Fellow Stage Hoppers! Let’s kick start 2023 with some of the best releases from this past week. Featuring music from Skrillex, Boris Brejcha, Fred again.., Galantis, and more!
“Rumble” — Skrillex, Fred again.., Flowdan
Following a stream of teases, Skrillex and Fred again.., with Flowdan, release their collaborative single “Rumble.” By now everyone is familiar with Fred again..’s propulsive Boiler Room set, which featured this same track. Now, “Rumble” finally hits streaming platforms with its spine chilling atmosphere providing the ideal backdrop for Flowdan’s sinister flow.
“Antisec” — deadmau5, YT Cracker
Deadmau5 and rapper YT Cracker drop a synthesis of hip-hop and electronic music with “Antisec.” The track serves as nod to YT Cracker’s former association with the AntiSec movement, which opposes the cyber security industry. “Antisec” is riddled with deadmau5 poignant arpeggiations and gritty bass while YT Cracker delivers an irreverent flow.
Club Vibes Part 05 — Boris Brejcha
Boris Brejcha continues his Harthouse releases with Club Vibes Part 05. In this two track offering, the renowned techno DJ and producer begins with “Black Unicorn,” an endless array of effervescence, sinister beats and mystical effects. Next, “Sit back and Take It Down” finds Brejcha in a more effortless vibe that highlights the alluring vocals and persistent and transformative percussion and synths.
“Believe” (Galantis Remix) — ACRAZE feat. Goodboys
ACRAZE, who earned No. 1 on Billboard’s Top New Dance/Electronic Artists of 2022, and GRAMMY®-nominated Galantis start 2023 with a massive new remix of “Believe” featuring Goodboys. The new edit find Galantis insert enegerizing percusiion and vibrant textures. Originally, as the follow up to ACRAZE’S hit “Do It To It” (feat. Cherish) “Believe” appeared on 43 New Music playlist upon its release. Now, the track lives on with an infectious remix from the chart-topping Galantis.
EYE OF THE STORM EP — LAYZ
LAYZ starts 2023 with a bang with the release of her debut EP, EYE OF THE STORM. The 3 track release offers unrelenting drops, eerie sound design, and cohesive trajectory. In addition, LAYZ embarks on her first ever headline tour, kicking of March 2023!
“Time After Time” — Pascal Letoublon, ILIRA
Pascal Letoublon releases new single “Time After Time,” with singer-songwriter ILIRA. For this collaborative venture, the two have created a journey of longing, loyalty and strength. “Time After Time” is wrapped in an uplifting soundscape with blissful beats and serene melodies. ILIRA’s passionate vocals soar with power and the resulting anthem warms the hearts of the listener. Regarding the release, ILIRA says: “’Time After Time’ makes me feel pure nostalgia. Whenever I hear the song I see a whole movie in front of me and a warm love story. It’s been amazing working with Pascal on this song and I’m excited for the world to hear it.”