Protocol Recordings welcomes the talented trio Swanky Tunes to the family with their new release “Virus” that, like is namesake, is sure to take the dance music scene by storm. Swanky Tunes have long burgeoned the sound of electronic music in its heyday, and “Virus” delivers with a driving four-by-four bassline complete with bouncy melodies and upbeat vocals, calling to mind the irreplaceable feeling of a packed crowd dancing in unison at a festival mainstage. With lyrics like “we are originals and nothing can divide us,” the track relays a hopeful and inspiring message to listeners, encouraging individuality that goes hand-in-hand with camaraderie. With previous releases on Ultra Records, Armada Music, Size, Spinnin’ Records and more, “Virus” is Swanky Tunes’ first release on Protocol. Take a listen to “Virus” any time you need an immediate pick-me-up – or want to relive your favorite festival experience.
With their dynamic, energetic and dancefloor-friendly sound, Swanky Tunes has been making waves in the electronic music world for the better part of the last decade. Ranked at #27 by DJ Mag’s Top 100 in 2016, the trio’s ability to make music that resonates with a diverse audience has earned them numerous chart-topping releases, Hollywood features and a global audience. Their singles “Til the End” and “Far From Home” with Going Deeper have respectively amassed 11M and 12M streams on Spotify, while their iconic track “Here We Go” was featured in the movie “Fast & the Furious 6.” Swanky Tunes’ high-profile collaborations have included the likes of Tiësto, R3HAB, Kaskade and more. When they’re not in the studio or running their own label Showland, the guys can be found playing worldwide stages like Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland, Electric Zoo, Sensation, Electric Daisy Carnival, Alfa Future People, ElectroBeach and many others. This is only the beginning for Swanky Tunes on Protocol, so keep an eye for more new music and show announcements coming this year.