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Good Morning Mix: Mija embodies genre antipathy in 2017 EDC set

Long before she dropped her entrancingly alternative debut album Desert Trash, Amber Giles—who performs and produces under the name Mija—was delivering auditory wildcards in her DJ sets all around the world. She’s always been the type of artist who debunks the question “what kind of music does she make?” and all other queries built around […]

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Good Morning Mix: Mija embodies genre antipathy in 2017 EDC set

Long before she dropped her entrancingly alternative debut album Desert Trash, Amber Giles—who performs and produces under the name Mija—was delivering auditory wildcards in her DJ sets all around the world. She’s always been the type of artist who debunks the question “what kind of music does she make?” and all other queries built around […]

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CRAY to host livestream lineup of women and LGBTQ+ artists, ‘net.werk’

As dance music livestreams are in full effect, CRAY is hosting a female-forward digital event, net.werk. The online soiree will feature Whipped Cream, Adam&Steve, Ducky, Mija, Krewella, Sofi from Sofi Tukker, Dani Deahl, and more. The livestream aims to celebrate and highlight women and LGBTQ+ electronic music creators. It’s scheduled to go down today, Thursday, […]

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CRAY to host livestream lineup of women and LGBTQ+ artists, ‘net.werk’

As dance music livestreams are in full effect, CRAY is hosting a female-forward digital event, net.werk. The online soiree will feature Whipped Cream, Adam&Steve, Ducky, Mija, Krewella, Sofi from Sofi Tukker, Dani Deahl, and more. The livestream aims to celebrate and highlight women and LGBTQ+ electronic music creators. It’s scheduled to go down today, Thursday, […]

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NMF Roundup: Disclosure continue string of releases, Duck Sauce reveal ‘Get to Steppin’ + 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. 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 […]

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NMF Roundup: Calvin Harris spreads love with new Love Regenerator material, Boys Noise and Rico Nasty team up + 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. 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 […]

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NMF Roundup: Calvin Harris spreads love with new Love Regenerator material, Boys Noise and Rico Nasty team up + 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. 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 […]

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Mija toys with idealism, with ‘Digressions’ [Stream]

Though her FK A GENRE movement may be in her rearview, Mija keeps the motto close, invoking its untethered ethos on “Digressions,”— her latest song from impending LP, Desert Trash.  The latest track from the album begins with Mija greeting a familiar stranger over tender keys. But then, blissful liquid drum ‘n’ bass madness washes […]

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Mija sheds DJ chops for debut full-length album ‘Desert Trash,’ shares title track [Watch]

Mija might best be described by her chameleonic quality as an artist. Constantly evolving and challenging her creative boundaries, she’s dipped into fashion and visual art while maintaining a successful career as a DJ and musician. She’s come a cosmically long way since her Bonnaroo sunrise set alongside Skrillex in 2014, and now she’s reaching […]

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NMF Roundup: Kygo and Sandro Cavazza pay homage to Avicii, Calvin Harris crafts new Love Regenerator project + 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. 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 […]

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NMF Roundup: Kygo and Sandro Cavazza pay homage to Avicii, Calvin Harris crafts new Love Regenerator project + 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. 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 […]

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AMF’s FriendShip sails sophomore waters with poise [Review]

In an event age when festivals are folding faster than laundry, between liability, vacuous digital promises, and under-execution, a four-day festival cruise should be a downright ludicrous feat for a newborn event brand. Right? But Gary Richards—known musically as Destructo—has had lofty goals from the get-go. One doesn’t seam together the most in-demand destinations for […]

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AMF’s FriendShip sails sophomore waters with poise [Review]

In an event age when festivals are folding faster than laundry, between liability, vacuous digital promises, and under-execution, a four-day festival cruise should be a downright ludicrous feat for a newborn event brand. Right? But Gary Richards—known musically as Destructo—has had lofty goals from the get-go. One doesn’t seam together the most in-demand destinations for […]

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Music industry shows its support in light of recent mass shootings

The first weekend of August, two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio left more than 31 people dead in the span of 14 hours. The first shooting in El Paso, Texas on Saturday, Aug. 3 took 22 lives. Another nine people were killed in Dayton, Ohio. The two shootings are the latest in a dangerously […]

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Music industry shows its support in light of recent mass shootings

The first weekend of August, two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio left more than 31 people dead in the span of 14 hours. The first shooting in El Paso, Texas on Saturday, Aug. 3 took 22 lives. Another nine people were killed in Dayton, Ohio. The two shootings are the latest in a dangerously […]

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FriendShip to bring AC Slater, TroyBoi, Mija, Boys Noize, and more for 2020 voyage

Gary Richards (Destructo) is making good on his promise to bring top-tier selections from both the electronic and hip-hop spheres out to sea with him for the 2020 arm of his FriendShip festival cruise. Atop the 2020 lineup sits titans of their trades, AC Slater, Destructo himself (duh), Malaa, Mija, Billy Kenny, and Boys Noize, […]

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Lunar Lunes: Mija grooves on ‘Sweat It Out,’ Rinzen, Marbs, and Evan Casey team up for ‘Helix’

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 […]

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Skrillex drops off tour visual to accompany ‘Mumbai Power’ featuring Kenny Beats, Porter Robinson, and more [Watch]

Fresh off the heels of two ultra-satisfying setlist-tools-turned-official-releases, Skrillex has turned in a new visual feature to accompany one of his new Show Tracks, “Mumbai Power.” The video is a collection of clips from the road, from stadiums to street corners, festival stages to plane cabins, with a gang of Skrillex’s friends following him on […]

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Skrillex drops off tour visual to accompany ‘Mumbai Power’ featuring Kenny Beats, Porter Robinson, and more [Watch]

Fresh off the heels of two ultra-satisfying setlist-tools-turned-official-releases, Skrillex has turned in a new visual feature to accompany one of his new Show Tracks, “Mumbai Power.” The video is a collection of clips from the road, from stadiums to street corners, festival stages to plane cabins, with a gang of Skrillex’s friends following him on […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 100: The Ultimate Drum ‘n’ Bass Playlist

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. There’s just something about […]

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