Toronto’s own Dzeko & Torres are definitely in the midst of making 2013 their year. Having already released a collar with standout DJ/Producer Chuckie, that is creeping it’s way up the charts, their next single Hurricane is sure to take things to a new level. Stepping away from a darker, grittier sound, Hurricane gives a smooth progressive house sound that has already been getting support from names like David Guetta. The track officially gets released tomorrow for download but here’s the preview stream.
Eliza Doolittle has made a name for herself in the UK, and a bit in North America, for her brand of catchy, folk-pop songs. Disclosure gets her stepping away from that sound for an electronic love song, who’s video talks about the ups and downs of a relationship. The lyrics become relevant to the video as Eliza sings “home is where the heart is”, while the couple struggles with travelling, currency conversions and budgets.
Common enlists the rest of his Cocaine 80s collective to help collaborate on his latest track. The soulful track, produced by No I.D., is Common congratulating his friend on his marriage. As the best man, Common goes through the festivities of the day, reminiscing on the past, and holding in his introspective thoughts on the marriage and his life.
I came across Crywolf’s recently released The Home We Made Pt. II with Dylan Owen completely by accident. I was previewing a mix by Adventure Club for a post for tomorrow and ended up hearing a song I was digging. That song was The Home We Made. Turns out that they just released a brand new EP earlier today entitled Ghosts featuring the aforementioned song, which is absolutely dope. Be sure to grab the album on Soundcloud first.
Production duo, Big Gigantic, Jay-Z’s hit from 15 years ago and bring it to the modern EDM era with a flare of funk. The heavy electronic presence surrounded by a saxophone build this remix up to that first drop. From there there is no going back for this electronic anthem.
Kardinal Offishall drops some fresh fire over a Doubletime beat. The track is off the duo’s upcoming album The Murkle 2.
Hip-Hop legend Talib Kweli teams up with RnB’s current main sensation, Miguel, for his latest single off the upcoming Prisoner of Conscious. The song has Talib & Miguel trying to sway a woman their way with the smooth vocals of Miguel on the hook.
Scandanavian songstress Marie Dahlstrom is one of those unknown talents who’s star will definitely shine when the time is right. Her vocals have a soulfulness to them that brings you in and sends shivers up your spine. Having played around the London for the past 3 years, she’s built herself a solid foundation through various residencies around the city. Without A Time may be the first little preview off her upcoming album that she’s working on. The album will be taking ideas from different genres outside of just Soul music.
Cudi and Kendrick finally work together on this standout off Cudi’s upcoming Indicud. With 2 solid verses, one from each of them, and some solid production from Kid Cudi it’s looking like Solo Dolo Pt. 2 is going to be one of those albums that gets people talking even more about Indicud.
Lunice & Hudson Mohawke aka TNGHT have been dropping bass heavy tracks that hit it and don’t quit for some time now. Their latest track Acrylics sets them up to blow the stage at Coachella up next month. While Zane Lowe premiered the track on his BBC Radio 1 show, it’s now available over on iTunes for everyone.