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TroyBoi innovates the low end on ‘The Truth’

TroyBoi is back to flaunt his signature avant-garde bass buoyancy, stepping out on his recent OWSLA tenure, on “The Truth.” The jouncing number is trap-leaning in its overall orientation, but notably leaves the harder hitting drops denotative of the sub-genre on the shelf this go around. The core constructive focus of “The Truth” is the […]

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TroyBoi innovates the low end on ‘The Truth’

TroyBoi is back to flaunt his signature avant-garde bass buoyancy, stepping out on his recent OWSLA tenure, on “The Truth.” The jouncing number is trap-leaning in its overall orientation, but notably leaves the harder hitting drops denotative of the sub-genre on the shelf this go around. The core constructive focus of “The Truth” is the […]

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St.Vincent calls upon Nina Kraviz to curate a remix album of her latest LP ‘MASSEDUCTION’

Annie Clark, who commonly performs under the name St. Vincent, never stops innovating. Her latest album, MASSEDUCTION, has seen two different tours with two different live performances (one with Clark solo, one with a band). A year after the LP’s release, she put out an acoustic rendering of the entire album entitled Masseducation. Now, Clark […]

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Australia’s ARIA Music Awards unveil RÜFÜS DU SOL, Dom Dolla, FISHER, and more as nominees

Each year the ARIA Awards represent the finest original acts to come from down under, often forecasting trends to come in the ever-evolving music industry. 2019 seems to be destined as the breakout year for Australian singer/songwriter, Tones and I, who managed to rake in eight nominations while riding the momentum of her inaugural release, The […]

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Australia’s ARIA Music Awards unveil RÜFÜS DU SOL, Dom Dolla, FISHER, and more as nominees

Each year the ARIA Awards represent the finest original acts to come from down under, often forecasting trends to come in the ever-evolving music industry. 2019 seems to be destined as the breakout year for Australian singer/songwriter, Tones and I, who managed to rake in eight nominations while riding the momentum of her inaugural release, The […]

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Australia’s ARIA Music Awards unveil RÜFÜS DU SOL, Dom Dolla, FISHER, and more as nominees

Each year the ARIA Awards represent the finest original acts to come from down under, often forecasting trends to come in the ever-evolving music industry. 2019 seems to be destined as the breakout year for Australian singer/songwriter, Tones and I, who managed to rake in eight nominations while riding the momentum of her inaugural release, The […]

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Zedd says he’s banned from China for liking a South Park tweet

Zedd reported this week that the Chinese embassy has banned him from entering and thereby performing in the country, noting his liking of a South Park tweet as the source of the controversy. The hit Comedy Central animated cartoon and cultural satire phenomenon was recently placed in hot water with the Chinese government after the […]

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Fabric to celebrate 20th anniversary with double-header compilation

The past few years have been quite a roller coaster for iconic London club Fabric, which faced a near-permanent closure in 2019 after losing its license. Luckily, its attendees and artist guests pulled through en masse, petitioning successfully to keep the venue’s doors open. After a triumphant return, Fabric is now celebrating its 20th anniversary […]

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Saturday Night Session 030: Jonas Blue crafts house infused hour long mix and talks about what brings him peace outside of life on the road

Few moments are more sacred than the reprieve Saturday night provides from the daily grind of school and work. Its importance is meant to be emphasized, and thus, a feature dedicated to “doing the night right” was born. Saturday Night Sessions are set around energizing mixes meant to get the party started. New or old, […]

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Dillon Francis adds his saucy signature to Saweetie’s ‘My Type’

The promise of big beats and an off-the-wall vocal was too seductive for Dillon Francis to keep his hands off. Fresh from the first wave of his new EP series, Magic Is Real, the gifted goofball and IDGAFOS label head was tapped for an official remix of Saweetie’s new single, “My Type.” It should come […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 112

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Listen in playlist format here.  Netsky […]

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DJ Shadow shares ‘Urgent, Important, Please Read,’ the second single from upcoming LP, ‘Our Pathetic Age’

Turntable mastermind DJ Shadow recently announced his upcoming LP, Our Pathetic Age, that will be his most extensive to date. The album is set to include 23 tracks, with half being instrumental, highlighting Shadow’s own production prowess and the other half featuring rappers that match his reputation within hip-hop. The first single, “Rosie,” was from […]

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DJ Shadow shares ‘Urgent, Important, Please Read,’ the second single from upcoming LP, ‘Our Pathetic Age’

Turntable mastermind DJ Shadow recently announced his upcoming LP, Our Pathetic Age, that will be his most extensive to date. The album is set to include 23 tracks, with half being instrumental, highlighting Shadow’s own production prowess and the other half featuring rappers that match his reputation within hip-hop. The first single, “Rosie,” was from […]

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Kaskade presents placid new installment in ‘Destinations’ series, ‘Arkade Destinations Iceland’

 Arkade Destinations Iceland is sonic escapism, Kaskade style. The dual-disc compilation album arrives as the sensory appealing sequel to 2018’s inaugural installment in the Destinations concept series, Destinations: Tulum. Built around Kaskade’s experience of “traveling the world and becoming emotionally attached to different locations,” Destinations is the producer’s effort to authentically translate the spirit and […]

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Kaskade presents placid new installment in ‘Destinations’ series, ‘Arkade Destinations Iceland’

 Arkade Destinations Iceland is sonic escapism, Kaskade style. The dual-disc compilation album arrives as the sensory appealing sequel to 2018’s inaugural installment in the Destinations concept series, Destinations: Tulum. Built around Kaskade’s experience of “traveling the world and becoming emotionally attached to different locations,” Destinations is the producer’s effort to authentically translate the spirit and […]

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Decadence reveals full lineup for NYE, featuring Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead, Illenium, and more

Arizona’s most coveted New Year’s Eve experience, Decadence, has revealed this year’s full lineup, and to no one’s surprise, it’s just as lethal as years past. Skrillex is returning for a second year in a row, while other high-caliber headliners look to end the year with a bang at the Rawhide Event Center just outside […]

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Decadence reveals full lineup for NYE, featuring Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead, Illenium, and more

Arizona’s most coveted New Year’s Eve experience, Decadence, has revealed this year’s full lineup, and to no one’s surprise, it’s just as lethal as years past. Skrillex is returning for a second year in a row, while other high-caliber headliners look to end the year with a bang at the Rawhide Event Center just outside […]

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NMF Roundup: Dillon Francis remixes Saweetie, Mat Zo unveils ‘Emotion Sickness’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Dillon Francis pumps his fans up this NMF with a remix of Saweetie’s “My Type,” and Mat Zo reveals his long-anticipated “Emotion Sickness.” Lane 8 […]

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NMF Roundup: Dillon Francis remixes Saweetie, Mat Zo unveils ‘Emotion Sickness’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Dillon Francis pumps his fans up this NMF with a remix of Saweetie’s “My Type,” and Mat Zo reveals his long-anticipated “Emotion Sickness.” Lane 8 […]

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First Listen: FRENTS enters modern house circles with enticing new EP, ‘The Beginning’

The Beginning is FRENTS’ pledge: he’ll penetrate modern house circles sooner rather than later. The Parisian producer makes his auspicious introduction to the electronic scene by way of the two-track EP, which commences with “Together.” FRENTS lays down a shuffling rhythm on “Together,” that, from its sound to its constructive style, evokes signature house sound. […]

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