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Krimsonn Joins the Ranks of NFT-fueled label Purple Fly with New Single “River Runs Dry”


Krimsonn‘s “River Runs Dry” is a big-room-influenced vocal track that holds a deeper meaning for many emerging artists. Its driving, deep bassline is complemented by jazzy instrumental melodies and baritone vocals, combining dance music with swing elements for a unique and catchy vibe. The lyrics “I won’t stop till the river runs dry” are a testament to the challenges many artists face when trying to take risks with their music, as support for “risky” ideas is often hard to find. Purple Fly itself has been defying the norm by its very existence as the world’s first NFT-fueled record label, so it’s no surprise that Krimsonn has found himself right at home.

River Runs Dry‘ is about something that many artists go through – sometimes we want to feel free to create something unique and true to the artform but it’s hard to find people that believe in unusual and risky ideas. Melodically, it combines elements of dance with swing, with catchy and strong vocals.” – Krimsonn

Purple Fly is an independent imprint utilizing crypocurrency’s hottest frontier as a platform for the spectrum of electronic music. The label’s goal is to support collaborations of all forms of art, connecting music and stunning visuals for an immersive experience that spans the sonic realms of trance to trap. Purple Fly releases NFT directly on its official website with each music drop, enabling artists to have access to direct support from their fan base while expressing their creativity. El Salvador-based Krimsonn joins artists such as BLVD.Fatman ScoopShaquille O’Neal with the release of “River Runs Dry” after previous tracks signed to KSHMR‘s DharmaHardwell‘s RevealedSam Feldt‘s HeartfeldtUltra Records, and more. He has collaborated with Thomas GoldJeffrey Sutorious, and more. Stay tuned for more boundary-pushing tracks from Krimsonn and Purple Fly.

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Din & Vic’s Appropriately Titled Single “Slumped” Becomes Second Track From Nicky Romero’s Protocol Signed During Demo:Drop Live Sessions on Twitch


Fresh-picked from Protocol‘s live demo:drop sessions is a Dutch duo Din & Vic and their club-ready track “Slumped,” which marks Nicky Romero‘s label’s second pick from a slew of talented newcomers submitting their demos to Protocol Recordings. “Slumped” features a groovy, minimal bassline and laser sound effects that call to mind four-on-the-floor classics for a fresh take on a much-loved vibe. Din & Vic seamlessly create a lively and yet minimalistic sonic atmosphere, making for a track that is lively but also perfect for those late night rave sessions; Nicky himself liked “Slumped” so much that he has already played it several times in his virtual live sets. It follows R.Braga & Galluxy‘s “Nobody Else” from last month, which was the first-ever demo:drop pick.

Nicky Romero and Protocol‘s A&R Manager Jorik van de Pol have been keeping extremely busy with their “demo:drop” episodes. The veteran DJ/producer and label runner listen to fresh demos live on Nicky Romero‘s Twitch channel on first Friday of each month and provide feedback to the producers on the spot. Founded by Nicky RomeroProtocol Recordings is one of the leading imprints for innovative electronic dance music. It boasts a roster of heavy-hitters, complemented with immensely talented up-and-comers such as Thomas GoldDeniz KoyuTeamworxFuturistic Polar BearsTrilaneMarcus SantoroStadiumxTim van Werd, and Nicky Romero himself, to name a few. Romero and Protocol‘s “demo:drop” episodes promise plenty of fresh new tracks, so stay tuned for the next one.

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Skytech Collides with LILO and Cappa for Cover of BANKS’s Hit Song “Beggin For Thread.” Out Now on CYB3RPVNK


CYB3RPVNK veteran Skytech returns to R3HAB‘s label with his rendition of BANKS‘s hit “Beggin For Thread,” an energetic and big-room influenced gem produced in collaboration with South Korea-born, Sweden-based master of covers and reworks LILO and LA-based singer/songwriter Cappa, whose past collaborations include working with SNBRNJustin CarusoTELYKast, and more. Riding on a deep, groovy bassline with a steady buildup, Skytech brings his dancefloor-friendly style to the indie classic while preserving the original’s emotive vocals. “Beggin For Thread” follows Skytech‘s recent single “Scrolling Up” with Fafaq as All That MTRS, as well as his remix for R3HABLuis Fonsi, and Sean Paul‘s “Pues.” LILO is known for his official covers of Kylie Minogue‘s “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” and Milky Chance‘s smash hit “Stolen Dance.” See below for what the artists had to say about making their “Beggin For Thread” cover:

BANKS‘s original song “Beggin For Thread” was one of my personal anthems of 2014, so when I first heard LILO‘s electronic demo version, I immediately fell in love with it, and I had to jump on it to finish the production. The process was a lot of fun, and I believe I added some Skytech flavor to it.” – Skytech.

I really enjoyed working with Skytech and Cappa on this beauty and hope to be working with them in the near future again. I hope you all enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed creating it. It’s an honor dropping this tune on one of my idol’s label!” – LILO

The process of working with Skytech and LILO was great. They already came up with the idea for the track. Since we’re located in different parts of the world, I went to the studio and laid the vocals with my engineer. We actually communicated a lot over Instagram. It was a fun process!” – Cappa

Mateusz Dziewulski, better known by his artist name Skytech – is already a household name in his home country of Poland, and the rest of the world is soon to follow. His name first appeared on the map when R3HAB discovered his original track “Tiger” and then helped Skytech put final production touches on it, proving to be a winning team after “Tiger” skyrocketed to over 100M streams on all platforms. Since then, the two have worked on numerous tracks together via the CYB3RPVNK imprint, such as “Fuego,” “What You Do,” “Hyperspace,” “Starflight,” and more, fusing their sounds to make music that is club and festival-friendly while never sacrificing substance and soul.

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Tim van Werd & Crime Zcene Bring The Vibes With Deep, Dreamy New Track “On Your Side,” Featuring Dan Soleil. Out now on Protocol Recordings


Protocol veteran Tim van Werd teams up with fellow Dutch producer Crime Zcene for their new release “On Your Side.” Featuring ethereal vocals by singer/songwriter Dan Soleil, the song rides on undulating basslines and shimmering melodies to tread the line between deep and dreamy vibes. “On Your Side” is van Werd‘s 9th release on Protocol, following “Ocean Deep” with Thomas Newson and his stunning performance from Dutch windmill Molen de Hoop in Gorinchem, which accompanied the release of Tim‘s “Who You Are” EPDan Soleil previously appeared on “City Lights” with Fatum, “Shadows” with Panuma & TwoWorldsApart, “My Breath” with Dezza, “We Found Love” with Tom Staar, and more, while Crime Zcene has past releases on STMPD RCRDS and Revealed. Stay tuned for more releases coming soon from all three of these talented artists!

Tim van Werd‘s interest in music began at a young age with the drums, trumpet, and piano through training in classical, pop, and jazz music. As a dance music producer, this expertise shines through in his seamless productions and dynamic style that blends elements of different genres. After receiving early support and track signings from HardwellDannicFedde le Grand, and Nicky himself, Tim produced his hit “Balkan Disco,” which has amassed over 4 million plays and put him officially on the map. He followed up with “Break The Night” and “Message From The Whales,” all of which got attention from some of the industry’s biggest names. 2020 found van Werd returning to his true love of house music with “Time To Save,” in collaboration with Nicky Romero as Monocule, “One Inside” with Marcus Santoro, “Wars” ft. LAKSHMI, as well as a remix of Michael Gray‘s legendary song “The Weekend.” Proving himself a formidable up-and-coming talent, this is only the beginning of Tim van Werd‘s rise to the top.

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QUIX Brings the Energy With New Drum & Bass Release “Make Up Your Mind” With Jaden Michaels. Out Now on Dim Mak


QUIX returns to Steve Aoki‘s Dim Mak imprint with his new single “Make Up Your Mind,” featuring Nashville singer/songwriter Jaden Michaels, a drum & bass gem with QUIX‘s signature emotive punch. The heavy DnB influence pays homage to QUIX‘s homeland New Zealand, where this dynamic music genre has always had a powerful following. “Make Up Your Mind” opens with a heartfelt, soulful voice by Jaden and rides on a steadily building bassline that culminates in a high-energy, goosebump-inducing drop. The track follows QUIX‘s earlier release “IDK Vol. 2” from earlier this year and is his second collaboration with Jaden Michaels, after 2018’s “Giving Up” who released recently her solo single “Every Last Thing.” Read on for QUIX‘s story on how “Make Up Your Mind” came to be.

I actually started writing this beat last year during a twitch stream; funnily enough, Jaden had already sent me the topline months before. Essentially, I mashed up the beat with her vocal and surprised myself with how well they worked together. I’ve never made a DnB song like this before, and I wanted to challenge myself to incorporate the mainstream style with my signature style. Thank you for listening, and hope you enjoyed yourself, especially on that last drop” – QUIX

Hailing all the way from New ZealandQUIX initially traveled to North America in 2017 for 10 shows and finished up doing an astonishing 42 stops. He has been tearing up the trap scene ever since, continuously shaking the new ground with his unique sound design. Coming off three headline tours in 2018, including Coachella and support on Steve Aoki‘s Kolony tour, QUIX had a break-out year with his “Illusions EP” on Dim Mak. It has racked up millions of plays and creatively merged genres with powerful vocals while staying true to QUIX‘s signature sound. He has also been honored by Spotify to feature on the cover of their two biggest international dance playlists, “Mint” and “Dance Rising,” and officially remixed the likes of Steve AokiGASHIRL Grime, and more. Jaden Michaels is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. In her career as a songwriter, she has collaborated with some of pop music’s biggest stars, including Jennifer LopezDemi LovatoCarly Rae JepsenRobin Thicke, and more. In 2012 and 2013 Jaden co-wrote one of the songs performed on the season finale of American Idol. Her songwriting work on Carly Rae Jepsen‘s album “Kiss” received the 2013 Juno Award for “Album of the Year.” Stay tuned for more music coming from these exciting and talented artists very soon.

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Skytech and Fafaq Are Back As All That MTRS With Dancefloor Friendly Remix of R3HAB, Luis Fonsi, Sean Paul’s Summer Hit “Pues”


All That MTRS is back on R3HAB‘s CYB3RPVNK with a fuego remix of R3HABLuis FonsiSean Paul‘s hit single “Pues” from April this year. True to Skytech and Fafaq‘s energetic and hard-hitting styles, their interpretation of the Latin influenced original kicks things into high gear immediately; the track opens with a driving, bouncy bassline that contrasts nicely with the catchy vocal riff, and the duo incorporates deep synths to make “Pues” a dancefloor hit. With the world slowly opening back up and the return of festivals, All That MTRS brings a welcome dose of fun, booty-shaking sound to the mix. The remix follows their recent funky tech-house signal “Scrolling Up” from this spring. Keep an eye out for more music from CYB3RPVNK‘s artists coming soon!

We’re super excited for this remix! We both love the song, so we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to turn it into a dancefloor banger. We believe it will be a great addition to DJ sets all across the globe.” – All That MTRS

Mateusz Dziewulski, better known by his artist name Skytech – is already a household name in his home country of Poland, and the rest of the world is soon to follow. His name first appeared on the map when R3HAB discovered his original track “Tiger” and then helped Skytech put final production touches on it, proving to be a winning team after “Tiger” skyrocketed to over 100M streams on all platforms. Since then, the two have worked on numerous tracks together via the CYB3RPVNK imprint, such as “Fuego,” “What You Do,” “Hyperspace,” “Starflight,” and more, fusing their sounds to make music that is club and festival-friendly while never sacrificing substance and soul.

Fafaq first erupted onto the scene in 2015-2016 with a series of popular releases on Spinnin’ Records, including “Tiger” with R3HAB, “Fever” and “Indigo” with Yves V, and “Pillowfight” with Bassjackers. His singles “Stay” and “Teenage Crime” were featured as the main theme of Tomorrowland Unite 2017 and Tomorrowland Winter 2019 after-movie. Fafaq returned after a long hiatus last summer with “I Want That House,” re-establishing himself as a force to be reckoned with.

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PLS&TY Releases Contemporary Summertime Anthem “Ride or Die” with Bobby Saint


Florida native PLS&TY teams up with LA-based Barbados-born singer/songwriter Bobby Saint for the new collaboration “Ride or Die,” a feel-good summertime anthem that will transport you to being on vacation with your one and only. Featuring groovy but gentle melodies from PLS&TY and Saint‘s heartfelt, wide vocal talents, “Ride or Die” is a song you’ll want to play over and over again this season; it embodies love, positivity, and connection – all of which form the fabric of the beautiful human experience. Check out what PLS&TY had to say about the inspiration behind the new release below:

Ride or Die‘ is a summertime, feel-good single that encompasses love & romance. Bobby Saint‘s vocals lead listeners to imagine time spent in tropical paradise with their partner. Together, Bobby Saint and I created a song that transmits the ethos of the PLS&TY brand: good vibes and good times. Enjoy.” – PLS&TY

Tommy Leas, a Florida native – better known as PLS&TY – is burgeoning into the electronic dance music scene with his unique sound: languid bass, captivating vocals, and enough upbeat melodies to make anybody feel good. After a collection of chart-topping singles including “Good Vibes” (#1 on iTunes US Electronic Charts), “Down For Me,” “Rebel Love (#1 on iTunes US Electronic Charts), and “Motives” (#1 on iTunes US Electronic Charts / Top 25 Billboard Electronic Charts), PLS&TY would see his productions Remixed by Grammy-nominated Morgan PageRuskoCazzetteBondaxYehMe2 (Josh from Flosstradamus latest venture), and more. His own remix of Genevieve‘s “Colors” was featured in a Hershey‘s chocolate television commercial that has amassed over 1 billion views. With his brand new “Very Special” EP released in April of 2020 that includes pop records with artists like Sean KingstonWifisfuneral, & Alex Aiono (of Netflix‘s “Finding Ohana“), PLS&TY is showing no signs of slowing down, even after a busy 2019 touring season which included A-List festivals Shaky BeatsBreakawayElectric ForestEDC Las Vegas, & more.

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DVBBS Release “Losing Sleep” – Fusion of Alt-Punk and Electronic Music In Collaboration With Powfu


DVBBS team up with fellow Canadian and alternative sensation Powfu for their new track “Losing Sleep,” which sees the duo experimenting with a masterful blend of alt-punk and electronic music. Opening with mellow instrumental melodies, Powfu‘s heartfelt vocals shine through as “Losing Sleep” laments on a lost lover. DVBBS‘s influence comes in soft basslines during the culmination of the track, which is guaranteed to pull at any listener’s heartstrings. Powfu has been riding the wave of his TikTok popularity from “death bed (coffee for your head)” song, which got him signed to Columbia Records and just surpassed 1 billion streams on Spotify alone. “Losing Sleep” is the latest from DVBBS‘s forthcoming album “SLEEP” and follows their recent “Lose My Mind,” for which they sampled Yebba, and “Fool For Ya” – a dancefloor filler, which announced the forthcoming LP. You never know what kind of sound this adventurous duo has up their sleeve next, so stay tuned for more from the new album!

Losing Sleep‘ is the definition of fresh, we’re excited to share this one.” – DVBBS

Losing Sleep‘ is an acoustic idea I wrote a few years ago and posted on my IG. It’s really cool to see DVBBS take it to the next level” – Powfu

Only a few producers have risen to the top in the electronic music scene as quickly as DVBBS, who captured the industry’s attention with hits like “Tsunami” and “Not Going Home” and never let it go. The Canadian brothers Alex and Christopher have been continuously cultivating their sound since their debut in 2012 and have racked up an impressive display of collaborations with renowned names from diverse musical backgrounds, such as blackbear24kGoldnJasmine ThompsonBellyNERVOJuicy J, and more. DVBBS continue to prove there’s nothing they can’t accomplish. Their hits such as “La La Land,” “Gold Skies,” and the breakthrough “Angel” are staples in every dance music fan’s library. Prior to the global pandemic, DVBBS performed a staggering 250 dates per year at some of the world’s hottest music festivals and top-tier clubs, including TomorrowlandEDC Las VegasUltra Music FestivalHakkasan Las Vegas or Ibiza‘s Amnesia, and Ushuaia. Throughout their career, DVBBS has proved they are relentlessly dedicated to expanding their global footprint and bringing cutting-edge new music to their listeners.

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Sam Blacky Turns Up The Heat This Summer With Positive Club Anthem “No More.” Out Now on Stabby Records


Multitalented Sam Blacky returns with her newest single “No More,” the perfect track to be your anthem to turning a new page and living it up this summer. It bears her signature tech-house style, running on a deep, driving bassline that incorporates plenty of rhythmic shakers and synths, complete with soulful and captivating vocals. Like most of Blacky‘s music, “No More” feels right at home being played at clubs or festivals in some of the world’s most beautiful venues, since she draws most of her inspiration from her worldwide travels. Out on her own imprint Stabby Records, the single follows up Sam‘s latest “Paradise.” With the pandemic rapidly receding in many areas of the world, keep an eye out for where Sam might be making appearances in the coming months.

No More‘ is super special to me not only because of the message in the lyrics, but also because this song can empower those who hear it and sing along in an almost cathartic way, saying goodbye to past negativity. It’s all about moving forward and realizing what you’re worth. I definitely feel “No More” being played out in clubs and festivals this summer as a sort of ‘f*ck you’ anthem to anyone or anything that has hurt you.” – Sam Blacky

Samantha Black is a multitalented DJ/producer, model, and influencer professionally known as Sam Blacky. Originally from San DiegoSam spent several years in Australia, where she first fell in love with producing music and performing live. Since moving back to Los Angeles, music and performing have taken a front seat in her life. In addition to her hectic modeling schedule, Sam has performed live across the world from 2017 to 2021, from Mexico to Ibiza to Bali, racking up over 120 gigs a year at some of the premier electronic festivals and clubs on the planet. With the global pandemic in 2020, Sam released a series of videos on Youtube called “A New World,” where she streamed live sets from some of her favorite places in Mexico, giving viewers a taste of vacation vibes even while staying safe at home. Before all the music, her modeling portfolio included brands such as NikeL’OréalGaloreMarie ClaireSuperdryGuessSports IllustratedMalibu, and Playboy, giving her a unique creative perspective to all types of cultures and styles to bring to her music. With the launch of Sam Blacky‘s label, Stabby Records, and her first releases, 2021 is set to be a breakout year for Sam as she expands her artistic brand.

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Platinum Producer Felix Cartal Releases 4th Studio Album “Expensive Sounds For Nice People,” Featuring Kiiara, Sophie Simmons, Lights, Karen Harding, And More


Platinum producer Felix Cartal releases his 4th studio album “Expensive Sounds For Nice People” via Physical Presents. Also taken from the album are previously released “Mine” with Sophie Simmons, and “Love Me” with Lights; both are certified Platinum in Canada, with the latter one also winning the Dance Recording of the Year at the Junos 2020. Other remarkable tracks on the album include “Only One” with the hit UK singer-songwriter Karen Harding and “My Last Song” with the rebellious Norwegian songstress Hanne Mjøen, “Too Late” with the Juno Award-winning singer and composer KROY (from Quebec duo Milk & Bone), as well as “The Life” with Fjord as well as several solo indie dance anthems from Felix, which find themselves at home on the album. Cartal‘s earlier “Get What You Give” also reached Platinum status, while one of the most recent singles “Happy Hour” with Kiiara was featured on 32 Spotify New Music Friday playlists as well as Billboard’s Best New Dance Tracks.

A release nearly 3 years in the making, “Expensive Sounds For Nice People” covers a range of emotions: from the ecstatic highs of new love to the frustrating lows brought by inevitable heartbreak, all held up by a backbone of unique house music. Felix Cartal lures listeners onto the dancefloor with an array of strong female vocals, showcasing some of the best singers the pop world has to offer one unforgettable track at a time, as each occupies its own sonic realm of indie dance, and none is quite like the other.

Felix Cartal shares the history behind the album: “My fourth album Expensive Sounds For Nice People is part of the second musical chapter in my life. My first two albums were the first chapter of my musical career: a scrappier, undeveloped, experimental phase where a lot of the ideas didn’t quite get executed how I would want from lack of skill or know-how. I’m still fond of that time and those releases, but was ultimately frustrated that I couldn’t make what I wanted come to life exactly how I heard it in my head. The other big problem from that era was consistency, and basically that’s what I’ve become obsessed with. Growing up arguably through one of the worst eras of one-hit-wonders in musical history, I remember constantly being disappointed when I bought an album and there was only one good song. I hated that. And I think remembering that has guided me into this second chapter of my life. Where I’ve just tried to grind it out daily at the studio and work on my skills, and trying to become more consistent. I’m more into the ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi‘ chef approach nowadays, where I just try to log hours every day to refine my craft. Not too concerned with the result from that specific day but knowing that if I stack those hours I will in fact improve. I want every song to be 100% something I’m proud of, or it’s not coming out.

He goes on to further elaborate: “The title of the album is a tongue in cheek description of all this. The Sounds, to me, are Expensive because I know time is a valuable commodity and I’ve logged the hours to get there. On the other hand, as an artist, who knows what even gives art value half the time? But for me, the fact that people still to this day take the time to write me heartfelt messages about my music, inspires me to keep going and to keep creating. So this album is for them, the Nice People who take the time to care, and for me, because I care too. I hope the album, from front to back, is enjoyable. I’ve worked very hard on every detail for the past 3 years.

Vancouver-based Felix Cartal has collaborated with several major artists such as KaskadeR3HABGallant, and has also created official remixes for the likes of Selena GomezZeddGalantisDillon FrancisEllie GouldingDiploAnne-Marie & Doja Cat as well as Daya & Shallou‘s “Older.”  He has been featured by major Youtube channels Trap NationMrSuicideSheepMrRevillzChill NationThe Vibe GuideSelectedxKito, among others, and has earned over 360 million plays across all platforms. He has also seen support from BBC Radio 1’s Danny Howard and Diplo & Friends, and SiriusXM Chill has also heavily supported several singles, while his Weekend Workout radio show is also featured on SiriusXM‘s Diplo’s Revolution.

Expensive Sounds For Nice People” Tracklist:

01. The Life (feat. Fjord)
02. Over It (feat. Veronica)
03. Harmony
04. Layover
05. Mine (feat. Sophie Simmons)
06. 500 Days (feat. Matilda)
07. Old Self (feat. Ofelia K)
08. We Fall
09. Only One (feat. Karen Harding)
10. My Last Song (feat. Hanne Mjøen)
11. Love Me (feat. Lights)
12. Going Up
13. Happy Hour (feat. Kiiara)
14. Jealous
15. Hygge
16. Too Late (feat. KROY)

Felix Cartal is here to bless the masses with timeless music” – Flaunt MagazineFriday vibes are exemplified on ‘Happy Hour,’ a joyous new collab between Canadian producer Felix Cartal and anti-pop star Kiiara.” – Billboard

It goes from a cool electro place into some more mellow, halftime vibes during the hook. No earth-shattering drops, no pandering. This is just good music for great people.” – Complex

Felix Cartal has turned ‘You Get What You Give’ into a full-on EDM blast, the kind of thing you expect to hear at four A.M., as you’re waiting for the sun to rise.” – Popdust

The platinum-selling producer is back, matching his arena-level electronics to a potent pop touch.” – Clash Magazine

Mine‘ follows the producer and DJ, Taelor Deitcher’s irresistible sonic formula: melting melodic electro-pop sensibilities with slick body-shaking bass lines, this time relaying an ode to lost love with the honey vocals of singer Sophie Simmons” – Wonderland Magazine

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Let Pushing Daizies Lift Your Mood With New Future Bass Single “I’ll Be Alright.” Out Now on Dim Mak


Faceless but emotive duo Pushing Daizies returns to Dim Mak with their newest future bass single “I’ll Be Alright.” Despite being their 9th release since the official debut in January with “Want It To End,” this track is extra special in that it is the first that the duo wrote together under the Pushing Daizies name. “I’ll Be Alright” sets a positive tone from the get-go with crystalline vocals and delicate piano keys, building into a future bass drop that is both groovy and emotive. Following their recent release “I Want To Know,” the duo shows no signs of slowing down, so expect some summer anthems as the year continues.

This is one of the first songs we ever wrote together. ‘I’ll Be Alright‘ is a song about past relationships, and how no matter what has happened, you’ll always be alright. We’ve been holding onto this one for a while now and can’t wait to hear the response!” – Pushing Daizies

Pushing Daizies is the pseudonym of two US-based dance music producers joining forces. The enigmatic duo makes groovy, bass-heavy, electronic dance music that creates an emotional roller coaster, pulling at the heartstrings of its listeners. The project, which initially began as multiple collaborations between the two artists, transpired as their synergy saw no end in sight. “Once we found our rhythm, we knew we had something special. It was bigger than just a few singles. I guess you could say that the project was an accident in the greatest way possible,” said one of the producers. The term “pushing daisies” refers to the flowers that grow over a burial plot when someone dies, which is symbolic of the cycles of life and death, light and dark. Said differently, when someone dies, life is created.

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Nicky Romero’s Protocol Recordings Releases “Nobody Else” by Upcoming Talents R.Braga & Galluxy. Signed During Live demo:drop Session on Twitch


Nicky Romero and Protocol‘s A&R Manager Jorik van de Pol have been keeping extremely busy with their demo:drop episodes, where the veteran DJ and the label’s creative and A&R listen to submitted demos live on Twitch and provide feedback to the producers on the spot. The first track to come from demo:drop selection is “Nobody Else” from upcoming talents R.Braga and Galluxy. Opening with ethereal, sultry vocals, it creates a dark progressive mood with driving basslines and gently undulating melodies. The choice to sign this particular track feels right at home with Protocol‘s dynamic array of sounds, which also houses Romero‘s dark progressive project MonoculeNicky Romero and Protocol‘s “demo:drop” episodes promise plenty of fresh new tracks from undiscovered talents, so stay tuned for the next one!

Founded by Nicky RomeroProtocol Recordings is one of the leading imprints for innovative electronic dance music. It boasts a roster of heavy-hitters, complemented with immensely talented up-and-comers such as Thomas GoldDeniz KoyuTeamworxFuturistic Polar BearsTrilaneMarcus SantoroStadiumxTim van Werd, and Nicky Romero himself, to name a few. All with a diverse range of sounds that are guaranteed to light up a dance floor. The imprint welcomes R.Braga and Galluxy to the family with “Nobody Else” via demo:drop. Both artists recently appeared on Martin Garrix‘s STMPD Records with their own singles – R.Braga‘s “In Love” with Zuffo and Galluxy‘s “Back & Forth” with CAZETTE. The latter earlier also launched a project called “From the Farm to Tomorrowland,” which succeeded in catching the attention of the festival’s organizers and resulted in him playing a set at the Tomorrowland Winter edition in 2019.

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