Dance Hits. Dance News. Just Dance.

Monstercat Teams Up With Westwood Recordings for Celebratory 8-Track Compilation

Westwood Recordings have teamed up with fellow Canadian record label and electronic music powerhouse Monstercat to curate a special compilation album. Comprising local talent and named after Monstercat's annual Vancouver-based event, Compound 2021 marks the first-ever collaboration between the two imprints.  The diverse compilation features eight tracks, infused with the talents of …

Premiere: Wild Kid ‘​​EVA.ARP2’

Ryan Glassman, co-founder of New York lael 48k, will release the final track under his Wild Kid alias next month. You can hear it below.  The track, which was released as an NFT via Zora back in June, but will be officially released as a single on 1st October.  Speaking …

GT_Ofice Reunites With Nick Elliott and Jantine to Deliver “Wild Hearts”

New York-based electronic music producer GT_Ofice has reunited with Nick Elliott and UK-based multi-platinum artist Jantine to deliver a stellar electro-pop tune. Back in February, GT_Ofice teamed up with Elliott for the release of "Yesterday," an upbeat, anthemic dance track. At that time, there was mention of a second collaboration already in the works—including Jantine …

Premiere: DJ Minx ‘Queendom’

DJ Minx will release a new EP, ‘Queendom’, via HE.SHE.THEY this week. Hear the title track below.  The legendary Detroit house DJ and Women On Wax founder, who released a single ‘Purse First’ in June in celebration of Pride Month, debuts on Steven Braines and Sophia Kearney’s label with three …

Premiere: MC Kuke 'Kwa Ajiri Yao’

Kampala, Uganda’s Nyege Nyege Tapes will release its second compilation celebrating the high-speed electronic sound of Tanzania, singeli, this week. You can hear MC Kuke’s ‘Kwa Ajiri Yao’ from the comp below.  Following 2017’s ‘Sounds of Sisso’, which championed some of the titular studios finest producers, the forthcoming ‘Sounds of …

Premiere: Mary Lake ‘Magnetic Island’

Or:la’s Céad label returns this month with its seventh release, ‘MMXXI Inferno’.  The four-track compilation of cosmic club stompers features cuts from FAFF, Mary Lake, Supreems and Splash Pattern, with all proceeds raised through pre-orders going to Afghan Aid. In keeping with Céad’s impeccable hit rate, the tracks on ‘MMXXI …

Tony Romera’s Debut Album “Introspection” Channels Early Influences Into Multi-Genre Joyride: Listen

After giving fans a glimpse at his debut album with a slew of singles, Tony Romera has finally unveiled his highly anticipated Introspection LP via Monstercat. Spanning 16 tracks, Romera's Introspection is a treat for longtime fans and new listeners alike. He effortlessly flows between genres, refusing to be confined by the house …

No Mana Ushers In the Return of Electro House With “Electromag” Compilation

No Mana's dream to keep electro house alive has reached its culmination with his new 19-track Electromag compilation, released via deadmau5's mau5trap imprint.  Electromag, which started as a joke, has now blossomed into a full-blown project determined to reignite the flame electro house flame. "I gathered a bunch of friends and idols to …

Playlist: The rise of Irish drill

Ireland’s drill scene has been blowing up since 2018, with homegrown rappers and producers putting their own spin on the world-conquering sound. In a recent feature for DJ Mag, Robert Kazandjian spoke with key figures in the scene about experimentation, accents, and developing a new form of expression for Black …

Sonny Fodera Announces Release Date and Tracklist of New Album “Wide Awake”

Following the success of his summertime anthem "Nah," Sonny Fodera has announced his forthcoming 14-track album Wide Awake. Set to release on October 22nd via Fodera's very own venerated Solotoko imprint, the countdown to the unveiling of considerably one of his most ambitious records to date has begun. What sets this particular album apart …

Shallou Returns With Elderbrook-Assisted “Heartaches,” Signs to FADER Label

It's been a long year without Shallou, whose vibrant electronic compositions have been absent from New Music Fridays since last March. Thankfully, the wait just ended. Released September 10th, "Heartaches" is Shallou's first release since his 2020 sophomore album, Magical Thinking. It is also his debut project under FADER Label, which counts …

Premiere: Cando ‘Clutch (Bakongo Remix)’

Bristol duo Cando will release a new EP via London’s Le Chatroom label this month.  Following their 2019 debut release on Livity Sound, Cando’s six-track ‘Clutch’ EP offers four original cuts of percussive UK techno, accompanied by remixes from scene fixtures Bakongo and Kouslin.  From the sizzling syncopated club beat …

Hydraulix Drops Genre-Bending, 20-Track Debut Album “Imposter Syndrome”

After years of releasing some of the most heavily supported tracks among the DJ community, Australian trap music virtuoso Hydraulix has finally dropped the curtain on his debut album, the 20-track Imposter Syndrome LP. Long revered for his approach to bass music production—in which he creates wonky trap music with a booty-shaking twist—Hydraulix …

Premiere: Munyasya ‘Incandescent Plight’

New York label Air Texture will release the latest instalment of its ‘Place’ charity compilation series this month, curated by KMRU with a focus on artists from his native Nairobi, Kenya.  As with previous compilations in the series, which have highlighted sounds from Ecuador, Vancouver, Georgia, Colombia and The Netherlands, …

2Dee Is Back With A New Track: “No Fear”

The very talented rapper-songwriter 2Dee has been fueling some intense discussions in the music scene lately. After dropping the successful hit “Love Again,” he is now back with an ever stronger release, the infectious single “No Fear.” A complete artist displaying an inspiring maturity both in his songwriting and understanding …

Premiere: Adryiano 'H A R D L I N E D U B'

German DJ and producer Adryiano will release a new EP later this week. The Cologne-based artist, who has released records via Shall Not Fade and Soul Notes Music, follows up a string of self-released EPs with a new two-track EP titled ‘TABLEDANCETRACXX’. Another delivery of dancefloor cuts, B-side ‘H A …

Lady Gaga’s “Dawn of Chromatica” Remix Album Is a Captivating Rush of Hyperpop: Listen

Little Monsters, rejoice: Lady Gaga's Dawn of Chromatica remix album has finally arrived. Fans have endured over 15 months and a revolving door of rumors since Gaga's chart-topping, cyberpunk-themed Chromatica album dropped, but the wait was worth it. Executive produced by BloodPop®, Dawn of Chromatica is a supercollider of genre-bending dance music. …

SOFI TUKKER Tap John Summit for Atmospheric House Stunner “Sun Came Up”

Genre-defying duo SOFI TUKKER have returned with yet another surefire hit. The SOFI TUKKER tandem have released a slew of sensational, celebrated singles over the years, integrating underlying messages of inclusivity, liberation, and unity, among other motifs. Their latest single, "Sun Came Up" with breakout Chicago house music artist John Summit, follows suit.   Arriving by way of Ultra Records, the …

Listen to Gryffin’s Sublime Lost In Dreams Festival Mix [EDM.com Exclusive]

Just days ahead of his headlining performance at Insomniac's inaugural Lost In Dreams festival, Gryffin has released an electrifying festival mixtape exclusively via EDM.com. Clocking in at just over 21 minutes, the tape soars with power-packed cuts of tracks by the superstar producer and his electronic contemporaries, such as Seven Lions and MitiS. Highlights include …

Premiere: TONCALi & AKA AFK ‘Hard’

São Paulo’s AKA AFK and producer TONCALi will release a new collaborative EP on Tash LC’s Club Yeke label this week.  The MC and producer combo, both core figures in Brazil’s burgeoning grime (or, brime) scene, deliver four revved-up cuts; AFK’s razor sharp flows leap around Cali’s high-energy beats, which …

Premiere: DJ Stingray 313 ‘Enzymatic Detergents’

DJ Stingray 313 will relaunch his Micron Audio label in September with the release of his ‘Molecular Level Solutions’ EP. You can hear its closer ‘Enzymatic Detergents’ below.  Originally launched in 2006 for a string of Stingray releases under his Urban Tribe alias, Micron Audio’s sole vinyl release to date …

“DONDA” Is Finally Here: Listen to Gesaffelstein’s Production on Kanye West’s 10th Album

It was a rocky road to DONDA—speckled with last-minute delays and controversial performances—but Kanye West's most anticipated album has finally hit streaming platforms. In true Ye fashion, the record flaunts a staggering list of features, producers, and songwriters. Among them is Gesaffelstein, who is credited as a producer on three DONDA cuts. …

Martin Garrix Drops Two Massive Unreleased Collabs in First Show in Two Years: Watch

During his headlining performance at Austria's Electric Love Boutique Edition festival, Martin Garrix dropped a pair of high-profile, unreleased collaborations. Fans were stunned to see the Dutch dance music superstar open his set by dropping a brand new collaboration with John Martin, the revered vocalist behind some of Swedish House Mafia's …

Blanke Returns to Ophelia Records With Devastating Dubstep Track “Boom”

Blanke's monster year has no end in sight. Coming off his phenomenal performance at Bass Canyon, the Australian producer has returned with a devastating new single called "Boom" out via Seven Lions' venerated Ophelia Records imprint.  Straying from the soaring, floaty nature of his recent releases, "Boom" is a neck-snapping crowd-pleaser that's …

Tomorrowland and Universal Music Group Announce New Bespoke Record Label

A goliath partnership has emerged between Tomorrowland and Universal Music Group, who have joined forces to launch their collaborative label Tomorrowland Music.  Specifically, Tomorrowland will be working with UMG's subdivision Universal Music Germany. Virgin Music Label & Artist Services will serve as their distributor and Astralwerks will work in partnership …

DJ Soda, Lost Chameleon and Ahin of K-Pop Supergroup MOMOLAND Join Forces for Party-Starting Single “Okay!”

Korean artists DJ Soda, Ahin of supergroup MOMOLAND, and Lost Chameleon have teamed up on "Okay!" an uplifting, party-starting anthem that combines energizing dance grooves with catchy K-pop influences. DJ Soda returns with her first offering of 2021 and it's her most polished, radio-ready hit in recent memory. DJ Soda spent …

The First Single From Win and Woo’s Debut Album Is Finally Here: Listen to “Knots”

There's not enough wind in Chicago to blow this news over—in fact, it might even blow you away.  Dance music duo Win and Woo have officially embarked on the release cycle of their untitled debut album. Its lead single, "Knots" with Blair Lee, was released independently on August 27th.  Featuring airy, otherworldly vocals from …

AREA21 Preach Positivity on Latest Single “Lovin’ Every Minute”: Watch the Music Video

As the journey to the release of their debut album continues, the AREA21 duo of Martin Garrix and Maejor are is back with the latest single from the hotly anticipated LP. They released "Lovin' Every Minute" today via Garrix's STMPD Records alongside an official music video.  "Lovin' Every Minute" maintains the synergy between Garrix and Maejor, …

Louis Futon Announces Sophomore Album, Drops Funky Lead Single “Ron Burgundy”

True to form, Louis Futon brought out some flute, saxophone, and trumpet to christen the announcement of his long-awaited sophomore album.  The multi-genre producer incorporated all those wind instruments in his funky new track "Ron Burgundy," which is of course named after Will Ferrell's iconic character from the Anchorman films. Quickly moving past …

OneUpDuo Drop Soulful Nu-Disco Jam “N’EAUX”

Detroit-based dance music tandem OneUpDuo have dropped "N'EAUX," a soulful nu-disco bop that will make you forget summer is almost over. Written by OneUpDuo and produced by Chris Hierro, "N'EAUX" is dripping in attitude. The track's sound design is rife with lush synths and gooey guitar licks, blending the funky pop vibes of Dua …

Flume Drops First New Song In Over a Year: Listen

Fans of Flume can finally exhale. After a yearlong drought of new music, the electronic music virtuoso has arrived with a huge remix of Danny L Harle's "On A Mountain," which appeared on the renowned producer's debut full-length album Harlecore. The original track, which blends elements of breakbeat and màkina music, has been …

Equator Drops Melancholic Electronica Tune “stuck in my head”

Sydney-based electronic music producer Equator has unveiled "stuck in my head," an aching electronica single. Arriving by way of Equator's own CNTR imprint, "stuck in my head" exploring the limits of ambition through the eyes of someone who wants to remain close to their loved ones. Its "spread your wings" mentality is mirrored in its sound design, which marries the …

Premiere: Alex Martyn & Liam Doc ‘Fluid’

Liam Doc will release his new EP, ‘Not For Love Or Money’, via Monki’s &Friends label tomorrow, 27th August.  Following releases on labels such as Or:la’s Céad, Huntleys + Palmers, Roux Records, Shall Not Fade, Sulta Selects Silver Service, as well as his own Eyeangle imprint, the Glasgow DJ and …

Premiere: Bala Bala Boyz ‘Vie Des Rois’

Bala Bala Boyz will release a new single, ‘Vie Des Rois’, via More Time Records this Friday, 26th August.  The London-Congolese collective, who DJ Mag interviewed back in 2020 for the Meet the MC series, return to Ahadadream and Sam Interface’s label with a typically explosive cut of percussive club …

Robby Vee On Two New Releases

Robby Vee returns with two new hit tracks. “Good Morning” is pushing cool, moody punches of fuzzy guitar and stalking, galloping rhythms, along with blaring vocals. It boasts a somewhat slow and spacey pop tune awash in ambient synths. Follow Robby Vee on his website and Youtube. “A Forever Kind …

BVLVNCE Unveils Metal-Electronic Crossover Concept Album, “Alchemical Transmutation”

Chicago-based vocalist, guitarist, and bass music producer BVLVNCE has unveiled his debut album Alchemical Transmutation, a genre-defiant body of work inspired by post-hardcore and punk music and released via Recall Records. With the aim of addressing the stigma surrounding mental health, BVLVNCE has delivered an introspective yet rip-roaring record. Often compared to Kayzo, Sullivan …

Premiere: Euphonic ‘Space In My Soul Ft. Neech’

Banoffee Pies Records will release the latest instalment in its reissue series with a collection of unearthed cuts from London’s Euphonic.  Euphonic, the duo of Rob Henry and Nick Trimm, were active in the late ‘90s, releasing music that fused the intricate drum programming of jungle and breakbeat with jazz …

Menna Brings “Fantasies” to Life In Dreamy Official Music Video

Rising Canadian dance music producer Menna has returned with a stunning audiovisual to pair with "Fantasies," his feel-good tropical house tune that was released earlier this year.  Over the past few months, Menna's sun-kissed track captivated listeners who have been stuck working from home, longing for a getaway—and its accompanying music video …

Listen to Songs By Marc Rebillet’s Decade-Old Music Production Alias, leae

Over the past year or so, Marc Rebillet quickly became a household name. But before Loop Daddy was an international music festival headliner, he released wonky electronic beats and hip-hop instrumentals under a secretive alias. While some super-fans have known about the side project—dubbed leae—for some time now, after browsing some of …

Premiere: IKÄVÄ PII ‘death by haha reaction’

Ikävä Pii will release a new EP, ‘Epos Digitale’, via Turin’s early reflex label in September.  The three-track release from the London-based Italian producer follows early reflex’s first anniversary compilation in May, which demonstrated the imprint’s credentials as a force to be reckoned with thanks to its decidedly experimental take …

The Whimsical Music Video for Porter Robinson’s “do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do” Is Here

Electronic music virtuoso Porter Robinson is no stranger to pretty, aesthetically-pleasing things. From the cover art of his latest album Nurture to the immersive soundscapes of his music, his work is as nuanced and elegant as they come. The latest example of Robinson's creative savvy is the official music video for "do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do," which was …

Zeds Dead Deconstruct “i think you’re cool” For Poignant Acoustic Rendition: Listen

Following their foray into the chill and downtempo worlds of electronic music with the trippy Catching Z's mixtape, Zeds Dead have unveiled four new remixes. While largely devoid of their signature wobbly sound, Catching Z's was a masterclass in versatility. The diverse nature of the record is reflected in its remix package, which features edits …

MuhBoi Drops Trippy Electronic Album “There Is No God In Apple Land”

Seattle-based artist MuhBoi has unveiled There Is No God In Apple Land, a mind-bending, seven-track album that traverses the darkest alleys of experimental electronic music. The trippy record, which was inspired by artists like Onehoetrix Point Never and Clams Casino, was released by good, Soft. Records and produced by way of live instrumentation, sampling, and digital production. …

Alesso, Marshmello and James Bay Team Up for Mega-Collab “Chasing Stars”: Watch the Music Video

Electronic music superstars Alesso and Marshmello have brought their magic together, tapping James Bay for their new collab "Chasing Stars." "Chasing Stars" perfectly captures the overall essence of each artist, infusing their sound into a radio-friendly smash. Bay's immaculate vocals lead the way alongside gorgeous piano chords. A catchy guitar riff …

Leaving Laurel’s Debut Album Is a Stunning Tribute to Pierce Fulton’s Memory: Listen

Last month, Pierce Fulton's collaborative side project with Botnek's Gordon Huntley, Leaving Laurel, released the first single from their self-titled debut album. Today, their full body of work—which is dedicated to Fulton's memory—has arrived via iconic dance music imprint Anjunadeep.  Through each of the album's 11 aching tracks, Leaving Laurel expertly convey the chemistry Fulton and …

ZHU Drops Three Exclusive Remixes to Celebrate Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary: Listen

In celebration of 25 years of Pokémon, the legendary game's developers have teamed up with Capitol Records for Pokémon 25: The Blue EP, which consists of three exclusive remixes produced by the enigmatic ZHU.  Similar to how the Pokémon video game series releases their core games, Pokémon 25: The Blue EP is a direct counterpart to the …

Alesso, Marshmello and James Bay Team Up for Mega-Collaboration “Chasing Stars”: Listen

Electronic music superstars Alesso and Marshmello have brought their magic together, tapping James Bay for their new collab "Chasing Stars." "Chasing Stars" perfectly captures the overall essence of each artist, infusing their sound into a radio-friendly smash. Bay's immaculate vocals lead the way alongside gorgeous piano chords. A catchy guitar riff …

Skrillex Confirms Multiple Bodies of Work On the Way: “There’s So Much to Express”

Skrillex has finally confirmed the news his fans have been clamoring for: he's all but finished "multiple bodies of work." Speaking to Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, the dubstep icon waxed poetic about his experiences creating "Don’t Go," a collab with Justin Bieber and Don Toliver. It was his comments about future projects, …