Birthday Playlist: Party Pupils, Brooke Candy, Max Styler, Doctor P, Ness Heads, Bakermat, Chime, & Hamster

Today is our Editor-in-Chief’s birthday so he picked out a special playlist to get the blood moving in celebration of today! Every song is of his choosing and most importantly, it’s hype! And we’ll have even more great music coming your way since #MusicMonday is in two days!

Party Pupils (MAX + RyanEXOE) kick out a deep groove on “Love Me For The Weekend (with Ashe),” premiered on Billboard. MAX & Ashe croon airy harmonies over bouncy basslines and playful synths, to create a vibrant dance-pop/future bass masterpiece. Coinciding with the single, Party Pupils have announced their first headlining tour — “The Party Lok Tour,” kicking off in 2019. The January run of dates will take Party Pupils across the country from California to New York, with direct support from Pat Lok.

“Love Me For The Weekend” wraps up a prolific year for Party Pupils and MAX. Following an energetic reboot of “This Is How We Do It (feat. Audien)” and official remixes for Chromeo and Alison Wonderland, Party Pupils released their first music video in August for summertime single “Sax On The Beach.”

 

Brooke Candy has released “Nuts,” her latest defiant, unapologetically pop-punk single, in collaboration with Lil Aaron. Reclaiming a word often used to belittle women, “Nuts” incites rebellion by calling for listeners to join Brooke in embracing their eccentricities and aggressively rejecting societal conventions.

Click below to stream the anthem for outcasts, which blends industrial, rock elements with emo and the sonic aesthetic of Soundcloud rap.

 

California producer Max Styler links up with Australian indie rock band The Griswolds on the feel-good track, “Light Me Up.” Through picturesque production, Styler formulates a vivacious piano house/indie pop fusion, highlighting The Griswolds’ compelling vocal melodies.

As Styler prepares to release his next EP, he continues to drop infectious house music. “Light Me Up” follows Styler’s summer smash “Feel It,” which peaked at #24 on Billboard’s Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart and racked spins coming from core-dance affiliates such as iHeartRadio’s Evolution channel and SiriusXM’s BPM.

 

Bass music maestro and Circus Records head honcho Doctor P delivers once again with the immaculate ‘Something To Believe In’, his 4th single release of the year. From the crisp percussion to the swelling horns this new banger displays the self-assured quality that we’ve come to expect.

Despite touring extensively throughout 2018, from EDC Las Vegas to donning a Tuxedo at Lost Lands and headlining club nights in London and beyond, he has found time the sit down in the studio and craft this speaker shattering new tune.

 

Ness Heads’ “Pretty”  follows up her recent singles, ““On My Own”, followed by “Flip Em,”  a carefree song that further showcases her unique sound. Ness has performed at a number of notable venues, including Subterranean, Beat Kitchen, Chicago Emporium and Sully’s House,  growing her following, honing her sound, and spreading her uplifting messages.

Ness states, ‘“Pretty” is a hard-hitting, feel-good song about regaining your confidence and telling your haters to get lost.”  A talented songwriter, Ness wrote the track after learning that an acquaintance was saying unkind things about her. In the video, Ness struts her stuff and sends a warning shot, sporting her signature edgy, punk look with bold-patterned streetwear and her checkered Vans. “Pretty” was directed by Exhbit 91 (Rendell Smith and Alex Donewald).

 

Dutch DJ and music producer Bakermat has just released his new lively music video for “Partystarter.” The dynamic track comes to life through nostalgic animation as the upbeat, surf-rock, and big groove beats flourish in the background. Bakermat immerses himself into a cartoon universe and is portrayed as a Snoopy-like character, named Matt Baker, rocking the DJ decks for a group of party-goers while blasting the party off into space.

“Partystarter” is Bakermat’s most experimental track to date as it serves as a partition of his usual deep and tropical moods. “Partystarter” can only be accompanied with a trippy music video that compliments the song’s energetic swing grooves. Bakermat’s canine character leads his rocket ship onto the Earth, bestowing the surrounding crowd with jubilant vinyl cuts until finally re-launching himself into the far distance. Fans can expect to see Matt Baker in future music videos as well.

 

‘Here We Go’ is not only the title of Chime’s exciting new track, but it’s also a warning; ready yourself for vibrant Nintendo inspired motifs channeled into a cutting-edge bass music package both joyous and energizing. This new offering from Chime compacts a hero’s journey into one song. From the excited buzz at the start, it builds and leads you further along Chime’s path, with an infectious sense of momentum growing with it. And much like when most great adventures end, you find yourself wanting more.

Exploding onto the bass music scene with a series of 8-bit fuelled tracks, Chime’s most recent release ‘Coins!’ has seen support from all corners of the globe, including premieres from UKF Dubstep, Dubstep Gutter, The Dub Rebellion, and MA Music, amassing over 100,000 plays in its first week, as well as praise from the highly esteemed online outlet Dancing Astronaut, who wrote: “Chime’s brand of dubstep is a welcome anomaly in the context of familiar dubstep sound”.

 

Following Hamster’s successful “City Limits” feat. Lee and “Shining Through” feat. Mia Mormino, the LA-based producer is back with a new pop-inspired piece – “Heavyweight” ft. Alma Cook, which just has been released as a self-released piece.

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