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Seven Lions releases remix pack for smash hit ‘Dreamin’ feat. Fiora

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Hot off the heels of his acclaimed “Start Again EP,” Seven Lions is back with a set of three remixes of the project’s signature single – “Dreamin’ Feat. Fiora.”

Sunny Lax delivers a meld of trance and progressive house, giving the track a more Anjunabeats-flavored flare, while Last Heroes mold Fiora’s vocal around a melodic dubstep instrumental. Mazare, on the other hand, takes “Dreamin’” into the the drum’n’bass realm with a thick layer of percussive sizzle.

The “Start Again EP” is the landmark project for Seven Lions in 2018; featuring not only “Dreamin’ Feat. Fiora,” but new fan favorite “Start Again,” psytrance banger “After Dark” (with Blastoyz) and a completely new iteration of the Seven Lions sound on “Let Go.”

It’s been a stellar year for Seven Lions with performances across the globe. The remainder of 2018 will see the electronic mastermind head out on his 43 date “Journey 2” tour across North America and Canada.

 

 

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      After teaming up with Swedish DJ and producer Alesso on ‘Leave A Little Love’, five-time #1 DJ in the world Armin van Buuren is set to turn heads with his next high-magnitude collab. Together with Australian, award-winning, multi-platinum-selling recording artist Timmy Trumpet, the Dutchman is delivering a tequila-flavoured, Ibiza-tailored smash that makes your heart go like crazy… just like ‘Anita’. Unlikely collaborations produce stunning results more often than not, and Armin van Buuren and Timmy Trumpet first-ever creative get-together is a testament to that. From the colourful intro and catchy vocals to Timmy Trumpet’s infectious trademark trumpets and Armin van Buuren’s devastating drops, ‘Anita’ is one of the most playful and impactful anthems you’ll be hearing this decade. “I’ve long been a big fan of Timmy’s work”, Armin van Buuren says. “His trumpet performances brought something fresh to the scene, and I always love to see that kind of creativity, especially when you mix in those energetic dance moves. I loved working together with him on this track and I can’t wait to play it live during a sunny festival day somewhere soon. That way, everyone can party like ‘Anita’!  “I love collaborating with artists and Armin is an inspiration, someone I’ve looked up to since the very beginning”, Timmy Trumpet adds. “To be finally working with him on a release of our own is surreal! This is a really fun record and I’m very happy we were able to capture the energy we both bring to the table. Can’t wait to play this one live!” Armin van Buuren was voted the #1 DJ in the world for an unprecedented five times. He has ranked in the Top 100 of U.K. magazine DJ Mag for twenty years in a row now with nineteen consecutive top 10 spots, has seven full-length artist albums to his name and recently hit the incredible milestone of 1000 episodes with his A State Of Trance radio show, through which he reaches 40 million listeners from 80 different countries on a weekly basis. In non-COVID times, Armin van Buuren headlined more than 150 shows per year at leading festivals and venues around the world, including Electric Daisy Carnival (Las Vegas, New York), Ultra Music Festival (Miami) and Tomorrowland (Belgium) plus residencies on Ibiza and in Las Vegas. DJ, producer and live instrumentalist, Timmy Trumpet is undoubtedly one of the most explosive performers in the music scene. His impressive catalogue, including his breakout single ‘Freaks’, has reigned in more than 2 billion streams. Last year was gigantic for Timmy. In April, Timmy livestreamed from his Sydney apartment for the very first time, clocking over 7 million views and becoming one of the most watched electronic performances of the year. In the same month, Timmy released ‘Diamonds’ accompanied by the world’s first music video to be entirely shot and directed in isolation, later going on to win awards at various international film festivals. Currently ranked #10 in the DJ Mag Top 100, Timmy’s debut artist album ‘Mad World’ recently surpassed 200 million streams in its first 9 months of release. Out now on all popular streaming platforms, get your first listen of ‘Anita’ by Armin van Buuren and Timmy Trumpet below!  

    • Bombs Away Drops First Solo Single: ‘Don’t You Dare’ bombs-away-dont-you-dare-feature-oz-edm

      The single marks the first new material since Sketch (Matthew Coleman) left the DJ / Producer duo, with Tommy Shades (Thomas Coleman) now taking over the project as a one-man team. Over the last twelve years, the world-renowned Australian duo landed platinum records, topped the charts and toured the world with some of the biggest names in dance music.  With Tommy going solo, ‘Bombs Away’ shows no signs of slowing down. “I’m really excited to show our fans what’s next for Bombs Away,” states Tommy. “I’ve got so many projects, singles, videos and ideas everywhere and I just can’t wait to start this next chapter.” Tommy starts off this new solo chapter with a bang as he delivers the heavy hitting: ‘Don’t You Dare.’ The track blends the heavy electro and slap house sound Bombs Away is known for, with an emotional and infectious hook delivered by Tommy. “The creative process behind this project was over a year long and hit after the ending of a very serious relationship.  The lyrics basically wrote themselves, but it took multiple experimentations in the studio, to find the right energy and really give the song a feeling of empowerment, which was found through the driving bassline.” – Tommy Shades Supported by an upcoming music video entirely shot by Tommy, ‘Don’t You Dare’ shows a new side to the Bombs Away sound and perfectly follows up their 2021 singles ‘Love Magic’ and ‘In My Head.’ Bombs Away have had a stellar career to date, since their 2010 break-out hit and certified Gold record: ‘Big Booty Bitches.’ They quickly followed up with the Platinum records: ‘Party Bass’ and ‘Super Soaker’ and the Billboard charting ‘Better Luck Next Time.’ They have over 350 Million plays on their videos and music across all socials, streaming platforms and they hold down five concurrent Top 10 tracks on ARIA, Billboard, iTunes and Beatport charts.  Over the years the duo collaborated with some of the biggest names in the business, including Mr. Worldwide himself – Pitbull and the likes of: Krafty Kuts, The Potbelleez and Luciana. Most recently they released a remix of Maddox Jones’ ‘Can’t Wait for the Summer’ and the reimagined take on Des’ree’s 90’s hit: ‘You Gotta Be’ the latter of which broke onto the Billboard Dance charts.  Tommy Shades also recently joined the American / Australian production group RIP Youth, working on their recent hit single ‘Fake’ (feat. Ranger).  Tommy has a lot of music and collaborations in the works, as he takes over Bombs Away as a solo project.  Be sure to follow him on social media and get ready for the next bomb to drop.