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Exclusive: Kongsted x Temmpo – Boomerang (Xan Griffin Remix)

Fresh off the release of his debut Zodiac album, Los Angeles producer Xan Griffin is back with a remix of Kongsted and Temmpo’s “Boomerang.” Xan Griffin taps into the lighthearted soul of the track and amplifies it, adding future bass production behind Tonino Speciale’s vocals. He primed the formerly low-key track for the dance floor with a soaring […]

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Xan Griffin unveils the story behind his conceptual ‘Zodiac’ album [Interview]

Xan Griffin has been producing music for nine years — half of his life.  When he was just 9 years old, the young music enthusiast being creating his own compositions. He loved the idea of concept-style arrangements and swore to himself that when he honed his craft, he’d work on a large-scale project based around […]

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NMF Roundup: Like Mike releases a solo track, Hardwell manufactures the next mainstage hit, and more

Like Mike goes solo with new release “Rewind” with smooth vocals and pop chords. “Rewind” is the perfect smooth summer track that is sure to grace radio stations across the world. Todd Heller brings pac man to music with gaming synths and interesting chord combinations with cutting drops in new release “Ride It.” Melodic chords […]

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NMF Roundup: Hardwell and Steve Aoki go hard, Cheat Codes reworks Tom Walker, Xan Griffin shreds + 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. Take a serendipitous end-of-week drive with Youngr through his newest syrupy indie pop number, “Drive.” Ulterior Motive lends the robustly voiced […]

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Xan Griffin puts electronic spin on Erykah Badu’s classic ‘On & On’

Xan Griffin continues his string of celestial, zodiac sign-named releases with an enthralling new take on a neo-soul classic.The Californian producer has taken on Erykah Badu’s 1997 tune “On & On,” of which she won a 1998 Grammy for best female R&B vocal performance. Griffin’s tastefully put his touch on the classic. By placing Badu’s voice at […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 18

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA music editor and staff writer Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure.We’re kicking things […]

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Xan Griffin – Scorpio ft Romy Wave

In May 2017, Californian producer Xan Griffin began a series of songs named for zodiac signs. Since he started with “Gemini,” he’s gone on to produce “Cancer,” “Leo,” “Virgo” and “Libra,” followed by his latest: “Scorpio.”“Scorpio” is a transcendent, almost cinematic experience. A minute-long introduction ushers the listener into the latest zodiac installment with a simple […]

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Xan Griffin – Gemini (ft. WILD) [Free Download]

Like most SoundCloud-developed acts, Xan Griffin began his conquest as a producer flipping popular dance tracks in an attempt to showcase his artistic sound through a familiar vice. With remixes of The Chainsmokers, Marshmello, and Ookay as well as a number of originals accumulation hundreds of thousands of plays, the California beatsmith’s sonic aesthetic pulls […]

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