Sprawling 22 tracks across big room, house, psy-trance and hard dance, the mammoth compilation includes names like Timmy Trumpet, Steve Aoki, Vini Vici, Brennan Heart, and more.
Releasing groundbreaking music for over a decade and spanning across genres of dance music, Smash The House has forged a reputation as one of the most important labels in modern dance music history. Led by Belgian act Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, the label is home to some of the biggest names in EDM, namely David Guetta, Timmy Trumpet, Vini Vici, Nervo, KSHMR, and more.
Along with delivering countless chart-topping hits, Smash the House also runs a radio station which has helped the label cross boundaries and capture the hearts of millions – giving them a truly worldwide following. Another undertaking that makes them a global powerhouse are their stage set-ups at one of the biggest music festivals in the world – Tomorrowland.
For a number of years, Smash The House has hosted the largest arena at the iconic Belgian music festival, having also previously staged the biggest arena at the American edition of the festival – TomorrowWorld. As well as nurturing up-and-coming talent, Smash The House serves as a platform for its founders, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, to release and refresh their musical arsenal while entering different eras of dance music.
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When it comes to winter albums, Smash The House has already begun to forge a reputation for inviting label regulars and fresh talent to deliver year-end classics. Following this tradition, the label has now unveiled its 2022 album release, ‘The Crystal Winter.’ Standing out from the crowd, the album is a bumper-sized release featuring no less than 31 of the scene’s most exciting artists.
Spanning across 22 tracks, ‘The Crystal Winter’ includes some of the most prominent artists from the world of dance music, such as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Brennan Heart, MATTN, Blasterjaxx, Tujamo, VIZE, Dr Phunk, Bassjackers and Timmy Trumpet.
The mammoth various artists album also merges many genres, thanks to the raw blend of artists featured in the release. ‘The Crystal Winter’ includes digital artist Ape Rave Club, the harder-edged sonics of Harris & Ford, psytrance dons Vini Vici, and the mesmerizing sounds of the iconic trio 3 Are Legend – an act that brings Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Steve Aoki together.
Primed with a mass of anthems, like the recent stomping hit ‘Pump It Up,’ to earth-scorching tracks like ‘Girlz Wanna Have Fun’ – which currently has over 18 million Spotify streams, ‘The Crystal Winter’ takes listeners on a journey of the biggest tracks and hottest anthems for the tail end of 2022, and closes another fantastic year for Smash The House.