Chris Lake – “Helium” (Umek & Mike Vale Remix) [Ultra]
Slovenian tech house teammates Umek and Mike Vale turn in a high-octane reinterpretation of Chris Lake’s crossover single, bolstering the original’s vocals with shuffling hats and an infectious groove that will feel more than welcome on festival main stages and underground club floors alike.
Gorgon City – “Here for You” ft. Laura Welsh [Black Butter Records]
The UK deep house duo can do no wrong these days, as evidenced by their forthcoming single’s potent combination of soulful vocals and throbbing synth bass.
Tommy Trash & KillaGraham – “The Little Death” [Spinnin’ Records]
The shock-haired Australian electro star teams up with North Carolina native KillaGraham on a gurgling bass-driven thumper punctuated by swelling chords and jagged hi-hats.
Danny Daze – “Silicon” [Ultramajic]
Miami native Danny Daze is the latest to grace Jimmy Edgar’s eclectic Ultramajic imprint, lending his ear for unconventional sound design on a brooding techno track whose eerie atmospherics perfectly complement its unsettling vocals.
David August – “Epikur” [Innervisions]
This young German producer turned many a head with his brilliant live set at Boiler Room Berlin on Wednesday (April 9). “Epikur” exhibits each of August’s most impressive musical assets, from his penchant for ethereal melodies to his patient song arrangement approach.