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Darren Styles delivers hard dance track, ‘Switch’

As a sub-genre in the ever-changing, underground electronic scene, UK hardcore is making its way to the masses. As one of its primary facilitators, Darren Styles is following up a Monstercat release with his latest track, “Switch.” Primed by a 150+ BPM bassline and some looped vocal pitches, Styles merges a smooth guitar melody into a […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 23

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA music editor and staff writer Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure.There’s a serious […]

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Monstercat unveils Best of 2017 results

Canadian label Monstercat is ending their year on a decidedly strong note. On Dec. 6, they announced voting was open for their Best of 2017 selection, allowing fans to vote on their top 10 Monstercat tracks of the year and support their favorite artists. Just two days later, voting closed and results were released, unveiling longtime […]

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Gammer puts psytrance spin on SLANDER’s ‘Superhuman’

British DJ/producer Matt Lee, better known as Gammer, is one guy who doesn’t stick to one signature sound. One thing listeners can attest to, though, is that he drops rapid, heavy beats. Making huge strides over the past few months with an exclusive BBC Radio 1 Diplo & Friends mix as well as hit collabs with rising […]

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Monstercat unleashes ‘Uncaged Vol. 2’ compilation

The title is appropriate.After the smashing success of its inaugural Uncaged compilation in May, Monstercat has followed up with a second set of tantalizing tunes.The Canadian label’s Uncaged Vol. 2 came out on Aug. 25 and includes 31 songs and a nearly two-hour album mix. The album features Monstercat favorites like Pegboard Nerds and Tut Tut Child, […]

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