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Funk legend George Clinton joins Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label – Dancing Astronaut

Funk legend George Clinton joins Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label – Dancing Astronaut

While he is pursuing a new career as a film director, Flying Lotus isn’t neglecting his role as the head of his Brainfeeder label. The idiosyncratic producer recently took to Twitter to announce that funk legend George Clinton would be joining the likes of Mr. Oizo, Thundercat, and Tokimonsta on his roster of artists. Clinton’s career Continue reading Funk legend George Clinton joins Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label – Dancing Astronaut

Wolfgang Gartner reveals himself as R&B producer Openeyes

Wolfgang Gartner reveals himself as R&B producer Openeyes

Wolfgang Gartner is many things — a DJ, record label owner, house head — but is perhaps best known for his iconic electronic production. Well-received records such as “Space Junk” and his deadmau5 collaboration “Animal Rights” have placed the artist — real name Joseph Youngman — in the greater league of studio maestros. However, when it comes Continue reading Wolfgang Gartner reveals himself as R&B producer Openeyes

Techno Tuesday: Amine Edge & Dance – Dancing Astronaut

Techno Tuesday: Amine Edge & Dance – Dancing Astronaut

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music. Amine & Continue reading Techno Tuesday: Amine Edge & Dance – Dancing Astronaut

Dillon Francis and Flosstradamus announce co-headlining show: IDGAFOS HDYFEST 3UNION

Dillon Francis and Flosstradamus announce co-headlining show: IDGAFOS HDYFEST 3UNION

Dillon Francis and Flosstradamus have a storied history of linking up together as a three-headed trap beast mononymously known as Dillstradamus. Just earlier this year they tag-teamed a Holy Ship! set together, while footage of a new collaboration between the three producers has recently surfaced at a Mad Decent Block Party. Now it looks like the unofficial super group are Continue reading Dillon Francis and Flosstradamus announce co-headlining show: IDGAFOS HDYFEST 3UNION

Moby to headline Goldenvoice's new animal rights event, Circle V – Dancing Astronaut

Moby to headline Goldenvoice's new animal rights event, Circle V – Dancing Astronaut

Moby is set to headline Goldenvoice’s newest LA-based musical endeavor, Circle V. Arguably the first of its kind in the festival space, the one-day event will revolve around good music, good food and, most importantly, animal rights. Taking place on October 23 at The Fonda Theatre, Circle V will play host to a small group of musical Continue reading Moby to headline Goldenvoice's new animal rights event, Circle V – Dancing Astronaut

Mija curates star-studded roster of over 20 artists for limited run of US shows

Mija curates star-studded roster of over 20 artists for limited run of US shows

Mija has emerged in recent years to become one of the scene’s most enticing new tastemakers. Keeping close with Skrillex and the OWSLA camp, Mija has grown into a jet-setting global DJ icon seemingly overnight, and now she is taking her talents on the road with an impeccably curated cast of support. The ‘FK A Continue reading Mija curates star-studded roster of over 20 artists for limited run of US shows

Chicago cracking down on local venues that don't book 'live cultural performances' – Dancing Astronaut

Chicago cracking down on local venues that don't book 'live cultural performances' – Dancing Astronaut

A number of small (750 or fewer) Chicago music venues, including Beauty Bar, are being antagonized by Cook County because their bookings do not include “live cultural performances.” The county, in turn, is looking to reap hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes, claiming that these venues are not exempt from the three percent tax on Continue reading Chicago cracking down on local venues that don't book 'live cultural performances' – Dancing Astronaut

deadmau5 compiles 54-track playlist of his recent favorites – Dancing Astronaut

deadmau5 compiles 54-track playlist of his recent favorites – Dancing Astronaut

Deadmau5 clearly excels at multitasking. Among projects which include a Beats 1 residency, finishing his album, and beginning preparations for an expanded live show with Eric Prydz, the Canadian stalwart also found time recently to curate a playlist of his current favorite hits. The 54-piece “For Lack Of A Better Playlist” was posted to Spotify not too long after We Continue reading deadmau5 compiles 54-track playlist of his recent favorites – Dancing Astronaut

Roland hints at TR-909 reissue with '909 Celebration Event'

Roland hints at TR-909 reissue with '909 Celebration Event'

Roland made headlines last fall with Roland Boutique, a line of vintage modules that would be revamped for modern signal flow. Among the first to be revived were the iconic Jupiter-8 and Juno-106 synths which both appeared in a streamlined form. The program was a runaway success. Now, the company has announced a “TR-909 Celebration Event” Continue reading Roland hints at TR-909 reissue with '909 Celebration Event'