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Isaiah Colbert To Kotaku Confirmed!

It feels like yesterday. I was in a Columbia College Chicago classroom during the “before times” of Covid-19 showing off my now-boss Patricia Hernandez’s Life Is Strange 2 article to a room full of journalism students who no doubt will be future legacy media reporters. I chose that article because it was the catalyst…Read more… […]

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Vinyl sales surge while the industry struggles to meet demand throughout first half of 2021

Vinyl albums are having what feels like an endlessly profitable resurgence after seeing a 108% increase on sales year-over-year over the first six months of 2021. Not only have vinyl sales had quite the comeback, but they have just surpassed CD sales, proving consumers are out with the new and in with the old when […]

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How to Use Music to Make Your Drive Better, According to Science

Music can be a powerful mood elevator that releases dopamine, improves our moods, relieves stress, helps us focus, and gets us motivated at the gym. It can be used to make your drive better, too, whether it’s a cross-country trip or a grueling commute. But mastering your driving playlist goes beyond making a perfect…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Use Music to Make Your Drive Better, According to Science

Music can be a powerful mood elevator that releases dopamine, improves our moods, relieves stress, helps us focus, and gets us motivated at the gym. It can be used to make your drive better, too, whether it’s a cross-country trip or a grueling commute. But mastering your driving playlist goes beyond making a perfect…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Use Music to Make Your Drive Better, According to Science

Music can be a powerful mood elevator that releases dopamine, improves our moods, relieves stress, helps us focus, and gets us motivated at the gym. It can be used to make your drive better, too, whether it’s a cross-country trip or a grueling commute. But mastering your driving playlist goes beyond making a perfect…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Use Music to Make Your Drive Better, According to Science

Music can be a powerful mood elevator that releases dopamine, improves our moods, relieves stress, helps us focus, and gets us motivated at the gym. It can be used to make your drive better, too, whether it’s a cross-country trip or a grueling commute. But mastering your driving playlist goes beyond making a perfect…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What So Not shares his sought-after mashup of Kendrick Lamar ‘Money Trees’ and Mura Masa’s ‘Lotus Eater’

The holiday season might have come to an end, but that isn’t stopping What So Not from bearing gifts in his return from hiatus. The Australian producer recently took to Twitter to generously announce that he will be gifting fans unreleased bootlegs throughout the entire month of March. To kick things off, What So Not […]

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DJ Toasty Digital’s ‘Good Kid, Twisted Family’ mashup masterfully intertwines Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar

Two of hip-hop’s most prominent figures have had some of their most iconic work mixed together in an exciting new mashup courtesy of DJ Toasty Digital. The mixtape, dubbed Good Kid, Twisted Family, intertwines Kendrick Lamar‘s good kid, m.A.A.d city with Kanye West‘s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy while simultaneously introducing a lighthearted narrative story. […]

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Leaked setlist alludes to possible Daft Punk guest appearance at The Weeknd’s Super Bowl performance

When the NFL confirmed The Weeknd as the Super Bowl LV halftime performer, there was one question at the forefront of electronic music enthusiasts’ minds: could a Daft Punk appearance be in the cards? A leaked setlist, first identified by GQ Mexico, seems to suggest so. The 18-song record, said to be the blueprint for […]

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Kendrick Lamar set to headline Roskilde 2021 with new material reportedly on the way

New music from Kendrick Lamar is on the horizon. Announced as a headliner for Roskilde Festival‘s 2021 installment, the acclaimed rapper supposedly has “new material along the way” according to organizers. The appearance will mark Lamar’s third time performing at the Danish event, with the first two in 2013 and 2015 respectively. Set to run […]

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Kendrick Lamar set to headline Roskilde 2021 with new material reportedly on the way

New music from Kendrick Lamar is on the horizon. Announced as a headliner for Roskilde Festival‘s 2021 installment, the acclaimed rapper supposedly has “new material along the way” according to organizers. The appearance will mark Lamar’s third time performing at the Danish event, with the first two in 2013 and 2015 respectively. Set to run […]

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Kendrick Lamar set to headline Roskilde 2021 with new material reportedly on the way

New music from Kendrick Lamar is on the horizon. Announced as a headliner for Roskilde Festival‘s 2021 installment, the acclaimed rapper supposedly has “new material along the way” according to organizers. The appearance will mark Lamar’s third time performing at the Danish event, with the first two in 2013 and 2015 respectively. Set to run […]

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Lollapalooza Stockholm shares stacked 2021 lineup featuring Alesso, Dillon Francis, Kendrick Lamar, and more

The Lollapalooza festival franchise is giving fans hope for the return of live events thanks to the recent reveal of the Lollapalooza 2021 Stockholm lineup. The festival is slated for July 2–4, 2021 and features a diverse roster of headliners such as Post Malone, The Killers, Kendrick Lamar, and Pearl Jam throughout the weekend. Electronic […]

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The Radar 135: Mixed by bloody white

It’s not every day that Dancing Astronaut is graced with the curative presence of a Radar mixer like bloody white, a rising emo-pop producer whose specialties include bending genres with nostalgic vinyl FX from his bedroom. Born in Santa Barbara, the DIY artist exploded into 2020 with “tounge tied,” a single that has garnered more […]

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Good Morning Mix: RL Grime’s ‘Halloween V’ serves as nostalgia for a year of trap sovereignty

Clawing closer to the end of October, the collective vision narrows and hones in on one standalone day. While many would assert this to be the ever adored and wickedly observed October 31, the dance music community discerns this prosperous date as October 29—the day RL Grime is set to release the ninth mix in […]

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Good Morning Mix: RL Grime’s ‘Halloween V’ serves as nostalgia for a year of trap sovereignty

Clawing closer to the end of October, the collective vision narrows and hones in on one standalone day. While many would assert this to be the ever adored and wickedly observed October 31, the dance music community discerns this prosperous date as October 29—the day RL Grime is set to release the ninth mix in […]

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‘Black Panther’ soundtrack streams skyrocket in the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s death

Following lead actor Chadwick Boseman’s untimely death, Black Panther soundtrack streams have skyrocketed, maxing out at a whopping 104 percent spike in listeners. Boseman—who passed away on August 28 from colon cancer—is widely renowned for his role as King T’Challa in the 2018 Marvel film, and since his passing, fans far and wide have shared […]

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Good Morning Mix: TroyBoi’s 2018 demolition of Coachella’s Sahara tent

Today, Dancing Astronaut is reminiscing about South East London’s own TroyBoi and his 2018 demolition of Coachella‘s Sahara tent. TroyBoi’s uniquely percussive stylings have situated the producer in a lane of his own, where he’s touched on a myriad of genres ranging from trap, dubstep, bass, and filthy, beat-centric party music and worked with worldly […]

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NPR shares ‘We Insist’ playlist detailing ‘a century of black music against state violence’

2020 will be remembered as the year when hundreds of thousands of people all over the world took to the streets despite a global pandemic to fight for racial justice. George Floyd’s murder in police custody ostensibly restarted a conversation that should have never stopped to begin with. Because for black people, this problem is […]

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NPR shares ‘We Insist’ playlist detailing ‘a century of black music against state violence’

2020 will be remembered as the year when hundreds of thousands of people all over the world took to the streets despite a global pandemic to fight for racial justice. George Floyd’s murder in police custody ostensibly restarted a conversation that should have never stopped to begin with. Because for black people, this problem is […]

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