Brooklyn-based producer Birocratic returns with the new single “Zesty Surprise,” a thoroughly funky affair that portends new avenues for the artist.
While he originally made a name for himself through the deployment of cleverly constructed samples, “Zesty Surprise” sees the producer lean heavier into recorded instrumentation. Slinky guitar chords announce the track’s intentions, while a groovy ba..
In the liner notes of Ambient 1: Music for Airports — the 1978 sixth studio album from the father of modern ambient music, Brian Eno — Eno claims that ambient music “must be as ignorable as it is interesting.” To the contrary, the English ethereal vanguard Jon Hopkins defies Eno’s edict with meticulously-crafted, moving soundscapes. He’s just released yet another new psychedelic track and music vi..
You idly look across the bar…and see your ex. Despite what you’ve told your friends — you’re just so over it — or what you’ve told yourself, there it is again, that “feeling” you thought had dissipated. So reset the emotional ‘days since you’ve thought about it’ count, and give “Almost Back” a listen, for everyone’s been there, and from the sound of it, “everyone” includes dance music’s resident f..
Avicii’s death on April 20 stunned not only the electronic music community, but that of the industry at large. Few — if any — artists could make a claim as to the impact Tim Bergling had in bringing electronic music to the mainstream, and drastically changing the landscape of pop music. The Dancing Astronaut staff came together to discuss his life, his music, the impact he had, and how electronic ..
It’s almost May, have you made your summer party plans yet?
As far as entertainment in Las Vegas goes, there are plenty of options. Dozens of hotels, each with its own pool parties, nightclubs, sports events, conferences, you name it. In all honestly, it’s exhausting to even think about it.
Between booking flights, hotels, and event tickets, the entire process is overwhelming. That’s why it’s cr..
Desert Hearts is just around the corner, and to prime its guests for four days of house, techno, and love, RYBO has fashioned a high-charged mix filled with some damaging material.
The family newcomer shows off his knowledge of all things pumping and tech house, packing a juicy array of tunes into an hour-long frenzy. Tribal, raunchy, left-field, and straight-up funk soundscapes are all explored,..
Life Is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival is set to return to downtown Las Vegas with another comprehensive line-up, September 21–23, 2018. Now in it’s fifth year, the festival boasts some of the music world’s most sought-after headliners in The Weeknd, Arcade Fire, Florence + The Machine, DJ Snake, ODESZA, N.E.R.D, Deathcab for Cutie, Tyler, The Creator, and Justice.
If this group of star-studded ..
Vinyl’s hot right now, and though the resurgence does, in fact, allude to a long-term shift in the record market, apparently, it also alludes to significant market expansion — royal nuptials.
That’s right folks, we’re talking the union of strangers. Coming to a record player near you is the upcoming union of Prince Harry and Meagan Markle. The royal wedding will officially be dropping on vinyl co..
Selador has made it past the milestone half-decade line. The label — founded by progressive stalwarts Dave Seaman and Steve Parry — has become one of the most formidable in its arena, overseeing a consistent slew of caliber releases that have been rinsed far and wide throughout the underground circuit.
To mark the momentous occasion, the label has recruited twelve of its close friends and colleag..