Vincent bends genres in new track with Ayelle, ‘We Could’

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Canadian-based producer Vincent has made a name for himself by continuously demonstrating his mastery of trap and experimentation. After a hit release with QUIX, the producer is back with new music in the form of “We Could” featuring Ayelle. The track doesn’t feature his typical trap chords, but rather blends subtle future bass notes with soothing vocals. With soothing introductory chords that lead into heavier bass, Vincent has created a unique blend of catchy and calming, giving the track capacity to enamor in both live sets and radio play. Its uplifting qualities and stellar production make it an exceptional addition to Vincent’s discography.

Vincent is unique in that he has self-released many of his remixes and originals. For this latest release, though, the producer has decided to team up with PRMD Music.

Los Angeles’ Brownies & Lemonade announces inaugural tour

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Brownies & Lemonade has spent years making a name for itself on the Los Angeles party circuit. Now known for putting on shows with impeccably on-trend bass, trap and future artists, open aux cord nights, secret venues, even more secret lineups, B&L has become a stalwart in the LA electronic scene through grassroots measures.

But the spontaneous and secretive nature of the events they put on is now shifting. After weeks of teasing new party locations on Twitter, the group announced its first-ever Brownies & Lemonade tour. Featuring the party’s frequently featured artists like Alexander Lewis, CRAY, KRANE, Luca Lush and Vincent, the tour will kick off on September 29 in San Diego. With nine total dates culminating in a show on December 8 in Houston, Brownies & Lemonade will tour the western half of North America. More information is available on the B&L website, where tickets are on sale now.

QUIX teams up with Vincent for hard-hitting ‘Hero’

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New Zealand native QUIX has had a steady rise, thanks to hard-hitting releases on the likes of Mad Decent and Dim Mak. The producer has released another track on Dim Mak, and this time he has linked up with Vincent and vocalist David Shane to collaborate on the song.

“Hero” is not a track for those looking for some airy chords and a melodic drop. Shane’s vocals are radio-worthy with polarizing soprano notes that lure the listener in. While the song is seemingly smooth at the get-go, it falls into a commanding bass drop. Knife-like chords are layered over the bass to kick up the energy, making the track the perfect one for bass lovers to get their night going.

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BLAISE – Love The Way [Prod. by Whethan]

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BLAISE has been making fast moves as of late, propelling himself into the scene with his viral single “Dua” — a catchy love song to the English superstar — which received a stellar remix from DJ/producer Vincent. As one of Atlantic Records‘ newest signees, the singer/songwriter is definitely one to keep an eye on with the release of his new single “Love The Way” produced by Whethan.

The multi-talented musicians collaborated prior on BLAISE’s track “Aw Yeah,” taking this latest release to grave new heights. Whethan creates a downtempo, R&B-esque bass-line that drops into off-beat, distorted synths, complimenting the LA-based singer’s smooth, heartfelt vocals.

Vibes abound on Vincent’s stunning new single, ‘Show Me’

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Vincent productions make for easy listening, and the Canadian artist’s latest offering is a foray into airy aesthetics of sound.

Entitled “Show Me,” the single features Aviella, whom listeners might easily take for Jhene Aiko, given the tonal similarity, and the pure, weightless quality of both Aiko’s and Aviella’s vocals.

A low tempo background beat melts into futuristically styled drops that ebb and flow in fluid progression, the single a chilled-out newcomer to Vincent’s growing catalog.

Grandtheft – Square One ft MAX (Vincent Remix)

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Grandtheft wrapped up 2017 with a massive original called “Square One” with vocalist MAX. In the months since, it’s garnered hundreds of thousands of plays and even had a music video released earlier this year. The latest “Square One” news is a rework by Los Angeles producer Vincent.

Vincent’s remix is combative and wild, incorporating grinding synths and full-bodied bass to take the song up a notch.

“Once the original track came out I started playing it in my sets – it has so much character and the sound selection drew me in,” Vincent says of the song. “I wanted to give it a grittier and more aggressive sound while trying to incorporate the elements I loved most. Something harder for everyone that remembers XVII and before my new original music comes out.”

Blaise – Dua (Vincent Remix)

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LA-based DJ/producer Vincent puts a trapped-out spin on Blaise’s track “Dua,” a serenade of sorts expressing his love for rising UK artist Dua Lipa.

In a description posted to Vincent’s SoundCloud, the artist reveals he had a lot of fun making this one:

“When I heard the original track I couldn’t help but laugh and dance around…this is for the middle of a set where the energy can be taken to another level or the last song you play before getting out of the car and walk into a venue for a show.”

Vincent includes a dark piano melody with some hard-hitting bass and distorted revs that are certain to liven up any atmosphere.

 

Listen to James Blake cover Don McLean’s ‘Vincent’

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James Blake has gifted fans a studio recording of Don McLean’s “Vincent,” a frequent addition to his live sets over the past year. Alongside the track, the producer also posted a video of himself recording the cover live at Los Angeles’ Conway Studios earlier this month.

McLean’s original was written in tribute to Vincent Van Gogh and originally appeared on his 1971 LP American Pie. While the track’s not an outright holiday song, it does make mention of a “starry, starry, night,” which is befitting both as an ode to the late painter and as one to the warm, inviting air of the holidays.

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Vincent remixes Selena Gomez & Marshmello’s ‘Wolves’ [FREE DOWNLOAD]

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Canadian DJ/Producer Vincent continues on the path that kickstarted his career — his remix of The Chainsmokers‘ “Paris” — by debuting a spin on Marshmello‘s track “Wolves” featuring Selena Gomez that is nothing short of exceptional.

Vincent is sure to “maintain the integrity of the original” (as he indicates in the SoundCloud description), yet puts his own spin on it that gives off positive vibes only. With a similar, slowed tempo and instrumental elements on the verses, he creates a drop that includes synchronized synths and pitch vocals that adds a unique, feel-good take on the hit track.

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 8

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA music editor and staff writer Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure.


The internet has been abuzz with Kendrick Lamar‘s “Humble” since Skrillex dropped his remix of the iconic track last Friday. In the seven days since its release, SoundCloud feeds have been overrun with a diverse range of remixes of both the remix and the original — among them this electro flip from Moris Blak. Its racing synths and heavy electro patterns make it a standout in a sea of remixes, and it’s completely addicting.


In the few days since its release, Vincent‘s tantalizing remix of Boombox Cartel‘s “Alamo” has racked up an impressive number of plays. Fans (me included) seem drawn to its understated introduction and dramatic build, all leading up to a gorgeous future bass-influenced drop. Vincent takes a minimalist approach to the verses, letting the vocals take charge. This approach makes for a sensational, timeless take on the track, and it’s beautifully executed.


Rain Man and MAX‘s heavenly “Do You Still Feel” has received an impressive horn-heavy rework from Summer Was Fun as a part of the single’s remix package on Dim Mak. The original track, an emotional production from Rain Man and vocalist MAX, blended the elements of pop and electronic music, showing a softer side of the producer’s skill set. Summer Was Fun has injected the track with subtle builds and raring horn stabs for a more playful take on the solemn track. It’s a breath of fresh air — one he’s calling his favorite song he’s produced this year.


Remember this song? It’s been a minute. One-hit-wonder Iyaz originally released this track in 2010, and I remember having it on so many iPod playlists as a teenager. When Bishu’s take on the track popped up, I was intrigued before I even hit “play.” I was pleasantly surprised to find that Bishu had completely modernized the track with a funky moombahton-infused beat and some choppy pitched vocals. Fun find.


Jay Cosmic never, ever disappoints. With his latest, “Ascension,” out on Monstercat, the UK producer has wowed audiences of all genres. “Ascension” is billed as a dubstep track, but it’s so much more. With a euphoric introduction that builds for nearly two minutes, Cosmic takes the listener on journey that descends down into the bass world and back up briefly into the world of hardstyle. It’s masterfully produced, with the fine-tuned details making for an insane listening experience.


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