Archive | Subtronics

NGHTMRE, Subtronics and Boogie T fuse dubstep and reggae on ‘Nuclear Bass Face’

Despite the shortfall of live entertainment, there still remains a gold mine of unpublished work founded during last year’s festival circuit. A particular item of interest has remained NGHTMRE, Subtronics and Boogie T’s genre-busting effort, which was appropriately welcomed to an audience at Excision’s Lost Lands this past fall. “Nuclear Bass Face” now enters at […]

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NMF Roundup: Kygo releases ‘Golden Hour’ LP, Tchami shares two new tracks + 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 releases ‘Golden Hour’ LP, Tchami shares two new tracks + 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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Relive EDC Las Vegas’ Virtual Rave-A-Thon [Watch]

As a stand-in for the annual mega-festival that was originally slated for the May 15-17 weekend, EDC Las Vegas brought in a total of 43 acts to command their three-day Virtual Rave-A-Thon. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, EDC had been forced to postpone their 10th anniversary iteration to later this year on October 2-4; however this […]

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Insomniac unveils lineup for EDC Las Vegas Virtual Rave-A-Thon

Insomniac is bringing the electric sky to would-be Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas attendees via a three-day Virtual Rave-A-Thon that will feature live performances from the likes of Kaskade, Tchami, Seven Lions, ZHU, Zeds Dead, Subtronics, and many, many more. From May 15-17, the original date of EDC Las Vegas’ tenth anniversary iteration, Insomniac will […]

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Subtronics breaks down his hardest-hitting project yet, ‘Scream Saver’ EP [Interview]

Possessed by a sharp attentiveness to sound design and a monstrous appetite for head-splitting dubstep, Subtronics and his rise in the bass scene has unfolded both graciously and foreseeably. Finding initial traction in the deep end of SoundCloud and deriving inspiration from the underground, the Philadelphia native has built his brand up with his robotic […]

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Subtronics breaks down his hardest-hitting project yet, ‘Scream Saver’ EP [Interview]

Possessed by a sharp attentiveness to sound design and a monstrous appetite for head-splitting dubstep, Subtronics and his rise in the bass scene has unfolded both graciously and foreseeably. Finding initial traction in the deep end of SoundCloud and deriving inspiration from the underground, the Philadelphia native has built his brand up with his robotic […]

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Shambhala Music Festival releases phase one lineup for 23rd iteration

Canadian music festival Shambhala has long been a leading electronic music festival. Featuring an exceptionally curated lineup each year, the renowned festival was the inspiration for Excision‘s annual mix series from 2008 to 2016. Now, the festival is back and better than ever for its 23rd installment, boasting a massive lineup of handpicked headliner and […]

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Shambhala Music Festival releases phase one lineup for 23rd iteration

Canadian music festival Shambhala has long been a leading electronic music festival. Featuring an exceptionally curated lineup each year, the renowned festival was the inspiration for Excision‘s annual mix series from 2008 to 2016. Now, the festival is back and better than ever for its 23rd installment, boasting a massive lineup of handpicked headliner and […]

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Shambhala Music Festival releases phase one lineup for 23rd iteration

Canadian music festival Shambhala has long been a leading electronic music festival. Featuring an exceptionally curated lineup each year, the renowned festival was the inspiration for Excision‘s annual mix series from 2008 to 2016. Now, the festival is back and better than ever for its 23rd installment, boasting a massive lineup of handpicked headliner and […]

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Ever After Music Festival returns to Canada in June with sixth anniversary lineup

For six consecutive summers dating back to 2015, Ever After Music Festival has been ensuring that the nation of Canada has gotten a healthy intertwining of the bass and house music worlds. Making its three-day reappearance in its hometown of Kitchener, Ontario from June 12-14, Ever After Music Festival did not repress in curating an […]

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Good Morning Mix: Subtronics delivers a heavy-handed ‘NOW THATS WHAT I CALL RIDDIM VOL. 5’

The fifth installment in Subtronics’ NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL RIDDIM series has arrived, and well, this one just hits different. Textured with shrill synth work and the metallic grit of Subtronics’ well-known bass lines, “VOLUME 5” occupies a raucous 30-minute time slot that packs a deafening one-two punch. daily reminder that i make mostly […]

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HiJinx Festival Selects: Bump cuts from artists slated to play the event’s second edition [Playlist]

With its inaugural year in the rearview, HiJinx Festival will return once more to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for a second year of unmediated momentum. From December 27-28, HiJinx’s bass itinerary will position headliners Bassnectar, Excision, Slander, Skrillex, Zeds Dead, Porter Robinson, and GRiZ before the crowd assembled in Philadelphia. A wonderland of low end […]

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Snails drops new collaboration-stacked EP, ‘World of Slime’

Self-proclaimed founder of grimy dubstep genre “vomitstep,” Snails is back with an eight-track EP packed to the brim with powerhouse collaborations courtesy of his own label Slugz Music. Snails is already an extremely accomplished bass music producer by himself, but combining his signature sound with the likes of Barely Alive, Kill the Noise, Sullivan King, […]

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Snails drops new collaboration-stacked EP, ‘World of Slime’

Self-proclaimed founder of grimy dubstep genre “vomitstep,” Snails is back with an eight-track EP packed to the brim with powerhouse collaborations courtesy of his own label Slugz Music. Snails is already an extremely accomplished bass music producer by himself, but combining his signature sound with the likes of Barely Alive, Kill the Noise, Sullivan King, […]

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Zeds Dead recruit Subtronics for forceful unveil of ‘Bumpy Teeth’ [Stream]

Zeds Dead has released their latest offering from their forthcoming We Are Deadbeats Vol. 4 label compilation. Entitled “Bumpy Teeth,” the joint Subtronics track clocks in as the Canadian duo’s last release of another fruitful year. Following their Urbandawn collaboration “Sound of the Underground,” the newest single diverges from the former’s drum n’ bass tinges, […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top Tracks of 2019

2019 has been a remarkable year for new music. The past twelve months brought with them a collection of highly anticipated LPs: Madeon‘s Good Faith, Avicii‘s posthumous Tim, Gesaffelstein‘s Hyperion, Illenium‘s ASCEND, along with a Flume mixtape. Notable collaborations like REZZ and Malaa‘s “Criminals,” Seven Lions, Wooli, Trivecta, and Nevve‘s “Island,” and GRiZ and Subtronics‘ […]

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Kayzo and Subtronics team up on surprising bass-heavy collaboration

Hardstyle and bass music specialist Kayzo has teamed up with riddim cyclops Subtronics for a truly unforgettable collaboration: “Braincase.” Both of these talented producers have had massive years full of performances and original releases. Welcome Records labelhead Kayzo, known for his intertwining of rock elements with bass anthems, embarked on headline tours and took over […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Artists to Watch in 2020

2019 has been an undeniably remarkable year for electronic music, but what will the next decade bring? The Dancing Astronaut team has its fingers on the pulse of the coming months—notably artists who saw an immense upward trajectory in 2019 and are primed for a big 2020. In no particular order, we present our Artists […]

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Decadence reveals full lineup for NYE, featuring Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead, Illenium, and more

Arizona’s most coveted New Year’s Eve experience, Decadence, has revealed this year’s full lineup, and to no one’s surprise, it’s just as lethal as years past. Skrillex is returning for a second year in a row, while other high-caliber headliners look to end the year with a bang at the Rawhide Event Center just outside […]

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