Knife Party returned with their third EP, Haunted House, on Monday, and for whatever reason, “LRAD” is the track that has hence received the most attention from fellow producers. While Candyland first debuted their signature ‘OG Trap Remix,’ now Walden has taken a stab at reworking Knife Party’s big room original. Keeping the drop’s minimal flavor alive, Walden layers distorted synths over the original’s powerful kick drum for a solid electro house bootleg.Posted by
Original Dancing Astronaut artist to watch for 2013, young Walden hasn’t backed down from the limelight since entering the new year strong. Following January’s “Intropial,” the neophyte returns with not only a new single, but a three-track EP dubbed Machine Land, boasting an expansive palate beyond his big room insignia. What seems like spooky twists on the records that helped pave his path, Walden drifts from his comfort zone, curating an electronic fantasy world for his latest extended play. Enter Machine Land below the break.
After the success of “Ciaco,” “Warmonger” and “Intropial,” one of DA’s Artists to Watch in 2013, Walden, hops back into the original production ring with a one-two punch of atmospheric electro. This brief preview of his latest “Machine Land,” showcases the young producer’s constantly maturing sound, one defined by a macabre backbone of mechanical grit. As his career continues on its hot streak, Walden seems to be expanding his sonic range – delivering a finely developed and intricately layered electro house production with chilling style and frenetic synthwork. “Machine Land” is scheduled to be released on April 29th via Big Beat Records.Posted by
Though Walden’s debut appearance at Ultra Music Festival may be over, the Aussie has more in store for Miami Music Week. Now out on Big Beat is a remix package for “Intropial,” the progressive house tune that showcased the young producer’s progress earlier this year. Along with TV Noise and Ghost, Pierce Fulton signs on to give the track the remix treatment, making the vibe a little less sugary and little more sultry. Relying on an easy kick drum and grooving tonal melody, Fulton successfully keep the high pitched vocals while bringing the track down to earth.
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As one of Dancing Astronaut‘s 2013 Artists to Watch, the young Aussie, Walden, has stayed true to his course in the new year with the release of “Intropial” back in January. Serving up his 2013 release to the remix circuit, Walden enlists TV Noise, Pierce Fulton, and Ghost for rework duties.
Scheduled for a March 18th release – dead center of Miami Music Week – the “Intropial” remix package fires on all electronic cylinders. TV Noise delivers a rousing progressive electro rendition of “Intropial” with stuttering and high-pitched synth stabs. Pierce Fulton adds tribal drum sections while accentuating the vocals with a pulsing bass line and Ghost turns the mix inside out with a heavy dubstep approach – complete with gut-wrenching drops, thunderous sub bass and more wobbles than you can handle.
Ultra Music Festival stands alone, distant from the EDCs of the world, as the landmark event for every DJ that graces the decks of its stages. Much like how football fans have the instinctual ability to recall the stars and game changing plays of Superbowls past, electronic fans will, naturally, always remember their favorite artists, the corresponding set list and major moments from any given year at Ultra.
Headliners of the annual festival share the same glory as Superbowl MVPs, but it’s also the opportunity for dance music rookies to find their breakthrough with one everlasting set, to be remembered in the same vein as the Superbowl rookie who becomes immortalized with one historic catch. With hundreds of DJs slated to perform at Ultra this year, we take a narrow look at the members of the freshman class who are due to establish themselves under the South Beach sun this March.
After receiving the remix treatment from a plethora of artists across the entire spectrum of dance music, Zedd‘s “Clarity” gets another rework from “Intropial” producer, Walden, whose been on our radar since releasing “Brightness” last year. One of our Artists to Watch in 2013, the young producer takes the heavily remixed original and adds his own unique progressive spin to Foxes’ gorgeous vocals. Overflowing with big room bliss, Walden red lines his mix with gritty undertones and a resplendent top line, adding another festival-friendly production to his impressive catalog.
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Walden this, Walden that. The Aussie teen has made quite the buzz since landing on our artists to watch list. Dropping his second original production, “Intropial,” and a remix of The Only’s “Looking Back,” the rookie has satisfied studio efforts in the month of January — but he won’t stop there. Walden takes his turn on Anakyn’s “Point Blank” — which has previously been revisited by Nicky Romero – for another vocally sophisticated big room effort. Walden has solidified his signature sound, a mastered product of chords and strings that evokes a pristine sense of audio euphoria.
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Breaking into 2013 strong, Walden looks to add to his rookie campaign following his status as Dancing Astronaut’s artist to watch and the release of “Intropial.” The Aussie teen is back with another production, this time a remix of The Only’s “Looking Back.” Walden’s signature style compliments the track’s indie-pop vocal and his chord progression brings the effort straight to the dance floor. John Walden is on a roll in the studio, so don’t take your eyes off the young sensation.
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At 1:30am on Friday mornings, most 18-year-olds in Chicago are only fantasizing about The Mid, waiting for the day when they can escape to the shows and dance parties that the windy city has to offer. During the late night, early morning hours last Friday, however, 18 year-old John Walden wasn’t merely fantasizing about The Mid; He was The Mid.
The young Australian producer — who we named an artist to watch in 2013 – was the night’s main attraction, making his Chicago debut along his short but sweet Intropial Tour. Looking slightly older than his awe-inducing press photo would indicate, Walden eschewed dress code by sporting his own hat, but proved to fit in just fine in a club setting. The producer stood his ground through his nearly two-hour set that covered the year’s house anthems and fed the beast that is Thursday night clubbers. Read on for the five tracks you need to know from his first-ever Chicago set.