Betty Who‘s “All of You” was one of the infectious vocal driven tracks of 2014 that was stuck in your head on the radio. With the recent rise of tropical house, Canada’s Shèmce decided that Betty’s voice needed a little bit of a tan. Shèmce lays down a super low-key melody that is ethereal and just brings you to that happy place. His sound is sort of a future tropical on this track. Stream Shèmce’s remix below to defrost from the oncoming snow.
I know what you’re thinking, why would anyone think that they could cover someone as legendary as Guns ‘n Roses? If it wasn’t enough that she is only fourteen, Jasmine Thompson absolutely slayed the vocal treatment on this one and Irish producer, Reuben Keeney, remixed her cover of “Sweet Child Of Mine.” Although Reuben has only a few productions to his name, his smooth trademark sound perfectly complements Jasmine vocals. Stream the track below and be sure to snag the free download as this polished remix is simply paradise.
If anyone is looking to have a baby in September, Kulkid just dropped a track that should be the first song on that baby making playlist. Hailing from the French Alps, Kulkid has been slowly accruing a loyal fan base with his signature sexy tropical sound. His latest single, “Let’s Love Baby,” is everything you needs for to make an evening romantic – airy flutes, blissful marimba harmonies, and sensuous vocals. This kid should take on a Marvin Gaye song because his style with Marvin’s soulful vocals would be a grand slam.
If you are looking for something authentic, raw, and vintage, look no further because Funkerman has got your back. Funkerman does not receive the press that he deserves for his influential role in dance music as he co-founded Flamingo Recordings with Fedde le Grand, founded his own record label – Can You Feel It, and has spread his love of disco and funk around with world with countless originals and remixes. This week he dropped his latest single, “Coming Home,” and it is a song anyone and every one can relate to. Fusing the sounds of past and present, Funkerman samples a gritty vocal clip along with a organic melody that he overlays over a funky bassline and drum work. This track is a simple demonstration of Funkerman’s mastery of dance music.
Elephante stays hot coming off the release of his massive debut single “Shake The Earth,” lending his own vocals to an upbeat progressive house cover of Bag Raiders’ classic cut “Shooting Stars.”
Arty opens a window into his past by finally releasing a song he started years ago, “Night Like This,” for free download. The first Insomniac/Interscope records signee has put a hold on working on finishing touches of his debut album to give away this track as a thank you to his fans for all of the support over the years. “Night Like This” has only seen the light of day in Arty’s sets as a secret weapon, which has resulted in various discussions by those who experienced it, but now it is available for all.
Arty’s “Night Like This” is an ethereal progressive masterpiece that portrays where Arty came from musically. On the track, he merges airy atmospheres, simple, yet powerful, piano melodies, and progressive grooves for a mesmerizing offering that oozes with euphoria. Download “Night Like This” here.
On top of this release, Arty is hosting a MASSIVE giveaway for Groove Cruise Miami happening from January 28th to February 1st, 2015. Enter to win below!
SomeKindaWonderful broke onto Billboard charts last year with their hit single, “Reverse.” The Ohio alternative band have received their fair share of remixes, and one of the producers to take on their indie song is Australian newcomer Elk Road. Elk Road starts his remix off by giving justice to the original’s guitar lick before incorporating his signature touch full with nebulous trap breaks and spacey synth sequences. Stream the track below and be sure to add Elk Road to your list of up and coming Aussies.
SLO (San Luis Obispo) is the California home to beautiful beaches, breathtaking mountain ranges, and a young producer by the name of TastyTreat. Tasty has been slaving away at perfecting his “Cali Club” style, which is a combination of jersey club, trap, and few other elements. Today, he releases his latest remix with KRNE of Autoerotique & Max Styler’s “Badman.” The two maintain the original’s harder and darker nature but manipulate the track in a multitude of ways from filter effects, injecting future bass elements, laying down a jersey club bass pattern, and much more. Stream the track and grab this free download to experience Tasty Treat and KRNE’s unique sound-blending.
So, in dance music, there’s big room and there’s trap and then there’s Slander – the LA duo that combine the two into a creative hybrid. Slander made strides in 2014 with their trademark heaven trap remixes of Showtek, Arty, and Ummet Ozcan to name a few. The past month though, the duo have released two originals that showcase their harder side. Releasing their latest single, “Vanguard,” the trap stars epically build up with a repitive voice shouting “put em up” before unleashing a drop that is so hard that chaos couldn’t even describe it. Watch out for this duo in 2015 as they will be coming to a main stage near you.