Artists, Deep House, Exclusive, Home, Interviews | INTERVIEW // Nora En Pure is poetry in motion & in music

Posted by on November 23, 2016



Close your eyes and imagine… Warm air on your skin, soft sand between your toes, the sound of waves gently lapping up on the shore, and the most spectacular assortment of red, pink, orange and violet melting together in a firey, captivating sunset in front of you, framed by the silhouettes of swaying palm trees and hibiscus flowers. This is feeling that South African producer Nora En Pure invokes in her listeners with her melodic, serendipitous and yet surprisingly deep house tracks. A part of the Enormous Tunes and Helvetic Nerds labels alongside artists like EDX, Sons of Maria and Croatia Squad, you’d most likely recognize Nora En Pure for her hits such as “Come With Me,” “Saltwater,” and her most recent release,“Tell My Heart” featuring Dani Senior.

What captivates me about Nora’s music, however, is that from an immediate listen, you get a sense that her music truly goes much deeper than a solid beat and an uplifting melody; not something you find often in the popular music scene. Even more so, her aura is effortlessly cool and her success is unwavering regardless of the “female disadvantage” some attribute to the electronic industry. For these reasons, in addition to a sheer admiration for her jams, I was absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to pick Nora’s brain about her and her music in advance of her show at Effex in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For those seeking a getaway ~ be it on the dancefloor, a beach, or even lost in your headphones ~ I recommend purifying your life with Nora En Pure’s beats.


Artists, Hip-Hop, Review, Trap | LeeLee Haxi Drops Another Trap-Influenced Single, “Done It”

Posted by on October 24, 2016

NYC singer/songwriter LeeLee Haxi gives us another taste of her upcoming project “Until Then” with her second single, “Done It”, produced by Nils Urban. LeeLee will be making waves this fall, not only releasing her first full project November 7th, but also with some impressive collaborations on the horizon. She is featured on Shelco Garcia and Teenwolf’s upcoming single “Sky High” targeted for release this fall on Laidback Luke’s label, Mixmash Deep. For all the Jef Life fans out there, she will also be featured on the collaboration album “Family Business” from Young Roddy and Trademark da Skydiver, to be released December 2nd through iHipHop Distribution.

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Artists, Pop | Angelika Vee Returns with “All Nighter”

Posted by on June 27, 2016

Los Angeles-based singer Angelika Vee returns with a summer track sure to generate heat well into the fall, and beyond. “All Nighter” is the songwriter/singer’ s latest solo release, after several successful collaborations on dance releases such as Morgan Page feat. Angelika Vee “Safe Till Tomorrow”(Nettwerk Records) and Breathe Carolina’ s “Ruins” (Spinnin’ Records). “All Nighter” is a sultry, steamy journey into the heart of international nightlife, with a catchy hook and a pulsing electronic heart sure to win over clubbers as well as pop music fans this summer. “All Nighter’ s”pumping rhythm, along with its sensual yet singalong melodies, will make you wanna ‘ feel the love’ from the first beat. “All Nighter” was written and produced as a collaboration between Angelika and Athens born (Athens/London based)composer and producer Alex Leon, best known for his work with Playmen and T-Pain,greek pop star Demy, Helena Paparizou,Sakis Rouvas,Onirama and Melisses. He is one of the most successful musicians,composers and producers in the Greek music industry and the music behind plenty radio hits and projects in the last decade.


Albums, Artists, Pop | Leah Haxhi Drops Emotional Single, FOREVER

Posted by on March 15, 2016

Forever is an original song written by NYC Singer/Songwriter Leah Haxhi, produced & mixed by Mike Irish in Brookyln, NY. This is a pop smash with flares of r&B and hip-hop elements, written for anyone who’s doubted the longevity of love. Forever is a very long time away….

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Abstract Hip-Hop, Artists, Chill, Freestyle, Indie, Pop | Leah Haxhi Remedies the Weekday Blues with her New Single “Okay” prod. IAmRizwan

Posted by on January 26, 2016

Leah Haxhi is a singer songwriter currently working on her upcoming album in NYC. She paired with Bangladeshi producer IAmRizwan to create this atmospheric track that makes us feel like everything will be “Okay”. She free-styled the song in one take and then added harmonies to build out the song and create the organic feeling of the single. Leah is working with various producers and labels such as Afrojack, Armada Music, and MixMash Deep. We last gave you a taste of her EDM style with Armada’s record “When We Were Young” by Jaylex ft. Leah Haxhi, but here she shows us once again that her style cannot be put into any box.

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Artists, Chill, Electronic | Rusty Hook & Katuchat Produce A Dreamy Remix For Yuna (Free Download)

Posted by on November 3, 2015

Wow it’s probably not going to get any better then this today. Rusty Hook and Katuchat team up on a remix of Yuna’s “Someone Out Of Town”. With underlying bass that captivates your attention and fun playful snare noises at the drop, this track has to be my favorite by either of them. Stream and grab yourself a free download here.

Artists | Get Your Best Dance Moves Ready Because Oliver Heldens Is Taking Over Exchange LA In September

Posted by on August 3, 2015

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At just twenty years old, Oliver Heldens has managed to champion an emerging genre into the spotlight, in addition to starting his own record label, Heldeep Records. The Dutch wunderkind has guided thousands of dance music fans into the deeper genres by sharing his brand of future house at festivals around the world like EDC Las Vegas and Tomorrowland – and now, he’s bringing some serious groove to the west coast during a special two night Oliver Heldens takeover at Exchange in Los Angeles on 9/10 and 9/11. Joining the Heldeep Records head honcho on day 1 are emerging future house stars, Shaun Frank and Chocolate Puma, while Loud Luxury and Michael Calfan will be manning the decks in support on the second night. September is fast approaching, so dust off those dance shoes and get ready to groove, and make sure to snag tickets here before they sell out.