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The August 2015 MIMO Dance/Electronica Playlist

From a deep house reinvention from the world’s richest DJ, to a dream-pop dream team, to a forgotten hip-hop track’s unlikely renaissance, here are five dance/electronica tracks you need to wrap your ears around this month. Robin Schulz feat. Francesco Yates – “Sugar” German DJ Robin Schulz cements his status as the king of the remixers by transforming “Suga Suga,” a forgotten 2003 single from Mexican-American rapper Baby Bash, into […]


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The July 2015 Dance/Electronica Playlist

From a long-awaited follow-up by a trio of protesting shoegazers, to the latest side-project from Sweden’s number one synth-pop siren, to a brand new challenger for Lorde’s alt-pop throne, here are five dance/electronica tracks that you should be blaring out of your speakers this July. The Radio Dept. – “Occupied” Continuing to take things at their own leisurely pace, Swedish shoegazers The Radio Dept finally follow up last September’s comeback […]


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MIMO Top 40 Dance/Electronica Singles of 2014 (10-6)

We’re reviewing the best dance/electronica singles of 2014 (40-36 here, 35-31 here, 30-26 here, 25-21 here, 20-16 here, 15-11 here). Let’s pick up the countdown now with numbers 10-6. 10) SOHN – “The Wheel” A spellbinding ode to heartbreak which combines devastating lyrics with an intriguing robotic vocal loop (recalling Laurie Anderson’s oddball classic “O Superman”), “The Wheel” confirmed SOHN as the most compelling newcomer on the electro-soul scene. 09) […]


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The Electronic Music Playlist August 2014

From the welcome return of two chill-out scene maestros to the latest chart-topping remix to a potential drum n’ bass classic, here’s a look at five dance/electronica tracks you need to look out for in the month of August. Lilly and the Prick – “Prayer In C (Robin Schulz Remix)” Having previously transformed Dutch soul singer Mr. Probz’ ballad “Waves” into a sun-kissed chill-out classic, German producer Robin Schulz now […]


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Top 40 Dance/Electronica Singles Of 2013 (10-1)

Concluding our countdown of the best dance/electronica singles of 2013, (40-31 is here, 30-21 is here, 20-11 is here), here are numbers 10-1. 10) Western Disco – “The Sun” Surely the only Ibiza anthem to begin with a recorder, this charming Pied Piper-style slice of Balearic house instantly lodged itself in the brain on first listen, while its lush synths, laid-back grooves and gospel-tinged vocals also helped to create this […]


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The August Electronic Music Playlist

From euphoric Ibiza house to melancholic trip-hop ballads to playful Scandinavian electro-pop, here’s a look at five of the best dance/electronic tracks that are scheduled for release in August.   Klangkarussell – “Sonnentanz (Sun Don’t Shine)” A number one across Europe last year in its original instrumental form, Austrian duo Klangkarussell’s sun-kissed blend of jazzy saxophone and chilled house-pop beats has now been given a further euphoric edge thanks to […]


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Introducing: Cyril Hahn

One of the more enjoyable YouTube trends to have emerged over the years (i.e., the distortion of various pop stars’ vocals) has revealed that a slowed-down Kylie Minogue sounds like George Michael and a sped-up Matt Bellamy resembles Gwen Stefani. Swiss-born, Canadian-based producer Cyril Hahn, however, has taken the whole pitch-shifting trick one step further by forging an entire career out of contorting several iconic voices beyond all recognition. Indeed, […]