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NIGHTLY debut “XO”

It might be their debut single, but Nashville outfit NIGHTLY sound like seasoned professionals on “XO.” The track finds the alt-rockers tapping into a wealth of carefree vibes just in time for summer with a sing-a-long hook, but it also manages to touch on more serious lyrical themes in the process; “‘XO’ is about being in […]

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Joe Mason remixes The Chainsmokers’ “Inside Out”

The Chainsmokers are as reliable as anyone when it comes to delivering electro-laced pop hits, but Sydney producer Joe Mason‘s take on their Charlee collaboration, “Inside Out,” manages to take the track to new heights. With a forward-thinking atmosphere that merges euphoric synthesizers and overarching pop sensibilities, Charlee’s stunning vocals are given new life atop […]

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Element drops “Under The Flesh”

Element has found success with a handful of outright uplifting tracks this year, but the New York producer’s newest release is an audible journey that works toward its eventual triumph. Entitled “Under The Flesh,” the trap production that looks to reflect “the ongoing battle with ourselves everyday” slowly adds layers of keys and percussion before climaxing into a […]

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Lincoln Jesser releases ultra-smooth “Time Will Tell”

Los Angeles producer Lincoln Jesser has teamed up with Little Wolves vocalist Samuel Jacobs for a massive new single. Entitled “Time Will Tell,” the Spinnin’ Records backed release finds Jesser laying down a deep house cut that Jacob navigates with a performance powerful enough to consider radio-ready. According to Jesser, the track came to fruition […]

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Two Friends mix it up again on “Bright Side” remix

Two Friends showed a wealth of versatility on their remix of Audien and Lady Antebellum’s “Something Better,” so it’s no surprise the group’s newest remix is yet another audible success with major festival potential. Taking on Vicetone and Cosmos & Creature’s “Bright Side,” the duo turns the violin-driven track into a light, summery house cut with […]

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Midoca goes solo on “Everything I Need”

While Midoca has proven himself a skilled producer on collaborations with vocalists such as CYN and Dark Waves, the Los Angeles artist has stepped behind the microphone on “Everything I Need” to audibly inspiring results. As layers of synths slowly pulsate and triggered percussion methodically clatters onward, he delivers what just might be one of 2016’s […]

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Lostboycrow delivers “Thursday”

California crooner Lostboycrow has shown a knack for blending pop and R&B into irresistibly emotional cuts over the past year. On his newest effort, “Thursday,” the singer continues to establish himself as a creator of good vibes as he stretches his vocals to infectious levels atop choice production from Wolves. For those unfamiliar with Lostboycrow, he […]

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Fareoh takes us to “Cloud Ten”

New York producer Fareoh has released plenty of festival-ready electronic cuts over the years, so it’s no surprise his newest track is a bonafide feel-good anthem. Entitled “Cloud Ten,” the cut swoops and soars through a range of poignant synths and rapid-fire percussion that positively overwhelm the senses. Alongside “Cloud Ten,” Fareoh has also released […]

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Virtu takes on Elephante’s “Closer”

Elephante’s collaboration with Bishop, “Closer,” is a rather unassuming attempt at a feel-good house anthem, but Virtu has flipped the track into a must-hear release. The California producer adds a heavy dose of future-bass flavor that, when combined with a slight retooling of Bishop’s gorgeous vocal performance, eventually results in a climax of euphoric synths, stuttering production, […]

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SMLE deliver a bouncy remix of K.Flay’s “FML”

California rapper K.Flay recently teamed up with Adult Swim to debut the colorfully animated visuals for her new single, “FML.” The track has also received a handful of remixes to date, but anonymous production duo SMLE have laid claim to the best retooling of the bunch with their take on “FML.” Stripping away some of the upbeat electro […]

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Dylan Brady announces ‘Choker’ EP, debuts “Go Away” music video

Just over a year since he released the forward-thinking All I Ever Wanted LP, St. Louis producer/vocalist/jack-of-all-trades Dylan Brady has teamed up with the Fader to debut the first track from his forthcoming Choker EP. Entitled “Go Away,” the melancholy cut equally showcases Brady’s infectious auto-tuned crooning and intricate production skills while its accompanying music video […]

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Two Friends remix Audien and Lady Antebellum’s “Something Better”

Audien and Lady Antebellum collaborated on the anthemic “Something Better” in 2015, but almost a year later, self-described soul house duo Two Friends have provided a fresh take on the track just in time for summer 2016. As the producers step out of their usual comfort zone and flank Hillary Scott’s countrified vocals with enthusiastic acoustic guitar-work, it […]