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[Electronic] Halsey – Bad At Love (Autograf Remix)

We’ve been missing music trio Autograf for a little while now, since they put out their last original “Sleepless in NYC.” But thankfully, they’re back, and this time, they’re supplying us with their fresh take of Halsey’s “Bad At Love.” In their rendition of the pop hit, they introduce quite a different sound from what we’re accustomed to, and we are definitely okay with it. Autograf go a bit harder than normal in the remix, sneaking in the perfect dose of trap elements without overpowering the “Bad At Love’s” innate pop vibe. Get ready to have this one on replay all weekend.

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[House] Drezo X Dustycloud – House

We know mornings can be quite the feat. It’s always a challenge to wake yourself from a peaceful slumber and find the motivation to pull yourself out of the warm and cozy bed. Whether it’s heading off to class or another 8-hour work day, the difficulty never fades. That’s why this Tuesday morning we are thankful to have come across Drezo and Dustycloud’s energy-driven collaboration “House.”

Guided by electrifying synths and supported with a bassline that gets the adrenaline kicking, “House” is the wake up call we’ve all been asking for – one that won’t have you moaning and groaning and the thought of leaving the bed. Take a listen and we can assure that you’ll be “up and at ’em” in no time.

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[Electronic] JETSET – Mayday EP

When JETSET was releasing singles over the last month, I thought I had the direction of the EP pinned down. To my surprise, JETSET went a very different way, accenting his previously released singles with unique instrumentals that are more orchestral than electronic.

Mayday has been released as a group of free downloads. His heavier tracks like “Bloke Patrol” and “Sawed Off” are the real party starters, with dirty basses that will blow any crowd away. Throughout the EP JETSET adds in instrumentation that is more like something you’d hear from a composer, showing off songwriting abilities that go beyond many producers. To cap off the EP, he mixes the two styles evenly with “Finale” featuring jvnk. Mayday is a testament to what producers should be doing – creating unique works of art instead of just doing what other people are doing.

’Walking Backwards’
’Rain (feat. osotyt)’
’Bloke Patrole’
’Abyss (The Heavens)’
’Sawed Off’
’Finale (feat. JVNK)’
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[Video] EC Twins Share Their Touching Story In Homeless To Headliners

The EC Twins have been through some hardships to get where they are today. Usually what you see from artists is them painting their perfect lifestyle all over social media, but that’s not the case and it certainly wasn’t that glamorous before they blew up most often times.

In a short documentary, EC Twins highlight their rise from being homeless. Their aptly named piece, Homeless To Headliners, breaks the mold of perfection that most artists portray. It’s nice to see people stepping out to inspire others. Check out the video below, and if you’re someone trying to attain your dreams through hardship, it can be done. This is just one of many stories!

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[Electronic] San Holo – I Still See Your Face

San Holo
I Still See Your Face (Official Music Video in Description)

San Holo is making his return to The Music Ninja with yet another stunning masterpiece, “I Still See Your Face.” The new release is undoubtedly following the path towards the same massive success seen with his previous originals like “Light” and “The Future.” But this time, the bitbird head honcho throws quite a large curveball at listeners. Known for enlisting vocalists that perfectly complement each track he’s put out thus far, “I Still See Your Face” showcases Holo’s vox for the very first time and boy, we are definitely not disappointed.

The song stays true to the Dutch producer’s signature brand of sound as it features a buoyant, enrapturing melody constructed by youthful synths and chimes. “I Still See Your Face” will be the first single on the second Gouldian Finch compilation album. Also make sure to peep the official music video here.

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[Electronic] Autograf – Sleepless In NYC

Autograf
Sleepless in NYC

It’s been some time since we’ve posted about electronic trio Autograf, but they’ve made it back on our radar with their brand new release. “Sleepless In NYC” is an irresistible jam that you’ll want to bump on every road trip. The dreamy, euphoric production makes for the perfect backdrop to the singer’s ethereal vocals, which are later greeted by an unexpected and lively drop. What catches our attention most with Autograf’s latest is the divergence in sound compared to their previous works. “Sleepless In NYC” is definitely a step in a new direction for them and leaves us on the edge of our seats as we eagerly wait to hear what they have in store for us next.

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JETSET – Rain (feat. osotyt) [TMN Premiere]

JETSET
Rain (feat. osotyt)

Grime isn’t something I listen to on a daily, or even a weekly basis. I can’t even remember the last time I did, but now I’m all about it in the form of “Rain” by JETSET. This free download is just too unique not to love.

JETSET doesn’t take all the glory on this one as he enlisted osotyt to hop on this percussion-heavy beat. Together they pulled off a cool, but brooding single. It feels like the haunted house you just can’t help but going inside. For fans of any sort of electronic music or hip-hop, this is going to be your weekend treat. JETSET and osotyt’s “Rain” is out now, but you heard it here first in this Music Ninja premiere.

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