Cookie Monsta Releases “The Witch Hunt” Through Circus, Cancels Upcoming Shows Due To Mental Health Struggles

Cookie Monsta’s newest banger, “The Witch Hunt”, is Dubstep perfection. This old school UK style track has an addicting bassline with unique sound design. Not over complicated, just Dubstep in its purest form. This new release comes with some unfortunate news for U.S. fans of Cookie Monsta. Due to some struggles with his mental health, the … Continue reading Cookie Monsta Releases “The Witch Hunt” Through Circus, Cancels Upcoming Shows Due To Mental Health Struggles

We Present Our Official Recap Video From Lunar Tide Music and Arts Festival 2019

Notion did it again and brought Chicago another top-shelf Bass event with this year's Lunar Tide Music and Arts Festival. Beloved DJs, VJs, and Live/Performance artists turned the Riverside Complex into a living, breathing, art exhibit. Hennessy sound systems provided fully dialed in bass weight at all three stages. The Slugwife crew, featuring Kursa, Seppa, … Continue reading We Present Our Official Recap Video From Lunar Tide Music and Arts Festival 2019

Medasin Drops New Track “Always Afternoon” Feat. Kathleen

We’ve been loving all the new music coming from Medasin over the past year. Having been lucky enough to see him live at Lollapalooza this past year as well as photographing his Chicago tour stop, I can definitely see why he's making huge strides right now.  I would say he is on the path to solidifying himself … Continue reading Medasin Drops New Track “Always Afternoon” Feat. Kathleen

Whethan Releases New Single “Let Me Take You” Featuring R&B Star Jeremih

Over the last few years,  rising Chicago EDM star Whethan has been releasing countless bangers, on top of his killer debut album Life of a Wallflower Vol 1. During this time, the 19-year-old producer has come a very long way from making music in his childhood bedroom. Not only has he built an outstandingly large following, but … Continue reading Whethan Releases New Single “Let Me Take You” Featuring R&B Star Jeremih

Exclusive HIHF Interview: We Sit Down With Holly To Talk About his Upcoming EP and Playing his First Coachella

Holly is a rising star Bass producer who hails from Lisbon, Portugal. He's been providing support for THE biggest names on the Midtempo scene, Rezz and 1788-L. He's been crushing his sets over the past year and has no plans of slowing down any time soon. He also has a collab in the works with legendary … Continue reading Exclusive HIHF Interview: We Sit Down With Holly To Talk About his Upcoming EP and Playing his First Coachella

Um.. Bring Us Their now thats what i call branding EP Through Deadbeats

Um.. is a DJ duo who have been on the rise for the last couple of years, developing a unique sound in the realm of Bass music. Recently, Um.. did a remix of "Babatunde" by G-Rex and Peekaboo, and it was one of the best takes on the entire remix EP. The two enjoy mixing and producing as much … Continue reading Um.. Bring Us Their now thats what i call branding EP Through Deadbeats

Moore Kismet & SHARPS Bring The Madness On “Mutant” Through Never Say Die

Moore Kismet is a fourteen-year-old California producer who's already making big strides in the game. He's made massive remixes of Porter Robinson, Skrillex & Diplo, Hekler & Gladez, and many more, as well as some killer, glitch-fueled originals. Today, the wunderkind brings us his first official release through Dubstep mega-imprint Never Say Die Records and … Continue reading Moore Kismet & SHARPS Bring The Madness On “Mutant” Through Never Say Die

Devault Brings Us His New “Jade” EP Accompanied By Some EPIC Visuals [WATCH HERE]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caI6iIL4nRQ At such a young age, Devault has been around the block in the world of EDM. He's best known for his remixes of Rihanna, 6lack, Lorde, Kehlani, and most notably his remix of DJ Snake and Lauv's "A Different Way", which Billboard labeled as one of the top ten remixes of the year. Today, … Continue reading Devault Brings Us His New “Jade” EP Accompanied By Some EPIC Visuals [WATCH HERE]

Inzo and Align Connect On “Notions” Feat. Pauline Herr

The two Chicago producers, INZO and Align, have been on a tear recently with several epic new singles between the two of them. Their newest track, "Notions", features vocals from Pauline Herr.  From the start of this brilliant soundscape, it sounds as if there are waves crashing onto the shore, but not on earth's beaches, way deep in … Continue reading Inzo and Align Connect On “Notions” Feat. Pauline Herr

TLZMN Brings the DnB Firepower to Wakaan with his new Sanctum EP

TLZMN is an artist who shrouds himself in secrecy – ensuring his music and accompanying experiences speak for themselves. For his sophomore Wakaan Label release, the Halftime/Drum and Bass producer holds nothing back. Sanctum has real intention behind it, with TLZMN explaining: “To discover, compose and create in a world immersed in darkness, one must derive true … Continue reading TLZMN Brings the DnB Firepower to Wakaan with his new Sanctum EP

Adventure Club, Krewella, & Crankdat Team Up On Brand New Anthem “Next Life”

It sure took them a while to release, but the highly teased mega-collab "Next Life" is finally here! Adventure Club tweeted the official cover art for their collab with Krewella and Crankdat over a month ago. We haven't head from Adventure Club since their rendition of "MakeDamnSure" with Modern Machines. Krewella's latest release was a … Continue reading Adventure Club, Krewella, & Crankdat Team Up On Brand New Anthem “Next Life”

G-Space Brings Us New Project “Snap Season Vol. 1”

G-Space is back with a brand project through the independent label A 40oz Collective! Last month, we brought you their "Top Rope" compilation album. Today, they bring us the new twelve track album from the mind of G-Space with features from tons of up and coming producers like Abelation, NEWSENSEi, tiedye ky, and many more. Enjoy … Continue reading G-Space Brings Us New Project “Snap Season Vol. 1”

Heard It Here First’s Top Ten Acts of Chicago’s Spring Awakening Music Festival 2019

Spring Awakening Music Festival has been a staple in the Chicago EDM world for almost a decade. They've brought some of the biggest electronic acts in the world (Skrillex, Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Afrojack, Moby, NERO, Benny Benassi, A-Trak, and hundreds more) to Solider Field, Medill Park, and now, Poplar Creek park. The festival is known … Continue reading Heard It Here First’s Top Ten Acts of Chicago’s Spring Awakening Music Festival 2019

1788-L Drops New Single “Malfunkt” Ft. Deathpact Off New Synthetik EP

The rising producer 1788-l, who has been dropping back to back heaters throughout 2018 and has built a massive following has dropped his latest track "Malfunkt". Coming out of nowhere with the music to back his extreme growth, 1788-l has a Glitchy, mid-tempo Bass style that coincides with Rezz, who he has worked with him in … Continue reading 1788-L Drops New Single “Malfunkt” Ft. Deathpact Off New Synthetik EP

Bassnectar Brings Us Part 4 Of His Reflective Series Ft. Born I, Peekaboo, Jantsen, and more

One of our favorite guest contributors is back! Today, Peter is going to give us his thoughts on Reflective Part 4, Bassnectar's most recent sub-section of his epic Reflective series. Be sure to check out his past write up on Part 3 and also our Bassnectar 360 NYE review. As festival season slowly ramps up, … Continue reading Bassnectar Brings Us Part 4 Of His Reflective Series Ft. Born I, Peekaboo, Jantsen, and more

Zomboy Releases New “Rott N’ Roll Pt. 2” EP Through Never Say Die

Zomboy has been one of the biggest forces in the dubstep world for years now. Today, the UK producer unleashes his brand new EP, Rott N' Roll Pt. 2, through Never Say Die records. My personal favorites on the five-track project are "The Beast" and his neck-breaking collab with MUST DIE!, "Revival". Be sure to … Continue reading Zomboy Releases New “Rott N’ Roll Pt. 2” EP Through Never Say Die

Bassnectar Recruits Peekaboo & Born I for New Single “Illusion”

Bassnectar is back with a massive announcement! Still, with no date to be released, Lorin unleashed the tracklist to the fourth installment of his Reflective series. He also previewed another, old-school, break-beat style track titled "Dive", on his socials the other day. Honestly, that is the release I thought we'd be getting today. It wasn't, … Continue reading Bassnectar Recruits Peekaboo & Born I for New Single “Illusion”

Whethan Drops New Bearson Collab “Win You Over” Which Had His Neighbors Rattled

https://twitter.com/whethanmusic/status/1110723436676968448 Today the superstar producer Whethan, taps a close friend and frequent collaborator for his newest track, Bearson. A few nights ago, Wheaty posted a letter he received from his neighbors who were clearly not very big fans of the new song. The note essentially told him to stop working on his extremely loud "base" … Continue reading Whethan Drops New Bearson Collab “Win You Over” Which Had His Neighbors Rattled

Slander & Gryffin Collide On “All You Need To Know”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-STI5eZFfw Two of the biggest acts in EDM have just teamed up for a killer new release! Gryffin and Slander just released their newest track, "All You Need To Know", just hours ago. Debuted just days ago at BUKU fest down in New Orleans, the new tune definitely carries that feels-y energy Gryffin is more … Continue reading Slander & Gryffin Collide On “All You Need To Know”

Ghastly Brings Us “Hello Festival Season Mix Vol. 2” (Tracklist)

Ghastly is back with a brand new kick-off mix for the upcoming festival season and the follow up to one of his most important works. Ghastly's first volume of "Hello Festival Season" was actually what introduced me to the rambunctious (both personally and artistically) producer/DJ and as Ghastly says below, I wasn't alone. Enjoy the … Continue reading Ghastly Brings Us “Hello Festival Season Mix Vol. 2” (Tracklist)

Pixel Terror Continue On Their Hot Streak With “Maxima”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34MdzaewH_o Pixel Terror is back! Coming hot off their past release "Ultima", their newest single doesn't disappoint and brings that similar, big-bass firepower. "Maxima" merges 8-bit and Dubstep for a jerking and bombastic thrill-ride. Enjoy their newest banger here through Monstercat, these two can't miss! https://soundcloud.com/monstercat/pixel-terror-maxima?in=pixelterrorbass/sets/maxima-out-now-on-monstercat https://open.spotify.com/track/5i4pLcOADR9PWoT7JByukv  

LUZCID Shines On New ‘Prophecy’ EP Through Wakaan [Free Download]

One of our favorite Bass acts of 2018 is back with a brand new, four-track EP! Today, LUZCID brings the madness on his Prophecy EP through the Wakaan label. LUZCID explores tons of different spaces on Prophecy, whereas his last EP was more focused on a similar sound. Don't get me wrong. I loved his Cognition … Continue reading LUZCID Shines On New ‘Prophecy’ EP Through Wakaan [Free Download]

Ganja White Night and Subtronics Team Up On Highly Anticipated “Headband”

Subtronics is quickly becoming one of the biggest names in Dubstep. Pushing the Riddim subgenre to its limits, today, the Pennsylvania DJ/Producer teams up with a fellow massive name in the industry. Ganja White Night has teased this collab in their sets multiple times in the past year or so, creating a massive hype around … Continue reading Ganja White Night and Subtronics Team Up On Highly Anticipated “Headband”

Whipped Cream Brings Us “Time” feat. DeathbyRomy

Whipped Cream has been crushing her releases so far this year. “You Wanted It” brought forth her ominous side and her remix of Zhu's "Desert Woman" absolutely bumps. Today she brings us "Time" featuring DeathbyRomy, a teenage singer-songwriter who happens to be her soul sister in darkness. Both young women channel their emotions and throttle them … Continue reading Whipped Cream Brings Us “Time” feat. DeathbyRomy

Illenium Recruits Kameron Alexander For “Pray”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4njyKs6bMs After teasing it on his social media pretty much all month long, Nick Miller aka Illenium is finally bringing us his new track, "Pray". On "Pray", Miller recruits the chilling vocals of Kameron Alexander. This track might have some radio potential, between the catchy vocals and blasting yet still comforting Future Bass vibes. Illenium … Continue reading Illenium Recruits Kameron Alexander For “Pray”

Shadient Returns With “Medination” Through Gud Vibrations

Shadient was recently announced as Slander & Nightmare's Gud Vibrations Records' second artist signing, after the trio Wavedash was announced as the first late last year. A few weeks we covered "Abberate", the first single from his forthcoming Divide EP, set to drop sometime in April. Today, Shadient brings us another single from the project. … Continue reading Shadient Returns With “Medination” Through Gud Vibrations

STUCA is Back With “Detection” [Free Download]

With fresh new logo design, STUCA is back with yet another banger! His recent release dropped earlier today and is titled "Detection". The insane new track is another Dubstep/Trap hybrid that is sure to demolish in live sets. Excision played one of STUCA's edits a few months back and I'm certain tons of other producers … Continue reading STUCA is Back With “Detection” [Free Download]

Tynan & Krilla Team Up On INSANE New Knife Party Flip

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o5cvIORvso Tynan is a name you should be pretty familiar with if you frequent Heard It Here First. Today, he links up with another serious up and comer on the Bass scene, but one who hasn't had nearly as much exposure as Tynan has. Krilla and Tynan are teaming up to take on Knife Party's … Continue reading Tynan & Krilla Team Up On INSANE New Knife Party Flip