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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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i_o releases ‘ACID 444,’ the first of his three-part album series [Stream]

After a huge year of bringing hard-hitting techno sounds to a wider audience, i_o—real name Garret Lockhart—is closing out 2019 in fine style. He just released ACID 444, a four-tracker which will serve as the first part of his upcoming three-part album series entitled 444. As the title suggests, all four of the tracks harbor […]

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NMF Roundup: RL Grime and Juelz link for ‘Formula,’ deadmau5 reveals ‘COASTED’ + 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: RL Grime and Juelz link for ‘Formula,’ deadmau5 reveals ‘COASTED’ + 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: RL Grime and Juelz link for ‘Formula,’ deadmau5 reveals ‘COASTED’ + 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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Grimes unearths album plans alongside double-cut, ‘So Heavy I Fell Through The Earth’

Grimes, Canada’s queen of elaborate concept projects and sonic thought experiments, has materialized for another unearthly release, the two-sided “So Heavy I Fell Through the Earth.” The multi-talented icon of all things eternally odd has delivered two renditions of the song, a radio-intended cut, or Algorithm Mix, as well as an extended Art Mix. She’s […]

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Grimes unearths album plans alongside double-cut, ‘So Heavy I Fell Through The Earth’

Grimes, Canada’s queen of elaborate concept projects and sonic thought experiments, has materialized for another unearthly release, the two-sided “So Heavy I Fell Through the Earth.” The multi-talented icon of all things eternally odd has delivered two renditions of the song, a radio-intended cut, or Algorithm Mix, as well as an extended Art Mix. She’s […]

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Igloofest Montréal announces 2020 season lineup, including RÜFÜS DU SOL, REZZ, Zeds Dead, and more

Igloofest makes its imprint on the international music festival scene with its signature, trademark characteristic—embracing the arctic climate known as Canadian winters. The Montréal-based festival has just announced its 2020 season lineup, amassing a proudly diverse selection of male and female artists to top each of the four weekends of its outdoor winter series. For […]

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Day of the deadmau5 2019 is here

The cat’s out of the bag: mau5trap’s new day of the deadmau5 mix is here to slay. Mixed by deadmau5 himself, the hour-long Halloween treat highlights some of the talent that’s fleshed out mau5trap’s menacing bass-forward sound over the past 16 months. Let’s be honest though—it wouldn’t be a deadmau5 Halloween mix without “Ghosts N’ […]

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Solaris Music Festival resurrects for 2019, announces headliners deadmau5 and Above & Beyond

Ink Events has announced the return of Solaris Music Festival to Toronto for the 2019 holiday season. Dubbed as “Toronto’s largest winter music festival,” the festival’s reincarnation came as a pleasant surprise to the to previous festival-goers after a brief one-year hiatus. Held over Dec. 26-27, Solaris locks in deadmau5 and Above & Beyond as […]

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Solaris Music Festival resurrects for 2019, announces headliners deadmau5 and Above & Beyond

Ink Events has announced the return of Solaris Music Festival to Toronto for the 2019 holiday season. Dubbed as “Toronto’s largest winter music festival,” the festival’s reincarnation came as a pleasant surprise to the to previous festival-goers after a brief one-year hiatus. Held over Dec. 26-27, Solaris locks in deadmau5 and Above & Beyond as […]

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Seismic Dance Event unveils daily lineup, topped by CIREZ D and TESTPILOT

For the second year, Seismic Dance Event makes its return to Austin, Texas to bless attendees with two days of world-class performances. In September 2018, the inaugural event brought a stellar lineup to the Travis County Exposition Center, including Lane 8, Drezo, Golf Clap, Green Velvet, Sacha Robotti, and more. In 2019, festival organizers look […]

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Watch Grimes’ new self-directed video for ‘Violence,’ her collaboration with i_o

Canadian dance-pop wunderkind Grimes just added another rung in her sky-high ladder of talent: film directing. For her latest single, “Violence,” which she co-wrote with the steadily ascending techno whiz, i_o, Grimes directed the music video herself. Opening on an image of her reading the legendary manuscript of Sun Tzu, The Art of War, Grimes […]

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Watch Grimes’ new self-directed video for ‘Violence,’ her collaboration with i_o

Canadian dance-pop wunderkind Grimes just added another rung in her sky-high ladder of talent: film directing. For her latest single, “Violence,” which she co-wrote with the steadily ascending techno whiz, i_o, Grimes directed the music video herself. Opening on an image of her reading the legendary manuscript of Sun Tzu, The Art of War, Grimes […]

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Watch Grimes’ new self-directed video for ‘Violence,’ her collaboration with i_o

Canadian dance-pop wunderkind Grimes just added another rung in her sky-high ladder of talent: film directing. For her latest single, “Violence,” which she co-wrote with the steadily ascending techno whiz, i_o, Grimes directed the music video herself. Opening on an image of her reading the legendary manuscript of Sun Tzu, The Art of War, Grimes […]

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NMF Roundup: ZHU and The Bloody Beetroots link for ‘Zoning,’ RÜFÜS DU SOL release new set of ‘Solace’ remixes + 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 perhaps one of the biggest collaborations to hit the airwaves on Sept. 6, The Bloody Beetroots and ZHU have teamed up for “Zoning.” RÜFÜS […]

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NMF Roundup: ZHU and The Bloody Beetroots link for ‘Zoning,’ RÜFÜS DU SOL release new set of ‘Solace’ remixes + 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 perhaps one of the biggest collaborations to hit the airwaves on Sept. 6, The Bloody Beetroots and ZHU have teamed up for “Zoning.” RÜFÜS […]

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NMF Roundup: ZHU and The Bloody Beetroots link for ‘Zoning,’ RÜFÜS DU SOL release new set of ‘Solace’ remixes + 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 perhaps one of the biggest collaborations to hit the airwaves on Sept. 6, The Bloody Beetroots and ZHU have teamed up for “Zoning.” RÜFÜS […]

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i_o gives menacing performance in ‘Ghost In The Machine’ music video, directed by deadmau5 [WATCH]

mau5trap‘s resident phantom menace goes by the name of i_o. Cigarette perpetually perched between his lips (hands normally glued to the decks), he spends his nights splaying techno through the infamous label’s subterranean corridors. If you listen closely, you can hear the mounting, maniacal thump of an kick drum drawing nearer. The “Not Techno” producer […]

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