SoundCloud adds long-awaited music discovery feature – Dancing Astronaut

Amidst the seemingly endless barrage of negative SoundCloud stories that have surfaced in the past year, we’ve finally got some good news to share about the platform. SoundCloud has announced one of its most important — and desperately needed — features to date: algorithmic-based music discovery. The new feature, titled ‘Suggested Tracks,’ will aid users in finding… Read More »

Japanese nightclubs will now be able to stay open past 1 AM – Dancing Astronaut

Japan has passed new regulations that forgo its “1947 Rule” that declared nightclubs as “adult entertainment establishments” and will allow them to operate past 1 AM. The rule was passed as an anti-prostitution measure shortly after World War II and effectively banned dancing. An effort led by Ryuichi Sakamoto, a pioneering electronic musician and film composer,… Read More »

Hippie Sabotage Puts Security Guard Into Chokehold at What The Festival

With Oregon’s What The Festival coming to an end, today we were notified about an incident that took place during the weekend’s festivities. Just 30 minutes into Hippie Sabotage’s set on Saturday, security guards moved in to shut down the rowdy duo’s set. According to eyewitnesses, after cutting the mic, the duo began throwing the… Read More »

Arctic Moon – We Burn Like Stars

The upcoming release from Poland’s Arctic Moon titled “We Burn Like Stars” is a track that will bring out the old-school Trance fan in everyone.  The vocal samples of “We Burn Like Stars” is the key ingredient to the throwback feel.  From the moment you’re hit with the “love” vocal chants, to the “we’re burning” sample… Read More »

The DA Hot 25: June 22, 2016

The DA Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you with the essential tracks of the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that should be landing on your radar, Dancing Astronaut brings you… Read More »