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Techno Tuesday: Darius Syrossian on ‘taking clubbing back to clubs’ through new label + show concept

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music. Few acts stick […]

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GMM: Adventure Club releases melodic dubstep mix for their tenth ‘Superheroes Anonymous’ session

Need a wakeup jolt this morning? Adventure Club has just the spike of energy on their latest “Superheroes Anonymous 10” mix that is built to help fans prepare for their upcoming “Death Or Glory” North American Tour. It starts off heavy, with streaks of sharp synth melodies brought out by top players like Zomboy, Wavedash, Riot Ten, Wooli, […]

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Martin Garrix has a new Bonn collaboration out on February 22

“High On Life” was a 2018 gem in Martin Garrix‘ ever-growing treasure trove of tracks. Created with singer Bonn, its big room appeal, ecstatic builds, and sing-along friendly lyrics made the tune an instant hit among global EDM fans and worked well in the pop world despite its dance floor arrangement. When something goes so […]

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Gareth Emery and Ashley Wallbridge release second single off of forthcoming album

Gareth Emery and Ashley Wallbridge have released just exposed “Lionheart” to the world following an early winter announcement that they’d be releasing a new album together, Kingdom United. The track marks the second release off of the LP, with vocalist PollyAnna playing a cornerstone role in its emotive value. Their first release was the album’s title […]

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Premiere: Listen to the first tracks of Coyu’s debut LP, ‘You Don’t Know’

Seven years of intense introspection and studio work have birthed You Don’t Know—Coyu‘s first ever album. The artist and his label Suara have gone through a metamorphosis as of late, heading in both darker and more progressive directions at the same time. It only feels natural that a completed body of work that encompasses all […]

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Sir David Attenborough taps Ellie Goulding to record ‘environmental anthem’ for forthcoming Netflix documentary, ‘Our Planet’

Ellie Goulding‘s next release will be a bit of an outlier in the context of Goulding’s catalog. The UK songstress has worked with a number of power players in the course of her career, including Calvin Harris, Major Lazer, and most recently, Diplo, but Sir David Attenborough will be the first documentarian to collaborate with […]

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Wolfgang Gartner – Ectoplasm

“Ectoplasm” is Wolfgang Gartner‘s entrance into 2019, and a cunning one at that. The tune takes the veteran producer’s classic aesthetic of creeping electro melodies and high emphasis on funk, but pumps sonic steroids into the mix. It doesn’t take long before the 4/4 kicks patter off into bone-shattering bass and robotic synths that devour […]

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Tomorrowland kicks off One World Radio streaming platform, Steve Aoki spins at launch

To commemorate the festival’s landmark 15-year anniversary and cater to ever-mounting live-streaming demand, Tomorrowland has implemented a new multi-purpose streaming platform, One World Radio, accessible through its official website. In addition to providing accessibility to live sets, the station will host a variety of exclusive mixes and special guest appearances. One World has secured Armin […]

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Lunar Lunes: Chet Porter remixes ODESZA, Walker & Royce spread the ‘Word,’ YehMe2 takes on the Spice Girls + more

Each week, New Music Friday sweeps through with torrential force, showering streaming platforms with immeasurable amounts of new tunes. Just like Dancing Astronaut rounds up 25 of the biggest songs of the week for the Hot 25 Spotify playlist each New Music Friday, Lunar Lunes serves as a landing pad for SoundCloud users who want a whole new dose of tunes to kick […]

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Sunday Morning Medicine Vol 165, with Moby, Icarus, Gorillaz, + more

Sunday Morning Medicine is a feature from Dancing Astronaut dedicated to the mellower side of electronic music. We bring you our favorite therapeutic selections—old and new—in attempts to alleviate the agonizing effects of a long weekend of partying. Essex’s Lapalux is nothing if not avant-garde. His rousing, off-kilter melodies from “IAMSYS” are an idyllic dose of swirling […]

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Louis Futon serenades with jazzy flip of James Blake’s ‘Retrograde’ ahead of debut album release

Louis Futon is releasing his debut album, Way Back When, on Feb. 22. To celebrate the occasion, he produced another fan favorite flip of James Blake‘s crooning “Retrograde.” Through sped-up vocals and a swinging groove, Futon caresses the core of the track with wet chords, guitar riffs, jazz flute, and saucy sax. The funky electro […]

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Lightning in a Bottle releases stacked lineup featuring Disclosure, Gramatik, Big Gigantic, Santigold, and more

Do LaB festival producers present a stacked lineup for this year’s Lightning in a Bottle music festival, featuring Disclosure, Santigold, Gramatik, Toro y Moi, Big Gigantic, Elohim, and Flying Lotus‘ 3D concert experience. Artists taking over the beloved Woogie stage include Lane 8, DJ Koze, Damian Lazarus, Lutrell, Shiba San, Recondite live, and more. Bass heads will reunite […]

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ODESZA’s ‘A Moment Apart’ gets second wind with arrival of new remix pack, ‘A Moment Apart Remixes’ [Stream]

Reinvention fuses with original foundation on A Moment Apart Remixes, ODESZA‘s newly minted, six-track pack of album revamps. MEMBA, ford., Kodak To Graph, Mild Minds, Running Touch, and Chet Porter each have a re-imaginative “moment” with one A Moment Apart inclusion. Bearing no repeats, the collection of remixes is a diverse, full-bodied assortment of takes that enables ODESZA […]

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Bronze Whale breaks into 2019 with wavy new single, ‘Cruising’

Multi-talented duo Bronze Whale make their 2019 debut on “Cruising,” a track that follows a series of experimental productions. In 2018, the Austin-based team started adding their own vocals to intricate instrumentals like “Warm” and “Patterns,” noticing an intriguing streak as the streams climbed upward. Now, they’ve capitalized on their findings with “Cruising,” a release […]

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Moombahton trailblazers Dave Nada and Tittsworth form new label, Hermanito

Dave Nada and Tittsworth have announced their new label, Hermanito, with a website update and hints on social media that indicate a launch. Washington D.C.-bred Dave Nada is known for stumbling upon midtempo Afro-Caribbean grooves at a house party in D.C., slowing down the Dutch electro-house tune, Afrojack’s remix of Silvio Ecomo and Chuckie’s “Moombah,” […]

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Saturday Night Session 012: Toby Green talks tuning out of external pressures and tuning into his love for dance music

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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Marc Houle debuts on DIRTYBIRD with acidic EP

The past few months have been a time of evolution for the DIRTYBIRD brand, which has been consistently stepping outside its status quo to feature an array of new artists and sounds. Their latest signing comes from seasoned veteran Marc Houle, who’s instilled his hardware mastery into a blistering two-tracker dubbed Min And Soda. What he’s […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 78

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 […]

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Delta Heavy discuss why ‘Take Me Home’ is one of their favorites off of forthcoming album

Delta Heavy‘s newest addition to the stream of singles from their upcoming album is called “Take Me Home,” featuring previous vocal collaborator Jem Cooke. Blaring trumpet-like notes combine with the punching vocals to fall into an energetic and uplifting chorus, giving the release the capacity to appeal on the radio or within a live performance. The Delta […]

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Beyond The Booth 019: Davide Squillace, the art collector

Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some self-introspection, each participant then returns to […]

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