It seems there is a new ambassador of Dada Land. The mysterious and even anonymous Andybody is the first signee to Dada Life‘s So Much Dada imprint, and he’s set for his first release this May. Following suit with stamping electro stylings, Andybody takes a melodic route for his inaugural effort, “The First Bass Is The Deepest.” Offering his “First Bass,” the Dada Land ambassador is bound to make his mark on the electro landscape, and Dada Life will come to aid with their own edit of the single to be released on May 27th.
Dutch maestro and Axis mixer Jordy Dazz is back with a ferocious debut offering for Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike’s Smash The House imprint. As the official anthem to Holland’s 7th Sunday Festival, “Jumpfold” packs the all the peak time hallmarks we have come to expect from an artist well adept at catering to the globe’s bigger festival crowds. Jordy’s grinding yet well-groomed hallmarks are all in place, adding yet another reason to believe that the ex-record store clerk has consistently mastered the high-end of modern dance music to date. Grab “Jumpfold” on May 20 on Smash The House. (more…)
“When You Loved Me” is one of the many superb productions off Anjunabeats Volume 10, and now Anjunabeats fans have a chance to see the track reimagined into life, with the help of this beautiful music video directed by Myles Desenberg at Co-Op Productions. The visuals portray the raw emotion of the production, with a dark, romanticized tone that escalates into violence.
Empire of the Sun’s “Alive” is already shaping up to be one of summer’s biggest and brightest hits, but what happens, you may be asking when Mat Zo takes the reigns? Good things. This sounds like the Mat Zo of 2011 — using big room tricks in a savvy manner, sweeping builds, clean effects, and complete joy to the listener’s ear. Enjoy a listen below. The remix package will be out on May 28th. Empire of the Sun’s album will be released on June 18th, you can preorder on iTunes now.
Fast Company have released their rankings of the 100 most creative people in business for 2013, a list of “the 2013 global leaders in technology, design, media, music, movies, marketing, television, sports, and more.” Sitting at number 28 on the list is Thomas Pentz, the DJ, producer, and Mad Decent founder known as Diplo. Highlighted for his creativity in heading his own independent record label, Diplo is acknowledged for the global success of Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” and the antics that made it possible.
Via: Fast Company
MYNC, owner and CEO of Cr2 Records, is our lucky number 56 guest mixer for Axis. In 2012, his track “Stadium” was hotter than hot, and moving forward in 2013 he’s already revamped the track into the vocal version “Searching” and sponsored one of the big Miami anthems from this year in “Miami Back Again.” When he has a moment to breathe, he directs the weekly Cr2 Live & Direct Radio Show and next year will celebrate 10 years with his label. Please welcome MYNC to Axis and enjoy the mix!
We’re still reeling from “Bringing You Down” and Sweden’s deep and devious Jonas Rathsman teases the waters with a high-profile remix for Tom Odel’s “Another Love.” In a harrowing turn for an already solemn piece of pop music, Rathsman’s lucid grooves and low-end progressions spark a considerably fluent transition to major label remixes for the Scandinavian asset. Deep house may be verging on the same saturated milestones as its peak time peers across the industry spectrum, but Rasthman shows no signs on culling his creative integrity with this classy turn of mainstream pop manipulation. Out June 16 on Capitol Records. (more…)
Yet more untamed talent is emerging from Bingo Players‘ Hysteria Records imprint, this time in the form of Dutch longserver Alvaro and Moti for a post summer peak-timer in line with the label’s untamed repertoire. Last found alongside Tiësto and Quintino for Ultra Music Festival anthem “United,” this latest collaboration extends the genre’s festival-proof properties in true Dutch style. Bouncing high-end synth word and infectious sample off an inherently low-end canvas, “NaNaNa” is a firm step forward for label and artists alike ahead of the impending summer festival season. Out June 3 on Hysteria. (more…)
Best of the Rest is a daily feature from Dancing Astronaut that recaps the most important posts of the day as well as the stuff we didn’t get to. With the rapidity that dance music news and releases come out it’s difficult for us to hit everything — we hope BOTR serves as a catch-all. Make sure to check it out at the end of each day to ensure you don’t miss anything!
Hailed as one of the more eclectic forces to hit global club land of late, British house advocate Doorly drops a two-track debut for Toolroom Records. Off the back of a bass-heavy remix for Steve Aoki’s “Come With Me,” the LA-based tunesmith leads into Boom Boom Room EP in the eclectic manner we have come to expect from his scattered studio repertoire. Where “Wait Until The Morning” exercises low-end driven house with the tense vocal work of Marlo, percussive B-side “The Sleazy Drummer” juxtaposes its predecessor with sample-driven house music leaning towards the sunnier landscapes of global club land. With no sign of exposing himself to a good pigeonholing, Doorly packs a surefire standout for Toolroom’s summertime artillery.