Multi-Platinum producer R3HAB joins forces with one of Australia’s most formidable singers/songwriters Amy Shark for “Sway My Way,” an organic take on Bic Runga‘s renowned song “Sway.” The new single marks a creative departure from R3HAB’s signature high-energy dance music style with a more laid-back feel. Riding on organic instrumentals and Shark’s crystalline vocals, the two artists create a cathartic and emotive sonic energy that still pays homage to the original version. “Sway My Way” follows R3HAB’s recent bilingual release “Turn The Lights Down Low” with Timmy Trumpet and Chinese singer NINEONE#. Read on for both artists’ take on the new release:
“Every record reveals a new facet of the artist behind it. ‘Sway My Way’ might surprise some listeners, as it’s got a more organic and stripped-back feel than many of my singles, but I love the dynamic it brings. Amy is an incredible artist and a pleasure to work with, and I’m so glad she helped me bring this song to life.” — R3HAB
Multi-Platinum DJ and producer Fadil El Ghoul, better known as R3HAB, has been trailblazing his way through dance music for the past fifteen years. From his breakthrough remixes for Rihanna, Drake, Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris, to anthems such as Platinum-certified “All Around The World (La La La)” and “Lullaby,” to his collaborations with the likes of Ava Max, ZAYN, Luis Fonsi, Sean Paul, and more, R3HAB has proven to be one of the most forward-thinking artists in the game. His work has collected over 8B streams to date, including 1.1B in 2021 alone. R3HAB founded his label CYB3RPVNK in 2016, which has passed 4B streams across platforms since its inception. R3HAB continues to evolve and diversify his sound by working with artists around the globe, pushing the boundaries of dance music as he collaborates across genres and languages. He is Spotify’s Most Discovered Artist, one of Spotify’s top 200 most streamed artists, ranked #12 on prestigious DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs chart, and has earned over 70 Gold and Platinum certificates. R3HAB has embarked on multiple sold-out worldwide tours and was the first dance music artist to sell out 15 consecutive shows in China. On top of that, he performed at the world’s top festivals, such as EDC, Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland, Balaton Sound, Coachella, Summer Sonic Festival, DWP Jakarta. With his combination of innate artistry and innovative attitude, R3HAB has earned his place as a household name in dance music.
After honing her craft and self-producing her music for years, Amy released her breakout hit, “Adore” in 2016. The emotive single put Amy on the map as one of Australia’s most formidable songwriters. “Adore” went on to achieve 6 x Platinum certification in Australia, a streaming count that surpassed 115M, and second place in the influential listener-voted 2016 Triple J’s Hottest 100. This was followed by 6 x Platinum single “I Said Hi.” Soon, the international music community came knocking, leading her to work with Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus, heavyweight pop producers Jack Antonoff and Joel Little, among others. In 2018, Amy released her debut album, “Love Monster.” The album debuted at #1 on the ARIA charts, and her 2019 3 x Platinum single “Mess Her Up” dominated commercial radio and streaming services. With “Love Monster,” Amy scored nine nominations at the 2018 ARIA Awards and four wins, including “Album Of The Year,” “Best Female Artist” and “Best Pop Release.” Amy has toured internationally and performed on several major US television shows, including “The Late Late Show with James Corden” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” 2020 saw Amy Shark releasing the first offering of new music from her sophomore album “Cry Forever,” with “Everybody Rise.” The now 2 x Platinum-accredited single is nearing 40M streams and spent 12 weeks in the top 10 Australian airplay chart. Amy’s latest album, “Cry Forever” was her second #1 ARIA debut holding and saw Shark team up with blink 182’s Travis Barker on Gold accredited single “C’MON” and global superstar Ed Sheeran to co-write platinum single “Love Song’s Ain’t For Us” featuring Grammy award-winning artist Keith Urban. Today Amy has amassed close to 1B combined global streams.
R3HAB’s forthcoming dates:
Jun 10 – New York City, NY – Marquee
Jun 11 – New York City, NY – Lavo
Jun 12 – Cleveland, OH – FWD
Jun 12 – Everett, MA – Memoire
Jun 14 – Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Resort Casino
Jun 17-18 – Båstad, Sweden – SummerON Festival 2022
Jun 25 – Rauma, Finland – RMJ Festival
Jul 07 – Las Vegas, NV – Zouk Nightclub
Jul 08 – Sunnyvale, CA – Pure Nightclub
Jul 13-14 – Tønsberg, Norway – Slottsfjell Festivalen
Jul 15 – Boom, Belgium – Tomorrowland Weekend 1 (b2b with Afrojack)
Jul 16 – Boom, Belgium – Tomorrowland Weekend 1
Jul 28 – San Antonio, TX – 1902 Nightclub
Jul 29 – San Diego, CA – Nova SD
Jul 30 – Chandler, AZ – Summer Oasis Pool Party
Jul 30 – Costa Mesa, CA – Time Nightclub
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LUM!X Drops Nostalgic Feel-Good Dance-Pop Single “Kids Like Us”
Austrian-Italian electronic protege LUM!X returns with his newest release, “Kids Like Us,” a unique and uplifting Dance-Pop smash that conveys the youthful energy of its namesake. Pairing cinematic and euphonious melodies with a dynamic, uplifting drop, LUM!X makes a true statement by incorporating an attention-grabbing and singalong chorus featuring children’s voices.
The combination of joyous and nostalgic elements creates a truly special sonic experience that will transport the listener to the favorite childhood memories and partially encourage you to embrace the present moment with the same type of wonderment. LUM!X has been on a hot streak the last few years, achieving an incredible milestone of 2 billion streams across all platforms, as well as 2 diamond, 22 platinum, and 9 gold certifications under his belt.
LUCiD & FRiENDS is the pseudonym for a newly formed songwriting collective, whose members have been working with the likes of Karol G, Camila Cabello, Iggy Azalea, MNEK, Cheat Codes, Selena Gomez, Marshmello, Kendrick Lamar, Maroon 5, and more.
“‘Kids Like Us’ is a song that has a very special place in my heart. As I crafted the beats and melodies, I felt the music come alive, a vibrant tapestry of sound that beckoned you to feel like a kid again. The title came from a place deep within my heart, a longing for the innocence of youth when the world was a playground, and worries were but fleeting whispers. Like a technicolor dream, the song paints vivid images of laughter, sun-drenched afternoons, and endless possibilities. Each note was a brushstroke, every lyric a stroke of nostalgia’s brush. It was a melody that transported you back in time while keeping one foot firmly in the now, a balancing act of emotion and innovation. What started out as a very uncommon and difficult topline ended up being one the most emotional songs I’ve ever worked on. The big vocal hook, together with the pop-ish verses, is something very different from what I usually produce, but for me, that’s the magic about this record” — LUM!X
At just 21 years old, Austrian-Italian musician LUM!X, real name Luca Michlmayr, is quickly becoming one of the hottest names in the global electronic music scene. To date, LUM!X’s songs have been streamed well over 2 billion times, leading him to over 30 diamond, platinum and gold certifications. With a signature style that’s as smooth as it is hard and refreshing as it is versatile, LUM!X represents the next step in the evolution of the modern DJ, bringing with him a sound that’s not only primed for the radio and the club, but geared for the viral airwaves as well. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry already, including Gabry Ponte, DVBBS, KSHMR, and remixed the likes of Robin Schulz, Afrojack, Steve Aoki, Alan Walker, and R3HAB to name only a few. In 2022, he became one of the first DJs to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest, representing Austria in the competition. In 2023, he also won two prizes at the Amadeus Awards of Austria for Song Of The Year and Best Dance Act with his song “Halo,” featuring Pia Maria.
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Cash Cash & Taylor Dayne Team Up On 2023’s Take On “Tell It To My Heart”
The unstoppable production Dance-Pop trio Cash Cash teams up with one of the Top Dance artists of all time – Taylor Dayne, for their new smash hit, a 2023 take on “Tell It To My Heart,” originally released by Taylor back in 1987 as her debut single, after which she rose to global stardom.
Cash Cash’s new song incorporates newly recorded, simply stunning vocals from Taylor Dayne while adding fresh elements of autotune and vocoder to certain samples to make for a groovy and digitized sound. The New Jersey-based producer and songwriter group incorporates their dynamic sound in the form of upbeat, emotive chords and a progressive bassline mixed with in-your-face synths, giving the track a modern flavor of old-school, Disco-inspired ballads that pull on heartstrings for many years to come.
“Tell It To My Heart” is out on Ultra Records/Sony Music.
“‘Tell It To My Heart’ was such a legendary song of its time with such a unique sound. The vocals alone had such a powerful instant melody that in combination with the lyrics, made for an infectious hook. The track also had such a fun, iconic 80’s tone with the synths and instruments that we really wanted to preserve in our version. I think we found the perfect balance in taking a trip down memory lane while going someplace new at the same time. There’s a popular phrase that a hit song is a hit song no matter how it’s dressed up. We took this already phenomenal song and put a whole new 2023 suit and tie on it. Taylor also is one of those artists that’s simply #stillgotit, and it shows in this version in which she completely recorded brand new vocals for.” — Cash Cash
“I am really excited for fans around the world to hear my new single and collaboration with the great team Cash Cash ‘Tell It To My Heart.'” — Taylor Dayne
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Berlin Got An Electronic Music Anthem Produced By Scooter!
For many years, Berlin has been hailed as the epicenter of electronic music. It’s a city that has transformed alongside this genre, and it was about time that Scooter released a tribute anthem to celebrate it.
From underground clubs to massive festivals, the German capital has it all! Taking this into account, Scooter gets inspired by the vibrant ambiance of its nightlife, and this new banger called “Berliner Luft” invites you to throw your hands up in the air.
On a side note, to grasp the essence of “Berliner Luft” and Berlin’s electronic music scene, it’s essential to experience its party vibes firsthand. In my opinion, there’s nothing better than discovering the iconic Berghain or the hidden gems of Friedrichshain.
The urban area offers a diverse range of venues where you can enjoy non-stop fun as seen in the visuals.
Moreover, with the traditional Hard Dance style and unmistakable vocals of H.P. Baxxter, this tune will soon become a brand-new hit. Above all, catchy melodies and electrifying beats capture the spirit of this great Metropolis through an upbeat rhythm.
In brief, Scooter is a talented group that continues to reinvent themselves. Also, they never fail to impress; that’s the reason why I can’t wait to hear their next melodic stompers…