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Our favorite Parisian, Zimmer, worked with Norwegian singer Emilie Adams for “Escape”. It’s the first track of his “Coming of Age” EP to be released July 10 on Roche Musique. Escape is deep, with warm tones and ethereal vocals, backed by a catchy piano line, before the drop speeds things up. We’re looking forward to hear the rest of the EP.

Slaptop is back with a super fun and unique new tune.  “Away” combines happy-go-dancey percussion and pitchy vox sampling wrapped around folk-inspired vocals.  The lyrics paint the picture of a Summerscape, and the sound mirrors the description beautifully.  Every track Slaptop has released has been immaculate, and we’re super stoked for whatever comes next.  Stream the track below, and make sure to grab your copy on iTunes.

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The last time we heard from Brooklyn’s LEFTI, he dropped his remix of Chícos’ “Hooked,” but now he’s prepping for the fruitful summer ahead with his newest jam, “Castle.” On the track, he combines a cool, french disco-esque vibe with a punchy, deep bassline that makes for a versatile tune that can keep the pool party flowing or night clubs jackin’. Have a listen above and pick up the tune on iTunes or Beatport, courtesy of Mixmash Deep.

Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing (SNBRN Remix)

SNBRN has finally returned after a nationwide spring tour with his followup to “Raindrops” released back in January with an inventive remix of Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing”. SNBRN has truly done it again on this one, taking an alternative angle when approaching the original song. Sampling Marvin Gaye’s lyric “just grab a hold of my body and mind” and looping it over a perfectly crafted punchy bass has created an undeniable festival house anthem. Be sure to stream the track below and head over to Beatport to grab a copy!

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Our man in Amsterdam, Auxiliary Tha Masterfader, is back with a brand new original for your Disco delight.  “Feel About U” is laid back & luscious…it’s the type of track that’ll be echoing through the skyscrapers at our next rooftop pool party in downtown LA.  The vocal chops are sunny & soulful and the synths are creamy, glittery goodness.  Nobody serves up delectable Disco quite like our man Auxiliary Tha Masterfader.  Hats off, Aux!

“Feel About U” is out NOW via Animal Language.  Animal Language label head, Mason, did a remix of “Feel About U” – be sure to check that one out, too.  If Aux’s original goes down like sangria then Mason’s remix is the mojito to his sangria.  A double dose of refreshing!  [BEATPORT]

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It’s playoff season in the NBA which can only mean one thing: Pat Lok is PLAYOFF READY.  Just like Steph Curry, just like LeBron…Pat Lok elevates his (remix) game during playoff season (playoff season in this case meaning that special time of the year when Spring creeps into Summer & all the grooviest songs are produced).  When taking on an Indie heavyweight like The Knocks, Pat Lok didn’t flail like Chris Paul or flop like Blake Griffin (can you tell I hate the Clippers?!?)…he calmly stepped back & hit the game winner.  Check out his remix of “Classic” below & replay that game winning groove over & over…

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Bearson has been steadily rising artist in the indie dance sphere over the past year. The young Norwegian producer has seemingly transitioned from Tropical House to a vibey, synth heavy, and Anime-inspired sound. Following up his most recent remix of Tove Styrke’s “Ego”, Bearson returns with a collaboration from another buzzing female vocalist, Mark Johns. Titled “Imposter”, his new collaboration implements a mesmerizing arrangement of  keys, wavy beats and some Tropical elements that flow flawlessly under her sensual vocals. Check it out below!

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Hotel Garuda, hot on the heels of their viral remix of SNBRN’s “Raindrops,” is back with an official collaboration remix with CRNKN. What a combo, right? Today, the artists combine their talents in remixing the Swedish dance duo Galantis “Gold Dust” into a deep-progressive house banger. This all comes right as the Swedes try and rollout their debut album, Pharmacy. The track is a fun one, so check out CRNKN & Hotel Garuda’s remix, and the rest of the Remix EP featuring Loosid, Hook N Sling, and Yacht Club on iTunes here:

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Sweater Beats and Mark Johns are about to break Soundcloud with their new collaboration cover of “All Day” by Kanye West. Sweater Beats surprises us on this one with a fresh new production style full of electric guitar chords that build up to a synth centric beat. Mark John’s sultry vocals are flawless as usual adding a unique spin to the original tune. Stream the track below and be sure to grab a free download here.

Chicos Lefti Remix

Fresh off his remix of Big Data, LEFTI comes right back at’cha with another impressive remix, this time of fellow New Yorkers, Chícos.  While LEFTI’s Big Data remix channeled more of an Electro Pop/Funk sound, his remix of Chícos not only ups the tempo but the boogie factor as well.  From the cosmic opening groove to the stinging closing guitar rips, LEFTI’s remix of “Hooked” is non-stop brilliance.

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