Era Istrefi, that’s a name you’ll be hearing a lot soon, and if it’s not her name, get familiar with “Bonbon,” the hit record coming straight from Albania. Having grabbed every major label’s attention with her video and the 30 million people that have viewed it till date, shot somewhere in Kosovo, donning a pink fur jacket, and some candy lipstick, surrounded by snow, Era ultimately signed to Ultra/RCA, home to Kygo, and last year’s Billboard #1 “Cheerleader” by Omi.
Lullaby is the newest song from Atlas Bound, an australian band with 2 members Adrian Kalcic and Will Taylor, that currently releasing on LA based Next Wave Records, the duo have amounted million’s plays on Soundcloud and featured on youtube blogs including La Belle Musique and The Sound You Need. They have been featured in Spotify’s ‘One’s to watch’ playlist as well as front page Itunes.
Dublin-based producer Jay Pryor is light on information at the moment, but his recent releases have the eyes and ears of many turning towards his newfound sound. His recent remix of Digital Farm Animals’ “True” is no exception as he turns the original single into a piano and bass driven deep house gem. The young producer highlights the song’s deeper components, further enriching it with light-hearted percussion and a swirling piano flairs to bring this track to the forefront.
Well, the time of preparation for festival season is upon us. Few festivals garner as much attention and retain so much control over the EDM populace as Electric Forest. And for good reason, the multi-day event has consistently featured some of the highest production value and was one of the first breakout festivals after it transformed from Rothbury. This year is no different, and we now have a first glimpse of this year’s incarnation of the show. As the lineup below can attest, the people over at Insomniac are pulling out the big guns.