electronic

The Radar 70: Mixed by Bang La Decks

Greco duo, Bang La Decks, are not your run-of-the-mill trap group. The pair have begun fostering a devout following through their Eastern-tinged take on the 808-heavy genre and recently released their Culture To Ashes EP that showcased a wide range of world instruments infused with electronic production. With a unique sound to their name and gradual upward Continue reading The Radar 70: Mixed by Bang La Decks

Julie Bergan – Arigato (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

Norway’s contributions to the electronic crossover world haven’t always got the same attention as their peers in Sweden, but 2016 has already cast a light on several fine talents pushing the envelope on electronic dance music’s pop prospects. For Julie Bergan, a more recent signee of Warner Music who racked prior collaborative duties with Astrid Continue reading Julie Bergan – Arigato (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

Madden – Alive (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

Norwegian debutant Madden hit a high note with ‘Golden Light’ back in the summer, scoring his first Billboard dance charting hit and garnering 65m streams in the process. Off the heels of his multi-platinum scoring Warner single, the melodically geared producer/songwriter returns this month with an emotional and evocative follow-up. Madden’s knack for hooks and Continue reading Madden – Alive (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

Techno Tuesday: Weval on writing an underground pop record – 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. Weval represent Continue reading Techno Tuesday: Weval on writing an underground pop record – Dancing Astronaut

Kaptain – People In Motion (Feat. Carly Jaquier) [Free Download] – Dancing Astronaut

As music production and consumption become increasingly digitized, analog synthesis has become somewhat of a rarity in electronic music. Arguably, the most striking uses of modular synthesis in the modern day can be seen in the music of glitch hop pioneers like Pretty Lights. San Francisco-based producer Stephen Kaplan is among the cadre of composers Continue reading Kaptain – People In Motion (Feat. Carly Jaquier) [Free Download] – Dancing Astronaut

We spoke to China's biggest dance promoter on roadblocks and opportunities in the country's burgeoning dance scene [Interview] – Dancing Astronaut

Though commercial dance music has saturated almost every market over the past decade, growth in China — the world’s most populous market — has been more gradual. While home to 20% of the planet’s population — with a large portion of Chinese millennials increasingly aware of and passionate about the genre — the country’s infrastructure to support dance music’s spread Continue reading We spoke to China's biggest dance promoter on roadblocks and opportunities in the country's burgeoning dance scene [Interview] – Dancing Astronaut

Baauer returns with new single 'How Can You Tell Me When It's Done?' [Free Download]

In quintessential Baauer form, the young Brooklynite emerged to drop his debut record in March, Aa — a strong contender for electronic album of the year — and then essentially disappeared again. Following the usual press junket that goes along with an album release, Baauer went silent after his Essential Mix but now appears to back and bearing gifts. Following the Continue reading Baauer returns with new single 'How Can You Tell Me When It's Done?' [Free Download]

The #1 Song On The Radio Right Now Is EDM, But For Once It Isn't The Chainsmokers

Charts, Charts, Charts… if they are not representative of electronic dance music’s takeover into everyone’s music listening devices then I don’t know what is. Major Lazer’s “Cold Water” has just climbed to #1, up one place from last week’s position on the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart, garnering 16,477 spins during the September 11-17 tracking Continue reading The #1 Song On The Radio Right Now Is EDM, But For Once It Isn't The Chainsmokers