Archive | TOKiMONSTA

HOLY SHIP! shares huge lineup for upcoming landlocked edition, HOLY SHIP! WRECKED

While HOLY SHIP! won’t be setting sail in 2020, it’ll sure still be getting down. The revered HARD Events maritime festival will anchor itself in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana next year, January 22-26 with a whole new name: HOLY SHIP! WRECKED. Casting a wide and prominent net, HOLY SHIP! WRECKED has secured Diplo, Lane […]

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Sonic worlds collide as TOKiMONSTA remixes Ólafur Arnalds’ ‘they sink’

TOKiMONSTA‘s latest is a true sonic gem. The Los Angeles-based producer, known for her textural club beats, has surprised fans with a wonderfully jazzy spin on Icelandic neo-classical composer Ólafur Arnalds‘ “they sink.” While the original represents an aural journey that ultimately feels unrealized, TOKiMONSTA’s rendition is all about the destination. Opening with the soft-spoken […]

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Sonic worlds collide as TOKiMONSTA remixes Ólafur Arnalds’ ‘they sink’

TOKiMONSTA‘s latest is a true sonic gem. The Los Angeles-based producer, known for her textural club beats, has surprised fans with a wonderfully jazzy spin on Icelandic neo-classical composer Ólafur Arnalds‘ “they sink.” While the original represents an aural journey that ultimately feels unrealized, TOKiMONSTA’s rendition is all about the destination. Opening with the soft-spoken […]

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Revisit the cream of the crop from EDC Las Vegas 2019: Alison Wonderland, deadmau5, Diplo, + more

Couldn’t make it out to Sin City this year for the most colorful festival in dance music? No problem. As the sun has set on another ecstatic chapter of Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, Dancing Astronaut rounded up the extended weekend’s most enticing displays from the May 17-19 festivities. From Alison Wonderland‘s trap-tainted main-stage return, […]

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Red Bull Music Academy and Red Bull Radio to fold later this year

Legendary music platforms Red Bull Music Academy and Red Bull Radio will shutter in October 2019. Red Bull Music Academy, founded in 1998, just recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in Berlin in 2018. Both platforms fall under the ubiquitous energy drink’s wide umbrella of brands, with RBMA and Red Bull Radio both being joint projects […]

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NMF Roundup: Audien remixes Calvin Harris, Armin van Buuren and Above & Beyond 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. Gesaffelstein and Pharrell Williams top this week’s Hot 25 with their new collaboration, “Blast Off.” Audien layers on the nostalgia with a gorgeous remix of Calvin […]

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NMF Roundup: Seven Lions, Wooli, Trivecta, and Nevve kick off 2019 with a mega collab, Lost Kings deliver fresh EP, Hardwell teams up with JGUAR + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With a refreshing amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today on the first NMF of 2019, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Perhaps one of the biggest releases of today is a mega collaboration from Seven Lions, Wooli, Trivecta, and Nevve called […]

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Guy Gerber adds dreamy touch to TOKiMONSTA’s ‘Don’t Call Me’

Fresh off the heels of an absolutely awe-inspiring RUMORS Coachella after-party, Guy Gerber‘s embedded his crystalline remix prowess on the saccharine vocal exudences of TOKiMONSTA. Amplifying its textural affect and hypnotic bassline, Gerber molds TOKiMONSTA’s “Don’t Call Me” into a transfixing slow burn. By adding in layers of lo-fi guitar and a bellowing bassline, Gerber strips the track of […]

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TOKiMONSTA drops star-studded remix LP for ‘Lune Rouge’ featuring Sofi Tukker, Felix Cartal, Justin Jay & more

TOKiMONSTA has released a full-length remix album of her critically-acclaimed third studio album, Lune Rouge. Released through her own label, Young Arts Record, TOKiMONSTA’s remix LP reimagines her trademark production and pop sensibilities with immense eccentricity. The LP features an impressively diverse billing of artists, from Sofi Tukker — fresh off their debut album release — to Felix Cartal, Alexander […]

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TOKiMONSTA – Don’t Call Me ft Yuna (Alexander Lewis Remix)

Alexander Lewis has done it again, this time adding his smooth production touch to TOKiMONSTA‘s “Don’t Call Me” featuring Yuna. The original, which came out in summer 2017, featured a sultry R&B vibe contrasted with choppy vocal elements that tucked it in comfortably with some of the EDM trends at the time. Lewis has taken […]

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TOKiMONSTA – I Wish I Could (feat. Selah Sue) [Sofi Tukker Remix]

Sofi Tukker goes deep in this new remix of TOKiMONSTA‘s “I Wish I Could” featuing Selah Sue. The original hit track — featured on the LA-based DJ/producer’s 2017 album Lune Rouge — gets a second wind thanks to Tukker’s rhythmic production ability and the start of another energy-filled festival season. Selah Sue’s vocals are still as catchy as ever, yet Sofi […]

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Lightning in a Bottle drops off diverse 2018 lineup

Bradley, California’s uniquely immersive festival, Lightning in a Bottle, has revealed the first phase of its 2018 musical line-up, set to take place May 23–28.In an increasingly monotonous festival market, LiB defines itself in defying the norm. The festival’s forward-thinking curation has presently landed a diverse array of acts from Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals, to Zhu, GriZ, Fever […]

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Hundred Waters announce fifth annual FORM Arcosanti

Hundred Waters made a radical statement about the typical festival model with the launch of their FORM event series, now gearing up for its fifth annual installment. Hosted in Arizona at an artistic micro-community known as Arcosanti, the event’s curators have refined an entirely unique festival experience since 2014 that breaks down the artist-attendee barriers of […]

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BBC Radio 1 announces 2018 residencies will include The Black Madonna, TOKiMONSTA, Mura Masa & more

BBC Radio 1 has officially announced its 2018 weekly residency line-up, boasting some of dance music’s most sought-after acts “from the underground to the arena.”Radio 1’s Residency programming includes two shows each Thursday evening. In 2017, deadmau5, Eats Everything, Kölsch, Ninjatune’s Helena Hauff, Jessy Lanza, Metrik, and Will Atkinson dominated the airwaves.This coming year’s selects include The […]

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Bassnectar reveals first of four 2018 seasonal gatherings in Chicago

After tweeting a short cryptic teaser that had the Bassnectar family clamoring over possible upcoming events, Bassnectar has officially revealed his return to Chicago, IL, March 30–31, 2018, after a seven year Windy City hiatus. The two-night run features an incredibly diverse cast of bass music’s most promising rising talent, including REZZ, TroyBoi, TOKiMONSTA, Ivy Lab, Danny Corn, and Bay […]

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TOKiMONSTA is recovered and ready to take on the music industry [Interview]

TOKiMONSTA — born Jennifer Lee — was synonymous with left-field beats and vibrant collaborations before September of 2017. Coming up in the Los Angeles beat scene, she earned an early co-sign from Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint before going on to release on Ultra Records and her own Young Art Records. Lee has gained the respect of her industry peers, as her classical music background and intricate sound design always […]

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Tokimonsta debuts new album Lune Rouge [LISTEN]

LA-based super producer TOKiMONSTA is finally back to doing what she does best. After a long road to recovery from the brain condition Moyamoya, TOKiMONSTA has released her highly anticipated new album Lune Rouge. With her third full-length album, the Young Art Records boss takes fans on a mesmerizing, and distinctly personal journey. It is truly a triumph of […]

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5 artists you need to see at BEMF 2017

15 artists you have to see at BEMF 2018The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival is coming up next week, and although there are going to be plenty of incredible artists bringing their unique flavor to the three-day festival, we have handpicked 5 artists that you absolutely cannot miss. From bass-heavy showcases to deep house dynamos, the […]

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5 artists you need to see at BEMF 2017

15 artists you have to see at BEMF 2018The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival is coming up next week, and although there are going to be plenty of incredible artists bringing their unique flavor to the three-day festival, we have handpicked 5 artists that you absolutely cannot miss. From bass-heavy showcases to deep house dynamos, the […]

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