This year, several massive collaborations broke out on our SoundCloud pages and changed the game of dance music. From the combination of different genres to the discovery of new sounds, 25 producer collaborations hit us hard and deserved praise for their innovation and creativity. Discover below our list of 25 favorite producer collaborations in 2018.
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25. A-Trak & Falcons – Riding for Me (Young Thug & 24hrs)
Fool's Gold Records is home to some of the most monumental records of all time, but none has been as historic as the collaborative single "Ride For Me" by A-Trak and Falcons. The avant-garde production of this title vibrates perfectly with the dynamic hip-hop combination of Young Thug and the emerging rapper 24h. To put it simply, this collaboration strikes.
24. QUIX & Vincent – Hero (David Shane)
The Trap Assistants QUIX and Vincent clashed to create an intense recording that matches the definition of a heater. "Hero" has performed its rotation through countless DJ sets around the world with an unparalleled presence. The striking percussion trap brings out the best of these two talented producers.
23. SLANDER X Crankdat – Kneeling in front of me (at the request of Alexandria)
SLANDER had a huge year between his EP The Headbangers Ball and his collaborations alongside SAYMYNAME, WAVEDASH and Seven Lions. One of their most monstrous collaborations so far has been to recruit rising star Crankdat and English rock band Asking Alexandria for the electronic-rock bang that the world desperately needs. "Kneel Before Me" is a dubstep manic collaboration that opens the portal of hell. Brutal and cruel, SLANDER and Crankdat have caused trouble with this collaboration that will live to conquer DJ decks for years to come.
22. Zeds Dead X DNMO – We Could Be Kings (Tsar)
Since the creation of Zeds Deads' "Deadbeats" label, the duo of bassists has constantly shone the spotlight on majors and comers. In the midst of numerous collaborations with bands such as Jauz, Snails and 1000Volts, Zeds Dead has turned to UK producer DNMO for an exceptional banger. "We Could Be Kings" is the anthem of bass-pop that the world desperately needs and is a true collaboration that brings out the best of each of these producers.
21. A-Trak & YehMe2 – Hands of Prayer
A-Trak and YehMe2 teamed up to create a huge DJ weapon that holds a prominent place in the history of the house. As part of their collaborative Skat Men EP via Fool's Gold Records, "Prayer Hands" has created an unorthodox soundscape, ready to tackle any club scene. "Prayer Hands" not only solidified YehMe2 as one of the most dynamic producers in the game, but also showed its creativity in collaboration.
20. Slushii – He x2 (ft. Marshmello)
Marshmello and Slushii are two of the biggest names in the game and their collaborative single "There x2" was absolutely magical. Vibrant and beautifully produced, the producers' association has given birth to a whimsical and whimsical bass track. Crazy dance, this collaboration slaps.
19. Snails & Adventure Club – Follow Me (Sara Diamond)
Snails urges his SLIMEAGEDDON EP with one of the hottest collaborations of the year. Teaming with Adventure Club, "Follow Me" combines punchy bass and heart-wrenching melodies with epic proportions. Together, Snails and Adventure Club have created an awesome single that shoots at full speed and will live to crush any dubstep or trap game.
18. Louis The Child & Whethan – Cut It Out
Louis the Child and Whethan each had a phenomenal year filled with future sparkling bass originals. Before launching together on a European tour, the trio of producers joined forces to launch their Honey collaborative mixtape, whose title "Chop It Up" is a memorable favorite. With "Chop It Up", Louis The Child and Whethan have rekindled their future bass roots and instrumental creativity, which we rarely see from every producer.
17. SNBRN & Autograf – Moving All Night (ft Kole)
Autograf and SNBRN are two of the biggest names in house music. When they finally teamed up for "Move All Night", it was almost shocking to find that it was the first time that they were collaborating. "Move All Night" has certainly taken its name with its rhythmic rhythms and vibrant melodies. Robust and ready production for the quartet's clubs brought the summer to an icy October. Together, Autograf and SNBRN have created a contagious track that defines the meaning of dance.
16. Benny Blanco and Calvin Harris
Benny Blanco emerged this year as one of the most prominent producers to make a name for himself. After spending years behind the scenes, Blanco has made a name for himself and has recruited some of the biggest names of the year for his debut album Friends Keep Secrets. In the midst of his pop and hip-hop crossovers, Benny Blanco forced Calvin Harris to co-produce and sing on their single "I Found You". It's the first time Harris has performed singing on a track since his single "My Way" in 2016, giving I Got You a history.
15. Ekali & Medasin – Forever (ft. Elohim)
This year, Ekali and Medasin teamed up to create an unforgettable single, "Forever," which has soared with its future fanciful bass sound. Playful and shimmering, the featured track from Elohim has unearthed a sound we've never heard from a producer, but that's absolutely impressive. This collaboration is of a sweetness and elegance that separates it from their catalogs, not to mention the fact that it is breathtaking.
14. Wolfgang Gartner X K? D – Banshee
Nothing this year was more diverse than the collaborative single between k? D and Wolfgang Gartner. With two incredibly unique styles, k? D and Wolfgang Gartner have found a way to combine their respective hard-hitting snares and their electro-house electrifying signatures for "Banshee". With "Banshee", k? D and Wolfgang Gartner really collaborated and integrated their styles into a serious heater.
13. REZZ X 1788-L – H E X
The collaboration between REZZ and 1788-L became an essential element of the trap. Gathering most of the songs from his album Certain Kind Of Magic, "H E X" is easily distinguished by its dynamic and wild soundscape. Dark and magical, "H E X" checks every box from intense and relentless to powerful and dominant. This collaboration not only allowed REZZ to be among the best producers of the game, but also allowed 1788-L to reach new heights. We will talk about this collaboration for the years to come.
12. NGHTMRE & Big Gigantic – Like That
WAVEDASH, and he and Pell still had room to add another stunner to the list. The sign of good collaboration comes from mixing two unique sounds and that's exactly what you get with NGHTMRE's latest single, Big Gigantic. "Like That" pushes the limits by associating the trap with the signature of NGHTMRE to the hip-hop emblematic of Big Gigantic, impregnated with jazz.
11. Excision X Illenium – Gold (Stupid Love)
Excision and Illenium teamed up to create a crushing banger that completely shocked us. "Gold (Stupid Love)" brought together two dynamic forces on a track and the end product was exceptional. There is nothing tame in this collaboration, and rightly so. It is an explosive and intrepid track that will enter the history of history as one of the most multidimensional dubstep tracks.
10. Seven Lions, SLANDER & Dabin – First Time (ft. Dylan Matthew)
The three-way collaboration between Seven Lions, SLANDER and Dabin can only be described as an anthemic fireball. "First Time" has already collected more than three million streams on Spotify in just two months and for good reason. The trio of producers has found a way to combine their distinctive styles on a track in such a homogeneous way that it is almost surprising how many people are on this track.
9. Party Favor X Baauer – MDR
Party Favor and Baauer unleash a high energy banger rife in the world of traps. "MDR" is dirty and explosive and is one of those tracks that go right away. Party Favor and Baauer have come up with a powerful original filled with creativity layers brimming with brilliance. This track was designed to be used in any club or festival.
8. Boombox Cartel X Flosstradamus – ID | Water course
Trap legends, Boombox Cartel and Flosstradamus, teamed up to create an absolutely historic smash heater. "ID" creates a wild and iconic whirlwind of traps and bass absolutely phenomenal. The combination of Boombox Cartel and Flosstradamus is truly a heavenly wedding.
7. Alison Wonderland X SLUMBERJACK – Sometimes Love
Alison Wonderland's wonderful second-year album, Awake, is one of the most memorable moments of the year. In the midst of future bassists and vulnerable voices, Alison Wonderland made the connection with her fellow Australian SLUMBERJACK for "Sometimes Love". Their collaboration was the dark and dangerous trap that propelled his album to new heights.
6. Ekali & ZHU – Blame
Ekali had a major year of collaborations with Medasin, SLUMBERJACK and TYNAN, and crowned it all with his long-awaited EP Crystal Eyes via OWSLA. But he started the year with one of his most monstrous collaborations so far. For "Blame", Ekali teamed up with ZHU, and together they created an unimaginable banger. It's amazing that two producers with such distinctive styles have been able to combine their future trap and house signatures into one seamless record, which is a positive source of inspiration.
5. Cashmere Cat, Major Lazer and Tory Lanez – Miss You
Cat Cashmere and Major Lazer's Miss Lazer single were monumental, not only because the duo had created a magnificent title, but also because it was the first time the two had collaborated. Both were the main drivers of the evolution of electronic music in popular pop, connecting leading singers and leading producers to create a new world of dance-pop music. . "Miss You" was a staple of this kind emerging this year.
4. The Chainsmokers & NGHTMRE – Save yourself
The Chainsmokers and NGHTMRE were interested in their collaborative single "Save Yourself" in their respective ensembles Ultra and EDC Las Vegas before publishing it in August. When he finally fell, the ears burst under the dangerous breath of bass and dubstep. Unlike originals typically focused on Chainsmokers pop, NGHTMRE allowed them to move up a gear. This collaboration will certainly not be forgotten anytime soon.
3. What So Not & Skrillex – Goh (feat. KLP)
Two years ago, Skrillex and What So Not teamed up with RL Grime for an unimaginable "Pending" collaboration. Although it may not be their first collaboration, Skrillex's appearance on What So Not Not The Beautiful Things was definitely one of the highlights of the year. Their collaborative single "Goh" resurrects their trap vibrations with a modern and clean production that will make your heart fly. In the midst of the multitude of upcoming melodic bass tracks, "Goh" is the most impactful record in What So Not's debut album and should be an iconic thriller for years to come.
2. Jauz & DJ Snake – Gassed Up
Stacking two superstars on a single collaboration is a difficult task, but Jauz and DJ Snake have handled it phenomenally. Their double bang "Gassed Up" on bass has more than deserved its name and has embarked on a warpath to destroy dance floors everywhere. Jauz and DJ Snake have prepared to create an absolutely wild original that even described as electrifying, striking and overwhelming says too little.
1. JOYRYDE & SKRILLEX – AGEN WIDA
"AGEN WIDA" by JOYRYDE and Skrillex is one of the most important and most anticipated collaborations of the year. The monumental track has not only revived the lower house, but has also brought the legends duo back to the fore after a quiet year. The Wild Banger is certainly the one that will be played for years.
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