Stream/download: https://orcd.co/losingmyreligion The pull of a classic record is so strong that its familiarity is instantaneous. It draws the listener in, and the song hooks them in for the ride and the latest release on Smash The House is one such single that will do just that! Featuring the comeback of Belgian electronic act Sylver, alongside Angemi and Dave Crusher, ‘Losing My Religion’ takes one of music most beloved songs in a new direction. Repurposing a famed alternative rock anthem for dancefloor audiences, ‘Losing My Religion’ brings a euro-dance flavour to the mix with a four-to-the-floor rubbery groove alongside it. Much like the original, this dancey redo is infectious thanks to the iconic melody. Seeing the return of the hugely successful Belgian electronic act Sylver this latest release gives lead singer Silvy De Bie a moment to shine with her stunning vocals. Known for hit singles in the early 2000 that included their debut ‘Turn The Tide, as well as ‘Lay All You Love On Me’ and ‘Forgiven’, Sylver topped dance charts across Europe with their brand of dance hits. Also joining the project is Angemi, a staple of the Smash family, continues to showcase his brilliance as a producer talent having recently released ‘Astronomia 2k20’ and a collaboration with Smash The House/Green Room label boss Like Mike on his ‘High Off Love’ single. Fellow Italian Dave Crusher also puts his studio magic into the collaboration. Having started producing music at 16 and with releases on various labels such as Musical Freedom and Blanco Y Negro, Dave Crusher has vast experience as a producer/DJ to draw upon. Sylver x Angemi x Dave Crusher - ‘Losing My Religion’ is out 23rd October.
Stream/download: https://orcd.co/halloween_ There’s a dark side to Halloween this year! A creature has risen from the eerie side of a fairy tale told to children before they go to sleep at night. With the ability to transform into any of us. That creature is Baba Yega and to the tune of Halloween itself, Wolfpack and Bassjackers have unleashed the masked beast into the party scene for ultimate destruction. An enduring slasher flick sample looms large in the chilling atmosphere set by the single. With child soundbite taunting “Baba Yega” and a progressively rising flow to the overall track. This ‘Halloween’ collaboration is more than simply just spooky, it’s darn right terrifying. Both Wolfpack and Bassjackers have a long history within the Smash family collective. Having collaborated together on previous releases in ‘Old Money’ and ‘Zero F’s Given’, both duos have also worked on studio releases with Smash head honchos Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike on singles ‘Ocarina’ (Wolfpack) and ‘Happy Together’ (Bassjackers). A popular Belgian dance group, Baba Yega has won the Flemish television version of Belgium's Got Talent with their unusual act. Wolfpack x Bassjackers x Baba Yega - ‘Halloween’ is out 23rd October.
Stream/download: https://orcd.co/funky_pills Raves for days with the party banger ‘Funky Pills’ from nocturnal animals Chemical Safari (aka Brody Jenner) and D-wayne who have linked up to drop some techy styled house wobble to the dancefloor or living room! Those tuning in for this unavoidable belly trembling beat-beast will be pinned against the wall by the tracks raw low-slung, yet aggressive power. Like a bad trip, the break on ‘Funky Pills’ sends the head into various states of expression, but its payoff is anything but malicious, instead giving the listener an aural buzz more akin to a euphoric rush of serotonin. Behold the ‘Funky Pills’! D-wayne has been delivering a steady stream of moneyshot singles in recent months. His recent collaboration ‘Morning Mood’ with MATTN picked up positive support from DJs and fans alike, as have other releases such as ‘Ninja’, ‘Rich’ and ‘Waste No Time’. His counterpart for this release, Chemical Safari (aka Brody Jenner) has had a long career in the spotlight with DJing and producing, having launched his DJ career in 2014 and which has led to shows everywhere from Las Vegas to Atlantic City. Chemical Safari & D-wayne - ‘Funky Pills’ is out on Smash Deep 23rd October.
Stream/download: https://orcd.co/never_alone As the female topline sings out “Black & White , dancing together, side by side, we’ll make things better” the new single from Ghost Jr delivers a silky-smooth release that will be an earworm for dance fans during the autumn. This composition contains elements from ‘Never Alone”, which was originally performed by Dutch Eurodance group 2 brothers on the 4th floor, published by 2 brothers publishing (through Strengholt music publishing B.V). With its warm sonics and soft melodic hooks ‘Never Alone’ is understated in its pull to draw you in and have you hooked on its groove. Ghost Jr. is the son of popular Belgian artist, DJ GHOST (Bonzai – Cherry Moon), who is known for his crossover style between techno and oldschool, Ghost Jr is now carving his own pathway with a sound all of his own. Signing to Generation Smash with his new single ‘Never Alone’, the future only looks bright for one of Belgian’s new up and coming talents. Ghost Jr’s ‘Never Alone’ is out on Generation Smash on 23rd October.
Stream/download: https://orcd.co/your_soul Leading on from his Generation Smash screamer ‘The March’ back in July, Italian producer on the rise Danny Ores now links up with Swiss starlet Drezlo and the sparkling Starboy to drive some energy right into ‘You Soul’ this October. Easing in with an arpeggio of keys and colossal, cinematic synths before the progressive-leaning melody wastes no time into snowballing, peppered with female vocal reaches, into a big-room banger that kicks into action. As cries of “I want your soul” shout out loud with a bite of attitude and passion, the swelling synths and layers of blazing deeper rhythms underpin the waves of rhythmic and growing polymorphic notes, before the rocky, biting vocal makes way for an onslaught of complextro influences and a refined electro vivacity. Make sure you get your hands on Danny Ores x Drezlo x Starboy’s ‘Your Soul’ – out this October only via Smash Deep!
Stream /download: https://orcd.co/hands_in_the_air Cheeky Mancunian brothers EC Twins make their debut on Generation Smash with ‘Hands In The Air’. The twins have released on Smash The House previously, dropping ‘You’ve Never Seen’ featuring CeCe Peniston in 2012, and make their bow on the sister label after recent success on imprints such as HEXAGON and Armada. With ‘Hands In The Air’ Generation Smash further cements its impressive credentials in A&R, and ability to work with new and established names alike. ‘Hands In The Air’ kicks off with a soulful vocal, with the sampled vox instructing fans to put their hands in the air as the track builds. The beat is full of house attitude, combining open hats with a chopped sample groove. The main break sees a breaks rhythm keep things ticking over, before turning up the energy and returning to the party. EC Twins are no strangers to releasing high quality electronic music, and have seen previous releases supported by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Don Diablo, Tiësto and Yves V, and ‘Hands In The Air’ is a sure-fire party starter that is set to be a mainstay in top-tier DJ sets for months to come. Grab a copy of ‘Hands In The Air’ by EC Twins, out 16th October via Smash Deep!