RAM – ‘Essence of Trance – 25 Years of RAM’
RAM releases his 25 years mix-comp summation, ‘Essence Of Trance’. Running to 4 discs and 320 minutes of music, it’s epic in both size and scope. Highly recognizable names are featured regularly and rarely the artists’ best-known productions or remixes (a ‘greatest hits’, this is not). In the mixing those selected flow together in a captivatingly naturalistic manner that speaks volumes of their intrinsic and time-honored importance within 25 years of RAM set-lists.
RUMPUS – ‘Footwork’
Our favorite drummer bad boy is back at it again with his first release of 2020. ‘Footwork‘ is the embodiment of RUMPUS‘s badass House vibes that will keep your feet moving from start to finish. It’s a funky hard-hitting House track that speaks to the artist’s eclectic style. Vibrant drums and percussion are met with edgy tech elements, thumping bass and slinky vocals. The result is an unforgettable banger.
DEADLIFE – ‘Strands Unravel’
Rising synthwave UK producer DEADLIFE releases, ‘Strands Unravel’. The track is lifted from his upcoming album, ‘City of Eternal Rain‘ which will be out in April. Taking his time with the intro DEADLIFE allows for a gradual build of jagged synths before the bassline enters. Maintaining an underrated simplicity, the single employs delicate uses of pauses and lulls in the tempo. Bringing in touches of distorted female vocals, a dramatic sense is created in which the listener’s mind is allowed to wander and explore the soundscapes as it wills.
Harvey Sutherland – ‘Superego’
Australia-based DJ and Producer Harvey Sutherland returns with ‘Superego‘. This track is a back-to-basics machine funk stepper. Produced in self-imposed confinement at his velvet-lined studio bunker, Harvey gives the band some time off and goes inside his own head for a while and comes out with a soulful groovy masterpiece.
Steve Aoki & Maluma – ‘Maldad’ (R3HAB Remix)
If you’re in need of a track to spice up your date night, look no further than R3HAB‘s new remix of Steve Aoki and Maluma‘s ‘Maldad‘. Delivering a more melodic take on the original, R3HAB incorporates deep, bouncy basslines into the track’s Latin-inspired melodies, which complement Maluma’s sultry vocals with dancefloor-ready energy.
GRAVEDGR – ‘6 Feet Under’
After over a year of releasing some of the most menacing, bone-shaking sounds ever heard, GRAVEDGR finally unleashes his debut album ‘6 FEET UNDER‘ on the world. The epic fourteen-track project is designed to take the listener on a sonic journey through GRAVEDGR’s own psyche when he was literally digging the final resting places for the departed as a teenager when he helped his father work in a graveyard.
Change Request – ‘Neural Nocturnes’
Andrew Emil is back under his alias Change Request. This moniker is utilized as an avenue for his own personal re-working of his beloved R&B, Jazz, and beyond. ‘Neural Nocturnes‘ EP is four tracks oozing with stylistic flair and high-end production values. As varied as they are interesting this collection of tracks range from an uptempo house cut that feels straight out of a Chaka Khan backing track, to strutty downbeat melodic workouts to the ethereal lo-fi musings in the way of the beautiful Symptom Seven.
TSAS – ‘Go Low Go High’
TSAS is back with his fresh new single ‘Go Low Go Hard‘. This song was inspired by the sound of crickets at night but this isn’t a mellow track, it packs a punch with hard beats and total mindblowing energy!
W&W , Sandro Silva, & Zafrir – ‘Wizard of the Beats’
There’s no doubt about it; let W&W, Sandro Silva and Zafrir sit down in a studio together and there’ll be speaker-blasting magic. As can be expected from a collab of this magnitude, W&W, Sandro Silva and Zafrir’s ‘Wizard Of The Beats’ is set to rock the biggest stages in the world. Ticking all the boxes of a stadium-quivering anthem, this track equals endless amounts of festival madness.
MYRNE and Manila Killa – ‘Fluorescence’
MYRNE and Manila Killa have more than solidified their place as household names within the electronic music space. The two producers come together to release ‘Fluorescence‘ EP showcases both their abilities to collaborate and create outside of their comfort zones. With the boys showing off their vocal chops in the first single and channeling their big room house roots in the second, the Fluorescence EP is an honest, introspective body of work that reflects the growth and the willingness to evolve on both their parts
Icarus – ‘Fade Away’
Bristol duo Icarus mark their first release of 2020 with new single ‘Fade Away’. A weightless, fluttering electronic track that masterfully combines elements of trance, electronica and house music, ‘Fade Away’ finds the sweet spot between contemplative home listening and visceral club track.
Kraysh – ‘Thoughts’
Canadian bass sensation Kraysh returns with ‘Thoughts‘. This release leads in with a dark, ominous intro until unraveling into brain-scrambling, choppy textures that are interlaced with intricate drum programming, scratchy synth progressions, adrenaline-pumping chords, and eerie textures.
Tony Romera & Bellecour – ‘CHIANT’
Two of France’s most cutting-edge house producers are teaming up to release a package that showcases their shared appreciation for pushing the envelope in bass house. Tony Romera and Bellecour release ‘CHIANT’ on Insomniac Records. This release has classic house beats and an energized groove that will be blowing minds on the dancefloor!
Franc Moody – ‘Dream in Colour’
Franc Moody is a UK based, funky, groovy, soulful music collective that fuses together house, nu-disco, and euphoric pop. Their new release ‘Dream In Colour‘ perfectly encapsulates the phenomenon that is Franc Moody. Born from a concoction of old soul beats and warehouse funk, the album is a perfect treasure of dance breaks and soaring melodies
Kantor – ‘Concrete Jungle’
Producer and inventor Kantor new release ‘Concrete Jungle‘ showcases his distinct mix between techno and bass music. Concrete Jungle” explores more of the producer’s bass side and is accompanied by a live performance video using his own invention – a custom DDR-operated MIDI controller.