Armin van Buuren – ‘Waking up With You (feat. David Hodges)’
As vibrant as life itself, ‘Waking Up With You’ is the first track taken from Armin van Buuren’s seventh artist album. Helmed by upbeat chord stabs, David Hodges’ eruptive vocals and forceful beats that stride into the night, this inspiring composition is only the first of many more brilliant creations to come from Armin van Buuren’s ‘BALANCE’ album.
Solarstone x Jonathan Mendelsohn – ‘This Is Where It Starts’
Solarstone signs his summer off with another debut teaming. This particular meeting of musical minds is of the producer x singer variety, as Jonathan Mendelsohn brings new single ‘This Is Where It Starts’ its candidly honest, emotionally stirring song.
Ørjan Nilsen – ‘Don’t Need To Know Your Name’
Opening with soft keys and mesmerizing vocals, ‘Don’t Need To Know Your Name’ is an ode to unconventional love. With a big-room drop, high energy bass line and riveting build up, Ørjan Nilsen keeps his listeners fully engaged from beginning to end.
Estiva – ‘Sequence / Trip’
Another titanic two-pack taken from Estiva’s forthcoming ‘Metamorphoses’ album, ‘Sequence / Trip’ offers up intricate arpeggios and sophisticated builds in order to capture listeners from start to finish. Add in the backdrop of foreboding pads and the driving basslines and you know these two cuts will wreak havoc on the dance floor for sure.
Borgore – ‘Petty’
Quickly following an epic back to back performance with Shaq in New York at Electric Zoo this past weekend, Borgore is back with a brand new single ‘Petty’ — an A Side/B Side track featuring a heavy-hitting bass VIP edit along with a hip-hop version of the track.
Ruben de Ronde x HALIENE – ‘The Hardest Part’
Led by the vocals of star songstress HALIENE and a powerful instrumental backdrop, ‘The Hardest Part’ is the opening track of Ruben de Ronde’s ‘Different’ album for a reason. From the on-point original to Sound Quelle’s dreamy edit, this release on Statement! Recordings is as magical as they come.
Ben Gold – ‘The City Sleeps Tonight’
From the moment the needle drops, ‘The City Sleeps Tonight’ is positively laced with driving energy thanks to Ben Gold’s deft use of rushing synth arpeggios that anchor his soaring vocal line. Encapsulating Gold’s harder trance sound, the track still manages to find room to breathe midway, the airy passage a nod to the more classic euphoria style, before Gold’s production roars back to life thanks to a perfectly executed, undeniably huge, hands-in-the-air build and drop.
The Bloody Beetroots x ZHU – ‘Zoning’
The Bloody Beetroots return with ‘Zoning’, a collaboration between him and ZHU. Colored with ZHU’s hypnotic vocals referencing altered states, the production between the two artists becomes a sonic kaleidoscope of pulsating synths, piano, strings and hard-driving beats.
CJ Bolland – ‘Camargue (Enrico Sangiuliano)’
Drumcode mainstay Enrico Sangiuliano re-asserts his studio prowess with a mesmerising adaption of CJ Bolland’s ‘Camargue’, guiding the 1992 staple into heavier techno waters. The entire tracks creates an intoxicating and immersive soundscape that further cements Enrico in his position as one of the circuit’s most exciting melodic pioneers.
Dzeko x D-Sol – ‘Down On It (feat. Kool and the Gang)’
Atmospheric and airy, ‘Down On It’ joins the golden age of disco and funk with the rubbery basslines, effects and builds/drops that define today’s big room sound. While the unmistakable Kool and the Gang sound is here, Dzeko and D-Sol have done a great job making this production their own.
Jessica Audiffred x Crizzly – ‘This Ends Now’
Circus’ queen of cool Jessica Audiffred is on the collab with SliceGang leader Crizzly, as the two combine on ‘This Ends Now’. With its chest rattling party wubs, this track will have you throwing down with the best of them.