Recently I’ve stumbled upon what is likely going to end up being one of my personal favorites of 2012, Fall by Johan Vilborg. This beautiful masterpiece gracefully weaves in catchy beats, soothing pads, and sentimental breakdowns in a manner most worthy of Silk Royal’s stamp of approval. After listening to it about a thousand times, I [...]
Johan Vilborg - Fall (Original Mix) [Silk Royal]
Johan Vilborg - Warmer Days (Original Mix) [Silk Royal]
Johan Vilborg - Altara (Original Mix) [Silk Royal]
Sometimes you get the urge to listen to something contemplative; something deep and unnerving, yet somehow uplifting. When I get that urge, I usually look no further than the mellow indie-pop of Scandinavia along the lines of Royksopp, Bjork, or Kettle. It wasn’t till I was doing research for this writeup that I found out that Liquid [...]
Liquid Stranger - Beacon [Interchill]
Liquid Stranger - Minimum [Interchill]
Liquid Stranger - Far & Beyond [Interchill]
Most EDM artists dream of their tunes reaching global acclaim and appreciation from the world’s biggest DJs. Artento Divini, on the other hand, doesn’t have to dream; his massive mainstage tunes this year like Lift Off received support from heavy hitters like Markus Schulz. Markus liked it so much, in fact, that he constructed a deadly [...]
Jonas Stenberg feat Artento Divini - Knetter (Original Mix) [High Contrast]
Maarten de Jong vs Artento Divini - Hashtag (Original Mix) [VANDIT]
Artento Divini pres. DTC - Lift Off (Original Mix) [High Contrast]
As Chris Lake put it succinctly, “it’s impossible for Eric Prydz to make a sh*t record.” Appearing to have no limits to his artistic capabilities, he excels at a wide range of styles, from producing dancefloor wreckers like Mokba and his remix of Depeche Mode’s Personal Jesus, to smooth progressive grooves on his Pryda label. Deciding to [...]
Eric Prydz - 2Night (Original Mix) [Pryda]
Pryda - With Me (Original Mix) [Pryda]
Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again (Eric Prydz Remix) [Rhino]
The Swedes have been harboring many of the world’s greatest producers, including Avicii, Eric Prydz, and the unstoppable Swedish House Mafia. No exception to his fellow countrymen, Sweden’s mainstage maniac Marcus Schossow never fails to surprise and entertain us with his wild sets and crazy antics. Giving us a new taste of what’s on his [...]
Marcus Schossow - Acid Festival Champagne Bitches (Original Mix) [Tone Diary]
Sweden’s iconic John Dahlback, whom we recently interviewed, has had quite an active year after a rather quiet 2010, blasting back into the house world with his melody-driven Kairo. Since then, he’s received a plethora of acknowledgement for his return in tthe most sincere form of flattery in EDM: remixes. It means your sound is not only [...]
John Dahlback - Kairo (OHHNO! Refix)
John Dahlback - Back to the Dancefloor (Halbro Remix) [PinkStar]