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Stockholm newcomer LIOHN disappeared from the spotlight for a minute, but after rallying some serious production energy on duties for Axwell, Ingrosso and Swedish House Mafia, the young contender returns to a sound truer to the material that marked his debut solo EP. On official remix duties for Lil Skies moment in the spotlight “Red Roses”, LIOHN leads with fierce beats and restrained synth work throughout, giving the track enough breathing room to stay true to the lyrical emphasis of ‘Red Roses’ whilst remind fans there’s still an untamed edge to LIOHN’s production finesse.

Enter Nelson – a mysterious North American newcomer without a surname. What he lacks in identifying features he more than makes up for in powerful production values via ‘Voyage,’ channeling a stern and bass-savvy take on the modern trap sound with enough moody undertones to hit his own stride courtesy of this impressive first solo offering.

Slo-mo rap with a heavy dark bass courtesy of Swedish sensation Ängie, “Dope” serves as a prelude to her upcoming debut album “Suicidal Since 1995”, which is due for release on April 6th via Universal.

Houston newcomer WAV debuts this month riding alongside a fun wave of emerging North American rappers. The CashmoneyAp produced ‘Again’ keeps things loose and bass favoring in the key of his self proclaimed “trap pop” sound, showcasing a confident sense of flow and charisma without some of hip-hop’s more tedious mainstream hallmarks.

There’s not many people that can get away with remixing Kendrick Lamar these days. Then there’s Skrillex. Having barely caught his breath from dropping the Poo Bear accompanied ‘Would You Ever,’ his take on ‘HUMBLE’ builds into a heavystepping affair of the kind of main room wizardry we have come to expect from Sonny Moore for more than a decade. Here’s to the A-list EDM acts keeping it fun and not falling flat on the A-list remix endeavors.