Exploring Emerging Rapper carsn.’s Multifaceted Inspirations And Local Influences 

carsn., the rising star from the Dallas/Fort Worth music scene, is making waves with his unique blend of pop and hip-hop. With latest releases like “can’t miss a moment,” and his debut album, Mixed 3motions, he shows off his diversity, delving into the roots of his colorful musical background, and …

Leandro Cury ’s “Estrela” Shines Bright Gleaming Through The Shadows

Leandro Cury ’s new single “Estrela” is a poetic testament to an evolution of emotions. It encapsulates a journey, not of transitioning between states, but of immersing into the radiant warmth of love. In this space, where affection unfolds, darkness dissipates, and shadows become an ancient memory. We are caught …

Crafting Uplifting Beats: The Story Behind D.J.C.’s “Sexy House Thang” 

D.J.C.’s latest release, “Sexy House Thang,” reflects the power of music to infuse positivity into everyday life. This feel-good single is a groove-filled journey into the heart of the house genre. The producer and founder of NexGen Music shares his approach to crafting the beats that drive this purposeful track.  …

“Reaching for the Sun” Artist Szarr Breaks Boundaries And Embraces Musical Diversity

Multi-talented artist and producer Szarr discusses his musical journey and the importance of exploring different genres. With his upcoming debut EP, Idioma, following the recent release, “Reaching for the Sun,” the artist promises fans a unique and diverse sonic experience that transcends traditional boundaries.  Szarr’s creative approach is characterized by …

Exploring Luna O’Cero’s Come n’ Try Latin & Upcoming Performances

Luna O’cero,  the international Caribbean singer, is breaking boundaries with his latest album, Come n’Try Latin. This record impresses with its seamless fusion of diverse musical genres such as Salsa, Merengue, Son, and Bolero. In a recent interview, the artist discusses his determination to transcend genre limitations and his dedication …

Kai Phi On Crafting a Surreal Sonic Experience With “In Dig A New”

Avant-garde EDM artist Kai Phi, who recently shared “In Dig A New,” the follow-up to  “California Forever,” “Le Midi,” and “Dream Drum,” talks about blending different genres, including dubstep, reggae, and hip hop, to create a unique sound. His process involves exploring the syncopation elements of each genre and adopting …

EDM.com Playlist Picks: Rezz, Alison Wonderland, Fred again.. & More [10/28/22]

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 Fred again.. …

Premiere: Shinedoe ‘Wake Up’ 

Shinedoe will release her fifth album, ‘Freedom Riders’, via her own MTM Records this week. Listen to ‘Wake Up’ below.  The Amsterdam-based DJ and producer’s latest 10-track release is a masterclass in classic techno energy, which detours through deep house and minimal forms. Shinedoe has described the album as being …

Premiere: The 83rd ‘diddy b0p’

The 83rd will release a new EP, ‘c r u $ h c i t y’, this week. Listen to ‘diddy b0p’ below.  The New York producer’s first new release after a three year hiatus is a six-tracker that fires on all cylinders. Touching on everything from experimental hip-hop and …

Premiere: Maggie Tra ‘Kingdom Of Her’

Maggie Tra will release a new album, ‘Kingdom Of Her’, via her SYS Sister Sounds label this month. Listen to the title track below.  The Australia-born Khmer/Viet DJ and producer follows her recent single ‘Apsara’ with a 10 track album that pays tribute to her Cambodian roots and to her …

EDM.com Presents: The House Brew, Vol. 13

“Grapevine” – Lane 8 feat. Elderbrook Elderbrook’s tender vocals float gently above Lane 8’s bustling instrumentation on “Grapevine.” The song’s sentimental character is a result of a personal backstory. “Back when I was living in San Francisco after college, I used to regularly take road trips down to LA to …

Britney Spears Returns: Listen to Her Duet With Elton John, a Dance Version of 1972’s “Tiny Dancer”

It's Britney, bitch… and Elton. Britney Spears and Elton John have joined forces to reimagine "Tiny Dancer," the latter's iconic 1972 song, into a dance anthem. "Hold Me Closer" is the first new music from Spears following the end of her controversial conservatorship, which had inspired a full-blown movement spearheaded …

Calvin Harris Unites With 23 Collaborators On Sun-Kissed Sixth Album, “Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2”

Five years after its predecessor, Calvin Harris has finally unveiled Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2, his sixth studio album. The new LP features a staggering 23 collaborators, among them Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, Halsey, Charlie Puth and Normani. Harris manages to weave a sun-drenched latticework of electro-funk, laid-back R&B and smooth nu-disco throughout Vol. …

ZHU Drops Surprise Seven-Track Mixtape, “Musical Chairs”

Grammy-nominated electronic music artist ZHU has released a surprise seven-track mixtape, Musical Chairs (Vol. 1).  Out now via Astralwerks and in the wake of a headlining Lollapalooza performance, Musical Chairs marks ZHU's first release since December 2021, when he dropped DREAMLAND (DELUXE). The mixtape features seven brand new tracks that offer up an atmospheric range of moods, …

Calvin Harris Drops Bubbly R&B Single With Normani, Tinashe and Offset: Listen to “New to You”

Another day, another Calvin Harris record to soundtrack our summer. The Grammy-winning "Summer" producer has unlocked the latest single from Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2, an album that fans have been clamoring for since its sun-kissed predecessor dropped in 2017. Harris today unveiled "New to You," a sultry, R&B-inspired cut featuring …

Premiere: Eich ‘Induction’

Dublin label and party will release a new compilation, ‘WZY2​.​5’, next month. Listen to Eich’s ‘Induction’ below.  Run by DJ and promoter EMA, who featured in DJ Mag’s monthly Emerging Artists feature in 2021, Woozy has quickly become Ireland’s key outpost for soundsystem-inspired club music and low-end frequencies. Following on …

Premiere: WheelUP & Sam Interface ‘Copacetic’

WheelUP and Sam Interface will release a new collaborative single, ‘Copacetic’, via Tru Thoughts next week. Have an exclusive first listen below.  The duo’s debut collab pulls from their shared background in the early 2000s d&b scene, injecting a fat, funky and bass-charged breakbeat cut with classic junglist flair.  Speaking …

Premiere: Céilí ‘Petrol Or Diesel’

Céilí and Asquith will release a new split EP, ‘Back Once Again’, this month. Listen to Céilí’s ‘Petrol Or Diesel’ below.  The Mála Ádh and Lobster Theremin founders step up on another of Asquith’s labels, Higher Power, with three cuts each of scorching hot techno. There’s no messing about here; …

Nils Hoffmann Announces Sophomore Album, Shares Pensive Single “Let Me Go”

Combining soothing soundscapes with mesmerizing melodies, Nils Hoffmann’s latest release is a stunner. The Berlin-based producer has returned to Anjunadeep with a new single, “Let Me Go” (with TENDER), which coincides with the launch of a brand new chapter in his blossoming career. Directly following his recent double-single "9 Days …

Premiere: Wanton Witch ‘Pai Khao San Mai’

London party and platform Boudica launches its new vinyl label this month with a four-track V/A EP, ‘Pure Bones’. Listen to Wanton Witch’s track, ‘Pai Khao San Mai’, below. Originating as Boudica Music Conference in 2020, the platform strives to “give visibility to women, trans+ and non-binary artists”. Evolving into …

Watch Dabin, Grabbitz and Salin Perform New Remix at VALORANT France Opening Ceremony

VALORANT France has recruited a longtime fan and previous collaborator for an energetic live performance. Over the weekend, Dabin, Grabbitz, and Salin took the stage at the French competition, "VALORANT Regional League France: Révolution," for a live opening ceremony performance.  Neither of the two electronic artists are a stranger to Riot Games' popular …

Premiere: Yaseen ‘Siteh ft. Dakn’

ZULI and Rama’s irsh project returns next month with the release of a new compilation, ‘did you mean: irish vol. 2’. Listen to Cairo-based producer Yaseen and Palestinian rapper Dakn’s opening track, ‘Siteh’, below.  ‘did you mean: irish vol. 2’ builds upon the video project launched in earlier stages of …

SIDEPIECE Link Up With Lee Foss to Reimagine Ciara’s 2004 Hit, “1, 2 Step”

Grammy-nominated house music tandem SIDEPIECE (Party Favor and Nitti Gritti) have joined forces with Repopulate Mars label boss Lee Foss for their first-ever collaboration. Out now via Insomniac Records, "1, 2 Step" is a surefire dancefloor filler that samples Ciara's 2004 classic of the same name, which features Missy Elliott. SIDEPIECE and …

Premiere: Lighght ‘Scamming’

Turin’s early reflex label celebrates its second anniversary in June with the release of a new compilation. Hear Irish producer Lighght’s contribution, ‘Scamming’ below.  Since launching in 2020, early reflex has transcended geographical and genre borders to become a truly international imprint for leftfield sonics. Like its UK counterparts Nervous …

Premiere: Soukah ‘Don't Care’

Sicaria Sound’s Cutcross Recordings will release its next compilation, ‘With The Sonant’, in June. Listen to Augsburg producer Soukah’s contribution ‘Don’t Care’ below.  With a view to spotlighting emerging talent in the global dubstep depths, the four tracks on this EP hit hard with rumbling beats, tremoring sub bass and …

Premiere: REES ‘Magic’

Palms Trax’s CWPT label will release a new EP from rising MIddlesbrough producer REES next month. ‘Devils Club’ will be released on 13th May and you can hear ‘Magic’ below.  Following releases from Palm’s Trax himself and a slew of reissues and mixtapes, REES’ four-track EP marks him out as …

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“Odeum” – sebjin & High Klassified Returning to Quality Goods Records, Montreal-based artist sebjin has just unveiled his Cliff EP, with “Odeum” alongside High Klassified making up for a bright showcase of his multi-faceted style. “Trojan Horse” – Klasey Jones & Sooski Taken off Klasey Jones and The Wildcatz’s recent …

Shermanology Take On LION BABE and Busta Rhymes’ “Harder” With Electrifying House Remix

Directly following their 2021 album Rainbow Child, celebrated R&B duo LION BABE returned earlier this year with “Harder,” continuing to cement themselves as tastemakers within a wide range of genres. Featuring a guest performance from iconic rapper Busta Rhymes, as well as co-production from acclaimed DJ and producer Mike Nasty, …

Grabbitz Showcases Innovative Production On Genre-Bending Third Album, “Time Isn’t Real”

After months of singles and tantalizing teasers, Grabbitz's hotly anticipated third album has finally arrived by way of Hopeless Records. Time Isn't Real is masterful and innovative, as Grabbitz's decade of experience pioneering the fusion of rock and electronic music has further opened his own clear-cut lane. Throughout each of the …

Premiere: Galtier ‘Living Chamber (feat. aircode)’

Galtier will release a new EP, ‘Imitation Plantae’, via his own Nostro Hood System label this month.  Described as being “inspired by the idea of man-made imitations attempting to capture the essence of natural beauty,” there’s a cyborg, sci-fi quality to these five tracks. Industrial UK techno rhythms are scrambled …

Drezo Launches New Record Label for Artists “Who Are Looking for a Home, But Have Nowhere to Fit In”

Drezo has announced his new label venture, Omens Records, and released its first song. The track, titled "Villain," is a collaboration with Dread MC and pays homage to Drezo's classic, dark sound. An eerie bassline pulses throughout the arrangement as Dread MC's vocals pair effortlessly with the industrial elements of …

Premiere: Design Default ‘Kagura’

Bristol’s Pressure Dome label launches its new 10” series this month with a release from Paris’ Design Default.  After a year that saw it bag a Breakthrough Label nomination at DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards, as well as release its third charity compilation and launch a new international comp …

Premiere: Chinau & Le Hutin ‘Muzik’

Parisian label De La Groove has released a new compilation celebrating house music from the city. ‘Beneath The City’ comprises nine tracks from house music producers across Paris, spanning deep, disco-inflected grooves to thumping Italo and silky UKG. Below, you can hear a collaborative track between label co-founder Chinau and …

Kill The Noise Teams Up With Seven Lions for Stunning Single, “Without You”

Thanks to a decade-long kinship, Kill The Noise and Seven Lions have never wavered in their shared goal of challenging electronic music norms. Long revered for their ability to fluidly oscillate across the spectrum of bass music, the pair have joined forces for a new single called "Without You," which will appear on Kill The Noise's …

Vini Vici and Omiki Join Forces for Psytrance Stunner, “In The Middle”

Another day, another stroke of genius from Vini Vici. The pioneering dance music tandem have unveiled their latest masterstroke, a new single called "In The Middle." Created alongside Israeli compatriot Omiki, the track is a riveting blend of psytrance and techno with melodic undertones that slither through its hypnotic arrangement. But …

Premiere: Josh Wink ‘May Minimal’

Ovum Recordings boss Josh Wink will make his solo debut on Radio Slave’s Rekids label this week.  Serving up two high-energy cuts of funk-laced, Detroit-indebted techno, the ‘Higher State of Consciousness’ producer kicks of 2022 with a bang. Below, you can hear the aptly titled ‘May Minimal’, which finds Wink …

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: 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’, …

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 …

Premiere: Massimiliano Pagliara ‘I Feel Romantica’

Freeride Millenium, the Austrian-German label co-founded by DJ/production duo Jorkes and Daniel Rajcsanyi, has launched a new compilation series, ‘IMPACT’.  Originating as a series of talks in Vienna’s WAF Galerie, co-curated with Lisa Jäger and Philipp Pess, ‘IMPACT’ is an exploration of queer club culture’s relationship with topics such as …

EDM.com Presents: The House Brew, Vol. 4

“Bocat” – Guy Gerber ft. Albertina Though Guy Gerber has been quiet on the release front in 2021, he’s ending the year with the smashing Bocat EP. The titular track crafts intoxicating energy through deep, sustained keys, fierce guitar licks, and electric vocals by Albertina. “I Don’t Wanna Leave” (Innellea …

Premiere: Griffit Vigo ‘Superman’

Griffit Vigo will release a new EP, ‘Art Is Talking’, via Belgian label Maloca this week.  Following his 2020 album, ‘I Am Gqom’, on GQOM OH!, the Durban-born artist, who is one of the originators of the gqom sound alongside DJ Lag, Rudeboyz, Citizen Boy and others,  serves up six new tracks …

Premiere: darkmavis & sweet philly ‘Stabbed’

Dublin’s darkmavis and sweet philly will release a new EP, ‘Euphore’, this week.  The duo’s debut collaboration takes vintage breakbeat hardcore and jungle foundations and sprinkles them with radiant melodies and glitter. Across five tracks, the pair introduce uplifting pop and trance flair onto hefty club beats, shooting straight for …