Knife Party Announces Album with Free Download of ‘Resistance’

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After months of rumors and teasers, Knife Party has officially announced the release of their debut album Abandon Ship and premiered its first single. Abandon Ship—set for release on October 27 via Big Beat Records—is the result of years of work from members Gareth McGrillen and Rob Swire, who ...

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Eric Prydz Releases Two Free Cirez D Tracks

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Eric Prydz is celebrating his 10,000 tweets by releasing two new tracks from his Cirez D alias for free. Although Eric Prydz is mostly known for his intricate progressive house productions, his Cirez D alter ego has played both festival and after-hours sessions alike. The new tracks—“Accents” ...

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GTA – ‘Cake’

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It may not be your birthday, but Miami-based duo GTA are giving fans a present with their new free download “Cake.” “Cake” is a style-shifting treat that perfectly encapsulates the pair’s “Death to Genres” mantra. The track opens with a thumping bass house beat and gunshots before ...

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Chris Lake – ‘Sundown (Chris Lake Remix)’

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Chris Lake has reworked his 2011 hit “Sundown,” and is giving it away for free to fans for a limited time. Lake delivers a deeper rendition of the track for his remix, with an effortlessly sleek bouncing house drop. Amidst the acoustic guitar elements and raspy vocals, the British DJ/producer ...

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Guy Gerber & Puff Daddy Release ’11 11′ Album for Free

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After four years of work, one top-secret Miami listening party, and a few last-minute delays, Guy Gerber and Puff Daddy have finally taken the wraps off their collaborative album 11 11. Available for free on Beatport via Gerber’s own Rumors Records, the album is—fittingly—an 11-track ...

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Goldroom Gives Producers Chance to “Premix” New Single

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In 2014, any song that’s released is bound to be remixed and reworked a seemingly infinite number of times by producers all over the internet. Indie dance producer Goldroom is taking this notion and flipping it upside down with “The Premix,” a new idea for which he’s releasing the vocal stem of ...

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Pretty Lights Announces Digital Release of ‘The Hidden Shades’ EP

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Earlier this year, Pretty Lights released the limited edition The Hidden Shades as a double 10” vinyl set for Record Store Day 2014, but now all fans can enjoy the EP following its digital release. Consisting of four unreleased tracks from the sessions that created yielded the Grammy-nominated ...

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Richie Hawtin Releases Free Download of ‘EXhale’ from Plastikman Performance

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Richie Hawtin revived his Plastikman alter ego after a 10-year hibernation with last month’s release of EX, and fans can now get a peek at its one-off performance at Barcelona’s Sónar Festival with “EXhale (Sónar Live Mix).” The track is a seven-minute epic of moody ambiance and delicate ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 7/18/2014

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After celebrating its first birthday last week, #FreePlayFriday returns with a brand-new set of five free tracks for your listening pleasure. This installment has a little bit of everything: underground house, French electro, and everything in between. Disclosure’s collaboration with Sam Smith ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 7/11/2014

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It’s a very special occasion. Exactly one year ago, the inaugural edition of #FreePlayFriday —then called #FreePlayThursday—debuted with a set of 8 tracks, tied together by a shared price of $0. In the ensuing 52 weeks, it’s become the home of over 200 songs, remixes, bootlegs, and DJ tools, ...

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Download Two New Baauer Tracks with this Secret Code

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Baauer is back with a pair of new tracks, each of which is available for free on his website via the use of a secret code. For “Soulja,” the America’s Best DJ nominee turns Soulja Boy’s “Birdwalk” into a raunchy trap banger. Dirty bass stabs explode as the rapper’s vocals are sampled and ...

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EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOAD: Monarchy – ‘Living Without You (Dead Robot Remix)’

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Between the euphoric synthpop original mix and the surreal video for MK’s remix of it, Monarchy’s “Living Without You” has been one of Ultra Records’ most interesting releases of the summer. Now, DJ Times is giving another reason to check out the song with an exclusive premiere and free ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 6/27/2014

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You’ve made it to the weekend, so reward yourself with some new music on the house! Grab five tracks that will turn out anything from underground raves to a festival’s main stage from this week’s edition of #FreePlayFriday. The ever-elusive Róisín Murphy finally returned with the release of ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 6/20/2014

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Whether you’re lucky enough to be in Las Vegas this week for Electric Daisy Carnival or not, there’s no wrong time to grab some free music. Grab this week’s #FreePlayFriday picks below. Nom De Strip kicks off this week’s set of picks with the biting electro of “Grandma.” Nom De Strip’s ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 6/13/2014

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It may be Friday the 13th, but you’re in luck today, as we’ve got six shiny new free tracks coming your way! From sultry Italo disco to heart-shaking moobahton, this is a #FreePlayFriday that’s sure to get you moving regardless of what you like. Right on the heels of Banks’ electrifying ...

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Kaskade Readies Redux EP Release, Unleashes ‘Ain’t Gotta Lie’ Remix Stems

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Despite closing out the inaugural Mysteryland USA with a headlining main stage set last month, Kaskade is revisiting his early club roots with the upcoming release of his Redux EP. The title—taken from his series of micro-tours and events in smaller clubs—refers to the America’s Best DJ 2013 ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 6/6/2014

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June’s finally here, so celebrate the onset of summer and your weekend with four free tracks! If you’re looking for piano house, disco funk, big room EDM, or anything in between, you’re in the right place. This week’s set of picks kicks off with Alex Ross’ remix of recent Secondcity’s UK No.1 ...

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RAM Records Announces Compilation Series with Exclusive Mind Vortex Mini Mix

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Drum & Bass fans have a long hot summer ahead of them with the announcement of RAM Records’ new album series launching later this month. The new album series commemorates the label’s two decades of releases and will see it pushing the boundaries of the genre even further by going rawer and ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 5/23/2014

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Memorial Day weekend is upon us, signaling the kick off of America’s Best DJ at Detroit’s Movement festival. To celebrate the festival, many of this week’s picks sport a distinct techno or house flair that’s sure to satisfy cravings for entrancing grooves and dirty basslines. London-based ...

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Movement Detroit Artists Premiere Tracks Inspired by Ford Focus Factory

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The three-day Movement Electronic Festival kicks off this weekend at Detroit, MI’s Hart Plaza, and Ford has brought together dance music with the city’s storied automotive manufacturing history in honor of the event. Detroit Movement Festival performers Ataxia and Secrets visited the factory in ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 5/9/2014

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It’s Friday, so it’s time to your fix of the week’s best free downloads! This week’s picks will get you moving and grooving from the beginning of the night through bedtime. We premiered their album The Drugs Are In Control back in March, but Designer Drugs are already back on the grind with ...

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Bassnectar – ‘Now (Feat. Rye Rye)’

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Bassnectar’s unmistakable bass is set to make a return with the release of his new album next month, and fans have been treated to a taste of the album with a free download of “Now.” NVSB—due out June 24—promises 15 tracks, each “representing a distinct point of a very unique spectrum.” “Now” ...

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PREMIERE: Leisure Cruise – ‘Double Digit Love (Dirty Vegas Remix)’

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Dirty Vegas have delivered the soundtrack to your next sandcastle disco with their remix of Leisure Cruise’s “Double Digit Love,” exclusively premiering here at DJ Times. Dirty Vegas, who recently delivered a guest mix for our inaugural episode of DJ Times Nexus Radio, add a danceable groove to ...

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Outkast – ‘Bombs Over Baghdad (David Starfire Remix)’

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Outkast made headlines last week with its much-anticipated reunion at California’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and David Starfire is prepping fans for the pair’s repeat appearance this weekend at the festival with his remix of 2000 hit “Bombs Over Baghdad.” The Los Angeles ...

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Slum Village – ‘Fall In Love (Moody Good Remix)’

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OWSLA has a new secret weapon its hands in the form of Moody Good and his remix of Slum Village’s “Fall In Love.” The UK producer takes Slum Village’s underground rap cut and gives it a complete future bass makeover with glacial chimes and buzzing bass squelches. Despite its brash dubstep ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 4/4/2014

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We’re back from our week in Miami for Winter Music Conference, and we’re hooking you up with five free tracks for your weekend. Pete Tong is teasing his mysterious All Gone To Sea with “Where’s The Music Gone,” available now to those who sign up for the project’s mailing list. The track is ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 3/14/2014

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Spring is just about here, but the longer days don’t signal that your nights out have to be any less fun. Snag our five free tracks for #FreePlayFriday to pump up your weekend party playlists. Shadow Child’s VIP mix of Daughter’s moody cover of “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk kicks off this week’s set ...

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ALBUM PREMIERE: Designer Drugs – The Drugs Are In Control

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Designer Drugs made a big splash with their 2011 electro-punk debut Hardcore/Softcore, and New York City’s most addictive duo is back with the follow-up The Drugs Are In Control, exclusively premiering today here at DJ Times. While their debut was anything but subdued, the pair’s latest release ...

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Steve Angello Celebrates Size Records #Decade with Free Catalog Download

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Steve Angello is kicking off #Decade, a month-long celebration of the ten year anniversary of Size Records, with a Google Play partnership giving away the label’s entire catalog for free. Beginning today, fans can visit Decade.Size.net to access the links to the free tracks in the Google Play ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 3/7/2014

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Friday has arrived, and with it comes five free tracks perfect to kick off your weekend. This week’s picks are a raucous set of hard-edged dance bombs that are primed for any raging party or club you may be hitting. Young hotshot Martin Garrix is thanking fans for the past year of support by ...

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Just Blaze & Baauer ft. Jay Z – “Higher (Modern Machines Remix)”

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Modern Machines have been on the rise over the past year, with a string of remixes of 2013’s biggest dance tracks carving out a unique sonic identity for the New York DJ/production duo. This time, the pair is showcasing their house chops by taking on “Higher,” Just Blaze and Baauer’s ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/28/2014

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With just weeks to go until Miami Music Week and the true start of festival season, now might be the time to begin pinching some pennies. Luckily, today’s #FreePlayFriday picks will refresh your playlists while still keeping your wallet fat. Illangelo leads this week’s picks with “What The ...

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One Direction – ‘Story of My Life (Sevag Area-201 Remix)’ [Exclusive Premiere]

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Beginning as a full-time financial worker, Sevag left the 9-to-5 world and has become one of the tri-state area’s hottest up-and-coming DJ/producers with a string of monstrous house remixes of pop’s biggest tracks and a residency at New Jersey’s Mister East. We caught up with Sevag to talk ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/21/2014

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It’s hard to be upset once Friday comes around, and it’s even harder to be upset when it means you’ve got five free tracks coming your way. This week’s set of tracks is sure to fit nicely amongst your weekend playlists, whether it’s for a house party or your next club set. D-Bass is no... Read More

Shlohmo Plans Spring US Tour & EP Release

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Los Angeles producer Shlohmo has announced spring tour plans to bring his brand of lo-fi R&B beats to audiences across North America. Set to kick off after his second Coachella performance (he’s playing both weekends), the tour begins on April 22 at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, California. ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/14/2014

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Valentine’s Day has arrived, and regardless of whether or not you have special plans for the evening, we’ve got five tracks that are set to soundtrack your night. Just consider it a Valentine Day’s gift from us to you. Galantis’ euphoric stomper “Smile” is transformed into a big room behemoth ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/7/2014

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Friday has finally arrived, which means you’ve got five free tracks coming your way! This week’s picks range from EDM anthems to underground house edits, so there’s bound to be at least a little bit for everyone. Dim Mak’s resident sass-master Angger Dimas kicks things off with his “Rebomb” of ...

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Duck Sauce Tease Debut LP with ‘Duck Droppings’ EP

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America’s Best DJ nominees A-Trak and Armand Van Helden have a busy spring ahead of them, performing twice as Duck Sauce at Coachella 2014 and then releasing their debut LP Quack, which they’re previewing now via the free Duck Droppings EP. The four-tracker delves into Duck Sauce’s vault and is ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/31/2014

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January has come and gone, which means 2014 is officially in full swing. Celebrate the New Year again this weekend with our five favorite free downloads of the week! Lucky Date’s electro makeover of Icona Pop’s new single “Just Another Night” leads the pack. The original—a rare subdued moment ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/24/14

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There’s no better way to kick start the weekend than with a set of free tracks, and this week’s #FreePlayFriday heads straight for the floor with a mix of bass bangers and sleek deep cuts. It was only a matter of time until remixes of Beyonce’s fifth album started pouring in, and Wongo’s edit ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/17/2014

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Two retro reworks from label Hot Creations kick off this week’s picks of the best free dance downloads. Label co-owner Jamie Jones’ edit of Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It” truthfully doesn’t stray far from the original, but its emphasis on the drum loop and subtle additions to the bassline give the rap ...

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Jacuzzi Releases Free Mizu EP

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Hot on the heels of the success of his remix of Santigold’s “Disparate Youth” last year, Hawaiian producer Jacuzzi has unleashed the free Mizu EP. Across a quick five-tracks, the 18-year-old producer shows that he’s wise beyond his years with his genre-defying intricate productions. While the ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/10/2014

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Even though Fridays are great on their own, they can be made even greater with a solid set of music. For this week’s #FreePlayFriday, we’ve got five free tracks that are sure to get you moving, whether it’s in a club or in your own home. MAKJ celebrates reaching 200,000 Facebook fans with “Mad ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/3/2014

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2013 has come and gone, and a new year promises an endless supply of new releases. Those people whose New Year’s Resolutions included spending less are in luck, as we’ve got five free tracks for you! Trap and bass music fans should be particularly excited, as this week’s set of picks leans ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/27/2013

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The end of the year is just around the corner, and 2013 will soon just be a memory. Look both forward and backward with this week’s roundup of free downloads, which will have you dancing through the rest of the year and beyond. Given the enormous amount of Lana Del Rey remixes that were ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/20/2013

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The holidays are just around the corner, which really just means presents are coming your way. Regardless of whether you’ve ended up on the naught or nice list this year, we’ve got six presents for you in the form of free tracks! Maya Jane Coles kicks off this week’s picks with “Dreamer,” a cut ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/13/2013

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French producer Freak You kicks off this week’s picks with “There You Are,” a dreamy tech excursion. Featuring the emotive vocals of DJ/artist Bright Light Bright Light, the track is reminiscent of Hot Chip’s glittering productions with its throbbing, melody-rich approach. Jamie Jones’ remix of ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/6/2013

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Black Friday has come and gone, but the deals don’t have to end quite yet. We’ve got five free tracks coming your way that will satisfy everyone from bassheads to the underground hipsters. Brooklyn indie dance duo Chordashian bring this week’s first pick with “Keep On,” a bouncy nu disco gem. ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 11/22/2013

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It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving, and right now we’re giving thanks for this set of free downloads. This week’s picks are everything from deep house bootlegs to big room electro stormers. New York duo the Chainsmokers kick off this week with a brand new original, “#Selfie (LIV at Midnight ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 11/15/2013

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You’re in for a dark weekend, as this week’s #FreePlayFriday is packed full of heavy bass and grimy vibes. This week’s set of picks is short and sweet affair, featuring four tracks that will fill music libraries and dancefloors alike. MiMoSA and RL Grime kick off this week’s set of picks with a ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 11/8/13

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The weekend has arrived, and with it comes a new pack of free downloads for #FreePlayFriday. This week, grab five tracks ranging from funky nu-disco to raging electro house. Zimmer’s “Galapagos” kicks off this week’s set of picks. The track is moody, midtempo piece accented with twinkling ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 11/1/2013

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New month, new tunes. November is upon us, meaning that holiday decorations will soon take over every square inch of stores everywhere. Embrace the beginning of festive season with gifts from us in the form of five free tracks as part of this week’s #FreePlayFriday. This week’s picks cover ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 10/25/2013

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We’re off to Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit in Asheville this weekend, but we’ve still got your weekly fix of the best free downloads coming your way! Snag tracks from Tiesto, Tittsworth, Major Lazer and more in this week’s #FreePlayFriday. This week’s biggest free release is “iTrance,” ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 10/18/2013

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The weekend is within reach, and we’ve got six free downloads to ring it in right! Fans of deep house and indie dance are in for a treat this week, but we’ve got a fair sampling of heavier sounds coming your way, as well. Facundo Mohrr’s edit of Franki Knuckles’ “Baby Wants to Ride” kicks... ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 10/11/2013

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Pad out your decks for the weekend on this #FreePlayFriday with our picks of the best free tracks. This week’s picks range from jumpy Melbourne Bounce to summery nu-disco, so you can grab any and everything in between! First up is the dub of Taco Cat’s remix of Static Revenger’s “Back Off, ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 10/4/2013

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The weekend is finally here! Celebrate the end of your responsibilities for the week with our picks of the best free downloads. Whether you’re looking for the latest in bounce music or the biggest of big room house, we’ve got you covered. If you’re still transitioning back into the real world ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 9/27/2013

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We’re switching it up and now bringing you the best of the week’s free downloads every #FreePlayFriday! This week we’ve got nine downloads that range from hardstyle to disco house, with nearly everything in between. Chromeo kick off #FreePlayFriday with “Over Your Shoulder,” the lead single of ...

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