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Jon Hopkins goes classical with debut of ‘Scene Suspended’

Jon Hopkins premiered a new piano composition at the Sydney Opera House this week, giving a gentle reminder of how lucky we all are to have such classically minded musicians in the electronic fray. The track, titled “Scene Suspended,” delicately uses a violin as the yin to the yang of Hopkins’ piano, invoking feelings of […]

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Jon Hopkins goes classical with debut of ‘Scene Suspended’

Jon Hopkins premiered a new piano composition at the Sydney Opera House this week, giving a gentle reminder of how lucky we all are to have such classically minded musicians in the electronic fray. The track, titled “Scene Suspended,” delicately uses a violin as the yin to the yang of Hopkins’ piano, invoking feelings of […]

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Lane 8 wraps 2019 with resplendent Winter Mixtape

Progressive house mainstay and head of This Never Happened, Lane 8 is back with his last seasonal mixtape of 2019. Since 2017, the Canadian producer has celebrated the beginning of snowfall, sunshine and everything in between with two-hour-long mixtapes comprised of the ethos of each season (in 2019 he even added a bonus Halloween mix). […]

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Jon Hopkins and Kelly Lee Owens get otherworldly in ‘Luminous Spaces’

Esteemed English composer Jon Hopkins and vocalist/DJ Kelly Lee Owens join forces for the unexpected release of the redolent “Luminous Spaces.” The project was first intended to be a Kelly Lee Owens remix of “Luminous Beings,” a track from Hopkins’ 2018 LP Singularity, but quickly gained its own identity with a redefining topline from Owens. […]

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Jon Hopkins and Kelly Lee Owens get otherworldly in ‘Luminous Spaces’

Esteemed English composer Jon Hopkins and vocalist/DJ Kelly Lee Owens join forces for the unexpected release of the redolent “Luminous Spaces.” The project was first intended to be a Kelly Lee Owens remix of “Luminous Beings,” a track from Hopkins’ 2018 LP Singularity, but quickly gained its own identity with a redefining topline from Owens. […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 115

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Listen in playlist format here.  It’s […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 115

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Listen in playlist format here.  It’s […]

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Solomun sees green with remix of Jon Hopkins’ ‘Emerald Rush’

2019 has been one of the hottest summers on record, but that isn’t stopping deep house titlist Solomun from cranking it just a few more notches with his festival-ready flip of Jon Hopkins’ beautifully troubled “Emerald Rush”. Fans of Hopkins’ 2018 LP Singularity will quickly recognize “Emerald Rush” as one of the more vivid tracks […]

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Solomun sees green with remix of Jon Hopkins’ ‘Emerald Rush’

2019 has been one of the hottest summers on record, but that isn’t stopping deep house titlist Solomun from cranking it just a few more notches with his festival-ready flip of Jon Hopkins’ beautifully troubled “Emerald Rush”. Fans of Hopkins’ 2018 LP Singularity will quickly recognize “Emerald Rush” as one of the more vivid tracks […]

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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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Stormzy, Miley Cyrus, The Chemical Brothers, and Tame Impala top Glastonbury’s 2019 lineup

Glastonbury has dropped their highly anticipated 2019 lineup in full after months of tantalizing individual announcements. The first headliner announced for this year, revealed back in November 2018, Stormzy, will make history this summer as the first UK rapper to ever headline the festival. Now, the grime emcee is joined by The Killers, The Cure, […]

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Aphex Twin and Massive Attack set to headline Mexico City’s Ceremonia Festival

A city with a vibrant music scene and appreciation of electronic music, Mexico City has become a hotspot for touring electronic artists in recent years. Returning for the 2019 iteration of the event, Mexico City’s Ceremonia Festival has announced an exceptional lineup including performances from Massive Attack, Aphex Twin, and more. In addition to the […]

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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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Dancing Astronaut’s Top 10 Albums of 2018

Since the advent of recorded music, albums have reigned as the supreme vessel through which artists put forth their most hallowed creations and define their oeuvres. In the modern era of streaming, wherein declining royalty rates demand that musicians tour incessantly and the necessity of instant gratification demands a correlative, unending supply of singles and […]

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The A.V. Club’s 20 best albums of 2018

Each new “best albums” list published seems to confirm: We couldn’t agree on much this year. And it’s extremely exciting. The music industry at large continued to decentralize, with our biggest stars and returning veterans sharing airtime with newcomers and indie upstarts. Really the only constant seemed to be in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Jon Hopkins announces North American tour

Jon Hopkins has announced a fresh new run of tour dates in conjunction with his first new album in five years, the psychedelic, swirling new Singularity. Hopkins’ ten gig run kick off at the end of summer, with the first six stops featuring support from Daniel Avery, who’s fresh off the release of his new album Song For Alpha. […]

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Jon Hopkins’ psychedelic experiences shaped new LP, ‘Singularity’ [STREAM]

The rise and fall of Jon Hopkins’ new LP, Singularity, is heartwrenching. A sound bath suitable for a live club setting as much as it’s apt for a soothing sit down and reset of the mind, it is Hopkins first work in five years. Paradoxically, the album lends itself twofold to its listener, as Hopkins is equally as rhythmic […]

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Jon Hopkins releases new psychedelic track, ‘Everything Connected’ [WATCH]

In the liner notes of Ambient 1: Music for Airports — the 1978 sixth studio album from the father of modern ambient music, Brian Eno — Eno claims that ambient music “must be as ignorable as it is interesting.” To the contrary, the English ethereal vanguard Jon Hopkins defies Eno’s edict with meticulously-crafted, moving soundscapes. He’s just released yet another new […]

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Moogfest releases phase two of their already stellar lineup

Moogfest has built a name for itself around both its highly immersive visual and technological programming and stellar lineups year in and year out. This year’s initial lineup announcement sparked slight controversy when the festival announced the first phase of their lineup would feature exclusively female and non-binary talent. The first phase announcement included performances by SOPHIE, […]

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Jon Hopkins leads upcoming album with new single, ‘Emerald Rush’: Watch

Last month, the celestial dance titan Jon Hopkins returned with new music. Now, Hopkins reaffirms his stance as an ethereal vanguard with a new album, Singularity, out May 4 through Domino. Singularity is the follow-up to 2013’s hypnotic breakthrough, Immunity, and promises to be an equally divine voyage. For now, Hopkins has unveiled animated visuals for the LP’s lead single, “Emerald Rush.” A tune […]

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