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Destructo takes reconstructive aim at Idris Elba’s ‘Ballie’ in new remix

Nearly a year ago, Idris Elba wielded an industrial hip-hop/house hybrid, “Ballie,” on the crowd assembled at Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival‘s Yuma stage. The scorching, KAH-LO-assisted crossover charted its course to streaming platforms shortly thereafter, and has since laid re-imaginatively untouched—until now, that is. It seems that anything Gary Richards, aka Destructo, touches […]

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NMF Roundup: Dillon Francis dons a ‘Purple Hat,’ RÜFÜS DU SOL do it live at Joshua Tree + 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: Dillon Francis dons a ‘Purple Hat,’ RÜFÜS DU SOL do it live at Joshua Tree + 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: Dillon Francis dons a ‘Purple Hat,’ RÜFÜS DU SOL do it live at Joshua Tree + 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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Idris Elba’s ‘On Life’ receives Jack Back remix

Idris Elba‘s latest single, “On Life” has received a fresh rinsing by David Guetta, via his tech house oriented Jack Back alias. Where Elba puts forth a deeper, heads-down mix, Guetta adds a bit more melody to the mix with twinkling synth arpeggios while maintaining the overall structural integrity. One might argue the French producer […]

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NMF Roundup: Valentino Khan remixes Tchami, Gryffin teams up with Maia Wright + 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. Valentino Khan tackles Tchami’s “Rainforest” in his latest remix, and Gryffin teams up with Maia Wright for “Body Back.” Lost Kings tap Marc E. Bassy […]

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NMF Roundup: Valentino Khan remixes Tchami, Gryffin teams up with Maia Wright + 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. Valentino Khan tackles Tchami’s “Rainforest” in his latest remix, and Gryffin teams up with Maia Wright for “Body Back.” Lost Kings tap Marc E. Bassy […]

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NMF Roundup: Valentino Khan remixes Tchami, Gryffin teams up with Maia Wright + 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. Valentino Khan tackles Tchami’s “Rainforest” in his latest remix, and Gryffin teams up with Maia Wright for “Body Back.” Lost Kings tap Marc E. Bassy […]

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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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Hobbs & Shaw is the silliest Fast & Furious movie yet, but far from the best

The Fast & Furious series has, since 2011’s Fast Five, successfully retooled itself it as a multi-billion-dollar live-action cartoon, abandoning the street-racing formula of the 2001 hit The Fast And The Furious and its early, Vin Diesel-less sequels in favor of caper and spy plots and extravagant chase scenes that…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Idris Elba launches 2-HR SET clothing line worldwide

Rhetorical question: Is there anything Idris Elba can’t do? The venerable actor evinced his versatility when he slowly but surely began to infiltrate the electronic scene with standout original releases like “L.U.V.” and the comparatively more recent “Ballie.” No longer a fledgling disc-jockey, the seasoned producer has used his own sonic experience as inspiration for […]

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Idris Elba launches 2-HR SET clothing line worldwide

Rhetorical question: Is there anything Idris Elba can’t do? The venerable actor evinced his versatility when he slowly but surely began to infiltrate the electronic scene with standout original releases like “L.U.V.” and the comparatively more recent “Ballie.” No longer a fledgling disc-jockey, the seasoned producer has used his own sonic experience as inspiration for […]

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Idris Elba drops off entrancing house/hip-hop hybrid, ‘Ballie’

Featured artist Kah-Lo sings “This the hottest DJ in the world right now” on Idris Elba‘s latest, “Ballie,” and as just one listen of Elba’s new single indicates, Kah-Lo might be onto something. The dynamic producer originally presented the house/hip-hop crossover at the 2019 edition of California’s annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Elba […]

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STREAM NOW: Watch Idris Elba show off his DJ chops at Coachella’s Yuma Tent Weekend 2

British actor, Idris Elba, made his mark as the pragmatic drug lord Russell “Stringer” Bell in The Wire and then again as the ruthless detective John Luther in Luther. In film, he played the revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and many other Hollywood roles. The laymen might be surprised that […]

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STREAM NOW: Watch Idris Elba show off his DJ chops at Coachella’s Yuma Tent Weekend 2

British actor, Idris Elba, made his mark as the pragmatic drug lord Russell “Stringer” Bell in The Wire and then again as the ruthless detective John Luther in Luther. In film, he played the revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and many other Hollywood roles. The laymen might be surprised that […]

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Idris Elba Plays a Very Different Version of The Incredible Hulk on Saturday Night Live

When Bruce Banner gets angry, he turns into a giant green rage monster. Which is a compelling dramatic choice for a superhero story. After all, being able to shout and jump around and break things makes for good action. But what if he turned into something else?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Idris Elba crafts retro house track under Charlie Ayo alias from new Netflix comedy series

Idris Elba has released a track, “L.U.V.” featuring Shaznay Lewis, under his Charlie Ayo character name from the movie star’s new Netflix comedy series, Turn Up Charlie. It’s a retro house track with dissident ’70s vocals from Lewis that dance around Elba’s grime-inspired ad libs. Lush keys lay the melody atop a running house beat with crisp high hats […]

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Wait, Is Idris Elba a Goddamn Supervillain in the Fast and Furious Spinoff?

You know, after the car witchcraft in Fate of the Furious, maybe I shouldn’t be surprised. But it seems like the Fast and Furious franchise’s evolution to blockbuster superheroics has finally happened.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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15 acts that define Coachella’s undercard in 2019

The release of Coachella‘s lineup is a highly anticipated event every year, with fans attentively looking out for their favorite acts and fresh new talent amid the festival’s legendary annual billing. Aside from the drama surrounding Kanye West‘s departure from his headlining slot, the festival released their full lineup to considerable fanfare this year. Presenting […]

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Idris Elba plots collaboration with ‘Cats’ co-star Taylor Swift

Idris Elba is already taking 2019 by the horns. He’s one of the most anticipated DJ acts on Coachella‘s recently released lineup, he’s launching a new comedy series on Netflix, Turn Up Charlie, this spring, and he’s leading the theatrical version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famed musical, Cats. The UK DJ legend is co-starring in the film alongside Taylor […]

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