Featured | Why Oliver Heldens’ Bus Tour Is The Perfect Pre-Festival Season Warm-Up

Posted by on February 18, 2016


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While many industries learn from its past or repeat themselves year after year, the music industry, specifically dance music, typically functions cyclically. Every year, the beginning of the new year marks a time for new releases, as both superstar artists and up-and-comers unveil the tracks, EPs, and albums that they’ve been working on for the last couple of months. This wave of new releases in January usually paves the way for artists to embark on a quick, month-long tour in February, before festival season really gets going in March with the kick-off of Ultra Music Festival. Summer marks the second season of the year for releases, as artists that were on the road and playing festivals get their first opportunity to hit the studio before setting off on tour again until the close of festival season in November.

These February tours are special because they mark an unique opportunity to catch your favorite artist in an intimate, club setting, where they are more willing to push the creative boundaries of their set and try their hand with tracks that they’ve been working on in the studio, before they are thrown into the monotony of playing festival sets month after month. This year, some of dance music’s biggest artists, like Hardwell, deadmau5, and Oliver Heldens, are all setting off on tours that culminate with shows in Miami during the Winter Music Conference, and these smaller shows, like the ones on Oliver Heldens’ bus tour, are the perfect festival season warm-up to get the year off on the right foot.


Mix | Kav Verhouzer Reaches New Horizons With His Latest Mixtape

Posted by on January 26, 2016


If you’ve been paying attention to the deep house scene lately Kav Verhouzer is a name that has consistently found its way onto your favorite artist’s mixtapes or live sets. Known for mastering popular mixes, Kav Verhouzer brings us “New Horizons.” Perfect for long drives, the gym, or city strolls, this has been added to my future repeat list and after hitting play it’ll make the cut on your end too.

Future House | Oliver Heldens & Tiesto Keep the Dutch Proud with “Wombass”

Posted by on November 12, 2015

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Oliver Heldens continues to be the ringleader of bringing future house to the mainstream with his latest collaboration, “Wombass,” with dance music veteran, Tiesto. The track has been a regular in the sets of both DJs for some months now, and has finally made its release with a bonus music video to go along. The pumping bass line and groovy synths make the track an instant dance floor anthem. Following the man deemed the “Wombass,” the music video takes a strange turn once we see him dancing and gyrating around his ridiculous pink stretch limo. The video continues its odd nature as Heldens and Tiesto receive a text and just walk away from whatever is occupying them at the moment to presumably meet up with Wombass. Check it out for yourself, and head over to Beatport to buy the tune.


Electronic, Mashups | Get down to Trademark’s new creation, “Deep Talk”

Posted by on September 15, 2015

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Trademark continues to prove why he has some of the best mashups in the industry right now with his newest creation, “Deep Talk”. Featuring Calvin Harris, Tove Lo, Kaskade, and Cuebrick – Trademark blends four incredible tracks together in one, creating something that will have you singing and dancing throughout the entire track. DJs: This is definitely something you’ll want to put in your sets; its guaranteed to energize the dance floor. Check it out now, and be sure to grab that free download!

Free Download: Trademark – Deep Talk (Calvin Harris X Kaskade X Tove Lo X Cuebrick)

House | Justin Jay and Chris Lorenzo Get A Little “Storm”-y On Black Butter Release

Posted by on July 28, 2015

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We here at Fresh New Tracks have been fans of Justin Jay since he put out his very first record, “How Goes The Dynamite,” on dirtybird. That was three years ago, and now, the Dirtybird protege and recent college graduate is ready to spread his wings and soar. Jay’s already been killing it this year, making his debut at The Do Lab at Coachella, with sets at TomorrowWorld, CRSSD Festival, and the Dirtybird Campout on the horizon, and he’s put out a few fan favorites like “Mind Games.” Now, he’s releasing yet another secret weapon for his discography, a collaboration with Chris Lorenzo called “Storm,” and it’s his debut on Black Butter Records – one of the most impressive and renowned record labels from across the pond. Jay’s typical house stylings are left by the wayside for a breakbeat rhythm on this one, and Chris Lorenzo slides right in to infuse the track with his signature basslines and dreamy melody.

Free Download: Justin Jay – Storm ft. Chris Lorenzo

Events, Exclusive | TomorrowWorld Rewind: 2014 Sets We’re Still Listening To

Posted by on July 27, 2015


Last week, TomorrowWorld unveiled its third lineup for 2015 and holy cow. The festival only began two years back in 2013, but how far it has come is astonishing. Its first year had an incredible lineup for the time with Armin van Buuren, Alesso, Diplo, Tiesto, Nicky Romero, and so many more, while 2014 saw an even bigger lineup that really diversified the festivals offerings with Richie Hawtin, Skrillex, Sub Focus, Zeds Dead, and mroe. With 2015 bringing aboard Big Gigantic, Hardwell, Kaskade, Bassnectar, Thomas Jack, DJ Snake, Tchami, and more of the best dance talent around, we decided to put together our some of our favorite sets from TomorrowWorld 2014 that made our experience not only magical but made us want to come back without a hesitation in honor of the festival being two months away. Check them all out after the break!

Future House | Bougenvilla gets down with “Take It Back”

Posted by on May 26, 2015

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This track goes hard, plain and simple. It’s extremely bouncy with a hint of grime.. the perfect recipe for a banger. Released on Spinnin’ Records and Premiered on Heldeep Radio, this Bougenvilla track is bound to blow up. I have a feeling you’ll hear it in some pretty big sets, so keep an eye out. Crank this tune loud and let your body do the rest.