RIOT Drops Debut Dogma Resistance Album With Epic Comic Book Counterpart [Exclusive Interview]

Haunting chords from an opera house organ. Fanfares of trumpets behind a veil of old-time radio static. Sweeping space-cowboy guitar solos. Heavenly vocals laid over harmonious strings. Honestly, the seemingly obvious addendum from our robotic overlord in the third track "Disorder (Rebirth)" - a brief assertion that "it's time for drum and bass" - was necessary to remind … Continue reading RIOT Drops Debut Dogma Resistance Album With Epic Comic Book Counterpart [Exclusive Interview]

Audien Steals The Show With His Debut Album ESCAPISM

In the last decade, Audien has made a name for himself as an acclaimed producer, performer, and artist. While his earlier years featured a number of progressive, individual releases, he solidified his presence as a household name in electronic music with a Grammy-nominated remix of alt-pop outfit Bastille's mega-hit "Pompeii" in 2015. In the same year, he scored … Continue reading Audien Steals The Show With His Debut Album ESCAPISM

Rising College Senior Adam Kahati Drops Sophomore Single “Tell Me” feat. Gabi Sklar

It seems as if there is nothing that electropop young gun Adam Kahati cannot do: multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, and, most impressively, curator of our very own Heard It Here First's fresh, new pregame mix. Pairing with another fresh face in the scene, Gabi Sklar, the new release titled "Tell Me" blends Top 40 sensibilities with electronic ideals: the palatable … Continue reading Rising College Senior Adam Kahati Drops Sophomore Single “Tell Me” feat. Gabi Sklar

TWERL Takes On LDRU & Boo Seeka’s “Ruler” For New Remix

Australian producer TWERL has blessed our ears with an energetic trap remix of "Ruler," a recent collaboration between the solo electronic project LDRU and soul-tronic duo Boo Seeka. Exchanging the iconic whistles and featherweight synth tones of the original, TWERL's reimagining leans heavily on cleanly digitized instrumentals on top of a constantly pushing trap-percussive track. TWERL rose into … Continue reading TWERL Takes On LDRU & Boo Seeka’s “Ruler” For New Remix

Daktyl Furthers Creative Momentum With New B-Sides: “To The Bone” & “A Thin Blue Line”

Fresh off the release of recent singles "Chaos Control" & "Ku Ring Gai," Daktyl doubles down on his creative momentum in dropping another dual-track release: "To The Bone"  & "A Thin Blue Line."  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqRZ7Hp0pJ8 "To The Bone" reflects a similar tonal identity as the previous release, featuring Jen Kuross, with its wistful vocals and buoyant instrumentals comparable to the sounds of more … Continue reading Daktyl Furthers Creative Momentum With New B-Sides: “To The Bone” & “A Thin Blue Line”

Rising Star Jessica Audiffred Drops New Single “Maximum Bass” Through Circus Records

Fresh off of her impressive collab with Crizzy, Mexico City's lauded, rising talent Jessica Audiffred is back with a bang with her latest release titled "Maximum Bass." Capitalizing on an amalgamation of dubstep, trap, and bass tones, the latest track through Circus Records is a fine representation of Audiffred's abilities. With earthshaking, industrial wubs, its no wonder … Continue reading Rising Star Jessica Audiffred Drops New Single “Maximum Bass” Through Circus Records

“Open Your Mind” Carries The Torch Of An Already Stellar Year From Kaivon

Scrolling back through his credits on this blog alone, it should be clear what a spectacularly huge year mind-and-genre-bending producer Kaivon has had in 2019. Pumping out hits to the clip of a release a month, Kaivon has carried the evolution of the electronic genre on the back of his long, luscious locks. The latest release, "Open Your … Continue reading “Open Your Mind” Carries The Torch Of An Already Stellar Year From Kaivon

ZHU Recruits partywithray For New Single “Came For The Low” With Democratic Candidate Andrew Yang Making A Cameo [Music Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DvNOC_277A The name says it all for the latest track, "Came For The Low," from acclaimed electronic giant ZHU and underground collaborator partywithray. The four-on-the-floor percussive foundation and heavy, imposing bass tones make for an infectious club anthem emphatically exuding the electronic scene's musical influence over modern pop music: ZHU's trademark vocal contributions only further this notion despite the … Continue reading ZHU Recruits partywithray For New Single “Came For The Low” With Democratic Candidate Andrew Yang Making A Cameo [Music Video]

Rapidly Rising Stars Ekali & Kiiara Collaborate For New Hit “Back To You”

Canadian producer-DJ Ekali has enjoyed a meteoric rise in the electronic scene over the past few years after an early release was sampled by Drake on his 2015 mixtape If You're Reading This It's Too Late. A little south of the border in Chicago, Illinois, Kiiara was coming up in her own fashion around the same … Continue reading Rapidly Rising Stars Ekali & Kiiara Collaborate For New Hit “Back To You”

Devault Strikes Again With Another Full AudioVisual Project in “Sapphire” [WATCH HERE]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2RK6xkmtJ4 Following up his critically lauded Jade EP, Devault is back again with another cross-modal creation. The new release, Sapphire EP, is accompanied yet again by a cyberpunk visual experience pushing the edge of nostalgia alongside his 80's inspired dance tunes. Anchored by the titular track "Sapphire," the EP blends a multitude of sounds across its four tracks while … Continue reading Devault Strikes Again With Another Full AudioVisual Project in “Sapphire” [WATCH HERE]

Doctor P & Franky Nuts Collab For Twilight Summer Jam “Give It Up” Through Circus Records

Drawing from two separate but distinctive spheres of influence on a collision course for the ages, Doctor P and Franky Nuts have come together to make an iconic, late-to-the-party summer jam in "Give It Up" that may just last until the warm months of the forthcoming year. Established bass master and Circus Records label head … Continue reading Doctor P & Franky Nuts Collab For Twilight Summer Jam “Give It Up” Through Circus Records

Valentino Khan Takes The World By Storm With New Remix Of Tchami’s “Rainforest”

Precipitating onto streaming platforms everywhere is Valentino Khan's remix of "Rainforest," a recent track by globally renowned house artist Tchami. Valentino Khan is no slouch himself, however, with popular remixes of RL Grime, Alison Wonderland, and Calvin Harris filling his resume. His most recent original release through Mad Decent, an EP titled House Party, features the … Continue reading Valentino Khan Takes The World By Storm With New Remix Of Tchami’s “Rainforest”

Dabin & Said the Sky Collide For New Collab “Hero” feat. Olivver the Kid

As two members of Illenium's live band, there was seemingly no better place to unveil the new Dab The Sky single "Hero" than in an impromptu B2B opener set for Illenium's own Madison Square Gardens mega-show back in September. The collaborators, Dabin and Said the Sky, already have a strong rapport outside of the Illenium crew as evidenced by their … Continue reading Dabin & Said the Sky Collide For New Collab “Hero” feat. Olivver the Kid

Daktyl Returns From Soul-Searching Retreat With Eclectic Indie Singles “Chaos Control” & “Ku Ring Gai”

After a brief but meaningful retreat in Patagonia, Daktyl has burst back into the music scene exercising his newfound creative control with new singles "Chaos Control" and "Ku Ring Gai." The new B-side emanates a submersion into global culture juxtaposed beside Daktyl's own emergence from the Argentinian region. Despite the locale of his retreat, the singles are each wrought … Continue reading Daktyl Returns From Soul-Searching Retreat With Eclectic Indie Singles “Chaos Control” & “Ku Ring Gai”

BLVD. Hustles Out New Single “Game Day” [FREE DOWNLOAD]

From the first beat of BLVD.'s latest self-released single "Game Day," it is clear that his music making is inexorably married to the world of sports. After all, his debut single titled "Crowd Control" was turned into an amped-up anthem for promotional work for the NBA's Miami Heat. The drum line regiment at the core … Continue reading BLVD. Hustles Out New Single “Game Day” [FREE DOWNLOAD]

88rising’s Influence Continues to Grow With New Album: Head In The Clouds II

As both an internet sensation and cultural phenomenon, music and arts collective 88rising have worked fervently to expand their sphere of influence through the shared platforms of their subsidiary artists, including Joji, Rich Brian, and Jackson Wang as the highlights among a handful of other talented collaborators. Thus, it should come as no surprise that … Continue reading 88rising’s Influence Continues to Grow With New Album: Head In The Clouds II