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Dancing Astronaut presents the Top 100 Electronic Tracks of 2020

Despite a year brimming with letdowns and shortcomings, 2020 enabled artists with the opportunity to stretch their creative legs throughout the time spent at home during quarantine, and the results delivered tenfold. 2020 supplied more forward-looking music than years recent memory, with artists leveraging the absence of overwhelming tour regimens into high-grade outputs that made […]

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Dancing Astronaut presents the Top 100 Electronic Tracks of 2020

Despite a year brimming with letdowns and shortcomings, 2020 enabled artists with the opportunity to stretch their creative legs throughout the time spent at home during quarantine, and the results delivered tenfold. 2020 supplied more forward-looking music than years recent memory, with artists leveraging the absence of overwhelming tour regimens into high-grade outputs that made […]

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Dancing Astronaut presents the Top 20 Electronic Albums of 2020

In a year where we all sought a little more escapism from home than usual, albums—both old and new—helped remind the collective zeitgeist that in times of strife or struggle, music is perhaps what we all reach for the most. The medium’s inherent quality of togetherness kept us close, even when we were farthest apart […]

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St. Lundi releases acoustic reworking of Kygo’s “To Die For”

Originally found on Kygo’s chart-topping ‘Golden Hour’ album, “To Die For” has lived multiple lives each more impressive than the last. What started as a defunct collaboration with Dermot Kennedy, resulted in Kygo reaching out to St. Lundi to finish the track at the 11th hour before ‘Golden Hour’ was released. The result was one […]

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President-elect Joe Biden closes victory speech with Avicii, Kygo originals

Following President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ historic victory in the 2020 presidential race, the incoming president and his running mate addressed the nation to the tune of some of electronic’s own. Kygo‘s recent rework of Whitney Houston‘s “Higher Love” resounded as Biden concluded his speech and Avicii and Coldplay‘s 2014 anthem, “A […]

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Vin Diesel puts pedal to the metal with announcement of second dance single

After debuting his first single to the virtual audience of The Kelly Clarkson Show, Vin Diesel continues to rev his dance music engine with the announcement of his followup release, “Days Are Gone.” Diesel took to Instagram earlier this week with the news, reflecting on the how his artistry as an actor has transitioned to […]

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LJUNG celebrates end of summer with new ‘Get Inspired’ playlist

For those looking to close out a less than typical summer season on a resoundingly positive note, LJUNG may have the remedy with a brand new playlist. Curated to give listeners an extra bit of pep in their step, the Swedish pop producer has curated a selection of his most inspiring tunes, laced together with […]

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LJUNG celebrates end of summer with new ‘Get Inspired’ playlist

For those looking to close out a less than typical summer season on a resoundingly positive note, LJUNG may have the remedy with a brand new playlist. Curated to give listeners an extra bit of pep in their step, the Swedish pop producer has curated a selection of his most inspiring tunes, laced together with […]

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LJUNG celebrates end of summer with new ‘Get Inspired’ playlist

For those looking to close out a less than typical summer season on a resoundingly positive note, LJUNG may have the remedy with a brand new playlist. Curated to give listeners an extra bit of pep in their step, the Swedish pop producer has curated a selection of his most inspiring tunes, laced together with […]

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Kygo renews the late Donna Summer’s 1979 disco hallmark, ‘Hot Stuff’

Kygo and abiding No. 1 classics have fleetly formed an inextinguishable bond between revivals of Whitney Houston’s unreleased vocals on “Higher Love” and the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner’s “What’s Love Got To Do With It.” Tacking onto his overgrown musical registry this year, including the delivery of Golden Hour in May, the […]

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Kygo renews the late Donna Summer’s 1979 disco hallmark, ‘Hot Stuff’

Kygo and abiding No. 1 classics have fleetly formed an inextinguishable bond between revivals of Whitney Houston’s unreleased vocals on “Higher Love” and the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner’s “What’s Love Got To Do With It.” Tacking onto his overgrown musical registry this year, including the delivery of Golden Hour in May, the […]

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Kygo eyes Donna Summer’s smash hit ‘Hot Stuff’ for latest disco revival

Kygo has hit his stride as of late taking on disco era hallmarks for 21st century updates. So far, the Norwegian super producer has reconditioned Tina Turner’s inimitable “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” and teamed with Whitney Houston‘s estate to complete “Higher Love,” a cover of the 1986 Steve Winwood classic, and the […]

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Kygo and Selena Gomez join Spotify’s 1 billion club with ‘It Ain’t Me’

Kygo and Selena Gomez are the latest to reach Spotify‘s 1 billion streams club with their hit single, “It Ain’t Me,” the lead single from Kygo’s 2017 EP, Stargazing. The single held its place on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 29 weeks, all while breaking the No. 10 spot, allowing the track to be […]

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Kygo and Selena Gomez join Spotify’s 1 billion club with ‘It Ain’t Me’

Kygo and Selena Gomez are the latest to reach Spotify‘s 1 billion streams club with their hit single, “It Ain’t Me,” the lead single from Kygo’s 2017 EP, Stargazing. The single held its place on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 29 weeks, all while breaking the No. 10 spot, allowing the track to be […]

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Celebrate Avicii’s 31st birthday with his iconic Ultra Music Festival 2016 performance [Stream]

Tim Bergling would have celebrated his 31st birthday on September 8. It can only be said in so many ways—but there isn’t a moment that Avicii‘s reverberating impact isn’t still felt in dance music following his death in April, 2018. While there may be an outstretched register of iconic performances throughout the late legend’s tenure, […]

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Kygo announces ownership stake in Miles Teller’s alcoholic beverage brand, The Long Drink

Despite the absence of his yearly touring agenda, Kygo has still managed himself to keep his plate full this year, between the deliverance of Golden Hour, setting up his very own virtual festival, and a recent connection with the legendary Tuna Turner. If that outstretched list of wins in 2020 somehow doesn’t appear substantial enough, […]

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Kygo announces ownership stake in Miles Teller’s alcoholic beverage brand, The Long Drink

Despite the absence of his yearly touring agenda, Kygo has still managed himself to keep his plate full this year, between the deliverance of Golden Hour, setting up his very own virtual festival, and a recent connection with the legendary Tuna Turner. If that outstretched list of wins in 2020 somehow doesn’t appear substantial enough, […]

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Kygo announces ownership stake in Miles Teller’s alcoholic beverage brand, The Long Drink

Despite the absence of his yearly touring agenda, Kygo has still managed himself to keep his plate full this year, between the deliverance of Golden Hour, setting up his very own virtual festival, and a recent connection with the legendary Tuna Turner. If that outstretched list of wins in 2020 somehow doesn’t appear substantial enough, […]

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The Radar 130: Mixed by Moodshift

Moodshift is one of the latest projects to emerge as a product of 2020’s digital landscape. The new DJ/producer trio comprises Lucas Nord, Norwegian Grammy winner and Tove Lo collaborator, flyckt, previously of the indie-pop group Urban Cone, and former Kygo collaborator and remix connoisseur, Oliver Nelson. Over the course of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Kygo teams up with Amazon Music to deliver orchestral version of ‘I’ll Wait’

Less than one-month removed from his “What’s Love Got to Do With It” remake with Tina Turner, Kygo is teaming up with Amazon Music to release the orchestral version of his Golden Hour inclusion, the Sasha Sloan-assisted “I’ll Wait.” “I’ll Wait” is Sloan and Kygo’s second collaboration together, and the tropical house original seamlessly translates […]

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