Archive | Dubstep

Panda Eyes, Barely Alive, and Virtual Riot smash their new collab, ‘Triforce’

Panda Eyes, Barely Alive, and Virtual Riot team up for the glittery dubstep collaboration, “Triforce.” With video game synths, happy horns, lush keys, and twinkling arpeggios, the track starts off in a blissful state before shifting towards the dark side. There’s a stark contrast between the verse and hook, using a Skrillex-esque vocal build that […]

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Introducing Dorfex Bos: A rising underground bass talent talks inspirations, collaborative hopefuls, and his penchant for low-end vibrations in debut ‘Opinions’ EP [Interview + EP Review]

Who exactly is Dorfex Bos? Dorfex Bos may not be a household name in electronic dance music, nor may he ever wish to be. However, the Madison House-signee is one name in underground bass that we’ve been keeping tabs on here at Dancing Astronaut since appearing on Bassnectar‘s tenth full-length studio album, Into the Sun, back in […]

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Beyond the Booth 013: Carmada give us a taste of their outdoor lives

Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some self-introspection, each participant then returns to […]

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PhaseOne x YOOKiE – State Of Emergency

Less than a month after releasing a massive remix of Dillon Francis and NGHTMRE on Mad Decent, duo YOOKiE have teamed up with fellow dubstep heavy-hitter PhaseOne for “State Of Emergency.” Frantic breathing and a ringing phone usher in the track’s introduction, with anguished screams arriving as the build starts to increase. “911, what is […]

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Slushii delivers heavy-handed seven-track ‘Find Your Wings’ EP following massive Ultra 2018 performance

It’s been an exciting journey thus far for Slushii. The emerging young beatmaker, born Julian Scanlan, has deservedly settled in as one of the industry’s most lauded new talents after a meteoric breakthrough campaign over the last year and a half. Coming off the heels of a brilliant return to Ultra performing at the Worldwide Stage, Slushii is […]

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Ray Volpe releases energetic dubstep EP, ‘No Emotion Allowed’

Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, dubstep mastermind Ray Volpe has released a three-track EP, No Emotion Allowed. Each track on the EP showcases a different style of bass music, from grimy riddim to more melodic dubstep. No Emotion Allowed takes listeners on a dark, eerie trip, and with its grueling, cacophonous style, the EP is not intended […]

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Getter is done with EDM, and he doesn’t care what you have to say about it

There comes a time in every artist’s career where what fulfills them creatively begins to place them at odds with what their following desires. For Tanner Petulla, that time has come. A mainstay in the dubstep scene, Petulla ascended the ranks into bass glory quicker than most under the moniker Getter. He found himself headlining festivals […]

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Exclusive: SoDown takes on funkstep with aggressive new anthem, ‘Kill Em’ ft Kyral x Banko

The saxophone playing, bass music producing, adventure fiend from Colorado, SoDown, is stirring up a frenzy in the dance music world for his wickedly unique productions that effortlessly blend a range of genres. The man behind the sax, Ehren Wright, returns to DA for an exclusive debut of his brand new single, “Kill Em,” on which he’s enlisted the help […]

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Ganja White Night explore the dynamic depths of low end bass in seventh LP, ‘The Origins’ [Interview + Album Review]

Who exactly is Mr Wobble? It’s question that has been on the minds of many since Ganja White Night released a series of music videos late last year. One that has answers partly in the release of their newest and most ambitious album to date, dubbed The Origins, out now on their own imprint SubCarbon […]

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Getter’s “Colorblind” is what would happen if you put metalcore, dubstep and hip-hop in a blender

Hip Hop lover? Great. Metalhead? Done. Dubstep enthusiast? Yup. Getter’s newest track “Colorblind” is a cohesive effort at aligning these seemingly disparate elements and it is out now on his own imprint Shred Collective. “Colorblind” is packed with heavy bass, electronic-infused hip hop beats, thumping metal breaks, and angst-ridden vocals. Getter is known for having two distinct […]

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Premiere: Ganja White Night talks Origins LP and newest Dirt Monkey collab, ‘No Escape’

Belgian duo Ganja White Night have teamed up with Colorado-based dubstep producer Dirt Monkey for their latest original “No Escape,” released via SubCarbon Records. When the duo premiered the track on Electric Forest‘s iconic Tripolee Stage this past summer, the reactions generated an infectious outbreak of wobble fanatics. With a drawn out Middle Eastern-inspired lead in, GWN fashion a track that builds […]

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Stream Ganja White Night’s ‘Origins’ mini-mix, packed with IDs off upcoming album

Ganja White Night have carved out a style of intelligent bass music composed of sharp beats, spacey synths, explosive bass lines, and trickling melodies. Affectionately nicknamed the “wobble brothers” by fans, Benjamin “Bamby” Bayeul and Charlie “Erwan” Dodson had a busy 2017 touring schedule opening for Pretty Lights Live and Excision‘s Lost Lands Festival.Now the Belgian dubstep duo have made good on their […]

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Datsik evolves with meticulous masterpiece, ‘Master of Shadows’ [Interview + EP Review]

How does an artist become an icon? Musicians and managers often overlook this question in their quest for career prosperity. It speaks to art at the intersection of style and substance, more than it does to commercial fame. Datsik certainly understands the power of iconography. Recently dubbed by critics as “ninja warrior,” Troy Beetles has harnessed the visual power of the Asian samurai. Look […]

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Kayzo releases debut LP ‘Overload’

Kayzo — has officially released his debut LP titled Overload. The Los Angeles-based producer has climbed the ranks of electronic music, gaining notoriety for his non linear approach towards production. As is the case on his album, listeners can expect the unexpected, with songs often shifting tempo two or three times before ending.Capuozzo’s injection of hard rock […]

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Hi I’m Ghost – On The Run ft Ashley Apollodor

Rising bass duo, Hi I’m Ghost, has released a staggering single titled “On The Run,” featuring Ashley Apollodor. The elaborate piece begins with unwavering violin progressions followed by an escalation of raw synths accompanied by eerie vocal samples. “On The Run” is a striking compilation of dramatic climaxes, dissonant melodies, and prominent undertones, which Hi […]

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Culprate surveys new subdued style in new EP, ‘Unity Project, Part 3’

Over the last few months, Culprate has steadily released a series of EPs with a special twist. The UK-based underground dubstep producer took to his Twitch channel, where he routinely discusses music production and tips, to put out the two previous bodies of work that he created alongside members of the online community itself.Now Culprate has released the third part in his […]

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Gaming collides with electronic music in Nitro Fun’s new EP, ‘Closure’

Gustavo Rangel started producing music at age 14, thanks to an obsession with video gaming and his desire to incorporate gaming elements into music. One year later, the gamer turned music producer won a remix contest on Monstercat, and the rest is history. Rangel was the youngest artist signed to Monstercat at the time, and has […]

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KAYZO – OVERLOAD feat. Micah Martin

Hayden Capuozzo — aka KAYZO — has ascended the ranks of dubstep and trap producers, solidifying himself as one of electronic music’s most versatile young producers. His discography has received support from a flock of A-List producers, even going deep on BBC Radio 1’s Diplo & Friends show. To begin the year Capuozzo went b2b with Herobust, Jauz, Ookay, Getter and Slushii on […]

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Datsik & Virtual Riot – Warriors of the Night

Two certifiable bass maestros have combined forces for a grueling, riddim-inspired festival tune.“Warriors of the Night” amalgamates Datisk‘s heavy set bass lines with Virtual Riot‘s snarling synths in a sonic concoction that is certain to have bass heads across the country leaning and rocking come festival season. The track comes on the heels of Datsik’s collaboration with […]

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