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Bassnectar, Diplo Reveal New Collabs While Zeds Dead Drops New Mix

Here's your EDM news roundup for Monday, January 19th...

Zeds Dead Drops Catching Z's Volume 1

As Zeds Dead prepares to unleash their LP this year, the Toronto duo is building the anticipation with a new series of mixes called Catching Z's. Yesterday saw the release of first episode, as DC and Hooks share some of their favorite tracks to listen to on their downtime.

"We wanted to find a way to showcase some of the tracks that influence us and that we go to when we're enjoying a little downtime. Those Sundaze moments, the twilight hours after the party, or when you're just trying to chill...This is Catching Z's, a mix series for those moments in life when you want things to move a little more slowly." - Zeds Dead


TEED - Household Goods (Zeds Dead Remix)
Bonobo - The Keeper (Banks Remix) [feat. Andreya Triana]
Mr. Carmack - Studies
Pete Rock - Smooth Sailing
Andrew Bayer - It's Going to be Fine
Monk - L
New Navy - Zimbabwe (Flume Remix)
Jeremih - All the Time
Kimyan Law - Chai
Stwo - Haunted (feat. Sevdaliza)
Mt. Wolf - Life Size Ghosts (Catching Flies Remix)
Sunchase - Slowly
Marso & Gala - Promise
Fugees - Ready or Not
Talib Kweli - Memories Live
Christian Löffler - York
Flako - Lonely Town (feat. Dirg Gerner)
Unknown - Sleep Late
Zeds Dead - Slow (Omar Linx - Scatterbrain instrumental)
Oh Wonder - All We Do

Valentino Khan Unveils Video for Hit Song "Deep Down Low"

The song that took over mainstages last year now has an official music video. The trippy video for Valentino Khan's "Deep Down Low" was shot in Tokyo and features a cameo appearance from none other than Skrillex. Download the track and remixes on Beatport, or Shazam the video for a free download of the VIP version.

Listen to John Dahlbäck's New Single "New York City"

The other day, Swedish producer John Dahlbäck unleashed the fifth single from his upcoming studio album, Saga, which is scheduled to drop January 29th via Armada Music. Check out the latest single "New York City" featuring Luke McMaster as well as the other singles previously released on Spotify, and then pre-order Saga here.

Diplo Announces Special Show & Collab

The mastermind behind Major Lazer and one-half of Jack Ü took to Twitter the other day to announce that he'll be playing a show in Pakistan bringing along Swedish singer and rapper Elliphant and teaming up with local talents electronic producer Talal Qureshi and rapper/producer Adil Omar. Talal and Adil's representative confirmed the show and collaboration in a statement to The Express Tribune.

"Diplo will indeed be coming to Pakistan in February along with Elliphant. All four of them will be doing a show together and also work on other content."

The show will mark the first headlining performance by a major artist in Pakistan. For a taste of Talal and Adil's work, check out their "Nighat & Paras" from their debut collaborative EP Saturday Night Killing Machine now available on SoundCloud for streaming.

Bassnectar Reveals New Collabs

Along with a link to a Thug Life Vine video, Lorin Ashton aka Bassnectar announced on Twitter that he is hitting the studio with an impressive lineup of artists including rapper Rye Rye, hip hop duo Zion I, M-1 and STIC of hip hop duo Dead Prez, producer Crywolf, artist Lafa Taylor, bass producer G Jones and producer Luzcid.

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