It takes more than just a bit of production prowess to claim a Top 3 spot in 1001Tracklists’ Top 101 Producers Of 2021, and Kryder proves it with every record he puts out. Off the back of a series of stellar originals and standout remixes for York’s ‘On The Beach’ and Dragonette, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Cat Dealers and Bruno Martini’s ‘Summer Thing’, the U.K. dance phenomenon pushes the envelop again, unlocking his inner creator to deliver a true ‘Piece Of Art’ to Amsterdam-, New York- and London-based record label Armada Music.
Samer makes his debut with an homage to Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany. It might sound strange, until you realise he was a Syrian refugee who was given another chance to fulfil his dreams in Germany. The new single pulls no punches from the very start – entitled ‘I Love Angela Merkel’, the witty, energetic track is out on 30 July, and is destined to become a club anthem.
Taking inspiration from the Acid House style of the 1990s, ‘Everybody Wants The Acid’ is the new single from artist and producer, The Arc In Space. The artist pays homage to Daft Punk, and other pioneers in the 90s dance music scene, and was recorded in isolation while the The Arc In Space was dreaming about returning to the dancefloor, and rediscovering the fun after a year spent away from it.
Based in San Antonio, Brandon Legacy is a UK hardcore dance producer, who cites as his major influences, Gammer, Darren Styles, and Fracus & Darwin. For his latest album, ‘Dimensions’, Brandon takes his inspiration from Drum and Bass, Pop, Trance, and Future Bass, while the title refers to the many different facets of the dance music genre.
Palestinian-American singer-songwriter, Aladeen Alhyahek, takes his inspiration from Michael Jackson with is upbeat debut pop album, ‘Blue Flame’. Comprising seven tracks, the album, which has also been influenced by R&B, hip hop, KPop, and JPop, sees Aladeen singing and rapping, accompanied by a dance beat.