Kick the weekend off with these recent dance music releases, curated by DJ, producer and vocalist Lea Luna.
1. Richard Vission and NGHTMRE feat. Jackie Boyz- “Walking on Sunshine”
Dance music mogul Richard Vission has teamed up with NGHTMRE to bring you this incredibly dance-inducing house jam, featuring a soulful vocal from Jackie Boyz over funky beats and basslines that feel pleasantly old-school with a fresh modern twist.
2. Stafford Brothers “This Girl” feat. Eva Simons and T.I.
Australian bred international DJ duo Stafford Brothers have a new hit with EDM star vocalist Eva Simons and rap icon TI. The song’s lyrics tell a story of a girl’s last wish for an ultimate party before settling down, and the video is a perfect depiction of the massive blowout nightlife experience that Stafford Brothers regularly provide, shot at Prive nightclub. This is definitely as good as ladies’ night could get.
3. Noel Sanger- “RVVLSM”
There is absolute beauty in Noel Sanger’s every creation, and “RVVLSM” is no exception. The chords and samples are reminiscent dance of music’s love-laden roots, earning it’s title, meaning “revivalism.” It’s time to put the “art” back in “party” with this heartwarming tune, which is already climbing the top 100 on Beatport as we speak. Bliss.
4. Kaz James- “Show Me All Your Love”
Kaz James is on fire this year, on major festival lineups all summer with his successful contributions to the scene including his incredible remix for Oliver Heldens and Becky Hill, a smash hit with David Guetta, and collaboration with with the legendary Junior Sanchez. Now he has his own original coming out entitled “Show Me All Your Love”, a vocal hook-laden dancefloor heater that will have you singing along by the end of it.
5. Dark9ine- “Dark Elements”
Here is a massive tune by rising star Dark9nine, full of soaring builds, epic synths, and booming drops. DJs, put this in your weekend peak hour rotation to kick the party into full effect.
6. Yellow Claw & LNY TNZ- “Last Night Ever” (Thugli remix)
Thugli just took a Dim Mak electro banger from Yellow Claw and LNY TNZ and slowed it down into a sweet trap tune full of booty shaking 808 kicks and hypnotizing vocal builds. The Dim Mak “you only live once” creed has just been taken to the next level by the lyrics ” tonight is the last night ever.” Well, then, we’d better dance like we mean it, right into the apocalypse.
7. Sirens of Lesbos- “Long Days Hot Nights” (Claptone remix)
Sirens of Lesbos aka SOL are a six piece collective whose aim is to spread mantras and spiritually meaningful songs on a global scale. “Long Days Hot Nights” is a balearic ode to the summer that was recently picked by GQ magazine as one of the best songs of summer 2014. Claptone is coming out with a killer remix now, perfect for your Ibiza closing experience or Burning Man decompression.
8. Whomp Rat- “Get Buck”
Amp up your weekend with a wicked new drumstep tune from Denver’s Whomp Rat, full of menacing drops and face-melting bass. Enjoy a free download of this speaker-shaker right here.