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Ben Böhmer lands his latest Anjunadeep offering, ‘Ground Control’ with precision

Ben Böhmer lands his latest Anjunadeep offering, ‘Ground Control’ with precision

Anjunadeep‘s promising young German talent, Ben Böhmer continues to flaunt his proclivity for creating colorful, ambient, halcyon house music. Böhmer’s latest, “Ground Control,” touts sweet, but deliberate chord progressions with profundity. Sonically adjacent to his recent, cinematic Dive EP,...

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11 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Techno Tuesday: Gary Beck speaks on making an album inspired by the dancefloor, BEK Audio’s 10th birthday, and remaining creatively refreshed

Techno Tuesday: Gary Beck speaks on making an album inspired by the dancefloor, BEK Audio’s 10th birthday, and remaining creatively refreshed

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of...

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12 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Techno

Hold onto your clout: First episode of Dillon Francis’ ‘Like and Subscribe’ has finally arrived

Hold onto your clout: First episode of Dillon Francis’ ‘Like and Subscribe’ has finally arrived

After streaming platform go90 shuttered at the end of July, it seemed the world might never see Dillon Francis’ much-anticipated series, Like and Subscribe. The show kicked off its promotions in June with a mural in Los Angeles that only allowed access to verified influencers and those with more...

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13 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

First Listen: New ratio:state remix taps into the deeply cathartic nature of Doe Paoro’s ‘Over’

First Listen: New ratio:state remix taps into the deeply cathartic nature of Doe Paoro’s ‘Over’

Doe Paoro poured her soul into a timely new record named Soft Power this fall. The artist, real name Sonia Kreitzer, described her songwriting process as a “reclaiming [of] parts of myself that I had lost.” It’s an immensely personal new song cycle, one which explores womanhood, misogyny,...

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14 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Calvin Harris lets fans engage him in impromptu Twitter Q&A, distances himself from EDM

Calvin Harris lets fans engage him in impromptu Twitter Q&A, distances himself from EDM

Calvin Harris took a short break yesterday from cranking out number No. 1 records and posing for Armani underwear spreads to engage in a slew of Twitter exchanges with fans on the state of his music and “EDM” at large. The Scottish “Feel So Close” producer answered music and non-music-related...

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Hear Thom Yorke’s eclectic new 90-minute BBC Radio 3 mix

Hear Thom Yorke’s eclectic new 90-minute BBC Radio 3 mix

Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and Radiohead lead Thom Yorke has curated a new 90-minute mix for BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction. The mix opens with Radiohead’s “Burn the Witch” and showcases an expansive multi-generational span of experimental prowess from artists like Pierre Henry,...

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deadmau5 tests new music in Berlin

deadmau5 tests new music in Berlin

Attendees of deadmau5‘s November 8 show in Berlin were in for a treat. The mau5trap head honcho used the Verti Music Hall performance to crowd-test some new music, which one Reddit user captured to share with the world. The ID begins slowly, building anticipation with a warm, ethereal melody before...

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14 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

DJ Sliink drops hard-hitting new track, ‘OMG’

DJ Sliink drops hard-hitting new track, ‘OMG’

Jersey club mainstay DJ Sliink has been on the forefront of the genre for nearly a decade, even bringing the music to widespread attention after collaborations with both Skrillex and Wale on “Saint Laurent.” Continually proving his ability to seamlessly blend hip-hop and Jersey club, DJ Sliink...

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15 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Relive RL Grime and Baauer’s legendary B2B at Sydney’s Metro Theatre

Relive RL Grime and Baauer’s legendary B2B at Sydney’s Metro Theatre

A performance of the ages at Sydney’s Metro Theatre has been immortalized. Trap legends RL Grime and Baauer threw down what will likely be considered a legendary B2B in Australia’s largest city. To start things off, the electronic trap trendsetters began the set with a crowd rattling mix of Baauer’s...

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16 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

MTV Acquires SnowGlobe Music Festival and Announces Expansion Plans

MTV Acquires SnowGlobe Music Festival and Announces Expansion Plans

Not only has MTV brought Teen Mom and Jersey Shore back to the airwaves in 2018, but the company is now announcing its acquisition of U.S. based New Year’s Eve event, SnowGlobe Music Festival. The annual three day event returns to South Lake Tahoe, California on December 29-31 for its eighth year....

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16 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Premiere: Darin Epsilon – Karakoram

Premiere: Darin Epsilon – Karakoram

The Berlin-based Darin Epsilon is expert at bringing a slice of exoticism to his industrialized home base. Having charted a series of hypnotic, winding releases across his career which have included pieces like “Endless Sands Of Time,” “Keurgulen” on Einmusika, and more recently,...

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16 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Jamie Jones & The Martinez Brothers announce rare 7-hour b2b set in LA

Jamie Jones & The Martinez Brothers announce rare 7-hour b2b set in LA

Jamie Jones and The Martinez Brothers are two acts that immediately come to mind when hearing the words, “house music.” Carl Cox handpicked the New York-native Martinez Brothers as protégés back when they were new teenagers on the scene, while Jamie Jones helped spearhead a movement that...

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16 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Good Morning Mix: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs brings deep grooves to Seattle’s KEXP

Good Morning Mix: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs brings deep grooves to Seattle’s KEXP

An artist known for stylistic diversity and surprises, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs has had an exciting year. After staying silent for nearly four years, the artist released two indie-leaning tracks at the beginning of the 2018, followed by old-school house offerings “Body Move” and...

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16 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Kanye West’s ‘Yandhi’ release delayed after Camp Flog Gnaw performance

Kanye West’s ‘Yandhi’ release delayed after Camp Flog Gnaw performance

Kanye West has announced his forthcoming album Yandhi needs more work. Following the inaugural performance of Kid Kudi and West as Kids See Ghosts at Tyler, The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw festival this past weekend in Los Angeles, the latter took to Twitter to explain that the performance gave him...

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17 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Premiere: Housemeister — Soo Good (Original Mix)

Premiere: Housemeister — Soo Good (Original Mix)

For well over a decade, Housemeister has acted as an influential tastemaker and producer in the more underground spheres of house, electro, and techno. To American audiences, the German artist is likely best known for his numerous releases on Boysnoize Records, the famed imprint from his compatriot Alex...

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21 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, House

Timo Maas returns with "Dark Society" with Loco Dice remix

Timo Maas returns with "Dark Society" with Loco Dice remix

Techno master Timo Maas returns for a menacing new track, released via Desolat. "Dark Society" marks the German producer's continued efforts in the underground. Alongside the original, Maas has teamed up with Desolat label boss Loco Dice for an eclectic remix. Tumultuous and moody, "Dark Society" embeds...

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1 day ago, EARMILK, Dance

Amazon’s new crime drama set in Germany’s underground techno scene is now streaming

Amazon’s new crime drama set in Germany’s underground techno scene is now streaming

Amazon studios have released a new drama series titled Beat. The show follows promoter Robert “Beat” Schlag, who embodies the essence of the deepest depths of Berlin’s underground techno scene. After Beat is recruited by the European Secret Services for his connections, he discovers...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance, Techno

Hotel Garuda delivers first solo original work since Manila Killa’s departure

Hotel Garuda delivers first solo original work since Manila Killa’s departure

Hotel Garuda surprised fans earlier this summer when they announced that their performance at Electric Forest would be the end of the duo as we knew them. With Chris Gavino, better known as Manila Killa, focusing more on his solo work, many wondered how Hotel Garuda would proceed going forward. After...

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Gesaffelstein teases new music in cryptic video ahead of impending comeback campaign

Gesaffelstein teases new music in cryptic video ahead of impending comeback campaign

Move over Swedish House Mafia, there’s another electronic act that’s hot on the comeback trail. Gesaffelstein‘s three year hiatus is officially coming to an end, with the French luminary recently finalizing a deal with Columbia Records for a comeback campaign due to begin any minute...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Kölsch announces fall 2018 U.S. tour

Kölsch announces fall 2018 U.S. tour

Lauded Danish artist and internationally renowned DJ Kölsch has announced a limited new four-date U.S. tour kicking off in late November. In conjunction with the tour, Kölsch has released a new Kompakt EP, Speicher 106, which builds on the artist’s ethereal style that’s delighted clubs, festivals,...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

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