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Steve Aoki welcomes AFI’s Davey Havok and Jade Puget’s straight-edge hardcore band XTRMST to the Dim Mak family

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Warning: The music in this article is not for the weak-eared. Dim Mak labelhead and music industry mogul Steve Aoki has long been in the practice of adapting unconventional music styles into his business to diversify his brand. The latest, and probably most surprising, signees to [...]

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HARD Day of the Dead set times have arrived

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Nowadays, it seems like set times bring about more anxiety than relief. Rather than elating at our favorite artist’s time slot, we find ourselves cursing the schedule for its myriad of conflicts. At the end of the day, it’s impossible to make everyone happy, and choosing [...]

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Maarcos offers fresh talents the chance to release on FUZE via #LIGHTTHEFUSE competition

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Australian upstart Maarcos took things into his own hands with the inauguration of his FUZE imprint back in July, one that has already garnered some significantly high caliber releases. Now, the budding powerhouse is offering producers their chance to join the label courtesy of its ‘Light [...]

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Diplo shares acapellas and encourages fans to get creative

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Just last week, Diplo unveiled his latest trip-hop work “Everyday”, calling for listeners to lay down some bars and rap on the pleasantly mellow instrumental. The Mad Decent label boss continues to further encourage aspiring artists by releasing three acapellas to simply “do something creative with [...]

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Sunburn Goa 2014 to play host to Paul Oakenfold, Sasha and Knife Party

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep With each consecutive year, festivals seek bigger production, more solid lineups and mouth-watering opportunities that would make it impossible for any dance music aficionado to not attend. Sunburn Goa is no exception. This year, the annual India-based fete promises its biggest lineup yet, containing over 150 acts across [...]

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ZHU added to Stereosonic Australia lineup

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Coming off the enormous success of “Faded,” ZHU has been busy launching his touring career with his recently announced The NightDay Experience set to take place in NYC. Most recently ZHU has been added to the Stereosonic lineup and will play at all locations during the Australian touring [...]

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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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