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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 112

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 here.  Netsky […]

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NMF Roundup: Dillon Francis remixes Saweetie, Mat Zo unveils ‘Emotion Sickness’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Dillon Francis pumps his fans up this NMF with a remix of Saweetie’s “My Type,” and Mat Zo reveals his long-anticipated “Emotion Sickness.” Lane 8 […]

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NMF Roundup: Dillon Francis remixes Saweetie, Mat Zo unveils ‘Emotion Sickness’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Dillon Francis pumps his fans up this NMF with a remix of Saweetie’s “My Type,” and Mat Zo reveals his long-anticipated “Emotion Sickness.” Lane 8 […]

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Aloe Blacc dedicates song to Avicii on collaborator’s 30th birthday

Since the untimely passing of Swedish superstar Avicii, the flood of tributes to the late DJ continue to pervade the electronic landscape in all forms and from all individuals. Now, in dedication to what would have been Avicii’s 30th birthday, Aloe Blacc has announced the release of his new song “Things You Left Behind.” Blacc […]

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Aloe Blacc dedicates song to Avicii on collaborator’s 30th birthday

Since the untimely passing of Swedish superstar Avicii, the flood of tributes to the late DJ continue to pervade the electronic landscape in all forms and from all individuals. Now, in dedication to what would have been Avicii’s 30th birthday, Aloe Blacc has announced the release of his new song “Things You Left Behind.” Blacc […]

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Kygo, David Guetta, and more slated for Avicii tribute concert

As the gargantuan hole in the electronic bedrock that is Avicii‘s death remains audibly agape, plans to honor him on behalf of his most ardent artist friends and collaborators are underway. On December 5, 19 Avicii collaborators, a 30-part band, and some of the Swedish superstar’s most auspicious companions, like David Guetta, Nicky Romero, and […]

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Kygo, David Guetta, and more slated for Avicii tribute concert

As the gargantuan hole in the electronic bedrock that is Avicii‘s death remains audibly agape, plans to honor him on behalf of his most ardent artist friends and collaborators are underway. On December 5, 19 Avicii collaborators, a 30-part band, and some of the Swedish superstar’s most auspicious companions, like David Guetta, Nicky Romero, and […]

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Kygo, David Guetta, and more slated for Avicii tribute concert

As the gargantuan hole in the electronic bedrock that is Avicii‘s death remains audibly agape, plans to honor him on behalf of his most ardent artist friends and collaborators are underway. On December 5, 19 Avicii collaborators, a 30-part band, and some of the Swedish superstar’s most auspicious companions, like David Guetta, Nicky Romero, and […]

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Gryffin readies his Lollapalooza performance with ‘OMG,’ alongside a warm-weather Orbit Playlist

Gryffin’s mellifluous presentation beneath the glistening Sahara Tent at Coachella this past April reverberated through the livestream and well beyond. Aside from being joined onstage by omnipresent vocalist, Aloe Blacc for both an Avicii memorial and the unveiling of a brand new collaboration, Gryffin teased a second unreleased union alongside pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen. […]

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NETSKY and Aloe Blacc’s ‘Snitch’ captures a perfectly complementary collaborative balance

NETSKY and Aloe Blacc‘s track “Snitch” is immediately recognizable it opens with an original and slick guitar riff, one that may be familiar, as the award-winning globally renowned electronic music producer has been throwing it down at festivals for the past year. However, ten seconds in one realizes this isn’t just your everyday electronic jam. […]

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NETSKY and Aloe Blacc’s ‘Snitch’ captures a perfectly complementary collaborative balance

NETSKY and Aloe Blacc‘s track “Snitch” is immediately recognizable it opens with an original and slick guitar riff, one that may be familiar, as the award-winning globally renowned electronic music producer has been throwing it down at festivals for the past year. However, ten seconds in one realizes this isn’t just your everyday electronic jam. […]

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Exclusive: David Guetta partners with MORTEN for the Aloe Blacc-assisted ‘Never Be Alone’

With “Never Be Alone,” David Guetta and MORTEN unleash a single that will invariably electrify the festival circuit. The single is the sonic output of a specific vision shared by both Guetta and MORTEN: a thunderous return to the immersive electronic constructions characteristic of classic dance music. Designed to be a powerful set inclusion wielded […]

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Avicii’s ‘SOS’ becomes the artist’s seventh single to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Dance Club Chart

Avicii has graced the number one spot on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart once again, this time with the Aloe Blacc-assisted “SOS.” The track was the first to be released from Avicii’s posthumous album TIM, and it has since garnered over 280 million streams on Spotify alone. “SOS” is the first track from the […]

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Avicii’s ‘TIM’ LP soars to No. 1 on Billboard’s dance music chart

It’s been just a little more than a year since Avicii, known by friends and family as Tim Bergling, passed away, but the Swedish producer continues to make his mark on fans worldwide as his third full-length album, TIM, reaches the summit of Billboard’s Top Electronic/Dance albums. Following in the footsteps of 2013’s True and […]

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Laidback Luke offers festival-ready rendition of Avicii’s posthumous ‘SOS’

Avicii‘s first posthumous release, “SOS” saw featured vocalist, Aloe Blacc, lend his signature vocal tone to an Avicii production once again. The preceding Blacc-assisted anthem, “Wake Me Up,” and the comparatively more current “SOS” each explored themes of optimism and possibility through honest, bare-faced vocals, passionately delivered by Blacc. The undergirding drum work heard on […]

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Gryffin is impassioned as ever for his second album single, ‘Hurt People’ with Aloe Blacc

After introducing the world to his Aloe Blacc collaboration atop the cultural cathedral that is the Coachella Sahara Tent this past April, Gryffin has just officially disclosed the pair’s highly anticipated single, “Hurt People.” The duo soon rendezvoused to helped pay tribute on the anniversary of Avicii’s passing with a heartrending live rendition of the […]

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‘Tough Love’ shows Avicii’s experimentation in forthcoming posthumous album

The second track from Avicii‘s postmortem album, TIM, has now been released, and it’s a stark contrast from melancholic first release, “SOS.” “SOS” was centered on Aloe Blacc‘s soulful vocals and the story of someone finally starting to find light again after a dark period of time. Avicii’s newest addition,”Tough Love,” is a definite juxtaposition […]

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New video featuring Avicii’s ‘SOS’ co-producers and Aloe Blacc give fans insight into the story of the song

Avicii‘s first posthumous release is now out. “SOS” has been more than worth the anticipation around it. Kristoffer Fogelmark and Albin Nedler, co-producers and co-songwriters of the release “SOS,” give fans the story behind the song in a new Youtube video posted on Avicii’s channel. Both Nedler and Fogelmark previously worked with the artist, whose […]

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Aloe Blacc reveals several new songs with Avicii recorded, “some just as big as ‘Wake Me Up’”

April 10 was an emotional moment collectively for dance music. Avicii‘s first posthumous material, “SOS” was officially released, the lead single from the late Swedish superstar’s forthcoming album, TIM. The new song features soul vocalist Aloe Blacc, who famously last lent his vocals to Avicii’s year-defining “Wake Me Up” in 2013, coincidentally also the lead […]

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Tiësto honors Avicii with 12-minute tribute during EDC

In the month since Avicii‘s passing, DJs and producers around the world have paid homage to the pioneering artist with heartfelt tributes. And while he will no longer grace the world’s main stages playing for thousands of ecstatic fans, Avicii was there in spirit at EDC Las Vegas 2018. Godfather of EDM Tiësto carved out more […]

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