Monday mornings always seem to surface amazing things from the past—and today’s no different. First up, Egyptian Lover walks us through his ’80s classic “Egypt, Egypt” in a video for RBMA. Then Todd Terje unleashes a mix of edits he made from Carter- and Reagan-era dance standards. Check them both out after the jump, along with the usual dose of news you’ve come to expect.
– Despite a bit of a shaking start last year, Croatia’s Dimensions Festival is back for 2013, and they’ve rolled out a huge lineup that includes, Model 500 (live), 3 Chairs, Pantha du Prince, Omar-S, Ben Klock, Daphni, Derrick May, Mala (live), Moodymann, and many more. (full story)
– In Red Bull Music Academy’s awesome new video series, Key Tracks, classic artists walk us through how they constructed some of their classic jams. Today: Egyptian Lover pounds away at the 808 while recreating his signature tune. Amazing! (full story)
– Oslo disco doyen Todd Terje has assembled a sweet mix of his personal edits of ’70s and ’80s dance classics, including Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition,” Chaz Jankel’s “Glad To Know You,” and plenty more. Check them all out below.
– Struggling to understand melody? There’s an app for that! Here Dubspot showcases a number of apps that’ll help you grasp the musical theory. (full story)
– If you’re a DJ and you can’t find a gig, you’re probably not trying hard enough. Not every gig has to take place in a club, as this awesome article from DJ TechTools points out. Think bigger—think weirder!—and get yourself a spot at an unlikely venue. (full story)
– Oh, and have you been annoyed to death by dubstep bird yet?