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Singles - Hard - Issue 548

Wildstylez feat Bright Lights

Every Step I Take

Lose Control Music

10
Wildstylez is without a shadow of a doubt one of the pioneers of the euphoric hardstyle sound which has helped catapult hardstyle into the mainstream festival market over the past few years, growing in popularity worldwide. At long last he has delivered his debit artist album ‘Lose Control’ featuring some huge collaborations with other global superstars including Brennan Heart, Noisecontrollers and Max Enforcer. This new single, hand-picked by Wildstylez himself for release, features the vocal talents of Bright Lights delivering a chart-worthy vocal backed up by an incredible melodic hook and powerful straight up drops, giving this great crossover potential on the global EDM scene.

Wasted Penguinz

'Bitterness'

Dirty Workz

8.0
Epic euphoric festival smasher here from Scandinavian duo Wasted Penguinz, the kind of track that will bring the sun out at any European festival this summer. It features an incredibly catchy melody hook with a calm, chilled-out breakdown, and a harmonic female vocal and string section building up with the melodic hook to the main drop — essential!

Cally & Malfunction vs Beamer feat. Natski

'Colours'

Bionic Digital

7.5
Reverse bass monster release from Cally (ex-Cally & Juice) and Scotland's Malfunction & Beamer, with the vocal talents of Natski covering the classic ‘True Colours’ vocal in the main breakdown for a singalong moment. It then drops with pitched kicks and the main melody hook.

Geck-o

'Front Row Workout'

CDR

8.5
Geck-O is one of the most unique artists on the hardstyle scene, with consistent productions ranging from peak-time hardstyle hits to underground subground anthems. Here the eccentric Dutch producer lowers the tempo slightly for a techno-fused monster with catchy diva-style vocals and relentless industrial percussion. It’s the diversity of his productions that makes Geck-O one of the most loved and credible artists in the scene today, and this track is the perfect example of why.

Headhunterz & Crystal Lake

'Live Your Life (Crystal Lake Hard Mix) '

Doorn

9.0
This track has been one of the most talked-about tracks on the hardstyle scene, sometimes from a negative perspective. Headhunterz joins forces with Crystal Lake for an incredibly catchy EDM release with elements of Daft Punk productions and a commercial vocal hook! In my opinion, the original is epic but to keep true to their origins, Crystal Lake have beefed things up with a 150 BPM hardstyle mix to keep all the haters happy (if that's at all possible these days). This certainly does it for me and will be big in my festival set this summer! Great original, even bigger remix

Bass Modulators

'Oxygen'

Scantraxx

9.0
Huge vocal hit from Bass Modulators, with strong worldwide commercial possibilities if this gets into the right hands. Featuring an incredibly catchy female vocal (which could easily be a chart pop release on its own), backed up by the superb melody that Bass Modulators have put down makes this a hardstyle hit — one that will remain timeless! Massive!

Atmozfears feat David Sepkter

'Release'

Scantraxx

9.0
Timmahhh Atmozfears is one of the most diverse producers on the hardstyle scene at the moment, switching between uplifting and raw sounds like he has multiple personalities. This new vocal uplifting hardstyle release has summer anthem written all over it with a great vocal from David Sepkter and catchy hooky melody, reminiscent of his festival smash from last summer ‘Accelerate’.

Rebourne

'Scr34m'

Fusion

9.0
I've been shouting about this guy for the past 12 months now, carving his own niche in the hardstyle scene with his modern take on hard trance — encased in hardstyle sounds, bringing things up to date for 2015. This new single showcases his skills at writing hard trance hooks as well as superb drops, giving it that power and energy on the drops that is needed for 2015 harder floors.

Technikal

'Sherbet Supernova'

Tidy Two

8.5
2015 UK hard trance here from the most prolific and creative producer in this scene. Having helped pioneer the sound back in the early 2000s, he’s now working tirelessly to push things to the next level. This new EP on Tidy Two takes influence from the psy-trance scene with its bassline and glitchy acid patterns, building up to the epic main breakdown that we’ve come to expect from this genre but keeping things fresh for 2015.