Archive | Gesaffelstein

Good Morning Mix: Gesaffelstein’s historic Coachella 2015 ‘retirement’ performance

It’s hard to believe that a half-decade has already passed since Gesaffelstein announced, to his fans’ dismay, that his live sets at Coachella‘s 2015 edition would be his last. Many bought their tickets to the festival that year solely to see the enigmatic Frenchman’s final sendoff. Expectations were naturally quite high, yet easily exceeded; across […]

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Good Morning Mix: Gesaffelstein’s historic Coachella 2015 ‘retirement’ performance

It’s hard to believe that a half-decade has already passed since Gesaffelstein announced, to his fans’ dismay, that his live sets at Coachella‘s 2015 edition would be his last. Many bought their tickets to the festival that year solely to see the enigmatic Frenchman’s final sendoff. Expectations were naturally quite high, yet easily exceeded; across […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top 100 Songs of the Decade

Words: Bella Bagshaw, Rachel Narozniak, Chris Stack, Jessica Mao, and Farrell Sweeney From “Clarity” to “Bangarang,” the past ten years have borne witness to no shortage of colorful electronic releases that, cumulatively, have contributed to the genre’s expansion from niche to mainstream. A golden decade in dance, 2010 to 2020 saw electronic music hit a […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top 100 Songs of the Decade

Words: Bella Bagshaw, Rachel Narozniak, Chris Stack, Jessica Mao, and Farrell Sweeney From “Clarity” to “Bangarang,” the past ten years have borne witness to no shortage of colorful electronic releases that, cumulatively, have contributed to the genre’s expansion from niche to mainstream. A golden decade in dance, 2010 to 2020 saw electronic music hit a […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top 100 Songs of the Decade

Words: Bella Bagshaw, Rachel Narozniak, Chris Stack, Jessica Mao, and Farrell Sweeney From “Clarity” to “Bangarang,” the past ten years have borne witness to no shortage of colorful electronic releases that, cumulatively, have contributed to the genre’s expansion from niche to mainstream. A golden decade in dance, 2010 to 2020 saw electronic music hit a […]

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Gesaffelstein launches 2020 with brooding remix of ROSALÍA’s ‘A Palé’

Starting 2020 right, Gessaffelstein releases his take on rising flamenco singer/songwriter, ROSALÍA, and her newest single, “A Palé.” The tune’s early draft first saw the light of day during Gesaffelstein’s Coachella 2019 performance. Now, on the final cut, the original’s low octave hook remains firm while the underground-behemoth-turned-major-label-weapon adds his sharp synths and brooding melodies […]

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NMF Roundup: Gesaffelstein remixes ROSALÍA, ATTLAS continues to preview upcoming LP + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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NMF Roundup: Gesaffelstein remixes ROSALÍA, ATTLAS continues to preview upcoming LP + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s BIG 100—Top 25 Electronic Albums of the Decade

2010 may as well have been a lifetime ago. At the breakneck pace by which dance music throttles through the stratosphere, the decade is ending in an entirely unrecognizable place from where it began. For context—ten years ago, Electric Daisy Carnival was held in Los Angeles, not Las Vegas, where the Los Angeles Rams now […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top Tracks of 2019

2019 has been a remarkable year for new music. The past twelve months brought with them a collection of highly anticipated LPs: Madeon‘s Good Faith, Avicii‘s posthumous Tim, Gesaffelstein‘s Hyperion, Illenium‘s ASCEND, along with a Flume mixtape. Notable collaborations like REZZ and Malaa‘s “Criminals,” Seven Lions, Wooli, Trivecta, and Nevve‘s “Island,” and GRiZ and Subtronics‘ […]

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Good Morning Mix: Step into Kaskade’s CRSSD Redux set ahead of the festival’s March return

In light of CRSSD dropping the first wave of artists who will be playing during the festival’s 11th edition in March, it’s time to take a trip back to Kaskade‘s full Redux set from the festival’s 10th edition. Kaskade’s set is perfect for those looking to get a sultry start to their day. The set […]

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CRSSD announces spring 2020 roster topped by Gesaffelstein, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Carl Cox, and more

CRSSD returns for its eleventh edition taking place March 7 – 8 at San Diego’s Waterfront Park. Three stages will bring fans a characteristically diverse set of live musical experiences, and the first wave of artists on the spring 2020 billing stack up to be one of CRSSD’s strongest to date. Gesaffelstein, RÜFÜS DU SOL, […]

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CRSSD announces spring 2020 roster topped by Gesaffelstein, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Carl Cox, and more

CRSSD returns for its eleventh edition taking place March 7 – 8 at San Diego’s Waterfront Park. Three stages will bring fans a characteristically diverse set of live musical experiences, and the first wave of artists on the spring 2020 billing stack up to be one of CRSSD’s strongest to date. Gesaffelstein, RÜFÜS DU SOL, […]

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Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd top Ultra 2020 ticket

Ultra‘s storied return to fan-beloved Bayfront Park next year has been paved with uncertainty. But the Miami festival’s first wave of artistry has certainly abated anxieties some. Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd, Flume, and more top-tier electronic mainstays have been secured for Ultra’s upcoming spring arm in sunny Florida. Attendees should simply expect nothing less from […]

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Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd top Ultra 2020 ticket

Ultra‘s storied return to fan-beloved Bayfront Park next year has been paved with uncertainty. But the Miami festival’s first wave of artistry has certainly abated anxieties some. Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd, Flume, and more top-tier electronic mainstays have been secured for Ultra’s upcoming spring arm in sunny Florida. Attendees should simply expect nothing less from […]

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The Black Madonna cancels performance at Intersect Music Festival

“If you were shocked I’d play for Amazon, well that makes two of us. Please be patient and while I burn some bridges. Updates soon.” – The Black Madonna via Twitter. Less than a week after Intersect Festival shared its final roster, The Black Madonna announced that she’s rescinded her slot among the lineup, subsequently […]

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The Black Madonna cancels performance at Intersect Music Festival

“If you were shocked I’d play for Amazon, well that makes two of us. Please be patient and while I burn some bridges. Updates soon.” – The Black Madonna via Twitter. Less than a week after Intersect Festival shared its final roster, The Black Madonna announced that she’s rescinded her slot among the lineup, subsequently […]

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DA’s Supernatural Selections: A Halloween Playlist [Best of 2019]

Amid the season of spiders, ghosts, demons (oh, my!) Dancing Astronaut presents some of the most delightfully decadent tracks released solely in 2019. The dastard design of the dark arts are never something to scoff at. Dampened tones, haunting harmonies, and menacing drums take the driver’s seat this year, of course, as our annual harrowing […]

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Gesaffelstein follows ‘Hyperion’ with new six-track EP, ‘NOVO SONIC SYSTEM’ [Stream]

The days of half-decade gaps between Gesaffelstein drops are thankfully over. It has been a mere seven months since the Dark Prince of Techno’s highly anticipated comeback LP, Hyperion, and we already have a fresh new delivery from the French beat maker. This spring’s Columbia-backed sophomore LP signaled there was more to come from Gesaffelstein, […]

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NMF Roundup: Gesaffelstein reveals new EP, JOYRYDE drops ‘Selecta 19’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Gesaffelstein surprised the world once again by announcing on Oct. 3 that a new six-track EP would be released the following day. Also making this […]

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