice: […]


20 Jun
Art Correspondent Freddi C conquers Spain's ultimate artistic city

Whenever I visit a new city for the first time I’m always armed with my trusty Lonely Planet travel book. Come the second visit, having gotten all the classic sightseeing locations stricken off my must-see-in-my-lifetime list, I dump the guide books and make sure to Facebook people residing in that same city and get the […]


8 Jun
Collaborations with NYC's Louisahhh & France's Club Cheval

For Bromance Records’ 3rd release, founder Brodinski features fellow French electronic group Club Cheval (comprised of Canblaster, Sam Tiba, Myd and Panteros666) with an epic 90’s breakbeat A-Side track “Now U Realize”, sounding like it belongs in a Ronin-like car chase. Maybe they’ll use that idea for a music video? The B-Side features the collaborative […]