Archive for the ‘New Music’ Category

New Music: Major Lazer Ft. Ariana Grande – All My Love

by: Taj | November 13th, 2014

Major Lazer and Ariana Grande might sound like an odd coupling for a new track to be featured on the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack, but “All My Love” is actually a solid pop-ditty that very well suits Ariana’s pop princess catalog but still brings a bit of unexpected edge that we would want to hear from Major Lazer. Take a listen…


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Listen To David Guetta’s New Album “Listen”…

by: Taj | November 13th, 2014

If there’s one think David Guetta is good at, it’s producing a hot EDM-pop record!! Take a listen to this sampler of her forthcoming album titled “Listen” and features guest vocals from the likes of Sam Smith, Sia, John Legend, Nico & Vinz, Ryan Tedder as well as many others! I predict a string of major cross-over hits for Mr. Guetta! Take a listen for yourself…

Video Premiere: Gwen Stefani – Baby Don’t Lie

by: Taj | October 21st, 2014

Gwen Stefani is wasting no time promoting her new single “Baby Don’t Lie“. Check out the just released music video for her solo comeback single…

New Music: The Chemical Brothers Ft. Miguel & Lorde – This Is Not A Game

by: Taj | October 21st, 2014

The Chemical Brothers have reemerged to deliver the first offering for the The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack titled “This Is Not a Game“. The new electro-urban cut (is that even a genre or did I just make that up?) features a little help from Miguel & Lorde… Actually what I should say is this: The new electro-urban cut features a lot of help from Miguel & very little from Lorde. I mean, why even list her as a featured artist when she says no more than 3 words in the entire song! If you can get past that part, the song is actually really worth a listen or two! I actually love it! Take a listen and decide for yourself…


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New Music: Calvin Harris Ft. Ellie Goulding – Outside

by: Taj | October 20th, 2014

They’re at it again! EDM royalty, Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding has teamed up again on a new single titled “Outside” which is lifted off of Calvin’s forthcoming album, Motion. I already instantly like this one right off the bat more so than “I Need You Love” which took a few listens to even warm up to. Check it out….


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New Music: Gwen Stefani – Baby Don’t Lie

by: Taj | October 20th, 2014

What a great way to start off your monday! Platinum blonde shell Gwen Stefani has decided to end her 8 year hiatus from her solo music career and has just gifted us with a brand new single titled “Baby Don’t Lie“. At first listen, the mid-tempo offering sounds like it could have been written and produced by Sia and Avicii. (What an awesome combination that would be!) But in fact, the song was the handy work of Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic), Benny Blanco & Gwen herself. Does Gwen have a new hit on her hands?! Take a listen and let me know…


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Video Premiere: Jessie J Ft. 2 Chains – Burnin’ Up

by: Taj | October 9th, 2014

This is the pop music I’ve been missing!!! Thank you Jessie J for bringing the FIRE, EDGE and DIVA VOCALS back into pop! Check out the music video for Jessie hot new single “Burnin’ Up“! I cannot wait to get some club mixes for this one to drop in my sets!


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Mary J Blige Collaborates With Sam Smith & MJ Cole On New Tracks…

by: Taj | October 2nd, 2014

Mary J Blige’s forthcoming London Session album is shaping up to be one of my most anticipated releases of the year! After spending a good chunk of the year recording this concept album in the UK, Mary has been dropping some pretty amazing teaser tracks to get fans like myself thirsty for this album!! The latest two were both co-written by this year’s breakout crooner Sam Smith and one in particular titled “Nobody But You” was produced by the legendary UK garage producer, MJ Cole.

While “Nobody But You” features MJ’s signature upbeat garage house sound (as well as backing vocals by Mr. Smith himself) the second Sam Smith co-write titled “Therapy” finds Mary in a Doo-Wop kinda mood very reminiscent of Amy Winehouse’s musical legacy!

“Nobody But You”

“Therapy”

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Mary J really should hang out in London more often… Or just move there all together!

And just in case you missed my first post about it, check out the HOT Disclosure produced single “Right Now“…


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New Music: Avicii Ft. Robbie Williams – The Days

by: Taj | September 30th, 2014

Avicii has just unleashed a brand new collaboration with the one and only Robbie Williams!! Being that I am a humungous fan of the “Angels” singer, I was ecstatic to see his name alongside Avicii’s… But after first listen, I’m left feeling a little bit underwhelmed. I mean, it’s a good song… No, a GREAT song.. It’s just that it sounds more like a typical Robbie Williams song than it does an Avicii collaboration. I guess I was really hoping to hear Robbie in more of an EDM style record but I think once I get over that fact, I will grow to really love this song! Take a listen…

New Music: Fergie – L.A. Love (La La)

by: Taj | September 29th, 2014

Fergie is back after taking a very loooooong hiatus to make babies with her hubby Josh Duhamel. I mean, can we really blame her?

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Anyhow, Mrs. Fergalicious is ready to trade in the moo-moos and baby bottles for her ‘glamorous’ ensables and a microphone to make her big comeback in the pop music scene! As a matter of fact, she has just dropped her first single titled “L.A. Love (La La)” from her forth-coming sophomore solo album… Her first in almost a decade!

She’s going the urban-pop route with this one so I’m confident that fans of her Black Eyed Peas years will enjoy this single. Check it out..

 

Kylie Minogue Drops 4 FREE New Songs!!

by: Taj | September 24th, 2014

Aussie pop goddess Kylie Minogue has just treated fans to not one… but FOUR new songs that she’s offering as free downloads! The tracks where all produced by Fernando Garibay and are featured in her Kiss Me Once world tour which just opened today! While there are no major ‘hits’ in the bunch, these songs weren’t really intended for any kind of radio play and serve more as experimental musical gifts for hardcore stans! Well don’t just sit there, hit the ‘download’ buttons!!

New Music: Cash Cash – Surrender

by: Taj | September 16th, 2014

First, EDM-pop trio Cash Cash ‘took you home’ and now that they have you there they’re asking you to “Surrender” to their hot new single!! This new song by the world-renowned DJs/producers will likely become another massive mainstream crossover hit for the boys from Jersey! I’m definitely hooked, now it’s your turn…

 

New Music: Annie Lennox – I Put A Spell On You

by: Taj | September 16th, 2014

Former Eurythmics vocalist Annie Lennox is gearing up to release a new album of cover songs titled Nostalgia and has just unveiled the first offering from the record, her rendition of the Nina Simone classic “I Put a Spell on You“. Annie’s vocals are as powerful and flawless as every on the new release (which should come as no surprise) but I’m really hoping she still has interest in giving her music the dance remix treatment because these vocals deserve to be blasted over the speakers in the club!! Take a listen…

Annie Lennox – I Put A Spell On You:

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New Music: Kiesza – No Enemiesz

by: Taj | September 15th, 2014

After finding success with her massive summer hit “Hideaway,” Kiesza is finally ready to serve us a follow up offering and has just released her next single titled “No Enemiesz“. Following closely in the footsteps of “Hideaway” the new song also dips in the deep house pond but is a bit more energetic than it’s older sister. I’m in LOVE with this one after just first listen!! Check it out…

Remix Treatment: Ariana Grande Ft. Zedd – Break Free (Barry Harris Remix)

by: Taj | September 13th, 2014

On behalf of the entire dance community, I would like to thank you Barry Harris for revisiting your classic Thunderpuss sound with some of your recent productions and bringing back the TP drama to the dancefloor! For those of you that haven’t heard, Barry is back and has been unleashing some pretty stellar productions that are stylistically nostalgic of his infamous Thunderpuss days while incorporating some “new school” elements as well! His latest… Ariana Grande & Zedd’sBreak Free“. I’ve loved this song from first listen but always wished that the production had a little more “oomph” behind Ariana’s powerhouse vocals. Thanks to Barry, it finally has enough “oomph” to properly blow  your speakers with…  And it’s a free download!! What are you waiting for?! Download, press play and let those speakers blow!!!