Exclusive Premiere: Niel Degas Feat. Dan Diamond – Sahara (It’s The Vibe) (Club Edit)

Releasing on the 17th of March, DJ and producer Niel Degas, has collaborated with world-renowned vocalist Dan Diamond for the EP “Sahara (It’s the Vibe)”.

Niel Degas has joined forces for an electrifying collaboration with vocalist extraordinaire Dan Diamond to create this thought-provoking EP. Inspired by the tumultuous events that took place in several Arabic and Middle Eastern countries last summer, including the violence, protests, and struggles for women’s rights, Niel and Dan aimed to deliver a message of unity through their music. The EP is an ode to equality and the idea that everyone is deserving of the same rights and respect, regardless of race, religion, or background. With its Arabic influence, “Sahara (It’s the Vibe)” EP is sure to ignite the dance floor and bring people together in celebration of life, including the Original Mix, Club Edit and Dub Edit.

Hailing from Maryland, Niel Degas has made South Florida his home base for DJing and producing since 2010. Inspired by some of the biggest names in the business, including Calvin Harris, Zedd, Daft Punk, and Purple Disco Machine.

Niel’s versatility as an artist is unmatched, as he effortlessly blends different genres to create a unique and captivating sound. His first EP, “Don’t Need You,” featuring the talented Scarlett, is a testament to his exceptional production skills. This release showcased Niel’s ability to craft a catchy rhythm with a danceable melody, with the EP charting in the Beatport Top 10 for several consecutive weeks.

Dan Diamond is a legendary DJ and live vocalist hailing from Detroit, Michigan. With a career spanning over 30 years, he has established himself as a true master of his craft and remains one of the most in-demand vocalists in the world. As a veteran of Tech House and a pioneer of UK rave culture, Dan Diamond’s name is deeply ingrained in the fabric of electronic music history. His latest release, “Speed Trials on Acid” with Fatboy Slim and Carl Cox has received press praise from Forbes, DJ Mag, Billboard and Mixmag to name a few.

Dan’s raw and honest approach to vocals is a testament to his experience and longevity in the industry. From learning to DJ and MC at the young age of 17 to collaborating with some of the biggest names in electronic music, including John Acquaviva, Mark Knight, LF System, Adam Beyer, Maceo Plex, Stefano Norfeni, and Stanton Warriors, Dan Diamond continues to write music that captivates audiences and stands the test of time.

“I have always been a fan of his spoken word and positive message, which I felt it was suiting for the track with the back story. The track is so in your face, I felt the chilliness of the spoken word would mesh well.” – Niel Degas

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Director and DJ, Ian French (Naif) is passionate about many genres of music from Breakbeat and Drum & Bass to Techno and Electronica. A man that lives in a world of bass and beats, Ian is an obsessive collector of music and a true geek at heart, with many years spent in application design.