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Hudson Mohawk and Lunice have shared a new track, 'First Body', released under their TNGHT moniker.
In September, the duo, originally known for upfront trap productions, began unveiling new material by way of 'Serpent', with 'Dollaz' arriving just weeks later. Their first shared music since 2012's self-titled debut, they also dropped a BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix last month.
Alison Wonderland has teamed with Astralwerks to release new festival trap-inspired single ‘Happy Place’. The track is available now.
Wonderland, who recently made her debut on the DJ Mag Top100 DJs poll, had teased ‘Happy Place’ during her recent 23-date live run.
The Aussie is now preparing for the four-stop Wonderland Scarehouse project. Each multi-stage event will be hosted at a secret location.
Krewella have teamed up with Yellow Claw to produce the next massive trap cross-over selection ‘New World’. The sisters provide the majority of the vocals, with Chance The Rapper’s brother Taylor Bennett adding a singular verse.
Oliver Heldens has extended an invite to the entirety of the internet to assist with his upcoming single ‘Underwater Melon’. Heldens is seeking suggestions for lyrics and album artwork.
At present, the instrumental sees Heldens veer towards unfamiliar mid-tempo glitch-hop and trap-inspired beats. According to Heldens, the lyrics will assist in making the track “real”.
“This is your chance to collaborate with me and I’m excited to hear what you got!” motives Heldens via his official website.
Marshmello is one of the most Marmite figures in dance music. As loved by his hordes of followers, the ‘Mellogang’, as much as he garners the ire of the underground faithful that feel a novelty costume isn’t a legitimate form of artistic impression, it’s inarguable that he’s produced one of EDM’s biggest success stories since bursting onto the scene in 2015.
Afrojack teams up with Aussie Jay Karama to drop pure trap madness on 'Diamonds'.
The track marks a departure from the Dutchman's usual style, falling more in line with Karama's work.
Big, bold and with an insanely aggressive bassline, you can check out the track out below and pick up a copy via Wall Recordings.