Archive | Downtempo

Maya Jane Coles – Weak (Remixes, Pt. 2)

Maya Jane Coles‘ 2017 single, “Weak,” has been getting serious attention since its summer release. After releasing a two song EP featuring remixes from Tiger Stripes and MFS Observatory, the renowned DJ has now returned with a second volume of entrancing edits.Maya Jane Coles brings in Boxia, Wax Wings, and Mak & Pasteman to flex their remix […]

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Galantis show resilience in sophomore album, ‘The Aviary’

Galantis sophomore LP The Aviary had a serious standard to live up to.  The Swedish outfit’s debut album Pharmacy became an instant favorite upon its release, showing off their ability to capture the mainstream dance audience’s attention with authenticity, originality, and flat-out fun tracks.That said, The Aviary proved the duo’s still got it and that they haven’t lost their way whatsoever musically. […]

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Lane 8 releases eclectic new ‘Fall 2017’ mixtape

Daniel Goldstein, the man behind the subtle and yet complex Lane 8 sound, has just released a new two-and-a-half hour long mixtape as the 18th installment in his seasonal mix tape vault. The San Francisco-based producer’s “Fall 2017” edition is an eclectic, relaxing, and wildly colorful deep/chill accompaniment, with it’s long build-ups, budding bass lines, and playful […]

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Autograf – Sleepless in NYC (Original Mix)

Autograf have released a new single on Armada named “Sleepless in NYC.” The groovy tune is downtempo, contrasting with the upbeat-sounding title of “Sleepless In NYC.” Smooth vocals lead into the drop, which has a cheery, catchy vibe despite its chill 100 BPM.The Chicago trio is known for performing live with instruments and creating their own […]

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Arty – Supposed to Be (Original Mix)

Between Arty and Alpha 9, it’s hard to keep up with the onslaught of new music the Russian producer has been releasing as of late. His newest single is titled “Supposed to Be” and is out now on STMPD Records, Martin Garrix‘s label. Arty joins a small group of artists who have been carefully chosen to release music on […]

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ODESZA’s ‘A Moment Apart’ is evocative, organic, and profoundly resilient [Album Review]

Tomorrow marks the exact three-year mark since ODESZA released their second LP, In Return. Today, September 8, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight have stepped out of the woodwork for their third full-length album, A Moment Apart, out on their Foreign Family Collective imprint.The relentless touring that followed ODESZA’s sophomore LP gave way to rainy Seattle studio sessions in the winter of 2016, with finishing […]

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Glenn Morrison feat. Deb’s Daughter – Little Piece Of Summertime

Glenn Morrison is a rising Canadian talent who has gathered millions of plays on recent releases like “Goodbye,” and has even hit the Top 40 Billboard Charts in Canada. His momentum continues as he ramps up for his September 30th album release Dark Waters. The lead single, “A Little Piece Of Summertime,” is the embodiment […]

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Maya Jane Coles offers expansive 24-track showcase with ‘Take Flight’ [Album Review]

Maya Jane Coles has always been an outlier in the house music world. While firmly planted in underground culture, the British producer has consistently proven a brazen non-conformist, as exemplified by her various side projects like Nocturnal Sunshine and She Is Danger. The latest evidence to support the claim is Coles’ new album, Take Flight, […]

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Flapo ft. Josh Rubin – Us (Original Mix)

Colombian producer and instrumentalist Flapo has spent his life expressing his intimate creativity through music. At a young age, he discovered instruments like guitar and bass, and he eventually began producing everything from hip-hop to electronic.“I really wanted to do something different with this track. Josh and I wrote this song back in 2015 but […]

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GRiZ shares chill 4/20 ballad with ProbCause & Jaye Pryme, ‘Smoke That’

Although GRiZ released a full 13-track Good Will Continue (Remixes) project just a little more than a week ago, the Colorado-based future funk artist has been busy in his home studio collaborating with some of his friends. After all, Grant Kwiecinski, the man behind GRiZ, is known for regularly hosting live studio feeds on his Facebook page for his beloved […]

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DEVOTED – Santa Fe feat. Billionaire (Original Mix)

Record Record, the Parisian import of Point Point, started their own compilation series called Filet Mignon during the label’s inception with the purpose of uncovering new talent through the label’s artists. Recently reaching the milestone of the compilation’s fifth edition, Filet Mignon 5 is composed of 16 tracks including standout pieces from Dombresky, Aazar, Acaer, and more. French […]

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DEVOTED – Santa Fe feat. Billionaire (Original Mix)

Record Record, the Parisian import of Point Point, started their own compilation series called Filet Mignon during the label’s inception with the purpose of uncovering new talent through the label’s artists. Recently reaching the milestone of the compilation’s fifth edition, Filet Mignon 5 is composed of 16 tracks including standout pieces from Dombresky, Aazar, Acaer, and more. French […]

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Selena Gomez surprises fans with remix of ‘Fetish’ by Galantis

Selena Gomez surprised fans yesterday by announcing that a remix of “Fetish” by Galantis would be dropped at midnight. The track was originally downtempo with bass synths pulsing between Gomez and Gucci Mane’s vocals.Galantis wove in a heavier bass synth drop as well as mixed Gomez’s vocals throughout the track. Their take on the pop […]

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Emancipator comes out of the woodwork on chilling new track ‘Ghost Pong,’ confirms new LP

Portland-based producer Emancipator has, at last, emerged from his sonic seclusion. After sharing on Instagram earlier in June that his new album was done, fans have been patiently awaiting the day Doug Appling would unveil the new tunes.Exploring the laid-back and sonically open side of electronic music that he became widely known for, Appling returns […]

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[esq]ape – Time of the Season (Original Mix)

[esq]ape’s newest track, “Time of the Season,” is a dreamy collection of slow beats and sleek vocals. “Time of the Season” curates swift, clean transitions that oscillate between a hypnotizing charm and a melodic, deep-disco feel.“This classic tune fits well into the [esq]ape feel and message. The familiar words and moving pscyh tones of the […]

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San Holo – The Future (Fytch Remix)

Fytch’s presence has been steadily growing, with many of his releases being featured on the label Heroic. Tracks like “Sirens Over Paris” and “In These Shadows” are real standouts in his discography.Last week, he released a remix of San Holo and James Vincent McMorrow’s “The Future.” Though original played out well in the dance community, Fytch has given it a […]

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San Holo – The Future (Fytch Remix)

Fytch’s presence has been steadily growing, with many of his releases being featured on the label Heroic. Tracks like “Sirens Over Paris” and “In These Shadows” are real standouts in his discography.Last week, he released a remix of San Holo and James Vincent McMorrow’s “The Future.” Though original played out well in the dance community, Fytch has given it a […]

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Prince Fox continues exploration of future pop with new single “Space”

Prince Fox has had a busy summer after releasing hit “Just Call” alongside Bella Thorne, which hit 1 million Spotify streams in just two weeks. The LA-based producer is back for his second release on Dim Mak, which will undoubtedly garner the same success for him given its impressive experimentation into future pop alongside Quinn XCII’s […]

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Anaphase delivers mind-bending ‘Cortex’ EP for John Monkman’s Beesemyer Music

Anaphase is a new duo out of London crafting cerebral, left-field electronica. Pulling influences from IDM, techno, and glitch and combining them with poignant vocals, they’ve created a signature sound that is best described as emphatically haunting.After joining John Monkerman’s burgeoning Beesemyer Music imprint with the beautiful “Disconnect,” they’ve returned with a brand new Cortex EP for the label. […]

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Watch Pretty Lights Live perform at The Gorge Amphitheatre

It is becoming widely known across the dance community that Derek Vincent Smith is fostering a weighty cult following with his glitchy brand of “future analog” sound and his stunning live performances. Some might even call it a “PL Movement,” as fans flock to all corners of the country to never miss a beat.Everything came to a head this weekend […]

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