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Destructo announces maiden voyage of new four day cruise event, FRIENDSHIP

Gary Richards has cemented his legacy as a pioneer of modern large scale event production and promotion. He’s built a 30-year career from charting dance music and underground hip-hop’s open waters, and now he’s headed back to the high seas with the launch of his newest event, FRIENDSHIP. Dancing Astronaut first reported the news in […]

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Stream deadmau5’s set as techno alias Testpilot on Holy Ship! 11.0

Read More:Get a taste of deadmau5’s techno alter-ego, TESTPILOTDeadmau5 provides full TESTPILOT set for June BBC Radio 1 ResidencyBrace yourselves: deadmau5 announced he has built a new cube Continue Reading at http://www.dancingastronaut.com

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What is Destructo up to? Cryptic roll out for new event AMF begins

AMF is about to be the next big event on this year’s spring/summer festival circuit. While quite a few likely haven’t heard of AMF yet, that’s definitely bound to change with Gary Richards calling the shots behind the emerging new event brand… and he’s bringing along all his friends. Recently the former HARD events head honcho […]

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Exit Festival announces 2018 dance arena line-up featuring Richie Hawtin, Ben Klock, Adam Beyer & more

Novi Sad, Serbia’s award-winning Exit Festival has just announced its dance arena’s “heroes of techno” line-up.Exit Festival will host Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg, Ben Klock, Amelie Lens, Danish DJ Anastasia Kristensen,  Croatia’s DJ Jock, and Dusan Nikolic b2b Runy at its 2018 dance arena installment. In 2018, Exit will be holding five festivals […]

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Exit Festival announces 2018 dance arena line-up featuring Richie Hawtin, Ben Klock, Adam Beyer & more

Novi Sad, Serbia’s award-winning Exit Festival has just announced its dance arena’s “heroes of techno” line-up.Exit Festival will host Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg, Ben Klock, Amelie Lens, Danish DJ Anastasia Kristensen,  Croatia’s DJ Jock, and Dusan Nikolic b2b Runy at its 2018 dance arena installment. In 2018, Exit will be holding five festivals […]

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Virtual Self makes surprise appearance on Holy Ship!

Sans the dozens of attendee arrests at the port of entry for drug possession,  Holy Ship!10.0 has gone off without a hitch as producers and fans set sail for Port Canaveral on the party cruise liner of the year. The HARD Presents-produced event even boasted a special B2B set from headliners A-Trak, Kaskade, and Claude Von Stroke.To cap off the weekend, […]

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The full lineup for Costa Rica’s Envision Festival is finally here

Costa Rica’s rising tropical festival, Envision, is just weeks away. In its eighth year, the festival continues its mission to awaken human potential with art, spirituality, yoga, music, dance, performance, education, sustainability and fundamental connection with nature.From Feb. 21-25, thousands will flock to Uvita to experience a stellar lineup of music, which has been announced in full. In […]

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How Houston’s Day For Night festival served as a sound intersection of curatorial excellence

 1How Day For Night festival achieved curatorial excellenceHouston, Texas’ Day For Night festival has established itself as an unconventional, hyper-sensory utopia. Bolstering an exemplary menu of avant-garde talent, the festival satiates thousands all while blurring the boundaries of performance and offering the utmost in aural phenomena in its industrial warehouse setting.Day For Night prided itself on its snapshot booking […]

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Murdock & Doctrine – On A Rampage (Rampage Anthem 2018)

Undoubtedly one of the biggest bass music festivals in the world, Rampage is nothing short of a paradise for low-frequency lovers. While the festival boldly advertises itself as the “biggest drum & bass and dubstep party in the world,” it has lived up to these claims with some stacked lineups over the years, with 2018’s […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top Festival Vibes of 2017

1Dancing Astronaut's Top Festival Vibes of 2017Each year, thousands of individuals indulge in an ever-expanding menu of festivals, and are in turn satiated by the five-star production prowess only a well-oiled machine could pull off. This list celebrates the unparalleled destinations. The selected festivals were not only the strongest standouts in their attention to detail, each went […]

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Meet the artists of Costa Rica’s 2018 Ocaso Music Festival: Doc Martin

Costa Rica’s new underground getaway, Ocaso Music Festival, is preparing to soundtrack the pristine Pacific playa with some of the underground’s most sought-after house and techno artists, January 4-7. In its second edition, Ocaso has become a prime destination for the global underground elite, offering a who’s who billing of beaconing industry titans. This year’s bill […]

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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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Meet the artists of Costa Rica’s 2018 Ocaso Music Festival: Carlo Lio

Costa Rica’s new underground getaway, Ocaso Music Festival, is preparing to soundtrack the pristine Pacific playa with some of the underground’s most sought-after house and techno artists, January 4-7. In its second edition, Ocaso has become a prime destination for the global underground elite, offering a who’s who billing of beaconing industry titans. This year’s bill […]

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Hundred Waters announce fifth annual FORM Arcosanti

Hundred Waters made a radical statement about the typical festival model with the launch of their FORM event series, now gearing up for its fifth annual installment. Hosted in Arizona at an artistic micro-community known as Arcosanti, the event’s curators have refined an entirely unique festival experience since 2014 that breaks down the artist-attendee barriers of […]

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Meet the artists of Costa Rica’s 2018 Ocaso Music Festival: Kevin Knapp

Costa Rica’s new underground getaway, Ocaso Music Festival, is preparing to soundtrack the pristine Pacific playa with some of the underground’s most sought-after house and techno artists from January 4-7. In its second edition, Ocaso has become a prime destination for the global underground elite, offering a who’s who billing of beaconing industry titans. This year’s […]

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Meet the artists of Costa Rica’s 2018 Ocaso Music Festival: Kevin Knapp

Costa Rica’s new underground getaway, Ocaso Music Festival, is preparing to soundtrack the pristine Pacific playa with some of the underground’s most sought-after house and techno artists from January 4-7. In its second edition, Ocaso has become a prime destination for the global underground elite, offering a who’s who billing of beaconing industry titans. This year’s […]

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Meet the artists of Costa Rica’s 2018 Ocaso Music Festival: Weiss

Costa Rica’s new underground getaway, Ocaso Music Festival, is preparing to soundtrack the pristine Pacific playa with some of the underground’s most sought-after house and techno artists from January 4-7. In its second edition, Ocaso has become a prime destination for the global underground elite, offering a who’s who billing of beaconing industry titans. This […]

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What will Coachella’s EDM programming look like this year?

 1What will Coachella's EDM programming look like this year?Coachella‘s status as a music festival has grown into become larger than life since its humble, European-inspired beginnings in 1999, and their yearly lineup is both a cultural statement regarding the current state of music and a presage to future trends.The behemoth brand has always integrated electronic […]

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FestEvo set to transform music festival landscape

The music world has been radically transformed by the rise of festival culture over the past decade. What began as an esoteric subculture has blossomed into a full-blown global phenomenon. Music lovers from every walk of life have created an alternate reality, the likes of which the world has never seen. Festivals have more or less become […]

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Burning Man could soon expand to 100,000 attendees

Black Rock City may be preparing to welcome more burners soon. Burning Man organizers recently met with state officials from Nevada’s Bureau of Land Management to discuss the local and environmental impacts of expanding the annual event to a capacity of up to 100,000 over the next few years. Organizers met with Nevada residents from the communities closest to the […]

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