“Deep Down Low” by Valentino Khan

This track is FAT and DEEP. DJ Hanzel would be proud. Personally, Valentino Khan is one of my favorite producers out right now because of how versatile he is. On his Soundcloud, you’ll find tracks varying from trap, to moombah, to this deep house track he just posted, which will be released via OWSLA on their first ever OWSLA Spring Compilation, along with a collection of other amazing records. You can pre-order that here!

“Technicolour Beat” by Oh Wonder

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I’m convinced that time slows down when this song is played. London’s dynamic duo experiment with chill electronically fused ballads and bear simple, honest vocals like The XX. In September, Anthony and Josephine announced that an album will be out September of 2015 and they would be releasing each track as a single on the first of every month. With every delivery they accumulate attention and experience. The deadline encourages the geniuses to explore their ideas and venture with different elements and instruments. In an interview with hungertv.com, Josephine stressed that each song must be better than the previous. This is unique way of distribution is proving to be positive as they gain more and more of a following. We are eager to cover their April single.

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“Lean On” by Major Lazer & DJ Snake Feat. MØ

 

Diplo’s prolific electronic dancehall side project Major Lazer has premiered the first single off of its upcoming album: a catchy, mellow tune entitled “Lean On.” Featuring additional production from Mad Decent label-mate DJ Snake and vocals from Danish electro-pop sensation MØ, this record is sure to be an anthem at festivals around the world this summer. The track combines Snake’s hip-hop style drum programming and the classic dembow rhythm that Major Lazer has helped popularize with MØ’s infectious and uplifting lyrics. The producers involved, known primarily for creating club-ready bangers, really showed their versatility by retaining a chilled out vibe throughout the course of this song. Grab it on iTunes here and watch this space for more from Major Lazer as the release of their album draws closer.

“Voodoo” by DVBBS & Jay Hardway

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Hailing from the Netherlands, Jay Hardway is currently blowing up the festival house scene right now. “Voodoo” combines both light and heavy elements. As the track builds, we’re lead on by a light melodic synth. Almost like a progressive house track, this playful melody sets a playful tone. The tension of the track builds, and the bass-heavy drop kicks in. This track is definitely festival material.

Release Date: March 2, 2015 | Beatport

“Boss Mode (Kayzo Harder Mix)” by Knife Party

I don’t post songs like this very often; Hardstyle is more of Ella’s thing.

But c’mon, Kayzo AND Knife Party?!? I couldn’t resist.

Kayzo has been blowing the game away for the past year and he has already started 2015 with a bang! This remix takes Knife Party’s already heavy-hitting original and makes it just a tad harder. If he continues popping out bangers like this, which I’m sure he will, then Kayzo should be a commonplace name by the end of his sophomore production year. Stay tuned for more Kayzo and go “Boss Mode” to this track.

“Remember House (Radio Edit)” by EDX

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EDX switches things up with his newest release but doesn’t divert far from his usual deep style. “Remember House” brings back nostalgic vibes of old-school house but also brings to it a modern vibe.

The main element is the punchy kick. With this kick, the entire track gets its groove, and to top it off, the infectious “Do You Remember House” sample adds to this progressive style. Seriously, how can you not move to this track.

Release Date: March 2, 2015 | Beatport