Archive | TroyBoi

The Radar 135: Mixed by bloody white

It’s not every day that Dancing Astronaut is graced with the curative presence of a Radar mixer like bloody white, a rising emo-pop producer whose specialties include bending genres with nostalgic vinyl FX from his bedroom. Born in Santa Barbara, the DIY artist exploded into 2020 with “tounge tied,” a single that has garnered more […]

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TroyBoi shares new single, ‘Mother Africa,’ proceeds from which will benefit Save The Children [Stream]

TroyBoi‘s seventh lap around the 2020 release ring has a philanthropic purpose. The successor to May’s “Lemme See,” produced alongside Eric Leon, “Mother Africa” sees TroyBoi step atop his sonic platform to put forth a single that promises to have impact beyond musical circles. The British vanguard exclusively told Dancing Astronaut, “I made this track […]

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TroyBoi shares new single, ‘Mother Africa,’ proceeds from which will benefit Save The Children [Stream]

TroyBoi‘s seventh lap around the 2020 release ring has a philanthropic purpose. The successor to May’s “Lemme See,” produced alongside Eric Leon, “Mother Africa” sees TroyBoi step atop his sonic platform to put forth a single that promises to have impact beyond musical circles. The British vanguard exclusively told Dancing Astronaut, “I made this track […]

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Louis the Child release tape of new beats and unreleased gems, ‘Candy II’

In 2017, Louis the Child released their first “Candy” mix on SoundCloud featuring 25 minutes of unreleased music. Now, three years later, the boys are back at it again more new tunes, this time on Candy II [Beat Tape]. If cross-fades are enabled in settings, listeners will find that the beat tape is devoid of […]

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Good Morning Mix: TroyBoi’s 2018 demolition of Coachella’s Sahara tent

Today, Dancing Astronaut is reminiscing about South East London’s own TroyBoi and his 2018 demolition of Coachella‘s Sahara tent. TroyBoi’s uniquely percussive stylings have situated the producer in a lane of his own, where he’s touched on a myriad of genres ranging from trap, dubstep, bass, and filthy, beat-centric party music and worked with worldly […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Loud Luxury

Over the past few weeks, electronic artists have celebrated the musical contributions of black artists by compiling ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists. The playlists have succinctly spotlit productions from black artists and artists of color that have influenced these artists’ careers, and on a simpler level, kept them moving and grooving.  Following respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists from Akira Akira, Anabel Englund, Brando, and Major Lazer‘s Walshy […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Brando spotlights the black artists who have impacted his career

It’s irrefutable: the dance, hip-hop, R&B, and jazz-rock genres—among many others—owe their existence to black culture. The black community’s contributions to the manifold musical styles that listeners know and love are pervasive and wide-ranging, and Brando‘s ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist embodies this diversity of influence. A succinct yet sundry collection of original and re-imaginative efforts from […]

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NMF Roundup: Disclosure reveal ‘ENERGY,’ Kaskade and Project 46 link for ‘Chains’ + 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: Disclosure reveal ‘ENERGY,’ Kaskade and Project 46 link for ‘Chains’ + 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: Disclosure reveal ‘ENERGY,’ Kaskade and Project 46 link for ‘Chains’ + 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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TroyBoi taps Healthy Chill for trap anthem, ‘Favorite’

The masterful TroyBoi has done it again. The talented producer and frequent trap innovator is back with his newest release: a Healthy Chill collaboration called “Favorite.” TroyBoi has been relentlessly releasing new material since the beginning of the year, with “Favorite” marking his fifth release of 2020. And the buzz surrounding last year’s Skrillex collaboration […]

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TroyBoi returns to trap form on ‘Casper’ [Stream]

The electronic limelight is deservingly trained on TroyBoi, who has stepped out of the shadows to offer yet another enticing cut, “Casper.” The latest cerebral flex to come out of the TroyBoi camp, “Casper” deepens the foundation of one-offs that the producer has laid in recent months, such as “Wavez” and “Mmmm.” TroyBoi leverages spry […]

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TroyBoi and Snakehips ride sleek hip-hop/electronic ‘Wavez’ on new single

When the hip-hop sensibilities of two genre-fusing entities intermingle, a forward-thinking take on contemporary sound ensues, as TroyBoi and Snakehips assert on “Wavez.” The producers place a fresh-sounding spin on the hip-hop/electronic format. From the rushing crescendos of synths to the taut bassline that stretches across “Wavez,” the single is a resounding representation of TroyBoi […]

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TroyBoi and Snakehips ride sleek hip-hop/electronic ‘Wavez’ on new single

When the hip-hop sensibilities of two genre-fusing entities intermingle, a forward-thinking take on contemporary sound ensues, as TroyBoi and Snakehips assert on “Wavez.” The producers place a fresh-sounding spin on the hip-hop/electronic format. From the rushing crescendos of synths to the taut bassline that stretches across “Wavez,” the single is a resounding representation of TroyBoi […]

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TroyBoi and Snakehips ride sleek hip-hop/electronic ‘Wavez’ on new single

When the hip-hop sensibilities of two genre-fusing entities intermingle, a forward-thinking take on contemporary sound ensues, as TroyBoi and Snakehips assert on “Wavez.” The producers place a fresh-sounding spin on the hip-hop/electronic format. From the rushing crescendos of synths to the taut bassline that stretches across “Wavez,” the single is a resounding representation of TroyBoi […]

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NMF Roundup: Kaskade and Kosha Dillz link for ‘Sexy,’ Notaker remixes DROELOE + 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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