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Cursed - Blak Madeen feat Edo G - No Label

Blak Madeen are a duo featuring Al J & Yusuf Abdul Mateen, and they've cooked up something haunting and hypnotic here, bassline stuck to without deviation, beats crisp and right, scratches sublime, and some wonderfully unhinging textural additions that stop things from just becoming purely rotational — as you'd expect a sparkling cameo from ED O.G (but way too brief!) seals off a totally compelling deal. The album this is lifted from is called 'The Time' and I want to make its acquaintance as soon as possible.  

The Discovery - Somna - GO On Air Recordings

Somna’s GO On Air debut is as good an example as any of the label’s excellent first innings stretch. Thunderously produced and cool without being laidback, it’s stacked with un-rote sounds. Add to that riffs that deliver their thrill without strolling too high up the keyboard, and FX that’ll tickle a neuron from a thousand yards out, well bottom line, ‘The Discovery’ just works.       

Digital Nation - Technoboy, Isaac & Tuneboy - Titanic

Last time these three guys hit the studio together we were blessed with a dancefloor banger, so expectations were high for this follow-up. Luckily there is no disappointment in sight with this perfect balance of old skool/nu skool production. The legacy of these three legends shines through, with the old skool samples and kick and bass mid-intro, but their relevance in the EDM sound today is more than apparent, with the big room house-style melody and blistering hardstyle kick on the drop.

The Dark - Boom Jinx feat Meredith Call - Anjunabeats

A superior example of vocal trance reworking itself into an electro-fied refresh that’s festival ready, ‘The Dark’ is also great singer/songwriting; rare as diamonds in this space. If the challenge is to balance trance emotion with EDM appeal, Boom Jinx nails it here.