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Defected Records partners with Heineken to host livestream event featuring Idris Elba, Purple Disco Machine, and more

Over the next three-weeks, the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League will finish their COVID-19–postponed seasons. In order to help fans feel the excitement, Defected Records has teamed up with Heineken, the Leagues’ official partner, for an eight-hour livestream called “The Kick Off.” The Kick Off, slated for August 9, will feature eight DJs […]

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Defected Records partners with Heineken to host livestream event featuring Idris Elba, Purple Disco Machine, and more

Over the next three-weeks, the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League will finish their COVID-19–postponed seasons. In order to help fans feel the excitement, Defected Records has teamed up with Heineken, the Leagues’ official partner, for an eight-hour livestream called “The Kick Off.” The Kick Off, slated for August 9, will feature eight DJs […]

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Stream it: Fatboy Slim and Idris Elba, live at home

Having trouble finding plans for Saturday night? The better question Stream it: Fatboy Slim and Idris Elba, mixing livemight be, who isn’t? Each week, the world weighs its limited options amid the ongoing pandemic. Luckily, DJs can still do their jobs from home, and we’re all welcome to tune in. The latest producers to turn […]

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Inner City returns with first album in 30 years, ‘We All Move Together’

As if summoned by the times, Inner City returns with their first album in 30 years. Titled We All Move Together, the album hones in on the soul at the heart of the genre, looking to unite and then uplift through the heartfelt power of song . Now comprised of Kevin Saunderson, Dantiez Saunderson and […]

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Inner City returns with first album in 30 years, ‘We All Move Together’

As if summoned by the times, Inner City returns with their first album in 30 years. Titled We All Move Together, the album hones in on the soul at the heart of the genre, looking to unite and then uplift through the heartfelt power of song . Now comprised of Kevin Saunderson, Dantiez Saunderson and […]

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Inner City returns with first album in 30 years, ‘We All Move Together’

As if summoned by the times, Inner City returns with their first album in 30 years. Titled We All Move Together, the album hones in on the soul at the heart of the genre, looking to unite and then uplift through the heartfelt power of song . Now comprised of Kevin Saunderson, Dantiez Saunderson and […]

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When Idris Elba convenes with The Knocks, it’s ‘One Fine Day’

Idris Elba is circling the electronic release ring for the third time in 2020 with his latest original production, “One Fine Day.” Produced alongside The Knocks, the spirited, piano-driven single features vocals from south London artist, Tiggs Da Author. The twofer, which features the original edit and an IE edit, is out now via Elba’s […]

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When Idris Elba convenes with The Knocks, it’s ‘One Fine Day’

Idris Elba is circling the electronic release ring for the third time in 2020 with his latest original production, “One Fine Day.” Produced alongside The Knocks, the spirited, piano-driven single features vocals from south London artist, Tiggs Da Author. The twofer, which features the original edit and an IE edit, is out now via Elba’s […]

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Lockdown Livestream Guide 012: Black Lives Matter

For episode 12 of Dancing Astronaut‘s Lockdown Livestream Guide, things are going to be a bit different. While this weekly feature is typically a compilation of livestreams that are slated for the upcoming weekend, this week’s guide will be comprised of past livestreams from black artists only to highlight the impact black culture has on […]

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Lockdown Livestream Guide 012: Black Lives Matter

For episode 12 of Dancing Astronaut‘s Lockdown Livestream Guide, things are going to be a bit different. While this weekly feature is typically a compilation of livestreams that are slated for the upcoming weekend, this week’s guide will be comprised of past livestreams from black artists only to highlight the impact black culture has on […]

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How to use your streams and dollars to support black musicians

You participated in Blackout Tuesday, but you don’t want your contributions to the Black Lives Matter movement to stop there. When it comes to showing your support for the African American community, your next supportive step can be simple and might even something that you’re already doing: streaming music produced by black artists. Dancing Astronaut […]

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How to use your streams and dollars to support black musicians

You participated in Blackout Tuesday, but you don’t want your contributions to the Black Lives Matter movement to stop there. When it comes to showing your support for the African American community, your next supportive step can be simple and might even something that you’re already doing: streaming music produced by black artists. Dancing Astronaut […]

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deadmau5 returns to mau5trap radio with a brand new mix [Stream]

So many artists are doing their part to lift the spirits of club and festival-starved fans in any way they can—the effort from artists during these uncertain times has been heartwarming. deadmau5 makes a regular habit of streaming himself, but now he’s doing on for the fans and casual listener alike with a brand new […]

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deadmau5 returns to mau5trap radio with a brand new mix [Stream]

So many artists are doing their part to lift the spirits of club and festival-starved fans in any way they can—the effort from artists during these uncertain times has been heartwarming. deadmau5 makes a regular habit of streaming himself, but now he’s doing on for the fans and casual listener alike with a brand new […]

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Idris Elba’s struggling DJ sitcom ‘Turn Up Charlie’ cancelled after one season

Every DJ knows it—they can’t all be smash hits. Idris Elba‘s Netflix venture, Turn Up Charlie, appears to be a one-and-done. The sitcom, which Elba create and stars in, follows the story of a struggling DJ who reluctantly tries his hand at being a nanny. The first season, which landed in March of 2019, was […]

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Idris Elba demands introspection over Jay Robinson’s knocking production for latest mau5trap work, ‘Know Yourself’

“What you need to do is know yourself.” If Idris Elba‘s commanding voice isn’t enough to drive that message home, Jay Robinson‘s mind-rattling production surely will be. “Know Yourself” is tech-house at it’s finest, as Robinson’s pounding drop pairs with Elba’s air of authority to combine for a club-ready track heavy in gravitas. “Know Yourself” […]

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NMF Roundup: Duck Sauce reveal ‘I Don’t Mind,’ Boris Brejcha releases ‘Thunderstorm’ 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. 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: Duck Sauce reveal ‘I Don’t Mind,’ Boris Brejcha releases ‘Thunderstorm’ 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. 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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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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