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Having ascended the industry ladder considerably throughout 2012, Germany’s Deniz Koyu makes his hotly anticipated return to Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records imprint to follow up festival favorite ‘Bong’.

First premiered on Swedish House Mafia’s One Last Tour last year, ‘Rage’ plays the peak time sensibilities we expect from Koyu close to heart, using rhythmic progressions and an adrenaline fuelled climax of grinding leads to seal yet another fine example of Dance music fit for the club floor and festival circuit alike.

Out today on Beatport.

Already boasting instalments on Axtone Records and Size Records, Hard Rock Sofa ticks off yet another of the acclaimed Swedish imprint with a strong label debut on Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records in the form of a remix for Alesso’s ‘Years‘.

Building around the original’s instantly recognizable piano play and Matthew Koma’s familiar vocals, the Russian duo brings the burly Electro House vibes that have sealed their name to the big-time with notable success. Croaking bass and swift chord work take a u-turn on the original track’s relatively consumer-safe aura, packing a well-deserved punch into this popular radio- and club anthem.

Out today on Beatport.

Already boasting instalments on Axtone Records and Size Records, Hard Rock Sofa ticks off yet another of the acclaimed Swedish imprint with a strong label debut on Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records in the form of a remix for Alesso’s ‘Years‘.

Building around the original’s instantly recognizable piano play and Matthew Koma’s familiar vocal stylings, the Russian duo brings the burly Electro House vibes that have sealed their name to the big-time with notable success. Croaking bass and swift chord work take a u-turn on the original track’s relatively consumer-safe aura, packing a well-deserved punch into this popular radio- and club anthem.

Out February 12th.

Having ascended the industry ladder considerably throughout 2012, Germany’s Deniz Koyu sees in the New Year with a hotly anticipated return to Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records imprint to follow-up festival favorite ‘Bong’.

First premiered on Swedish House Mafia’s One Last Tour last year, ‘Rage’ plays the peak time sensibilities we expect from Koyu close to heart, using ascending rhythmic progressions and an adrenaline fuelled climax of grinding leads to seal yet another fine example of Dance music fit for the club floor and festival circuit alike. With a further solo offering alongside Dirty South enroute for Phazing Records imprint and considerable mileage courtesy of the Generation Wild Tour, 2013 looks to be a definitive year for this leading German asset.

Update (19/3): ‘Rage’ will be released March 25th.

Words by Dan Carter

Artem Stolyarov, better known to the world as Arty, has taken substantial pride in assuming the role of his country’s more creative young blood. But in the wake of his latest release for Armada, ‘Must Be The Love,’ his Refune Records debut ‘When I See You’ sees label regular Alesso hot off the release of ‘Clash‘ with his own, slightly edited version.

Carrying the strong Progressive hallmarks and deep melodic undertones that both Alesso and Arty have become beacons to, ‘When I See You’ beckons that exact stadium-esque magic that the industry has continued to appraise them for. In a heart warming romp of gracefully orchestrated synth work, ‘When I See You’ comes at the tail end of a year that has had their names written all over it.

Out today on Beatport.

With ‘Clash‘ sitting comfortably at #2 in Beatport’s overall top 100 chart, Alesso returns to Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records to take on official remix duties for Arty’s debut on the label, ‘When I See You’.

Carrying the strong Progressive hallmarks and deep melodic undertones that Alesso become a beacon to, his take on ‘When I See You’ maintains the blissful vibe of the original version, adding that signature breakdown echo for what appears to be more of an edit rather than an actual remix. Rounding out 2012 with the same uplifting approach as last year’s remix of ‘Titanium’, Alesso adds yet another melodic remix to his artillery en route to 2013.

Out December 21st.

Having already blazed the trail of European House music and the global festival circuit alike for 2012, renowned Refune protégé Alesso unleashes the long awaited follow-up to ‘Years’ entitled ‘Clash’.

While his legacy may have been forged around a strong melodic disposition for 2012, ‘Clash’ sees the young Swede turn his head back to the more aggressively charged energy of his earlier work. Decked in high end lead work and grinding chords throughout, Alesso’s signs-off his most prolific year to date with a sure signal of the quality ahead for this ever promising asset to the Swedish Dance movement.

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Update (14/12): ‘Clash’ has hit #1 on Beatport.

Words by Dan Carter

Having already blazed the trail of European House music and the global festival circuit alike for 2012, renowned Refune protégé Alesso drops the long awaited follow-up to ‘Years’ entitled ‘Clash’ on December 10th. While his legacy may have been forged around a strong melodic disposition for 2012, ‘Clash’ sees the young Swede return to the more aggressively charged energy of his earlier work. Decked in high end lead work and grinding chords throughout, Alesso’s signs-off his most prolific year to date with a sure signal of the quality ahead for this ever promising asset to the Swedish Dance movement.

Out December 10th.

Words by Dan Carter

Artem Stolyarov, better known to the world as Arty, has taken substantial pride in assuming the role of his country’s more creative young blood. But in the wake of his latest release for Armada, ‘Must Be The Love‘, the Russian wunderkind steps up to the mark again to make his Refune Records debut with ‘When I See You’.

Where high quantity often tend to make for a decrease as far as quality is concerned, Arty’s sixth original of the year, however, fails to mirror that saying while beckoning that exact stadium-esque magic that the industry has continued to appraise him for. As debuted in the fifth episode of Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Radio show, the heart warming romp of gracefully orchestrated synth work that makes up ‘When I See You’ comes at the fold of a year that has Arty’s name written all over it.

Out December 21st via Refune.

Given the ease to which Scooter found means to desecrate Otto Knows’ ‘Million Voices‘, its remix duties were always going to be met with a hint of scrutiny. But facing this outright hit single for 2012 like a man possessed, 24-year-old Swede Jonas Torn steps up to the mark for the one-and-only formal remix of following his take on Lilla Sällskapet’s ‘Jag Vill Ut‘.

Armed with the same, distorted Electro stylings as his heavily supported single ‘Boss‘, Torn takes the Otto Knows original through the motions of subtle builds and grinding drops. Utilising the acclaimed vocal work of the original with discordant lead play and mechanic cadence, ‘Million Voices’ is given an extended shelf life courtesy of this fresh coat of paint from a man well on his way to a global breakthrough.

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(Worldwide release due this week)

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