Hardwell Shares New Single, Pendulum Debuts an Unreleased Remix, and More

From Like Mike releasing a new track to Paul van Dyk with Chris Bekker & Jan Dzialek on his latest tune, here’s this week in electronic music.

Hardwell Drops New Single, ‘Self Destruct’

DJ and producer Hardwell has released ‘Self Destruct’, the penultimate track from his forthcoming album ‘Rebels Never Die’. Fans got an early glimpse of the song when Hardwell played it to close off his set at Ultra Miami. With the release of ‘Self Destruct’, the Dutch DJ has rolled out all except one song off his upcoming record, out on September 9, 2022, via Revealed Recordings.

Hardwell teased ‘Rebels Never Die’ back in April with the release of ‘Broken Mirror’ and ‘Into The Unknown’. He is currently on tour worldwide as he anticipates his album. Montreal, New York, Dubai, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, India, and Madrid are some of his next stops.

Listen to ‘Self Destruct’ HERE

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Paul Van Dyk Drops New Uplifting Single ‘Rhapsody’

Shortly after the announcement of his SHINE takeover at the iconic Printworks in London, the illustrious German Trance producer has dropped a new single with Chris Bekker and Jan Dzialek. 

Paul Van Dyk has now released his 5th single of the year called ‘Rhapsody’ via his Vandit Records imprint. The is part of his forthcoming album and it comes shortly after the release of ‘Artefact’ which was released just before the announcement of his Printworks show. As part of his ‘Off The Record’ series, Rhapsody brings Paul Van Dyk’s signature uplifting sound with Chris Bekker & Jan Dzialek’s progressive house and melodic touch. 

Read more about it HERE

Pendulum Performs an Unreleased Remix at Reading Festival 2022

Days after Pendulum confirmed their secret set at Reading & Leeds Festivals 2022, the Australian electronic rock band surprised fans with new music. They performed an unreleased remix of Enter Shikari’s ‘Sorry You’re Not a Winner’. It marked the band’s first performance as a whole since 2018. As per an interview, the remix has been in the works for some time. 

Enter Shikari’s Reynold’s Rou Reynolds told NME, “Gareth [McGrillen] and Rob [Swire] just got in touch and basically said that they’re thinking about doing a remix of ‘Sorry You’re Not A Winner’, and I was like ‘okay sick!’, what a surreal message to get.” “They sent it over, and there’s a lot of different demo changes in that track so I was like ‘this is so interesting, what are they going to do with it?’ And it’s so good. It’s killer.”

Pendulum’s Reading 2022 set consisted of their hits ‘Driver’, ‘Voodoo People’, ‘Propane Nightmares’, and seven other tracks including ‘Sorry You’re Not A Winner’ remix.

Like Mike Returns With New Single ‘Desire’

Like Mike drops his new single ‘Desire’, the newest step in broadening his solo career. Released from the imprint, Smash The House, ‘Desire’ encapsulates the fiery essence of Like Mike, making it a perfect track for late-night festivals and early-morning after parties.

Desire’ is followed by Mike’s debut album ‘Pain, Love, & What Comes After’. Released in 2021, the 15-tracked album forayed into hip-hop, rap, and other urban-influenced music. It featured the likes of Smokepurpp, Lil Baby, Blueface, S3nsi Molly, and Jodi Couture. As a soloist, he has scored solo headline slots at Tomorrowland, Area 51 Las Vegas, and Mykonos’ VOID. Fans of Like Mike can anticipate more announcements from the artist for this summer.

Read more about it HERE

Plastik Funk Drops ‘Funky Sound’ With DJ Hina

DJ and producer Plastik Funk returns to Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings with his latest single ‘Funky Sound’ alongside DJ Hina (also known as ?????). The newest addition comes following his recent hits ‘Make A Living’ and ‘Sideways’ that exhibit the diverse production range of Plastic Funk.

Described as a catchy, disco filtered house track, ‘Funky Sound’ has ‘tightly wound synths and a wiggling bassline. The key-heavy melody is reminiscent of classic house with just a feel of disco thanks to the lush arrangement.’ With the release of his newest track via Revealed Recordings, Plastik Funk has lined up a summer of live tour dates all over Europe, Portugal, Turkey, Greece, and more, and ‘Funky Sound’ is sure to make it to his setlist before the festival season ends. 

Read more about it HERE

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