February 12th Weekly Roundup Feature
Happy February 12th, everyone! We’re back and ready to share our latest tracks of the week. But before we do- have you checked out our Bonnaroo Artist of the Day Feature yet? You need to! Every day, we’re posting new info on all the artists on the lineup! Check out our Master Post here!
Manchester’s Historic Venue Albert Hall
JBM Music & Events host some of the UK’s best parties, from intimate basement shows to large scale festivals and everything in between. They have recently reinvigorated Manchester’s legendary Joshua Brooks and now bring their party know-how, innovative production and carefully curated line-ups to the city’s restored chapel come music venue Albert Halls for a sizzling season of parties covering all genres.
Crypto DJs NFTs
The platform launches with the ‘Genesis Drop’ sale of digital cards for eight internationally renowned techno artists – Pig&Dan, Christian Smith, Simina Grigoriu, Victor Ruiz, Gregor Tresher, Mark Reeve, Whebba, and Ken Ishii.
Priced at $66 per card, there are a total of 30 unique NFT cards currently available for each artist (240 in total) with more cards to be added over the coming months. Fans can buy in USD using their credit card (without connecting a crypto wallet) or in cryptocurrency by connecting a MetaMask wallet.
Each card is totally unique and 10% of the cards (3 per artist) will feature an exclusive, unreleased audio track from the artist in question. Tracks will be hidden in the cards of the respective artist’s favorite color.
Check it out HERE!!!
Because Music/Ed Banger Music
Myd & JAWNY- The Sun
The Sun’ is the new release by French indie-dance eccentric Myd – and features vocals courtesy of US alt-pop JAWNY. The single is out now via Because Music/Ed Banger Records.
A perfect pairing of hazy indie vibes, ‘The Sun’ feat. Jawny opens with Myd’s recognizably wonky indie guitar lick, before the beat enters and JAWNY’s vocals begin.
A Wilhelm Scream- Figure Eights In My Head
Massachusetts-based punk band A Wilhelm Scream are excited to present “Figure Eights In My Head” and “Apocalypse Porn,” two brand new songs lifted from the Thursday, April 14 release of the band’s first full-length offering in nine years, Lose Your Delusion (pre-order). Following the album’s first single “Be One To No One,” a raucous shot of punk that squarely takes aim at anxiety, pain and self doubt that has racked up over 140K streams across all platforms in only a matter of weeks, these two singles feature the same potent and experimental musicianship but include a nod to nostalgia and a vitriolic take on social media and its harmful effects on our relationships.
Desert Hearts Black
Derin Epsilon & Galestian- Reset EP
On February 11, DHB is set to offer a sensational original from producers Derin Epsilon & Galestian, “Reset.” The 6+ minute track provides a thrilling embodiment of late night techno brimming with melodic sensibilities. The track opens with an alluring amalgam of sound – a crest of rave flares warp back-and-forth between rising melodies. The track conveys the excitement for the collective experience of returning from the pandemic to dance floors, as well as the labels direction in 2022.
Dim Mak rising star Aviella is back with her latest piece “Comfortable,” produced by QUIX. The pop-infused electronic track boasts QUIX’s top notch production, alongside Aviella’s alluring vocals, as the song tells a story of finding the beauty in your independence, and standing on your own.
Bok Nero- No Brakes
Spencer Brown- Forbidden Flow / 18 Min Loop
Spencer Brown is an artist who likes to live on the cutting edge of dance music without being boxed into any genre. Whether it be techno, deep house, progressive house, or a whopping 18-minute stormer, Spencer creates what he wants, when he wants, for the love of music. Throughout his career, he’s explored the label system, never bound to any organization, but choosing world-class imprints such as Anjunadeep, Last Night on Earth, Factory93, and mau5trap to release his diverse work. It’s now time for Spencer to take the next step in his career and launch his own label…a place for dance music without any boundaries…this is diviine.
Erbes- Take M Hearts feat. Arina Dimaeva
Somatoast- Tapping in Boyd Hill
Tapping in Boyd Hill introduces the album with its sweeping aural environments and grounding tapping that begins the story of Creation is Creation, which is that human creativity is the same force of all creation. The tapping heard in the track was recorded live in Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg, Florida. Dawn embraces the texture of a seed shaker found in Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. By letting the naturally found sounds do the talking, Dawn comes off with a simplified yet refined sound design. Namesake of the album, Creation is Creation is a jazzy approach into the essence of this album. Featuring expansive atmospheres partnered with piano riffs and inspiring lyrics, Creation is Creation dives deep into exploration of the universe that resides all around us.
Cristina Soto- Wooden Renderings
Cristina Soto returns with seven reimagined renditions of hit tracks in her new acoustic album Wooden Renderings. As the songwriter and featured vocalists on tracks such as Painted White by Illenium, Shock Diamond by Au5, Still With Me by Tritonal and many more, Cristina’s lyrics and soulful vocals are the heart and soul of these tracks. Now, they have been stripped back to their rawest form, to how the tracks originated.
Feather & Sintra feat. Luma- Let Go
Returning to the release radar, up-and-coming producer Feather pairs up with emerging, Nashville-based talent Sintra to deliver new propelling single ‘Let Go’, featuring vocalist Luma. The latest offering directly follows Feather’s December collaboration with Badnights, ‘Wasted Time’ and Sintra’s official remix of 44hydra’s single ‘Stylin’. Gearing Feather for his biggest year-to-date, ‘Let Go’ is now available to stream across all platforms.
Cold Years- Kicking and Screaming
Aberdeen, Scotland trio Cold Years have released their brand new single, “Kicking and Screaming,” a ragged and rousing anthem about leaving toxicity behind in one’s life in the pursuit of better living. “There’s so many times in my life I’ve been in bad situations and just couldn’t see a way out,” frontman Ross Gordon said. “But now I’m in a much more positive place. It’s fight or flight — you have to take chances and do what’s best for you.”
Santé & Re.You- Perfect Place (feat. Human Life)
Currently enjoying a notable run of success following a hugely prolific year in 2021 – a year which saw the critically-acclaimed launch of their new label LSF21+ and the announcement of a brand new studio album in 2022 – illustrious German producers and brothers Santé & Re.You now look to inaugurate the New Year in the same emphatic fashion with which they concluded the last, as they prepare to drop their latest musical offering Perfect Place (feat. Human Life).
Upcoming UK-based DJ and producer NIMDA returns to the release trenches with heavy-hitting new single ‘Baddest’. The newest offering from the talent directly follows his December release of ‘Defeat’, off the ‘Mentis I’ compilation from his very own imprint. The dubstep aficionado officially launched his label, Mentis Audio, in early December of 2021, creating a new platform for the latest sounds coming out of the landscape. Out now, ‘Baddest’ is available across all streaming platforms via Mentis Audio.
Punctual- Do It All Again (feat. Jordan Shaw)
UK scene shapers Punctual joined the Monstercat roster today, with their alluring new single, “Do It All Again (feat. Jordan Shaw)”. The London-based duo have cemented themselves as dancefloor authorities, with multiple charting hits and infectious club cuts. Arriving as the first record off their forthcoming EP, “Do It All Again” is brimming with pop-inspired production, ‘80s synthwork influences, and evocative vocals from Jordan Shaw.
SPORTS- Get A Good Look
Indie-pop duo Sports, the brainchild of musicians Cale Chronister and Christian Theriot, are excited to announce the release of Get A Good Look, the Oklahoma-based group’s new 13-track offering that blurs the lines between synth-pop, indie-funk and psych-rock (stream the album on all platforms HERE). Their elaborate, mind-expanding arrangements are warm and enveloping, creating a world where David Bowie, The Beach Boys and The Clash all collide. After numerous singles, Sports are now presenting a new and complete album that Chronister calls “a mirror.”
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Nikki Nair- step 2
Nikki Nair is recently launced his label “n goes to infinity”. The first single written by Nikki which is titled “step 2” will be out on Friday, February 11th via all streaming platforms.
His most recent accomplishments include an official remix of a Kehlani track, an eight show tour in the UK last year, and being part of Beatport Next’s program in 2022. The program picks just 8 artists from around the world every year and supports them with a 12 month marketing program. Nikki has also been featured in DJ Mag, Mixmag, Magnetic Mag, Resident Advisor, and other reputable media publications.
Peak Dumb Recordings
Oliver Future- All We’ve Lost
“All We’ve Lost” follows singles “Flattened” and “Phases Of The Moon,” along with its accompaning video. The official video for “Phases of The Moon,” which was directed by Sandra Powers, can be shared at YouTube and both singles are available now on streaming platforms to add to your favorite playlists.
Felix Cartal & Elohim- Nothing Good Comes Easy
Platinum dance electronic producer Felix Cartal returns with a highly-anticipated collaboration with electronic producer / singer-songwriter Elohim, ‘Nothing Good Comes Easy’. The Vancouver-based stalwart’s latest original production directly follows up his 2021 full-length ‘Expensive Sounds For Nice People’, in addition to Elohim’s most recent feature via Lights’ ‘Real Thing’ released at the end of last year. Out now via Physical Presents, ‘Nothing Good Comes Easy’ is available to listen to across all streaming platforms.
Cosmo’s Midnight- Can’t Do Without (My Baby)
Continuing the momentum from their highly-celebrated, ARIA-nominated sophomore album, Yesteryear, and recent single and video, “Titanic”, today Cosmo’s Midnight return with “Can’t Do Without (My Baby)”, out via Sony Music (Australia), RCA Records (USA) & Black Butter Records (UK).
DubVision & The Him – Sometimes, February 11th
DubVision are finally back on STMPD RCRDS and this time they decided to team up with The Him on ‘Sometimes’. Starting with The Him, DubVision joined the creative process of the track later on and helped turn it into a total banger. ‘Sometimes’ talks about almost being over someone, but you’re still not quite there – life is great again, but you just happen to still miss them sometimes. It may be February, but this track is full of uplifting summer vibes!
Future Class & jeonghyeon – Take Me Away
Future Class and jeonghyeon have joined forces to create ‘Take Me Away’, a true Bass House banger. The punchy bass and rhythmically broken synths make for a hard-hitting sound.
Text Me Records
Text Me Records and Ex-poets are pleased to present their new single “Romantix,” the first single to be lifted from the band’s album Dust out this fall (stream). “Romantix” marks Ex-poets first new release since the band’s acclaimed 2018 debut album Too Much Future. On their new single, Ex-poets Jordan Brooks and Colin Killalea invite fans to embrace it’s dreamy tenderness, along with the abstractions of psychedelia, and enjoy thier shared love of head-nodding music.
XTRA Mile Recordings
Skinny- Bonny’s Eyes
Standing as a moment of tranquillity and reflection amid the playful folk-punk ruckus of their latest album, A Matter Of Life & Love, new single, “Bonny’s Eyes,” sees Skinny Lister tuning into their traditional roots to summon one of their most humbling, harmonious ditties to date. Blending lullaby-like vocals with twinkling acoustics, the band is joined by friend and respected folkie Roger Wilson, who lays down the track’s flourishing fiddle sections. “Bonny’s Eyes” is accompanied by an official video that finds the real Bonny making her acting debut. Echoing the sentiment of the lyrics with sweet-natured visuals, the video captures Bonny’s innocent curiosity and natural fascination as she revels in the simple wonders of a day out.
Lun0- I’ll Look After You feat. Haux
The atmospheric original production directly follows up last November’s ‘Moonlight‘ with Kilik, serving as the sophomore lead single to be released ahead of the highly-anticipated 4-track ‘Planet Luno‘ EP this spring. From start-to-finish, it audibly boasts enthralling production elements paired perfectly alongside Haux’s propelling vocal.