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David Bowie's ashes were set free at Burning Man – Dancing Astronaut

According to E! News, a portion of David Bowie‘s ashes were set free at Burning Man. His wife, Iman, gave permission for the ashes to be scattered across the Temple, a manmade structure that invites attendees to write and attach personal messages, in the company of 70 family members and friends. It was only natural for Bowie’s Continue reading David Bowie's ashes were set free at Burning Man – Dancing Astronaut

The story of Daft Punk and Jay-Z's secret 'Tron' collaboration, 'Computerized' – Dancing Astronaut

Before Random Access Memories took the world by storm in the summer of 2013, Daft Punk scored Disney’s Tron: Legacy. In an interview with Mitchell Leib, the Executive in Charge of Music for the film, Lieb reveals the history behind convincing the duo to work on the film and their cancelled collaboration with Jay Z, which was supposed to be the score’s lead Continue reading The story of Daft Punk and Jay-Z's secret 'Tron' collaboration, 'Computerized' – Dancing Astronaut

Meet the artists behind Dirtybird Campout: Justin Jay

The inaugural edition of Dirtybird Campout took place in Silverado, CA during October of last year — and what an inauguration it was. Coonskin caps were donned, water balloons were thrown, and attendees’ unfulfilled childhood dreams came true, all amidst a perpetual stream of delectable beats courtesy of Dirtybird and friends. Returning to Silverado’s Oak Continue reading Meet the artists behind Dirtybird Campout: Justin Jay

Good Morning Mix: Busy P shares Justice mix from Fabric in 2007

The global dance music community suffered a heavy blow with the closing of London’s legendary Fabric nightclub. The outpouring of support from DJs has been immense; Fabric was truly an integral institution of paramount importance to the international dance music body. In the wake of the club’s closure, a condoling wave of nostalgia is beginning Continue reading Good Morning Mix: Busy P shares Justice mix from Fabric in 2007

Watch Griz jam with 'Daft Punk' at Burning Man – Dancing Astronaut

Ever year, rumors of Daft Punk appearing at Burning Man abound. It’s no coincidence that it’s become one of Black Rock City’s longest running jokes. Are ‘Daft Punk playing the trash fence?’ It’s a perennial mythos at this point. Griz is the latest to get in on the fun, joining a mysterious Daft Punk duo from Burning Man Continue reading Watch Griz jam with 'Daft Punk' at Burning Man – Dancing Astronaut

Spotify reveals the biggest songs of the summer – Dancing Astronaut

Streaming has become the norm for music consumers, with the various services —and there are new ones popping up all the time — locked in an arms race of fundraising while reaching new milestones seemingly every day. Spotify, which recently passed 100 million monthly users, continues to hold an edge over the competition, having recently released their Continue reading Spotify reveals the biggest songs of the summer – Dancing Astronaut

Fans build operable Daft Punk helmet [Photos] – Dancing Astronaut

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” the saying goes — and Daft Punk are certainly no strangers to such flattery in both their musical style and iconic aesthetic. Love Props, a two-person 3D designing team, have made their mark as the latest to honor the robotic duo, proffering one of the most dedicated homages to Continue reading Fans build operable Daft Punk helmet [Photos] – Dancing Astronaut

Porter Robinson shares 31-track playlist on Spotify – Dancing Astronaut

One of New York’s largest electronic music events, Electric Zoo, returns for another Labor Day weekend with performances from headliners such as Bassnectar, Tiesto, and Hardwell. Ahead of his live set tonight, Porter Robinson has shared a Spotify playlist of 31 tracks in conjunction with Billboard Dance. The playlist commences with his new Madeon collaboration “Shelter,” and cycles through several Continue reading Porter Robinson shares 31-track playlist on Spotify – Dancing Astronaut