Friday Rewind: 12 EDM Essentials For Your Rotation

The hottest electronic dance music to kickoff your weekend starts here:

Dave Spoon – “At Night” (Tom Staar Remix)
Dave Spoon’s infectious “At Night” gets amped up by Tom Staar. The Anniversary Edition remix receives added wattage with synthy leads and Staar’s high-octane big-room sound.

Gesaffelstein – Aleph
Gesaffelstein’s Aleph is pure magic. The acclaimed producer, unbound by genre, expertly crafts a sense of suspense and pulls new, unexpected sounds out of his hat for the debut LP. Stand-out tracks include “Pursuit,” “Obsession,” “Hellifornia,” and “Trans.”

Green Velvet & DJ Gant-Man – “Check You Out”
We’re vibing to “Check You Out,” the upbeat and eclectic new tune from Green Velvet’s UNSHAKABLE album.

CloZee – “The Poetic Assassin”
The title says it all. Fresh off her latest EP, “The Poetic Assassin” showcases CloZee’s myriad of musical talents from the live strings and keys to some serious drum programming.

Gregori Klosman – “Funk It”
Klosman gets loose for Fool’s Gold Clubhouse Compilation. “Funk It” is a groovy jam that will undoubtedly get you movin.

Matt Lange – “Fair & Feral”
Matt Lange lets off some steam with the tumultuous, stream-of-conscious, “Fair & Feral”. The heavy soundscape is available for free.

Tritonal feat. Phoebe Ryan – “Now Or Never”
Tritonal continue to evolve their sound with “Now Or Never,” the latest big tune from Enhanced. Phoebe Ryan’s lush vocals are lain over the guys’ melodic electro production, forming an ideal peak-crossover track.

John Christian – “Gunshot”
First it was “Flight 643” and now John Christian hits the bullseye with “Gunshot”. Equipped with all the right ammo, the massive bass-heavy single builds and builds; it’s a sure-shot dancefloor killer.

Dim Chris – “Sh!t Up”
“Sh!t Up” is the spankin new progressive zinger from Parisian producer, Dim Chris.

Zedd feat. Hayley Williams – “Stay The Night” (Schoolboy Remix)
Schoolboy gives Zedd’s smash “Stay The Night” a shot of whiskey… creating the perfect ambiance for a wild evening (perhaps, behind closed doors). Out next week (Nov 5) via Interscope. Sneak a peek.

DJ Fresh vs. Jay Fay feat. Ms. Dynamite – “Dibby Dibby Sound”
WTF is a dibby sound, you say? “Dibby Dibby Sound” is the the second single off DJ Fresh’s album, due out on Ministry of Sound/Columbia next year. All you need to know is that shit goes hard in this killer collaboration. Sneak a peek.

Alex Louder & HYDR8 – “Ass Down”
Alex Louder and HYDR8 ‘chime’ in on the trap movement with their dope new single “Ass Down,” which is available for free download.