I don’t know about where you live, but it’s been a heatwave this past week where I live. It’s at the point where it’s TOO hot. But- that just means it’s getting closer to my first festival, Summer Camp, which is coming up in a few weeks! I’m looking forward to it! Anyway, we’re back with our weekly roundup feature! Check back in with us next week.
Access the Festival 22 Announces Full Line Up
Access the Festival is open-air, sun kissed summer sizzler that takes place in beautiful British countryside in Sherbourne Park in Warwick and will be headlined by a tasteful mix of world class DJs from across the global house, disco and techno spectrum including Gerd Janson, Octo Octa b2b Saoirse, Jeremy Underground, DJ Boring, Dan Shake, CC: Disco, Dam Swindle, Crazy P Soundsystem, MATHAME, DJOKO b2b Harrison BDP, Byron The Aquarius b2b Jamie 3:26, Raw Silk and many more to come. Two day, single day, bus trip ad-ons and limited VIP tickets with a dedicated entry lane, free return bus trip and exclusive lounge with private bar, toilets and games are available now from https://ra.co/events/1493507.
Newly expanded two day camping festival Electric Woodlands today announces another wave of irresistible additional names to play on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd July across its three bespoke stages. Paul Woolford, Sigala, Friction & Linguistics, Koven, Nia Archives, SUAT, This is Inja and Gentlemans Club amongst many more will now join previous names including Annie Mac, Hannah Wants, Example, Flava D, Amyelle, Solardo, Shy FX, Wilkinson, Bklava and many more. Also the festival will now release individual Day tickets to go on sale Wednesday, 11th May at 10am. Sign up for them at www.electricwoodlands.com
ENRICO SANGIULIANO PRESENTS NINETOZERO SOLO #9
Enrico Sangiuliano has proved to be a breakthrough talent in the contemporary dance music space in recent years, finding equal comfort and success both in the studio and behind the decks. Having recently announced the forthcoming arrival of his 10-chapter transient record label, the techno phenomenon now shares details of the imprint’s counterpart event series – NINETOZERO SOLO – as he prepares to unveil the first opus, #9 (“Silence”) in the label’s countdown saga.
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John Digweed to perform new clubbing experience Manchester 360º
JBM Music and Fever are going forces for a historic party that will see John Digweed play an extended three hour set in the awe inspiring surroundings of Manchester Cathedral. It takes place on Friday June 3rd and listed tickets are available now from https://feverup.com/m/110824.
MDLBEAST Announce XP Conference and SOUNDSTORM Festival Dates For 2022
The Saudi music and culture scene will take another quantum leap forward in 2022 with the confirmation that MDLBEAST’s XP Music Conference (28-30 Nov) and stellar festival, SOUNDSTORM (1-3 Dec), will return in December to once again deliver the LOUDEST WEEK in Riyadh.
Spencer Brown Announces “18 Min Loop” NFT
Relentless Beats presents Under Construction: Chris Lake b2b Fisher on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, AZ. This show is 18+.
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Purple Haze- Horizons
Internationally-renowned DJ/producer Sander van Doorn returns to the release radar under his Purple Haze moniker with his latest thumping original production ‘Horizons’. The talent’s new track follows up a slew of highly successful singles under the alias such as last year’s ‘Manoeuvres’, ‘Recover’, and ‘Faces’, in addition to serving as a follow-up to Sander’s ‘Breakfast In Vegas’ from the tail end of this February. Out now via Armind, ‘Horizons’ is available to listen to across all streaming platforms.
Bad Boy Entertainment
King Combs- Gas You Up feat. Dream Doll
Christian “King” Combs tags in Dream Doll for “Gas You Up” single. This song for sure feels like a good ole New York summer banger that was needed. “Gas You Up” borrows a sample from Lil Mama’s hit single “Lip Gloss” from back in 2008 that had New York kids going up! King Combs is always dropping the bars for the ladies and Dream Doll definitely served one of those sing-along verses, this song bops from beginning to the end. King Combs is also set to attend the Billboard 2022 awards with some surprises in store, stay tuned!
Basement Floods Records
Holland Belle- Bird Song
Upstate New York-based folk artist Holland Belle is excited to announce the release of her debut solo album, Bird Song. Recorded at Basement Floods Records analog recording studio in Catskill, NY and produced by Dante Bardo, Bird Song is an album about building faith in something greater. Change, evolution and joy take real courage, and while some will be content to stay underwater, the album sees Belle swim towards the surface. On Bird Song, she finds her most natural voice, weaving a folk-tinged thread through a lens of self-reflection and spirituality. It’s here that Belle transforms uncertainty into songs of optimism and strength.
Pauline Herr- Cross Our Hearts
After making her bitbird debut in 2021 with “care about u” Pauline Herr is back and on May 11th will be releasing her latest single “Crossed Our Hearts”. She has created an ode to moving on from something that was once considered as lasting forever. This message is sure to pull on many heartstrings and draw us in with the tracks delicate melodies and heartfelt vocals.
LA-based singer, songwriter, and producer Synova makes his debut on San Holo’s independent record label bitbird with his new single “Factions”.
Influenced by a variety of artists such as Death Cab For Cutie, Porter Robinson, Skrillex, and The 1975, “Factions” features Synova exploring a new sounds by incorporating a lot more live-instruments as well as his own vocals in his music. Blending electronic music with punk sounds and pop influences, Synova’s new sonic direction appears to a be an innovitave mix you haven’t heard before.
Black Book & Astralwerks
Chris Lake & Cloonee- Nightmares
Black Book and Astralwerks just released “Nightmares” – the first collaboration between GRAMMY®-nominated, chart-topping producer Chris Lake, who founded Black Book, and leading UK Tech House producer Cloonee, who signed to Black Book in 2020 and supported Lake at a series of high profile shows last year. The track opens with the sound of a clock ticking the moments away and a childlike voice bidding “good morning.” But the innocent façade is quickly shattered as the voice reveals its identity: a character from your nightmare who wants to “play.” Fueled by a steady, sizzling beat, big brassy tones and a futuristic blipping melody, “Nightmares” is the audio equivalent of a chilling horror film, condensed into less than three minutes.
BMG/Tank Top Records
Nyxen- Silence in Motion
Sydney-based electronic artist Nyxen releases her new single ‘Silence In Motion’ out now via BMG/Tank Top Records. The single serves as the second track off Nyxen’s forthcoming debut album, PNXK (punk), set to be released Friday, July 1 and available now for pre-order here.
Dames Brown- What Would You Do?
WhoMadeWho & Rampa- UUUU (&Me Remix)
Delivering a beautifully nuanced underground house cut, awash with luscious analogue textures, restrained rhythms and a blissful groove that bolsters the record across its duration, &ME’s remix is an absolute masterclass from the off; its pulsating heartbeat and teasing builds sweeping and soaring with intense delight. Subtle yet immense, the remix is produced with the poise and elegance of an artist who has been captivating minds with his music for over fifteen years – an artist whose ability to link innovative production with consensual reception making him one of the most unique and original figures in the game.
Equal Vision Records
All Get Out- AA Almanac
Equal Vision Records and South Carolina-based indie-rock quartet All Get Out are excited to present “AA Almanac,” the latest single to be lifted from the Friday, June 3 release of Kodak, the band’s first full-length offering since 2018’s No Bouquet. A blistering journey that finds All Get Out at home in their loud, raucous sound, “AA Almanac” continues to explore the album’s themes of small town life while integrating Southern rock aesthetics.
Bobby Halvorson- Parasympathy
Sacramento-based singer-songwriter Bobby Halvorson is pleased to release his new album Parasympathy via up-and-coming label George Records (order). The album features acclaimed pre-release singles “Nothing Feels Like Home and “Function.” On “Function” Glide Magazine said, “The song melds The Beach Boys with Yes and excites with its technical prowess for the mind while never forgetting to also be a song that can connect with people’s hearts in the end.” On lead single “Nothing Feels Like Home” Dusty Organ writes, “Halvorson’s gentle and haunting vocal qualities depict the emotions of the song effortlessly, creating a mysterious and melancholic blanket that coats over the music courtesy of his dreamy falsetto.”
BARRON- Where Do We Go
Unlike numerous artists his age, Nashville-based producer Barron wasn’t involved in music during his younger years. He spent much of his childhood in athletics and it wasn’t until later in life that he discovered an infatuation for music after attending Bonnaroo for the first time with some college friends. Although he has an appreciation for most styles, he specifically felt a calling towards the electronic/dance genre, and spent years learning the complexities of it while shadowing other producers before releasing his own work.
Cam Maclean- Thief
Cam Maclean (ex-Vesuvio Solo) is will release his new album Secret Verses out May 13 (pre-order). In anticipation of Friday’s release date, Cam is sharing a new single “Thief” from the upcoming album.
According to the dictionary, love is “an intense feeling of deep affection.” Meanwhile, Urban Dictionary defines love as, “The act of caring and giving to someone else. Having someone’s best interest and wellbeing as a priority in your life. To truly love is a very selfless act.”
I think love is what makes us warm even if we are close to a cold person. – iFeature
Phillospher is coming at you with this new hit, protoklingen. He is making waves in the Southeastern United States and is quickly rising in popularity. You can check out his weekly radio series, Mindwarp, on his YouTube.
Templo- Never Say Goodbye EP
Over the course of five tracks, the Never Say Goodbye EP takes listeners on a journey of fluctuating tempos, various moods, and captivating production. “Metaluna” starts the EP off on a high note as luminescent melodies tie together with an unpredictable bass line. The title track, “Never Say Goodbye,” and “Lost,” effortlessly create dreamlike atmospheres using playful tempos and a unique experimental sound. These tracks are also the very first to feature all original lyrics from Templo himself. “Everything You Know” reveals a darker aura and deeper layers, venturing into a realm Templo fans are more familiar with. The EP closes with “Stone Soul,” which ties together the whole project, offering a sampling of all the various elements this EP featured.
Vonica- If You’re New Here Dance (Hot Chip Remix)
From the ashes of a indie pop band, after a key musical collaborator left music to become a priest instead, solo electronic artist Vonica debuted initially in 2018, with track “Ai”; a summery beat mash inspired by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
“If You’re New Here Dance” is Vonica’s latest 4 track EP that includes a Hot Chip Remix, courtesy of the UK bands drum maestro Felix Martin. The EP also features a vocal collaboration from Sonia Bernado on the forthcoming single “Some Swim, Some Pray”.
Innovator and disruptor Kahani shares his third single of the year, ‘Ranjha’, another rapturous release to add to his already impressive discography. The latest follows his infectious April hit ‘Sawali’ and precedes a series of upcoming Spring/Summer shows around the country with his Indo Warehouse concept. Out now, ‘Ranjha’ marks a stunning new addition to his Indo Warehouse imprint and series.
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Matroda & Bleu Clair- PWR
Local Suicide- Eros Anikate
Berlin based power duo, Local Suicide are hitting the ground running with their debut album titled ‘Eros Anikate’. The title translates to ‘love invincible’, and draws influence from a play written by Sophocles titled ‘Antigone’. An ancient greek play based around tragedy in the aftermath of a civil war. The album holds true to their ‘technodisco’ & ‘cobra wave’ sound while featuring numerous collaborations by long time friends and artists the duo admire.
The North Country- Born At The Right Time
Washington, D.C.-based experimental pop band The North Country is pleased to present “Born at the Right Time” the lastest press release single from EP Born at the Right Time (Exquisite Corpse) out on July 15 via Misra (pre-order). The song debuted today at Dusty Organ along with an exclusive interview with the band. The band’s Andrew Grossman (singer and guitarist) says, “Part of the fun of this whole project was experimenting with working within a tight schedule, forcing us (and particularly me) not to overthink things.” He adds, “Just do it quick and pass it along. For me, this meant taking on the Allen Ginsberg mantra of ‘first thought, best thought’ when writing lyrics. I even dropped the line in the song. I’m not really sure what the words means, but I can tell you for sure it felt right to say ‘em when I wrote ‘em.’”
Savage Republic- Nothing At All
“Nothing At All” follows the official video for “Stingray” which was released last month. The video debuted at Post-Punk and is also available to share at YouTube. Ethan Port says, “Tapping into the energy of our local surf break, ‘Stingray’ echoes ‘eastern’ cinematic surf inspirations from our 1986 Ceremonial album, but more ferociously – capturing the sonic complexity and power of the current lineup.” “Stingray” is on all streaming platforms for any playlist shares.
Godlands- Tell Me feat. Tisoki
Australian scene-shaper Godlands continued her hot streak on Monstercat today, teaming up with UK bass tastemaker Tisoki for their new single, “TELL ME.” Arriving as the second record off her forthcoming EP set for June, the explosive tune is a synergistic blend of the two producers’ pioneering styles. Rife with aggressive kicks and screeching synths, the pair flex their bass house sensibilities in perfect form, leaving listeners hoping this won’t be their last collab.
Punctual- Maze EP
Following a string of polished club-ready records, UK house duo Punctual have unveiled their awaited EP, ‘Maze’ on Monstercat. Rounding out the package with the new title single today, “Maze” sees the pair lean further into their moody melodic house stylings with percussive grooves and expertly-crafted pop hooks. After cutting their teeth as studio stalwarts and sought-after collaborators with the impressive likes of Jason Derulo, RAYE, Sonny Fodera, and more, Punctual are back in the spotlight making personal records primed for a live audience. ‘Maze’ is a mature taste of the duo’s profound dedication to their craft and a strong indication of where they’re headed next.
Throttle- Where U Are (Deluxe)
Australian electronic producer Throttle made his highly-anticipated return to Monstercat today, unveiling the Deluxe version of his 2019 EP, ‘Where U Are.’ Featuring seven reworks of hit singles like “Cities” and “Bloom,” the package is an ode to Throttle’s nostalgic memories associated with the original. During the pandemic, he began to see the songs in a different light and was inspired to reimagine the project from a place of introspection. The sweeping synths and bright chord progressions on “For Me (VIP)” blend perfectly with the pulsating bassline and processed vocals, giving the track a new dancefloor-ready identity. With its uplifting energy and emotional undertones, ‘Where U Are’ is a testament to Throttle’s poignant production style as it takes listeners on a transportive journey through his artistic vision.
Nostalgix- My Type
Nostalgix has become synonymous with a powerfully energetic sound that fuses hyped-up house productions with her own incredible rap flows, and she brings all of that sassy flavor together for her new single “My Type.” Stacked with catchy vocals, heavyweight basslines and exciting rhythms, “My Type” is a certified club banger and another outstanding release from Nostalgix on AC Slater’s Night Bass imprint.
Eliminate- Open Your Eyes
Off The Grid
John Summit- In Chicago
John Summit has revealed the highly anticipated first single on his brand-new label Off The Grid titled ‘In Chicago.’ Launching the label to release house music without limits, the Windy City native’s new imprint marks a turning point in his career as he establishes himself as a tastemaker and authority on the scene. Acting as A&R forOff The Grid, John will use the label to release his own productions as well as tracks from his contemporaries, rising stars of the underground, and yet-to-be-discovered talent.
Trivecta- The Way Back Up
Hyphen Hyphen- Don’t Wait For Me
Wire- Stepping Off Too Quick
Today Wire are pleased to announce the first ever official release of Not About To Die out June 24th via pinkflag (pre-order). Along with the announcement they have shared track “Stepping Off Too Quick” and an accompanying video.
David Knudson- The Only Thing You Have To Change Is Everything
David Knudson officially releases his new LP The Only Thing You Have to Change is Everything out today via Platoon/Seawall. The 10-track LP traverses Knudson’s dizzying riffage and energized instrumentation while excising the full-band format in favor of intricately layered guitar, bold programmed beats. Along with the album’s release, Knudson is also sharing a new video for the album’s intro track “Varv,” which finds Knudson collaborating with director Adam CK Vollick. The bright, warped visuals match the intense instrumental track reflecting Knudson’s journey towards newfound sobriety.
Share It Music
Bloods- Thinking Of You Thinking Of Me
Today Sydney punk trio Bloods and Share It Music are excited to reveal “Thinking Of You Thinking Of Me” the latest pre-release single from Bloods’ new album Together, Baby! out September 23 (order). Proceeds from the album will go to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (Australia). “Thinking Of You Thinking Of Me” debuted today at New Noise Magazine and is on all streaming platforms now for any playlist shares.
TV Noise – Love The Way
TV Noise is changing it up to a calmer house sound than what everyone is used to hearing from them on ‘Love The Way’. Inspired by literally any sound that reaches the eardrums of these producers they have created a new look of the more clam, relaxing house style, but finished it with a big TV Noise touch.
Vluarr feat. Edu Monteiro – On Our Own
Vluarr has teamed up with Edu Monteiro for his latest STMPD effort ‘On Our Own’. All about energy and atmosphere, the lyrics of the track talk about that there will always be people that want to see you go down, but you will never give up even if it means you will be on your own.
Janee & INAU – On My Mind
A year after his first release on STMPD, Janee is teaming up with INAU on ‘On My Mind’. The young Belgian producer is solidifying his sound track after track, and his brand new release is a testament to that.
Jkyl & Hyde- The Chemical Corridor
The Chemical Corridor is open! This 5 track EP from Jkyl & Hyde is an exciting mix of experimental concoctions. There’s something new to explore at every turn, so dive in!
Benny Benassi & Anabel Englund- Lightwaves
Two titans of contemporary electronic music – 6x dance music radio chart-topper Anabel Englund and world-class GRAMMY-award winning producer & DJ Benny Benassi have joined forces to release their first collaborative single “Lightwaves.” Out now via leading dance music label Ultra Records, “Lightwaves” merges Englund’s pop lyric sensibility with Benassi’s unique synth play and beat mastery for a mesmerizing track that catches the crossfire of their talents.
Florence + The Machine- Dance Machine
Dance Fever, the highly anticipated new album from Florence + the Machine, is out today. Listen here. The album, her first since 2018, features previously released tracks“My Love,” “Free,” “King” and “Heaven is Here,” all of which arrived alongside videos from acclaimed director Autumn De Wilde.
Zodiac- Yes Lord
With three releases under his belt, Zodiac turns to his newest and most climatic single yet, “Yes Lord.” True to its namesake, the latest tech house cut speaks to both soul and body as it brings choir-powered vocals to the forefront in its simultaneous breach of deviously dirty bass lines. Traversing all-familiar horns and four-on-the-floor beats, the enigmatic Zodiac’s sonic identity makes its presence increasingly clearer with every track.
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Justin Martin- Let’s Go (lau.ra, Tom Jarmey, QRTR, Tee Mango, and DJ Sliink Remixes)