Archive | Tech House

Anjunadeep’s Luttrell supplies fifth Holy Ship! 2018 mixtape

In anticipation of Holy Ship! 10.0 and 11.0, the nautical festival has commissioned a series of mixes from artists set to perform on 2018’s sailings. The fifth and most recent installment has been mixed by one of Anjunadeep‘s top guns, Luttrell. Holy Ship! 10.0, sets sail January 6–10, will feature an Anjunadeep Takeover, with sets from Luttrell […]

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Launchpad 45: Light up the night with the ultimate house party playlist

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.Another week finished brings time to unwind. Hopefully, you have some dancing ahead of […]

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Steve Angello shares third act from upcoming album featuring two singles ‘Dopamine’ and ‘Break Me Down’

Over the last half decade, Steve Angello has undergone an incredibly intriguing artistic progression, shedding his former Mafia member status, then delivering an exceptionally personal debut album Wild Youth, and now rolling out the follow up, Human. The Size Records executive has introduced his sophomore concept in three installments, or acts, each uniquely tempered with it’s own distinct sonic characteristics. Now […]

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Will Clarke slings out feverish ‘Ain’t No Ho’

Riding on the heels of his chart-topping success with the unmissables “Booty Percolatin,” “My Body,” and “Tiny Tambourine,” Dirtybird‘s vetted collaborator Will Clarke has once again served up a feverish new track, “Ain’t No Ho.”With his ever distinct production style, Will Clarke fuses together elements of both his raw Bristol upbringing and the polished sounds of Ibiza. And […]

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Let DA and The Wine & Cheese Party ignite your weekend pre-game fire [PLAYLIST]

November 17 will bring a momentous occasion to Downtown LA: the arrival of Wine & Cheese‘s anniversary soirée.When the brand originally started years ago as a mini-gathering on the dusty Desert Hearts dancefloor, its founders never imagined the cult popularity that would grow out of it. Eventually, Wine & Cheese expanded beyond its festival confines […]

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Techno Tuesday: Josh Butler talks ORIGINS RCRDS, 90s influences and A&R

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music.House music stalwart Josh Butler […]

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MUST LISTEN: Eric Prydz debuts 4-track EP under Tonja Holma alias

Despite headline-grabbing releases and sold-out headlining appearances, Eric Prydz remains rather reclusive. It’s his deep dedication to craft that leaves the Swedish house juggernaut in the highly enviable position of appealing to both dance music’s underground purists and the main-stage masses alike.On Nov. 13, Eric Prydz debuted the first-ever EP under his Tonja Holma alias on his newly minted Pryda Presents label. The four-track […]

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[Interview] Epizode Festival founder Roustam Mirzoev talks improvements, curation strategy ahead of 2018 edition

From its industrial home in the heart of Detroit to the dusk-till-dawn underground events that dominate Europe’s rigorous party scene, techno knows no boundaries. In recent years, the genre has since exploded in Asia, further playing into the genre’s exponential growth across the globe. One festival in particular stands out among the rest.It’s called Epizode Festival.Epizode, which made its Vietnamese […]

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Prok | Fitch – Angie

Tech house tag-team Prok | Fitch have unveiled their newest song, “Angie,” via Solä Records. The track trails the release of their three-song EP, Seagulls, via Relief Records. The EP seduced the ear of notorious house and techno producer Green Velvet, even in its incipient stages of production, then bringing it to Relief. Earlier this year, the UK duo also released a high-energy remix of Velvet’s […]

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FISHER stuns on anthemic ‘Oi Oi’ EP

The quickly august FISHER — one half of Cut Snake — made his highly-infectious Dirtybird debut with “Ya Kidding” earlier this year. Since its release, the cut has arguably served as the label’s track of the year and has taken on a life of its own, earning spots at a multitude of festivals.For the professional-surfer turned musical maestro, things have […]

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Beyond the Booth 007: Marbs speaks on the intrinsic link between art, music, and the surreal

Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some self-introspection, each participant then returns to […]

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Tokyo Machine – Spooky

Opposites attract in Tokyo Machine’s newest release, “Spooky,” where an orchestra meets manufactured video game synths during the intro. The two contrasting sounds play off of one another and fall into a tech bass drop. Halloween sounds and themes weave in and out of the chords, thus lending the track its name.The single is out now on Monstercat, and its […]

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FANGS – Murder

FANGS, or Danny D’Brito of Brass Knuckles fame, has conjured up an absurdly wicked single and accompanying music video in “Murder” — appropriately released on Halloween day. “Murder” sets FANGS’ identity as a tech house talent, with the musician incorporating bouncy synth progressions, chunky basslines, and drum patterns into a satisfying mix. That said, “Murder” samples […]

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Good Morning Mix: Mikey Lion and Porkchop get the party started at Dirtybird Campout 2017

Somebody had to get the party started at this year’s Dirtybird Campout.There are few better duos to kick off one of the best parties of the year than Mikey Lion and Porkchop delivering the Desert Hearts mantra of “house, techno, & love.” Currently taking their fervent parties far and wide, the globetrotting party brigade may have been […]

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Nicky Romero and Florian Picasso explorenew direction on ‘Only For Your Love’

Nicky Romero has teamed up with Florian Picasso on his latest single “Only For Your Love,” out on Protocol Recordings. Where many collaborations have obvious divisions of each artist’s style, Romero and Picasso’s sounds merge seamlessly to create an enhanced version of their initial sound.The radio edit opens with an old-school techno vibe, which falls into a more progressive […]

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Lane 8 announces tour dates, releases new single of forthcoming album, ‘Little By Little’

The Lane 8 camp is full of exciting announcements right now. The Denver-based artist, real name Daniel Goldstein, has announced his second album, Little By Little, out Jan. 19, 2018 on his own imprint, This Never Happened. The album comes with an extensive 35-date global headlining tour, with stop in North America, Australia, and Europe.To celebrate, Goldstein has released the first single off […]

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Lane 8 announces tour dates, releases new single of forthcoming album, ‘Little By Little’

The Lane 8 camp is full of exciting announcements right now. The Denver-based artist, real name Daniel Goldstein, has announced his second album, Little By Little, out Jan. 19, 2018 on his own imprint, This Never Happened. The album comes with an extensive 35-date global headlining tour, with stop in North America, Australia, and Europe.To celebrate, Goldstein has released the first single off […]

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Listen to Oregon Eclipse live sets from CloZee, Bassnectar, Minnesota, and more

A considerable amount of time has passed since the Oregon Eclipse Gathering,  but exclusive sets continue to appear online as artists upload their live acts or, in some cases, even go as far as to re-record their sets.Now former attendees and eclipse chasers from around the globe can now enjoy sets from the likes of Bassnectar, Minnesota, CloZee, and […]

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DJ Rae – Surrender

Listeners looking for the next up-and-coming house music DJ can find that in DJ Rae with the release of her new euphoric, 90s-infused track “Surrender.”DJ Rae is a multi-talented artist with top-notch vocals, production and DJ skills, which have allowed her to attain residencies at some of Ibiza’s most prominent nightclubs such as Pacha and Ushuaïa.The […]

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DJ Rae – Surrender

Listeners looking for the next up-and-coming house music DJ can find that in DJ Rae with the release of her new euphoric, 90s-infused track “Surrender.”DJ Rae is a multi-talented artist with top-notch vocals, production and DJ skills, which have allowed her to attain residencies at some of Ibiza’s most prominent nightclubs such as Pacha and Ushuaïa.The […]

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