Friday Rewind: 8 EDM Essentials To Kick Off The Weekend

The hottest electronic dance music to kick off your weekend starts here.

1. Syn Cole – “Miami 82” (Kygo Remix)
Let the happy waves wash away your winter blues. Kygo soothes with his lighthearted spring-injected melody.

2. “Best Day of My Life” (Gazzo Remix)
Gazzo pulls all the stops for this remix, taking American Authors’ smash “Best Day of My Life” to a whole ‘nother level creating a bonafide hit. Listen, sing it out loud, and dance along.

3. Dr. Fresch feat. Nate Dogg & Animotion – “You’re my Obsession”
Turn it up. Dr. Fresch presents “You’re My Obsession”, a double remix of Nate Dogg’s classic “I Got Love” and Animotion’s “Obsession” from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Cop the free download.

4. DJ Dan & WhiteNoize – “Engine No. 9”
This is one in which you can shake ya tailfeather. WhiteNoize joins collaborative forces with legendary house aficionado DJ Dan for their newest single “Engine NO. 9”. Listen up.

5. Just Blaze x Baauer – “Higher” (Modern Machines Remix)
Modern Machines serve up a fresh new beat. The NY duo swing at the Jay-Z-sampled tune, cranking out a festival-ready banger. Cop it for free.

6. Moon Boots feat. KyiKi – “Don’t Ask Why”
Airy vocals by KyiKi (of Crystal Fighters) are a lovely compliment to the dreamy, dazzling melody. Sit back, relax, and be sure to catch Moon Boots at Webster Hall NYC March 7.

7. Psymbionic – Parallels: Part 1 (Storm)
On Psymbionic’s “Storm”, you will find one side of the looking glass. As the first half of his two part album, Parallels, this offering will be followed by its lighter sibling, “Eye”, later in 2014. “Storm” predominantly features upbeat and bass-heavy tracks and collaborations; music to fuel the more intense side of life.

8. Dani Deahl – Dsquared Podcast 008
Dani Deahl drops her electro-heavy monthly podcast inclusive of vocal exchange with the man behind Vegas’s controversial new club, After. Listen up.