Welcome to The Landing, EDM Identity’s weekly post highlighting fresh tracks you may have missed!
In each edition of The Landing, we intend to highlight some tracks that have landed in our inbox each week that you may have missed, or perhaps shine a light on new music for you to fall in love with.
This week’s edition of The Landing features fresh tracks from Vini Vici, Data Rebel, Adam Beyer & Bart Skils, Jason Ross, Two Can, CAZZETTE, ALPHA 9, and more!
Listen to some of our favorite tunes from this week and past editions in our playlist and read on for more details on the tunes added below!
The Landing || Volume 072
Vini Vici Put The Peddle To The Floor On Their New Label Alteza with “Where The Heart Is”!
Out now, “Where The Heart Is” drips with pulse-pounding psychedelic wonder set to light up dance floors all over the planet. Released on Vini Vici’s brand new label Alteza, a platform fit for the “royals” of sound (as the definition translates) we are delivered into the underground with no desire to ever escape.
With immaculate build, we enter “Where The Heart Is” as the intense hypnotic synth structures build the anticipation for a face-first leap into a psytrance power session. Repeating the epic build and drop we are met with another go-round as these guys prove why they will always be a true dominating force in the electronic dance music industry. -Maria
Stream Vini Vici – “Where The Heart Is” on Spotify!
Drifting through the “Skyline” with Data Rebel
Probably a lesser known artist, but a personal favorite of mine, Data Rebel releases a new melodic track. “Skyline” has its beautiful influential vibes of ambient, chillout, and intelligent dance music (IDM). I get lost when listening to his music. It’s inspirational, relaxing, trippy, and beautiful all at the same time. The track is part of a collective album with four artists who contribute several tracks exploring the themes in nature. The album will be released in July and is available for pre-order. – Julia
Stream “Skyline” on SoundCloud!
Techno royalty unleashes a fierce beast to help you lose your mind!
When Bart Skils first pulled together his DJ tool for “Your Mind” he instantly knew he had something special. Adam Beyer gravitated immediately to the sound of the tool, and after seeing the crowd reactions to each tweak they did, they capitalized on the frenzy. The now collaborative piece from Adam Beyer and Bart Skils, “Your Mind” officially sees a release as one of the most in-demand Techno tracks of 2018.
Whether it’s the subtle Acid line, the precise percussion elements, or the boom of the kick and snare combinations, it does not take long to understand the infectious nature of “Your Mind.” Having rocked stages from EDC Mexico, Ultra Miami, Time Warp, and countless Awakenings events, you’ll be sure to catch this on repeat for the rest of the year. Go ahead and lose your mind. – MyStro
Check out “Your Mind” on YouTube out now on Drumcode Records!
Jason Ross jumps to Ophelia to release his new track, “Into You” with KARRA.
While his most recent tracks with Seven Lions’ were released on Opehlia Records, “Into You” becomes the first solo Jason Ross song signed to the record label. Some might say “Into You” does not sound similar to previous Jason Ross tracks he has released, but its definitely just as good. The introduction of the snares may give it more of a dubstep vibe but there are other elements that stay true to Ross. His song structure and mixing continue to be very strong. I love how he broke up the chorus with some electro beats. His treatment of KARRA’s vocals flawlessly syncs to the music. This definitely feels like we could be getting more experimental Jason Ross tracks and I can’t wait for more to come.
Have a listen to Jason Ross’ new track, “Into You” on Youtube.
Restructure and admit to those little habits you have to Two Can.
Two Can, a duo of brothers hailing from Melbourne, Australia, drop in with this lovely vocal House track with plenty of Pop sensibilities. Opening with subtle chords and a mellow synthesizer, the track evolves towards a very catchy chorus ready for you to sing along with. The main drop captures the sounds of the current era – bordering towards Future House — whatever that actually represents. If we’ve all “Got Habits” that we may regret, this song rings true as an anthem of how we somehow fail to overcome the little demons in our daily lives. Let’s hope they never find out. – MyStro
Take a journey beyond your habits via your favorite platform for Two Can’s “Got Habits.”
Beyond the boundary of the beat lies the depth of music!
When Ram Records launched a sub-label a few years ago, we knew we’d find something special to love. Much like Hospital Records Med School Music sublabel, Ram’s ProgRAM features a less energetic and more melodic touch to Drum & Bass. Salaryman offers the latest EP for the label, and the grooves and hooks in “Music Is” instantly sent shivers down my back. There’s something sublime about the track – it simple and beautiful, pleasing in all its nooks and crannies and yet, the vocal sample is just absolutely drizzled in a bit of the metaphysical. Exploring what music is underlies the beauty of the meaning beyond the beat. – MyStro
Listen to Salaryman’s “Music Is” on YouTube.
Luke Terry’s “Astrosphere” takes listeners on a beautiful Trance journey.
English producer Luke Terry has released his newest track on John O’Callaghan’s massive Trance label – Subculture. The track, “Astrosphere”, starts with a hard-hitting bass line that takes you on a journey through the darker side of Trance and eventually leads you into a beautiful uplifting breakdown filled with a stunning piano melody. After the piano melody, you’re left with a drop full of both dark and uplifting sounds. I’m sure we’ll hear this one supported in many artists’ future sets! – Cassey
Listen to and purchase “Astrosphere” on Beatport.
CAZZETTE Let’s You Know He’s “Missing You”.
Known for some sick stylings both behind the decks and in the studio, CAZZETTE has been bringing electronic music lovers to a state of bliss over the years. Although the duo has parted ways, Alexander Björklund has continued on with a slew of banging tunes, most recently delivering a collaboration with vocalist Parson James dubbed “Missing You”. Get his thoughts on the track below! – Grant
CAZZETTE says of the “Missing You” collaboration: “I’m very happy about my collaboration with Parson James. Parsons soulful vocals immediately took me back to an old-school house sound that I’ve been missing. The song came together very naturally after hitting the first note on the driving bassline dominating through the song. ‘Missing You’ is a homage to that old-school house/dance sound that I grew up on but with a modern twist.”
ALPHA 9 puts his spin on Armin Van Buuren’s “Shivers”
When you think about legendary trance tunes from past and present, there is no question that Armin’s original release of “Shivers” is in the discussion. This larger than life tune has been touched by artists who have looked to put their unique spin and now ALPHA 9 has taken the reins. Telling us that it was up for release soon back at EDC Las Vegas this year, we could only wait with much anticipation for what was in store. Giving the track some of that ALPHA 9 flair while still paying homage to the original release, Susana’s vocals continue to echo in our souls as we soak in every second of this new remix of “Shivers”, check it out! – Grant
Two Friends drops a summertime jam with “Bandaid”
Though they’ve recently been impressing with their remixes of massive tunes like Kanye West’s “Touch The Sky” and Dua Lipa’s “IDGAF”, Two Friends aren’t shy to drop solid original tunes as well. Enter “Bandaid”, their latest single that comes in just in time for those summertime vibes. The track itself has a meaning that pretty much anyone who has been in and out of relationships can relate to, even if they cite their 5th Grade romances as the source. – Grant
“The song is about when you get together with someone just so you can get over the last person you were with- and you know it’s not gonna last, it’s just sort of a bandaid to help you heal,” says TWO FRIENDS. “In hindsight, this may have been subliminally inspired by what Susie & Sally did to us in fifth grade, so we had to rebound with Sami and Sophie. We’re super excited to finally share it with all the homies!