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Nicole Dollanganger – Ball Jointed Doll (NtrlTaste Remix)

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This is the first I’ve heard of Russian production duo NtrlTaste. They’ve got some pretty bouncy stuff on their SoundCloud page, but their recent reworking of singer Nicole Dollanganger‘s song “Ball Jointed Doll” is what really impressed me. It’s a subdued remix of a quietly powerful song that I just had to post—mostly because of what happens midway through the …

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Kasbo – Over You (feat. Frida Sundemo)

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With his debut album, Places We Don’t Know, right around the corner, Kasbo blesses us with one last single: “Over You”. Everything about this one is drop dead gorgeous—from Frida Sundemo’s sensual vocals to the shimmering up-tempo production. Kasbo himself said this song might be his proudest release to date, and I have to agree that it’s one of his …

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ZHU x Tame Impala – My Life

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In this completely unexpected collaboration, Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker lends his vocals to ZHU‘s latest tune, and the results are top notch. ZHU’s music is always catchy and this one’s no different, but this super bouncy deep house sound is somewhat of a departure from the usual. Fortunately, it works amazingly well, and hearing both of these guys’ voices …

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SwuM. – [スモーク]

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According to Google, SwuM.‘s new Japanese titled tune translates to “Smoke,” which is an apt name for a song that’s so silky and smooth. The mysterious producer is known putting lo-fi spins on popular rap songs (much like his recent rendition of 6ix9ine’s song “Gummo”), but this one is a pure SwuM. instrumental. Get a free download here and stream …

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kamandi – Goldie

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Kamandi‘s new song “Goldie” is a beautiful and unique instrumental dedicated to the producer’s daughter. The song oozes with warm vibes during its brief 2 minute runtime, with the highlight coming around the midway point when pitched and chopped vocal samples are introduced. The combination of steamy guitar work, hypnotizing drums, and kamandi‘s incredible vocal manipulation result in an instrumental …

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Jaun RIOS – Praia

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Spanish producer Juan RIOS recently released his new Natura EP and it’s filled with the lovingly crafted, laid back beats he does best. “Praia” is a single from the 14 track project that’ll certainly whet your appetite with its hypnotic guitar work, crisp drums, and fuzzy vocal samples. Stream the EP on Spotify, purchase it on Bandcamp, and check out …

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Porter Robinson x Madeon – Shelter (JayKode Remix)

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JayKode‘s latest is a chilled out, emotional rendition of one of the most popular EDM songs of 2016 — Porter Robinson and Madeon‘s “Shelter.” The original may have been bright and energetic, but Jaykode completely changes the mood with his remix. It still packs a punch but it’s a lot different this time around, with rich synths and guitar transforming …

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GEO – Flax Pond

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LA-based producer GEO‘s new song is an elegant instrumental that dazzles in it’s brief runtime. Featuring delicate piano work, woozy synths, and a slew of vocal samples, “Flax Pond” manages to be both frenetic and soothing at the same time. GEO has been flying under the radar for a while, but with songs like this and the amazing “For You,” …

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MODA – Ad Adel

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With the goal of “making music that transcends genres and hits the feels,” you could say Toronto based production duo MODA are overachieving. They’ve got an emotive sound that’s delightfully chilled out. One of their latests songs, “Ad Adel”, simply oozes with emotion—featuring gorgeous acoustic piano, violin, and crooned vocal samples overtop a delicate beat. Everything combines perfectly, making for …