Hey everyone! Sorry, this is late. I had hoped to get it done this past weekend but I was in Vegas. I had the opportunity to check out Illenium and so it was the BEST weekend! I had hoped to have downtime to get this done in the airport… but hey, it’s Vegas! So this is late but it’ll all be okay!
Grooving For Good Showcase
On Thursday, May 19, Grooving For Good will launch at the University of Washington – hosted by student organization Pup Support, in partnership with Tommie Sunshine, SPIN Magazine, and the nation’s largest mental health nonprofit NAMI. Grooving For Good will welcome 400 students for an afternoon of free programming including an interactive panel discussion, a painting and drawing session, and a closing art showcase.
Check it out HERE!
International Music Summit
International Music Summit (IMS) today announces the return of their highly anticipated IMS Dalt Vila event in Ibiza Old Town, revealing a colossal and diverse line-up of electronic talent that will perform at the 2,500-year-old former fort and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Jody Wisternoff & James Grant & MXV- Pursuit of Happiness
Out now, ‘Pursuit Of Happiness’, a collaboration between Jody, James, and British producer MXV – a taste of what is to come from Anjunadeep 13.
All Day I Dream
Hermanez- Remedio EP
Sound designer, DJ & Producer Hermanez is in constant evolution, always looking for new targets and challenges to experiment with uncommon, innovative languages through music. For his latest imaginative offering, the Belgium-based artist is teaming up with equally whimsical imprint All Day I Dream to send listeners off into sublime grooves via the Remedio EP.
Alison Wonderland- New Day
Alison Wonderland just shared the track “New Day” and the accompanying video. After coming through a period of darkness, “New Day” is the sound of Alison falling in love with life and the potential each day holds. The song, which she wrote and produced, seamlessly melds acoustic and ambient elements to create a cinematic soundscape that sets the stage for an illuminating journey.
Big Loud Rock
Levi Evans- Bug Bite Music Video
Emerging singer-songwriter Levi Evans is excited to announce the release of the music video for his brand new single titled “Bug Bite.” Directed by Rosie Barrett and featuring a guest appearance by the popular Dublin-born/London-based vocalist Lucy McWilliams, the song’s chilled atmospherics highlight an impressive vocal performance from these two young artists, with Evans and McWilliams singing about a precarious infatuation that blossoms after one too many. The song shows a new side of Evans as he continues to experiment with moods and textures for his growing fanbase.
To sum it up, American Trap producer XAVAGE has been doing things differently. The Southern California producer is making impressions throughout the trap and bass community by delivering energetic production that calls to the genre’s golden years fused with humming, modern hip-hop influences. At the top of 2022, he’s reinvigorating his innovative intentions with a full EP via Circus Records. On Tuesday, March 8th, the producer is set to drop his latest single, “Knockin’.”
John Summit- La Danza
Chicago’s man-of-the-moment John Summit is back on Defected with his latest heavy hitter ‘La Danza’. True to form, John’s boundless energy is reflected in this fiery, Latin-infused cut that combines his signature chunky bassline, an earworm vocal, and infectious groove ready to dominate killer sound systems across the globe. Set to become one of the summer’s biggest records, ‘La Danza’ marks John’s second standalone release on Defected since his breakout track ‘Deep End’, with over 114 million streams and counting, it also earned longest-running Beatport #1 of that year. With a career that has gone from strength to strength ever since ‘La Danza’ is the next chapter for the powerhouse pairing that is John Summit and Defected.
Desert Hearts Black
Franklin- Melting Skies EP
Upstart Londoner Frankllin has garnered nods from labels around the globe, but has opted to team up with Desert Hearts Black for his most ambitious release to date. The Melting Skies EP, out March 11, presents three throbbers that follow the imprint’s 2022 pledge to explore the wondrous side of melodic electronic music. This new project from Frankllin provides sonic adventurism for listeners to enjoy on the dancefloor and in headphones.
Barely Alive & Samplifire- Power Alliance
SOHMI & Josh Butler- Get To You
The collaboration between the two leads us to a fresh, silky, dance floor driven deep house record and marks both artists’ DVINE Sounds debut. Butler describes the Denton project as an outlet to explore his vocal-leaning productions, which is fitting considering the label is known for showcasing the finest vocal cuts within the dance music sphere.
Kah-Lo- Dram Me Out
Nigerian born, New York based singer and Grammy nominated artist Kah-Lo today releases her new single, the ultimate night-out anthem ‘Dram Me Out’ out now via Epic Records.
Drawing on influences from living in Lagos, London, and New York, Kah-Lo skillfully blends groovy house basslines, punchy drum kicks, and infectious lyrics to deliver the pre-party soundtrack of 2022. Kah-Lo’s global dance pop appeal rings true on the new track and brings out the best of her ‘life of the party’ persona.
Dana Buoy- When It’s You I See
Portland’s Dana Buoy is excited to share “When It’s You I See” the latest single to be lifted from the his new LP, Experiments in Plant-Based Music: Vol. I out May 13 via Everloving Records (pre-order). The song debuted today at Under The Radar and will be available on all streaming services this Friday for any playlist shares.
Factory 93 Records
ADIN- Garden of Mist
The underground producer has established himself as one of the most exciting names based out of Holland, and he’s been a familiar face on lineups for Insomniac having traveled the world to perform at international EDCs for the better part of the last decade. He’s now ready to share his presence on the label side, with a three-track offering that finds him tracing the blurry journey of a night out through stunning melodic house and techno atmospheres. The EP has already garnered early support from the likes of Paco Osuna, Stephan Bodzin, Agents of Time, Enamour, OC & Verde, Eelke Klijn, Undercatt, and more.
SAINt JHN- Best Part of Life Video
SAINt JHN, recent 2022 Grammy Nominee for “Album of the Year” (Kanye West’s Songwriter cred for “Lord I Need You”) and the newest face of Hugo BOSS and JD Sports released visuals for his rising single, “Best Part of Life”. The nostalgic style film directed by Michael McGrath has reached 1Million+ views ibn less than 24hrs. His fast video traction ever; just as the song being a fan favorite, the video seems to be too! The curated “Camp Forever Ever” staring “El Santo (SAINt) is quite comical as SAINt JHN, the high-fashion guru leads his cult members to the best part of life whilst discovering his lover. The stellar production is shot in Mexico City, from camp design build outs , to unimaginative cliffside performances scenes. SAINt is self-styled in looks from his very own brand “not A CULt” along with Givenchy, Loewe, Bottega and other luxury favorites. The video premiered globally with MTV Thursday, March 10th via broadcast and Time Square Billboards in NYC.
Blossoming onto the scene like new growth after the spring rain is Saturna. After the November release of his widely acclaimed ‘Departure’ EP via Sacred Hive, Saturna is back with “Luna” – a mystifying single that will hypnotize you from start to finish. Exclusively premiering a day early through Electric Hawk, Saturna continues to prove why he deserves the spotlight.
SHÆLIN- Ain’t No Matter (DJ Phantom Remix)
Neo-soul crew SHÆLIN have shown immense authenticity and artistic flair since their inception in 2017. Weaving rich sonic tapestries through the narrative of diversity and inclusion, the collective represents a colourful blend of musical references, from RnB and soul to the traditional sensibilities of jazz and gospel. Releasing their highly anticipated “Ana Hata” EP in November of last year, the French-speaking outfit proposed the message of unconditional faith and humanity; a mantra that has no doubt shaped their very output and overall profile. Extending the project’s scope to new audiences outside of their immediate realm, SHÆLIN have cherry-picked a handful of the most unique talents in the industry to reimagine some of the EP’s key compositions. Delivering the first in a series of upcoming remixes under the “Ana Hata Extended” compilation, DJ Phantom gives us his soulful take on “Ain’t No Matter” – out now across all streaming platforms.
Deeper Purpose- Stop Trippin’
Deeper Purpose is making his debut release on Insomniac Records with a new tech house single “Stop Trippin.’”
The London-based artist has been charging through the global circuit with a distinctive control over the groove that has drawn support from the likes of Steve Lawler, Detlef, Jamie Jones, Lee Foss and more. He originally touched down on one of the Insomniac Music Group catalogs with his “Elevate” single on FISHER’s CatchandRelease imprint, and now he’s heading over to the main Insomniac imprint with his latest creation “Stop Trippin,’ which finds him bringing a jolt of electricity through its buff, bouncy groove and cheeky conversational vocal chops creating a playful energy.
Kx5- Escape feat. Hayla
deadmau5 and Kaskade are excited to announce they have officially joined forces to form a unique collaborative union Kx5. The project makes its formal debut March 11 with the release of “Escape (feat. Hayla),” a brand new single featuring rising British singer-songwriter Hayla and will make its live debut in May at EDC Las Vegas.
Ragheb Alama- Ya Rayt (Shkoon Remix)
One of the most exciting and authentic outfits in the current electronica scape, German-Syrian live act Shkoon is changing the face of underground music in the Arab world. Building bridges between Middle Eastern tradition and modern club-culture, the duo have served to unify numerous demographics through their richly eclectic productions and ethereal track selections. Now, reimagining one of the most widely celebrated Arab Pop hits of the past forty years – Ya Rayt (1986) by regional superstar Ragheb Alama – the duo navigates a new and progressive path for the region’s vibrant music community.
Mind of A Genius Records
Mindchatter- Nothing on Me
New York-based singer, songwriter, and producer Mindchatter, aka Bryce Connolly, knows no creative bounds. Signed to Mind Of A Genius Records (Gallant, ZHU, THEY.), the genre-bending electronic musician has been making waves with his indie-pop songwriting and danceable, meticulously crafted beats since releasing his debut single back in 2019.
Mindchatter – DREAM SOUP North American tour
3/30/22: Union Stage – Washington, DC
3/31/22: Brighton Music Hall – Allston, MA
4/1/22: L’Astral – Montreal, QC
4/2/22: Elsewhere – Brooklyn, NY
4/8/22:: Terminal West – Atlanta, GA
4/9/22: Chop Shop – Chicago, IL
4/14/22: The Velvet Underground – Toronto, ON
5/12/22: Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
5/13/22: Madame Lou’s – Seattle, WA
5/14/22: Fox Cabaret – Vancouver, BC
5/19/22: Brick & Mortar Music Hall – San Francisco, CA
5/20/22: El Rey Theater – Los Angeles, CA
6/23/22: Electric Forest 2022 – Rothbury, MI
WHIPPED CREAM- CRY
Canadian DJ and producer WHIPPED CREAM made her anticipated return to Monstercat today, unveiling her next empowering single, “CRY.” Since reemerging after a year hiatus with her inspiring anthem, “Light of Mine,” WHIPPED CREAM has continued to share her most personal music to date. Radiating a newfound confidence in “CRY,” she channels all of her pain into strength and wastes no tears on the past. As part of the coveted Monstercat Crossover Pass in the award-winning video game Paladins, WHIPPED CREAM will be reimagined as the bombshell champion ‘Cassie,’ available to play in-game next month, complete with her own soundtrack to “CRY.”
Kid Moxie- Shine
Rock and Roll Globe
FènixDion- Mama Say
Twin Cities-based band FènixDion are pleased to present their new single “Mama Say.” The song is first single to be lifted off their debut album Sugar out later this year. The single debuted today at Rock And Roll Globe and will be available on all streaming platforms this Friday for any playlist shares.
Ruva House Records
Kice- Stuck With You
Following his mega 2021 release, “Pusher,” Kice delivers what he cites as the biggest track of his career, “Stuck With You”. Upping the ante, his first single of the year is a sensual piano-house cut that oozes flavor, euphoria, and intoxicating melodies. Further exemplifying Kice’s versatility as a producer, his latest is unlike anything the Chicago-based multi-talent has ever made. “Stuck With You” is due for release on March 4th via Ruva House Records, a sub-label of Ensis Records.
Martin Garrix & Matisse & Sadko feat. John Martin – Won’t Let You Go (Remix Contest Winners)
Launching their Garrix remix contest a couple of weeks ago in collaboration with Instantly, STMPD RCRDS is now releasing the five most impressive reworks that were delivered. All the winners were selected by Martin Garrix and Matisse & Sadko, watch a video of their listening session here. Coming out on top, Eleganto, Exbow, MAZAN, Gabriel Kirsh and Jack & James can now all add an official Garrix remix to their resume.
Aspyer feat. Ni/Co – Nobody
STMPD regular Aspyer is blessing everyone with a new release. For ‘Nobody’ he used the voices from the popular pop group Ni/Co. Slightly steering away from his previous releases, he took a more minimalistic approach when working on this new track. He found the perfect match with the voices from Los Angeles based pop group Ni/Co, mainly known from their presence on YouTube, who created the lyrics and topline.
MALARKEY – Cherub
After the monumental success of ‘Shackles (Praise You)’, Malarkey is now delivering another Gospel infused Piano House record, titled ‘Cherub’. The song marks the start of a new era for Malarkey, with a feel-good and uplifting track to celebrate. Giving people more of what they loved on previous feel-good records, ‘Cherub’ could very well mark the next step in Malarkey’s career.
Future Class & Gorillowz – My Mind
Future Class are back for the fourth release on STMPD RCRDS and teaming up with Gorillowz they bring a very heavy and danceable sound on ‘My Mind’. A mix of sensations, ‘My Mind’ was inspired by tons of influences from both Future Class and Gorillowz which results in a mix of the famous Brazilian electronic groove and basslines and influences from Tech House, Garage and Bass House. As a perfect union of the Brazilian sound, the song contains so much groove and bass that it will be impossible to stand still on the dance floor once this one comes up.
The Lost Lands 2021 Mix
The Lost Lands 2021 Mix is out now! This is a special 2-hour mix, featuring over 100 bass tracks that capture the spirit of Lost Lands. Relive a magical weekend over and over again.
Meat Wave- Honest Living
Swami Records and Chicago-based punk band Meat Wave are excited to present “Honest Living,” the band’s first single for Swami and its first offering since the release of its six-song EP Volcano Park in 2021. Written while working in a warehouse by day and bar by night, “Honest Living” is about the delirium and exhaustion of working too much but presented like an advert for capitalism and the workforce — conceived on the company dime, heavy eyelids, simultaneously caffeinated and hungover, working to live but only simply surviving. America, the beautiful.
The Record Label
Kristeen Young- Your Mouth Is Going To Get You In All Kinds of Trouble
Kristeen Young is pleased to present “Your Mouth Is Going To Get You In All Kinds of Trouble” the first single to be lifted from the Friday, June 24 release of her new LP, The Beauty Shop via The Record Label. “Your Mouth Is Going To Get You In All Kinds Of Trouble” debuted at Post-Punk and the song is available on all streaming platforms for any playlist shares. The video was filmed by Kristeen at Renditions Salon on Route 66 in St. Louis, MO and the dream sequence was shot by Brian McClelland.
Text Me Records
Ex-Poets- Bay of Pigs
Text Me Records and Ex-poets are pleased to share “Bay Of Pigs,” the latest single to be lifted from the band’s album Dust out this fall (stream). “Bay of Pigs” is a song based loosely around the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba and more generally is about the risks of blind loyalty, and the challenge of staying true to oneself under the pressures of authority.
Courtney Jaye- Part One: The Awakenings
Tropicali Records and acclaimed Kaua’i/Los Angeles-based songwriter Courtney Jaye are pleased to announce Hymns and Hallelucinations, the highly anticipated and ambitious new album with accompanying full-length album visual that Jaye calls “an introspective, meditative, psychedelic exploration into the soul of a woman: her rage, her confusion, her sadness, her sexuality, her defiance, her darkness, her strength, and her light.” Like the album, the Joshua Shoemaker-directed film is the story of a woman “discovering the deepest parts of herself as she faces her fears head-on, evolving along the way and becoming illuminated to the Ultimate Power behind it all,” as Jaye states.
Luno- Planet Luno EP
Luno returns with a sophomore sonic offering for 2022, the highly-anticipated 4-track ‘Planet Luno’ EP. The captivating release directly follows up previous collaborative lead singles, such as last November’s ‘Moonlight’, and last month’s ‘I’ll Look After You’. ‘Danger’, the EP’s focus track, sees the burgeoning creative force linking up once again with Kilik, in addition to a collaboration with ALBA on the final tune ‘Rewind’. Out now via Ultra Music, ‘Planet Luno’ is available to listen to across all streaming platforms.