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Diplo reveals Major Lazer remix of The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’

During Diplo‘s most recent “Corona Sabbath,” the Major Lazer frontman shared an island remix of The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” chart-topper amidst a slew of material from the Peace is the Mission outfit. The unreleased Major Lazer remix dons the dancehall groove through guttural bass hits alongside the kick. The breakdown gives space for lush pads that fall into distorted melodic […]

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The Weeknd expands ‘After Hours’ track list with three new bonus tracks [Stream]

Expect the unexpected appears to be an apt adage in the context of The Weekend’s fourth studio album, After Hours. After releasing a deluxe edition of the LP on March 23, the critically acclaimed crooner has caught fans by surprise yet again, silently expanding the album’s track list with three new bonus tracks, “Nothing Compares,” […]

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The Weeknd expands ‘After Hours’ track list with three new bonus tracks [Stream]

Expect the unexpected appears to be an apt adage in the context of The Weekend’s fourth studio album, After Hours. After releasing a deluxe edition of the LP on March 23, the critically acclaimed crooner has caught fans by surprise yet again, silently expanding the album’s track list with three new bonus tracks, “Nothing Compares,” […]

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Watch The Weeknd’s entangled, tragic love affair unfold in new ‘In Your Eyes’ visual

Few music videos begin with an explicit content warning, but for The Weeknd‘s new album, After Hours, a graphic warning is definitely on brand. Especially with the new music video for “In Your Eyes,” wherein the Canadian crooner dives into a graphic portrayal or his own decapitation. The video begins with a battered woman running […]

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Watch The Weeknd’s entangled, tragic love affair unfold in new ‘In Your Eyes’ visual

Few music videos begin with an explicit content warning, but for The Weeknd‘s new album, After Hours, a graphic warning is definitely on brand. Especially with the new music video for “In Your Eyes,” wherein the Canadian crooner dives into a graphic portrayal or his own decapitation. The video begins with a battered woman running […]

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The Weeknd shares deluxe version of ‘After Hours’ featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Chromatics, Oneohtrix Point Never

The Weeknd recently delivered his highly anticipated fourth studio album After Hours to critical acclaim, and while the LP’s initial tracklist did not feature any collaborating guest stars, the record’s newly released deluxe edition makes up for the only thing it’s original counterpart lacks. Less than four days after After Hours first hit shelves, the […]

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The Weeknd releases fourth studio album, ‘After Hours’ [Stream]

After a trifecta of preceding singles and a climactic live reveal of a fourth offering, ‘Scared to Live,’ on Saturday Night Live, The Weeknd has released his fourth studio album, After Hours. The 14-track outing bears no features, offering the seasoned crooner’s following a full-bodied exposition of the artist’s vocal capabilities. The follow up to […]

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The Weeknd debuts ‘Scared to Live’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’ [Watch]

Even with James Bond hosting “Saturday Night Live,” The Weeknd knew he had to steal the show. Donned in his signature After Hours look—red jacket, square-frame sunglasses, bloody nose and all—the singer-songwriter stopped by 30 Rockefeller Plaza to debut his new song, “Scared to Live.” A departure from the fast-paced thrill of “Blinding Lights“—which the […]

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The Weeknd debuts ‘Scared to Live’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’ [Watch]

Even with James Bond hosting “Saturday Night Live,” The Weeknd knew he had to steal the show. Donned in his signature After Hours look—red jacket, square-frame sunglasses, bloody nose and all—the singer-songwriter stopped by 30 Rockefeller Plaza to debut his new song, “Scared to Live.” A departure from the fast-paced thrill of “Blinding Lights“—which the […]

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The Weeknd is set to embark upon his first tour since 2017 with new ‘After Hours’ Tour

There has been a resurgence The Weeknd in the headlines, thanks to the recent announcement of his forthcoming third studio album, After Hours. The excitment continues, with the Canadian confirming he will embark upon his first tour since 2017 following the album’s full release. His ‘After Hours’ tour is set to begin early June and […]

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The Weeknd shares alluring title track from forthcoming LP, ‘After Hours’ [Stream]

The sexy mystique specific to The Weeknd’s catalogue expands with dark grandeur on “After Hours,” the title track from the crooner’s forthcoming LP, due later this spring. Between its slithering mid-tempo pace, crepuscular chords, and the tantalizing velvet of The Weeknd’s vocals, “After Hours” harkens back to Abel Tesfaye’s Trilogy days. Constructively and tonally distinct from […]

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The Weeknd reveals next album name on Instagram: ‘After Hours’

The Weeknd has announced the name of his upcoming album, After Hours, coming soon via XO Records/Republic Records. The album has been led by two platinum singles, “Heartless” and “Blinding Lights,” in addition to Gesaffelstein collaboration “Lost In The Fire.” After Hours is set to be his third studio album, and The Weeknd announced the name of the compilation […]

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The Weeknd releases new ‘Blinding Lights’ music video, performs live on Jimmy Kimmel [Watch]

The Weeknd’s saga continues in the sequel to his “Heartless” music video in the crooner’s follow-up single, “Blinding Lights.” Following the aftermath of his Las Vegas escapades in a the “Heartless” video, the new Anton Tammi-directed visual for “Blinding Lights,” finds The Weeknd taking a joyride through the city before meeting his maker. “Heartless” peaked […]

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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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The Weeknd trips through Las Vegas in new ‘Heartless’ music video [Watch]

The Weeknd continues his content rollout with the release of his cinematic and psychedelic new music video for “Heartless.” The video was directed by Anton Tammi, and stars The Weeknd and his producer, Metro Boomin, closing down Vegas, on a tear of gambling, drinking, smoking, and stunting around an empty casino while tripping out. During […]

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New World Sound put sensual spin on The Weeknd’s ‘High For This’ [Stream]

New World Sound delve deep in The Weeknd’s catalog for their next re-imaginative endeavor: a remix of the seasoned crooner’s “High For This.” Hailing from The Weeknd’s 2012 compilation album, Trilogy, “High For This” receives a hazy rinse from the production duo, who first gained traction with their 2013 single, “Flute.” New World Sound’s revision […]

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New World Sound put sensual spin on The Weeknd’s ‘High For This’ [Stream]

New World Sound delve deep in The Weeknd’s catalog for their next re-imaginative endeavor: a remix of the seasoned crooner’s “High For This.” Hailing from The Weeknd’s 2012 compilation album, Trilogy, “High For This” receives a hazy rinse from the production duo, who first gained traction with their 2013 single, “Flute.” New World Sound’s revision […]

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New World Sound put sensual spin on The Weeknd’s ‘High For This’ [Stream]

New World Sound delve deep in The Weeknd’s catalog for their next re-imaginative endeavor: a remix of the seasoned crooner’s “High For This.” Hailing from The Weeknd’s 2012 compilation album, Trilogy, “High For This” receives a hazy rinse from the production duo, who first gained traction with their 2013 single, “Flute.” New World Sound’s revision […]

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New World Sound put sensual spin on The Weeknd’s ‘High For This’ [Stream]

New World Sound delve deep in The Weeknd’s catalog for their next re-imaginative endeavor: a remix of the seasoned crooner’s “High For This.” Hailing from The Weeknd’s 2012 compilation album, Trilogy, “High For This” receives a hazy rinse from the production duo, who first gained traction with their 2013 single, “Flute.” New World Sound’s revision […]

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