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Premiere: Etch ‘Shadows Passed By’

Brighton-based breaks wizard Etch returns to Sneaker Social Club next month with the ‘Anachronism’ EP. Marking five years since his debut on the label, and three since his landmark debut LP ‘Ups & Downs’, Etch’s new four-tracker for the label is a masterclass in subtle beat science and atmosphere. Where …

Legendary Musician John Oates Joins Forces With Saxsquatch for Dance Remix of 1982 Classic “Maneater”

Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Oates has joined forces with brass-playing sensation Saxsquatch to reimagine Hall & Oates’ 1982 classic “Maneater.” Out now via Monstercat, the unlikely fusion of the two musical greats transformed the original top-charting hit “Maneater” into a jazzy, electro-spun modern classic. Injected with …

Premiere: Outsider ‘Yay’

Bristol label Pressure Dome will release its third charity compilation this week, raising funds for the local Community Care Package initiative, which has been providing fresh fruit and vegetables to those who can’t afford it during the pandemic.  Like every Pressure Dome release, this compilation shines a light on the …

KSHMR Delivers Internationally Inspired Journey on Debut Album “Harmonica Andromeda”

Since first teasing his debut album in November, KSHMR has consistently drummed up hype about the record. The excitement continued with the release of the first single from the album produced alongside Karra, “The World We Left Behind.” His highly anticipated LP Harmonica Andromeda has finally arrived via Spinnin’ Records.  Harmonica Andromeda takes listeners …

The Midnight Re-Release Halloween EP, “Horror Show” on Spotify, Apple Music, and More

Last October, The Midnight surprised fans with the release of their Halloween EP, Horror Show. Unfortunately for many fans, the fantastic EP was only available to those who had an Amazon Music subscription, leaving some without access to the haunting throwback. Thankfully, this exclusivity ended on Friday as the synthwave legends …

Alesso Teams Up With Chinese Singer Corsak and K-Pop Group Stray Kids for New Single “Going Dumb”

In honor of their third anniversary, PUBG mobile is celebrating with a succession of live DJ sets and partnerships with Alesso, R3HAB, Lost Frequencies, and more. In partnership with PUGB mobile, Alesso also teamed up with Chinese singer CORSAK AND K-pop group Stray Kids for their new single “Going Dumb.” Delivering Alesso’s signature …

The Knocks and Foster The People Release 90s Covers EP With Remix of “Bittersweet Symphony”

Foster The People and The Knocks have revisited three 90’s classics, delivering new spins on timeless originals from The Verve, Beck, and Moby on their collaborative Melody & Silence EP. In their rendition of The Verve’s now two-decade old hit “Bittersweet Symphony,” Mark Foster‘s delivery and tone bears an uncanny …

Steve Aoki, Kiiara, and Wiz Khalifa Reimagined a Matchbox Twenty Hit for New Single, “Used To Be”

Steve Aoki has arrived with his next star-studded collaboration. He’s joined forces with the multi-platinum selling pop songstress Kiiara for the new single “Used To Be,” along with none other than the Grammy and Golden Globe-nominated Wiz Khalifa.  The track will sound familiar for those who were alive when CDs reigned …

Claptone Unveils Spellbinding New Tech House Single, “Zero”

Mysterious German tech house producer Claptone has unveiled a new original track titled “Zero,” out today via Different Recordings.  Incorporating mesmeric vocals, entrancing piano chords, and atmospheric synths, Claptone has expertly crafted a tech house anthem to light up any dance-floor. “Zero” brims with sensational sound design that shares a story with …

NXSTY and Seb C Drop Genre-Crossing Single, “Guala” With Kid Sharif

NXTSY and Seb C, two budding Vancouver-based artists, have teamed up to release a brand new genre-crossing collaboration titled “Guala.” Featuring the audacious vocals of Kid Sharif, the track blends the hip-hop lyricism with the booming bass elements of electronic dance music. Fitted with emphatic horns, a bobbin’ baseline, and warm synths, this house …

Listen to Justin Bieber’s New “Justice” Album, With Production from Skrillex, Virtual Riot, More

Justin Bieber has finally unveiled Justice, his sixth studio album featuring production from Skrillex and Virtual Riot, among other high-profile electronic music producers. The two dubstep heavyweights are credited as writers on the album’s opening song “2 Much,” a stripped-down piano ballad. Check out the contemplative track below. There’s no doubt that longtime fans of both …

Dion Timmer’s “Arcane” EP is a Masterclass in Bass Music Production

Dion Timmer has arrived with his highly anticipated Arcane EP, a 7-track stunner that arrives via Excision‘s Subsidia Records banner. Arcane is nothing short of breathtaking. Timmer effortlessly weaves through the darkest netherworlds of bass music, interpolating elements of drum & bass, dubstep, and even midtempo. Original musicality gushes through each …

Watch the Powerful Music Video for Imanbek’s Remix of Supafly and Kiesza’s “Fly With The Angels” [Premiere]

Imanbek has continued to deliver hit after hit after bursting onto the scene with his viral remix of Saint JHN‘s “Roses.” Very few artists have experienced as meteoric a rise as the Kazakh producer, who just took home his first Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording. He’s now keeping his foot …

Denver’s Own Dreamers Delight Shares Kaleidoscopic Visual for New Single “Carbon” [Premiere]

Denver-based producer Dreamers Delight has unveiled his latest single, the hypnotic bass jam “Carbon,” alongside a stunning audiovisual clip. Developed in collaboration with digital creator RubenFro, the visualizer takes viewers into a rabbit hole of kaleidoscopic imagery, soundtracked by the mind-bending melodic flair of Dreamers Delight. Within a few seconds of diving …

Premiere: Nabalayo & NKC ‘Mwizi I’

Kenyan artist, producer and vocalist Nabalayo and NKC have teamed up for a new EP, ‘Mwizi’. Set for release on UK DJ and producer NKC’s Even The Strong label in April, the EP combines both artists’ distinctive sounds: Nabalayo’s Kenyan folk and electronic pop fusion style Changanya, and NKCs heady …

Future Bass and Melodic Dubstep Collide in Chassi’s Soaring “Satellite” EP

Rising electronic music producer Chassi has arrived with his sophomore EP, the soaring 3-tracker Satellite. The Los Angeles-based beatsmith wastes no time with the record’s emphatic titular track, a collaboration with fellow bass producer Prezzur. “Satellite” is a melodic dubstep bomb that masterfully blends euphoric saws akin to Seven Lions with the fluttering arpeggios of …

Premiere: darkmavis & sohotsospicy ‘Glorified’

Dublin’s darkmavis and Thrust Collective co-founder sohotsospicy will release a new collaborative EP, ‘sodarksospicy’, this month.  The EP is set for release on darkmavis’ new label Talamh Records, which launched last month with a V/A compilation, spotlighting an emerging new wave of club music producers in Ireland.  Featuring cuts from …

Rising Artist Aicha Dosso Makes It Clear She Has A Lot To Offer On Debut Single “Bien”

When nature gifts someone with multiple talents, it becomes their duty and desire to try different industries and realize the complete palette of their skills. Aicha Dosso is a multitalented singer-songwriter, actress, and writer born in Ivory Coast who spent her early years in Paris where she attended La Sorbonne …

Premiere: Sam Binga & Chimpo ‘Rude AF’

Sam Binga and Chimpo join forces this month for a flashy new four-tracker on Critical Music.  Titled ‘Maison Binga​-​Chimpoix Présente: Ultra Luxe’, the EP is set to land this Friday, 19th March. Don’t let the ‘rich walnut’ coloured vinyl and ‘leather-bound’ artwork fool you though, these four tracks offer only …

Laces Fuses Dreamy Synths With Choppy Bass On Debut EP, “Field Fallacy XVI”

It’s not everyday that a funeral videographer makes the switch into electronic music. But for Melbourne-based Laces, who first released music in 2018, this pivot has given birth to forward-thinking fusions of euphoric, Porter Robinson-styled synths and choppy, Cashmere Cat-reminiscent percussion.  With his latest six-track EP, Field Fallacy XVI, Laces builds …

chromonicci. Drops New Experimental Trap Single “Nono”

Steadily emerging from the underground scene into the forefront of experimental electronic producers, chromonicci. has grown to one of the scene’s most prolific producers. We are only in the third month of 2021 and we are already receiving our fifth single from the beloved artist, the maniacal “Nono.”  “Nono” is chromonicci.’s first release …

Sam Blacky Drops New Tech House Single “Body”

After making her studio debut last month with the retro-inspired single “Too Late,” Sam Blacky is back with its official follow-up. “Body” arrived today via Blacky’s new imprint, Stabby Records. “Body” picks up where “Too Late” left off, further situating the DJ-turned-producer as an artist to watch in tech house scene. …

Au5 and HALIENE Pair Up for Masterful Single “Was It You”

Taking us across a cosmic journey, New Jersey-based producer Au5 has teamed up with Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter HALIENE to produce a sky-high melodic bass track called “Was It You.” The production follows his latest masterful collaboration with Tritonal and Dylan Matthew, “Happy Where We Are,” and his recent single “Anywhere,” in which he partnered …

The Bloody Beetroots and JACKNIFE Team Up for Relentless Electro House Anthem “Jericho”

In January, JACKNIFE took the stage at Eatons Hall in Brisbane and previewed a monster collaboration with The Bloody Beetroots, which the Italian artist later confirmed in a separate Instagram post. Just a few months later, their single “Jericho” has arrived via Tiësto‘s Musical Freedom. “Jericho” adopts both The Bloody Beetroots and …

MitiS Taps Zack Gray for Melancholic Single “Hurt” From Upcoming Album

MitiS has been delivering the best music of his career as of late. In January, he released “Try” with RØRY, followed by “Homesick” with SOUNDR in March. For the latest single from his upcoming album, the Pennsylvania-born producer returns with Zack Gray on their new collaborative single “Hurt,” out via Seven Lions‘ Ophelia Records.  “Hurt” …

Vindata Release Intoxicating Summertime Jam “Already Home” With Maurice Moore and JoiStaRR

After remaining relatively quiet in 2020, Vindata are determined to make 2021 their year. In January, the Los Angeles-based duo released the first two tracks from their forthcoming album, “Good 4 Me” and “Union.” Today, they’ve delivered their latest single “Already Home” via Monstercat.  “Already Home” brings an upbeat summertime feel …

Premiere: Witch Trials ‘Stay Away’

Witch Trials launches his new label, Myryrs, this month with the release of a deep, dark EP of his own, titled ‘Habitual Martyr’. Described as “a conceptually driven record label with a focus on genre crossover music and collaboration in visual media”, Myryrs introduces itself with an atmospheric five-tracker, spanning …

Premiere: Gabber Modus Operandi ‘Ketewel’

Bali’s Gabber Modus Operandi will reissue their groundbreaking debut LP, ‘PUXXXIMAXXX’, this month. Originally released in 2018 via Yogyakarta label YES NO WAVE MUSIC, ‘PUXXXIMAXXX’ launched the duo’s musical journey with a sound that fused elements of gabber, breakcore and happy hardcore with distinctly Indonesian dance, folk and pop styles …

Sleepnet Taps IMANU for Stunning Single “Glass Hearts” from Debut EP [Premiere]

Just days ago, NOISIA‘s Nik Roos revealed that he was behind the mysterious Sleepnet alias, after speculation began brewing when the entrancing “Angel Blade” was premiered via UKF last month. Sleepnet also revealed that “Angel Blade” was a part of something bigger—the First Light EP, set to be released via NOISIA’s VISION imprint this …

Premiere: Etari ‘Dandelion Dance’

100% Silk will release the new album from Los Angeles DJ and producer Etari, ‘Rainbow Eucalyptus’, this month.  With nine tracks of bright, blissed out house, the artist’s debut physical release nestles comfortably into the label’s catalogue. Inspired by “rare trees, cool air, and spiraling rhythm”, the melodies are like …

Epsilon XI Unveils Nostalgic 7-Track Album, “Borderlands”

New Jersey-based electronic music producer Epsilon XI has unveiled Borderlands, a gorgeous new 7-track album. The producer, whose chose the Roman numeral in his name to reflect the month of November—the year his late sister was born—has delivered a nostalgic slice of electronic melancholia. Alongside fellow artist and producer Tony Appleseed of antFarm …

Premiere: Prayer 'No One Left'

Prayer will release a new EP next week. Following releases on his own Grade 10 imprint and with Bristol’s Black Acre, UK-based DJ and producer Prayer will join SHERELLE and Naina’s esteemed vinyl label Hooversound with five-track EP, ‘In Your Arms’. Joining the likes of Deft, Sinistarr and Tim Reaper on …

Dirtybird’s Claude VonStroke Drops New Sample Pack, Announces Music Production Contest

Music producers can now glimpse into the weird and wonderful musical mind of Claude VonStroke, Dirtybird‘s papa bird, who has been pushing the envelope of house music for years with his unique approach to production. The famed producer and DJ dropped his new sample pack today, dubbed “Claude’s Construction Vol 1.” The bundle …

The Funk Hunters Join Forces With Defunk and Akylla for Fiery Single, “Warn Ya”

Canadian electronic producers Defunk and The Funk Hunters are back with a bold new collaboration alongside Akylla.  “Warn Ya” is a fiery midtempo tune that blends Defunk’s signature funky basslines with the masterful soundscapes of The Funk Hunters. The track’s spellbinding vocals—provided by a hypnotic Akylla, a classically trained instrumentalist and singer-songwriter—are a perfect fit …

CharlestheFirst Enlists Tsuruda for Wavy Single, “Hang In There” [Premiere]

Electronic producer CharlestheFirst is an expert at painting vivid, naturalist portraits with his music. Infusing hip-hop sentimentalities into his nature-forward, electronica-laden beats since 2014, he has put forth a slew of impressive EPs and albums, such as Roots, Running Through The Forest, The Reach and No Dimmer. He’s now due for something new and his …