Sailor & I – Turn Around | EP

Sailor & I – Turn Around | EP Comments


A stellar release we have here. Following up from Sailor & I’s critically acclaimed debut single on Black Butter last year, the pop band are now back with their latest productions for Life and Death. The two original tracks, while very different in moods, both share lush productions and a dramatic musical storytelling not typical for a dance music release. While ‘Boys & Girls’ offers a slowed ­down mournful and yet beautiful nostalgic tale of childhood days gone by, ‘Turn Around’ comes straight out of the gate like a racehorse on fire, flanked by strong strings and a vocal that pleads a case for love that comes straight from the heart and of course rounding out the release is arguably one of the most anticipated tracks of the summer, the Âme remix. This is Âme at their finest, taking the song and extending it into an epic masterpiece that works wonders on a dancefloor while never losing the bewitching essence of the original.

Sailor & I connects art and pop music, a metaphor for two wills inside a person, which are in a battle with one another. Swedish singer, multi instrumentalists and producer Alexander Sjödin creates the band’s signature soundscapes and introvert pop songs with the use of violins, voices, the bass, analog synths and prominently featured drums who recall Rhye, Fleet Foxes and Woodkid’s musical landscapes.

Sailor & I is synonymous with Alexander Sjödin who makes music of a similar persuasion – curiously compulsive and at the same time beautiful and utterly brutal. Their first offering saw a debut  single  “Tough  Love”  on  one  of  the  UK’s  most  prestigious new  taste ­maker  electronic labelsBlack Butter in summer 2013. Airplay followed on all BBC Stations in the UK and interest in the band significantly rose across Europe.      

Ever since it  first started  falling on people’s ears earlier this year, the Âme remix of “Turn Around” has been the high point of sets by Tale of Us, Dixon, Mano Le Tough as well as the few select others that have had their hands on it up until this point.

Seth Troxler IS Coming To America | TOUR

Seth Troxler IS Coming To America | TOUR Comments

Bold, provocative, peerless – these are the tenets that should define our musical heroes, yet in the increasingly commercialized world of electronic music, there are few singular voices left to blaze their own path, lucky for us, one of them is Seth Troxler. This August “Seth Troxler IS Coming To America” with a four date headlining tour that hits Washington, Chicago, LA and NYC, including Tuskegee showcases at HARD LA and Governor’s Island. At 28 years old, Troxler is one of underground CONTINUE READING
Amber Jolene & Nolan – Everyday & Everynight | KANT Remix

Amber Jolene & Nolan – Everyday & Everynight | KANT Remix Comments

Denmark mastermind KANT is at it again with his latest floor-shaking remix of Amber Jolene & Nolan's 'Everyday & Everynight'. Joachim Schaarup-Jenson, better known by the alias KANT, has had our attention over the past few years. His brilliant spacing and signature bassline truly make him stand out from other artists, always providing cutting edge sounds. His latest remix of 'Everyday & Everynight', is constructed of a wide variety of musical elements. Mainly honing in on his signature CONTINUE READING
Luca Bacchetti – OVO | EP

Luca Bacchetti – OVO | EP Comments

Luca Bacchetti's remix of Jon Charnis' 'Lonely Stars In Open Skies' on All Day I Dream was one of the biggest tracks of the year so far, and has been the soundtrack to many beautiful moments on the dance floor. For his latest release, Luca returns to his own label, ENDLESS. With this work on his ENDLESS imprint, Luca seems to be delineating a new soundscape, maintaining the psychedelia he introduced into his productions a few years ago; but now more synthetic and in some ways even minimalist. In CONTINUE READING
Sébastien Léger – Diamond Bridge | EP

Sébastien Léger – Diamond Bridge | EP Comments

Sébastien Léger is a name that needs little introduction. He has been releasing phenomenal tech-house for over 15 years now, so it's no surprise to hear him pumping out more quality content as the years progress. The French producer just previewed his new Diamond Bridge EP coming out on 1605 Music Therapy and at first listen his production is still clearly par for the course. Title track 'Diamond Bridge' caught my attention as the tracks intro played out. I found myself latching onto two specific CONTINUE READING
Simian Mobile Disco – Worhl | Album Tracklist & Video Teaser

Simian Mobile Disco – Worhl | Album Tracklist & Video Teaser Comments

In April, Simian Mobile Disco trekked out to the Southern California desert, taking with them their new live set up – two modular synths, two sequencers, and a mixer. Over a period of three days, they jammed and rehearsed in the desert, culminating in a one off sold out live show at Pappy & Harriet’s, Pioneertown, allowing 900 fans to witness part of the recording process. Those sessions, taped under the desert sky, became the basis for their brand new album / live project “Whorl”. CONTINUE READING
Timo Maas – Crossing Wires 002 (Various Artists)

Timo Maas – Crossing Wires 002 (Various Artists) Comments

My Favorite Robot Records has just released the full preview of Timo Maas' Crossing Wires 002 compilation and it's HUGE! Take a look at the MFR 102 press release to get more insight into the prowess of highly coveted deejay, selecta and underground mogul. Following on from the inaugural Crossing Wires compilation by Toronto trio My Favorite Robot, next to mix it up for the exciting series is global electronic music icon Timo Maas. Still riding high off the success of his latest and greatest CONTINUE READING

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