Renowned ever since dropping one of the biggest tunes of the 2010’s, Brazilian DJ/producer Bruno Martini now delivers a gust of fresh house energy. Teaming up with Dutch maestro Novak, the guys fire off a true DJ weapon in the shape of “BAD,” a punchy tech house infused tune featuring soaring synths, rumbling drums and seductive vocal lines. Embedded in catchy, percussive tricks, the song unfolds a radiant singalong hook, custom made for sparkling live plays and guaranteed DJ support. Catch their vibe, as “BAD” is out now on Spinnin’ Records.
With the Brazilian dance scene still growing and evolving, Bruno Martini counts as one of the industry’s earliest and best known forces behind its success. He’s been responsible for a string of hit releases ever since the mid-10’s, including his claim to fame “Hear Me Now,” a collab with Alok and Zeeba that by now counts over 700 million streams on Spotify alone.
Since then Bruno Martini has accumulated over 1,5 billion combined streams, with hit records like “Morena” and “Sun Goes Down,” as well as remixes for the likes of Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Jason Derulo. Meanwhile, he’s played the biggest festival stages out there, effectively becoming a benchmark of today’s electronic music. Novak on his turn has made similar moves, ever since gaining popularity in the late-10’s. Besides increasingly performing major clubs and festivals, he’s released a string of club hits for the last decade, including tunes like “El Verano,” “RUFF” (with Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano) and 2020 smash “Emergency,” a collab with Sofi Tukker and YAX.X, receiving massive support everywhere, now counting over 14 millions Spotify streams.
Together, these seasoned producers now deliver the feverish club track “BAD,” a record that perfectly captures both their trademark sounds. From the punchy, Brazilian bass groove to its sturdy tech house percussion, this song clearly aims to get the blood pumping on the floor, igniting the vibe with overwhelming swooshes and soaring synth chords.
The guys have more tricks up their sleeves, though, as those obscure, swirling synths form the backdrop for a series of fierce vocal lines, nicely tucked into the rhythm, before dropping into an infectious chorus, lightening the mood again with its breezy, melodic approach.
It’s this encounter between deep, moody beats and a tasty, uplifting vocal hook that lets “BAD” keep things fresh. Bruno Martini and Novak clearly hit the ground running, mixing their respective club sounds with a distinctive, singalong quality, eager to get the crowd dancing with a smile on their face. Already picked up by DJ’s like Tiësto, Afrojack, Timmy Trumpet and Fedde Le Grand, you can expect “BAD” to further light up this winter season, as it’s officially out now on Spinnin’ Records.