Hey hey! It’s finally festival season! I usually consider Memorial Day Weekend to be the kickoff to summer and with it being June 4th- I’m ready for some summer fun! Check back in with us next week.
Aaron Hibell- ghost
Aaron Hibell returns to FFRR with his first new music of 2023.
As the UK producer continues to cut a noteworthy musical path the highly anticipated and radiantly poignant “ghost” featuring the distinguished vocals of HUMAN, is unquestionably a career milestone and captures significant inspiration from the start of Aaron Hibell’s glowing career.
Abraham Alexander and Gibson- Meet The Artist
Abraham Alexander is joining Gibson as the leading American instrument brand’s first ever Marquee Artist.
“Gibson is exposing me to a new audience, and I’m so blessed and honored to be a part of this legacy with so many artists that inspired me along the way,” says Alexander. “With this program, I hope I can inspire the younger generation, or whomever to pick up a guitar and write that song, because it only takes one step.”
More info below, and watch Gibson’s “Meet The Artist” interview with him HERE.
Alaska Reid- Palomino
Alaska Reid has shared another preview off of her debut album Disenchanter, co-produced with A. G. Cook, and set for release on July 14th via Luminelle Recordings. The propulsive, upbeat “Palomino” finds her writing from the perspective of her mother, explaining “My mom lived for a while in Los Angeles in the 80s and worked at a club called the Palomino in North Hollywood. She told me and my sisters all these crazy stories from those days. I wrote this song imagining I was her, working at a club like that.”
Andrew Bayer and Farius- Duality
Andrew Bayer and Farius team up on the latest remix to be revealed from Andrew’s fourth studio album ‘Duality’. Met with acclaim from fans and supported by Sirius XM’s Diplo and Liquid Todd, BBC Radio 1’s Annie Nightingale, and KCRW’s Jason Bentley, the two-part album project was released via Anjunabeats in August and October 2022.
Electronic producer & DJ ANNA today showcases “Journey Into Intentions”, the João Marques directed short film to accompany her debut ambient electronic album Intentions. Narrated and soundtracked by ANNA herself, Journey Into Intentions follows her transformative personal journey into spirituality which led to her new ambient sound and debut album.
Arthur Moon- Chaos! Chaos! Chaos! Side B
Brooklyn-based avant-pop artist Arthur Moon’s new album Chaos! Chaos! Chaos! Side B is out now on thenewly launched Switch Hit Records. A limited edition, opaque red LP is also available through Vinyl Me Please and includes 2021’s Chaos! Chaos! Chaos! Side A (order). The album arrives after the release of singles “Ghost Ranch,” “What My Name Was” and “7 O’Clock Clap” which caught the ears of writers at NPR, The New York Times, Billboard, Them, Paste Magazine, Under The Radar and many more.
Ashton Nyte- Autumn’s Children
South African-born, U.S.-based singer-songwriter, producer, and composer Ashton Nyte is releasing his eighth album, Autumn’s Children, out August 2023.
Californian tech house prodigy AYYBO is back from the deep with a fresh aquatic cut, primed to make a splash this summer. The talented young producer returns to the new kid on the block Funkshway with ‘DRENCH’, a funk-infused roller featuring a flipped topline from PREME’s, ‘Pause Play’. ‘DRENCH’ follows on from AYYBO’s huge debut on Funkshway, ‘HYPNOSIS’, which has clocked over 10 millions Spotify streams, and counting. After its initial success, ‘HYPNOSIS’ received an official remix by Pitbull dubbed ‘RIGHT OR WRONG’. This new track demonstrates AYYBO’s ability to maintain his consistency, following up ‘HYPNOSIS’ with another surefire dance floor smash.
Bennett Coast- Bender
Rising L.A. musician and filmmaker Bennett Coast unveils a new song, “Bender,” today—listen here. Coast wrote, produced and recorded the song, out via Pizzaslime Records / Mad Decent.
BETWEEN FRIENDS- What’s up
L.A. based, brother-sister duo BETWEEN FRIENDS drop their new track and video for “What’s up” via 10K Projects
BIJOU & Mahalo- The Way We Touch
Esteemed DJ, Producer, and Do Not Duplicate Recordings label boss BIJOU joins forces with his longtime comrade Mahalo, setting the stage for their latest sonic endeavor, “The Way We Touch.” This highly anticipated collaboration showcases the seamless fusion of their individual talents, resulting in a true masterpiece that is set to captivate audiences worldwide. BIJOU, known for his ability to craft raw and energetic beats, combines forces with Mahalo, renowned for infusing tracks with attitude and flair. Together, they have created a dance floor anthem that is nothing short of irresistible. “The Way We Touch” beckons listeners with its infectious rhythm, promising to set the summer ablaze and become an unforgettable soundtrack to the season. Serving as a testament to their shared passion for pushing the boundaries of sound and igniting the dance floor with their infectious energy, ‘The Way We Touch’ is out now and available to stream across all platforms via Do Not Duplicate Recordings.
Body Type- Expired Candy
Body Type’s second album Expired Candy has arrived, joined today by new music video for the title track. Tickets are on sale now for their upcoming national tour this August.
Corren Cavini- Melancholy Party EP
Globally renowned for applying his unique harmonic touch to the house and techno spaces, Dutch producer Corren Cavini makes his Purified Records debut with his diverse two-track Melancholy Party EP.
Danny Olson- Radio Cinema (Part One)
Danny Olson launches his new series with his ‘Radio Cinema (Part One)’ release on Lost In Dreams Records.
Danny Olson is an L.A-based musician whose resume has split itself between his work as a film composer and a bona-fide melodic bass phenom. On his latest appearance with Lost In Dreams Records, his two worlds clash more than they ever have as he strives to reprise nostalgic soundtrack songs from his past via his ‘Radio Cinema’ series. On his follow-up single “Drops of Jupiter,” he teams up with award-winning singer-songwriter David Frank as they tackle Train‘s iconic song of the same name. Frank rehashes the lyrical content with a slow-burning, visceral delivery that skyrockets through Olson’s signature soaring orchestral synths, fluttering arpeggiations, and tension-building drum programming.
Do Not Duplicate Recordings- Unlocked Vol. 9
Do Not Duplicate Recordings, renowned for a string of immensely successful releases over the last year featuring a roster of burgeoning talents such as Valy Mo, Galo, Zodiac, Max Low, and more, takes great pleasure in announcing the forthcoming arrival of their highly anticipated annual compilation album, ‘Unlocked Vol. 9’. Crafted with meticulous care under the visionary stewardship of label impresario BIJOU, this compilation serves as a definitive testament to the distinct sonic identity and forward-thinking artistic direction championed by DND Recs, firmly establishing their prominence within the contemporary house music landscape. Each track within the compilation possesses an unmistakable and singular essence, while simultaneously emanating a collective atmosphere of optimism and invigorating dynamism. As the summer season unfolds, the release of this compilation promises to deliver a myriad of standout tracks. Ensuring an unforgettable musical experience for every listener, ‘Unlocked Vol. 9’ is out now via Do Not Duplicate Recordings.
Drunken Kong- I Want To See
Excited to have Drunken Kong from Tokyo debuting on Drumcode with a four-tracker ‘I Want To See’ due out 16 June.
The title track is out now and reinforces their reputation for crafting hypnotic late night techno cuts.
DZ Deathrays- R.I.F.F.
DZ Deathrays today reveal their “game-changing” (NME) sixth studio album R.I.F.F. out via DZ Worldwide. With the release, they excitedly announce their national album tour for July – September, presented by triple j, with a series of major city and regional performances supported by Press Club and dust. Catch the latest chapter of DZ‘s legacy as one of the country’s most essential live acts tonight, at their free album launch party at Sydney’s Crowbar.
Florida-based electronic duo EAZYBAKED is set to release their highly anticipated EP “Rotations” on June 2nd on Zeds Dead’s Deadbeats label. This groundbreaking collection of tracks showcases the duo’s unique blend of bass-heavy beats and experimental soundscapes, reflecting their versatility and creativity across multiple genres.
EDX & Frey- The Rhythm Of The Night
Following their massive collaboration, Holy Wood in 2022, Swiss musical powerhouse EDX and German revered producer FREY join forces once again to revisit one of the most iconic songs in dance music, The Rhythm Of The Night – out now via Spinnin’ Records.
As one of the legendary pioneers of trap music, Flosstradamus has consistently pushed boundaries and reshaped the genre throughout his illustrious career. With “SIDE2SIDE,” he collaborates with the talented artist TRXGGX to reignite the trap music scene with an accessible anthem that encourages footwork and unleashes infectious energy on dance floors worldwide.
ford.- In Motion feat. A Beacon School
22-year-old GRAMMY Nominated producer, ford. shares his newest piece of music today, ‘In Motion (feat. A Beacon School)’. The new single is taken off of ford’s upcoming third studio album ‘Guiding Hand’ set for release on July 21st via Foreign Family Collective.
FRANKIIE- Between Dreams
Between Dreams, the second full-length album from Vancouver’s FRANKIIE, is psychedelic in the way that makes the best works of psychedelia timeless, existential, and exciting. The record’s sonic world, which weaves between reverb-soaked dream-pop, vintage classic-rock, bedroom-psych, and beachy shoegaze, presents the dreamy and the real as one continuum between which there are no borders, and where magic abounds all over.
Franklin Jonas- Sewer Rat
Sewer Rat, the debut EP from rising artist Franklin Jonas, is set for release June 21 on Pizzaslime Records (via Mad Decent).
Gold Fang and Jess B Tour
Unrivalled hip-hop artists Gold Fang and JessB today announce their joint headline tour beginning in June. The duo will bring their high-energy sound that traverses rap, dancehall, and afrobeats to cities across Australia and Aotearoa / New Zealand. Tickets are on sale now, details BELOW.
Fri June 30 – Valhalla – Te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington (TIX)
Sat Jul 1 – Whammy – Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland (TIX)
Fri Jul 28 – Waywards – Eora / Sydney (TIX)
Sat Jul 29 – The Workers Club – Naarm / Melbourne (TIX)
Gringo Star- On and On And Gone
Atlanta’s Gringo Star is releasing their anticipated new album On and On And Gone via My Anxious Mouth (order). The album arrives after the release of singles “Hanging Around,” “Stand and Turn Away,” “Told You Once Before,” and “Get To Know You,” which caught the ears of writers at American Songwriter, Brooklyn Vegan, Flood Magazine, Glide Magazine, Paste Magazine, Rock & Roll Globe and more.
Grrrl Gang- Spunky!
Indonesian trio Grrrl Gang builds on their considerable worldwide buzz with Spunky!, their full-length debut album out September 22 via Green Island Music in partnership with exclusive licensees Kill Rock Stars (United States), Trapped Animal Records (United Kingdom) and Big Romantic Records (Japan and Taiwan). The album is available for pre-order HERE. Today the band is pleased to share the album’s title track and its accompanying video. The song is available now on all streaming platforms for any playlist shares.
Honey Dijon- Don’t Be Afraid feat. LATASHÁ
Following the release of the critically acclaimed LP Black Girl Magic and a GRAMMY win for her writing contributions to Beyonce’s Renaissance, Honey Dijon delivers the official video for one of her original album tracks ‘Don’t Be Afraid’. With featured artist LATASHÁ starring front-and-center, director Cor.Ece draws inspiration from visual artists such as Aleksandra Waliszewska, an artist famed for her unsettling, sometimes macabre, and often sexualized paintings, “I really want people to imagine what a muse would do beyond posing for a picture,” he explains.
Hunter Daily- Die In LA
Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Hunter Daily returns with the long-awaited release of her debut EP, Die In LA (out now via all DSPs). The project sees Daily sharing heartfelt indie-pop crooners on which she bares her soul and shares stories of the real struggles (such as depression, self-doubt, and longing) that she’s faced despite the facade of having grown up in a glamorous place like Los Angeles.
JELEEL! and Chow Lee- CONFETTI
Buzzing Los Angeles-based rapper JELEEL! and rockstar-rapper Chow Lee bring the party to the streets of New York on the official video for “CONFETTI!”
Watch it HERE.
Katelyn Tarver- Starting To Scare Me
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Katelyn Tarver is set to captivate audiences once again with her highly anticipated single, “Starting to Scare Me” and its accompanying music video directed by Skyler Brown (Ethel Cain, Royal & The Serpent). The single marks an exciting new chapter in Tarver’s career, coinciding with her signing announcement to Nettwerk. Additionally, the release sets the stage for Tarver’s upcoming headlining tour, commencing on September 6th in San Francisco, and the reveal of her forthcoming sophomore album slated for early 2024.
Over a decade since its formation, mau5trap, the independent label founded by groundbreaking electronic music producer deadmau5, has become a bastion for trailblazing artists. Casting a palpable influence over the genre, it has served as an influential platform for dance music heavyweights such as Skrillex, ZEDD, Madeon, REZZ, Chris Lake, and many others for their early releases. A combination of electronic music, techno, progressive, electro, and leftfield sounds, the label acts as a hotbed for rising talent. On June 2, mau5trap is pleased to offer Forever, the debut album from multi-instrumentalist, electronic music producer, artist – and deadmau5 protege–Lamorn.
LARAAJI & KRAMER- BAPTISMAL
Shimmy-Disc recently announced a New Release Paradigm…beginning with: LARAAJI & KRAMER’s BAPTISMAL, the sparkling new Ambient Symphony #1 (in 3 Movements), the primordial collaboration between two aural mavericks.
Lawrence Lui- Formosa feat. Lucy 22 (Julio Victoria Remix)
In a cross-cultural collaboration spanning three continents, Colombia’s celebrated DJ/producer Julio Victoria (Get Physical Records, etc.) remixes Lawrence Lui’s luminous ambient ballad (featuring Norway’s Lucy 22), into a peak hour techno stormer that channels Bjork lost in the vast caverns of Berghain. The original track was supported by Ryan Schreiber of Pitchfork and received airplay at WFMU-New York.
Letdown.- Head Check
Big Loud Rock and powerhouse vocalist/songwriter Letdown. are excited to announce the release of “Head Check,” the latest alt-rock ripper from the Chicago/Nashville-based musician. Written with Blame My Youth frontman Sean Van Vleet, “Head Check” details a much needed separation from a tumultuous and unstable union, and is a track that serves as yet another cornerstone to Letdown.’s voice in the Alternative space. “‘Head Check’ is a song about coming to terms with a really bad relationship that you were in, much like marking the end of the emotional roller coaster,” Letdown. says. “When you get off, you never want to take that ride again — you’re done and finished and laughing about why you ever got on in the first place. A cathartic realization has taken place.”
Watch the music video for “Head Check” on YouTube HERE.
Maddy O’Neal & Underlux- Here’s To You
Fresh off the heels of her Coachella debut, electro-soul producer Maddy O’Neal is continuing her reign as one of the most exciting artists in electronic music. Over the past seven years, she’s toured and collaborated with artists such as Pretty Lights, CloZee, Big Gigantic, and The Floozies and played shows across the country. In the process, she’s cultivated a fervent fanbase endeared by her versatile fusion of glistening, melodic electro-soul with funky grooves and pulsating, synth-heavy basslines.
Now, following the release of O’Neal’s critically acclaimed 2022 sophomore album Ricochet, the soulful bass queen is returning with new single “Here’s To You” – her debut collaboration with fellow Denver-based DJ/producer UnderLux. Bouncy, groovy, and filled to the brim with dance music swagger, “Here’s To You” is a funky, bass-fueled banger that’s sure to get fans nodding their heads.
maeve & quinn- Jeweler’s Row
maeve & quinn share their latest track “Jeweler’s Row” – the lead single off their upcoming LP, Another Door. The song is inspired by a walk around Chicago’s Loop with a new friend, and is an ode to deep acceptance found in friendship (“..you won’t find some great dividing line”) — the feeling of holding and being held even at our lowest moments (“..you told me sadness is a fine way to be.”) The twin sisters’ track leads with a blend of elegant piano and electric guitar, then rises into a melodic chorus that carries the listener into an anthemic, full-band outro.
Martin Garrix, Sentinel, Bonn- Hurricane
STMPD RCRDS and Tomorrowland Music continue the roll-out of their spectacular collaborative EP with the highly anticipated release of ‘Hurricane’. Dutch dance music luminary and STMPD label boss Martin Garrix has teamed up with Australian fast-rising trio Sentinel and Swedish songwriter & vocalist Bonn for their euphoric summer anthem ‘Hurricane’, co-released through both imprints today.
NYC electronic act MIDNIGHTCHOIR has confirmed the forthcoming release of their second album, Loverboy Molotov, a follow-up to 2016’s THE CROWN, to be released July 14, 2023.
As a follow-up to their last single release — “Molotov,” shared alongside an accompanying music video (directed and edited by lead vocalist and songwriter Patrick Bobilin) and a B-Side cover of Bauhaus‘ “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” — today, they share the LP’s second single, “Lovecrimes,” alongside a lyric video and B-Side cover of INXS‘ “Need You Tonight” (featuring guitar from David Simutis of Err0r C0de).
Mirrorball- Red Hot Dust
Mirrorball, the dreamy LA pop duo consisting of singer/songwriter Alexandra Johnstone and multi-instrumentalist and composer Scott Watson, shares their second single “Red Hot Dust” from the upcoming debut EP, produced by Chris Coady (Beach House, Yeah Yeah Yeahs).
Mura Masa- Drugs
London artist, producer and songwriter Mura Masa shares a new single, “Drugs,” today via his own Pond Recordings, featuring emerging Peruvian artist Daniela Lalita who contributes vocals to the track.
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats- What If I
What If I, the new five track EP from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, is out now on Stax. The EP marks the band’s first body of work since their acclaimed 2021 album The Future.
Listen to the new EP HERE.
NIIKO X SWAE- Go Back
Dim Mak proudly welcomes Los Angeles’s dynamic DJ/Producer duo NIIKO X SWAE, as they unleash cutting edge Bass House with “Go Back” showcasing a mastery of catchy chords, mesmerizing arpeggiation, and a seamlessly smooth bassline.
NUZB, DigEx, David Shane – Complicated
Brace yourself for the RetroFuture revolution as NUZB, in collaboration with DigEx and David Shane, unleash their latest track, “Complicated.” This electrifying masterpiece combines NUZB’s impeccable beat production, DigEx’s innovative ideas, and David Shane’s captivating vocals.
Nvak Collective NFT
Nvak Collective, a forward-thinking, next-generation record label co-founded by artist-activist Tamar Kaprelian, record-producer Alex Salibian, and VFX Supervisor Tamir Diab, announced today the launch of the first-ever music video game for artist Annika Rose’s single “Bruises”. This innovative, first-of-its-kind music video game aims to redefine entertainment experiences in the metaverse and allows for direct fan-to-artist music interaction. The “Bruises” music video game, crafted in Unreal Engine 5, is now available here.
Phillip Lassiter, Durand Bernarr, Candy Dulfer- Repent
In his final single release leading up to his ‘Raw in Amsterdam’ album, Phillip Lassiter pulls out all the stops by enlisting rising vocalist Durand Bernarr and global saxophone sensation Candy Dulfer as guest artists to bolster his 15-piece ensemble in “Repent.” ‘Raw in Amsterdam’ is currently available for pre-order and will be available on June 30th to coincide with Lassiter’s main stage performance at the prestigious North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
P Money- Wagwarn Mumsy
P Money, one of grime’s longstanding OG’s returns today with the announcement of Money Over Everyone 4, his latest album in the series, due for release on June 30. In anticipation, the rapper has shared his latest single ‘Wagwarn Mumsy’ including features from Jme, D Double E and Frisco.
Population II- Beau baptême
Population II is back in full force with “Beau baptême,” the three-piece’s debut Bonsound single, as well as their first new release since the album Â la O Terre came out on Castle Face Records in 2020.
Reckless Son- Just One
Reckless Son—the moniker of New York-based musician Matt Butler—releases his much-anticipated self-titled debut album.
RemK- Beach Day/ Thought Spiral
RemK debuts on NIGHTMODE with his new double-sided single ‘Beach Day / Thought Spiral.’ Give it a listen and let me know if you’re down to slot in some coverage for the release.
Long Beach native RemK is a SoCal surfer at heart, who has been carving his way across the dance music space as one of the shining stars from the next wave of trap music. He’s making his debut appearance on NIGHTMODE with his new two-track release ‘Beach Day / Thought Spiral,’ which captures two distinct periods of time in his recent past. The lead cut channels a nonchalant spirit, rolling in with spry piano stabs and catchy, upbeat vocals as it takes on various incarnations shifting between bouncy club beats, swinging horn stabs, bright marimba hits, pitched-up vox and wonky trap call-and-response.
River Beats TV
River Beats TV provides electronic music fans with virtual access to concerts from anywhere in the world, offering a combination of livestreams and on-demand archival content. The platform offers subscriptions for $9.99 per month or $99 annually, as well as pay-per-view starting at $12.99, and rental and purchase options ranging from $5.99 to $9.99. River Beats TV transports viewers from their living rooms to the dance floor by using high-fidelity audio and video gear (including 4k & 6k cameras) to produce broadcast-level content.
River Beats TV boasts an extensive streaming schedule, kicking off with Colorado’s celebrated Sonic Bloom Festival, as well as River Beats’ own rooftop pool party event series THE DEEP. Taking place at the X Denver and offering sprawling views of the city’s landscape, THE DEEP will welcome headliners including Ardalan, Goldfish, Chet Porter, Marvel Years, Max Styler, VCTRE, and il:lo.
Rob Crow & Kramer- Kerosense
Rob Crow and Kramer share a brand new video to accompany their collaboration, “Kerosene.” This new video, created by Crow himself, serves as a follow-up to the visuals for Kramer’s other collaboration tracks, one with Jad Fair & Danielson (“In A Lonely Place“) and another with Britta Phillips (“Nocturne“).
Ruen Brothers- Slow Draw
Ruen Brothers will release their cinematic new album Ten Paces on June 2 via Yep Roc Records. The album features singles “Slow Draw,” “The Fear,” “Bullet Blues,” and “Don’t Know What’s Come Over You.”
Rusty Santos- Mirror
Rusty Santos recently announced the follow-up to his 2022 solo album, High Reality, with New Wave in California, due July 14. Today he is sharing the new single “Mirror” which features Panda Bear (who also co-wrote the lyrics with Santos). The previous single, “Halo Dive” featured Jackie Mendoza.
San Holo- BRING BACK THE COLOR feat. AURORA
Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing melody, one that captures the unmistakable ethereal essence that defines San Holo’s sound. “BRING BACK THE COLOR” intertwines uplifting moments, while being graced by the delicate writing and vocals of AURORA. As we welcome the warm breeze of summer, this anthem awakens a profound sense of hope and joy within your being. A song to be a companion for the arrival of sunny days and embracing the potential for wondrous new memories to unfold.
Scoville Unit- See What Can Be
Ernest Jenning Record Co., Trash Casual and NY metro area indie-rock quartet Scoville Unit are excited to announce the release of the band’s brand new album, See What Can Be. Led by singles “Reasons” and “In The Shade” and released today, See What Can Be brims with a newfound confidence and mastery of the band’s craft that features tight, crunchy, ’60s-influenced pop-rock with big, baited hooks alongside jangling and fuzz-drenched guitars — imagine Brian Wilson growing up in Asbury Park instead of Malibu.
Stream See What Can Be in its entirety on all platforms HERE.
Skatman’s new release is a masterclass in remoulding and reanimating the past. Across Rewarped, the Tunisian-born producer, DJ and label head slams jacking house and melodic techno into old school hip-hop samples, providing connective tissue between distinct musical eras to deliver six new cuts of pleasure-seeking club music. “Taking familiar elements and giving them a fresh twist,” says Skatman aka Aziz Haddad.
Skinny Lister- Down On The Barrier
Xtra Mile Recordings and English folk-punks Skinny Lister are excited to present “Down On The Barrier,” their latest single that blends pogo-primed percussion, Pogues-y punk hooks, and a chorus that demands to be roared-out loud and proud. Made for the arena and the collective strength we can draw from concerts, “Down On The Barrier” is a feel-good anthem that sees Skinny Lister worshiping at the immortal altar of live music.
Watch the music video for “Down On The Barrier” on YouTube HERE.
SKYLER- Blue Dream
Bass producer SKYLER unveils a transformative musical experience with her trap-fueled EP, ‘Blue Dream,’ out on Monstercat Uncaged today.
Solardo & Joshwa- VIP Business
Solardo and Joshwa team up on new single “VIP Business” on Insomniac Records. Let me know if you’re interested in covering this one for us.
Manchester-based duo Solardo has solidified themselves as an unstoppable force in the house music scene, with a number of chart-topping club tracks to their name incorporating elements of techno, progressive, trance, electro and tech house. Joshwa is an equally exciting name emerging from the UK circuit, churning out club-ready rollers that crowds can’t seem to get enough of. The two household names are combining strengths on their new collab for Insomniac Records. “VIP Business” is a low-slung house tool taking heavy cues from old-school jungle, maneuvering around chopped up MC-style vocal samples, elastic basslines, shuffling drums, and a plucky synth lead that rattles and recoils around a snappy percussive backbone.
Sparrow & Barbossa- Réciprocité
Sparrow & Barbossa proudly announce the release of their sophomore album Réciprocité, which drops worldwide via Sony Latin imprint Orianna. The Madrid-based Afro house production duo also celebrates the release of their new single “After Saturday Night”, recorded with revered house music vocalist Starving Yet Full and featuring legendary guitarist Francis Colleta, on Thursday, 01 June.
Teddy Killerz- No Sleep
Teddy Killerz delivers their third EP on Bassrush Records with four-tracker ‘No Sleep.’ Sharing the assets below in case you’re down to support it.
Teddy Killerz are a Russian-born trio that has had a stronghold over the drum & bass arena for the last decade, while intermittently transferring their impeccable production prowess into their own corner of dubstep. They are returning to Bassrush Records with their third EP, a four-track offering fusing D&B and dubstep seamlessly. The title track “No Sleep” sets the opening up perfectly, sliding in with moody vocals, pensive piano, slick breakbeat percussion, and orchestral strings before evolving into a cacophony of distorted metallic synths, glitchy textures, swinging drum patterns, eerie melodic tones, and guttural low-end.
The Aquadolls- Charmed
LA’s resident femme-punk royalty The Aquadolls release their hotly anticipated third studio album Charmed via Enci Records. The band’s first album in five years, Charmed was produced by Chris Szczech who is renowned for his work with The Goo Goo Dolls. Named after the hit 90s/00s TV show, the album fuses elements of melodic 60s harmonies and 90s-driven crunchiness with a modern twist that ushers in a new era for the band, and serves as a strong representation of where they are going next. Don’t let the relatable tales focused on love and relationships, heartbreak and longing, fool you, The Aquadolls are still about having fun and showcasing humor in their lyrics.
The Funk Hunters and LŪN- La Puta Ama (EDDIE Remix)
The Funk Hunters and LŪN, alter ego of LIGHTS, tap EDDIE for the first remix of their dark collaboration, “La Puta Ama.” One of Australia’s best dance music exports and next generation pioneers, EDDIE comes armed with an arsenal of mid tempo, progressive, and electro influences that have received praise from industry leaders mau5trap, Monstercat, and Deadbeats, and earned collaborations with REZZ, No Mana, ATLiens, and more. Imbuing melodic breakdowns and rattling sound design, his nightmare-fueled remix delivers a spine tingling, percussive-centric iteration of “La Puta Ama.”
The Mysterines- Begin Again
Alt-rock wunderkinds The Mysterines have returned with their new single “Begin Again,” an enthralling precursor to their monumental support slots with Arctic Monkeys on their stadium tour this summer in the UK.
The Natvral- Lucifer’s Glory
“Don’t let the title fool you— It’s not a full throated “Hail Satan,” but it is full throated. I suppose I could’ve called it “Paradise Lust.” When you hit rock bottom, but wish you could fall deeper- when you’re proud to lose, ‘cuz you know the kind of people who win- when only what’s missing remains…Sure, It’s perverse, crushing, and wrong. But it’s also alright. There were other options, but only one choice. That’s Lucifer’s Glory.” -Kip Berman
The Shindellas- Last Night Was Good For My Soul
The official music video for The Shindellas’ irresistible new single, “Last Night Was Good For My Soul,” debuts today. Directed by NitaInNashville and recorded on an iPhone 13 Pro, the video perfectly captures the charismatic appeal of the Nashville-based emerging R&B girl group.
The Sweet Lillies- Equality
Colorado-based string Americana group The Sweet Lillies have unveiled their new full-length record Equality available now via Americana Vibes. With overarching themes of self-exploration, social justice, and evolution, the quartet presents 12 brand new songs produced by Chris Pandolfi of The Infamous Stringdusters and recorded at the iconic Mighty Fine Productions in Denver, CO. Equality features guest appearances by Jason Hann (drums) and Kyle Hollingsworth (keyboards) further cementing The Sweet Lillies’ upswing with co-signs and collaborations by sought-after musicians on the nationally touring circuit and developing a road warrior reputation of their own.
Tones- Bring Me Back
Arizona-based, genre-bending producer Tones is always trying to push his sound forward.
Now, Tones unveils “Bring Me Back” via Brainjack Records, a throwback club track that diverts from the more brooding styles of his previous singles into a more jubilant presentation. With layers of vibrant, uplifting synths and groovy basslines, “Bring Me Back” acutely recreates a club atmosphere and that feeling of euphoria that emanates from a joyful, crowded dancefloor.
Tove Lo- I like u
Following several SOLD OUT DIRT FEMME headline shows and appearances at Hangout Festival and BottleRock Festival, internationally acclaimed, multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated artist Tove Lo returns today with a brand-new track, ‘I like u.’
Gravitas Recordings is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of Israeli electronic bass artist Tribone‘s highly-anticipated EP, PRML, set to launch on May 30, 2023.
Tribone’s PRML EP showcases a unique blend of dark psychedelic bass music, combining tribal elements with gritty bass grooves, organic percussions, and driven synthy melodies. The four-track EP features immersive soundscapes and an innovative approach to bass music that will leave listeners wanting more.
Yussef Dayes- Rust
Revered multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Yussef Dayes today shares a new single ‘Rust‘ featuring longstanding collaborator and friend Tom Misch. This latest track arrives hand in hand with the announcement of Dayes’ Royal Albert Hall headline performance on October 12.