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Lookas ends long hiatus with new single ‘Mercy’

After a nine-month long break from the king of trap, Lookas has finally returned — and in some style. During his three-year tenure as a producer, Lookas has developed an incredibly dynamic yet refined sound, helping him forge a formidable musical persona in the process.Given his lengthy hiatus from active production, there was an incredible […]

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At long last, Skrillex has delivered his Kendrick Lamar-endorsed ‘Humble’ remix [Download]

Hol’ up, hol’ up, sit down. Skrillex just dropped “Humble.” First unveiled at this year’s FORM Arcosanti festival, Skrillex teased a menacing bootleg remix of Kendrick Lamar‘s summer-dominating hit, “Humble” and fans have been, in a word, shook since. Following the track’s first public rinsing, the hype surrounding the OWSLA head honcho’s K-Dot remix has reached a fervent high. […]

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Dirty Audio & Carbin – Mob (ft. iE-z) [Free Download]

Dirty Audio lives up to his name consistently and ferociously with some of the dirtiest damn drops in the business. His latest is a collaboration with bass artist Carbin and up and coming rap sensation iE-z dubbed “Mob.” The producer’s take no prisoners approach to heavy hitting electronic mayhem is alive and well with Carbin […]

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Diplo and Starrah dropped a surprise five-track EP together [Stream]

Diplo and Starrah have some of the loftiest songwriting and production credits in the business between the two of them, with a combined list of megastars that includes Madonna, Beyoncė, Katy Perry, Calvin Harris, and Drake, to name a few. The pair first struck a chord together when they linked up for “Swerve,” a mellow […]

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Premiere: DubVision – Paradise

Dutch duo DubVision know their way around the block, having been one of Netherland’s staple big room acts for the past decade and one of the spearheading acts during the Dutch big room invasion in 2012-13. Although the EDM scene has undergone some massive changes, the duo has successfully altered and evolved their sound—managing to stay […]

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MUST LISTEN: Minnesota remasters his genre-defying trap set from Oregon Eclipse 2017

When Minnesota took to Oregon’s Global Eclipse Gathering main stage for a late night performance last month, fans had no idea they’d be hit head on with what may arguably be the best set of the Santa Cruz-based producer’s career. The set had everything the producer is known for — frenetic energy, pounding bass, samples from every burgeoning hip-hop hit […]

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Claude VonStroke presents The Birdhouse 105: Two Year Anniversary Episode

Two years ago, Dirtybird Records head honcho Claude VonStroke launched a weekly radio-show, dubbed “The Birdhouse,” as way of familiarizing fans with a whole slew of artists from across the international tech-house scene as well as within his own record label.Since it’s inception, Dirtybird aficionados were treated to a brand new episode every Thursday morning, recorded straight from VonStroke’s […]

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culpriit – Driveway (Original Mix)

Spinnin’ Records has been known for developing off-shoot labels that lean into different label spectrums than the mainstage cuts released on the brand’s flagship imprint. Congo Records, a new joint venture of the Dutch dance authority, launched only a few months ago and is carving its way in the dance-pop space but with its own […]

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Krewella & Yellow Claw release hotly anticipated bass-heavy collaboration ‘New World’

Ever since the success of their EP New World Part 1, released back in June, Krewella has been flirting with the idea of releasing a follow-up. While talks of a potential New World Part 2 remains pure speculation at the moment, the duo have released a new single to satiate their fans.The new track, a collaboration […]

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Watch the ABGT250 live stream from The Gorge Amphitheater

As Ajuna family worldwide ascends onto Gorge Amphitheater this weekend, Sept. 15-17, those not lucky enough to be inside Central Washington’s picturesque venue can now live vicariously through their computer screens. Above & Beyond has partnered with Live Nation to bring ABGT250 to a live stream on Twitter, featuring line-up support from YOTTO, Lutrell, Seven Lions, Oliver Smith, […]

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NERVO & Chief Keef Team Up On ‘Champagne’

The idea of Nervo and Chief Keef working in unison seems far-fetched at first glance, yet unsurprising all the same given today’s age of EDM-crossover hits.  Their debut original as collaborators, “Champagne,” easily fits into the soundscape we have been hearing from Spinnin’ Records, as well as the uplifting side of the dance music scene. Chief […]

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BUNT. – Take Me Home feat. Alexander Tidebrink (Tungevaag & Raaban Remix)

German rising stars, BUNT., have been quietly bubbling with their signature sound that they call “folk house.” Blending bluegrass instruments like banjos, harmonicas, and horns with dance percussion patterns, the genre-breaking duo have remixed heavy hitting acts like One Republic and ARIZONA.Releasing their single “Take Me Home” two months ago, BUNT. taps fellow European act […]

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SoDown shows his versatility with ‘With You’

SoDown’s tenure in dance music might be relatively short, but the impact he’s made within the future bass arena has been nothing short of impressive. He’s picked up considerable speed across 2017, releasing his well-received debut EP titled A Different Path as well as the infectious “She Wanna” in July.The blooming producer uses his classical training and […]

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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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Listen to Diplo’s full set from Burning Man’s Camp Questionmark

Every year, artists of every genre and every level of fame make the pilgrimage out to Black Rock City to take part in the creation of the pop-up community on the playa. They do this by bestowing Burning Man with their varied talents in DJing, playing sometimes into the wee daybreak hours. Producers like Skrillex have made high-profile […]

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Tim Penner returns to JOOF Recordings with a stunning ‘The Gatekeeper’ EP

Tim Penner has had nothing short of a monumental year thus far, and his momentum is showing no sign of slowing down. He returns to his breakout label of JOOF Recordings seven months after his last ethereal release, The Temptress, with yet another stunning two-tracker.The Gatekeeper sees Penner exploring new realms of sounds and breaking […]

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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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Tim Baresko & Shiba San explore tech house’s cerebral side in ‘The Connection’ EP

Launched into international fame by his breakthrough hit, “Okay,” Shiba San is best known as one of the biggest stars on Claude VonStroke’s Dirtybird imprint. And, while the his contributions to the esteemed California-based label are many, it’s important to keep in mind that the French producer has also spent the last two years building out […]

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Yung Jalapeno & Ian Munro feat. Cultra – I Don’t Need You [Exclusive]

Yung Jalapeno might not be the biggest name in trap right now, but the up-and-coming producer has started to make quite a name for himself, gaining recognition from the likes of Getter and Marshmello in the process.For his latest track, titled “I Don’t Need You,” the versatile artist has teamed up with another a talented young producer in the […]

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Premiere: Henry Saiz – In The Distance

Part of Henry Saiz‘ success thus far in the progressive and tech realm has been his unrelenting passion for his craft, and his willingness to travel outside the beaten path for musical inspiration. Take for instance his groundbreaking Balance compilation in 2011, where the Spanish pioneer recorded its entirety through cassette tapes.Now, he rides full […]

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