New York, NY – Quality Control’s latest signee Lil Yachty doesn’t consider himself to be a rapper. The “1Night” artist answered the question of whether or not he takes Hip Hop seriously in an interview with Hot 97’s Ebro in The Morning with a resounding, “I honestly don’t.” He opts to label himself as an artist instead. “I’m … Continue reading Lil Yachty: "I'm Not A Rapper"
There hasn’t been a hotter topic in music than streaming in 2016. Although Spotify leads the race with over 30 million subscribers, fairly new services such as Apple Music and TIDAL have used tools such as artist exclusives to boost their subscriptions and catch up to the powerhouse streaming company. Now, Amazon appears to be … Continue reading Amazon Planning To Launch Streaming Service This Year
To the many fans and music writers who’ve been rooting for Texas duo SummitScape as one of this year’s artists to watch, news of the outfit’s disintegration may come as a surprise. While the act has not yet revealed the reason behind the split-up, they did drop their last release together: a remix of Stephen’s “Crossfire.” … Continue reading SummitScape's last track together is a remix of Stephen's "Crossfire"
Prok & Fitch have been turning heads in the house world for nearly a decade now. With prominent releases on imprints like Toolroom, Suara, and Stereo, their output has been dutifully consistent, channeling an infectious, groove-based style ideal for terrace sets and late-night dancefloors. For Episode 174 of AXIS, we’ve got Prok & Fitch in … Continue reading Dancing Astronaut presents AXIS 174: Mixed by Prok & Fitch – Dancing Astronaut
Above & Beyond are experts in selecting young talent to cultivate: Ilan Bluestone, Maor Levi, and Arty make up a few of the names over the years who have risen through the Anjuna ranks as standout stars in the trance and progressive house arenas. Hailing from California, Jason Ross quickly assumed the new label protégé … Continue reading Jason Ross to mix 'Anjunabeats Worldwide 06' and embark on debut solo North American tour – Dancing Astronaut
A 22-year-old man died early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle accident after attending Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the man as Louisville resident Casey Young, who was found wearing both a Bonnaroo wristband and t-shirt. Young was crossing Interstate 24 near the festival grounds around 1:00am when he was struck by two … Continue reading Bonnaroo attendee killed crossing highway – Dancing Astronaut
In 2015, The M Machine shifted from a trio to a duo, leaving fans wondering how this change would affect their music. Since the switch up, the San Francisco-based two-piece’s releases have been limited, including Metropolis: The B-Sides, and their remix of “All That’s Left” by Manilla Killa. Just yesterday, Mat Zo released a remix for … Continue reading The M Machine to release their new album on Mat Zo's label, Mad Zoo – Dancing Astronaut
Spotify stands at the head of the music streaming arms race, accounting for nearly 30 million paid subscribers. Other platforms like Jay Z‘s TIDAL have come to leverage their own, much smaller share of the customer pool with big-name artist promotion and exclusives. Now, it’s been almost exactly a year since Apple Music was launched, posing the … Continue reading Amazon is reportedly launching a music streaming service later this year