Truth x Lies’ ‘Esta Vaina’ blends Latin house magic with irresistible bassline 

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Truth x Lies returns to the esteemed Hau5trap imprint, setting the stage ablaze with their latest sonic masterpiece, “Esta Vaina.” Building upon the resounding success of their exhilarating remix of Afrojack’s iconic track ‘Polkadots,’ and their collaboration with CID on the chart-topping sensation “Caroline,” which soared to the 3rd spot on Beatport’s Tech House Top 100 chart and achieved remarkable success sitting amongst the top 10 on their Overall Top 100 chart, the dynamic duo continues to reign supreme, leaving an indelible mark on the genre. 

Simultaneously, the duo prepares to embark on a monumental fall tour, gracing the stages of prominent cities across North America. Truth x Lies has experimented the Latin house textures and an irresistible bassline with “Esta Vaina.” Continuing to solidify their position as an unstoppable force in the tech-house realm, “Esta Vaina” is out now and available to stream across all platforms via Hau5trap. 

From its inception, “Esta Vaina” exudes a sensory feast that resonates at the core, brimming with infectious rhythms, animated percussion, evocative string arrangements, and vibrant horn embellishments. Showcasing Truth x Lies’ craftsmanship by seamlessly blending Latin-flavored instrumental riffs with pulsating bass lines, the track ignites an untamed passion that reverberates deep within the soul. The true pièce de résistance lies in the artful transformation of meticulously refined vocals, seamlessly shape-shifting into ethereal synthesizer-like tones, intricately woven to create a mesmerizing tapestry of sonic textures. 

Remaining steadfast to their distinct sound, Truth x Lies effortlessly conjures a groovy and infectious drop, evoking an insatiable yearning within each listener. Surrendering to the magnetic allure of this musical gem, listeners are transported to sun-kissed shores, immersed in the vibrant energy of a tropical fiesta. Lost in the embrace of the night, their senses are engulfed in an irresistible euphoria, further enhancing the enchanting journey crafted by Truth x Lies. 

Ian Bertles and Ryan Howards, the ingenious minds behind Truth x Lies, have earned an extraordinary reputation for their distinctive and captivating signature sound. With “Esta Vaina,” the duo delivers yet another marvel set to ignite festival mainstages and club dance floors worldwide. 2023 serves as an epochal chapter for Truth x Lies as they prepare for their exhilarating tour, showcasing their magnetic stage presence and unveiling more awe-inspiring productions. 

Undeniably ascending to the echelons of the tech house realm, the duo leaves an indelible mark with their ethereal soundscapes. With an unwavering presence, Truth x Lies are household names, dominating the house music space. Their unparalleled artistry possesses an innate and mesmerizing ability to captivate hearts, effortlessly commanding the spotlight and beckoning listeners to on an extraordinary musical odyssey ahead. 



Cohesively centering its artistic identity around a concept that permeates its sonic output, Truth x Lies has established itself as a unique force in the electronic circuit. The duo comprises Ian Bertles and Ryan Howard, who collectively breathe life into the Truth x Lies persona. 

Their ascent in the tech house world has been unstoppable, with numerous releases on veneered labels like In/Rotation, Sink or Swim, Techne, Night Service Only, and hau5trap. Truth x Lies is comfortably nestled within the rising class of burgeoning tech-house producers. To date, their catalog has amassed over 25 million streams across all music platforms; Truth x Lies have been consistently releasing heaters with their remix of Afrojack’s “Polkadots” and chart-topping originals such as “Dos Gardenias,” “Take Me Away,” and their collaborative-single with CID “Caroline,” which secured them the #10 position on Beatport’s Overall Top 100 chart, #3 on their Tech House Chart, and #1 on their Hype: Tech House and Hype: Overall Top 100. 

The electronic scene has taken notice of the duo, garnering support from dance fixtures such as Zeds Dead, Sidepiece, AC Slater, Wax Motif, Martin Garrix, CID, Tiesto, James Hype, Dombresky, Noizu, Martin Ikin, Pasquale Rotella, and many others. Recently, the duo has been seen behind the decks at major festivals like Beyond Wonderland, EDC Las Vegas, Electric Zoo, and Groove Cruise Miami, as well as prominent venues such as Echostage, Academy LA, Exchange, and OgdenTheatre. Playing shows in hundreds of major cities across the United States, the duo has supported dance fixtures, including Dr. Fresch, Dom Dolla, and Mercer. 

Tonally attuned to two specific sonic counterparts, dark, stimulating tech-house and lighter, more modern tech-house, Truth x Lies production knows no boundaries. This year, with several shows lined up and a handful of releases ready to drop, Truth x Lies is poised to become one of the hottest acts in the tech house scene. 

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