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Premiere: UZ – Lobby ft QUIX & Chaz French (sumthin sumthin Remix)

Experimental DJ-producer sumthin sumthin has delivered his rendition of UZ‘s “Lobby” featuring QUIX and Chaz French. The song is to be featured on the extensive remix album accompanying UZ’s Layers LP, released earlier this year via UZ’s own Quality Goods Records. Also released recently on Quality Goods was sumthin sumthin’s own Afterglow EP. The four-track EP displays the California-based artist’s innovative, genre-defiant production technique.Sumthin sumthin has added his […]

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Ryan Hemsworth fashions experimental remix to Streetfighter II theme

Ryan Hemsworth earned ultimate recognition for his work in the form of recruitment to produce a song for E-40 and Yakki. Since “Hunnid’s” release, the Canadian bass wizard has now collaborated with the Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) to present his take on “Ryu’s Theme.”“Ryu’s Theme,” of course, refers to the Streetfighter II theme song […]

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TroyBoi – Never Give Up

London-based TroyBoi has incessantly churned out tunes since the release of his debut studio album, Left Is Right, earlier this year. The “mystyle” producer’s grimey new track is entitled “Never Give Up,” and follows “Creeper,” “Don’t Want,” and “Focus” featuring Outlaw, all released within the past two months. TroyBoi is currently finishing out his extensive North American tour.“Never Give Up” is […]

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Burial slings out ominously redolent ‘Pre Dawn/Indoors’ EP

Burial‘s salient Untrue recently observed 10 years of rotation around the sun.Since the masterpiece’s release, the ominous producer has remained an anomaly. An established recluse, Burial has long preferred that his music speak volumes. His very identity was kept at bay for the majority of the early part of his career.Earlier this year, he made a re-appearance with his Subtemple EP and […]

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Celebrate the fifth anniversary of Flume’s self-titled debut LP [Stream]

Five years in the electronic music space can seem like a lifetime, especially as this past half decade saw dance music grow into a $7 billion global enterprise. Production value, ticket sales, and arguably even talent are at an all time high in the social media age, with Flume a major standout. The Australian superstar started shaping the course of contemporary […]

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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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Outliers & Oddities: 10 sinister records perfect for Halloween

 1Outliers & Oddities: 10 sinister records perfect for HalloweenOutliers & Oddities is an exclusive Dancing Astronaut feature in honor of Halloween.With an inconceivable number of Halloween party playlists floating around, we’ve created the anti-party playlist — a hearty harvest of eerily evocative jaunts by the likes of RL Grime, Gesaffelstein, deadmau5, and more. Detailed are […]

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Sunday Morning Medicine: synthwave to soundtrack the pouring rain

Sunday Morning Medicine is an eclectic playlist for the chill at heart. Curated weekly, chillers of divergent tastes Alexandra Blair and Michael Cooper bring you a selection of tracks to relax to. Our editorial feature highlights the cream of the crop, but you can follow the official playlist on Spotify. The first select of the week is a deep cut courtesy of […]

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Watch Stranger Things composers create sci-fi soundscapes at the Moog factory

Anticipation for the beloved, nostalgia-ridden sci-fi hit Stranger Things has undoubtedly been at an all-time high this past month and, with the release of the second season, finally crested.Between the deliverance of synth-led S U R V I V E’s dark soundtrack for the Netflix original and the desire to escape to much simpler, ostensibly blissful times, Stranger Things‘ […]

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Brian Eno teams up with My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields for nine-minute ambient track

Electronic music’s great trailblazer, the venerable composer Brian Eno, has collaborated with My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields on a new ambient track entitled “Only Once Away My Son.”Released as part of Adult Swim‘s seventh annual Singles program of exclusive tracks, the nine-minute sonic landscape marks the first time Eno and Shields — the frontman for […]

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Nicolas Jaar set to release ambient album

Nicolas Jaar is set to release a new ambient album.The announcement for the new LP came via Twitter on October 23, after the artist announced two last-minute gigs — both set for The Kitchen in Manhattan through his record label, Other People.Jaar shared he’ll perform two sets in the evening of October 24, also featuring a book launch with Maziyar Pahlevan […]

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Listen to S U R V I V E get ‘a bit darker and weirder’ on Stranger Things season two soundtrack

The Stranger Things cast sat down with Emmy Magazine after season one wrapped up, where they revealed that the next season would be “a lot more horror-oriented.” Season two of the Netflix hit show arrives on October 27, just in time for Halloween, and is set to consist of just 9 episodes.In anticipation of the impending […]

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Listen to Oregon Eclipse live sets from CloZee, Bassnectar, Minnesota, and more

A considerable amount of time has passed since the Oregon Eclipse Gathering,  but exclusive sets continue to appear online as artists upload their live acts or, in some cases, even go as far as to re-record their sets.Now former attendees and eclipse chasers from around the globe can now enjoy sets from the likes of Bassnectar, Minnesota, CloZee, and […]

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The Bloody Beetroots ruminate on the sustenance of EDM, challenge the industry with ‘The Great Electronic Swindle’ [Interview + Album Review]

The Sex Pistols are undeniably one of the greatest punk rock bands in history, as their influence on both contemporary music and pop culture is inarguably ubiquitous.While punk counterculture seeped into nearly every cultural crevice of the United Kingdom in the late sixties, it had yet to ooze into the streets of the United States for some time. Of course […]

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The Bloody Beetroots ruminate on the sustenance of EDM, challenge the industry with ‘The Great Electronic Swindle’ [Interview + Album Review]

The Sex Pistols are undeniably one of the greatest punk rock bands in history, as their influence on both contemporary music and pop culture is inarguably ubiquitous.While punk counterculture seeped into nearly every cultural crevice of the United Kingdom in the late sixties, it had yet to ooze into the streets of the United States for some time. Of course […]

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Floating Points unveils remarkable new 19-minute ‘Ratio’

Earlier this month, the Sam Shepherd-fronted electronic music outfit Floating Points sampled a new track named “Ratio.” Now, the track’s available for listening in its entirety. Standing at nearly 19 minutes, “Ratio” is a number Shepherd’s been splicing into live shows for quite some time.Marking a stark departure into the sonic abyss, “Ratio” is a captivating tune. The track […]

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Floating Points unveils remarkable new 19-minute ‘Ratio’

Earlier this month, the Sam Shepherd-fronted electronic music outfit Floating Points sampled a new track named “Ratio.” Now, the track’s available for listening in its entirety. Standing at nearly 19 minutes, “Ratio” is a number Shepherd’s been splicing into live shows for quite some time.Marking a stark departure into the sonic abyss, “Ratio” is a captivating tune. The track […]

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Mr. Carmack & Promnite develop dystopian masterpiece with ‘Paradis EP’

Fresh off of his latest release “everytime,” a groovy r&b inspired number which shows off his smoother side, Mr. Carmack has joined forces with longtime collaborator Promnite to give us something completely unique and unbridled.The premise of the Paradis Project is to explore a dystopian future where human independence is a thing of the distant past. In the […]

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Mr. Carmack & Promnite develop dystopian masterpiece with ‘Paradis EP’

Fresh off of his latest release “everytime,” a groovy r&b inspired number which shows off his smoother side, Mr. Carmack has joined forces with longtime collaborator Promnite to give us something completely unique and unbridled.The premise of the Paradis Project is to explore a dystopian future where human independence is a thing of the distant past. In the […]

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