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BREAKING: Gesaffelstein announces US tour dates

Last night, April 21, Gesaffelstein played the second of his first two live sets in four years at Coachella, returning to the hallowed grounds where he began his extended hiatus in 2015. His ironclad return, while spectacular, left audiences still yearning for more than a mere hourlong set, leading to rampant, hopeful speculation regarding an […]

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10 Stunning Electronic Sets from Coachella 2019 (Week 1)

Each year, California’s premier music festival outdoes itself by booking an eclectic array of artists from throughout the dance music realm alongside its smattering of other genres. In 2019, these acts spread — perhaps more than ever before — throughout the event’s numerous stages, lending the opportunity to experience the diverse roster within equally diverse […]

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STREAM NOW: Gesaffelstein makes his momentous return to the desert

Gesaffelstein‘s multi-weekend billing on Coachella’s 2019 lineup marks the enigmatic producer’s first return to the California affair since his 2015 appearance in the desert. It’s only fair to speculate that Gesaffelstein will come correct with plenty of sonic tricks up his sleeve, given the amount of time that has lapsed since his last performance at […]

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NMF Roundup: Gesaffelstein reveals ‘Hyperion’ in full, Seven Lions remixes Above & Beyond, Rinzen releases new mau5trap EP + 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. This Friday’s slew of releases is highlighted by the much-anticipated release of Gesaffelstein‘s Hyperion. We’re also welcoming yet another Gareth Emery and Ashley Wallbridge release, along with a […]

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Stream Gesaffelstein’s new album, ‘Hyperion’

Since erecting a series of cryptic billboards around the globe in October of 2018, Gesaffelstein has been gearing up for one of dance music’s most highly-anticipated releases of the decade. More than five years since the release of Aleph,  his sophomore album, Hyperion, has finally arrived. Michel Lévy foreshadowed his forthcoming LP’s stylistic departure late in 2018, […]

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NMF Roundup: Audien remixes Calvin Harris, Armin van Buuren and Above & Beyond team up + 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 and Pharrell Williams top this week’s Hot 25 with their new collaboration, “Blast Off.” Audien layers on the nostalgia with a gorgeous remix of Calvin […]

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Stream Gesaffelstein and Pharrell’s effervescent ‘Blast Off’

With only a week remaining until the release of his duly anticipated Hyperion LP, Gesaffelstein has released its third single. Presumably the final song to be released before the full record is available, “Blast Off” is also its highest profile one. Featuring retro-inspired synthesis and the vocalizations of Pharrell Williams, the collaboration continues the French producer’s […]

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Gesaffelstein is joined by Pharrell Williams, HAIM, and The Weeknd on impending ‘Hyperion’ album, reveals release date for new LP

Gesaffelstein has announced on the official track list and release date to his highly-anticipated Hyperion project, the French luminary’s debut offering on Columbia Records. Surprises include major collaborations with Pharrell Williams, HAIM, Bronwyn Griffin from Electric Youth, and The Hacker. After teasing the new comeback album with lead single, “Reset” towards the end of 2018, another hint at […]

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NMF Roundup: Gesaffelstein teams up with The Weeknd, Calvin Harris and Rag’n’Bone Man join forces, Don Diablo flips Panic! At The Disco + 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. In one of the most anticipated releases already this year, Gesaffelstein and The Weeknd have teamed up for “Lost in the Fire.” deadmau5‘s “Midas Heel” and […]

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Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, SZA, and Tyler, The Creator top the Governors Ball 2019 lineup

The summer festival circuit is already starting to heat up, with major festivals gearing up unload their 2019 lineups. Closely following Coachella‘s recently released billing, Governors Ball has delivered their 2019 roster, topped by Tyler, The Creator, Florence + The Machine, Major Lazer, Nas, The Strokes, and SZA. Programming an incredibly well-rounded blend of talent […]

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Gesaffelstein teases new collaboration with The Weeknd, ‘Lost In Fire’

The Weeknd and Gesaffelstein are together again, this time reuniting on “Lost In Fire,” from Gesaffelstein’s upcoming Columbia Records debut, Hyperion, due later this year. The pair last linked on two tracks from The Weeknd’s My Dear Melancholy in early 2018, and now the R&B star and French electronic visionary are priming fans for their […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top Tracks of 2018

Paring down an entire year’s worth of songs is no easy feat. 2018 saw the explosion of songs like ZEDD‘s “The Middle” and Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa‘s “One Kiss,” dominating both the dance music charts and the radio airwaves. Ear-catching tracks like these, along with fan favorites like FISHER‘s persuasive “Losing It” and Anti Up‘s […]

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Drezo breaks radio silence with menacing remix of Gesaffelstein’s classic, ‘Aleph’

Drezo has spent the past half decade carving out his own lane in the realm of bass-heavy, dark house music. With his spastic percussion and ominous vibe, the LA-based artist draws influences from new wave electronic music while tapping the rave sounds of the past. Now, he’s broken nearly a year of radio silence, taking […]

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Watch Gesaffelstein make his spectacular return with menacing new ‘Reset’ video

The time has finally come.  The world has been watching him since the billboards arose in late October, but the wait has been far longer, and far more arduous for a majority of his fans. Indeed, this cryptic campaign began almost five years to the date since dance music’s most sinister figure proffered his debut […]

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Gesaffelstein teases new music in cryptic video ahead of impending comeback campaign

Move over Swedish House Mafia, there’s another electronic act that’s hot on the comeback trail. Gesaffelstein‘s three year hiatus is officially coming to an end, with the French luminary recently finalizing a deal with Columbia Records for a comeback campaign due to begin any minute now. The first sign of Mike Lévy’s potential resurfacing came […]

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The Weeknd is working on new material with Gesaffelstein

The Weeknd is already back in the lab following the March release of his acclaimed extended play My Dear Melancholy,. The project featured a brooding, cerebral brand of R&B, crafted by contributions from Skrillex, Nicolas Jaar, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk, and Gesaffelstein‘s sinister electronic production sensibilities. Now the “Call Out My Name” crooner has […]

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Daft Punk, Gesaffelstein, Skrillex assist on The Weeknd’s new album

The Weeknd’s surprise release of My Dear Melancholy marks the vocalist’s first full-length production since 2016’s Starboy, The Weeknd’s widely acclaimed third studio album. The considerable commercial success of Starboy could be credited in part to The Weeknd’s collaboration with Daft Punk on two tracks of the album, “I Feel It Coming,” and the album’s […]

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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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Watch Gesaffelstein’s ‘Pursuit’ get remade by a pocket synthesizer

It seems like an eternity since dance music’s darkest composer has graced the world with a new masterstroke. Though always noted for his esoteric silence, Gesaffelstein has been particularly quiet in recent years; the mysterious artist hasn’t released any music since his haunting score for the French thriller Maryland in 2015, nor has he given any indication […]

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