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Swedish producer Name the Pet released her new album “Än” last week, the album consists of ten soulful, electronic pop songs intertwining Name the Pets smooth vocals with playful productions inspired by British dance music from the 00’s as well as the early works of Sade.

“You know when a car passes in London and you hear some really nice beat playing from the open car window, that’s the vibe I was going for with “Radion lovar regn”, says Name the Pet referring to the first song on the album.”

As a songwriter, producer and boss of her own label, Name the Pet is a part of an emerging scene of female producers in Stockholm.

Alec Baker is the moniker for Sweden based guitarist and producer Viktor Jansåker. Having spent the main part of the last two years traveling between Sweden, London, and New York, including spending countless late-night sessions in studios and bedrooms has resulted in numerous songs, unexpected collaborations and newfound friendships.

On his magnificent debut single, “Sunslide”, he goes down a path to make sure we get a soulful, warm weather-ready pop jam with help from Summer Heart (also a producer on the track) and London rapper Tony Jian. The track is the first of many that will present Alec Baker to a wider audience and is released today via our friends over at Swedish label Something Beautiful.

“To me, the song gives a dreamlike impression, similar to the feeling big cities sometimes give you. People from all over the world are drawn to those places, to live within that energy. We wrote the song after I spent a lot of time in London and New York. I experienced some fantastic things, but also got an insight into the downsides. The song is a result of both.”

“Inward Spiral” is taken from “Explorations 09”, the latest offering in UK label Anjunadeep’s acclaimed compilation series and it’s also Manchester producer Jozef K’s label debut.

The track itself is an airy arrangement of subtle sounding synth work that plays like magic against the backdrop of stuttering claps and organic percussion, the track seems to be perfectly aimed at both dancefloors and sun-drenched festival grounds.

“I am inspired by all art that I am exposed to: from architecture to paintings to film and of course music – so it is quite hard to pinpoint a singular example. I use artistic influences combined with my mood in the studio that day, so basically it was inspired by my whole life to that point, which I guess sounds slightly ridiculous but also very true. I felt there was an ethereal, introspective quality to the record, hence the title.” – Jozef K

Tampa/St. Pete, FL based JE+the100% are on a mission to establish themselves as Florida’s soft rock staple. While known for the somber and serious tone set with his debut album “Best Supporting Actor”, Jordan Esker & the Hundred Percent have shown their ability to conjure emotional intensity and crashes with a harmonically rich ‘bang’. Their newest fits right within their lane, displaying a different shade of guitar-driven arrangements that will delight their growing fan base.

Moveltraxx drops another edition of their label compilation series “Street Bangers Factory”, the 11th edition will be released on April 5th and features the likes of Heavee (Teklife), Morgan Hislop, BastienGoat, DJ Manny (Teklife), High-Class Filter & Crookers etc.

We got the premiere of the track “Arco Iris” from Paris based French/Tunisian producer Househead Samira who has only released a few tracks but she’s already turning heads with her superb, high-energy and addictive house tracks and infectious dj-sets. She’s currently hard at work with her debut EP but unleashes her new track for the “Street Bangers Factory 11” compilation which is ripe for club use with its bounced up synths and choppy vocals.

Electronic indie pop prospect Knight One returns from a long hiatus this month with ‘A Little of You’ – single one from his forthcoming ALL SILVER EP.

Swedish dj/producer collective Mash Up International returns with new single “Killa Wine” that features the vocal offerings of Nigerian/American singer Teeklef.

This flirtatious and sweet Afropop song with the aggressive title “Killa Wine” is the result of Mash Up International discovering the talented artist Teeklef via Spotify.

“Water” is the first single to emerge from London based artist/producer Palmistry’s forthcoming “Afterlife” album (will drop in May 2019 via Mixpak). “Water” is an intimate single produced by longtime collaborator SOPHIE, a woozy anthem about disconnection.

Palmistry is the project of London-based vocalist, songwriter and producer Benjy Keating who focuses on his stripped back pop music and forward-thinking production. Since the release of his much-acclaimed debut album, “Pagan”, he has been hunkered down in Athens, Greece and in the Mixpak Studios in Brooklyn piecing together new album “Afterlife”. In the meantime, he has also had his work interpolated by Tory Lanez, Cashmere Cat and Major Lazer on “Miss You”, been tapped for production by Swedish artist Yung Lean, and made a full album for cult Vietnamese-Chinese artist Triad God.