Alesso to play one-off show in London

Grammy nominated Swedish DJ/producer Alesso has announced he will perform at at special event at Koko in London on Friday 8 May 2015.

Having previously sold out venues such as the O2 Academy in Brixton the producer will play to a smaller crowd of just 1,400.

Alesso’s debut album – Forever – will be released on 25 May via Virgin EMI/Def Jam Recordings. The album features collaborations with Calvin Harris and Ryan Tedder as well as the singles Cool and Heroes.

Tickets for the performance at Koko go on sale at 10.00 on Friday 17 April 2015 and the album is available to pre-order now.

The EDMblog – Top 10 dance tracks – April 2015

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Want to hear some of the best records around at the moment? Here is a selection of current EDMblog favourites:

1. Kim Svard ft. Chase – When The Sun Goes Down (Magic Island Records)
2. Sebastien ft. Hagedorn – High On You (The Bearded Man)
3. Fedde Le Grand ft. Niels Geusebroek – Falling (Powerhouse Music)
4. Carolynn Poole – I Love You Shut Up (Paramore remix) (White Label)
5. Pure NRG – Pump Up The Energy (Magik Muzik)
6. Sophill – Booty (Casual Music)
7. Alexander Popov – Born To Love (Armind)
8. Paul Vinitsky & Lo-Fi Sugar – All I Know Now (Handy K remix) (Vendace Records)
9. Rocket Jumper – Mystica (Insomnified)
10. Jackob Rocksonn – The Dark Tale (Mondo Records)

If you fancy summer chill out tunes check out the Kim Svard, Sebastien and Fedde Le Grand tracks.

The Pure NRG is a great pumping rave record.

Rocket Jumper are very exciting and Mystica is rather unusual. Check it out! Bet you won’t be able to resist dancing!

Enjoy the music!

Dance Valley 2015

The line up for the amazing Dance Valley festival in the Netherlands has been announced.

Artists appearing on the Trance Stage include Audien, Emma Hewitt, Ferry Corsten, Jacob van Hage, Lucky Charmes, Marco V vs Thomas Newson, MC Stretch and Mark Sherry.

Other arists appearing at the event include Audio Bullys, Don Diablo, Fedde Le Grand, Nic Fanciulli and Sander van Doorn.

Dance Valley takes place on Saturday 1 August 2015 in Velsen Valley in Spaarnwoude.

Further information and tickets can be found here.

TheEDMblog – Top 10 dance tracks – March 2015

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Want to hear some of the best records around at the moment? Here is a selection of current EDMblog favourites:

1. Subimpact vs Sergey Shabanov – Lotus Of The Nile (Sergey Shabanov Chillout mix) (Abora Recordings)
2. Nic Chagall & Jonathan Mendelsohn – This Time (WYM Records)
3. Jack&Jordan – You & Me (Trice Recordings)
4. Riggi & Piros – Keep Rockin (Armada)
5. Evangelisti – Ares (WKND Records)
6. Rodg – Disconnect Me (Statement! Recordings)
7. Digital Junkiez ft. Rachel Constanzo – Wherever You Are (Sevag remix) (Manufactured Music)
8. Aerreo – Blind Faith (CR2 Records)
9. Mobil – Outer Space (Intro mix) (Vendace Records)
10. TiĆ«sto ft. Christian Burns – In The Dark (Pedro Del Mar & Beatsole remix) (Magik Muzik)

There are some excellent tracks around.

It has been a long time since the last track by Nic Chagall but it has definitely been worth the wait.

Rodg is producing some outstanding music recently and Disconnect Me is one of his best.

The Digital Junkiez track is banging. Don’t miss it!

And Aerreo – Blind Faith will probably be the festival track of 2015.

Enjoy the music!

Cream May 2015 Bank Holiday Special

On Sunday 3 May 2015 Cream are hosting a special night at Nation in Liverpool.

The event will feature exciting Cream debuts as well as some of the biggest names performing at the Creamfields festival in August.

Artists including MK, Duke Dumont, SecondCity, The Magician and Alex Adair are on the line up.

They will be joined by regular Cream residents Jemmy, Anthony Probyn and Gareth Wyn.

Tickets are available now and further information can be found at: http://www.cream.co.uk.

Frosted Tips (Benwaa remix)

Shinichi Osawa is a producer, DJ and musician based in Tokyo, Japan. He has been releasing music with his group – Mondo Grosso – and as a solo artist since his debut in 1993.

Over recent years his focus has been on underground techno and he has released records on labels including Southern Fried, Dim Mak and Avex.

Welsh DJ and producer Benwaa has created a fantastic remix of Osawa’s track Frosted Tips. It enhances the original while sprinkling a unique vibe over the track.

Check it out! It is definitely worth a listen.