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Paradigm talent agency forms ‘partnership’ with Windish

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Paradigm talent agency has expanded its influence in electronic music with a recently announced ‘partnership’ with Brooklyn-based agency Windish for an undisclosed sum. This partnership puts Paradigm in control of two of electronic music’s most powerful agencies, AM Only and Windish and cements the agency as a leader [...]

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Win tickets to FOLD Festival in NY featuring Pharrell, Beck, Slander, GTA, and more

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Long Island’s newest music festival, curated by none other than pop culture mainstay Nile Rodgers, will be setting up shop in Riverhead, NY on August 4th and 5th. Featuring a stellar mainstage lineup and a highly anticipated DJ Tent stage, there is no shortage of talent [...]

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Odesza’s ‘Say My Name’ is featured in Microsoft’s latest commercial

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Electronic music has a growing history of being placed in television commercials. Absolut enlisted “Greyhound”, Doritos – “Express Yourself,” Kia – “In My Mind,” and Victoria’s Secret – “Midnight City,” to name a few. 2015 may be dance’s standout year, as A-Trak, Milo & Otis, Steve [...]

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It’s The Ship announces 2015 lineup

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep If you couldn’t grab a ticket to any of the increasingly popular music festivals on cruise ships like Holy Ship! and Mad Decent Boat Party (both of which are now sold out), you have another opportunity with It’s The Ship 2015. Asia’s largest festival at sea [...]

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Alibaba launches its own music division, Alibaba Music Group

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Earlier this year, Chinese e-commerce platform, Alibaba, struck a major deal with music publishing company, BMG, for the distribution rights to 2.5 million song copyrights. Looking to plant its feet firmly in the music industry, Alibaba has now launched its own subsidiary, Alibaba Music Group. With both international and domestic music [...]

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SoundCloud is implementing a new subscription service

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep SoundCloud has undergone a number of internal changes as of late. In August 2014, the music streaming platform introduced ads, in addition to announcing its intention to create a paid subscription service. In April, it partnered with YouTube’s copyright detection company and come June, royalty deals with 20,000 record labels had [...]

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Dirtybird Campout unveils full lineup

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Dirtybird Campout started out as a mystery, but has finally unfolded to reveal itself as one spectacular festival. Just the other day, the Dirtybird team announced they were partnering up with The Do Lab, the production team who puts on Lightning in a Bottle and Woogie [...]

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House legend St. Germain announces new album and tour after 15-year hiatus

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Legendary French house producer Ludovic Navarre, aka St. Germain, announced today his first album in 15 years. The new record, titled St. Germain, will incorporate the jazzy and percussive groove fans and peers alike have come to love him for. Navarre also released new track, “Real Blues,” [...]

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Beatport inks a massive deal with Spotify regarding exclusive music and video content

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep With the streaming arms race becoming more competitive every day, Beatport has made a power play by forming an exclusive content partnership with Spotify. Earlier this year, Beatport expanded their dominance into the video streaming space with the launch of Beatport Live, which has already broadcasted SFX events [...]

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Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk and more trance legends lead Insomniac’s Dreamstate

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep The past ten days have been nothing but pure ecstasy for trance fans. Blowing expectations out of the water, Insomniac’s ten-day announcement marathon has just come to a close with a lineup comparable to legendary and established trance festivals around the world. Aiming to support nothing [...]

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Untold Festival launches ‘Pay-with-Blood’ campaign; offers free tickets in exchange for blood donations

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Transylvania electronic music festival Untold is taking an ironic philanthropic route as it launches its “Pay-with-Blood” campaign. The eye-grabbing effort is an “original and courageous initiative which draws attention to the real need of blood in Romania,” explains Adrian Chereji, Untold’s director of marketing and communication.  In [...]

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The first artists playing at Burning Man 2015 have been revealed

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep For seven days each year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for Burning Man: an event unlike any other, festival or otherwise. Burning Man describes itself as a “temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance,” and the creative community of “Burners” [...]

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EDC is headed to Japan in 2016

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Electric Daisy Carnival‘s global domination is not stopping at Brazil. Internationally acclaimed festival brand and event producer, Insomniac, has linked arms with GMO Culture Incubation to put on the first-ever EDC Japan. Set to take place in Tokyo in July 2016, EDC Japan will mark Insomniac’s [...]

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Fool’s Gold Day Off shares lineup with acts A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Laidback Luke, and more

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Brooklyn-based Fool’s Gold Records returns with their annual Day Off series, bringing together electronic and live hip-hop acts to five different cities. This year the one-day Fool’s Gold Day Off celebrates its fifth anniversary by hosting influential act in electronic dance music like A-Trak, Flosstradamus, and Laidback Luke, while [...]

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