Jacques Greene – Real Time

Montreal house artist Jacques Greene finds blend between retro electronic influences such as disco, techno, and R&B, and reconstructs them into his own form of addictive dance music. Although already boasting a number of singles and EPs under his belt, Greene has announced his debut full-length Feel Infinite will be out March 10th. “The essence of the record is to draw emotions and moments that above all, feel human within the context of dance music”, explains Greene. “I want it to be celebratory of all that we feel and do and experience – the beautiful,…

Die Antwoord – Banana Brain

South African rap-rave duo Die Antwoord released their latest Suck On This EP back in May as a precursor to their newly announced album MOUNT NINJI AND DA NICE TIME KID, out September 16th. From the unpredictable pair comes “Banana Brain”, a heavy, Euro-techno based hit that puts the “bang” in banger. Produced by frequent collaborator GOD, the new single is a hard-hitting example of Die Antwoord at their best. The soft, childish vocals of Yo-Landi plays against the aggressive, underground house beat, while Ninja raps his way through the verses. Turn up the volume…

Almeeva – Part Fiction

Greg Hoepffner is the drummer of Paris electro-pop band Kid North, but the French musician also produces and creates electronic music under the moniker Almeeva. His latest effort Oblite EP is set to be released on July 9th, but Hoepffner has shared the dynamic lead single “Part Fiction” ahead of time. Incorporating elements of house and trance into his lush, synth-pop sound, “Part Fiction” begins with Almeeva’s reverb-drenched vocals overtop a repeating melody and pounding bass kick. The song eventually slows and shifts into a futuristic trance loop that builds and builds with each…

TOKiMONSTA – Wound Up ft. a l l i e (Official Music Video)

Since the release of her latest mini album Foreve., L.A. DJ TOKiMONSTA has since been touring in support of it, bringing her irresistible combination of dance, trap, hip-hop, and house with her. From the album comes “Wound Up”, a down-tempo, texturized track featuring the lush vocals of Toronto songstress a l l i e. Now the producer has shared the new music video for the track, matching the song’s low-tempo vibe with digital landscapes and shapeshifting mountains. Designed by digital artist Fvckrender, the new music video captures the fluidity and psychedelia of…

Jonas Blue – Perfect Strangers ft. JP Cooper (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Kygo, Viceroy, Odesza) British producer/DJ Jonas Blue took over the U.K. charts with his remix of the hit “Fast Cars”, and his chill-step sound has become a global favourite with his latest hit “Perfect Strangers”. His danceable, upbeat tropical house sound closely resembles the likes of Kygo and Odessa which has been the secret to his recent success. With millions of streams on Spotify in hand, “Perfect Strangers” is the ideal summer tune just in time for festival season and as many are set to embark on their…

Frayd – Vacation EP

Ottawa electronic artist Frayd can boast he has opened for the likes of Ryan Hemsworth, and MSTRKFT in the past year – all before graduating high school. At only 18 years old, Gabe Roberge (a.k.a Frayd) has found his footing with the likes of Ryan Hemsworth, Flume, and Porter Robinson. His debut full-length Mountain was released at the end of last year, but the young musician has kept his creative flow in motion with his newly released Vacation EP. The five track EP was a very collaborative effort, finding his features through Soundcloud. Roberge explains: “Before the…

In No Particular Order: May 27, 2016

One of the best feelings in life? Finding a new album that you know you’ll be listening to and enjoying for years. That first spark, ignited from the mysterious and nervously excited first listen, is not lost over time; if anything you become more and more attached, as the album becomes apart of your life and you debate naming your future children after the band’s lead singer… Honestly, if you could, you’d probably marry it. …or maybe that’s just me? This week saw some of the best releases in 2016…

Fonkynson – Aquarelle

(If you like: Flume, 20syl, Gorgon City)  It’s of no surprise to hear that Montreal-based DJ Fonkynson spent his childhood living in France. Well-known for their stunning electronic music scene, the French have a certain way with groovy melodies, and trance-inducing textures and rhythms. Comfortably established in the Montreal electronic scene, Fonkynson is releasing his sophomore album #followme today (May 27). Incorporating the addictive sounds of nu-disco, and French house into the 10-track effort comes the futuristic lead single “Aquarelle”, which playful jumps between dance-friendly synth-pop and swelling, lush future house. Held together by one…

The Range – Copper Wire

The number of videos that can be found on YouTube is nothing short of overwhelming. With hundreds of YouTube stars taking front and centre, there are numerous artists that are hiding in the dark, untouched shadows of the internet’s biggest video collection. New York electronic artist James Hinton (a.k.a. The Range) searched through the dusty edges of YouTube to find unknown and untouched talent for his latest project Potential and the accompanying mini-documnetary Superimpose. Having already released a number of singles from the full-length out this Friday, The Range has shared his latest endeavour…

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…