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Footage shows Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliot detained after physical altercation with security at EDC

Footage shows Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliot detained after physical altercation with security at EDC

Arrest numbers at this year’s edition of EDC Las Vegas were way down in comparison to years passed, with 65 total arrests made over the festival’s three-day run. Very nearly bringing that total to 66 was Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot, who found himself amid a physical altercation...

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This interactive rave map uses your dancefloor memories to chart clubbing history

This interactive rave map uses your dancefloor memories to chart clubbing history

The ClubTogether map aims to chart the historical progression of dance music...

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Laidback Luke offers festival-ready rendition of Avicii’s posthumous ‘SOS’

Laidback Luke offers festival-ready rendition of Avicii’s posthumous ‘SOS’

Avicii‘s first posthumous release, “SOS” saw featured vocalist, Aloe Blacc, lend his signature vocal tone to an Avicii production once again. The preceding Blacc-assisted anthem, “Wake Me Up,” and the comparatively more current “SOS” each explored themes of optimism...

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Virgil Abloh collaborates with Pioneer DJ to produce translucent CDJs and mixer

Virgil Abloh collaborates with Pioneer DJ to produce  translucent CDJs and mixer

Virgil Abloh has translated his conceptual expertise as the menswear artistic director of Louis Vuitton and the CEO of Milan-based Off-White to his new collaborative hardware design with Pioneer DJ. Abloh partnered with the venerated hardware brand to produce transparent, unlabeled models of the Japanese...

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12 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Super8 & Tab talk ‘Past, Present & Future’ compilation and maturation of trance [Interview]

Super8 & Tab talk ‘Past, Present & Future’ compilation and maturation of trance [Interview]

Miika Eloranta and Janne Mansnerus folded temporalities on their recent compilation, Past, Present & Future, to simultaneously contemplate the origins of the trance genre, its current configurations, and the progression of its sound. With more than 15 years of expertise as trance producers, Eloranta...

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13 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Mirko Di Florio makes debut on Solotoko with 'Someday' EP

Mirko Di Florio makes debut on Solotoko with 'Someday' EP

It’s the weekend and we’ve got the perfect release for you. Italian export Mirko Di Florio has been on the rise for the last couple of years with a number of high-energy releases on labels such as Elrow, Repopulate Mars and Do Not Sleep Ibiza. Now making his debut on Sonny Fodera’s esteemed imprint SOLOTOKO,...

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Rihanna confirms upcoming ninth album is a reggae project—Skrillex, Diplo, and more rumored to be involved

Rihanna confirms upcoming ninth album is a reggae project—Skrillex, Diplo, and more rumored to be involved

Rihanna‘s ninth studio album has been one of the most hotly anticipated LPs of the last few years. Over a period of more than a year, rumors have surfaced that the Roc Nation heavyweight has sourced as many as 500 records from the day’s top producers, in search of soca, dancehall, and reggae...

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16 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Alison Wonderland’s secret house set at EDC uploaded to Pornhub [Stream]

Alison Wonderland’s secret house set at EDC uploaded to Pornhub [Stream]

Alison Wonderland‘s performance at EDC Las Vegas was one of the festival’s top highlights of 2019. The Aussie beatsmith, who grabbed the runner up spot for Dancing Astronaut‘s top artist of the year in 2018, managed to squeeze in an extra performance at EDC this year, far from the larger-than-life...

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Lunar Lunes: Kill The Noise and Mija bring ‘Salvation,’ The Bloody Beetroots and Ephwurd team up + more

Lunar Lunes: Kill The Noise and Mija bring ‘Salvation,’ The Bloody Beetroots and Ephwurd team up + more

Each week, New Music Friday sweeps through with torrential force, showering streaming platforms with immeasurable amounts of new tunes. Just like Dancing Astronaut rounds up 25 of the biggest songs of the week for the Hot 25 Spotify playlist each New Music Friday, Lunar Lunes serves as a landing pad...

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18 hours ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

ORBIT: Brian Cid puts together hypnotic playlist ahead of Gather Outdoors [Exclusive]

Brian Cid has a profound understanding of music that allows him to pull off whatever style he chooses with finesse and appeal. His expertise as an audio engineer was widely demanded in the pop world, with the New York-born artist fine tuning songs from the likes of Rihanna, Beyoncé, and Lady Gaga. When...

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STREAM NOW: Zeds Dead rocks the Circuit Grounds stage at EDC

STREAM NOW: Zeds Dead rocks the Circuit Grounds stage at EDC

Zeds Dead are veterans and trendsetters in the electronic space, creating their own lane of new sound both produced and supported by their own Deadbeats imprint. Innovation is currency for the two dubstep flag bearers, combining different amounts of rumbling, melodic low end with dynamic synths and powerful...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

STREAM NOW: San Holo pulls out the stops at EDC’s main stage

STREAM NOW: San Holo pulls out the stops at EDC’s main stage

Bitbird boss San Holo is guiding EDC into its final morning over at the Kinetic Field. The Dutch future bass pioneer is primed to bring the energy levels up via his unique blend of sentimental melodicism and a tight, thumping low-end. This set might err to the former of the two traits tonight; on May...

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STREAM NOW: Diplo’s headlining EDC Las Vegas set

STREAM NOW: Diplo’s headlining EDC Las Vegas set

Where hasn’t Diplo been lately? 2019 has seen peak public expansion of his musical palate, where he’s spun everything from deep house at Get Lost Miami, to country fusion at Stagecoach. The multi-platinum record holder returns to the electronic sound that lent to his breakout years ago for...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

STREAM NOW: Dillon Francis takes over the Kinetic Field at EDC

STREAM NOW: Dillon Francis takes over the Kinetic Field at EDC

The moment has finally arrived for Dillon Francis to stir EDC‘s Kinetic Field, with his iconic bass-laden, moombahton sound. His choice slot at the festival’s main stage comes after a series of huge developments on the career front. In the past six months alone, the Latin Grammy nominee went...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Exclusive: Above & Beyond dive into trance haven with exclusive playlist ahead of EDC Las Vegas performance

Anjunabeats labelheads Above & Beyond are returning to EDC Las Vegas for the 2019 edition of the festival, scoring a midnight set at the Circuit Grounds stage on Friday, May 17th. Marking one of the most anticipated festival weekends of the year, thousands of attendees —both newcomers and EDC veterans...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

High winds cause EDC stage shutdowns and evacuation confusion

High winds cause EDC stage shutdowns and evacuation confusion

Hazardous windy conditions have struck a blow on EDC Las Vegas once again. On Saturday night, May 18, the festival’s main stage Kintetic Field and the Dreamstate-hosted Quantum Valley were temporarily shut down due to high winds. Some of the advisory signs also told attendees to evacuate the premises...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Ultra could be headed to South Beach in 2020

Ultra could be headed to South Beach in 2020

In the months following Ultra‘s logistically discombobulated 21st installment, there’s been a wealth of uncertainty surrounding the maven dance music destination’s future. Amid a slew of backlash pertaining to Ultra’s reverberative effects on its surroundings, including local...

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1 day ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

Gryffin is impassioned as ever for his second album single, ‘Hurt People’ with Aloe Blacc

Gryffin is impassioned as ever for his second album single, ‘Hurt People’ with Aloe Blacc

After introducing the world to his Aloe Blacc collaboration atop the cultural cathedral that is the Coachella Sahara Tent this past April, Gryffin has just officially disclosed the pair’s highly anticipated single, “Hurt People.” The duo soon rendezvoused to helped pay tribute on the...

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Armin van Buuren takes on Van Halen’s classic ‘Jump’ in new remix

Armin van Buuren takes on Van Halen’s classic ‘Jump’ in new remix

Armin van Buuren was just 7 years old when iconic American rock band Van Halen‘s soon-to-be-hit single, “Jump,” hit the airwaves. Though he was young at the time, the Dutch producer clearly harbors a love for the seminal song and has taken on the task of remixing it as his latest release. As...

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STREAM NOW: Watch REZZ hypnotize the Circuit Ground stage at EDC Las Vegas

STREAM NOW: Watch REZZ hypnotize the Circuit Ground stage at EDC Las Vegas

After a stellar 2018, REZZ is back on the festival grind with new music to share. The Canadian downtempo space bass boss recently released a new single, “Dark Age,” in preparation for her new EP Beyond The Senses set to drop July 24. REZZ is known for her cult of loyal followers and hypnotic...

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2 days ago, Dancing Astronaut, Dance

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