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EMPT Presents — S U M M E R: a n t i – w i n t e r 1 e by Ryan Radler

Whether we like it or not, a new month approaches like a long lost relative, familiar out of necessity but still foreign with the possibilities that it brings. August is one of my favorite months of the year, and in the summer, because it’s absent of annoying holidays and tedious celebrations that all really commemorate […]

St Lucia – Elevate

It’s a beautiful, breezy, blue-sky day in Portland, the kind of summer day you always fantasize about when it’s February and you can’t remember the last time you didn’t feel cold, wet, or hunched over. It’s the kind of summer day that makes every experience seem memorable or important, even if it’s the same routine […]

DJ Y alias JY – Sunny, Happy (Easy – part 2)

This song makes me feel giddy with sunshine. It’s the sort of blissful intoxication that results after you’ve had too much sun and can’t help but exude a hazy radiance as you drift through your day. Navigating through the swarming mass of sweat and noise of this city is way better when listening to this […]

Parra For Cuva feat. Anna Naklab – Wicked Games (Original Mix)

The original “Wicked Games” by Chris Isaak has to be one of my favorite songs, the lyrics, and the luring strums of the guitar, it’s so effortlessly beautiful and timeless. So when I heard this original mix from Parra For Cuva & Anna Naklab I fell in love all over again.  I can shamelessly say […]

EMPT Classic: Chromeo – Momma’s Boy

  Let me tell you I know a lot of “Momma’s Boys” in this world and these kinds of boys require a lot of love, and it’s Summer so give em what they want ladies until Winter rolls around and then they better get busy with the back rubs.  I felt like a classic throwback […]

ASTR – Operate (The Chainsmokers Remix)

Did some one say The Chainsmokers, and it’s Thursday?! Yup it’s Thursday and you know what that means, the weekend has officially started and what would the weekend be without a little Chainsmoker love.  Once again I open my email and out comes a this sexy track and it slaps me right on the ass, […]

EMPT Exclusive – Full Moon: Mix De Lune

Ooooooo the excitement is raging in me as we speak.  Ever since I got word of the Full Moon party on Governor’s Island the anticipation has seemed like it’s going to last forever but alas the event is only two weeks away! Some of our favorite artist’s that we crave and love so much here […]

Coeur De Pirate – Comme Des Enfants (Le Matos Andy Carmichael Remix)

This track is beautiful, intriguing, and full of experience.  Sometimes I have to listen to something a couple of times before I love it.  Sometimes I just skip to a new song if I am not caught in the first 20 seconds, but my attention was taken away by this gem upon the first 2 […]

Phoenix – Trying To Be Cool (The Chainsmokers Remix)

So yet again our friends The Chainsmokers have hit us with a banger remix and I feel like it couldn’t be better timing.  Selfishly I feel like it was a birthday present to me since it happens to be in exactly one week..I guess it was just a simple twist of fate since my Taurus […]

DCUP – I’m Corrupt (Viceroy Remix)

A heartfelt anticipation is spreading. You find yourself mindlessly gnawing at a fingernail or aimlessly staring at your screen while your heart thumps. Its the kind of nervousness that overwhelms only when an important event approaches – an interview. But not just any interview. I mean the kind you really want to crush, for the […]