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‘Stranger Things 2’ soundtrack gets the vinyl release it deserves

Last year, Stranger Things exploded into one of the top pop culture highlights of 2016 and the hype around the second season of Netflix’s 80s fetishizing smash hit has largely picked up and progressed from exactly where the show’s pilot season left off. The sci-fi sensation is an authentic examination and homage to the 1980’s matched with a […]

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Stranger Things composers break down main title theme on ‘Song Exploder’

Netflix‘s original series Stranger Things is the streaming service’s hottest show for the second straight year.Initially released in July of 2016, the nostalgia-steeped series has since been nominated for 18 Emmys and even went on to win the Emmy for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.The show’s composers Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon of the synth-led electronica outfit S […]

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S U R V I V E revisits debut album with compelling remix EP, ‘RR7387’

S U R V I V E’s Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein are fresh off the release of their original score to the beloved, nostalgia-steeped Stranger Things’ second season. Now, the duo’s returned to their electronica roots with the release of a new EP, RR7387. RR7387 is a small collection of tracks, but it is a deep dive into spellbinding aptitude of the electronica spectrum.The four-track […]

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Watch Stranger Things composers create sci-fi soundscapes at the Moog factory

Anticipation for the beloved, nostalgia-ridden sci-fi hit Stranger Things has undoubtedly been at an all-time high this past month and, with the release of the second season, finally crested.Between the deliverance of synth-led S U R V I V E’s dark soundtrack for the Netflix original and the desire to escape to much simpler, ostensibly blissful times, Stranger Things‘ […]

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Listen to S U R V I V E get ‘a bit darker and weirder’ on Stranger Things season two soundtrack

The Stranger Things cast sat down with Emmy Magazine after season one wrapped up, where they revealed that the next season would be “a lot more horror-oriented.” Season two of the Netflix hit show arrives on October 27, just in time for Halloween, and is set to consist of just 9 episodes.In anticipation of the impending […]

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Get a first look at the ‘Stranger Things’ season two soundtrack

With just two weeks remaining in the countdown to Stranger Things season two, the soundtrack’s masterminds have added to the excitement with the release of an inaugural track off the forthcoming soundtrack, due out Oct. 20.Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, who make up S U R V I V E, have released “Walkin’ in Hawkins” on […]

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Warp the ‘Stranger Things’ theme with this online synth site

As excitement escalates for the release of season two of Stranger Things in just a few weeks, one fan has taken his or her enthusiasm to the next level.Someone has created a website called Synthier Things that only plays the Netflix show’s arpeggiated theme, but it allows for the site visitor to warp the synths to their heart’s […]

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S U R V I V E wins Emmy for ‘Stranger Things’ theme

The 69th Annual Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television last night, honoring series that ran from June 1, 2016, through May 31, 2017. While it was expected Stranger Things was going to sweep its respective categories — the show was nominated for 18 awards — it, in turn, won five Creative Emmys.Among […]

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Tune into day 3 of Movement with DA & Red Bull – S U R V I V E, The Gaslamp Killer, and Danny Brown

Movement is sadly coming to an end, but that in no way means its last day is lacking in quality musicians. Red Bull returns once again to its RBMA stage to stream the final day of action for those spending their Mondays at home.In conjuction with us here at Dancing Astronaut, Red Bull is giving […]

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Soul, synths, and spoken word in the Arizona desert: experience FORM Arcosanti’s opening day

FORM Arcosanti is the festival, if you can even call it that, of the future. Carved into a stone bluff above Arizona’s Agua Fria riverbed, Paolo Soleri’s artistic urban atrium once again plays host to Hundred Waters‘ annual creative congregation. It’s a singular ambiance that feels somewhat misrepresented when included in the “music festival” blanket […]

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