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Quinn XCII – Holding Hands (feat. Elohim)

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Pop by J Freshwater1 Comment

Quinn XCII‘s new album has arrived and the very first song—a melancholic collaboration with Elohim—is a true standout. “Holding Hands” is a heart-wrenching song about moving on that features softly crooned vocals from both artists alongside warm and elegant production. It’s easily my favorite song from the Michigan artist’s latest project, but the rest of the album is certainly worth …

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The Chainsmokers – HOPE (Parker Remix)

In Bass, Dangerous, Electronic, Heavy, Pop, Remix by J Freshwater1 Comment

Rising producer Parker puts an ungodly heavy spin on The Chainsmokers recent single “HOPE”. Opening with twinkling keys and vocals from Winona Oak, Parker beefs up the original with epic horn jabs and thunderous bass—transforming the pretty pop song into a dangerous electronic anthem. I love when remixes switch up the vibe like this without losing the essence of the …

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Diplo – New Shapes (feat. Octavian)

In Chill, Pop, Zone Out by J Freshwater1 Comment

The latest from Diplo is a hypnotic and serene collaboration with London based vocalist Octavian. Diplo’s versatility is put on display in “New Shapes”, with gorgeously chilled out production that’s complimented perfectly by Octavian’s reggae-like vocal melodies. I’m really feeling this one. It’s the second single from Diplo’s upcoming EP, Europa, which is shaping up to be something special.

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Jai Paul – Jasmine (ilo ilo Rework)

In Chill, Cover, Pop by J Freshwater1 Comment

ilo ilo bring some much needed warm and summery vibes with this cover of the enigmatic Jai Paul‘s 2012 single “Jasmine”. Steel drums and chugging percussion create an easy groove, with hazy vocals and familiar guitar riffs rounding things out. ilo ilo’s style really shines through and makes for a solid reworking of a beloved song. Listen to the original …

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The Bliss – Got The Love

In Electronic, Pop, Upbeat by J Freshwater1 Comment

Felix Snow‘s new collaborative project with singer TYSM just unveiled their debut single, “Got The Love”. It’s an undeniably catchy pop tune that’ll worm its way into your head with bubbly production and sugary sweet vocals. Felix’s glowing track record includes production work for the likes of Kiiara and Terror Jr., and it certainly sounds like he’s got another major …

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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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ODESZA – Falls (TOKiMONSTA Remix)

In Dreamy, Electronic, Pop, Remix, Uplifting by J Freshwater2 Comments

In case you hadn’t heard, your favorite electronic duo released an amazing remix EP. Everybody likes ODESZA and TOKiMONSTA is obviously no different. Her remix of “Falls” flips the original on it’s head by accentuating the lows and pushing the highs to new heights. Toki’s confident percussion builds into an epic blossoming of chopped vocals and soaring synths, making for …

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Jauz & Kiiara – Diamonds

In Collaboration, Electronic, Pop by J Freshwater1 Comment

Ignore the hate, the new Jauz album is fire. The Wise and The Wicked is an ambitious 23 songs long, and while they’re not all winners, the renowned EDM producer delivers a ferocious album full of bangers. My favorite is his collaboration with pop songstress Kiiara. “Diamonds” pairs Kiiara’s breathy vocals with bouncing bass and a slick beat. Give it …

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Post Malone x Justin Bieber – Deja Vu (Whethan Remix)

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

New Whethan is good Whethan, and this remix was completely unexpected. The innovative producer puts a bubbly, futuristic spin on Post Malone and Justin Bieber‘s “Deja Vu” by adding a slew of unique sounds and a powerful, synth-laden drop. When I first saw the title I wasn’t expecting to enjoy this as much as I currently am, but damn if …