Archive | Kygo

Celebrate Throwback Thursday with these classic Kygo remixes

From his first SoundCloud upload on April 14, 2013, fans were glued to Norwegian producer Kygo‘s catchy tropical house renditions of avant-garde releases and pop classics. There was something fresh and unique about his toned-down, breezy sound and the way in which he tackled each of his works, intriguing listeners and racking up millions of […]

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Ante up: stream full sets from day two of EDC Las Vegas

Both the stakes and the temps were higher for EDC Las Vegas’ second day of production on May 19. Attendees of Insomniac’s flagship Electric Daisy Carnival and at home viewers alike can relive their favorite sets from the festival, or catch up on the performances that they missed with Dancing Astronaut’s list of live sets […]

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Melody VR showcases its extensive library of concert footage at NYC launch event, including The Chainsmokers, Kygo, and Kaskade

Following the formal launch at Facebook‘s recent conference, UK-based Melody VR held a launch event in Soho on Thursday, inviting members of the press to experience the platform on one of the brand new Oculus Go wireless VR headsets. Dancing Astronaut had the chance to sit down with the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Steven Hancock, […]

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Melody VR showcases its extensive library of concert footage at NYC launch event, including The Chainsmokers, Kygo, and Kaskade

Following the formal launch at Facebook‘s recent conference, UK-based Melody VR held a launch event in Soho on Thursday, inviting members of the press to experience the platform on one of the brand new Oculus Go wireless VR headsets. Dancing Astronaut had the chance to sit down with the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Steven Hancock, […]

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Kygo & Alan Walker say a collab ‘is going to happen’ in new interview

To namedrop the genre “EDM” is to invoke the names “Kygo” and “Alan Walker.” The tropical house tastemaker and the mesmerizing, multi-talented “Faded” producer have been formidable contributors to the electronic scene as dance music continues to morph into a pop culturally recognized and celebrated mega-genre, replete with its own celebrities. As per Kygo’s description, […]

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Kygo & Alan Walker say a collab ‘is going to happen’ in new interview

To namedrop the genre “EDM” is to invoke the names “Kygo” and “Alan Walker.” The tropical house tastemaker and the mesmerizing, multi-talented “Faded” producer have been formidable contributors to the electronic scene as dance music continues to morph into a pop culturally recognized and celebrated mega-genre, replete with its own celebrities. As per Kygo’s description, […]

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Artists at Coachella and beyond remember Avicii in live tributes

News of Avicii‘s passing hit the dance music fans hard on April 20, 2018. His time came far too soon, at the age of 28 — just two years after the Swedish producer retired from tour life to recover from physical and mental health deterioration. The tragedy once more brought to light the destructive and […]

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Rita Ora: Kygo’s ‘It Ain’t Me’ was written about me

Rita Ora stood in for Selena Gomez during Kygo’s live performance of the Gomez-assisted single, “It Ain’t Me,” at Coachella. “We have been trying to work together for awhile, and he just called me and I couldn’t say no,” Ora said. “He asked if I could do him the favor of singing the song, and […]

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Meme culture peaks, Kygo brings out Jamie Foxx & more: Here’s everything that happened at Coachella day 1

Kygo brings out Jamie Foxx Kygo‘s Coachella performance exceeded our wildest expectations. Not only did he bring out an impressive slew of artists for live performances, including Parson James for a live rendition of “Stole The Show,” the Norweign DJ stunned in bringing out Jamie Foxx for the two to perform a live rendition of Kygo’s Marvin Gaye […]

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Insomniac fills out robust 2018 EDC week with over 25 artists and 14 new shows

Insomniac added over 25 new artists and 14 events to the fifth annual EDC week in Las Vegas, coinciding with the festival’s 22nd annual installment.  In doing so, the festival welcomes 14 signature party experiences during the week of May 16–23, including the hardstyle focused Basscon Pool Party and two dubstep-fueled Bassrush parties, along with a variety […]

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Kygo and R&B star Miguel get together for ‘Remind Me To Forget’

“Been a big fan of Miguel for a long time, so I’m very excited to share this track with you,” Kygo said in the caption of a recent Instagram post on releasing a new single featuring the A-list R&B singer Miguel. The Norweigan DJ prepares for festival season with this new bubbly, trop-house track, sure to be heard at Miami […]

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Kygo releases remix package for ‘Kids In Love’

Kygo has officially released the remix package for his 2017 album, Kids In Love. The original project featured artists such as One Republic, Jason Walker, John Newman, Wrabel and The Night Game, only to name a few. The remix package features twists from such artists as Gucci Mane, Alan Walker, Alok, and Sam Feldt, as well as […]

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Launchpad: January remix roundup

Launchpad is a playlist series showcasing music we love, hand selected by our staff. The tracks come from both emerging and mainstream artists; it’s all about the quality and the unexpected. If you’d like your music featured in Launchpad, submit it for consideration here.  DA Launchpad Selects: Yellow Shoots – “wild fire (Nick AM) Remix” Known for […]

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Coachella releases 2018 lineup

Coachella has released their lineup for 2018 featuring The Weeknd, Beyoncé, and Eminem. The lineup is the festival’s 19th edition.Notable undercard acts on the bill include ODESZA, Kygo, Soulwax, Illenium, Jamie Jones, Motor City Drum Ensemble, The Black Madonna, and Maceo Plex, among a plethora of other diverse artists. Beyoncé was scheduled to headline the festival in […]

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See r/EDM’s highest voted electronic songs and albums of 2017 [full list]

The people of r/EDM have spoken.As streaming platforms like Spotify compile end of year playlists comprised of the year’s most popular dance tunes, so too does Reddit‘s electronically focused r/EDM subreddit. The subreddit has produced a list of 2017’s “Highest Rated” songs, albums and EPs, and throwback posts, using user submitted Reddit ‘up-votes’ to calculate […]

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What will Coachella’s EDM programming look like this year?

 1What will Coachella's EDM programming look like this year?Coachella‘s status as a music festival has grown into become larger than life since its humble, European-inspired beginnings in 1999, and their yearly lineup is both a cultural statement regarding the current state of music and a presage to future trends.The behemoth brand has always integrated electronic […]

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Kaskade drops dulcet new remix of Kygo’s ‘Stargazing’ [Stream]

Kaskade has placed his re-imaginative stamp on “Stargazing,” the lead single off of Kygo‘s newest EP of the same name.The original hails straight from Kygo’s wheelhouse, layering Justin Jesso’s melancholic vocals atop a piano assisted backdrop characteristic of the Norwegian producer’s sound. Kaskade maintains much of the single’s character in his rework, weaving subtle elements like an […]

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