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DJ Snake ft. Mr Hudson – Here Comes The Night (VRG & M.I. Remix)

In Dance, EDM, Electronic, Pop by J Freshwater1 Comment

Oregon meets Jersey as producer VRG teams up with DJ M.I. for this mesmerizing remix of “Here Comes The Night.” The melodic original is pumped up with rapid-fire club percussion and rubbery bass stabs—creating a really cool contrast with Mr. Hudson‘s melancholic vocals. The song confidently builds up to a breaking point, then explodes with chopped vocals and drums in …

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Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower (Hibell Remix)

In Dance, Electronic, Pop, Remix, Upbeat by J Freshwater1 Comment

“Sunflower” is Post Malone and Swae Lee‘s contribution to the upcoming Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse movie, which looks really cool. The smooth original gets an upbeat remix courtesy of super talented producer Hibell, who ups the tempo and adds bouncy synths and original acoustic guitar work. The highlight is the explosive new chorus that’s formed by pitched up vocals that …

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PINES – Speak

In Bass, Beats, Chill, Dance, Deep, Dreamy, Electronic, Zone Out by J Freshwater2 Comments

Rising Australian electronic duo PINES have been quietly releasing some insanely good music lately. Their latest song “Speak” is a smooth, trance inducing dance track that features sultry vocals, heavenly pads, and a crisp, thumping beat to tie it all together. PINES‘ laid back and accessible style sometimes reminds me of Odesza, which is obviously high praise, and I fully …

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RÜFÜS DU SOL – Lost In My Mind

In Dance, Electronic, Indie by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

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

In Dance, Electronic, Soul by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

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

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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 …