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ANTAGONÏZER – STATIC & BOW DOWN
Alt-electronic artist Crywolf and alt-bass producer AWAY return as ANTAGONÏZER with their debut OMNIVIOLENCE EP, out now via Rezz’s label HypnoVizion. The EP includes previously released singles ‘STATIC’ and ‘BOW DOWN’.
Example & Moss – Strictly 4 Tha
Example and Moss have both been known to break down barriers in their respective genres. Now, these two prolific artists join forces to unveil their groundbreaking single, “Strictly 4 Tha”. Dropping on Friday, October 27th, the thrilling tune is a perfect match for its encompassing label, Monstercat Uncaged, with all the makings of a massive debut.
As the sun dipped below the horizon of the Adriatic sea, casting a warm glow over the picturesque surroundings of Montenegro’s paradise island of Ada Bojana, the enchanting journey of Ada Divine Awakening came to a close. An unique event within the rich portfolio of EXIT’s festival family, culminated with a sacred Cacao Ceremony and a captivating musical performance by the renowned conscious music artist, Mose.
Grey – Contra
Grey unveils the EP’s second single “CONTRA” – a high-energy, global-inspired track that ventures into bass house and showcases Grey’s vast genre-defying skillset. Replete with intricate sound design that perfectly complements the tribal vocal sample, “CONTRA” is a hard-hitting, immersive cut that captures the duo’s multicultural purview.
Keys N Krates – I Can’t Make You Love Me feat. Dana Williams
As Keys N Krates gear up for their third full-length studio album, IN:TENSION, due out November 10, the trio today delivers the next piece of the project, the blissfully dizzying house track “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” featuring Dana Williams. The new single is out now via MNRK/Last Gang Records.
KILIMANJARO – Hit Em With It
Now, marks a massive point in the young but fiery career of Scottish-Zambian DJ/Producer KILIMANJARO, who has released his highly-anticipated debut solo single, “Hit Em With It.” The track is out now on Diplo’s house and techno label, Higher Ground.
NERO – Truth
Grammy Award-winning, Ivor Novello-nominated live electronic trio NERO returns with ‘Truth’, the first single off their highly-anticipated third studio album Into The Unknown, due out 2024.
Night Tales – Work It Out feat. Champion DI
The electronic scene is buzzing with anticipation as Night Tales, the prodigious duo originally from Australia, is all set to release their groundbreaking single “Work It Out ft. Champion DI.” Known for their distinct melding of real vocals, evocative storytelling, and live instrumentation within a DJ framework, Night Tales continues to shape the future of progressive electronica.
ODESZA & Zyra – It’s Only (Modapit Remix)
After a standout performance at EDC Las Vegas and the success of his Devotion album, the prodigal artist Modapit is set to captivate listeners once again. This DJ-producer hybrid is following up his recent single, “Time to Run,” with an ethereal official remix of ODESZA and Zyra’s 2014 anthem, “It’s Only.”
Red Bull Culture Clash
Red Bull Culture Clash, the groundbreaking live music experience featuring four opposing crews across four stages, is thrilled to announce its return to Atlanta this November todeliver the nightlife event of the year. Set to unfold at the Gateway Center Arena on Saturday, November 4th at 7 p.m., tickets are now on sale for this spectacle that pays homage to the city’s unique tapestry of culture, color, and sound.
Rezz & KAVARI – Blue In The Face
Canadian electronic producer/DJ Rezz taps UK-based underground artist KAVARI to remix ‘Blue In The Face’, her collaborative single with Shadient and fknsyd off her recent IT’S NOT A PHASE EP, out now via HypnoVizion.
Starya – Gradiant
LA-based producer and vocalist Starya, formerly known as Tuff Ghost, acutely imbues aesthetics of the natural world into her futuristic, electronic pop soundscapes. As the primary beat-maker, singer, and mixer behind all of her own work, she directly translates her singular creative vision into immaculate production and songwriting.
Starya releases “Gradient” an intergalactic, bass-fueled track that continues the artist’s genre-blending creative approach. Made while on her Twitch stream, the track is permeated by deep bass lines, airy pop vocals, and a four-on-the-floor beat, resulting in an ethereal cut with a hypnotizing gravitational force.
SWAYLÓ – PSYCHADELIC GIRLS
For house music producer SWAYLÓ, connecting to different people and cultures is a fundamental motivation of working in dance music. Having grown up on the Zuni Pueblo and later the Navajo reservation, and with South African and Swiss heritage, he’s cultivated an artistic ethos that he coins Global Sound – a style defined by a dynamic blend of electronic music genres, organic textures, and tribal influences designed to bridge gaps between people.
Now, SWAYLÓ unveils “PSYCHEDELIC GIRLS” – a similarly expansive listening experience including bouncy, kaleidoscopic soundscapes. Loaded up with underground, tech house grooves, conga samples, and infectious synth lines, “PSYCHEDELIC GIRLS” is a cacophony of lush sound design and warehouse atmospheres – a combination that acutely reflects the song’s mind-altering themes.
SXM Festival is the world’s most stunning mix of music, art, culture and tropical getaway – and it is back in 2024 for an immersive week that puts you in full control of your festival experience. The Festival takes over both sides of the gorgeous Caribbean island of Saint Martin / Sint Maarten with a world of cultural delights, escapist day trips, unique island experiences and many more surprises to complement the carefully curated soundtrack.
TroyBoi & Armani White – Shut Shit Down
On the track, TroyBoi (Troy Henry) and Armani White lay it down thick. Magnetizing trap beats and accentuating chimes underscore the saucy verses of Armani White. This boss energy anthem upgrades the classic hip-hop formula into a sonically stellar blend of bass and crunk. From Armani White’s deep bass raps to the feminine Japanese vocal play, “Shut Shit Down” contains all of the ingredients for a certified smash hit.
UK Festival Awards
The UK’s only fully festival focused awards is back for another huge edition on Tuesday 5th December 2023 and this year’s shortlists have been announced. The ceremony, celebratory meal and festive drinks all go down at Manchester’s Escape to Freight Island in an event that is for the whole UK festival sector and beyond. Any festivals can be voted for and all hopefuls have to do is make sure their event is registered for the public votes while fans can also nominate events, people and suppliers for the judged categories. There’s still time to book your seats at https://www.festivalawards.com
UnderLux – Hacking the Circuits
After years tinkering with various electronic genres, genre-hopping producer/DJ UnderLux has honed in on his true artistic persona.
Now, UnderLux unveils his new EP, Hacking the Circuits, a 3-track package that displays his knack for pushing musical boundaries and continually redefining himself. Vibrant, expressive, and powerful, Hacking the Circuits promises to take listeners on an enthralling sonic journey that refuses to stagnate or stick to the confines of one genre.