There is so much talent within the electronic music community that it's difficult to keep a finger on its pulse. To assist you on your music discovery journey, EDM.com's monthly "Synth Sisters" series illuminates new releases from brilliant female producers of all genres and sizes with the hope of celebrating their contributions.
"Never Leave You" - Sophia Essél
Liverpool-based Sophia Essél recently made her label debut on ONYVA's ON IT Recordings with a captivating dance anthem. Shimmering synths and glistening keys pair with atmospheric vocal hooks for a five minute expedition through underground house.
"Mirage" - CICI Zhu
With her new single "Mirage," Zhengtronic producer CICI Zhu has further carved her Chinese identity into music. World energies merge with her signature Guzheng—Chinese harp—to cultivate a tranquil, healing atmosphere.
"Hypergalaxy" - freakMEOWt
freakMEOWt launches listeners into the galaxy with this drum & bass smash. Elongated basslines lay the perfect foundation to the cosmic escapade.
"Mirri X" - VEIL
Following her THE UNKNOWN Mix for Wakaan, extraterrestrial empress VEIL (formerly known as spacegeishA) has returned for her official debut with her two-track SUMMON EP. Crunchy 808s inhabit "Mirri X," VEIL's undiscovered dimension, as sunken oscillations breathe existence into alien life.
NGHTMRE Drops Shimmering Remix of ILLENIUM and Matt Maeson's "Heavenly Side"
The "Fallen Embers" single has received a major rework from NGHTMRE, transforming the track into a future bass jam.
Marshmello Drops Unreleased Dubstep Collab With Ray Volpe at Lollapalooza 2021
The masked dance music star opened his performance with the heavy track.
DCUP Shares Firsthand Success Story Behind Creation of "We No Speak Americano"
The song's iconic saxophone hook, originally positioned in the outro, nearly became an afterthought.
"Mammalian" - Aria Bare
For her Mimic EP, Aria Bare sought to reproduce and preserve the sounds of life through synthesis, as nature has been gradually destroyed for wealth. Brooding lasers and pulsating kicks in "Mammalian" allow sentient animals to express their desires for conservation of the ecosystem.
"In My Head feat. Navyhue" - VILLA
VILLA recruited vocalist Navyhue for "In My Head," a personal offering that aims to promote wearing hearing protection. Hypnotic synth arpeggios couple with dramatic percussion and horns to convey the daily struggle of living with tinnitus, the perception of noise or ringing in the ears caused from over-exposure to loud noises.
"Intricacies & Realities" - Shay De Castro
Shay De Castro arrived on Spektre's Respekt Recordings for its second volume of Respekt Rebels. Spotlighting her techno prowess and trance sensibilities, the single is reminiscent of those first steps outside the club through its gritty, yet melodic ingredients.
"Losing My Oxygen" - Kittrix
Pink is sus in Kittrix's dark and stormy creation, "Losing My Oxygen." Inspired by the breakout online game Among Us, the track features celestial and haunting vocals that coalesce with galactic house soundscapes to determine the imposter.
"Apply Pressure" - Bassgryme
Bassgryme demonstrates her plucky synth-style capabilities in "Apply Pressure." Cinematic tensions continuously rise and fall as cello strings pave the way towards a soothing conclusion.
"Psyche" - Sorcerist
Sorcerist breaks the rules of classical music theory with her enthralling debut Arrival EP. "Psyche" is one of the standouts of the seven-track bunch, as elements of worldly instrumentation are incorporated throughout the enigmatic environment.