Armin van Buuren x Inner City – ‘It Could Be’
Quirky, rebellious and open-minded, ‘It Could Be’ is one of the most unexpected and interesting collabs on Armin van Buuren’s ‘BALANCE’ album. Made in tandem with Inner City, this track simply oozes with so much dance-floor-wrecking potential it’ll be very hard for listeners not to get their groove on.
Ben Böhmer – ‘Breathing’
Marking the closing of a chapter in Ben Böhmer’s forthcoming debut album is a culmination of a period of heartache and recovery, and coming of age as an artist. The title track and lead single, ‘Breathing’ is a collaboration with Nils Hoffmann and Malou that layers delicate vocals above swung percussion and hard-hitting synths.
Ben Gold – ‘Sound Advice (Chapter Two)’
Building on the sky-high standard set by the first chapter of ‘Sound Advice’, Ben Gold returns to deliver his musical vision and take over the dance music domain once again. Firmly stepping into the clubs with this power house chapter to contrast the more melodic sound of chapter one, the U.K. trance tastemaker gave some of the scene’s freshest talents a chance to shine on the 8-piece album by complementing known bangers with brand-new collaborations. This is the music that’s been rocking Ben Gold’s shows all year, so you’d do well to take his ‘Sound Advice’ in terms of track selection.
Andrew Bayer – ‘Bottle Top Trance’
The second single to be taken from Andrew Bayer’s forthcoming ‘Parallels EP’, ‘Bottle Top Trance’ is already established as an Above and Beyond set favorite as well as taking Record Of The Week on their Group Therapy radio show. Andrew Bayer will be touring ‘Parallels’ across North America and you can get your tickets here.
JES – ‘We Belong To The Night’
On the cusp of seasons change, American singer-songwriter JES waves a musical farewell to summer, and through her extraordinarily powerful voice greets the fall with new release ‘We Belong To The Night’. The ethereally analogue FX and trip-hop-saluting drums slip spellbindingly into downtempo breaks and wistfully blissed-out, lament-lined strings. Telling it like it is, JES’s verses supply the track its introspective heart, while her chorus serves as a rally cry to dance music’s nocturnal tribes – one-and-all.
Luke Bond – ‘Stories (feat. Ruby Chase)’
Entering into the next chapter, Luke Bond continues the sage of his musical career with a brilliant crossover cut featuring Ruby Chase. From the angelic vocals to the uplifting chords and perfect melody, ‘Stories’ shows just how colorful the world of dance music can be.
PRAANA x Dezza – ‘Mirrors (feat. LEVV)’
A truly exciting collab is upon us as PRAANA teams up with Dezza and LEVV for a thrilling single. ‘Mirrors’ sees all three acts effortlessly merge their distinctive styles in an emotional production that showcases the best of melodic house.
Feenixpawl x Marcus Santoro – ‘Forever Young’
A superb progressive house track able to seal the deal at any stage, ‘Forever Young’ once again spotlights the insane production skill of Feenixpawl and the equally talented Marcus Santoro. Armed with a supercharged melody, far-reaching vocals and a surge of energy and emotion that never falters, this song is set to be a crowd favorite till the end of time itself.
Haywyre – ‘Tell Me (Notaker Remix)’
Notaker is gearing up to treat fans to a series of unreleased cuts beginning with a flip of Haywyre’s ‘Tell Me’. The remix sees him inject his unique, glistening touch into Haywyre’s groovy record. A series of throbbing synths subtly build up to climax into an explosion of swirling kicks that can only be described as uniquely Notaker. The finished product provides listeners with an emotive journey through the inner workings of the St. Louis-based producer’s universe.
Dom Dolla – ‘San Frandisco’
An ode to the colourful and vibrant house music scene of San Francisco, Dom Dolla has expertly captured the spirit of, not only the city itself, but a wider global community, in a message of belonging and togetherness. Balancing ‘San Frandisco’ out with a thumping bassline, driving beats, and blazing sirens, Dom has delivered yet another addictive masterpiece.
Chet Porter – ‘The Longest Day Ever’
Chet Porter makes his Ultra Music debut with his first single in almost three years — ‘The Longest Day Ever’. With swirling and bright melodies and Chet’s first production featuring his own vocals, the vibrant instrumentals set the tone for the artist’s return to production and sets the bar high for his forthcoming music.
Qlank – ‘New Times’
Coming straight out of Los Angeles by way of Detroit, Qlank has been crushing it on the bass house scene. He’s now reinforcing his own buzz with a new three-track EP called ‘New Times‘, which definitely showcases his penchant for quirky textures and attitude-driven grooves.
Franky Nuts – ‘After Us’
One of the freshest talents in bass, Franky Nuts has been wowing crowds across Europe with his blend of catchy melodies and sub-wrecking low end. With ‘After Us’, Franky turns up the heat for another festival destroyer.
OPIUO – ‘Send It (feat. Lafa Taylor)’
With a brief yet epic build up, ‘Send It’ quickly breaks out into horns and thumping bass line with Oakland rapper Lafa Taylor’s vocals. OPIUO blows minds with this genre bending track in the dance and hip hop space.
SIDEPIECE – ‘Wanna See You’
The new collaborative project between Party Favor and Nitti Gritti marks a sonic departure for both artists, displaying their versatility as producers as they deliver an impressive house-laden offering. ‘Wanna See You’ is a deftly-produced, energetic club track that layers progressive beats with funky tech patterns. Utilizing pulsing lasers and an irresistible bassline, SIDEPIECE has immediately established themselves as an act with undeniable dancefloor appeal.
J. Worra – ‘Bones (feat. Ushi Qute)’
Fresh off her recent DJ Mag ‘Breakthrough Producer of the Year’ Award, J. Worra brings us the house hit, ‘Bones’. This one is a friendly reminder of why this Chicago native has gained the respect of industry and fans alike.
32STITCHES – ‘Horror Show’
‘Horror Show’ incorporates eerie soundscapes, haunting piano chord progressions, and a suspenseful build to set the mood for the entirety of the record. The chilling track emulates the feeling of watching a frightening film for listeners as 32Stitches drew inspiration from the popular Netflix original ‘Haunting of Hill House’.