Already encroaching into the third month of the year and the music production is in full swing. Producers that stood out last year are back once more with hot tunes, meanwhile, a full range of up and coming artists are still emerging at the same time. In this month's edition, we highlight Solardo with 'Today's News', and Armand Van Helden returns with a new summer banger named 'I Need A Painkiller’ flavored by Amine Edge and Dance. February 2018’s chart will leave you with stacks of new tracks for your ever-expanding libraries!
1. ‘Today’s News’ - Solardo [Repopulate Mars]
Solardo debuts on Repopulate Mars with an enticing track. The duo show off their unique and provocative sound with ‘Today’s News,’ which is packed with continuous bass, leading synths and the infamous sample from the viral video from Fox News.
2. ‘Love Away’ - Mihalis Safras [Relief]
In this tune, he gives a stunning twist to the classic Black Box’s "Ride on Time." The heavy bass, crunchy snares, and beautiful vocal sample makes for a perfect groove.
3. ’Kickness’ - Miguel Bastida [Sola]
One of the most promising Spanish DJs, Miguel Bastida graces Solardo's label with of one of his best productions to date. This track is part of Benasty EP. This is finely designed to shake any underground dancefloor.
4. ‘Moving Up’ - Sonny Fodera & MANT [Solotoko]
Australian DJ/producer, Sonny Fodera teams up with rising tech house stars, MANT on a new track called "Moving Up." The track which has overlapping vocals and rocky groove will be released on Foodera’s new label Solotoko.
5. ‘The Guru’ - Eli Brown [Repopulate Mars]
Eli Brown has started the year at a full speed. He has released a couple of EPs and also has tracks in many others compilations. The Guru EP comes out on Lee Foss' label Repopulate Mars. The leading track, "The Guru" has a deeper vibe and percussive rhythm with catchy vocals.
6. ‘I Don’t Know (Bizen Lopez Remix)’ - Yamil [Lemon-Aid Music]
Following the deeper vibes style of tech house. Spanish DJs and producers, Yamil and Bizen Lopez bring on a dancefloor bang. "I Don’t Know” has a beautiful uplifting drop that will make you not know why can’t stand still on the dancefloor.
7. ‘Back to the 99's (Victor Oliver, Vincentini Remix)’ - Nick Siaron [Audiophile Deep]
The Brazillian duo, Victor Oliver and Vincentini, steps in with this amazing track. "Back to The 99's" has an attractive melody with a solid groove on the drops.
8. ‘Too Busy (Miami 2018: Special Weapon)’ - Marco Lys & The Deepshakerz [Safe Music]
Italian DJ/Producers Domy Berardino and Mirco Sonatore (aka The Deepshakerz) tuned-up "Too Busy" to be one of this year’s Miami Music Week hits. This amazing house music tune has a perfect blend of vocal house, afro beats, and tech house sounds. No doubt the track is perfect for pool parties and dancefloors in South Beach!
9. ‘Black Betty’ - Freddie Frampton [Wired]
London talent, Freddie Frampton is back with this killer house grooves. In this composition, he exquisitely uses the vocal sample of "Black Betty," a classic blues song released in 1939 by Lead Belly.
10. ‘Crazy’ - Wolf Story [Made In Miami]
Exponentially growing in the house music scene, Wolf Story delivers another crazy track. This time they are back on, Made In Miami after a great success with the remix of "Ke Rico" by George Acosta. On "Crazy" the duo show their versatility by mixing afro beats with reggae elements, resulting in a fun and dazzling tech-house track.
11. ‘I Need A Painkiller (Amine Edge & Dance Remix)’ - Armand Van Helden & Butter Rush [3Beat Productions]
Remix legend and 2-time Grammy nominee, Armand Van Helden returns with another dancefloor classic in the making. Collaborating with Butter Rush’s vocals, they’ve released "I Need A Painkiller," a superb catchy house music track. Amine Edge & Dance remix of the track adds up an uplifting bass, along with fun melody and well hand-picked drums for the right elements to create a precise dancefloor killer and make it on this month’s chart!
12. ‘Dystopia’ - Yade [Shanghaied]
Netherland’s Judith Van Ark aka YADE steps up with "Dystopia" a deep and naughty tech-house groover with zeal vocal chops. This one will definitely make you move.
13. ‘Dance Machine (Supernova Remix)’ - RYBO, Lubelski [Lapsus Music]
Label owners, Supernova, release this smasher remix. The original is from the Los Angeles producer and Desert Hearts crew member RYBO alongside Lubelski. This fast-paced tune is layered with captivating vocal samples, meticulous percussions, and bright hats. This track will put your feet in a happy mode.
14. 'Y’all The Same’ - Kevin Anderson [Desert Hearts]
This hypnotic and groovy track is part of the Desert Hearts Family and Friends Compilation Vol. 2. A compilation stacked with a full range of tech-house jams, perfectly crafted to every dancefloor. Kevin Anderson definitely stands out with his, "Y’all The Same."
15. ‘The Tribute’ - Eats Everything & Dajae [Cajual]
Mr. Daniel Pearce aka Eats Everything delivers this club buster featuring Chicago’s disco queen, Dajae. This disco influenced track has all the elements that bring you back into the days where the warehouses were filled with high energy, sequins and baby powder covered love!