Odesza occupies a distinct position within popular dance culture today. Their recognizable brand of spacey, up-tempo dance music fits naturally in the realm of pristinely produced recorded music, and their most recent release A Moment Apart was considered a continuation of members Harrison Mills and Clayton Knights’ success in that regard, earning Grammy nominations for both Best Dance Recording and Best Dance Album. Despite the group’s notable concert success in

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For electronic music enthusiasts, especially the techno-inclined, R&S Records is one of those “it” labels. Founded in Ghent, Belgium in 1984 by couple Renaat Vandepapeliere and Sabine Maes, R&S boasts releases from titans in the scene such as Aphex Twin, Derrick May, Joey Beltram, James Blake, and many more. Vandepapeliere shut the label shut down in 2000, but it re-launched 2008. Earlier this year, I noticed that a lot of

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Earlier this summer, Norwegian artist Analog Monoxide (a.k.a. Stian Høyberg) sent us “Playing Tag,” a song off of his album Songs For The Road from April of this year. Høyberg captures the listener’s attention from the start of the song with an audio loop that features well-crafted sound design. After introducing the glitched-out, breakbeat percussion, Høyberg’s gruff yet subdued and alluring vocals come in. The keys coming in at 2:57 masterfully complete

FKJ ends a North American Tour promoting his debut album French Kiwi Juice After performing at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado last weekend. This album is a wonderful display of FKJ’s range as a songwriter and producer. It showcases songs like the upbeat single Go Back Home and the jazz odyssey that is Canggu. Sitting at track number two is a song that puts all of FKJ’s abilities on display:

We’ve written about Mozado before, but this new one is on a whole new level. The Boston producer brings the heat to the summer with his remix of Trey Songz’s “Nobody Else But You,” and is sure to get you started at your first pool party of the season. It opens with airy vocals and guitar melodies, while the tasteful rhythmic punches of tuned toms and the classic Mozado sliding