Welcome to the "Daily Song Drop": theguysfrom.com's song of the day feature where our resident indie music writer and former DJ Shaun Cordingley features a song every weekday that he feels you need to hear.
Ortni - ATSOLOK
I know I say it every day (and I also know there are those of you who skip the intro just to get to the song anyway), but I am a former DJ, and I also recognize the fact that I very, very rarely talk about full-out EDM on here, but today I felt like making an exception for "Ortni" by ATSOLOK, not just because I really like the track, but also because...dang it I haven't talked about EDM for a long time.
Check out "Ortni" below:
ATSOLOK is a very new project from the main producer of Audio Bastardz (meaning you already may know some of his work on Snoop Dogg or Flo Rida remixes), which is meant to free him up to work across the different genres and blend them together into songs like "Ortni".
"Ortni" starts off with an excellent use of piano (long-time readers, shake your head here...), the blends into a very interesting blitz of synth, rhythm and tempo shift that all work together into one entertaining package. It's got a great beat, a great overall sound, and a mid-tempo vibe that should fit into just about any situation you could want; I know that this is a song I would be spinning, and probably pretty damn often, because it just has a little bit of everything (hello transition track).
The best part for you, I think, is that ATSOLOK has released an EP (Ortni) which you can grab as a free download right now--head to his website (linked up top), and enjoy.
Here's the June 2017 DSD Playlist! We're only missing one track this month (as is tradition)! This months list was actually one of the harder ones for me to put together into something that feels (at least sort of) cohesive...I'm not sure why, but I am happy with the way it turned out in the end!
I've also heard you, and here it is: theguysfrom playlists are now available on Spotify! You can find us by looking for theguysfrom on Spotify, click on this link for the June '17 Spotify List...I will also embed the last months' playlist on every Friday DSD.
Come on back tomorrow for our next Song of the Day!
The Guys From do not hold the rights to any "Daily Song Drop" songs, it is more our hope to expose our readers to new and different music that we are enjoying, or re-expose them to artists they may have forgotten about.
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