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Cold Blue: A retrospective of his takeover leading to Dreamstate

 1Cold Blue: A retrospective of his takeover leading to DreamstateCold Blue‘s takeover of the trance world almost feels like it came out of nowhere. The rising German talent, born Tobias Schuh, spent years simmering below the surface, building over a decade of professional experience into a breakout that has caught global attention.Though he’d already clocked […]

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Memtrix- Teeth & Turn

Memtrix is one of the brightest talents to have emerged from the British drum & bass scene in recent years. Having been recently been recruited by The Upbeats for a remix of their single “Say Go,” the producer continues to intrigue listeners with his unique blend of melancholic yet energetic DnB.Taken from his brand new […]

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Steve Angello shares third act from upcoming album featuring two singles ‘Dopamine’ and ‘Break Me Down’

Over the last half decade, Steve Angello has undergone an incredibly intriguing artistic progression, shedding his former Mafia member status, then delivering an exceptionally personal debut album Wild Youth, and now rolling out the follow up, Human. The Size Records executive has introduced his sophomore concept in three installments, or acts, each uniquely tempered with it’s own distinct sonic characteristics. Now […]

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Premiere: Chicola – Backstabber

Chicola has spent over two decades as a DJ helping cultivate the progressive genre. Now, the time has come for him to capture the breadth of his sound through his first-ever artist album.Could Heaven Be is thus a deeply personal look at the Israeli legend’s artistry. Released on prominent progressive label Lost&Found, the LP spans twelve […]

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Interscope Records releases HELIX dance compilation and launches own YouTube channel

While its legacy may be rooted in the 90s hip-hop scene and pop acts like Lady Gaga and Gwen Stefani, Interscope has become one of the most influential major record labels behind some of dance music’s biggest acts. With a roster that boasts high-profile names like DJ Snake, Zedd, Avicii, and Cashmere Cat, the Los […]

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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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Let DA and The Wine & Cheese Party ignite your weekend pre-game fire [PLAYLIST]

November 17 will bring a momentous occasion to Downtown LA: the arrival of Wine & Cheese‘s anniversary soirée.When the brand originally started years ago as a mini-gathering on the dusty Desert Hearts dancefloor, its founders never imagined the cult popularity that would grow out of it. Eventually, Wine & Cheese expanded beyond its festival confines […]

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Mr. Carmack and Vindata take on N.E.R.D and Rihanna with ‘More Lemons’

There are certain songs out there that seem to just beg for quality remixes right from the get-go –– most recently, N.E.R.D.’s comeback single with Rihanna “Lemon,” comes to mind. The original track is pristine working ground for a class rework effort, so Mr. Carmack and Vindata saw fit to bless the world with their joint […]

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What So Not & QUIX give away their edit of AWOLNATION’s ‘Run’ [Free Download]

AWOLNATION‘s “Run” shows off the band’s aptitude in electronic sound design, making the single an ideal candidate for re-molding. This reality finally manifested when prolific bass talents What So Not and QUIX elected to provide their take on the piece, and the result is quite raunchy.The pair amplify the original’s hardened nature with a trap […]

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Explore Destructo’s personal record crate with this new ‘OG Underground’ playlist

Before Destructo became the king of west coast dance events and G-house’s popular champion, Gary Richards resumé already boasted the legwork that galvanized the 1990’s rave scene, creating and operating his own label, as well as a co-sign from Rick Rubin to lead Def American’s early electronic A&R channel. Richards is effectively a living time capsule of […]

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Boombox Cartel celebrate Día de los Muertos with heavy mix

Mexico natives Boombox Cartel do their due diligence when it comes to celebrating their country’s holidays.Their latest mix was the second in a new tradition of honoring Día de los Muertos by way of music — one they commenced the year prior when opting to contribute to the festivities in the celebratory way they’re known […]

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Trippy Turtle releases Halloween remix compilation on FoFoFadi Records

FoFoFadi Records have just released a colorful remix compilation themed for Halloween. It features a major part of the FoFoFadi crew, with their alliterative aliases and abundance of musical talent.The four-track compilation leans heavily towards thick, hip-hop inspired tunes, a fact that is extremely evident from the first notes of Faded Fox’s distinctly 90s remix. This […]

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TroyBoi releases a spooky, experimental single, ‘Creeper’

London’s very own experimental trap producer TroyBoi has been hitting it hard with new releases lately — with his 20-track debut album, Left and Right, and an original single titled “Don’t Want.” The artist even made time to open up to Dancing Astronaut about his continuous rise in the electronic music scene. Now, TroyBoi is back with another brand […]

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Ekali releases version 2.0 of his Triple J Mixup series

Canadian bass music mogul Ekali has truly hit his stride, as the internet sensation recently released a “tribute” version of Porter Robinson‘s record ‘Language.’ Known for his world-class mixes and remixes, Ekali was featured on Diplo & Friends a few months ago, and his continued his fine form with a new mix for Triple J‘s Mixup series.The […]

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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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Inverted Silence – Fusion

Jazz has enjoyed one of the smoother forays into the electronic production spectrum. With soulful catalogs from the likes of Gramatik, GRiZ, and Haywyre gaining popular traction year after year, the crossovers between jazz and soul’s inherent room for improvisation and rhythm continue to be explored in exciting new ways. One such explorer, Netherlands-based producer […]

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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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AWAY (feat. London Thor) – Sleepwalker (DROELOE Remix)

DROELOE have added an energized flair to AWAY‘s viral hit, “Sleepwalker.” While the original set a nice base with warm vocals and emotive melodies, the duo have increased the lows and added further rhythm to create a more club-ready take. London Thor’s verses fit well into this more eclectic canvas, maintaining the soft edge sought […]

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