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Premiere: AFFKT – Rufian

Spanish producer AFFKT has kicked off his year under a brand new label: Tronic. Bringing a touch of melodic flavor to the label across three tracks, his Red Crocanti EP exemplifies the forward-thinking direction Christian Smith is looking to take his label.Red Crocanti’s close “Rufian” serves as an explosive conclusion to the EP. Elastic rhythms hit the eardrums […]

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Julian Calor – Run Away ft Maggie Szabo

Julian Calor stands as one of Holland’s most talked about new producers, with a knack for producing technical, yet melodious EDM that far exceeds his years.  Still only 24, the Dutchman has already dropped a full-length album on Hardwell‘s Revealed Recordings and headlined various festivals worldwide.His latest track, “Run Away,” is another clear testament to his […]

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Showtek & Moby – Natural Blues

After a rather tepid 2017, Dutch electro house group Showtek have seemingly hit the ground running in 2018, reinventing celebrated veteran musician Moby for what essentially seems like a rework of “Natural Blues.”The synths and mellowed house-inspired style seem to be majorly Showtek’s handiwork, as the duo seem to be moving onto yet another new sound over […]

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Mark Sherry & Tempo Giusto forge a raunchy tech trance mix in Prism Volume 2

Mark Sherry knows how to knock his audiences back with his raunchy selection of techno and trance, and shows no mercy on his latest Outburst compilation. He comes out swinging on his portion on Prism’s second iteration, opening with a raunchy “Any Time”— an original he made alongside David Forbes under their newly-minted moniker, Thick As Thieves. […]

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Be Svendsen – Getula [EP Review]

Be Svendsen ended his year on a sensual note via “Getula.” Through jazzy keyboard riffs, Eastern-inspired instrumentation, and carnal rhythms embedded in a mid-tempo foundation, the Danish producer proves once more that electronica doesn’t need to be pounding and high-charged to create an irresistibly move-able atmosphere. Its hypnotizing layers serve as tentacles that keep the listener hooked until the […]

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Good Morning Mix: fake DJs should feel personally attacked by DJ Craze’s Essential Mix

What can be said about DJ Craze that Pete Tong doesn’t cover in his introduction to the Miami-based veteran selector’s debut Essential Mix? Hailed by the host as, “one of the most technically gifted DJs, ever,” Tong goes on to highlight Craze’s three consecutive DMC world champion crownings, undoubtedly solidifying the Slow Roast Records founder’s spot in the […]

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DJ Three & Öona Dahl prepare for Minimal Effort NYE with curated Orbit playlists

For underground fans in Los Angeles this weekend, Minimal Effort is the party to ring in the New Year. Stacked to the brim with the scene’s top talent, the holiday event will host names like Maya Jane Coles, Ardalan, Jimmy Edgar, Justin Martin, DJ Three, Öona Dahl, and more.To get ready for the NYE affair, […]

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Mikey Lion ushers in the New Year with a selection of delectable tunes [EXCLUSIVE]

Desert Hearts has grown far past its roots of an intimate gathering in the Mojave, becoming one of the most beloved transformational festival brands on the market. Its inclusive mantra of “we are all Desert Hearts” oozes out of each of its founders and into its loving crowds, leaving a cult-like following behind in the […]

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Jauz and Zeds Dead deliver heavy new collaboration ‘Lights Go Down’

Jauz and Zeds Dead are both respectively wrapping up on career years as 2017 draws to a close. To celebrate two independently successful campaigns, Hooks and DC are linking with Jauz to cap off the year with a bang, teaming up for three back-to-back NYE performances and officially solidifying the union with some new joint music. Linking […]

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Ilario Alicante thrills on new Drumcode release, ‘Figures & Echoes’

From the time of his fervent Time Warp debut at just 15 years old, Ilario Alicante has knocked out a lifetime of accomplishments. Between his prodigious productions for Sven Väth‘s Cocoon Recordings, the expansive techno label Cécille Records, or Dubfire‘s premiere SCI + TEC Digital Audio label; Alicante has displayed time and time again just how much he’s […]

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Premiere: David Guetta & Afrojack ft. Charli XCX & French Montana – Dirty Sexy Money (Joe Stone Remix)

David Guetta and Afrojack are two of dance music’s most world-renowned veterans, and the duo have been known to collaborate from time-to-time. Back in 2014, the Parisian-Dutch pair commandeered radio airwaves with their international smash, “Hey Mama” alongside Nicki Minaj & Bebe Rexha. Earlier this year, Guetta and Afrojack again made a splash with “Another […]

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Aaro – Indestructible

Up and coming Finnish wunderkind Aaro is showing early promise with a new original release landing via European electro imprint Tasty. “Indestructible” takes evident influence from early works by Porter Robinson and Madeon and gives them a contemporary spin with the same keen, methodical production approach. The young beatmaker has clear potential, and his battering new setlist […]

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Corey James & Teamworx – Funky Music

UK DJ and producer Corey James has enjoyed a strong 2017, with a host of releases, including a collaboration with Marcus Schossow in the books. The Briton has now joined forces with Israel’s Teamworx, to conjure another quality collab on Steve Angello‘s prestigious label Size Records.Titled “Funky Music,” the track features an expansive sound which […]

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Markus Schulz as Dakota explores the path to enlightenment in new album ‘The Nine Skies’ [Album Review]

Markus Schulz and Dakota may be one in the same, but sonically they could not be more different. A euphoric and optimistic trance producer, Schulz revealed his Dakota alias when he struggled to find an outlet for his darker side amidst the trance and commercially relevant Schulz releases. Where Schulz fans thrived on fast paced […]

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NMF Roundup: Tritonal shines bright, Whethan leaves a sweet aftertaste, and Camila Cabello goes grey

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed. Tritonal shines bright with the release of his carbonated synth single “Shinin’ Bright.”Whethan leaves a saccharine aftertaste with the release of […]

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Thoreau – No Conversation ft MNYS

Denver-based producer Harry Myers, better known for his Thoreau moniker, released his first original earlier this year. “Illusion” was a lighthearted, tantalizing take on trap which served as Thoreau’s follow up to a string of successful remixes — including Drake’s “Girls Love Beyonce,” Trace’s “Low,” Green Day’s “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams,” The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside,” Paramore’s “Misery […]

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Thoreau – No Conversation ft MNYS

Denver-based producer Harry Myers, better known for his Thoreau moniker, released his first original earlier this year. “Illusion” was a lighthearted, tantalizing take on trap which served as Thoreau’s follow up to a string of successful remixes — including Drake’s “Girls Love Beyonce,” Trace’s “Low,” Green Day’s “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams,” The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside,” Paramore’s “Misery […]

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Destructo joins forces with Yo Gotti on new club burner ‘Loaded’

Destructo has a long and fruitful history of collaborating with rappers for hip-hop and G-house hybrid club cuts that always seem to turn dance floors into saunas. From Ty Dolla $ign to Pusha T, Destructo has undoubtedly earned his street cred, and the latest collaborator to join those ranks is Memphis-bred rap veteran Yo Gotti […]

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Lorde – Dynamite (Midnight Pool Party Remix)

Australia’s masterful funk duo, Midnight Pool Party, have been hard at work developing their dancefloor-shaking disco sound with their Dalliance EP earlier this year and latest single “Signals.” To cap off the year, the pair have flipped fellow Oceania native, Lorde, and her hit single, “Dynamite.” Layering Lorde’s tranquilizing vocals with sprightly piano chords and […]

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