Following the release of his debut EP ‘Glass Sky’ on FFRR, RIBB[ ]N’s ‘Heart Space’ featuring vocals from Jem Cooke, receives a rework from the UK’s Tall Paul. Since its release, the EP has apparently received over 700K combined streams to date and been played across national radio.
Guy Scheiman Music (GSM) recently had its 82nd release, ‘High Energy’, compliments of Guy himself and Inaya Day. Originally sung in 1984 by Evelyn Thomas, this cover version makes this their fifth release together.
NightFunk’s remix of Tomcraft, Moguai, and Ilira’s track ‘Happiness’ has just dropped on Spinnin’. Following releases on Trick, South Of Saturn, and CR2, NightFunk steps up to Spinnin’ Records’ sub-label Spinnin’ Deep for a fresh take on the track.
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’.