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ILLENIUM takes a victory lap with exceptional ‘Fallen Embers Deluxe’ LP

It seems ILLENIUM is on a mission to make an unassailable case for Artist of the Year in 2021. Expectations for the producer’s fourth studio album here high, and then he delivered with a near flawless 14-track LP this summer. Fallen Embers was one of the most highly anticipated albums of the year that, for […]

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ILLENIUM takes a victory lap with exceptional ‘Fallen Embers Deluxe’ LP

It seems ILLENIUM is on a mission to make an unassailable case for Artist of the Year in 2021. Expectations for the producer’s fourth studio album here high, and then he delivered with a near flawless 14-track LP this summer. Fallen Embers was one of the most highly anticipated albums of the year that, for […]

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Stream Virtual Riot’s sophomore studio album, ‘Simulation’

Virtual Riot‘s second studio album Simulation has landed via Disciple. The 16-track LP follows the German-born producer’s 2013 debut album, There Goes Your Money, as well as his 2017 compilation,The Classics. Simulation flows between Virtual Riot’s early penchants for dubstep, electro-house, and glitch-hop in addition to more contemporary leanings like melodic-dubstep, color-bass, riddim, hyperpop, and […]

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Virtual Riot, Gareth Emery, Jason Ross, k?d, Krewella, and more set for three-night Relentless Beats pod event [Giveaway]

Before the pandemic forced the abrupt cancellation of events more than a year ago, Phoenix, Arizona was emerging as one of the most active and enticing dance music markets in the country outside of LA and NYC. Regional promoter Relentless Beats has a proven track record of solid club shows and festivals, now pivoting to […]

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Skrillex, TroyBoi, and Virtual Riot nab credits on Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice’

Skrillex, TroyBoi, and Virtual Riot, among others, have scored slots on the Justice guest list. Justin Bieber‘s sixth studio album, due March 19, will notably bear both Skrill’s and Virtual Riot’s touch on its opening number “2 Much.” Skrillex’s flourish extends to two other Justice tracklistings, “Somebody” and “Loved By You,” the latter of which […]

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Skrillex, TroyBoi, and Virtual Riot nab credits on Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice’

Skrillex, TroyBoi, and Virtual Riot, among others, have scored slots on the Justice guest list. Justin Bieber‘s sixth studio album, due March 19, will notably bear both Skrill’s and Virtual Riot’s touch on its opening number “2 Much.” Skrillex’s flourish extends to two other Justice tracklistings, “Somebody” and “Loved By You,” the latter of which […]

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Virtual Riot shares unreleased remix of Zedd’s ‘True Colors,’ sparks collaboration speculation

A remix of the title track from Zedd‘s 2015 sophomore LP, True Colors, isn’t exactly one that electronic listeners would expect to be making the rounds in 2021, but Virtual Riot has used the element of surprise to his advantage, ensnaring the Twitterverse with the latest version of his spin on the song long in […]

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Skrillex and Virtual Riot appear on ‘Sullen Sunday’ from Roc Nation’s ‘Reprise’ compilation

After calling attention to racial injustice earlier this year, Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, Virtual Riot, Ant Clemons, and Nia Miranda emerge on “Sullen Sunday” via the Roc Nation-released compilation album titled Reprise, which will benefit multiple social justice initiatives across the country. The track reputed earlier as “You See It, now officially known as “Sullen […]

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See set times for ‘Episode 3’ of Couch Lands

After announcing the cancellation of Lost Lands Festival in June, Excision has been no stranger to the demand for virtual DJ sets and has since stepped up efforts to meet this interest. In recent months, the Lost Lands head and fellow festival personnel have leveraged Twitch’s ever-growing popularity to host various “episodes” of Couch Lands. […]

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Ty Dolla $ign calls attention to racial injustice in new collaboration with Skrillex, Virtual Riot, Ant Clemons, and Nia Miranda

As some took to the streets of their respective cities to participate in protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, Virtual Riot, Ant Clemons, and Nia Miranda took to the studio to support the Black Lives Matter movement via music, specifically a new song titled “You See It.” On the […]

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Ty Dolla $ign calls attention to racial injustice in new collaboration with Skrillex, Virtual Riot, Ant Clemons, and Nia Miranda

As some took to the streets of their respective cities to participate in protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death, Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, Virtual Riot, Ant Clemons, and Nia Miranda took to the studio to support the Black Lives Matter movement via music, specifically a new song titled “You See It.” On the […]

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Disciple Records releases massive compilation, ‘Knights of the Round Table Vol. 3’

Sitting comfortably at the top of the bass music scene lies Los Angeles-based label Disciple, alongside 12th Planet-headed sub-label Disciple Round Table. Responsible for releasing some of the largest dubstep tracks in the past years and housing a stacked roster of powerhouse producers, anything fortunate enough to secure the Disciple seal of approval is sure […]

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Disciple Records releases massive compilation, ‘Knights of the Round Table Vol. 3’

Sitting comfortably at the top of the bass music scene lies Los Angeles-based label Disciple, alongside 12th Planet-headed sub-label Disciple Round Table. Responsible for releasing some of the largest dubstep tracks in the past years and housing a stacked roster of powerhouse producers, anything fortunate enough to secure the Disciple seal of approval is sure […]

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Rampage to host farewell tour stop from Noisia, Pendulum Trinity reunion, and more

Perpetually confounding US festival crowds, drum ‘n’ bass is only just launching a forward foray in the states. However, it’s been a cornerstone of the European electronic music market for decades. Gearing up for its 11th year, Belgium’s token drum ‘n’ bass display, Rampage festival has been at the helm of spreading the genre’s good […]

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Rampage to host farewell tour stop from Noisia, Pendulum Trinity reunion, and more

Perpetually confounding US festival crowds, drum ‘n’ bass is only just launching a forward foray in the states. However, it’s been a cornerstone of the European electronic music market for decades. Gearing up for its 11th year, Belgium’s token drum ‘n’ bass display, Rampage festival has been at the helm of spreading the genre’s good […]

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Rampage to host farewell tour stop from Noisia, Pendulum Trinity reunion, and more

Perpetually confounding US festival crowds, drum ‘n’ bass is only just launching a forward foray in the states. However, it’s been a cornerstone of the European electronic music market for decades. Gearing up for its 11th year, Belgium’s token drum ‘n’ bass display, Rampage festival has been at the helm of spreading the genre’s good […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 115

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Listen in playlist format here.  It’s […]

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 115

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Listen in playlist format here.  It’s […]

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Virtual Riot lays down a beautiful cover of Skrillex’s ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ [Watch]

Over the years, bass king Virtual Riot has shown his versatility in both music production—having dabbled in most sub-genres—and a penchant for sound design, but he recently put on a display of talent which unveiled a completely different artistic side from his signature brutal dubstep and proved his artistic talent transcends just EDM. Fellow bass […]

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Lunar Lunes: Ekali remixes Alina Baraz, Rusko releases new EP, Modestep and Virtual Riot join forces + more

Each week, New Music Friday sweeps through with torrential force, showering streaming platforms with immeasurable amounts of new tunes. Just like Dancing Astronaut rounds up 25 of the biggest songs of the week for the Hot 25 Spotify playlist each New Music Friday, Lunar Lunes serves as a landing pad for SoundCloud users who want a whole new dose of tunes to kick […]

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