Archive | The Middle

NMF Roundup: Keys N Krates remix Diplo, Zedd releases ‘The Middle’ remix package, and many more

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. Kyle Watson adds a low-toned, mystery-filled house beat to ZHU and Tame Impala‘s seminal “My Life.” Swedish producers Dimitri Vangelis & […]

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Listen to Parachute’s acoustic cover of Zedd’s ‘The Middle’

American pop rock band Parachute broke through in 2009 with the hit single, “She Is Love” — or as some might recall, the catchy song from the Nivea TV commercials. Fast forward a few years, and a few succeeding albums, and Parachute takes on Zedd and Maren Morris’ mega hit in a barely recognizable cover […]

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WATCH: Zedd and Maren Morris finally perform their hit ‘The Middle’ together for the first time

The stars are aligning. After months of radio play Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey’s hit collaboration, “The Middle,” has finally received its highly anticipated live rendition. On Saturday, April 28, Morris joined Zedd onstage at the OMNIA Nightclub in Las Vegas and absolutely stunned the crowd with her verses, later commenting on Twitter that it was her “first time […]

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The genealogy of a hit: the complex crafting of Zedd’s ‘The Middle’ [Watch]

From his Grammy-nominated Alessia Cara feature to his comparatively more recent release, “The Middle,” Zedd makes music production look easy. The mastered singles that infiltrate radio air waves, though, bespeak layers of complexity that are not immediately perceptible to listeners. “The Middle’s” seamless amalgamation of Maren Morris’ vocals with chord progressions outside of Morris’ country aesthetic […]

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The genealogy of a hit: the complex crafting of Zedd’s ‘The Middle’ [Watch]

From his Grammy-nominated Alessia Cara feature to his comparatively more recent release, “The Middle,” Zedd makes music production look easy. The mastered singles that infiltrate radio air waves, though, bespeak layers of complexity that are not immediately perceptible to listeners. “The Middle’s” seamless amalgamation of Maren Morris’ vocals with chord progressions outside of Morris’ country aesthetic […]

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Ryan Browne smashes remix of Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey’s ‘The Middle’

When Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey‘s “The Middle” came out at the beginning of the year, it quickly garnered millions of plays and views across platforms. The sugar-sweet dance/pop original featured Morris’ charming vocals over catchy production from Zedd and Grey, making for a surefire hit for all three artists. Over the months since its release, […]

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Zedd reconvenes with Grey for first single of 2018, ‘The Middle’

After a 2017 led by the smash success of his double-platinum, Alessia Cara-assisted single, “Stay,” 2018 holds high expectations for Zedd. “Stay” held a consecutive six-week residency at the #1 spot on Top 40 radio in the US, and “The Middle” looks primed to be another contender for the top of the charts.The track also sees […]

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