After dropping their own individual EP releases on Symbols Recordings, Sweater Beats & Vindata return with a brilliant new single, “Where You Are” featuring Bella Hunter. While Sweater Beats is known for his brand of dreamy pop and R&B, Vindata is recognized for their unmistakable future bass style. These two distinctive sounds have seamlessly meshed together to form this genre-bending track driven by bass, layered melodies, and Bella’s vocals. “Where You Are” will be available for purchase on Tuesday, May 27th.
In addition to the Sweater Beats collab, Vindata recently dropped their huge official remix of Ellie Goulding’s “Beating Heart.” Have a listen and you won’t be disappointed. Look out for Vindata making their HARD Summer debut in August.
Santa Barbara’s Seven Lions has come a long way since we first started supporting him here on GDD in 2011. After a handful of singles, a pair of EPs, and countless gigs around the world, the studio wizard has returned with his biggest release to date – the Worlds Apart EP – out now on Casablanca Records.
This latest offering goes beyond just being a typical collection of songs as it is a truly astonishing work of art with emotional depth that is undeniably apparent at first listen. Boasting collaborations with world-class vocalists such as Ellie Goulding and Kerli, Seven Lions manifests the music that resonates within his soul through his eclectic and ethereal brand of electronica. Enjoy Seven Lions‘ Worlds Apart EP after the jump, and purchase it on iTunes.
As we say goodbye to Summer and roll right into Fall, our very own BONES and TOKS present to you the 131st edition of The Dirt, equipped with (10) heaters to warm up the weekend. BONES offers up some new versions of popular tracks while TOKS gives up some fall-fitting vibes. Don’t miss out on these puppies, they might just be exactly what you need to kickstart into the brisk nights to come…
BONES’ .zip (5 tracks)
Toks’ .zip (5 tracks, 52 MB)
Listen + Download all (10) tracks after the jump!
Ellie Goulding covers Alt-J.
Clancy remixes Ellie Goulding covering Alt-J.
DJs play Clancy’s remix of Ellie Goulding covering Alt-J.
Dance floors swoon.
While Clancy is finally starting to get some major label recognition with this most recent remix of Ellie Goulding, he has certainly remained the UK’s favorite secret weapon among many top bloggers. Clancy’s become one of the most exciting & prolific producers over the last twelve months & is always on point with his original production & his remix work. Clancy’s remix of “Tessellate” is another piece of quality deep house/deep disco, transforming the Ellie Goulding cover into a seductive dance floor track complete with a big Danny Daze-like pulsating bassline. Take a listen & get mesmerized…
The anticipation for the new Daft Punk album was finally overflown last week with the itunes stream debuting and spreading like wildfire across the blogosphere. The SF disco dons WhiteNoize got their hands on a copy and made a great party blend of “Give Life Back To Music” with Ellie Goulding‘s melodic vocals from “Lights”. The outcome is a summer secret weapon similar to the crowd pleasing factor of Aeroplane vs. Flight Facilities – “I Crave Paris”, grab them both below!
Following up on his first solo original release, Illusions, out on Big Beat Records, the budding producer/DJ out of the UK, Special Features, comes through with his progressive house remix of Ellie Goulding‘s “Only You.” With this latest offering, he flexes his expert remixing skills while applying his signature, melody-driven sound that melds perfectly with Ellie’s distinctive vocals. Check out the remix below and keep an eye out for more Special Features to come.
♥ on the Hype Machine!
Our GDD friend and familiar AMTRAC has been producing up a storm in 2013, remixing the likes of Ellie Goulding, Azari & III, and Bondax – while also releasing a ton of free originals on his soundcloud. Today, we celebrate the massive release of his remix for Wretch 32′s “Blackout” on Ministry Of Sound. The haunting vocals of Shakka are uplifted by deep disco house groove that rolls along til the bitter end… Listen to below, and go support the release!
Louis La Roche is not one to dabble in much popular music, so consider it a blessing he decided to funkify this huge single off Calvin Harris‘ most recent album. This dance floor classic was transformed into this french funk tune that is sure to take over your body. It honestly just sounds like he took the vocals and created his own new world for them. It has some nostalgic sounds intermixed with the future funk he’s putting out there as 80′s synths roll into some new vocoder vocals. You’ll be able to pick out a lot of different instruments strung together to complete this record as the attention to detail is impeccable.
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Alex Metric continues to exemplify his Midas touch this week with a stream of his latest remix for the lovely Ellie Goulding. “Anything Could Happen” is the first single from Goulding’s forthcoming album, Halcyon, and London-based Alex Metric has gone to work on the Poppy, lighthearted original in a big way — adding in a Kavinsky-esque sound fit for your Testarossa. Release date TBA for this bad boy.