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The 13 Best New Dance Songs We Heard This Month

We get it: There's so much music out there, it's impossible to listen to it all. So the Fuse staff compiled this list of the best dance tracks released in September

1 / 13

Keys N Krates, "Hypnotik"

The Toronto trio just released their Every Nite EP on Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak label, and the trap-injected "Hypnotik" evokes the energy of the band’s impressive live shows. Just try to sit still with all this 808 in your face. -Samantha Vincenty, Social Media Editor

2 / 13

Kiesza, "No Enemiesz"

Kiesza’s done it again. Just as my obsession with "Hideaway" starts to wane, she drops another uptempo earworm. "No Enemiesz" is signature Kiesza: dope, deep-house influenced production with her trademark soulful vocals soaring across it. -Mark Sundstrom, Web Content Manager

3 / 13

Aphex Twin, "minipops 67 [120.1]"

It's been 13 years since the last Aphex Twin release, and the wait is finally over! Aphex (Richard D. James) has shared Syro, a minimalist album that isn't dedicated to winning new fans, but returning to his original sound... and reminding us why we fell in love with the project in the first place. If that's not enough to convince you, then remember this: Without James, there would be no Skrillex. And who wants to live in that world? -Maria Sherman, Staff Writer

4 / 13

Dillon Francis ft. Major Lazer & Stylo G, "We Make It Bounce"

"We Make It Bounce" is an electro-house banger with a punky reggae party sound courtesy of Major Lazer. This collab makes me look forward to Francis' debut full-length, Money Sucks, Friends Rule-Samantha Vincenty, Social Media Editor

5 / 13

Fergie, "London Bridge (DSiGNR Remix)"

Perhaps while getting pumped for Fergie's comeback track "L.A. Love," Los Angeles-based production duo DSiGNR dropped this trap-tastic rework. Even though "London Bridge" was recorded eight years ago, her vocals sound right at home on this wonky production. I love how they included a little bit of the underrated The Black Eyed Peas hit "Don't Lie" in there too, one of my personal favorite BEP jams. -Jeff Benjamin, Staff Writer

6 / 13

TOKiMONSTA, "Steal My Attention"

To quote her Twitter bio, Jennifer Lee’s a gifted "maker of booms and blooms," and the transcendent track from her third album Desiderium is a perfect example. This is "stop-dancing-up-on-me-I-need-to-vibe-out-HARD-by-myself-in-a-corner-of-the-dancefloor" music. -Samantha Vincenty, Social Media Editor

7 / 13

Odesza ft. Zyra, "Say My Name (Max Liese Remix)"

"Say My Name" is electro-pop perfection, and it ruled my end-of-summer jam playlist. Berlin-based producer Max Liese's high-stepping house remix makes it seem like summer isn't over. -Samantha Vincenty, Social Media Editor

8 / 13

Azar Swan, "For Last and Forever"

Few genres are given the flexibility of dance music. While commercially, EDM reigns supreme, underground pop is having something of a golden moment. It's innovative and complicated and yet, completely irresistible? Leading the revolution is Azar Swan, the goth project of singer Zohra Atash and Josh Strawn. The synths are downtrodden and industrial, the bassline ever-present. Atash's massive voice rivals that of cult hero Kate Bush. If your idea of a good time is a darken Berlin club full of attractive people in impossibly black clothes, look no further. -Maria Sherman, Staff Writer

9 / 13

Flight Facilities ft. Emma Louise, "Two Bodies"

Singer-songwriter Emma Louise is a great addition to Flight Facilities' rotating cast of guest vocalists. The sexy song also got a dreamy, NSFW video starring a couple who end up dancing naked (literally dancing, that's not a euphemism). Add this one to your makeout mix. -Samantha Vincenty, Social Media Editor

10 / 13

Gorgon City ft. Katy Menditta, "Imagination"

The English electronic duo's new collaboration kicks off with subtle bass and percussion and grows into what sounds like it should be a fist-pumpin' chorus. Instead, "Imagination" shifts gears and moves into a dark, dubby breakdown to back London singer-songwriter Katy Menditta's chilling vocals. A track that catches you off guard the first time. -Jeff Benjamin, Staff Writer

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Calvin Harris ft. John Newman, "Blame"

Whether it hits as big as "Sweet Nothing" and "Summer" remains to be seen, but "Blame" is an infectious EDM song with massive crossover potential—I can practically hear the Electric Zoo crowds singing along with the chorus already. John Newman's voice lends real emotion to this one, and I don’t think I've danced to a song about cheating since Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me." -Samantha Vincety, Social Media Editor

12 / 13

T-ara, "Sugar Free" (English Version)

After embracing a big room, electro-house sound, the Korean girl group drops their first English single with the addictive "Sugar Free." I love how T-ara has brought K-pop's signature, ultra-catchy hooks to a straight-up EDM production that reminds me of recent stuff by David Guetta like "Bad" and "Shot Me Down." -Jeff Benjamin, Staff Writer

13 / 13

RAC ft. Matthew Koma, "Cheap Sunglasses (Le Youth Remix)"

RAC's feel-good tune gets a synthy disco funk remix from DJ-producer Le Youth, and it's like happiness in song form. This track got seven official remixes, and they're all great, but this one's my favorite by far. -Samantha Vincenty, Social  Media Editor

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