Archive | carl cox

Watch the trailer for ‘What We Started,’ starring Carl Cox, Tiësto, Martin Garrix and more

Recent converts to electronic music in the last few years may not realize exactly what has transpired in the last half decade or so. The short of it is essentially a massive worldwide overhaul in dance music’s popularity — one that happened seemingly overnight. Dance music completely transformed from a historically underground network to a colossal entertainment subset that’s […]

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Carl Cox to hold fundraiser for Burning Man Playground production

Carl Cox announced he’ll be playing at San Francisco’s Midway on March 30 in an effort to raise funds for his annual Burning Man camp, Playground. Having been playing on Black Rock City’s playa for over a decade, the techno don has become a festival staple and announced that the funds raised for Playground will all go […]

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Morocco’s 2018 Oasis Festival boasts Carl Cox, Derrick Carter, The Black Madonna & more

Morocco’s exotic destination festival Oasis has announced the first wave of acts for 2018.Held September 14–16, 2018 on the outskirts of Marrakech, industry heavyweights like Carl Cox, The Black Madonna, Derrick Cater, and the underground head honcho Rødhåd front the bill are all set to make appearances. Oasis’ fourth edition will also see Lanza, Mount Kimbie, […]

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Awakenings announces monstrous two-day 2018 lineup

Awakenings Festival has announced its glorious 2018 lineup, which will descend upon the grounds of Spaarnwoude on June 30 and July 1.Over 100 artists will perform over the two days with some of techno’s heaviest acts fronting the bill. Artists like Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth, and more, are some of the […]

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Plethora of back to back sets announced ahead of Junction 2

London-based Junction 2 Festival plans to expand its horizons this year with unmissable back to back sets from some of techno’s most accomplished stalwarts.Two storied techno legends in Adam Beyer and Carl Cox will perform in tandem, as well as performing their own solo sets. Additional back to back sets include Dixon and Âme, who will conjoin for an […]

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Martin Garrix and Carl Cox’s documentary to be released in March

A tidbit sure to elicit an “oh yes oh yes!” from fans, Martin Garrix and Carl Cox’s dance-focused documentary, What We Started, will soon become available on the big screen. Originally premiered in Los Angeles on June 15, 2017 to a crowd of music icons including Moby and Erick Morillo, the documentary will be shown in select […]

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MUST LISTEN: Carl Cox kicks off the 25th year of BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix

The techno maven Carl Cox has served up the very first BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix of the year.Considering the show turns 25 this year, it’s fitting that Cox — who Pete Tong referred to as “one of the most legendary DJs in dance history” — served up the very first mix of the year.Cox’s first […]

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Carl Cox to host BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix ahead of 25th anniversary

Carl Cox‘s heavyweight status in techno has solidified him as one of the genre’s most acclaimed DJs. Whether it be hosting his own arena stage at Ultra or revolutionizing the way that partygoers contextualize club experiences in Ibiza, Cox is always known to shock audiences with undiscovered tracks and effortless mixing.Starting the year with some fire under his belt, […]

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Analog merges with Magnum Bookings to form Analog Spain

One of electronic music’s most prominent booking agencies, Analog, has announced a merger with Spain’s Magnum Bookings to form Analog Spain, effective January 1st, 2018.Analog is one of the worldwide leaders for independent booking agencies specializing specifically in house and techno. It represents well-established clientele as Sasha & John Digweed, Carl Cox, and Nic Fanciulli, among a dense roster […]

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Carl Cox is returning to headline Creamfields for the first time in a decade in 2018

Carl Cox has officially been announced as Creamfields first headliner of 2018, nearly a decade since his last time topping the legendary UK festival’s billing. Beyond Cox’s headlining duties next year, the techno icon is also lined up to curate his own Intec Digital stage hosted at the event’s Steel Yard megastructure as well. The announcement comes three months ahead […]

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Premiere: Nicole Moudaber & Carl Cox – See You Next Tuesday (Black Asteroid Remix)

Black Asteroid‘s experience is as vast as the amount of music styles he has dabbled in. His unique tenure as a musician, which included being Prince’s engineer, made him a perfect candidate to remold his longtime friend Nicole Moudaber‘s “See You Next Tuesday” with Carl Cox into his own.The project took an unexpected turn, but […]

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Carl Cox is throwing a rave in an Irish castle next year

The age of producers booking novelty party spaces is upon us. With Nina Kraviz throwing a rave in an 150 foot UFO-shaped water tower and Ganja White Night‘s impromptu airplane afterparty, the next artist to capture a captivating make-shift venue is the legendary Carl Cox.The tech and house maestro has just announced a special three-hour set in an Irish castle — […]

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Carl Cox expounds upon his MODEL 1 DJ set-up in new How I PLAY film

Richie Hawtin’s MODEL 1 has undoubtedly paved the way today’s DJs work behind the decks.In MODEL 1’s latest How I Play series, the venerable Carl Cox expounds upon just how the setup changed it all. In near ten minutes, Cox explains his current DJ setup in depth, offering up insight into his preferences of the MODEL 1, his […]

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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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