Dance Hits The Hot 25: January 5, 2018

The Hot 25: January 5, 2018

is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you the essential tracks 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 25 carefully selected records that reflect …

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Dance Hits Detroit Love descends on the Coachella Valley this April

Detroit Love descends on the Coachella Valley this April

has programmed some stellar techno acts to play in the festival’s infamous Yuma Tent over the years. 2015 saw the ripe appearance J.E.S.u.S (aka Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Skream, and Seth Troxler), while 2017 marked the return the Bellville Three to its confines. Keeping current and experimental with underground bookings is no easy task, but it appears Goldenvoice …

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Dance Hits Richie Hawtin's new Model-1 mixer has arrived

Richie Hawtin's new Model-1 mixer has arrived

has ficially released a custom edition his PLAYdifferently Model 1 ten-channel mixing board. “Mick Hawtin Richie’s Father] built, one–a-kind custom ten channel  MODEL 1 “EX” with additional direct output modifications on the extended rear panel!” reads an Instagram post by Richie Hawtin. “Specially built to test next generation CLOSE live show ideas for the summer 2018 touring …

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Dance Hits Dexter's Beat Laboratory Vol. 22

Dexter's Beat Laboratory Vol. 22

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection songs from DA music editor and staff writer Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Over the past few weeks, …

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Dance Hits Datsik & Virtual Riot release snarling festival tune 'Warriors of the Night'

Datsik & Virtual Riot release snarling festival tune 'Warriors of the Night'

Two certifiable bass maestros have combined forces for a grueling, riddim-inspired festival tune. “Warriors the Night” amalgamates ‘s heavy set bass lines with ‘s snarling synths in a sonic concoction that is certain to have bass heads across the country leaning and rocking come festival season. The track comes on the heels Datsik’s collaboration with 1000volts on …

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Dance Hits Max Styler releases future house original, 'All Your Love'

Max Styler releases future house original, 'All Your Love'

has released a groovy yet seductive original titled, “All Your Love.” The future house track is Styler’s first musical composition the new year, following huge success in 2017, as he produced hit singles such as “” featuring , and “Heroes” with . The piece showcases melodic piano chord progressions, glowing builds, and sensual vocals. The …

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Dance Hits Tritonal transforms DJ Snake's 'A Different Way' in remix – Dancing Astronaut

Tritonal transforms DJ Snake's 'A Different Way' in remix – Dancing Astronaut

is the latest group to try their hand at remixing ‘s “A Different Way.” Notable remixes the track so far have included , , , and with Tritonal totally transforms the backdrop the song, retaining only the vocals from the original. The duo inserts their signature upbeat sound and an elaborate chord synth progression for the drop, …

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Dance Hits MGMT drop off new single 'Hand It Over' from upcoming album

MGMT drop off new single 'Hand It Over' from upcoming album

In October 2017, indie rock heroes finally gave fans the missing piece the comeback everyone had been anxiously awaiting: confirmation a new album due in early 2018. Following the release the album’s titular track, “Little Dark Age,” MGMT’s first single in four years, the band shared a second preview with a melodic, morbid piece called “” in December. …

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Dance Hits K?d – 'Glass'

K?d – 'Glass'

One   and an industry influencer, kicks f the new year with a new single titled “Glass.” Patrick Cybulski is an innovative producer in his own right, branding himself with beloved anime album artwork and providing a unique style that can be described as a -induced sound the future. Per usual, Cybulski doesn’t disappoint on …

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