Anjunabeats – “Rising Vol. 1”
Over the past 20 years, Above & Beyond and their label, Anjunabeats, have launched the careers of some of electronic music’s most respected names. Now, Anjunabeats is proud to announce a new EP series highlighting the next generation of producers and championing emerging artists from around the world, “Anjunabeats Rising”. Featured on the first edition of this exciting new series is Parallels, Nourey & ZOYA, and GVN. This may be the first time you hear from some of these artists but they are on their way to being household names!
Ben Böhmer & Tinlicker – “Run Away”
Two of Anjunadeep’s most revered artists, Germany’s Ben Böhmer and Dutch duo Tinlicker join forces for a long-overdue collaboration on “Run Away“. Featuring vocals from hotly-tipped Berlin newcomer Felix Raphael, this release marks the producers’ debut collaboration following a successful twelve months for both acts. The new single is spellbinding and emotive and everything you would expect from these progressive heavy-weights.
ilan Bluestone & Maor Levi – “Hold On”
Anjunabeats favorites ilan Bluestone and Maor Levi have been collaborating since 2011 and produced multiple club hits. Their newest single “Hold On” enlists UK singer/songwriter Alex Clare. “Ilan put together some beautiful chords while I worked on the groove,” says Maor. “We wanted the message of the lyrics to shine through and we think we achieved that. It’s a powerful track, and today, the song’s message feels more important than ever.” ilan goes on to explain, ‘Hold On’ is about embracing every moment in life: “..it’s too short to be filled with tears.” With the world on hold, they are words we can all take to heart.”
HALIENE – “Walk Through Walls” (MaRLo Remix)
HALIENE, the voice of some of the biggest tracks in dance music stepped out on her own and into the spotlight with her new solo single “Walk Through Walls.” Now, the inspiring single receives a jolt of electricity with MaRLo’s peak time remix. This new interpretation transforms the original dance ballad into a peak time stormer that’s a glorious mix of trance and progressive.
JAXX DA FISHWORKS – “100 Percent”
Revered bass house producer, JAXX DA FISHWORKS is ringing in the new year with a highly-anticipated, groundbreaking EP, “100 Percent“. The titular track kicks off the EP and prominently features a consistently propulsive rhythm alongside a driving, four-on-the-floor beat. A flowing, commanding vocal accompanies the propelling production elements, and effortlessly maintains the tune’s immensely high energy from start to finish.
Blue Stahli – “Obsidian”
Fans of Blue Stahli find him returning to his tracking roots on this new album “Obsidian“. The album is the completion of the deadchannel_Trilogy following his 2020 full-lengths, “Quartz” and “Copper“. This release was created initially to be a standalone album, but the multi-instrumentalist, rock-leaning electronic artist who is Bret Autrey, experimented with a variety of sounds, moods, and locations while preparing the record. “Obsidian” is Blue Stahli’s grand finale and journey through a life change, processing grief and family tragedy, defining who he is as a person after being broken down and starting anew.
Jerro – “Go Back Now”
Belgian producer Jerro returns to the release radar with a breathtaking new single “Go Back Now” featuring the vocal talent of Beacon. This release softly opens with a dreamlike atmosphere before Beacon’s enchanting vocals flood the soundscape. The driving progressive melody takes the listener on a euphoric sonic journey throughout the duration of the track as it escalates with vivacious energy. Jerro effortlessly weaves Beacon’s yearning vocals into his serene yet cinematic production as his keen aptitude for melodic production shines throughout this latest offering.
Andrew Pololos – “All For You”
Fast-rising talent Andrew Pololos returns to the release radar with the third and final single “All For You” from his forthcoming album “Until We Dance” due out in March. This single features a funky tech-house soundscape and alluring vocals from Naida. Designed with the dancefloor in mind, Pololos’ vivacious cut boasts his knack for studio precision.
Lindsey Sterling X Mako – “Lose You Now”
Platinum-selling electronic artist, violinist, and multi-talented entertainer Lindsey Stirling teamed up with producer, and songwriter Mako for their new single “Lose You Now”. “This song was on my album as an instrumental song, but I always knew it was really special,” shares Stirling. “I am so grateful for Mako for the lyrics he wrote to ‘Lose You Now’ because he perfectly captured the feelings I’d never been able to put into words.”
Nicky Night Time & Ali Love – “Ubiquity” feat. Breakbot
Nicky Night Time and Ali Love have collaborated for a hypnotizing new single “Ubiquity” feat. Breakbot. With each artist living in a different country, “Ubiquity” has already made its way around the globe. Filled with classic disco flair, funk riffs, and infectious vocals the track instantly encapsulates a dreamy dance-floor moment.
Black Coffee, Diplo & Elderbrook – “Never Gonna Forget”
Black Coffee has linked up with fellow global superstars Diplo and Elderbrook on their new single “Never Gonna Forget“. An inspirational, emotion-tinged electro-acoustic jam with a signature Black Coffee groove, this track pairs delicate guitar strings with the soaring, pitch-perfect vocals of Grammy-nominee Elderbrook. It marks the sixth and final single released from Black Coffee’s highly anticipated forthcoming album which is set for release in February.
Nitepunk – “Flow” (Habstrakt Remix)
Nitepunk’s grungy breaks-fueled single, “Flow” now has a mighty rework by Habstrakt. Habstrakt rushes in to redirect “Flow” with a fresh spin and makes the track all his own. Opening up with sharp percussive creating a surging velocity behind the intro’s echoing vocal loops and reverberating basslines. Soon enough, wailing synth lines start to circulate the channel as it signals to the incoming torrential force about to take hold. The shuffling rhythm picks up extreme momentum, spilling in with a deluge of growling low-end, blips steadily whirling up a crescendo, cunning vocal chops scattered throughout, and a storm of energy that sees Habstrakt hitting the high-water mark yet again.
Go Freek & Flash 80 – “Body and Soul”
Fellow rising Aussie talent Go Freek and Flash 89 kick-off 2021 with the new single “Body and Soul“. Delivering a high-intensity dance weapon, this release is an energetic club-ready track boasting pumping basslines and acid-like stabs set to receive tastemaker appeal globally.
Saint Punk – “Empty Bed”
Grunge house innovator Saint Punk now debuts his first original record for the label in the form of “Empty Bed.” The track opens up with an ominous 4/4 beat, as the deep vocals sift into the track. As we head into the chorus, the track hushes as the vocals take the spotlight and melancholic lyrics bring memories from a relationship into focus. Through the chorus, Saint Punk ensures that his signature sound is heard with vibrating bass riffs, deep zipping synth chords, and heavy grunge house drops. This release marks a shift in Saint Punk’s production repertoire, exploring a more main-stage sound while maintaining his signature grunge house flair.
LP Giobbi – “Move Your Body”
LP Giobbi is putting her Insomniac Records label debut in motion with the new single “Move Your Body” featuring long-time collaborator hermixalot. The release swirls itself around a rapturing vocal delivery from singer/rapper hermixalot. as her sermon-like cadence creates a sense of urgency to succumb to the spirit-lifting groove helmed by LP Giobbi.
Mauro Venti – “Vanita”
Mauro Venti kicks off 2021 on a high with new EP “Vanita” marking his debut on Gorgon City’s REALM label. Boasting grooving tribal drums, Vanita packs a punch with soft pads and riffs amongst hypnotic vocal chants. Meanwhile, the flip side “Redemption” hits with a deeper, darker touch whilst mesmerizing vocals ebb and flow effortlessly throughout.
Divide & Dissolve – “Denial”
Multidimensional duo Divide and Dissolve release their second single and powerful video “Denial” from their forthcoming album “Gas Lit” which is set to be released later this month. This single encapsulates their message behind the music: to undermine and destroy the white supremacist colonial framework and to fight for Indigenous Sovereignty, Black and Indigenous Liberation, Water, Earth, and Indigenous land given back. The new release is a potent blend of ominous and unsettling sax that blows wide open into colossal riffs for almost eight glorious minutes. The accompanying video was shot in Taupo, Aotearoa by notable indigenous music video director Amber Beaton at the end of the southern hemisphere’s winter. See video HERE.
Wuki + Smokepurpp – “Birdz”
Grammy-nominated producer Wuki kicks-off the new year with a monstrous collaborative single “Birdz” featuring rapper Smokepurpp. Opening with boisterous production and cinematic trap beats, Smokepurpp commands the track with his raw, menacing, and rhythmic flow. Wuki lays the groundwork and perfectly compliments Smokepurpp’s cadence with edgy and textured production. Crafting the beats to have both swaggering and distorted notes, Wuki adds his bass-centric flare to the hard trap tune that instantly gives this single an otherworldly and demented feel.
Flux Pavilion – “.wav“
After celebrating a decade at the forefront of bass music, Flux Pavilion is ushering in a new era. The artist is taking another step forward into fresh and exciting terrain. The new EP, “.wav” showcases Flux Pavilion in his element with this melodic, synth, and electric guitar-driven 16-track masterpiece. The artist has evolved and grown throughout the years while maintaining his trailblazing and innovative spirit. With an array of modular synths, he’s taken the analog route for this release.