Reviews

Avicii – Stories

The album of the summer has dropped! Yes the highly anticipated sophomore release by Avicii has hit the shelves and is already topping the charts. Time really does fly. It’s been two years since Avicii released his debut studio album ‘True’ and its great to see the Swede hasn’t stopped working hard on exploring newContinue Reading…

October 7, 2015 Reviews

NERO – Between II Worlds

It’s one of the most anticipated releases of 2015 and it’s safe to say NERO are certainly going to turn a few heads. Between II Worlds is the latest studio album from the English electronic music trio. Daniel Stephens, Joe Ray and Alana Watson first gained worldwide attention with their mind blowing 2011 effort WelcomeContinue Reading…

September 11, 2015 Dubstep, Reviews

Dillon Francis – This Mixtape Is Fire

The wait is finally over. Dillon Francis’ new EP This Mixtape Is Fire has finally arrived. The Los Angeles producer, most known for his chart-topping hit “Get Low,” with DJ Snake, delivers a new EP that’s very much “all over the place”. Yet that isn’t a bad thing. In fact, this EP brings a tonContinue Reading…

August 15, 2015 Electro, Moombahton, Reviews, Trending

Golden Features – XXIV EP

Things just keep getting bigger and better for Sydney producer Golden Features. The producer arguably most known for his genre-bending signature sound (apart from his Mask), has seen him gain support from the likes of Porter Robinson, Bixel Boys, What So Not and more. Hot off the back of his self titled debut EP, theContinue Reading…

July 2, 2015 Reviews

Galantis – Pharmacy

The past two years have been astronomical for Swedish outfit Galantis and with the release their album “Pharmacy”, they’re certainly not looking to slow things down. “Pharmacy” takes us on a musical journey with each listen. If you’re wanting big room characteristics, driving basslines and euphoric synths. Long story short, this album is your perfectContinue Reading…

July 2, 2015 Reviews

Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light

Australian duo Hermitude are back with their latest dance floor destroying monster “Dark Night Sweet Light” and boy is it a cracker of an album! Blue Mountains local heroes Luke Dubber and Angus Stuart return to fine form with “Dark Night Sweet Light” – an album that perfectly reflects the duo’s rising status. Openers “Hijinx”Continue Reading…

July 2, 2015 Reviews

Alison Wonderland – Run

Sydney-based rising star Alison Wonderland impresses with her debut studio album “Run”. Alex Scholler, a.k.a Alison Wonderland, has finally dropped her long awaited feature length record “Run” and it’s nothing short of impressive. After her previous efforts with 2012’s ‘Welcome To Wonderland’ mixtape and 2014’s ‘Calm Down’ EP, Wonderland captures the style we have knownContinue Reading…

July 2, 2015 Reviews

Major Lazer – Peace Is The Mission

Dubbed as one of 2015’s most anticipated releases, Major Lazer are back with their latest effort “Peace Is The Mission.” Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire are back in the drivers seat and ready to take you on a dance-filled adventure. “Peace Is The Mission” is packed with thrilling collaborations including Wild Belle on ‘Be Together,’Continue Reading…

July 2, 2015 Reviews

David Guetta – Listen (Deluxe)

Upon the first spin of David Guetta’s new album Listen (Deluxe Edition), it becomes quite clear why previously released singles “Bad” and”‘Shot Me Down” are kept apart from the main album listing for Listen and added as bonus tracks. David Guetta’s style is usually a mix of pop meets EDM. But let’s face it, theContinue Reading…

July 2, 2015 Reviews

Alesso – Forever

Electronic Dance Music producers across the globe have jumped on the album bandwagon and after his worldwide success, Alesso has released his debut studio album. ‘Forever’ includes the smash hits ‘Heroes’ featuring Tove Lo, the new single ‘Cool’ featuring Roy English and the official remix to OneRepublic’s ‘If I Lose Myself.’ Dubbed by Madonna asContinue Reading…

July 2, 2015 Reviews

Zedd – True Colours

When it comes to EDM, Zedd is the star that the scene needs. The superstar went from being discovered on MySpace to the title track from his debut album, Clarity, thrusting him into the limelight. He’s out to preserve the “music” in Electronic Dance Music, and is on track to achieving that goal, even ifContinue Reading…

July 2, 2015 Reviews

Above & Beyond – We Are All We Need

After 3.5 years, trance music’s iconic trio return with We Are All We Need. Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäk are back in 2015 with an album which gives us that new Above & Beyond fix that’s been well overdue. The London duo have brought joy and tears to fans across the globe forContinue Reading…

January 18, 2015 Reviews

Knife Party – Abandon Ship

Since the inaugural release of their debut EP 100% No Modern Talking in 2011, Knife Party have been tearing up the biggest festival and club dance floors worldwide. After Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen’s decade long stint with the highly successful drum and bass group Pendulum, the two decided to start a side project thatContinue Reading…

November 13, 2014 Reviews

Dillon Francis – Money Sucks, Friends Rule

The road to Dillon Francis’ debut studio album has been a long journey. Money Sucks, Friends Rule has been slated with customary delays, a rigorous tour schedule, and select premieres from the album over the last year. Not only is the wait over, but this is one album that will make your summer. Leaving noContinue Reading…

October 26, 2014 Reviews

Aly & Fila – The Other Shore

The last few years have demonstrated what true workmanship is all about. Egyptian duo Aly & Fila have expanded their record label with ‘Future Sound of Egypt Excelsior’, dominated stages across the globe with the FSOE world tour and dropped smash record after smash record. As one of the most popular musical acts in theContinue Reading…

October 7, 2014 Reviews

Insomniac Presents Under The Electric Sky

For the EDM fans lacking the funds or the time to attend the Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, a new documentary “Under the Electric Sky,” produced by the event’s organizers, might suffice. More of a precious souvenir for the previously converted than a persuasive recruitment tool for those not already in love with EDM (electronicContinue Reading…

August 26, 2014 Reviews

Porter Robinson – Worlds

It has been a long time coming, but 22-year old producer Porter Robinson has released his first studio album, Worlds. While this is the first studio album by the talented American, it’s also the product of EDM exhaustion. The electronic music producer played close to every major music festival in 2011 and 2012, delivering well-crafted,Continue Reading…

August 9, 2014 Reviews

Borgore – #NEWGOREORDER

It seems full albums are the new big thing that’s defining DJs in 2014 and Israeli electronic dance music producer / DJ Borgore has released the long awaited debut LP #NEWGOREORDER. Returning to his roots, the controversial producer has brought back the bass and NSFW lyrics in plenty. Upon first listen, tracks like ‘Syrup’ andContinue Reading…

July 9, 2014 Reviews

Tiesto – A Town Called Paradise

Since the early 2000s, dropping the name Tiesto was a superstar representation of an artist at the heart of mainstream dance music. The Dutch trance legend has been crowned the winner of DJ Mag’s Top 100 poll three times, has a club residency in Las Vegas and topped Forbes’ 2013 DJ Rich List and yet,Continue Reading…

July 6, 2014 Reviews

Zeds Dead – Somewhere Else EP

Pack your dancing shoes, because Zeds Dead are set to take you Somewhere Else with their latest piece of work. The Toronto duo have been hard at work on this new release and at first listen you can definitely tell. Following on from The Living Dead and Hot Sauce, the Canadian bass duo are backContinue Reading…

July 5, 2014 Reviews

Cosmic Gate – Start To Feel

Dominating dance floors and winning hearts across the globe for well over fifteen years, German trance duo Cosmic Gate are back with a brand new album that will have you falling in love with the sound all over again. The trance legends are back to deliver another a round of perfectly formulated music that deliversContinue Reading…

July 2, 2014 Reviews

Deadmau5 – While (1<2)

Joel Zimmerman has certainly seen his fair share of controversy in the last two years since his last album release. From his ended engagement with tattoo artist Kat Von D to a new record deal with Astralwerks, change has been the only constant for the globetrotting Canadian producer. Yet the outspoken artist has managed toContinue Reading…

June 29, 2014 Reviews

Andrew Rayel – Find Your Harmony

There is no doubt, Andrew Rayel has been sending waves throughout the electronic dance music industry these last couple of years. Often referred to as a modern-day Mozart, the dutchman has officially released his debut album titled ‘Find Your Harmony’ and it’s an album you’re not going to want to miss. Released on the ArmadaContinue Reading…

June 1, 2014 Reviews

Afrojack – Forget The World (Deluxe Edition)

With so many artists today choosing to release individual singles rather than artist albums, Dutch house star Afrojack has decided it was to run in the opposite direction and release his debut full length Forget The World. To be honest, he doesn’t exactly need to release an album as he’s already a chart-topping producer andContinue Reading…

May 21, 2014 Reviews

Protoculture – Music Is More Than Mathematics

After taking interest in music from a young age, Nate Raubenheimer’s technical background is in sound engineering. Like many other producers with that background, it has brought him to a place of organic music, reminiscent of the anthropological name he’s taken on as an artist: Protoculture. These days there aren’t many artists that get aContinue Reading…

May 10, 2014 Reviews

Chromeo – White Women

Montreal-formed electro duo Chromeo have resurfaced with an album that surely does impress! After three albums oozing with sleazy electro-funk and heavily reliant on ’80s nostalgia, Canadian duo Chromeo should really have some new tricks up their sleeves. But no: the follow-up to 2010’s ‘Business Casual’ is business as usual. You could look at WhiteContinue Reading…

May 8, 2014 Reviews

Seven Lions – Worlds Apart EP

Jeff Montalvo’s Seven Lions concept has become one of the most fascinating and artistic endeavours in today’s EDM scene. Arising out of Gene Wolf fantasy worlds and a passionate love for metal bands like Opeth and Porcupine Tree, Seven Lions takes the listener on a musical journey far beyond this world. It was Jeff’s PolarizeContinue Reading…

May 8, 2014 Reviews

Duck Sauce – Quack

The long awaited album by Armand Van Helden and A-Trak aka Duck Sauce has finally dropped and after the first listen you can tell they want to revitalize the ‘funk’ in today’s EDM movement. After five years of groovy funk-drenched hits, the quirky duo have gifted us with their highly sought-after debut LP, Quack. TheContinue Reading…

April 27, 2014 Reviews

Skrillex – Recess

After what was almost three years of waiting, the ever-controversial and inspiring musician Sonny Moore aka Skrillex has released his first full-length studio album. Skrillex has been labelled ‘the most hated man in dubstep’ by some and praised as a ‘dubstep god’ by others. Love him or hate him, you know this man’s hard workContinue Reading…

April 9, 2014 Reviews

Gareth Emery – Drive

EDM sensation Gareth Emery is back with his new sophomore studio album Drive, his first in four years. As the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed debut album Northern Lights, Emery set the bar high and once again has delivered a release worthy of any festival or nightclub dance floor. Beginning the album in true Emery fashion,Continue Reading…

April 6, 2014 Reviews

The Aston Shuffle – Photographs

For quite some time, we have been patiently waiting for a follow up release to 2011’s Seventeen Past Midnight and boy was it worth the wait. Canberra based house music duo The Aston Shuffle have finally released the highly anticipated Photographs, an eleven track album that is sure to get you up off your seatContinue Reading…

March 29, 2014 Reviews

Markus Schulz – Scream 2

Markus Schulz has found the time to release the follow up artist album Scream 2. Somehow, inbetween the marathon sets, acting as a label head and constant travel, Markus has delivered a solid album that he should be proud of. This album, like Scream (previous release) delves into the more melodic side of his sound,Continue Reading…

February 25, 2014 Reviews

The Glitch Mob – Love Death Immortality

The Glitch Mob are back and ready to redefine music and shock fans with a completely new album. It seems strange to think that this group released their first debut album only a shy four years ago. The Glitch Mob originally designed their first album, Drink The Sea to be heard on a personal level,Continue Reading…

February 13, 2014 Reviews

Cut Copy – Free Your Mind

The Australian dance-rock act Cut Copy have released a colourful LP titled Free Your Mind and this release sure does make you ‘free your mind’. Frontman Dan Whitford produced the effort in Cut Copy’s hometown of Melbourne and later had the album mixed by Dave Fridmann in upstate New York. As the new-wave foursome tellContinue Reading…

November 12, 2013 Reviews

Gesaffelstein – Aleph

After producing ‘Black Skinhead’ and ‘Send It Up’ on Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’, French producer Gesaffelstein now finds his industrial techno isn’t only of interest to those at Parisian raves but the fans of good electronic music worldwide. If you have spent time looking at waveforms via SoundCloud or Beatport it is evident that most tracksContinue Reading…

October 28, 2013 Reviews

Sub Focus – Torus

It’s been four years in the making but we can finally thank UK producer Sub Focus for releasing his follow-up masterpiece Torus. Nick Douwma isn’t a name you’re likely to have heard, but for Heavy Bass EDM fans, he is one of the most popular electronic acts going around. To be honest you’d have toContinue Reading…

October 1, 2013 Reviews

Kaskade – Atmosphere

42-year-old DJ-producer Ryan Raddon is a dance music veteran in an EDM moment rampant with raging converts and a mentor on a traditionally drug-fueled scene. Earlier this week, the man known professionally known as Kaskade, released his tenth studio album: Atmosphere. As an album, Atmosphere is both a total mixture of Kaskade’s roots and futureContinue Reading…

September 11, 2013 Reviews

Avicii – True

Upon starting the first full-length album TRUE from Swedish DJ Avicii (Tim Bergling), you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d stumbled on a Mumford & Sons record. Now generally, one would think acoustic guitars and folky vocals would not make an EDM hit, but by around 1.5 minutes into Wake Me Up you are left inContinue Reading…

September 5, 2013 Reviews

The Bloody Beetroots – Hide

Italy’s Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo has spent the last seven years creating a dirty, streetwise edge for his Bloody Beetroots project. Despite his production’s punk rock influence and the scummy imagery of his album covers, Rifo is one of electronic music’s savviest businessmen. The latest release from The Bloody Beetroots is the perfect example ofContinue Reading…

September 3, 2013 Reviews

Pretty Lights – A Color Map Of The Sun

It’s been almost three years since Denver hip-hop producer and EDM-festival star Derek Vincent Smith issued a new record, instead concentrating on his ultra-opulent­ live show. His first album of entirely original arrangements, ‘A Color Map Of The Sun’ is indisputably Pretty Lights’ most ambitious work to date. This time around, Smith has flipped hisContinue Reading…

July 2, 2013 Reviews

Empire of the Sun – Ice on the Dune

Successful dance bands like Passion Pit, Cut Copy and even Foster the People make their impact with contradictory ideas. Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore who are known as Empire of the Sun go for a simpler approach on their second album. When Empire of the Sun emerged in 2008, they were quite fascinating. Wearing costumesContinue Reading…

June 12, 2013 Reviews

Armin Van Buuren – Intense

Once again, Armin Van Buuren continues to revolutionize his beloved genre of Trance. Each week the man dubbed the ‘God of Trance’ spends countless hours per year educating the masses on the trends of trance and progressing electronic music on his weekly program ‘A State Of Trance’, and countless more traveling the globe to playContinue Reading…

May 3, 2013 Reviews

ShockOne – Universus

If you’re a keen Drum and Bass junkie then no doubt you’ll have come across the name ShockOne at some point. Perth born and raised, now london based produced Karl Thomas aka ShockOne has released Universus; one of the strongest albums of 2013. Regardless of whether you make music with a laptop or live bandContinue Reading…

April 28, 2013 Reviews

Major Lazer – Free the Universe

One of the most anticipated albums of the past two years, Free The Universe from Major Lazer landed in Australia this week. The hype surrounding this release after the breakthrough success of 2009’s Gun’s Dont Kill People, Lazers Do had solo head of the group, Diplo working hard to not only further their sound butContinue Reading…

April 24, 2013 Reviews

Daft Punk – Random Access Memories

Without a doubt, Random Access Memories is the biggest release of 2013. The hype surround this album was so much that it would either leave listeners loving or hating it. French due Daft Punk helped spawn our current stadium-filling dance music movement and by far their new album is year’s most anticipated EDM release. ButContinue Reading…

March 17, 2013 Reviews

Flux Pavilion – Blow The Roof EP

Over the past couple of years, Joshua Steele aka Flux Pavilion has been fighting his way to the top of the genre known as dubstep. Steadily growing with a stash of bass-heavy singles and EP’s Flux Pavilion is considered at the top of his game and considered as dubstep royalty along with Bassnectar, Datsik, ExcisionContinue Reading…

January 28, 2013 Reviews

Flume – Flume

There is no doubt Flume has produced one heck of a debut LP. The word has quickly spread over Facebook, Twitter and other social networks that this is not only a great album, but possibly album of the year. Album of the year you say? Every now and then, an album comes along with thatContinue Reading…

December 18, 2012 Reviews

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