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EDM.com Playlist Picks: Purple Disco Machine, Love Regenerator and AC Slater [1/21/22]

The electronic music community is constantly evolving with new sounds every week, as artists become more innovative with their compositions. EDM.com's weekly "Playlist Picks" series highlights the top releases in the genre, helping uncover the latest tracks that will soon dominate the dance music scene. EDM.com Top Hits In The …

David Guetta and Sorana Revamp “Heartless” In Kanye-Approved Collab, “redruM”

Sorana and David Guetta have put a haunting new twist on a classic heartbreak anthem with their new single, "redruM."  Marking Sorana's debut on Atlantic Records, the synthwave-inspired track is "an ironic POV on how dramatically people react" to breakups, she said. It was from the perspective of the heartbreaker's next love, …

Premiere: :3LON ‘QL (Mobilegirl Remix)'

:3LON has launched a label, PLUR.net, with a new single, ‘Quantum Leaping’, or ‘QL’. You can hear Mobilegirl’s remix of the track below.  The Baltimore-based producer, singer and songwriter dropped the original mix on 14th January; their tender vocal delivery is underpinned by nostalgic breaks and rich electronic flourishes. This …

Premiere: Leevisa ‘Indoor Labor’

Leevisa will release a new EP, ‘Koreography’, via Toronto label Perpetual Care next month.  Presented a sort of eulogy to the artist, with an accompany obituary-style text, the four-track EP is a collection of off-kilter club music that weaves naturalistic field recordings through bursts of ravey bass and breakbeats; characterful …

Premiere: Dominowe ‘Rah (Core Gqom)’

Dominowe will release a new eight-track EP, ‘UMTHAKATHI’, via GQOM OH! this month. Having debuted on the label in 2016 with the ‘Africa’s Cry’, the Durban producer and DJ has been celebrated for his innovative take on the percussive gqom sound. He’s been prolific in the years since; in 2020 …

Premiere: J-Shadow ‘Exosphere’

J-Shadow will release his new album, ‘Hyperfold’, via Beat Machine Records on 3rd February.  The third full-length album from the London-based DJ and producer follows his 2021 EP, ‘SNKRK08’, on Sneaker Social Club.  On Instagram, Beat Machine Records called the work, “a mosaic of atmospheric and spatial sounds, intended to …

ESPER and Lockbox Tap Isaiah Brown for Must-Listen Melodic Bass Track, “Freefall”

Rising electronic music producers ESPER and Lockbox have teamed up with Los-Angeles-based singer-songwriter Isaiah Brown for a new single called "Freefall." Brown provides a stentorian topline here, exploring the difficulties of letting go and finding the strength to break free from the shackles of the past. The transcendent nature of …

Crystal Skies and MitiS Reunite With Linney for Melodic Bass Anthem, “Gone”

Longtime collaborators MitiS and Crystal Skies have teamed up with Linney for "Gone," out now on Insomniac's Lost in Dreams imprint. "Gone" is something fans of MitiS and Crystal Skies' previous collaborations will undoubtedly gravitate to. Linney's stentorian vocals lead listeners into a dreamy soundscape painted with melancholic guitar riffs, organic …

GhostDragon Drops First Single Off Upcoming Debut Album: Listen to “temporary love”

GhostDragon is preparing for another big year. After a breakout 2021, which saw the release of his critically acclaimed Strangers Again EP and several remarkable singles, the 21-year-old dance music beatsmith has returned with his first release of 2022.  Out today by way of Wave Music/Paradise Music Group, "temporary love" pairs aching lyricism—courtesy of singer-songwriter …

Premiere: Pablo Bozzi ‘Night Voices’

Pablo Bozzi will release a new EP, ‘Ghost of Chance’, via Jennifer Cardini’s Dischi Autunno label this month.  The Berlin-based DJ and producer offers up six cuts of nocturnal Italo Disco and Synthwave fused with vintage EBM grit. Channelling the nostalgic vocal stylings of ‘80s goth clubs and new wave, …

Premiere: LMajor ‘Energy’

LMajor will release a new EP, ‘Tear My Heart’, via Club Glow – the label he co-runs with Denham Audio, Borai and Mani Festo – on 4th February.  The four-tracker follows the release of the London producer’s 2021 EP, ‘Can’t Do It’, on Astrophonica, the title track from which appeared …

Premiere: Valerie Ace 'Lavender Ceiling’

Valerie Ace will release her debut EP, ‘Glitzer Vs Hass’, via SPFDJ’s Intrepid Skin label this month.  The German DJ and producer steps up with four cuts of fierce, zapping techno designed for peak-time. From the pounding industrial rhythms of ‘Glucose Guardian’ to the aptly titled ‘Hyper Hyper Dancey Hardcore’, …

“Onyx” Is The Quintessential Excision Album

It's been three long years since his Excision's last album, but the day fans have been waiting for since 2018 is finally here. Starting off 2022 with a meteoric bang, Excision has unveiled Onyx, which delivers 17 tracks comprising instant classics, long-awaited IDs, and high-profile collaborations. Released on his label, Subsidia, Excision's fifth …

Premiere: Jordan GCZ ‘Terrace House Love’

Jordan GCZ will release his debut solo album, ‘My Brain’s Brain’, this February via Terrence Dixon’s Minimal Detroit label After two decades as one half of the duo Juju and Jordash, ‘My Brain’s Brain’ is the first solo album from the Amsterdam-based artist. The 12-track double LP follows the release …

Pegboard Nerds and Sophon “Shine” On Monstercat Drum & Bass Banger: Listen

The relationship between Pegboard Nerds and Monstercat is the gift that keeps on a giving. The Scandinavian bass music duo are longtime favorites of the Monstercat faithful, releasing music on the powerhouse indie electronic music label at a dizzying pace over the course of the last decade. Tracks like 2012's "Disconnected" and 2016's …

Discover The Spirit Of Nova Gholar’s Music Today

Welcome Nova Gholar’s latest song “FRDM” that will free you, give you an endless supply of positivity to hold on to. The gorgeous music video, directed professionally, lets you experience the freedom of spirit that Nova possesses even through a screen.  Nova Gholar is a California-based singer-songwriter, recording artist, and …

Premiere: aircode ‘Timesplitters’

aircode will release her debut album, ‘Grounded’, via Alien Jams this month. Check out the track ‘Timesplitters’ below.  It marks the second release from the London-based, Swedish experimental electronic producer on Chloe Frieda’s label, following her sleep deprivation inspired ‘Effortless’ EP in 2020. ‘Grounded’ comprises 11 tracks of haunting synths, …

EDM.com Playlist Picks: David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, Jonas Blue and More [01/07/22]

The electronic music community is constantly evolving with new sounds every week, as artists become more innovative with their compositions. EDM.com's weekly "Playlist Picks" series highlights the top releases in the genre, helping uncover the latest tracks that will soon dominate the dance music scene. EDM.com Top Hits David Guetta …

Electronic Music Pulls the Strings of The Weeknd’s “Dawn FM” Album—With Production From Calvin Harris, Swedish House Mafia

After the release of his hotly anticipated Dawn FM album, it's clear The Weeknd's penchant for dance music is more voracious than ever. The Weeknd has long championed electronic dance music, collaborating with the likes of Gesaffelstein, Daft Punk, and Disclosure, among others. However, Dawn FM twists the knife into this …

Subtronics Taps Zeds Dead and Flowdan for Supercharged Collaboration, “Gassed Up”

Zeds Dead and Subtronics recruited a very special guest for their third collaboration. For "Gassed Up," the second single off of Subtronics' upcoming album Fractals, the trio of bass music producers joined forces with grime heavyweight Flowdan. Combining his lyrical abilities with the trio's gargantuan bass, each vocal interlude sets …

Watch SLANDER and if found Drop Soaring New Single “Getting Late” Live At Lights All Night 2021

Throughout their career, SLANDER have collaborated with a multitude of producers and singer-songwriters, ranging from industry titans to unheralded musicians. The duo never stray from a collab that cultivates new talent and gives rise to deserving artists. This past weekend on December 30th, SLANDER performed in front of a sold-out …

Premiere: Ovid ‘Descent’

Ovid returns to Cork label Flood this month with the ‘Stone Coaster’ EP. Following his 2020 debut on the label, ‘Dustbringer’, the Washington DC-based producer ramps up the drama with five percussive club workouts; lush melodies and swooping sonic details weave their way through Ovid’s dynamic drums throughout. The EP …

Premiere: Honeydrip 'Waistline (SIM Remix)'

Montreal-based producer and DJ Honeydrip has invited various artists to remix her striking 2021 debut EP, ‘Anti-Ego’.  Featuring fellow Montreal artists Ouri and SIM, as well as Toronto-based Korea Town Acid and Bristol’s MISH, the ‘Anti-Ego’ remix EP reshapes the dub-indebted pressure and thick, breaksy rhythms of Honeydrip’s original tracks …

EDM.com Presents: The House Brew, Vol. 5

“Symphony No. 4” – Rinzen “Symphony No. 4” is a brooding techno tribute to Beethoven's classic, “Symphony No. 4." “I was so moved by the opening strings that I decided to make my own version of it,” Rinzen shared on the inspiration behind the track. He added that it’s “the most cinematic …

Swedish House Mafia Unveil Orchestral Rework of 2010 Dance Anthem, “One”

You probably haven't heard Swedish House Mafia quite like this before. The veteran electronic music trio have joined forces with Swedish compatriot Jacob Mühlrad for "One Symphony," a classical rework of one of the most prized singles in their discography. Mühlrad, one of the most renowned composers in Scandinavia, has reimagined the generational …

EDM.com’s Best of 2021: Songs

EDM.com proudly publishes four installments of annual year-end coverage: Industry Leaders, Performances, Music Producers, and Songs.   With so much new music offered by EDM's artist community, it would be unfair to its diverse range of creators to publish a nebulous blanket list of the year's top songs. So to highlight …

There’s No Place Like “Home”: Listen to Blackmill’s First Album In 10 Years

One of the electronic music scene's most cherished melodic dubstep producers has released his first album in over 10 years. On Christmas Day, Home, the long-awaited third album from Blackmill, finally arrived. The quiet producer did not launch any grandiose marketing campaigns or TikTok challenges to promote his new release, a …

Above & Beyond Partner With Amazon Music to Share Playlist of Songs Remixed In Spatial Audio

Immersive and spatial audio are becoming the next step forward in audio. Trance group Above & Beyond have now teamed up with Amazon Music to share remixes in Dolby Atmos' spatial audio format. Reworked tracks include "Almost Home," "Screwdriver," and "1995" by gardenstate. When listening to the album, take note of how …

LeDoc and Guantanamo Bae Tap Max C for Anthemic Collab, “Deep Down”

Rising electronic dance music producers LeDoc and Guantanamo Bae have joined forces for "Deep Down," an anthemic house tune. The mesmerizing track features Max C, the famed singer-songwriter behind the timeless vocal from Axwell's "I Found U," among many others. "Deep Down" fuses elements of progressive and slap house, ultimately creating a powerful, …

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“Dreaming Of Me” – Jack Shore, Tollef & Jaime Deraz Coming to NCS, Israeli artist Jack Shore has combined his talents with Tollef and Jaime Deraz to unveil “Dreaming Of Me,“ a radio-ready combination of dance, funk and pop. “Useless” – Doctor Neiman Marking his last single of this year, …

Premiere: KAVARI ‘Skee (Jennifer Walton Remix)’

Scottish collective and label Meld will end the year with a new remix EP, titled ‘Carnyx’, featuring reworks of its 2021 releases. Meld invited Newcastle’s Jennifer Walton, Bristol’s Pluralist and Edinburgh’s Bolam to put their own spins on tracks by KAVARI and Mercy System, who both released EPs through the …

Imad’s New Single Tells a Tale of Resilience Following Beirut Explosion of 2020: Listen

For 21-year-old Imad, his latest single, "Makan" (with Samia), goes far beyond your basic melodic techno track.  Instead, the hauntingly atmospheric song was rewritten by the Lebanese and Nigerian artist after the devastating explosion in Beirut last August. It translates to "place" in Arabic. "That was a turning point for …

Subtronics Reveals Debut Album, Drops First Single “Spacetime” With Nevve

One of bass music's most exciting producers is looking to make a statement with his long-awaited debut album.  While fans are preparing for Subtronics' "Fractal Tour" to kick off, the meaning behind the title was finally revealed. Coming next month is the Philadelphia producer's long-awaited debut album, Fractals.  With jaw-dropping …

Rich DietZ and Zack Martino Flip Destiny’s Child’s “Jumpin’ Jumpin'” Into Tech House Banger

Over two decades have passed since Destiny's Child dropped "Jumpin' Jumpin'." But even 21 years later, one thing's for sure: it's still an anthem. Rich DietZ and Zack Martino have now breathed new life into the post-millennium generational R&B anthem, flipping it into a must-listen tech house banger fit for 2021. The original, which dropped …

Premiere: George Feely ‘Make My Heart Sing’

Eats Everything’s Edible label will release a new V/A EP this week, featuring three dancefloor-focused cuts from emerging talent. Spotlighting three of his favourite rising artists, Eats Everything tapped Dublin’s George Feely, Sydney-based Drew Dabble and London’s Tom Jay for the ‘Breakthrough Beats’ EP. From ceiling-kicking disco house to thick, …

Listen to Zedd’s Gripping Remix of Grabbitz’s VALORANT Champions Anthem, “Die For You”

Grammy-winning electronic music producer and avid VALORANT gamer Zedd has dropped a new remix of the game's 2021 championship anthem, Grabbitz's "Die For You." Zedd's electro house roots shine in the gripping remix, which hit streaming platforms after the VALORANT Champions 2021 tournament wrapped up on December 12th, 2021. It's not quite the complextro mayhem …

Bleu Clair’s Scintillating “Prelude” EP Signals a Bright Future In House Music: Listen

Since making a glowing first impression on Insomniac Records last year, house music dynamo Bleu Clair dives deep to deliver his latest project on the imprint, the Prelude EP. The record marks Bleu Clair's biggest release to date and offers a taste of what's to come from the young, Indonesian beatsmith. Opting to enlist bubbling …