Code Picks of the Week: Porter Robinson, Nero and More

Jen Maler

Porter Robinson

Each Friday, CODE curates a diverse selection of the most noteworthy new tunes in dance music. Take a listen for a fitting soundtrack to your weekend.

Nero, "Satisfy" [MTA Records]

British trio Nero are back in stunning fashion with “Satisfy,” a dark techno-inspired track whose seductive vocals and pulsing bass notes sound like a dystopian future soundtrack for rough sex.

Porter Robinson, "Sad Machine" [Astralwerks]

Porter Robinson Drops 'Sad Machine' Single, Reveals Release Date for 'Worlds' Album

Porter Robinson immerses the listener in an alluring fantasy world of lonely robot duets, heartstring melodies and beautiful Nintendo-inspired breakdowns on his forthcoming debut album’s dreamy second single.

Coldplay – Midnight (Kygo Remix)

Coldplay's Haunted 'Ghost Stories' Album: Track-By-Track Review

Kygo lends his smooth melodic touch to an official remix of Coldplay’s “Midnight,” infusing the original’s ethereal atmosphere with thoughtful plucked melodies and sparse percussion.

Finnebassen – Villa [Poesie Musik]

Oslo’s own Finnebassen returns with a pensive production characterized by melancholy ascending melodies and laconic bass meanderings.

Gabriel Rios – Gold (Thomas Jack Remix)

Australian producer Thomas Jack excels at laidback tropical house takes on acoustic tunes, and his latest remix is no exception with its gentle bowed lead and minimal drum work.