Dutch duo Yellow Claw are among the most diverse-sounding producers in the Top 100. As likely to turn their hand to hardstyle and moombahton as they are trap, hip-hop or big room house, it’s a way of working that’s won them legions of fans aplenty and has resulted in yet another appearance on these hallowed pages. Although the present-day outfit consists solely of Jim Aasgier and Nizzle (ex-member MC Bizzey departed the group when he became a father in 2016), the guys are as relevant and as fresh-sounding as ever. They’ve enjoyed a prolific 2017 thus far too, with their second album, the exceptional ‘Los Amsterdam’, going down a treat among their many fans.
Releases on Mad Decent and Spinnin’ (as well as appearances at Tomorrowland) have undoubtedly aided their cause, but ‘Los Amsterdam’ is the sort of album that proves there’s more to these guys than having friends in high places. Propelled by anthems such as 'Light Years' (featuring Rochelle), 'City On Lockdown' featuring Lil Debbie, 'Good Day' featuring DJ Snake & Elliphant and our own favourite, 'Hold On To Me' featuring GTA, ‘Los Amsterdam’ is an eclectic rollercoaster of an album that’s indicative of the guys at the peak of their powers. Regardless of whether they’re rocking Europe, Asia or the US or dropping serious bangers, Yellow Claw can always be guaranteed to bring the heat.