by: Robyn Dexter
Oct 11, 2019
Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing at all of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is delighted to present a choice of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure.
Listen in playlist format here.
Netsky and Aloe Blacc‘s “Snitch” came out swinging in July, thrilling listeners with wobbling synths, highly effective bass, and forceful lyrics. Considering the fact that it is Netsky, it was only a matter of time just before a drum ‘n’ bass iteration created its debut, and the planet is treated to just that by way of Toronto Is Broken‘s remix. This “Snitch” remix is packed with power from commence to finish.
Matrix & Futurebound are gradually unraveling sets of remixes for Mystery Machine on Viper Records. In the most current set, Flite, T & Sugah, and Glitch City lend their production talents to the April LP. Flite requires on “Believe,” which was initially released final October. He offers the dreamy drum ‘n’ bass track a rougher edge, introducing a drop and following rhythm that are far more vigorous than the initial track they’re derived from.
The release of Fox Stevenson‘s debut album, Killjoy, is only a week away. He’s been steadily drumming up excitement by revealing some of its elements, like the most current, “Headlights.” Stevenson’s songwriting and production shines in this tune, as his vocals soar more than a delicate introduction just before he kicks it up a notch in the chorus.
Who does not adore “Million Voices” by Otto Knows? The tune is almost at 30 million YouTube plays and has soundtracked numerous parties considering the fact that its release in 2012. Win & Woo have place their signature slow-burning-however-groovy take on this beloved song soon after it was effectively-received by festival crowds more than the summer season. “We created it for our Lollapalooza set & loved it so a great deal we knew we had to place it out,” the duo stated in the song’s description.
A R I Z O N A‘s ASYLUM album has been two years in the producing, and it ultimately created its complete debut on Oct. 11 by way of Atlantic. The nine-track LP contains tunes like the previously released “Nostalgic” and “Freaking Out,” along with a number of new cuts like “Where You Are.” The New Jersey trio have a particular knack for tapping into listeners’ feelings, and their retro instrumentals complement lead singer Zach Hannah’s vocals impeccably.
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