Jeffrey Sutorius & Timmo Hendriks Team Up For 2nd Single “The Afterlife”
Jeffrey Sutorius (former member of Dash Berlin) has joined forces once again with Timmo Hendriks on their new track “The Afterlife,“ featuring singer/songwriter LUX, out now on Protocol Recordings. Look no further than this gem for the big room feels you’ve been craving since your last festival; the track opens with ethereal vocals and melodies that build into a swelling, goosebump-inducing drop that will conjure memories of dancing under the stars at your favorite stage. “The Afterlife” is the type of track that Protocol built its name on upon inception – the melodic progressive house that fans have known and loved for years. Jeffrey and Timmo previously collaborated on 2020’s “Keep Me Close.”
For the last eight consecutive years with stage name Dash Berlin, Jeffrey has been in the top 20 of the well-known DJ Mag Top 100 poll, rendering the most popular DJ’s throughout the world, ranked #7 in 2012. In 2010 he won the DJ Mag Top 100 Award for “Highest New Entry” during the Magazine’s ceremony at the Ministry Of Sound in London, beating other famous Dutch DJ’s such as Martin Garrix, Hardwell, Armin van Buuren and Tiesto as the highest Dutch entry till date. He received an IDMA award in the category “Best High Energy Track” at the International Dance Music Awards in 2009 and was nominated for an IDMA award several times afterward.
Dutch artist Timmo Hendriks first made his debut on the label with 2018’s “In My Head,” with Lennart Schroot, followed by “Thinking About You” as part of Protocol’s “Miami 2019” EP, which has currently garnered over 3,5M streams on Spotify. His next releases, such as “Magical” with Lindequist, “By Your Side” with Jordan Grace, or “Be Alright” with Marc Benjamin, continued to show increased energy and a more mature production style, which resulted in more great collaborations such as “Into The Light” with Nicky Romero, “Hold Me Down” with Marc Benjamin and VY•DA, “Remember” with Stadiumx, as well as solo single “Something To Believe In” and 3-track “Follow You” EP. He has become a household name and veteran of the Protocol team. Keep an eye out for what’s next!
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Minelli Drops Perfect Dance-Pop Hybrid With ‘Silver & Gold – Chapter II’
“And I’ll be right back to brighten up your days,” is not just some lyric from one of the songs on Minelli’s newest album. It is a promise guaranteed to be kept as soon as you press play on ‘Silver & Gold – Chapter II.’ The album contains the perfect synergy of Pop, Dance, and EDM, sprinkled across 14 fresh and effervescent songs. So, get ready to jump and get high on music with Minelli’s newest release.
Silver & Gold | Chapter II represents Minelli’s vision and inspirations that she gained, traveling around the world to find the perfect pitch for her youngest newborn. The artist was not alone in this journey, as great names in production and songwriting such as Freedo (Chainsmokers, Rita Ora, Galantis, Ava Max), Jordan Shaw (Afrojack, Armin van Buuren) or Yoshi Breen (Tiesto, Karol G, Lost Frequencies) collaborated with her.
Minelli teased you with three songs that you already know, “Think About U,” “Could Be Something,” and “Deep Sea,” and now she is coming with 11 more: “Silver & Gold,” “Maracatu,” “Crazy,” “Tonight,” “Drinks on Mi,” “Stay Awake,” “Vitamin U,” “Routine,” “Memories,” “Don’t U Worry” and “Kill the Lights” and she is excited to know which one is your favourite.
Minelli is one of the most successful Eastern European singers and songwriters, having written many hits for famous artists, such as ‘UP’ and ‘Flashbacks’ for INNA, or ‘Addicted’ for Sickotoy. Her releases, ‘Rampampam’ and ‘Nothing Hurts’, have dominated the music charts globally, cumulating over 185 million streams and over 350 million views. ‘Rampampam’ even reached number #4 in the Global Shazam top and #1 in Global Dance Shazam for several weeks. In addition, ‘Deep Sea’, her song in collaboration with the famous DJ, R3HAB, landed on some of the most prominent Spotify and Apple Music playlists while receiving airplay throughout Europe.
Talking about ‘Silver & Gold – Chapter II, Minelli said: “It is here, and it is yours. From now on, this album is not just mine, but yours to play with, enjoy and share the best memories on it. May my songs be the soundtrack to your own movie, to your own most fabulous and fun adventures. I hope you enjoy the mix and match between Pop, Dance, and EDM that I have baked for you for almost two years. All the love.”
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You Won’t Believe MELON’s Unique Interpretation Of “Tom’s Diner”
Rejuvenate your ears with MELON’s uplifting party music thanks to his debut album, ‘This Is MELON, Vol. 1 (Dance).’ To everybody’s surprise, he reworks many hits, but nothing surpasses his unique spin on “Tom’s Diner.”
In fact, this brand-new electrifying version sounds as perfect as the original. It goes without saying that Suzanne Vega would be extremely impressed with MELON’s exceptional rendition, which aims to prompt euphoria in clubs.
Despite incorporating contemporary textures and stomping beats, there’s still a sense of nostalgia that transports you to another time.
Interestingly, his debut project is more than just a collection of vibrant tunes. Actually, the incognito DJ and producer hopes to inspire the next generation of virtuosos who are getting into the EDM scene.
On the other hand, he also commits to creating a substantial impact by providing opportunities for emerging talents through his collaborations via the Dance Fruits Music artist collective.
But not only that, the high energy and excitement of party music always create a fun atmosphere anywhere it’s played. Therefore, if you’re searching for infectious anthems, “Tom’s Diner” and the rest of the covers are sure to satisfy your craving.
Keep an eye on his social media channels for updates!
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R3HAB & World’s First Global Pop Group Now United Drop “Run Till Dark”
R3HAB and Now United once again team up in the studio for their new Dance-Pop single “Run Till Dark,” out now via Liquid State. With the veteran producer’s chameleon-esque prowess when it comes to mastering different styles of music, R3HAB fuses breezy melodies and a soft, undulating bassline to bring a worldly, organic feeling to this euphonious song. Now United’s 18 international artists represent many different cultures and aspects of the world, which they bring to “Run Till Dark”‘s emotive and hopeful lyrics. Filmed in northwest Saudi Arabia’s ancient city of AlUla, the accompanying music video tells a story of R3HAB on a pilgrimage for the source of a song, and after journeying all day, has an incredible celebration of music with Now United. No matter if you’re a fan of electronic or softer styles, “Run Till Dark” is truly a feel-good gem, following R3HAB’s collaboration with Afrojack “Shockwave,” and on the flip side, Now United’s most recent “Forever United Tour” which saw the global pop group performing at legendary venues in São Paulo, Brazil (Allianz Parque Stadium), and Lisbon, Portugal (Altice Arena). In the past, R3HAB has also produced and written the following hit singles for Now United – “Jump” (over 57M views on Youtube) and “One Love” (54M views).
“I have always been a huge fan of how Now United represents so many cultures in harmony, so I’m beyond excited to join forces again for our new single ‘Run Till Dark’ because their vibrant pop energy pairs naturally with my vision of dance-pop. In “Run Till Dark,” we tap into the unique musical pulse the world has to offer, which we captured in our new music video shot in the mesmerizing oases of Alula. Our hope is that listeners realize we’re all running to the same pulse and, in this moment, feel how connected we are.” — R3HAB