The Chainsmokers – Paris

Electronic duo The Chainsmokers are no strangers to stardom. The Grammy nominated pair of Drew Taggart and Alex Pall took over 2016 with their hit “Closer” and as the calendars reset, The Chainsmokers are making the best of 2017 with their newly released single “Paris”. Featuring vocals from Taggart and their signature glossy blend of EDM and pop, the new single is a downtempo and nostalgic track, playing on their reoccurring theme of reminiscing of a past love. Kings of the hook, The Chainsmokers will have you singing back “If we go down /…

The Chainsmokers – Closer ft. Halsey

DJ duo The Chainsmokers are back with their highly-anticapted new single “Closer” featuring electro-songstress Halsey. After teasing the track months in advance, fans have been patiently awaiting the full summer hit. Although the pair originally came to fame through handfuls of indie electronic remixes, The Chainsmokers are continuing to make waves in the pop charts with their original and collaborative work, “Closer” included. The song’s irresistible hook combined with the stunning vocals of singer-songwriter Halsey, “Closer” is the perfect track as the summer months begin to head towards the end. With…

Andrew Luce – Watch Her Leave

(If you like: Porter Robinson, Hudson Mohawke, TOKiMONSTA)  California producer Andrew Luce will be turning 18 this year. That’s fairly significant considering he’s already played Coachella, reached well over 5 million plays around the world, and is known as one of the most promising names in trap and progressive house. Continuing to release countless remixes and original mixes, Luce has released his latest single “Watch Her Leave”. Borrowing a few lines from Young Money & Lil Wayne’s hit single “Bedrock”, the new track carefully contrasts the dense, bass-driven rhythms of deep…

Beat Market – Madonyx (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Deadmau5, Justice, Daft Punk)  Montreal electronic dance duo Beat Market released their latest album Sun Machine back in September; an 11-track collection of catchy melodies, kinetic energy, and refurbished synthesizer hooks. Now, the dance-crazed pair have shared their granny-style music video for their lead single “Madonyx”. Powered by bass thumping beats and articulate synthesizer melodies, “Madonyx” is accompanied by the story of two old women who have escaped their retirement centre for a night of unpredictable and untameable adventure. With the video being equally as enjoyable as the track, check…

The Last Gunslinger – Air Raid

Electronic group The Last Gunslinger vary in sound depending on when you see them; jumping between electronic genres such as house, deep house, EDM, and the sort, they have been blowing away audiences worldwide with their live instrumentation and stellar DJ sets. Lead by DJs Anthem and Vidal, Gunslinger have released their latest single “Air Raid”. Combining the melodic roller coaster antics of dance music with the heightened intensity of deep house, and the brain-bashing fun of dubstep, “Air Raid” does its part to keep the party moving. Check out more…

David Guetta – Listen

3.5/5 French DJ David Guetta has enlisted the help of a long list of pop stars to collaborate on his sixth studio album Listen. Ranging from up and coming singer Sam Martin, to established vocalists such as Sia and John Legend, Listen is fun from start to finish. Although this is a David Guetta album, Sam Martin steals the show in the opening track “Dangerous“. A dramatic string arrangement builds into a funk riff that clashes together electro-synth and disco-era groove. Between the catchy riff and Martin’s vocal style, “Dangerous” is sure to get stuck in your head. The American vocalist shares his voice…

Dillon Francis – Money Sucks, Friends Rule

4/5 After a plethora of singles and EPs, moombahton party starter Dillon Francis has released his first full-length studio album Money Sucks, Friends Rule. The L.A DJ first found the spotlight after gaining the attention of fellow electronic-dancehall producer Diplo; the two would collaborate on the track “Que Que:, setting a rippling effect of success for Francis. Money Sucks, Friends Rule is this month’s party album and “All That” gets things rolling with rapper Twista and electronic group The Rejectz alongside, making an electrifying entrance to the party. Farther down the track list, songs such as “Drunk All the Time“ give…

Steve Aoki – Neon Future

Undoubtedly one of the biggest names in electronic dance music and the modern music world, California’s party-king Steve Aoki has released the first instalment of his two-disc album Neon Future, complete with industry-leading features and huge party tracks. Aoki let his creativity and imagination run wild for the album, creating the concept of his “neon future”, opening the album with a spoken-word intro from inventor/futurist Ray Kurzweil. Incorporating galactic sounds and a heavy use of synthesizers, the title track “Neon Future” is a strong start to futuristic party, leading into the unlikely collaboration…

Porter Robinson – Worlds

4.5/5 American DJ Porter Robinson reached international stardom with his debut track “Language“, and since then has become a household name and leader of the EDM genre. His latest release Worlds not only reached a new level of impressive, but also flaunts his ability to drift into different electronic genres with proficiency. Turning away from the traditional “commercial-crazed” electronic scene, Worlds features a heavy influence from indie pop, dance-pop genres. “Divinity“, the first track from the album, is rich in synthpop components and blends together with the resonating explosiveness of mainstream DJs. Japanese culture, video games and…

Bassnectar – Noise vs. Beauty

5/5 One of the best EDM albums to date, and with over 50 collaborators, Bassnectar has just released his latest work Noise vs. Beauty. Unlike most well-known EDM DJs who keep to their specific style (which at times can come across as uniform and identical to other tracks), Bassnectar finds a way to branch out further, and can pull in more diverse influences with accuracy and talent. House, trance, dubstep, and even classical all make an appearance on the album, in varifying forms and intensity. The opening track F.U.N. builds up combining hip-hop rhythmns, house build ups and…