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Best Remix Billy Kenny, “Work Me (Justin Jay Remix)” Honorable Mentions: Green Velvet, “Flash (Eats Everything Remix)”; DJ Cassidy, “Kill the Lights (Dimitri From Paris Remix)” Best LP M83, Junk Honorable Mentions: Tiga, No Fantasy Required; Deadmau5, W:/2016ALBUM/ Best EP Claude Vonstroke & Green Velvet, Get Real Honorable Mentions: Eau Claire, All the Wonder; Todd Terje & the Olsens, The Big Cover-Up   Track of the Year Luke Million, “Stranger

Leonce has been having a pretty good year. Since signing to Kingdom’s ultra-cool Fade to Mind label, the young producer has enjoyed a string of successes including an electrifying mix for Thump with the inimitable Helix, a feature mix and interview with Truants, and a new club night, Morph, getting started in Atlanta and LA featuring some of the coolest names in forward-thinking dance music – LSDXOXO, Nguzunguzu, Rizzla, Manara,

Sometimes life just doesn’t seem fair, like when someone born after the millennium is already able to produce dope house music better than most people. Freckle, the young Dutch producer is who I am talking about here. His latest track, “Rich Swagger,” is a pumping mixture of deep and tech house, and it’s perfect for peak hour clubbing. You can grab this bomb for free via ToneDen, which I recommend because I’m

Future bass, future R&B, future trap. New genres that promise the world some kind of glimpse into what the future will look like in dance music keep popping up. It’s a strange notion because one would argue that these are the current waves of pop; what was once “future” is our “now.” So while we comb through the sea of newer producers who follow in the footsteps of this aesthetic

Who doesn’t love a good disco edit? Danish producer Ziggy Phunk basically specializes in the funky disco department, bringing us a great rework just in time for the summer. The original track this time is “Summer Grooves” by Mirage, where Ziggy Phunk gives the 30+ year old funky masterpiece a proper house revival. The sweet sax solos, groovy basslines, and of course the vocals that push the message of the whole track are