Thursday, May 23, 2019

Hear Austin Millz and Claire Ridgely collaborate on ‘Broke Boy’

Fresh on esteemed imprint Defected Records comes the bouncy 'Broke Boy', a collaboration between Harlem-born Austin Millz alongside Montreal-based vocalist Claire Ridgely. Grab a listen in full below; the song is a strong look for Defected, which delivers a shy away from dancefloor tracks...

Listen to Paul Woolford’s new D-mix edit of ‘You Already Know’

Legendary UK producer and DJ Paul Woolford has unveiled the new club-ready D-Mix of his forthcoming single ‘You Already Know’. Coming ahead of the song's original edit, which lands on 5th April, the new rework earns the accolade as the 400th release on the...

Hear Friend Within’s infectious house-groover, ‘Waiting’

After recently being added to the daytime BBC Radio One B-list, Friend Within is back on Toolroom Records with 'Waiting', the follow-up to last year's excellent 'The Truth'. Instantly-recognisable with the producer's trademark energy (alongside a bumpy house groove), 'Waiting' has all the ingredients to...

Hear Duke Dumont’s new single ‘Red Light Green Light’ (ft Shaun Ross)

Duke Dumont has shared his new single 'Red Light Green Light' ahead of the song's official release next week (22nd February). Featuring vocals courtesy of US model Shaun Ross (whose previous credits include visuals from Beyonce and Katy Perry), the frantic new single falls part...

Hear Deekline’s gorgeous rave-inspired rework of Mary J Blige’s ‘Be Happy’

Legendary breakbeat/garage producer Deekline has shared his first new joint for 2019, returning in a big way with 'Be Happy'. Itself a rework of the Mary J Blige song of the same name, here Deekline injects Blige’s sublime and optimistic lyrics with fresh, broken-beat energy....

Hear Alex Metric’s 70s disco-inspired remix of Parcels’ ‘Lightenup’

Alex Metric has returned to the remix-front, kicking off 2019 with his superb Chic-inspired rework of Parcels' 'Lightenup'. Arriving fresh from his time working alongside Mark Ronson and Diplo's Silk City project, Metric's new vision builds on what was already a funk-filled track - the...

Hear Purple Disco Machine’s remix of Jax Jones and Years & Years’ ‘Play’

House music staple Purple Disco Machine has shared his huge white-label remix of Jax Jones and Years & Years' recent collaboration, 'Play</a-'. Quietly released across all platforms, the new edit hears the disco don inject chugging, funk-edged beats around the rolling, soulful toplines of...

Hear Austin Ato and Brushy One String connect for ‘Oh Mama’

Austin Ato has teamed up with Jamaican reggae artist Brushy One String for his new single 'Oh Mama'. Appearing as his debut on Defected, 'Oh Mama' is a stripped-back release compared to some of Ato's earlier work (2015's 'Dreams' still bangs hard FYI) - this...

Hear Octo Octa’s stunning tech-laden ‘I Need You’

Octo Octa, aka NYC-based DJ/producer Maya Bouldry-Morrison, has announced her new 'For Lovers' EP. Set for release in March, the project comes preceded by the simply-stunning lead joint, 'I Need You', a song which perfectly continues the story of last year's excellent 'Devotion' EP. The song,...

Hear Prospa’s fiery new single, ‘Information’

Regular fans of the UK house scene should be well-acquainted with Prospa's debut single, 'Prayer'. A mainstay-staple in Annie Mac's weekly Radio 1 Dance show, the track quickly spiralled up the Shazam charts within its first week, and now the Leeds-based duo have released...