NMF Roundup: Habstrakt fires up ‘All Night,’ GRiZ and Wiz Khalifa team up, Autograf deliver ‘Hold Me Back’ + more

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NMF Roundup: Habstrakt fires up ‘All Night,’ GRiZ and Wiz Khalifa team up, Autograf deliver ‘Hold Me Back’ + moreHABSTRAKT Press Photo

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25.

DJ Snake and Plastic Toy have kick off New Music Friday with  a sleek new single, “Try Me,” on Snake’s Premiere Classe Records. Habstrakt makes a return with a forceful new single, “All Night,” and Tiësto, Dzeko, and Lena Leon team up for weekend-ready tune, “Halfway There.” Netsky‘s released a set of remixes for “I Don’t Even Know You Anymore,” including a “Powerlines Mix” of his own. GRiZ and Wiz Khalifa bring an easygoing atmosphere to their new single, “Find My Own Way,” and Autograf break their silence with a new groovy single, “Hold Me Back” with John Splithoff. After a many-month hiatus, Goldroom delivers a fresh new original, “Cocaine Girl,” and Jai Wolf taps into listeners’ nostalgia with “This Song Reminds Me Of You.” Duke & Jones have put their own twist on Louis the Child‘s “Breaking News,” and Shadient brings elements of intensity in “Numbers Station.” Diplo, Sia and Labrinth‘s LSD project has put out a new original, “No New Friends,” and Cedric Gervais crafts two versions of a new tune, “Good Things.” The Aston Shuffle realize it’s “Now Or Never” in their new single, and Headhunterz brings his classic hardstyle sound to the emotive “Oxygen.”

As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed this NMF.

Artists industry wide react to Keith Flint’s death

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Artists industry wide react to Keith Flint’s deathKeith Flint

The Earth seemed to stand still for more than just the electronic music space on Monday, March 4 as news of The Prodigy‘s Keith Flint‘s death ripped through the music industry at large. From Skrillex, to Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page, Cypress Hill to the Sex Pistol’s Johnny Rotten, music makers far and wide took to Twitter to express their grief and admiration for the fallen icon. Another electronic music monolith gone too soon, Flint’s legacy will live on.

Adam Beyer, Charlotte de Witte, and more top IMS Ibiza’s Dalt Vila 2019 roster

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International Music Summit, one of the world’s top hybrid music festival and conference experiences, has revealed the 2019 lineup for its storied closing party, Dalt Vila. Set to take place at a 2,500-year-old former fort and Unesco World Heritage Site in Ibiza Old Town, the annual celebration marks the conclusion of IMS Week, and the start of the Ibiza summer season.

IMS’ Dalt Vila experience will unite house and techno icons like Adam Beyer, Charlotte de Witte, Joseph Capriati and Nicole Moudaber – all under one roof. The party will be hosted by female empowerment network, shesaid.so, and powered by Pioneer DJ.

Tickets are available here.

Adam Beyer, Charlotte de Witte, and more top IMS Ibiza’s Dalt Vila 2019 rosterIMS2019

Photo credit: IMS Ibiza

Calvin Harris To Headline Creamfields 2019

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Calvin Harris will hit the festival circuit in 2019 after a three year break from performing. It has been announced to the public that the Grammy winning producer/DJ will be headlining the UK festival alongside some other heavy hitting legends like Swedish House Mafia, deadmau5, Tiësto, Martin Garrix, The Chemical Brothers, Carl Cox, Above & Beyond,

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Premiere: Capricorn – 20Hz (Themba’s Herd Mix)

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Premiere: Capricorn – 20Hz (Themba’s Herd Mix)THEMBA

South African producer THEMBA came onto the global dance scene in 2018 with a series of high-profile shows and well-received releases, leading to co-signs from some major names in dance music. From playing shows with Pete Tong and Black Coffee to taking over Ultra’s Resistance stage, the first year of THEMBA’s career brought him great success. For his first release of 2019, THEMBA has decided to share his remake of the iconic rave track “20Hz” by Capricorn.

Though re-working a classic can present its own struggles, THEMBA takes on the task by looking to his African roots. The artist, who routinely brings in local South African vocalists and percussionists, wanted to keep the beauty and prestige of the original while adding his own flare. “I love the melodic chimes in the original ’20Hz,’” THEMBA noted. “I wanted to create a version which I could play out by referencing the original but adding my own Afro-influenced house and techno sound to the mix.” Adding in chanting vocals and a wavering synth to the anthemic original, THEMBA’s glossy remake displays his influence while paying tribute to Capricorn’s 1993 release.

THEMBA’s “20Hz” remake is available for free download via the DA SoundCloud page.

Listen to RÜFÜS DU SOL’s breathtaking Essential Mix debut

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Listen to RÜFÜS DU SOL’s breathtaking Essential Mix debutRufus Stassie

Pete Tong has been an outspoken fan of Australian trio RÜFÜS DU SOL since their break half a decade ago. He’s rinsed their music heavily across his platforms, doing his part to seal in their now-global domination in the live electronica sphere. Having just released their critically-acclaimed and deeply personal third LP, Solace, the timing synced perfectly for RÜFÜS to make their debut on the hallowed Essential Mix series. They made their debut during the wee hours of December 1.

The boys treat listeners to two hours of sounds that that inspire them, and to some extent, their latest album. It opens with TYB’s choice edit of Simian Mobile Disco’s “Mumurations,” before diving deeper into funk-based grooves of Weval and beyond. The mix is ethereal, yet eclectic, with multiple stylings of electronic music coming together with a common tie of sentimental melodies and floating sound design. Ultimately, RÜFÜS DU SOL’s Essential Mix debut is a class showcasing of where they’re at musically, and quite an intimate one at that.

 

LISTEN TO RÜFÜS DU SOL’s ESSENTIAL MIX HERE 

 

Weekend Rewind: Sasha, Pete Tong & Eats Everything at Essential Mix 20th Anniversary party

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Weekend Rewind:  Sasha, Pete Tong & Eats Everything at Essential Mix 20th Anniversary partyPete Tong Eats Everything Essential Mi Manc Photography

Essential Mix turned a quarter-century old this year, and per tradition, invited an array of top talent from newer and older generations to help with the festivities. The Black Madonna, Nicole Moudaber, Derrick Carter, and Skream were some notable names on the billing, lighting the iconic show’s decks up with house and techno. The show continues to chug along at a forward-thinking pace per usual, most recently hosting RÜFÜS DU SOL on November 30 for an emotive two hours.

It just so happens that five years ago on November 30, Pete Tong went b2b with Eats Everything as part of the series’ 20th birthday celebration — time certainly has a way of flying by. Sasha played before, filling the industrial Machester space with an hour of buzzy, melodic house gems that were some of his crate favorites at the time. Pete Tong and Eats Everything laid down heady grooves afterward, with cuts from Green Velvet, Martin Buttrich, Maceo Plex, and more. Both do well in bringing about good memories from that time in dance music.

 

 

Photo credit: Manc Photography

HYTE to host loaded techno stage at upcoming Electric Zoo

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HYTE to host loaded techno stage at upcoming Electric ZooE Zoo Hyte 1

The well-oiled, underground music brand out of Berlin, HYTE, has just announced it will be hosting its own stage in New York this year at one of the most anticipated events in New England: Electric Zoo. HYTE will be a part of the fest’s final day, Sept. 2, at the Sunday School Grove stage.

With the sublime New York City skyline as its visionary backdrop, the HYTE stage will tout an impeccable batch of techno-centric talent, including Dubfire in a B2B session with Chris Liebing, Pete Tong, and Gregor Tresher. Fit for the occasion, HYTE’s comprehensive configuration of international acts showcases both world-renowned warriors of their craft and clandestine club phenomenons alike.

HYTE is known for casting techno entrancements all over the globe, hosting stages in the US, Europe, and even Vietnam — corralling icons like Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, and Maceo Plex to perform under its masthead.

Joris Voorn announces fourth studio album with ‘District Seven’

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Joris Voorn announces fourth studio album with 'District Seven'

Electronic artist Joris Voorn‘s latest track, “District Seven,” premiered as the coveted Pete Tong‘s Essential New Tune this week. During the appearance on the weekly BBC Radio 1 show, Voorn also announced that “District Seven” will be the lead single off of a forthcoming, unnamed album to come out sometime in 2018.

“District Seven” has an entrancing melancholy quality to it, emphasized by its classically aligned synth progressions. This new album will be Voorn’s fourth, following Future History, From A Deep Place and Nobody Knows that each furthered his layered and emotive underground style.

Watch the sunset with Franky Rizardo’s remix of Tinush’s ‘Struggle’

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Watch the sunset with Franky Rizardo's remix of Tinush's 'Struggle'

Dutch DJ Franky Rizardo provides the perfect summer house vibes on his remix of “Struggle” by Berlin-based producer Tinush. This is the first of four official remixes on the Sydney imprint Astrx, receiving early support from Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1. Rizardo has a history of reworking some powerful hits, including Marian Hill‘s “Down” and Camelphat & Elderbrooks’ “Cola.”

This sunset mix includes subtle beats, light piano riffs, and a feel-good vocal sample, all the inner-workings of some perfect background music for those twilight moments. Keep an eye out for remixes by fellow Aussie artists Hawksburn (July 6) and Kormak (July 13).

Stream/download the remix from Beatport here or stream below. Intriguingly, Rizardo has a second remix of “Struggle” — an acidic take — set for release June 29.