Connect with us

Deep House

Is House Music Going Through A Retro Revival?

Published

on

revival house musicThanks to the likes of Disclosure, Shadow Child and Eats Everything, the House sound of 2014 is going through a retro revival.

House music, like all genres, goes round in cycles. Old techniques and sounds are revived, advances in technology form new genres, and producers merge multiple influences to keep the ever-popular facets of 4/4 evolving.

I think the current underground House music is going through a retro phase, with producers such as Shadow Child, Eats Everything, Bicep, Dusky and Detroit Swindle looking back to Houses roots and gathering inspiration from a melting pot of styles: early House, Techno, Rave, Jungle, Drum ‘n‘ Bass and UK Garage are all acknowledged in this bass-heavy, stripped-back incarnation of House.

In its most popular form, the Disclosure brothers have brought this sound to our radios and festivals with their own spin on the sound. Many are keen to compartmentalise this style of Dance as Bass House, Deep House or even Future Bass.

Let’s Talk About The Rhythm. . .

The foundation for a retro-influenced House track, as with any form of Dance music, is a strong rhythm section. The iconic sounds of late ’80s drum machines tend to provide the groove here, with sparse drum programming inspired by Jackin‘ Chicago House.

Heavy swing temptates are applied emulating the shuffle of the famous drum machine and sampler swing function, while the use of skipping ghost snares injects a UK Garage vibe into proceedings. This gives the style a head-nodding, laid-back feel that‘s fairly simple to recreate in modern software.

Hi, my name is Erick Ycaza. I have a BA in Advertising & Graphic Design. This blog is to provide you with daily music news and share my personal style.

Deep House

Marc Benjamin & Tishmal’s Deep House-Influenced Single On Protocol

Published

on

Tishmal And Marc Benjamin
For his final release of the year, Marc Benjamin returns to Protocol Recordings with “Blinded By Your Light, a Deep/Progressive House gem featuring Los Angeles based artist Tishmal. Marc employs his signature dynamic style by opening with piano melodies underneath ethereal vocals, which build into rolling basslines, that culminate in a bouncy breakdown. “Blinded By Your Light” plays both to the dancefloor and to the listener’s emotions with its combination of groovy instrumental elements and soulful lyrics, bridging the gap between radio and club-ready with ease. The track marks Benjamin’s third single on Protocol in 2020, following this summer’s “Burn” with Victor Tellagio. On the way he has also released on Axtone, Revealed, Hexagon, Heartfelt, and many more, continuing to expand his reach and evolve his style.

➤ Download/Stream

Nicky Romero and the Protocol crew can always be counted on for cutting-edge new music, melding a variety of genres for exciting and unexpected sounds. Their new additions feel right at home with that mantra, bringing a medley of big-room, trap, future bass, and house to the imprint’s already robust mix while still pumping out plenty of classic progressive jams. Veteran producer Marc Benjamin has a reputable taste for impeccable productions, evidenced in his successful previous collaborations with heavyweights Laidback Luke, Benny Benassi, and Yves V, and his remixes of Zedd’s worldwide hits “The Middle” and “Happy Now.” He’s performed around the world, including Ultra Bali, a 5-year residency at Amsterdam’s club Escape, and released on Spinnin’ Records and Steve Angello’s Size Records, Heldeep, and more. Benjamin’s dynamic productions have piqued the attention of industry A-list artists such as Tiesto, Zedd, Martin Garrix, Steve Angello, and Avicii. Even in the midst of a global pandemic, 2020 has proven to be an impactful year for Marc Benjamin, and we can’t wait to see what’s in store for his future.

CONNECT WITH MARC BENJAMIN NOW!

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Continue Reading

Deep House

FIIN Bridges Groove And Emotions On Deep House Single “Days Like This”

Published

on

deep house single FIIN
Miami’s FIIN returns with “Days Like This, a euphonious Deep House single perfect for those after-hours vibes. Opening with a steady four on the floor bassline, FIIN weaves in enigmatic melodies and cinematic synths over a sultry vocal sampling; the result is both, emotive and dancefloor-friendly, making “Days Like This” an ideal track to play for grooving to or easy listening. The new release follows FIIN’s hot streak in 2020, which includes his previously released singles “Wild Trees,” “Still In The Storm,” “Le Crocodile,” and “Everything,” all on Ultra Records. Press play on “Days Like This” and allow FIIN to whisk you away to the dark dance floor of your dreams.

Stream/Download

FIIN earned his stripes as the youngest resident of Heart Nightclub and played alongside the best world-class DJs. Since then, he has impromptu b2b sets with Paco Osuna, Marco Faraone, Hot Since 82, Technasia, Butch, Bontan, and Sis. FIIN’s music combines a sexy, smooth, and groovy style with an upbeat techy rhythm. He takes risks and succeeds with originality. Tropical rhythms, warm synth lines, melodic grooves, and funky textures come together in masterful style. FIIN’s hunger and drive are outmatched only by his love for the scene. It’s all or nothing, and nothing was never an option.

CONNECT WITH FIIN NOW!

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Continue Reading

Deep House

“Fool For You” By Joe Falduto Is Bound To Make Waves On Spotify

Published

on

Joe Falduto
Joe Falduto
is a 27-year-old music producer from Chicago. Sooner or later, his attention-grabbing single “Fool For You” is about to reach 10K streams on Spotify. I think many agree this sound has the potential to become a Deep House hit. Moreover, Summer Haze really elevates the song substantially with her sultry vocals. This is why I can feel the sincerity and the emotions behind the crude lyrics. Besides the driving basslines, there are rich piano chords throughout the whole sonic gem. Joe is highly influenced by Kaskade’s Redux project, therefore, he takes listeners to the heart of classical-inspired dance cuts. With such a good balance between chill and melodic rhythms, “Fool For You” is also the perfect addition to sunrise sets everywhere. Check this out.

CONNECT WITH JOE FALDUTO NOW!

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

Continue Reading

ARTISTS OF THE WEEK

Trending