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University of Colorado Denver to offer classes in electronic music production

Ever at the forefront of culture, Colorado instills one of the country’s only academic programs in electronic music production. The University of Colorado Denver recently announced the introduction of EDI (electronic digital instrument), a focus track that “embraces all types of music made on a laptop, touchscreen, phone, and electronic digital device.” The program ultimately […]

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University of Colorado Denver to offer classes in electronic music production

Ever at the forefront of culture, Colorado instills one of the country’s only academic programs in electronic music production. The University of Colorado Denver recently announced the introduction of EDI (electronic digital instrument), a focus track that “embraces all types of music made on a laptop, touchscreen, phone, and electronic digital device.” The program ultimately […]

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Three years later, k?d drops second remix of Daft Punk’s ‘Doin It Right’ [Stream]

Miami’s Patrick Cybulski—better known by his stage name, k?d—has been touring the globe in 2019, with stops in Germany, China, Spain, and more. While showcasing live talent is important, a strict tour schedule can cause a slight halt on the new music front. However, k?d wanted to give fans something special to finish out the […]

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Skrillex and Noisia’s Nik Roos collaborate on new anime theme song

Skrillex and Nik Roos from Noisia produced the theme song for Obsolete, a mecha-based anime and YouTube original series. The two seasoned producers play with the anime-inspired melody, adding their own individual flare with drum and bass percussion for the intro and Skrillex’s hearty snare and metallic synth fills. The series is about aliens that […]

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Skrillex and Noisia’s Nik Roos collaborate on new anime theme song

Skrillex and Nik Roos from Noisia produced the theme song for Obsolete, a mecha-based anime and YouTube original series. The two seasoned producers play with the anime-inspired melody, adding their own individual flare with drum and bass percussion for the intro and Skrillex’s hearty snare and metallic synth fills. The series is about aliens that […]

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Ultra announces Abu Dhabi debut with ZEDD, DJ Snake, Major Lazer, and more

As one of the most widely recognized electronic music festival brands on Earth, Ultra‘s events have spread from their Miami origins to the likes of Europe, Australia, China, South Korea, and more, not to mention their successful Ibiza-vibe Resistance events that take place all year long around the globe. As 2020 quickly approaches, Ultra has […]

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BUKU 2020 ticket boasts Flume, Glass Animals, Zeds Dead, and more

BUKU Music + Art Project has revealed its lineup for the 2020 edition. The New Orleans festival is pegged for this coming fall, March 20-21, 2020. The ninth annual BUKU brings yet another eclectic curation of music’s finest talent across the hip-hop, dance, and rock spectrum. With Tyler, The Creator, Flume, and Illenium slated as […]

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BUKU 2020 ticket boasts Flume, Glass Animals, Zeds Dead, and more

BUKU Music + Art Project has revealed its lineup for the 2020 edition. The New Orleans festival is pegged for this coming fall, March 20-21, 2020. The ninth annual BUKU brings yet another eclectic curation of music’s finest talent across the hip-hop, dance, and rock spectrum. With Tyler, The Creator, Flume, and Illenium slated as […]

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Monstercat reveals ‘Best of 2019’ list, voted on by fans

After a few days of hard-fought voting, Monstercat fans have selected their top 40 songs of 2019. The Canadian label revealed that fans picked RIOT‘s “Blackwater” as their No. 1 song of 2019, followed by Bossfight‘s “Overdose” and Grant‘s “Wishes.” This is the second year in a row that RIOT has topped the Monstercat charts, […]

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Monstercat reveals ‘Best of 2019’ list, voted on by fans

After a few days of hard-fought voting, Monstercat fans have selected their top 40 songs of 2019. The Canadian label revealed that fans picked RIOT‘s “Blackwater” as their No. 1 song of 2019, followed by Bossfight‘s “Overdose” and Grant‘s “Wishes.” This is the second year in a row that RIOT has topped the Monstercat charts, […]

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Monstercat reveals ‘Best of 2019’ list, voted on by fans

After a few days of hard-fought voting, Monstercat fans have selected their top 40 songs of 2019. The Canadian label revealed that fans picked RIOT‘s “Blackwater” as their No. 1 song of 2019, followed by Bossfight‘s “Overdose” and Grant‘s “Wishes.” This is the second year in a row that RIOT has topped the Monstercat charts, […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top Tracks of 2019

2019 has been a remarkable year for new music. The past twelve months brought with them a collection of highly anticipated LPs: Madeon‘s Good Faith, Avicii‘s posthumous Tim, Gesaffelstein‘s Hyperion, Illenium‘s ASCEND, along with a Flume mixtape. Notable collaborations like REZZ and Malaa‘s “Criminals,” Seven Lions, Wooli, Trivecta, and Nevve‘s “Island,” and GRiZ and Subtronics‘ […]

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Exclusive: Oliver Heldens dishes bouncy house hits in Heldeep Radio ahead of Djakarta Warehouse Project performance

Oliver Heldens led the perky, future-house sound to triumph in 2013, where his signature style brought his first single, “Gecko,” to top charts across the world. Six years later, the 24-year-old now beholds a world of accomplishments including performing on some of the largest festival stages like EDC and Tomorrowland, heads his very own record […]

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Avicii Invector game launches in his memory

Avicii’s dream and vision to spread positivity and joy through music has been carried on by friends, family, and colleagues, with yet another one of the artist’s unfinished projects coming to final fruition. First hitting gamer radar’s in 2015, Avicii’s Invector game has officially launched on Xbox One, PlayStation4, PC platforms, and will be available […]

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Watch: MGMT share lo-fi visual to pair with new single, ‘In The Afternoon’

MGMT are making new artistic headway out on their own. After an impressive 2018 supported by their joyously received LP, Little Dark Age, the indie synth-pop stalwarts have been relatively quiet for most of 2019…until now. MGMT just put out a video for their new single entitled “In The Afternoon.” This marks the first new […]

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Watch: MGMT share lo-fi visual to pair with new single, ‘In The Afternoon’

MGMT are making new artistic headway out on their own. After an impressive 2018 supported by their joyously received LP, Little Dark Age, the indie synth-pop stalwarts have been relatively quiet for most of 2019…until now. MGMT just put out a video for their new single entitled “In The Afternoon.” This marks the first new […]

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First Listen: Rising house duo, Ship Wrek, drops groovy new original, ‘Mirror Mirror’

Los Angeles-based duo Ship Wrek has been making waves this year with an onslaught of high-quality house tracks. The previously trap and future bass oriented “Captains of the Club” set sail with new genres in mind when they released their “Party” in December of last year. Since then, the two have gained massive momentum with […]

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Midnight Kids delineate the making of ‘Run It,’ what’s on the sonic horizon [Q&A]

After asserting their re-imaginative prowess on remixes of P!nk’s “Hurts 2B Human” and San Holo’s “Right Here Right Now,” Midnight Kids now channel their artistic energies to “Run It.” The fourth Midnight Kids-stamped single to gain a release, “Run It” broadens the duo’s stock of original productions, and as Midnight Kids disclosed to Dancing Astronaut, […]

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Midnight Kids delineate the making of ‘Run It,’ what’s on the sonic horizon [Q&A]

After asserting their re-imaginative prowess on remixes of P!nk’s “Hurts 2B Human” and San Holo’s “Right Here Right Now,” Midnight Kids now channel their artistic energies to “Run It.” The fourth Midnight Kids-stamped single to gain a release, “Run It” broadens the duo’s stock of original productions, and as Midnight Kids disclosed to Dancing Astronaut, […]

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Chicago’s newest venue, RADIUS secures Tchami, Dillon Francis, Carl Cox for first bookings

In light of the recent closing of Chicago-beloved electronic enclave, The MID, The Windy City could use a new spot to fill the void. And that’s just what it’s getting. RADIUS is primed to become a Chicago music lover’s go-to. Opening its doors in 2020, organizers have shared plans to welcome Tchami, Dillon Francis, and […]

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