New York based duo The Chainsmokers have finally released their long awaited original single "#Selfie" through Steve Aoki's label Dim Mak Records. The song is a gritty hands in the air electro house heater that captures the 'Melbourne Bounce' sound. The corresponding music video has a hysterical narration of girls smoking cigerrettes, buying fake instagram followers, and of course taking selfies. The song has already positioned itself as one of the biggest festival anthems for this upcoming season with support from A-list producers and DJs before it's release. Pick up your copy through iTunes and Beatport from Dim Mak. Enjoy!
The Chainsmokers – #Selfie | Purchase on iTunes
Triad Dragons, the Colorado based production and DJ trio who brought us the huge progressive house remix of Ellie Goulding's "I Know You Care" are back with their latest production. The song "Fire" is an explosive electro house rave ready anthem fit to set off the largest of crowds. This is the first song from the groups forthcoming "Awakening EP" set to release soon. You can grab a free download of the song below in exchange for liking the group via Facebook. Enjoy!
Triad Dragons – Fire | Free Download | Alternate Download
Martin Garrix continues his rise to the top of electronic music charts with a beefed out Edit of "Crackin" from Dutch duo Bassjackers. While the edit leaves a lot of the original intact, the second drop lays down the signature equally melodic and anthemic sound of Garrix leaving you in a daze. This songs is now available to stream in full and pick up your copy through Beatport.
Bassjackers – Crackin (Martin Garrix Edit) | Beatport
Pegboard Nerds have quite the knack for producing electro house heaters with different variations of bass on a continous basis and jump start their 2014 with a new original track of massive proportions released through the fine folks at Monstercat. Following their heavy remix of Matt Zo's "Lucid Dreams", the duo unleash an all out assualt on "Bassline Kickin" which emulates Dog Blood's (Skrillex b2b Boys Noize) use of gritty bass aesthetics and punchy electro synth patterns but with a special Pegboard Nerds twist. Stream the track below and purchase on Beatport now! Enjoy
Pegboard Nerds – Bassline Kickin | Buy through Beatport
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LA based DJ and producer MAKJ had an unbelievable 2013 playing main stage at both Ultra Music Festival and TomororwWorld among other festivals and 3 top 10 Beatport singles; with his collaboration with Hardwell on “Countdown” reaching #1. The producer just reached 200k followers on Facebook and has released the brand new song “Mad Max” to celebrate. It is themed around the 80′s movie of the same name and pays a tribute to his past history as a professional race car driver. Packing progressive builds and relentless drops, we are left with a full on electro house anthem. Stream and grab the free download below. Enjoy!
MAKJ – Mad Max | Free Download
Though many of us are still feeling the effects of celebrating the new year, this hasn’t kept legendary Hip-Hop producer Just Blaze from dropping one heavy Trap Anthem to start 2014 on the right foot. “1UP” has the hip-hop icon working wtih New York electro duo Mysto & Pizzo teaming up for some fierce bass blasts, snare drum snaps, and 8-bit samples from the most infamous video game ever created. You can stream the track below and grab free download. Happy New Year and Enjoy!
Just Blaze x Mysto & Pizzi - 1UP | Free Download
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