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SXM unveils second round of artists

SXM unveils second round of artists

One of the world’s premier destination festivals in St. Martin dropped the second round of musical acts for its 2019 festival. The second wave of artists are global leaders in electronic music, including the imitable Ricardo Villalobos, techno queen and king Nicole Moudaber and John Acquaviva, Oxia,...

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The world needs to hear this new Sofi Tukker & Zhu collaboration

The world needs to hear this new Sofi Tukker & Zhu collaboration

Sofi Tukker is cruising full steam ahead in 2019, coming off a recent Grammy nomination to release a brand new single “Mi Rumba” alongside fellow Grammy-nominated producer ZHU. The NY-based duo was nominated for best Dance/Electronic Album with their debut album “Treehouse,” which...

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Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 74

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 74

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA managing editor Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing of a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection of tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Listen...

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Crowd Controlol abducts the dance floor in 'Alien Arts' EP

Crowd Controlol abducts the dance floor in 'Alien Arts' EP

South Florida's Crowd Controlol (pronounced "crowd control") has been a force in the tech / minimal scene since he picked up the craft of producing in the early 2010's (his first residency in 2012 was at none other than Club Space's famed Terrace). Today he returns to airwaves with yet another dancefloor...

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Nik drops "O.D." as an anthem for the overly attached dudes

Nik drops "O.D." as an anthem for the overly attached dudes

Nik Hartfield aka Nik is going for gold in 2019 with the release of her new single "O.D.". The track was written and produced by Nik along with Scott (Radio) Berger-Felder (Rick Ross, Jennifer Hudson) and Stuart (Mookie) Sanders. “O.D.” is an electro-soul track inspired by R&B with a small taste...

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Ariana Grande throws all-girl mansion party for ‘7 rings’ video

Ariana Grande throws all-girl mansion party for ‘7 rings’ video

Still riding the ravaging momentum of her worldwide “thank u, next” success, Ariana Grande isn’t done flaunting her independence as an artist, and as a woman. The sweetener singer has just released a lavish visual for her most recent track, “7 rings,” a contemporary, hip-hop-indebted...

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Eric Prydz announces his ‘most technically advanced’ live production to date

Eric Prydz announces his ‘most technically advanced’ live production to date

For years, Eric Prydz has been at the forefront of intricacy and grandeur in his live performances. From intense lasers to 3-D holograms, it’s easy to wonder if Prydz has anywhere left to go with his stage production. However, the Swedish producer and DJ extraordinaire has announced that his next...

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Skrillex and Hikaru Utada share ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ collaboration

Skrillex and Hikaru Utada share ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ collaboration

Kingdom Hearts III released the trailer to the highly-anticipated role-playing video game last month which featured a sneak peek at the theme song made by Skrillex and Hikaru Utada. Now, the Japanese-American singer-songwriter has released her Face My Fears EP, which includes the full debut of the Skrillex-produced...

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What’s your sign? Spotify thinks it can curate the perfect playlist around the zodiac

What’s your sign? Spotify thinks it can curate the perfect playlist around the zodiac

The Forer effect is in full swing at the Spotify office—to the point where the streaming giant has announced that they’ve launched a series of playlists curated specifically toward each zodiac sign. Each of the twelve “Cosmic Playlists” was curated in part by Spotify astrologer Chani...

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Fabric nightclub goes all in for 20th anniversary

Fabric nightclub goes all in for 20th anniversary

2019 marks the 20th anniversary for Fabric, one of London’s premiere nightclubs. In the English capital, Fabric acts as a central hub for dance music, bringing in locals and international fans alike. Those who are following the club’s endeavors may have noticed a recent but brief blackout,...

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Detroit DJ Moodymann shares disturbing video of gunpoint confrontation with police

Detroit DJ Moodymann shares disturbing video of gunpoint confrontation with police

Revered DJ and producer Moodymann (born Kenny Dixon Jr.) has been a staple of Detroit’s electronic scene since the ’90s. However, the Detroit icon found himself in a confrontation with police that led to his arrest at his Highland Park residency on Jan. 12. Moodymann shared the footage on...

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Santana reportedly Woodstock 50’s first headliner

Santana reportedly Woodstock 50’s first headliner

Carlos Santana is reportedly returning to Woodstock as the first headliner for the festival’s 50th anniversary. His band, Santana, were propelled into the public spotlight after a stellar performance of “Soul Sacrifice” at Woodstock in 1969, so it’s only right for the Mexican-American...

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Tomorrowland unveils 2019 roster of stage hosts, featuring Carl Cox, Dirtybird, Charlotte de Witte, and more

Tomorrowland unveils 2019 roster of stage hosts, featuring Carl Cox, Dirtybird, Charlotte de Witte, and more

Tomorrowland organizers strike a particularly sweet chord among underground enthusiasts with their announcement of the Belgium-based event’s 2019 stage hosts. The techno-friendly roster sees a number of industrial visionaries assume curative stage responsibilities. Charlotte de Witte, for one, will...

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NMF Roundup: Skrillex and Hikaru Utada take on Kingdom Hearts III, Zeds Dead and Delta Heavy team up, Gorgon City unveil Lick Shot + more

NMF Roundup: Skrillex and Hikaru Utada take on Kingdom Hearts III, Zeds Dead and Delta Heavy team up, Gorgon City unveil Lick Shot + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. Skrillex and Hikaru Utada kick off some of the most prominent of NMF releases with the heavenly “Face...

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Premiere: Pleasurekraft invoke Noir and Spektre for their debut album’s official remix EP

Premiere: Pleasurekraft invoke Noir and Spektre for their debut album’s official remix EP

It’s safe to attest that the techno community at-large, if not unanimously, would consider 2018 to be a banner year for Pleasurekraft. After years of honing their brand of cosmic techno, the transnational duo finally released their debut album, the momentous Friends, Lovers, & Other Constellations....

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Diplo, Sia, and Labrinth’s LSD project hosts Lil Wayne for a ‘Genius’ track and video reboot

Diplo, Sia, and Labrinth’s LSD project hosts Lil Wayne for a ‘Genius’ track and video reboot

Just months after the release of LSD‘s stroke of “Genius,” the power trio has resurrected the track, this time with a twist. The group has enlisted another member of pop monarchy, the recently resurfaced Lil Wayne, to bump the track up a few more ancillary IQ points. Diplo‘s string...

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Benny L lands Beatport’s inaugural drum & bass No. 1

Benny L lands Beatport’s inaugural drum & bass No. 1

Drum & bass continues to assert its dominance worldwide, most recently with the genre’s first-ever Beatport No. 1, courtesy of Benny L. The Hospital Records artist’s hefty remix of John Holt’s reggae classic, “Police In Helicopter,” shot to the top of the Beatport ranks,...

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Reliving Holy Ship! – Dancing Astronaut’s favorite moments from weekend 12.0

Reliving Holy Ship! – Dancing Astronaut’s favorite moments from weekend 12.0

Holy Ship! 12.0 was truly one for the books. With an even mixture of new and old faces across DJs and attendees, the vibe felt particularly special this time around, with talent from Mikey Lion to The Black Madonna all gushing about the magic that transpired over the weekend. The programming was as on...

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Watch DJ SUAT livestream a “Brexit DJ set” outside of the Houses of Parliament

Watch DJ SUAT livestream a “Brexit DJ set” outside of the Houses of Parliament

British DJ, SUAT welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s Commons defeat with a 30 minute, Facebook live streamed “Brexit DJ set.” After May’s Brexit proposal was rejected by 230 votes, she was cast to a no confidence vote, of which she survived today, keeping her in office. As protesters...

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Aphex Twin earns 2019 BRIT Award nomination, announce first NYC show in 20 years

Aphex Twin earns 2019 BRIT Award nomination, announce first NYC show in 20 years

Lately Aphex Twin has been at the center of a whirlwind of activity that, to date, has included the release of two brand spanking new edits of “Avril 14th,” and an ensuing original single dubbed “Mangle 11.” To further fan the Aphex flames, the producer, born Richard David James,...

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