Watch DJ Sliink drop an unreleased Skrillex and Fetty Wap collaboration – Dancing Astronaut

Detroit’s Movement is typically associated with international techno acts, but this year’s 10-year anniversary hosted a special OWSLA showcase on the second day of the festival. Alongside performers like Mija, Kill the Noise, and What So Not was none other than Jersey club king DJ Sliink. The OWSLA resident brought an arsenal of unreleased cuts to the Underground stage,… Read More »

Mayor of Tampa does not want Sunset Music Festival to return – Dancing Astronaut

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is not taking well to the two deaths and 57 hospitalizations that took place at last weekend’s Sunset Music Festival. 21-year-old Katie Bermudez of Kissimmee was taken to the hospital Saturday and died Monday, while 22-year-old Alex Haynes of Melbourne was hospitalized Saturday and died the following day.  Despite security’s increased presence this year… Read More »

Bassnectar, Justin Martin and more collaborate on 'Rave For Bernie' compilation – Dancing Astronaut

Musicians across genres have been “feeling the Bern” since the Vermont senator first announced his candidacy in May 2015. Killer Mike, Lil B, Steve Aoki, Diplo, Steve Earle, and Michael Stipe are among the many artists who have been vocal in their support of Senator Sanders since his campaign began. Members of the dance music community… Read More »

The Avalanches release new single, announce new album after 16-year silence – Dancing Astronaut

Australian group The Avalanches made quite the splash with their debut album Since I Left You, with the album receiving significant praise and spawning the international hit “Frontier Psychiatrist.” The group’s ability to weave an eclectic selection of samples — ranging from hip hop, swing jazz, movies, and everything in between — into an unbelievably groovy, vaguely-plotted… Read More »

Josh Young of Flosstradamus announces new solo side project, Me2

In 2012, Flosstradamus put themselves (and trap music) on the map with a remix of Major Lazer‘s “Original Don.” Now, over ten years in the making, Flosstradamus are the uncontested leaders of their genre, mastering an electrifying live show, and recently announcing their own record imprint. Curt Cameruci and Josh Young, formally known separately as J2K and… Read More »

Moonrise Festival unveils more artists with The Chainsmokers, Caspa & Rusko, Claude VonStroke – Dancing Astronaut

This August, Moonrise Festival returns to Baltimore, MD for their third year, bringing two days of electronic music in what is shaping up to be their biggest event to date. Last month, the festival unveiled their initial lineup, stacked with performances from premier artists such as Bassnectar, Tiesto, and Zedd. The incredible lineup now includes… Read More »

David Guetta and Showtek appropriate Gesaffelstein in new collaboration – Dancing Astronaut

David Guetta has evolved as an artist numerous times over the course of his lengthy career. Guetta’s music, like that of any artist who has been active for more than a decade, progressed through several distinct stylistic stages before landing upon the pop-based house that launched him to superstardom in the early ’10s. As with any… Read More »

Paul van Dyk will play EDCLV, his first gig since ASOT fall

Paul van Dyk announced today via Facebook that he will return to the decks for the first time following his fall from an ASOT festival stage nearly three months ago. Van Dyk will play the Dreamstate stage at the 20th incarnation of Insomniac’s flagship festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, in Las Vegas. The trance legend fell off the elevated… Read More »

Major Lazer release 'Peace Is The Mission' remix album on Bit Torrent – Dancing Astronaut

Major Lazer put out their seminal LP, Peace Is The Mission, in June of last year, containing the blockbuster single “Lean On” with MØ and DJ Snake that went on to become the most streamed song on Spotify of all time. Since then, the group has only continued to build upon their historical contributions to dance music, becoming the first act to perform… Read More »