Archive | indie dance

Kasbo delights on rework of Jai Wolf’s ‘Indian Summer,’ apart of the ‘Kindred Spirits Remixes’ EP

In 2015, then 23-year-old Jai Wolf – real name Sajeeb Saha – unleashed his immensely genre-challenging tune “Indian Summer.”While Wolf’s original stands well on its own, if there was anyone put their spin on the track, few would do it the justice better than Swedish producer Kasbo. As such, Kasbo has done just that. He’s reimagined the […]

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Party Pupils – Over & Under

Party Pupils put a modern twist on disco with their newest track “Over & Under.” A groovy melody with smooth vocals fall into a modern drop with sharper chords that merge 2017 with 1970. Party Pupils also infuse trumpet into the song, creating a multi-faceted production.The group is a collaboration between LA-based Max Schneider and Ryan Siegel. They are […]

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Meeka Kates Feat. Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez – No

Boogie Angst faithful Meeka Kates comes and goes unpredictably, but when he strikes up a tune it is seldom a dud. Never was this more than his return to Kraak & Smaak’s imprint this month courtesy of “No.” Accompanied by Brooklyn vocal talent Raina Sokolov-Gonzalez, the tracks ambient R&B fundamentals benefit from an organic fusion […]

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RAC – Unusual ft MNDR (Instupendo Remix)

Portuguese producer RAC began his career with an ear for remixing unlikely artists, ranging from the likes of Lana Del Rey and Kings of Leon to Bob Marley and U2. Now, the producer has moved onto originals of his own and handed off remix duties to other artists — notably Philadelphia’s Instupendo.Instupendo seemed to burst onto […]

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Celebrate the fifth anniversary of Flume’s self-titled debut LP [Stream]

Five years in the electronic music space can seem like a lifetime, especially as this past half decade saw dance music grow into a $7 billion global enterprise. Production value, ticket sales, and arguably even talent are at an all time high in the social media age, with Flume a major standout. The Australian superstar started shaping the course of contemporary […]

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Stream Petit Biscuit’s soaring, cinematic debut album, ‘Presence’

Rising star Petit Biscuit has proven his talents for music production are developed well beyond his years. Classically trained in the cello since the age of five, Mehdi Benjelloun burst onto the dance music scene with his monumental remix of ODESZA‘s “Memories That You Call,” drawing comparisons of his cinematic sound design with that of the Seattle-based duo. […]

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Running Touch – Equaliser ft I.H.

Anonymous Melbourne act, Running Touch, has released his newest electronic pop/funk tune “Equaliser,” featuring I.H. The producer, singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist has watched his efforts materialize this year, with his debut EP A Body Slow eclipsing the top spot on iTunes electronic album charts, peaking at #9 overall. 2017 also saw the enigmatic artist open for illustrious acts like ODESZA and ZHU for the […]

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Kllo debut first LP, ‘Backwater’

Australian duo Kllo have just released their debut LP Backwater, a follow up to their previous EPs, Well Worn and Cusp. The Ghostly International artists — and also cousins — combine for a strikingly confident and eclectic record that makes full use of the full length format.Immediately obvious is the duo’s breadth of styles, fusing disparate influences into […]

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Yoke Lore – Goodpain (Yeasayer Remix)

The indie outfit Yeasayer has hit the pressure point in their latest cathartic number, “Goodpain.”“Goodpain” is originally a single by Adrian Galvin — the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter behind the indietronica-leaning Yoke Lore — but Yeasayer’s reworking elevates Galvin’s lively number with a furthered inoculation of high-spirits and perseverance.“‘Goodpain’ is about needing to go through necessary periods of difficulty […]

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Premiere: Hideouts – Wild

Channeling the likes of Jai Wolf and ODESZA, Hideouts has dropped an indie electronic piece titled, “Wild.” The New Orleans natives have created a dreamy yet energetic track featuring tribal percussion, airy, echoing vocal samples, and a stunning melody. “Wild” also showcases sparkling riffs of synth and breathtaking bits of piano instrumentation.Hideouts are a largely […]

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Ian Ewing & SunBLVD – Riri Thick (Moods Remix)

Sundae Sauuce has unveiled the first single from their upcoming compilation Strawberry Drizzle, ahead of its release party this December. First up is Moods‘ take on Ian Ewing and SunBLVD’s “Riri Thick.”The Dutch producer creates a mellow vibe of smooth synth patches over a thudding percussion pattern. The track never pushes the tempo, opting instead for a […]

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Shapov & Trouze – The Way

Shapov and the Singapore/America trio Trouze have officially released the piano-driven, emotive “The Way,” which made its stellar debut at Axwell / Ingrosso’s’s sold-out Heineken Music Hall show at ADE last year. Between the track’s stirring vocals and propelling melodies, Shapov and Trouze have once more solidified their stance in dance music.After having begun 2017 with his Four Corners EP and subsequently […]

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Kygo releases final track ‘I See You’ before album release

For the week preceding the release of his album, Kids In Love, Kygo has dropped one track off the LP per day. Set to bow on November 3rd, the tracks released so far have covered a wide range of sounds and genres.The last track before Kids In Love is released is “I See You” featuring Billy Raffoul, a production that continues […]

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Jackson Penn – Streelights On Mars

With prior writing credits for Kanye West, Selena Gomez, Steve Aoki and Martin Garrix alike, the debut single of Jackson Penn (real name Freddy Wexler) comes highly anticipated. For his debut, Wexler channels dreamy, guitar-driven pop with a sharp vocal edge. It has all the finesse of his A-list work whilst also breathing some new […]

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Sumera – Faith

A project outlining a self-defining disposition, Berlin-based singer Sumera tells a compulsory 3-piece story with her recent output of new music. Leading the narrative, the artist released the first song, “Animal,” earlier this year off Don Diablo’s HEXAGON imprint, introducing her tale of confronting the strength and fragility of desire and dealing with the physical memory […]

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Tep No – Toluca Lake

In a rapidly stagnating and increasingly shallow EDM industry, Canadian producer Tep No is a breath of fresh air. The Ultra Music signee has carved out a niche for himself with his intriguing style of electronic music — one that combines his own vocals with live instruments, to create a truly unique sound. This refreshing take […]

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Tep No – Toluca Lake

In a rapidly stagnating and increasingly shallow EDM industry, Canadian producer Tep No is a breath of fresh air. The Ultra Music signee has carved out a niche for himself with his intriguing style of electronic music — one that combines his own vocals with live instruments, to create a truly unique sound. This refreshing take […]

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Premiere: GoodLuck – Saved By The Summer

South African live electronic trio, GoodLuck, may be just creeping onto the international dance radar now, but based on their eight #1 positions on South African radio, the group is surely making waves in their domestic scene. With a sound that fuses influences from electronic, pop, reggae, and alternative music, GoodLuck have a style that […]

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Kygo teams up with John Newman for ‘Never Let You Go’

Just a few days shy of the release of his forthcoming LP, Kids in Love, Kygo has shared another track from his sophomore album.“Never Let You Go” features the flawless John Newman on vocals for an adventure that’s more upbeat than Kygo’s previous recent releases. With a catchy beat and borderline country melodies, Kygo continues to […]

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Don Diablo & A R I Z O N A – Take Her Place

Don Diablo has long teased his new collaboration with A R I Z O N A, one that has the electronic community buzzing. The track, titled “Take Her Place,” is finally out and well worth the wait.Diablo’s signature big room style is not lost, but is certainly subdued in the collaboration with the typically mellow A R […]

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