Figgy eases us back into the Fall season with “You Were Mine”, the first track off of his new EP “Missing You”. ”You Were Mine” has that special kind of mysterious energy that somehow manages to keep you moving while still making you feel completely laid back. This slow burner House/soulful Disco tune is sure to ignite your spark…it’s the perfect lead track to get your fire going for Figgy’s new EP.
The “Missing You” EP will be out later this Fall on Cut And Dry.
This month saw the release of the idiosyncratic new album, Whorl, from the genius minds of Simian Mobile Disco — stripping back their usual arsenal of analog equipment and using only 2 modular synths, two sequencers, and a mixer to record over an hour of expansive and atmospheric electronica live in the California desert.
Following up the innovative album’s release, James and Jas of SMD have taken Whorl on the road, hitting nine dates in North America in September along with a string of European dates running into December. This week, the guys come through Los Angeles for their anticipated live performance at the El Rey Theatre, and in advance of Thursday’s show, the pioneering duo have given us a signed vinyl copy of Whorl along with a pair of tickets to the LA show.
Enter to win through Punchtab below, and if you haven’t already, make sure to listen to the incredible new album in full w/ visuals on YouTube.
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As a thank you to his Australian fans, and Triple J for the world’s first play of his smash, “Faded,” the burgeoning future star, ZHU, delivers a stand out rendition of CHVRCHES “Gun,” just ahead of his first appearances down under. This mystery producer has molded his pop-centric deep house sound into this dreamy cover featuring his airy vocal work crafted around guitar, synth keys, and a smooth groove. Take a moment and sink into ZHU‘s latest jam to keep the weekend feeling going strong.
We’ve made it through another week, and to celebrate, we have an exclusive “Weekend Boogie” mix from France’s Watermat for you all to enjoy. Started by TheFuture.fm, a platform for streaming artist-curated DJ mixes and live sets across all genres, the Weekend Boogie is a weekly mix series that features some of dance music’s finest, and here are with a house music-filled offering that’ll help you vibe away your worries about the ebb and flow of the week.
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Global Dance is throwing a massive party at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday and it’s space-themed. You’ll note the big names, of course, which should be a rocket-propelled good time, to be sure. But consider the bass on deck as well, most notably GDD favorite and reigning prince of transcendent low frequencies, Mr. Seven Lions himself. Read more for info and the official trailer.
Hot off the heels of his Here With Me remix, Bearson isn’t wasting time, returning today with a new remix of Venice by Alternative band The Lighthouse and the Whaler. Captivating the lead singer’s soothing vocals on his latest remix, Bearson’s edit gives the original an airy, tropical vibe. Bearson once again puts his signature sound on the original, creating something you’re guaranteed to fall in love with. With a hit original collaboration with FlicFlac and an astronomyy remix airing on BBC Radio 1, it’s safe to say Bearson is definitely one to watch.
HarmonikElektronik’s track “Feel the Music” has taken a dive into the deep end with the touch of Mexican maestro Louie Fresco. This tune is already doing the rounds at clubs like DC10 and Pacha, and it definitely rides that 3am vibe. HKEK’s Chris Long, the producer of the original track as well as label boss of Furtive Music, is set to release the track on October 7th with additional remixes from MANIK and Climbers. Louie Fresco, who just recently put out his first full length album on Art Department‘s label N0.19 Music, is making waves of his own after having a solid go this summer at clubs and festivals worldwide. Hopefully this won’t be the last collaboration between the HKEK and Louie because this one left us wanting more.
With a steady flow of distinctive productions, Oliver Heldens continues on his ascent into the ranks of dance music’s elite. This year, he’s graced the stages of many world-class festivals and nightclubs, while working his way up the charts with his UK #1 ”Gecko (Overdrive),” and Beatport #1′s like “Koala.” Now he’s teamed up with Sander Van Doorn for “THIS,” which is a massive tech-house tune that brings Ibiza vibes straight through your speakers.