The final single action ahead of the January 2021 release of ‘Find The Sunrise’ – Dennis Sheperd’s third studio album - sees the German producer release ‘Playing With Fire’. Created in concert with Dutch singer/songwriter Eke (whose previous works include collaborations with Headhunterz, Ruben de Ronde and others), the track was sparked over musings between the pair on relationships past.
Just a few weeks after after their appearance at the Rave Culture Thailand event, which they spent 15 days in quarantine for, Dutchmen W&W release ‘Gold’, the follow-up to ‘Rave Love’, and launch its music video sequel, teasing all kinds of special Rave Culture developments in the process.
Barely a month had passed since Armin van Buuren teamed up with Duncan Laurence with ‘Feel Something’, but earlier this month he also released his ‘Euthymia EP’, a seven-track collection that aims to underline the range of his production capabilities.
Kicking off 2021, Jozzman Trax label boss Jozef Conor offers up two house offerings for his imprint’s fourth release. Jozef has put together a variety of tracks and is set for a healthy release schedule on his own label Jozzman Trax and other imprints for 2021.
Russian artist Makebo steps up on Gorje Hewek’s fledgling Peace Symphonies label with new single ‘You’. Makebo is one of a new breed of Russian acts attempting to take steps on the international stage, with recent releases on Lee Burridge’s All Day I Dream and Shanti Moscow Radio.
Marco Faraone re-imagines two Radio Slave tracks for ‘The Marco Faraone Remixes’ EP, which is out now on Rekids. The release sees Uncage label founder Faraone follow his ‘True Love EP’ on Rekids with his versions of two of Matt Edwards’ cuts, ‘Don’t Stop No Sleep’ and ‘Grindhouse’.
‘Numb’ is the final act in the single-saga birthed by ‘Through My Eyes’ - Christina Novelli’s, acoustically-based 2019 album. Again it puts into the sharpest focus the singer’s ability to draw from deep within and - filter-free - express her innermost through word and voice. The track is another venture into those recesses, and one that walks the tightrope between beauty, vulnerability and positivity.
Steve Aoki unites with platinum-selling singer, songwriter, producer and activist Aloe Blacc on their track to close out 2020, ‘My Way’. The new work is the first official collaboration between Aoki and Blacc and arrives as the world reflects on the past and prepares to enter a new year.
Junior Jack’s fifth release on his Adesso Music imprint, sees his own rework of new talent, French artist Virak. The producer, who created some great house records in he early-2000s, delivers a percussive and deep sound on the track that aims to outline his commitment to showcasing new artists from around the world.