Mura Masa’s debut LP is expected to see a 2017 release

A talented producer who fuses culture and style with live instrumentation and powerhouse synths, 20-year-old Alex Crossan has become one of the biggest breakout musical acts we have seen in recent years. With a Coachella appearance and a back-to-back European and US tours on his horizon, Mura Masa…


Bonobo shows growth and skill on the promising ‘Migration’ Album Review

There’s a common series of complaints leveled against electronic music- that it all sounds the same, and that it takes little skill to create. While these types of comments are enough to make those of us invested in the scene see red, one has to acknowledge that these complaints do have a…


Listen to A-Trak’s bold remix of Phantogram’s ‘You Don’t Get Me High Anymore’

Remixing a hit song is sometimes not as straightforward a process as it may seem. Producers are often criticized for “ruining” classics, as it’s difficult to infuse their ideas into the original without damaging its core essence. However, the story is quite different with A-Trak’s…


Launchpad: 14 pop and vocal house to kick the weekend into full gear

The Launchpad is a biweekly series showcasing hot new music hand selected by our staff. The tracks in these curated playlists come from both underground and mainstream artists that we love. If you’d like to see your music featured in the Launchpad, you can submit it for consideration here. There…


Listen to Autograf’s Obama and Tupac Tribute, “Changes”

On January 11 the music trio, Autograf, released a surreal and touching tribute to President Obama titled “Changes.” The song is inspired by the President’s farewell address to the nation after his eight-year presidency. Hailing from Chicago, the electronic music group watched the President, who is…


Don Diablo – Switch (Original Mix)

Future house sounds have thrived in the the dance sphere for the last several years, with a significant number of DJs beginning (or continuing) to embrace elements like heady synth stabs and more dynamic percussion in their sets. One such purveyor whose strong following speaks to the…


This RL Grime Live Edit of The Weeknd & Daft Punk’s “Starboy” is a Banger VIDEO

When I found out that RL Grime was going to be at Lights All Night for NYE in Dallas, I had a tough decision to make. The rumblings of Decadence Colorado had started in my head. But being a Dallas resident and potentially not seeing one of my favorite artists, RL Grime (along with the The post This…


A fan recreated deadmau5’s edit of ‘Some Chords’ and Elton John’s ‘Tiny Dancer’

Given its current total domination of the music scene, it’s strange to think that only five years ago, electronic music was still breaking into the mainstream. Artists like Skrillex and deadmau5 hadn’t yet become the chart-topping household names they are now, but were already firmly…


PatrickReza Brings Catchy Vibes In His Newest Single “Lights Out”

PatrickReza is a producer that can tend to fly under the radar, but don’t get it twisted, he’s putting out hits. Reza’s sound is a living entity that shape shifts to fit the ever changing popular demand of listeners. Launching his career with melodic dubstep, PatrickReza has…


Fergie – Life Goes On (smle Remix)

Fergie’s solo career blossomed back in 2006 when the Black Eyed Peas lead released The Dutchess. Working on her sophomore LP, the pop songstress has released the first two singles – hip-hop-fueled “MILF $” and the sentimental “Life Goes On” – the latter of…


Galantis – Pillow Fight (Galantis & CID VIP Mix)

Galantis are true experts in the field of bubbly dance-pop that never fails to put a smile on their fans’ faces. Their talent was recognized by the greater electronic realm early on in their development, leading to a swift climb to becoming one of the most recognized names in the commercial…


The Knocks feat. Absofacto – TROUBLE (Original Mix)

Nu-disco and indie dance duo, The Knocks hit the ground running to start the new year, as group members B-Roc and JPatt join forces with vocalist Absofacto to deliver a new single named “TROUBLE.” This track is taken from their upcoming album Testify, poised to release on February 3,…


Cosmic Gate: Materia- Chapter.One Exclusive Album Review

In its simplest definition, “materia” is the Latin root word meaning matter, base and the substance that all things are made of. After giving their upcoming album a listen, I can understand why Trance legends Cosmic Gate have decided to give their latest release this most fitting title.…


Don Diablo kicks off 2017 with a major 'Switch'

Always one to kick off the party in style, Don Diablo power starts 2017 with his already much in demand DJ weapon 'Switch'. It's the first release this year on his renowned HEXAGON label, and it's set to cause some mayhem for sure.   Dutch maestro Don Diablo keeps on surprising his audience…


Diplo & Autoerotique Unleash New Track “Waist Time”

Los Angeles, CA—Grammy-winning producer Diplo and bass house champions Autoerotique have teamed up to unleash their new high voltage track “Waist Time” [Mad Decent, 2017]. Amplified bass lines build into the song’s explosive drops and carry as the through line, sustaining a bold melody. The song’s…


Aruna & Inukshuk Enter The Future (Free Download)

; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; 2017 will mark the beginning of many changes, but one that you can certainly count on is Aruna‘s graceful progression into the realm of bass music. Last year’s Monstercat single “Time To Say Goodbye” was a successful first step for the LA based…


The xx are more captivating than ever before in their third album, ‘I See You’ Album Review

When The xx emerged on the scene with their self-titled debut album in 2009, they did so with a sound and vision so perfectly suited to what it sought to express that they came across like a band that had been fine-tuning their craft for decades. That album, and its 2012 follow-up, Coexist, proved…


The DA Hot 25: January 13, 2017

The DA Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you with the essential tracks of the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that should be landing on…


Autograf samples Tupac’s ‘Changes’ in farewell tribute to President Obama

Tuesday, January 13, Barack Obama addressed the public for the last time as President of the United States in his hometown of Chicago. Marking the end of his eight-year tenure, Obama’s televised farewell speech inspired the millions of Americans who believe his dual-term to be one of the most…


Fresh Off the Presses at FSOE – UCast & Magnus Collaborate on ‘Echo’

There is no denying that trance made one hell of a comeback in 2016. The genre that saw it’s legends leave it in the dust for more popular and profitable endeavors is now in a renaissance period. Some excitement can be attributed to events such Insomniac’s Dreamstate, but there is no…


Afrojack and Jay Karama Blast into 2017 with an Exciting Trap Collaboration

Afrojack teams up with Jay Karama to drop the hard-hitting and undeniably addictive trap collaboration, “Diamonds” to kick off 2017. Afrojack and trap? Yup, I said it. This dark and relentless track builds up anticipation with a drippy, dreamy introduction sure to mesmerize you from the…