As the world patiently awaits the follow-up to “Torrent” alongside Sidney Samson and a confirmed collaboration alongside Dillon Francis, young Dutch talent Martin Garrix is back on the solo trail with his latest Spinnin Records offering “Animals.” Formally unveiled by Billboard, this anonymous set-sweeper shows the promising artists ability to balance both low and high-end club fuel without slacking on the sharp melodic synth work. Set to follow in the footsteps of forthcoming TV Noise collaboration “Just Some Loops”, Garrix separates the boys from the men to assert that Dutch house has a new kingpin whose sound continues to excel his tender age. (more…)Posted by
Youngster Julian Jordan made his mark alongside Sander van Doorn with the bouncy festival-favorite “Kangaroo” nearly one year ago, while most kids his age still remained in junior high school. He next went on to link up with fellow neophyte Martin Garrix for the release of “BFAM,” but has since withdrew from consistent Beatport outings. The 17-year-old wonder-kid returns on the brink of summer with an evolved, fine-tuned edge to his electro insignia, ousting “Ramcar” for those high-octane DJ sets and crowds alike.
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Spinnin Records has officially launched their own online Spinnin’ Sessions radio show, bringing a weekly blend of current club favorites and upcoming Spinnin’ tunes to airwaves worldwide. Aired on YouTube, SoundCloud, and soon iTunes, each episode will feature its own guest artist, and the label’s own Sander van Doorn is first at bat. After a half an hour of some of the biggest tracks du jour from Cedric Gervais, Nicky Romero and Alesso from the Spinnin’ crew, Sander took the decks, bringing the sound a little darker and deeper for party-ready listeners. Listen above, check the tracklist below, and tune in next week to see who will take the Spinnin’ decks next.
With an eye on the forthcoming festival season, Italian trio Daddy’s Groove have released their Spinnin’ Records follow-up to “Stellar” in a high energy collaboration with Dino. “Walking on Air” opens with a Boys Noize-esque electro line beneath breathless vocals before escalating into a massive build on the backs of soaring trance synths. While the synth lead sounds eerily similar to “Aerodynamic” by our favorite French robots, the airy vocals lend the track a decidedly distinct vibe. Already sporting support from some of the biggest names in the business, this track appears destined to make a splash this summer.
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One half of the driving force of the wildly popular “The Code,” Ummet Ozcan is back with another heat-packing tune. The trance producer teamed up with DJ Ghost for “Airport,” a track that wastes no time in taking the club to to 30,000 ft. With trilling builds and bossy electro wobbles, the track starts hard and ends harder, taking off into the progressive unknown. Adding to an already stacked summer release schedule, “Airport” will be available June 10th through Spinnin’ Records.Posted by
After turning heads with remix duties for Daddy’s Groove’s “Stellar,” Martin Garrix is back on track alongside Dutch peers TV Noise for heavyset electro outing “Just Some Loops.” In spite of its simplified title, the track reigns unprecedented quality in the face of peak time club fuel, forging a coarse yet coordinated canvas of low-end synth work and strong melodic builds to assert the maturity both assets have bought to the European skyline. Dropping ahead of a strong spree of material for Martin Garrix alongside the likes of Dillon Francis, Carnage, and Sidney Samson, the flying Dutchman proves he is in it for the long run with a sound that screams wonderment for the emerging powerhouse of affirmative Dutch trailblazers. This one’s due on May 31st on Spinnin Records.Posted by
With summer in the air, the beats are getting bouncier, the vocals more optimistic, and even hard hitters Firebeatz cannot prove immune to the season. Straying from their electro roots, the pair have unleashed “Wonderful,” a peppy melodic number with lighter layers and higher vocals than they’ve used before. Not ones to completely change tack, the tune breaks its upbeat reverie with a wobbling tempo change and throws in a quick build that takes the song from soothing to grooving. A breath of progressive air, the track is due out May 27th on Spinnin’ Records.Posted by
To attain mass appeal, a track needs more than a hook, more than a catchy melody, more than a familiar name. Though the formula is imprecise, Cedric Gervias has perfected it with his latest release, “Things Can Only Get Better.” Gervais builds a sweeping progressive house melody under Howard Jones’s optimistic lyrics, culminating in an irresistible bridge and radio-ready chorus. Due out on Spinnin’ Records at a still unspecified date, the track is perfectly positioned to take over the festival world this summer.Posted by
After finding a winning combination in “Let The Love,” Starkillers is returning to the same formula for his latest release, “Rampage.” The LA-based producer looked north for the tune, collaborating with Canada’s Richard Beynon and vocalist Kai, whose pipes Adventure Club fans are more than familiar with. Though “Rampage” is less aggressive than its name may suggest, the chord-based melody does escalate into pumped up progressive territory before falling back to let Kai’s slighted lover lyrics shine. Released on Spinnin’ Records, Starkillers’ latest collab is available now.
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Brother’s Wouter & Sjoerd Janssen are piled in the back of a car enroute to Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. Today, the duo has unveiled their latest single “Get Loose,” a significant milestone in the footsteps of a duo whose street-credibility has been overtaken only by their festival-proofed sound of late. As a mainstay of the European hard dance circuit reborn as one of the globe’s more consistent peak time connoisseurs, their butterfly like movement from the days of “Analogue Players in a Digital World” to the gold-record racking “Cannonball” for Spinnin Records has never felt anything short of a genuine leap from two passionate club protagonists. They’ve sealed two albums, traded hard dance festivals to WMC, taken WMC by storm, even remixed Carly Ray Jespen. But as Dancing Astronaut learned in an exclusive interview, this is not a test: Showtek is here to elevate the peak time skyline like never before.