Richie Hawtin's new Model-1 mixer has arrived
Jan06

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 season! My Dad’s always been...

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Dexter's Beat Laboratory Vol. 22
Jan06

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, the United States has been racked with harsh winter conditions. As cruel as winter can be, there are...

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Datsik & Virtual Riot release snarling festival tune 'Warriors of the Night'
Jan06

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 “Monster” back in August....

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Max Styler releases future house original, 'All Your Love'
Jan06

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 San Luis Obispo native once again proves his prowess as...

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Tritonal transforms DJ Snake's 'A Different Way' in remix – Dancing Astronaut
Jan06

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, making the track a perfect radio song or club hit. The progressive house duo has been busy...

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MGMT drop off new single 'Hand It Over' from upcoming album
Jan06

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. Now, as the group nears the arrival their fourth...

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