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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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Animal Collective – My Girls (Baaku Remix)

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Indie, Remix, Upbeat by J Freshwater1 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.

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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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DROELOE – Weird Machine (ft. Nevve)

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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 …

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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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ilo ilo – wait

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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

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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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DROELOE – Many Words

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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. …

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Mitch Geist – Love Doesn’t Grow In Massachusetts

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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 …