Wouter Achterberg

Following his label debut at the beginning of the year with ‘Fool Me’, Dutch producer Wouter Achterberg returns to Purified Records with his two-track ‘Mutations’ EP. Tried and tested, including at Nora En Pure’s Main Stage ULTRA Music Festival set, the title track aims to command attention within moments of play. 

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Paul Thomas & Christian Burns

Paul Thomas & Christian Burns

Even before you’ve laid eyes on  ‘Enjoy The Silence’’s artwork, it’s likely you already had an idea of what’s incoming. Suffice to say it’s a shared love of Depeche Mode that’s brought Paul Thomas and Christian’s Burns together to re-envision the track.

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Floating Points

Floating Points

Sam Shepherd, aka Floating Points, recently announced a five-hour DJ set for Boiler Room NYC on Wednesday, 17 July, at H0l0. The set comes shortly after the announcement of his new forthcoming album, Cascade, which will be released on 13 September. 

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Simina Grigoriu

Simina Grigoriu

Simina Grigoriu has been breezing through career milestones in recent years. Following an inaugural release on Drumcode Ltd with ‘Flight Tracker’ in December 2023, which was featured on Vol. 12 of the imprint’s ‘A-Sides’ compilation series, the Berlin-based artist now returns with her debut EP for the label, ‘Declare Me’.

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Kryder & Jay Robinson

Kryder & Jay Robinson

Perfect Havoc's run of form continues with another single from Kryder and Jay Robinson. Their track 'Better Together' aims to embody the dance sound of now with fresh production, a vocal and drums and it’s out now. 

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Anjunabeats | Alicia Barnett

Alicia Barnett

Anjunabeats has become the first dance music label to sponsor a player during the grass court tennis season. Tennis player and apparent Anjuna fan, Alicia Barnett, sported the label's ‘A’ logo at Wimbledon, the ‘world’s most prestigious tennis tournament’.

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maXIon Featuring Steven McCool

maXIon Featuring Steven McCool

Mood, melancholy and intimacy are embraced in new collaborative work from Irish producer maXIon and vocalist Steven McCool. Following on from the electronica of recent singles ‘Out of Sight’ and ‘Scalar’, featuring luminary Aoife Boyle of Reevah, he now invites fellow Irishman Steven from indie-folk group PORTS to deliver vocals on new single ‘Memories’.

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Thriftshoppe | Dennis Ferrer | Nasser Baker

Thriftshoppe | Dennis Ferrer | Nasser Baker

Dennis Ferrer recently announced the launch of brand-new NYC-born imprint Thriftshoppe, working alongside Defected Records. With the label, Ferrer intends to disrupt the contemporary musical landscape by committing to authentic craftsmanship of "luxury, one-of-a-kind sonic treasures."

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Under One Roof

Under One Roof

Last year, Poker Flat Recordings’ head, Steve Bug, took part as a coach in the Mixmasters retreat in Ibiza alongside producer colleagues Huxley and Denney as well as singer and songwriter Jade PraiZe.

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Kathy Brown

Glitterbox recently unveiled ‘Legacy’, an LP celebrating Kathy Brown as possibly one of house music’s most prolific and accomplished vocalists, with label profits from the record going towards her healthcare fund. An album launch party event will take place at Defected HQ, 6-11pm on Thursday, 18 July, which is set to be live streamed, to raise money for Kathy’s chosen charity - Macmillan Cancer Support. The line-up will feature Glitterbox favourites Katie Goodman, Sophie Lloyd, Michael Gray, Seamus Haji and Melvo Baptiste.

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LEGATO

LEGATO

Possibly one of the freshest voices coming out of the UK house underground LEGATO is back in 2024, now releasing his music via LabelWorx. His second single ‘Stay’ sees him fuse classic piano house with modern production soundscapes.

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Mark Knight & James Hurr

Mark Knight & James Hurr

Mark Knight is back on his label, Toolroom Records, as he drops another track with this collaboration with his studio partner, James Hurr. The release comes off the back of a string of collabs this year for Mark that include Green Velvet and Darius Syrossian. 

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Ferreck Dawn & GUZ

Ferreck Dawn & GUZ

Dutchmen Ferreck Dawn and GUZ team up for ‘Friends Around (Set It Off)’ on Defected Records. An addition at many of the label’s parties, Ferreck’s sound has taken him from Defected’s NYE party at Wembley’s OVO Arena to Miami Music Week and now their newly launched Ushuaïa Ibiza residency for summer 2024.

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Dosem

Dosem

Spanish DJ/producer Dosem releases ‘Answer’, featuring Korean-American artist SOHMI. The track is the first single from his forthcoming album ‘Desire’, which will be landing on 30 August on Anjunadeep. With a career spanning over 15 years, Marc Dosem released his debut album ‘Parallel’ in 2011 on former Hong Kong imprint Sino and first teamed up with Anjunadeep in 2018 on the two-track single ‘Not A Coincidence / Why Give Up Before We Try’. 

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Paul van Dyk

Paul van Dyk

Paul van Dyk kicks off his SHINE Ibiza event series today at San Antonio’s club Eden. The fifth anniversary season features special guests Aly & Fila, Ferry Corsten, and a circle of musicians and friends joining in for the ride. The nights present a mix of DJs for 11 nights, spread across the electronic spectrum, from euphoric to progressive, deep to emotive, and beyond. 

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Carl Cox

Carl Cox

Carl Cox has now distilled his life’s work in a limited edition artwork entitled 'Carl' in collaboration with British photographic artist Mark Vessey to be launched at Enter Gallery (Brighton) on 20 July. Chosen from his 150,000 piece vinyl collection, he has selected his ‘absolute superstar’ records, authentically reflecting the key musical moments that define his career from funk, soul, disco, rare groove, rave, Detroit techno, hip hop, electro and ‘80s pop.

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Local Dialect

Local Dialect

Local Dialect continues their ascent with ‘Frequency’ and ‘Hera’, augmenting their ever-expanding label, Translations. The American producers’ streak of peak-time performances alongside Artbat, Meduza, Boris Brejcha, Mathame, and Korolova has inspired these two melodic tracks.

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Luca Le Bleu featuring Arthur Brown & WaskionKey

Luca Le Bleu featuring Arthur Brown & WaskionKey

In the late 60s, a young experimental performer formed a new band after he moved back to London in the psychedelic era. The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown saw singer Arthur take to the stage in flamboyant costumes, freaky make-up and an ornamental helmet on his head that burned with real fire. This was especially poignant when the band performed ‘Fire’, a single that would shoot to the top of the charts in the UK, Canada and the USA when released to an unsuspecting public in 1968.

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Bedouin Feat. Iveta

Bedouin Feat. Iveta

Miami-based duo Bedouin, aka Rami Abousabe and Tamer Malki, produce deep and organic house music that draws on their own cultural heritage. Last year's debut album project ‘Temple Of Dreams’ proved that, with step up in craft that apparently took them to an all-new level. 

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Thomas Garcia & Juany Bravo

Thomas Garcia & Juany Bravo

LA-based producer Thomas Garcia and Arizona-based producer Juany Bravo have reconnected to give rise to their latest tribal house single, ‘Ahamprehma’, which is out now on Insomniac’s IN / ROTATION imprint. The track finds them showcasing their respective rhythmic persuasions and is a celebration of both Latin and African cultures, carried along by its vocals and a percussive-fueled backbone accented by shakers, bongos, and arpeggiated oscillations. 

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Supernova Feat. SLM

Supernova Feat. SLM

Italian duo Supernova return to DFTD with ‘AlonE’, featuring vocals from SLM. The duo’s DJ sets apparently appeal to both new house fans and heads in the know, often performing on global stages, including Elrow Barcelona and Ibiza, Ministry Of Sound London, Space Miami and Ibiza and Tenax Italy.

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RÜFÜS DU SOL

RÜFÜS DU SOL

Grammy-winning live electronic trio RÜFÜS DU SOL recently unveiled their new single ‘Music is Better’ via Rose Avenue/Warner Records. The group first premiered the song during their headline DJ set at Coachella earlier this year, and marks their first new music since their 2021 Grammy-nominated album, ‘Surrender’. 

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Bicep

Bicep

Bicep recently unveiled ‘CHROMA 004 ROLA’, the latest single to be taken from their ongoing CHROMA project - which comprises a record label, a series of events, a brand new and constantly evolving Bicep AV/DJ show, and a visual identity created in collaboration with David Rudnick and his Terrain studio.

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Slyde Ft. Lady Posh

Slyde Ft. Lady Posh

Award-winning producer Simon Shackleton makes a rare outing under his Elite Force alias to deliver a remix that aims for dancefloor destruction. As part of a remix package for Toast & Jam Recordings, the Denver-based Brit reworks Slyde feat Lady Posh’s ‘Slyde On’.

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Tjaro

Tjaro

Tjaro arrived onto the scene last summer with the release of his debut ‘Discreet’ EP. Now, he returns with a new two-track EP that incorporates elements of melodic techno, Detroit house and disco.

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Eli & Fur

Eli & Fur

Production/DJ/vocalist duo Eli & Fur drop ‘My Reflection’, a third taster from their upcoming sophomore album ‘Dreamscapes’ on [PIAS] Électronique. The new single apparently shone in their two recent sets at Cercle Festival Paris (including a secret set in a control tower at the National Air & Space Museum). Previous LP singles ‘Insomnia’ and ‘Golden Eyes and Tears’ have already won acclaim from Billboard, Mixmag, BBC 6 Music, SiriusXM, DJ Mag and more.

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Secretsundaze

Secretsundaze

Secretsundaze presents: Multi Multi 2024 Festival has added a new 1500-capacity open-air venue to its list of host spaces. The Garden at Hackney Bridge in Hackney Wick has never been used for a party before, so is an addition to the range of indoor and outdoor spaces, stage hosts and more than 80 acts who will play all across the East London site on Saturday 13 July. 

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Curtis Mayfield | Mark Knight

Curtis Mayfield | Mark Knight

Curtis Mayfield's timeless track, ‘Move On Up’, originally from his 1970 debut album, ‘Curtis’, has long been a soul favourite for many. Fresh for summer 2024, Grammy-nominated DJ/producer Mark Knight brings a twist to the classic for Spinnin’ Records. 

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Bongo’s Bingo

Bongo’s Bingo

The Bongo’s Bingo Pool Party is touching down at Ibiza Rocks on Thursday, September after a four-year hiatus. In the venue, the return is bringing a fusion of rapid-fire bingo, dance-offs, rave intervals and audience participation.

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Driftmoon x Ruben De Ronde x 88Birds

Driftmoon x Ruben De Ronde x 88Birds

In the last 12 months, Driftmoon’s gone from being an ‘I’ back to a ‘We’, with Miikka Leinonen rejoining Driftmoon’s other founder member Juraj Klička. After seven years apart, the reunification aims to be a force for their change. 

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Hypnotised

Hypnotised

In trance music’s possible alphabet, G could be for Germany, while H could only ever count for Holland… ports-of-call already made by the ‘Hypnotised’ album series. And, despite its neatly compact size, Belgium has left an outsized impression on the genre and that’s where ‘Hypnotised - A Journey Through Belgian Trance Music 1992 - 2003’’s roots-to-musical-riches series arrived. 

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STEYA

STEYA

Emerging Belgian DJ/producer STEYA shares her debut EP on IMF, becoming just the ninth artist to release a full body of work on original Berghain resident Marcel Fengler’s label. The five-track work includes remixes by Rolando and Hertz. 

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Brighton Music Conference 2025

Brighton Music Conference

UK electronic music conference, Brighton Music Conference (BMC), recently set next year’s dates for its 12th edition, which will take place from 28-30 May 2025. A possible hub for the next generation of talent in electronic music, the event brings together Industry professionals with a programme of talks, workshops and networking events.

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Gallo

Gallo

French DJ/producer Gallo. drops his ‘Chaos’ EP on Zatar Music, accompanied by two remixes from David Mayer and Kole Audro. The original is an emotional track with layers of sounds that interplay with each other, sounding both minimal and maximal at the same time. 

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Riggi & Piros

Riggi & Piros

Riggi & Piros are back on Dim Mak with their latest single ‘Body To The Beat’, an electro house track with a bassline and a female vocal. Members of the next generation of emerging label signees, the duo from northern New Jersey returned to the label earlier this year after their initial debut over 10 years ago. 

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Duck Sauce

Duck Sauce

The duo of Armand Van Helden & A-Trak return as Duck Sauce to D4 D4NCE with ‘Can’t Stop / Boogie In Your Butt’. The release continues their multi-single deal with the label, which began with ‘LALALA’ in 2023 and more recently saw ‘Clap Your Feet’ (featuring Fuzzy Cufflinxxx) with a video.

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T.Williams

T.Williams

The Remedy Project recently unveiled ‘Emotions’, the EP from UK artist T.Williams. His sound is apparently not localised to one genre, with his 2023 LP ‘Raves Of Future Past’ described by Resident Advisor as, “a sharp blend of grime, garage, UK funky and Afro house.”

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Alex Cecil

Alex Cecil

DJ/producer Alex Cecil’s new release is ‘Promises’, which is released on the imprint Exx Underground, nominated this year as Beatport’s Best Hype Label of the Year. The track combines elements of melodic house, space disco and synthwave into a dancefloor concoction. 

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David Forbes

David Forbes

David Forbes makes his debut on Dreamstate Records with his latest single, ‘Air Raid’, which is out now. With this new release, the trance producer presents a techno-infused track armed with kicks, percussion, acid licks, and an uplifting arpeggiated breakdown.

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Alex Kislov Feat. Ron Carroll

Alex Kislov Feat. Ron Carroll

Alex Kislov recently announced his debut album with the release of ‘Daydream’ featuring Ron Carroll. The track is a progressive, melodic house cut that aims to give listeners a glimpse into what to expect from the LP.

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Anjunadeep 15

Anjunadeep 15

Out now, the new installment of the flagship label compilation series, ‘Anjunadeep 15’, mixed by Bristolian DJ Jody Wisternoff and label co-founder and A&R James Grant. Anjunadeep, is the UK label responsible for breaking acts like Lane 8, Dusky, Yotto, Ben Böhmer, and Eli & Fur. Since the inaugural ‘Anjunadeep 01’ in 2009, the compilation series has set the tone for the subsequent year’s sound and has been a possible launchpad for the next generation of electronic artists.

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Low Steppa & Jewel Kid

Low Steppa & Jewel Kid

Low Steppa returns to Toolroom after his previous Beatport #1 on the label alongside Tony Romera, with ‘Dance To The Music’. His Ushuaia Ibiza residency also kicked off this week with further dates all around the globe penned right through summer.

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Floating Points

Floating Points

Sam Shepherd aka Floating Points recently shared a new single, ‘Del Oro’, which is out now on Ninja Tune. Following the energy of last year's single ‘Birth4000’; this track ebbs and flows with vintage nostalgia before locking into a head-down, dancefloor-aimed groove.      

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AIROD

AIROD

AIROD aka Dario Brkic has possibly emerged as a figure that is helping to shape the techno scene. Fresh off a Boiler Room appearance in Cologne and a recent digital and vinyl release on Charlotte De Witte’s KNTXT label, the French DJ/producer continues with his latest single ‘Utopia’, two which apparently represents responsible a new musical chapter for the artist.

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Patrick Topping

Patrick Topping | Trick

DJ/producer Patrick Topping aims to ignite Ibiza’s summer season as he brings his Trick label to Hï Ibiza’s Theatre to host an exclusive four-date residency this month. This series will feature a lineup of guests from across the house music spectrum as he steps in to take over from Australian DJ Fisher, who goes on paternity leave for the whole month of June. Patrick’s residency will continue to see Vintage Culture hosting the Club Room, who continues his midweek residency for the third-year running.

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Alinka

Following her contribution to ‘Gudu & Friends Vol. 2’, Gudu Records formally welcomes Alinka to the label, with the new single ‘Freedom Dance’, which is out now. Born and brought up in Kyiv, but spent her formative years in Chicago. She spent the 2000s as a resident at Justin Long’s .Dotbleep party at the city’s Smartbar club, and in 2012 launched Twirl - her party series and label with Shaun J. Wright.

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House Masters – Marshall Jefferson

Defected Presents House Masters – Marshall Jefferson

Defected welcomes one of Chicago house’s founding fathers, Marshall Jefferson, into the list of House Masters. An artist who has possibly navigated cross-over success while retaining respect within the scene, he has been behind many records over his five-decade career. This retrospective, 40-track compilation showcases this house pioneer's output, ranging from his most well-known solo records to major production credits, key remixes, and the underground tracks.

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MK Feat Asal

MK Feat Asal

DJ/producer MK has released his first new single of the year, ‘She’s In The Club’, featuring 20-year-old Iranian singer and rapper Asal, which is out now on Ultra Records / Columbia UK. Debuted on the main stage at EDC last weekend ‘in front of a crowd of over 70,000’, the track might just be heard at festivals and clubs all summer long. 

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Lexer

Lexer

Apparently one of Purified Records’ most anticipated IDs from Nora En Pure’s recent sets, German producer Lexer’s ‘Closemouthed’ marks his label debut. Combining vocals with an uplifting arrangement, the creation takes listeners on an energetic ride that fuses modern elements with a classic touch.

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Factor B & Theia

Factor B & Theia

A handful of years back Factor B’s music was played in a few places, until suddenly it wasn’t. It involved the quite unimaginable - losing both his fiancé and mother to cancer in 2022. It is a tough event to begin recovering from, even if you’re not in the public eye; Brendan Blatt, however, didn’t even have that refuge. 

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Scorpios

Scorpios

The ‘Sonic Discoveries’ EP brings together some of Scorpios’ new artists and residents onto one record, one that aims to take listeners on a journey across different soundscapes, moods and tones.

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Durante | Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Remix

Durante | Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs Remix

LA-based DJ/producer Durante shares the first remix from his debut album ‘Enter’, courtesy of electronic artist Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. Originally from Oxford, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs made waves with his debut album ‘Trouble’ in 2012, followed by a series of releases such as the recent collaboration ‘Heartbreak’ with Bonobo and ‘Unfold’ alongside Porter Robinson. 

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Mees Mattern

Mees Mattern

Mees Mattern makes his Dumb Safari debut with a slice of groove-led house backed up with a remix from Wouter S. Mees is a young producer and DJ from the city of Utrecht in Holland and with his productions characterised by low-slung grooves and basslines he now makes his debut on Huxley’s imprint.

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Junior Sanchez & Mike Dean Feat Lee Wilson

Junior Sanchez & Mike Dean Feat Lee Wilson

Junior Sanchez returns to D4 D4NCE alongside Mike Dean with ‘Weekend Vibes’ featuring Lee Wilson, his next single from his upcoming LP. A US producer, remixer and label executive, he first landed on the label in March 2024 with ‘So Hype’, featuring Grammy award-winning songstress Mýa.

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Dense & Pika

Dense & Pika

‘Diddums’ sees UK duo Dense & Pika debut on Nicole Moudaber’s MOOD imprint this month. Much like their output for Hotflush Recordings, Hypercolour, Trick and their own Kneaded Pains, the track is one that aims to bridge house and techno. 

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Mili, Hoomance

Mili, Hoomance

Having previously dropped collaborative material on labels such as Rebellion and Hurry Up Slowly, Toronto-based artists Mili and Hoomance join forces on Bedouin’s Human By Default label for the first time, bringing influences from their Iranian and Canadian roots to their sonics in the form of their latest single, ‘Morena’.

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Direkt

Direkt

Handpicked is back with a three track EP from Direkt. The title track ‘Slapped’ starts off with a bassline and kicks that aim to get the party rocking. ‘Glass’ comes is next with a groove that aims to appeal to any dancefloor. Finally, ‘Machines’ aims to keep the progressive and psychedelic drums alive.

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Mark Knight, Darius Syrossian, James Hurr

Mark Knight, Darius Syrossian, James Hurr

Toolroom’s Mark Knight continues his string of collaborations as Darius Syrossian appears alongside him for the first time on the label. Darius is a long-standing figure in the underground house circuit with a career spanning two decades, two Grammy nominations, Ibiza residencies and apparently ‘an army of ‘Moxy’ faithfuls that follow him to every club and festival he plays at’.

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Radiostats

Radiostats

Developed by Songstats, Radiostats is an AI-powered radio airplay monitoring platform that aims to transform the way artists, labels and promoters monitor radio plays across the globe. Traditionally it has been very inefficient and costly to monitor a full catalogue across a large number of stations as existing services cost a lot, charge high fees for tracking individual songs, and provide only narrow coverage. 

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DJ Tomer & Ricardo, Mayan

DJ Tomer & Ricardo, Mayan

DJ Tomer & Ricardo debut on Mahaba Music with the track 'No Other Way' alongside vocalist Mayan. Having possibly established themselves as key players of the genre, the pairing of the duo is driven by their passion to celebrate African culture and all its musical richness.

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Galantis

Galantis

Galantis has released a fourth studio album, ‘Rx’, which is available now via Big Beat Records. The 14-track collection features new single ‘One Cry’ featuring Rosa Linn alongside previously released tracks like ‘Lighter; with David Guetta and 5 Seconds of Summer and more. 

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ATB

ATB

German electronic music artist ATB recently announced that he will release his final studio album in 2025. With a career that includes a total of 10 studio albums and over 55 gold and platinum awards in numerous countries, he has always aimed to go the extra yard with his studio albums, routinely releasing double album projects that feature a disc aimed for the dancefloor and a separate disc curated for the comedown.  

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Tiësto & PROPHECY

Tiësto & PROPHECY

Tiësto joins forces with the duo PROPHECY on ‘My City’, serving as the official EDC Las Vegas 2024 festival track, released by Insomniac Records and the former’s own Musical Freedom label. 

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Groove Armada

Groove Armada

Following last August’s announcement of a long-term deal with Defected, Groove Armada recently revealed the first music with the ‘Free Jam’ EP on Defected’s sub-label DFTD. After club and festival appearances for Defected and Glitterbox, the group will continue to headline the label's international roster of events while releasing new music that spans house and disco.

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Nicole Moudaber | ANKH Unveiled

Nicole Moudaber

Nicole Moudaber is set to play once more at NY’s outdoor complex, The Brooklyn Mirage this Saturday, 18 May, bringing with her a new audiovisual show – ANKH Unveiled. As part of the Carl Cox Invites event, Moudaber will unveil the new visuals that have apparently been months in the making.

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Dave Angel

Dave Angel

Dave Angel’s 'Revolt' EP on Rekids Special Projects is an intense offering with jolting drums and outspoken words. The title track, ‘Revolt’, brings subtle funk while the synths are imbued with plenty of Detroit-inspired soul that aims to light up the dancefloor. 'May I Have This Dance' shows a different side, with zippy lead synths amplifying the vibes as hunched, dubbed-out rhythms march down low and aim to keep you locked into the groove. 

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Roger Gunn

Roger Gunn

Hailing from Uzbekistan, Roger Gunn draws upon a rich, melodic palette with a penchant for emotional musical storytelling that has previously taken him to labels like Insomniac and Revealed, finding favour with the likes of Afrojack and Benny Benassi. 

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Ultra Naté

Ultra Naté

Ultra Naté delivers a remix pack with fellow producers Russell Small (The Freemasons) and DNO P as they unveil the full package for ‘Happy Feeling’, alongside the offical video for the original cut. Running the historical gamut of house music, the selection moves from ‘70s-inspired nu disco and ‘80s-etched synth pop to booty luv house, bass-centric NYC underground, and main stage rave-up. Remixes and reworks come from Cevin Fisher, Les Bisous, Slowz, D’Angello & Francis, 808 BEACH, and Odyssey Inc.

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SeeMeNot

SeeMeNot

Following the release of ‘Borderline’ in 2022 with remixes from Jamie Jones, Roman Flügel & Deetron, SeeMeNot now prepares to release her latest body of work: ‘LEADER: Giving Them Their Flowers’. A fusion of techno, melodic, and deep house sounds from some of her favourite producers, LEADER also plays with jazz, soul, and hip-hop sonics as SeeMeNot, who has Jamaican-Canadian roots, pays homage to the strength and wisdom of black and brown women who have gone before her. 

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Lake Hills

Lake Hills

Coming out of Los Angeles, Lake Hills is an audiovisual artist who has been using his talents to craft live visuals and transformative music that spans techno, electronica, and experimental beats. Making his debut on Hard Recs comes the single ‘Picking Flowers’.

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John Askew & Shelby Merry

John Askew & Shelby Merry

John and Shelby’s paths first crossed when he relocated Ms Merry’s ‘When Darkness Comes’ from its folk/country origins to 2022’s club floors. Since then, John and the Ohio-born/Nashville-based singer have stayed in contact, always contemplating a follow-up to the track, and the opportunity presented itself with the 10-year anniversary of Shelby’s ‘Young Guns’ album. A plan was hatched to reimagine one of his favourites from its number.

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Queensyze

Queensyze

Following their latest collaboration, Queensyze returns to Basse-Cour with two tracks of industrial techno. Queensyze is a Canadian electronic music producer, composer, storyteller and filmmaker, described by iDJ Mag as “Canada’s fastest-rising techno star”.

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maXIon Featuring Aoife Boyle

maXIon Featuring Aoife Boyle

Irish producer maXIon recently released his latest track ‘Scalar’, which features the vocals of fellow Irish indie-pop artist Aoife Boyle from Reevah. The track aims to craft a symphony of emotion and catharsis that transcends accompanied by Aoife’s vocals. 

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Max Styler

Max Styler

California-born Max Styler returns to Experts Only with ‘Lights Out’, another release aimed at the main stage. No stranger to John Summit’s circle, Styler’s previous label outings include the two-track release ‘Wanna Dance / Rock The House’ and ‘Fly With Me’ as Habitatt. 

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Jono Stephenson

Jono Stephenson

Returning to Purified Records with a new cut, South African producer Jono Stephenson delivers ‘Midnight Sun’ featuring Australian vocalist Haptic. Five years after hearing Haptic’s vocals on a collaboration with Fideles, Jono unites with the Australian artist on the track. 

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Bicep

Bicep (Artwork by David Rudnik)

Fresh from debuting their new CHROMA A/V DJ show at this year's Coachella festival, Bicep — AKA Andy Ferguson and Matt McBriar — recently announced the newest release from their ongoing CHROMA project: DOVE - ‘Bi83’. Played out at their Coachella performances, the track is the latest music under their DOVE alias — which the duo describe as “an extreme version of the Bicep sound. Heavier but also calmer” — and embodies the ‘From Acid to Alkaline’ tagline of the label as it moves from its ethereal opening into a distorted, acid-tinged synth line.

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Hot Since 82 + Ron Carroll

Hot Since 82 + Ron Carroll

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Defected Records presents a series of collaborative releases Together, integrating talent from the label’s past and possible stars of its future, as Hot Since 82 makes his label debut with ‘Preach’, featuring Chicago’s Ron Carroll.

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ULTRA Beach Bali

ULTRA Beach Bali

ULTRA Worldwide recently announced its Phase 1 lineup for the sixth edition of ULTRA Beach Bali, taking place from Thursday, 6 June to Friday, 7 June 2024. Touching down in the resort village of Canggu for the very first time at the expansive, two-level beachfront pool club Café Del Mar, the event aims to maintain the boutique waterfront festival’s reputation for production, beautiful scenery, and popular electronic music acts.

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Rong Indoor Festival 2024

Rong Indoor Festival 2024

Rong Events recently announced the return of their indoor trance music festival at O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester on Saturday, 5 October 2024. Set against the backdrop of the building, attendees can anticipate a night filled with beats, energy, and performances from 'some of the biggest names in trance music.' 

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Solarstone & Evan Henzi

Solarstone & Evan Henzi

Having started the year with his Stine Grove-vocal-led ‘The One’, the Pure Trance artist now releases a vocal number with Evan Henzi. Evan’s will be a fresh name to some, but (through his work with Gareth Emery, Ashley Wallbridge and others), possibly already embedded for others. His teaming with Kristina Sky and Danny Stubbs on Pure Trance Recordings’ ‘Rollercoaster’ may bring the quickest finger-snap of recognition.

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Mike Mago | Tensnake | OFFAIAH | Eli Mich

Mike Mago | Tensnake | OFFAIAH | Eli Mich

Dutch DJ/producer Mike Mago arrives on D4 D4NCE with a remix package of his track ‘The Show’, featuring three brand new remixes from Tensnake, OFFAIAH, and Eli Mich. First released in 2013, the track apparently saw support from various DJs and opened the producer up to a wider audience. 

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Energy 52 | Orbital | Michael Mayer

Energy 52 | Orbital | Michael Mayer

Released in 1993, Energy 52's Café Del Mar is one of the most iconic tracks in dance music. The instrumental trance anthem was named after the famous beach bar in Ibiza, becoming synonymous with the euphoric, sun-soaked vibe of the island's dance culture. Crafted by German DJs Kid Paul and Cosmic Baby, the track's melodies and harmonies encapsulate the quintessential sunset moment.

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Paco Osuna 

Paco Osuna 

Hï Ibiza resident Paco Osuna will take over the club with his Now Here residency for two dates. Apparently, ‘one of Spain’s most influential underground musical exports’, he will program music across the entire venue on the 5th and 19th of September. 

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IbizaVinylClub

IbizaVinylClub

IbizaVinylClub (IVC) - the 'White Isle's vinyl-loving community and event', is spreading the news of its concept. Spearheaded by Gary Peachey, the IVC has apparently become the go-to destination for audio lovers on and off the island… all whilst actively fundraising to enhance the lives of vulnerable children and orphans in Africa. It believes that vinyl music is an art form that transcends age, experience, and boundaries and embraces vinyl enthusiasts from all walks of life, fostering an inclusive environment that actively involves like-minded people at their VinylExchange events.

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Involved Productions

Members of MIT's Climate Machine at Above & Beyond's Group Therapy Weekender 2022 | Credit: Jessie McCall

Involved Productions’ three core labels, Anjunabeats, Anjunadeep, and Reflections, celebrated Earth Day with its biggest sustainability drive to date. This day was the launchpad for three key activations - Earth Day Label Mixes with Royalty Donation Scheme, Sustainability Publication, and Sustainability Action at Anjuna HQ.

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Hï Ibiza

Hï Ibiza

Hï Ibiza has been voted the World’s No.1 Club for the third successive year in DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs poll. Top 100 Clubs is determined by a poll of DJ Mag’s readers who voted from various countries worldwide. The venue, which first opened its doors in Playa d’en Bossa in 2017, is ‘one of the world’s most technologically advanced dance music destinations’.

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Panthera

Panthera

French producer Panthera steps up to Melodize with a pair of Italo-inspired cuts that come remixed by Lauer and Endrik Schroeder. Panthera apparently prefers to remain secretive about his identity, but his music has come out on labels such as Bordello A Parigi, Polaris and Correspondant and contains a synth-heavy, euphoric sound. 

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DJ Fudge

DJ Fudge

French label boss DJ Fudge returns to Big Love with his next release, ‘Escapade’. He’s known as part of the French touch genre of the early 2000s and as one-half of Afromento alongside Hedi Benromdan.

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Lewis Taylor

Lewis Taylor

Fresh off a BBC Radio 1 Hottest Record feature with his 2024 ‘Take Me Away’, Lewis Taylor has been a core part of the Trick family, appearing on the label’s 2023 ‘Lethal Bangers Vol. 1’ V/A and lineups at festivals such as Creamfields and WeAreFestvl. The Newcastle artist now returns with his debut solo EP on Topping’s imprint, ‘Kickin’ In The Beat’. 

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Luca Garaboni Ft Fabiola Osorio

Luca Garaboni Ft Fabiola Osorio

Italian artist Luca Garaboni heads up his own Anomalje Records and has been immersed in the scene of his homeland since the ‘90s. He has featured on productions with old-school artists such as Roy Davis Jr, Robert Owens and Ron Carroll and is a mainstay in Ibiza, having also hosted Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classic concerts in Glasgow and Leeds. 

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Vincenzo

Vincenzo

Sublease Music welcomes Vincenzo, possibly one of the longest-serving producers on the house circuit, with ‘Assassin’, a deep and rolling house cut. The track builds around a bassline, with percussion adding the groove before pads add the texture to the groove.

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What’s Your Excuse?

What’s Your Excuse?

Defected will be making its debut at Ushuaïa Ibiza for its 2024 season. Set to take place on Tuesdays from 7 May to 1 October, the brand launches ‘What’s Your Excuse?’ a campaign to celebrate its new residency. 

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SHÈN

SHÈN

After his debut last year, Franky Wah brings his SHÈN residency back to Club Chinois for the club's third season, taking place every Sunday from 16 June through to 29 September. Sasha B2B John Digweed (the first of the season), Miss Monique, Joris Voorn, Kalismã, Hot Since 82, Hernan Cattaneo, Ida Engberg, Nora en Pure, Rebūke and many more will join him at the venue throughout the summer.

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IMS | elrow

IMS | elrow

IMS (International Music Summit) Ibiza will recognise the achievements and contributions of the elrow & The Arnau Family, who were recently announced as the recipient of the annual IMS Legends Award 2024 as part of this year’s Beatport Awards. 

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Zamna Ibiza

Zamna Ibiza

Tulum's Zamna Festival is to host two events at Hï Ibiza this summer. On 20 June and 12 September, the immersive Mexican experience will bring its free-spirited soundtrack to the club with a host of DJs and production. Founded in 2017, the festival is apparently ‘renowned as one of the most authentic and unique destinations to experience quality electronic music in Tulum’. 

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NIN3S

NIN3S

‘Void & Dark’ is the new double A-side single from Uner under his NIN3S pseudonym, taken from the forthcoming two-part album ‘Beginning’. A track that marks a fresh creative chapter for NIN3S, the release is the new double A-side single from the Spanish producer. Taken from the forthcoming album which tells the story of creation, the track sets the scene for an aural interpretation of the very essence of human nature.

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Juniour Sanchez Feat Mýa

Juniour Sanchez Feat Mýa

US producer and record label executive Junior Sanchez arrives onto D4 D4NCE with ‘So Hype’, featuring vocals from GRAMMY award-winning R&B songstress Mýa. Sanchez’s production style, influenced by the underground house scene of NYC he grew up surrounded by, has led to collaborations and remixes with various musicians.

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Tube & Berger, Lina Colada

Tube & Berger, Lina Colada

Following their recent EP releases, ‘Forever Yang’ and ‘Deep Inside’, Germany’s Tube & Berger return to their ZEHN Records imprint for their debut collaboration with Bahrain-based DJ Lina Colada, entitled ‘Like Addiction’. The track offers a hypnotic groove that aims to captivate from start to finish. With spoken vocals taking control, they craft a deep, rhythmic soundscape, enhanced with synths and percussion. Maintaining a downtempo pace, the cut showcases the producers’ commitment to following their own path with their output.

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Paul van Dyk & Sue McLaren

Paul van Dyk & Sue McLaren

DJ/producer Paul van Dyk has joined forces again with singer-songwriter Sue McLaren for their latest track, ‘Love Is Enough’. The single marks their 10th collaboration and is available now on Vandit Records. The duo have delivered another emotionally charged track that aims to encapsulate the spirit of love and unity. McLaren's vocals soar over van Dyk's production, creating an immersive sonic experience.

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GAWP

GAWP

Tipped by DJ Mag as ‘one to watch’, GAWP has worked under several different aliases before now and is no stranger to the game. The Leeds-based talent has toured alongside Oliver Heldens and Gene Farris, and landed on the likes of Dirtybird, elrow, Toolroom and many more. Now,he turns his sights to Studio 338’s label 32 Endz with his latest release.

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