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 …

“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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

longstoryshort Drops Must-Listen Bass House EP, “Love We Had”

Once again, longstoryshort has delivered a high-powered EP, this time around arriving on Dr. Fresch's House Call Records imprint.  longstoryshort's two-track Love We Had EP is dark and contemplative, and chock full of spellbinding sound design. The EP gives listeners a fresh dose of what's quickly becoming his signature sound, as he's expertly …

Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko Reunite for Euphoric Song With John Martin, “Won’t Let You Go”

Longtime collaborators Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko have always had a magic touch when it comes to electronic music. So when they threw the iconic dance music vocalist John Martin into the mix, expectations were high. And to the surprise of no one, they all delivered. Martin's signature cadence is as strong as ever in …

Shallou Shines Bright On “The Long Way Home” EP, Launches Remix Contest On Discord

Melodic electronica virtuoso Shallou dives deep on his latest project, an emotive, five-track EP titled The Long Way Home. Featuring soul-searching sonics, ethereal vocals and gently-thumping bass beats, it acts as the light at the end of a long tunnel for Shallou, who overcame his recent struggles with mental health—including a diagnosis …

Tom Morello Taps San Holo, Dr. Fresch, More for Exploratory Album, “The Atlas Underground Flood”: Listen

Tom Morello is out here making music producers' dreams come true en masse. The Rage Against the Machine shredder has unleashed a furious wave of music throughout 2021 including an explorative, multi-genre album, The Atlas Underground Flood, as well as a massive EP alongside iconic electro producer The Bloody Beetroots.  Morello has now unveiled …

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 …

Gina Jeanz Breaks Down Each Song On Her Spellbinding Debut Album, “Lucid Theory”

It's no secret that the current generation of young music producers is about as creative as they come. From the endless libraries of music available online to the fast-paced evolution of music-making technology, their artistries have been catalyzed by unprecedented access to education and inspiration.  The result? Experimental aesthetics, enticingly …

RENN and Liel Kolet Join Forces for Haunting Melodic Bass Track, “Peace of Mind”

RENN has unveiled his latest single, a melodic dubstep tearjerker which the rising bass producer called one of the "most emotional and deepest songs" he's ever produced. "Peace of Mind," out now by way of Excision's venerated Subsidia imprint, features a powerful topline from Israeli singer-songwriter Liel Kolet. Kolet, who has released …

EDM.com Playlist Picks: Alison Wonderland, David Guetta, Oliver Heldens and More [12/03/21]

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 Fuck U …

D-Block & S-Te-Fan Release Euphoric “Enter Your Mind” Album On Scantraxx Records

Heavyweight hardstyle production duo D-Block & S-Te-Fan have dropped a heavy-hitting two-disc hard dance album, Enter Your Mind, on Scantraxx Records. Enter Your Mind comprises 17 tracks in total, including the duo's trailblazing "Losing Control," "Fearless," and "Harder Generation." Nine of the tracks represent previously released singles and eight of them are remixes …

ILLENIUM Goes to the Dark Side With Ferocious “Heavy Edit” of New Collab With Trippie Redd and Sueco

You probably haven't heard ILLENIUM quite like this before. Fresh off a Grammy nomination for his fourth album, Fallen Embers, the electronic music superstar today dropped a massive edit of "Story Of My Life," an upcoming crossover collab with Sueco and Trippie Redd. And it's not for the faint of heart. Fans …

Listen to Vintage Culture’s Spin On Chris Lorenzo’s “California Dreamin'” Rework

Brazilian DJ and house music producer Vintage Culture has put his own unique spin on Chris Lorenzo’s “California Dreamin’” (with High Jinx). The original track, which samples The Mamas & The Papas' 1965 hit of the same name, takes a tech house dive. Vintage Culture opted to amplify the shifting dynamics of Lorenzo’s …

Anamanaguchi and Flux Pavilion Soundtrack Rocket League’s Mobile Game With “Dreams”

Ever dream about flying cars while playing soccer? No? Well Anamanaguchi and Flux Pavilion do. Following the release of their debut Monstercat release earlier in the month, Anamanaguchi have returned to the label with "Dreams." The single is a collaboration with influential bass music producer Flux Pavilion, who called it …