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Insomniac may be planning an additional New Years Eve show

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Insomniac is already the largest dance music event promoter in the United States with numerous coast-to-coast events that have become synonymous with the dance music culture in America. From Electric Daisy Carnival and its numerous iterations, to Escape All Hallow’s Eve, Beyond Wonderland, Nocturnal Wonderland, BOO! [...]

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Future Music Festival unveil 2015 lineup with headliners Avicii, Drake, and The Prodigy

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Although summer just passed in the western hemisphere, Australia’s Future Music Festival just dropped their first phase lineup for Summer ’15. It’s safe to say this announcement is hair-raising. Not only will Avicii be making his triumphant return back to the touring circuit after the release of his upcoming album, but [...]

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One Direction have officially caught the EDM bug; enter remix contest to win £1500

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Just days after boy-band frontman Liam Payne showed the world his brand new hobby as a part time producer, the entire One Direction team wants in on the action. The British superstars are putting together a contest for producers everywhere, offering £1500 to whoever makes the best remix [...]

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Eric Wahlforss discusses the future of SoundCloud and the challenge of copyright versus artistic freedom

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Eric Wahlforss, CTO and Co-Founder of SoundCloud, visited TechCrunch Disrupt to discuss the origins and the future of his company. It’s no secret that SoundCloud is in an interesting space in its lifecycle, taking on massive losses and running into hurdles with monetization and major label [...]

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Welcome to Toyland

We love toys around here. We love writing about them, playing with them, shooting each other in the face with them. But while we try to find any excuse we can to share them with you, there are some toys that just aren’t quite tech enough to fit on Gizmodo. That’s why we’ve created Toyland. [...]

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Submerge & UK Trade and Investment launch ‘The Exchange’ music conference

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep UK Trade and Investment in collaboration with Submerge (the largest dance music collective in India) have launched The Exchange music conference which will be held November 7th at The Lalit Hotel in Mumbai. This joint initiative aims at creating electronic dance music business opportunities between the [...]

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One Direction’s Liam Payne takes on future house; remixes Cheryl’s ‘I Don’t Care’

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Few were aware that One Direction’s Liam Payne had turned to music production as a new hobby, finding an additional route to stardom under the moniker, Payno. However, his latest remix of Cheryl’s “I Don’t Care” is making a statement across the electronic music community as [...]

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Alison Wonderland inks record deal with Astralwerks, album scoped for 2015

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Alison Wonderland’s reign as one of Australia’s best kept secrets is set to be shattered for 2015. Having teased her ‘Calm Down’ EP on home territory, the bass-savvy talent is headed to North American shores, inking a formal deal with Astralwerks. The deal sees the talent [...]

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Time Warp US fails to acquire proper permits, will not be held at Kingsbridge Armory.

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Some things are just too good to be true. US techno fans were abuzz when the German-based Time Warp Festival announced plans to debut on American soil. Now, anticipatory fans have even greater reason to raise alarm, but for an entirely different reason — the event’s organizers were unable to secure [...]

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EmazingLights and iHeartRaves breaks $8 million mark, becomes one of the fastest-growing private companies in America

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Brian Lim is not your average 27-year old. In fact, he is the founder of EmazingLights and iHeartRaves and has danced his way to millions since his girlfriend, now fiancee, introduced him to “gloving” in 2010. Yes, the company that began producing white gloves with LED [...]

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Hardwell unveils plans for his United We Are world tour and details for his forthcoming album

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Besides endless music showcases and a stream of surprise appearances that would even make Coachella jealous, Amsterdam Dance Event calls together the largest dance music talents to the Holland hub and is a primed moment for artists to reveal big plans and announcements for the forthcoming [...]

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Austria’s Snowbombing festival announces first wave of acts including Skrillex, Carl Cox, Rudimental, Fatboy Slim and more

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Europe’s largest snow and music festival, Snowbombing, will take place April 6-11th next year in Mayrhofen, Austria. The 16th installment of the festival has announced that Rudimental, Skrillex, Fatboy Slim, Carl Cox, Eats Everything, Basement Jaxx, and Dubfire will be among the headliners for the 6 [...]

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What to expect from ZHU’s The NightDay Experience

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep In a music landscape defined by digital sales, digital songs, and digital consumption, ZHU represents its antithesis. Somewhere along the way dance music fans lost themselves in an overload of half-witted remixes, albums comprised of previously released singles, and “concerts” that are nothing more than pre-recorded [...]

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