Veld Music Festival reveals full 2016 lineup – Dancing Astronaut

The Veld Music Festival has announced its lineup for its fifth annual event. Held in Toronto’s Downsview Park, this year features over 30 diverse acts from around the world. The Chainsmokers, Canada’s own deadmau5, Kygo, Martin Garrix, and Flume, fresh off the release of his hotly-anticipated album Skin, are among the biggest names at Veld this year. The… Read More »

Richie Hawtin and Seth Troxler weigh in on nightclub laptop ban

Yet another installment of the incessant old-school versus new-school debate has arrived in the form of an impassioned nighclub’s technology ban. Cure And The Cause, a Los Angeles nightclub, has disavowed laptops from their DJ booth, claiming that technological advancements have become distracting and take away from the old school art of DJing. “Learn the tools… Read More »

Skrillex and Rick Ross enlist Jared Leto's Joker for new 'Suicide Squad' music video

Skrillex and Rick Ross are on the cusp of putting out one of the biggest trap tracks of the year, as the thematic accompaniment to upcoming Warner Bros. film, Suicide Squad. Linking in Miami to film the music video for their new feature, clips catch Sonny and Rozay playing their parts as global DJ icon and rap superstar… Read More »

Classixx balance retro nostalgia and timeless composition on new album 'Faraway Reach' [Interview] – Dancing Astronaut

With polished productions and a laid-back aesthetic, Classixx personify the chill yet bustling lifestyle synonymous to their hometown of Los Angeles, CA. Together, Tyler Blake and Michael David make up Classixx: two childhood friends with musical artistry rooted by a myriad of sound, no matter the genre. In May 2013, their debut studio album, Hanging Gardens, made waves… Read More »

Rock AM Ring Festival reports 72 injuries due to lightning – Dancing Astronaut

At least 72 Rock AM Ring attendees were injured by a lightning strike during the 31st edition of the Mendig, Germany festival. Each of the victims were transported to the hospital for shocks, abrasions due to flying debris, or asthma attacks. Allegedly, one person was revived by paramedics and is currently in critical condition. Rock… Read More »

Goldlink – Unique (Louis Futon Remix)

Philly’s Louis Futon just dropped yet another outstanding remix, this time of Goldlink’s recent tune, “Unique.” This futuristic tune preserves Goldlink’s electro-funk stylings while seamlessly adding in Futon’s eclectic, dare I say, unique, taste into the mix. Words can hardly do this one justice so just press play and enjoy it for yourself.

LeMarquis – Lose Control

French producer LeMarquis never fails to bring the funk, and his two most recent releases are an undeniable reminder of this. “Lose Control” offers listeners sexy vocals, vibing synths, and groove filled guitar riffs that are sure to have you coming back for more. I mean, I’ve had this one on repeat all morning. And… Read More »

Stream Four Songs off Bassnectar's New Album 'Unlimited'

After nonchalantly tweeting about his album, Bassnectar has announced the full details of his upcoming twelth studio album. Bassnectar’s 15-track album ‘Unlimited’ will be released on June 17th via his Amorphous Music label. To tease his new album, Bassnectar has released 4 tracks today including “Reaching Out,” “Music Is The Drug,” “TKO” and “Paracosm. “The… Read More »