German-based producer / DJ Robin Schulz is making noise thanks to a collection of viral tracks that have seen some international success. He's becoming a household name in multiple countries and is spreading fast everywhere else, so we thought it was overdue to do a Robin Schulz catchup post to bring readers up to speed through some of his best remixes and originals, including his new music video and the announcement of his first US tour ever.
First we are starting with the release that kicked things off, his remix of "Waves" originally by Dutch soul singer Mr. Probz released late last year. The song hit #1 in too many countries to name and has seen well over 100+ million plays online collectively. He highlights the smooth vocals and guitar line perfectly arranging things while speeding things up leaving us with quite a hit. Watch the music video below.
His next unstoppable hit takes on French indie band Lilly Wood & The Prick and their single "Prayer In C" which was originally from 2010, but turned into an international hit once Robin remixed it this year. He highlights the vocals and guitar strumming leaving us with one of his best tracks to date. This one also has international success and has racked up over 70+ million plays online collectively. Watch the music video below.
On top of these remixes he has managed to find time to release his debut album Prayer which features some of his best remixes over the past year on top of some originals. The lead original single from the album is "Sun Goes Down" which features UK singer Jasmine Thompson and is quite the slice of deep house perfection featuring one of the best uses of a saxophone in house music I have heard. The song has been brought to life as Robin's latest official music video helping enjoy the perfect blend of organic and electronic elements. Listen and watch below. You can pick up this single apart of Robin Schulz's debut album Prayer. Enjoy!
Robin Schulz is also set to venture over the the United States for his first ever US tour which is kicking off January 9th in New York. Tickets are available moving fast, look below at the dates and pick up tickets before it's too late.
Robin Schulz US Prayer Tour Dates:
Jan 09 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
Jan 10 – Toronto, ON – The Hoxton
Jan 14 – Vancouver, BC – Celebrities
Jan 15 – Seattle, WA – Foundation Nightclub
Jan 16 – Los Angeles, CA – Exchange LA
Jan 17 – San Francisco, CA – Ruby Skye
Jan 21 – San Diego, CA – Bang Bang
Jan 22 – Denver, CO – Beta Nightclub
Jan 23 – Chicago, IL – The MID
Jan 24 – Montreal, QC – New City Gas
With acts like Australian producer Thomas Jack in this world, we will never escape the summer-time vibes even if colder temperatures are upon us! Having drawn inspiration from a recent trip to the shores of Mexico, TJ channeled his skills and applied a delightful touch to accomplished musician Ben Sollee's latest single “Letting Go”. Loads of tropical goodness and chill house elements are reconstructed around Ben’s voice, making this remix something you are going to be playing over and over again. Now that his visa issues are finally sorted out, Thomas Jack is officially stateside (as you can see in his outrageous video below) for a string of Endless Summer shows with good friend Kygo with tickets for select cities still available here. Stream and download this free release below and above all… Enjoy
Ben Sollee – Letting Go (Thomas Jack Remix) | Free Download
So when Tom played his US return show at Webster Hall this past weekend, he closed out the show by doing the unthinkable and taking his shoe off and drinking a beer out of it. Properly called a "Shoey", it looks like this might be something we can expect from ole Tom when he hits a city near you.
Rising French producer Mercer responsible for collabing with DJ Snake on "Lunatic" has just joined up with fellow French producer Sebastien Bennett on a brand new rave ready electro anthem "Therapy". Packing some high energy buildups and some piercing drops that will give whatever speakers or headphones quite the workout. This song has just been released on Sander van Doorn's DOORN Records so you can listen below and pick up your copy today!
Mercer & Sebastien Bennett | Beatport
Brooklyn producer Codes has a long standing knack for delivering uptempo rhythms across various sub-genres with the mindset of creating music to groove on the dance floor. His newest original “We Get Crazy” features a smooth deep house-esque beat known as "Brooklyn Bounce" with cleaver bass elements sprinkled in, making this track pop in all the right ways. This single is apart of Codes forthcoming Brooklyn Bounce Album being released on Kill The Noise and DJ Craze's record label Slow Roast Records September 30th. You can stream and pre-order the LP below and above all… Enjoy
Codes – We Get Crazy ft. Janelle Kroll | Pre-Order
Tiësto's latest album A Town Called Paradise has seen some huge global success with both "Red Lights" and "Wasted" receiving some huge music video treatments. Well today we have the latest song from the album to receive an equally awesome music video with "Light Years Away" featuring DBX. We follow a space themed love story of a girl and a robot with no expenses spared, feeling almost like it's a scene taken from a fantasy movie it's so well done. Watch below and you can pick up your copy through iTunes. Enjoy!
Tiësto – Light Years Away (Ft. DBX) | iTunes
Helping pave the way of the growing hard hitting Future House / Deep House genres Oliver Heldens continues his rise with yet another instant club hit, this time teaming up with house legend Sander Van Doorn for quite the anthem. In their song "This" we hear a lot of Oliver's signature future style, with some festival ready progressive builds and influence from Sander Van Doorn. This sounds like a crossover track for all varieties of house fans, yet packing just the right amount of edge to make it standout. Released via Sander Van Doorn’s own Doorn Records, this is destined to be instantly be a number 1 hit. Listen below to the first listen and stay tuned for the official release on October 6th. Enjoy!
Sander Van Doorn & Oliver Heldens – THIS | Stream Only
A new song by Aussie duo Knife Party "Begin Again" has just surfaced being uploaded by an unknown Soundcloud account. We got a taste of their upcoming EP a few weeks back with the song "Resistance" which was a bass heavy electro festival banger following in the style we have grown to expect from Knife Party.
Well today after listening to "Begin Again" we hear a completely new side of Knife Party, bringing in some influences of their other project Pendelum as far as more focused on melodies then the drop, which this song doesn't really have. We also hear Rob Swire of Knife Party / Pendelum lay down some of his own vocals, which makes us remember when he did the same thing for deadmau5's iconic "Ghosts N Stuff".
Listen below to the preview and we will keep you posted on details as they roll in. What are your thoughts on the change of pace from Knife Party? Enjoy.
Knife Party – Begin Again
Calvin Harris, one of the most powerful men in EDM, has just followed up his anthem “Summer” with his latest progressive house hit. He has linked up with buzzing UK singer John Newman for “Blame”, an infectious new house anthem. Full of piano lines, uplifting melodies and incredible synth work, Calvin has laid down the perfect instrumental for John to come in and light up with his powerful voice. You will find yourself needing to replay this track more then once, and will be able to pick up your own copy when it’s released tomorrow (Septmber 7th). Listen to the full stream below and enjoy!
Calvin Harris – Blame (Ft. John Newman) | Stream Only
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