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Sleepy Tom – Distant Future (feat. Dirty Radio) – Dancing Astronaut

Mad Decent has made an impressive effort to reach outside of its reputation as a party music-oriented label. Many of its recent releases have had deeper appeal than the normal dancefloor concoction, and Sleepy Tom‘s “Distant Future” is another example of that. Linking with Canadian indie-electro band Dirty Radio, Sleepy Tom lays down some deeper, Continue reading Sleepy Tom – Distant Future (feat. Dirty Radio) – Dancing Astronaut

Dancing Astronaut presents AXIS 183: Mixed by Sian – Dancing Astronaut

Sian has been a bulwark of the international club scene for years. Combining his love of classic techno with his affinity for the subaquatic, the Dublin-born DJ runs Octopus Recordings out of Los Angeles. Sian’s techno-centric imprint has backed recent releases from the likes of Pleasurekraft, Pirupa, and Weska. What’s more, Sian released his own Spectrum EP on Octopus Continue reading Dancing Astronaut presents AXIS 183: Mixed by Sian – Dancing Astronaut

Spotify reveals the most streamed song in history – Dancing Astronaut

Move over Major Lazer, Spotify just crowned a new king of streaming, and his name is Drake. The Canadian hip hop phenom just claimed the title of ‘most streamed song in Spotify history’ with his inescapable tropical club hit, “One Dance.” In doing so, Drake has usurped Major Lazer and DJ Snake’s “Lean On,” which previously topped Continue reading Spotify reveals the most streamed song in history – Dancing Astronaut

5 ways Dirtybird Campout is changing the festival model – Dancing Astronaut

San Francisco-born house label Dirtybird has been breaking conventional molds since its inception. The collective has amassed a loyal following in recent years around its signature BBQ events and its multi-day adult camping experience: Dirtybird Campout. The whimsical campout has been a huge success, which can be primarily attributed to the authenticity of the brand behind it. We’ve compiled our Continue reading 5 ways Dirtybird Campout is changing the festival model – Dancing Astronaut

Techno Tuesday: Jay Lumen on his creative process

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. While Germany Continue reading Techno Tuesday: Jay Lumen on his creative process

Sebjak launches his own record label, Bibliotheque Records

Renowned producer Sebjak has just launched his own record label in blistering style. The inaugural release on Bibliotheque finds the man himself collaborating with the prodigious Kiano. Dubbed the Hybris EP, the duo and the label’s first time out the gate is deeply groovy and hypnotic. It’s a homage to the underground spirit and classic Continue reading Sebjak launches his own record label, Bibliotheque Records

Martin Garrix purchases a fan's plane ticket to his show in Amsterdam

Martin Garrix‘s new nickname should be ‘Good Guy Garrix.’ One dedicated fan, Chris McPhadden, was about to give up his tickets to one of Martin Garrix’s shows during Amsterdam Dance Event because he couldn’t afford transportation to Amsterdam. Before cutting his losses, however, he pulled a Hail Mary and tweeted Garrix about his predicament. “I bought Continue reading Martin Garrix purchases a fan's plane ticket to his show in Amsterdam

Julian Jeweil – Myli (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

“Soft” is not a word that exists in Julian Jeweil’s musical vocabulary. Known for his dark, pounding take on techno, the French wizard has signed his latest destroyer, “Myli,” onto Insomniac Records in celebration of this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). Solid kicks oozing with heavy reverb greet the ears, giving way to even more percussion Continue reading Julian Jeweil – Myli (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut