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WATCH: Take a look into the making of ODESZA’s ethereal track, “Meridian”

Coming off the wild success of their third studio album, A Moment Apart, the guys of ODESZA haven’t shown signs of slowing.In addition to their ambitious touring schedule, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight have just released a promotional video into the making of “Meridian,” the eighth track off the their latest LP. The video traces the beginnings of their creative process from […]

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Burial – Rodent (Original Mix)

Following the release of his Subtemple EP back in May, Burial re-emerges this year with another elusive, slow-grooving gem titled “Rodent.”Slated for a Sept. 22 official release date via Hyperdub, the electro-dub track capitalizes on ominous bass lines and a seductive, looping vocal. The single is further aided by passing trumpet samples and minimal percussive elements […]

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Slow Magic shares new single, announces world tour

Fresh off his forthcoming album, Float, out Oct. 6 on Downtown/Interscope, enigmatic producer Slow Magic has shared a new single, “Drum.” The unique beat-maker has steadily gained global recognition from artists like ODESZA for his witch doctor aesthetic and mesmerizing live production, of which the man behind the multi-colored animal mask says, “I always play drums live along with the songs, but Float is my first time recording […]

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Lenii & Benta – Bones (Original Mix)

Lenii and Benta have released a relaxing, gorgeous original titled “Bones,” which remains illuminated with an innocently romantic glow from start to finish. Emotional lyrics cried out by Lenii  remind listeners that she is human, and that ultimately we all are and thus share the same struggles.Lenii is better known to friends and family by […]

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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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Four Tet shares contemplative new track ‘Scientists’ off forthcoming album

The energy is palpable, as Four Tet‘s new album, New Energy, will see the light of day this September. In what was unsurprisingly anti-climactic, Kieran Hebden announced the record on his social media on Sept. 12. The following day, the artist coyly dropped the album’s fourth single, “Scientists.”“Scientists” is a slightly more laid-back affair than previous swirling numbers “SW9 […]

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Giraffage releases unconventional dance tune ‘Maybes’ ahead of new album

San Francisco’s bedroom-based producer Charlie Yin, better known as Giraffage, has an album on the way. In a recent interview with NPR, the producer explained he barely left his room throughout recording. “So, basically, I didn’t go outside,” he said of the two years he spent making his debut record, Too Real (out Oct. 20 […]

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MUST WATCH: The xx put an electronic spin on Justin Timberlake’s ‘My Love’ and it’s delightful

At the end of August, Romy Madley Croft of the indie seminal boundary pushing outfit the xx shared in an interview that the group had plans to release “their techno tunes.”While the world patiently awaits that day, we can still see a subtle gravitation towards a more electronic approach from the group in their live performance endeavors. Perhaps […]

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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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APLSOZ releases heavy outer space bass original, ‘Blast Off’

Kansas City-based producer Cody Bones goes by the moniker APLSOZ, probably because his saucy brand of trap-influenced outer space bass feels a lot like swimming through a celestial chasma. He denotes his sound “ultra-captivationism” for how it is a fully immersive, psychedelic and seductive live experience that consumes all six senses.Bones’ most recent APLSOZ release, “Blast […]

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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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Pegboard Nerds & Motopony – Free

Motopony‘s already infectious music has blurred the edges between psychedelic folk and rock music and their latest collaboration with Pegboard Nerds pushes the electronic music spectrum even further into fuzzy territory. Motopony’s lead singer Daniel Blue previously struggled with marrying the project’s style with electronic music elements, but his efforts with Pegboard Nerds and Elizaveta “completely transformed” […]

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Four Tet slings out swirling new song ‘SW9 9SL’

Four Tet is slinging out some seriously mysterious work as of late. With no complaints, Kieran Hebden’s recently shared “Planet,” was shortly followed up with a slyly shared track added to his long-running Spotify playlist. The gibberish-emoji titled track ended up dating back to 2016’s Randoms compilations. Now he’s slung out another new track, that swirls in its […]

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Flying Lotus announces North American 3D tour

Just last month, Flying Lotus debuted a brand new live show experience at his Los Angeles’ FYF Fest set. Now the artist — real name Steven Ellison — who also recently completed his first film Kuso, has announced an extensive tour. Luckily, the film that led to walkouts at Sundance Film Festival wasn’t in 3D, but the recently […]

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Mad Zach – Blackout (Original Mix)

Bouncing from one release to another this month alone, Deadbeats signee Mad Zach shows talent unlike any other on the roster. An idiosyncratically powerful addition to the label, his latest single “Blackout” pushes boundaries as the track falls within the glitch hop realm, a stimulating change from the label’s last few releases. Known for scouting impressive […]

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Ghastly releases epic new drum and bass track ‘Geisha’

On July 31st Ghastly tweeted fans a thank you for their patience while he “experimented” with different genres and styles. He also mentioned that he would be dropping some of his good old bass house in the upcoming weeks. Finally, that day is here, as the ghoulish producer has dropped his latest “Geisha.” The track is […]

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Four Tet shares mysterious track dating back to last year’s ‘Randoms’ compilation

Looks can be deceiving. Sounds, on the other hand, are pretty straightforward. So stands Four Tet‘s latest Spotify mystery. Just last week, Kieran Hebdan uploaded a new track to his pinned Spotify playlist named with various emoji and unknown symbols. While it’s not clear what the track is named on first glance, it’s clear after […]

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Dr. Fresch releases new track ‘Roll it Up,’ promises more music on the way [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Dr. Fresch finally released a track we have been hearing in his sets throughout the summer, dubbed “Roll it Up.” Fresch posted the song as a free download on Soundcloud, and wrote that he took influences from UK Bassline House, G-House, and Funky Swervin Booty Ghetto Tech when forming the track’s bass-y sound. While we have […]

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Dr. Fresch releases new track ‘Roll it Up,’ promises more music on the way [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Dr. Fresch finally released a track we have been hearing in his sets throughout the summer, dubbed “Roll it Up.” Fresch posted the song as a free download on Soundcloud, and wrote that he took influences from UK Bassline House, G-House, and Funky Swervin Booty Ghetto Tech when forming the track’s bass-y sound. While we have […]

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Stream REZZ’s hypnotizing debut album, ‘Mass Manipulation’

In a matter of a few years, Isabelle Rezazadeh has risen to top by not only cultivating her own brand of haunting, hypnotic bass music, but also by raising a loyal cult following. Over the past four weeks, REZZ has been steadily releasing the first four tracks (one of which we debuted here at DA) off her highly anticipated debut […]

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