Soon you will be able to have any SoundCloud track pressed to vinyl

Despite the shifting ways we consume our music, vinyl revenue has managed to maintain a steady incline in recent years. In fact, in 2015 alone, vinyl sales rose 32% with the highest gross sales since 1988. Responding to this trend, new company Vinylize.it has arrived to help expand one’s library. The new start-up aims to provide vinyl collectors with the ability transform… Read More »

Daft Punk, Skrillex, deadmau5 and more to be reworked into classical music – Dancing Astronaut

Orchestral covers of electronic music are becoming increasingly popular. From Darude’s “Sandstorm” getting a classical makeover from the Sydney Youth Orchestra, to Above & Beyond and the immense success of their two Acoustic albums and subsequent tours, there’s a growing market for the genre. Swedish composer Hans Ek has now chosen to honor this adored trend, recruiting the Stockholm Philharmonic to assist… Read More »

deadmau5 shares new details on 2017 tour, new album, and Eric Prydz live show – Dancing Astronaut

Don’t ever lambast deadmau5 for not being busy. The Canadian producer, real name Joel Zimmerman, recently took to Twitter to spell out all of his current projects, and the list is bit overwhelming to say the least. Between finishing up his new album, working on the new version of the cube, creating a “cobranded VR experience,”… Read More »

Kanye West, The Weeknd, Kygo and more to headline New York's inaugural The Meadows festival – Dancing Astronaut

Not long after The Governors Ball was rained out on its third – and arguably most popular – day, Founders Entertainment has revealed the initial lineup for its new Queens-based festival, The Meadows. Kanye West, who was expected to appear on The Governors Ball’s final day, is set to headline the inaugural, two-day event alongside The Weeknd, Chance… Read More »

EDC reports no deaths and mostly minor medical calls – Dancing Astronaut

The final stats for Electric Daisy Carnival’s 20th anniversary have arrived. All in all, the 3-day festival saw an average of 133,000 people at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway each day, making for a grand attendance total of around 400,000 across the weekend. Las Vegas Metro Police reported 101 felony arrests — up from the 76 last year.  617… Read More »

One dead after being set on fire at Glastonbury – Dancing Astronaut

Tragedy struck Glastonbury Festival before it officially opened to the public June 20; a man in his 20s has died of critical burns he sustained on-site at the Somerset, England festival grounds. An Avon and Somerset Constabulary spokesperson announced to the press that the authorities were called to Worthy Farm in the early evening with reports of… Read More »

Jay Z's Made In America returns to Philadelphia with Coldplay, Rihanna, and more

Jay Z’s Made In America festival is returning to Philadelphia this summer with an impeccably curated blend of dance and hip-hop on this year’s roster. The two-day joint venture with Budweiser, hosted at Benjamin Franklin Parkway, will be headlined by Rihanna and Coldplay, with Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz going back-to-back as Collegrove, Martin Garrix,… Read More »

Hayden James – Just A Lover

It’s been quite the journey for Sydney’s Hayden James as his summer smash hit ‘Something About You’ swept across clubs, radios and festivals all over the world in 2015. He also embarked on extensive world tours with the likes of Duke Dumont, ODESZA and support duties for Disclosure. Now he’s preparing for several high profile… Read More »