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Dada Life releases dynamic album minimix in honor of their upcoming release, ‘Our Nation’ [Exclusive]

Over the past 15 years, Stefan Engblom and Olle Cornéer have not only survived, but thrived through the whirlwind of changes and ephemeral trends of the electronic music industry. The duo comprise Dada Life, and despite the ever evolving industry they are in,  their high energy progressive sound continues to bring them enormous success. In […]

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Premiere: Darlyn Vlys – Learned To Hide Feat. Northern Lite (Chaim Remix)

Sincopat is a label that has always prided itself on gathering forward-thinking talent into its fold, no matter the genre. Their latest find is French native Darlyn Vlys, who specializes in everything experimental — from electronica to house. He’s signed his entire debut LP The Prince in the Rain onto the label, which contains a myriad […]

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Exclusive: Timo Maas, Basti Grub, Eric Volta – We Were Riding High

The trio of Timo Maas, Basti Grub, and Eric Volta combined for a smooth summer anthem, “We Were Riding High,” that is perfect for the afterparty. A grinning, catchy vocal hook anchors the track and grabs listeners’ attention while varied pieces of percussion propel the affair forward. “We Were Riding High” is a masterclass in […]

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Premiere: Anton Dhouran feat. Ed Begley – The Myth of Tarae (Third Son Edition)

The Myth Of Tarae is a veritable story in LP form, and a powerful porfolio of Anton Dhouran’s abilities as a producer. Therefore, he had to ensure that those he chose to remix his originals are equally adept at conveying, and enhancing his vision. Third Son thus came as a shoe-on for the job. The […]

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Premiere: Monty & Hyroglifics ft. Benabu – The Glow

Drum ‘n’ bass masterminds Monty and Hyroglifics have forged a bright, earthshaking new tune dubbed, “The Glow.” It serves as one of four on Folio /1, the first in a new EP series on 1985 Music which highlights the label’s most prized artists. These two artists are clearly adept at creating an engaging, alluring mood […]

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Yolanda Be Cool assemble breezy new playlist ahead of Splash House [EXCLUSIVE]

Palm Springs will undergo it’s semi-annual transformation into a dance-fueled desert oasis come June 8, as Splash House‘s first edition makes its rounds through its usual home resorts. The Goldenvoice institution turns five this year, and to switch things up, lineups are staggered as well. June’s roster has just been unveiled, revealing a bevy of […]

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Exclusive: Hood Rich & Stace Cadet – One Way

Two skilled beat-makers from the Land Down Under have teamed up to deliver a sultry tech house single, “One Way.” Hood Rich and Stace Cadet have primed the dance floor with this new collaboration, which features sensationally catchy vocals over a driving bassline. The Aussies have packed “One Way” with infectious energy and bring their styles […]

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RYBO primes Desert Hearts attendees for a bonanza [Exclusive Mix]

Desert Hearts is just around the corner, and to prime its guests for four days of house, techno, and love, RYBO has fashioned a high-charged mix filled with some damaging material. The family newcomer shows off his knowledge of all things pumping and tech house, packing a juicy array of tunes into an hour-long frenzy. […]

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Premiere: Quivver & Cristoph – In Name Only

Selador has made it past the milestone half-decade line. The label — founded by progressive stalwarts Dave Seaman and Steve Parry — has become one of the most formidable in its arena, overseeing a consistent slew of caliber releases that have been rinsed far and wide throughout the underground circuit. To mark the momentous occasion, […]

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Premiere: Inxec & Droog – Monstar

Living across thousands of miles and an ocean isn’t enough to stop Droog and Inxec from making some collaborative gold. The LA-based duo have been working with the British native for years, fashioning house music containing a blend of mystical elements and entrancing melodies. They’ve once more joined forces on Droog’s Culprit imprint, coming out […]

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The Radar 106: Monoverse

It’s rare in today’s climate to hear of reputable new trance acts rising out of the United States. Monoverse is one of those few, and is helping lead a new generation of producers who crave sounds of trance that aren’t currently dominating the market. He’s additionally known an incredibly hard worker, building his brand through […]

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Exclusive: Vera Blue – Lady Powers (Maya Jane Coles Remix)

Australia singer/songwriter Vera Blue has seen tremendous success following the release of her 12-track album, Perennial. A standout selection from the LP, “Lady Powers” which also features up-and-comer Kodie Shane from Atlanta, is now slated for its very own remix EP, which includes a late night house interpretation of the track from the legendary Maya Jane […]

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Premiere: Undercatt – Vulcano

The latest Diynamic act to offer insight into their current artistic moment via the Picture: series are behind some of the label’s most favored hits over the past couple years. Undercatt — comprised of Italians Luca and Elia — have found their niche in ethereal, yet full-bodied shades of tech house and progressive. They’ve distinguished […]

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Exclusive: French Horn Rebellion & Jody Watley – Just Werrrk

Continuing to bring one disco heater after another, Brooklyn brothers French Horn Rebellion teamed up with Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jody Watley for the compellingly funky “Just Werrrk.” The groovy collaboration brilliantly meshes the artists’ two styles for a dance floor-primed tune. Watley’s lively vocals blend seamlessly with swanky instrumentation and production from French Horn Rebellion. […]

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Premiere: Clarian – Television Days (Guy J Remix)

Television Days already had a lot going for it prior to its release due to the fact that Balance signed it into its arsenal. The debut LP by Clarian explores soundscapes from the past and present, bound together in a cohesive aural tale that highlights the French-Canadian artist’s genre-defying tendencies. Recently, the title single of Television […]

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Exclusive: Mind Enterprises – S.H.A.K.E (Breakbot Remix)

Mind Enterprises served up a heavy dose of funk in his recent single, “S.H.A.K.E.” Now, he’s passed his tune off to French electro icon Breakbot to cast it in a brand new light. The original’s high nostalgia levels are kept in place in Breakbot’s remolding; however, the Ed Banger signee decides to conjure this sentiment […]

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Kölsch curates captivating Orbit playlist ahead of Coachella debut

Known for his emotional compositions, the Danish producer Rune Reilly Kölsch is redefining what it means to take total and complete control over one’s body of work and live sets as an electronic music producer. With a poised level of reinvention and ease of reading his audience, Kölsch continues to rewrite the rulebook of modern […]

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Thugfucker forges whimsical house mix ahead of Elements [EXCLUSIVE]

Thugfucker were founded on the basis of uplifting peoples’ spirits with ethereal and mystical shades of house and tech. The outfit — now a singular act led by member Greg Oreck — rose through the ranks swiftly, making their mark on the underground world with their dynamic approach to sets and drive to create an […]

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Premiere: Joyce Muniz ft. Aquarius Heaven – Chapter 4 (SHADED Remix)

Joyce Muniz and Aquarius Heaven had quite the ear-grabbing collaboration on their hands in “Chapter 4.” Now, rising talent SHADED has entered the ring to insert a helping of undulating grooves into the mix. The LA native takes on a minimalist approach, employing basic elements at key places to create subdued impact. A smooth, funk-laden […]

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