Remixed twice by Axwell in 2008, English indie rock quartet surfaces the electronic dance music industry again in shape of a remix from one of the world’s grandest icons – Tiësto. Hailing from Holland, this superstar DJ and producer with numerous millions in his steadily ascending fan base is screening a new production. Kicking off 2011 with one of 2011’s so far most recognized offerings, teaming up with Hardwell for Zero 76, the Hollander has also watched his the firm rise of his Musical Freedom imprint this year, bringing forth producers like Sandro Silva, Quintino, Bassjackers, K2 and more. Coming off releases like Beautiful World, with Mark Knight, and Don’t Ditch, with Marcel Woods, and being part of the lead single of AN21 and Max Vangeli’s forthcoming debut album on Size – People Of The Night – Tiësto remixes Hard-Fi’s Fire In The House single for an upcoming release on Atlantic Records. Premiered in Essential Selection last night was this throbbing peak-time banger, starring the legendary voice of Richard Archer. It’s due out August 7th, have a listen!
Chosen by some as this year’s vital Miami anthem in March, the Aussie producer’s remix on Coming Home has been flooring countless dance events since the initial release in January. Teaming up with eminent Thomas Gold and the gorgeous voice of Kate Elsworth for the groundbreaking release of Alive, Dirty South seems to be going all in this year as well, coming off last year’s prosperity from the releases of Phazing and remixes on Silvia and Sweet Disposition. Hailing from USA is the magnificent Skylar Grey and her trademarked voice behind tracks like Dance Without You and the sensitive parts of Coming Home. Being the sequel to his January release, Invisible is taken to the spacious venue’s of Ibiza and across electronic dance music events worldwide by the nowadays Los Angeles-based Dirty South. Already tracklisted by AN21, Max Vangeli, Tiësto and many more, Pete Tong premiered this humble and superlative, new remix in his Essential Selection show last night. It’s to be released on August 29th through Interscope Records along with a remix from Kaskade and John Dahlback as well.
AN21 playing the remix live at Size Matters in Gothenburg
Consisting of the jointed forces of Erick Morillo, Harry ‘Choo Choo’ Romero and Jose Nunez, In The Screen team up with Rachael Starr for We Are The Night. As premiered in last night’s Essential Selection on BBC Radio 1 by Pete Tong himself, the trio, whom previously only made one appearance with the remix of Thinking Of You, presents us their very first collaboration single. Based in Los Angeles, hotly tipped Subliminal Records master in chief Erick Morillo continues to parade his vast industry experience and the positive vibes from the releases of Stronger and 2010’s Live Your Life. Starring vocals of Ms. Starr, We Are The Night is one soulful and peerless production – flipping from widespread big room sounds into a stirring drop.
After a short break, Pete Tong returns to his respected Essential Selection show with an armada of exclusives tunes along with him. Not only did he open up last night’s episode with a premier spin of Kaskade’s newest anthem starring vocals from Mindy Gledhill – Eyes – but also premiered numerous Summer smashes like a new remix from Tiësto, taking on Hard-Fi’s F.I.T.H, the already renowned Dirty South remix of Skylar Grey’s Invisible single as well as the second production from the DJ and production outfit in between Erick Morillo, Harry ‘Choo Choo’ Romero and Jose Nunez named In The Screen. Featuring the voice of Rachael Starr, the long-anticipated We Are The Night is at last falling into place under the banner of Subliminal. Tong also counts down for the release of the Swedish House Mafia interpretation on Coldplay’s Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall and taking in the last offering from Cirez D, Mokba, for a first play on BBC Radio 1. Also, Azari & III talk us through their ultimate 24 hours, Craig Richards peeks in for a 15 minutes of fame and Chris Lake joins the show with an essential hot mix.
Kaskade feat. Mindy Gledhill – Eyes [Ultra]
Wretch 32 feat. Josh Kumra – Don’t Go (Seyer Uysal Goes Remix) [Ministry Of Sound]
Hard-Fi – F.I.T.H. (Tiësto Remix) [Atlantic]
Skylar Grey – Invisible (Dirty South Remix) [Interscope]
Danny Daze feat. Louisah – You’re Everything [Hot Creations]
The Juan MacLean – Love In Tatters [DFA]
In The Screen feat. Rachael Starr – We Are The Night [Subliminal]
Fake Blood – Voices [Blood]
Coldplay vs. Swedish House Mafia – Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall [EMI]
Cirez D – Mokba [Mouseville]
ESSENTIAL NEW TUNE
Waifs & Strays – Yeah Yeah [Leftroom]
24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE WITH AZARI & III
Azari & III – Manic (DJ Sneak ‘Manictico’ Remix) [Looselips]
Shlomi Aber – Groove Mechanism (Michel Cleis Remix) [OVUM]
Mendo – Inocencia [Cadenza]
Steve Angello & AN21 – Valodja (Riva Starr Remix) [Size]
Lee van Dowski – Bimbam [Cadenza]
Chicco Secci & Dave Sol – The Mask [Magnificent]
Taras Van De Voorde & Boris Ross – Don’t Stop Us [Monique]
15 MINUTES OF FAME WITH WITH CRAIG RICHARDS
Craig Richards & Howie B – Ringring [White Label]
Jozif – Beats In Space (Craig Richards ‘Ambient’ Remix) [Fist Of Finger]
Ann-Margret – Everybody Needs Love Sometimes [MCA]
Human Life – In It Together (Director’s Cut Signature Togetherness) [Defected]
Bombay Bicycle Club – Shuffle (Jack Steadman Remix) [Island]
Nicone & Sascha Braemer – Thank You [Bar25]
CHRIS LAKE HOT MIX
TJR – Funky Vodka (Chris Lake Edit) [Rising]
Chris Lake – Sundown [Rising]
Chris Lake & Nelski – Colours [Rising]
Marco Lys – GO (LA Riots & Nom De Strip Remix) [Rising]
Nelski – Dancing [Rising]
Tommy Trash – Monkey See Monkey Do [Rising]
Following up last year’s Summer contenders, Blower and F This Club, on Size, Toronto-based Matteo DiMarr makes his way back to camp Size yet again with a new single aboard. The record label of Steve Angello has propelled themselves to the very forefront of the house scene thanks to such instalments as The Moment, Duel, Generation X and an astonishing pile of forthcoming releases like Feel from Third Party and the Smolengrad / United EP. Joining in on the Size Records headquarters yet again is the Canada producer with this prominent offering named Creep. From sensitive vocals and silky piano leads to sophisticated club sounds, Creep is set to release on August 24th, have a listen!
In addition to the released Adrian Lux and Blende remix, progressive house prodigy, Tim Mason, from Brighton, England unveils a taster for his astounding version. Responsible for having produced one of this year’s probably hottest club bangers – The Moment – and with a few vital gems lined up for release from his corner like the Steve Angello-supported remix of Lucid’s I Can’t Help Myself, there seem to be no stopping young Mason. Starring a firmly and susceptively appealing vocal from Nick Littlemore of Pnau, Tim tips the groovy original of Solid Ground with a touch of his renowned and uplifting sound. Following the way too inglorious but absolute immense remix on David Guetta’s Where Them Girls At and the one of Open Your Eyes by Alex Metric and Steve Angello, it seems we’ve got a new anthem on the rise at Tim Mason headquarters. It’s set to release on October 2nd, have a listen!
As premiered in his own Summer hot mix in last night’s Essential Selection by Pete Tong, highly defined and distinguished Michael Woods releases his next single named Bullet. Since the major re-launch of his Diffused label with the release of his intense No Access hit in late December, London resident has had his top notch share of success, signing a bunch of intriguing talents to his beloved imprint as well as releasing the first issue of Ministry of Sound’s new series of compilation, Residents, featuring a whooping four astounding tenderings from Woods himself. Having just recently unleashed his contender for the package of Calvin Harris’Bounce single, another top-class track is emerging from the brilliant producer, renowned for his unique blend of big room synths and high-end setting of tech beats. It’s available now via Diffused Music along with a remix from Ant Brooks, coming on the back of his EP release on Toolroom, consisting of Wired and Talkin Bout You, and the recently given away Burn You. The package also comes along with a refined version of the highly supported VMS single.
As part of EDX’s No Xcuses compilation on Armada Music, John Dahlback and Henrik B join forces for Senses. Well-known for taking for being one half of the highly recognized remode on Teenage Crime alongside Axwell himself, Mr. B has made few but renowned appearances like 2011’s club contender on the record label of David Tort – Acid Rocker. He’s now brought aboard a new track collaboration alongside Dahlback, the distinguished Swede with a streak of hit singles under his belt featuring Are You Nervous and Violins Of Donau as well as the forthcoming You’re In My Heart and Overdose to name a few. Out now is this drum-driven, progressive offering named Senses.
From last year’s distinct Tarantula hit to the recent remix of Style Of Eye and Magnus The Magnus’ Antidote, Swedish-American duo Pleasurekraft has succeeded into one of the most outstanding icons of the tech scene. Kicking off the release of their 2011 challenger named Carny in April and with their take on Sneaky Sound System’s We Love single coming up, Pleasurekraft presents us another trademark of their established signature sound and iconic way of filtering vocals. Many words are suited for describing this highly regarded tech duo and inimitable might just be the one justifying their top submissions to the scene. Give their new remix of Porcelain Black and Lil Wayne’s This Is What Rock N Roll Looks Like a listen now!
Got your mixtape for the weekend yet? In case not, here’s the 8th episode of Oskar Egesten’s Egesten Sessions featuring a well mixed and intense track selection. It includes productions like the uplifting AN21 and Max Vangeli remix on Save The World, Dirty South and Thomas Gold’s Alive contender, the tremendous Around The World single by Arty as well as Arno Cost’s catchy remix of Moby’s Lie Down In Darkness among others.
01. Steve Angello & AN21 – Valodja (Riva Starr Remix) [Snatch!] w/ Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Angello & Laidback Luke feat. Deborah Cox – Leave The World Behind (Acappella) [Axtone]
02. Arty – Around The World [Anjunabeats]
03. Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin – Save The World (AN21 & Max Vangeli Remix) [EMI]
04. Coldplay – Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall (Jerry Rekonius Bootleg) [White Label]
05. Adrian Lux feat. Rebecca & Fiona – Boy (Hardwell Remix) [Ultra]
06. Dirty South & Thomas Gold feat. Kate Elsworth – Alive [Phazing]
07. Moby – Lie Down in Darkness (Arno Cost Remix) [Little Idiot] w/ Calvin Harris – You Used To Hold Me (Acappella) [Ultra]
/Jesper & Anton