Watch: Models Bobbing for Apples in Armand Van Helden's NYC Beat

Armand's latest single off Ghettoblaster is top notch.

Posted by Michael Bordash on Mon May 21, 2007

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NYC Beat is a retro dancefloor monster with a modern twist. With an exceptional bassline and an infuriatingly catchy vocal loop, the track has been picking up some major steam on Radio 1 and other mega playlists.

The single will be released on May 28th, 2007 with a fine array of remixes by MSTRKRFT, Emperor Machine and Detroit. NYC Beat is taken from Armand Van Helden's latest artist album 'Ghettoblaster' released in April 2007.

About Ghettoblaster: An incendiary call to arms, Ghettoblaster, from the unambiguous title to the thrilling sounds contained therein, is an unapologetic throwback to dance musicís joyous infancy. Indeed, as Armand puts it: "On this album I was going for a retro throwback 1985-89 soul up-tempo urban type sound. Chicago meets Miami meets New York City kind of thing. Or to put it differently, house meets freestyle meets hip-house meets club meets new wave."

Watch the Music Video
Armand Van Helden - "NYC Beat"

"Ghetto Blaster"
Artist: Armand Van Helden
Format: CD
Label: Ultra Records
Released: April 24, 2007
1. Go Crazy! (feat. Majida)
2. Touch Your Toes (feat. Fat Joe & Bl)
3. I Want Your Soul
4. NYC Beat
5. Playing House (feat. Kudu)
6. This Ain't Hollywood (feat. Will 'Tha Wiz' Lemay)
7. Still In Love (feat. Karmen)
8. Playmate (feat. Roxy Cottontail + Lacole 'Tigga' Campbell)
9. Je T'aime (feat. Nicole Roux)
10. To Be A Freak (feat. George Llanes)
11. All Nite (feat. La Roka)
12. A Track Called Jack

Related Links
Armand Van Helden to Release New Sex Record "Ghettoblaster"
Armand Van Helden Artist Site

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