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Splice, the platform that helps music creators bring their ideas to life, has launched Aaroh, a new sample label representing the samples and sounds of South Asia. To celebrate the launch of the label, Aaroh has released five distinct sample packs representing a sonic exploration of musical styles and instruments of one of the most creative regions in the world.
Adriatique – The Future Is Unknown feat. Delhia de France
Swiss electronic duo Adriatique announce their new label imprint X Recordings with their inaugural release ‘The Future Is Unknown’ featuring Delhia de France, out now.
Next summer, Swiss house and techno duo, Adriatique, will be curating an exclusive open-air show on the grounds of the historic 17th century Tofte Manor.
On Saturday 6th July 2024, the pair will take their inimitable deep, melodic sound to the rolling Bedfordshire countryside, to unite a hand-picked selection of their favourite artists against the breath-taking backdrop of Tofte Manor and its unique labyrinth.
Apashe – Antagonist
Following an earth-shattering run of singles, boundary-pushing producer Apashe has unveiled his stunning sophomore album Antagonist. Bursting with innovation, Antagonist features crossover influences of classical music with recordings of the Prague Philharmonic and Bulgarian Symphony Orchestras, as well as collaborations with a number of high-profile artists including rap legend Busta Rhymes. Since its release on November 24, Antagonist has stacked up over 13.54 million streams worldwide on Spotify alone, with 1.25 million streams in the U.S. landing it at #6 on the platform’s Top Album Debut USA chart. In Canada, the album hit #2 on iTunes Top Albums chart.
Auracle – Blue Moon
Born and raised in Seattle, Auracle has carved out a notable presence in the electronic music scene, showcasing a distinctive and captivating approach to sound design with a pronounced focus on bass. Her forthcoming EP, Blue Moon, scheduled for release on December 1st, beautifully showcases her exceptional vocal and sound design skills. Music has been a lifelong passion for her, instilled since childhood, and it has struck a profound chord with both audiences and fellow musicians alike.
Barclay Crenshaw & Of The Trees – Blue Mile ft. Strategy
In a compelling fusion of musical minds, Of The Trees and Barclay Crenshaw are set to release their collaborative single “Blue Mile ft. Strategy” on December 1st, 2023, under the Memory Palace label. This release follows their electrifying, sold-out performance at Red Rocks, where Of The Trees headlined and Barclay Crenshaw provided direct support on November 12th. “Blue Mile ft. Strategy” is a vibrant blend of heavy low-end sounds, experimental bass/trap, and original UK vocals from Strategy.
City Splash Festival
City Splash Festival returns to London’s Brockwell park on May 27 2024 to once again celebrate the impact of Caribbean and African culture in the UK and beyond. This year’s line-up is another massive one with the likes of Capleton, Beenie Man, Shenseea, Busy Signal, Anthony B, Black Sherif, Ding Dong, Libianca, Lojay, Queen Omega, Busy Signal, WSTRN and many more all playing with further waves of names to come.
Eliminate – Waste My Time
After the success of his crossover single “Play With Fire,” Eliminate is poised to unveil his latest creation, “Waste My Time,” set to drop on Thursday, December 1, 2023.
EXIT Festival has just announced the theme of its upcoming edition called STARSEEDS. Exit’s Star Children from over 120 countries around the globe will gather for a summer pilgrimage at Petrovaradin Fortress next year! The upcoming festival edition will be an invitation to awaken and unleash the potential of every individual, where each of us will have the opportunity to reach our unique purpose, under the motto – Let’s awaken our superpowers together!
Hayden James – Beggin’ You feat. SAYGRACE – Leftwing : Kody
Multi-platinum Melbourne-born, LA-based producer/DJ Hayden James enlists UK duo Leftwing : Kody for an official remix of ‘Beggin’ You’ featuring SAYGRACE out now via Future Classic.
Nationally renowned independent promoter Relentless Beats and Honolulu-based Audiophile have announced Pacific Skies- a new concept featuring DJ, producer, and songwriter Illenium as the headliner, January 20 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Set at Wet’n’Wild Hawaii in Kapolei- perfect for the sonic landscapes created by Illenium’s live performances, the single-stage event will also feature Special Guest William Black, who recently released The Nature of Hope with features and collaborations, including the track “My Own Advice” with Illenium and singer-songwriter Alana Springsteen.
RAVENSCOON – PERIPHERY
Paul Conversano, known in the electronic music world as RAVENSCOON, is excited to announce the release of his highly anticipated 18-track album, PERIPHERY. This groundbreaking DJ and producer, celebrated for his eclectic fusion of death metal, hip-hop, punk rock, and experimental bass music, has devoted the last 18 months to carefully crafting this immersive musical journey.
Rendr – Betrayal
Denver’s very own Rendr, a continually evolving maestro of bass, is poised to release his electrifying debut 10-track masterpiece, ‘Betrayal,’ on December 14th under his own label, Space Trash Records. This album guarantees a thrilling musical journey, with each track offering a sonic adventure full of diversity and innovation that will undoubtedly leave you yearning for more.
The debut single, “Betrayal,” shares its title with the upcoming album scheduled for release on November 30th. This single serves as a sophisticated preview, providing a glimpse into the album’s intricate sonic energy and suspenseful rhythmic dynamics within Rendr’s digital world. It offers an enticing introduction to the exceptional musical journey awaiting
On December 16th, 99-year-old Belmont Park will see its first-ever event takeover in the landmark’s history with the second annual SantaCon Festival. Presented by San Diego-born event company,Almost Nakey, the beachfront boardwalk will be transformed into the North Pole with two stages of music programming, Christmas-themed bars, and interactive installations from 1PM-10PM. Internationally renowned artists such as Chromeo, DJ Susan, Cherub, RaeCola, Patricio, and more will present next-level alternative & electronic performances, providing a music festival winter wonderland on the sun-soaked shores of Mission Beach.
Sullivan King – Thrones Of Blood
Since launching his project in 2014, Sullivan King has become one of the most notorious superstars across heavy metal and bass music, in addition to being a Monstercat fan-favorite. In fact, his album Thrones Of Blood, which was unveiled this past March, has accumulated over 40 million streams to date. Now, King is bridging both worlds even closer with the release of his captivating remix album, Overthrown (The Thrones of Blood Remix Album).
SWAYLÓ – Breathe It
SWAYLÓ has cultivated a sound that’s defined by a dynamic blend of electronic music genres, organic textures, and tribal influences designed to bridge gaps between people.
Now, the artist is dropping “Breathe It,” a similarly expansive musical journey whose soundscapes highlight the concept of embracing the present moment and immersing oneself in the sensory richness of the world. In alignment with his interest in astrology, the track is being released in sync with the Beaver Moon – a choice that matches the track’s eclectic fusion of musical genres and brings a captivating twist to SWAYLÓ’s repertoire.
VCTRE – East Kings Point
Deadbeats, the renowned label at the forefront of electronic music, proudly announces the release of VCTRE‘s much-anticipated album East Kings Point on December 1st, 2023. Preceding the album, VCTRE has already captivated listeners with two standout singles, ‘Forest Catcher’ released on October 4th and ‘Pull Up’ which debuted on September 1st.
Wreckno & bludnymph – Steve Aoki
In a groundbreaking debut release with Helix Records, Wreckno, a visionary from Michigan, collaborates with Canadian sensation bludnymph on their new single, “Steve Aoki,” scheduled for release on December 1st. Brace yourself for a track that’s an unapologetic, electrifying blend of trap, bass, and hip-hop with a pop twist. This track serves as the first taste of what’s to come from Wreckno’s forthcoming tour, ‘Party Girl,‘ starting in January 2024, and his EP, which is anticipated to drop in spring 2024.
Zeds Dead – Hampton Coliseum Takeover
Electronic music powerhouse Zeds Dead are set to elevate their first-ever Hampton Coliseum takeover with a stellar lineup for April 12th and 13th, 2024. Promising to be the largest Deadbeats event on the East Coast, the show features an array of renowned artists across two nights.