Author Archive | DancingAstronaut.com

Meet the underground talent of HARD Summer: Madam X

In the course of a decade, HARD has become one of dance music’s most globally recognized event producers. This August marks a major milestone for the brand: the 10-year anniversary of its flagship festival, HARD Summer. To celebrate the momentous occasion, Gary Richards and co. have pulled out all the stops for their LA institution with […]

Continue Reading

Don Diablo set to play special extended set at Exchange LA

Both on the road and in the studio, Don Diablo has had perhaps his most prolific year yet. In a mere six months, the Dutch artist has released an impressive number of remixes and originals, provided his debut Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1, and announced a studio album to come in the fall.Amid a jam-packed […]

Continue Reading

Billboard Hot 100 Festival drops full lineup with Major Lazer, Marshmello and more

Billboard has announced the full lineup for its third annual Hot 100 Festival, to be held August 19-20 at New York’s Jones Beach.The Long Island-based two-day affair announced its initial lineup last month with dance acts Major Lazer and Zedd at the helm along with mainstream titans Big Sean, DJ Khaled, and Gucci Mane. Billboard has now […]

Continue Reading

Premiere: Riva Starr – The Wickedest Sound (Original Mix)

Riva Starr has been one of house music’s most prolific figures, both as the founder of Snatch! Recordings and as an intriguing artist in his own right. Though the Italian-born, UK-based producer is most well-regarded for his bizarre, tech-driven brand of house, there’s always been a clear passion for hip hop which pervades his work.Thus enters “Brock […]

Continue Reading

Daijo – Heart Sting

Electronic pop with an emotional compass has gracefully flooded the market of late. Among its top prospects stands Daijo, the Canadian native pushing some feels into the genre’s more club savvy side for 2017. “Heart Sting” rallies hefty vocal chops and elusively focused beatwork, tapping into a more delicate sounding strand of the future bass […]

Continue Reading

Room Temp Recs enlists Justin Jay, Kovaxx and more for first-ever comp, ‘Melting Pot Vol. 1’

Los Angeles has long served as a veritable melting pot of house and techno enthusiasts. Arising from this tumultuous, yet flourishing creative landscape is Room Temperature Records: the new brainchild of West Coast producers Frtiz Carlton, Lubelski, Rybo, Kevin Anderson, and Ghostea. The label serves as an outlet for forward-thinking house music, and for their inaugural offering, they’ve […]

Continue Reading

Sinjin Hawke – Onset (KRANE & Alexander Lewis Remix)

Though Sinjin Hawke has been producing music for the better part of a decade, the incredibly talented producer only pierced the consciousness of the larger dance community when he released the pristine EP First Opus earlier this year. For some, the record was a glint in the void left by a sorely missed Rustie and other “post-trap” […]

Continue Reading

Lunice delivers stomping remix of Dillon Francis and G-Eazy’s ‘Say Less, paired with special announcement video

It’s almost officially Lunice season.The Montreal-based beat maker reportedly has a new album in the works titled CCCLX (360). As the record’s September 8 release date inches closer, Lunice has begun dropping off a steady stream of exciting holdovers in anticipation of the new project. After teasing the release with a new original piece, “Maserati,” Lunice has followed up with a […]

Continue Reading

Listen to genre defying ‘Dancing Shoes’ by Mougleta

Dance music meets soulful jazz meets pop in this groovy new track by Mougleta. A collection of multiple genres pump their way through “Dancing Shoes,” alongside Mougleta’s infectious vocals, making the track a must-listen for downtempo and chillwave music lovers looking for new music. Better yet: the Toronto based artist will be releasing a video for […]

Continue Reading

Listen to genre defying ‘Dancing Shoes’ by Mougleta

Dance music meets soulful jazz meets pop in this groovy new track by Mougleta. A collection of multiple genres pump their way through “Dancing Shoes,” alongside Mougleta’s infectious vocals, making the track a must-listen for downtempo and chillwave music lovers looking for new music. Better yet: the Toronto based artist will be releasing a video for […]

Continue Reading

Spinnin’ Records taps into classic cumbia vibes on sexy new single ‘La Colegiala’

Spinnin’ Records have tapped into the Latin influences currently dominating the dance circuit with their latest release, “La Colegiala,” from The Boy Next Door and Fresh Coast. The invigorating track features Dutch-Colombian vocalist Jody Bernal who has made a name for himself with his cultural mash ups.Together, the producers have turned a 1980 cumbia track […]

Continue Reading

Spinnin’ Records taps into classic cumbia vibes on sexy new single ‘La Colegiala’

Spinnin’ Records have tapped into the Latin influences currently dominating the dance circuit with their latest release, “La Colegiala,” from The Boy Next Door and Fresh Coast. The invigorating track features Dutch-Colombian vocalist Jody Bernal who has made a name for himself with his cultural mash ups.Together, the producers have turned a 1980 cumbia track […]

Continue Reading

Justin Jay – Can’t Hang [Original Mix]

Last year, young Dirtybird pioneer Justin Jay circulated a string of new releases that eventually accumulated into his debut LP Fantastic Voyage and defined an experimental venture in his music. A creative approach that melded together a unique brand of house music and indie-tinged instrumentation, the project developed into a full-blown sonic revolution for Justin, and gave […]

Continue Reading

‘What Would Diplo Do?’ coming to Viceland on August 3

James Van Der Beek will reprise his role as a caricaturized version of Diplo, in Viceland’s first-ever scripted television series What Would Diplo Do?Described as a collection of parables, the tongue-in-cheek new series will take a glimpse into the life of the superstar DJ, with Van Der Beek acting as an executive producer alongside Diplo himself.Viceland […]

Continue Reading

Listen to Ephwurd’s driving bass remix of GRiZ & Big Gigantic’s ‘Good Times Roll’

After the wild success of his most recent LP, Good Will Prevail, and the supporting tour in 2016, GRiZ has decided to continue the movement with a sequel: the Good Will Continue tour. On top of that, producer duo Ephwurd (comprised of Datsik and Bais Haus) released an absolutely savage remix of GriZ and Big Gigantic‘s “Good Times Roll” […]

Continue Reading

Watch This: Calvin Harris releases ‘Feels’ music video

Tropical pop hit “Feels” by Calvin Harris featuring Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, and Big Sean takes on a retro beach vibe in recently released the music video. The video begins by panning to a blonde Perry in the grasslands, Williams standing in a row boat, and Big Sean sitting in a jungle with a parrot […]

Continue Reading

AJ Salvatore Feat. Tessa Marie – Sojourn (Original Mix) [Free Download]

AJ Salvatore has burst onto the scene with his first original production, “Sojourn.” Though the 21-year-old Long Island native has had a short career, its tenure has thus far been a momentous one. After already sharing the stage with ctars such as Carnage, Ghastly,  and Alvin Risk, Salvatore showcases his singing on TrackRecord AI under Universal Music […]

Continue Reading