Contemporary house music king and Outcross label boss Miguel Campbell is back with a sure to be massive pair of remixes of the one and only pop heroine Janet Jackson.

Campbell has been at the heart of a creamy deep house sound for years now, not only as one half of MAM, but also as boss of his own Outcross Records which is now ten years old. He has also put out much loved and accessible EPs and LPs of sensuous house music on Hot Creations, Wolf+Lamb and Future Classic as well as recently remixing the likes of Basement Jaxx.

Now he tackles the iconic pop star Janet Jackson with an official release on Rhythm Nation/BMG. The track in question is ‘Dammn Baby’ from the American R&B queen’s #1 2015 album ‘Unbreakable’ and the results are stunning.

The club version is a mid tempo and widescreen house cut with slick drums and steppy synths all overlaid with Janet’s irresistible vocals. Some sci-fi melodies and big bass help add drama as things build to a peak, then when the cut drops again it is sure to send people wild.

The smooth version is another terrific piece of work from Campbell and reworks it as a super laid back and lovably lazy house groove for pool parties or ‘back to mine’ sessions. Jackson’s vocals are crisp and fresh and full of emotion, with some tinges of ‘80s throwback synths adding yet more charm to an already essential cut.

These are two fine reworks that will standout in any set.

Tracklist:

  1. Dammn Baby (Miguel Campbell Club Version)

2. Dammn Baby (Miguel Campbell Smooth Version

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Respected Birmingham-based DJ and producer Low Steppa has released his latest track. ‘My House’, featuring NYC producer Mr. V, is out now on Low Steppa’s own label Simma Black.

Featuring a jacking rhythm, hefty low end and deep vocals, ’My House’ harkens back to the classic US house era, whilst showcasing Low Steppa’s bass-heavy sound and Mr. V’s latin influences.

The releases closes out a successful year for Low Steppa, who’s had a plethora of EPs, collaborations and remixes out on the likes of Food Music, Defected sublabel DFTD and Armada Deep, on which he released hit single ‘Runnin’ this year. He released the popular track ‘So Real’ on his own Beatport-dominating Simma Black label, whilst continuing to hold down his own monthly Friday night Rinse FM show.

Low Steppa frequented some of the UK’s biggest and best events this year; Reading & Leeds festivals, London’s fabric, a Sankeys residency in Ibiza in addition to dates in Berlin, Amsterdam, LA, New York and  a US tour scheduled for early 2017. To top this all off, he’ll be hosting his own night in his hometown of Birmingham this December in the city’s famous Rainbow Venues, where he will be joined by Matt ‘Jam’ Lamont and Will Clarke amongst others.

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LA-based DJ/producer VICE launcheslatest single ‘Steady 1234’ featuring UK singer/songwriter Jasmine Thompson & New York rapper Skizzy Mars out now, via APG/Atlantic.

Known for his infectious genre-bending sound, VICE’s ‘Steady 1234’ takes a route with a slow-paced groove matched with trap-like beats, whilst Jasmine Thompson’s enchanting vocals pair with the smooth rap styles of Skizzy Mars.

Topping his previous release ‘World Is Our Playground’, ‘Steady 1234’ is currently most played track on Spotify amassing over an incredible 11.5 million streams and the total of plays continue to rapidly increase.

Constantly proving his diverse production skills, there is no stopping the LA DJ/producer as he releases hit after hit. Currentlyresidencies in Las Vegas, New York and Miami,spearheaded official remixes for Linkin Park and Rihanna. exciting times for the prolific DJ.

Launching herself on YouTube – Jasmine’s channel boasts over 2.5 million subscribers which gained the attention of a long list DJ’s and producers including Robin Schulz, appearing on his summery single ‘Sun Goes Down’, and Felix Jaehn – lending her vocals to the Top 10 hit ‘Ain’t Nobody (Loves Me Better)’.

Elsewhere, Skizzy Mars has turned heads with his eclectic, alternative rap and prolific collaborations with the likes of JoJo and G-Eazy.

Steady 1234 produced by VICE featuring Jasmine Thompson & Skizzy Mars is out now on APG/Atlantic.

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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their iconic album The Black Parade, My Chemical Romance taps Dim Mak label head Steve Aoki to remix their 2006 single “Welcome To The Black Parade.”

Keeping the timeless vocals of frontman Gerard Way intact, Aoki breathes new life into the emo classic by injecting his signature electro flair in a flawless amalgamation of new-school and old-school.

To coincide with the release, Aoki and Way are live-streaming a head-to-head battle in the multiplayer shooting game Overwatch on Twitch, the world’s premier online portal for live gaming. The stream will take place on Aoki’s birthday (30th November), making it a celebration trifecta where the victor will win $10,000 to donate to the charity of his choice.

To this day, My Chemical Romance’s breakout album The Black Parade remains an archetype of millennial rock music. The record, which NME Magazine lauded as “The Sgt Pepper of the Emo Generation,” reached #1 on Billboard’s Rock Albums chart in 2006 before receiving a Grammy nomination for its limited edition box set.

The LP went on to be certified Platinum and spawned the “Welcome to the Black Parade” single, which followed suit by selling over 1,000,000 copies. The track was eventually named one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll, among other major accolades.

Steve Aoki, whose sonic roots emanate from punk music, is no stranger to remixing massive rock and roll songs. In August, he released a stellar rework of Blink-182’s “Bored to Death” before performing the track live on MTV’s brand new Wonderland series.

He has also worked alongside Linkin Park, Fall Out Boy, Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, and Luke Steele of Empire of the Sun. Aoki enjoyed a prolific summer that saw him release his Netflix original documentary I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead and his momentous 4OKI EP, which earned praise from Harper’s Bazaar, The Wall Street Journal, and many more. Additionally, his single with Boehm featuring Walk The Moon “Back 2 U” has been streamed over 28M times on Spotify.

Moreover, Aoki celebrated the 20th Anniversary of his iconic brand Dim Mak by throwing official events in 20 global hotspots over the course of 2016. Turning back the clock to the glory days of emo, he remixes “Welcome to the Black Parade” in typical larger-than-life Aoki fashion.

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Hailing from Australia, production duo Chez Moon have unveiled their stunning new original track, ‘Games’ – out now via new imprint Garbo Sound.

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Incorporating airy synths and subtle percussion, ‘Games’ emanates a dream-like air, which is heightened by the track’s touching vocals.

A rich and mature production, ‘Games’ introduces listeners to Chez Moon’s evident studio capabilities. In collaboration with the Garbo Sound team, ‘Games’ is romantic cut that brims with texture and introduces listeners to the Garbo Sound.

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Joining forces after meeting at a bar in Adelaide, Chez Moon consists of two young producers who share a love and passion for creating music. Korin Ladke is a passionate piano player, vintage keyboard nerd, drum machine expert and vinyl collector.

Nah Man is a singer, who has an innate ability to write melodies that infiltrate into your mind, and remain with you for hours after. Combining their individual talents, Chez Moon was formed to bring feel-good pop music to listeners all over the globe.