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2014 was a pretty mental year for dance music, and it warms our hearts to see the sudden explosion of house music catching on here in America. With acts like Disclosure, Duke Dumont, and Clean Bandit getting Grammy nominations, it’s safe to say we’re in for a wild ride in 2015.

Here’s my 60 minute take on the last 12 months that features music from Oliver Heldens, Gorgon City, Maceo Plex and much more.

Best wishes in the new year!

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They’ve done it again. The infamous LA duo Bixel Boys have landed an official remix to Kiesza’s #1 single “Hideaway” and have successfully sent it into deep waters without stepping on the toes of similar sounds. The product is energetic with a funky house feel and a sexy low end. The boys have been crushing a bigger sound as of late, but personally this is the Bixel vibe I love and hope for more of!

Bixel Boys on

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Recently sprouted NYC label, Lokal Legend, made themselves known in a big way last month with the debut release from Calgary-born vocalist, Kiesza, whose pipes (along with an ace House jam) brought “Hideaway” into the spotlight reaching the charts of Hype Machine and the kind words of Pitchfork simultaneously. Promised with the original mix was a forthcoming remix from Gorgon City, leading me to believe that they very well could have produced the original as well, but either way, it’s a ‘monster’ as advertised. The package will be available for purchase here March 23rd. √+

Bonus Original Mix!