Skip to main content

A staple feature in their live sets since last summer, Kill The Noise, Illenium and Mako’s hotly anticipated collaboration was released on Tuesday.

Don’t Give Up On Me” opens with Mako’s haunting vocals, luring the listener in with foreboding words, a desolate tone and an enticing sense of longing.

The song switches gears, with the beat kicking in at around the 30-second mark. Mako’s fading vocals dance with a roaring soundscape akin to the growls of a mythical monster.

As the song picks up steam, the rising energy culminates in a relentless drop. Signature Kill The Noise; clean, powerful sound design that has your heart beating out of your chest and your head banging fiercely.

Seamlessly, the drop goes from dubstep to future bass, a smooth transition and a welcome layer to an already emphatic drop.

Recommended Articles

sherwood forest

Fascinating Roots of Electric Forest Revealed In New Documentary, "A Million Shining Lights"

The film features insightful commentary from Louis The Child, 12th Planet, GRiZ, and more.

exit festival

EXIT Festival and Sunburn Top "Best Value Music Festivals" In the World

A new study has outlined the top festivals where you're likely to get the most bang for your buck.

above & beyond

Above & Beyond to Perform From Peak of Colombia's Historic, 650-Foot El Peñón

Above & Beyond will perform a breathtaking set atop one of the natural world's most notable landmarks.

The next part of the song has Illenium all over it. Melodic, moving, even orchestral, there’s a sense of purity and heart to it which is characteristic of Illenium.

Stream below:

It’s wonderful to see Kill The Noise and Illenium complement each other so well. Often difficult to execute, their chemistry on the song is playful, fresh and thrilling.

All in all, it’s a stunning track, one that shines on all fronts. Smooth flow, high energy, moving vocals and extraordinary sound design, this one’s going to be on repeat for a while.

H/T: Billboard


Kill the noise 2

Kill The Noise Shares Remix of Slipknot's Hit "Duality"

Kill The Noise and heavy metal are a perfect match.

kill the noise

Kill The Noise and Haliene Perform New Track at Electric Zoo

Fans at Electric Zoo got a special treat from Kill The Noise and Haliene.

A head shot of DJ/producer Seven Lions A.K.A. Jeff Montalvo with bright red dyed hair.

Seven Lions and Kill The Noise Join Once Again for "The Blood"

When Seven Lions and Kill The Noise team up, they always impress.

Kill the noise 2

Kill the Noise remixes Snails and NGHTMRE collaboration, "Only Want U

Kill the Noise shares his take on the Snails and NGHTMRE collab.

A head shot of DJ/producer Seven Lions A.K.A. Jeff Montalvo with bright red dyed hair.

Seven Lions and Kill The Noise Announce Upcoming Collab "The Blood"

At the end of the week, Seven Lions and Kill The Noise will release their joint endeavor.