Archive | Melodic House

Sam Feldt and LateShift ask the hard questions about love in new single, ‘The Riddle’

Dutch producer Sam Feldt rises to the occasion again, hitting all of the rights notes with his latest melodic house single, ‘The Riddle’. The new release sees Feldt bring on the vocal talents of LateShift, a singer/songwriter duo who first landed on Sam’s radar at 2019’s Heartfeldt writing camp. The results of their first joint […]

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Ophelia Records dips into house territory with new Trivecta, Gem & Tauri collaboration featuring Tyler Graves

Ophelia Records is best known for an endless trove of hard-hitting melodic bass that brought label founder Seven Lions to prominence, but that doesn’t mean the imprint will shy away from a little house music every once in a while. House regulars Gem & Tauri have teamed up with Trivecta for “Hear My Call” with […]

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Ben Böhmer drops Cercle set intro ID ‘Beyond Beliefs’

Of the innumerous livestreamed performances from 2020, perhaps none were more spectacular than Ben Böhmer‘s DJ set delivered high in a hot air balloon. Filmed over Turkey’s gorgeous Cappadocia Park, the breath-taking set has now racked up over 13 million views, quickly becoming one of Cercle‘s most popular performances. Böhmer began his set with the […]

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Yotto drops four ‘Songs You Might Remember from Some Parties’

After teasing his new material at the Bengtskär Lighthouse, Yotto is back to drop off four new singles. Cheekily titled Songs You Might Remember from Some Parties, the Odd One Out boss’ newest EP is chock full of his trademark blend of primarily melodic house with trance influences. From the swells and crashes of “Trudow” […]

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[PREMIERE] Jaffna aerates the ether in new melodic single, ‘Oslo’

Electronic music is often defined by its ability to fill a dance floor with dripping synths and better yet, get those hands in the air, but at its core, the genre is nothing more than an updated toolbox for artists to mold their musical visions into a sonic realities. Case in point are the vivid […]

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ATTLAS returns with melodic soother ‘Long Ride Home’

Canadian melodic house talent ATTLAS is back with another exquisitely crafted soothing single. ‘Long Ride Home’ highlights ATTLAS’ ability to flesh out rich sonic textures, expertly blending fragile synths with intermittent acoustic piano. At the chorus, the production takes an unexpected turn, bursting into a outpouring of sound as bright synths command center stage. Over […]

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Kasbo elevates ‘Cry / Dance Radio’ with third episode [Stream]

After formally reinstating his Cry / Dance series on Sirius XM Chill in November of 2020, Kasbo is reeling in the third installment in the ongoing initiative. The Places We Don’t Know producer dives headfirst into the empyreal dimensions of experimental, indie, nu-disco, and melodic house, with episode three interweaving originals from the likes of tourist, Icarus, […]

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Cosmic Gate announce ‘MOSAIIK’ LP with project’s lead single, ‘Blame’

Cosmic Gate have announced their 11th studio album MOSAIIK with the forthcoming long-form’s lead single, “Blame” featuring Diana Miro. With a career spanning more than two decades, the veteran trance duo simultaneously first announced MOSAIIK and premiered “Blame” during their Miami Open Skies set in South Beach. Dutch singer-songwriter Miro contextualized how the collaboration came […]

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Surprise: Yotto and Stephan Jolk unexpectedly share ‘New Era’ EP

Yotto and Stephan Jolk are banding together for a new two-track EP New Era, released via Afterlife Recordings. The Finnish act recently closed his breathtaking “A Very Cold DJ Set” performance, broadcast from the depths of Lapland, Finland, with the project’s two inclusions, “New Era” and “Only One.” The EP notably follows his recent edit […]

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Surprise: Yotto and Stephan Jolk unexpectedly share ‘New Era’ EP

Yotto and Stephan Jolk are banding together for a new two-track EP New Era, released via Afterlife Recordings. The Finnish act recently closed his breathtaking “A Very Cold DJ Set” performance, broadcast from the depths of Lapland, Finland, with the project’s two inclusions, “New Era” and “Only One.” The EP notably follows his recent edit […]

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Deconstructing ‘Anjunadeep 12’—the next wave artists behind the label’s most expansive compilation

Anjunadeep‘s rise to international recognition has been a journey of humble cultivations, first as Anjunabeats‘ underground offshoot, and then as the sonic seed that gave life to the institution that has been enjoyed and celebrated across the dance music community today. Now, label heads James Grant and Jody Wisternoff challenge with their most ambitious play […]

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Deconstructing ‘Anjunadeep 12’—the next wave artists behind the label’s most expansive compilation

Anjunadeep‘s rise to international recognition has been a journey of humble cultivations, first as Anjunabeats‘ underground offshoot, and then as the sonic seed that gave life to the institution that has been enjoyed and celebrated across the dance music community today. Now, label heads James Grant and Jody Wisternoff challenge with their most ambitious play […]

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Le Youth returns to This Never Happened with ‘Colour’ EP

This Never Happened regular Le Youth is back on what he calls “the most exciting record label in electronic music right now” for his first EP of 2021, Colour. The EP’s hallmark is its stunningly uplifting tonality, brought on by charming plucks overlaying robust bass synths and bright atmospheres. On Twitter, Le Youth shared how […]

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Le Youth returns to This Never Happened with ‘Colour’ EP

This Never Happened regular Le Youth is back on what he calls “the most exciting record label in electronic music right now” for his first EP of 2021, Colour. The EP’s hallmark is its stunningly uplifting tonality, brought on by charming plucks overlaying robust bass synths and bright atmospheres. On Twitter, Le Youth shared how […]

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Yotto embarks on melodic excursion with braev-backed single, ‘I Want You’

Brandishing his first release of the year, Yotto continues to install his young label Odd One Out as a central hotbed for electronic’s most forward-thinking talents. The Finnish producer’s 2020 trajectory gifted a string of singles including Lane 8 collaboration “Buggy,” the AVIRA-joined “Love Me,” and Cassian double heater, Rogue—all of which made way to […]

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Premiere: Moullinex shoots for the stars with melodic new single, ‘Minina di Céu’

Moullinex links up with fellow Portuguese talent Sara Tavares for “Minina di Céu,” together delivering a stirringly soothing package of uplifting house with a driving vocal narrative. Sang in Tavares’ native language of Cape-verdian Creole, “Minina di Céu” tells the tale of a young girl destined for cosmic adventure. This theme is also evoked in […]

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Premiere: Moullinex shoots for the stars with melodic new single, ‘Minina di Céu’

Moullinex links up with fellow Portuguese talent Sara Tavares for “Minina di Céu,” together delivering a stirringly soothing package of uplifting house with a driving vocal narrative. Sang in Tavares’ native language of Cape-verdian Creole, “Minina di Céu” tells the tale of a young girl destined for cosmic adventure. This theme is also evoked in […]

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Polar Inc. issues triple crown of This Never Happened IDs with ‘Journal’ EP

Yet another triple crown of stowed-away productions from both Lane 8‘s Grand Lake performance as well as his Fall 2020 Mixtape have been unmasked. Following a double-sided placement on the fifth volume of This Never Happened‘s Root to Branch series, which sets out to emphasize deserving up-and-coming names, Polar Inc. now has the keys to […]

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Ben Böhmer recruits Panama for airy single ‘Weightless’

Melodic house royalty Ben Böhmer is back with his second single of the new year. Featuring ethereal vocals from Panama, “Weightless” is another meticulously crafted Böhmer production starring celestial synth work at the forefront. Underneath the top melody, a hypnotic midrange synth and driving bassline give “Weightless” movement and purpose. Overall the track is a […]

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Sultan + Shepard tease This Never Happened LP with second single, ‘Assassin’

With several EPs and a Lane 8 remix under their belt, Sultan + Shepard have steadily become a mainstay on This Never Happened in recent months. In January, the Canadian melodic house duo announced its debut album on TNH with the LP’s lead single “Solid Gold Love” featuring Richard Walters. Now, Sultan + Shepard continue […]

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