Na Na (Cowp Remix)
Cowp may not be a familiar name to you, but he certainly has a developed sound not unlike a majority of producers with a larger following. His most recent remix treatment covers Trey Songz‘ “Na Na,” and he flips the DJ Mustard helmed hit into his own (and honestly much more fitting) creation. Cowp’s version is stripped down to essentials and sprinkles the vocals along the sprightly instrumental without any clashing elements and has an overall nice balance. This is one of those cases where the remix transcends the original, and Cowp yet again has shown himself capable of providing a stellar remix like he has for well over a year now. Be sure to catch his previous remix of Portugal The Man’s “Purple Yellow Red and Blue” and support his latest above!
Drom (FREE DOWNLOAD)
It’s that time of the year again folks! Miami Music Week is quickly approaching, and the fine folks at Minimax have got us feeling like kids on Christmas Eve. Our first spring soiree will be going down at the ever-elating Treehouse. Self ascribed “superhouse” producers Andhim will be dropping their signature mix of grooves alongside Thugfucker, Baez and friends. Miami vice is sure to abound on this magical night , so go grab your tickets here before the clamoring hordes beat you to it.
Alba (Radio Rip)
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from The xx and their mastermind producer, Jamie xx, but with a new record on the way from both, hopefully all of that will change soon. Yesterday, on BBC Radio 1, Jon Hopkins shared a tune from Jamie xx, which was released a few months back on Nowness as part of the Continuum experimental video project, and as always it’s a uniquely beautiful and intricate composition. “Alba” carries a similarly tranquility as “Sleep Sound,” feeling like a hazy lullaby powered solely by an electronic instrumental. Little info is known about the release schedule for Jamie’s highly anticipated debut solo album, but if the releases thus far are any indication, it has the potential to be a game changer. Enjoy this short but sweet joint above and look out for new music from The xx, who are set to release their third album this year, soon. “Alba” will be released as a limited edition vinyl on April 18th for Record Store Day.
Trap Queen (E-V & Koala Kalam Remix)
Fetty Wap‘s debut single “Trap Queen” has been trickling its way through the radio and club scene, finally implanting a spot in mainstream rotation. Today, fans of the catchy tune get a little taste of something different as LA-based DJ E-V and Ohio-native Koala Kalam give the successful single the remix treatment. Maintaining the high energy of the original, the two later flip the beat with the addition of some synth production, electro sounds, and a turnt vibe that is sure to keep the party going. Just in time for the weekend, take a listen to the free new mix and be sure to check out each DJ’s respective Soundcloud pages to hear more new and innovative mixes.
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NGHTMRE & SLANDER
Trying to stay motivated to get through the mid-week struggle? Here’s something that’ll help you. Production duo Slander have teamed up once again with fellow LA-based producer NGHTMRE for another banger. Tweaking Loleatta Holloway‘s vocals and pairing them with uplifting melodies, the joined forces knock this one out of the park. The high pitched vocals definitely give it a majestic vibe, while Slander’s signature big room drops highlight what follows. The combination of these different elements works wonders, which are showcased most notably in the vastly contrasted drops. Heaven trap, as they call it, is the most fitting description for this epic track.
Released as a free download, “Gud Vibrations” is the third track off their upcoming joint EP titled Nuclear Bonds. Slander and NGHTMRE continue to show their talent and diversity with consistently exceptional collaborations. Listen for yourself above.
Shortly after premiering their latest single on Annie Mac’s radio show, Nero have officially released ”The Thrill.” The UK veterans have continued to remain a relevant force in electronic music mixing the heavenly voice of Alana Watson with melodic electro and intense bass breakdowns.”The Thrill” carries on that sound bringing the vocals to the forefront before building into an infectious bass-heavy chorus. We don’t have much details yet on what they’ve got in the works for 2015 but this one’s a great sign if it’s any indication of what’s to come.