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Listen to Caspa’s ominous 3-track ‘Ghost Town’ EP

UK dubstep pioneer Caspa continues to rule the roost of bass music with his latest forward-thinking Ghost Town EP, out now on Bassrush Records. After a years-long booking relationship with Pasquelle Rotella and his team, it was all in due time before the London native would select the Insomniac-run label to debut his biggest release of the year.Caspa’s swaggering underground signature and […]

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10 Black Friday steals for the budget raver

 110 Black Friday steals for the budget raver2017 seems to have flown by in an instant. The holidays are officially underway, and festive vibes are unavoidable as the year comes to a close. Just in time for Black Friday, we here at Dancing Astronaut thought it appropriate to compile a little list of key items […]

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Kryder & Erick Morillo unveil chilling music video for new trance collaboration ‘Waves’

Armada’s roll out of Kryder, Erick Morillo, and Bella Hunter‘s nostalgic, trance original “Waves” has taken shape as a full-scale, meaningful music video. Trance music is often uniquely suited to bring out an enchanting and mystic vibe and “Waves” expands on this concept with a fantasy-oriented, interpretive love escapade with a chilling ice-blue feel.Read More:Star-studded ‘Dirty Sexy […]

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Untold Festival reveals aftermovie, 2018 ticket details

After celebrating a groundbreaking third iteration, Romania’s largest festival UNTOLD has finally released its 2017 aftermovie, along with details for Chapter 4.Shot in 4k, by over 120 people across 75 terabytes, the fifteen-minute aftermovie is brimming with magical moments from across the four-day extravaganza. The clip perfectly encapsulates the unparalleled spirit and heart of a […]

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Kove goes back to his roots with new EP, shares exclusive ‘Dig It’ [Interview]

James Rockhill, known to the music world as Kove, has been taking the drum & bass world by storm since his beginnings as an artist in 2012. In the five years since his debut, Rockhill’s sound has morphed and transformed as he’s honed his sound. He’s toyed with house music for singles like “Jericho” and “Comin’ […]

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Warm up for Dreamstate with this set by Cold Blue [Exclusive]

Dreamstate is set to take off on November 24 — or, as trance fans call it, “Trancegiving.” Known as the mecca for the genre on this side of the pond, Dreamstate has consistently delivered a slew of cutting-edge talent across the trance spectrum. 2017 marks the gathering’s third birthday, and shows no sign of slowing down […]

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NASA’s ‘Voyager Golden Records’ to be released in light of the series’ 40th anniversary

NASA’s ‘Voyager Golden Records’ series will be released via OZMA Records 40 years after its 1977 launch into space. The compilation will debut in the form of either a two-CD or three-LP box set on Dec. 1, thanks to a successful 2016 kickstarter campaign led by David Pescovitz of Boing Boing. The fully remastered box […]

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Vincent remixes Selena Gomez & Marshmello’s ‘Wolves’ [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Canadian DJ/Producer Vincent continues on the path that kickstarted his career — his remix of The Chainsmokers‘ “Paris” — by debuting a spin on Marshmello‘s track “Wolves” featuring Selena Gomez that is nothing short of exceptional.Vincent is sure to “maintain the integrity of the original” (as he indicates in the SoundCloud description), yet puts his own spin on […]

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NGHTMRE teams up with Wiz Khalifa and PnB Rock for new release

NGHTMRE continues to demonstrate his versatile production capabilities with his latest credit — a partnership with Wiz Khalifa and PnB Rock. “TTM.” Despite being in the midst of releasing his own EP, NGHTMRE produced the track, part of PnB’s album Catch these Vibes out on Warner Music.According to the track “TTM” stands for “Talk too Much,” and the song has a groovy […]

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Carl Cox expounds upon his MODEL 1 DJ set-up in new How I PLAY film

Richie Hawtin’s MODEL 1 has undoubtedly paved the way today’s DJs work behind the decks.In MODEL 1’s latest How I Play series, the venerable Carl Cox expounds upon just how the setup changed it all. In near ten minutes, Cox explains his current DJ setup in depth, offering up insight into his preferences of the MODEL 1, his […]

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San Holo x bitbird launch radio series

Though he’s in the midst of a massive tour, San Holo is making use of what little down time he gets on the road with a new venture: a radio series.He’s partnered with Netherlands-based label bitbird for bitbird radio, a series of mixes the producer will be using to share new music and introduce listeners […]

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New app allows users to mix vinyl records in virtual reality

German virtual reality gaming imprint EntroPi Games is blending old school technique with new school technology with the reveal of the world’s first vinyl mixing DJ application. The app, dubbed Vinyl Reality, simulates the look and feel of a vinyl DJ setup in virtual reality, equipping the user with two VR controllers and a VR […]

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Premiere: Satin Jackets – Mirage

German producer Satin Jackets is known, deservedly, for his unique style. An amalgamation of meandering energy, pop hooks, and funky instrumentation, the producer’s sound has garnered him fans around the globe.Satin Jackets is back with his latest track, the mellow, grinning “Mirage.” Released on Belgium’s Eskimo Recordings, “Mirage” blends a shuffling backbeat with chunky bass, […]

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REZZ announces Red Rocks 2018 headline show

On Nov. 21, Canadian producer REZZ built excitement throughout the day leading up to her Denver show with a series of tweets, leaving her followers curious what sort of announcement could be coming during the show.I have a rly huge announcement in Denver tonight wen I’m on stage— RΞZZ (@OfficialRezz) November 21, 2017On stage at the Ogden […]

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Premiere: Lil Uzi Vert – The Way Life Goes (Madnap Cover Version)

Chicago-native Madnap‘s story begins with his founding of a creative collective — the Paper Crane — two years ago. In turn, the artist created a full-on network of producers, vocalists, and graphic designers. Through this collective, the artist showcased the up-and-coming talent of SoundCloud in an inclusive art-based community, and even himself made time for producing.Earlier this […]

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Backwoods unveils initial 2018 line-up, announces move to former Wakarusa grounds

When Wakarusa announced the cancellation of its annual event due to legal/financial woes, faithful attendees were heartbroken. No longer would they be mining for quartz in the rivers twisting through Arkansas’ Ozark Mountains, stumbling upon waterfalls around every bend, or taking in scenic views of Mulberry Mountain. Wakarusa would become nothing more than a storied legend.Wakarusa attendees can now […]

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Borgeous & Taylr Renee – Sweeter Without You (Borgeous VIP Mix) [Free Download]

Borgeous has transformed his melodic progressive single “Sweeter Without You” featuring Taylr Renee into a heavy-hitting trap track in his VIP remix of his song. Borgeous has released his remix on his Soundcloud, and is offering it as a free download for fans.Taylr Renee’s catchy vocals in the chorus of “Sweeter Without You” are featured in between the […]

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Malaa heats things up on latest installment of The Cookout

When Sirius XM launched The Cookout radio show in June of 2016, the company made a major step outside of the box in their radio programming.In what began as a mere radio show in partnership with AM Only, Paradigm Talent Agency, and Windish Agency soon became a showcase of the hottest talents in EDM, bringing in the likes […]

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Exclusive: GRiZ drops jarring dubstep remix of Freddy Todd’s ‘Audible Edibles’

Funk master extraordinaire GRiZ has received worldwide recognition for pioneering an enthralling, idiosyncratic genre of music that is known for its captivating electronic beats accompanied by soulful melodies on saxophone. He has produced infectious originals such as “Good Times Roll,” “Gotta Push On,” and “My Friends and I,” all from his latest hit album, Good Will Prevail, […]

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Thailand’s 808 Festival announces more headliners for December event

Preparations for 808 Festival continue as the company reveals phase after phase of headliners. The Thailand-based fest has shared the fourth installment, revealing Amelie Lens, ANOTR, Axwell, Boombox Cartel, Gryffin, Slander, and many others. The festival has continuously amped up excitement for the Dec. 9-10 event, with headliners now in the double digits. More announcements […]

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