New Hawaiian festival E Komo Mai releases full lineup packed with house and disco talent

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New Hawaiian festival E Komo Mai releases full lineup packed with house and disco talentEkomomai2020

Funky beats meet island paradise in the debut of Hawaii’s newest dedicated electronic music festival, E Komo Mai. Taking place February 14 – 17, the lineup boasts local and international talent such as Anabel Englund, Mark Farina, DJ Dan, and Hawaii’s own DJ Keoki. Festival goers looking for a premium event experience should reach for the luxurious getaway this emerging Hawaiian festival brand is offering.

Taking place on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu between the world class Alohilani Resort, The Queen Kapi’olani Hotel, and other local beachside venues, E Komo Mai offers a host of cushy amenities and programming. The festival is also emphasizing sustainability. Partnerships with local charities provide eco-friendly and reusable materials, promote environmentally responsible travel, an official festival-sponsored beach clean-up, tree planting campaign and more. See the full lineup below.

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Claptone, Boris Brejcha, Giorgia Angiuli, and more round out first wave of Sea You Beach Republic lineup

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Claptone, Boris Brejcha, Giorgia Angiuli, and more round out first wave of Sea You Beach Republic lineupVYPuAq4w

German mainstay event, Sea You Beach Republic will record its seventh edition lakeside in Tunisee from July 18 – 19, during which it will spread out its house and techno talent across seven stages. The first wave of the event’s 2020 lineup features Claptone, Boris Brejcha, Georgia Angiuli, Kid Simius, Kobosil, and Lexy & K-Paul, among other underground acts. Touting more than 100 artists, the full Sea You ‘Beach Republic’ lineup will be announced in two successive waves.

Attendees can expect Sea You Beach Republic to offer more than just electronic activity across its two days of production: water-skiing and wake-boarding, among other other lake events will be free for festival goers. There will also be a fashion and beauty lounge. Tickets to Sea You Beach Republic and additional information can be found on the festival’s official website.

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In addition to debut album, Ekali announces new side project launching in 2020

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In addition to debut album, Ekali announces new side project launching in 2020Ekali Awakening Mi Vol 6

2020 will yield brand new LPs from a myriad of dance artists, and two of them will be Ekali‘s. After a consistent promotional streak behind his forthcoming debut album, A World Away, with the release of successive singles like the ILLENIUM-aided “Hard To Say Goodbye,” Ekali has announced that the project will make its formal, full-length arrival in 2020.

A World Away will be flanked by another studio album, according to Ekali’s recent Twitter announcement that he has “a side project album almost done” for 2020 in addition to A World Away. The opening cut on this elusive secondary album, which Ekali touts as his “favorite song” that he’s ever made, bears the name “Fairytale” and involves artist Elohim.

Ekali did not divulge further details about this enigmatic alias and its accompanying album, but did describe the project’s sound as house music “with a different twist.” After a wildly successful turn of the decade, Ekali is putting the pedal to the floor in 2020. Stay tuned.

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A-Trak offers tasty twofer with Loods and Friend Within on ‘Blaze,’ and ‘What Can I Do’ [Stream]

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A-Trak offers tasty twofer with Loods and Friend Within on ‘Blaze,’ and ‘What Can I Do’ [Stream]A Trak DJs Gotta Dance More Music Video

As the decade draws to a close and we flock to dance floors to celebrate a momentous ten-year span for dance music, A-Trak has dropped off two easy-going setlist enhancers to ring in the party with. First, grabbing Friend Within for “Blaze,” followed by a Loods-assisted “What Can I Do,” the Fools Gold figurehead delivers a double sided disco-inspired listen that brings all the feels just ahead of the ball drop.

The release’s first offering, “Blaze” does just that, as a solid five-minute dance floor burner. The track is a funky, howling house piece that invokes a distinct Duck Sauce recall, while the second cut, “What Can I Do,” slows things down considerably, while keeping things firmly in the same lane set by “Blaze.” A more vocal-driven take that derives from a much heavier disco influence, “What Can I Do,” weaves bellowing piano strokes into a tasty dance groove. Both tracks share an unmistakable A-Trak quality, laying a nice ribbon and bow over Fool’s Gold’s catalog for the year.

A-Trak offers tasty track with Friend Within on ‘Blaze’ [Stream]

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A-Trak offers tasty track with Friend Within on ‘Blaze’ [Stream]A Trak DJs Gotta Dance More Music Video

As the decade draws to a close and we flock to dance floors to celebrate a momentous ten-year span for dance music, A-Trak has dropped off an easy-going setlist enhancer to ring in the party with. Grabbing Friend Within for “Blaze,” following Loods-assisted “What Can I Do,” the Fools Gold figurehead delivers a double sided disco-inspired listen that brings all the feels just ahead of the ball drop.

The release’s first offering, “Blaze” does just that, as a solid five-minute dance floor burner. The track is a funky, howling house piece that invokes a distinct Duck Sauce recall, while the second cut, “What Can I Do,” slows things down considerably, while keeping things firmly in the same lane set by “Blaze.” A more vocal-driven take that derives from a much heavier disco influence, “What Can I Do,” weaves bellowing piano strokes into a tasty dance groove. Both tracks share an unmistakable A-Trak quality, laying a nice ribbon and bow over Fool’s Gold’s catalog for the year.

Anabel Englund and Jamie Jones share soothing house feeler, ‘Messing With Magic’

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Anabel Englund and Jamie Jones share soothing house feeler, ‘Messing With Magic’Anabel Englund

LA-based Anabel Englund recently released a satiating dancefloor feeler, “Messing With Magic,” with Ibiza mainstay, Jamie Jones, through Ultra Records‘ Area 10 division. With a dark twist in the form of a brooding bass supporting Englund’s resonant vocals alongside heartbeat percussion, the track offers its due diligence with a sprinkle of light, uplifting piano chords. The verses dive back into a more menacing tone, as the hooks bring the piano house into play. An electro-techno synth line casually creeps in to add to the track’s nonchalant air.

“Messing With Magic” follows another Ultra release for Englund, “So Hot,” which received a remix from MK and Nightlapse. Her debut EP is set for release in 2020.

Skream releases new piano-driven house tune ‘Ectogazm’ [Stream]

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Skream releases new piano-driven house tune ‘Ectogazm’ [Stream]CRSSD 2016 Skream

Veteran UK producer Skream just released his most recent single “Ectogazm”, which was also named both Pete Tong‘s Essential New Tune and Annie Mac‘s Hottest Record. Released on Ministry of Sound‘s label, the track is reminiscent of UK house and the earlier years of dance music.

The UK producer and DJ captures the feeling of old-school rave tunes with a catchy piano progression but also manages to make something that feels fresh and new. With a driving bassline, shuffling shakers and percussion, the track is one that Skream has been rinsing out on dance floors in many of his recent sets. He continues on his current tour, where he’s playing sets open to close across Europe through the end of 2019. Check “Ectogazm” below.

Brighten up your day with Boston Bun’s ‘Nothing But Rainbows’ [Stream]

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Brighten up your day with Boston Bun’s ‘Nothing But Rainbows’ [Stream]Boston Bun Press Pic Da

If you need a jolt of optimism in your day, Boston Bun’s latest track is for you. “Nothing But Rainbows” opens with a bright major chord progression, and doesn’t let up on the positivity until the final note. Complete with cheery vocals and lyrics fit for a hallmark card, Bun’s latest is sure to bring a smile to your face.

“Nothing But Rainbows” is the latest in Boston Bun’s string of mood-uplifting house tracks, including 2019’s “Don’t Wanna Dance” and his collaboration with DVNO “Spread Love” (created for the animated film Paddington). “Nothing But Rainbows” is released via Circa ’99 records, Boston Bun’s own record label.

FANGS unveils past struggles, draws on early inspirations in ‘Solace’

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FANGS unveils past struggles, draws on early inspirations in ‘Solace’FANGS Press Shot E1575147213525

FANGS may not yet be a household name, but for those looking for a house fix, the producer is a worthy contender to represent the best the genre yields. The LA-based producer is out with his newest single, “Solace,” which draws on a variety of influences. To draw inspiration on his latest, FANGS put the challenges of working in the music industry aside and reignited his initial love for music and music production.

A powerful vocal line immediately captures the listener’s attention. The vocals are merged with simplistic instrumental arrangements that become part of an elaborate whole. The single ultimately translates into an uplifting and energetic track that is the perfect backdrop for the peak of a club set.

FANGS spoke to Dancing Astronaut about the release, stating, “There is no hiding that there are pressures that come along in any professional career. All too often, musicians, songwriters, and producers alike enter the writing process with expectations placed on them that could ultimately set them up for failure. I’ve been there.” He continues, “With this new single, I took an impromptu approach. I reminded myself why I make music. I channeled that feeling I had as child; that sense of wonder that music gave me. A time in life when I felt truly free. Music was an escape then and should serve that same purpose throughout life. I let that energy lead me and this song was born. ’Solace’ represents the pure feeling and inner peace you achieve even in the middle of the chaos that life may bring.”

FANGS consistently finds ways to blend the catchiest elements of house music with unexpected sonic touches that transform his releases from traditional house tunes into multi-faceted sonic works. “Solace” is no exception.

The single is out now on L’America music.

Stream Black Caviar’s hypnotic house outing, ‘Moon Landing’

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Stream Black Caviar’s hypnotic house outing, ‘Moon Landing’Black Caviar

What distinguished Black Caviar from fellow electronic acts following their entry to the dance scene is precisely what has earned the duo accolades: their exquisitely amorphous sound. With each release, Black Caviar have reinvented the sonic wheel, challenging classic house aesthetic with their kooky samples and idiosyncratic arrangements. Unparalleled in their ability to remain predictably unpredictable, Black Caviar’s fresh take on modern electronic technics has revitalized the house genre.

The proof is in the production: Black Caviar’s “What’s Up
Danger,” featured on the Spiderman: Into
The Spider-Verse
soundtrack, recently garnered an RIAA Gold award. The
pair’s soundtrack stint didn’t halt there—Black Caviar notably also stand
behind a remix of the iconic Charlie’s
Angels
theme song that materialized on the film’s official soundtrack.

Black Caviar’s ingenuity newly extends to Moon Landing, a shiny new two-track EP that conceptually explores an astronomical theme across “Kubrick Faked The Moon Landing” and “Moon Pie.” The former is a hypnotically bodied artistic allusion to the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, observed in July 2019. Moon Landing is out now via Thrive Music.