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Mad Decent releases festive compilation ‘A Very Decent Christmas’

Walshy Fire, Hoodboi, Party Favor, and many more make the cut on Mad Decent’s annual holiday album, A Very Decent Christmas. Since 2013, the album has given fans party-thumping tracks with a splash of weird holiday irony.A balance between big names and rising talent fuels the album with a fresh sound and a familiar theme. Mad […]

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Borgeous & Taylr Renee – Sweeter Without You (Borgeous VIP Mix) [Free Download]

Borgeous has transformed his melodic progressive single “Sweeter Without You” featuring Taylr Renee into a heavy-hitting trap track in his VIP remix of his song. Borgeous has released his remix on his Soundcloud, and is offering it as a free download for fans.Taylr Renee’s catchy vocals in the chorus of “Sweeter Without You” are featured in between the […]

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Zeds Dead unveil heavy ‘Deadbeats Compilation 2’ LP

When Zeds Dead announced their very own indie imprint in spring 2016, the Toronto-based dubstep pioneers were essentially making their foray into the broader sounds of bass music. Not even one year later, the iconic duo would release their first Deadbeats compilation, further solidifying the then-blossoming careers of Nebbra, REZZ, and Megalodon, among others. Along with their weekly […]

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Alma & French Montana – Phases (Autograf Remix)

Autograf is on a production spree at the moment, as the versatile trio has released four tracks over the course of last month. Renowned for their mature, unhurried style, Autograf is showing no sign of slowing down as they recently added a new addition to their growing list of releases over the past 30 days.Their most […]

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TroyBoi and Ekali release long-awaited ‘Truth’

TroyBoi and Ekali have been teasing audiences with their joint-effort “Truth” in sets and mixes for the past year, with many speculating on Twitter as to whether or not the song would ever see an official release. However the duo has dispelled all doubt, finally unveiling the track. According to Troyboi, the two concocted the trap tune while […]

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Ekali shares ‘Edit Pack III’ + production tips with fans [Free Download]

The newest member of the OWSLA family, Ekali, has proven himself a breakout force this year. The Vancouver-based artist has not only released several explosive collaborations with Denzel Curry, ZHU, and Quix, but has also successfully launched his Awakening mix series, along with a fantastically-curated Triple J Mixup 2.0.Now Ekali hopes to share some of his successive accomplishments with novice producers looking to start out in […]

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Louis Futon – Restless Sea ft Opia

Louis Futon has been a remix machine of late, with recent flips of Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, and Tyler, The Creator pointing his sonic compass into a distinctly R&B/hip-hop driven direction. For the producer’s newest single, out now via ODESZA‘s Foreign Family Collective, Futon has enlisted the chill, soulful vocal talents of progressive rock trio Opia.The track, “Restless Sea,” is […]

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Premiere: UZ – Lobby ft QUIX & Chaz French (sumthin sumthin Remix)

Experimental DJ-producer sumthin sumthin has delivered his rendition of UZ‘s “Lobby” featuring QUIX and Chaz French. The song is to be featured on the extensive remix album accompanying UZ’s Layers LP, released earlier this year via UZ’s own Quality Goods Records. Also released recently on Quality Goods was sumthin sumthin’s own Afterglow EP. The four-track EP displays the California-based artist’s innovative, genre-defiant production technique.Sumthin sumthin has added his […]

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Questions & Pushups w/ GTA [INTERVIEW]

Firstly, you guys have so many diverse interests in music. You’re constantly talking about hip-hop, alt-rock, all these different things…. So we just wanna know, what artist or genre that you guys listen to would we be surprised to learn about? Wow…. there’s honestly been so many different artists that we’ve been inspired by together. I guess for ME […]

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TroyBoi – Never Give Up

London-based TroyBoi has incessantly churned out tunes since the release of his debut studio album, Left Is Right, earlier this year. The “mystyle” producer’s grimey new track is entitled “Never Give Up,” and follows “Creeper,” “Don’t Want,” and “Focus” featuring Outlaw, all released within the past two months. TroyBoi is currently finishing out his extensive North American tour.“Never Give Up” is […]

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IZII & Holly – Drama ft Tapper

Hip-hop meets electronic music in “Drama” by IZII and Holly featuring Nic Tapper. Tapper raps to a classic hip-hop backdrop in the intro, and as his vocals continue, a subtle build in the background releases into an elaborate electronic drop. The drop transcends genres but could perhaps best be described as a trap-dubstep fusion.Rising star IZII has […]

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Listen to Zomboy’s ‘Rott N’ Roll Pt. 1: Remixed’ EP with Doctor P, Gent & Jawns, Habstrakt, more

When Zomboy unveiled his Rott N’ Roll Pt. 1 EP on Never Say Die Records, fans were treated with four skull-crushing bass tracks originally composed by Josh Mellody himself. The extended play project featured squeaky clean samples, highly rhythmic four-to-the-floor bass lines, and a noticeably strong arrangement. Now the UK-based heavy dubstep producer has released a reprise remix package that features some of the darkest and […]

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What So Not & QUIX give away their edit of AWOLNATION’s ‘Run’ [Free Download]

AWOLNATION‘s “Run” shows off the band’s aptitude in electronic sound design, making the single an ideal candidate for re-molding. This reality finally manifested when prolific bass talents What So Not and QUIX elected to provide their take on the piece, and the result is quite raunchy.The pair amplify the original’s hardened nature with a trap […]

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Aotu releases ‘Warpath’ EP

Aotu‘s Warpath EP reflects an intention to build the raw power of trap influencers like RL Grime into a cinematic style arrangement made famous by composers like Hans Zimmer.With this foundation, the Warpath EP covers two imaginative themes through detailed, original works. “Thunderhead,” highlights a haunting angle, with eerie aspects found mostly in melody, paralleled with clean […]

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IYFFE – Dance With Me

Support from Kayzo and recent Dim Mak releases have helped place Rio de Janeiro’s IYFFE in a unique limelight.The Brazilian producer’s latest release, “Dance With Me,” pairs the atmospheric effects of trap with the synth work of a melodic bass tune to bring out the mystic vibe of the vocal.The single forms a moving hybrid experience with multiple elements clearly directed […]

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Kill Paris releases cloudy original, ‘Out Of The Dark’

Kill Paris‘ latest single, “Out Of The Dark,” lays out a more melancholy, introverted path than previous releases, while preserving the therapeutic, cloudy and lush feeling many count on the producer for.A vocalist isn’t the main focus of “Out Of The Dark,” showcasing the power well-placed samples and rigid instrumentals can deliver when done right. Kill Paris has maintained […]

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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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Dirty Audio – Stacks

Less than a month after his massive collaboration with Delta Heavy, Dirty Audio has returned with a solo endeavor, “Stacks.”In true Dirty Audio style, “Stacks” zeroes in on pounding, hefty bass, assisted by a haunting piano melody and occasional snake flute solos. Its gargantuan anthemic feel primes the trap track for live performances, where it’s sure […]

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Ekali – Past Life ft Opia

Ekali has gone from strength to strength over the past few months, as he was recently given a chance to grace the prestigious Diplo and Friends mix series, and released the fantastically curated Triple J Mixup 2.0. While the Canadian artist rightfully known for his impeccable mix curation, he can definitely hold his own as a producer, a […]

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Ookay – Party With You

A tension-building intro paves the way for a robot greeting, “Hello, my name is Ookay, and I’m here to party with you,” in Ookay‘s newest single “Party With You.” The track has a raucous trap drop with piercing chords, and the robot voice and grunting human accents complement the hard drops.The LA-based producer has had a big 2017 with hit releases […]

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