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Durante & HANA share inspirations behind new Anjunadeep EP ‘Celestia’ [Q&A]

Durante and HANA are proving to be a must-watch duo. Last year, they released their first collaborative EP 13 Voices together, a gorgeous blend of Durante’s sublime deep/melodic house production and HANA’s angelic vocal talent. Now, the pair returns to Anjunadeep for another three-track EP, Celestia. The new EP shows not only that the compelling […]

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Saturday Night Session 049: Ilan Bluestone reflects on his career defining moments and journey to his sophomore album release, ‘Impulse’

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 (socially distanced) party started. New […]

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‘Anjunadeep Explorations 17’ corrals Tony McGuinness, Spencer Brown, and more [Stream]

In 2019, Anjunadeep Explorations hit its milestone 10th installment, and it’s clear that Anjuna‘s series is primed to promptly log 10 more as the series bequeaths Anjunadeep Explorations 17. The goody bag of house-centered submissions from names that should be on listeners’ radars such as Fingerprint, Spencer Brown, and RIGOONI, is curated by none other […]

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‘Anjunadeep Explorations 17’ corrals Tony McGuinness, Spencer Brown, and more [Stream]

In 2019, Anjunadeep Explorations hit its milestone 10th installment, and it’s clear that Anjuna‘s series is primed to promptly log 10 more as the series bequeaths Anjunadeep Explorations 17. The goody bag of house-centered submissions from names that should be on listeners’ radars such as Fingerprint, Spencer Brown, and RIGOONI, is curated by none other […]

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Lane 8 drops ‘Anjunadeep 12’ track ‘Is This Our Earth?’

After premiering on disc two of Anjunadeep’s 12th compilation, Lane 8 now shares “Is This Our Earth?” as an official single. The track’s strength lies in Lane 8’s famous ability to build a robust and fully-fleshed out soundscape, grounded in deep atmospheric elements and highlighted by a hollow synth lead. In a press release, Lane […]

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Celebrating women of Anjuna—in conversation with Qrion, Pretty Pink, Olan, and more

Take a look back just 10 years down the line and count how many female acts you see on lineups and club residency rosters. Now look back five. There are certainly more, but still not enough. Fast forward to 2021 and while the line on the graph of female representation is still steeply climbing upward, […]

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Anjunadeep disseminates second volume in ‘Reflections’ series featuring Kidnap, Luttrell, and more

After securing the title of Dancing Astronaut‘s 2020 Label of the Year, Anjuna is speeding forth into 2021 with the second volume in its Anjunadeep-hosted Reflections compilation series. Following its October 2020 installation a la Reflections Vol. 1, an ambient amalgamation of selects from storied Anjunadeep personalities such as Yotto and Lane 8, as well […]

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Anjunadeep disseminates second volume in ‘Reflections’ series featuring Kidnap, Luttrell, and more

After securing the title of Dancing Astronaut‘s 2020 Label of the Year, Anjuna is speeding forth into 2021 with the second volume in its Anjunadeep-hosted Reflections compilation series. Following its October 2020 installation a la Reflections Vol. 1, an ambient amalgamation of selects from storied Anjunadeep personalities such as Yotto and Lane 8, as well […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s 2020 Label of the Year: Anjuna

Words by: Natalie Pereira, Mitch Rose, and Jessica Mao In a year that struck industries down in a snap, dance music has shown true resilience in its ability to combat and overcome the obstacles presented by COVID-19. Despite this year’s numerous setbacks, esteemed trance giant Anjuna has come out as a trailblazing champion, deservedly earning […]

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Lockdown Livestream Guide 013: Digital Mirage 2.0, Anjunabeats, and more

And we’re back. Episode 13 of Dancing Astronaut‘s Lockdown Livestream Guide is here with our regularly scheduled programming of upcoming livestreams from the biggest dance and electronic acts across the world. Last week, we compiled dozens of past livestreams from Black artists that have shaped the genre today to stand in solidarity with the Black […]

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Jody Wisternoff and James Grant deliver complete ‘Anjunadeep 11’ compilation [Stream]

Earlier this week, the Anjunadeep crew surprised fans by releasing the first half of Anjunadeep 11 with no prior announcement. Label boss James Grant explained the decision for the highly-anticipated series’ partial early release was motivated by a desire for all featured artists to be properly recognized. Now, CD 2 joins its predecessor to complete […]

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‘Anjunadeep 11’ CD 1 drops ahead of full release

Out of nowhere, Anjunadeep has released the first half of its 11th edition of its self-titled series. Anjunadeep 11 is due out in full on Friday, Feb. 7, but in a surprise announcement, CD 1 is available for streaming now. On social media, founder James Grant explains the partial early release: “…We live in an […]

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‘Anjunadeep 11’ CD 1 drops ahead of full release

Out of nowhere, Anjunadeep has released the first half of its 11th edition of its self-titled series. Anjunadeep 11 is due out in full on Friday, Feb. 7, but in a surprise announcement, CD 1 is available for streaming now. On social media, founder James Grant explains the partial early release: “…We live in an […]

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Anjunadeep announces phase one of Explorations lineup, with Eli & Fur, Ben Böhmer, Yotto

In November, the incomparable Anjunadeep imprint announced they’d be heading back to the Ionian shores of Albania for the second year in 2020. After much anticipation, the bulk of the lineup is here and, unsurprisingly, phase one is dripping in lush deep house, tech, and electronica muscle. Deep house authority, Yotto, progressive duo Tinlicker, and […]

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Anjunadeep announces phase one of Explorations lineup, with Eli & Fur, Ben Böhmer, Yotto

In November, the incomparable Anjunadeep imprint announced they’d be heading back to the Ionian shores of Albania for the second year in 2020. After much anticipation, the bulk of the lineup is here and, unsurprisingly, phase one is dripping in lush deep house, tech, and electronica muscle. Deep house authority, Yotto, progressive duo Tinlicker, and […]

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Luttrell announces sophomore Anjunadeep LP with ‘My Friend The Sun’

Luttrell is slowly but surely establishing himself as a steady force with Anjunadeep. Following his 2019 LP Into Clouds, the melodic house producer’s 2020 release entitled Lucky Ones is due out March 13. Luttrell heads out on a lengthy North American tour supporting the album shortly after Lucky Ones’ release, starting in Salt Lake City […]

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Anjunadeep closes out the decade with extensive ‘Best of 2019’ mix [Stream]

With less than a week remaining in the year, beloved Above & Beyond imprint Anjunadeep has gifted the world with a belated but sure to be treasured Christmas present: a nine-hour “Best of 2019” mix. The lengthy mix looks back on some of the label’s most esteemed tunes of the past 12 months via a […]

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Anjunadeep closes out the decade with extensive ‘Best of 2019’ mix [Stream]

With less than a week remaining in the year, beloved Above & Beyond imprint Anjunadeep has gifted the world with a belated but sure to be treasured Christmas present: a nine-hour “Best of 2019” mix. The lengthy mix looks back on some of the label’s most esteemed tunes of the past 12 months via a […]

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Yotto talks life as a label boss, fatherhood, and future release plans [Interview]

Yotto began the year as one of the brightest acts on one of the electronic ether’s most revered label destinations, Anjunadeep. But by mid-2019, Yotto left his longtime label housing, taking the precarious plunge of setting up his own imprint, Odd One Out (OOO), which also serves as the title of one of his most […]

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Yotto talks life as a label boss, fatherhood, and future release plans [Interview]

Yotto began the year as one of the brightest acts on one of the electronic ether’s most revered label destinations, Anjunadeep. But by mid-2019, Yotto left his longtime label housing, taking the precarious plunge of setting up his own imprint, Odd One Out (OOO), which also serves as the title of one of his most […]

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