New on Sublease Music is a collaboration from Anderson M and Lucid Distraction. Both having carved out specific niches in their own careers, this collab brings together both their outputs for a cut that aims to bring a lot of joy over the next weeks and months.
2manydjs are re-releasing their album ‘As Heard On Radio Soulwax Pt.2’, as they announce a one-off party in London to celebrate. Stephen and David Dewaele are familiar to many as 2manydjs, a project which possibly moved the needle for modern DJing. In 2002, after a string of creative broadcasts on radio while still known primarily as a rock band, they released this album.
Emma Hewitt recently released her latest solo single offering, ‘Collide’. The second successive single taken from the Australian born singer-songwriter’s forthcoming artist album, ‘Ghost of the Light’, she continues to explore contrasting sonic territories with her original versions accompanied by remixes.
Copenhagen based NILU has apparently been creating quite a buzz of late, building on his list of key parties and clubs he’s played over the last years. Being a part of Copenhagen clubs Culture Box and Werkstatt, he also brought his deep, techy sounds to the likes of Sisyphos (Berlin), Sankeys (Ibiza), Trump Room (Tokyo), The Block (Tel Aviv) and more.
The mountain top festival, Polaris, returns to its special space in the dome after a two year break. For its 2022 edition, the festival is held across two weekends, with the first weekend featuring an opening collaboration with the Montreux Jazz Festival. Across both weekends, the festival possibly features some of electronic music’s most respected and exciting players of the moment.
From humble beginnings to working with Billy Porter, Joss Stone, Kimberly Davis, and Teni Tinks, The Shapeshifters aka Simon Marlin recently announced the release of his brand-new studio album ‘Let Loose’. The album plays with the friction between Marlin’s musical persona and his influences, delivering an album that demonstrates his depth of integrity as a producer and admiration to those who exert their enduring influence upon him.
When Paul van Dyk creates a song inspired by one of the biggest cult favourite television shows in recent memory the possible potential is boundless. His latest release, ‘Hawkins Square,’ pays homage to Stranger Things, the Duffer Brothers' Netflix smash.
Tickets for the 19-21 May 2023 edition of Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas, will go on sale tomorrow, Thursday 29 September at 10am PT. After hosting more than 500,000 clubbers at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past May, the three-day festival will aim once again to transform more than 1000 acres into an immersive world where the power of music, art and community will unite those in attendance.
Following a 70,000 capacity sell out show last month which saw the festival mark its 25-year anniversary, Creamfields returns to Cheshire in 2023 taking over August Bank Holiday weekend from 24th – 27th August and tickets will go on sale this Thursday 29th September at 9am.
The third and final entry in a three-part release series based on his studio, Ian Pooley’s ‘Studio A Pt. 3’ for Radio Slave’s imprint sees him drop yet another set of tracks. Leading the A-side, ‘PSS480’ combines swinging drums, modulated low end, and trippy bleeps for a house track.
Friendly Fire is a Los Angeles-based house duo comprised of Day Trip founder Adam Auburn and Space Yacht co-creator LondonBridge. Between them, the pair have DJ’d at EDC Orlando, Beyond Wonderland, and many more, appearing on labels such as Ultra, Dim Mak, and IN / ROTATION individually.
Previously collaborating on 2020’s ‘Ultimate Distortion’, We Are The Brave label-boss Alan Fitzpatrick and Drumcode, Hot Creations, and Dirtybird artist Rebūke join forces once again, this time for Patrick Topping’s Trick imprint.
Following apparent acclaim for their latest album, ‘The Last Goodbye’, ODESZA continue the momentum with the release of ‘The Last Goodbye Remixes N°.1’ EP, which reimagines cuts from the LP with includes remixes by DJ Seinfeld, Gilligan Moss, Devault, Nils Hoffmann and Eli & Fur.
Few productions in house music are as possibly recognisable as Tensnake’s ‘Coma Cat’. Originally released in 2010, the record has continued to be a crowd pleaser and in the record box of DJs across the globe, liked for its old-school piano stabs, funky synth lines and hook.
Eli Escobar has just released, ‘Once I Was Young’ EP on his label Night People NYC. The release arrives as a mix of 11 deeper club tracks and ambient works – a much more leftfield side to his productions. The EP sees Eli continue to draw on the wider realms of his electronic influences.
Earlier this year Laurent Garnier announced his series of five EPs to be released on Cod3 QR with each one being exclusively available via a different download store.
UK-born and Belgian-based artist Kill Feed recently unveiled his third original production of the year, ’Toasty!’. Adding an unpredictable and ever-changing beat to his discography, he aims to extend the boundaries of his production style.
RAM and Susana have apparently always enjoyed an emotional studio connection and it’s one that goes back almost a decade to the their ‘RAMelia’. Their Tales Of Life collaborations though are held back for a certain vibe and style of track, and for the last one you need only look to 2020’s ‘You Are Enough’. In keeping with that, they now present ‘The Power Of Love’.
Following the mid-June release of his five-track debut EP, Trey Mirror is aiming to turn heads in the lead up to the EP’s forthcoming remix pack. Now, the anonymous act launched the official music video of lead single ‘Moment’, which aims to shine a light on life’s most precious occasions.
Bengoa is Stathis Karipidis, a Greek musician, producer, songwriter and DJ based in Athens, Greece. His wide ranging taste and multifaceted production skills have resulted in a slew of tracks, EPs and remixes since his debut in 2006.
A personal secret weapon apparently deployed in parties from Panorama Bar to Off-Sonar, Terr follows a trilogy of singles on Phantasy with 'Only For Tonight'. Whereas the club tracks 'Tale of Devotion', 'Energy Sync' and 'Wings of Time' found the Brazilian-born, Berlin-based DJ/producer entertaining dancefloors with romance, this track is more upfront in its nocturnal intent.
Previously appearing on South Of Saturn, Sola, hau5trap, and many more, Dillon Nathaniel is making a name for himself in the modern house landscape. Making his return to Lee Foss’ Repopulate Mars label for the first time since 2021’s ‘Bolivian Sunrise’ with Yolanda Be Cool, the US-based DJ/producer drops three house tracks.
Apparently one of the label’s most anticipated releases, Hannah Wants delivers her Defected debut ‘Cure My Desire’, a record pinned as her most meaningful production to date.
Floyd Lavine’s Afrikan Tales project returns for its first release of 2022 to present the label’s maiden V/A sampler. Across four tracks, he introduces emerging artists Katimi Ai, Arol $kinzie and ATMokinesis, alongside sharing a new original of his own, ‘Vaseline’.
Hailing from Brazil and now based in Liverpool, Luan Trombin has previously released singles and EPs on Order, Hood Politics, Noface, and more since his debut in 2020.
Ilija Djokovic is a Serbian artist whose releases on Drumcode, Filth on Acid, and Terminal M have picked up support from the likes of Adam Beyer, Maceo Plex, Tale of Us and many more since his 2010 debut.
Previously appearing on Rekids with his two-part ‘Converge’ album released across 2020 and 2021 after multiple EPs on Rekids Special Projects, Jon Hester now releases his next release, ‘Action EP’. A no-holds-barred presentation of the Berlin-based DJ/producer’s latest upfront techno, the release shows Hester in fine form.
Following the release of lead single ‘Chasing Paradise’ with slenderbodies last month, Daniel Allan is set to release the next track from his ‘Glass House’ EP: ‘Gorgeous’ with vocals from Reo Cragun.
‘Wonder’, the third single from Boogie Belgique's forthcoming album ‘Machine’, is a nostalgic nod to their roots. In line with popular tracks like ‘Goodnight Moon’ and ‘Forever & Ever’, this melancholic production, inspired by the 1909 Harold Orlob track ‘I Wonder Who’s Kissing You Now’, mixes punchy beats with swing and the big band era.
Grammy Award-winning producer, DJ and songwriter David Morales is probably an artist who needs little introduction, with a musical influence felt across the worlds of house and disco.
Kuwahara blend dubbed-out beats, twisted samples and jazzy keys on their new EP for Paella Hair Sex records. An ode to the Roxanne Wars of the ‘80s, a series of hip-hop rivalries that yielded the highest amount of answer records in the genre’s history, the ‘Anne Rox Hip-Hop’ mix of the EP’s opener ‘Ginger Cut’ is a trippy track.
Defex is the alias of Franz Hager, a Bavaria-born DJ/producer who has been actively making hard hitting house and techno for some time. Here we see him bring his skills to Steve Bug’s Poker Flat Recordings, dropping a brand new EP, ‘We Are The Beat’.
Moby and serpentwithfeet release ‘On Air’ on Moby’s new label, Always Centered at Night, where they’ve brought down the pace and intensified the mood on the single. The label will also be releasing an additional EP titled ’On Air (versions)’.
With a few releases already this summer including ‘Artefact’ and ‘Two Rivers’, Paul van Dyk continues with his next production ‘Rhapsody’ and he’s bringing Chris Bekker and Jan Dzialek along for the ride.
‘Lowest Colour’ is a darker, deeper selection of live breakbeats from the Lifecycle trio – produced by Geoffrey Dent (also on DSP-warped electric guitar, manipulated live via controllers velcro’d to his axe) AKA Muni Manuka (signed to Ricochet Records [London] and Traum Schallplatten [Cologne]), joined by Letitia Austin on deep sub bass and Nick Holder adding live drums to the sequenced ‘90s rave percussion.
HALIENE recently shared her debut studio album, ‘Heavenly’, which features collaborations with artists such as Armin van Buuren, Excision, Seven Lions, Gareth Emery and ILLENIUM.
Back in Feb, through the track ‘Fly Away’, the singing sisterhood of Siskin signed off their ‘Dopamine EP’ in style. Since, Sue McLaren and Suzanne Chesterton have let ‘Villaneve’, ‘Electric Love’, ‘Never Alone’ & ‘Fly Away’ live out there for people to fully absorb.
UK artist Sam Holland is back on his Heart + Mind label with two more house tracks. His label has already seen support from Jamie Jones and Hot Since 82 and this year he has dropped his first remix on Too Many Rules for Piem and Manchester’s Rowetta.
Local Singles have just dropped ‘Dance On A DJ’ on Lee Foss’ South of Saturn label. Previously releasing on outlets such as Techne, HOOD Politics, Deep Root Records, Farris Wheel Recordings and more, they are no strangers to crafting house tracks.
Reuniting the teams who brought you Printworks London, Broadwick Live & LWE recently announced the October shows for their inaugural AW22 season at The Beams. The music programme will deliver an eclectic series of day to night events featuring key names and emerging talent across various sounds, styles and genres within the broad sphere of house, techno, disco and everything that lies in between.
Featuring vocals by Zeca Veloso, son of Caetano Veloso, a Brazilian artist, winner of many Grammy Awards, and "the 4th greatest artist of Brazilian music of all time" by Rolling Stone magazine, ‘Todo Homem’ was reimagined by DJ/ producers, Antdot and Maz.
Red Axes continue their long-term dancefloor relationship with Phantasy Sound as they get set to release ‘Rhythm Passage’, another triple-hitter of club music. Beginning with the title track, ‘Rhythm Passage’ aims for slowly escalating madness in disco spaces both vast and discreet.
Another sold-out edition of cinch present Creamfields North returns to Daresbury in Cheshire this Bank Holiday weekend, as the award-winning electronic music festival celebrates its 25 year anniversary!
With Jamie Jones’ ‘My Paradise’ a possible runner as summer 2022’s Ibiza anthem, receiving support across the board from underground tastemakers to daytime radio, Brazilian Vintage Culture now steps up to remix the track to add to its ascent.
Mau P is a DJ/producer and singer-songwriter who has appeared at Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival following releases on Armada Music and more under his Maurice West alias.
Luigi Madonna has entered a new phase in his ongoing maturation as an artist, presenting a sound that nods to the origins of his native Napoli’s hard-hitting strain of techno. Launching his debut label and event initiative, Contempo, with the 3-track ‘Contempo Vol. I’ EP last month, Madonna recently unveiled the imprint’s second offering in its inaugural triptych with ‘Contempo Vol. II'.
Next year ‘Café Del Mar’ will celebrate its 30th anniversary, a landmark that will be celebrated with a series of brand new remixes alongside the existing remixes in specially remastered versions. Launching the series of vinyl releases in September is a remastered vinyl-only release of the original mix, as well as the best-known version of this classic track, the iconic Three ‘N One Remix.
Fresh on Sublease Music is a new three tracker from the greek duo of Minus & Zianos, and EP that fits the aesthetic of Steve Bug’s label - deep, driving house music that aims to move dancefloors.
Italian producers I-Robots has remade the classic 'Respect' and had it remixed by deep house artist Atjazz and Alex Neri from Planet Funk on this new package on his Opilec Music label. The track was written by Otis Redding in 1965 and became a global hit and signature song for Aretha Franklin in 1967. But in 1988, Adeva changed its key and flipped it into a garage house track that now gets remade by I-Robots, featuring Kathy Brown with The It/Jungle Wonz man and Chicago’s Harry Dennis also appearing.
Josh Wink and Truncate come together again for a follow up collaboration on Wink’s Ovum Recordings. Wink has been a popular artist in the underground for decades, playing a techno sound as a DJ, label head and producer that takes in acid, deepness and plenty of drive. Truncate, meanwhile, is one of the new school artist with a sound built on heavy drums and grooves.
Nicole Moudaber has recruited Chris Liebing and ANNĒ for Vol. 2 of her ‘Mood Elevation’ remix series. Following the first in a series of remixes ahead of her 2022 In The Mood tour, which featured Will Clarke and Marcal, Moudaber enlists CLR boss Chris and Symbolism, Out of Place, and Soma Records affiliate ANNĒ for the second set of interpretations.
With two collaborative records under their belt already The Shapeshifters, aka Simon Marlin, and Chic vocalist Kimberly Davis reunite once again for another release on Glitterbox Recordings.
Paul van Dyk's latest offering, 'Artefact' alongside UK duo Fuenka, is another track from his 11th studio album ‘The Record’. It comes from his Off The Record segment of the project that focus on deeper releases to showcase another element in the producer's arsenal.
With a catalogue of club tracks already bursting at its seams, Darius Syrossian returns to DFTD for his latest delivery of potential dancefloor-ready house, following his collab with George Smeddles on the label Back In The Dance.
Estonian house DJ/producer Taavi Tuisk drops a two tracker for Steve Bug’s Poker Flat Recordings. Taavi has been making, releasing and promoting music for almost two decades, and here we get to feel something of his playful approach to dance music. Taavi has been a DJ for more than half of his life and has apparently played all over the world performing at clubs like Ministry Of Sound, Pacha and Space.
Junction 2 bring back the Inner City off-cut of their event for an indoor festival. Taking place across the spaces of Tobacco Dock and fabric, the venues will feature nearly 40 hours of underground house and techno, aiming to build on the success of 2021’s August Bank Holiday weekend event.
2nd Blood is the project of Copenhagen-based musician, producer and songwriter Silas Tinglef. Veering between punk rock, pop, ambient and electronic, Tinglef has also been a backing musician for the likes of The Raveonettes and Jacob Bellens. Right now he joins Trentemøller's band on his Memoria Tour as a drummer.
Following up his debut album '1000 Faces' in 2020, melodic dance artist Jason Ross delivers his sophomore LP, ‘Atlas’ on Ophelia Records. The 10-track album is apparently a level up from a song perspective, featuring vocalists and artists like HOLT (Fanny Hultman), David Frank, MitiS, Dia Frampton, Runn, HALIENE, Chandler Leighton, Grant, and Your Friend Polly.
Sébastien Léger has remixed Above & Beyond and anamē’s vocal track 'Gratitude’, which features Marty Longstaff. A regular on Lee Burridge’s All Day I Dream imprint, Sébastien has been releasing music for over 20 years, with recent DJ support from Hernan Cattaneo, John Digweed, Sasha, Prospa, and Eelke Kleijn, and festival appearances at All Day I Dream Denver, Family Picnik, Loveland lined up, plus a residency at Cova Santa in Ibiza.
ARTY has been churning out singles at a fast rate recently and ‘Thousand Lives’, his fresh collab with Hungarian duo Stadiumx and American singer-songwriter Frank Walker on Armada Music adds to his increasing discography.
Having lent her tones to its first and third singles, Diana Miro is likely now the singer most readily associated with Nic & Bossi’s 11th album project. Cementing that rep, the trio re-team this month to add another fragment to ‘MOSAIIK’s sonic mosaic. After ‘Blame’ and ‘Nothing To Hide’, the Amsterdam-based singer is aiming to burn up the room again with ‘Hear Me Out’.
The deluxe version of Diplo’s recent self-titled album—his first full-length of electronic music in 18 years—is out now on FFRR. It features three brand new tracks with Melé, Raumakustik and Joeski and an entire second disc comprised of 17 remixes by artists including Sofia Kourtesis, Purple Disco Machine, Soulwax, DJ Seinfeld, Seth Troxler and more.
Soon after the release of his disco single ‘Call My Name’, Vancouver-based electronic producer Sleepy Tom shares his new single, ‘Time And Time Again’, which premiered on Dancing Astronaut and features the band Hotel Mira, via MNRK.
Toolroom are throwing it back to a label favourite on their next release, unleashing a fresh new edit of a club track from Julio Navas, Gustavo Bravetti and David Amo – ‘Raw’. It's a record that apparently became a cult hit in the underground and one that defines the true sound of Toolroom’s heritage.
Spencer Brown continues his string of releases on his newly minted diviine label with ‘Reforma / Polybomba’. ‘Reforma’ shows off Spencer’s darker production side with its brooding techno sounds (plus it’s paired with a remix from Weska). ‘Polybomba’ skews more towards the progressive indie-dance side of the house music spectrum and delivers on an ID those who know Spencer’s sound have apparently coveted for quite some time.
After the Original and nowifi Remix of Emma Hewitt’s ‘Into My Arms’, dropped earlier in the month, the evolution continues as the track adds Markus Schulz to its cast list. Schulz has given its first clubfloor translation, and one that equalizes Emma’s bittersweet evocations with an uplift.
Touching down on Armada Music for their joint label debut, longtime collaborators Alan Fitzpatrick and Reset Robot deliver a techno record that aims to push the crowd to its limits. Partially rooted in ‘90s trance, ‘Lotus’ aims to symbolise the UK techno scene.
The countdown is on for this year’s cinch presents Creamfields North, which returns for another 70,000 capacity sell-out this August Bank Holiday weekend. Having already dropped possibly one of the biggest festival lineups of the summer, the announcements continue as Cream HQ recently unleashed plans for a brand new 20,000-capacity outdoor stage - ‘Runway’ presented by SHEIN.
With five albums and a recent Grammy nomination for Best Electronic/Dance Album under their belt; Ten City, comprising of Byron Stingily (lead singer/songwriter) and producer Marshall Jefferson recently released new single ‘A Girl Named Phil’ on Patrick Moxey’s Helix Records label.
The Warehouse Project in Manchester recently revealed the full 2022 season with four months of events lined up. WHP22 will kick off from Saturday 10 September with a one day festival, Repercussion. Peggy Gou will land at Depot Mayfield on Friday 21 October for her only show in England after the summer – bringing her Gou Talk event series to Manchester for the very first time. The artist has curated a blend of artists to deliver musical and cultural visions – with Laurent Garnier, Robert Hood, TSHA, Saoirse, Anz and more joining the series.
Berlin-based producer and live act Nils Hoffmann releases the next single ‘Afterglow’ taken from his forthcoming album ‘A Radiant Sign’, out 2 September on Anjunadeep. Pairing LA-based singer-songwriter Griff Clawson’s vocals with pads and drums, Nils showcases his ability to blend electronic elements with a vocal hook. Having started to release music and tour the world at the age of 16, he aims to demonstrate his wealth of experience in his latest offering.
This month sees the progressive wing of Solarstone’s label serve its second longplayer. Having helmed Volume 1, Orkidea yields the Pure Progressive wheelhouse to another institution from the progressive genre. Released on Solarstone’s Deepblue label in 2007, ‘Lifecycle’ possibly put Forerunners on the lips of some of the scene’s key DJs.
Dutch DJ/producer Fedde Le Grand returns with the release of his latest track, ‘Shake That Ass’ on Universal Music. This latest offering re-images Eminem’s 2005 hit ‘Shake That’, instilling it with newfound bass-house and EDM elements. The new cut directly follows Fedde’s June-released collaborative single ‘Down’ with 22Bullets, as well as his May track, 'Nothing’s Gonna Hurt You’.
GRAMMY-nominated electronic trio Above & Beyond presents the 16th edition of the Volume series, out now on their Anjunabeats imprint. Featuring 33 tracks over two discs, ‘Anjunabeats Volume 16’ features exclusive new music from 30+ artists. Sketched on the road and in Jono, Tony, and Paavo's London studio over the past year, this new mixed compilation showcases the direction of the label over the next 18 months.
Chris Lorenzo launches his new label Late Checkout with possibly one of the most impactful records of his career. A collaboration with Swedish electro artist Cobrah, ‘Mami’ is a house cut with a vocal that’s apparently already proving popular on various dancefloors.
Newcastle born DJ/producer Cristoph was continues his pursuit of progressive dance tracks by launching his new label Consequence of Society. The name may be familiar to some as title of his 2015 EP that helped cement his production talents and breakthrough in a year that possibly went on to be an important one for the emerging DJ and ‘Eric Prydz protégé’.
Possibly responsible for various influential club records in the UK over the past few years, British DJ/producer Ben Hemsley returns to Armada Music with a trance-inspired new single ‘Erase Me’, a nostalgia-infused summer track.
Six-piece British band Northling return to the Reflections nfamily for their first solo release with new single ‘Damselfly’; the lead track from their upcoming EP ‘Tycho’, that is due for release on 5 September.
Possibly two of dance music’s most recognisable names, Parisian house DJ/producer Bob Sinclar and Grammy-nominated Canadian DJ/producer A-Trak team up on ‘Deep Inside Of Me’ for Defected Records.
Dutch producer Mason and NYC-born hip-hop artist Afrika “Baby Bam” have bumped firsts for a new single, ‘The Wicked’. With Mason’s beats and Afrika's flow, the track is aiming to be popular for this within both musical genres.
Soda State deliver their new summer soundtrack ‘So Hypnotic’, following on from their last single ‘Rising Sun’ alongside British singer Dakota, known for providing vocals on Jonas Blue's ‘Fast Car’, Soda State’s musical journey continues to steer the pair closer to their enigmatic soda state.
Emma Hewitt is the voice behind various club and radio tracks, with collaborations for Tiesto, Armin, 3LAU, Cosmic Gate, Aly & Fila, Gareth Emery, Dash Berlin, Chris Lake, Ilan Bluestone and more. Now, Emma is releasing her first solo single in a good few years and this organic release - parts of which are even now still in process - begins with the Original and nowifi Remix of ‘Into My Arms’.
Born in Croatia and now residing in Serbia, Reblok, aka Goran Paradjina, has previously contributed his productions to Repopulate Mars, Hot Creations, Spinnin Deep, Elrow, and more.
Harry Romero’s new track ‘Aye Papi’ possibly has all the necessary elements to become a peak-time staple: pumping bass, swung Latin grooves, catchy piano melodies and a summer vocal. Also packaged with the release comes a handy instrumental club tool.
Spencer Parker returns to his Work Them Records with possibly his biggest single to date, ‘Love Me Love Me’. Parker’s hi-NRG, Euro-disco, nu-beat house leanings are distilled into then track, a vocodered ’80s stomp.
Nicole Moudaber, the founder of label, party, and radio show MOOD, has been involved in house and techno for over a decade, appearing at festivals and venues such as Glastonbury, Coachella, DC-10, and Space Ibiza.
Her In The Mood events, with recent editions in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and at EDC Festival, have featured artists such as Carl Craig, Chris Liebing, Loco Dice, and many more over the years.
Scottish DJ/producer Ewan McVicar recently released his two- track EP ‘Heather Park’, marking his first release for Ninja Tune imprint Technicolour. The artist describes the release - which comprises lead track ‘Heather Park’ and b-side ‘The Nucienda’ - as “one of my favourite ever projects.”
The debut single from Jamaican-Canadian artist SeeMeNot, ‘Borderline’ was released at the end of 2020 on the artist’s own imprint Brainstream Music. Played by the likes of Solomun, TSHA, Skream, and many more, the vocal and lyricism possibly established her as a serious rising star, securing Pete Tong’s Essential New Tune and tipped as a one-to-watch by both DJ Mag and Beatportal.
Willaris. K recently shared his new single ‘Slow Down’, a slice of electronica that is the Australian techno artist’s first single in two years. The track arrives with an official video directed by Bonnie Moir (The Reel Good Film Festival winner).
Behind The Beats, Armada Music’s podcast series on all things music industry, has apparently enjoyed a rather eventful first season. Featuring ‘worthwhile stories and interesting anecdotes’ from guests such as Armada Music CEO Maykel Piron, Disciples founder Duvall and Sirius XM’s dance radio host Geronimo, the series became popular for those who wanted to discover the inner workings of all sorts of things in dance music.
LA-based DJ/producer Ravell is back with his first single of the year and second offering from his newly founded imprint, Kazaa. ‘Baila’, follows his the December release of his single ‘Siento’, a bass house track that aims to reflect his rebranded sonic direction. Continuing to pay homage to his Latin roots through sound, the new release has a Latin-pop flair.
Aiming to epitomise the very best of their hometown’s musical heritage, Detroit’s Dames Brown are the vocal trio you may not yet know by name but possibly know by voice.
Bringing it back to his StéLouse roots, StayLoose is back on his future bass game with ‘Long Way Down’, which is out now on Dim Mak. The track starts off with a haunting D&B inspired build up, before cascading into the bright future bass sound that he built his original project on.
Alex Banks’ third studio album ‘Projections’ will be released next month. His last single ‘Into The Realm’ was championed by Tom Ravenscroft on BBC Radio 6 Music and crowned a ‘Music from The Near Future’ pick when he filled in for Mary Anne Hobbs in early May. Now Banks’ releases another single ‘Recall Mindset’, which is ‘inspired by memories of lost dancefloor moments in Berlin.’
Techno producer GONE has just released his latest single, ‘Out Of Time’ on Enchanté Records. The single was composed, performed, produced, mixed, and mastered by him and follows the release of ‘Control’ as well as his debut EP ‘Sources’ which gained support from publications and radio shows.
After last month’s ‘Horizons [Part.1]’ release, Giuseppe Ottaviani hooks up with Richard Walters for the track ‘Keep You Safe’, which is out now on Black Hole Recordings.
Following its first edition over Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend earlier this month, Creamfields South has possibly cemented itself as a solid newcomer on the festival calendar, with the second edition of the event announced before the dust had even settled on the first. Now, tickets are back on sale for what aims to be a sell-out event at the Hylands Park in Chelmsford.
Aiming to deliver on their promise that the live versions of ‘Isles’ would be “much, much harder”, Bicep have just released ‘Meli (II)’, a track that has been a highlight of their recent live shows, including a closing slot at Glastonbury’s West Holts stage last weekend. It comes alongside news of their biggest UK show to date at Alexandra Palace on 3 December 2022, with tickets on sale from tomorrow.
Ray Volpe’s single and apparently ‘the most played track at EDC Las Vegas’, ‘Laserbeam’ has finally been released on Disciple Records. Volpe aims to strike out with a track that’s a shock to the system, packing bass and acidic squelches contrasting with an underlying calm that makes for a big tune in festival season.
Classically trained jazz musician, producer, DJ and songwriter Richard Earnshaw is on Soulfuric Deep with the Re-Vibe of his record ‘People Are People’. Twenty years since the vinyl-only release from 2002, the track aims to radiate the same pure sunshiny positivity as when it was first released.