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RÜFÜS DU SOL – Lost In My Mind

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With their new album SOLACE right around the corner, RÜFÜS DU SOL continue to drum up hype with an incredible third single called “Lost In My Mind.” Native American chants immediately offer something to grab onto, while the group’s vocals unwind overtop skittering percussion and pulsing synths. There really isn’t anyone else making music like this right now, and judging …

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Eastern Odyssey – Right Of Passage

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Swedish based newcomer Eastern Odyssey hits the ground running with his debut EP, Chapter 1: Genesis. Standout track “Right Of Passage” is an upbeat song with expertly chopped vocal samples, shimmering synths, and an overall stunning progression from start to finish. The rest of the EP reminds me of some of Odesza’s work, so needless to say, it’s well well …

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ilo ilo – Let Me Go

In Dance, Electronic, Future Pop, Pop, Tropical, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Enigmatic new act ilo ilo are back with a second song that impresses once again. “Let Me Go” features sugary vocals that get chopped up and warped over a glitchy, tropical beat. On the surface it’s another catchy and accessible single, but the production here is wildly impressive. Can’t wait to find out more about this mysterious group!

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Vandelux – Walls

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Vandelux may have gotten his start making remixes, but he’s developed into far more than your average SoundCloud producer. The song writing ability and vocal delivery on his last few songs has been pretty impressive, and his latest track, “Walls,” is no exception. Agonizing lyrics strike a chord that most will find familiar, and the production is top notch as …

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ilo ilo – wait

In Beats, Dance, Electronic, Instrumental, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Mysterious new artist(s) ilo ilo have been teasing the release of new music on their instagram for while now, and their debut single is finally here. “Wait” is a supremely catchy tune that features steel drums, looped vocals, and a bunch of crazy little electronic flourishes. It’s got an upbeat, tropical vibe but it packs some serious heat at the …

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Rusko – High

In Dance, Deep, Dreamy, Dubstep, EDM, Electronic, Pop, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Rusko is BACK! He just released his new Rusko – Has Made 5 More Songs EP via famed dubstep label Circus Records and it’s some of his best work to date. The highlight for me is the second track, “High”, which features dreamy vocals, steel drums, a little flute for good measure, and a grinding bassline to tie it all …

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MEMBA & Mothica – Chasing Light

In Bass, Dance, Electronic, Pop by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Following their killer remix of Missy Elliott’s “Get Ur Freak On”, NY-based duo MEMBA unleash an equally impressive original in “Chasing Light”. The vibrant, bass-heavy beat packs a serious punch, and Mothica‘s airy vocals lend an emotional edge. It reminds me of some of Droeloe’s recent work, but it’s still wildly original. I firmly believe that this is the sound …

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Whethan – Be Like You (feat. Broods)

In Dance, Electronic, Heavy, Pop by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Growling bass, sharp synths, and vocals brimming with power collide in Whethan‘s latest song, “Be Like You”. Whethan might only be 17 years old, but he’s already at the top of his game. He’s worked with notable artists like Charlie XCX, ELOHIM, and Opia in the past, and now he adds the talented brother/sister duo BROODS to the list. “Be …

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Kasbo – Over You (feat. Frida Sundemo)

In Chill, Dance, Dreamy, Electronic, Uplifting by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

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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Thutmose – Wuwu (Kwon Remix)

In Bass, Dance, Deep, Electronic, Hip Hop, R&B, Remix by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Born in Nigeria, raised in Brooklyn, hiphop and r&b artist Thutmose has been making some waves as of late. His single “Wuwu” is wildly catchy, so it’s only right it gets a quality electronic remix. Up and coming producer Kwon makes it happen, and the results are certified fresh. A growling bassline and thumping percussion transform this one into a …