Iconic producers Nicky Romero and Deniz Koyu have teamed up on their new track “Paradise”, an experimental dance-pop collaboration featuring indie band Walk Off The Earth. Romero and Koyu trade hard-hitting house beats for organic instrumentals and dreamy melodies on the track, which serves as the perfect backdrop for Walk Off The Earth’s enchanting vocals. The appropriately-named “Paradise” evokes a utopian world where Saturday night is never-ending, all the while blurring the lines between genres with effortless ease. Romero has been exploring collaborations with artists outside of dance music recently, such as this summer’s country-influenced “Rise,” and he now conquers another fusion with the Canadian Youtube sensation Walk Off The Earth. Deniz Koyu returns to Protocol for the release of “Paradise” for the first time since 2015’s “Never Alone” with Thomas Gold and “The Way Out” featuring Amba Shepherd. Press play on “Paradise” and prepare to enter easy-listening utopia.
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Nicky Romero has quickly progressed from a young musical prodigy to one of the most prolific names in modern dance music. He is not only a talented DJ and producer but also the label mogul of Protocol Recordings and a mentor to the up-and-coming artists whose careers he helps to cultivate. Romero’s resume is an impressive and lengthy string of hits, including classic originals and collaborations with artists including Avicii, Calvin Harris, NERVO, ZEDD, Steve Aoki and more. Deniz Koyu – alter alias KO:YU – is a dance music veteran who has helped to shape the landscape of progressive and electro house music as it is today with iconic club hits such as “Tung!”, “Bong” and many more. His recent work under KO:YU have included high-profile remixes of Alesso and Anitta’s “Is That For Me” and The Chainsmokers’ “Young,” each amassing over 3 million streams. Both Romero and Koyu have evolved with the constantly changing landscape of electronic music, as evidenced by their collaboration with Walk Off the Earth. The indie-pop band is best known for their popular covers of songs like Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You,” Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” and Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know,” but also have released two original albums. Watch out for new music coming soon from these talented artists!
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R3HAB & Afrojack Strengthen Their Friendship With “Shockwave”
Iconic Dutch producers and longtime friends R3HAB and Afrojack once again team up on a new collaborative release, “Shockwave,” their next festival gem that follows their 2022’s hit and Tomorrowland’s official anthem – “Worlds On Fire,” featuring Au/Ra. With noticeable elements of Big-Room, House, and Bass sound, it showcases both R3HAB’s and Afrojack’s signature styles while still standing out among the masses of other mainstage records.
With its stabbing synths, massive drop, and dancefloor-friendly bass, “Shockwave” is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser from these two heavyweights. Over the last decade, R3HAB and Afrojack have played back-to-back sets at the world’s biggest festivals, produced music together, remixed each other, and developed a long-lasting friendship along the way.
“Afrojack and I have worked together for over ten years, and this last year has been the best yet. We released our anthem “Worlds On Fire,” remixed each other’s records, and played B2B sets at the world’s biggest festivals. We’re excited to start 2023 with “Shockwave,” which is unlike any record we’ve worked on yet. It’s been a staple in our sets as we’ve developed it, and it’s finally ready for its official debut. Each year keeps getting better, and we can’t wait to see what this one has in store.” — R3HAB
“”It’s been great being back together with R3HAB. We’ve got many records ready to pop; you can find some already in our sets, and we’ve been testing “Shockwave” for a while now and we’re pumped to put it out now!” — Afrojack
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A True Banger, Deorro And Valentino Khan’s “¡MAS CRAZY!”
“¡MAS CRAZY!” is likely to be played at festivals and clubs throughout the year. Without a doubt, a true banger with the seal of top-tier DJs Deorro and Valentino Khan.
For many reasons, the collaboration is a match made in heaven. These electronic music producers first crossed paths on a virtual live stream during the pandemic, where they threw down a spontaneous set that left fans craving for more.
Eventually, they decided to join forces and today the results speak louder than words with this new single.
Creatively blending their distinct styles, “¡MAS CRAZY!” is sure to delight your ears due to its high-energy sound. Furthermore, the wild twisted beats plus the heavy bassline will have you lifting your hands in the air.
Needless to say, both Deorro and Valentino Khan have a loyal fanbase that shares a common interest in all aspects of EDM. Indeed, this is evidenced because “¡MAS CRAZY!” has sparked a flood of enthusiasm on the Internet since its release.
Apart from that, Valentino Khan shows no signs of slowing down, on the contrary, he’s gearing up for the highly-anticipated event “High Power” at the Hollywood Palladium, and it’s expected to attract thousands of dance music lovers in Los Angeles.
So, don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience, and mark your calendars for May 5th, 2023. (Tickets Are On Sale, Get Yours Here)
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Sigala & MNEK’s “Radio” Is Definitely Fun Dance Music
This new song called “Radio” is a taste of Sigala‘s upcoming second album, ‘Every Cloud,’ set to release in spring 2023. To put it simply, fun dance music with an irresistible beat that will make you want to move.
The recent collaboration came together quickly and effortlessly, with MNEK writing the lyrics and recording the vocals in just 20 minutes. According to Sigala, working alongside the talented singer was like being in the presence of a real genius.
What’s more, the London-based producer has nothing but praise for MNEK, who he has been a fan of since his college days.
Curiously enough, the production of “Radio” is kept uncomplicated, with a focus on keeping the jam true to its roots in the early 2000s and late ’90s music. Plus, the accompanying visuals showcase a unique love story.
It’s impressive how Sigala’s dedication to preserving the sounds of the past while incorporating them into his work is evident here. As clear as glass, fun dance music with old-school vibes remains relevant even today.
If you are looking for an entertaining track to add to your collection, “Radio” is a perfect choice. Period.