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Calvin Harris wins big at MTV's VMAs – Dancing Astronaut

As if being the highest paid DJ in the world wasn’t enough, Calvin Harris was also the big winner from the electronic music scene at this year’s VMAs. The Scottish producer was up for four awards, with his hit Rihanna-collaboration “This is What You Came For” nominated for “Best Male Video,” “Best Collaboration,” and “Song Continue reading Calvin Harris wins big at MTV's VMAs – Dancing Astronaut

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra covers 'Sandstorm,' 'Opus,' and more [Video] – Dancing Astronaut

Though classical music and dance music are ostensibly different, there are some nuanced connections below the surface. The layered production inherent in most electronic genres mirrors that of classical compositions, while conductors and DJs operate similarly onstage, weaving together musical pieces which will set the tone for a performance. Helsinki’s Philharmonic Orchestra has astutely bridged Continue reading Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra covers 'Sandstorm,' 'Opus,' and more [Video] – Dancing Astronaut

Netflix's XOXO Dazzles by Capturing Spirit of Rave Culture – EDMTunes

A live review of a film might seem a misnomer, but that’s what attending the screening of XOXO last night felt like, a party. From the minute we arrived where every seat was given a giant glowstick, to the moment the credits started rolling and impromptu dance parties broke out in the aisles, this was Continue reading Netflix's XOXO Dazzles by Capturing Spirit of Rave Culture – EDMTunes

You Can See Every DJ Playing at Burning Man Right Here – EDMTunes

Ah, the elusive Burning Man – an annual week-long event that takes place in Black Rock City, Nevada that brings about 70,000 attendees to The Playa. This festival brings about some of the most breathtaking art, music and people from around the world, including some of the most amazing DJs that play through the sunrise. Continue reading You Can See Every DJ Playing at Burning Man Right Here – EDMTunes

Daft Punk and The Weeknd are collaborating – Dancing Astronaut

It’s been over two years since Daft Punk released their fourth studio album, Random Access Memories, leaving fans wanting more new music (or at least a couple of tour dates). As the duo continue to keep fans on the edge, a major record executive may have blown their cover by dishing to Billboard in a July interview Continue reading Daft Punk and The Weeknd are collaborating – Dancing Astronaut

Symbiosis Announces Dates for Oregon Eclipse 2017 – EDMTunes

After 5 years of searching for locations to host their 2017 Eclipse event, Symbiosis has finally found the perfect site. The festival will be held on August 17-23, 2017 in Oregon. With their knack for combining beautiful locations with music, art, and education, Symbiosis has found the most suitable place to experience the full solar Continue reading Symbiosis Announces Dates for Oregon Eclipse 2017 – EDMTunes

One Of Dance Music's Biggest Cities Is Cracking Down On DJ Sets [DETAILS HERE]

A group of small music venues in the city of Chicago have come under fire after Cook County began efforts to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes due to their lack of “live cultural performances,” according to recent reports from Resident Advisor and the Chicago Reader. The city has claimed these venues Continue reading One Of Dance Music's Biggest Cities Is Cracking Down On DJ Sets [DETAILS HERE]