Sep 08, 2014
20 Up-And-Comers To See At TomorrowWorld 2014
TomorrowWorld 2014 is almost here and we couldn’t be more excited to head back to Chattahoochee Hills for the return of one of the biggest and best electronic music festivals in the world. To get you ready, here are 20 must see up-and-coming artists to check out at the second annual TomorrowWorld.
Beckwith - Anandia (Original Mix) [Anjunadeep]

Beckwith, the deep house soldier from New York City, has been marching his way into our ears and hearts with his deep house grooves. The man offers a magisterial mix of melodic vibes and heavy bass tones guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser at this year’s festival. Here’s what he had to say about playing his label’s (Anjunadeep) stage at TomorrowWorld: “Being a part of any Anjunadeep event is always a blast, ’cause its like playing for the home team, but when I get to welcome the fam over to this side of the pond it’s even more special! I can’t wait!"

When: Friday, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Anjunadeep Stage

My Nu Leng
My Nu Leng feat. Fox - Masterplan (Original Mix) [Black Butter]

Bristol bass masters My Nu Leng have been making some serious noise in the UK with their remixes of artists like Rudimental and Naughty Boy. Not for the faint of heart, the duo’s sound favors the darker side of the sonic spectrum, coupling their bass-laden tracks with a whirlwind of misty synths and turbulent beats.

When: Saturday, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Where: Black Butter Records Stage

Jon Gaiser
Jon Gaiser - Backyard (Original Mix) [Minus]

Minimalist mastermind Jon Gaiser tests the boundaries of his craft with an arsenal of syncopated synths and multilayered drum fills. Hypnotic slices like Backyard build on layers of subtle tension that bend, but never quite break. Gaiser captivates the live setting by pushing the senses just far enough to leave you constantly coming back for more.

When: Sunday, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Minus Stage

Isaac Tichauer
Isaac Tichauer - Questions (Original Mix) [French Express]

Isaac Tichauer is the first member of the French Express crew to make the list for this year’s festival. Tichauer’s mixes awake the soul with their almost incalculable compounds. Tracks like his recently released Questions take their sweet time in forming–building an ethereal capsule of anticipation before exploding into an atmosphere of divine dance music.

When: Sunday, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: French Express Stage

Lancelot feat. Ngaiire - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent (Original Mix) [Anjunadeep]

Lancelot, the disco knight from Down Under, galloped onto the scene in 2012 with his We Can Dance EP. Lancelot’s sounds have a vintage house feel to them, mixed with a refreshed aura of nu disco beats. Having studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, this classically-trained producer can create the perfect concoction of irresistible grooves and righteously-refined arrangements.

When: Friday, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Anjunadeep Stage

Jonas Rathsman
Jonas Rathsman - Skepparkrans (Original Mix) [French Express]

Jonas Rathsman creates something special whenever he releases his Swedish house vibes out into the world. Not only is he a renowned producer and DJ, the young Swede also owns part of a fashion label and works as a graphic designer. One of Gothenburg’s finest, Rathsman’s creativity spills over into his music with simple-but-elegant melodies designed with a classic touch of old-school house.

When: Sunday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: French Express Stage

Lane 8
Lane 8 feat. Lucy Stone - Nothing You Can Say (Original Mix) [Anjunadeep]

Lane 8, aka Dan Goldstein, got his break with the help of The Magician on his acclaimed Magic Tape series. Goldstein has a way of capturing the raw emotion of vocal tracks and fusing them perfectly with a pure blend of uplifting and liberating sounds. His other-worldly track, Nothing You Can Say featuring Lucy Stone, is just one example of this up-and-coming producer’s ability to create countless pieces of electronic inspiration. On playing this year’s TomorrowWorld: “I am extremely excited to represent Anjunadeep on their first festival stage at TomorrowWorld, at a time when I feel the label has never been stronger."
When: Friday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Anjunadeep Stage

Milo & Otis
Kanye West - Send It Up (Milo & Otis Remix)

Tenacious trap monsters Milo & Otis are creating some of the most mind-boggling, well-crafted pieces of trap music currently available. The risk-taking duo isn’t afraid to combine obscure samples and sounds and turn them into nerve-wracking fits of purified pleasure. Their adventurous spirit always pays off and any doubts about the Florida duo’s talent are immediately shattered. Get ready to party hardy at their TomorrowWorld set.

When: Saturday 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Where: OWSLA Stage

Henry Krinkle
Henry Krinkle - Stay (Original Mix)

A Florida native currently residing in Shanghai, Henry Krinkle’s journey has been nothing short of incredible. Krinkle traded his life of driving a New York City cab (see Taxi Driver) for one of traveling the globe, bringing joy to people through his innovative tracks like Stay–a track that has amassed an impressive 30+ million hits on YouTube since its release in 2012. Krinkle’s tracks are slow-burning–lit with the tiniest spark of singed house beats before they spread into an inferno of scorching dance melodies.

When: Saturday, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Black Butter Records Stage

Keys N Krates
Keys N Krates - I Just Can’t Deny (Original Mix)

Canadian trap trio Keys N Krates are invading the States with their unique brand of genre-spanning EDM. Drummer Adam Tune, keyboardist Matisse, and DJ Jr Flo perform with a wide mix of live instruments and digital devices, making for one impressive and captivating live experience. Expect a heavy amount of their set to focus around the group’s upcoming Every Nite EP, out Sept. 23.

When: Sunday, 8 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Where: Dim Mak vs Smash The House Stage

Moon Boots

Pete Dougherty, not to be confused with the English singer Pete Doherty, is known in the electronic music universe as Moon Boots. The nu disco champion gravitates towards space-age mixes of atmospheric synth and bouncing beats. These aren’t lightweight numbers though. Moon Boots brings a heavy amount of ethereal production and astro-funk to create weighty, euphoric dance tracks.

When: Sunday, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: French Express Stage

Oliver Heldens

Oliver Heldens is delivering some of the best animal-themed house music out there. The Dutch wunderkind has been redefining the deeper sounds of house with his tracks Koala and Gecko, and remixes of tracks like Martin Garrix’ Animals. Heldens’ songs are a jungle of beastly beats and massive mixes of bass and synth. His set at TomorrowWorld is sure to be an all-out zoo.

When: Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Mainstage

M4SONIC - Chaos (Original Mix) [Ultra/Sony]

Nick Boundy, better known as M4SONIC, is a wizard to watch when he gets behind his setup of launchpads and turntables. If you haven’t seen it yet, check out his jaw-droppig video for Weapon here. M4SONIC’s tracks climb up a mountain of brain-melting beats and never come back down. So far, Boundy has signed a multi-album deal with Ultra/Sony and is providing backing tracks for tunes like the annoyingly catchy viral sensation What Does The Fox Say.

When: Saturday, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Mainstage

Henry Fong
Henry Fong - Takin’ It Back (Original Mix)

2014 has been a big year for rising producer Henry Fong. He already has a number of high-profile collaborations under his belt, and his well-received Stand Up EP, released on OWSLA, has put him on track to being one of the most widely-acclaimed acts around. His sets provide a non-stop surge of supercharged house music and guaranteed good times. Fong’s set at TomorrowWorld is definitely a can’t-miss for this year’s festival.

When: Friday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Mainstage

Perseus - Shadow Of The Beast (Original Mix) [French Express]

Leon Oziel is the founder of the fantastic French Express label and also produces some of the hottest, feel-good funk and disco under his Perseus alias. The mustachioed mastermind pushes the limits with his streams of smoothly distilled disco and fluid funk. Be sure to catch the fearless French Express leader’s Sunday set at TomorrowWorld.

When: Sunday, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: French Express Stage


UK producer Redlight will stop you dead in your tracks with his arresting armada of bass-heavy behemoths. The Bristol-raised DJ initially created his Redlight alias as a way to experiment with different styles of dance music. Redlight’s influences derive anywhere from acid house to hip-hop. Incorporated into his live sets, Redlight’s melting pot of mixes creates a dancefloor of delightful diversity.

When: Saturday, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Black Butter Records Stage


LA duo Slander have taken the EDM world by storm with their signature style of “heaven trap" music. After meeting in college at UC Irvine, Derek Andersen and Scott Land began their career DJing house and trance music at small club rooms in Orange County, CA. The two eventually transitioned into trap, and have been receiving praise from some of the biggest names in EDM for their remix hits like Showtek’s We Like To Party and Arty’s Up All Night. Check out our recent interview with the duo here.

When: Friday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: It’s A Trap Stage

Tchami feat. Kaleem Taylor - Promesses feat. Kaleem Taylor (Original Mix) [Fool’s Gold]

French house fiend Tchami has been providing some of the most exciting new house tunes of 2014. Beginning his career in an enigmatic fashion, the Parisian producer has spent the last year releasing numerous EPs and remixes, but very little information about himself. It’s clear that Tchami likes to let his music do the talking. His future house tracks go deep–pushing their way down into an abyss of cracking beats and shadowy bass.

When: Friday, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Mythical Frames Stage


It’s hard to pinpoint what genres make up Los Angeles duo Vindata’s music. Traces of R&B, electronic soul, and even trap can be found in Branden Ratcliff and Jared Poythress’ tracks. The duo put together dreamy, astral arrangements and fuse them with finely-tuned vocal samples. Their set will be a feel-good festivity of chilled-out sensations. Be sure to stop by if you’re in need of a rest and want to recharge your party batteries.

When: Friday, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Mythical Frames Stage

Bob Moses
Bob Moses - I Ain’t Gonna Be The First To Cry (Original Mix) [Domino]

Canadian compatriots Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance formed Bob Moses after relocating from Vancouver to Brooklyn in 2012 to begin writing and recording music together. Recently signing a new deal with Domino, Bob Moses offer a groovy and sultry style of deep, melodic house music. Their debut single with Domino, I Ain’t Gonna Be The First To Cry, is full of funky basslines and heartbreaking vocals–with a hazy backdrop of foggy synth and jazzy guitar work to create a soul-infused blues feel.

When: Saturday, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: All Gone Pete Tong Stage