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Lane 8 reveals horde of new music in his debut BBC Essential Mix

Daniel Goldstein, better known as Lane 8, took to BBC’s Radio 1 Essential Mix to heighten an already watershed year in the producer’s career. The two hour deep/melodic house mix is nothing short of a transcendent expedition through Lane 8’s past, present, and future. Despite his recent album release, Lane 8 showers the listener with […]

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Get down to Nina Las Vegas’ stirring Boiler Room Melbourne DJ set [Watch]

When Nina Las Vegas plays Melbourne, she makes it bounce. The Australian producer stopped by Boiler Room Melbourne to take part in MELBOURNE: ON AIR. Produced with Nike as a part of the brand’s annual Air Max Day celebration — an event that specifically spotlights Nike’s ‘swoosh’ embossed footwear line — MELBOURNE: ON AIR enlisted a […]

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Authorities rule Avicii’s death free from ‘criminal suspicion’

Upon post-mortem examinations of 28-year-old international superstar, Avicii, Omani authorities said they found no evidence of “criminal suspicion” tied to his death. The Swedish artist, real name Tim Bergling, was vacationing in Oman’s capital, Muscat, where he was found dead Friday. While no cause of death has yet been released, Bergling was open about his […]

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Starkillers shares 12 unreleased Avicii coproductions

With Avicii‘s shocking death still fresh on the minds of the electronic music community, Starkillers unearthed 12 previously unreleased tracks that he collaborated on with the producer in 2009. Gonna miss @Avicii here’s the album we did in 2009 #ripavicii so many memorable times with you in Vegas this was the world we got to […]

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Alpha9 unveils new single, ‘All We Need’

There is nothing stopping Artem Stoliarov in 2018, as the producer releases another track under his Alpha9 project.  The Russian producer has released over five tracks this calendar year mixed between progressive house alias Arty and trance alias Alpha9. Alpha9’s newest track is named “All We Need,” and the upbeat chords propel the mystical song forward. The […]

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Bronze Whale – Patterns

Electronica aficionados have found a consistent talent in Bronze Whale, a rising duo from Austin, Texas. They’ve captured the ears in underground circles with their pleasing mixture of eclectic synthwork and captivating arrangement. Their newest piece, “Patterns,” is an intriguing number that will settle nicely into their repertoire. It traverses through several layers of nostalgia, […]

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Artists at Coachella and beyond remember Avicii in live tributes

News of Avicii‘s passing hit the dance music fans hard on April 20, 2018. His time came far too soon, at the age of 28 — just two years after the Swedish producer retired from tour life to recover from physical and mental health deterioration. The tragedy once more brought to light the destructive and […]

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Massive Attack celebrate 20th anniversary of iconic ‘Mezzanine’ by encoding the album into DNA

Legendary Bristol duo Massive Attack are bringing their music where it has never gone before. In fact, music has never been stored in such a way. Daddy G and 3D are encoding their seminal album Mezzanine in DNA to celebrate the iconic record’s 20th anniversary. Assisted by scientists at ETH Zurich, led by Professor Robert Grass, magnetic nanocarrier […]

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Will Sparks – Senseless

Will Sparks has released an energetic new original, “Senseless.” It features eerie vocal samples, dark melodies, and irresistible, bouncy beats. With exuberant blasts of bass, intriguing harmonies, and suspenseful builds, Will Sparks has crafted a single full of unexpected surprises. From minimalist interludes of vibrant instrumentation, to euphoric drops saturated with many captivating layers of sound, […]

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NMF Roundup: CID reworks a 1979 hit, Flosstradamus goes hip hop, and Jay Hardway & The Him put a musical puzzle together

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed. Jay Hardway & The Him put together a musical puzzle on “Jigsaw,” a new single that embodies summer in its sound. CID […]

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Gryffin – Winnebago ft Quinn XCII & Daniel Wilson

Gryffin teamed up with Quinn XCII and Daniel Wilson to craft a thrilling original, “Winnebago.” The uplifting track features stunning instrumentation, colorful vocals, and a euphoric melody. Showcasing a vibrant production technique, Gryffin has engineered a playful piece full of dynamic, alluring layers of sound, effortlessly mixed together. Known for his diverse style, Gryffin has mastered […]

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BADFLITE- Ain’t Coming Home

Electronic, house, and R&B collide in BADFLITE’s newest original on STMPD records, “Ain’t Coming Home.” The label was started by none other than electronic music’s favorite protégé Martin Garrix, who is now building the careers of up and comers such as BADFLITE. “Ain’t Coming Home” is well produced, and catchy enough to have radio sensation potential. […]

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Luca Lush – Psycho ft Synchronice & AERYN

Luca Lush has taken on Post Malone‘s hit single, “Psycho,” adding an electronic spin that brings the masterpiece to new heights. Teaming up with Synchronice and AERYN, Luca Lush has released a dynamic rendition, featuring playful, colorful vocals, an amped up, uplifting melody, and progressive, alluring beats. “Psycho” is a harmonic creation which vibrantly flows […]

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Tiësto, Steve Aoki, and more react to Avicii’s death on SiriusXM

The news of Avicii‘s shocking death at age 28 continues to reverberate throughout the electronic music community. The superstar’s tragic passing left the entire music world reeling. SiriusXM BPM quickly shifted their programming to celebrate Avicii’s incredible career, playing his tracks and taking calls from fans and fellow producers alike. Below are reactions from Tiësto, Steve Aoki, […]

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Rest In Peace: some of our favorite Avicii highlights

Dancing Astronaut is still reeling from today’s news. Our publication, like many others, would not be here today if it weren’t for this man. He was truly one of the pioneers of the genre, and one of the most talented producers and songwriters out there. In 2011, Levels grew into more than a song. It […]

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A legendary debut: Relive Avicii’s incredible first Essential Mix

The electronic music world was blindsided April 20 upon learning that Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, was found dead in Muscat, Oman at just 28-years-old. Winner of two MTV Music Awards and recipient of multiple Grammy nominations, the Swedish DJ and producer left an indelible mark on dance music. In 2010, as a 21-year-old […]

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DJs across the EDM spectrum pay their respects to Avicii

April 20, 2018 will forever be marked as a dark day in music history. One of the dance music’s biggest contemporary pioneers, Avicii, passed away at only 28 years-old following a prolific legacy that saw him help import the genre into the mainstream. He inspired a countless amount of artists throughout his career, many of […]

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BREAKING: Avicii dead at 28

Tim Bergling, known globally as Avicii, has passed away on Friday, April 20, his publicist confirmed in a statement. He was 28 years old. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement. “He was found dead in Muscat, […]

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