15 best progressive house tracks of August 2021
Have you visited a dance floor this summer? If so, you’ve been lucky enough to hear some of these tracks come out of the club’s speakers, or maybe at home in your new favorite mix. Either way, relive the music in this roundup of the 15 best progressive house tracks for August 2021. Turn up the volume!
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1. “CYBERIA (MIX ORIGINAL)” – UNDERGROUND STEREO [BALANCE MUSIC]
Leading Tel Aviv-based producer Stereo Underground is delivering their chic new original “Cyberia” to the Balance label. Not only does he dazzle with his incredible engineering skills, but his innate ability to create engaging dance music that makes you sit and pay attention is fully on display.
2. “COUNTING THE DAYS (DUB EDIT)” – NICK MUIR, JOHN DIGWEED, THE PRESSURE [UNDISPUTED MUSIC]
After being backed by John Digweed on their iconic radio show Transitions, London-based duo The Pressure teamed up with Digweed and longtime studio partner Nick Muir on “Counting Down The Days”, a progressive house cut, hypnotic and moving that shows brighter times ahead.
3. “BETWEEN TWO WORLDS (ORIGINAL MIX)” – PETE OAK [BLINDFOLD RECORDINGS]
“Between Two Worlds” draws references from Pete Oak’s own life where he has one foot in the world of creative music and another in the ordinary world. He explores how the two sometimes become enemies, while at other times they are able to coexist or even help each other. The world of music gives Pete Oak a sense of escape into the euphoria that incredible sound can create. The real world is what keeps it rooted. And so one world cannot exist without the other. The space between the two is often complex, but never boring. This is what explores “Between Two Worlds”.
4. “BLACK TOURMALINE (ORIGINAL BLEND)” – HANNES BIEGER [BEDROCK RECORDS]
“Black Tourmaline” is a production of depth that continually vibrates throughout its performance. The enchanting and rolling track is an immersion in a bewitching sound environment, streaming with rich synths. Together, the two-track EP is another taste of Hannes Bieger’s masterful production style.
5. “PROPELLER (GMJ REMIX)” – DEPARTURE (NL) [CLUBSONICA RECORDS]
Deeparture’s new track “Propellor” is performed with class by GMJ who debuts on the Clubsonica label. Adding a more progressive mindset, the Australian artist sculpts a dynamic groove adorned with percussive and enlightening vocal fragments and fresh rhythmic themes. Hypnotic arpeggios emerge as the first movement takes shape, adding a meditative quality to its dance floor-inspired setting. When in full swing during the main break, the kaleidoscopic theme opens, rising triumphantly to an elegant crescendo and a sweet but uplifting final act.
6. “IMMINENT STORM (ORIGINAL MIX)” – CID INC. & DMITRY MOLOSH [SUDBEAT MUSIC]
Cid Inc and Dmitry Molosh join forces on “Impending Storm” with unique influences to find perfect middle ground in subtle tribal drum work. Slowly accelerating through the first half with nuanced layers, the track really kicks off when the main break hits. With tension building throughout, the second half is the brand’s rush hour.
7. SOLSTICE (MIX ORIGINAL) – KENNEDY ONE [KENNEDY ONE MUSIC]
Dedicated producer Kennedy One is back with his new solid progressive house track “Solstice” which takes inspiration from the old Global Underground vibes.
8. “PEARLS (ORIGINAL MIX)” – MONOJOKE [NATURE REC.]
Sea and sand, the spirit vibrating on Earth and a sigh of faith is nothing but what you breathe. Like a jewel, you have to take care of it. “Pearls” it will be named. The organic sound of Monojoke stands out and its fusion with progressive elements always with a careful approach to rhythmic work, constitute an attraction at the first listening where you can also enjoy the exquisite balance of timbre and tones, throughout the trip. Music to remember.
9. “VELVET SUN (RAFA’EL REMIX)” – GREG OCHMAN [UNIVACK]
Manchester-based Polish artist Greg Ochman delivers his debut EP on Univack Records and includes a premier remix of the title track “Velvet Sun” reworked by Polish producer Rafa’EL.
10. “VAPOR (DOWDEN REMIX)” – SUDHAUS [YOMO RECORDS]
Mike Koglin and Stephan Pietack aka Sudhaus are back with a new EP including this massive remix of “Vapor” from Dowden which features a deep, yet charged energy, full of melodic atmosphere.
11. “SHIVER FEAT. DAVIDE FAMULARO (8KAYS REMIX)” – SASHA CARASSI [ATLANT]
“Shiver” takes it a step further with Sasha Carassi featuring Davide Famularo’s vocals in a catchy electro indie style and gets a sublime 8Kays remix in dark and deep 4/4 techno territory, making good use of Sasha’s rods throughout. by adding its own unique analog sounds and sounds artistry.
12. “” PATCI (MIX ORIGINAL) “- DJ T. [GET PHYSICAL MUSIC]
DJ T. pays tribute to dedicated and famous Berlin booker Patci Wilde with a stunning new single for Get Physical. “Patci” is a euphoric offering based on old-fashioned breakbeats. The trancey keys are crisp and serene and constantly pump the energy up on spiky drums. Spine-thrilling ventilation is perfectly designed so that when the drums drop hands rise as the neon tunes return. It is an extraordinary track by DJ T. which once again explores a new musical direction.
13. “HUMANITY (EXPANDED MIXTURE)” – RISE AND FALL [SKYTOP]
Real smart, atmospheric sound created with inspiring ideas and soul. Rise And Fall is the alias formed by Russian-based producer Anton Vishniakov and he puts that idea to his sound with his latest “Humanity” release on SkyTop.
14. “ANUBIS (ORIGINAL MIX)” – RAUSCHHAUS, PEER KUSIV, PETER GROSKREUTZ [EINMUSIKA RECORDINGS]
As part of the celebration of the 200th release on Einmusika, this new compilation is intended to get you in the mood for the summer house. Three producers including Rauschhaus, Peer Kusiv and Peter Groskreutz team up on the track “Anubis”.
15. “SEE THE LIGHTS (MIX ORIGINAL)” – PURPLE KAISER [ICONYC]
German sound master; Purple Kaiser unveils their latest EP, Purple cycles on ICONYC, with “See The Lights” created from an artistic foundation based on years of continuous sound evolution.
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