The wait is finally over. Zeds Dead have released their highly-anticiapted debut album “Northern Lights” through their very own Deadbeats label. The album debuted #6 on the iTunes album chart (#1 iTunes Dance Album Chart), and #2 on the iTunes Dance album chart in the United States.
Standing tall beside complex album artwork is an even more complex single, complete with rapid synthesizers, a “deep-down-low” bass, and a calm that lets you exhale with serenity. What I love most in songs is the movement – when an emotion is triggered by sound. In the case of “4never” by CRAY, this emotion is peace, and while Bon Iver remains my number one choice for yoga practice, this female producer is wedging her way into all my playlists, and without a doubt will be assisting in my sun salutations within the coming months. CRAY is able to create a ‘zen’ through the enjambment of slowed tones and electronic notes, valuable enough to be replayed for hours on end. [Read more…]
World renown producer Chris Lake has taken the equally successful M-22’s chart-topping track, “Good To Be Loved,” and adds his own refreshing style. Already stuffed with a deep house vibe, Lake alters the slow tempo, staying true to the original sound, while adding in an abundance of synth, snare, and bass. [Read more…]
Diverging from their usual sound, Kicks N Licks, “Wanted to switch things up a bit for this release, and put something out for outside the club.” They did exactly that. “Mind” is a slow acoustic piece, set with soothed vocals, and a small, explosive drum beat that appears midway through the track. [Read more…]
Tchami’s first release since the announcement of his label “Confession,” ANGELZ gives listeners six minutes of G-House gold. Mixing together rap lyrics with a continuous, kicking beat, the song is chill, and holds unlimited replay value. [Read more…]
If you haven’t heard this yet, you have been missing out on something truly special. Meshing deep vocals with a mesmerizing melody this jam is sure to get you vibing no matter what you’re feeling. From partying to straight chilling this song is sure to be fire no matter what the occasion. For those of you that haven’t picked this track up yet, I’ll attach a FREE DOWNLOAD so you can get it now. And for the rest of you, have another listen, it really never gets old.
Impossible to hate, Black Tiger Sex Machine are emerging into stardom at an exponential speed. They began by creating genre specific house – rhythmic beats with low bass – which defined who they were. The Montreal natives now perform a wide variety of music, sporting their tiger masks at every show. [Read more…]