Preview: Hardwell & Funkerman – Where Is Here Now (Franky Rizardo Remix)

franky-rizardoIt’s been a hot second since we’ve seen Franky Rizardo link up with Hardwell. They couldn’t have chosen a better record for Franky to remix. Debuted in his radio show, Franky’s “Where Is Here Now” remix is considerably more house than the already housey Funkerman and Hardwell original. It comes in the shadows of hugely popular “Baby Slow Down” with Ferreck.

Release Date: December 4th

Release: SMAJL – Goosebumps

SmajlArtJust released through Universal Sweden is the stunning new single from Swedish group SMAJL. As a breakthrough collective, they have already seen plenty of support on Spotify for some of their early sounds – and that looks set to continue.

This week they have delivered “Goosebumps”, a truly sublime piece of electronic based, tropical house. Drenched in atmospheric qualities, it doesn’t take long for spine-tingling vocals to lead the way on this track, carefully supporting the saxophone-based riffs that soon become prominent. A gorgeous blend of beat and melody, “Goosebumps” will give listeners exactly that.

Stream it here

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Release: King Arthur vs Topher Jones – Before I Was King

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How does one introduce a new production alias when you’re already an established artist in your own right? Release music under both names on one release, of course. Having taken the world by storm as Topher Jones, he unveils new moniker, King Arthur, in a ‘collaborative’ remix EP for Ultra Music.

Picking three old favourites for “Before I Was King”, Jones reworks himself under his new King Arthur project with some epic house flavours. Crowd pleaser “Brohammer”, previously released on Skrillex’s OWSLA label, gets a thumping revamp with distorted, driving bass lines and piano chords. “Talk About It” gets the 90’s house revival treatment while “Lost It All” smooths off the edges.

The fantastic “Before I Was King” is out now and you can get it from here.

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Release: Tez Cadey – Walls EP

Tez-Cadey-Walls-500x500Clocking in at seven tracks deep, Tez Cadey drops his brand new EP (although it almost feels like a mini album) via release on Ultra Music. “Walls” is a brooding collection that traverses the sounds and styles of house music, laced with soul yet showing technical adeptness within the production.

With popular previous single “Seve” featured on here, you also get the 80’s retro electronica of “Little Fish”, the guitar driven title cut “Walls”, featuring the vocals of Julia Church, and the synth driven “Palm” – a funky uptempo offering which offers a nice contrast with its disco funk stylings.

For this release, Cadey shows many influences on his musical sleeve and “Walls” is the perfect introduction to a future star. You can stream it here.

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Release: Kideko – The Jam (DubRocca Remix)

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If you caught the release of “The Jam” by Kideko, which landed back in June, you would have witnessed how much of a catchy anthem it was. Flying high in the charts since its release and gaining plenty of commercial radio support, the tune that takes vocals from Technotronic’s famous “Pump Up The Jam” has now been remixed.

Taking on what could have been a daunting task is DubRocca, a London based house producer and DJ who recently took on Skrillex and Diplo’s “Where Are You Now” ft. Justin Bieber. Just released through Ultra Music, this classy rework hits all the right spots. With a rhythmically assured take on the tune, DubRocca adds even more groove into the bass line and allows the vocal melodies to retain their energy.

You can pick up this remix here

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Free Download: Justin Bieber – Love Yourself (Brynny & Teddy Cream Remix)

brynnyWe haven’t posted that much Melbourne Bounce lately, but when Brynny breaks through the Soundcloud guards you know we’re on it. He’s teamed up with Teddy Cream for a kick and bass bounce track. They’ve scooped up “Love Yourself” off Justin Bieber’s Purpose album for a sweet Melbourne booty.

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Free Download: Teenage Mutants & Edouard – Paris

teenage-mutantTeenage Mutants & Edouard team up to give up a chillingly deep original. Titled “Paris” the track emanates with power and beauty. With Edouard hailing from Paris the recent events definitely hit deep. It’s up for free download on their Soundcloud!

Must Listen: Lido records “thoughts from a tour bus” over “Here” by Alessia Cara

lido-torontoIt’s pretty clear that Lido is a lot more than your average EDM artist. Heck, he’s barely even EDM. We had the chance to take him in two Fridays ago at The Hoxton in Toronto. A night we waited six months for and it did not dissappoint. From Santell coming out and performing “Pillows” and “Ashley” off their The Passion Project EP to Lido going in about how his Soundcloud account being harassed in a small rant. And, while he had an amazing show and said amazing things about the audience and venue post-performance, you could tell their was something up when he was so locked in on getting back to the bus to record a vocal.

Anyhoo, three days ago he uploaded his own take on Vincent’s remix of “Here” by Alessia Cara. Ironically, Vincent’s remix has been taken down from Soundcloud and Lido had to make a new account because his was frozen. Listen to him go in about tour life, groupies, Soundcloud, record label execs and being left alone.

Release: Michael Calfan – Breaking the Doors (Original Mix)

calfanMichael Calfan has been one of the most consistent artists of 2015. From the evolution of his sound he’s spawned massive tracks like “Prelude”, “Treasured Soul” and several more. His latest single, “Breaking the Doors”, has been released on Spinnin Records and continues on his melodic house tear.

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Release: Prince Club ft. Geoffroy – Swimming Away

PrinceClubArtGaining a thrilling release through Ultra Music this week is Prince Club, the Montreal hailing house producer and DJ who is really starting to make waves with his sophisticated sounds. With a soulful, grooving signature style, it is no wonder that his work has already been picked up by the likes of Defected and Toolroom.

Today he brings “Swimming Away” to Ultra, which features indie artist Geoffroy – the pair has previously worked together for the memorable “You Say.” This latest track is a luxurious blend of melodies and subtle energy, with Geoffroy’s dreamy vocals layered in a stunning fashion.

Catchy and showing real skill from Prince Club, you can bag “Swimming Away” here.

 

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