Want to party with Nicky and his Protocol Recordings gang at ADE? Here’s your chance because you could win 2 VIP tickets and a hotel stay to attend the label’s epic 10th-anniversary showcase on October 20th at one of Amsterdam’s most iconic venues – Escape. It’s no secret that Protocol pulls out all the stops for their ADE parties, and this one is bound to be extra special. Once again, the label will be throwing a festival-worthy showcase with 2 stages, starring Nicky Romero, Deniz Koyu, DØBER, DubVision, Low Blow, Marc Benjamin, StadiumX, Third Party, Thomas Newson, Timmo Hendriks, and special surprise guests taking over the main stage. In the past years, Nicky Romero has invited some surprise friends, such as David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, among others. The second room called Protocol Lab will host new and familiar names, including Almero, Bonkr, Bram Sutherland, Charles B, Din & Vic, Leandro Da Silva, Lukas Vane, Repiet, Rob Laniado, Roc Dubloc. Sign up here for your chance to win this very special package! Additionally, stay tuned for a sneak peek of what sounds to expect at the showcase via the “Protocol Connect – ADE 2022” EP coming out later this month.
Founded by Nicky Romero in 2012, Protocol Recordings is one of the leading imprints for innovative electronic dance music. It boasts a roster of heavy-hitters, complemented with immensely talented up-and-comers such as Thomas Gold, Deniz Koyu, Teamworx, Futuristic Polar Bears, Trilane, Marcus Santoro, Stadiumx, Tim van Werd, Timmo Hendriks, Marc Benjamin and Nicky Romero himself, to name a few. All with a diverse range of sounds that are guaranteed to light up a dance floor. The label has cultivated a strong presence in the dance music scene from Miami Music Week to the vAmsterdam Dance Event and beyond, consistently bringing the good vibes and wild nights with beloved veterans and fresh faces in the live performance circuit. Protocol’s events have a reputation for being one of the best nights in dance music all year, and this year is no different. Previously Protocol has been expanding their showcases with events at Chroma Club in Seoul, South Korea; Bone Club in Pattaya, Thailand; ORA Nightclub in Miami, London’s Ministry of Sound, Prague’s Epic and hosted their own stage at Medusa Festival in Spain and Hungary’s Balaton Sound, to name a few. Expect more cutting-edge new music and exciting concepts coming very soon!
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EDM Masterpiece “In My Zone” Will Get Stuck In Your Head!
Even though it’s been over 9 months since Tungevaag released this EDM masterpiece, “In My Zone” is still in heavy rotation on both playlists and DJ sets. Definitely, the vocals find a way to hit you right in the ear and the heart.
Believe it or not, the Norwegian producer worked on this tune for almost 6 months. Apparently, he applies the philosophy of working hard in silence and letting the results speak for themselves.
Furthermore, he describes the culmination of the whole project as a dream that came true.
Above all, what caught my attention is certainly the cinematic music video directed by Henry Lipatov. Many fans are comparing the visuals to the popular Fast & Furious film, and they’re probably correct.
On the other hand, if you’re driving a vehicle or motorcycle, this is the ideal track to feeling all the adrenaline running through your veins. Just make sure you’re wearing your seatbelt or helmet properly.
In short, there’s also something catchy about “In My Zone” that quickly gets stuck in your head. His formula is no longer a secret, and I think perseverance and passion were the main elements to obtain such an amazing song.
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All Eyes Are On veggi’s ‘PRODUCE’ EP — Learn More Here!
Trevor Hutchens, popularly known as veggi, has released his latest EP, ‘PRODUCE,’ dropping on all leading music platforms. Referred to as the ‘blessing in disguise for the American music industry,’ amid the Covid-19 calamity, the TikTok star, in his biggest-ever collaboration, EP ‘PRODUCE,’ features some of the prominent names of music from different countries— The Juno Award-nominated for Contemporary R&B/Soul 2022, Canadian music sensation KALLITECHNIS, the English singer-songwriter Bipolar Sunshine, the Hip Hop/ Rap artist Rome Castille and an emerging American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer Pell.
The proliferation of digital music platforms and the use of social media has resulted in unprecedented benefits for the entertainment industry. veggi is one invaluable addition, who became an overnight star in 2021 through his lo-fi house/disco track ‘LEVITATING’ which took the internet by storm as it was picked up in a viral TikTok video, kickstarting the boom cycle era of Avante-Garde music which is here to stay, the Southern Californian artist is winning hearts with his mix and match of old school and trendy dance, pop, and rap music, which resonates with the likes of Gen Zers and Millennials.
Ever since childhood, the TikTok star has been in the proximity of musical instruments, learning and exploring to his full potential. He is a multi-instrumentalist, virtuoso guitarist who can create all pitches and frequency variations with his incredible saxophone skills. 1.3M followers on TikTok, his music video snippets have a whopping 23.5M+ views in a short span of time. With the release of his new, highly anticipated project, the next big thing in the American music industry is entering a league of his own.
“The name of my project ‘PRODUCE’ serves as a double entendre. One interpretation could be in relation to the agricultural products that are associated with my artist name veggi. The other interpretation is that this project is a culmination of my current sound as a music PRODUCER.” — veggi
veggi has built a reputation for his diverse music and content repertoire. An epic music mix, graced by the likes of renowned singers, EP’ PRODUCE,’ will bring four dangerously addictive timeless tracks for the audience who will witness a groundbreaking uplift sultry of house music. Fusion with old and new, veggi has a carefully curated list of tracks that will get people from all over the music industry talking about his musical prowess and why he is here to stay.
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OnenO And Anastasia Elliot Unveil An Orchestral EDM Sound!
Even if the rhythm is hard to classify in the end, it’s a call to party hard, throw up your hands and stomp your feet. Sonically speaking, it features an artful aesthetic you can feel thanks to the shimmering violins and the piano at the intro and subsequently coming right before the bass drop.
Of course, the whole output wouldn’t be the same without Anastasia’s extraordinary mezzo-soprano range. A very unusual combination between electronic textures and operatic nuances that somehow works!
Stream “The Shattering” via Spotify below.
When circumstances are stormy and your world is falling apart, all you need is motivational music. The verses in “The Shattering” truly represent the encouragement to stop suffering and finally move forward.
Indeed, that’s exactly the purpose of such an upbeat song.
Moreover, the lyrics are based on the Japanese art from Kintsugi. Just as this practice leads you to repair broken pottery, in the same way, this symbolizes that you can find potential after tough times.
Well, this is the hidden message behind a unique composition. Hopefully, it’s the first of many future collaborations.