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nine plus – Into The Sun (Feat. Ill-Esha)

In Dangerous, Dark, Electronic, Heavy, Trap by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

A misleadingly pleasant intro gives way to a hellish drop in new producer nine plus‘ “Into The Sun”. This Ill-Esha assisted track is part of label/platform Phuture Collective‘s 10th compilation album, titled Rebirth, which is set to feature work from a slew of forward thinking electronic producers. nine plus is a relatively new name, but this track speaks volumes to …

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Ekali & ZHU – Blame

In Bass, Collaboration, EDM, Electronic, Heavy by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

The OWSLA label is ending the year on a high note with Ekali and Zhu‘s heavy-hitting collaboration, “Blame”. Ekali’s dark production is perfectly complimented by Zhu’s falsetto vocals, and the way the beat builds into the aggressive, brass-laden drop is incredibly gratifying. Needless to say, both of these guys brought their A-game on this one. Grab a free download here, …

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kamandi – Goldie

In Beats, Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

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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Post Malone – I Fall Apart (Wet Paint Remix)

In Electronic, R&B, Remix by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Electronic production duo Wet Paint‘s recent rendition of Post Malone‘s “I Fall Apart” is a massive remix that’s well worth your time. I hadn’t heard of these guys before this song, but this one has definitely made a fan out of me. A skittering trap beat is emphasized with colossal bass and haunting vocal samples, adding a powerful touch to …

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Halpe – Spells

In Beats, Electronic, Experimental, Future, Instrumental, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Experimental yet catchy, Argentinian producer Halpe delivers another forward thinking beat in “Spells”. If you’re not familiar with Halpe, his style leans towards the future bass genre, though most everything he creates has a unique and unexpected spin. “Spells” is no different—pairing pitched vocals and upbeat melodies with sharp, bass heavy synths to create a really interesting contrast. Stream it …

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Porter Robinson x Madeon – Shelter (JayKode Remix)

In Chill, Dance, Electronic, Remix by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

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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MODA – Ad Adel

In Ambient, Chill, Downtempo, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

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 …

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PINES – This Life

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

The new single from Australian electronic duo PINES is a warm and shimmering instrumental that ebbs and flows with effortless elegance. PINES have consistently dropped beautiful tracks, but “This Life” is easily one of their best—making it a perfect way to cap off the duo’s year of quality music. Listen to “This Life” below and head over to their SoundCloud …

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Cozway – Bamboo

In Bass, Beats, Dangerous, Dark, Electronic, Experimental, Instrumental by J Freshwater1 Comment

Vancouver based producer Cozway loves experimenting and coming up with exciting sounds unlike anything else found in the electronic music world. Most notable is the absurd drop in his remix of Quix and Nevve’s “Riot Call”… Take a listen and tell me it’s not insane. His new song “Bamboo” continues this trend with a jittery lead and thumping drums that …

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A-Dept – Pain

In Beats, Chill, Deep, Electronic, Instrumental, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Sampling Skrillex’s “First Of The Year (Equinox)”, Denver based producer A-Dept delivers a slow-burning, trap infused banger in his new song “PAIN”. The reverb drenched electro elements and fierce percussion stand strong on their own, but the way this budding producer implemented the Skrillex sample takes the song to the next level. If you like what you hear, you can …