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Premiere: Monty – Magma

French artist Monty shows his chops for high-quality production yet again with this dance floor heater called “Magma” off his forthcoming EP, Hypnotize. The EP is slated for release next month on one of drum and bass music’s most boundary-pushing imprints: Alix Perez’s 1985 Music. “Magma” heats up first with some fine tuned layers of percussion […]

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Premiere: Crankdat puts explosive spin on Bryce Vine’s ‘Drew Barrymore’

Crankdat was tabbed for an official remix of LA-based rapper/songwriter Bryce Vine’s new single, “Drew Barrymore.” Fresh off a remix of Jaden Smith‘s “Icon,” the Cleveland born producer displays impressive diversity by bestowing “Drew Barrymore” with a signature re-crank. This release is bound to gain some major positive traction, as it coincides with Vine’s massive US tour announcement. Slyly built around Vine’s catchy […]

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Watch the trailer for ‘What We Started,’ starring Carl Cox, Tiësto, Martin Garrix and more

Recent converts to electronic music in the last few years may not realize exactly what has transpired in the last half decade or so. The short of it is essentially a massive worldwide overhaul in dance music’s popularity — one that happened seemingly overnight. Dance music completely transformed from a historically underground network to a colossal entertainment subset that’s […]

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Premiere: BAILE – Spectrum Bias

BAILE translates to “dance” in Spanish. Appropriately, the rising New York talent has proved his aptitude at making dancefloor-worthy hits not long into his tenure in the underground sphere, putting forth melodic and grooving remixes of a multitude of singles in addition to earning recognition for his solo work in both the ambient and deep realms. […]

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Premiere: Billy Kenny – Seahorses (Original Mix)

Idiosyncrasy is key, and in an era of increasing musical vapidity, so are taking risks. Luckily, there are artists like Billy Kenny. Kenny’s risks and off-kilter style are helping pave the way for a zany breed of post-EDM. With a style that’s akin to a new age of the Dirtybird flock, both prolific and distinct in his deliverances, Kenny’s a […]

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Premiere: Sinden & BIJOU – Technique

As g-house garners momentum in today’s dance music scene, genre mainstays Sinden and BIJOU continue to thrill with each new release. For their latest track, they’ve joined forces on a feisty, bass-ridden collaboration: “Technique.” “Technique” kicks off with a pounding bassline and an underlying mysterious vibe that grows as the track progresses. A dark melody emerges […]

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Premiere: Nytrix & Awakend release mesmerizing music video for ‘Breathe’

Nytrix and Awakend released an absolutely mesmerizing music video for their collaborative tune, “Breathe,” out on Proximity. Sweeping landscapes serve as visual gloss to the track’s wildly immersive synths and atmospheric soundscape. Utilizing VR technology, Nytrix is able to create entire worlds birthed from hyper technology. “The story takes place in Virtual Reality, which is […]

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Exclusive: Rising Sam von Horn puts his edit on Nuyorican Soul & George Benson’s ‘You Can Do It’ (Baby)

Sam von Horn’s steeping in the electronic music scene dates back to when he was just 13. Having discovered Aphex Twin in his youth, seen Daft Punk on their Alive 2007 tour, and spent his teenage nights sneaking into shows in LA’s underground rave scene, the experimental impact of music on von Horn is indubitable. He’s toured […]

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Exclusive: Kotek & Shylow – Reflection Sequence

Best known for his entrance into the dance music community with a win in a Splice remix competition — one that would get him signed to Gramatik‘s Lowtemp Records — Kotek has been busy producing some decisively darker, industrial-tinged tracks. From his collaborative single, “Ascension,” with REZZ, which bowed on Space Mom’s debut Mass Manipulation LP, to the track “Surface,” which premiered […]

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Premiere: Pythius – Monster Black Hole

In his first release of the year, Dutch producer Pythius unleashes on the music world a full-throttle drum & bass number called “Monster Black Hole.” With a spoken introduction that marvels at the concept of black holes in outer space, Pythius quickly turns up the intensity with a rocketing drum & bass pattern. The track contains brief spoken […]

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Exclusive: Meet FANGS, the breakout artist with an all star team that’s poised to take 2018 by storm

While ascending artists usually come out of the gate ready to prove themselves with a SoundCloud full of music and a hungry drive, few make their entrance with a live show and a stacked artist team. For FANGS, producer Danny D’Brito, this is exactly what his foray into his solo music career looks like.In fact, […]

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Premiere: Dyro & GTA – Talkin’ Bout

Genre-shapeshifters and impassioned bass-behemoths Dyro and GTA have built followings in bass leaning circles with their heavy solo outputs. Now the outfits are crossing borders on their latest Spinnin’ Records collaboration.“That’s what I’m talkin’ bout,” the voice over chimes in on “Talkin’ Bout,” as the effervescent production veers towards utter dance floor domination in its drilling trap and brazen bass.Speaking on […]

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Premiere: TWO LANES – Long Way Home ft HYM

Leo and Rafael, brothers, classically trained musicians, and graduates of The Julliard School in NYC, make up the rising duo TWO LANES. Though their current catalog is limited — though it does include an intriguing remix of Skrillex & Zhu‘s hit collab “Working For It” — the brother’s thoughtful producctions quickly established them as artist to watch.Now set to kick […]

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Premiere: Mad Zach – The Visitor

The fastest fingers in bass music belong to California native Mad Zach, who releases the lead single, “The Visitor,” from his forthcoming EP, Out of Body, tomorrow on West Coast legend Daddy Kev’s imprint, Alpha Pup Records.This eerie track could easily be the soundtrack to a universe where Stranger Things and Bladerunner have combined in the best way possible. It’s […]

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Premiere: EDX – Jaded

Fresh off a wild 2017, Swiss producer EDX will make his his 2018 debut on Spinnin’ Deep with a groovy house tuned called “Jaded.” The new track, out Jan. 26 on the label, seamlessly combines elements of today’s dance music with the early days of house music. A contemporary deep house beat juxtaposed with old-school vocals makes […]

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Premiere: Ferry Corsten & Eric Lumiere – Something To Believe In (Saad Ayub Remix)

In a new remix coming out Jan. 19 on Flashover Recordings, Ferry Corsten and Eric Lumiere‘s “Something To Believe In” gets a gorgeous reworking from Canadian producer Saad Ayub.Ayub classifies his interpretation of trance as “combining the light and dark sides of the genre,” something the listener sees showcased in this remix for Corsten and […]

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Premiere: André Hommen – Abakus

André Hommen has been simmering under the surface of the progressive and tech realm for nearly a decade, and now it is time for him to boil over unto the masses. Having earned recognition in the scene for his work alongside Dennis Ferrer and as a creative force behind the Objektivity label, singles like “Battery […]

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Premiere: i_o – Warning

It should come as no surprise that mau5trap has a reputation of quickly identifying some of electronic music’s sharpest rising talents. Under the careful watch of deadmau5 himself, the label has been instrumental in the rise of artists such as REZZ, Rinzen, and now, i_o.For his first release on mau5trap — part of the label’s We […]

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Premiere: Jeremy Olander – Crossed (Original Mix)

Jeremy Olander has found himself at the helm of a flourishing progressive house scene, much of it thanks to the work of his growing independent imprint, Vivrant. For his latest release however, the Swedish producer is leaving his home base to join the Anjunadeep family.It’s not the first time he’s stepped out from Vivrant this year; back […]

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Premiere: Richy Ahmed provides punchy re-work of Janson’s ‘Mode’

Richy Ahmed is edging into legend territory in today’s house sphere, and thus can be trusted to provide followers with consistently caliber releases. This theory is embodied in his latest endeavor: re-molding Janson’s piece “Mode” into his own.“Mode,” released on Ahmed’s Four Thirty Two imprint, is already quite the scintillating house cut. However, its Richy-fied version […]

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