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.
Just released as a free download is the tune “Dirty Harry”, originally from Grace, which has been reworked by Sydney based producer Oski. Everything this guy seems to touch right now blows up, and this tune is likely to be no exception. “Dirty Harry” is pushed into a smooth rolling D&B direction, and Oski is on hand to deliver some superb musical layering. With reverb-edged vocals settling over a roughly textured bass line, the track moves seamlessly through peaks and troughs thanks to Oski’s deft technical skills.
Tujamo’s impeccable rise has reached a new level with a new remix of Bingo Player’s classic ‘Drop That Low’ (When I Dip). Born in Germany, Tujamo’s style of energetic dance music has allowed him to collaborate with the likes of Danny Avila, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Jacob Plant, Laidback Luke, Martin Solveig, Showtek and many more. Tujamo’s remix of ‘Drop That Low’ (When I Dip) has support from the likes of Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, Kaskade, Tiesto and more! Take a listen to Tujamo’s high energy remix down below & check out Tujamo’s official music video!
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.