Dirty South- With You ft. FMLYBND
As we enter the second day of our Blogathon, it has become apparent that the ninjas here at TMN have been doing a fantastic job at finding you the best tunes on the internet. Having only slept a total of 9 hours in 2 days, I, personally, have been digging and digging to find some presentable tunes. With my morning coffee poured and my mind a little bit sharper, it’s time to share with you the latest from Los Angeles producer, Dirty South and his STUNNING new track, “With You feat. FMLYBND”. Now, before we dive into this one, we just have to let you ninjas know that this song unexpectedly sucked us into a tornado full of emotion. It’s so refreshing to hear two artists from different genres come together and produce such soothing frequencies to create both a lyrically moving and internally pleasing end result.
dreaming with my eyes open,
I breathe in – feel the light,
soak in with you
It’s evident that Dirty South is stepping into new territories with his latest productions and “With You” is auditory proof that we have reached that important landmark in dance music where we aren’t hearing “bangers” as much, but instead are being blasted with intrinsically satisfying works of art. This is easily the best song we could think of to get you up and going for the day, so press play and soak into these delectable sound waves for the remainder of the day.
Pre-order Dirty South’s new album, With You, which is set to release later this year.
Inferno ft. Lizzy Plapinger of MS MR
The up and coming indie group Sir Sly is making a name for themselves by establishing a unique electronic sound in their short career so far. They released a track titled “Inferno” and it’s a collaboration with the female lead singer of the exciting group MS MR.
In this genre of alternative music, Sir Sly is definitely one of the frontrunners on the list, with names like Florence and the Machine, Little Daylight, HAIM, etc. This one here is a little different from their usual work, a little faster and a little more playful. With their signature bass-driven instrumentals, the catchy melody of the song is fueled by Lizzy Plapinger’s vocals. The intro riff adds a mysterious and adventurous feel to the entire song. The two singers harmonize exceptionally well in the chorus, making it a memorable tune.
This recent release is a sneak peek of Sir Sly’s debut album You Haunt Me, which is available on September 16. Make sure you don’t miss it because this one is a must have!
In the subgenre of tropical house, producer Sam Feldt isn’t usually a name that will ring a bell to most people. This recent release of a remix collaborating with Bloombox titled “On Trees and Birds and Fire”, is a tune originally by indie folk group I Am Oak.
This remix is amazing in the sense of how well Sam Feldt manages to turn folk music into this deep house goodness. The tune starts off with these wooden drumsticks samples, then the tropical bell sounds come in to join the mix together with the vocals. They talk about trees and birds so you can call this a country/folk fusion pop song that got turned into a tropical house remix. The idea is simple but genius. It might not have the necessary tropical house elements in the song, but the lyrics and the instrumentals definitely make up for it.
We are really excited to see what Sam Feldt has to offer. Go have a listen and we promise you won’t be disappointed!
A T E N R A Y S
Come With Me
One of the great finds of the day belongs to Aten Rays, a New York-based producer who specializes in being exploratory with new electronic elements and samples.
The tune starts off with this creepy humming chant, which is later used as a sample throughout the song. When the beat comes in, it helps create this abrupt house environment with the minimalist beat. The beat is well thought out and put together, and just when you think it’s about to get more complex, the breakdown part comes in with the reoccurring voice chant sample. This tune has an overall mystical and mysterious feel to it, resembling some of the work by Mr. Carmack. Go give it a listen and see if you can dig it!
Anjunadeep 06 Mini-Mix
There’s no doubt in anyone’s minds: deep is in. While you may have just chuckled at the sophomoric style humor references that could be associated with the previously mentioned statement, you can’t deny that Deep House, Tech House, and Indie House are making more than a splash in the industry, commanding the respect of anyone who has a set of ears, two legs, and the will to dance.
The legendary Anjunabeats label has been releasing deep, delectable treats for quite some time, but this latest collection seems to have really made a lasting impression in the EDM community. With a variation of underground deep house tunes, this mix is now sitting on the iTunes Dance Album Chart above Armin Van Buuren’s new comp, deadmau5, Dash Berlin, Martin Garrix, and all the other traditional mainstream electronic music that typically dominates this category.
It’s an exciting time to be a dance music fan, as we’re witnessing the most definitive shift in recent memory. So, press play on this gem and sit back. It’s a calming, yet energetic journey of the deeper variety. It’s onee that could lead you to a chill night at home, or a wild night out.
Only time will tell.
Adore You (Polar Youth refix)
We aren’t sure if posting a Miley Cyrus re-work is a good representation of our taste in music over here at TMN, however, we must point out that some kids sure do know how to flip her songs into something that we can actually enjoy for once. 19-year-old Belgium producer, Polar Youth, gave Miley’s “Adore You” a much needed chill trap tune-up in which she crafts this song into something truly, truly beautiful. With its subtle, tropical ambiance and a heavy 808 to chill us to the bone, Polar Youth flawlessly creates the perfect production to emphasize Miley’s lyrics on a much deeper value. Who would have thought we would be saying these types of things about Miley and her unique behaviors? Lucky for her, it took some girl power to give this song a certain desirability for all of us to enjoy. While Polar Youth continues taking over this genre, get your free download and adore it until you find yourself in a bear suit taking selfies in the bathroom (we really don’t think that will happen, so don’t worry).
LA-based rapper Sahtyre first surfaced last April with his debut mixtape, LSD (Prelude), which featured electronic production largely courtesy ninja-favorites Hippie Sabotage accompanied by gritty, yet thoughtful, rhymes. After being relatively quite for the last few months, the talented emcee dropped off an an enormous new song a couple days ago.
“Prince Thunder” employs a haunting sample of Prince‘s “Thunder” in tandem with a heavy, hypnotizing backdrop. Sahtyre showcases his quick flow, and insightful lyricism, leaving the listener ready for another project, which we hope is on the way. This will do just fine, though, to hold us over in the meantime.