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Premiere: Slikback ‘ZETSUBO’

Unsound will release its ‘Intermission’ book and compilation this week, featuring new music from SOPHIE & Jlin, Varg2™ & VTSS, 33EMYBW, Slikback and many more.  Last year, amid the coronavirus pandemic, the 18th edition of Poland’s Unsound festival, which is usually held in Kraków, moved online with Unsound Intermission, presenting …

Listen to Porter Robinson’s Euphoric Final Single from Nurture, “Musician”

The penultimate piece of Porter Robinson‘s Nurture puzzle is here. Ahead of the release of his hotly anticipated sophomore album, the electronic music wunderkind has unveiled the record’s final single, “Musician.” The enthralling new track should strike a chord with Robinson’s diehard fan base, who have been clamoring for more since …

Premiere: ZULI ‘Tany’

ZULI will release his new EP ‘All Caps’ via Lee Gamble’s UIQ this month. Recorded in the months after his equipment was stolen, along with the year’s worth of new music stored on it, the EP is the sound of creativity erupting from frustration, and the Egyptian artist wastes no …

Saltee Drops Pair of Metal-Infused Drum & Bass Tracks

Last month, Saltee took listeners on a ride with his liquid-tinged tunes, “Unkindled” and “Sif.” He’s now returned to the airwaves with a double dose of metal-infused drum & bass. For “Tradition of Torment” and “Heart of Darkness,” he replaced the more ethereal atmosphere he previously created with vivid, industrial hellscapes …

Purple Disco Machine on His Upcoming Album and the Resurgence of Disco: “It’s an Evolution”

The color purple is said to represent meanings of creativity, grandeur, ambition, wisdom, and magic. German dance music production mastermind Purple Disco Machine embodies all of these qualities and more. For over a decade, he has consistently provided feel-good disco house music for fans across the globe. With his effortlessly cool mustache, tropical …

Premiere: Jennifer Loveless ‘Syzgyzy (Scissor Me)’

Jennifer Loveless will release her new EP, ‘Water’, via Butter Sessions this month. Landing on 12th March, the Canadian-born, Melbourne-based DJ/producer’s second release is a four-tracker of hard-hitting house and techno grooves inspired by the force of water.  “When writing this EP, I was thinking about water and I was …

Electronic and Latin Music Collide in Deorro’s Exclusive Playlist for Beatsource’s “VIP Crates” Series

Since kicking off its “VIP Crates” series in early January 2021, Beatsource, a digital music platform designed for open-format DJs, has become a trusted source of playlists. Their latest comes from dance music veteran Deorro, who curated a diverse and radiant selection of tracks at the intersection and electronic and Latin music. On …

Premiere: Rudolf C ‘Gamma!’

Rudolf C will release his new EP, ‘Gamma!’, via Scottish label Craigie Knowes this month. Fusing bouncy prog-house, intergalactic garage and sizzling acid grooves, the four-track EP marks both the label and the Berlin-based producer’s first release of the year. It’s Rudolf C’s second time appearing on Craigie Knowes, having …

Friendzone Pilots Their Next Chapter With New Single “I Don’t Wanna Know” With Nikademis

Having pivoted from throwing 150 shows internationally to launching their own record label last October, the global party brand and beloved LA-based imprint Space Yacht has released “I Don’t Wanna Know,” Friendzone‘s first track of 2021. After meeting at a Park City nightclub, the Friendzone duo eventually became roommates and their collaborative …

Dillon Francis Joins on Blockchain-Powered Streaming Platform Audius, Shares 2014 Daft Punk Remix

Dillon Francis made his Audius debut this week, uploading his high-energy remix of Daft Punk‘s turn-of-the-century hit “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.” The shocking news of Daft Punk’s retirement evidently inspired Francis to take immediate action by re-sharing his remix of one of the duo’s most iconic hits, which he dropped …

Niiko x SWAE and April Bender Join Forces for Anthemic Pop-House Hybrid, “I Ain’t Going Home”

Rising dance music production tandem and 20-year childhood friends Niiko x SWAE have arrived with their latest single, “I Ain’t Going Home.” Arriving on fabled electronic music imprint Armada Music, the duo has stepped up their game in a big way with their most anthemic track to date. “I Ain’t Going Home” is a …

Daft Punk’s Iconic “Homework” and “Alive 1997” Get Vinyl Reissues

Just after iconic dance music innovators Daft Punk announced their split earlier this week, EMI has announced that the duo’s earliest albums, Homework and the Alive 1997 live album that followed, will be re-issued on vinyl today. Homework was Daft Punk’s debut album, also released in 1997. Alive 1997 was recorded at Birmingham’s Que …

Watch BLVK JVCK and Riot Ten’s Trippy Music Video for “TIK TOK” With $teve Cannon

When EDM.com Class of 2021 artist BLVK JVCK joined forces with dubstep heavyweight Riot Ten, it was obvious that something huge was in the making. While we were all trapped indoors, the duo swooped in to save the day with their $teve Cannon-assisted single “TIK TOK.” The rowdy track had fans turning their homes into …

Premiere: Dam Swindle ‘Get Together’

Dam Swindle will release their new EP, ‘Spice Run’, via Aus Music this week.  Marking their first release under their new moniker, and their second appearance on Aus Music, the Dutch duo retain their knack for soulful house grooves and jazzy instrumentation across these four cuts.   The EP also features …

Premiere: Hyroglifics x AC13 ‘Clubcard’

Rising producers Hyroglifics and AC13 have teamed up for a new two-track single on Critical Music.  Pooling together their individual skills, the pair deliver a double-header of tough, rolling d&b. Fresh off the back of his collaborative EP with Sinistarr on Hooversound and another with Sam Binga on Critical, Hyroglifics …

Watch DJ Snake and Malaa Throw Down Massive “Secret Room #2” B2B DJ Set

Returning to their mysterious livestream locale are longtime collaborators DJ Snake and Malaa, who recently joined forces for the second edition of their “Secret Room” livestream series. Following their debut episode in December, the French duo once again went back-to-back to entertain fans during a time of limited live music opportunities. Thankfully, those who …

Eptic Drops Blistering Single “Shadow People” on Monstercat

After kicking off 2021 with Monstercat in early January with a massive dubstep track, Eptic has returned to the electronic music tastemaker for round two. Following some creative marketing that placed Eptic’s patented Computron character in a lucid nightmare soundtracked by “Shadow People,” the track arrived in full today. Just like “Stop Pretending,” …

Premiere: Diessa ‘slavski kolac’

Diessa will release her new EP ‘Between Rooms’ on London’s Edited Arts label on Monday 1st March.  Described as a “venn diagram of Room 1 and Room 2 dance music”, the four-tracker flirts with full-throttle main-room energy, while leaving plenty of space for rhythmic twists and turns, BPM shifts and …

EDM.com Presents Synth Sisters, Vol. 8

There is so much talent within the electronic music community that it’s difficult to keep a finger on its pulse. To assist you on your music discovery journey, EDM.com’s monthly “Synth Sisters” series illuminates new releases from brilliant women producers of all genres and sizes with the hope of celebrating …

Marshmello Releases His First Persian Language Single “Lavandia” Alongside Arash

Continuing his path to global influence, Marshmello has just released his first Persian-language spoken single, “Lavandia.” Mello joined forces with Iranian artist and Persia’s Got Talent TV star Arash to make it happen.  On the production side, Marshmello perfectly curated the track’s arrangement to include Persian-inspired synths derived from authentic strings and flutes native …

Petit Biscuit Deploys “Parachute” Reworks from Big Gigantic and Jai Wolf Ahead of Remix Album

Doubling down on the success of his radiant sophomore album Parachute, French electronic music wunderkind Petit Biscuit has released official remixes from two dance music heavyweights. Petit Biscuit tapped electronic music vets Big Gigantic for a remix of the album’s titular track, “Parachute.” Eschewing their penchant for soaring sax and thumping 808s, the duo …

GRiZ Returns With His First Release of 2021, the Groovy Dubstep Banger “Vibe Check”

After a few quiet months, GRiZ is back with his first release of the year, “Vibe Check.” Infused with soulful instrumentals and his beloved, acid-dripping production style, GRiZ has dropped a new tune that is surely worth the wait. “Vibe Check” is a truly uplifting experience, aligning perfectly with the upcoming winter edition …

Tokyo Machine Shares Explosive Remix of Naeleck and Hige Driver’s “Virtual Gaming”

Following his explosive collaboration with Weird Genius and Lights titled “Last Summer,” Tokyo Machine is back once again with an intoxicating remix of Naeleck and Hige Driver’s 2020 gem “Virtual Gaming.” The mysterious Monstercat mainstay has seen massive success over the past years with his carefree brand of playful visual …

Premiere: Fever 103° ‘I Sink’

Illegal Data returns this month with a brand new compilation.  The Bristol label and party’s second compilation features 15 tracks of sugar-rush club bangers, emotional beats and pop experiments. Set for release on 26th February, contributions to the comp come from the likes of Ava Akira, Kai Whiston, EBU + …

Premiere: Nicola Cruz ‘What Now’

Nicola Cruz will make his debut on Rhythm Section International this week with the ‘Subtropique’ EP.  The Ecuadorian producer channels his roots on this new five-tracker, emphasising traditional, organic percussion among psychedelic dancefloor atmospheres. It’s top notch.  Check out ‘What Now’ below, and pre-order the EP ahead of its release …

Alesso and Armin van Buuren Share Preview, Announce Release Date of Debut Collaboration

It looks like Armin van Buuren and Alesso have a hit on their hands. Since the duo tortured the lovelorn on Valentine’s Day 2021 with a cryptic teaser of a track called “Leave a Little Love,” they’ve remained quiet about their first-ever collaboration—until now. Alesso and van Buuren each took to social media …

Watch ODESZA and Golden Features’ Stunning New BRONSON Audiovisual Mix

Two days after announcing a brand new mix, ODESZA and Golden Features‘ collaborative project BRONSON has delivered on the hype with one of 2021’s best sets. The hourlong mix, which aired today and cycled through a hypnotic blend of the group’s originals and remixes, was the 12th episode of Foreign Family Collective‘s “Broadcast …

Premiere: No Nation & Sheba Q ‘Seasonal Grief’

London’s Diffrent Music will release a new EP from next-gen junglists No Nation & Sheba Q this month. Marking the return of the label’s GiraffeStep release series for up-and-coming artists, London’s No Nation and Sheba Q’s continue their rapid ascent with this killer two-tracker of subtle beat science and intergalactic …

Premiere: Despina ‘Deep State Cam Girl’

Despina will release their new EP, ‘Data Soft’, this week via Brooklyn’s Kindergarten Records. The four-track release is themed around concepts of intimacy, sensuality and identity in a digital world. As the distinction between our digital and physical worlds becomes more blurred, ‘Data Soft’ asks how our virtual, data-based existences …

Premiere: Pamcy ‘Fish Sauce’

Pamcy will release her new EP, ‘Sauce Aisle’, next month.  Debuting on Jun Kamoda’s Jun Records, the Manila, Philippines-based producer and DJ follows her releases for labels like Healthy Tapes, Z Tapes and Genjitsu Stargazing Society with three colourful cuts of culinary-themed house.  Bubbling with rich percussive beats and sweet …

PROFF Delivers Monstercat’s Second Silk Release, "Dark Magic"

Following Monstercat's recent acquisition of the LA-based label, Silk Music, the newly-formed Monstercat Silk unveiled its second release, a new single from the prolific Russian producer, PROFF, "Dark Magic." The new track has everything you would want from a progressive house song with PROFF adding a dark and luminous ambiance that gives "Dark Magic" and …

MitiS Delivers Melancholic Single "Homesick" featuring SOUNDR

MitiS has solidified himself as a mainstay on Seven Lions' Ophelia Records. The Pennsylvania-born artist has found himself releasing numerous records on the imprint, including his All I Have and Shattered EPs. Today, he returns to Ophelia with "Homesick" in collaboration with SOUNDR. "Homesick" encapsulates MitiS' signature sound, hitting listeners with waves …

ILLENIUM Announces a New Album is On the Way

Stop the presses, ILLENIUM has new music on the way. The beloved future bass artist has given a hint that an album is incoming with one simple post.  Where there is a photo shoot, there is music. He further shared why things have been quiet on the production front, "Sorry if I haven’t …

Gryffin and Two Feet Unite For Their Heartfelt New Single, "I Want Love"

Renowned future bass and dance-pop producer, Gryffin, has united with Two Feet for their heartfelt new single, "I Want Love." Out now on Darkroom Records, this idyllic track showcases a balanced blend of seemingly juxtaposing styles.  Platinum-certified singer-songwriter, Two Feet, is known for his atmospheric and moody lyrics—often expressing deep-seated feelings of longing, heartbreak, and uncertainty. …

mau5trap Releases "we are friends vol. 10" Featuring New Tracks From deadmau5, Wolfgang Gartner, Grabbitz, and More

After much anticipation, mau5trap has released we are friends vol. 10, an eighteen-track compilation featuring brand new music from the label. This includes the boss himself, deadmau5, as well as a slew of friends and fellow label artists. Many of these producers have been featured on the previous volumes and this …

Rebecca Black Releases Remix Celebrating 10 Years of "Friday" with Dorian Electra, Big Freedia, and 3OH!3

Rebecca Black debuted a hyperpop remix of her viral single "Friday," celebrating its 10th anniversary. The new release marks the second offering from her in 2021, following "Girlfriend." The remix is produced by Dylan Brady of 100 gecs and features pop music agitator, Dorian Electra, Big Freedia, and 3OH!3. In a press …

Giolì & Assia Deliver Innovative "Moon Faces" EP

Since 2017, Italian duo Giolì & Assia have enchanted listeners across the globe with their unique blend of techno and indie-pop. Additionally, their unique #DiesisLive performances have seen them perform in a handful of stunning backdrops all over Italy including Punta Bianca, Etna Volcano, and the Andromeda Theater. Today, the pair have …

Monstercat Acquires Silk Music, Opens Door to Progressive House and Downtempo

Monstercat seems to always breach into new territory. The renowned independent label is well-known for bridging the gap between electronic music and gaming with its cutting-edge livestreamed events. Now, the label introduces its third brand alongside sub-labels, Uncaged and Instinct, Monstercat Silk. As the name implies, Monstercat has acquired the leading dance music label, Silk Music. …

12th Planet Sends Liquid Stranger’s "Psychonaut" Remix Album Into Orbit [Premiere]

Last Valentine's Day, Liquid Stranger impressed fans with his masterfully-crafted six-track EP, ASCENSION, diverting from his recognized freeform bass prowess and venturing into dubstep territories. Featuring collaborations with artists such as LUZCID, Hydraulix, and LSDREAM, ASCENSION was the last release from the esteemed Wakaan tastemaker. Celebrating one year since the release …

Premiere: Shawn Cartier ‘humans’

London label childsplay is back with more dazzling club sounds this month, this time in the form of Shawn Cartier’s ‘Crazy Boy’ EP.  In keeping with the label’s high-energy, hyper-colourful aesthetic, Cartier’s four-track EP flits from futuristic electro into retro acid rave territory, with sugar-rush flashes of ghettotech and juke …