For years, there had been talk of Porter Robinson working on an album. At the time, people were probably thinking the follow up to Spitfire would fall somewhere between '100% In The Bitch' and 'Unison”. Who knows, some of it still might-- but his writing focus has been elsewhere.
With a track like 'NaOH', which broke on to the top 10 of the Beatport Progressive House chart, and into the top 30 overall, a week after its release, Askery is a producer to watch out for. To show his fans some love for being so supportive of his music, and propelling him to such heights so quickly, the Swiss producer put together a 30 minute mix that perfectly captures who he is and what Askery is capable of.
It's almost that time of year again: festival season and Miami Music Week are coming up fast. Soon, the pools will open back up, and sweaty festival goers and sexy party people everywhere will be outside getting wet, wild, and crazy. Of course, no good day of fun in the sun is complete without the right party anthem, which is why MAKJ and Lil Jon teamed up to bring 'Let's Get F*cked Up' to bikini and bathing suit wearing fan everywhere.
Tom Swoon and Lush & Simon have teamed up to produce 'Ahead Of Us,' a gorgeous new tune due out March 10th on Ultra Music. The track is beautifully composed of soft violins and a gently strumming guitar underneath seductively raspy male vocals that tug directly on the heart strings as they sings of better days that are yet to come. When the beat finally hits, the melody washes over you with such powerful care-free happiness, the exhilarating rush will give you goosebumps.
Forever one of, if not the most unique and well-known band to ever grace dance music with its presence, Above & Beyond have continued to push their sound upward and outward into the farthest reaching corners of the industry, both through their own releases and through those of artists like Arty and Mat Zo on their world-renowned Anjunabeats imprint. Now, Above & Beyond have greeted 2014 in their own special way, celebrating the label's 300th release with their latest single, 'Hello.'
The Glitch Mob's sophomore album, Love Death Immortality, truly showcases how much the band has grown since their debut full-length album, Drink The Sea, in 2010. Released on their own Glass Air label, Love Death Immortality walks the tight rope between light and dark, playing both sides perfectly against one another in a tug of war between infatuating melodic leads and deadly bass line rhythms that transcend what everyone else in the electronic music scene is doing.
Danish DJ and Producer, MORTEN, pays New York City a wonderful tribute in his latest video for 'Perfect Drive.' Treading on deeper, techier territory, 'Perfect Drive' will be available on March 7th via Beatport. The deep bassline of the track is reminiscent of an underground warehouse sound and the orchestrated strings come together skillfully. The track is already gaining support from fellow DJs like Avicii, Axwell, Cazette, Showtek and many others.
Check out the latest video below for 'Perfect Drive' and revel in the mystifying footages of the gritty streets of New York City.
The electronic dance music industry has a lot to thank Beatport for. In today's digital age where buying CDs have become a thing of the past, Beatport has made it easy for both DJs and record labels alike, to release the latest music for consumers to review and purchase.
Beatport has undoubtedly raised the standards on how EDM is viewed in our culture. Today, they have opened up voting for all the Community Choice categories for the 2014 Beatport Awards. Now until Friday, February 28th, music fans can cast one vote a day for their favorite nominee in these four Community Choice categories: Track of the Year, Artist of the Year, Label of the Year, and Album of the Year.