Dance music powerhouse artists Ummet Ozcan and Will Sparks have teamed up on a brand-new single that’s coming just in time for the peak of summer, “Apex.” The single drops on July 8, 2022, via Spinnin’ Records.
The legendary DJs, Ummet Ozcan of The Netherlands and Will Sparks of Australia, collaborated on the four-minute track that’s sure to quickly become the summer’s hottest festival anthem. Both DJs have already secured their spots in dance music history, and their talents shine bright on “Apex.”
Ummet Ozcan and Will Sparks are friends and pioneers within the dance music genre. Ummet Ozcan has made a name for himself as a Big Room artist, with hits including “Beast (All as One),” “Narcotic,” and “Toast Hawaii.”
“I’ve enjoyed working with Will on ‘Apex’ a lot, we are like brothers in arms and totally feel each other’s sound. Pretty excited about this one!” – Ummet Ozcan
Will Sparks is the godfather of the Melbourne Bounce subgenera, which is marked for its rejuvenating and modern take on dance tracks. His discography includes “Take Me,” “Tricky Tricky,” and “Devotion 2020.”
“I have been a huge fan of Ummet from the earliest years. A big inspiration for my sounds and I’m so happy to be working together finally” – Will Sparks
As the two DJs look to the future, they each brought their all on “Apex.” Listeners will be delighted with the song’s futuristic arrangement and hypnotic beats – perfect for clubs and festivals around the globe. The track’s strong bass is punctuated with snappy synth and robotic vocals, resulting in an out-of-this-world vibe that’s sure to become the perfect summertime banger.
Dutch/Turkish award winning Dj, record producer and sound designer Ummet Ozcan has stamped his name on the global electronic music scene with numerous Beatport #1’s and flaunting a prolific catalog of festival anthems.
In 2014 he delivers a number of solid chart breakers like ‘Raise your Hands’ and ‘Revolution’ which comes with a classic Mad Max style music video. The massive 2015 tune ‘The Hum’, in cooperation with Belgium star’s Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, appears to be one of his biggest records till date. And there are more highly successful joint efforts with other renowned Dj’s with the likes of Calvin Harris, Tiësto and Steve Aoki. Rewarded for his relentless dedication he lands the 19th spot in DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ’s in 2016, the greatness that is Ummet Ozcan, only grows bigger.
Growing up in the known epicenter of dance music, The Netherlands, it wasn’t difficult for Ozcan to plug into dance music at a young age. Since achieving his first major success in 2011 with ‘Reboot’, a firm #1 on Beatport, the veteran DJ’s major hits have been sampled in his peers’ radio podcasts and played at festival mainstages all over the world. In 2012 his genre-defying #1 smash hit ‘The Box’ is one of the most played records at EDC Las Vegas, while a year later his W&W collab ‘The Code’ is one of the most popular tracks at Ultra Music Festival 2013, followed by the remix of Fatboy Slim’s ‘Eat Sleep Rave Repeat’ together with Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike. In 2014 and 2015 Ozcan saw another amount of his tracks reach the highest chart positions.
A success story that’s about to enter new grounds as in March 2018 he launched his own imprint ‘OZ Records’ which is a homebase for global Ozcan releases and for other talent. Also 2018 gives birth to his software developing company called ‘OzSoft’ that will be focused on providing gamechanging digital tools for the producers community and beyond. The first release that will make waves is the highly anticipated ‘Genesis Pro’ synth plugin. With this latest achievement Ozcan passionately proves to be a jack-of-all-trades and keeps contributing greatly to the ever expanding dance music society.
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Will Sparks’ name has forever shaped the global electronic dance music scene. Pioneering Melbourne Bounce, a sub-genre of EDM affectionately named after his Australian hometown, making countless laps around the globe playing the world’s most reputable stages including Ultra Music Festival, Creamfields, and Tomorrowland as well as residencies at some of the best global venues. Will is finding himself time and time again at the top of the dance music charts with double Platinum records and amassing an inconceivable 2.8 million monthly listeners on Spotify all before the ripe young age of 28, Sparks knew there was something more to life for him from a very young age, and boy did the industry know that too.
The double Platinum producer has shaken up the charts as much as he’s shaken up the streaming world. After releasing his iconic ‘Ah Yeah’, the track shot straight up the charts and effortlessly hit double platinum. Still riding the wave of his first release’s success, Sparks then dropped ‘Bring it Back’, and brought it home again with the single going platinum. Since these two hits, Will has continued to triumph, today amassing over 600million+ streams just across Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube.
High-profile collaborations with the likes of Steve Aoki, W&W, Timmy Trumpet, and Bollywood phenom Priyanka Chopra as well as remixes for the likes of The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, and Major Lazer gained the attention of millions worldwide. With well over 15 #1 Beatport releases, Will Sparks is certainly sought after in the DJ community also.
Sparks is moving at a pace that’s synonymous with his sky’s the limit attitude, as he steps into
another huge year of touring and music releases, linking with labels such as Armada, Spinnin’, and his own, CLUBWRK. Will Sparks may have already left an indelible mark on the EDM scene, but he isn’t even close to done just yet.
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