Archive | Bass

Stream Daktyl’s 7-track ‘Riyaaz’ EP

Daktyl has continued to climb new heights after bursting into the EDM-sphere with superb remixes to records like Autograf’s “Metaphysical” and Flosstrodamus’ “Rebound,” and also with last summer’s career-defining release of his Act of Hesitation EP. Now, the LA-based producer and multi-instrumentalist returns with his second major project signed to Counter Records. The seven-piece effort is aptly titled Riyaaz, after an Urdu expression meaning to practice […]

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Ganja White Night explore the dynamic depths of low end bass in seventh LP, ‘The Origins’ [Interview + Album Review]

Who exactly is Mr Wobble? It’s question that has been on the minds of many since Ganja White Night released a series of music videos late last year. One that has answers partly in the release of their newest and most ambitious album to date, dubbed The Origins, out now on their own imprint SubCarbon […]

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Bad Royale’s new track is heaven to bass lovers’ ears

Bad Royale had a roller coaster of a 2017. The production crew collaborated with the likes of Steve Aoki while contrastingly shrinking to a three-man crew. The trio is back with new music and returned to their Caribbean bass roots with their newest release, “Lock Off Di Dance” featuring Richie Loop. The track opens with pop synths and […]

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Camp Bisco releases 2018 lineup rife with bass artists

Come July, Camp Bisco will bring its vibrant bass campout experience back to Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania to commemorate its fourth consecutive year at that locale this July 12–14. A roster of talent replete with the high octane bass offerings for which the festival has cultivated a loyal following, Camp Bisco’s 2018 lineup is led by The […]

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Datsik evolves with meticulous masterpiece, ‘Master of Shadows’ [Interview + EP Review]

How does an artist become an icon? Musicians and managers often overlook this question in their quest for career prosperity. It speaks to art at the intersection of style and substance, more than it does to commercial fame. Datsik certainly understands the power of iconography. Recently dubbed by critics as “ninja warrior,” Troy Beetles has harnessed the visual power of the Asian samurai. Look […]

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Dustycloud – Those Nights

Tom Roy, aka Dustycloud, is sending wall-crumbling future house vibrations all the way across the pond to Insomniac headquarters. The Parisian DJ and producer has risen to prominence over the last year with guest mixes on NEST HQ and Dr. Fresch‘s Prescription podcast. Back in October, Roy added to his successes a bass-laden collaboration with Drezo called “House.”Roy’s newest single, […]

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Khamsin – Second Guess ft Anuka

Twenty-two-year-old French producer Khamsin has been called upon by everyone from Zhu to Mura Masa with Charli XCX to do remixes. Now, he has released an original of his own, “Second Guess,” featuring Anuka. It’s out now on Lowly Palace.Anuka’s vocals draw the listener in, and her singing leads to a commanding drop that doesn’t fit into […]

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Gaming collides with electronic music in Nitro Fun’s new EP, ‘Closure’

Gustavo Rangel started producing music at age 14, thanks to an obsession with video gaming and his desire to incorporate gaming elements into music. One year later, the gamer turned music producer won a remix contest on Monstercat, and the rest is history. Rangel was the youngest artist signed to Monstercat at the time, and has […]

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Snails finally drops long-awaited ‘Break It Down’ along with wild music video

Back in 2015, French-Canadian bass maestro Snails was a featured guest on an episode of Skrillex‘s OWSLA Radio residency on Apple Music. Between bouts of friendly banter, the superstar DJs showcased two hours worth of tracks in their personal rotations, even going as far as previewing unreleased selects over the air for each other. One such […]

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Julian Calor – Run Away ft Maggie Szabo

Julian Calor stands as one of Holland’s most talked about new producers, with a knack for producing technical, yet melodious EDM that far exceeds his years.  Still only 24, the Dutchman has already dropped a full-length album on Hardwell‘s Revealed Recordings and headlined various festivals worldwide.His latest track, “Run Away,” is another clear testament to his […]

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Bassnectar reveals new Naux Faux EP is set for tentative Valentine’s Day release

Despite incessant rants from a few vocal minorities across his cult following, Lorin Ashton continues to shower his spoiled fanbase with new gifts — in the form of a throwback Naux Faux side project. Bassnectar has officially revealed by way of Twitter that his psychedelic downtempo EP under the shared moniker with Sayr is in the works for as early as Valentine’s Day. […]

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Illenium teases VIP mix of Kaskade’s ‘Disarm You’

Illenium‘s breakout arguably career occurred when the Denver-based melodic producer was named winner of Kaskade‘s “Disarm You” remix competition. Fast forward three years, and Nick Miller continues to rise to domination on the festival circuit — most recently bringing his Awake Tour to Dallas’ Lights All Night and San Diego’s OMFG! New Year’s Eve Festival.While in Southern California, […]

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Barclay Crenshaw drops off high-octane Dirtybird Campout set

Claude VonStroke‘s first love was hip-hop, and as is said, “you never forget your first love.” In an effort to hone in on his love for the genre, VonStroke released a debut LP under his own name, Barclay Crenshaw, in January of 2017 and as the year went on, he released a satiating slew of extraterrestrial-friendly […]

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Good Morning Mix: fake DJs should feel personally attacked by DJ Craze’s Essential Mix

What can be said about DJ Craze that Pete Tong doesn’t cover in his introduction to the Miami-based veteran selector’s debut Essential Mix? Hailed by the host as, “one of the most technically gifted DJs, ever,” Tong goes on to highlight Craze’s three consecutive DMC world champion crownings, undoubtedly solidifying the Slow Roast Records founder’s spot in the […]

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Valentino Khan wants you to break off a piece of that booty in brand new Kit Kat ad

Late last year, Kit Kat got everyone’s attention with a charmingly cheeky Chance the (W)Ra(p)per commercial starring the America’s favorite sweetheart rhymer. Now following up in 2017, Kit Kat has recruited Mad Decent‘s Valentino (Kit) Khan for a new electronic-inspired “remix” of the brand’s iconic jingle from 1986, cramming Khan’s signature blend of bouncy, hunkered-down-low house-meets-trap […]

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Jauz and Zeds Dead deliver heavy new collaboration ‘Lights Go Down’

Jauz and Zeds Dead are both respectively wrapping up on career years as 2017 draws to a close. To celebrate two independently successful campaigns, Hooks and DC are linking with Jauz to cap off the year with a bang, teaming up for three back-to-back NYE performances and officially solidifying the union with some new joint music. Linking […]

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Nitro Fun – Cheat Codes VIP

In April 2014, Nitro Fun released an invigorating electro track on Monstercat called “Cheat Codes.” Since its debut, the track has garnered millions of plays across platforms and remains a highlight for the Canadian label with its funky melody.Nearly four years later, the young producer is back with a VIP rework of his iconic track. He’s […]

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Jauz unleashes feverish 12-track ‘Bite This!’ Xmas compilation

Jauz dove into the deep end once more to finish out his fervent 2017. After launching his very own indie imprint, Bite This, earlier this year, the producer soon followed suit with a Shark squad compilation. Off The Deep End Vol. 1. was a rousing compilation, brimming with Jauz’ unique brand of riveting house.Now, the artist’s returned with […]

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BROHUG – Be BROHUG

Swedish DJ-producer trio BROHUG have released their latest headrush-inducing house track, “Be BROHUG.” The “In The Morning” bros have been busy in 2017, creating their own label, named after their self-branded genre of house, BROHOUSE, as well as spawning a number of other fiery releases on some of dance music’s hottest imprints, like Tchami‘s CONFESSION and Spinnin’ Records.“Be BROHUG” is a bass-house-reminiscent […]

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