Archive | carl cox

Dubfire to release documentary ‘Above Ground Level’ in mid-November

Dubfire is making his debut in documentary. The Iranian artist has released a trailer for “Above Ground Level,” a documentary that will chronicle his life, starting from his childhood in Iran, embroiled in the turmoil of the Iranian Revolution, to his ascendance to dance music deity status. Due out on November 21, the short film […]

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Techno Tuesday: Josh Butler talks ORIGINS RCRDS, 90s influences and A&R

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music.House music stalwart Josh Butler […]

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[Interview] Epizode Festival founder Roustam Mirzoev talks improvements, curation strategy ahead of 2018 edition

From its industrial home in the heart of Detroit to the dusk-till-dawn underground events that dominate Europe’s rigorous party scene, techno knows no boundaries. In recent years, the genre has since exploded in Asia, further playing into the genre’s exponential growth across the globe. One festival in particular stands out among the rest.It’s called Epizode Festival.Epizode, which made its Vietnamese […]

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Ultra Music Festival teases upcoming 20th anniversary edition with sentimental trailer

The anticipation for Ultra Music Festival commences, the international brand revealed a riveting and nostalgic trailer highlighting some of the event’s most iconic moments from its 20 year history.Featuring a slew of testimonials from legendary producers, such as Kaskade, Carl Cox, and Armin Van Buuren, each shares their own take on how they view playing the festival and why […]

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Carl Cox and Nile Rodgers team up for new single ‘Beat The Track’

Two legends of dance music, Carl Cox and Nile Rodgers, have come together for a new track entitled “Beat The Track.”The track’s feel is founded in the tech and house landscape Carl Cox fans are familiar with. Serious guitar work — Rodgers’ calling card — can be heard about 5-minutes in. Additionally, the track does a clever job […]

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Candid new documentary examines the mental & physical tolls of a DJ’s lifestyle [WATCH]

A new documentary produced by DJsounds offers insight about the structure of a DJ’s life between the beat drops. Titled Why We DJ—Slaves to The Rhythm, the documentary is an exploration of the lifestyle of a DJ that paints a portrait of the personal sacrifices made by DJs in their effort to play a variety […]

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STREAM: Carl Cox’s Burning Man set

Now in it’s 21st year, the mystique surrounding Burning Man and its ability to draw in the biggest names in electronic music have shown now signs of abating. This year was no exception, with contributions from Diplo, Skrillex, and a Burning Man favorite — Tycho’s sunrise set.One particular guest to Black Rock City that has until now remained rather elusive has been […]

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Pioneer’s announced a new line of DJ headphones and they’re ridiculously impressive

Pioneer‘s operating on a higher frequency. Their latest line of HDJ-X headphones literally goes above and beyond.While the cutting edge company is boasting its “super durability” in three brand new models, its most impressive feat is that Pioneer is now producing headphones capable of frequencies never before achieved by any single pair of DJ headphones. At […]

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Ultra China drops phase one lineup with Martin Garrix, Porter Robinson and more

Ultra Europe has come to a close, but Ultra lovers can fear not because the phase one lineup for Ultra China has been announced. Carl Cox, The Chainsmokers, Armin Van Buuren, Porter Robinson, Zedd, Martin Garrix, and Nicky Romero are among the phase one artists who have been announced. This will be China’s first rendition of the […]

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Happy Birthday, Carl Cox: celebrating his legacy with three decades of live footage

July 29 marks the birthday of Carl Cox — a true blessing for the dance world. Having helped pave the way for dance music and its blossoming international scene since its nascent days, the legend’s name is one virtually everyone with knowledge of electronic music recognizes.Cox possesses an infectious energy that is further amplified when he is […]

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Carl Cox announced as surprise guest at Sonus

Sonus had one more surprise in store for its milestone fifth edition: Carl Cox. The news was delivered via video by the legend himself, announced his addition to the lineup and his excitement to be part of the celebrations. This will be his first time playing the festival, and he’ll be bringing colleague John Rundell […]

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Get a first look at the new Carl Cox and Martin Garrix documentary, ‘What We Started’

When news broke last year of the forthcoming dance music documentary What We Started, many fans were left wondering how the filmmakers might tie together the seemingly disparate worlds occupied by lead stars Martin Garrix and Carl Cox.Early promo for the film touted Garrix and Cox as the perfect leads for the film; while the 54-year […]

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Get a first look at the new Carl Cox and Martin Garrix documentary, ‘What We Started’

When news broke last year of the forthcoming dance music documentary What We Started, many fans were left wondering how the filmmakers might tie together the seemingly disparate worlds occupied by lead stars Martin Garrix and Carl Cox.Early promo for the film touted Garrix and Cox as the perfect leads for the film; while the 54-year […]

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Ultra Japan releases diverse Phase 1 lineup

Ultra Japan has announced an extensive phase 1 lineup with Alesso, The Chainsmokers, Hardwell, Kygo, Steve Angello, Steve Aoki and Tiësto as headliners for the fourth edition of the. This year, Ultra’s Tokyo-based festival will debut a brand new Live Stage, making it the fourth Ultra Worldwide edition to host this facet of the event. Three highly-celebrated live acts in electronic music have been confirmed for the festival’s first phase: Empire of […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Guide to 2017 Movement Afterparties

1Dancing Astronaut's Guide to 2017 Movement AfterpartiesEvery Memorial Day Weekend, the global dance music community flocks to the birthplace of techno for one of the most revered festivals in dance: Movement. Although the festival has gone through a number of incarnations since its inception, the quality and curation has always remained top notch, with the […]

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Martin Garrix & Carl Cox To Release Documentary Film, “What We Started”

What We Started is a new documentary on the way paying tribute to electronic dance music and will star Martin Garrix and Carl Cox. Director Bert Marcus chronicles the underground inception of dance music in the 1980’s and expands into the current day landscape. The Documentary will premiere at the LA Film Festival on Thursday June 15th. You […]

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Carl Cox and Martin Garrix’s documentary, ‘What We Started,’ has a premiere date

With unprecedented access to a self-driven industry, Director Bert Marcus chronicles the explosive rise of electronic dance music which extends from its underground inception in the late 1980s, to its current standing as a mainstream phenomena.At the center of What We Started are the journeys of past and present told through the eyes of Carl Cox […]

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