Archive | Chillwave

Keys N Krates drop third track off of debut album ‘Do What U Do’

Toronto-based live electronic group Keys N Krates did not disappoint with their new single “Do What U Do,” out now on Dim Mak Records.Through warm chords and harmonious vocal samples, the group fuses a nostalgia-inducing track, and the groovy vibes make “Do What U Do” the perfect chill out song.This is Keys N Krates’ third release off […]

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Chrome Sparks unveils ‘What’s It Gonna Take’ alongside tour announcement

Electronica producer Chrome Sparks,  born Jeremy Malvin, has released his latest synth-pop track, “What’s It Gonna Take,” via Counter Records to coincide with the announcement of his upcoming North American tour with Machinedrum.The release comes after a bit of a hiatus, as Sparks has released just two singles in 2016 & 2017 combined. Sparks rose […]

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Shrimpnose unveils emotive new EP, ‘dawn’

Art somberly mirrors life on Minnesotan producer shrimpnose’s latest offering, the just over eleven minute “dawn (ep).” The artist commemorates his late friend Donnie’s life on the new ambient EP through melancholic yet hopeful soundscapes.Gradually processing grief over its emotive five tracks, the “dawn” EP opens with the lo-fi title track. After the third minute mark, the first breezy tune […]

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Sunday Morning Medicine: seeing extended family sucks, this playlist doesn’t

Sunday Morning Medicine is an eclectic playlist for the chill at heart. Curated weekly, chillers of divergent tastes Alexandra Blair and Michael Cooper bring you a selection of tracks to relax to. Our editorial feature highlights the cream of the crop, but you can follow the official playlist on Spotify. This week’s opening salvo comes courtesy of vocalist Sophie Meiers. With Baltimore-based producer Vide […]

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Lucy In Disguise – Echoes In Time

Californian synthwave producer, Lucy In Disguise, has released his newest ethereal track, “Echoes In Time,” audibly expanding upon his 2016 EP, Endless Echoes. The Santa Barbara-based artist is perhaps best known for his ability to incorporate retro synthesizing into his modern, chromatic dreamscapes, like in his Dreamscape EP of 2014. Fittingly named, Lucy In Disguise’s cinematic, unconventional brand of electronica […]

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Louis Futon – Restless Sea ft Opia

Louis Futon has been a remix machine of late, with recent flips of Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, and Tyler, The Creator pointing his sonic compass into a distinctly R&B/hip-hop driven direction. For the producer’s newest single, out now via ODESZA‘s Foreign Family Collective, Futon has enlisted the chill, soulful vocal talents of progressive rock trio Opia.The track, “Restless Sea,” is […]

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Premiere: JP Saxe – Anybody Else (Win & Woo Remix)

Chicago-based duo Win & Woo have had a stellar 2017. From an array of successful singles like “Chicago” with Bryce Fox to partnering with Blue Moon brewing for “Constellation” to their current tour with fellow Windy City natives Louis the Child, Nick Winholt and Austin Woo haven’t slowed down in the slightest as the year has progressed.They’re […]

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Kill Paris releases cloudy original, ‘Out Of The Dark’

Kill Paris‘ latest single, “Out Of The Dark,” lays out a more melancholy, introverted path than previous releases, while preserving the therapeutic, cloudy and lush feeling many count on the producer for.A vocalist isn’t the main focus of “Out Of The Dark,” showcasing the power well-placed samples and rigid instrumentals can deliver when done right. Kill Paris has maintained […]

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Stream Petit Biscuit’s soaring, cinematic debut album, ‘Presence’

Rising star Petit Biscuit has proven his talents for music production are developed well beyond his years. Classically trained in the cello since the age of five, Mehdi Benjelloun burst onto the dance music scene with his monumental remix of ODESZA‘s “Memories That You Call,” drawing comparisons of his cinematic sound design with that of the Seattle-based duo. […]

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Wingtip – Cross Your Mind (Spencer Brown Mix)

Just days after releasing a new EP, Spencer Brown is back with a beautifully emotive rendition of Wingtip‘s “Cross Your Mind.”He’s given Wingtip’s end-of-August release a serene trance-like makeover, upping the BPM and nearly doubling the length of the track. Brown takes out the bold horns featured in the chorus of Wingtip’s original track to mellow […]

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Madnap & Duumu – Disappear ft Bien

Coming off his Moving Castle release, “Honey,” featuring Sophie Meiers, Madnap has swiftly served “Disappear,” featuring Bien. Duumu collaborates on this one and includes the slow tempos and seducing atmosphere showcased in his 2017 singles. “Disappear” ties the chill trap side of Madnap together with Duumu’s cloudy and comfortable keys. Bien’s quick entrance and gentle voice make lyrical moments like “mistakes we make / is all those risks […]

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Madnap & Duumu – Disappear ft Bien

Coming off his Moving Castle release, “Honey,” featuring Sophie Meiers, Madnap has swiftly served “Disappear,” featuring Bien. Duumu collaborates on this one and includes the slow tempos and seducing atmosphere showcased in his 2017 singles. “Disappear” ties the chill trap side of Madnap together with Duumu’s cloudy and comfortable keys. Bien’s quick entrance and gentle voice make lyrical moments like “mistakes we make / is all those risks […]

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Madnap & Duumu – Disappear ft Bien

Coming off his Moving Castle release, “Honey,” featuring Sophie Meiers, Madnap has swiftly served “Disappear,” featuring Bien. Duumu collaborates on this one and includes the slow tempos and seducing atmosphere showcased in his 2017 singles. “Disappear” ties the chill trap side of Madnap together with Duumu’s cloudy and comfortable keys. Bien’s quick entrance and gentle voice make lyrical moments like “mistakes we make / is all those risks […]

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Madnap & Duumu – Disappear ft Bien

Coming off his Moving Castle release, “Honey,” featuring Sophie Meiers, Madnap has swiftly served “Disappear,” featuring Bien. Duumu collaborates on this one and includes the slow tempos and seducing atmosphere showcased in his 2017 singles. “Disappear” ties the chill trap side of Madnap together with Duumu’s cloudy and comfortable keys. Bien’s quick entrance and gentle voice make lyrical moments like “mistakes we make / is all those risks […]

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Sunday Morning Medicine: synthwave to soundtrack the pouring rain

Sunday Morning Medicine is an eclectic playlist for the chill at heart. Curated weekly, chillers of divergent tastes Alexandra Blair and Michael Cooper bring you a selection of tracks to relax to. Our editorial feature highlights the cream of the crop, but you can follow the official playlist on Spotify. The first select of the week is a deep cut courtesy of […]

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Kygo continues daily release of songs with ‘Sunrise’

Leading up to the release of his sophomore album, Kygo has been releasing a song every day. The song of choice for Oct. 28 is “Sunrise,” a collaboration with Jason Walker.“Sunrise” is pure, classic Kygo: soothing tropical house vibes with gorgeous vocals. Walker’s refreshing voice perfectly complements a string- and piano-based melody for a vibe that’s […]

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Kygo teams up with John Newman for ‘Never Let You Go’

Just a few days shy of the release of his forthcoming LP, Kids in Love, Kygo has shared another track from his sophomore album.“Never Let You Go” features the flawless John Newman on vocals for an adventure that’s more upbeat than Kygo’s previous recent releases. With a catchy beat and borderline country melodies, Kygo continues to […]

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Xavier White – Dancing After Dark

Xavier White is pairing West Coast-laced dance and R&B with a cemented street-style brand. Based out of New York City, White initially made rounds with singles “Sudden Change” and “New York Times” topping nearly 1 million plays each. White seems to have found an untapped audience somewhere between melodic hip-hop and chill house.Released mid-October, “Dancing […]

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Lane 8 announces tour dates, releases new single of forthcoming album, ‘Little By Little’

The Lane 8 camp is full of exciting announcements right now. The Denver-based artist, real name Daniel Goldstein, has announced his second album, Little By Little, out Jan. 19, 2018 on his own imprint, This Never Happened. The album comes with an extensive 35-date global headlining tour, with stop in North America, Australia, and Europe.To celebrate, Goldstein has released the first single off […]

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