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Tiësto remixed Ed Sheeran’s ‘Happier’

Tiësto remixed Ed Sheeran‘s “Happier,” off his 2017 best-selling album, ÷. This is a massive collaboration and the result is no surprise: it’s amazing. Tiësto sounds like he’s flexing his Kygo muscle, as the producer’s light, deep house cuddle’s Sheeran’s folksy voice with melodic, rumbling synths. The king of trance kept to Sheeran’s minimal vibe, adding euphoric […]

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Oliver Heldens delivers a deep house remix of Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa’s ‘One Kiss’

Calvin Harris dropped three remixes of his most recent Billboard success “One Kiss,” with Dua Lipa. Oliver Heldens, ZHU, and Jauz each had the pleasure of remixing the Scotsman’s production. Heldens gives the original his signature deep house, murky melodies. The distorted bass creates a stark contrast between Lipa’s optimistic, top-end pop vocals and the body-trembling, low-ends of […]

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Monolink describes growing into his musical self and the inspiration behind ‘Amniotic’ [Q&A]

In recent years, a new type of artist has been developing in Germany, one as unique as he is talented. This artist is called Monolink, and his music is a blend of his own voice, his guitar, and craftily arranged, satisfying electronica. His music has been so well received, in fact, that some are pointing […]

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Techno Tuesday: My Favorite Robot select the tracks that define their MFR Imprint

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. My Favorite Robot […]

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Yolanda Be Cool assemble breezy new playlist ahead of Splash House [EXCLUSIVE]

Palm Springs will undergo it’s semi-annual transformation into a dance-fueled desert oasis come June 8, as Splash House‘s first edition makes its rounds through its usual home resorts. The Goldenvoice institution turns five this year, and to switch things up, lineups are staggered as well. June’s roster has just been unveiled, revealing a bevy of […]

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Shiba San throws down Chicago house in new ‘Off To Funk’ EP

Dirtybird deity, Shiba San returns to Relief Records with his newest EP, Off To Funk, his second release on the Green Velvet-founded Chicago-based label. The producer’s patriarchal presence in the house and tech scenes began after the release of 2015’s wall-to-wall club track “OKAY.” Since, he has embarked on world tours and worked alongside some of […]

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Premiere: Inxec & Droog – Monstar

Living across thousands of miles and an ocean isn’t enough to stop Droog and Inxec from making some collaborative gold. The LA-based duo have been working with the British native for years, fashioning house music containing a blend of mystical elements and entrancing melodies. They’ve once more joined forces on Droog’s Culprit imprint, coming out […]

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Lane 8 reveals horde of new music in his debut BBC Essential Mix

Daniel Goldstein, better known as Lane 8, took to BBC’s Radio 1 Essential Mix to heighten an already watershed year in the producer’s career. The two hour deep/melodic house mix is nothing short of a transcendent expedition through Lane 8’s past, present, and future. Despite his recent album release, Lane 8 showers the listener with […]

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Premiere: Undercatt – Vulcano

The latest Diynamic act to offer insight into their current artistic moment via the Picture: series are behind some of the label’s most favored hits over the past couple years. Undercatt — comprised of Italians Luca and Elia — have found their niche in ethereal, yet full-bodied shades of tech house and progressive. They’ve distinguished […]

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Thugfucker forges whimsical house mix ahead of Elements [EXCLUSIVE]

Thugfucker were founded on the basis of uplifting peoples’ spirits with ethereal and mystical shades of house and tech. The outfit — now a singular act led by member Greg Oreck — rose through the ranks swiftly, making their mark on the underground world with their dynamic approach to sets and drive to create an […]

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Techno Tuesday: Steve Bug talks label longevity, new album ‘Paradise Sold’ with Langenberg

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. For over two […]

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Luttrell shares cosmic ‘Intergalactic Plastic’ EP

The ever so smooth and sanguine Luttrell has returned to Anjunadeep for his third EP, Intergalactic Plastic, with the deep house/techno label.  The handlebar mustachioed San Fransisco native formerly served as one half of OWSLA-affiliated The M Machine, before hatching his solo venture in 2016. Luttrell’s sound is characterized by crisp, melodic techno and highly visceral deep house — […]

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Exclusive: Freddy Be & Savi Leon – The Sands Of Time

Freddy Be and Savi Leon have set forth to take the mind on a sonic journey into the depths of mysticism by way of house music. “The Sands Of Time” is an ear-catching record, built on sturdy bass grooves and tribal-esque drum patterns. Slowly, but surely, the LA-based collaborators heighten the intrigue with even more Eastern-inspired elements […]

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Rinzen gives a glimpse into his personal crate with release of debut mixtape, ‘The Prologue’

Deadmau5 has a proven A&R knack for spotting emerging talent, and historically, he’s equipped them to go off and take over their own corners of the ever-growing EDM empire. If the career trajectories of artists like REZZ or Skrillex serve as any indication, then we have another star on our hands with Rinzen. The LA-based mau5trap recruit, currently […]

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Premiere: James Teej & Silky- Illuminated Cabaret (Tiefschwarz Remix)

James Teej & Silky have created quite the eclectic gem in “Illuminated Cabaret,” out on Timo Maas‘ Rockets & Ponies. Enter house veterans Tiefschwarz, and suddenly the piece transforms into an afterhours’ dance weapon. Tiefschwarz first work on the energy levels of “Illuminated Cabaret,” brightening it and  adding further stimulation with grooving drum patterns. Diving deeper into […]

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Meet the underground talent of CRSSD Fest: Nora En Pure

CRSSD‘s 7th edition is a special one —it marks the official third birthday of the festival. Hosted at its usual location at the picturesque Waterfront Park in San Diego, the semi-annual event certainly hasn’t faltered in its lineup curation, inviting the likes of Cirez D, Empire of the Sun, Henry Saiz, and Tchami onto its bill across March 3 & […]

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Disciples follow their deep house drive on new single, ’48HRS’

UK dance floor dominators, Disciples, further evidence their production prowess on “48HRS,” a single that serves as a paragon of the dulcet deep house for which the South London trio has come to be recognized. Punctuated by a pulsating bass line with a captivatingly dark tonal hue, “48HRS” is a smooth sonic stride into the […]

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Hear this surprising Rusko remix of Selena Gomez & Marshmello’s ‘Wolves’

With last year’s arrival of Marshmello and Selena Gomez‘s hotly anticipated dance/pop crossover track, “Wolves,” it became clear the masked producer was setting his sights on the world of commercial pop. Paired with their live performance of “Wolves” at the 2017 AMAs, fans of Marshmello began wondering if the once-enigmatic bass producer was turning his back on EDM altogether. Mellogang […]

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Premiere: BLOND:ISH – Cruising

BLOND:ISH hold a keen grasp over all things ethereal and carnal. Their lush, often nature-infused brand of house has transformed them into veritable icons in the underground sphere, with their well-tuned sets fitting perfectly in locations like Burning Man, Tulum, and Ibiza. Outside of their usual house-inclined sound, the duo have also proven their prowess in […]

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Premiere: BAILE – Spectrum Bias

BAILE translates to “dance” in Spanish. Appropriately, the rising New York talent has proved his aptitude at making dancefloor-worthy hits not long into his tenure in the underground sphere, putting forth melodic and grooving remixes of a multitude of singles in addition to earning recognition for his solo work in both the ambient and deep realms. […]

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