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Under the guise of his bleep-happy studio alias Clockwork, Henry Steinway steps up to release his new two-track EP for Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records titled ‘Surge’.

With titanic surges of bass in full effect, title track ‘Surge’ takes the lead with resonant synth work and chugging Electro House builds alongside the voice of self-professed dirty talker Wynter Gordon. On the flip, ‘Tremor’ extends on the wizardry that pervaded his remix of Congorock’s ‘Bless Di Nation’ for an equally stellar B-side of his signature misshapen chord play.

Out today on Beatport and Spotify.

Under the guise of his bleep-happy studio alias Clockwork, Henry Steinway steps up to preview a new two-track EP for Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records titled ‘Surge’.

With titanic surges of bass in full effect, title track ‘Surge’ takes the lead with resonant synth work and chugging Electro House builds alongside the voice of self-professed dirty talker Wynter Gordon. On the flip, ‘Tremor’ extends on the wizardry that pervaded his remix of Congorock’s ‘Bless Di Nation’ for an equally stellar B-side of his signature misshapen chord play.

Out February 12th.

Following last year’s original release, Congorock and Stereo Massive’s collaborative single with Sean Paul, ‘Bless Di Nation,’ returns to Ultra Music for round two with a six-piece remix package headlined by Clockwork and Firebeatz.

With little of Sean Paul’s vocals intact aside from the occasional chant, Clockwork takes the lead with a thorough dose of persistent misshapen chord play. In a turn for slightly more familiar terrains of Dance music, Dutch duo Firebeatz mix acid-esque drops and euphoric synths for their overdue return to remix duties.

Out today on Beatport.


Having upped the ante for Belgium’s part in the global Dance explosion considerably throughout 2012, Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike and Regi’s ‘Momentum’ receives a long overdue slew of remixes from two of the globe’s most promising contenders.

With successive releases for Axtone and Stealth Records already behind him, fast rising Frenchman Michael Calfan looks to extend the shelf life of his Belgian peers Miami Music Week favourite. With uplifting chord progressions and suspenseful builds of energy at hand in signature Calfan style, his emotive yet overtly unoriginal take adds a fresh dimension of softer yet melodically refined club fuel to ‘Momentum’.

Armed with an array of high-pitched synth work and dramatic Electro builds, New York residing Clockwork makes by far the most effective mark on the track. Mixing chugging chord play and mechanical beats into the equation, this heavyset remix extends the energy behind his own rising alias and the early 2012 favourite alike to notable new heights.

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As far as stateside clubbing breakthroughs are concerned, few have come in the same demand as New York resident Henry Steinway. But under the guise of his bleep-happy studio alias Clockwork, yet another meticulous release is on the cards for the aspiring Electro asset. Premiered by Mixmag after his remix remixes for Zedd’s ‘Spectrum’ with A-Trak and AutoErotique’s ‘Roll The Drums’, his latest studio endeavour sets positive light on just why the LA born producer is kicking up such a fuss for 2012. Titanic surges of bass and high-pitched synths in motion, ‘Titan’ sets itself apart from the hordes of Electro-savvy summer contenders with consistent stamina and that universal club-to-festival energy in hand.

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Words by Dan Carter

As far as stateside clubbing breakthroughs are concerned, few have come in the same demand as New York resident Henry Steinway. But under the guise of his bleep-happy studio alias Clockwork, yet another meticulous release is on the cards for the aspiring Electro asset. Premiered by Mixmag after his remix remixes for Zedd’s ‘Spectrum’ with A-Trak and AutoErotique’s ‘Roll The Drums’, his latest studio endeavour sets positive light on just why the LA born producer is kicking up such a fuss for 2012. Titanic surges of bass and high-pitched synths in motion, ‘Titan’ sets itself apart from the hordes of Electro-savvy summer contenders with consistent stamina and that universal club-to-festival energy in hand.

Set for release August 7 alongside another single of his called ‘BBBS’.

Words by Dan Carter

As Dim Mak continue to extend their reign on the gritty terrains of festival proof Electro House, AutoErotique’s ‘Roll The Drums’ receives a fresh lick of paint from New York based young blood Henry Steinway, also known as Clockwork.

Hot 0n the heels from remixing Zedd’s ‘Spectrum‘ alongside A-Trak, the ambitious newcomer utilizes the original tracks standout vocal assets and injects a thorough dose of persistent misshapen chord play to the equation, proving that Steinway’s youthful enthusiasm and solid production values are enough to keep the vast majority excited for such key future assets as Clockwork.

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Words by Dan Carter

Door slamming and shotgun firing in mind, the ascent of German Electro mogul Zedd has been anything but quiet. But in the wake of his essential vocal outing alongside Mathew Koma, ‘Spectrum’ receives a high profile remix package from the assorted cream of the modern Dance music crop.

While Armin Van Buuren’s paint by numbers approach to Trance leads to a positive leading remix from unfathomable Dutch club icon, Anjunabeats favorite Arty fuses the euphoria of Trance alongside the potent synth-led energy of Progressive House for a strong and original take on the Zedd original.

More commercially associated with his collaborative Duck Sauce side-project alongside Armand Van Helden, Montreal’s A-Trak unites with Dim Mak Favorite Clockwork for a score of distorted chord play and dissected remnants of Koma’s outstanding top line for by far the most inventive remix of the package.

Still hot off the wings of his debut single for Refune ‘Bong’, Germany’s Deniz Koyu offers a dark and heavyset take on the original, leaving room for Gregori Klosman & Tristan Garner and Congorock turn to the festival proof realms of Electro House for their own melodic yet piercing takes on Zedd’s handy work.

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Having already previewed remixes from Armin van Buuren and Arty, A-Trak and Clockwork step up to don their ears against Zedd’s ‘Spectrum‘ for a spot on the forthcoming Spectrum EP – a release that was recently announced to also include Zaslavski’s work with Nicky Romero, ‘Human‘.

Outside of his part in whacky House tag-team Duck Sauce, Montreal’s A-Trak is not only the DJ’s DJ, but an impressively outgoing asset of musical differentiation. Joined by Los Angeles residing Dim Mak regular Clockwork, the North American duo score distorted chord play alongside a dissected top line for a reassuringly fresh part of what looks to go down as one of the more diverse EP’s to have touched this side of Dance music this year.

The Spectrum EP will be released July 31.

As Dim Mak continue to extend their reign on the gritty terrains of festival proof Electro House, AutoErotique’s ‘Roll The Drums’ receives a fresh lick of paint from New York based Youngblood Henry Steinway, also known as Clockwork.

Firmly utilizing the original tracks standout vocal assets, the ambitious 18-year-old newcomer injects a thorough dose of persistent misshapen chord play to the equation, fusing ‘Roll The Drums’ with a familiar yet somewhat customised energy to forge a multi-purpose breakthrough for song and artist alike. While the genre may be proving as common as muck in the grand scale of things, Steinway’s youthful enthusiasm and solid production values are enough to keep the vast majority excited for such key future assets as Clockwork.

AutoErotique – Roll The Drums (Clockwork Remix)

Words by Dan Carter

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