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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 105

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.  Pauline […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 105

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.  Pauline […]

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Lunar Lunes: Ekali remixes Alina Baraz, Rusko releases new EP, Modestep and Virtual Riot join forces + 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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Lunar Lunes: Vincent and Yetep get on the ‘Same Page,’ Will Clarke and Nick Monaco thrill with new original, Jai Wolf delivers two new tracks + 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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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 70

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. […]

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Brasstracks team up with Thirdstory for ‘Too Far, Too Fast’

The Brooklyn-based duo Brasstracks, composed of Ivan Jackson (trumpet) and Ivan Rayne (drums), have conquered their effortlessly groovy style that combine styles all the way from jazz and R&B to electronic elements. Fans have anxiously been awaiting their next EP, For Those Who Know Part II, which will be fully released on Aug. 24, and will feature Robert […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 48

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA music editor and staff writer 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. Oliver Nelson […]

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Brasstracks release soulful new tune, ‘Stay There’

Whenever a Brasstracks song comes on it’s almost like being transported to the past, into a church full of instrumental music and, most importantly, soul. The Grammy-winning duo comprised of Ivan Jackson (trumpet) and Conor Rayne (drums), brilliantly managed channel the spirit of older music, while completely revamping it and turning it into something brand […]

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Brasstracks release soulful new tune, ‘Stay There’

Whenever a Brasstracks song comes on it’s almost like being transported to the past, into a church full of instrumental music and, most importantly, soul. The Grammy-winning duo comprised of Ivan Jackson (trumpet) and Conor Rayne (drums), brilliantly managed channel the spirit of older music, while completely revamping it and turning it into something brand […]

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Trombone takes center stage in Alexander Lewis’ new hip-hop EP

In February 2017, Alexander Lewis released the first track from what would later become the seven-track Omni EP. The iconic “March” track has since garnered more than 1 million SoundCloud streams, wowing listeners with its uniquely bold trombone stabs. In the many months since that initial release, the musician has continued to unveil pieces of the […]

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Shambhala announces initial 2018 lineup: Claude Von Stroke, Destructo, Feed Me, Gramatik, Christian Martin, Mr. Carmack, Opiuo, & more

After celebrating a historic two decades last year, Shambhala Music Festival returns to the pristine Salmo River Ranch in British Columbia, Canada, on August 10–13, 2018. Organizers of the transformational event have already dangled some tantalizing teasers in REZZ, The Glitch Mob, Kyle Watson, and DJ QBert. Today, the festival announces the first phase for its 21st annual edition.  This year’s roster will boast […]

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The Do LaB taps Thugfucker, Luttrell, Brasstracks, Chris Lake, & more for Coachella stage

The Do LaB always runs a welcome oasis amid the Coachella chaos, fostering a chilled atmosphere with the most cutting edge house and tech talent set within their stage’s shady confines. It feels like the company, which runs festivals like Lighting in a Bottle, Lucidity, and the Dirtybird Campouts, outdoes itself with its artist bill […]

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MUST LISTEN: Brasstracks pay homage to their NYC jazz roots in new EP, ‘For Those Who Know Pt. 1’

Fresh off their shared Grammy win last year for Chance the Rapper‘s “No Problem,” Brasstracks are looking to show the world how they’ve evolved stylistically, presenting a more refined and mature sonic landscape.Now, the multi-talented purveyors of electro-soul have released a culmination of years-long tweaking and fine-tuning in the first of their two-part EP project, For Those Who Know. Featuring […]

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Brasstracks – Brownstone ft BXRBER

Brooklyn-based duo Brasstracks have become known for crafting an electrifying live music outfit that fuses electronica, funk, hip-hop, indie-R&B, and whatever else strikes their fancy. Now the improvisational producing partnership — made up of Ivan Jackson and Conor Rayne — have enlisted the help of rising UK-native vocalist BXRBER on their newest original, titled “Brownstone.”Building upon a steady stream of […]

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Brasstracks delivers soulful new single ‘Those Who Know’

Every once in a while, an artist comes along with a track that just seems to seep into your soul on the first listen. With their latest endeavor “Those Who Know,”  it seems that future b(r)ass duo Brasstracks has absolutely struck gold.Rife with a thick and groovy bassline, sizzling percussion and evocative vocals, “Those Who […]

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Brasstracks delivers soulful new single ‘Those Who Know’

Every once in a while, an artist comes along with a track that just seems to seep into your soul on the first listen. With their latest endeavor “Those Who Know,”  it seems that future b(r)ass duo Brasstracks has absolutely struck gold.Rife with a thick and groovy bassline, sizzling percussion and evocative vocals, “Those Who […]

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Brasstracks – Favorite ft. VanJess (Original Mix)

Usher in the weekend with a smooth, sultry original mix from Brooklyn-based Brasstracks.“Favorite,” featuring vocalist VanJess, is a sensual journey from start to finish. With a slow, steady beat, steamy vocals from VanJess and subtle horn stabs, “Favorite” is showcases the duo’s flawless production skills. VanJess’ vocals perfectly complement this soulful style.The R&B/soul track is […]

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Brasstracks cover Lil Uzi Vert’s ‘XO TOUR Llif3’

One of the best things about the current trajectory of innovative electronic music is the emphasis on the live performances.Artists are busting out instruments to accompany their laptops and CDJs. At the forefront of this movement are musicians like Brasstracks, who have taken on the task of creating gargantuan funk anthems out of unexpected tracks.The duo, comprised […]

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