With there being no shortage of talent in the world of electronic dance music, DJ Times has started a monthly series where we will showcase some of the finest up-and-coming artists who we’d like to consider in the on-deck circle because we believe they’re next up! In case you missed it, click here to check out our complete list dating back to our inaugural edition.
(For those who don’t know, the on-deck circle is a baseball term that refers to being next in line to bat.)
If you’re looking for a fresh face to add some flavor to your music library, Nu Strut is one name that has been serving up a lethal dose of funk. Fusing together the worlds of the old-school style of the 70s and modern electronic dance music, this is one blossoming talent that is truly a breath of fresh air paving his own lane into the spotlight.
Already quite the familiar face in the world of electronic dance music being featured on some of the scenes biggest dance anthems, Pauline Herr is primed to take her career to the next level with the release of her forthcoming self-produced EP. Looking to make her presence felt in a male-dominated production world, the reign of this singer, songwriter, producer and DJ has just begun.
Being a fan favorite of RL Grime’s Sable Valley imprint, JAWNS is bass enthusiast that is pumping new life into the dance music scene with his relentless style of production with no genre being off-limits. While he is one who continues to push the trap genre forward, he’s always one to keep listeners on their toes with his growing catalogue of exhilarating releases.
Recently making his debut on the electronic dance music powerhouse imprint Monstercat, Kumarion has hit the ground running making waves with his blistering drum’n’bass production. Delivering quality releases over the past year, it’s time to get familiar with this Seattle native because with the bass music scene thriving, it is only a matter of time before bass music lovers tap into the production gold mine. It’s to hop on the bandwagon!
If infectious club-ready weapons tickle your fancy, the Canadian two-piece Glass Petals comprised of Johnny Jover and Felix Cartal have exactly what you’re looking for when it comes to hard-hitting house. Two years into the project, these two are rared up and ready to dominate dancefloors across the globe now that clubs and festivals are slowly getting back to “normal.”
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