In 2018, the future bass took precedence over dance music centered on pop and reached the top of the charts. Future bass music marked the world of dance in a sustainable way and brought it to new heights. With artists brimming with creativity, we've compiled a list of our 25 best bass songs for 2018. Check it out below.
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25. Pluko – Need Ya (Nevve)
Pluko reaches new heights this year with his impressive debut album, Sixteen, via Foreign Family Collective. Among his collections of ethereal atmospheres and dreamy melodies, he distinguished himself by his single "Need Ya". Bouncing between the independent bass and the future bass, "Need Ya" is surprised by its airy vocal chops and refreshing soundscape.
24. Beats Sweater – Faded Away (Icona Pop)
Sweater Beats has long mastered the flirty hymns of bass. After his EP For The Cold 2017, Sweater Beats is enlisted in Icona Pop electro-pop legends for one of his biggest collaborations so far. "Faded Away" was monumental with its future soundscape of low optimistic and glittering. Anthemic and fun, "Faded Away" is one of those songs ideal for singing screams.
23. Xie – Habits
Xie made waves this year with his playful lyricism and dynamic production. As one of the hottest female producers this year, Xie made her mark with her debut single "Habits". Xie's ethereal voices resonate in shadow and pop, on the rhythmic rhythms of the bass of the future, resonating deep kicks and dark synths.
22. Tarro – Alone (feat. Jutes & Noey)
Beartrap producer Tarro also amazed us with his sound, production and official remixes for Blackbear. This year, he was surprised by a single ahead of his next project 11:11. In making our list at No. 22, "Alone" seduced with its deep bass synths, flourishing bass lines and light piano wrists. To top it off, Tarro crushed the track with her bouncy and classic vocal notes before dropping her into the future bass banger ready for the club. "Alone" is easily one of the most beautiful originals of Tarro to date.
21. Justice Skolnik – Cameras (feat Jeremy Zucker)
Judge Skolnik has reached new heights with his stunning Jeremy Zucker, which includes a simple "Cameras". ALT's first album: Vision Records, "Cameras" immediately seduced us with its seductive lyricism and optimistic melodic decline. "Cameras" was the summer stunner easy to play in rehearsal and madly crazy to dance.
20. ilo ilo – Wait
ilo ilo immediately caught our attention with their playful social media and the intriguing mystery surrounding the anonymous duo. Their first album, Wait, was brilliant and brilliant, filled with future slender bass melodies and intricate percussion. "Wait" is not only revealed a monumental breakthrough in future bass music, but has also cemented ilo ilo as the artist to watch in 2019.
19. Shallou X Kasbo – Find (Cody Lovaas)
Shallou and Kasbo have each had an amazing year with their respective releases of Souls and unknown places and their main tours. Together, they came together for an impeccable collaboration "Find" to combine brilliant independent elements with a future bass production. Sensual and sweet, "Find" was melodic and inspiring.
18. Ekali & Medasin – Forever (feat Elohim)
Ekali and Medasin have achieved one of the hottest collaborations of the year with "Forever". The track highlighted a light and cheerful side of each producer, breathtaking. "Forever" has become an iconic masterpiece in the catalogs of Ekali and Medasin.
17. DROELOE – Many words
DROELOE reached new heights this year between his phenomenal EP "Choices We Face" and his American tour. Among their many releases this year, "Many Words" stands out easily. Avant-garde and dynamic, "Many Words" is an air smash that has given the best of what the future bass has to offer.
16. Daktyl – Weather (feat. MOONZz)
Daktyl has always been an imaginative producer and his single "Weather" has rightly appeared on our list. Powerful and emotional, "Weather" showcased Daktyl's creative prowess. With "Weather" in MOONZz, it was filled with vocal chops and percussive percussion that hit us deep in the skin.
15. QUIX – Abandonment (feat Jaden Michaels)
QUIX had an amazing year filled with official remixes of Diplo and RL Grime and his pioneering debut, EP Illusions. Amidst its original immersive traps, QUIX has launched a future bass trumpet that is the definition of the festival. "Give Up Up" was a hymn, a crazy dance and an indisputable success of the year.
14. Ekali – Partir (Yuna)
Ekali publishes a series of idyllic singles before embarking on his impressive debut album, Crystal Eyes. His latest single, "Leaving," was a great escape to the world of future bass. Feathery and complex, Ekali's "Leaving" was a future memorable bass track deserving a place on our list.
13. Autograf X Klingande X Dragonette – A hope for tomorrow
Autograf had another massive year filled with wild collabs, but none as beautiful as their single with Klingande and Dragonette . "Hope For Tomorrow" explored their extent in the future bass and away from house music. Dancing and fun, the effects of Autograf on the future bass were perfectly adapted to our list.
12. Whethan – Superlove (Oh Wonder)
Whethan had several impressive collaborations this year alongside Broods, Bipolar Sunshine and HONNE, but his most recognizable title of the year was "Superlove" with Oh Wonder . Vibey and brilliant, "Superlove" had all the elements of a future classic bass banger with its synths and its sharp vocal chops.
11. Illenium – Destroy You
Emotive and powerful, "Take You Down" was an inspiring title that opened a new facet of Illenium. Grandiose melodies and triumphant lyricism only added to the masterpiece of Illenium. "Take You Down" is an easy reference among its different releases this year.
10. Gryffin – Tie Me (Elley Duhé)
Gryffin's "Tie Me Down" has already garnered more than 56 million Spotify feeds and is undoubtedly one of his most prominent titles to date. "Tie Me Down" was the brilliant club banger this year, perfect for all dancefloors with its vibrant synths and luxurious percussion.
9. Medasin – Works for You (Kaz Moon)
Medasin had a magnificent year and his primitive album IRENE was there for a lot. "Work For You" was a kid's game with its glitchy soundscape and intricate drumming. Bring the future bass to new levels, "Work For You" was easily one of our favorite tunes of the year.
8. k? d – Electronic Memories (Mickey Kojak)
The beginnings of K? From Find Paradise EP have made waves both in the world of traps and future bass. With "Mickey Kojak", "Electronic Memories" has reached new heights with its dynamic soundscape and multi-dimensional production. In the middle of his dark and heavy EP, "Electronic Memories" was a brilliant and diverse addition to K's collection? D's.
7. The Chainsmokers – Somebody (Drew Love)
The Chainsmokers this year launched a multitude of diverse singles, mixing genres, and "Somebody" was the future bass stunner who claimed the summer. "Somebody" introduced THEY's Drew Love. and turned heads with its luxurious soundscape. "Someone" is the cool banger who easily stands out in their Sick Boy project.
6. San Holo – Raise me from the ground (feat Sofie Winterson)
San Holo had a phenomenal year between his groundbreaking debut album1 and a top-of-the-line tour. Her single "Lift Me From The Ground" of the album1 was a flawless, airy future dream that reminded us of why we fell in love with San Holo. The ethereal and windy soundscape of the track drifted into a place of another world that upset us and that was a simple choice for number 6 on our list.
5. Louis The Child – Better Not (feat Wafia)
Louis The Child erupted this year with his future hit for bass, "Better Not". Bringing together more than 85 million streams, "Better Not" was the definition of the summer banger, with its optimistic nature, pleasant feelings and sparkling melodies. Our list would not be perfect without a little Louis The Child and "Better Not" deserves the place of # 5.
4. Alison Wonderland – Church
Alison Wonderland is amazed by her second album, Awake, and her single "Church", which rocked us all over the place. Melodic and casual, "Church" allowed her to bring Australian heroin to new heights. One of our favorite songs of the year, "Alison Wonderland" Church won the cake and 3rd place on our list.
3. Marshmello – Happier (Bastille)
Marshmello has dominated the future bass game for some time and his single "Happier" is one of the highlights of the year. Incredibly eye-catching and masterfully produced, "Happier" was the bass anthem of the future, focused on pop, which the world needed. Add to that the simple fact that Bastille provided the voice of the song, "Happier" is an instant winner.
2. Zedd, Maren Morris & Gray – The Middle
Zedd's "The Middle" is one of the greatest dance records of the year. With more than 570 million Spotify feeds and three Grammy nominations, "The Middle" has rightly taken second place on our list.
1. RL Grime – I want to know (feat Daya)
"I Wanna Know" is the first excerpt from RL Grime's album NOVA for good reason. The track was the definition of a future bass banger and showed a new facet of RL Grime. Anthemic and moving, "I Wanna Know" was the title ready for the festival whose summer was in desperate need. Taking yet another No. 1 spot on our end-of-year lists, RL Grime has absolutely eliminated 2018.
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