Archive | desert house

Premiere: Monstergetdown – Blakmajik

LA remains a hotbed of fresh, forward-thinking American talent, and mau5trap has tapped keenly into this vein. One of their newest recruits from this region, Monstergetdown, has just released a fresh new EP that embraces elements spanning from tribal, to dark and heavy. Its eponymous opener, “Blakmajik,” brings to mind imagery of voodoo and mysticism […]

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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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Be Svendsen – Getula [EP Review]

Be Svendsen ended his year on a sensual note via “Getula.” Through jazzy keyboard riffs, Eastern-inspired instrumentation, and carnal rhythms embedded in a mid-tempo foundation, the Danish producer proves once more that electronica doesn’t need to be pounding and high-charged to create an irresistibly move-able atmosphere. Its hypnotizing layers serve as tentacles that keep the listener hooked until the […]

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DJ Three & Öona Dahl prepare for Minimal Effort NYE with curated Orbit playlists

For underground fans in Los Angeles this weekend, Minimal Effort is the party to ring in the New Year. Stacked to the brim with the scene’s top talent, the holiday event will host names like Maya Jane Coles, Ardalan, Jimmy Edgar, Justin Martin, DJ Three, Öona Dahl, and more.To get ready for the NYE affair, […]

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Hoj prepares a whimsical New Year’s playlist ahead of ADID LA [Exclusive]

December 30 marks LA’s turn to daydream, as Lee Burridge and his beloved cohorts touch down in Gin Ling way to provide fans with a blissful kickoff to the new year. Joining Burridge in this edition of All Day I Dream are Hoj and YokoO, for what’s sure to be a pleasant affair.The event itself […]

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Premiere: Newman – The Sky And The Earth

“The Sky And The Earth” is gripping from its very first moment. A piercing vocal sample cuts deep into the psyche, catalyzing goosebumps that are accentuated further by mysterious arpeggios. Its distinctive, otherworldly nature has made it an ideal listen during twilight hours, where the record’s hypnotizing elements carry listeners seamlessly into a new phase of […]

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Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis – Hope

Matthias Meyer’s affinity for lush, rhythmic deep house rears its head once more in his sweeping new single “Hope.” Written alongside Ryan Davis, the mellow, yet grooving cut strikes listeners with poignant string melodies whose ethereal nature is amplified by clever chime placement. Intricate drum patterns complete “Hope,” adding depth while making it a tantalizing […]

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Techno Tuesday: Daso on his come-up and mystical shades of house

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.Daso remains in […]

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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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Reminisce on dreamier times with these ADID LA photos (Event Gallery)

 1Reminisce on dreamier times with these ADID LA photos (Event Gallery) Lee Burridge aimed to “make people smile” when he created his All Day I Dream parties, according to a recent interview with Billboard. Over the past six years since he started the organizing events on a summer Brooklyn terrace, All Day I Dream has since […]

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Lost Desert – Hunter [EP Review]

Lee Burridge has a keen sense for artistry. When he began pushing Belgian talent Lost Desert as a prime new addition to the All Day I Dream family, lovers of his ethereal brand of music automatically knew it came with good reason. They predicted correctly — by 2016, Lee paired up with Lost Desert and vocalist […]

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The 2017 Oregon Eclipse Gathering: An event in totality [Event Review]

As thick dust clouds covered the secluded desert terrain of Big Summit Prairie, Oregon, flocks of eclipse chasers converged onto Ochoco National Forest with its 360 degree views of mountainous pines for the Oregon Eclipse festival that would soon unfold. Their ultimate mission was to view the magic of totality, which occurred between 9-10am on Aug. 21, 2017, among thirty […]

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DA Premiere: Cornucopia releases sought-after ‘Letter For Poly’ on Hoj & Lee Burridge’s new imprint, Tale + Tone

After building a legacy as a primary member and purveyor of the All Day I Dream sound, it’s time for Hoj to move onto the next chapter in his artistic career: launching his own label. His vision has now officially come to fruition under the name Tale + Tone, with the label debuting its 6-track […]

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Bedouin release spellbinding ‘Straight To The Heart’ on All Day I Dream [EP Review]

Bedouin never cease to enchant with each new piece they put out. Wielding their chemistry as a duo and ancestral influence, Brooklyn-based Ramy and Tamer have earned a reputation in the underground circles for their hypnotic productions and impeccable sets.Months after debuting a host of brand new originals and remixes in their debut Essential Mix, […]

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Bedouin release spellbinding ‘Straight To The Heart’ on All Day I Dream [EP Review]

Bedouin never cease to enchant with each new piece they put out. Wielding their chemistry as a duo and ancestral influence, Brooklyn-based Ramy and Tamer have earned a reputation in the underground circles for their hypnotic productions and impeccable sets.Months after debuting a host of brand new originals and remixes in their debut Essential Mix, […]

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Bedouin release spellbinding ‘Straight To The Heart’ on All Day I Dream [EP Review]

Bedouin never cease to enchant with each new piece they put out. Wielding their chemistry as a duo and ancestral influence, Brooklyn-based Ramy and Tamer have earned a reputation in the underground circles for their hypnotic productions and impeccable sets.Months after debuting a host of brand new originals and remixes in their debut Essential Mix, […]

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Bedouin release spellbinding ‘Straight To The Heart’ on All Day I Dream [EP Review]

Bedouin never cease to enchant with each new piece they put out. Wielding their chemistry as a duo and ancestral influence, Brooklyn-based Ramy and Tamer have earned a reputation in the underground circles for their hypnotic productions and impeccable sets.Months after debuting a host of brand new originals and remixes in their debut Essential Mix, […]

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Good Morning Mix: Öona Dahl conducts stirring sunrise sermon at Desert Hearts

Öona Dahl is carving out a special niche for herself within the underground. Using a transformational approach in her sets with an intent to take her audiences on an introspective journey, she quickly became a well-respected figure on the underground circuit. After building her repertoire of dreamy original works and demonstrate her ability to entrance people […]

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The Radar 89: Mixed by David Hôhme

David Hôhme has become a fixture of sorts on the Brooklyn transformational circuit, delivering desert-friendly sets to the masses whose soundscapes are lush, melodic, and filled with intricate instrumentation. Additionally, his releases have been rinsed quite a bit by his peers; notably, his single “Fear Less,” which received remixes by Martin Roth, Jody Wisternoff, and more.A […]

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Premiere: Guy Mantzur dresses up Eitan Reiter & Muzarco’s ‘Oh Death’ in hypnotic progressive remix

Guy Mantzur has welcomed two fellow Israeli talents into the PlattenBank fold: Eiten Reiter and Muzarco. Joining with vocalist Omri Klein, the three have produced a deep, thoughtful cut in “Oh Death.”Where “Oh Death” casts a shadow, Guy Mantzur brings the light and transforms the piece into a hypnotic, mystical piece built for the desert. Intricate layers […]

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