Ember Island’s melancholic covers are becoming an essential hallmark of Sweden’s more pensive pop prospects. Picking up where their renowned versions of ‘Can’t Feel My Face’ and ‘Creep’ left off, their nod to Rihanna’s sacred moment of lovestruck pop work plays into all the cinematic and emotive movements we’ve come to expect from the trio to date. Ten years to the date since the original dropped, Ember Island’s is an essential update for 2017.
Stockholm by way of New York producer/songwriter WAJU (who is perhaps best known for his work with Teflon Sega) drops his debut single “FADed” which is a vibesfilled track with a lush sound.
Is there anything that the Anjuna crew release that ISN’T bliss? “Aba” is out now, the newest single from label mainstay Lane 8 and collaborator Kidnap Kid. The two have individually emerged as some of electronic music’s most exciting talents in recent years, carving out stellar reputations with their unique melodic approaches. “Aba” is deep house in its purest form and it’s the perfect song to get your week started off on the right foot. Grab “Aba” on Spotify.