Higher Ground is Diplo’s multifaceted house-focused imprint formed in 2019 as a platform to showcase both established and rising talent in house music, and a home for his own house tracks and collaborations. Transcending a singular sound or subgenre, Higher Ground champions everything from deep/melodic house to tech house, lo-fi to Afro-infused house, and everything in between. With 3 Grammy nominations, multiple US dance radio #1s, Billboard, Beatport and Official Charts-topping singles, and over 100 impactful releases from the likes of Diplo, Paul Woolford, DJ Tennis, Damian Lazarus, JADED, Carlita, Andhim, Purple Disco Machine, Aluna, TSHA, Azzecca, and many more, Higher Ground has established itself as a tour de force in dance recordings.
Simultaneously the brand has become renowned for its showcase parties, with signature events at New York Fashion Week, Coachella, and Amsterdam Dance Event, as well as yearly one-offs in London, Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Seattle and more. Pairing high level design aesthetics via artistic activations and bespoke merchandise, the parties Ascend beyond genre and cultural boundaries, uniting audiences through a distinct yet singular vision of house music.
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