It’s been a busy year for the 25-year-old wunderkind, Maya Jane Coles. For the second year running, she’s made the top 10 on Resident Advisors Top 100 Poll, has released a slew of lasting tracks, and rocked crowds at festivals and music venues alike with her definable brand of stirring deep house music. Ahead of her new label called I Am Me Recordings, Maya previews a four-track EP that ranges from down-tempo to peak-time house. The highly anticipated track “Over,” that we first heard on her Essential Mix last year, will finally see a release; along with “Easier To Hide” — the title track of the EP — and two other tracks that feature predominately her own vocals. (more…)Posted by
2010. Man, what a huge year for house.
This past year was clearly monumental for EDM as a genre. Artists, DJs, and everyone else involved were busy year-round as the market for the music we all love grew larger and larger. Outside of its traditional grounds in foreign clubs, EDM was granted big exposure in the United States in 2010. Songs like We No Speak Americano, Stereo Love, Take Over Control, and Bulletproof all found major airtime on the largest radio stations. Swedish House Mafia performed at the American Music Awards. Deadmau5 was nominated for a Grammy and played at MTV’s VMAs, while David Guetta won his own Grammy. It’s safe to say that 2010 was the year where house officially made its way across the pond – in huge, panty-dropping fashion.