We Are The Brave head honcho Alan Fitzpatrick is back with another release on his own label, in collaboration with Irish DJ/producer Rebūke. ‘Ultimate Distortion’ is a club track full of dark and driving sonics, as a beat is laid down by the pair underneath distorted synths and a vocal consisting only of ‘acid’ being repeated throughout the track.
Defected launches its first ever four-part thought leadership series We Talk As One from tomorrow, Friday 27 November to Friday 18 December, bringing together over 20 people to discuss the present and future of the music and digital media industries, in a free-to-access virtual roundtable format.
As the year draws to a close, Drumcode looks ahead to 2021 by recently announcing Drumcode Festival 2021 Malta, their first 4-day event from 16-19 September. Over 40+ artists from the Drumcode family and beyond will play the four-day event headlined by Adam Beyer, who will be joined by Richie Hawtin, Ben Klock, Maceo Plex and Chris Liebing, who’ll play alongside his collective of DC artists over eight stages.
House music label FFRR and Diplo's Higher Ground continue their flurry of releases with ‘Turn Back Time’, a collaboration between Diplo and Sonny Fodera. Bringing together their combined production they deliver a new track full of old skool piano stabs, a vocal, bouncy beats and an electronic bassline.
‘Castles In The Sky’, the track from Belgian band Ian van Dahl, enjoyed quite the run in dance music land when it was released shortly after the turn of the millenium. Immediately catching the ears and eyes of the global dance music crowd, the record became a major hit in the United Kingdom, peaking at #3 in the UK Singles Chart and #1 in the Scottish Singles Chart.
SeeMeNot’s ‘Chez Renee’ is the second single from the Jamaican-Canadian artist and musician, and features remixes from Joe Goddard. Goddard’s radio edit is out now, with the full EP, including his full length and dub mixes, available from 4 December, alongside another new SeeMeNot song, ‘If I Could’.
A body of music that fuses trance, techno and D&B with progressive and poetry, ambient and acid and harmony and hard dance, the ‘Last King Of Scotland’ aims to vie for the tag of ‘timeless’. It is a musical narration of Will Atkinson’s own path, that of a patriotic, electronic music loving boy growing up in a far-flung corner before moving on, out and up to possible global recognition.
Goldie's album 'Timeless' turns 25, and to celebrate Clifford Joseph Price — the producer and DJ recently announced new remixes of his album track ‘Inner City Life’. Each remix brings out different facets that accentuated the 1995 track - a collage of sounds that possibly captured a fragmented and urbanised London in all its musical forms.
Sydney-based twin act Cosmo’s Midnight recently shared a new video and remix for ‘A Million Times”, taken from their recent sophomore album, ‘Yesteryear ‘ out on Black Butter Records. The release follows the duo’s announcement to be reopening live music at the Sydney Opera House next month, with their only hometown shows for 2020.