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Pan for gold with the Desert Hearts crew or jam out with Justin Jay ahead of their Goldrush Festival performances [Giveaway]

This year’s inaugural Goldrush Festival is gearing up to take place ahead of Thanksgiving in Arizona, wrangling together a star-studded dance and hip-hop leaning lineup across November 18 and 19. The event’s first year headliners include Dillon Francis, RL Grime, Migos, and Marshmello with additional top-name bookings that include Claude VonStroke (and Barclay Crenshaw), Baauer […]

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Dancing Astronaut is hiring!

Brand Partnerships EditorDancing Astronaut is looking for a Brand Partnerships Editor to help us manage the roll out of sponsored and brand content across all of our platforms (website + social media). This person will be a capable self-starter and will be responsible for managing interpersonal communications with our brand partners (labels, PR companies, artists, clubs, festivals, etc). They will see campaigns through […]

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Enter to win VIP tickets + lunch with Elephante in LA

Producer Elephante has barely stopped to breathe in 2017 with a slew of national tour dates and some killer tunes under his belt. The multi-talented producer has no plans to slow down either, revealing in a recent interview with Dancing Astronaut his simple philosophy: “keep going.”Now, the enigmatic artist is offering one lucky fan the opportunity to […]

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Festival goers engage in heavy petting with sex robot, promptly break it (her?)

Sex robots might soon top the lists of items not permitted on festival grounds.While an uncannily lifelike sex doll doesn’t exactly align with other festival must haves like hydration packs and chewing gum, the doll’s creator was nonetheless determined to bring the doll to Linz, Austria’s Arts Electronica Festival last month. Named Samantha, the female […]

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Win tickets to catch Thievery Corporation on tour [Contest]

Hot off the heels of a transatlantic tour packed with festivals and European headline shows, Thievery Corporation are returning to the United Stated to play an equally stacked round of dates. The band will make a series of exciting stops including Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom and the Palladium in Los Angeles. The band has already announced a series […]

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Dancing Astronaut and Exchange LA present: Thomas Jack’s Margarita Meet & Greet (9/23)

On Saturday, September 23, cross-continental house star Thomas Jack will headline Los Angeles’s venerated Exchange LA alongside Jax Jones.In celebration of the show, Dancing Astronaut has teamed up with Exchange LA to present an exclusive Margarita Meet & Greet with Thomas Jack prior to his performance.14 winners will be randomly selected for the opportunity to share margaritas […]

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Dancing Astronaut is hiring!

Facebook Manager.While this is a shared responsibility currently, we are looking for someone to take this role on (almost) exclusively. Though the platform can easily by scheduled out in one fell swoop by a motivated person, the ideal candidate will be available throughout the day to post content as needed. This person should be tapped […]

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LISTEN: Steve Angello, Rezz, DJ Sliink hit our Hot 25 [Playlist]

The Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you the essential tracks of the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that should be landing on your radar, Dancing Astronaut brings you 25 carefully […]

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MUST LISTEN: REZZ opens a new era of dance music [LP REVIEW+INTERVIEW]

How does one define REZZ?It’s a question that musicians, critics, and fans alike have pored over throughout the artist’s brief, but momentous musical tenure. Once dubbed by the masses as the “female Gesaffelstein,” Isabelle Rezazadeh has since transcended this reductive – albeit, highly laudable – characterization, to create a style that is entirely her own.“People […]

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Win a golf cart joyride to the moon and back with Desert Hearts at Moonrise!

Over the past 4 years, the Desert Hearts family has found itself at the center of a dusty movement, fostering intimate experiences of sonic joy and unbounded love across the globe. Now, the crew is bringing their show to Moonrise Festival on August 12th and 13th to give Baltimore an experience of a lifetime.The lucky […]

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Win a wine & cheese date with Ookay at Moonrise

One of the most impressive young leaders of the American trap scene, California-based Ookay, will choose one lucky winner to have a wine and cheese date with him at Moonrise Festival next weekend. The two day festival will take place in Baltimore from August 12th to 13th, and features a stacked lineup with upcoming and […]

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Your Paradise Fiji: A destination festival that lives up to its hype

“It’s called ‘Your Paradise’ because everyone can define the experience for themselves — fans and artists alike.”The festival market is oversaturated. It has been for years.Every new festival promises some shiny new experience and oftentimes under delivers on the lofty expectations sold to ticket buyers. Immaculately art directed drone footage and oversaturated Instagram photos make […]

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Marshmello keeps his mask on for remix of Future’s ‘Mask Off’

During his epic rise to the top of the electronic music world, Marshmello had established two defining features: his iconic mallow mask and a twist on bass that is perfect for a party and never takes itself too seriously. The mysterious producer’s latest is both a continuation and departure from these identifying qualities.Marshmello‘s sense of […]

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EDC Week: Win a meet & greet with Flume

Headed to Vegas for Electric Daisy Carnival? End your EDC Week right with an exclusive meet and greet opportunity with the one and only Flume. The multitalented producer will take the stage at Vegas’ Daylight Beach Club on Sunday, June 18th as the Las Vegas Motor Speedway prepares for it’s closing night.Flume’s party at Daylight is […]

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Celebrate EDC Week 2017 in style at Hakkasan’s world famous parties

1EDC WEEK PARTY GUIDEHot off the success of a fiery Memorial Day Weekend bash, Hakkasan Group are set to welcome a star studded lineup of international talents to celebrate Electric Daisy Carnival‘s Las Vegas event. The festivities kick off Wednesday, June 14 through Monday June 19 with names like Jauz, Party Favor, NGHTMRE, Oliver Heldens […]

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See Run The Jewels, Tycho live from Primavera Sound

Primavera Sound festival is in full swing with a packed, eclectic lineup including names like The Black Angels, Descendents, Mac DeMarco, Broken Social Scene and scores more. For those not soaking up the Barcelona sun, Red Bull in conjunction with us here at Dancing Astronaut are bringing viewers a taste of the fun.Tune in to the Primavera […]

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See Run The Jewels, Tycho live from Primavera Sound

Primavera Sound festival is in full swing with a packed, eclectic lineup including names like The Black Angels, Descendents, Mac DeMarco, Broken Social Scene and scores more. For those not soaking up the Barcelona sun, Red Bull in conjunction with us here at Dancing Astronaut are bringing viewers a taste of the fun.Tune in to the Primavera […]

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