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Flight Facilities exhibit outstanding production prowess on collaborative ‘Stranded’

It’s been three years since the Aussie duo Flight Facilities teamed up with Reggie Watts for their powerful production “Sunshine,” a track off the duo’s last record Down To Earth. Strongly akin to its heavily-weighted, and yet ever so light-heartedly delivered funk, Flight Facilities has teamed up with Reggie Watts once more for a new track, entitled “Stranded.” But it seems good things come in threes, as Watts is also joined by the New Zealand pop sensation Broods and Los Angeles-based vocalist Saro on the new number.Recorded across three continents, Flight Facilities’ striking new tune soars in its instrumental contributions and sonic occupancy. The duo has echoed a gorgeous sentiment that follows in the footsteps of their seminal “Clair de Lune,” although, the heightened sonic strength and thumping bassline of the new track also owes its thanks to a plentiful assortment of acts.Additional contributors on “Stranded” include instrumental contributions from Touch Sensitive, the classical pianist Piers Lane, and Warpaint’s Stella Mozgawa. Grammy-winning producers Eric J Dubowsky — who’s worked with Flume, Chet Faker, Odesza — as well as Davide Rossi — Coldplay, Röyksopp — also aided in the culmination of the enveloping number.“Stranded” comes complete with an inexplicably beautiful visual pairing. The video was shot in a decommissioned prison in Sydney, Australia and created by the award-winning Australian director Tom Noakes.While it remains unclear as to whether Flight Facilities has envisioned a further return, a number with an enveloping sonic occupancy like “Stranded” will surely hold listeners over until that moment arrives. Read More:Listen to Flight Facilities’ Samsung S8 x Boiler Room Sydney DJ SetManila Killa serves up celestial reworking of Flight Facilities’ ‘Arty Boy’Watch This: Flight Facilities perform ‘Clair De Lune’ with Owl Eyes and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Interview with Pazuzu resident DJ Velix

Ahead of their final few events for the 2019 season which will see names such as NERVO, Claptone and The Cube Guys performing, we...

Alvin Risk – Fade to You (Feat. Angelika Vee)

Alvin Risk is perhaps best known for his hard-hitting dubstep drops, but the producer has decided to switch it up for his newest release, “Fade to You,” featuring Angelika Vee. His new single is definitely a change of pace, veering toward a progressive house style. “Fade to You” marks a somewhat rare occurrence of Risk releasing a song without any dubstep elements to it, and we expect the catchy tune to succeed in reaching a new audience for him.2017 has thus far been a busy year for the producer, who has already released his Ever EP and an additional single at the end of March titled “Running Away.” Check out Alvin Risk’s newest single below:Read More:Alvin Risk – Running Away (Original Mix)Watch OWSLA’s nostalgic 5-year anniversary recap

Premiere: Tiga and Audion reunite on ‘Nightclub’ EP

In 2013, Tiga joined forces with Audion, Matthew Dear’s elusive techno alias, to create “Let’s Go Dancing.” The pairing of the two artists proved to be incredibly fruitful, with the anthemic, vocal-heavy end product achieving longstanding ubiquity in club sets and remixes from impressive names such as Solomun and Adam Beyer. Indeed, many regard the single to be both Tiga and Audion’s most recognizable work to date.Tomorrow, April 7, Tiga Vs. Audion will release their first collaboration since “Let’s Go Dancing” with the Nightclub EP. For their new compositional convergence, the producers veer in a different stylistic direction than their prior hit. Where Tiga’s vocal mantras took center stage in “Let’s Go Dancing,” Nightclub sees him and Audion opt to focus on their unique production styles.The duo’s three-track EP, which is mostly instrumental, highlights the experimental, retro-inspired compositional skills upon which both veteran producers have built their careers. “Stabbed in the Back,” the lead track off of the release, evokes a similar bizarre playfulness as “Let’s Go Dancing,” but does so through purely through lo-fi synthesis, peculiar bass patterns, and undulating percussive loops.The following two tracks on the release, “Pink Bells” and “NonStop,” delve into Tiga and Audion’s cerebral tendencies. Bolstered by a haunting synth motif, “Pink Bells” progresses throughout its course to become increasingly hectic and visceral, reaching a state of organized sonic chaos before eventually fading out on the legs of its pervasive musical feature.“NonStop” begins on a beguilingly blithe note, with the simplistic, muted melodic lead intermittently reaching points of cacophony. Punctuated by aggressive periods of percussion, “NonStop” is the only track on the EP to feature Tiga’s recognizable voice as a key component, as he nonchalantly recites the titular phrase recurrently throughout the course of the song.Though Tiga and Audion’s direction in Nightclub is about as aberrant from “Let’s Go Dancing” as possible, their choice to fuse older stylistic techniques with innovative conceptual elements stands as a strong choice in their conceptualization of the EP. Hopefully, it won’t be another four years before we see the legendary pair join forces once more.Preorder the EP here.

Exclusive Premiere: dzill Back with “I Remember This Differently” Off “Phases: The Series”

Hot off the drop of hit Electronica single “Phases”, dzill is back with his second consecutive Wednesday release off of his single series “Phases: The Series”. “Phases” was a humongous release for underground dance music fans everywhere and Darren has brought to us (in my opinion) an equally rad if not ‘radder’ track in “I The post Exclusive Premiere: dzill Back with “I Remember This Differently” Off “Phases: The Series” appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Listen to the best Burning Man sets of 2016

Burning Man’s open-minded culture, mixed with the loving energy of Black Rock City, inevitably catalyzes some of the top sets of the year in the dance world.2016 was no exception; as per usual, an immense amount of talent from across the electronic spectrum — from Skrillex, to Tycho, to Lee Burridge — showed up to provide a soundtrack to the gathering at various theme camps and art cars throughout the week.Below are some of our highlights from Burning Man 2016 (in no particular order):1) Lee Burridge at Robot Heart2) Hernan Cattaneo at White Ocean3) Luca Bacchetti at Robot Heart4) Tycho at The Dusty Rhino5) Guy Gerber at Robot Heart6) Brian Cid at Robot HeartRead More:Listen to Skrillex’s Burning Man set from Robot HeartBurning Man organizers announce theme for 2017 festivalListen to Major Lazer’s dancehall set from Burning Man

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Mat Zo feat. GQ “The Next Chapter” – out now on Anjunabeats

Welcome back to Anjunabeats, Matan. Last seen on the label with his ‘No Words EP’ in 2018, London-born producer Mat Zo has earned a...

Otira Transports Us Back To The Heyday Of Rave On Adrenaline-Infused Single “Hardcore Sound”

In a brilliant flash of energy, Otira brings us back to the days of unrestrained raves on “Hardcore Sound.” Rolling breaks, anthemic synths and...

Ernest Kalinin – Lollipop Lady

Russian DJ and producer, Ernest Kalinin returns with the much anticipated 'Lollipop Lady' EP, a deep and meaningful release on Australian label, Brook Gee...

Franky Nuts Drops “Time is Running Out,” Another Melodic Bass Bomb on Circus Records

Just weeks after his collaboration with Jauz, Franky Nuts continues his hot streak with the release of his new single "Time is Running Out" out on Circus Records. Franky's...

DNF Returns to CYB3RPVNK with Big-Room-Influenced Solo Debut “I’m Back”

Polish up-and-comer DNF returns to R3HAB's CYB3RPVNK with his massive new release "I'm Back" to cure your winter blues. Delivering a big-room influenced sound filled with bouncy basslines and driving...

Nicky Romero’s New Single “Stay” Will Take You Back to Your First Love

Nicky Romero showcases his softer side with "Stay." Drawing upon the style of his 2019 releases like "Love You Forever" ft. Sam Martin, "Sometimes" with DallasK, and "Distance" with Olivia...

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Deadmau5 Is Starting On A New Album In January

On the heels of W:/2016ALBUM/, deadmau5 has just announced his intentions to start working on his next LP in January 2017. Considering all the recent developments surrounding mau5, his future looks incredibly bright, but this news regarding another album has come much sooner than anyone anticipated. While deadmau5 probably won’t ever be fully content with his newly designed studio and vast assortment of equipment, he’s certainly edging close to his ideal setup, and with 13 years of project files tucked away, there has to be some gems just waiting to be uncovered. Having just churned out W:/2016ALBUM/, mau5′ new collection will get its start from a clean slate and we can’t wait for what comes of it. Probably going to start my next album in late Jan. The Neve desk should be in by then, so… might as well wait for quality. — dead mow cinco (@deadmau5) December 29, 2016 H/T: Dancing Astronaut | Photo: Rukes This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Deadmau5 Is Starting On A New Album In January

Beatport Releases Best Of 2016 Rankings For Artists & More

As 2016 winds down, everyone is releasing their end of the year lists and rankings. We’ve already done a few of our own, as have other blogs and even a bunch of curators on social media have done some, just for kicks. While a lot of these lists are subjective, there are a few that are based on metrics like sales and streams like this Best Of 2016 ranking from Beatport. They released three categories: Favorite Artist, Best Selling Tracks and Best Selling Labels. Artists were based on fan votes, while the other two were based on sales. There was a top 10 list in each category for each genre sold on their site, including dubstep, tech house, drum n bass, and more. Below is the list of all top artists for each genre; see the full rankings here. House: KiNK Progressive House: Eric Prydz Deep House: Solomun Tech House: Hot Since 82 Electro House: Diplo Future House: Don Diablo Techno: Adam Beyer Trance: Armin van Buuren Drum ‘n’ Bass: Noisia Big Room: Hardwell Indie Dance: Todd Terje H/T Dancing Astronaut This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Beatport Releases Best Of 2016 Rankings For Artists & More

Boy With Autism Gets The Chance To DJ A Song At Seattle Nightclub

Noah Johnson, an eight-year-old from Bonney Lake with high-functioning autism, received the chance to live out his dream this week at a Seattle nightclub where his mom works. According to interviews held with King 5, Johnson’s mom took pictures that he drew of his favorite DJs to the managers of the Aston Manor nightclub. The team then arranged a special surprise for Johnson, allowing him to come up to the decks and play a song for the night’s crowd. Winson Sharps, resident DJ and music director at Aston Manor, said that he’d never seen someone so young with such a strong passion for DJing. “I get people my age who want to learn how to DJ and whatnot, but never an 8-year-old child with that passion already, so it was really cool.” Johnson and his family were accompanied by a police officer as they entered the venue, in order to ensure that his underage visit was legal. Then Johnson, otherwise known by his DJ name DJ Illuminati Pieces, played a song and took home his own set of equipment and headphones to practice with. “Everyone was cheering for me, and they were happy.” According to Johnson’s drawings, some of his favorite DJs are Flosstradamus, The Chainsmokers, Steve Aoki, Yellow Claw, Hardwell and even rapper DMX. “You know I think I’m going to learn to DJ some day and it’ll be great.” Click here to watch DJ Illuminati Pieces in action, as well as interviews with his father and Aston Manor DJs! Source/Image: King5 This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Boy With Autism Gets The Chance To DJ A Song At Seattle Nightclub

DJ Snake releases a massive 27-track remix package for ‘Ocho Cinco’

DJ Snake’s debut full-length studio album, Encore, was not lacking for star power in its many collaborations, featuring the likes of Justin Bieber, Travis Scott, and Skrillex. Now, his collaboration with Yellow Claw off the album, ‘Ocho Cinco,’ has received the ultimate remix treatment. The track, originally released in July as a single in advance of the LP’s release in August, has been reworked an astounding 27 times for the official remix album. The diverse remixers include up-and-coming artists alongside fan favorites, like Henry Fong, Kayzo, Bad Royale, Wave Dash, and HeroBust.Check out the whole remix album below for 27 renditions of the high-octane original.Read more:DJ Snake hints at forthcoming Drake collaborationMarshmello has remixed DJ Snake & Justin Bieber’s ‘Let Me Love You’

Cashmere Cat drops new collaboration with 2 Chainz, Starrah, and Tory Lanez

It has been over two years since Cashmere Cat’s last multi-track release, 2014’s Wedding Bells EP, and closing in on a year since he announced he was working on his first full length, to be titled Wild Love. While the producer hasn’t exactly been quiet, having produced tracks for the likes of Kanye West and making multiple appearances on The Weeknd‘s album, fans have been eagerly anticipating the return of focus on the multidimensional producer’s own career.The Norwegian star has so far released two tracks from Wild Love: the album’s title track featuring The Weeknd and Francis and the Lights and “Trust Nobody,” a collaboration with Selena Gomez. Cashmere Cat continues his collaborative streak with a third single, “Throw Myself a Party” featuring Starrah, 2 Chainz, and Tory Lanez.Opening with an synth patch reminiscent of a harpsichord, Cashmere Cat quickly eases into the background, providing a firm foundation for the glut of features. The track is a continuation of the producer’s increased lean into explicit pop music, featuring a repetitive hook and heavy vocal presence, while at the same time coyly maintaining his signature sound and tricks within the production’s foundation.H/T: PitchforkRead More:Cashmere Cat co-produced a new track for Francis and the Lights featuring Kanye West and Bon IverCashmere Cat shares long-awaited remix to Hudson Mohawke’s ‘Forever 1’Kanye West performs Cashmere Cat collaboration ‘Wolves’ on Saturday Night Live

KANDY Stands Out In DJ SNAKE & Yellow Claw’s Ocho Cinco Remix Pack

In a remix pack of epic size (27 Mixes to be exact); one of our favorite up and comers rose to the top with a remix of seismic proportions. KANDY, the young Bi-costal producer hits a grand slam with his rendition of the Icon’s record. With the Wabbles and brass bass designed to enthrall your The post KANDY Stands Out In DJ SNAKE & Yellow Claw’s Ocho Cinco Remix Pack appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Whereisalex – Seasonal Depression (Original Mix)

Hiding away in his own, colorful corner of SoundCloud, Whereisalex has spent 2016 becoming one of the most consistently engaging (and criminally slept on) underground producers in the scene. He’s turned out dozens of inspired bootlegs and remixes, proven his capacity for original work with the Internet Theory EP, even given Flume a run for his money with a scorching cover of “Lose It.” Not content to rest on his laurels, the enigmatic beat maker is closing out the year with another exquisite release, the tantalizingly restrained “Seasonal Depression.” More ethereal than elegiac, the crisp synth leads of the track swirl around dreamily, guiding the listener through progressions of airy, stirring chords, and bright, clipped drums. “Seasonal Depression” is a subtle, emotive, and spellbinding track, and further proof that Whereisalex is a name worth knowing.Read MoreLane 8 releases Winter 2016 mixtapeMark Johns’ debut EP is gloomy electro-pop ecstasy

Listen to a new two hour set from Boys Noize

Boys Noize has had a marquee year to say the least. He released his fourth studio album Mayday to critical acclaim, with an ensuing post-apocalyptic live show that manifested itself as one of the top live performances of 2016. The German techno luminary firmly maintained his dominance in a year that saw techno widely stepping out of the warehouse and beginning to creep into the mainstream.Before 2016 officially comes to a close, Boys Noize has shared a live set from one of his coveted Mayday shows, recording during his performance at Frankfurt’s iconic Robert Johnson nightclub. The two-hour recording is chock full of dark, eerie techno, shifting breaks, and wiry acid house. Commanding his crowd with syncopated drum beats and gritty tech loops, Boys Noize delivers two hours of flawless live mixing for his final offering of 2016.Read More:Listen to Boys Noize’s contributions to the ‘Snowden’ soundtrackBoys Noize recruits techno icons to provide a glimpse into his past with ‘Midnight’ remixes EP Review

Secret Ninja Pass This Week at Beta 12/29 – 1/1

With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, we have one thing and one thing alone on our mind. It’s time to head down to 19th and Blake and ring in the new year in the best way possible – by dancing to some top notch beats. Per usual, we’re making it incredibly easy for you to get off your couch and head down. Why’s that? Because we’re hooking you up with free entry. Here’s how: – Head to the front door and enter the club before 11pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Get there before 9:00 on Sunday – Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only). – The deal is valid for SUNDAY this week. Rusko - 12/29 Feed Me / No Mana - 12/30 Goodnight 2016 NYE Party - 12/31 Henry Saiz - 1/1

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Flume’s ‘Never Be Like You’ Gets Rock Makeover from Polish Club [WATCH]

Aussie duo Polish Club gives Flume’s “Never Be Like You (feat. Kai)” a soulful makeover that totally rocks in the latest “Like A Version” video from triple j. On the verge of their debut album and tour, Polish Club is blowing up. And, although a punk rock grunge vibe is what they’re known for, it’s cool that this band has the ability to recreate a futuristic electronic classic like this one. “Never Be Like You” scored #1 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2016, so this is a pretty big deal. If you want a real taste of Polish Club’s sound, check out “Come Party” as well. We can expect to hear more from Polish Club soon, as their forthcoming album Alright Already is due out March 31. This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Flume’s ‘Never Be Like You’ Gets Rock Makeover from Polish Club [WATCH]

R3HAB Enlists Two-time Grammy-nominated Producer/DJ Steve Aoki For a Club-Ready Remix of “Flames” with ZAYN & Jungleboi

Just a few months after its original release, R3HAB, ZAYN, and Jungleboi's acclaimed collaboration "Flames" got a remix by the two-time Grammy-nominated producer/DJ Steve Aoki. Trading the original's soothing...

Mia Martina – Sooner Or Later ft. Kent Jones

Singer, songwriter and hugely successful independent artist Mia Martina unleashes her latest single, and it's an unadulterated summer banger. Picked up for release by the mighty Ultra Music, a label Martina is certainly no stranger to, “Sooner Or Later” drafts in DJ Khaled’s We The Best Music affiliate Kent Jones for an appearance. With Don The post Mia Martina – Sooner Or Later ft. Kent Jones appeared first on EDM Sauce.

Oliverse Releases Five-Track Experimental Bass “Outerworld” EP. Out now on Disciple Records

At a time when bass music is at its peak, it can be hard to find an original sound among the womps....

Get Crunk Friday Party Playlist (Vol 271)

Let’s jump right into the weekend, shall we? It’s Friday, which means we get to let go of the week and focus on relaxing… or better yet, getting our party on! Each week we bring to you our favorite free downloads that we come across over the course of the dreaded week. This week we’re jumping on things with work from producers like Motoko, William Black, Modern Machines, IYFFE, Los XL, Choppa Dunks and more. We warm things up with some pre-game vibes, then heat up even further with a mix of genres (like Moombahton) and close things out by settling back down. The final conclusion comes to us from KRANE with his Diplo & Friends mix if you need to keep the party going all night long. From all the ninjas to you, Happy Friday!

Waysons are Back on R3HAB’s CYB3RPVNK with Groovy Dancefloor Gem “Beyond Time”

If you're looking for a bouncy, melodic dancefloor gem, Waysons have you covered in the form of their new track "Beyond Time." The track opens with...

Cashmere Cat – 9 (After Coachella) ft. MØ & SOPHIE KRANE Remix

Noted remixer and underground producer KRANE has been supplying a steady stream of beats for the past few years. Back with his second release in the past month, he has offered up a remix of Cashmere Cat‘s “9 (After Coachella)” featuring MØ and SOPHIE.Keeping MØ vocals but removing the original’s abrasive drop, KRANE puts a light future bass twist on the original. A jersey club style buildup leads to an explosive second drop featuring the producer’s exciting samples and percussion. Glimmering synths and an upbeat melody fade in and out, bringing together yet another beautiful track for KRANE’s catalogue. Read More:Sinjin Hawke – Onset (KRANE & Alexander Lewis Remix)Keys N Krates x KRANE – Right HereKRNE crafts an impressive, dark statement with new eight-track EP ‘Debris’