Want to get some bang for your buck? That's My Jam is what you've been waiting for. Stacked with some of the hottest club tracks of the year, That's My Jam features some of the biggest names in the game including Timmy Trumpet, Oliver Heldens, Wretch 32, DJ Fresh, Chardy and Savage. While you have been sleeping, these tracks have gone on to dominate the charts, and now they are available to own. The compilation includes the thumping smash hit and now '5 x Platinum' single from Timmy Trumpet & Savage Freaks, along with his follow up dancefloor collab with Chardy Hipsta. That's My Jam also includes DJ Fresh's phenomenal track Gravity featuring the soaring vocals of Ella Eyre, as well as fellow UK artist Wretch 32 with his chart dominating track 6 Words. Last but not least, Future House maestro Oliver Heldens joins the compilation with his track that was dubbed the 'Hottest Record In The World', with Last All Night (Koala). The best thing of all….It's only 5 bucks….$5!!! That's My Jam is out now on iTunes.
Riding at the forefront of the new wave of electronic producers coming out of Australia is Kilter and GRMM. Meeting over a game of Battleships on the Falls and Southbound Festival circuit, they soon ditched the games and set out on writing the electronica they are renowned for.
UK house phenomenon Duke Dumont has been dominating house music over the past few years. One of the leaders in bringing house music to the commercial forefront, he has successfully entered the top 2 on the UK Charts three times in the past year, as well as receiving a Grammy Award for the 'Best Dance Recording' with Need U (100%). After recently debuting his brand new live show at Coachella music festival, Duke is ready to release his debut album in the coming months. For those who have been living under a rock, Duke Dumont's success did not eventuate overnight, however it has been a string of releases and multiple sound changes over the past 8 years that has brought him into the spotlight today. Take a peek at this Duke Dumont culture lesson, as we take you through 7 stand out tracks from the Duke Dumont discography. 7. Duke Dumont – Won't Look Back His most recent release which charted at #2 in the UK has been a fan favourite, with soaring vocals and majestic 90's piano rhythms, 'Won't Look Back' finds the balance between UK Garage and disco.
With the recent announcement of the FUT.UR.ISM 3.0 compilation, you may have caught a sneak glimpse of the full 2-disc tracklisting (which you can view here) featuring a bunch of big name artists from Hudson Mohawke and Alison Wonderland, to Knife Party, Caribou and Jamie XX. Featuring over 40 artists on the compilation, FUT.UR.ISM is bringing you some of the most influential tracks in the world. Sticking to it's mission of offering some of the best future hits, the compilation provides a brilliant soundscape that varies between house, trap and electronic. Amongst the big name acts, we've compiled '5 Tracks You May Have Missed' on the FUT.UR.ISM 3.0 compilation. 5. Spank Rock – Assassin (feat. Amanda Blank) One of underground music's most beloved MCs is back at it again, same as it ever was, just as explosive as ever before. Combining ghetto-rap and techno, the highly influential rapper Spank Rock is back with the stomping track Assassin. Oh..and it was produced by Kid Kamillion and Boys Noize.
Kicking off his 13-show tour, Acaddamy unveils his latest single I've Been Waiting, out April 17 via etcetc. Premiered last weekend by The Aston Shuffle on Triple J's Friday Night Shuffle, I've Been Waiting offers much more than a standard house track, rather it offers soulful vocals and a future-garage melody like you haven't heard before. Acid Stag writes: "The track's anthemic vocals slice their way through layers of thumping percussion and pristine production, while it's deep warbling bass will make you hunger for the nearest dancefloor." Listen to I've Been Waiting below and don't forget to catch Acaddamy along his 13-date national tour
Ministry of Sound presents the third-gen instalment of their trendsetting compilation, FUT.UR.ISM – 2 discs of innovative house and indie electronica from some of the most forward thinking artists in the world. Disc one begins with producer du-jour, Kaytranada and his collaboration with VicMensa, 'Drive Me Crazy'. From there we wade into the musical underground, with tracks from Flosstradamus, AlisonWonderland, HudsonMohawke, TouchSensitive, Paces and Kilter. Disc two is expertly curated to induce electronic euphoria, kicking off with the seductive 'Looking Back' from Andras& Oscar and Cosmo's Midnight's 'Snare'. Also featured are local favourite RolandTings, Grammy-nominee DukeDumont, Maya Jane Coles, Tiga and Caribou's stunning 'Our Love'. The future of house and electronica is here - reject the plebeian and be consumed by the unconventional sound of FUT.UR.ISM 3.0 from Ministry of Sound. FUT.UR.ISM 3.0 is available to Pre-order now.
Hailing from the sacred streets of Bali in Amsterdam lives a cheeky production duo named Bali Bandits. Known for their infectious electro-house rhythms, crazy stage antics and outrageous personas, this meddling pair have created one of the most unique demos to hit our inbox.Their newest banger A A AO has already garnered support from Dyro, debuting it in his main stage set at Tomorrowworld. Big vibes from this Dutch duo!
For sure this release caused some rumors. DJs have been playing it for a while now, without anybody really knowing where the track came from. Well, the cat's out of the bag, Dutch duo on the rise Pep & Rash are responsible for this genuine crowdpleaser. Rumors features a vocal line impossible to get out of your mind, accompanied by an inventive bass line that's been making dance floors go crazy for a long time now. And the storm isn't fading yet, seems like the first 2015 CLASSIC is upon us!! Check out the video which crosses Eyes Wide Shut with a vampire twist:
Kicking off his 13-show tour, Acaddamy unveils his latest single I've Been Waiting, out April 17 via etcetc. Premiered last weekend by The Aston Shuffle on Triple J's Friday Night Shuffle, we bring you remixes from Jason Burns, Lyndon Kidd & MSCLS.Acid Stag writes: "The track's anthemic vocals slice their way through layers of thumping percussion and pristine production, while it's deep warbling bass will make you hunger for the nearest dancefloor."
White Dress is the exciting new single from Australian production duo Set Mo (Nick Drabble & Stu Turner), the first in a line of big releases they have planned for 2015. White Dress was inspired by great music, bronzed skin and golden beaches. Set Mo set out to write something inspiring and emotional, something that would perfectly capture that never-ending summer feeling. Upon their return to Australia, Set Mo shared this new recording with good friend and studio-neighbour Deutsch Duke (aka Dennis Dowlut), a musical genius who has worked with everyone who is anyone in the Australian music scene; from Elizabeth Rose to Gypsy & The Cat, Flight Facilities to Daniel Johns. Working with Set Mo's original theme, Deutsch Duke had a vision of meeting a girl in a white dress, on a summer holiday. He then laid down some powerful vocal melodies to echo out across Set Mo's silky production, perfectly complementing their smooth housey beats, layered percussion and whispering sax arrangements. "We wanted to create a feel-good house record that people could relate with and sing along to. We've all had a holiday romance at some stage in our lives, and we hope this will take you back to yours, even if it is just for a few moments" – Set Mo Featuring fellow Australian producer Cassian on mixing duties, White Dress is the ultimate summer anthem that will not be forgotten.
At 21 years young, Will Sparks has cemented his position as the undisputed KING of the globally loved Melbourne sound. Countless original productions have spent weeks inside the Beatport top 10 in addition to signature remixes of global hits such as Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines and The Chainsmokers’ Selfie.In his home country he was voted ‘Breakthrough Artist Of The Year’ only to be named the #1 DJ in Australia just 12 months later. Now expanding his horizons, Will Sparks is spreading like wildfire with recent festival appearances at Tomorrowland and TomorrowWorld as well as the announcement of a 50-date bus tour of North America.Since his genre-defining track, Ah Yeah! hit #3 on the Beatport overall charts at the tail end of 2012, Will Sparks has become unstoppable, hit after hit. Producing original tracks like Catch, When The Lights Go Out and This Is What The Bounce Is he garnered the attention of global heavyweight dance label Ultra Records. In the past 2 years alone, he has seen more achievements than most artists see in an entire lifetime.Will Sparks has been named one of Billboard Magazine’s most exciting young talents as well as landing himself a residency at XS Las Vegas, a gig at Jay-Z's Made In America festival, a headlining spot at Paradise Ibiza as well as a set at the world’s biggest Electronic Dance Music festival, Tomorrowland.His SoundCloud page is testament to his phenomenal influence as a producer, racking up millions of plays on a single release alone. With a debut album in the making including collaborations with some of the biggest names in dance music, this superstar is showing no signs of slowing down any time soon.
Nick Drabble and Stu Turner are the guys behind the house inspired DJ/Producer project, Set Mo.The Sydney pair began crafting the Set Mo vibe in the early months of 2013 using their mutual passion for infectious housey grooves, deep disco sounds and banging club beats as their main drive. Their mutual goals made working together an easy task, while their individual tastes and complimenting skill-sets had their music-making process seem like it was simply meant to be. By the end of 2013, Set Mo had produced and released their first two singles, 'Keep On' and 'Still Waters,' both of which received national radio air-play as well as local and international website support. Set Mo continued to flourish well into 2014, with a string of club-worthy remixes, winning them the attention of the influential online music community inthemix, and being named in their 'Top 10 producers to watch in 2014'. Shortly after they were picked up by local label etcetc, just in time for the release of their debut EP, The Crush.With a continuous roster of tour supports and club gigs across Australia and Europe, along with an unrelenting schedule of collaborative creative projects with local and international artists, vocalists and musicians, Set Mo are paving the way for a strong future in the global dance music scene.
Adam Dyment, aka Duke Dumont, surfaced in 2006 with a buzzing, whip-cracking remix of Mekon's Yes Yes Y'All. The London, England-based producer and DJ, inspired by "fidget house" figure Switch (M.I.A., Major Lazer), continued to increase his exposure through remixes for the likes of Late of the Pier (Bathroom Gurgle), Bat for Lashes (Daniel), and Lily Allen (The Fear) prior to releasing his first DJ mix album, Fabriclive 51, in 2010. Dyment continued to be in demand as a remix producer — in 2012 alone, he handled tracks by Bonobo, Santigold, and AlunaGeorge, among others — but he also produced a hit of his own in March 2013 with Need U (100%). Co-produced by Futtize and featuring vocals from A*M*E, the track, reminiscent of early-'90s crossover house, topped the U.K. pop chart. One year on, in March 2014, Dyment hit the U.K. number one spot once again, this time with the Whitney Houston-sampling track, I Got U.
With impressive support from Todd Edwards, Groove Armada, Oliver Heldens, and Trippy Turtle, Australia's freshest name in house is Acaddamy. After a busy year of remixes for Green Velvet, The Preatures, and Emoh Instead and originals Gangsta Pop and Into You on house imprint Habitual Recordings, Acaddamy claimed himself a spot in the impressive Stoney Roads', Producer of the Year Awards amongst Peking Duk, Golden Features and Motez. “Having guys like Motez, Shiba San, even DJ T support my stuff is just crazy" explains Acaddamy “..it makes we want to keep pushing the envelope". Producing from his hometown of Gerringong in Sydney's south coast, Acaddamy's sets of garage-tinged house come with a laidback attitude with an unmistakable punch. Acaddamy has had the good fortunate to play alongside name like Disclosure, MK, Dusky and Justin Martin during their Australian tours. A testament to his sound, ability and credentials as an exciting new star in house music. Acaddamy's emotive, good-times vibe has since become his trademark, with punters and industry elite eagerly anticipating his next move. His remixes of Danny T & Matt Sofo's Shake Yo Hands on Sweat it Out!, Youan's Your Trust on etcetcetc music have spread the Acaddamy vibe across the globe. Not to mention teaming up with Danny T to mix 'Ministry of Sound House Sessions 2015' boasting an eclectic compilation of tropical house and all-round good time tunes that sets the ideal tone for summer. "To be releasing Gave Up alongside artists like Ben Pearce, Duke Dumont and Kilter is a bit of a dream for me." admits Acaddamy. If all of this is just a dream, imagine what this kid can do when he wakes up!
Riding at the forefront of the new wave of electronic producers coming out of Australia is Kilter. The young Sydney-based producer's tropically-infused, percussion-laden beats have seen a loyal fan base build among punters, peers and industry types alike.Kilter's infectious and atmospheric sounds have been driving people to the dance floor, but it is his live show that keeps them dancing and sets the electronic whiz kid apart. With an MPC, synths, microKorg and drum pad in tow, his show is a live manifestation that speaks volumes for Kilter as not just a skilled producer, but also as a talented musician. Be it engaging small sweaty clubs or sprawling festival fields, Ned has become a seasoned performer in his short career. His percussion-infused pulse is perfectly mirrored by his kinetic energy and enthusiasm, pushing him to the front of the pack of new artists creating and developing the Australian movement.2014 has already seen Kilter hit the road supporting RÜFÜS, The Kite String Tangle and Art vs Science, plus coveted festival appearances at Splendour in the Grass, the national tour for Listen Out, Field Day and the Big Day Out, and he followed this up with a national 28 date headline tour around his upcoming 'Shades' EP this July.With his latest single They Say getting love across the board at triple j, Kilter's sophomore EP 'Shades' is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated releases this year. With feature artists like Citizen Kay, Ev Jones and Ngaiire on board, 'Shades' is set to cement Kilter's place as one of the most exciting electronic producers coming out of Australia. The EP is also an all-Australian affair, from the feature artists to the specially created artwork from Melbourne artist, Kate Shaw.Constructing rich soundscapes and crafting remixes for Duke Dumont, London Grammar, Ben Pearce, RÜFÜS, Andy Bull, Shapeshifter, Snakadaktal and MØ, Kilter infuses each track with deft precision; be it summer vibes courtesy of bouncing steel drums, nods to his hip-hop influences or pounding militaristic drumbeats. These remixes, and his debut EP 'Hold Me', have seen Kilter gain traction from the blogosphere and industry, nailing top spots on Hypemachine (two #1s and a #3), while also securing positions on Spotify's 'Spotlight on 2014', Hillydilly's 'Best Remixes of 2013' and inthemix's 'New Breed of Producers To Watch' lists. He has also garnered attention from the likes of BBC Radio 1's B. Traits, Toddla T, and EDM stalwarts like M.A.N.D.Y and X-Press 2. With his 6-track 'Shades' EP dropping via etcetc this July, plus a constant string of live shows around Australia, Kilter is one name that's reverberating across the country for good reason.
Soapbox Artists are bringing Dirtybird's first lady, J.Phlip to Australia for her debut national tour. Fresh off Holy Ship, J.Phlip will be hitting Perth, Sydney, Wollongong, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast this May.Jess Phillippe, also known as J.Phlip, is one of dirtybird's prodigies. She cut her teeth with a Sunday night residency in Chicago and after a three-year stint tearing up Berlin she's gone on to produce some big tracks with Huxley, Claude VonStroke and Julio Bashmore.
Wiwek is heading to our shores for his very first Australian tour. Wiwek (pronounced Oui-Wack) fuses electronic elements with tropical rhythms to create distinctive and refreshing productions. He is renowned for creating and championing the Jungle Terror genre, a combination of Dutch House with synths, steel drums, tropical bass kicks and jungle noises in one lush sound.
In celebration of Bounce Sessions Vol. 2, party connoisseurs JDG & Chardy hit the road on a mammoth nation tour. With Chardy recently riding on the Aria No. 4 hit Hipsta with Timmy Trumpet, as well as a bunch of releases on the Dim Mak label, you can say Chardy is loaded with tracks that are ready to obliterate crowds. JDG on the other hand is hot off a US tour, including Miami Music Week and the chart success of his latest collaboration with Samual James Mumbai. Check out the tour dates below
The Clubbers Guide To 2015 tour has kicked off in style with Glover and Krunk! currently powering through a massive tour around Australia. Locked and loaded with some of the biggest tracks in the world, the guys are half way through playing an incredible 21 shows over the 3 month period. From Sydney to Perth, via Alice Springs and Launceston, you can expect nothing less than a wild party right across Australia. Glover and Krunk! are two of the most in demand Australian DJs who have had an incredible year in 2014 and are successfully placed at the forefront of Australian dance music. Glover unleashes his upfront cut of international dance music through an ever-mutating synthesis of big room, electro, tech and progressive house infused with grooves that can only be defined by himself. His debut single Faces has been a charting success both on Beatport and the ARIA Charts.
Soapbox Artists is proud present a national tour with bass pioneer 12th Planet. The five date tour will have 12th Planet journeying from Perth to Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Adelaide in early April. 12th Planet is the electronic music pioneer whose off-axis beats and subsonic frequencies orbit on the forefront of global bass culture. Recently named "Los Angeles dubstep god" by Rolling Stone, 12th Planet AKA John Dadzie and his influential label SMOG Records are widely credited for bringing the British movement stateside, and continue to be a crucial force in the evolution of electronic music. 12th Planet's DJ sets now include a myriad of styles that reflect the current, diverse landscape of EDM music and continue to display his role as an essential tastemaker in the dance music world.This will be one you wont want to miss!