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Spacesuits on—Dancing Astronaut is hiring [Apply]

Dancing Astronaut is hiring — interested in joining a team of dedicated writers with an unwavering addiction to everything electronic? We are looking to bring on a well-rounded, experienced staff writer to assist in advancing our editorial team forward in covering daily news, music, and recurring weekly/monthly features. We’re considering news writers from all over the […]

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Spacesuits on—Dancing Astronaut is hiring [Apply]

Dancing Astronaut is hiring — interested in joining a team of dedicated writers with an unwavering addiction to everything electronic? We are looking to bring on a well-rounded, experienced staff writer to assist in advancing our editorial team forward in covering daily news, music, and recurring weekly/monthly features. We’re considering news writers from all over the […]

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Gary Richards on starting over, keeping it fresh, and changing the game, premieres ‘No Retreat’ with Loge21 [Interview]

Electronic music consumers over the last two decades would be hard-pressed to pinpoint an individual who’s impacted the dance music event space harder than Gary Richards. Since the 1990s, Richards (also known musically as Destructo) has taken his talents miles above their subterranean roots, largely helping shape the Southern Californian rave scene, relentlessly seeking new […]

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How to Sell or Recycle Your Old Electronics

I have several pairs of broken headphones, a non-functional PlayStation, and one cracked iPhone with trace amounts of blood on it. While rummaging through useless belongings in my apartment, I often wonder if my used electronics—cracked or not—can ever serve a greater purpose than sitting in my drawer or being thrown…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Travis Scott, more mixtapes, and an eye on the copy cats: seven things we learned from Flume’s recent Reddit AMA

Recently Flume stopped by Reddit for an AMA (ask me anything) with fans. The Q&A couldn’t have come at a more opportune time, taking place shortly after the release of Hi, This is Flume—a surprise visual mixtape that essentially halted electronic music in its tracks on March 20. The AMA also came after the Grammy […]

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Justice cement their legacy as one of the greatest dance acts of all time with Grammy Award for Best Electronic Album

Despite this being their second gramophone, something about Justice‘s victory at the 61st Grammy Awards feels a little more special. The duo were nominated for their debut album in 2008, the seminal †, and eventually would go on to take home the hardware the following year for their inescapable remix of MGMT‘s “Electric Feel” in 2009. But […]

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Emerging producer Fluencee delivers pristine original work on, ‘Foxgloves’

DJ and producer Fluencee has broken through at a rate most artists would envy — and for good reason. The Los Angeles-based artist has caught the electronic crossover world’s attention with his music and its inspiration, largely derived from overcoming childhood bullying due to a lifelong stutter. After landing remixes with artists like The Chainsmokers […]

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Emerging producer Fluencee delivers pristine original work on, ‘Foxgloves’

DJ and producer Fluencee has broken through at a rate most artists would envy — and for good reason. The Los Angeles-based artist has caught the electronic crossover world’s attention with his music and its inspiration, largely derived from overcoming childhood bullying due to a lifelong stutter. After landing remixes with artists like The Chainsmokers […]

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Emerging producer Fluencee delivers pristine original work on, ‘Foxgloves’

DJ and producer Fluencee has broken through at a rate most artists would envy — and for good reason. The Los Angeles-based artist has caught the electronic crossover world’s attention with his music and its inspiration, largely derived from overcoming childhood bullying due to a lifelong stutter. After landing remixes with artists like The Chainsmokers […]

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Arizona’s Goldrush Festival brings big beats to the wild wild west [Review + Recap Video]

Phoenix, Arizona is quickly becoming one of the nation’s hottest music festival destinations, drawing an increasing number of top-tier artists and events to the Valley of the Sun year after year. This year was perhaps Phoenix’s biggest yet, hosting events like the debut installment of Lost Lake Festival and Hundred Waters‘ annual FORM at Arcosanti, […]

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Did your favorite make the cut? Spotify releases its ‘Best of 2017’ Dance/Electronic playlist [Stream]

As Spotify shares its end of year charts, underscoring 2017’s dominant artists, albums, songs, and more, the streaming giant has likewise highlighted the year’s prominent productions in the dance electronic sphere via its Best of 2017 playlist. The 100-track compilation acknowledges many of the high powered anthems that proved to be prevalent over the course […]

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Dillon Francis primes fans for inbound new album in 2018

Dillon Francis is officially capping a momentous 2017 with the confirmation we’ve all been waiting for heading into 2018 –– a new full-length LP currently under wraps and on its way. From making his television debut to marquee collaborations with NGHTMRE, Flosstradamus, and G-Eazy, this has been a hallmark year for Dillon, and now he’s priming […]

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Henry Saiz – The Golden Cage (Sebastien Léger remix)

French producer Sebastien Léger is definitely an electronic music veteran in his own right, with almost 20 years of experience under his belt. interestingly, throughout the duration of his lasting career, Leger has stayed true to his experimental style— a trend that a worrying number veteran DJs tend to shun in modern times.His latest remix of Henry […]

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How Superfly’s inaugural Lost Lake Festival put Phoenix on the map as the next big festival spot in the U.S.

1How Superfly's inaugural Lost Lake Festival put Phoenix on the map as the next big festival spot in the U.S.This fall, Superfly Presents, the masterminds behind North American festival giants Outside Lands and Bonnaroo set their scopes on a new, emerging entertainment market that they were banking on being the next big festival-hosting city in the […]

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How J Dilla used a sampler to make his mark on hip-hop history

Arguably the two most pivotal moments in hip-hop history were the advent of the drum machine and the embrace of sampling, and over the course of hip-hop’s development, the movement’s most influential figures, from Dr. Dre to DJ Premier all commonly wielded both of these tools to make their mark on what is now unequivocally America’s most popular […]

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Bassnectar, Halsey, Arcade Fire top Okeechobee’s massive 2018 lineup

2018’s festival circuit is already heating up, with Florida’s Okeechobee Music + Arts Festival dropping off a well-rounded lineup teeming with talent to jump start the spring season from March 1 – 4. Now, in its third year, Okeechobee is boasting perhaps its biggest lineup yet, led by Halsey, Arcade Fire, Travis Scott, with Bassnectar returning to […]

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Pablo Nouvelle ft Lulu James – Wired

As Pablo Nouvelle feverishly works to complete his sophomore album Wired, the Swiss producer gave fans a brief peek into the different facets and colors of the upcoming album through an early release of the album’s title track.Immersed in gentle atmospheres and Lulu James’ soulful vocals, ‘Wired’ is definitely an intriguing and pervasively engaging tune. Laced with brushing […]

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Oshi – Lost

Nineteen-year-old Joshua Brennan, otherwise known as Oshi, is back with a new single titled “lost.” The track opens with a combination of piano, drums, and bells that fall into synthesized vocals and a pulsing bass line that carries the listener into the crux of the track. “Lost” blends instrumentals, electronic, and bass while putting a refreshing twist […]

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Tep No – Toluca Lake

In a rapidly stagnating and increasingly shallow EDM industry, Canadian producer Tep No is a breath of fresh air. The Ultra Music signee has carved out a niche for himself with his intriguing style of electronic music — one that combines his own vocals with live instruments, to create a truly unique sound. This refreshing take […]

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Tep No – Toluca Lake

In a rapidly stagnating and increasingly shallow EDM industry, Canadian producer Tep No is a breath of fresh air. The Ultra Music signee has carved out a niche for himself with his intriguing style of electronic music — one that combines his own vocals with live instruments, to create a truly unique sound. This refreshing take […]

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