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Portland, OR based trans-global groove maniac GlobalRuckus scours the four corners of the earth for hot emerging electronic and traditional sonic gems and distills them into pan global dance frenzy elixirs. Specializing in Balkan beats, Arabic hiphop, nu-cumbia, electro swing, Tropical, bhangra, moombahton, and danchall with the added spices of banda, samba, kuduro, and any other culturally rich sounds that engage him, you're guaranteed a wild ride on the dancefloor with sets that range from high energy to slow and sensual. The last year and a half has seen him perform at a vast array of genre-bending events including Electro Swing Club - London, bass nights in Johannesburg and Beijing, tropical nights in Shanghai and Sydney, Balkan beats nights in Brussels, Vienna and Holland and many more at various festivals and events around the US including of course Black Rock City (Sacred Spaces, Hookah Dome, Root Society, Dustfish).

GlobalRuckus   Global Ruckus, Portland, United States

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  • A Comment on GlobalRuckus's
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    GlobalRuckus - Live in Sydney - Uber Lingua Par... at 1.56.38
    on July 03, 2014 06:14

    @Chillumafia: From China (now in Singapore), Miss Melody w/Mobidextrous - Wang Ming Yue - https://soundcloud.com/miss-melody-cn/wang-ming-yue-watching-the-bright-moon

  • A Comment on GlobalRuckus's
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    GlobalRuckus - Live in Sydney - Uber Lingua Par... at 1.30.31
    on July 03, 2014 06:06

    @Mugsy Kudzu: I'm pretty sure this is a Zeb the Spy from Cairo track. I tried to find the specific name, but haven't so far.

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    GlobalRuckus - Live in Sydney - Uber Lingua Par... at 1.28.58
    on July 03, 2014 06:00

    @Mugsy Kudzu: It's Movits! (from Sweden). I think it's the track off the Swing Diskoteka compilation - Vals På Vinkelgränd, if I remember correctly.

  • A Comment on Conrank's
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    Sa DingDing / 萨顶顶 - Wonderland (Prod. By Conran... at 0.21
    on May 09, 2014 06:18

    Oh hell yes!!! Can hardly wait!

  • A Comment on Touski's
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    Extremeast Superskaya Lezginka at 5.15
    on February 21, 2014 23:05

    This is really great!

  • A Comment on harispilton's
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    HARIS PILTON & STEREO PARTIZAN - Shake That Thi... at 2.40
    on January 08, 2014 23:38

    These sort of solos kill me every time. Loving this. Nice work.

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    Huun Huur Tu - Mountain Voice(Dhatu Remix) at 2.47
    on October 13, 2013 04:13

    Nice twist on a favorite of mine.

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    Sadat - Moled El Madf3gea at 1.16
    on September 13, 2013 02:02

    Blowing my mind. Wish I had this with me at the Hookah Dome.

  • A Comment on METTABBANA's
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    Live at BMIR 94.5fm at 28.22
    on September 10, 2013 01:11
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    Min il Kaheff - رام الله آندرجراوند - من الكهف ... at 0.36
    on September 04, 2013 00:58

    Where can I get a quality copy of this track? This is great.

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    Bienvenidos (Maga Bo Remix) - Systema Solar at 3.37
    on August 27, 2013 04:48

    This will be in some of my sets at Burning Man this year for sure.

  • A Comment on afrokumbe's
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    Daft Punk - Get Lucky "Kumbia" (Afro Kumbé Remix) at 1.28
    on August 22, 2013 23:03

    Finally, a reason for me to like this song.

  • A Comment on The Very Best's
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    Silver Bullit - Koloko (The Very Best Remix fea... at 1.50
    on August 20, 2013 20:44

    This part here is my favorite... sick rhythms. This song kills it on the dancefloor whenever I drop it.

  • A Comment on lagartijeando's
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    Subtropikality at 1.40
    on August 19, 2013 22:15
  • A Comment on Masala Soundsystem's
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    Molotov Cocktail Party - Total Masala Mix vol 3... at 1.42
    on August 13, 2013 16:21

    This overlap works pretty well. Nice.

  • A Comment on METTABBANA's
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    Mettabbana Live @ Meso Creso PEX SummerFest 2013 at 27.08
    on July 30, 2013 22:39

    This is sweet here.

  • A Comment on Love Gigantic's
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    Sinners, Losers, Liars and Dogs at 2.40
    on June 07, 2013 01:36

    @GlobalRuckus: That was supposed to be "holy hell".... never have been good with expletives. :-)

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    Sinners, Losers, Liars and Dogs at 2.40
    on June 07, 2013 01:35

    Holy hello Sarah, this track is so powerful, it brings tears to my eyes. Always have been a fan, but so impressed by this track. Looking forward to big things ahead for you all. I've created a new soundcloud set list category just for your sound.... Future Classic Rock. Go get em.

  • A Comment on Joro-Boro's
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    Dakhabrakha - Konoplya On Trap at 0.37
    on May 05, 2013 03:55

    Will be dropping this next Friday for sure and maybe tomorrow night...... Nice work man!

  • A Comment on A Tribe Called Red's
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    A Tribe Called Red & Das Racist - Indians From ... at 0.01
    on April 16, 2013 17:21

    See you at Holocene tonight!

  • A Comment on MAGA BO's
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    Ê Boi (Maga Bo Remix) - Samba de Coco Raízes de... at 0.18
    on March 25, 2013 07:40
  • A Comment on beatsantique's
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    Fratres for Violin and Piano - (Arvo Part Remix... at 1.40
    on March 15, 2013 15:39
  • A Comment on GlobalRuckus's
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    GlobalRuckus-Live At Refuge-Threshold-Chinese N... at 0.00
    on March 14, 2013 21:54

    Sacred Spaces was a Burning Man camp that had lots of intentional workshops and sacred geometry, as well as great music at night. Last year I played there after Random Rab and Emancipator. Macpro may be able to better explain. Here's one picture from google images... http://www.flickr.com/photos/sweendo/7936908230/

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    GlobalRuckus - Mobile Groove Bomb Crew reunion ... at 1.03
    on March 11, 2013 14:59

    Just realized this set was cut-off about half way. Will take it down and re-upload the entire thing soon.

  • A Comment on Joro-Boro's
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    Snake Is Good (Chinese New Year / M.I.A. Mashup) at 0.21
    on February 10, 2013 22:46

    Oh man, I wish I new about this for my Chinese New Year's set at Threshold last night. It would have been in for sure. Nice work!

  • A Comment on GlobalRuckus's
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    Balkan Brass, Bass and Speed Freaks - Volume 01 at 54.34
    on February 08, 2013 03:33

    @e-coli: Foxdyechek by Foxdye.

  • A Comment on El Güero Único/TGBE's
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    El Guero Unico Exclusive Ghetto Electric Sessio... at 12.02
    on February 07, 2013 17:36

    Entranced. If you happen to know who this is, would love to know.

  • A Comment on Odjbox's
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    Move On Up at 2.49
    on January 30, 2013 04:25

    You're black enough for me. Nice refix!

  • A Comment on Rafael_Aragon's
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    Zee Reach - Caramba! (Rafael Aragon RMX) at 3.52
    on January 26, 2013 01:20
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    "Gypsy Lioness" From double album of Mr. Haris... at 1.56
    on November 13, 2012 16:51

    The maestro can hardly wait for this to come out. Fantastic work you guys.

  • A Comment on Philly Blunt's
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    Janette Slack & Kickflip - You Can't Stop This ... at 0.45
    on October 24, 2012 04:08

    What I think is that I need to know how I can get this for my dance floor this Friday at Portland's biggest and best Halloween party.

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    Dj pushit akb and turkish band rmx at 4.22
    on October 22, 2012 23:07

    This is fantastic, looking forward to the day that you are sharing these or selling them. Dancefloors in Portland Oregon and up and down the west coast USA need this.

  • A Comment on PRSPCT Recordings's
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    Suck Satan's Cock - Limewax vs Bong Ra vs Thras... at 0.01
    on October 22, 2012 23:00

    Did I really just play this the 666th time? This couldn't be available before Halloween?

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    NOW DOWNLOADABLE: Chrispop - digga digga doo (F... at 3.45
    on October 12, 2012 06:55

    I better be able to get this within the next two weeks. One of the biggest parties in Portland is in dire need of this track in my set.

  • A Comment on Kinky Electric Noise's
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    Kinky Electric Noise presente Cumbia de Relajo ... at 14.34
    on October 01, 2012 23:41

    Hell yesssss!

  • A Comment on Kinky Electric Noise's
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    Kinky Electric Noise presente Cumbia de Relajo ... at 13.47
    on October 01, 2012 23:40
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    Birth - Odjbox & Pierre at 3.32
    on September 28, 2012 16:49

    Awesome. So when can I get my paws on this?

  • A Comment on ElHijodelaCumbia's
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    El Contra Sin Fin - Freestyle de Ritmos at 2.36
    on September 27, 2012 02:11

    Blowin' my mind dude! I need this for a gig on Saturday. Badly.

  • A Comment on Balkantronika's
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    Balkantronika - Boranija (preview) at 0.00
    on September 25, 2012 23:46

    Can't wait for this to drop. Date?

  • A Comment on Tim Ismag's
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    Skrillex & Damian Marley – Make It Polka (Tim I... at 2.51
    on September 21, 2012 20:42

    @The Kid Vicious: You let me know when you've got that done and please share it. Insane.

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