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Dancing Astronaut celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day [Playlists]

Over the past year, producers in the dance space have paid homage to the musical contributions of Black artists and other artists of color by curating respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlists for Dancing Astronaut. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we have compiled ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlists from Walshy Fire, Kyle Kinch, Brando, Whethan, and more […]

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Dancing Astronaut celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day [Playlists]

Over the past year, producers in the dance space have paid homage to the musical contributions of Black artists and other artists of color by curating respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlists for Dancing Astronaut. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we have compiled ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlists from Walshy Fire, Kyle Kinch, Brando, Whethan, and more […]

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Tchami strides into 2021 with spin on Whethan, Oliver Tree’s ‘Freefall’

After an unremitting stream of originals that culminated in the title-taking Year Zero, distinguished as Dancing Astronaut‘s 2020 Album of the Year, Tchami is turning his attention to the remix format for his first issue of the new calendar year. And, as the most attentive of Tchami’s following will note, how Tchami is electing to […]

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Tchami strides into 2021 with spin on Whethan, Oliver Tree’s ‘Freefall’

After an unremitting stream of originals that culminated in the title-taking Year Zero, distinguished as Dancing Astronaut‘s 2020 Album of the Year, Tchami is turning his attention to the remix format for his first issue of the new calendar year. And, as the most attentive of Tchami’s following will note, how Tchami is electing to […]

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Dancing Astronaut presents the Top 20 Electronic Albums of 2020

In a year where we all sought a little more escapism from home than usual, albums—both old and new—helped remind the collective zeitgeist that in times of strife or struggle, music is perhaps what we all reach for the most. The medium’s inherent quality of togetherness kept us close, even when we were farthest apart […]

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Whethan delivers genre-blurring debut album three years in the making, ‘Fantasy’ [Review]

Chicago’s Ethan Snoreck, better known as Whethan, has been rapidly ascending to dance music’s top echelon since he was a mere 17 years old. After three years of gearing up for its release, his debut album, Fantasy, is finally here. Fantasy refuses to be tied down to one single genre and combines high points of […]

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Stream Whethan’s debut album, ‘Fantasy’

After three years spent anxiously awaiting Whethan‘s elusive debut album Fantasy, fans can once again sleep at night. By featuring a different artist on all but one of its 15 tracks, the record, released on October 16, does not fall into any one electronic subgenre. Housing a star-studded tracklist, including but not limited to Oliver […]

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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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Whethan pulls Oliver Tree back into the booth for concluding ‘FANTASY’ single, ‘Freefall’

Whethan placed Twitter into a mild panic at the end of August after casually tossing a tidbit of information that his next FANTASY single would be “pulling someone out of retirement.” After bottomless attempts to narrow down the list of current retirees that could fill the blank, the question has now been resolved as Whethan […]

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RL Grime hosts trap’s next generation on Sable Valley’s first compilation [Stream]

The new age trap resurgence can inarguably be partly, if not wholly credited, to RL Grime’s Sable Valley residence. With less than a month in between the trap don’s declaration of his imprint’s first compilation and the project’s debut, the fully-fledged assortment has now arrived, following Grime’s modest preview of the artists behind the Sable […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Whethan

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 Cuppy, CeCe Rogers, Martin Badder, Loud Luxury, Akira […]

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Whethan flexes alternative chops with K.Flay on ‘Hurting On Purpose’

Few producers today have the courage or the skill to combine pop-rock with alternative trap and actually make it work. Whethan is one of them, and with the help of the equally ambitious vocalist, K.Flay, he has been able to adeptly do just that on his new single, “Hurting On Purpose.” Over the past few […]

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Whethan flexes alternative chops with K.Flay on ‘Hurting On Purpose’

Few producers today have the courage or the skill to combine pop-rock with alternative trap and actually make it work. Whethan is one of them, and with the help of the equally ambitious vocalist, K.Flay, he has been able to adeptly do just that on his new single, “Hurting On Purpose.” Over the past few […]

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Whethan flexes alternative chops with K.Flay on ‘Hurting On Purpose’

Few producers today have the courage or the skill to combine pop-rock with alternative trap and actually make it work. Whethan is one of them, and with the help of the equally ambitious vocalist, K.Flay, he has been able to adeptly do just that on his new single, “Hurting On Purpose.” Over the past few […]

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Deep Tropics unveils 2020 lineup featuring Claude VonStroke, Whethan, Dombresky, and more

The 2020 festival season isn’t over just yet. Nashville’s Deep Tropics music festival is set to take place from August 28-29th. Boasting multiple stages and a gorgeous view of the Tennessee state capitol, Deep Tropics is moving forward with what is shaping up to be a much needed musical escape. The newly announced lineup features […]

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Whethan places hard-hitting spin on Charli XCX’s ‘claws’

In between the dispersal of singles from his approaching freshman album, FANTASY, Whethan has put forth an ample selection of quarantine entertainment, from his performance at Digital Mirage to the episode of Foreign Family Collective‘s Intermission Broadcast Mix series that he hosted in May. Tapping back in to remixing, which catalyzed his emergence in the […]

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Whethan places hard-hitting spin on Charli XCX’s ‘claws’

In between the dispersal of singles from his approaching freshman album, FANTASY, Whethan has put forth an ample selection of quarantine entertainment, from his performance at Digital Mirage to the episode of Foreign Family Collective‘s Intermission Broadcast Mix series that he hosted in May. Tapping back in to remixing, which catalyzed his emergence in the […]

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Electric Blockaloo loads up more than 800 artists for the virtual Minecraft festival to end all virtual events

Not even a full three months into the newly emerged trend of virtual events and Electric Blockaloo has come to take the reins with what may be the single largest lineup in the timeline of both in-person and online festivals. After Rave Family formally announced the event in May beside an initial reveal of 40 […]

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Proximity, Brownies & Lemonade double down with Digital Mirage 2.0 lineup: A-Trak, ZHU, Boys Noize, and more

Proximity and Brownies & Lemonade decidedly set the standard in early April as live entertainment began infiltrating the online space. Drawing in more than a quarter-million in donations with a class of 50 of the scene’s most prominent names, Digital Mirage held the internet hostage over three days as a more-than-auspicious start to the virtual […]

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