The Goa state government is seriously considering placing a ban on major music festivals Vh1 Supersonic and Sunburn this December due to critics complaining about the influx of tourists they bring. The pressure put on public infrastructure and unprecedented traffic congestion, they said, is not worth the revenue earned from their yearly presence. Indian politician Dilip Parulekar spoke … Continue reading Two Of The Biggest EDM Festivals In The World Might Be Getting Banned
After spending a majority 2015 releasing promotional singles and performing at numerous events/venues/shows in New York and DC, Ras along with DJ K-Meta went to Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire to open for Nigerian afrobeat pop-star WizKid. This trip to West Africa in the summer 2015, as well as other circumstances in his life inspired Ras to … Continue reading Ras Nebyu – Slizzatrism (Mixtape)
A serene, summery setting comes to mind while listening to “Luna,” the latest offering from Protoculture & Johnny Yono. Sailing through airy vocal samples and synthesizers underlined by warm chords, the contemporary piece breeds tranquility throughout its arrangement, yet employs just enough of a drop to make an impact on the dance floor. “Luna” rightfully … Continue reading Protoculture & Johnny Yono – Luna (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut
North American newcomer Meeka Kates found a considerable run of stamina in 2016, debuting on The Bearded Man and dropping a steady run of self-released material that cut to the core of his melancholic electro pop sound. Debuting on Kraak & Smaak’s Boogie Angst imprint this month after a triumphant feature spot on their recent … Continue reading Meeka Kates – Wildfire (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut
Kraak & Smaak have proven one of Europe’s finest house and disco exports. The Dutch trio have delivered no shortage of compelling tracks for the likes of Razer N Tape and Jalapeno Records, including a recent collaboration with Los Angeles soul artist Mayer Hawthorne on “I Don’t Know Why.” Now Solé Bicycles has enlisted the group for their … Continue reading Good Morning Mix: Kraak & Smaak curates Solé Fixtape Vol. 51 – Dancing Astronaut
Fool’s Gold captain A-Trak is always keen on reminding dance music fans of bloghaus, one of the scene’s most spirited periods, as well as its most colorful one. Therefore, it’s no surprise that he has signed off on Mija’s electrifying remix of “Lose My Mind,” his collaboration with Tommy Trash. Mija pays homage to the neon-drenched electronic era by boosting the … Continue reading A-Trak & Tommy Trash – Lose My Mind (Mija Remix) – Dancing Astronaut
Musical innovation is a perpetual beast, and artists in this day and age must push boundaries to get noticed, especially in dance music. 5 & A Dime seems to have this on his mind as he just released “Rush,” a firing, genre-bending track that merges electro with trap seamlessly. This latest effort from the Philadelphia … Continue reading 5 & A Dime Drops Genrebending Track, "Rush"
Known primarily as a techno and tech house DJ/Producer, Dirty Lary has pushed himself out of his comfort zone to create a new Indie Dance sounding EP, We Belong To The Stars. Rather than put the album up for sale on his label, Phunk Junk Records, Lary has generously chosen to make the album available … Continue reading Dirty Lary Branches out
In 2013 Au5 and Fractal joined together for two track EP Secret Weapon, and now the duo is back again for two more tracks pushing the boundaries of genres beyond our wildest imagination. “Ison” a massive dubstep track is partnered with “Pavonine” a glitch-hop extraordinaire. Listen below and purchase the two tracks now. Au5 & … Continue reading Au5 & Fractal Join Together for Two Stellar Tracks
With the release of “Delano” early last week, one thing is for sure – I am going to have to write faster than Tom Tyger can produce music. He might not be a name you are super familiar with but, he is poised for a big breakout year. The producer/DJ recently released his track “House Nation” back … Continue reading Tom Tyger Releases 'Delano' & 'House Nation'