Two of the industry’s currently most swarmed around and intriguing characters come together for an absolute groundbreaker. As the release of his Dynamite / Nillionaire EP went viral across the globe, Alesso teams up with the highly rated DJ and producer, whom is the one responsible for unearthing and signing the acclaimed shooting-star from Sweden to his fellow camp Refune. The name and immense vitality of Sebastian Ingrosso has headlined numerous festivals and productions over the past couple of year’s, both as a solo artist and as part of the Swedish House Mafia, the superstar trio which is highly topical with Save The World, the remix on Coldplay’s Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall and the recently premiered new single alongside Knife Party. Championed by the trio and the mobsters individually, Calling is already a stellar anthem in the fans’ books with its simple but catchy synths and pinches of Dutch sounds. Just released and already been regarded as an acclaimed smash and trademark of the two for months, the talent of the young Swede has gotten some serious recognition lately, thanks to remixes of Pressure, Party Rock Anthem, Save The World and the forthcoming on Good Love and is now yet again just around the corner from advancing utterly towards the forefront. Teaming up with his fellow mentor and icon, Sebastian Ingrosso – the artist that despite his lack of appearances on the production side this year has had great prosperity from the releases of How Soon Is Now, Kidsos, the remix of Silvia and most primarily for being a true House mafioso – this might just be the most anticipated collaboration within the progressive House scene to date. Premiered in front of well over two million listeners on Pete Tong’s Essential Selection, the instrumental is now out on Refune Records and more than ready to emerge pole position on the global charts!
Axwell playing the track at Where’s The Party? by Carlsberg in Sweden
It has been a year since this disco offering first hit the radar as ‘Home’. What first was rumoured to become a trademark for the prestigious Defected label has now shown its true graces as a representative of the traditional Strictly Rhythm. Built upon an unprecedented classic vibe of 80’s most prominent dance sounds, the now benamed Kalifornia is another enacting of the fact that disco is utterly surfacing the scene yet again after many years of absence. Norman Doray is continuing his respected and preserved outlet, including his pre-winter remix of Hide U, the massively underrated remix on One Look for Axtone as well as the most recent take – on Little Bad Girl, by putting this eagerly-awaited production back on track. Also having just unveiled a astonishing remix on Breakaway by Tawiah, Kalifornia is at last seeing the light of day as it is due to be released on September 6th along with a massively pounding remix from Spain’s prominent club house producer that is behind hit singles like One Look and Jack It Up – David Tort, have a listen!
Following his armada of released and highly-supported club smashes is another hardhitting electro offering from London-stationed Tommy Trash. The Australia-bred electro icon is now brought aboard the rising convoy of John Dahlback for a remix on his next release – One Last Ride. The single that features silky vocals from Swedish pop-singer Erik Hassle has already seen support from the likes of Tiësto among others and is now given a dope remix treatment from the electro producer of the moment – Mr. Trash. Responsible for striking clubland with top of the line-releases like The End, Future Folk and remixes on Edge Of The Earth, Jona Vark and Carry Me Home, a take on One Last Ride is now on the rise with its astounding dynamics of cacophonous tones and killer beats. It’s set for release on September 12th via Big Beat Records in conjunction with Dahlback’s very own Mutants Records.
Out of Montreal, Canada comes two up-and-coming talents with a solid placing amongst the top 15 chosen remixes in the on-going remix contest for Tiësto. Having scored a pretty descent track host for themselves, including numerous singles and remixes on Change The World and the refined version of Stupidisco, Simo T and Paris FZ put their head together yet again for this meaty challenger. The original being from Tiësto named Work Hard, Play Hard, starring an experimental vocal from Kay, the Montreal talents add a jarring setting of drums and club-phased sounds, sprinkled with cushy synth leads. The Canadian co-producers gear up for another well-made output and are already placed second in the on-going remix contest.
The Poland-based Czorek presents us the first edition of his newly launched mixtape series called A Half Hour Mix. As the titles describes, it’s a concept being short and high-class for a complete 30 minutes, which includes an extraordinary selection of club beats and sprinkled summer melodies. This one features Dirty South and Thomas Gold’s Alive single, starring Kate Elsworth on vocals, Axwell’s eagerly awaited Heart Is King anthem, Eric Prydz 2011 interpretation of Personal Jesus as well as David Guetta’s massive Lunar single alongside his partner in crime from Holland, Afrojack.
01. Junior Sanchez feat. Karmen – I Believe In [Size]
02. Dirty South & Thomas Gold feat. Kate Elsworth – Alive [Phazing]
03. Depeche Mode – Personal Jesus 2011 (Eric Prydz Remix) [Mute]
04. Axwell – Heart Is King [Axtone]
05. David Guetta & Afrojack – Lunar [EMI]
/Jesper & Anton
As part of the eleven track album from Holland’s proficient Sander van Doorn, Teenage Crime-producer Adrian Lux combines forces with the Flemish superstar for Eagles. Following on from the groundbreaking 2008 album, entitled ”Supernaturalistic”, the Dutchman is about to unleash his second collection of anthems, also covering his previously released 2011 trademarks – Koko, Love Is Darkness and Timezone. Representing his beloved Spinnin division, the self-entitled Doorn Records, Eleve11 is due out September 19th, the US release being held by Ultra Records, and from the looks of it, is going to raise van Doorn further into the sky along with the vast recognition the album is already receiving. Featured on the closing track none other than our very own Swedish export, wh0m is foremostly known for being the mastermind behind Boy, the remixes on Bullets, Solid Ground and the forthcoming on Derezzed this year as well as 2010’s glorious hit singles on Ultra. And closing track is surely the part for Eagles with its imperial structure that consists of the rhythmically catchy instrumentals and mysteriously thrilling vocals that are going to headline the eleventh single of Eleve11 into stellar eminence.
Coming off the recent release of his prominent remix on Invisible, the hotly topical Swede strikes again, the force being another enacting of his inimitable signature sound. The supreme voice of Miss Connie Mitchell of Sneaky Sound System comes in handy as John Dahlback remixes the original production of Big, made by the other half of the Aussie Duo – Black Angus, into a jaw-dropping peak-timer. Jaw-dropping might just be the word for Dahlback’s unstoppable ascending lately. Although, with You’re In My Heart, Violins Of Donau and the remix of Right There under his belt, heavyweight producer from Sweden capital has success written all over him as his take on Sneaky Sound System’s follow-up to We Love is out for a taste and awaiting to gracefully lead the package of remixes with his fluctating take. It’s set for release soon on Modular Recordings, have a listen!
Just premiered in Tiësto’s Club Life show was the new single collaboration in between Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike and Promise Land called Alarma. The Belgium-based brothers are behind an impeccable streak of hit singles this year with releases like The Way We See The World, Generation X and Madagascar on their shelves. Having become the forefronters of Belgium’s House export with their hardhitting offerings as a result to their remarkable rise over the past year, the siblings team up with the Italian’s of Promise Land for the single that is already seeing early support from the likes of Bob Sinclar and Tiësto to name a couple. Not only have we seen the rapid rise of the Belgians but a massive growth of the Italy duo has struck the industry numerous times with the devastating force of Endless, Heaven and the remixes for You’re In My Heart and You Found Me. Incorporating a synth-dominated breakdown in the overall pounding arrangements is the headmark in the hot off the press-killer cut from the European foursome jointed that is destined to succeed over the countless releases that hit the digital stores each day, have a listen!
Flipping from the floor filling tones of saxophone to a massive array of driven beats, this single is certainly going to be break new soil the two American up-and-comers. Clearly suited for the beach is the new collaboration in between Adrien Mezsi and Jared Dietch named Ouufff. As Mezsi has just let out his remix of In The Sunshine, originally made by Disfunktion and Max C, the Orange County-based producer returns to the record label of Dietch – Camel Rider Music – to follow up his EP from early January with the sax-dominated release of Ouufff. The package also comes along with a remix from Tom Flynn, Birmingham’s tech icon that is a known name after his Bianca release on Size earlier this year, that was recently supported by Pete Tong in his Essential Selection on BBC Radio 1.
00:00 – Original Mix
02:04 – Tom Flynn Remix
The two German’s of Goldburg, Alexander Scheddin and Tobias Redel, showcase another massive track collection in their newest mixtape named Believe In House. This one features Tristan Garner’s latest single with Abigail Bailey called Shine Again, the Dzeko & Torres remix on Can’t Wait, the celebrated Third Party remix of I Believe In as well as the Fedde Le Grand remix on Soundtracks and Comebacks and the United single of Swanky Tunes and Hard Rock Sofa’s long-awaited EP on the record label of Steve Angello – Size.
01. Goldfish – Soundtracks and Comebacks (Fedde Le Grand Remix) [Flamingo]
02. Junior Sanchez feat. Karmen – I Believe In (Third Party Remix) [Size]
03. eSQUIRE vs. Arias & Arno Cost – The Days To Know (eSQUIRE Bootleg) [White Label]
04. Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike & Nervo – The Way We See The World [Wall]
05. David Guetta – Little Bad Girl (Instrumental Mix) [EMI] /w Calvin Harris – You Used To Hold Me (Acappella) [Sony]
06. Jus Jack feat. Black Dogs – Can’t Wait (Dzeko & Torres Remix) [Moda]
07. Lo-Fi-Fnk – Boom (Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman Remix) [Auryn]
08. Laidback Luke – Natural Disaster [Mixmash] w/ La Roux – In For The Kill (Acappella) [Polydor]
09. Tristan Garner feat. Abigail Bailey – Shine Again [Xtra Life]
10. Nicky Romero feat. Mitch Crown – Schizophrenic (DBN Remix) [Spinnin]
11. Swanky Tunes & Hard Rock Sofa – United [Size]
12. Leona Lewis & Avicii – Collide (Afrojack Festival Remix) [Sony]
/Jesper & Anton