Trance legend Armin van Buuren has always been at the forefront of the scene, in both production and curation. Presumably inspired by his summer residency on the Spanish party island, van Buuren has released his 160-song “A State of Trance, Ibiza 2017” mix.
Featuring tracks from Sultan + Shepard, Ferry Corsten, Markus Schulz, and Armin himself, the nine-hour mix explores the realm of trance through the lens of the celebrated Dutch producer. Available on Spotify, Apple Music, and more, van Buuren’s selections can be found in seamlessly mixed playlists, a relatively new feature sure to shake things up in the ongoing streaming wars.
After releasing a few of his brilliantly produced tracks like “Free” and “Travelers,” Sinego has put out his remix of Axel Muñiz and Alexandra Stan‘s “Siempre Tú” on Warner Music. He’s among one of the emerging artists working to fuse Latin music with the electronic music scene. With the smashing success of Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber‘s “Despacito,” Latin music is slowly peeking its head into the dance music scene, and Sinego is riding as one of the leading producers behind this growing trend.
Sinego is a multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and producer who dabbles in a plethora of electronic genres, but he doesn’t conform his talents to just one. His productions lean toward deep house and have reached an impressive 3 million streams on major music streaming platforms like Spotify and YouTube. In the short period of one year, Sinego has racked up an exemplary discography that includes releases on the industry’s most profound labels, including Miami Beats, Atlast Media, Artist Intelligence Agency, Sicario Music, Archipelago Entertainment and Warner Music. Sinego continues to produce viral hits that amass millions of streams and will conquer the charts with pop-infused electronic tunes.
The producers behind “Siempre Tú” are Nico Stadi (Justin Bieber) and Mike Green (Gwen Stefani, All Time Low). Together, they make a dynamic duo, and Sinego is taking the production by storm by blending the Latin and electronic music elements even further.
After Rain Man’s quiet start to 2017, he finally released a new single“Do You Still Feel?” featuring MAX. The track merges MAX’s pop vocals with a commercial house and dubstep-infused backdrop. The pair have just released the official music video for the track, which shows MAX singing the heartfelt words cutting to Rain Man writing and mixing the track. A dancing woman who MAX is singing to flashes in and out of the video as well, giving the video a variety of characters and dimensions.
New York-based Disco Fries have partnered with synthpop duo Great Good Fine Ok to put together the perfect retro dance tune. After the success of their single “Reckless,” Disco Fries continue their tour de force with “Moving On,” which eludes to the type of music they’re working on for their new EP. With finger snaps, a grooving beat and catchy vocals from Great Good Fine Ok, the nostalgia-inducing track perfectly teeters on the edge between pop and dance music.
“Moving On captures a bunch of elements we love about the music that influenced us growing up while holding true to our Disco Fries roots in electronic music. This song is a good indication of where we’re headed with this new EP and we’re excited to continue to share our growing repertoire of styles as songwriters and producers.”
Prince Fox has had a busy summer after releasing hit “Just Call” alongside Bella Thorne, which hit 1 million Spotify streams in just two weeks. The LA-based producer is back for his second release on Dim Mak, which will undoubtedly garner the same success for him given its impressive experimentation into future pop alongside Quinn XCII’s unique vocals. Prince Fox has blended downtempo chords with upbeat vocals to create a track that transcends genres and will surely appeal to music lovers of all genres.
When it comes to extended sets, Armin Van Buuren it goes without saying that knows what he’s doing.
The “I Need You” producer distinguishes his live sets by their respective lengths — whereas most DJs cap their sets at the one or two-hour mark, Van Buuren frequently tests the stamina of his crowds by playing sets that extend to three hours and beyond.
Originally scheduled to perform his customary three-hours at Romania’s Untold Festival, Van Buuren adjusted the schedule, delivering a five-and-a-half-hour surprise set rife with classic Van Buuren originals and engrossing trance tangents.
A moving spectacle to witness, such a long set is a commensurately emotional endeavor, and Van Buuren notably tears up during the performance during Jorn van Deynhoven’s classic remix to the song “RAMsterdam.” The festival set is finally now available to watched in full via the YouTube video above.
Today marks the first time that global powerhouse player Avicii has released new music since 2015.
After eight exhausting years of intensive touring around the world, Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, announced he was stepping down from the stage. Rumors began to swirl. In hindsight, Berling was simply burnt out.
Shortly after Avicii announced his early and unexpected retirement, Tim went on a rejuvenating journey across the States with his closest friends. It was during this transformational journey that Bergling was driven back to the joy of doing what had always meant the most to him — musical composition.
Today, Avicii releases his highly-anticipated EP, AVĪCI. Berling comments on the new EP,
“I’m really excited to be back with music once again, it has been a long time since I released anything and a long time since I was this excited over new music! My focus on this first EP of the album was to get a mix of new and old songs, some that fans have been asking about/waiting for mixed with brand new songs that they haven’t heard before!”
The project is a totally refreshed and reenergized take on his happy, upbeat progressive style, featuring collaborations with Rita Ora, AlunaGeorge, Billy Raffoul, Vargas & Lagola and Sandro Cavazza.
Canadian talent Felix Cartal has built his career upon whistful productions whose airy nature instantly takes the mind to a happy place. His latest release is a special collaboration with none other than Dutch veteran R3hab, who’s recently been exploring the future bass side of EDM production.
The two make a solid team, joining their respective styles into “Killing Time” — a beach-ready record equipped with warm vocals and tropical kicks. Pianos run abound in “Killing Time,” which paired with the track’s low tempo makes for the perfect mold of a song that will assuredly click with the masses. Ultimately, the two have captured a sunny spirit in their collaboration that would brighten even the cloudiest day.
Almost four months have passed since The Chainsmokers released their debut studio album, Memories…Do Not Open, and things have been quiet — at least musically — in the Alex and Drew camp. The EDM frat boys’ ascent into commercial pop stardom has earned them a 61-week domination of the Billboard Top Ten, a Grammy for ‘Best Dance Music Recording,’ and a sold-out headlining North American tour.
While on that tour, the guys began to notice how well their poppy piano ballad, “Honest,” was being received by fans. What better move, then, than to release an official collection of their favorite remixes for the track, which is out today, August 4th.
From Lifelike’s taunting, disco-induced rendition to Rootkit’s seething, downtempo re-boot, the “Honest” Remixes feature many intriguing subtleties that highlight the emotional lyrics of Alex Pall. Perhaps most interesting on the pack is the speedy bpm of Gil Glaze’s remix against the slowed-down pace of Malibou & UNKWN’s brassy version. The pack also features club-ready remixes from the likes of Tritonal and SAVI.
It’s been a minute since we’ve had new music from French house producer Kungs. The 20-year-old producer released his first album last year after successes with songs like “This Girl” with Cookin’ on 3 Burners, which came out in February 2016. Tracks like his beautiful remix of Lost Frequencies‘ “Are You With Me” and his easygoing rework of Bob Marley‘s “Jammin’” also stand out in the producer’s discography.
Kungs follows up his debut album with a new track called “More Mess” with Coely and Olly Murs. The energetic track features groovy horn stabs and playful vocals from Coely and Olly Murs. With an easygoing beat and a slight funk influence, “More Mess” is sensational addition to any end-of-summer playlist.