From SVDDEN DEATH releasing an original house music mix to Berghain hosting an all-women party for International Women’s Day, here’s this week in electronic music –
Skrillex Announces Second Album to Release in 2023, ‘Don’t Get Too Close’
More details regarding Skrillex’s second album in 2023 have been revealed right after confirming the release date of the first album ‘Quest For Fire,’ which is out now! Titled ‘Don’t Get Too Close,’ Skrillex shared the titular track of the upcoming record, which features German singer Bibi Bourelly as well as vocals from the DJ himself.
Barely two months into 2023, the dubstep artist has his fans in a chokehold with multiple releases. He announced his comeback earlier this month by dropping the collaborative track ‘Rumble,’ with Four Tet, Fred Again.. and Flowdan from ‘Quest For Fire.’ The LP also features the likes of Missy Elliott, PinkPantheress, Pete Wentz, and PEEKABOO.
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Above & Beyond Shares Main Stage Line-up for Group Therapy Weekender
Group Therapy Weekender is back for yet another edition! Above & Beyond’s three-day music festival with Anjunabeats and Anjunadeep artists is fast approaching its due date. To be held from July 21-23 at The Gorge Amphitheater in Washington State, USA, the event boasts a star-studded line-up featuring Above & Beyond, ALPHA 9, Amy Wiles, anamē, Kasablanca, Andrew Bayer, Ilan Bluestone, YOTTO, Nils Hoffmann, and many more!
“The Gorge will undoubtedly be our biggest Anjunafamily event of 2023,” wrote Above & Beyond in a post last year in anticipation of the event. The artists under Anjunabeats and Anjunadeep will also perform at two warm-up parties on July 20 at Ora and Q Nightclub in Seattle, respectively.
Eris Drew, Octo Octa, Yazzus and More To Play at Big Dyke Energy Festival
A brand new 12-hour art and music festival is coming to Bristol, featuring a spectacular line-up of queer artists. Record label and ravers Big Dyke Energy will host the first-ever festival at Propyard on June 10, 2023. “The new era of BDE is here bbs and we can’t believe we finally get to share our big news with you all,” said Big Dyke Energy on Instagram, announcing the event.
They added, “we’ve only gone and done it… we’re launching our first 12-HOUR DAY RAVE THIS SUMMER to celebrate our 4th birthday.” Joining the inaugural edition of the open-air festival are Eris Drew, Octo Octa, Yazzus, LCY, Angel D’lite, FAFF, Fliss Mayo, Ellie Stokes, Melo and Sadidas.
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Svdden Death Has Released an Original House Music Mix
“I am the #1 hater of house music in Electronic Dance Music,” wrote bass music DJ SVDDEN DEATH talking about his new mix on Soundcloud. ‘Deadroom Showcase 2023’ is a fourteen-minute-long original house ‘bangers and hit records.’ Check out the entire mix below –
Martin Jensen Drops New Single ‘What a Night’ With VAMERO and Gibbs
After a successful 2022 full of great music and sold-out shows, Martin Jensen began the new year with a surreal-feeling track called ‘Day Like This,’ featuring the Billboard chart-topping R&B artist Jay Sean. A few weeks after his first release of 2023, Jensen has returned to the familiar limelight to unveil his latest single, ‘What A Night.’
Channeling his love for lanky tropical strides in his tunes, Jensen has collaborated with VAMERO and Gibbs for this floor-filling house goodness. Comprised of Andy Dust and DJ Vicero, VAMERO was a concept born in 2015 to make club-sized bubbly music. The three artists have now combined for maximum effect, sending you into a house euphoria as the synths build and layer around pitch-perfect vocals, adding a lighthearted and catchy element to the tune.