Archive | Breaks

How to Feel Like You’re on Vacation When You’re Not

If you’re reading this, you’re probably not on vacation—at least I hope you don’t read Lifehacker posts while hiking or sunbathing. Hey, we can’t all take off for every holiday and four-day weekend. When everyone else is creating Insta stories on the beach, how do you inject a little bit of vacation into your regular…Read […]

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Make Sure You Take Work Breaks with the macOS App ‘Time Out’

macOS: I’m busy. You’re busy. We’re all busy. Sometimes, the sheer amount of crap you have to deal with can almost feel overwhelming, but a good way to get control of your chaotic to-do list without going crazy is to make sure you’re getting enough downtime, too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Alison Wonderland gets experimentally profound in ‘AWAKE’ [Album Review]

Alison Wonderland strips down to the bone with the release of AWAKE, an exquisite illustration of an artist’s self-exploration. The self-made producer is known for her galvanizing productions and performances, which have projected her into the limelight of dance music over the last few years. With a robust fanbase that continues to support her constantly-evolving […]

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Good Morning Mix: fake DJs should feel personally attacked by DJ Craze’s Essential Mix

What can be said about DJ Craze that Pete Tong doesn’t cover in his introduction to the Miami-based veteran selector’s debut Essential Mix? Hailed by the host as, “one of the most technically gifted DJs, ever,” Tong goes on to highlight Craze’s three consecutive DMC world champion crownings, undoubtedly solidifying the Slow Roast Records founder’s spot in the […]

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Dirtybird releases EOY track, Ryan Forever’s ‘Nasty’

In lieu of their traditional end of year New Year Special compilation, Dirtybird has instead released one final funktastic track to cap off another illustrious year: “Nasty” by Ryan Forever. Forever test drove the track, his debut Dirtybird release, while spinning at the 2017 Dirtybird Campout‘s notorious Family Set, enrapturing both the crowd and label patriarch, Claude VonStroke, himself.“Nasty” […]

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Rinzen embarks on ‘The Return’ to the Forbidden City

The Forbidden City beckons; for its mysterious nature is hard to shake from the psyche. In “The Return,” Rinzen brings us right back to the universe created in his debut mau5trap in the most avant-garde of fashions.Where Forbidden City charts the adventure of a hero’s journey through a secret, hidden realm, “The Return” offers a deeper […]

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Explore Destructo’s personal record crate with this new ‘OG Underground’ playlist

Before Destructo became the king of west coast dance events and G-house’s popular champion, Gary Richards resumé already boasted the legwork that galvanized the 1990’s rave scene, creating and operating his own label, as well as a co-sign from Rick Rubin to lead Def American’s early electronic A&R channel. Richards is effectively a living time capsule of […]

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Launchpad 41: Bass to shake up the weekend

Launchpad is a playlist series showcasing music we love, hand selected by our staff. The tracks come from both emerging and mainstream artists; it’s all about the quality and the unexpected. If you’d like your music featured in Launchpad, submit it for consideration here.Festival season has wound down for the most part, but there is no shortage of […]

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Ralston X Made To Move – House Rocka / Want Some

For those immersed in the bass-driven house seen, Ralston is a new name in the fold who has been gradually making his way up the ranks. With releases on AC Slater’s Night Bass imprint and noted label Audiophile XXL, the UK newcomer has introduced his fiery, late-night sound that is made for warehouse and club […]

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Diplo and Starrah dropped a surprise five-track EP together [Stream]

Diplo and Starrah have some of the loftiest songwriting and production credits in the business between the two of them, with a combined list of megastars that includes Madonna, Beyoncė, Katy Perry, Calvin Harris, and Drake, to name a few. The pair first struck a chord together when they linked up for “Swerve,” a mellow […]

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ODESZA put out a whimsical 11th episode of NO.SLEEP

ODESZA are proven masterminds of euphoria, seamlessly shepherding their crowds into ecstatic states with each new single and live show with a skill that not many possess. They showcase their ability once more by way of their latest NO.SLEEP mix — a rare and surprise treat given the last episode of the series had been […]

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Luttrell explores his musical depth in ‘Generate’ [EP Review]

San Francisco-based Luttrell is a relatively new member of the Anjunadeep family, but his ability to fashion entrancing, fell-good progressive house has already stood out since the release of his debut single on the label, “Away.” Having released his Need You EP and a string of remixes and original pieces since, the producer returns with an […]

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Drezo and Benzi split the difference on stellar ‘Diplo and Friends’ episode

Diplo recently lined up a special episode of his famed BBC Radio slot, Diplo & Friends, delivered by Drezo and one of show’s resident selectors, Benzi. Los Angeles-based producer Drezo, coming up as one of the brightest talents in the tech house scene, drops off an hour-long bout of his infectious club-primed sonics, while Benzi, widely known among […]

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Weekend Rewind: Relive Sinjin Hawke and Zora Jones’ rowdy Boiler Room set

It has been a busy year for Fractal Fantasy co-founders Sinjin Hawke and Zora Jones. With Sinjin Hawke’s album, First Opus, being released in May and a steady stream of singles, remixes, and collaborations coming from both artists, it is easy for some great content to slip through the cracks. A few months ago, the Spanish duo […]

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Falcons shares ‘Want Your Body’ alongside official video inspired by classic rave music

Falcons, the LA-based producer responsible for collaborations with Goldlink, Chaz French, Ekali, and more, has returned with his first solo track of 2017. After recently teasing it in his sets, he has finally released the song on Fool’s Gold Records, along with a psychedelic animated video.Falcons delved into his childhood influences to craft this song, and says […]

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King Henry & RY X – Destiny (Original Mix)

Budding talent King Henry caught the attention of RY X, leading to the birth of their glorious collaboration, “Destiny.” The indie singer’s ethereal vocals add a soulful, emotive element to track underneath that King Henry created, which pays homage to past electronic culture with heavy breaks while maintaining a modern edge with futuristic synthesizers. “Destiny” […]

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Stream DJ Sliink’s vicious Jersey club remix of Skrillex and Rick Ross’ ‘Purple Lamborghini’

Skrillex and Rick Ross delivered one of the biggest tracks of the year in 2016 with their highly-anticipated Suicide Squad soundtrack contribution “Purple Lamborghini.” Beyond the track’s Grammy-nomination as the most palatable component of the film, “Purple Lamborghini” has become a fiery setlist igniter in Skrillex sets, and the live mash-up capabilities with RL Grime’s infamous “Mercy” remix are, […]

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Remembering the lives of Robert Miles and Marcus Intalex, two artists who shaped electronic for the good

1Remembering the lives of Robert Miles and Marcus Intalex, two artists who shaped electronic for the good This Memorial Day, Dancing Astronaut remembers two shining stars of the electronic music world whose lives came to sudden and tragic ends within the span of three weeks. Lovers of trance and progressive worldwide were shaken at the passing […]

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Remembering the lives of Robert Miles and Marcus Intalex, two artists who shaped electronic for the good

1Remembering the lives of Robert Miles and Marcus Intalex, two artists who shaped electronic for the good This Memorial Day, Dancing Astronaut remembers two shining stars of the electronic music world whose lives came to sudden and tragic ends within the span of three weeks. Lovers of trance and progressive worldwide were shaken at the passing […]

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Tube & Berger provide a well-rounded view of their past, present, & future in ‘We Are All Stars’ [Album Review]

Tube & Berger have never been ones to assimilate to the status quo musically. Its members, Arndt and Marko, found each other at a young age through punk rock and quickly bonded under their shared ideology of defying trends and forging their own forward-thinking path. Throughout their storied career, which began well over a decade […]

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