The release of “Chemicals,” the newest collaboration between Tiësto and Don Diablo, has picked up a ton of buzz since its reveal at Tomorrowland 2015. The chilling combo of Don’s signature piano house with Tiësto’s big room sounds has racked up millions of plays and hit #1 on the UK Buzz Charts. The rhythmic breakdowns and powerful harmonies completed with dynamic vocals of Swedish singer Thomas Troelsen, the song straight captivates listeners pretty much immediately. Up next for release is the anticipated music video, centered around three fans from different corners of the world, the video contains stunning CGI and special appearances from both artists.
The duo holds heavy portfolios, crafting remixes for high profile names such as Madonna, Ed Sheeran, Kanye West, and Katy Perry. 2015 has been one of the biggest years yet for Diablo, who landed three top hits on Beatport with records, “AnyTime,” Starlight,” and “On My Mind,” in addition to his remix of Alex Adair’s “Make Me Feel Better,” charting at #1 on Beatport for over two weeks. Diablo has undoubtedly become an in-demand producer. This year saw the launch of his Hexagon record label as well as his creation of the theme song for the highly anticipated Batman Arkham Origins video game.
Tiësto has sustained his musical mastery throughout the year continuing as the only dance music artist to launch their own channel. Tiësto launched Club Life radio with broadcasting company Sirius XM in 2012. This year sees Tiësto traveling the world in support of his new mix album, Club Life Vol. 4 – New York City in addition to encouraging young artists to chase their dreams as the host of the DJ competition series Your Shot USA.
By: Sarah Kelleher