Anjunadeep – “Reflections Vol. 2”
Anjunadeep, the A&R hotbed that ignited the careers of some of the biggest names in electronic music, now present the second installment of their new “Reflections” compilation series. Following the inaugural volume in October, “Reflections Vol.2” is a collection of downtempo and electronica from label favorites Jody Wisternoff, Kidnap, Croquet Club, Martin Roth, and Luttrell, along with rising talents Luigi Sambuy, Lycoriscoris, Tryst, and Dotmaka. This new release is pure melodic perfection, everything you would expect from this legendary label. At 15 years old, the sound of the label has evolved since those early years. While the BPMs may have slowed, the mission of Anjunadeep has remained the same: to discover and share timeless soulful, melodic electronic music.
gardenstate -“Surreal” (Bart Skils Remix)
Anjunabeats presents a new remix of gardenstate’s “Surreal” from Amsterdam native Bart Skils. Bart gives his own special flavor to the track. He says, “What’s most important when I receive a remix request is that I feel the vibe and sounds from a track. Surreal caught me straight away with a cool melodic hook and I felt I could definitely give it a proper “Bart Skils” treatment with a fresh rolling groove made for the dance floor.”
Sidepiece – “Falling For You” (Tom & Collins Remix)
Following the success of the original “Fallin For You” from the Grammy-nominated duo SIDEPIECE earlier this year, the pair now fuel the momentum with a stellar remix from fellow heavyweight duo Tom & Collins. Adding hypnotic bell ripples and prominent percussion, Tom & Collins distort the vocal whilst adding a grooving drum led drop, sprinkled with laser riffs and chunky synth pads. Injecting their own unique spin, Tom & Collins‘ “Fallin For You” remix continues the appeal of the original.
Apashe – “Distance” (Remixes)
Montreal-based musician Apashe critically-acclaimed first single, “Distance” has been released as a five-track “Distance” remix EP. This release is remixed by some of electronic dance music’s finest tastemakers including reinterpretations from U.K. electronic duo KOAN Sound, Russian DJ/production pair Volac, drum and bass producers Macky Gee and Buunshin, and new duo Pushing Daizies. This rework has a little something for everyone!
BRUER – “Nasty”
BRUER debuts “Nasty,” a heavy-hitting bass boosted display of raw talent. Featuring heavy 808s and nefarious percussive elements from its onset, this release casts a captivating spell on eager listeners. Textural bass and wonky harmonies best characterize this prime piece of production prowess, as BRUER flexes his hand at neck-breaking, mainstage bass sound.
Zight + Sonna Rele – “Fly Away”
Singer/songwriter and TikTok sensation Sonna Rele collaborates with talented and burgeoning producer Zight on their mesmerizing track “Fly Away“. Joining forces, the pair have blended their sounds seamlessly to produce a chart-worthy hit. The three-minute offering kicks off with a catchy, fluttering bassline accompanied by uplifting, scintillating synths, setting the tone for the entirety of the track. Euphoric sounds are topped with the beautifully flowing, flawless vocals of Sonna Rele; the perfect blend of a dance-floor ready beat with soulful vocals. The re-energizing cut instills a sense of unity whilst blessing our earwaves with a striking, mellifluous track.
BEC – “Psilocybin Therapy”
BEC returns to the forefront of the release radar with a hypnotic 3-track offering for Monika Kruse’s illustrious Terminal M imprint, “Psilocybin Therapy”. The high-energy EP stays true to many of the original’s intricate sound design elements. The Dutch producer steers the cut into heavier techno waters with galvanized percussion and extended synth lines.
Isenberg – “Set You Free”
The dynamic producer from Dallas, Isenberg delivers his first solo appearance on Insomniac’s house-centric imprint with a garage-leaning single, “Set You Free”. This release features vocal newcomer Clarity. The track opens up with subtle blips punctuating the flow of whirling padlines and a faint kick knocking around int the background. Clarity’s hushed vocal refrain loops longingly in the fore, as her words “let the rhythm set you free” glow from within the foggy haze. The vocal hook runs for almost the entirety of the affair, allowing the words to manifest pure release almost like a mantra repeating until the vibes are actualized.
Boku – “Fortune”
Boku, the brainchild of Irish electronic producer Ian Ring, has revealed his very first offering of the new year, with a gorgeous downtempo creation, “Fortune“. The single marks the first of a set of three releases to come this January, forming a cohesive EP, slated for release later this month. “Fortune” is a masterclass in subtle builds matched with yearning percussive elements, creating an atmosphere all its own. Boku manages to package a glimmer of hope in song amid the backdrop of a desolate world.
Feather – “Becoming”
Fast-rising talent Feather releases his five-track debut EP “Becoming”. His style is a unique signature brand of electronic music with subtle pop sensibilities. His debut EP takes the listener on a journey and engulfs them in a sonic landscape unlike any other. This EP features a collection of euphoric melodic bass-leaning tracks that showcase Feather’s blossoming studio precision.
Space Yacht – “Tech My House Vol. 1”
Global Party brand Space Yacht celebrates their 6-year anniversary with their first-ever “Tech My House Vol. 1” compilation. The inaugural compilation features 17 tracks from Space Yacht regulars plus a ton of up-and-coming names. Recreating the highs, lows, and overall emotion of a great DJ set, the compilation is meant to be listened from start to finish, similar to an artist album or DJ mix.
Venetian – “Feel Me”
UK producer Venetian with a whole new sound on his latest musical masterpiece, “Feel Me“. Recognized for his vocal creations, Venetian proves his production abilities by effortlessly crossing genres, fusing a dance/pop beat with futuristic vocals, while maintaining an alternative edge. The energetic offering serves as a breath of fresh air, calling upon a house-infused chord progression, punchy stabs, and a bouncing bassline, resulting in the ultimate dance-floor filler. The powerful vocals provide a darker, mysterious tone to the track, introducing the burgeoning producer’s new sound in an alluring fashion.