New Jersey duo Riggi & Piros have been releasing singles on Armada Music since joining the record label last year. Now, ‘Another Love Song’ featuring Sarah Reeves, is the pair’s new single, dropped on the label as the first single of their first-ever – and love-themed – EP.
Following on from the apparent viral success of his 2020 track ‘50/50’ and his very recent release ‘I Think I’m In Love’ feat Todd Edwards, Vantage returns with his second release of 2021 ‘I Found You’, out now on FFRR.
‘Defected presents Most Rated Summer 2021’ aims to honour the wealth and variety of house music recently created, played and enjoyed across the globe, showcasing the records that might dominate club sound systems as the world opens up, and the possible future classics due to resonate on dancefloors.
LA based artist David Castellani recently released the ‘Alpha Gamma’ EP, the first release on his new Noetic imprint which features two cuts and a remix from Redshape. Formerly producing under an alias and as part of a duo, Italy born David steps out solo with the launch of the imprint and the first instalment of a series of EPs due for release on the label.
Anjunabeats started life as a university project in the year 2000 and since then it now has over 700 releases spanning two decades, with 20 acts curating their own mix compilation of catalogue hits. Within that time, Above & Beyond also took to the Thames in London for a four-hour livestream and the label partnered with designer Mark Farrow for a series of merchandise.
Maxinne returns to Toolroom Records with her debut studio album, ‘Red Alert’. Following on from her collaboration with Lauren L’aimant – ‘Tell Me Something’ - which dropped in March earlier this year, a production that has apparently hit over 2M streams on Spotify. As with the release of the track, this was the first taste of her musical direction and sound which is evident throughout the album.
Adapter returns to Patrick Topping’s Trick with the ‘Night Feelings’ two-tracker this month. Following the ‘I Need U’ EP released on the label earlier this year, which picked up support from Annie Mac, Danny Howard, and Sarah Story on BBC Radio 1, he’s just released his second outing.
Oscar Jerome teams up with South East London DJ Ben Hauke for ‘No Need’, out now via DMY. The pair come together again following a collaboration in 2019, for Oscar’s release ‘Gravitate’ and took the opportunity during 2020’s lockdowns to reignite their creative output as a duo. The release blends Jerome’s jazz, soul and guitar elements with Hauke’s influences from house, broken beat and ’90s hip-hop, across the two-track EP.
Australian artist Jozef Conor is back on his Jozzman Trax imprint this month with three original cuts, including a remix from SOMA. Riding on a high off the back of his debut album, Jozef has possibly gone from strength to strength in 2021, dropping a slew of releases on his label and other international purveyors, in addition to some club gigs in Melbourne.