Archive | indie dance

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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DENM – Bless Your Heart (Original Mix)

Roc Nation signee and recent Gnash collaborator DENM is a garage pop stronghold on the rise. Though he dipped his toe in the dance music waters alongside Tommy Trash recently, the West Coast newcomer’s distinct vocal offerings find a new peak within “Bless Your Heart.” Island-proofed without the Major Lazer knock-off vibes, the pounding beats and […]

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Bearson – Cold War (feat. Mr Hudson) [Original Mix]

In accordance with his breakout year in 2016 that saw the artist release a series of self-defining singles, Bearson continues to ride his growing wave of success with a sizable list of accolades. Just recently, he kicked off a month-long tour run with Chicago-based act Whethan, and now he has returned to offer up an elevating new single titled “Cold […]

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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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Lorde taps SZA, Khalid & Post Malone for explosive ‘Homemade Dynamite’ remix

Lorde never disappoints. Just this month, the pop star performed an interpretative dance rendition of “Homemade Dynamite” at the VMAs as opposed to not performing at all, since she was suffering from the flu. While some viewers found it discomforting to watch the singer prance silently across the stage, Lorde did it with radiating joy. Later speaking about […]

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On Planets covers Bon Iver’s ‘Flume’

Vancouver-based On Planets has flipped one of indie music’s most precious artifacts and reworked Bon Iver‘s single, “Flume.” The producer has taken the single from the 2007 album and turning into a Moving Castle-esque flip that will remind the listener of future bass’ early days. On Planets elaborated on the single:“I love the tranquility of the original version, but the […]

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Moods – Truth ft. Beau Nox (Original Mix)

The inaugural releases of Rotterdam beatmaker Moods have been a soulful affair, with singles as varied as sample-savvy “Love Is Real” and the Sam Wills assisted “How I Feel” cutting to the core of the projects experimental take on the borderlines of electronic pop and R&B.With his debut album for Kraak & Smaak‘s Boogie Angst […]

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Kidwaste – Fade ft. Hunting Stories (Original Mix)

In his haunting new single “Fade,” Amiens, France-based producer Kidwaste does a masterful job of combining starkly different musical styles. By joining forces with indie band Hunting Stories, Kidwaste crafts a supremely innovative ballad that marries the sincere emotional magnetism of folk rock with the uplifting energy of electronic music.Kidwaste’s sensual bed of kick-push percussion creates […]

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Autograf – Sleepless in NYC (Original Mix)

Autograf have released a new single on Armada named “Sleepless in NYC.” The groovy tune is downtempo, contrasting with the upbeat-sounding title of “Sleepless In NYC.” Smooth vocals lead into the drop, which has a cheery, catchy vibe despite its chill 100 BPM.The Chicago trio is known for performing live with instruments and creating their own […]

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Jamie xx officially releases celestial reworking of The xx’s ‘On Hold’

Just last week, the xx stopped by BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge and revived Justin Timberlake‘s ten-year old seminal pop hit “My Love.” Now, the trio’s Jamie xx has opened up his own production vault and shared a dreamy remix of the xx’s own “On Hold,” off their latest album I See You.The remix itself was first unveiled during […]

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Jamie xx officially releases celestial reworking of The xx’s ‘On Hold’

Just last week, the xx stopped by BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge and revived Justin Timberlake‘s ten-year old seminal pop hit “My Love.” Now, the trio’s Jamie xx has opened up his own production vault and shared a dreamy remix of the xx’s own “On Hold,” off their latest album I See You.The remix itself was first unveiled during […]

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James Franco’s band goes electronic with new remix album

Actor James Franco, (mostly) famous for his ridiculous on-screen antics, is also known for his ever expanding interest in other forms of entertainment. Having released a book of short stories, indulged in live theater, and modeled, Franco decided to take a shot at music in 2016. After dropping an album with his two-man band Daddy last year, the actor […]

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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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Stream ODESZA’s euphoric third studio album, ‘A Moment Apart’

Five years ago, ODESZA‘s tender arrangements took the indie-electro airwaves by storm. Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight crafted a euphoric utopia previously unearthed amongst their contemporaries. Their debut, Summer’s Gone, and it’s classic tracks like “How Did I Get Here” and “IPlayYouListen” breathed life into a market largely over-saturated with stark similarities. In an act that has since […]

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Ember Island continues video series with ‘Hide Me’

Ember Island has graced the dance music world with hit covers like “Creep” and “Can’t Feel My Face,” along with an eclectic array of originals. Most recently, the trio has been dropping videos and new music simultaneously in what they’re labeling a video EP series.“Hide Me” follows the first two singles from the EP, “Stay” […]

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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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ZHU takes on Portugal. The Man’ with remix of ‘Feel It Still’

 ZHU has become the latest in top talents stepping up to re-work Portugal. The Man’s new single “Feel It Still” into their own. The mysterious producer adds a funky flair to the original, transforming it into an even breezier tune that strikes a colorful balance between mellow and energized. ZHU is certainly a master of […]

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Classixx – Possessive (Original Mix)

Nu-disco duo Classixx have returned with a brand new track steeped in funk just in time to celebrate the summer as it comes to a close. On SoundCloud, they wrote of the production, “For the final days of summer, we’re giving out a new track to extend the pool party,” continuing, “We made this for fun with […]

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Bvd Kult & Will Heggadon – Island (Original Mix)

There are few dance songs that convey a clear, genuine spirit, but BVD KULT and Will Heggadon have done just that. They’ve delivered a collaboration called “Island,” a down-to-earth, authentic-feeling indie track on Tipsy Records. What makes “Island” particularly beautiful is the fact that it’s basically an alternative rock song put in a drum & bass frame. This combination […]

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