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DVBBS: Set Me Free-feat. Aloe Blacc

Soulful vocals meet catchy EDM grooves on a winning cut.

DVBBS: Set Me Free-feat. Aloe Blacc

By Kerry Doole

DVBBS - Set Me Free - feat. Aloe Blacc (Ultra Music). DVBBS is a highly successful platinum-plated Toronto-based duo of producers/DJs/brothers Chris Chronicles and Alex Andre. Their new album, Sleep, came out last Friday, accompanied by this new single and video.


Set Me Free is a neatly consummated marriage of Aloe Blacc’s soulful vocals and the catchy EDM beats of the brothers. Blacc has featured on tracks by the likes of Avicii, Steve Aoki, Paul Oakenfold, and Young Bombs, and his work here is first-rate. Once dance clubs return properly, look for this to be a hit there.

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The Sleep album features contributions from an impressive list of guests, including fellow Canadian powfu, Icona Pop, Gashi, and Ybn Nahmir. In a label press release, DVBBS explain that Sleep is a capsule that describes all the dreams we’ve had over the last year made into music. Every song on this body of work represents a different dream.”

Sleep is the follow-up to DVBBS' 2020 album Nothing To See Here. Over the past decade, the duo has notched such hits as Tsunami, IDWK, Not Going Home, GOMF, and Tinted Eyes. An impressive list of collaborations includes Wiz Khalifa, Blackbear, Belly, 24KGoldn, Quinn XCII, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Roy Woods, and, earlier this year, Johnny Orlando. DVBBS have earned two Juno nominations.

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