While cities like Chicago are ruthlessly taxing clubs for not booking “live cultural performances,” Germany’s Berghain Nightclub has just been dubbed a cultural event center, earning protection from outdated tax legislation. The problem lies in the formal definition of fine art, which some authorities still cling to: “Any of the disciplines which are commonly regarded as part … Continue reading Germany's Berghain Nightclub Now Protected As A Cultural Event Center | Your EDM
Porter Robinson’s “Language” is one of those tracks that slams straight through to the feels, and is partially responsible for launching the idea of Worlds. Teased last week, Kayzo and Gammer have teamed up to rethink this classic anthem into a charging uptempo remix. This interpretation of “Language” is tweaked way up on its BPM, toying with the … Continue reading Porter Robinson's Biggest Hit Just Got An INSANE New Remix You Have To Hear
5 Under 5,000 is a feature on Dancing Astronaut dedicated to spotlighting talented upcoming artists. Every two weeks, we’ll highlight five artists from a variety of genres with under 5,000 followers on SoundCloud (at the time of writing). LVTHER is a relatively new alias created by Lewis Dansfield, who is also known as TwoThirds. Dansfield … Continue reading Dancing Astronaut Presents 5 Under 5,000: Vol. 9
When Ultra announced it was expanding in Latin America, the crown jewel of its five-country tour was the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil finale. Now, Ultra Brazil is less than a month away and the festival juggernaut has announced the complete lineup for the Rio show. To be held in Quinta Da Boa Vista, the festival … Continue reading Check out every artist playing Ultra Brazil – Dancing Astronaut
As always, our favorite subreddit /r/skrillex has the goods with some brand new Skrillex leaks. In a thread posted this morning by user /u/pharrellreturns, several new Skrillex leaks were shared. Among the loot were two VIPs of Skrillex’s famous “Cinema” remix as well as a new VIP of “Ruffneck (Full Flex)” – all in at least 320kbps mind … Continue reading Skrillex Leakmas Continues With 2 New "Cinema" VIPs & A Bonus Treat [LISTEN HERE]
Back in June, it was likely that Glastonbury was set to move to the Wiltshire estate from its current location at Worthy Farm by 2019. Now, it seems that move has been mired (no pun intended) by disagreements between the son and father at the new site. The Telegraph reports Lord Bath, the owner of the Longleat site, has … Continue reading One Of The Biggest & Most Popular Festivals Ever Might Not Happen Next Year
This past Friday, 9/9, Fresh Empire and IllWave joined forces to kick f #ROadToIllWave – a concert/party that featured Lil Yachty, DJ Lil Man, Thirsty4Pop and Mir Fontane. What made the event unique was that it was organized to provide a tobacco/smoke-free concert experiences for kids 21 and under! If you’re unfamiliar, Fresh Empire is … Continue reading Celebrities & Trendsetters Support Lil Yachty at #RoadToIllWave Show
Diplo, one-half of Jack Ü, one-third of Major Lazer, and don of Mad Decent, has been accused of cultural appropriation for pushing the evolution of music. The producer has been pulling inspiration from dancehall for years as part of Major Lazer, and even longer as just Diplo, so it certainly comes as a surprise to hear his latest work … Continue reading Diplo Gets Angry In Response To Cultural Appropriation Accusations For "Lean On"