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Listen to ZHU’s surprise Blacklizt techno set live from Coachella’s Do LaB stage

One of the indisputable highlights of Coachella’s 2018 run was ZHU’s surprise appearance at the California festival’s Do LaB stage, where the Ringo’s Desert Pt. 1 producer delivered a deliciously dark techno set, much to the pleasure of the electronic music aficionados in attendance. Recorded in full thanks to Do LaB, the set has now […]

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Shop ZHU’s SS18 Ringos Desert fashion collection now

Back in April, ZHU made a sensuous return with the desert-tinged Ringos Desert Pt. 1.  On top of the EP, the aloof and ambiguous artist announced he would be returning to the limelight with a DUNE Fall tour, a China tour, and even performed a riveting surprise set at Coachella.  But throughout the entirety of these exciting […]

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MUST LISTEN: ZHU Remixes Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa’s ‘One Kiss’

The high-powered remixes of Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa‘s smooth funk house jam, “One Kiss” are rolling in. After garnering more than 200 million Spotify plays since it’s initial release, bass house maestro Jauz put his dark and dangerous spin on the track, taking the pop/dance music crossover hit from the poolside club into the underground. Now ZHU catapults the track down […]

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ZHU releases doleful, downtempo music video for ‘Still Want U’

ZHU is never one to shy away from the darker side of music, and the LA maestro’s new music video wholly capitalizes on his moody, bleak aesthetic. Now the producer released a video accompaniment for “Still Want U” with Karnaval Blues, off his new album, Ringos Desert Pt. 1, which landed in April. The video, co-directed by Yero Brown and Steven Zhu, displays a dark doleful […]

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ZHU makes sensuous return with new EP, ‘Ringos Desert Pt. 1’ [Stream]

Is it hot in here, or is it just ZHU’s new EP? ZHU leads listeners out to the desert in new EP, Ringos Desert Pt. 1, a cross genre scorcher that heats up with each successive track, from the sultry, guitar assisted stunner, “Guilty Love,” to the low toned “Provocateur.” Tinged with the dark tones […]

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ZHU leaks new track, gives rise to Coachella speculation

Gearing up for festival season, the ever-enigmatic ZHU has incited abundant buzz this week. In addition to leaking his newest exploratory, desert-themed track, “Desert Woman,” ZHU set rumors ablaze with a semi-conspicuously deleted Instagram post. The deleted post showed a piece of paper with various already-confirmed festivals ZHU will be appearing at this summer, including Electric […]

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ZHU leaks new track, gives rise to Coachella speculation

Gearing up for festival season, the ever-enigmatic ZHU has incited abundant buzz this week. In addition to leaking his newest exploratory, desert-themed track, “Desert Woman,” ZHU set rumors ablaze with a semi-conspicuously deleted Instagram post. The deleted post showed a piece of paper with various already-confirmed festivals ZHU will be appearing at this summer, including Electric […]

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ZHU and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker share dreamy new collaboration, ‘My Life’

Hopefully ZHU and Kevin Parker have more shared work stocked away on a hard drive somewhere, because one single may not be enough. The Tame Impala frontman and enigmatic Mind of a Genius producer were slated for a new joint effort in 2018, and they’ve finally delivered their hotly anticipated new collaboration, “My Life,” a top-notch piece of indie-dance […]

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NGHTMRE puts powerful spin on ZHU & Ekali’s ‘Blame’

NGHTMRE takes on ZHU and Ekali’s tantalizing single, “Blame,” for his latest re-imaginative endeavor. The NGHTMRE remix sees the trap tastemaker tangle the heavy bass drops and gritty trap tones signature of his own style in the revamp, effectively sharpening the original to add a hard edge to the remix. Momentous in the scope of […]

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ZHU – Jet, The Doberman

ZHU has officially released his new single “Jet, The Doberman” which briefly popped up on the elusive artist’s SoundCloud page in December before being taken down. The track at hand is a noticeable shift of tempo for Steven Zhu, whose melodies are typically defined by their four-on-the-floor structure. “Jet, The Doberman” serves to be a pointed trek into trap […]

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Zhu officially confirms Tame Impala collaboration is underway, announces new label

Zhu confirmed a big collaboration and primed 2018 as another banner year the Mind of a Genius producer. Right as the calendar flipped, rumors of an impending collaboration with Aussie psychedelic rock luminaries Tame Impala began to circulate, with video clips capturing the alleged ID beginning to trickle in soon thereafter.During a recent performance in China, Zhu took […]

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ZHU gives CamelPhat & Elderbrook’s ‘Cola’ a hypnotic reboot

ZHU has an uncanny talent for invigorating tracks with his own unique sound stamp. The Columbia Records signee has now turned his sights towards CamelPhat & Elderbrook‘s summer 2017 hit “Cola,” named the hottest record in the world by BBC Radio 1 upon its release on Defected Records.ZHU brings on his own unique flare while doing well to churn out a lightly […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s Youtube hot picks: Trap Channels

Looking for new music? Then you’ve come to the right place. Dancing Astronaut will be highlighting YouTube channels every dance music fan needs to know about. From drum n’ bass to melodic trap, we’ve got something for you. Make sure to subscribe to Dancing Astronaut’s YouTube for the best dance music news in the galaxy.Proximity“Your Favorite Music […]

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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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It looks like a Zhu and Tame Impala collaboration may be in the works

As far as strange sonic pairings go, sometimes musical opposites really do attract — just ask Elton John and Eminem, Kanye West and Bon Iver, or Aerosmith and Run DMC, among many others. Now, possibly the next artistic convergence to to join the odd collaborations ranks could be Zhu and Tame Impala, as they’re rumored to have […]

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It looks like a Zhu and Tame Impala collaboration may be in the works

As far as strange sonic pairings go, sometimes musical opposites really do attract — just ask Elton John and Eminem, Kanye West and Bon Iver, or Aerosmith and Run DMC, among many others. Now, possibly the next artistic convergence to to join the odd collaborations ranks could be Zhu and Tame Impala, as they’re rumored to have […]

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