View Post

Animal Collective – My Girls (Baaku Remix)

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Indie, Remix, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Denver-based producer Baaku makes an outstanding first impression with his gorgeous remix of Animal Collective‘s 2009 single, “My Girls”. He preserves the upbeat energy of the original while adding powerful synths and hard-hitting percussion—making this one an exciting listen from start to finish. Be sure to follow Baaku on Soundcloud and stream/download this killer remix below.

View Post

Eastern Odyssey – Right Of Passage

In Dance, Electronic, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

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 …

View Post

DROELOE – Weird Machine (ft. Nevve)

In Dreamy, Electronic, Pop, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

DROELOE‘s new EP The Choices We Face is finally here! I’ve been in love with this duo’s music for a while now, and I’m happy to say their latest project lives up to my high expectations. My favorite song from the EP is undoubtedly “Weird Machine” which features silky smooth vocals from Nevve and the bright, bubbly production that has …

View Post

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!

View Post

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 …

View Post

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 …

View Post

DROELOE – Many Words

In Electronic, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Production duo DROELOE has released some amazing material over the past year (I still listen to their A Moment In Time EP regularly), and they continue their hot streak with a new song titled “Many Words”. A gentle intro with softly crooned vocals leads into a beat that’s as infectious as they come—featuring powerful synths, thumping drums, and lighthearted chimes. …

View Post

Mitch Geist – Love Doesn’t Grow In Massachusetts

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

Providing a perfect introduction to producer Mitch Geist‘s unique sound, “Love Doesn’t Grow In Massachusetts” is a funky instrumental that’s always evolving in its brief 2:25 runtime. A synth-laden intro leads into a series of really cool vocal samples, with a thumping beat holding it all together. As if that weren’t enough, things take an unexpectedly chill turn when sexy …

View Post

Cashmere Cat, Major Lazer & Tory Lanez – Miss You

In Collaboration, Dance, EDM, Future Pop, Pop, R&B, Upbeat by J Freshwater1 Comment

Cashmere Cat joins forces with Major Lazer and Tory Lanez to deliver a slice of pop perfection in “Miss You”. The pristine production of both Cashmere and Major Lazer is on full display here, with Tory Lanez’s airy vocals adding a warm tropical vibe to the mix. Everything about this one is really catchy, but as one SoundCloud user pointed …