Archive | Manila Killa

88Rising announces full lineup and new electronic stage for Head in the Clouds Festival 2019

Since its inception in 2015, 88Rising has carved out a special place in the music and arts space as the definitive voice of cutting-edge Asian culture and artistry. Championing artists from Rich Brian to Joji, Higher Brothers to Keith Ape, and more, 88Rising broke grounds when it launched the inaugural Head in the Clouds Music […]

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Hotel Garuda stuns on first original release featuring his own vocals, ‘Head In The Trees’

When it comes to musical output, it’s clear that Hotel Garuda isn’t slowing down anytime soon. Initially comprised of Manila Killa and Candleweather, the duo first became renowned for their feel-good house tunes. Then in the summer of 2018, the duo parted ways, leaving Candleweather to continue on as the face of the brand while […]

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Slow Magic attaches his atmospheric allure to Manila Killa’s ‘Wake Up Call’

Masked man of cosmic creations, Slow Magic has taken on a fan-favorite from Manila Killa‘s recent 1993 album, “Wake Up Call.” Slow Magic’s vapory, chilled-out remix stands as an organic complement to the original’s subtle, thumping electronica. Both producers are more than adept in the tricky art of creating cerebral soundscapes which compel their consumers […]

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Good Morning Mix: Manila Killa shares influences surrounding his ‘1993’ EP on Diplo and Friends

Manila Killa recently released a mix for Diplo and Friends featured on BBC Radio 1Xtra where he showcases music from his new 1993 EP, influences that inspired the project, and tunes from friends, including the likes of Robotaki, Louis The Child, and Slow Magic. The outpour of emotion and melody hit quickly with soothing chords, wistful plucks, […]

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Manila Killa awes with first EP release post Hotel Garuda split

Manila Killa has released a seven-track debut EP titled 1993, and each track is a distinctive part that makes for an intriguing whole. While the thematic of the EP is undoubtedly “feel-good” music, the compilation takes twists and turns through a diverse range of genres spanning from progressive house to electro to commercial crossover-type releases. The artist […]

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NMF Roundup: San Holo reveals new single, JOYRYDE returns with ‘IM GONE,’ Vincent releases debut 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. Feed Me has at last revealed the full extent of his High Street Creeps LP, which kicks off with otherworldly “Perfect Blue.” JOYRYDE returns after “AGEN WIDA” […]

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Robokid recruits Manila Killa and AOBeats for new track, ’17’

At the start of the SoundCloud’s future bass explosion, Moving Castle was putting forth some of the most intriguing takes on electronic music seen since the EDM explosion that preceded them. Created by Robokid, Manila Killa, and AOBeats, the three acts and their fellow producers built a name for themselves and have been working together […]

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Manila Killa starts the year strong with punchy single and headlining tour announcement

2018 was a year of big transitions for Chris Gavino, more popularly known by his DJ/producer alias, Manila Killa, with his decision to focus on his solo career after a successful bout as one half of Hotel Garuda. In honor of his new focus as a one-man show, Gavino announced he would be dropping his debut […]

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Lunar Lunes: Whethan’s ‘GOING UP’ in new release, Robokid taps longtime collaborators Manila Killa and AOBeats for ’17’ + more

Each week, New Music Friday sweeps through with torrential force, showering streaming platforms with immeasurable amounts of new tunes. Just like Dancing Astronaut rounds up 25 of the biggest songs of the week for the Hot 25 Spotify playlist each New Music Friday, Lunar Lunes serves as a landing pad for SoundCloud users who want a whole new dose of tunes to kick […]

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Paramount Pictures taps Moving Castle to remix the ‘Mission: Impossible’ theme song

In the wake of Mission: Impossible Fallout, the sixth rendition in the series, Moving Castle founders Manila Killa, AOBeats, and Robokid were enlisted by Paramount Pictures to remix the classic theme song. Taking the original melody, the label bosses added trap drums, cinematic ambiance, and glitchy breaks between a gritty sub-bass of the signature MI […]

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Robotaki releases second track off of forthcoming EP

Toronto native Preston Chin, otherwise known as Robotaki, has gained considerable momentum thanks to a number of hit singles and a unique sound that blends disparate genres. As his ascent continues, Chin announced his debut EP, Science, on the heels of his U.S. tour with Manila Killa. Chin has now dropped the second track from the full EP, “Limbo.” The producer commented on everything that […]

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NMF roundup: new heat from Hotel Garuda, DJ Tennis, Dombresky + more

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. 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.Manila Killa lent his dreamy style to a remix of Kailee Morgue‘s “Medusa”……and had a doubly productive day, as his collaborative […]

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Kidwaste & Manila Killa – Tonight

Kidwaste has teamed up with Manila Killa for new single “Tonight,” a production undoubtedly suited to unwind to now that festival season has ended.  Chelsea Cutler’s soothing vocals and a chill house backdrop are combined with both producers’ ability to infuse a mystical vibe into their music.This is not the duo’s first time collaborating. They previously […]

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Listen to Hotel Garuda’s ‘Dancing On The Moon Tour Mix’

Since their first hit, Hotel Garuda has captured the chill and soulful side the dance scene with an abundance of imaginative and inspiring releases. With a career chugging along with a style all their own, the duo have graced fans with a new “Dancing On The Moon Tour Mix.”The mix kicks off with an eponymous, unreleased single, […]

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Billboard – Memories (Robotaki Remix)

Though Robotaki is in the middle of his “I Want You” tour with Manila Killa, he somehow still has time to drop new, groundbreaking material. The tour itself has already seen major success and is just getting started, as the two young producers are set to perform all across the U.S. and Canada up until mid-November.Robotaki has […]

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Manila Killa & Robotaki Take Off On Extensive “I Want You” Tour

Manila Killa and Robotaki delivered a season favorite with their single, “I Want You.” Much like Porter Robinson and Madeon did for “Shelter,” the two have created an entire tour with several dates all focused around one seriously strong collaborative composition. Their recent two sold out shows in LA appear to have had an influence on […]

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Robotaki & Manila Killa – I Want You (feat. Matthew John Kurz) [Original Mix]

Both rising stars from the Internet electronic music community, Robotaki and Manila Killa have recently formed a multifaceted alliance as the duo take on back-to-back sold out shows at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre. As Robotaki comes off supporting Madeon and Porter Robinson on their shelter tour and Manila Killa’s buzz continues to swell after […]

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Manila Killa & AObeats Team Up For “I’m Ok” Featuring Shaylen [Lyric Video]

Manila Killa (also known for his role in Hotel Garuda) has had a nice run as of late, but today brings the start of a new era. Teaming up with AObeats, they take their collective Moving Castle talents to Big Beat Records for a brand new single. Here is “I’m Ok” featuring Shaylen on the […]

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