Week Top Ten | Shingo Nakamura x Stendahl, Eptic, Griffter | Mix 247 EDM

Mix 247 EDM is back with our Top Ten Picks that we are feeling this week. Follow our SoundCloud to stay updated on our monthly playlists and see what we have on our rotation. From old to new, we’ll share our favorite tunes of the month. This week includes the latest from Shingo Nakamura x Stendahl, Eptic, Simon Kidzoo x Elliot Fitch, ALEPH, Griffter, Morgin Madison, Contra Scandal, Dave Spoon, Sleepwlkrs, & SHAED x Lamorn. Stop by again next week for another rotation!

1. Shingo Nakamura & Stendahl – ‘Tribute, Chapter III.’

Another amazing single from the Japanese prog housemaster, , and Russian DJ/instrumentalist Stendahl. This track marks the third collaboration between them since they embarked on their melodic house journey in 2014. This is also the third single to arrive off Shingo’s forthcoming album Glow, due out June 11via . With one of the most-viewed series on YouTube and performances from the iconic Womb in Tokyo to US favorites- Shingo has cemented himself as one of Japan’s leading tastemakers going global in the underground space.

2. Eptic – ‘Payback’

This track is a pretty big deal because it’s Eptic’s first-ever drum & bass track. And not only does it include DNB, but it’s also infused with hard rock elements and Eptic’s signature sonic complexities, making for a stand-out record. ‘Payback’ is the third in a string of heaters via Monstercat records. Eptic’s creativity and personality extend beyond his music and into the digital world of his animated robot character, Computron. Eptic is one of a kind artist & hopefully, we will see more of this style from him in the future.

3. Simon Kidzoo & Elliot Fitch – ‘The Reason’

Toolroom Records is back again with another release delivered by Simon Kidzoo & Elliot Fitch. ‘The Reason’ is a funky disco house number that ticks all the right boxes, an instant classic, and is for sure a go-to dance floor filler. You can never go wrong with adding old 1970’s disco samples, it’s an incredible effect and they absolutely nailed it!

4. ALEPH – ‘POLYMER’

is innovation. A brainstorm of ever-evolving creation and non-conformist mantras, the avant-garde electronic musician unveils ‘POLYMER,’ which is also the lead single to his debut album . This track maps a progressive, geometric blueprint for what’s soon to come. Make sure to follow ALEPH so that you won’t miss his upcoming releases! 

5. Griffter – ‘I Go Like This’

One of dance music’s newest breakout artists, New York-based Producer/DJ , returns with his latest track, ‘I Go Like This.’ Amidst the uplifting vibe, ‘I Go Like This’ holds an infectious dark bass house anthem filled with hard-hitting basslines, grooving rhythms all mixed with his unique production. The song takes listeners on an energetic musical journey featuring the occasional robotic vocal line, “I go like this.”

6. Morgin Madison – Living the Phantasm LP

After releasing critically-acclaimed lead singles ‘Far From Home’, ‘Start Again,’ & ‘Feels Like,’  excitedly unveils his debut album, Living the Phantasm. A sonic introspective journey uniquely chronicled through 12 compelling tracks. Morgin Madison’s Living the Phantasm is available now via mau5trap. While his established catalog of music is impressive on its own, Morgin has promised he’s just getting started releasing tunes he’s described as “the most genuine melodic dance music I can make.”

7. Contra Scandal – Hard Way ft. Spirah

Denver-based violinist and producer Contra Scandal recently released his EP, .  And as mesmerizing as it is, Contra Scandal took it a step further. The new music video for his smash hit, ‘Hard Way,’ featuring vocals by the incredible Spirah, is out now. Contra Scandal conveys raw emotion with masked figures, fire spinners, and live instrumentation in a frozen forest.

8. Dave Spoon – ‘Steels.’

is making 2021 their own, kicking up the quality and consistency of the music by releasing banger after banger. The next record to drop is no exception to this. It comes in the form of a surprising release from none other than Dave Spoon, who makes his return to Toolroom 15 years later with the summer party anthem ‘Steels.’ This track is a refreshingly new, fiery, and fun party record that you won’t be able to get out of your head.

9. Sleepwalkrs – ‘Goodnight (feat. JP Cooper)’

and singer/songwriter have joined forces on the new feel-good house single ‘Goodnight,’ via Big Beat Records. Tapping into a sound that Sleepwalkrs has made his own in recent years, ‘Goodnight’ combines an infectious bassline and emotional breakdowns with JP Cooper’s soaring pitch-perfect vocals. The result is a dance track capable of infiltrating club sound systems and charts alike.

10. SHAED x Lamorn – ‘Part-Time Psycho’

After debuting their single ‘Part-Time Psycho’ with on March 12, indie-pop outfit  teams up with breakout star  to deliver a sonic rework of their effervescent hit. Breathing new life into SHAED and Two Feet’s indie success, the new rework pairing adds danceable flare to its already catchy soundscapes. Packed full of lush synths and buoyant 808s, Lamorn and SHAED revamp the breakout single in preparation for summer singalongs and dancefloors worldwide.

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